Search

Midfielder set to snub Arsenal, Aston Villa & Everton to sign for Premier League rivals

09:32 13 July 2012

Tongo Hamed Doumbia, Rennes

Tongo Hamed Doumbia, Rennes

EMPICS Sport

Transfer news: Tongo Doumbia would rather move to West Brom

Arsenal, Everton and Aston Villa target Tongo Doumbia looks set to snub the trio in order to sign for West Brom.

The Rennes midfielder believes he will be given more opportunities at The Hawthorns.

“I felt more desire there,” Doumbia said. “Obviously, it is less glamorous than Arsenal but I’ll be able to continue my progress. I will have more chances to play.

“This (Premier League) is a championship that thrills everybody. I hope this is the beginning of a great adventure.”

Related articles

0 comments

Latest Sport Stories

Thu, 19:04
Lianne Sanderson (right) celebrates with Natalia Pablos Sanchon after the Spanish striker's goal against Millwall. Pic: TGSPHOTO

Striker Lianne Sanderson is determined to play her part in recapturing a winning mentality at Arsenal Ladies in her second spell with the club.

Thu, 11:51
New Zealand's James Franklin bats

James Franklin is hopeful his bag of allsorts will give Middlesex plenty of options on the last stop of his cricketing journey.

Thu, 07:30
Zak Chelli

Times ABC’s Zak Chelli gained revenge for his controversial defeat by Ben Whittaker by scooping a gold medal at the GB Youth Three Nations Championship.

Arsenal fan Aarron Morgan shows off his International Masters belt at Emirates Stadium

Aarron Morgan believes he will benefit from being taken the distance in his successful International Masters light-middleweight title fight against Nodar Robakidze.

Most read sport

Competitions

Spruce up for spring with this beauty bundle from Justmylook!

Looking to update your look for spring? Well, you’re in luck.

Glen Moray whiskey could be winging its way to you.

The Glen Moray Classic is a classic Speyside single malt and forms the starting point for the Classic Range.

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Islington Gazette e-edition today E-edition
Family Notices 24


Our trusted business finder