What the papers say
A look at what is making the headlines on the back pages of Tuesday's press.
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DAILY TELEGRAPH: This really is going to be a classic title race. This exhilarating performance from Manchester City, coming after opening-weekend victories for Manchester United and Chelsea, confirmed the start of a three-way, high-class chase for the Premier League. Also: Manuel Pellegrini could be forced to renew efforts to sign a new defender at Manchester City after Vincent Kompany left the club with just one fit centre-half as a result of a groin injury sustained in the 4-0 victory against Newcastle.
DAILY MIRROR: Everton's simmering feud with Manchester United has boiled over, with the Blues dismissing a £28million joint bid for Leighton Baines and Marouane Fellaini as "derisory and insulting". Also: Fuming Alan Pardew last night blasted Arsenal's £10million bid for French midfield star Yohan Cabaye.
THE GUARDIAN: Arsenal will return to Newcastle United with an improved offer for the France midfielder Yohan Cabaye as desperation sets in to their attempts to strengthen the squad this summer and with the club fearful they have lost Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to a knee injury until the turn of the year. Also: The opening weekend of Premier League fixtures marked an all-time low in terms of the number of Englishmen beginning games at the start of a season.
DAILY MAIL: Manuel Pellegrini celebrated his first game in charge of Manchester City with an emphatic victory over Newcastle at the Etihad Stadium last night. Also: A furious Alan Pardew last night accused Arsenal of being 'disrespectful' in submitting a £12m bid for Yohan Cabaye before Newcastle's clash with Manchester City... Manchester United are set to enrage Everton further by stepping up attempts to land Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines.
DAILY EXPRESS: Manuel Pellegrini warned his Premier League rivals Manchester City are only just getting started after they crushed Newcastle 4-0 in his first game in charge. Also: David Moyes will risk souring his relationship with Everton further by considering an increased offer for Marouane Fellaini and Leighton Baines after an initial joint bid was branded "derisory and insulting".
DAILY STAR: Under-pressure Arsene Wenger pushed the panic button last night as Arsenal decided to go for broke in the transfer market. Also: David Silva got Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City reign off to a flying start with a goal after just six minutes last night.
THE INDEPENDENT: From his vantage point on the touchline, hands in the pockets of his suit, like a headmaster who had casually strolled outside to watch sports day, Manuel Pellegrini will have wondered at, well, just how easy this evening was. Also: Arsenal's attempts to sign Yohan Cabaye were last night undermined when their £10m bid for the Newcastle midfielder, made earlier in the day, was gazumped by Paris St Germain who offered £15m for the Frenchman.
THE TIMES: Alan Pardew, the Newcastle United manager, has urged the Premier League to close the transfer window before the start of future seasons after Arsenal lodged a bid for Yohan Cabaye only hours before their demolition by Manchester City last night. Also: Not every visiting team will succumb quite as meekly as Newcastle United did last night, but this was quite some start at the Etihad Stadium for Manuel Pellegrini. Manchester City sparkled with flair and attacking intent, sending out an ominous statement to follow that from Manchester United two days earlier.
THE SUN: Manuel Pellegrini's Etihad reign got off to the perfect start as his side roared to the top of the Prem. Also: Arsenal will make an improved £13million bid for Newcastle's Yohan Cabaye.