What the papers say: Toure gets captaincy after transfer u-turn

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The Sun - It's skip, skip Toure for Kolo
KOLO TOURE has been handed the Arsenal captaincy — and decided to stay at the club.

The Daily Mirror - Arsenal appoint Kolo Toure as new captain after he withdraws transfer request
Arsene Wenger has made Kolo Toure his new captain after the Ivory Coast star withdrew his transfer request.

The Daily Mail - Arsenal defender Kolo Toure regains the lead role for Bolton
Kolo Toure, who submitted a transfer request less than a fortnight ago only to withdraw it, will regain the Arsenal captain's armband against Bolton.

The TimesKolo Toure completes U-turn with Arsenal captaincy
Kolo Touré will complete an eye-catching transformation this afternoon when he captains Arsenal against Bolton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium.  

The Independent - Wenger shuts the door on any Arsenal departures
Arsene Wenger, the Arsenal manager, has put an end to talk of his central defender Kolo Touré joining Manchester City by insisting that no one will be leaving the club during the January transfer window.

The Daily Telegraph - Arsenal and Zenit St Petersburg at stand-off over Andrei Arshavin
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and Zenit St Petersburg are at a stand-off over the possibility of Russian striker Andrei Arshavin arriving at the Emirates Stadium.

The Guardian - Wenger confirms Touré as captain but stays cagey on transfer options
Kolo Touré will feel the benefit of injuries and shrewd man-management from Arsène Wenger tomorrow when he captains Arsenal against Bolton less than a fortnight after handing in a transfer request.

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