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Arsenal consider bid for Nigel de Jong

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Arsenal are tracking the situation of Nigel de Jong after his close friend Clarence Seedorf was sacked by AC Milan, reports The Sun.

The 29-year-old had previously stated that he would seek a return to the Premier League if the Dutch manager was shown the exit door at the San Siro. Seedorf's exit was confirmed yesterday with Filippo Inzaghi coming into replace him.

Now Arsenal, along with Premier League new boys Queens Park Rangers, are ready to offer De Jong the chance he has been hoping for with the Gunners the obvious favourites to seal his signature.

Former Manchester City star De Jong is still rebuilding his reputation after his infamous kung-fu kick on Xabi Alonso in the World Cup final in 2010. His tough tackling style is exactly what Arsene Wenger has been looking for. In fact, his priority over signing a midfield hardman is seemingly the reason why the Arsenal boss rejected the chance to re-sign Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona.

De Jong has just 12 months left on his contract at AC Milan and will come at a reasonable price if Inzaghi decides that the Dutchman doesn't feature in his plans for next season.

Even if he does feature in his plans, AC Milan may have to sell De Jong anyway as he is reportedly outraged by the fact his good friend has been replaced after just six months in charge.

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