By Richard Clarke

Arsène Wenger has denied he is bidding for Blackburn winger Morten Gamst Pedersen.

Media reports on Tuesday linked the Norwegian with a move to Emirates Stadium but this was flatly denied by the Arsenal manager when the suggestion was put to him ahead of this evening's game at Sparta Prague.

"No [I have not bid for him]," he said.

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Richard Clarke 15 Aug 2007