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Transfer Balls: Sami Khedira Signed For Arsenal On Deadline Day

by | 25th, July 2014

TRANSFER Balls: A regular look at rumour and utter balls being passed off as breaking football news in the media. Today we look at news on Real Madrid’s Sami Khedira.

The Metro, July 24 :

Sami Khedira is still hopeful of sealing a move to Arsenal this summer despite suggestions that the Gunners have given up trying to sign him.

The Metro does not say how it knows Khedira is hopeful, only that he is. The paper’s ability to read minds is famed.

But over in the Express , the German’s hopes of playing for the Gunners turn to disappointment:

Arsene Wenger is ready to abandon his pursuit of Sami Khedira, Morgan Schneiderlin and Lars Bender. The Arsenal boss is considering deploying Jack Wilshere in a midfield holding role next season.

The Indy agrees:

Arsenal transfer news: Arsene Wenger set to cancel moves for Sami Khedira and Morgan Schneiderlin in favour of Jack Wilshere

One BBC journalist also agrees that Khedira is a no go. But David Ornstein says the Gunners will buy a new midfielder:

And then up pops the man at the Daily Star to shout:



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As ever when a headline is posed as a question, the answer is ‘No’. And the, er,  Star’s Colin Harvey agrees that his colleague’s scoop is

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