Arsenal have €40m bid for Borussia Dortmund youngster rejected

German daily Kicker claims the Bundesliga side turned down the bid for the 19-year-old, who has been linked with a host of Premier League sides.

Gotze’s current contract with Borussia Dortmund is set to expire in the summer of 2014.

Borussia Dortmund sport director Michael Zorc revealed on Tuesday that several of their Champions League rivals are interested in Gotze.