Arsenal planning deal for Milan misfit

by Michael Somerville

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Arsenal target Urby Emanuelson has revealed that he is not happy at AC Milan opening the door for Arsenal to launch a bid.

The Netherlands international has only completed three full matches this season for i Rossoneri and is unhappy with his lack of playing time. His agent Brian Berkleef said:
“Urby is not happy. I’m definitely surprised that Urby isn’t playing. I think we all are. It’s difficult to understand what the reasons are. Urby is a calm guy and even during difficult times he only thinks about working and not complaining.”
Arsenal are expected to sell left-back outcast Andre Santos with the signing of Emanuelson expected to provide needed competition for Kieran Gibbs and Lukas Podolski at left-back and left-midfield respectively.

The 26-year-old Dutchman can play at left-back, left attacking midfield and centre attacking midfield and has been linked with a move to Fenerbahce report and to Arsenal according to a report from 
Emanuelson is known for his excellent technical ability and would be a welcome signing for Arsene Wenger’s team as they attempt to qualify for the Champions League for a 12th successive year.

Emanuelson enjoyed a seven year stint at Ajax before moving to AC Milan in 2010 for a fee of around £1.3m. During his time at Ajax he was named in the UEFA Team of the Tournament at the UEFA Under-21 Championship and helped Milan to win their first Scuddeto in seven years in 2011.

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  • sjlittle

    More second rate stuff

  • Philip

    Sell or give Santos away ASAP and snap up this kid

  • fyneboy favour

    if wenger is ready 4 trophy he sign atlist five good payers i tink wenger is nt yet ready 4 trophy wenger plz buy players plz we d fanx ar beging
    u plz

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