Arsenal Will Gir-roud The Day They Sold Rvp

Robin van Persie looks set to sign for Manchester United and William Hill make him 8/11 to score more Premier League goals than Wayne Rooney and he is 5/6 to score 22 or more goals. Van Persie won last season’s PFA player of the year award and he is 7/2 to pick up the award again this season. The loss of van Persie could have an adverse effect on Arsenal and they are odds on, at 8/15 to finish lower than the third place they finished last season while Manchester United are 5/6 to score more than the 89 goals that they scored last term.

Van Persie is 8/1 to score four or more Premier League goals against his former club this season while he is 11/10 to outscore both Giroud and Podolski put together.

“It looks as though van Persie will hit the ground running for Manchester United and he could possibly reach a similar goals tally to what he approached last season while at the other end of the spectrum, without his goals, Arsenal’s grip on third spot may slip,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

There are a couple of names who could be elbowed out of Old Trafford following RVP’s arrival and Javier Hernandez is 7/2 to move to Arsenal from Manchester United and 9/2 to move to Spurs. Real Madrid have often been linked with the striker and he is 10/1 to move to the Bernabeu from Old Trafford. Dimitar Berbatov could also be on his way and Hills make QPR the 4/1 favourites to secure his signature upon him leaving Old Trafford.

Robin van Persie vs Rooney goals match bet: 8/11 van Persie; 1/1 Rooney

Total goals scored by van Persie in Premier League: 5/6 22 or more; 5/6 21 or fewer

7/2 Robin van Persie to win PFA player of the year 2012/13

Robin van Persie prem goals vs Arsenal: 13/8 none; 2/1 one 9/2 two; 11/2 three; 8/1 four or more

Javier Hernandez next club: 7/2 Arsenal; 9/2 Tottenham; 8/1 Liverpool; 10/1 Inter Milan; 10/1 AC Milan; 10/1 Barcelona; 10/1 Real Madrid; 10/1 Juventus; 20/1 Manchester City…others on request

Berbatov next club: 4/1 QPR; 9/2 West Ham; 11/2 Galatasaray; 11/2 Zenit St Petersburg; 7/1 AC Milan; 8/1 Sunderland…others on request

Arsenal finishing position: 9/2 higher than third; 5/2 third; 8/15 lower than third

Manchester United 2012/13 Premier League goals: 5/6 more than 89; 5/6 less than 90

Premier League winner: 5/4 Manchester City; 9/4 Manchester United; 5/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 25/1 Tottenham; 150/1 BAR

Premier League top goalscorer: 7/1 Robin van Persie; 7/1 Sergio Aguero; 8/1 Fernando Torres; 8/1 Wayne Rooney; 16/1 Carlos Tevez; 16/1 Luis Suarez; 20/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Pardew Loses His Rag And Loses Punters Their Red Card Dough

Alan Pardew became the first Premier League manager sent to the stands and not one William Hill punter backed the Newcastle boss to see red which was offered at 16/1. The most popular selection was 6/1 favourite, Mark Hughes, who, despite his sides poor performance and the warm summer weather managed to remain relatively cool.

Mark Hughes is now the 10/1 favourite to be the next manager to be sent to the stands with David Moyes and Paul Lambert 11/1. Pardew has been cut slightly after his indiscretion to 14/1.

“Alan Pardew’s momentary loss of control will have everyone talking although the odds would suggest that he may well have learnt his lesson,” said Hill’ spokesman Joe Crilly.

Jermain Defoe scored for Spurs, but it was not enough to save his Spurs side from defeat and William Hill offer 11/8 that Emmanuel Adebayor arrives at Spurs before the end of the transfer window.

Next manager to be sent to the stands: 10/1 Mark Hughes; 11/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Paul Lambert; 12/1 Adre Villas Boas; 12/1 Martin O’Neill; 12/1 Roberto Mancini; 12/1 Sam Allardyce; 12/1 Tony Pulis; 12/1Arsene Wenger; 14/1 Alan Pardew; 16/1 Chris Hughton; 16/1 Martin Jol; 16/1 Michael Laudrup; 16/1 Nigel Adkins; 16/1 Steve Clarke; 20/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Brian McDermott; 20/1 Roberto Di Matteo; 20/1 Alex Ferguson; 25/1 Roberto Martinez

Jermain Defoe Premier League goals: 9/4 1-6; 6/4 7-12; 13/8 13-18; 10/1 19 or more

Adebayor to sign for Spurs before the end of the transfer window: 11/8 yes; 8/15 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Man Utd Transfers: Danny Not Nani To Stay At Old Trafford!

After a poor performance on Monday at Everton there have been reports that Nani could well be on his way out the door at Old Trafford and Hills make Zenit St Petersburg their favourite at 6/5 to sign on the dotted line. Inter Milan are 9/2 to take the winger on with Juventus, AC Milan and Real Madrid all in the running for the tricksters signature.

One player who will be staying is Danny Welbeck and he is 9/1 to be United’s top scorer this season. Hernandez is 8/1, Rooney 6/4 and new signing Robin Van Persie is the 11/8 favourite. After a terrific breakthrough season for club and country a good goal return would be expected by Sir Alex Ferguson but William Hill believe that he will get five or less goals at 2/1. It is 9/4 he will get between six and ten and 14/1 for over 20 goals.

Nani Next Club: 6/5 Zenit St Petersburg, 9/2 Inter Milan, 6/1 Anzhi, 7/1 PSG, 8/1 Juventus, 9/1 AC Milan, 12/1 Real Madrid, 14/1 Valencia, 20/1 Barcelona (Others on Request)

Nani to be at Manchester United on the 1st September 2012: 1/3 Yes, 9/4 No

Danny Welbeck Premier League goals 2012/13:

Goals: 2/1: 0-5, 9/4: 6-10, 11/4: 11-15, 4/1: 16-20, 14/1 21+

Danny Welbeck to be in the 2014 England World Cup squad: 4/6

Manchester United Top Goal Scorer (Premier League Goals Only): 11/8 Robin Van Persie, 6/4 Wayne Rooney, 8/1 Javier Hernandez, 9/1 Danny Welbeck, 10/1 Dimitar Berbatov Total Danny Welbeck

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
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Allen Key For Liverpool This Season But Prem Is A Long Way Off

Joe Allen has finally completed his move to Liverpool and William Hill think that he will slot straight into the Red’s starting XI offering 1/6 that he starts next week’s opening Premier League fixture against West Brom. He is 1/5 to start more games than last season’s flop signings Charlie Adam and Jordan Henderson. Allen will also be expected to chip in with a few goals and he is 2/1 to score four or five this season and 5/2 to grab six or more.

Allen’s arrival comes in the same week as a Liverpool fan walked into a shop in central Liverpool and placed £22,000 e/w on his side winning the league at 25/1. Should Liverpool win the League he will scoop £777,333.33 and should they finish second, he will pick up £205,333.33.

Liverpool are now 16/1 to win the league, but are a long way behind Manchester sides City and United, who are offered at 11/8 and 11/4 respectively. After Liverpool, Manchester City have been by far the best backed side and for the first time since the Premier League came into existence, punters are pretty much staying away from Manchester United.

“Joe Allen and Fabio Borini are two good players and certainly ones to watch for the future, but whether they will provide the quality that Liverpool quite obviously need to win the league or even come close looks a far stretch,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Starts for Liverpool match bet: 1/5 Joe Allen; 4/1 Jordan Henderson; 10/1 Charlie Adam

Joe Allen Premier League goals: 10/3 0-1; 9/4 2-3; 2/1 4-5; 5/2 6 or more

To start vs West Brom: 1/6 yes; 7/2 no

Premier League winner: 11/8 Manchester City; 11/4 Manchester United; 5/1 Chelsea; 12/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Liverpool; 25/1 Tottenham; 150/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Carroll 6/4 For Another Poor Campaign

With rumours persisting about whether or not England striker Andy Carroll has a future at Liverpool under Brendan Rodgers, William Hill have quoted the big striker to scorer fewer than nine goals in the Premier League this term. West Ham are rumoured to have agreed a loan deal but Newcastle could also be in the running. He is 7/4 to score between nine and 13 goals and 7/4 for more than 13.

Andy Carroll English Premier League Goals 2012/13: 6/4 Under 9, 7/4 9-13, 7/4 Over 13

Further Information
Mark Young
PR Assistant, William Hill
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You Bet New Scholes Set For Starting Role At Old Trafford

Manchester United have competed the signing of highly rated Japanese international, Shinji Kagawa and William Hill think that he will go straight into the first team, offering 9/4 that he makes between 16 and 20 with the same price for him to start 11-15 games. He is 11/2 to make 26 or more starts. Lastseason Kagawa scored 16 goals in all competitions for Borussia Dortmund and Hills think that his goalscoring form could continue, offering 5/2 that he scores between eight and 11 Premier League goals and 11/4 that he bags between 12 and 15.

“Kagawa is an incredibly bright prospect for Manchester United and very much a long term replacement for Scholes in that he can boss the midfield and chip in with the occasional goal as well,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

William Hill Kagawa Prices:

How many starts will Shinji Kagawa Make In 2012/13 Season: 3/1 under 10; 9/4 11-15; 9/4 16-20; 3/1 21-25; 11/2 26 or over

How any goals will Shinji Kagawa Score in 2012/13 Season: 11/4 under four; 5/2 4-7; 5/2 8-11; 11/4 12-15; 5/1 16 or over

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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Premiership Hail Hazard: Will He Be Managed By Matteo!

Following Eden Hazard decision to sign for Chelsea, William Hill offer 9/4 that the Belgian midfielder scores nine or more Premier League goals next season. He is also 80/1 to be the Premier League’s top goalscorer in 2012/13. Hazard is renowned for his ability to create as well as finish chances and Hills make him 11/4 to set up more than 20 goals.

Chelsea now have the most exciting young player in European football, but who will be managing him? Hills make Roberto Di Matteo the 4/6 favourite after winning two trophies in less than six months in charge. Pep Guardiola, despite assertions that he wants to take 12 months off, is 5/2 to take over, with Fabio Capello 3/1 and Harry Redknapp 5/1.

William Hill Odds:

Total Hazard Premier League Goals Next Season: 6/1 0-2; 2/1 3-5; 13/8 6-8; 9/4 9 or more

Total Hazard Assists: 11/2 0-5; 9/2 6-10; 11/4 11-15; 5/2 16-20; 11/4 21 or more
*settled by www.premierleague.com statistics

Eden Hazard top Premier League goalscorer: 80/1

Next permanent Chelsea boss: 4/6 Roberto Di Matteo; 5/2 Pep Guardiola; 3/1 Fabio Capello; 5/1 Harry Redknapp; 16/1 Laurent Blanc; 16/1 Rafael Benitez; 20/1 Brendan Rodgers; 20/1 Joachim Low; 25/1 BAR

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Fergie Olympic Gripe And Who Will Finish Third, Fourth And Fifth ?

FERGIE’S OLYMPIC GRIPE

With Sir Alex Ferguson said to be angry at the prospect of seeing several of his players taking part in the Olympics, William Hill have opened a book on how many United first-teamers will take part in the Games and make it a 9/4 chance that he will have to endure seeing 6 or more of his side in action – ‘It must come with the territory that when you are one of the top sides in the world your players will be in demand to represent their countries so I’m sure Sir Alex has had plenty of time to prepare himself for the prospect of seeing many of his lads in action in Euro 2012 and others in the Olympic tournament’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

How many Man Utd players will go to the Olympics? (Players must have played for the Man Utd 1st team)
0-1…..8/1
2-3…..7/4
4-5…..7/4
6 or more….9/4

WHO’LL FINISH 3RD, 4TH, 5TH (in correct order)….

ARSENAL-SPURS- NEWCASTLE – 10/3
ARSENAL-NEWCASTLE-SPURS – 7/2
ARSENAL- SPURS – CHELSEA – 8/1
ARSENAL-NEWCASTLE- CHELSEA – 9/1
ARSENAL-CHELSEA- SPURS- 10/1
ARSENAL-CHELSEA-NEWCASTLE- 12/1
SPURS-ARSENAL-NEWCASTLE- 12/1
NEWCASTLE-ARSENAL- SPURS 14/1
SPURS-ARSENAL-CHELSEA – 14/1
NEWCASTLE-ARSENAL-CHELSEA – 40/1
NEWCASTLE-SPURS-ARSENAL – 50/1
SPURS-NEWCASTLE-ARSENAL – 50/1
NEWCASTLE-CHELSEA-ARSENAL – 66/1
SPURS-CHELSEA-ARSENAL- 66/1

TOP 4 FINISH – 1/12 Arsenal (6/1 not); Evens Spurs (8/11 not); 6/4 Newcastle (1/ 2); 2/1 Chelsea (4/11)

WITHOUT MANCS – 2/7 Arsenal; 6 Newcastle; 9 Spurs; 12 Chelsea

CISSE 4/7 TO PUT ONE OVER THE BA!

Papiss Cisse bagged yet another goal for Newcastle to take his total to 11 since he joined in January. Being just five goals behind his strike partner, William Hill are offering 10/1 that he outscores Demba Ba in Premier League goals by the end of the season (1/33 he does not).
Hills also go 4/7 that Cisse bags more goals between now and the end of the season than his fellow countryman (5/4 Ba).

Further information…graham sharpe…0780 3233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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Crouch 6/4 For Goal Of Season As Pards 9/1 Boss Of Year

WILL CROUCH STOOP TO CONQUER IN GOAL OF SEASON AWARD?

PETER CROUCH’S stunning strike against Manchester City is a 6/4 chance with William Hill to win Match of the Day’s Goal of the Season award. ‘We think it will take something special to stop Crouch lifting the Award, but there are plenty of games still to be played, and we’re also offering 1/ 2 that someone beats him’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

PARDS 9/1 FOR BOSS OF YEAR

ALAN PARDEW is 9/1 with William Hill to be voted LMA Manager of the Year this season. Hills make Brendan Rodgers 3/1 favourite and also offer 5/1 Fergie; 6/1 Lambert; 7/1 Moyes; 9/1 Mancini; Pardew; 12/1 Redknapp. Others on request. ‘Several managers have been outstanding so far this season and we could see one of the less feted bosses taking the honour’ said Hill’s spokesman Graham Sharpe.

Hills NOW MAKE NEWCASTLE 4/9 TO FINISH ABOVE LIVERPOOL.
Who will finish higher in the PL 2011/12? Liverpool 13/8Newcastle 4/9

T4 Finish – 1/12 Arsenal; 1/6 Spurs; 2/1 Chelsea; 16/1 Newcastle; 40/1 Liverpool.

Chelsea finished their draw against Spurs with both Torres and Drogba on the pitch. William Hill are offering 1/2 that Drogba scores more Premier League goals than Fernando Torres between now and the end of the season (6/4 vice versa). Drogba’s long term future at Chelsea is in doubt and he is 5/6 to be there on the first day of next season, the same price to have left by then. Despite his poor recent form, Hills offer 4/11 that Torres is still at Chelsea come the first day of next season -2/1 that he has left.

Robert Mancini is now 2/5 still to be in charge at Manchester City on the first day of next season, 7/4 not to. Another under pressure manager, following defeat by struggling Wigan is Kenny Dalglish – now down to 5/2 to suffer that fate.
Temporary boss, Di Matteo has only been defeated once since taking over at Chelsea and is 11/4 to become permanent. Jose Mourinho is the 9/4 favourite with Pep Guardiola at 7/2.

Chelsea are now 10/1 to overhaul 4/7 favourites, Arsenal, and 6/4 Spurs in the battle to be top London club, while they are 15/8 to make the top four.

Wigan’s shock win shook up the relegation odds. Wolves are 8/11 from Evens to finish bottom, and can be backed at 4/1 to survive. Wigan and QPR are both 1/ 4 to be relegated and 11/4 to survive with Bolton 11/8 and 8/15, Blackburn 9/4 and 1/ 3.

Further information….graham sharpe….0780 3233702
twitter- @sharpeangle

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Di Matteo 11/4 For Permanent Gig…drogba 1/2 To Be More Prolific Than Torres

Chelsea arguably had the better of their game against Spurs, although they could not find a way through, despite finishing the match with both Torres and Drogba on the pitch. William Hill are offering 1/2 that Drogba scores more Premier League goals than Fernando Torres between now and the end of the season (6/4 vice versa).

Drogba’s future is uncertain with offers for his services coming from around the globe and William Hill agree, making him 5/6 to be at Chelsea on the first day of next season and the same price for him to have left by that time. Despite his poor recent form, Hills offer 4/11 that Torres is still at Chelsea come the first day of next season (2/1 that he has left).

Di Matteo has only been defeated once since taking over at Chelsea and William Hill are offering 11/4 that he becomes the next permanent Chelsea boss. Jose Mourinho is the 9/4 favourite with Pep Guardiola 7/2 third favourite.

Next Permanent Chelsea Manager: 9/4 Jose Mourinho; 11/4 Roberto Di Matteo; 7/2 Pep Guardiola; 8/1 Joachim Low; 8/1 Rafa Benitez; 10/1 David Moyes; 11/1 Fabio Capello; 12/1 BAR

Who will score more before now and the end of the season: 1/2 Drogba; 6/4 Torres

Will Drogba still be at Chelsea at the start of next season: 5/6 yes; 5/6 no

Will Torres still be at Chelsea at the start of next season: 4/11 yes; 2/1 no

Joe Crilly
Press Officer

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