Lukas Podolski says he’s yet to discuss his future with Arsene Wenger as he weighs up whether to see out the final year of his Arsenal contract.
The striker, who earned his 125th cap for Germany as the World Champions beat Gibraltor 7-0 , spent the second half of last season on loan at Inter Milan after failing to hold down a first team spot at the Emirates.
Speaking after last night’s Euro 2016 qualifier, Poldi said: “I haven’t talked with Arsenal yet. (But) I will play football somewhere in the world.”
Back in June, the 30-year-old played down talk of a move to the Bundesliga and hinted he could stay in London.
“There’s bound to be speculation in the coming weeks, but at the moment it looks like I will be going back to London.
“Things can always change, but if needs be I will remain at Arsenal next season. They are a great club and I think I can help them. I can confirm there has been no interest from Werder Bremen.”
Everton are the latest club to be linked with Poldi, who also seems to be of interest to a host of clubs in Turkey.
Elsewhere, Mesut Ozil says Germany teammates Mats Hummels and Benedikt Höwedes could both shine in the Premier League; a competition he rates as the best in the world.
The defensive duo, who play for Borussia Dortmund and Schalke respectively, have been tipped for a move to England.
Speaking to Bild am Sonntag Ozil remarked: “I would recommend any player to come to England. The Premier League is the best league in the world. Here there are not only two teams fighting for the title but three or four and every team can beat any other team.
“The opponents never give up, even if they are 3-0 down. You are challenged all the time, as a player as well as physically. Mats and Benedikt have the qualities to make a mark at a big club here – if they want to, and that is obviously up to the individual to decide.”
Ozil also touched on whether Jurgen Klopp could enjoy life in England after the German coach called time on his spell at Dortmund.
“He is a big talking point over there – in the papers but also among the players. A few of my colleagues have asked me about how Klopp works. I haven’t had him as my manager but his record speaks for itself. He is a big personality and I am impressed by how relaxed, yet professional, he can be.”