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
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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

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You Bet Two Big Money Strikers Are On The Move

With Roberto Mancini all but ruling out a move for Robin van Persie this summer, William Hill have eased Manchester City’s odds of signing the Arsenal striker. Manchester United are in pole position at Even money to be Van Persie’s next club, with Italian champions Juventus 13/8. It seems to be a race between those three clubs with Barcelona fourth favourites at 20/1.

Despite Arsenal starting to make signings that could potentially keep RVP at the Emirates, it appears to be a case of too little, too late and he is 4/11 to have left the club by the start of the season.

“Rather surprisingly, Alex Ferguson has been very public in his desire to sign van Persie and this shows how desperate he is to get his man after Nasri snubbed the Reds for the Blues last year and it looks like he may well succeed,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

The other big name likely to be on the move this summer is Andy Carroll and William Hill offer 1/2 for his next club to be West Ham with Sam Allardyce reportedly keen on the big striker. He is 9/4 to return to Newcastle and 7/1 to join Aston Villa.

Robin van Persie next club: 1/1 Manchester United; 13/8 Juventus; 15/8 Manchester City; 20/1 Barcelona; 25/1 AC Milan; 25/1 PSG; 25/1 Real Madrid; 33/1 BAR

Robin van Persie to be at Arsenal on the first day of next season: 2/1 yes; 4/11 no

Andy Carroll next club: 1/2 West Ham; 9/4 Newcastle; 7/1 Aston Villa; 12/1 Tottenham; 20/1 Fulham; 20/1 AC Milan
*loan deals count

Top Premier League goalscorer: 7/1 Sergio Aguero; 7/1 Wayne Rooney; 8/1 Fernando Torres; 8/1 Robin van Persie; 16/1 Carlos Tevez; 16/1 Luis Suarez; 20/1 Danny Welbeck; 20/1 Darren Bent; 20/1 Javier Hernandez; 20/1 Lukas Podolski; 20/1 Mario Balotelli; 20/1 Nickica Jelavic; 20/1 Papiss Cisse; 25/1 Andy Carroll; 25/1 Emmanuel Adebayor; 33/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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You Bet Rvp Is On His Way…what Now For Southgate?

Robin van Persie has been the subject of reported bids from Manchesters United and City as well as Juventus and William Hill are betting on where the Dutch striker will be playing on the first day of next season. He is 11/10 to join moneybags Manchester City, 11/4 to be at Manchester United and 10/3 to still be at Arsenal. Juventus round off the top four at 4/1 with the rest of his potential suitors available at 16/1 or more.

Gareth Southgate has left his role as the FA’s Head of Elite Development and William Hill are now betting on where he will pop up next. He is 7/4 for his next managerial rolw to be in the Championship and 9/4 for it to be in League One.

“It was always a bizarre appointment for the FA to select Gareth Southgate and he may well have been a little out of his depth,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly. “He may well go back to management now and the Championship looks the most likely destination.”

Emile Heskey is reportedly in talks with Ipswich to sign as a free agent and the former England striker is 66/1 to be the Championship’s leading scorer in the 2012/13 season.

Robin van Persies’s club on the first day of 2012/13 season: 11/10 Manchester City; 11/4 Manchester United; 10/3 Arsenal; 4/1 Juventus; 16/1 AC Milan; 16/1 Barcelona; 20/1 Real Madrid; 25/1 Chelsea; 25/1 PSG

Gareth Southgate next managerial job: 7/4 Championship; 9/4 League one; 7/2 League two; 9/2 International team; 6/1 Premier League…others on request

Joe Crilly
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Carroll 8/13 To Leave Liverpool And 8/11 To Rejoin Newcastle

Andy Carroll is now 8/13 to leave Liverpool this summer and Newcastle have moved firmly to the top of the pile to be his next club. William Hill have made the Magpies odds-on to sign their former player at 8/11. Sam Allardyce has made no secret of his desire to sign Carroll and he is 7/2 to lure him to West Ham. Other teams in the running include Aston Villa and Fulham at 9/1 and AC Milan at 12/1.

“Newcastle appear ready to break their transfer record to get the man that they sold just 18 months ago and it is starting to look more and more likely that Andy Carroll is on his way,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Dimitar Berbatov has stated his assertion that he needs to be playing first team football and may have to move to get it. Malaga are the 7/4 favourites to sign him, although West Ham, are offered at 9/4 after they reportedly made an offer for the striker. Galatasaray have reportedly shown some interest in signing him, while AC Milan may look to replace Ibrahimovic with the mercurial United player. They are 5/1 and 8/1 respectively.

The UEFA Player of the Year shortlist was announced yesterday with a surprising nomination. Leslie Davies, the Bangor City forward. He is 1000/1 for the award but the main runners come from Spain. Lionel Messi is 6/5 for the award with his Barcelona team mate Andres Iniesta is 9/4.

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is 8/1 despite firing Real Madrid to La Liga glory. Xavi is 12/1 after winning the Euro’s with Spain and Euro 2012 finalist and Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo is 14/1.

Berbatov next club: 7/4 Malaga; 9/4 West Ham; 5/1 Galatasaray; 8/1 AC Milan; 10/1 QPR; 12/1 Bayer Leverkusen; 12/1 PSG; 12/1 Tottenham; 14/1 Inter Milan; 16/1 Borussia Dortmund; 25/1 Anzhi Makhachkala; 25/1 Chelsea; 33/1 Liverpool; 33/1 Newcastle; 40/1 Manchester City

Andy Carroll next club: 8/11 Newcastle; 7/2 West Ham; 9/1 Aston Villa; 9/1 Fulham; 12/1 AC Milan; 16/1 Malaga; 20/1 Arsenal; 20/1 PSG; 20/1 Tottenham; 25/1 BAR

Andy Carroll to still be at Liverpool on the first day of 2012/13 season: 8/13 no; 6/5 yes

UEFA Player of The Year: 6/5 L Messi, 9/4 A Iniesta, 8/1 C Ronaldo, 12/1 Xavi, 14/1 A Pirlo, 1000/1 L Davies

Joe Crilly
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City Lead Race For Rvp…watford In Race For 2006’s Golden Generation

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)

Joe Crilly
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Transfer Window Set To Spark Betting Bonanza

Tevez, Borini, Barton, Adebayor & Forest Latest

After a slow transfer window so far, the summer has really warmed up with a number of huge transfer stories hitting the headlines. With Zlatan Ibrahimovic seemingly on his way to PSG, William Hill make AC Milan 5/6 to be the club with which Carlos Tevez is plying his trade at the end of the transfer window although current club, Manchester City, are the same price.

“Tevez performed a spectacular u-turn towards the end of last season by saying that he was at Manchester City for the long haul but with AC Milan seemingly willing to mould the team around him, the lure of Italy may be too strong,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Liverpool have reportedly had a transfer offer for Fabio Borini accepted by Roma and William Hill make the Italian striker 10/3 second favourite to be Liverpool’s leading scorer next season behind 6/4 Luis Suarez. He is also 6/4 to score more than 10 goals next season.

QPR’s Joey Barton may face the ignominy of dropping down a division with Blackburn apparently keen on taking the midfielder on loan. William Hill make Rovers Even money to be Barton’s next club, with ambitious Nottingham Forest 7/4 second favourites.

“Barton is ruled out of the first 12 games of the season, which will take him up to November, which would then allow a Championship side to swoop for him outside of the transfer window,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Emmanuel Adebayor looks set to sign for Spurs and William Hill are offering 2/1 that he scores two or more goals against Arsenal.

Glenn Hoddle is the 4/6 favourite to be named as the next permanent Nottingham Forest job, with Roy Keane (backed in from 8/1 to 2/1) as the second favourite. Mick McCarthy has also been well backed at 9/4 while Thursday’s odds on favourite, Darren Ferguson, is out to 9/2.

Carlos Tevez club after transfer window (loans count): 5/6 AC Milan; 5/6 Manchester City; 8/1 PSG; 8/1 Inter Milan; 10/1 Real Madrid; 16/1 Juventus; 20/1 Anzhi Makhachkala; 33/1 Chelsea

Borini EPL goals: 5/4 under 8 goals; 5/2 8-10 goals; 6/4 over 10 goals

Top Liverpool EPL scorer in 2012/13 season: 6/4 Suarez; 10/3 Borini; 7/2 Carroll; 6/1 Gerrard…others on request

Joey Barton next club (loan deals count / void if hasn’t transferred/loaned by winter transfer window): 1/1 Blackburn; 7/4 Nottingham Forest; 5/1 Leeds; 10/1 Newcastle

Adebayor goals vs Arsenal (must be a registered EPL player after summer transfer window): 10/11 none; 11/4 one; 2/1 two or more

Next permanent Nottingham Forest manager: 4/6 Glenn Hoddle; 2/1 Roy Keane; 9/4 Mick McCarthy; 9/2 Darren Ferguson; 10/1 Alex McLeish; 16/1 Harry Redknapp; 16/1 Sven Goran Eriksson; 25/1 BAR

Joe Crilly
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Carroll Cut For Kop-chop…borini Backed To Rejoin Brendan

Brendan Rodgers wants to stamp his mark on the Liverpool squad and William Hill are now betting on which players will come and which ones will go. With a bid for Fabio Borini confirmed by Roma, the Italian is 2/7 to move to Anfield before the end of the transfer window. Another name who has been widely mooted with a move to Liverpool is that of Clint Dempsey and he is 5/4 to join the Rodgers Revolution. Other potential signings include Gaston Ramirez at 6/4, Matt Jarvis at 9/2, Scott Sinclair at 4/1 with Darren Bent and Mark Davies at 6/1 each.

On the other side of the coin, there could be a couple of players on the move, with Andy Carroll perhaps the highest profile of the lot. William Hill have cut him slightly from 4/1 to 11/4 to go, with AC Milan 6/1 to have signed him by September 1st. Alberto Aquilani has enjoyed two successful years in Italy whilst being on loan from Liverpool and he is 8/15 to leave Liverpool by the close of the transfer window. Joe Cole is 2/1, Martin Skrtl 5/1 and Charlie Adam 11/4.

“Rodgers has claimed that everyone will have the chance to prove themselves but the long ball to Andy Carroll will undoubtedly be banished to the annals of Anfield history and that could mean the man himself may also become redundant,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

With the announcement of the Spanish La Liga fixtures today, Hills make champions Real Madrid the 4/5 favourites to regain the title. They meet Valencia in their opening match but their games against Barcelona in October and March will provoke the most betting interest. William Hill offer 5/1 that Barcelona pick up six points from the two encounters, 6/1 that Real Madrid do so and 7/4 that the two teams pick up three points each.

Messi is 4/5 to score more goals than Ronaldo, while Ronaldo is offered at 10/11 to outscore Messi. Ronaldo to be top goal scorer and Real Madrid to win La Liga is 9/4 with Hills whilst the same bet with Messi and Barcelona is offered at 11/4.

Who will sign for Liverpool by the end of transfer window:
Borini : 2/7 Yes, 5/2 No.
Dempsey: 5/4 Yes, 4/7 No.
Gaston Ramirez: 6/4 Yes, 1/2 No.
Matt Jarvis: 9/2 Yes, 1/8 No.
Darren Bent: 6/1 Yes, 1/12 No.
Mark Davies: 6/1 Yes, 1/12 No.

Who will leave Liverpool by the end of transfer window:
Aquilani: 8/15 yes, 11/8 No.
Cole: 2/1 Yes, 4/11 No.
Carroll: 11/4 Yes, 1/4 No.
Adam: 11/4 Yes, 1/4 No.
Skrtl: 5/1 Yes, 1/9 No.

La Liga 2012: 4/5 Real Madrid, 1/1 Barcelona, 50/1 Malaga, 66/1 Valencia, 80/1 BAR.

Goals Match Bet (La Liga): 4/5 L Messi, 10/11 C Ronaldo.

Barcelona Points Vs Real Madrid (La Liga): 7/4 Three, 7/2 Four, 7/2 One, 5/1 Six, 6/1 None, 11/1 Two.

Real Madrid Points Vs Barcelona (La Liga): 7/4 Three, 3/1 One, 10/3 Four, 5/1 None, 6/1 Six, 11/1 Two.

9/4: Cristiano Ronaldo to be top league goal scorer and Real Madrid to win La Liga.

11/4: Lionel Messi to be top league goal scorer and Barcelona to win La Liga.

Joe Crilly
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Oh Dear Ac: Ibra Out, Carroll In…

The rumours that Andy Carroll could be on his way from Liverpool refuse to die down and William Hill make him 11/4 to have left the club by the time the transfer window shuts, whether on loan or permanently (1/4 to still be at Liverpool). AC Milan and West Ham lead the race for his signature with both sides 11/4 to be his next club, with Newcastle 8/1 and PSG and Malaga 14/1.

“Andy Carroll has struggled since his move to Liverpool and a year on loan may give him the playing time that he requires to continue his development,” said Hill’s spokesman Joe Crilly.

Rumours in Italy are suggesting that there are a couple of teams sniffing around AC Milan’s Zlatan Ibrahimovic and William Hill make oil-rich PSG the 11/10 favourites to be his next club with Chelsea 6/1 and Manchester City 8/1.

Former favourite for the England manager’s job Harry Redknapp is on the short list released by the Russian FA to become the new national coach after Dick Advocaat left for PSV. The former Spurs boss is 12/1 to make the shock move.

Andy Carroll next club: 11/4 AC Milan; 11/4 West Ham; 8/1 Newcastle; 14/1 PSG; 14/1 Malaga; 16/1 Arsenal; 16/1 Tottenham; 20/1 Chelsea; 20/1 Reading; 20/1 Ajax; 20/1 Stoke; 20/1 Norwich; 20/1 Manchester City; 25/1 Manchester United; 25/1 Bayern Munich; 33/1 Inter Milan; 33/1 Everton; 40/1 Sunderland; 66/1 Real Madrid; 66/1 Barcelona…others on request
*loan deals count

Zlatan Ibrahimovic next club: 11/10 PSG; 6/1 Chelsea; 8/1 Manchester City; 12/1 Real Madrid; 14/1 Manchester United; 14/1 Juventus; 16/1 Bayern Munich; 16/1 Barcelona; 20/1 Inter; 20/1 Arsenal; 25/1 Malaga; 33/1 Ajax

12/1 Harry Redknapp to be named as the next permanent Russia boss

Joe Crilly
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Rip For Premiership Rivals As Rvp Favourite For Man City Move!

It was the news that all Arsenal fans were dreading, their captain and leading goal scorer Robin van Persie will not sign a new contract and with a year left on his current deal, RVP’s next club is expected to be Manchester City, quoted at 4/9 Hills. City may have some competition in the forms of their cross city rivals, United at 7/2 and Italian champions Juventus at 11/2.

RVP notched 30 goals for the Emirates outfit last season and Hill’s are betting on how many goals they will score in total this year. They scored 72 last season and between 71 and 75 is favoured at 11/4. Between 76-80 is 3/1 but if you take out 30 goals, 60 or less is 12/1. Arsenal are expected to finsh between 2nd and 4th at 4/5. Fifth place is 5/2 and sixth is 5/1.

“Few could argue that Arsenal will not be a weaker side without Robin Van Persie and his goals could also make Man City all but unbeatable!” said Hill’s spokesman Rupert Adams.

Total Arsenal goals 2012/2013 Premier League Season: 11/4: 71-75, 3/1: 76-80, 4/1: 81-85, 9/2: 86 or more, 5/1 66-70, 8/1 61-65, 12/1 60 or less

Arsenal Premier League Finishing Position 2012/13: 4/5 2nd-4th, 5/2 5th, 5/1 6th, 8/1 Winners, 8/1 7th-10th, 33/1 11th or Lower

RVP to still be at Arsenal 1st PL game of the season: 8/13 No, 6/5 Yes

Robin Van Persie’s Next Club: 4/9 Manchester City, 7/2 Manchester United, 11/2 Juventus, 10/1 Chelsea, 12/1 Real Madrid, 16/1 Barcelona, 25/1 PSG, 33/1 AC Milan, 33/1 Inter Milan, 50/1 Ajax, 50/1 Bayern Munich, 66/1 Feyenoord, 80/1 Liverpool, 80/1 Tottenham

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