The lure of Londinium is exerting its gravitational pull over the footballing diaspora once more in today’s gamble-flavoured transfer round-up from news.bwin.com/en/.
From unusually frank red top statements, to the most tenuous of punting conjecture today’s rumour mill outpourings all have a capital city flavour.
Wilfried Zaha – 6/4 to be a Crystal Palace on 02/09/14
The Eagles are ‘confident’ of rescuing Zaha from his underwhelming Manchester United tenure according to the Daily Mirror.
A fairly unequivocal bulletin from the paper suggests that the Ivory Coast-born youngster ‘has made it clear he wants a Palace return’.
Ed Malyon’s article goes on to suggest that he has opted for a second spell at Selhurst Park over offers from Newcastle, West Ham and QPR.
Wilfried Bony – evens to be a Tottenham player on 02/09/14
News surrounding the future of Zaha’s fellow Wilfried, Bony, is hard to come by and has been for a few days now.
However, intriguingly, White Hart Lane is now the outright market leader in the race to land him having shared favouritism with Swansea previously.
His current club are 6/5 second-favourites to own their man come the close of the window, with Liverpool 7/4 to house him.
Sami Khedira – 11/20 to be an Arsenal player on 02/09/14
Spanish sports daily Marca, believe that the World Cup-winner’s omission from the Real Madrid squad that beat Sevilla in the UEFA Super Cup suggests he is free to leave the club during the current transfer window.
The Gunners remain the market leaders in the race for his signature, however the Daily Express understand Chelsea, 6/1 third-favourites to land the German, are his preferred destination.