Tony Parsons’ Deadline Day Transfer to The Sun

After a column spanning 18 years at the Mirror, Tony Parsons has joined the Sun on Sunday. Parsons wound down his metaphorical car window outside the training ground to explain his decision:

“I am thrilled to be joining the best-selling newspaper in the country. Every footballer wants to play for Real Madrid, every actor wants to work in Hollywood. And any journalist who truly wants to reach millions of the British public wants a column in the Sun.”

Presumably on slightly less than £300,000-a-week…


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