Arsenal and Man City want Ajax ace Gregory van der Wiel

14 April 2010 01:01
Manchester City face competition from Arsenal in their pursuit to sign £10million-rated Ajax defender Gregory van der Wiel after the World Cup this summer.[LNB]Going Dutch: Arsenal and Man City want Van der Wiel [LNB]The highly rated 22-year-old has forced his way into the Holland reckoning after previous Ajax coach Marco van Basten successfully switched him from centre-back to full-back, impressing a host of clubs and Dutch coach Bert van Marwijk in the process.[LNB]Van der Wiel is expected to be part of Holland's World Cup squad and Dutch sources claim Arsenal have had the player watched by their scouts in recent weeks. [LNB]But the defender is not just interesting the gunners and city, with his representative claiming he is being tracked by other Premier League clubs.[LNB]No club has approached me officially to tell me they are watching Gregory since Manchester City a few months ago,' said his agent, Hakin Sliman.[LNB] 'But you hear one or two other English clubs are keeping an eye on him. That wouldn't be surprising.[LNB]'Gregory is enjoying an excellent season and is playing really well.'[LNB]  Messi relishing Fabregas reunion as 'Barca is in Arsenal skipper's blood'City gents get their Fashion Kicks in Shay Given's celeb-filled fundraiserTottenham, Everton and Manchester City keeping tabs on Turkey and Paris Saint-Germain striker Mevlut Erdinc ARSENAL FC

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