Manchester City and Chelsea could reportedly compete for the services of Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere at the end of the current campaign. The England international has just eight months left on his present deal, and talks over an extension are yet to progress.
Wilshere, 25, spent the previous campaign on loan with Bournemouth where he impressed before sustaining a season-ending injury in April. The playmaker has since managed to impress Arsene Wenger in training, and he is presently a regular for the Gunners in the League Cup and Europa League games.
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The top four seem to have stamped their authority on the 2013/14 season before a ball’s been kicked, largely due to the fact that Man City, Arsenal and Chelsea are keen to capitalise on Fergie’s retirement which has blown betting odds all over.
Many pundits are betting on Chelsea for the title in the wake of Mourinho’s return and the fact that players like Hazard and Oscar are a year more mature. Man City probably has the best squad in the league so they have a strong case for the 2013/14 title, but Arsenal could be the surprise package. Wenger’s team have pace, width, and strength in defence and at odds of around 10/1 at the online casino, they could be the best value bet. Continue reading
Despite making history by winning the Premier League title last term, Roberto Mancini says that his players must forget about that feat and pour all their efforts into next season. The Italian claims that City have an even harder job to defend their crown and is calling on everyone at the club to forget their previous success, and concentrate on the future. Continue reading