Urby Emanuelson

Discussion in 'Transfer Rumours' started by GoonerGurjit, Aug 26, 2007.

  1. GoonerGurjit

    GoonerGurjit New Member Elite

    Ajax's Emanuelson linked

     
  2. kym7224

    kym7224 New Member

    we been linked with him last year,

    but I can't see it happening now.

    Clichy doing great at the moment.
     
  3. KY

    KY New Member

    yeah, and with traore coming up. getting urby will seriously hinder traore's progress. unless he's planning on using urby as a winger...
     
  4. EMIR8_SOLDIER

    EMIR8_SOLDIER New Member

    wheres the link?? i aint believing that!!
    but he has a great cross on him, the amount of times i see him set up huntelaar with final balls in and around the box
    hes defensively poor but can get away with it in the dutch league.
    our goal against ajax, it was him that was way out of position but urby is a good attacker
     
  5. Lancelot

    Lancelot Well-Known Member Trusted

    Yep, and then we convert Clichy to a left winger just to solve the existing issue of our wide areas.

    Way to go Arsène if this rumour is true. :roll:
     
  6. guinertron

    guinertron New Member


    has not worked with Eboue so i doubt Wenger would bother doing the same on the left
     
  7. tactica442

    tactica442 Member Trusted

    First, I doubt the validity of this report. Second, on the LB position, the team have Clichy as definite starter and Gallas as an experienced makeshift, with Traor lined up in wait. Third, I'd rather the club go for Di Maria.
     
  8. guinertron

    guinertron New Member



    yeah, agree with most but had he wanted Angel Di Maria he would have taken him up before the player went to Benfica
     
  9. Paddy from Sweden

    Paddy from Sweden New Member

    Would be better to convert Urby to left wing and keep Clichy at LB. If it ain't broken...
     
  10. Clrnc

    Clrnc Well-Known Member Trusted

    left back needs strengthening imo with traore still looking shaky there.

    5m for him is a good deal. means we have another sort of winger too
     
  11. GoonerGurjit

    GoonerGurjit New Member Elite

    It's pretty obvious to me that he would be signed to give more competition on the left-hand side of midfield. Clichy is pretty untouchable at left-back.
     
  12. number_0

    number_0 Member

    i am welcome for a new signing, remember how we all said that we didnt need sagna, hope it turns out the same, plus we need more left footers in defence.
     
  13. Rohit

    Rohit New Member Elite

    I havn't seen him much, but whenever i have, he has looked poor defensively.
     
  14. asajoseph

    asajoseph New Member Elite

    I've never really been that impressed when I've seen Emmanuelson.

    Not really sure he's a player we need, to be honest.
     
  15. MDGoonah41

    MDGoonah41 New Member

    If Wenger buys a new left back, then I think it's safe to say he's just trying to wind us up.
     
  16. longrufus

    longrufus New Member Elite

    Never really rated the guy to be honest, decent player but not Arsenal quality. A non starter for me.
     
  17. dutchMasta

    dutchMasta New Member

    Haven't seen much, but from what I've seen, not great either. One of the few rumours that doesn't interest me.
     
  18. Mark

    Mark New Member Elite

    I too don't rate the guy at all. Totally pointless signing, if true.
     
  19. EMIR8_SOLDIER

    EMIR8_SOLDIER New Member

    links is bulls**t as we all know already
     
  20. tactica442

    tactica442 Member Trusted

    Before I said I doubt the truth of this report. But now I change my mind. I hold the opinion similar to number_0's. Wenger might have quite a different view regarding the issue of lack of width. AW signed Sagna and move Eboue to RM, so maybe AW might do the same on the left. Another possible cause for this reported interest might be related to Modric. Emauelson could be a Plan B if Modric not to move to Arsenal.

    Emanuelson isn't valued too much and have potential (how much is another question) for further improvement. He looks like Wenger-type target to me. Emanuelson is cup-tied now as he featured the first leg of the AJAX-Slavia Prague round. But I don't think this would reduce Wenger's interest. It didn't stop Wenger from signing Ade (Zigic was cup-tied during that time, I believed) and being interested in the cup-tied Modric. Maybe Wenger just tried to use cup-tied as a way to get his bargains.

    I am not saying Emanuelson is an ideal target yet he might fit Wenger's bill (not ordinary Arsenal fans').

    [EDIT] This may not mean anything. Urby Emanuelson's agent is Winnie Haatrecht, who happens to represent Babel. http://tinyurl.com/ynok4e
     

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