Gunners to swoop for unhappy Yobo

JOSEPH Yobo is ready to turn down the offer of a new contract this summer and opt to see out the final 12 months on his current deal. (Daily Mail)The Nigeria centre-back has become increasingly concerned at a lack of starting opportunities at Goodison Park after slipping behind Phil Jagielka and Joleon Lescott in the pecking order, and is in no hurry to commit himself to a new deal.

JOSEPH Yobo is ready to turn down the offer of a new contract this summer and opt to see out the final 12 months on his current deal. (Daily Mail)

The Nigeria centre-back has become increasingly concerned at a lack of starting opportunities at Goodison Park after slipping behind Phil Jagielka and Joleon Lescott in the pecking order, and is in no hurry to commit himself to a new deal.

Everton boss Moyes is likely to invite offers now, rather than risk losing Yobo for nothing next season.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is a confirmed admirer of the 28-year-old and has identified central defence as a priority area for strengthening, but he could face competition from Manchester City.


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