The Sun screw-up in their tale of Barcelona’s pursuit of Arsenal’s Eboue

It is for these reasons that The Sun must have decided to release faceless and nameless pieces to spread their made-up transfer gossip.

Britain’s most popular red-top today claims that Barcelona are tracking Arsenal’s Emmanuel Eboue, and the tabloid even goes so far as to explain why the Catalans are weighing up the possible move. “The Spaniards need cover for Brazilian defender Dani Alves and have failed to land their first-choice target — Shakhtar Donetsk’s right-back Dmytro Chygrynskiy.”

Barca failed to land Dmytro Chygrynskiy they say… so how would they go about explaining this?

(The Sun article can be read here.)


The Sun aren’t the only tabloid to forget some fact checking, according to the Daily Mirror Manchester United’s forgotten summer signing Gabriel Obertan is a defender.