Today, we have consolidated a list of top football stories over the past 12 months.
1. Arsenal Sign Mesut Ozil – £42.4m Deal
On 2 September 2013, Mesut Ozil agreed to join premier league side Arsenal on £42.5 million for a five-year deal. He plays as the centre-attacking midfield for the Gunners.
2. Jose Mourinho returns to Stamford Bridge
On 3 June 2013, Jose Mourinho had been appointed as the Chelsea’s new manager for the second time.
3. David Beckham Retirement
On 18 May 2013, David Beckham had played his final game for Paris Saint-Germain.
4. Real Madrid Sign Gareth Bale – £86m Deal (world-record fee)
On 1 September 2013, Gareth Bale Joined La Liga giant Real Madrid on £86 million for six-year deal. Bale started his professional career at Southampton in 2006, and then he moved to his previous club Tottenham Hotspur, where he served his six years and then he joined Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid in 2013.
5. Sir Alex Ferguson Retirement – David Moyes Appointed
On 8 May 2013, Sir Alex Ferguson had announced his retirement as manager and on the very next day – May 9, it was reported that David Moyes had signed Man United as a Manager for a six-year deal.
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