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Arsenal boss Wenger rejects Rowley's Cahill recommendation

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to withdraw his bid for Bolton Wanderers defender Gary Cahill.

The London Evening Standard says Arsenal will not enter into a bidding war.

Although Arsenal chief scout Steve Rowley recommended Cahill directly to Arsene Wenger and the club could substantially improve on the player's £30,000-a-week wage, it is believed the Arsenal manager no longer sees a deal as good value for the club.

Furthermore, Wenger has publicly declared the Gunners now have enough centre-backs following the August capture of Per Mertesacker from Werder Bremen for £8m - the same sum that was offered for Cahill over the summer.

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