Blimey, Wenger appears to be planning one hell of a transfer raid next month, at least that’s what this source claims!
ARSENAL are lining up a stunning bid for Manchester United’s loan star Carlos Tevez.
Friends of Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claim he is confident of brokering a deal that will shatter Arsenal’s £11million transfer record for Sylvain Wiltord and lure the Argentine star to the Emirates next summer.
Tevez, 24, joined United on a two-year loan deal costing £5million in the summer of 2007. His Old Trafford deal runs out next June. United have still not ratified a permanent Tevez deal that will cost them £32million.
Following the arrival of Dimitar Berbatov from Tottenham in a £31million deal last summer, Tevez has fallen down the Old Trafford pecking order.
There have been suggestions that United are cooling on a permanent Tevez deal. Real Madrid have already taken note of that scenario.
Tevez will discuss his future with adviser Kia Joorabchian – who is an executive box holder at the Emirates. (Sunday Mirror)
This could well be a farfetched claim by the Sunday Mirror but would it be one welcomed by the Gunners fans anyway? Many Arsenal fans have their hopes on signings that solve the problem areas at the club, commonly cited as the lack of defensive midfielders and possibly a centre back or two, but would they be keen on bringing in a striker of the quality of this Argentine? With Eduardo back on the mend and with the likes of RVP, Adebayor and Carlos Vela to call upon (plus the not so Great Dane of course) there may not be a need to spend such a large sum on Tevez, after all only Chelsea and Aston Villa have scored more goals this season. Do Emirates supporters think this deal could happen or is it pure fiction?
Brand New Feature. (1-10 scale, One = Pure make believe, Ten = is a transfer all but complete) Mr Comfort’s Likely-ometer: 1/10
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