Grimandi pictured scouting Ntep last night

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Reports in the French media confirm Gilles Grimandi, Arsenal’s chief scout in France, watched from the stands as Auxerre striker Paul-Georges Ntep helped his side progress to the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France with a 3-2 win over Dijon.

The France under-21 international scored in the second half to give his side a commanding 2-0 lead before Dijon fought back with two-goals to take the game to extra-time. The home side eventually sealed victory in dramatic style when Lynel Kitambala netted a 121st-minute winner.

 

Grimandi keeping tabs on Ntep at Stade de l'Abbe Deschamps, 23 January 2014
Grimandi keeping tabs on Ntep at Stade de l’Abbe Deschamps, 23 January 2014

Arsenal have been strongly-linked with a move for Ntep, who has attracted interest across Europe, throughout the January window but have yet to make a formal bid, despite suggestions he’s already held talks with Arsene Wenger about a move.

It remains to be seen whether Ntep joins Yaya Sanogo as the second Auxerre striker to move to the Emirates in quick succession, but the interest certainly appears to be real.

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leeroy
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Hope that we don’t get accused of N’tepping him up.

*Gets coat

The Fonz
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Leave you coat, stay, I liked it.

AFC
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If this is really true, I’ll go around and N’tep some cunts!

sciGunner
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Is he any good? any expert review?

Vescucci
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I guess we’re ntepping things up a bit

leeroy
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I win 🙂

Vescucci
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Haha. You certainly won

Chuck
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I bet you feel Ntep of the world right about now then

Yoyo Sanogoals
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I reckon Ntep is all we are going to get this January window. Let’s hope he’s the next best thing since sliced bread.

Unnecessarilystupid
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NO NO NO NO, Please can we stop with these ntep jokes already? They’re awful!

leeroy
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Someone needs to Ntep in and have a word with the moderator

PowSalad
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Someone’s having a bit of a Nteper tantrum over these gags

HereComesTheNtepper GIRRLL R A
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HereComesTheNtepper GIRRLL R A

Ntep can certainly find the back of the Ntep and he’s great at Ntepovers

Mooro
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That isn’t Grimandi in that photo – It’s clearly Gilbert O’Sullivan.

Well known for his love of dogs, some bird called Clare and French cup football.

C’mon, you should know this shit, Blogs.

shuggietodd
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Looks more like Roman Polanski to me!

Al Gilmore
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I can hear his song already (think Hanson)
‘Nnnnnnntep’

Lettraggad
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No way his song wil easily be “Here comes the N’teper , murde ra”

Ini Kamoze
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Here comes the N’teper, murderer
Ready to score a header, murderer
Pick out the big man in the area, murderer
Ashley Cole is a twaaaat, murderer

badulakahn
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I was going to make a joke too but i didn’t want to Ntep on anybodies toes

Sarson Vinegar's frightening Sarnie
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Sarson Vinegar's frightening Sarnie

Hahaha Nthese jokes are Nthe besNt!

And I jusNt canNt believe how easy Nthey are Nto do!

(Am I doing iNt righNt?)

feygooner
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No.

Sagna's Braids
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No

the ghost of LANS
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no?

michael carmichael
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HAHAH – I mean no.

ArsenalFanChina
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no

Flamini's Phlegm
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No. No. Mr Griffin no home. No….

j0hnire
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Nyes.

j0hnire
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* Nyep.

Balls, can’t believe I missed that one.

gunner for ever
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I would love to see him in Arsenal.He is quick,skilful and comfortable while finishing.his ability to shoot accurately from a distance and use of set piece balls are amazing.Please get him soon Arsene! Do not let others come and take him from our hands.Either sign him and bring him to the emirated immediately or sign him and give them back on loan until the summer only.

Thegunninggunnerthatguns
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Thegunninggunnerthatguns

Grimandi scouting or enjoying a game, depending on how you ntepert things.

Arty's Art
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He watches game ALL the time. He watched players ALL the time.

He said as much in the interview posted here the other day.

It doesn’t mean too much.

Grimamdi
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Hopefully he isn’t inept infront of goal

biafran arse
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like our boy giruod?? nteping things up might help us in big games..ahiazuba!

Eiregun
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I’m suprised he got a seat

No mind the gap jokes please.
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No mind the gap jokes please.

Who’s he’s favorite band? Ndubs?

gooner
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This could be real. After Arsene went to Spain to personally confirm that messi is not TGSTEL

Dennis Berkamp
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Wenger needs to sign someone who has experience not another Nt-ing youngsters.

gooner
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Kevin Phillips?

biafran arse
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Kevin phils..that’s nTempting

Miikka
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LIVE N’TEP DIE!

Mertusch
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We don’t need him. We need a backup. Somebody that has experience already. I don’t want to say that he is not a good player but at the moment we need a player that will come in and be a good backup.

GonnaGunUDown
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Look at Grimandi, so badass. Other scouts attend the match with all sort of gadgets, he just simply brought his duvet along.

davedupuy
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Are you sure thats not Stephen Rea?

Modhabobo
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Here comes the hot Ntepper…murderer. Sorry, that was poor…*hangs head in shame*

WengersNoseHair
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Can someone explain to me the point of a scout the whole world can recognise? Aren’t we tired of the Chel$kis of this world hijacking our deals? FFS he could at least put on a fake moustache or something.

Özil Gummidge
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gunner for ever, could you link to the four minute YouTube video you have seen of Ntep?

Goonerestgooner
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Does anyone know when he’s striking a ball does he use his laces, the outside of his boot or his (you know what’s coming dont you….) Ntep.

teddy salad
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After a night out with the lads, does he pick up ntep? You bet your ass he does.

Goonerestgooner
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If we sign him, and with Sanago already here, we’d have young French talent Ntep.

Goonerestgooner
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He’s got a perm
He’s got a perrrrrrrrm
Giles Grimandi,
He’s got a perm.

(Although I would NOT point that out to him directly)

Blogs Fan
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I think we’re showing real iNteptitude at pun making here folks…

Frog
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Is that linford Christie in the picture?

GeeFive
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I’m pretty Nteptical about the whole thing. Don’t think he’s the drop-in striker we need to finish the season with. My vote would be a Sa- no go.

LethGooner
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My first language is French. Can someone Nteprete these jokes?

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