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In the news today:
Sky Sports’ website suggest that Arsenal are monitoring Manchester City’s contract dispute with England international, Micah Richards.
The young defender has been in the limelight for several years since breaking into the City side as a teenager, however since the Sheik takeover he has often foind first-team football difficult to come by.
Sky Sports report: ‘Premier League trio Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool are long-term admirers of Richards and they are all thought to be keeping tabs on developments.
‘All three clubs are in the market for defensive reinforcements and they could move for Richards if they are given any encouragement that he may not agree a new deal at Eastlands.
‘Italian giants Juventus are also thought to be interested in Richards and are weighing up a move for him should a new deal not materialise.
‘Richards is understood to be keen to stay at City, but if he is unable to agree a new deal he may be forced to consider his options.’
Richards, 23, has 12 England caps to his name and one goal.