This is the rumour I saw this morning…. (let me add, of course I don’t believe it – it’s silly season!! Its crazy rumour time!!)
Gourcuff is supposedly going to sign for us on Monday morning for £21.8M, he will be followed by Subotic and Koscienly. It’s even suggested that Diego Alves will also be joining us before the end of the transfer window.
Coquelin (loan) and Traore are suggested to be part of the Koscienly deal and I just hope Denilson is part of the Subotic deal – or even the Alves deal, maybe Almería would like to swap Brazilians?? 😉
Add to them the freebie Joe Cole, we almost there aren’t we??
I know the chance of all that happening is unlikely, but just imagine if it’s true!!
With those additions and another big lump of a central midfielder we would beat anyone, along the way we can throw all Eddie the Chavs comments he made in yesterday’s post, right back at him.
I don’t mind if we don’t get Gourcuff though, I’d be more than happy with van der Vaart – if the little magician goes, then let’s get both, ship out a few on the way to help balance the books…
Jose has done as we all hoped, its suggested he has made an enquiry for our captain, but the latter has quickly said ‘No way Jose’ – it’s the Catalan’s or he staying put!!
As far as the keeping situation goes, Arsene Wenger has the perfect opportunity to sort this out. Pepe Reina signed a new deal with dippers believing that Rafa would stay. We all know that has now changed, so why not go and offer him a decent contract, a decent wage, Champions League Football and see what he says??
I think things are about to get moving in the transfer market, Hodgson is favourite to take over at Anfield, a few players will want to follow him or move because they don’t want to play for him. Seriously, the World Cup is soon to kick off, managers will want transfers sorted out before it does. It could be a very interesting and busy few days…
I certainly hope it is for Arsene Wenger…..