Arsenal in in a battle to land Manchester City defender Micah Richards, as it looks like his Etihad career will draw to an end this summer.
Richards’ contract expires in 2015, meaning City may choose to cash in sooner rather than wait until he can leave for nothing, albeit at a knockdown price this year.
An inability to follow instructions, as well as a questionable attitude have been just some of the criticisms levelled at the full-back in recent seasons, but beneath his perceived flaws remains a talented defender.
And although injury has plagued his career, Arsene Wenger still feels he would be a great buy for the right price.
Bacary Sagna’s expected departure from the Emirates will leave Arsenal short of options at full-back, and the TalkSport website claim Wenger is keen to fend off the interest of Liverpool and Manchester United to nail down the man