Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger wants Everton's Phil Jagielka

11 June 2010 10:25
Arsenal have made an inquiry for Everton's Phil Jagielka as they intensify their search for a centre half.[LNB]Manager Arsene Wenger has been impressed by the England international who came back strongly last season from a cruciate ligament injury but Everton do not want to sell. [LNB]He joined from Sheffield United for £4m in 2007 and has been a pivotal figure in Everton's improvement since.[LNB] Driving force: Arsene Wenger wants Everton's Phil Jagielka to steer his Arsenal defence next season[LNB]Wenger, who is also keen on Everton's Steven Pienaar, needs two defenders. He will lose William Gallas and sees Sol Campbell as a squad player. [LNB]The Frenchman made an improved offer for Lorient's Laurent Koscielny last Sunday but is still waiting to hear if the £8.2m bid was successful. [LNB]Wenger is also interested in Fenerbahce's Andre Santos and Pape Diakhate of Dynamo Moscow.[LNB] In demand: Aston Villa and Spanish outfit Valencia are both keen on Arsenal striker Eduardo[LNB]Meanwhile, Aston Villa and Valencia are interested in Arsenal striker Eduardo. [LNB]The Croatia international, 27, is available at the right price with Arsenal keen to offload before bringing players, such as Joe Cole, in.[LNB]  Arsenal boss Wenger plots swoop for Everton's Pienaar after the World CupCole's arrival at Arsenal could spell Eduardo exit as Villa eye Croatia ace West Ham told to improve £7m offer to secure deal for Everton striker YakubuARSENAL FC

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