By Rob Kelly

Arsène Wenger insists that Arsenal have not completed the signing of Germany international Lukas Podolski.

It has been reported that the Cologne striker has passed a medical with the Club and is set to seal a move to Emirates Stadium.

But Wenger denies this is the case, and refuses to put a timescale on any potential deal for the forward.

“Nothing is done. No, he has not had a medical,” he said.

“I don't master the timing [of any announcement] because that does not just rely on us. It could happen soon, it could happen later, I don't know.

“It is always a concern [that someone else could come in for him]. The speed in which you do things is important, but at the end of the day it is always the player who makes the decision.

“It is about how much they want to join you.”

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23 Mar 2012