What the papers say
A look at what is making the back-page headlines in today's national newspapers.
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THE INDEPENDENT: The England manager, Roy Hodgson, received a contrite apology from Liverpool last night after he was denied access to his former club's boardroom lounge, on the day he suffered the desperate blow of losing Wayne Rooney for the national side's two upcoming, make-or-break World Cup qualifiers. Also: Gareth Bale completed his move to Real Madrid from Tottenham Hotspur last night, for a fee Spurs - but not Real Madrid - insisted broke Cristiano Ronaldo's world record.
THE GUARDIAN: Andre Villas-Boas has insisted that Tottenham Hotspur have "moved on" from Gareth Bale, who has finally completed his world-record 100million euro (£85.2million) transfer to Real Madrid. Also: Roy Hodgson suffered a miserable afternoon at Anfield when he came close to storming out after a perceived snub by his former club Liverpool and saw his injury problems mount before England's crucial World Cup qualifiers, with Wayne Rooney, Phil Jones and Glen Johnson ruled out.
THE DAILY TELEGRAPH: Gareth Bale became the most expensive player in football history last night and immediately described his 100million euro (£86million) move from Tottenham Hotspur to Real Madrid as "a dream come true". Also: Arsene Wenger is preparing a dramatic £80million spending spree in the final hours of the transfer window, with Arsenal today ready to launch bids for Real Madrid midfielders Mesut Ozil and Angel di Maria as well as Palermo striker Abel Hernandez.
THE TIMES: Gareth Bale will finally seal his dream move to Real Madrid today after the Spanish club agreed a world-record 100million euro (£85.2million) fee with Tottenham Hotspur last night, ending the summer's longest-running transfer saga. Also: The towering arrogance of youth electrified the nation's most venerable race circuit as Silverstone was offered a glimpse of the future that could include a British world champion on two wheels for the first time in 36 years.
DAILY EXPRESS: Roy Hodgson was left in a rage by a perceived snub from Liverpool - and his mood darkened as injuries to key personnel piled up ahead of England's pivotal World Cup qualifiers with Moldova and Ukraine. Also: Gareth Bale finally completed his world-record £86million move to Real Madrid last night - with a broadside from Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy ringing in his ears.
DAILY MAIL: Roy Hodgson faces a major England injury crisis which threatens to derail his World Cup qualifying plans. Also: Daniel Sturridge was Liverpool's special one again yesterday as he headed the winner against Manchester United to fire his side to the top of the Barclays Premier League.
DAILY MIRROR: Gareth Bale last night described his world-record £86million move to Real Madrid as a dream come true. Also: Arsene Wenger has set his sights on a last-minute move for Real Madrid star Mesut Ozil - even after hailing Arsenal's derby victory.
DAILY STAR: England boss Roy Hodgson was last night facing up to a full-blown World Cup injury crisis. Also: Gareth Bale's transfer saga ended last night when he finally gained his "dream" move to Spain.
THE SUN: Gareth Bale finally signed for Real Madrid last night and declared: My dream has come true. Also: Angry Roy Hodgson stormed away from Anfield yesterday after an amazing snub.