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29th Nov 2014

Saturday’s Transfer Rumours: Thierry Henry hunting Gunners top seat

Arsene Wenger may finally be sent to pasture after 19 years with Arsenal

Patrick McCarry

Musical striking chairs at Old Trafford, oft-time Spanish footballer on sale for €70m and France’s favourite ball-paddler heading back to London

Manchester United will cart Radamel Falcao out of Old Trafford on a gurney and deny all knowledge he was ever there.

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Once the Colombian is a wispy memory, David Gill will approve a summertime move for a man that has absolutely zero history of injury niggles. Edson Cavani, pack thy bags. (Metro)

Thierry Henry wants to head back to his beloved Arsenal but this time he is not interested in playing five-a-sides in near Frogmore, popping over to Sky Sports’ studios for chats with David Beckham or abusing his redundant canteen privileges at The Emirates. He wants to coach the Gunners. (The Sun)

Coach Henry’s first transfer deal could be securing the signature of James McCarthy once January ticks around and the Irish midfielder’s hamstring woes ease up. The Londoners would have to stump up €32m to prise McCarthy from The Toffees. (The Star)

James McCarthy 11/11/2014

Yohan Cabaye’s agent is hawking him around Premier League clubs after the French midfielder failed to illuminate Paris Saint Germain with his diminutive midfield ramblings. His preferred destination appears to be Arsenal, who are one Jack Wilshere short of making up Arsene Wenger’s preferred seven-man midfield. (Express)

Robin van Persie’s confidence was hung out to dry by Louis van Gaal on Friday and the Dutchman’s frank assessment of his striker’s brittle form has sparked ‘Where to?’ rumours. The early frontrunners are Inter Milan. Manchester United are not shot of Nani or Javier Hernandez yet, with loaning clubs (Sporting Lisbon and Real Madrid) moaning about their wages. (The Guardian/TalkSport)

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Isco is for sale and Real Madrid want €70m for him. Mere chump change. The attacking midfielder has played 13 times for Los Blancos this season but has only completed a full 90-minute stint on four occasions. Liverpool, somehow, and Arsenal are on the prowl but will need to bargain the Spaniards considerably down. (Express)

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