The highly rated 22-year-old is due to face Arsenal in the Champions League for his German club this week, and he admits he admires the Gunners too. Holtby’s contract at the Bundesliga giants is set to run out at the end of this season, and the player, whose father is from Liverpool, could leave on a free transfer next summer. When asked about his future he said:
“We will see when it happens.
“Everton are close to my heart and I always loved watching Arsenal because of their style of play and some of the players they’ve had.”