BBC reports that Arsenal and Spurs target Mohammed Diame will sign new contract at West Ham

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At one point it seemed like West Ham’s Mohammed Diame was within a few hours of becoming an Arsenal player. Then yesterday it appeared as if he would be on his way to White Hart Lane. The latest news from West Ham is that the player is not only staying with the Hammers but may even sign a new contract. …

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Allardyce acknowledges he ‘might lose’ Diame. But will it be to Arsenal or Spurs?

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Interesting quote this morning from a press conference given by West Ham boss Sam Allardyce. Asked about what the situation was with Mohammed Diame Allardyce seemed to acknowledge that the controversial midfielder could be on his way out of Upton Park. Allardyce said ‘It is total confusion. I’m as confused as anyone. I hope we don’t, but we might lose …

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Man United update: Is Wilfried Zaha a done deal? Danny Wellbeck on loan to Reading?

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So have United done a deal to sign Crsytal Palace’s tricky winger Wilfried Zaha? The Telegraph seems to think so. The paper believes that other clubs have been frightened off bidding for the player because Fergie has already agreed to sign him The Telgraoph says The main issue is when, not if, it will happen with Crystal Palace hoping to …

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Man United and Spurs battle to sign Wilfried Zaha

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With Arsenal dropping out of the race (possibly because the deal with Theo Walcott is as good as done) Man United and Spurs have been battling it out for the signature of Crystal Palace’s highly promising winger Wilfried Zaha. Spurs were apparently first to contact the club about the winger, but Fergie, a huge fan of the player has been …

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Breaking – Official. Holtby signs for Spurs – no move until July though. Arsenal’s Chamakh signs on loan for West Ham

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So there you have it. Official confirmation that Schalke’s energetic midfielder will be joining Spurs in July. the player whose father is English and is an Everton fan, had also been on Arsene Wenger’s radar, but has opted to join the North London Whites rather than Reds. The official word from Spurs is ‘We are delighted to announce that we …

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Why Spurs now have a stronger squad than Arsenal – and this from a Gooner

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Up until this season if you had suggested to an Arsenal fan that their pals at the other end of the Seven Sisters Road had a stronger squad you would have probably been chased all the way back to Edmonton. However, as the season progresses and Arsenal’s results and performances get weirder and weirder, it has become painfully obvious to …

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Wesley Sneijder on his way to London? Spurs favourites, but don’t rule out Arsenal

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There have been some interesting rumours about Inter Milan’s Dutch playmaker in the last few days. His wife recently tweeted “We are about to emigrate. It should happen in early January and we are looking for a nice place for our family.” Though she did retract the tweet soon after. Now Italian journalist Tancredi Palmeri has told TalkSPORT that Tottenham …

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Arsenal in for yet another Spanish striker?

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Not a good 48 hours for Arsene Wenger in the transfer market with Barcelona confirming that they won’t be letting go of David Vila and Klass Jan Huntelaar signing a new contract at Schalke. There’s no updates on Ba, Llorente and Lopez either. TalkSport, however, seem to think they have found the answers to Arsenal’s striking problems in the Seville …

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Spurs make the first move for Wilfried Zaha – but Arsene and Fergie are waiting in the wings

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Last night Wilfried Zaha added a few more pounds to his price tag. In the game between Crystal Palace and Huddersfield he scored the kind of wonder goal (watch it here) that will have Premiership managers drooling. It seems to have spurred at least one manager into action with The Daily Mirror reporting that AVB is about to hit Palace …

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Gareth Bale – is he going to Real Madrid/Barcelona? And why Spurs might not miss him

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As Arsene Wenger has found to his cost, sell your best players and it becomes very hard to stay a top team. And that’s a dilemma that must be uppermost in the mind of one André Villas-Boas as he ponders the future of Gareth Bale. There’s no denying the huge talent of the Welsh full back/winger/striker and there are no …

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