The season is not yet over and already the transfer rumours have started in earnest. David Villa is suggested as a transfer target here.
He wants to play in England and he is a proven goalscorer: (David Villa Video). He probably would cost £20 million but would be a worthwhile signing. He’s also linked to Liverpool due to his partnership with Torres in Spain Internationals, so I hope we get him.
“I watch the Premier League a lot and the team I’m most attracted to is definitely Arsenal. If an offer comes in I’m hungry to test myself in England.”
The Sun links us to Gomes, whilst Ben Arfa is linked with us but has dismissed the rumours, till the end of the season at least. Feyenoord’s attacking midfielder Jonathan de Guzman this is a bit less likely really.
Good analysis of the media coverage on Wenger recently, click to read Arvind Gooner’s article .
Arsene reckons Man Utd will overcome Henry and Barca here.
“It will be an English team that wins the Champions League. I wish that Thierry Henry wins it but Manchester United will be super-favourites against them.”
Traore On the Wing
Traore is to switch to the wing. He says he wants to follow in Eboue’s footsteps, I hope he doesn’t because right now Eboue hasn’t been a great conversion.
Traore is promising and used to play on the wing anyway. He is a pretty attacking player and he looks good he played well on the wing in the Reserves’ 5-1 win against Derby on Monday.
Senderos has been calling home to his parents every night because he is so upset after we lost to Liverpool in the Champions league. Wenger gave him Sunday and Monday off, that’s why he didn’t play against Man Utd. Click here. His father said:
“He was not feeling too good after Arsenal went out of The Champions League.”
“Firstly because he is a winner and his team had been knocked out, and then because he was angry with himself.”
“Knowing his character as I do, I can fully imagine him bursting into tears in the dressing room.”
Eduardo injury news
He’ll be having treatment alongside Ronaldo in Rio, he was pretty excited about that! His cousin commented on his progress:
“When he took away the plaster, on the 31 of March, he was only managing to move the big toe of his foot. Today (Wednesday), he has already moved the foot a bit”
It’s good to hear Eduardo is progressing, we’ve missed his goals since he has been injured, I hope he can make a good recovery.
Not so good to hear about Senderos, he does seem a bit low on confidence at times, hopefully he can recover too because he has a lot of potential for Arsenal, many good centre backs struggle at first, he’s still young, and I’d like to see him mature at Arsenal, not elsewhere.
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