Arsenal join Liverpool in the race to sign $22,000-a-week American star – reports

Arsenal have reportedly joined the race to sign Borussia Dortmund wonderkid Christian Pulisic.

As revealed by SunSport, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was primed to step up his pursuit of Pulisic had Barcelona signed Philippe Coutinho, while Tottenham Hotpsur are also interested.

According to reports, the Gunners and Real Madrid are now the latest along with the Reds and Spurs to sign the 19-year-old American.

Pulisic is enjoying a brilliant opening to the season for the Bundesliga side and has started seven games for new boss Peter Bosz.

The $22,000-a-week American man has helped fire the German side three points clear of Bayern Munich following five wins from six Bundesliga matches.

Pulisic started the season in brilliant form after providing scoring a goal and creating an assist in their opening-day win at Wolfsburg.

The 19-year-old maintained his form, scoring against Hamburg, although he only got on for 15 minutes in the Champions League defeat to Real Madrid late September.

Pulisic admits he’s aware of Liverpool’s interest in him – but wants to stay at the Westfalenstadion Arena.

Earlier in the summer, the playmaker said: “Yes, I read that. What more can I say? I’m fully concentrated on the start of the season.

“I’m very happy in Dortmund. To be clear, I am not thinking about changing clubs.

“At the beginning of the year I finally extended my contract until 2020.

“Last season, I established myself in Dortmund with a European top club, which was always my dream as a young boy.”

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