Sunday links: Bolton, transfers and defensive football

BOLTON, ENGLAND - MAY 22: Jussi Jaaskelainen the Bolton goalkeeper clears under pressure from Yaya Toure and Paul Robinson during the Barclays Premier League match between Bolton Wanderers and Manchester City at the Reebok Stadium on May 22, 2011 in Bolton, England. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

 

  • Despite playing for Arsenal in their defeat to Liverpool, Samir Nasri's move to City is very much still on, writes Phil McNulty: [BBC Sport]
  • Or is it? Glenn Moore suggests Nasri is set to stay and fight for Arsenal: [Independent]
  • City are set to allow Emmanuel Adebayor join Tottenham on a free in order to shed his £170,000 a week salary: [Sunday Mirror]
  • Meanwhile, City's 'outcasts' will not form part of the 25-man Premier League squad: [MEN]
  • Pablo Zabaleta reveals he is helping Sergio Aguero settle in at the club: [telegraph.co.uk]
  • Paul Hayward writes that Aguero will allow City to release the handbrake: [Observer]
  • But Paul Merson still feels City are too defensive, particularly away from home: [mcfc.co.uk]
  • Owen Coyle says he is ready for big-spending City: [BBC Sport]
  • My look at the respective wide men over at EPL Index: [EPL Index]
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