Wenger’s hope of signing Mario Gotze dashed

Channels Television  
Updated March 27, 2012

channels_television_mario_gotze_dotmund19 year old Mario Gotze dashed Arsene Wenger’s hope of getting him to wear the Gunners jersey even for at least a season as he decided to sign a contract extension of two years with his present club BVB until 2016.

On the club’s official website,the German said he is always comfortable in Dortmund being his hometown as he also wants to be amongst those who will complete development presently going on in the club since he is part of the players who started the recent resurgence.

Young Mario Gotze also attracted the likes of Real Madrid and Manchester United as he has been tagged a hot prospect for the future by analysts.

The 19 year old joined Dortmund at age 9 and got his first appearance with the senior squad of Dortmund at age 17 which also earned him a place for his international cap for his homecountry Germany with the senior side.

Arsenal and Dortmund met in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League at the begining of the season and the two legged match marked the start of Wenger’s interest in Mario Gotze even though the youngster had little impact but was seen as a future potential by Arsene wenger.

According to Arsene Wenger ‘Mario Gotze is a very talented player with a great attitude but he is a plyer of the future’.

Wenger has started hunting for Mario’s alike in the transfer market as his hopes of signing the German ended without a passmark.