Paper Talk: Transfer deadline day reaction

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Daily Mirror

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was left shocked after the club was beaten by Tottenham to the signing of Clint Dempsey. The Reds manager is left with just TWO senior strikers.

Andre Villas-Boas secured the signings of Dempsey and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, and managed to tie Aaron Lennon down to a new four-year contract.

Chelsea star Ashley Cole tweeted his anger at his side’s performance in the Super Cup against Athletico Madrid. The England fullback said on his Twitter account: “Well that was a lesson, absolute joke. No fight, desire, passion and a big reality check!!!!!! #sorrycfcfans.”

The Sun

Arsene Wenger warned his Premier League rivals not to underestimate the Gunners this season, but admits Septmeber is a huge month for Arsenal with matches against Liverpool, Manchester City and Chelsea.


Sir Alex Ferguson said he thinks Wayne Rooney’s injury could turn out to be “a blessing”, giving the United striker time to get fully fit for the new season.

Daily Telegraph

Brendan Rodgers was left despairing after Liverpool’s owners refused to sanction a £7m deal for Fulham striker Clint Dempsey.

Daily Mail

New Manchester City signing Matiji Nastasic has been dubbed the “new Vidic”. The 19-year-old Serbian is one of Europe’s most highly-rated centre-backs and was signed for close to £13m.

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