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Man City rock Arsenal hopes of smooth Gervinho deal

Manchester City have joined the battle for Lille striker Gervinho.

The Daily Mail says Arsenal are locked in a straight fight with Manchester City for the bargain £8million signature of Lille forward Gervinho.

The 24-year old will decide his future after returning from international duty tomorrow and is known to favour a move to the Emirates.

But City's late intervention has left Arsene Wenger fretting over whether he can secure his main attacking target.

An Eastlands delegation has travelled to France in the past fortnight to explore the possibility of landing a striker whose form has been closely monitored by Arsenal ever since he joined Lille two years ago.

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