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Arsenal Transfer News: M’Vila To Make £7m Gunners Move?

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to renew his interest in Yann M’Vila with the Rennes midfielder now available for a cut-price £7m, according to the Daily Star

With the January transfer window now open for business we’ll be keeping you up-to-date with all the latest transfer gossip. Today, is Yann M’Vila heading for Arsenal?

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M’Vila – Arsenal to renew interest?

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to renew his interest in Yann M’Vila with the Rennes midfielder now available for a cut-price £7m, according to the Daily Star.

Many Gooners will recall the rumours linking M’Vila with a move to the Emirates in the summer and the report claims we tried sign him but were put off by the £25m valuation Rennes had placed on his head.

However, it appears his valuation has plummeted in recent months and with his contract understood to expire at the end of the season, the Daily Star claims the 22-year-old is now available for just £7m and suggest he could be on his way to the Emirates this month with Wenger set to renew his interest.

The player himself has recently admitted he will be on the move if a suitable offer comes in:

“I am at Rennes at the moment so let’s see what happens.

“If the club receives a good offer and I like the destination then I will go – there is no doubt about that.”

M’Vila is quoted as saying by the Daily Star

M’Vila’s form has suffered this season after a difficult summer at the European championships with France and after a string of disciplinary issues he was banned from international duty until June 2014.

While his talent can not be questioned, his attitude certainly can be but if Arsene Wenger thinks he can tame him, I’m all for us signing the precocious youngster.

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I’ve been saying for months that I think we need to sign a powerful, ball-winning midfielder and M’Vila would fit that bill. If the Stars report is accurate and he’s available for just £7m, I think that would represent something of a bargain, so as long as we can control his behavior off the pitch I would love to see the midfielder come to north London this month.

Would you like Arsenal to sign M’Vila? Get involved in the comments section below.



  1. Bignero

    January 7, 2013 at 6:35 am

    M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣ contribution to this it’s just tht Yann M’villa is a player lyk Patrick Viera who rough nd rugged nd a ball winning,Arsenal’s fans ar we sleeping common let’s wake pls cuz we all knw wat gud 4 this team,by sayn dis guy is a controversial player”Agree”but wat of lyk of dis player at arsenal then nd now,Samir Nasri,Robben Van Persie,Patrick Viera,Alexandra Song,Emmanuel Frimpog”Agree OR Not” This guyz ar very stubborn nd wicked so wat ar we sayn let just sign him,his the guy who fit the roll pls wenger cuz,A̶̲̥̅m born to support dis team A̶̲̥̅m addicted to it pls Mr wenger sign him by fire by force before i loose M̶̲̥̅γ̲̣ temper!

    • Tommy

      January 7, 2013 at 9:35 pm

      Wenger……u need 2 be sacked

  2. Alexgunner ethio

    January 7, 2013 at 6:39 am

    98% of z comment shows we need m’villa.. But our staborn boss need him???

  3. adewale

    January 7, 2013 at 7:38 am

    Arsen wenger need to change is thinking or change is parten of playing and get 1st grade players.

  4. Alphonsus

    January 7, 2013 at 7:51 am

    Am tired of all this rumors on Arsenal website, what is our stubborn manager AW still waiting for? Buy this guy he is the type of a player we need, AW am tired of your so called policy

  5. kais

    January 7, 2013 at 7:57 am

    let wenger buy players like M’villa and many more who will help the team to win the troppies for the club and that which will bring joys to the supporters otherwise wenger you are killing the fund with hearth attack enought is enought use money to earnt more money what kid of ecconomy do you have? We will be greatful if wenger act now

  6. godwin

    January 7, 2013 at 8:01 am

    pls wenger we nid him m’villa pls sign him 4d gud of d club nd make us happy i lyk m’villa

  7. Stephen

    January 7, 2013 at 8:44 am

    Its not a question wether we need M’Villa or if Wenger has Money he may be as stubborn as a Mule but we need him simple need a Defensive MF but talk of him signing a striker simply are not inspiring at all and looks like he might just regret not signing M’villa

  8. Gunee

    January 7, 2013 at 8:45 am

    Stuborn, foolish, arrogant & outdated old man would not sign anyone stop relying on this business man that call himself arsenal coach. Ba to chesea and sturidge to liverpool one goal to each of them already. But arsenal still scouting & pricing.

  9. Skimol

    January 7, 2013 at 9:22 am

    We really M’vila bt our stupid wenger wont buy ,jst 4 7million

  10. Michael

    January 7, 2013 at 9:37 am

    Wenger is still weighing options whereas good coaches are busy making good signings. Even if M’Villa is valued at €1 million, Wenger is not willing to spend the cash. Upon arsenal recent form, no signing yet and the clock is ticking. For me, arsenal board and wenger should be sack if arsenal needs trophy.

    • Dave

      January 7, 2013 at 8:19 pm

      What kind of Eco does wenger studied?i think he is with insanity since 2006!

  11. MR.e

    January 7, 2013 at 10:00 am

    looks like wenger still wan demand on buying players.we need a good player who give and impact on the team..likes demba ba on chelsea and our rvp for mu..he come and he score..if wenger still this way..we will only see trophy from others club more celebration for a couple years maybe.wat a shame

  12. yusuf abubakar gwadabe

    January 7, 2013 at 11:37 am

    hmmmmm. We already know who iz mr wenger! He cnt buy him see how ba gone to chelsea at 7mln mr knw talented players but he cnt bring us to arsenal.. We dnt y.. Please mr wenger go over to the doctor nd check ur brain may be u have…….. In ur brain!!!

  13. olalekan

    January 7, 2013 at 1:22 pm

    Arsen wenger Is his old self scouting 4 other club 2 buy

  14. Mr Sawula

    January 7, 2013 at 1:49 pm

    mr wenger sebbo stop putting us on tension if you are to sign plse do it now we are tired of your policy

  15. Roy Bridgmohan

    January 7, 2013 at 2:12 pm

    Did RvP not have a bad disciplinary record/attitude when he was signed? Arsenal need a player with that attitude or is Wenger waiting for Diaby to come back?

  16. Ako mario

    January 7, 2013 at 3:24 pm

    Mr wenger has run out of ideas,ba,sturridge,holtby all gone.we are busy scouting 4 oda clubs

  17. efrem

    January 7, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    I think he is beter than Ramsey get him please and I like to see cazola playing wide rather than in midil

  18. john ude

    January 7, 2013 at 5:14 pm

    let him buy m villa for us we need him becuse he is a good one for us let arsenal bos move fast befor any club take him from us

  19. paps

    January 7, 2013 at 6:19 pm

    if Arsene Wenger is seriously trophy hungry as is the case with the fans, he should move swiftly to sign this top top player. Read the mood of the time Mr. Wenger.

  20. josef

    January 7, 2013 at 6:33 pm

    we need him! Yes. But can mr wenger sign him?

  21. Lakeside Akintujoye

    January 7, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    I can stand this maneger anymore. Please for d sake of d fans buy us all this players we r talking about.

  22. read

    January 7, 2013 at 7:23 pm

    ffs wenger sign this man we need him like a fat kid needs candy!! get david villa and nasri bk..

    • Welshgooner

      January 7, 2013 at 8:43 pm

      Agree on villa and mvilla. Nasri? Noway

  23. Leke

    January 7, 2013 at 7:59 pm

    I’m sorry to say.even arsen wenger is stuborn 2 for nt signing the kind of players he need at his on dentriment for seven yrs no trophies pls dis time we need yann m’vila at arsenal and more of such players thanks god bless u.

  24. Arselicked

    January 7, 2013 at 8:30 pm

    Chaos, absolute chaos let Wenger do his job, this could a joke for all we know.

  25. Rocket

    January 7, 2013 at 8:50 pm

    Wenger out we want our Arsenal back

  26. okpuje nsukka

    January 8, 2013 at 2:03 am

    Wenger pls sign mvilla and dvilla plus lopez our club will be restored.

  27. stephen

    January 8, 2013 at 1:56 pm

    please wenger sign who ever ou want to sign enough of all this scouting nd no signing we ar fedup

  28. stephen

    January 8, 2013 at 1:57 pm

    pls wenger sign us good players

  29. chris

    January 8, 2013 at 8:38 pm

    At 20m he was a massive gamble, anything below 12m Arsene would be mad not to take a punt.
    Unless Arsene is convinced he’s irredeemable, of course.

  30. JERRY

    January 9, 2013 at 6:30 am


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