While Arsenal supporters brace themselves for the potential departure of Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas, there is at least one reason to be cheerful. Gervinho recently arrived at the Emirates from Lille and scored both goals in a friendly against Cologne to illustrate that he could be an exciting prospect next season.
Bet365 (£200 free bets) are prepared to offer 33/1 about the Ivorian, who might well be used sparingly at the beginning of the season, while it is clear that Robin van Persie is still the number one striker at Arsenal and the Dutchman has been well backed at William Hill (£25 free bet) who now make him 7/1 favourite. Ladbrokes are prepared to go a lot bigger at 11/1.
The bookmakers certainly disagree who to make favourite on the Premier League Golden Boot market, with Javier Hernandez as short as 13/2 with bet365 while Paddy Power are prepared to lay the Mexican at 9/1. It is a similar story, with United team-mate Wayne Rooney who is a best price 9/1 with Blue Square.
Fernando Torres is a striker that has been as short as 4/1 to be Premier League Top Goalscorer in previous seasons, although the Spaniard is as big as 10/1 (Victor Chandler) for the coming campaign, with the 27-year-old set to be rotated with Didier Drogba when the season begins.
Carlos Tevez was joint-scorer last season, although the Argentine is seeking a move away from Eastlands, something which has seen Sportingbet (£25 free betting) offer 12/1 about the striker although you can get nearly twice these odds on betfair.