Well, it looks as though both Milan and Barca have failed in their attempts to sign Adebayor. Milan Director Adriano Galliani claims to have been priced out by our ‘impossible’ asking price, and Barca have had their offer rejected outright.
Given the conflicting statements coming out of the Adebayor camp in the past week I have a sneaky feeling that this is not the end of the Adebayor transfer saga. Pre-season starts in Mid-July and with Ade not having played in the Euro’s he will be starting with the rest of the squad come mid-July. One would have to assume that all this will be sorted out by then, so we have only a couple of weeks to wait and see what the future holds.
Hatem Ben Arfa has officially signed for Marseille. This is good news because (as I reported yesterday) it became evident that Ben Arfa’s agitated transfer to Marseille was the final stumbling block in Samir Nasri’s transfer to Arsenal.
Indeed at the Ben Arfa press conference Marseille President Papa Diouf said of the Nasri transfer: ‘An announcement will be made in a few days’. Now, I know we have heard this same statement from various sources for weeks, but this