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Arsenal chasing Gervinho

Arsenal chasing Gervinho

Arsenal have been credited with an interest in Ivory Coast international winger Gervinho. The player has long been admired by the Gunners coach Arsene Wenger; who will make an approach for the Lille player this summer.

Gervinho scored 15 goals and made 10 assists this season for the Ligue 1 winning side; form that has persuaded Wenger to make a move for the player.

According to other reports, Newcastle and Sunderland are also monitoring the player.

The Lille boss said of Gervinho: "He wants to go and has developed contacts with Arsenal. We will soon have talks with them and see what they offer."