Premier League 2012-13: club-by-club guide to how the summer has gone

Guardian

Manchester United still hope to make a big signing as statement of intent to neighbours who pipped them for the title last seasonArsenalLast season: 3rd Title odds: 14-1 Going down: 750-1Summer update Vieira, Henry, Fábregas, Nasri, now Van Persie. Where would an Arsenal close-season be without a will-he-won't-he-please-make-it-stop transfer saga? The club, though, have learned the lessons of last summer and they have got their retaliation in first. The signings of Lukas Podolski, Olivier Giroud and Santi Cazorla, in particular, have given rise to optimism. And they may be joined by others: Ajax right-back Gregory van der Wiel and midfielders Nuri Sahin of Real Madrid and Yann M'Vila of Rennes are targets. It is unclear when Jack Wilshere will return to full fitness or whether Alex Song will stay.Key player Van Persie if he stays, althoug...

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