It had been heavily linked in several newspapers over the last few weeks that Manchester United and Chelsea would battle it out to capture Turkish international Arda Turan.

  
However, the former Atletico Madrid midfielder snubbed both to sign for Barcelona, with the fee worth 24m. The spanish and european champions will have to wait until January for Turan to play as they’re currently serving a transfer ban, but the signing will surely help to improve the team even further.