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Blues To Close Gap
Chelsea will be hoping to stay in touch with both Arsenal and Man Utd at the top of the Premier League when they travel to Spurs tonight (20:00). Click for team news, live updates and all the betting markets now.

Arsene Wenger is considering reporting Internazionale to Uefa for making an illegal approach to Alexander Hleb.

The Arsenal midfielder left the team’s hotel the night before the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Milan a fortnight ago with the agent Claudio Vigorelli and is understood to have travelled to meet officals from Inter.

Vigorelli is an associate of Vincenzo Morabito, a leading international agent who is a director of the leading English agency First Artist. Yesterday Morabito denied he had set up a meeting with Inter but admitted that Vigorelli and Hleb had shared a taxi and that Wenger had made a complaint.

“It’s true that Hleb saw Vigorelli and they went out from the Melia Felix but it’s not true that they went to talk to Inter Milan,” said Morabito.

“They went for an ice-cream. We are sorry that Mr Wenger took it badly and complained because we have a good relationship with him.”

Hleb joined Arsenal from Stuttgart for £11.2m in 2005 and is under contract until 2010.

The Italian club have been tracking Hleb for some weeks and they are expected to approach Arsenal with an offer in the summer. Barcelona are also reportedly interested in the 26-year-old.

Blues To Close Gap
Chelsea will be hoping to stay in touch with both Arsenal and Man Utd at the top of the Premier League when they travel to Spurs tonight (20:00). Click for team news, live updates and all the betting markets now.

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