Manchester City ready to move for Emmanuel Adebayor

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Manchester City are reported to be ready to move for Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor, with a bid of some £25million said to be on the table from the cash-rich Eastlands club.

Should Adebayor, also a target for AC Milan, be allowed to leave, then that could pave the way for Wenger to step up his interest in Bordeaux's Moroccan international Marouane Chamakh.

Arsenal are also understood to be in the market for a holding midfielder, but look to have missed out on Brazilian Felipe Melo, set for a switch to Juventus from Fiorentina, while Udinese's Swiss international Gokhan Inler claims he is unaware of any official interest from long-term admirer Wenger.