Select a Team

Prev Game: Barclays Premier League Sat 29th Aug

prev game - Arsenal
team 1 score team 2
Newcastle 0 - 1 Arsenal

Next Game: Barclays Premier League Sat 12th Sep

next game - Arsenal
team 1 score team 2
Arsenal 15:00 Stoke

Viola rekindle Eboue interest

Fiorentina keen to sign versatile Arsenal player

By Nadia Carminati.   Last Updated: 24/07/09 3:10pm

  • Share:
Eboue: Fiorentina target

Eboue: Fiorentina target

Sky Bet

    • Retrieving latest Sky Bet odds

Fiorentina president Andrea Della Valle has expressed a desire to sign Emmanuel Eboue from Arsenal.

The Ivory Coast international emerged as a transfer target for Fiorentina earlier in the summer when the Gunners were keen to take Felipe Melo in the opposite direction.

A swap deal involving the two players was proposed by Viola but ultimately failed to materialise, with Melo securing a move to Juventus.

Fiorentina have now rekindled their interest in the 26-year-old, although Della Valle admits it will be difficult to prise him away from Emirates Stadium.

"Arsenal's Eboue is a really good player and it won't be easy to take him to Florence," he told the Italian press.

Eboue is contracted to Arsenal until 2010 and reports suggest Fiorentina would be willing to pay around €10million (£8.6m).

  • Share:

Related

Related Profiles

Most Popular

Features

Saturday stats

Saturday stats

We round up the best stats and facts from Saturday's Premier League games.

How a transfer works

How a transfer works

From the scouting to the signing, here's how a transfer happens, as told by those on the inside...

Lucky Liverpool?

Lucky Liverpool?

Liverpool have benefited from two marginal offside calls. Where would they be without them?

Missing Men

Play Missing Men

Arsenal

Arsenal's FA Cup final win in 1998