The Sun reported (subscription required) on Thursday that Arsenal are "closing" on a surprising £2 million move for Berbatov, the Bulgarian striker who currently plays for Fulham and previously had spells with Bayer Leverkusen, Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.
Did Berba jump the gun? Or is this some kind of January transfer window joke? Only time will tell.
Berbatov, 32, has scored four goals in 15 Premier League appearances this season.
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