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Football: Arsenal not interested in Zaha, says Wenger

Published on Jan 22, 2013 10:50 PM
 

LONDON (REUTERS) - Arsenal are not interested in buying Crystal Palace and England forward Wilfried Zaha though they do want to sign players during the January transfer window, manager Arsene Wenger said on Tuesday.

Zaha, 20, made his England debut in a friendly with Sweden in November despite playing for second-tier English side Palace and reports have linked him with Manchester United and Arsenal.

"I don't know if he will go to United. If he goes to United, good luck to him. We were never in for Zaha, never," Wenger told a news conference ahead of Wednesday's rearranged Premier League home game with West Ham United.

"We look only for players, not numbers, but quality," added the Frenchman, who was coy about a move for compatriot and Olympique Lyon playmaker Yoann Gourcuff.

 
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