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Yaya Goes Gaga For Arsenal

Barcelona powerhouse midfielder and brother of Arsenal defender, Yaya Toure, admits that he would love to play alongside his sibling.

Amidst rumours that the Catalan's are set for a major clear out this summer, the easy assumption to make is that the Gunners would look to take Yaya Toure off the hands of Barcelona after the departure of Matty Flamini.

Yaya himself admits that the lure of the bright lights of the premier league and the chance to play with his brother might be too tempting to resist.

'I am aware of the interest from the Premier League,' told skysports.com.

'But I can't say anything yet - however it would be great to play in a big team with my brother, it would be fantastic but you never know.'




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Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Wednesday May 14 2008

Time: 8:26AM

Your Comments

Nice headline.. haha..
arsenalrulz4ever
Barca wants Hleb...and we NEED a defensive midfielder like Yaya. I see a deal here...at least i can dream of one
number14
would be good to see 2 brothers at arsenals ! bit of a double meaning there ;)
PUREGOLD
Wldnt bode too well for when the ACN comes by again tho...anyhow this has to be a rumour. No how Barca will be letting Yaya go. one of their better players
number14
Our best bet to replace Flamini would be Barry...if we could afford him. He knows the climate well and is technicaly up there...he is also at his peak
number14
Good point on the ACN there 14!!
Rocky7
Well Chelsea coped well enough without their stars, so that's encouraging... I suppose we'd just have to hope Togo repeatedly fail to qualify. I reckon he would be ideal and I rate him higher than Barry for defensive reasons (which is what we need), but it still seems unlikely. It's very unfortunate that we let him slide through when he was on trial.
Ezekiel
Didn't he say a few years ago he had zero interest in joining Arsenal? Alot of time has passed since then but still...
gunnerdownunder
i think he said that coz we trialed him and didnt respond for ages...self preservation. he rightly was protecting his ego.
anonymous
this is what he said last year and nothing happend! id like arsenal to sign them both but i dont think that will happen..lol...and who gave eboue that 1% for the arsenal player of the season?
merz
Yaya was on trial in 2003 and Wenger wanted to sign him, but we couldn't get a work permit. Just to clear that up.
Little Dutch
"who gave eboue that 1% for the arsenal player of the season?" Stevie Wonder!!!!!!!!
MrArsenal
Whoever it is should stop drinking the bong water.
gunnerdownunder
LD, marlboro lights in the uk any good?
gooner_till_i_die
im a massive fan of this guy when barca got demolished by real madrid he and messi were shinning along with valdes
gunner24
Barca want Eboue aswell don't they? DREAM SWAP COMING UP!!!!!!!!!
mtlgooner
Yes the rumor is that Barca want Eboue to play right back for them. Eboue plus cash deal for Toure anyone?
gunnerkid107
yea and if you can keep berba you might actually be in contention for europe rather than some bloody tin cup youtool
gooner_till_i_die
There is some lileage in this story. I've got a source who says it has got to the stage of a pre med. It's not definate, but a big chance. Still won't believe it till I see it. I think Spurs turn off MOTD after they show the bottom half of the PL, they think they won it!
navydave
What a despicable, sick, twisted nerk you are. Get off back to your arid, wasteland of a forum where you and your other racist mates belong, AggressiveSpu*rs. You can't get out of the bottom half of the table so stop trying to cast disgusting slurs on the big boys of football. As the table shows, you definitely are out of YOUR league, you cretin.
julieloveshenry4ever
Some aggressive words. I understand the name now, you are an aggressive forumn disser. Congratulations.
paul_ownz
CAN WE PERMANENTLY BAN THAT LOWLIFE SCUMBAG MAGGOT FROM THIS SITE PLEASE?!?!
jaelle
Some people just have no idea what discredit their behaviour does to their club.
Lou the Gunneress
Aggressive member removed. Vital is all for banter and fun, but there is a limit and if anyone steps over it, they are not welcome on this network!
VitalFootballAdmin
Thank you!
jaelle
in yer dreams of singing him keep on dreaming he way out of her league
123spurs
more like toure to barce me thinks
123spurs
Please no more ill disciplined toure's or africans for that matter.
Will-i-am10
One more African to dance with Ade I say lol
Lou the Gunneress
Hey Will-i-am10, maybe I missed something but what does your comment mean? I think Toure would be a good player for us as i have read so many people say we need some strong players in the middle of the park. God Bless!!
Paulsito
 

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