Arsenal ready to pay eight million pounds for Bordeaux ace ChamakhAugust 11th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.11 (ANI): Arsenal FC manager Arsene Wenger has offered eight million pounds for Bordeaux strike ace Marouane Chamakh.
Although Chamakh only has a year left on his contract, a Bordeaux insider said Wenger is in for a nasty shock as the French club is holding out for 10 million pounds.
The source said: “Bordeaux are in the driving seat now. Wenger blinked first so they know they have the psychological upper hand.”
Meanwhile, 26-year-old Ivory Coast defender Emmanuel Eboue has agreed to stay with the Gunners, The Sun reports. (ANI)