Arsenal considering bid for Bundesliga starlet

Arsenal may be ready to add another South Korean to their ranks as they look to take of Hamburg’s stuttering start to the season and sign attacking youngster, Son Heung-Min.

The North London side already added one striker from the Asian nation to their side over the summer in the form of former Monaco player, Park Chu-Young.

Son impressed greatly during Hamburg’s pre-season this year, scoring 18 goals in nine appearances for the German outfit.

The Asian starlet then went on to score twice in his first three outings for the side but picked up a knock to his ankle which meant that his progress was stunted.

At only 19 year-old, the striker has already picked up eight caps for the South Korean national team scoring a single goal.

His age also makes him an ideal candidate for Arsene Wenger’s side, as the Frenchman prides himself on sculpting youngsters within his squad for future greatness.

Son has earned the praise of German legend Franz Beckenbauer, who said the player could go down in Bundesliga history like South Korean legend, Cha Bum Kun.

Following his pre-season performances, fans have also nicknamed the teenager ‘Korean Muller’ after prolific German goalscorer, Gerd Muller.

Son Heung-Min has two years left to run on his current contract, with the deal expiring in 2014.

The youth is gaining an increasing amount of playing time at the Imtech Arena but may be tempted to follow his national team captain, Park, to the North London side, with a bid of £7m expected to be enough to prise him away from Hamburg.

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