What the papers say: Arsenal enter race for Russian goalie?

We're all about making your life easier here at Arsenal Addict, where our team of Addicted editors spend every spare second scrutinising news coverage to make sure you're kept up to date with what's going on at our beloved club. So if you don't have the time to trawl through the UK's national newspapers for Arsenal stories, be sure to check back here where we'll do the work for you.

The Daily Mirror - Arsenal's new £11m signing Thomas Vermaelen promises success
Arsenal's new signing Thomas Vermaelen has vowed to bring silverware back to the Emirates. The £11million capture, who can play at centre-half or left-back, has signed a fiveyear deal after completing his move from Ajax.

The Daily Mail - Premier League on red alert as CSKA Moscow plan for life without Igor Akinfeev and Yuri Zhirkov
CSKA Moscow appear to be preparing for life without Barclays Premier League target Igor Akinfeev. The highly rated Russia goalkeeper has been linked to Arsenal and Manchester United in recent months and his club have indicated they will listen to offers for some of their star players this summer.

The Daily Express - VERMAELEN PROVIDES SOLID BASE
Arsene Wenger is convinced new defender Thomas Vermaelen can provide a "solid" base on which to help build Arsenal's challenge next season.

The Daily Star - VERMAELEN GUNNING FOR TOP JOB
ARSENAL newboy Thomas Vermaelen is ready to be captain if asked.

Got an opinion on these stories? Then share it with your fellow Addicts using our comments section.