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Betting on Newcastle United

When it comes to Newcastle United in the upcoming season, most of the football betting interest will revolve around whether they can qualify for the Europa League, or whether they will find themselves struggling in the relegation zone again.

Realistically few will be gambling on the Magpies to make the Champions League (although some of the less realistic supporters might be), so these are the two main issues. The bookies have already made early pre-season odds information available, so do they see Newcastle making Europe or dodging the drop zone?

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The midfielder of Arsenal, Abou Diaby, has said that his team will continue its winning streak in the match against Reading.

After losing to Tottenham Hotspur in a Premier League match earlier this month, the Gunners have come back and have won the last couple of matches convincingly. First they defeated Bayern Munich in a Champions League match on 13th of March and then, just after a couple of days, they got better of Swansea City. Arsenal won both the matches by the same margin of 2-0.

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Arsene Wenger has said that the manager of French team, Didier Deschamps should not pick Abou Diaby for the upcoming friendly match against Germany as the midfielder needs a bit more time to return to competitive football.

Wenger had given the same statement last year as well when the French team was to be picked for the World Cup qualifiers. But, against his wish, Deschamps had picked Diaby for the World Cup qualifying matches in September.

As a result of playing in those matches, Diaby’s fitness deteriorated again and he was ruled out for three months.

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The Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has said that he does not know when the midfielder Abou Diaby will be returning to the starting line-up.

The Frenchman has been one of the most impressive players for Arsenal in the past few seasons whenever he has played, but that has been extremely limited due to the number of injury problems he has suffered. Abou Diaby was one of the main reasons for Arsenal doing extremely well at the start of the season. He got injured in the 2-1 defeat at the hands of Chelsea earlier in the season.

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France has defeated Finland by 1-0 in a world cup qualifier match at Helsinki. The French team didn’t look in full flow and missed quite a few opportunities in the match, but, even after that, the team managed to sneak a victory. Had the French players not missed the opportunities, the margin of victory could have been much bigger.

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The Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has said that he wants to repay the faith of the Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger by performing extremely well this season. The French midfielder suffered one of the worst seasons in his career after he played just five matches last season. He was injured for most of the campaign, but has had a good pre-season and is already looking forward to a good campaign. The 25-year-old French midfielder has always been a very good player for Arsenal, but his injury hit campaign last season forced many into thinking that he will not be the same player once again.

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Van Persie told to miss Arsenal tour

With uncertainty about the future of the Arsenal captain rife, manger Arsene Wenger has left Robin Van Persie out of his 25 man squad for their pre season tour of Malaysia, China and Hong Kong.

The Dutchman was voted PFA Player of the Year following an impressive haul of 30 Premier League goals last season but shocked the Gunners faithful by declaring that he wished to leave in pursuit of more regular silverware and would not be renewing his contract beyond the end of the coming season.

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Former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas has said that striker Robin van Persie should commit his future with Arsenal. Robin van Persie has been linked with a move to a number of clubs in the summer of after scoring more than 40 goals in all competitions for Arsenal.

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Despite finding form after returning to the Arsenal team at the back end of the season Abou Diaby’s injury during the 1-1 draw at home to Stoke City mean that the French international has been ruled out of the French European championships squad.

Arsenal Manager Arsene Wenger announced that the calf strain was more severe than first anticipated and that the player would not recover in time to play in the tournament.

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