[Rumour Rater] Arsenal Transfer News, 30/08: Marouane Fellaini and Leandro Damiao
Written by James on August 30, 2011 4:45
Two days left. If Arsene Wenger means business in respect to strengthening the squad, time is clearly running out for his team. In the meantime, below are today’s players linked with a possible move to the Club.
According to Italian website Calcio News 24 (in Italian), the Gunners are ready to make an offer for Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard and Marouane Fellaini. The situation with the first two is complicated as Bolton are not ready to let the Englishman leave for cheap and Eden Hazard has again insisted that his future is in France. As for the Belgian, he’s young, has Premier League experience and was one of the best players when the Gunners played Everton last season.
In other news, Fanatix believes that the Gunners are ready to make a move for Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao. Aged 22, the Internacional striker won his first cap for Brazil in a match played, incidentally, at the Emirates Stadium although with Monaco’s Park Chu-young reportedly set to sign today, it seems the Korean will be the striker Arsene will sign to strengthen the offensive department.
And before moving on to today’s poll, a look at yesterday’s poll in which we collected more than 2,000 and with Raul Albiol getting more than 1,000 votes and Xherdan Shaqiri going close to the 750 mark.
As always, please let us know your preference on today’s linked players and don’t be shy to join the discussion in our newly-launched Arsenal forum.
Date of birth: 22/11/1987
Place of birth: Etterbeek
Nationality: Belgium, Morocco
Position: Defensive Midfield
Market Value: £16.5m
Date of birth: 22/07/1989
Place of birth: Jardim Alegre
Market Value: £8m