FOOTBALL: Jeffers targets top.FRANCIS JEFFERS Francis "Franny" Jeffers (born January 25, 1981 in Liverpool) is an English footballer, currently playing for Sheffield Wednesday. Club career
A striker, Jeffers began his career at Everton, making his debut in 1998 at the age of 17. hopes his move to Arsenal can help to bring him England recognition.
The 20-year-old striker has joined the Gunners from Everton for an initial pounds 8million, which could rise to pounds 10million based on appearances.
Jeffers has yet to make the step up from the England Under-21 team to the senior side but believes moving to the north London North London is a part of London, England which has several possible definitions. River & geography
The part of London north of the River Thames (illustrated). club can only help his chances of earning full international honours.
"If you are playing at the top of the table, in the Champions League and winning trophies then people look at you, but I've not looked as far ahead as next year's World Cup," he said.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger also believes Jeffers will enhance his chances of international honours with his move.
Jeffers is only the second Englishman signed by Wenger during his five- year reign in north London.
And the boss said: "Sometimes if you take a foreign striker he's not used to that English hardness in the box and it takes time for him to adapt."
Meanwhile, Giovanni van Bronckhorst Giovanni Christiaan van Bronckhorst, nicknamed "Gio" (born February 5, 1975 in Rotterdam) is a Dutch football defender and midfielder, who currently plays for Feyenoord in de Dutch Eredivisie. His heritage is Dutch-Moluccan. will turn to close friend Dennis Bergkamp Dennis Nicolaas Maria Bergkamp (born May 10, 1969 in Amsterdam) is a retired Dutch professional footballer. At club level he played for Ajax, Internazionale, Arsenal and also represented the Netherlands at international level. to help him decide if his future lies with Arsenal.
The Highbury club are in talks with Rangers Rapidly deployable airborne light infantry organized and trained to conduct highly complex joint direct action operations in coordination with or in support of other special operations units of all Services. to secure the services of the highly-rated midfielder
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Arsenal are reported to have offered pounds 8.5million for the Dutchman's signature and van Bronckhorst admits he would be tempted by the lure lure
the skin-covered object which runs on a monorail on a Greyhound racing track and which the dogs are schooled to chase. The lure must be kept 30 to 40 ft ahead of the leading dog so that the field is stretched out. of Premiership football.
And he is set to talk to international teammate Bergkamp to find out what to expect if he were to swap Glasgow for London.
He said: "As a player I can't move without the blessing of Rangers. If I get that, then I would be interested in talking and looking to move on.
"I will be speaking to Dennis Bergkamp soon. He has experience of the Premiership and, of course, Arsenal and he is a good friend of mine."