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Man City Will Accept £5m Arsenal January Bid for Versatile Midfielder

Emirates Stadium side offered chance to pick up genuine bargain buy.

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Man City risk losing midfielder James Milner in January with the England man stalling on a new deal according to the Daily Star.

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The 28 year old Etihad Stadium star is into the final year of his contract and doesn’t seem keen on penning a new one and as such this source believes Man City might accept as little as £5m for Milner in January to avoid seeing the £28m signing leave on a free transfer next summer.

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Arsenal are one of a number of sides said to be keen on the former Leeds United, Newcastle United and Aston Villa man and Arsene Wenger may not pass up a chance of signing such a versatile and experienced talent for a cut-price fee.

Milner has been a bit-part player at Man City for some time now and that lack of first team action is undoubtedly the reason he may look to look for a fresh challenge.

Last season Manuel Pellegrini offered Milner just 12 Premier League starts and the adaptable midfielder has made just one start in 2014/15.

Milner can offer Wenger options on either flank and could provide extra strength in depth at a very cost effective price.

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