WENGER - MARTIAL COST 80m euro (Click to show) WENGER: MARTIAL COST €80m
WHO IS MARTIAL? (Click to show)
ZLATAN - MILAN WANTED ME (Click to show)
Arsene Wenger has claimed Manchester United spent €80m on Anthony Martial
, and that sums up a stagnant transfer market.
Wenger told beIN Sports he has been told the deal could be worth as much as €80m - around £59m at current rates - for a 19-year-old still uncapped at international level.
"What happened last night with Monaco, who sold Martial to Manchester United for €80m, I've heard... Martial scored 11 goals in the French championship - that sums it up well.”
ZLATAN: MILAN WANTED ME
ADEBAYOR TOO MUCH FOR HAMMERS (Click to show)
PSG striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed former club AC Milan wanted to re-sign him
, but he decided to stay with the French champions.
Speaking to reporters ahead of Sweden’s Euro 2016 qualifiers against Russia and Austria, he said he is happy to remain in France.
"It was concrete from their side and they showed great interest, but I said from the beginning that I am staying at PSG, I'm happy there.”
ADEBAYOR TOO MUCH FOR HAMMERS
BERAHINO BEHAVIOUR - APPALLING (Click to show)
West Ham co-chairman David Gold says Slaven Bilic pulled out of a deal to sign Emmanuel Adebayor
because he was “very expensive”.
It is understood Tottenham were happy to let the 31-year-old leave, but the club and player couldn’t agree terms over buying out the remainder of his contract.
BERAHINO BEHAVIOUR ‘APPALLING’Saido Berahino's behaviour on Deadline Day
COLE REJECTED NEWCASTLE (Click to show)
was “appalling”, Jamie Redknapp told Sky Sports News HQ.
"I think Berahino is a very good player, but to behave like that is appalling.
"To say you're never going to play for West Brom again. What are you going to do for six months? You've got to play some football somewhere.
"It's a ridiculous thing to say for the young man."
COLE REJECTED NEWCASTLE
CHELSEA POACHED HECTOR (Click to show)
Roma defender Ashley Cole refused a deadline-day move to Newcastle, according to Gazzetta dello Sport.
The 34-year-old has been left out of Rudi Garcia’s 21-man Champions League squad and it looks like he won’t feature prominently in the Roma coach’s plans, with a January exit on the cards.
'CHELSEA POACHED HECTOR’
DE GEA STATEMENTS IN FULL (Click to show)
Crystal Palace co-owner Steve Parish has revealed the club were about to sign Michael Hector from Reading before Chelsea waded in.
The Blues signed the defender for £4m yesterday, but Parish told Holmesdale Radio the Eagles were in pole position until the Premier League champions made an approach.
"We had a deal for Michael Hector at Reading – that was a done deal and we thought we had that one. Unfortunately the might of Chelsea came in and the player chose to go there, so at least we're getting the right targets.
"I am sure Michael will do very well at Chelsea and we wish him all the best. We don't hold grudges, Chelsea are a big club and I think he has supported them since a kid, so you can understand why he chose them."
DE GEA STATEMENTS IN FULL
WENGER FAITH JUSTIFIED? (Click to show)
It all went a bit “he said, she said” after Real Madrid failed to sign David de Gea from Manchester United.
Real released a statement before the Premier League club responded.Read the full story here
WENGER’S FAITH JUSTIFIED?
Arsenal have made just one summer signing in the form of Petr Cech, as Arsene Wenger appears to trust that Olivier Giroud and Theo Walcott will provide the goals they need.
We examine the stats, which suggest he’ll need much more from his forwards if the doubters are to be silenced.Have a read here