Transfer Balls: Barcelona’s Fabian Schar Joins Arsenal From Basel After Rejecting Borussia Dortmund
TRANSFER Balls – a look at bad media reporting on footballers. The Daily Star has an “EXCLUSIVE. News is that “Arsenal and Spurs set for January battle for Swiss defender Fabian Schar”.
How exclsuive is this news? Well, one day earlier the Star’s sister organ, the Daily Express said Schar was heading to Arsenal. Or Borussia Dortmund. Or Inter Milan. Schar was in a “locked in a three-way battle” .
But Schar to Spurs is new news. Right? Wrong. The Mirror reported on August 23:
But the Mirror also said Schar was off to Barcelona:
The Guardian told us in November 2013, that the trained banker was on his way to…
Schär was a rather heralded recruit by Basel 16 months ago but has made such an impact that the 21-year-old is being lined up for an even bigger move: Arsenal and Internazionale are reported to be among his admirers but Borussia Dortmund are expected to make the first concrete offer in January after losing their influential defender Neven Subotic to a knee injury for the rest of the season.
Such are the facts…