Barcelona have started the likely summer circus with a £27m bid for Cesc Fabregas. It appears the offer has been dismissed by the Gunners who are looking for much more for their talisman. This transfer is likely to rumble on for next few weeks with the Catalan’s looking to succeed where they failed last year.
In the papers this morning there have been a mixed bag of stories that include Spurs failing with their Olympic appeal; Andre Villas-Boas reveals the influence Sir Bobby Robson had on him, while Antonio Valencia is ready for a wing war at Old Trafford.
Spurs fail with Olympic Stadium appeal – Guardian
Chelsea a long way off financial fair play – Guardian
Robson influenced Villas-Boas – Sky Sports
Young targets 20th title – Daily Telegraph
Spurs eye move for £7m-rated Forlan – Daily Mail
Samba determined to leave Blackburn – Guardian