Transfer News- Manchester City chase Bale Upson to Arsenal

Last updated : 13 January 2011 By DSG

Yesterday Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini announced that Gareth Bale would be the top transfer target in Europe this summer. And with yet another mega-money spending spree looking likely at Eastlands, the Italian could be set to raid White Hart Lane for the Premier League's form player of the last 12 months.

Tottenham are unlikely to want to sell their most prized asset, but with money seemingly not an issue for City owner Sheik Mansour, don't be surprised if Spurs have a very difficult decision before the start of the new season.

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After being linked with a move for former player Sol Campbell, Arsenal are now rumoured to be looking at ex-Gunners defender Matthew Upson.

The West Ham man is out of contract in the summer and Arsene Wenger is reportedly considering a cut-price deal in January to help stop his current defensive injury crisis.

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Emmanuel Adebayor will join Real Madrid on loan this month with a view to a permanent move in the summer.

West Ham will turn to Sol Campbell if Matthew Upson leaves for Arsenal.

Blackpool are looking into signing fit-again Aaron Ramsey on loan from Arsenal.

Roque Santa Cruz could be set for a return to former club Blackburn Rovers after Manchester City completed the signing of Edin Dzeko.

Stoke will make a £2 million offer for Aston Villa defender Curtis Davies during January.

Source: DSG

Source: DSG