Podolski still has 18 months left to run on his contract with Cologne, he has frequently hinted that he would like to move to a bigger club at the prime of his career.
Arsenals goals only.
But today the player confirmed that it was just a precaution and he is ready to start on saturday. Vermaelen is currently training with the first team players.
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You have to admire the Cantona/Bergkamp like chip at 1:05. Pure world class and unlucky not to go in.
He said: “It isn’t really possible to be excused.
“That can’t and won’t happen, which is another reason I chose to come here.
“I’ll have to leave Europe in two years’ time and I thought this would be an incredible place to finish.
Under South Korean law it is mandatory to serve the military before you turn 30 or you could face jail time.
Park will be forced to leave Europe and return back to South Korea.
Spanish goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has joined Championship side West Ham United in a one-month emergency loan deal.
Almunia has the “#1″ shirt at Arsenal but has fallen behind to Szczensy and Fabianski i recent years and this could be a great opportunity for the Spaniard to show his strengths and prove the doubters wrong about his quality.