Date: 6th January 2012 at 2:30pm
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expert has recently revealed that unless offer Cologne ‘crazy money’ for Lukas this month then the 26-year-old forward will remain at the German club until the end of the season.

Honigstein told ’s Hawksbee and Jacobs Show this week:

‘They [Arsenal] did really try; they talked to him [Podolski].

‘Obviously he is aware of Robin ’s form and he does like to play centre forward but can play wide out on the left, which he has done for Germany.

‘But his ideal position is centre forward, and I think the uncertainty was left in his mind after the contact, coupled with the fact that really do not want to sell, which makes it nearly impossible for him to move.’

He went on to say:

‘But tried and they may try again with a slightly more increased offer.

‘But unless you’re talking crazy money, which would be something around about €20 million [£18 million], it’s not going to happen.’

Let’s see what happens…

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