What The Papers Say - September 2
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David Moyes has ended a summer of frustration by shattering Everton’s transfer record to sign Standard Liege midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
The Goodison outfit beat the midnight transfer deadline by capturing the highly-rated Belgium international on a five-year contract for a club record amount of £13million.
The deal was still to be rubber-stamped when the Daily Post went to press in the early hours of this morning.
But Everton are confident the transfer will go through for a fee that eclipses the £11.25m they splashed out to sign Yakubu from Middlesbrough 12 months ago.
Earlier in the day, Everton had completed the signing of Louis Saha from Manchester United and veteran Wigan Athletic goalkeeper Carlo Nash.
Everton have agreed a record £12 million deal for CSKA Moscow's Brazilian star Vagner Love - but he won't join until next year.
Although CSKA will sell Love, they have demanded that the forward stays until the Russian season ends. He is now due to join in January.
Everton have confirmed the signing of French striker Louis Saha from Manchester United for an undisclosed fee.
Saha has signed a two-year deal with an option for a third year after passing a medical over the weekend.
The Toffees have also revealed a move for Inter Milan winger Victor Obinna has fallen through after an unsuccessful work permit application.
And Everton have also completed the signing of goalkeeper Carlo Nash from Wigan for an undisclosed fee.
David Moyes has handed the former Preston goalkeeper, 34, a two-year deal with the option for a third.