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Will Arsenal let Tottenham sign Diarra?

Lassana Diarra has stated his desire to leave Arsenal due to the lack of first-team opportunities. However, you couldn’t detect any signs of disillusionment on Tuesday night as he played a central role in helping the Gunners to a Carling Cup semi-final berth. Ironically, thei Gunners’ opponents in the next round could become the Frenchman’s new club in January, according to The Guardian, who report:

Tottenham Hotspur will try to tempt Lassana Diarra from Arsenal next month and have also been linked with a move for the Ajax defender Urby Emanuelson.

Damien Comolli, the Tottenham sporting director and Diarra’s compatriot, knows the midfielder’s representatives and will look into signing him for Juande Ramos, the club’s new manager. Ramos would like fresh blood in defensive midfield.

Will the player patch up his differences with Arsene Wenger and remain a Gunner for the rest of the season? Unfortunately for Diarra, the midfield is Arsenal’s strongest department, especially with the emergence of Mathieu Flamini as a quality holding midfielder.

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