What the papers say

  • Last Updated: August 31 2012, 8:44 BST

THE SUN: Andy Carroll's Anfield nightmare ended last night when he signed a season-long loan with West Ham. Also: Alex Ferguson will put his players through hell to guarantee they qualify for the Champions League knockout stages. Great Britain made a golden start to the Paralympic Games thanks to Sarah Storey and Jonathan Fox.

Andy Carroll: Moved to West Ham on loan

DAILY MAIL: Liverpool outcast Andy Carroll made a dramatic dash to London last night to agree a season-long loan move to West Ham. Also: Manchester City were drawn against the kings of Spain, Holland and Germany in by far the toughest group in this year's Champions League; The first British medal of the Games was a silver won by a cyclist - but not the one most predicted would open our account.

DAILY MIRROR: Andy Carroll's Anfield nightmare is finally over. Also: Cristiano Ronaldo last night spelled out a Champions League warning to Manchester City - insisting the Group of Death does not scare Real Madrid.

DAILY EXPRESS: Andy Carroll ended his Liverpool nightmare last night after agreeing to a season-long loan move to West Ham. Also: Sarah Storey was not deemed good enough for the Olympics but believes that was a blessing in disguise; Cristiano Ronaldo warned moneybags Manchester City they face an ordeal in their tough-looking Champions League group.

DAILY STAR: Cristiano Ronaldo last night warned Manchester City they faced a real ordeal in the Champions League Group of Death. Also: Liverpool want to snatch Daniel Sturridge from Chelsea after loaning out Andy Carroll to West Ham.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: Sarah Storey luxuriated in the Olympic Velodrome's warmest embrace and spoke of how she would not want to be remembered as a great Paralympian, but, rather, as a great athlete. Also: Manchester City yesterday discovered why the most demanding competition in club football is called the Champions League.

THE TIMES: Andy Carroll, who became the most expensive British player less than two years ago, was sent out on loan by Liverpool last night. Also: The Aquatics Centre was a largely forlorn place for Team GB. Two bronze medals and one silver during this summer's Olympic Games was disappointing and a little bewildering. But yesterday evening, as a plethora of Union Jacks were jiggled by a raucous audience, Great Britain's Paralympic swimmers won three medals in three exhilarating encounters.

THE GUARDIAN: Manchester City must negotiate a daunting group comprised of reigning league champions if they are to progress into the knockout phase of the European Cup this season after the draw in Monte Carlo flung the Premier League winners against imposing opponents in Real Madrid, Borussia Dortmund and Ajax; Normal service was resumed in the velodrome yesterday afternoon, both for Sarah Storey and for British sport.

THE INDEPENDENT: Andy Carroll left Liverpool for a season-long loan move to West Ham United last night. Also: He took a couple of deep breaths and then grinned his way through the National Anthem. It has been a long time in coming - 34 days, in fact, but a Briton has finally climbed on to the top of the podium in the Aquatics Centre.