What the papers say: Arsenal eye up Roma striker as Adebayor replacement

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The Sun - City to net £14m Kolo
ARSENAL have been warned they are in danger of slipping out of the Premier League's top four. Centre-half Kolo Toure is the latest big name set to be leaving The Emirates this summer.

The Daily Mirror - Arsenal close in on Brazilian wonderkid Wellington
Arsenal look set to win the race to sign Fluminense's Brazilian wonderkid Wellington. Wellington, just 17, has been attracting interest from Real Madrid, Manchester United, Barcelona and Chelsea, but it seems Arsene Wenger has managed to secure one of the best young talents in the world.

The Daily Mail - Toure next on hit-list as Man City look to raid Arsenal again for £15m man
Manchester City, unruffled by the latest outspoken attack on them by Sir Alex Ferguson. were in talks with Arsenal over a £15million deal for defender Kolo Toure. News of the deal is unlikely to impress Manchester United boss Ferguson, however, after he continued his stinging criticism of neighbours City by dismissing them as a ‘small club with a small mentality’.

ARSENE WENGER is planning a double dip into the transfer market for Real Madrid striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and Wigan’s England under-21 midfielder Lee Cattermole.

The Daily Star - WENG’S EYES ON £17M MIRK
ARSENAL want Roma’s Mirko Vucinic to replace Emmanuel Adebayor. Talks are under way for £17million rated Vucinic, following the £25m sale of Adebayor to Manchester City.

The Times - Manchester City close to signing Kolo Touré after John Terry turns them down
Manchester City were moving close to signing Kolo Touré from Arsenal last night, although even the capture of the Ivory Coast defender may struggle to mask the club's disappointment at missing out on John Terry.

The Independent - Adebayor sought move to Manchester United claims Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed Emmanuel Adebayor tried to drum up interest from Manchester United and Chelsea before completing his £25m switch to Manchester City.

The Daily Telegraph - Arsenal divide widens further after sale of Emmanuel Adebayor
The divide between Arsenal's biggest shareholders has further widened over the sale of Emmanuel Adebayor to Manchester City, with Alisher Usmanov's Red & White Holdings admitting it would have preferred the forward to have been sold to "any other club".

The Guardian - Emmanuel Adebayor was 'desperate' not to join Manchester City, claims Sir Alex Ferguson
Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed that Manchester City's latest signing Emmanuel Adebayor was "desperate" to join Manchester United or Chelsea instead, and contacted both clubs even after he had agreed his £25m move to Eastlands.

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