Etienne Capoue To Become An Arsenal Player In Summer – SoccerSouls

Etienne Capoue To Become An Arsenal Player In Summer

Even though Arsenal was expected to sign a defensive midfielder in January, they just signed a left back named Nacho Monreal from Malaga right at the end of the transfer window. Etienne Capoue and Mohamed Diame are the names that were linked with the North London club throughout the window.

Arsenal wants Capoue

Arsenal wants Capoue

Wenger has said that he almost completed another signing in last few days but that mystery name was expected to be David Villa from Arsenal. Capoue’s agent revealed that both Arsenal and Tottenham were interested in the 24-year old midfield enforcer and they will try again at the end of the season, according to Metro.

Toulouse who lost Moussa Sissoko to Newcastle were unwilling to sell Capoue as it is very difficult to find replacements during the closing stages of the window. After Alexander Song left the club, Arsenal are forced to play Arteta in the defensive role. Even though Arteta is doing a fair job, Wenger believes they need a steel-type player who can grind and win back possession in the midfield. Capoue has all the mentioned qualities.

Arsenal will try to sign Capoue and David Villa very early in next window, according to sources close to Arsenal.

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  1. Rob

    February 3, 2013 at 10:25 pm

    Lol…we’ve just had a transfer window and not one pundit got Monreal right….and were saying throughout that we would sign various players….all wrongly. The likelihood you’ve got any idea about capoue is about as likely that I will end up managing Arsenal!

  2. Tony

    February 4, 2013 at 1:23 am

    Wenger only bought a LB because Gibbs got injured and santos is

  3. lewis

    February 4, 2013 at 1:39 am

    never listen to transfer rumours because they are normally a load of rubbish

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