- Current club: FC Barcelona
- Date of Birth: 9 September 1987
- Birthplace: Douala, Douala, Cameroon
- Position: Midfielder
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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been in contact with French side Rennes regarding a potential transfer move for St Etienne defensive midfielder Josuha Guilavogui. The player has been linked with a move to England in the past and the Gunners are ready to spend around 7.5 million Euros to sign the 22-year-old.
Arsenal have been linked with a surprise move for Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry. The 32-year-old has been deemed surplus to requirements by manager Manuel Pellegrini and Arsene Wenger is considering a transfer bid for the England international.
Arsene Wenger's scouting network has been monitoring young French midfielder Gilbert Imbula. The Guingamp player is highly rated and could be available for around 4 million Euros this summer.
Tottenham have made an enquiry for Alexandre Song. The former Arsenal midfielder has fallen out of favour at Barcelona, whom he joined last year, and wants to quit the Nou Camp in the summer.
A majestic 92nd minute goal from Dutchman Robin van Persie ensured that Arsenal would win their fourth consecutive Premier League match, as the Gunners came back from behind to beat Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield yesterday.
The recovery of Jack Wilshere from injury appears to be on track, as the England international midfielder reportedly had a positive scan on his ankle this week. Wilshere could return in mid-February.
A stunning strike from Robin van Persie marked the striker's 33rd goal of 2011, and gave Arsenal an important 1-0 victory over Everton at the Emirates. Arsenal dominated for most of the game but could not take the advantage, and RVP would again be required to seal the poitns for the Gunners.
Arsenal are looking at Porto midfielder Fernando Francisco Reges with the intention of making a January move.
Arsenal midfielder Alexandre Song wants the team to return to good form as soon as possible, and this can only be achieved with a united team spirit and positive attitude.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hoping to put a stop to early season indiscipline starting at Old Trafford in this weekend's massive Premier League tie against Man Utd.
Chelsea's head scout Piet de Visser has urged Roman Abramovich to bankroll a move for Arsenal's chief scout Steve Rowley this summer.
Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger has admitted he does have concerns about the more attacking role Alexandre Song has been adopting of late; but insists that the tactical decision is worth it.
Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has revealed he is ready for action against Bolton in the Premiership on Sunday. It is believed that the Spaniard has fully recovered from the hamstring injury that saw him miss the game against Everton.
Arsenal could make a January move for Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure, according to reports. Arsene Wenger has long been an admirer of Toure, trialling the Ivorian in his teenage years, but has so far yet to make a bid for the player.
The final of the African Nations Cup is upon us, and Egypt go head to head with Cameroon. View our match preview here or view this article for team lineups.
Cameroon vs Egypt the final of the African Cup of Nations takes place on Sunday at 5pm at the Ohene Djan Stadium. Egypt are the current holders, keen to hang on to the trophy and their 6th win, while Cameroon can win their 5th tournament.
Cameroon 3-2 Tunisia: Cameroon are through the semi-final's of the African Nations cup after a thrilling 3-2 win over Tunisia. Tunisia battled away and brought it back to level after going 2-0 down, but Cameroon starlet Mbia was the hero to send them into the semi-finals.
Arsenal - currently leading the Premiership - host Birmingham at the Emirates today. Some former young Gunners such as Fabrice Muamba and Sebastian Larsson return to take on their old club, whilst Arsenal play their first Premiership game minus their African Cup of Nations absentees.
January marks the arrival of the African Nations Cup in 2008, but just how does this effect the clubs in the Premiership as some of their prize assets head off to do battle on the 20 January - 10 February in Ghana?
Arsenal recorded their fifteeth Premiership win of the season as goals from Eduardo and Emmanuel Adebayor helped them to a 2-0 victory over London rivals West Ham at the Emirates Stadium on New Years Day.