Arsenal FC Transfer News: Southampton Figure Disclosed Dream Move to The Emirates

By @IBTimesAU_Sport on

Southampton defensive midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin has made it known to the public that it is his "dream" to join a prestigious club like Arsenal.

"Arsenal? I have three year contract, so it will not be easy. It is also my dream to one day play at a great club, so why not?" Schneiderlin told Foot Mercato.

The Frenchman joined the Saints in 2008 from RC Strasbourg when the latter were still plying their trade in the League One.

He has since remained loyal to the club, stuck with them until they achieved promotion to the Premier League in 2012, and as a result, he became a sort of a figure at St. Mary's Stadium.

The 24-year-old is, currently, enjoying regular first-team football under the tutelage of Mauricio Pochettino, starting 28 of the 30 instances that he was seen on the pitch this season.

Schneiderlin, who is reported to be contemplating on representing England because of his qualification, last tasted international football when he represented France's under-21 squad, but has been snubbed time and again in the seniors division.

However, the tides may soon change, should the Gunners take advantage of his disclosed interest to move to north London.

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