Arsenal update: Man City duo rumours, is Marouane Fellaini next?

Over the past few year Man City have regularly raided The Emirates landing the likes of Toure, Clichy and of course Nasri. But with quite a few players apparently now not part of new boss Manuel Pellegrini’s plans could it be time that the traffic went in the opposite direction? There has been plenty of speculation about the future of …

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AshleyArsenal update: Man City duo rumours, is Marouane Fellaini next?

Arsenal update: Jovetic news, Serge Aurier wants to be a Gooner

After dominating Arsenal transfer news for months things have gone a little quiet around Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic lately. At one point its seemed as if Arsenal and Juve would be battling for the player’s signature, but now it seems that Arsenal are pursuing Higuain while Juve have landed Tevez. But there still remains the possibility that Wenger might sign two …

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AshleyArsenal update: Jovetic news, Serge Aurier wants to be a Gooner

Stephan El Shaarawy would cost Arsenal or Man City 35 million Euros says Berlusconi

With rumours that Milan’s Stephan El Shaarawy could be heading for a new club Silvio Berlusconi (sure I have heard that name before) has said that the player won’t go cheaply. Berlusconi is saying that the player should have a price tag of 35 million Euros, a fee that first emerged in Tuttosport and has reverberating around the Italian press …

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Review of the Premiership season pt 1: Man United and Man City (could do better!)

Simon Poulter of What Would David Bowie Do? rounds up the season So that’s it. Done until August. Or July. Or the end of June, depending on where your club sits geographically or hierarchically. The 2012-2013 football season is, more or less, over, bar a Champions League Final at Wembley between two German teams (so twice as guaranteed to end …

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AshleyReview of the Premiership season pt 1: Man United and Man City (could do better!)

Edinson Cavani drops exit hint – Chelsea, Arsenal and others take note

In form Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani has dropped his biggest hint yet that he might be on his way out of Napoli in the summer. The player, who has scored 29 times in 36 appearances this year, told Italian newspaper La Repubblica. “I’m fine in Naples, but in football there are lots of things to consider. I can only say …

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Stevan Jovetic urged to join Man City not Arsenal

Arsenal’s number one target, Stevan Jovetic, has been advised by one of his Fiorentina team mates to head to the Premiership. But The Sun reports that defender Stefan Savic thinks that the 23 year old should join his old club Man City rather than Arsenal. And this in spite of the fact that Savic had a difficult time at The …

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Is Stevan Jovetic to Arsenal a done deal?

So what did you make of Stevan Jovetic last night then? It was a game of two halves for the Montenegrin striker. In the first half he was sloppy when passing, wandered into offside positions and troubled the England central defending pair very little. But in the second half, with the arrival of Dejan Damjanoviche dropped deeper, got more possession, …

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Chelsea update: Yaya Toure and Radamel Falcao updates

Well after yesterday’s revelation that Yaya Toure could be about to quit Mnan City the papers today are hinting that Chelsea could be favourites, alongside Real Madrid, to land the 29 year old. ESPN suggests that Chelsea see Toure as the perfect replacement for England international Frank Lampard, who may or many no be with the club after the summer. …

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Yaya Toure tells City to sort his contract out – or he will be off

The Sun has a huge football exclusive this morning which concerns the fate of Man City’s massively talented midfielder Yaya Toure. Apparently the player has been in contract talks with City for six months now and according to the paper if he doesn’t sign a new deal by the weekend the 29 year old will look for a move. And …

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Could Arsenal profit from the Man City clear out? Dzeko, Barry, Nasri?

A few weeks back I wrote a story about why Man City’s Sami Nasri should be mulling over a return to the Emirates. I was expecting a huge amount of negativity about the prospect from Arsenal fans, but weirdly enough in the poll that ran with the article a majority of Gooners wanted to forgive and forget and would welcome …

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Arsenal update: Jenkinson to City, Rooney connection and Cornelius tracked

It is Man city’s avowed aim to snap up the best English talent in the Premiership. No surprise then that they have set their sights on Arsenal’s right back Carl Jenkinson. The Mirror has a story this morning which suggests that Manicni and his men have been tracking the player and will make a move for him in the summer. …

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Opinion: How a move back to Arsenal could revive Samir Nasri’s career

Ok Gunners fans, stop sniggering. Over the last few days there have been rumours about the next move of one time Arsenal hero Samir Nasri. After a season in which he has been very poor and only scored twice it seems that Man City have decided that he is surplus to requirements at The Etihad. The player, that they signed …

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AshleyOpinion: How a move back to Arsenal could revive Samir Nasri’s career

Arsenal target Stevan Jovetic’s Fiorentina future is uncertain

It seems that top of Arsene Wenger’s striker wants list these days is not David Villa but Fiorentina’s Stevan Jovetic.The 23 year old has been in sparkling form this season, something which hasn’t escaped the attention of Man City’s Roberto Mancini too. Italian league leaders Juventus are also said to be very keen on the Montenegrin. So there’s good news …

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AshleyArsenal target Stevan Jovetic’s Fiorentina future is uncertain

Man City fans – Is Tevez Better than Dzeko as Aguero’s Partner?

Edin Dzeko may have opened the scoring against Liverpool last weekend, but his all-round game was disappointing, and it’s still difficult to find evidence of a promising partnership between he and Sergio Aguero. City were lucky to snatch a point against Brendan Rodgers’ side, and it was frustrating to see Carlos Tevez left on the bench throughout. Another feature of …

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AshleyMan City fans – Is Tevez Better than Dzeko as Aguero’s Partner?

Christian Benteke fancies a move to Arsenal

You have to feel sorry for Villa fans. They are in the midst of a desperate relegation battle, weren’t able to strengthen their squad in the window and now see others clubs circling like vultures around their star player. Yep, The Mirror and The Star are reporting that Christian Benteke is ready to quit Aston Villa and that his preferred …

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Man City tracking Edinson Cavani – but likely to face stiff competition

Man City will be looking for a striker to replace Mario Balotelli in the summer transfer window and it seems that their number one target is Napoli’s extraordinary Edinson Cavani, a man who has scored 27 goals in 26 appearances this season. Blues coach Angelo Gregucci recently told a Naples radio station – which was also reported by the Manchester …

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AshleyMan City tracking Edinson Cavani – but likely to face stiff competition

Arsenal would be second in the Premiership – if only the second half of games counted

Really great stat from the people at TalkSport who have put together the table showing who would be where if only the second half of games counted. It turns out that Arsenal would be second in the league behind Man City on goals scored. Man United, in spite of their many late goals this season, would be five points adrift …

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Should Rodgers drop Carragher for Liverpool’s game against Man City?

After receiving the man-of-the-match award for his fine performance against Arsenal, Jamie Carragher was asked if he was enjoying his current run in the side. “What, two games?” came the typically cheeky Scouse reply. He’s hardly cemented his position as a first-team regular. But Carragher certainly performed well at the Emirates, dealing with Arsenal’s long balls towards Olivier Giroud in …

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Arsenal, Man City, Chelsea target Edinson Cavani talks about his future

The Napoli striker is very high on many manger’s wants lists at the moment with Arsene Wenger and Roberto Mancini especially being known as keen admirers. And the player has given some encouragement to the clubs who might want to prise him from Napoli in the summer. Talking to La Gazzetta dello Sport today Cavani spoke explicitly about the 63million …

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AshleyArsenal, Man City, Chelsea target Edinson Cavani talks about his future
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Arsenal update: All quiet, but for one last push for David Villa or Edin Džeko?

After a game in which Arsenal created a huge number of chances only to see many of them squandered by their current striker you might have thought that Arsene Wenger would be combing Europe for reinforcements. Well Wenger said after the game last night “We will try to be active. It won’t be easy but at the moment I have …

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AshleyArsenal update: All quiet, but for one last push for David Villa or Edin Džeko?