File photo of Cologne's Lukas Podolski (Photo: Reuters)
Cologne and Germany winger Lukas Podolski will join Arsenal for next season, the Bundesliga club said on Monday.
Podolski, the relegation-threatened side's leading scorer this term, has long been a target for several top European clubs and had a year left on his Cologne contract.
The two sides agreed to keep financial details quiet, Cologne said in a statement.
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