Arsenal transfer news: Guiza in, Adebayor out
The latest transfer news fresh from the rumour vine
Arsene Wenger recently rocked the footballing world by sending a fax to Milan, warning them to stop sniffing around Emmanuel Adebayor. The threat in itself wasn’t the shock, but rather his method of communication – Internazionale’s fax machine had probably been lying dormant since 1989 when the Frenchman’s choice words came through. If he runs out of fax paper, which surely can’t be bought in the 21st century, he’ll probably end up sending a telegram or a small messenger boy in a toga to Barcelona…
Emmanuel Adebayor to Barcelona
Arsene Wenger had just finished mopping his brow at the news Milan would accept Arsenal’s decision not to sell Adebayor when Barcelona rode in to declare the striker their number one target.
The Spoiler Truth-o-meter: A possibility considering Eto’o is leaving
Dani Guiza to Arsenal
But don’t fear Arsenal fans, what better way to recover from the loss of the Premier League’s joint-second goalscorer than by replacing him with La Liga’s number one?
The Spoiler Truth-o-meter: Maybe, Champions League clubs are bound to chase
Claude Makelele, Lillian Thuram, Robert Pires and Ludovic Giuly to Paris Saint Germain
Some bright spark at PSG has decided it would be a stroke of genius to bring together a group of French veterans who would surely take the league by storm and guarantee instant success.
The Spoiler Truth-o-meter: It seems not everyone in France watched Euro 2008
Peter Crouch to Portsmouth
Harry Redknapp has told Liverpool he won’t be held to ransom in his attempts to sign Peter Crouch. The fact he said that after lodging a bid worth £9 million means we won’t take it too seriously.
The Spoiler Truth-o-meter: If they willingly offered nine, they’ll offer a bit more
James Beattie to Sunderland
When he’s not targeting Ireland internationals, Roy Keane loves nothing more than paying big money for average players with huge libidos. So it’s no surprise to hear Sunderland linked with a £5 million bid for student boffing Beattie.
The Spoiler Truth-o-meter: Will they really be ripped off again?
Georgios Samaras to Lazio
Apparently they are ready to steal the 13-goals-in-71-games striker from under Celtic’s nose. Why?
The Spoiler Truth-o-meter: Surely not good enough