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£58m Fabregas Off- United’s De Gea Deal Done – Aguero Staying

Yes, your suspicions from the headline are true – another summer, and more rumours concerning the Arsenal captains future. Will he stay, will he go? Well the answer to that is almost impossible to know, with pretty much the same rumours being thrown ab…

Yes, your suspicions from the headline are true – another summer, and more rumours concerning the Arsenal captains future. Will he stay, will he go? Well the answer to that is almost impossible to know, with pretty much the same rumours being thrown about – namely, the one that Barcelona will return in an attempt to persuade the Spaniard away from Arsenal.

This time, Manchester City are involved, just like they are with every other possible player they can be, with Mancini reported to be ready to offer an unbelievable £58 million, according to The People. Of course any deal would need the support of the Abu Dhabi group which owns the club, and apparently, Mancini has that backing for this particular move.

With City’s money, absolutely any player can be linked to them at any price and be a believable rumour, so this rumour – although potentially rubbish is, with City’s audacity and money is certainly believable – though I cannot see Fabregas wanting to go to City.

He wants to play football, and preferably at Barcelona. That dream of his has however been stalled for a while by Arsenal, and now Barcelona are the ones stalling, with the Barcelona director of football saying of the proposed Fabregas deal:

“Right now, everything is dead regarding a transfer.”

That certainly will please Arsenal fans, who no doubt would despise seeing their captain leave the club, especially to the side who have been a massive pain for the past few summers.

Moving on to Sergio Aguero, and only yesterday, I said on the blog that he had announced his desire to leave Athletico Madrid. The situation however was made slightly awkward when his club said today that he would be going nowhere, with Madrid ready to force the Argentinian to honour his contract:

“We are not going to change our thinking. We will not sell or trade for Aguero. If anyone wants to know something new, ask him directly.”

“There is no getting around it. El Kun has a signed contract. He has shown his desire to leave, but we say the same thing. We do not want to sell. We respect his decision, but he also has to respect ours. He has a commitment to us.”

“In his recent statements I heard him say he had no intention of leaving. I do not know how we will address this issue, but this is not the end of the world.”

And as Athletico fight to keep hold of one star, they have conceded defeat on another, David de Gea. Manchester United will apparently announce the signing of him on Monday – two days after the Champions League final.

Guillem Balague said that a deal between the clubs was struck two months ago, but now De Gea has finally agreed to a deal – initially reluctant to leave his home club.

£18.3 million has apparently sealed the deal for United, who have now replaced Edwin van der Sar, how successfully is another matter, and will be found out next season. He has though, a tough job in replacing the big Dutchman who is universally popular at Old Trafford.

Tell me what you think!

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  1. Sulaiman(faiza) maiha

    May 25, 2011 at 10:25 am

    Up gunners,pls on behave of arsenal fans sell csec 4 those that need him we dn’t want him bcos he is not ready to play with us,since last summer.He is the cause of our losing with barca at cl.

    • Arsenal fan 22

      May 26, 2011 at 1:31 am

      How don’t you need him? He’s the best midfielder in the world without a doubt. Most creative at least. Also, you haven’t specified what team you support.

  2. armagharsenal

    May 25, 2011 at 10:52 am

    In Spain it is a rule to have a buy out clause on a players contract and Aguero’s is 45m euros which works out at about 39 million pounds. Though if Cesc had to go id tell Barca that Man City and Real want him to get more money.

  3. Opeayo

    May 25, 2011 at 10:56 am

    Buy big quality expensive player, wenger

  4. Arsenal4Life

    May 25, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Cesc out, Aguero and Benzema in!

  5. mc gooner

    May 25, 2011 at 11:17 am

    city would have to cough up a massive fee proberly £70 million for AW to even consider them but barca could get him for about 40-50 i think. anyway let him go his heart is no lnger here and AW GET NASRI TO SIGN SOON

    • hedgewire

      May 25, 2011 at 1:50 pm

      totally agree mate. with big signings the top players will stay and get rid of fab an promote a stronger captain.

  6. Goonerbeall

    May 25, 2011 at 11:23 am

    What a load of rubbish? This blog is worse than the bumfs it supposedly despise. Repeating all the tosh you nicked from several papers making them yours while adding nothing new is just pathetic. Stop wasting our time.

    • Mick

      May 25, 2011 at 11:53 am

      Totally agree.

    • hedgewire

      May 25, 2011 at 2:01 pm

      but some people dont bother buying all the papers so its good to have it all in one place. dont u think

      • Bob Barker

        May 25, 2011 at 6:16 pm


  7. jude

    May 25, 2011 at 11:33 am

    other are busy buy good player aw wil be lookin at the he tel us he bourght bojan the same short type of players look how sir alex get good gk at 18m without noise i wonder pple belive on his lies

  8. max

    May 25, 2011 at 11:41 am

    sell him…but not on the cheap!

  9. muhammed jamiu adamu

    May 25, 2011 at 11:54 am

    up gunners family as u all knw that injury to one is injury to all, 4 us to hide the pain is better 4 us to sorth it out and solve it what we need nw is to disposed d expired one and purchase a new good players like Benzema, parker, Gary cahil and others pls up gunners 4 life by God grace with dis we must win a trophy by nxt seasom amen.

  10. Usman.

    May 25, 2011 at 12:00 pm

    Pls, if Cesc is out of emirate let Benzema & Aguero in bcos player is bigger than his club.

  11. julian fairbanks

    May 25, 2011 at 4:19 pm

    Well, Nasri is off to Man U, it is all but confimred – so losing CESC who doesn;t want to play for Arsenal is a big reality as well. He was awful this season, and no point keeping an unhappy player. Gradually over the coming weeks we’ll see a large exodus of our best players as let’s face it – the club is going downhill rapid. With UTD, CHELSEA, CITY all guranteed top 4 next sean and POOL buying big in the summer, be hard to see Arsenal get a top 4 with so many players leaving.

    • true gooner

      May 25, 2011 at 5:28 pm

      Your plain stupid. Do you honestly think Wenger would sell Nasri to united????????
      You would do well to go back to school and get your self some class.

    • phil

      May 25, 2011 at 11:19 pm

      I agree…..with the truegooner …hahah how silly are you nasri to united oooowwwkkkkayyy!did u hear about messi going to real??…nooo?.Coz it ain’t true. 4 players are desperately needed at arsenal. Cahill, samba,Parker and benzema.
      Rvp and benzema will have the whole league cummin in thier pants! In Wenger we trust!! Peace out x

  12. eve

    May 25, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    im not surprised our captain wants to leave, we’ve not given him much support, we’ve driven our beautiful captain into barcas arms. maybe if we didn’t leave all the work to arsene to try and keep our football genius, we should show him how much we need him and how much we depent on his footballing brain, cause believe me we lose this talent, we will fall. so instead of acting like we dont care if he goes, lets all ask him to stay.

  13. Prince Fabregas

    May 26, 2011 at 11:34 am

    If fabregas is out of emirate let him go and Benzema and aguaro in and will look for good defender it what we need nw. Plz arsene wenger buy quality expensive player. GUNNERS FOR LIFE.

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