Arsenal and Liverpool will fight it out for Hoffenheim midfielder Kerem Demirbay this summer.
BILD claims both clubs have agreed to meet the £28m release clause in the Germany international’s contract.
The 24-year-old has grown into his own for Julien Naglesmann’s side since arriving from Hamburg in 2016. His performances have earned two caps for Germany and the interest of clubs around Europe.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp got a first hand look at his compatriot during the qualification rounds of the Champions League earlier in the season.