Arsenal have rejected Barcelona's opening £30million offer for Cesc Fabregas - and told the Spanish giants to come back only when they are serious. Barca have been told by Arsenal that they want £60million for club skipper Fabregas.

Ashley Young has set his sights on becoming a history-maker after completing his £16million switch to Manchester United.

New Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas last night revealed the massive debt that he and Jose Mourinho owe to their mentor Sir Bobby Robson.

Sir Alex Ferguson hopes that adding Ashley Young to his Manchester United jigsaw will finally help him solve the puzzle of dethroning Barcelona as European champions.

Raul Meireles could be on his way out of Liverpool - but the Kop are not interested in a swap deal. Juventus are believed to want the 28-year-old and will offer Brazil midfielder Felipe Melo in part exchange.

Chris Hughton has warned his Birmingham stars he will boot out any wantaway rebels.

Seb Larsson has revealed manager Steve Bruce was the real reason he joined Sunderland instead of returning to Arsenal.


* Ashley Young signed for Manchester United and declared: We're going to be champions again. Young snubbed late interest from Manchester City and Liverpool to sign on the dotted line at Old Trafford for £16million.

Angry Arsenal fans were in open rebellion last night after accusing the club of trying to gag them.

Liverpool have told Juventus they can have Raul Meireles for £13.5million.

Tottenham's Brazilian midfielder Sandro could be on his way to wealthy Spanish giants Villarreal in a £12million deal.

New Watford manager Sean Dyche could land a £1million transfer war chest as a result of England winger Ashley Young's move to Manchester United.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean is ready to make a record £12million raid for Senegal striker Papiss Cissse at the start of a major spending spree.

Andre Villas-Boas last night suggested Chelsea owe a debt of gratitude to Sir Bobby Robson for mentoring both him and Jose Mourinho.

Marseille want Manchester City flop Emmanuel Adebayor.

Tony Pulis is to make a £6million bid for Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge.

New Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish will battle Wigan in a £5million fight for Bolton goalkeeper Ali Al-Habsi.

Arsenal have rejected a £31million bid from Barcelona for Cesc Fabregas.

Neymar showed Chelsea the good, the bad and the ugly side of his game in Santos' ill-tempered Copa Libertadores triumph.

Chris Hughton is set for talks with his Birmingham stars and has warned he will ditch any wantaway rebels.


Barcelona have officially tabled a £27million bid for Cesc Fabregas.

Ashley Young signed on for Manchester United and immediately set his sights on helping the champions win a 20th title.

Antonio Valencia last night brushed aside the threat to his first-team place posed by new signing Ashley Young.

Jerome Boateng will return to training at Manchester City next month - and then seek talks with boss Roberto Mancini.

Avram Grant has warned Andre Villas-Boas: If you don't get results quickly, Red Rom will axe you - like he did me.

Manchester City have been told Alexis Sanchez will cost them £44million.

West Brom keeper Scott Carson is set to complete a £2million move to Turkish outfit Bursaspor today.

Raul Meireles is wanted by Juventus and could be sacrificed as part of the new order at Liverpool.

Carlos Vela's agent insists the striker is not leaving Arsenal - despite him being packed off to West Brom last season.

Newcastle winger Jonas Gutierrez is a target for Atletico Madrid and Sevilla.

Chris Samba has begged Blackburn to allow him to follow Phil Jones out of Ewood Park if a big club comes calling.

PR manager Neil Warnock is weighing up a £2million bid for Jobi McAnuff.

Chris Hughton insists he's in charge as he plots Birmingham's instant return to the Premier League.


Ashley Young put making history ahead of making extra cash as he joined Manchester United after rejecting more lucrative offers from Manchester City and Liverpool.

Chelsea have told Santos they will not be held to ransom over £45million-rated Neymar.

Raul Meireles' future at Liverpool is in doubt after Juventus made an enquiry about him.

Seb Larsson has revealed Steve Bruce was the real reason he joined Sunderland.

Arsenal have told Barcelona to get real after the Spanish club opened negotiations for Cesc Fabregas with a starting bid of only £27million.


Ashley Young finally completed his move to Manchester United yesterday as manager Sir Alex Ferguson continued his summer plan to overhaul the way that his team play.

Newcastle have rejected a £1.5million offer from Celtic for goalkeeper Fraser Forster.

Stoke are to rival West Brom for Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha.

Arsenal are back in talks for Argentine midfielder Ricardo Alvarez after last month's negotiations broke down.


Ashley Young immediately set his sights on helping Manchester United to a record 20th league title after becoming Sir Alex Ferguson's second major recruit of the summer, joining from Aston Villa for a fee of about £15million.


Barcelona have launched their first substantive move of the summer for Cesc Fabregas by directly contacting Arsenal with a bid of 30million euros (£27million).

Andre Villas-Boas, the new Chelsea manager, is open to the possibility of Didier Drogba extending his contract at Stamford Bridge, even if he signs Falcao.


Manchester United took their summer spending to beyond the £50million mark yesterday with the signing of Ashley Young from Aston Villa, as Sir Alex Ferguson accelerated the pace of his rebuilding programme at Old Trafford.

Stoke City are among a number of clubs to have expressed an interest in Joey Barton, who has been made available by Newcastle United as the midfield player enters the final year of his contract at St James' Park.


Neil Lennon last night admitted he feared losing the title to Rangers had cost him his job.

Cardiff City last night moved to hijack Ally McCoist's team-building plans for a second time by launching a bid for Dundee United's star striker David Goodwillie.