Arsenal had a chance to sign Demba Ba in January, but every time manager Arsene Wenger was asked about the Senegal striker, he said it was unlikely the Gunners would sign him, and he ended up at Chelsea for £7M.
Demba Ba – Arsenal have made an enquiry
But the Chelsea move has been a bit of a disaster for Ba, and he’s now way down the pecking order at Stamford Bridge since Jose Mourinho arrived back in the summer, and he should never have left Newcastle of course.
Arsenal will do some decent business tomorrow, and look like bringing in Real Madrid forward Mesut Ozil, and they have also made an inquiry into Chelsea for Demba Ba, but how serious that enquiry is we don’t know.
But their plan is not to sign him full time for £10M, but rather take him on a season-long loan deal for £3M – which apparently Newcastle cannot afford, or more accurately will not pay.
And we always thought that coming back to Newcastle would not be an attractive option for Ba, because he didn’t exactly play well with Papiss Cisse when he was here, and he’s already had 18 successful months on Tyneside, and will likely seek pastures anew.
You know, we didn’t fully realize Newcastle were such a poor club – financially. 🙁
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