The Daily Mail is reporting that Steven Taylor is a target of Arsenal during the summer, as the London club try to strengthen their defense.
Steven Taylor – unlikely to want to leave Newcastle
Newcastle could lose one or two of their other center-backs this summer, with Fabricio Coloccini wanting to again move back to Buenos Aries and San Lorenzo to be with his family, and Mike Williamson also may leave after being squeezed out of the first team, since the five Frenchmen arrived in January.
Arsenal are always being criticized for having a leaky defense, although they conceded only 37 goals last season, and that was only three goals short of Manchester City, who conceded the least with 34 goals, with Manchester United, the Premier League Champions conceding 43 goals.
Newcastle leaked a massive 68 goals and had the 4th worst record in the Premier League.
But looking at this potential move, we cannot see it happening, with local lad Steven Taylor, who came through the Newcastle Youth Academy, hardly looking to leave Newcastle.
Steven has had a bad time with injuries since January of 2010, he’s only played 48 times for the Newcastle first team over the last three and a half years, so his injury record is not good.
Arsenal have been linked with Swansea’s Ashley Williams this year, and Mike Williamson has been linked with a move to Swansea to replace him.
The news on Steven Taylor may be accurate that Arsenal want him, but we think there’s very little chance of Steven leaving Newcastle this summer.
What do you think?
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