City Lead Race For RVP
Arsenal have claimed that there have been a number of bids tabled for want away striker, Robin van Persie and William Hill make Manchester City their 4/6 favourites to sign the Dutchman. Juventus are also a preferred option of van Persie's and they are 5/2 to sign him with Manchester United 5/1. Van Persie is 5/2, however, to still be at Arsenal on the first day of the 2012/13 season.
"Arsenal appear to have given up hope of van Persie signing a new contract and now the option would be to sit back and see who makes the best bid, which looks likely to be moneybags Manchester City," said Hill's spokesman Joe Crilly.
Watford are reportedly interested in signing Italian legends Alessandro del Piero & Filippo Inzaghi and William Hill make the pair both 9/2 to sign for the Hornets this transfer window. A third Italy 2006 World Cup winner has been linked with the club, Iaquinta, currently still at Juventus and he is 5/2 to sign permanently. Watford are 25/1 to win the Championship0.
Robin van Persie next club: 4/6 Manchester City; 5/2 Juventus; 5/1 Manchester United; 10/1 Barcelona; 14/1 Chelsea; 16/1 PSG; 16/1 Real Madrid; 20/1 AC Mil;an; 20/1 AC Milan; 50/1 BAR
Robin van Persie at Arsenal on first day 0f 2012/13 season: 5/2 yes; 2/7 no
To sign for Watford in summer transfer window:
Del Piero: 1/8 no; 9/2 yes
Inzaghi: 1/8 no; 9/2 yes
Iaquinta: 2/7 no; 5/2 yes *permanent deal only (bets void if loan signing)