Arsenal & Man Utd handed major boost in race to sign €29m Bundesliga sensation

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Gunners and United free to move for midfielder.

Arsenal and Manchester United look to have been handed a major boost in pursuit of Schalke attacking midfielder Julian Draxler after a bid from Wolfsburg was denied.

The German international has been linked with a number of top clubs throughout his career, having long been regarded as one of the best young players in Europe.

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A slight dip in form has seen him remain with Schalke, but it has been rumoured that Wolfsburg could move for him to replace departing star Kevin De Bruyne, who was confirmed as a new Manchester City player on Sunday.

However, the Daily Star reports that Schalke have denied this speculation, meaning there could still be a chance for either Arsenal or United to pull off a late move for the 21-year-old.

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