Transfer Balls: Chelsea Juan Mata and the Arsenal kit balls
TRANSFER Balls: today we salute the Daily Star for its “exclusive” news that Chelsea player Juan Mata has ben spotted in an Arsenal shirt. The Star’s headline yells:
PICTURE SPECIAL: Juan Mata pulls on an Arsenal shirt! - IT’S the picture that Arsenal fans thought they’d never see – a new face in a Gunners shirt!
Only, Mata hasn’t worn the Arsenal kit. A computer boffin has just stuck one on his body using what tabloids must refer to as “wizardry”.
The small print tells readers:
Here is Chelsea’s star winger Juan Mata donning the strip for the first time – but don’t get carried away Arsenal fans, it’s only a Starsport impression!
This would be the most egregious transfer story of the season were it not the Sun, which in the face of all evidence to the contrary continues to proclaim that Arsenal have signed Gonzalo Higuian:
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