Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Arsenal FC get Ozil, Bale joins Real Madrid CF, Coentrao to Man Utd?

Gareth Bale
The Sun: David Moyes was close to finalising a record double deal late on transfer D-day.

Also: Arsene Wenger was last night poised to obliterate Arsenal's transfer record with the £42.5million signing of Mesut Ozil.

Daily Mirror: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has warned Gareth Bale he must now prove he is worth his world-record transfer fee.

Also: Record-breaker Mesut Ozil turned down a bigger offer from Paris Saint-Germain to join Arsenal.

And: Marouane Fellaini delivered a transfer request in person to Everton as he successfully made a last-ditch attempt to force through a £27million move to Manchester United.

Plus: Chelsea have blocked Demba Ba's proposed season-long loan to Arsenal - because they see Gunners boss Arsene Wenger's men as title rivals.

Daily Star: Arsene Wenger last night smashed Arsenal's transfer record with the £42.4m signing of Mesut Ozil.

Also: Gareth Bale was given a hero's reception by 20,000 adoring Real Madrid fans yesterday at his official unveiling as the world's most expensive footballer.

Daily Mail: Arsenal broke out of their financial straitjacket last night with a club record £42.5million capture of Arsene Wenger's 'dream signing' Mesut Ozil.

Also: Manchester United last night pushed through a last-ditch £27.5million deal for Marouane Fellaini.

Daily Express: Arsenal finally delivered on their promise to make a big signing by smashing their transfer record to land Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid for £42.5million.

Also: Gareth Bale kissed the badge, kicked footballs into the adoring crowd, then admitted he would be the one taking orders from Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid.


Metro: Manchester United appear to have beaten the transfer deadline to sign Real Madrid wing-back Fabio Coentrao on a season-long loan.

Also: Manchester United’s shambolic summer ended in chaos on transfer deadline day, amid claims of imposters turning up to negotiate for Athletic Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera.

And: Everton have completed the late signings of Wigan midfielder James McCarthy, Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku and Manchester City’s England international Gareth Barry.

Daily Telegraph: Arsene Wenger yesterday finally joined the big league of European spending when he obliterated Arsenal's transfer record with the £42million signing of Mesut Ozil.

Also: Ander Herrera's £30.5million move to Manchester United was on the brink of collapse last night following a failure to overcome a complex tax wrangle involving the Athletic Bilbao midfielder.

The Times: Arsenal were preparing to smash their transfer record last night to complete the £42.5million signing of Mesut Ozil on an extraordinary contract worth £200,000 a week.

Also: Peter Odemwingie parked his car at Cardiff City last night, eight months after he had driven to Loftus Road only to be refused to be allowed through the gates because a deal had not been agreed with the clubs.

The Guardian: Arsene Wenger was last night confident of signing the Real Madrid attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil for 50m euros to provide Arsenal's support with the statement buy they have craved.

Also: Manchester United were battling to buy Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera in a combined spend of a minimum £55m late yesterday evening as the 11pm transfer deadline approached and David Moyes contemplated ending the summer transfer window having made no major signing.

The Independent: Arsenal made the second biggest transfer in British history last night with the £42.5m signing of Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid, as the Manchester United manager, David Moyes, was plunged into an extraordinary and desperate 11th-hour attempt to sign a midfielder.

Also: Gareth Bale finally arrived at Real Madrid yesterday and declared that the man whose world transfer record he had broken was 'still the boss'.
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