Found September 02, 2013 on NESN.com:
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11 a.m. ET: The dominoes are falling fast all over Europe. The transfer deadline for many of Europe’s major soccer leagues is upon us, and players are switching teams in a frenzy of deadline-day moves. The summer transfer window, which opened on June 11 for Premier League clubs, has seen members of England’s top-flight spend mind-boggling amounts of money on new players. The summer-spending record of £500 million ($774.8 million) was set in 2008. Deadline-day activity involving English clubs willl almost certainly break that half-billion-pound barrier, raising the bar for what is possible in “silly season.” However, the biggest transfer — ever — has taken place in Spain. After a lengthy pursuit, Real Madrid finally landed Gareth Bale from Tottenham Hotspur. England’s reigning Player of the Year will take his talents to the Spanish capital. He will reportedly wear a price tag of around £85.3 million ($133 million) and the badge of “world’s most expensive player” as he looks to become...
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