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Arsenal hoping to sign M’Vila before QPR seals the deal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal are looking to hijack a deal for French midfielder Yann M’Vila right under the nose of Queens Park Rangers as manager Arsene Wenger is looking to bolster the squad in the January transfer window. Transfer hopefuls for M’Vila: QPR, Arsenal and Rubin Kazan The Gunners suffered yet another defeat at the hands of Chelsea on Sunday at Stamford Bridge and are 22 points adrift of the top placed Manchester United. There is a growing feeling, which Wenger also harboured concerns, that Arsenal might not finish within top four this season and to arrest such decline, the Frenchman is looking to exploit the winter market. Pierre Dréossi, the Stade Rennes FC general manager, admitted that the deal is imminent and coach Frédéric Antonetti is preparing life without him. He was quoted in the press: “It’s annoying when good players leave and as he was regaining his level it is annoying. But he is not...
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