Man City sign Sneijder for €36m (Gazzetta), Barca flirt with Neymar (Marca) & Spurs target Ruiz (Telegraaf)

Wesley Sneijder

Ernesto Paolillo, Inter’s managing director, feeds new quotes to Corriere dello Sport on the Sneijder situation. “There’s no negotiations under way for the Dutchman.” However, that’s challenged by Gazzetta dello Sport, who incredibly report that Wesley Sneijder has been sold to Manchester City for 36 million euros.

Udinese vs Arsenal

Corriere dello Sport may make Arsenal fans feel better about about drawing the Zebretta as the say that the draw was “cursed” in that Arsenal are “a terrible oppponent, perhaps the worst possible together with Bayern Munich.”


Nilmar is linked to Roma, Kaka has been offered to AC Milan, and Lucas and Casemiro are inching closer to joining Inter Milan according to Gazzetta dello Sport.


Marca ruffle Real Madrid’s feathers saying that Neymar is “flirting” with a move to Barcelona. “Sandro Rosell has always had a soft spot for the Santos player and has not removed his eye to all that has been happening with Real Madrid.” Staying with Neymar, AS add that Santos have agreed a new deal with the player including a 55 million release clause while raising his seven to seven million net at season.

Atletico Madrid are homing in on Porto striker Radamel Falcao. (AS)

Sport twist the news that Cesc Fabregas won’t be playing for Arsenal against Benfica by splashing the headline “Cesc does not want to wear the Arsenal shirt.” They mischievously add the byline “He declares war!”


L’Equipe report on Le Harve 17-year-old Gouano Prince Desir receiving a trial at Juventus, whilst linking John Carew with a move to West Ham.


According to ABola Liverpool have withdrawn their interest in Porto’s Alvaro Pereira because he is too expensive.


Big news in Telegraaf is that Twente striker Bryan Ruiz is on Tottenham’s radar. Twente want 15 million euros for the Costa Rican.