The proposed destination for the 26-year-old is newly promoted Hull City
The world champions won narrowly in New York
Arsenal midfielder wants to forget draw with Republic of Ireland
The sides drew 1-1 at Wembley
The Gunners travel to Wearside this weekend
Republic of Ireland defender Stephen Kelly has hit back at suggestions by manager Giovanni Trapattoni that he only wanted to join up with the squad if he was guaranteed to play.
Former player took over as Arsenal's head of youth development and academy director in July 1996
If tonight's match feels difficult and disconcerting for the Republic of Ireland, it will not just be because of the German opposition. This qualifier at the Aviva Stadium is the start of a new era for Irish football, or at least a preparation for one.
Shay Given has insisted the dust must be allowed to settle before an accurate assessment can be made on Republic of Ireland's European Championship flop.
'Not a chance' of Ireland manager quitting, says captain after 'worst time of international career'
“And so it ends, not with a bang, but not exactly with a whimper either,” reports The Irish Examiner.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is confident the hunger of his players is all they need to see them through their Euro 2012 campaign.
Robbie Keane has warned Spain the Republic of Ireland will be ready for whatever they intend to throw at them.
Skipper Robbie Keane has sounded the battle-cry ahead of the Republic of Ireland's potentially decisive Euro 2012 date with Spain.
Spain winger Jesus Navas has warned the Republic of Ireland the defending champions will attack from the off when the teams meet on Thursday.
Richard Dunne was back in training today as the Republic of Ireland continued their preparations for Thursday night's Euro 2012 showdown with Spain.