Transfer Balls: Arda Turan signs for Manchester United, wants Chelsea and ‘dreams’ of Liverpool
Transfer Balls: Chelsea are in for Arda Turan. But he’s agreed to join Manchester United. And Barcelona. And Arsenal want him. Well, so we read in the papers:
Daily Mail, June 30: “Arda Turan keen on £29m Chelsea transfer as Turkey midfielder says he wants to leave Atletico Madrid”
He’s on his way to Chelsea.
The Metro, June 30: “Arda Turan has agreed terms to sign for Manchester United from Atletico Madrid”
He’s on his way to Man United.
ES (Spain) July 1: “Barelona has reached an agreement with Atletico Madrid for Arda Turan”
He’s on his way to Barcelona.
Daily Mail, July 1: “Chelsea favourites to sign £29m Arda Turan from Atletico Madrid with Turkish star preferring London move over Barcelona”
Come on you Blues!
Daily Mail July 2: “Barcelona set to beat Chelsea to the £25m signing of Arda Turan”
Daily Express, July 2: “Arda Turan revelation gives Man United, Chelsea and Arsenal a huge boost – ARDA TURAN has confirmed that talks of a deal with Barcelona are completely false”
Can Arsenal get him? Do they want him?
But the Daily Star says it will all be sorted out today:
Arda Turan to decide whether to join Arsenal, Chelsea or Manchester United tomorrow – ARDA TURAN will announce which Premier League side he is going to join tomorrow.
Number of words in any of those stories from the player or Chelsea: nil.
But one paper has quoted the player.
Daily Express, February 27: “Arda Turan: Liverpool is my DREAM team and I want to play for them!”
Such are the facts.