What the papers say: Barcelona turn up the heat on Arsenal for Fabregas deal

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The Sun - Barcing mad
BARCELONA last night risked the wrath of Arsene Wenger by publicly tapping-up Cesc Fabregas. Barca president Joan Laporta admitted that he would love to sign the Arsenal skipper and blatantly invited Fabregas to demand a move to the Nou Camp.

The Daily Mail - Wenger delight as Wilshere extends Arsenal contract
Arsenal have rewarded Jack Wilshere after an excellent first season with a long-term contract that will keep the youngster at the Emirates well into his twenties.

Arsenal have tied up promising teenager Jack Wilshere on a new long-term contract as the Gunners continue to look to the future.

Barcelona upped the pressure on Arsenal last night by declaring their interest in £40m Cesc Fabregas for the first time.

The Daily Telegraph Arsenal hand Jack Wilshere new long-term contract
Jack Wilshere has signed an extended contract with Arsenal, manager Arsene Wenger securing the long-term future of a second promising young talent in the space of a week after Aaron Ramsey, too, was rewarded with a new deal.

The Guardian - Arsenal directors to consider Alisher Usmanov rights issue
The Arsenal board of directors are to spend more time scrutinising a proposed rights issue put forward and underwritten by the Russian oligarch Alisher Usmanov, the second biggest investor in the club, before they decide whether or not to support the scheme.

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