Tuesday Paper Talk: Under pressure Wenger makes Cabaye bid while Everton turn down Utd bid for duo

Andre Villas-Boas might be a fan of Willian, but that doesn’t necessarily mean Spurs will sign the Brazilian

Manchester City full-back commits future to the club with long-term deal

Everton offended by bid for Fellaini and Baines
The Telegraph

Following Manchester United’s bid for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines, the £28million offer has not only been rejected by the club, but described by a spokesman as both “derisory and insulting.”

Arsenal Supporters Trust want to put a hold on new Wenger contract
The Daily Mirror

The AST feel that talk of a new contract for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is “inappropriate” for now. This comes after Arsenal’s opening day defeat to Aston Villa which has heightened fans annoyance over the lack of signings despite the availability of large funds.

Arsenal make bid for Newcastle’s French midfielder
The Star

With pressure mounting on Arsenal’s manager to flex the clubs financial muscle, Newcastle’s Yohan Cabaye appears to be in the sights of the under pressure manager.  The reported offer is rumoured to be in the region of £10million.

No bid for Willian says Spurs boss
The Guardian

Andre Villas-Boas has advised the club have not made a bid for the Brazilian.  Villas-Boas admits to being a fan of the Anzhi Makhachkala winger but says the club have already done most of their activity on the market.

Barry free to make switch to Everton
The Independent

Manuel Pellegrini has confirmed that Manchester City midfielder Gareth Barry is free to leave, leaving the decision up to the player if he wants to depart or stay and fight for a first team place.

Zabaleta signs four-year contract

Manchester City’s Argentinian full-back has had his impressive displays for the club rewarded with a new contract that will keep him at the City of Manchester Stadium until 2017.

Cole hasn’t given up on England
London Evening Standard

West Ham midfielder Joe Cole has not given up hope of playing for his country again.  The 31-year-old has been involved in three World Cup’s in a row and hasn’t given up hope of making that four.

Pochettino to keep faith with youngsters
Irish Examiner

Southampton boss Mauricio Pochettino has spoken of his confidence in his three England youth internationals; Calum Chambers, Luke Shaw and James Ward-Prowse.  The trio impressed in the Saints opening day victory over West Brom.

Evra can’t believe how United have been written off
Manchester Evening News

Man Utd full-back Patrice Evra says its “unbelievable” how he and his colleagues have been written off so early in this seasons title race.

Brian is a sports journalist with over 5 years experience of writing on all things soccer. Resides in Dublin, Ireland.