Low thinks Podolski should find another club.
German national team manager Joachim Low has told Lukas Podolski that he needs to leave Arsenal if he wants to maintain his international career.
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Podolski has been a stalwart in the German side for over a decade and was the youngest ever player in history to reach 100 caps for his country.
To date the 29-year-old has played 120 times for Germany and scored 47 goals, but is currently struggling to get into the Gunners starting XI.
Whilst Low says that the forward is still a big part of his plans, he has urged Podolski to think about his future and where the best club is for him to be at.
“I’m aware he doesn’t play a lot right now for Arsenal,” the 54-year-old was quoted by the Daily Star.
“He needs to play competitive games. Sometimes he lacks the physical condition to play the full 90 minutes.
“He has to think about his situation.”
So far this season Podolski has started just one match for Arsene Wenger’s side and that was in the Capital One Cup defeat to Southampton.
Other than that the attacker has managed just 79 minutes of football from the bench and he has admitted himself he will have to leave the Emirates Stadium if the situation doesn’t improve.