Four clubs battle for Inter Milan star

Samir Nasri greets fans at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Samir Nasri greets fans at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester

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WE take a look around the papers for the latest from Arsenal, Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United, West Ham United, Manchester City, Liverpool and QPR.

DAILY MIRROR: Newcastle boss Alan Pardew has been chasing Inter Milan full-back Davide Santon. Liverpool, Manchester City and Arsenal have also been tracking the Italy international this summer.

Samir Nasri aimed a bitter parting shot at Arsenal and their fans after finally completing his £24million move to Manchester City. Also: Barry Hearn hailed “a great day for the little man” after Tottenham and Leyton Orient won the right to challenge West Ham`s winning bid for the 2012 Olympic Stadium.

THE GUARDIAN: Chelsea are to lodge an improved offer for Alvaro Pereira after Porto rejected an opening offer of £16.6m for the Uruguay international.

THE TIMES: Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott scored the goals that lifted the pressure on Arsene Wenger. Also: Joe Cole was handed a lifeline last night with an offer to be reunited with Harry Redknapp at Tottenham.

DAILY EXPRESS: Joey Barton edged closer to the St James` Park exit door last night by insisting that his “hands are tied”. Also: Samir Nasri last night claimed to have joined the new Galacticos after delivering a parting shot at crisis-hit Arsenal.

THE INDEPENDENT: Arsenal proved the doomsayers wrong last night by kick-starting their season. Also: Tottenham Hotspur have been granted permission to challenge the decision that awarded the Olympic Stadium to West Ham.

THE SUN: Arsenal`s heroes produced a £25m Champions League save. Also: Samir Nasri has delivered a stunning insult to Arsenal fans, telling them: You lack passion.

DAILY STAR: Samir Nasri last night sealed his £24m move to the `Galacticos` of Manchester City and fired a parting shot at crisis-hit Arsenal. Also: Harry Redknapp fears Luka Modric will struggle this season if he doesn`t get his dream £30m move to Chelsea.

DAILY MAIL: Arsenal have had a loan bid rejected for Real Madrid midfielder Kaka. Also: Harry Redknapp last night urged Luka Modric to turn his mind back to football after Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy reinforced his stance that their star playmaker is not for sale.

THE TELEGRAPH: Arsenal deservedly joined the Learjet elite in the Champions League rather than the easyJet-set in the Europa League last night. Also: Joey Barton agreed an astonishing £80,000-a-week three-year deal to join Queens Park Rangers on a free transfer yesterday.