Arsenal to make a serious bid for promising English starlet

There have been many Arsenal transfer rumours lately linking the Gunners with many ready-made stars, but there is a far more likely “typical Wenger signing” rumour going around that says that Arsenal are set to make an offer for a young English player by the name of Nick Powell.

The 17 year-old attacking midfielder is an England youth international and is currently plying his trade at lowly Crewe Alexander in League Two, but it seems that scouts from Arsenal have been watching him all season and are expected to make a serious bid this month.

The Crewe manager Dario Gradi recently admitted that he had turned down an offer from Arsenal during the summer, but if the Gunners came in with a massive offer this time around they would find it hard to turn down, especially as Powell is only on a schoolboy contract at the moment.

Powell is certainly not an unknown as such, as he has already scored five goals in 17 appearances for the England U17 side, and is hotly tipped as a star of the future.

Given Wenger’s previous record this is one bit of Arsenal transfer news that could actually be true!

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4 thoughts on “Arsenal to make a serious bid for promising English starlet

  1. Wenger kindly get players for the present forget about the future. add those monies for young kids and buy 1 or 2 players who can make a difference (read mata to chelsea). stop screwing things up.

  2. the young man will be a good buy, but what is really happening to the expected departure of some of arsenal’s jokers? Another year with ashavin, rosicky,diaby and chamak or nobody wants to buy these old worn down horses?

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