News and gossip from The Emirates.
George Graham, who managed both Spurs and Arsenal during his coaching career, believes that The Gunners will edge out Spurs in the battle for a Champions League spot.
He recently stated that he felt Spurs were the favourites but after a recent slump in form and the revitalisation of Arsenal he feels momentum coupled with the two sides respective fixture run-in will give Spurs the edge in the battle for fourth; with Chelsea finishing third.
Gonzalo Higuain has made it clear he wants to leave Real Madrid in the summer. Arsenal are expected to battle with Spurs for the Argentine striker who has stated he will make a decision on his future at the end of the season.
Tomas Rosicky has warned the clubs top-four rivals that the team have turned their season around and are now destined for Champions League places. Rosicky, who scored a double for the club against West Brom just weeks after struggling for first team football, believes nothing can stop them in their quest for fourth.
talkSPORT have run the rule over the ‘next Cesc Fabregas’ who is expected to make his Arsenal under-21 debut this week against Liverpool.
The 16-year-old German who was picked up from an American schoolboy team is called Gedion Zelalem and is certainly a player to watch out for in the future.
Reports in Italy suggest that Dennis Bergkamp is being lined up as the eventual replacement for Arsene Wenger. The Ajax number two will be brought in as head of academy affairs when Liam Brady leaves in 2014 and will be groomed as the eventual replacement during his time at the club.
Finally, and Jeremy Toulalan fears he will be sold from Malaga this summer; despite not wanting to leave. The French international is a reported target for Arsenal and Malaga may wish to move on the player due to their current financial issues.
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