The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
United was reluctant to pay a 30.5 million pound ($49 million) fee to acquire the 24-year-old midfielder on transfer deadline day, the Telegraph said.
Arsenal’s biggest shareholder Stan Kroenke said the Gunners haven’t wavered in supporting coach Arsene Wenger and wants him to stay on after this season, the Daily Mirror reported.
Wenger and the Gunners are “totally aligned,” the Mirror quoted Kroenke as saying.
Jol’s No. 2
Jol is coming under pressure after Fulham took four points from its opening five games, the Mail said.
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