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Eduardo fears for Arsenal as Toure seals 16m City switch

ARSENAL striker Eduardo believes the departure of defender Kolo Toure has virtually killed off the Gunners&rsquo; hopes of winning the Premier League.<br /><br />Toure, the last remaining member of the famous Invincibles team from 2003-04, last night completed a &pound;16m move to Manchester City.<br /><br />Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has already sold &pound;25m striker Emmanuel Adebayor &ndash; also to City &ndash; and is ready to let wide man Emmanuel Eboue join Fiorentina.<br /><br />In return the Gunners have made just one signing, &pound;10m Ajax defender Thomas Vermaelen, leaving Eduardo resigned to a battle for Champions League qualification.<br /><br />Of winning the league, the Croatian said: &ldquo;It will be very hard, really very, very hard. Now Kolo Toure is also leaving, so I don&rsquo;t know.<br /><br />&ldquo;But of course Arsenal is a club which is always looking for the top spots. I think our main goal will be to be in the top four next season.&rdquo;<br /><br />Toure, 28, agreed personal terms of more than &pound;100,000 per week &ndash; almost double his Arsenal deal &ndash; over four years. He is City&rsquo;s fifth major signing of the summer, although the Eastlands club also reportedly made an increased &pound;19m bid for Everton&rsquo;s Joleon Lescott last night.<br /><br />Arsenal, meanwhile, continued their pre-season campaign with a comfortable 1-0 victory over Hannover 96 last night with Cesc Fabregas netting the only goal.