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Should Arsenal raid Wigan for Boyce?

Could Arsenal make a shock move for 33 year old Wigan defender Emerson Boyce? by SS

Arsene Wenger would hope to get Boyce cheap and use him as cover in a variety of defensive positions and to act as an experienced leader within the defence. Bacary Sagna looks set to leave the club this summer with Russian giants Anzhi and newly crowned French champions PSG interested.

Wenger is expected to bring in Sebastian Corchia or Lukasz Piszczeck to work with Carl Jenkinson to fill the right back position in the team. Despite Boyce being 33 years old, Wenger has always been very impressed with his stamina that he displays for Wigan by bombing up and down the side of the field week in, week out.

Wigan boss predicts open game against Arsenal

Arsenal are preparing to face yet another team in the relegation zone today as they travel to Wigan Athletic, but the Gunners will not be expecting the Northeners to just roll over after losing to the Latics at the Emirates last season.

The Wigan manager Roberto Martinez believes that this game is always entertaining to watch as both teams like to play attacking football. “Our games against Arsenal are two teams with similar football concepts,” he said.

“We both battle to have control of the football and the games are really open, there are chances. They’re really exciting to watch, especially from a neutral’s point of view.

Arsenal defender Koscielny is the latest to brand Liverpool’s Suarez a cheat!

Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is doing brilliantly, if his intention is to alienate people and make as many enemies as possible that is. Arsenal and France defender Laurent Koscielny has become the latest person to join the LSFC (Luis Suarez Fan Club) after he was asked about his favourite and least favourite players by the French newspaper, L’Equipe.

“Who is the forward I hate to face? Suarez. He is tiresome to defend against. He cheats. He pulls your shirt, giving you small blows.

“You always want to give him a kick but you have to be careful not to be red carded.