The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable Internet links.
Arsenal is ready to change its wage structure in an effort to sign Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney, the Mirror said.
Stoke City manager Tony Pulis left the English Premier League soccer club, ending a seven-year run in which he took the team back to the top flight and into its first F.A. Cup final.
Wigan Athletic became the first F.A. Cup winner to be relegated from English soccer’s elite division in the same season after losing 4-1 at Arsenal, which regained control of the race for a Champions League place.
Alex Ferguson will retire as British soccer’s most successful manager, having led Manchester United to 38 trophies in 26 years.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the web.
Robin van Persie scored against his former team to earn newly crowned Premier League champion Manchester United a 1-1 draw at Arsenal.
"We want additions but we want to keep the structure and spirit and quality of the team."
- Arsene Wenger on May 20, 2013