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The top stories making Friday’s back pages in the UK…

The Sun: Alex Ferguson hopes his new strike quartet will emulate his Treble-winning forwards of 1999.

Also: Arsene Wenger admits losing Robin van Persie to Manchester United is the bitterest pill he has ever had to swallow.

And: Nuri Sahin was last night urged to stall on a move to Liverpool – by Arsenal.

Daily Mirror: Sir Alex Ferguson says Manchester United now have a strikeforce to match the Treble stars of 1999.

Also: Arsene Wenger has admitted he did not want Robin van Persie to strengthen “the enemy” and hoped to sell him to a foreign club.

And: Tottenham are ready to make a move for Chelsea midfielder Raul Meireles as a replacement for Real Madrid-bound Luka Modric.

Plus: Scott Sinclair has put Manchester City on red alert by refusing to sign a new deal at Swansea.

Daily Star: Sir Alex Ferguson believes he is on his way to creating the best strikeforce in Europe after a smash-and-grab raid for Robin van Persie.

Also: Roy Hodgson says the Premier League is strangling England’s brightest young stars.

Daily Mail: Sir Alex Ferguson last night warned his rivals that he had assembled one of the most fearsome strike forces in Europe as Manchester United tied up their £24million capture of Arsenal’s Robin van Persie.

Daily Express: Sir Alex Ferguson has warned the Premier League that his fab four strikers are set for a goals party like it’s 1999.

Also: Andre Villas-Boas has held his hands up for the first time and admitted he got it wrong at Chelsea.

Metro: Joey Barton is on the verge of completing a one-year loan deal to Marseille.

Also: Thomas Vermaelen has warned Arsenal they must put Robin van Persie’s departure behind them and focus on launching a sustained assault on the Premier League.

And: Andre Villas-Boas insists the Luka Modric transfer saga will not disrupt preparations for his first match in charge of Tottenham this weekend.

Plus: Sir Alex Ferguson admits the arrival of Robin van Persie at Manchester United has revived memories of his 1999 team.

Daily Telegraph: Arsene Wenger has admitted that he was determined to sell Robin van Persie to a club abroad rather than rivals Manchester United but that Arsenal were forced into a corner by their captain’s refusal to sign a new contract.

The Times: Sir Alex Ferguson believes the arrival of Robin van Persie could help to turn Manchester United’s attack into the most feared in Europe.

Also: Adam Johnson has said he may have to leave Manchester City in search of regular football.

The Guardian: Sir Alex Ferguson believes Robin van Persie is a “fantastic player” and feels that Manchester United may now have the best strikeforce in Europe.

The Independent: Portsmouth completed the signing of nearly a whole new side yesterday when 10 players joined the troubled club just in time for their opening League One game at home to Bournemouth tomorrow.


Ian Horne
Ian goes back to the very early days of CrunchSports, having been tirelessly covering soccer for us for over 10 years.

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