Arsenal Tweet Then Delete Arsene Wenger's Quote on Deadline Signing 80% Likely

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Arsenal Tweet Then Delete Arsene Wenger's Quote on Deadline Signing 80% Likely
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Arsene Wenger, speaking in his regular Friday press conference, told journalists that while Julian Draxler was not coming to Arsenal, a deadline day signing was 80 percent likely.

It was duly reported by those assembled:

Such was the optimism of a new arrival that even Arsenal relayed the quotes on Twitter:

Arsenal - Twitter

But all of a sudden they disappeared.

Presumably the reason was simply to temper any expectations from Gunners fans as the clock ticks down, but this is transfer deadline day, and if there's ever a time for a conspiracy theory to develop from a missing tweet, then this is it.

At the time of writing, the speculation seemed to have settled on midfielder Kim Kallstrom being the arrival to whom Wenger was referring.

 

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