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Arsenal Gunning For Frankie?

Arsenal Gunning For Frankie?

We all know Frankie Simek is a quality defender and the shining light in the Owls' disappointing season, but is he really ready for a move to Arsenal?

The American right-back has been rumoured in Sunday's News Of The World to be a target of Gunners boss Arsene Wenger, who could be ready to swoop for the right-back in the January transfer window.

The news will come as a surprise to Wednesday fans, despite Simek's superb form since moving to Hillsborough, but you know what they say - there's no smoke without fire.

Frankie came up through the youth ranks at the London club before being deemed surplus to requirements by Wenger after being snapped up by former Owls boss Paul Sturrock at the start of the 2005-06 campaign.

And despite rumours linking the American with a move to the Premiership with Everton rumoured to be leading the chase, Owls fans were given a boost in the close season with the news that he penned his future to Wednesday by signing a new deal.

But any move from his former club may prove too hard to resist, both from the players point of view, and from a financial point of view from the Owls, should the Gunners make contact in the January transfer window.



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Writer:Nick
Date:Monday September 3 2007
Time: 12:36PM

Comments

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dont bet on it
Goofle
03/09/2007 12:52:00
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Another one out? no doubt to be replaced with another substandard league 2 cast off that no-one else wants. We need more quality in defence, not less. Lost bougherra last year, not replaced. lost coughlan in the summer, not replaced. Never mind, we've still got Lee bullen!!. Good to see some quality in midfield with esajas on saturday!
swfcjambo
03/09/2007 12:54:00
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i dont think that arsenal will go for simek. yes he is a good player, but arsenal can sign world class quality players, not top championship players. maybe a swap for walcott. lol
wiggytheowl
03/09/2007 12:58:00
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Simek back to Arsenal!!?? Never happen!! No surprises the story came from News of the World!!
johnnywalker69
03/09/2007 13:12:00
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will no hapen
s66owl
03/09/2007 14:06:00
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noooooooooooooooo 5million plus at least
fozzyp
03/09/2007 17:45:00
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Nah! you keep him.
HerbertChapman
03/09/2007 18:38:00
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no chance, he,s to good for them!
will it ever happen
03/09/2007 19:26:00
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wish brian would have got okocha, what I signing for Hull that will turn out to be
Norman
04/09/2007 17:10:00
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frankie is going nowhere, arsenal do it all the time, c how there players have progressed since they let arsenal! thats all, so we can breathe a little easier 4 just a little while! crackig performance on satdi ladsjust not got that final bit of class, dunt wurry it will come, and what a way than against them lancashire scum a week on wednesday! UP THE OWLS!!!!!!!!!!
Luby02
05/09/2007 20:39:00
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