Press Gossip - 2019

Discussion in 'Transfer Forum' started by christinaa, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. Dec 3, 2018

    kerano. New Member

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  2. Dec 4, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Tuesday's Newspapers:
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    The Sun
    • Arsenal and Tottenham are in a transfer fight for Adrien Rabiot who has ended contract talks with PSG.
    • Arsenal, Chelsea and Spurs are prepared to battle to sign Real Madrid's Isco.
    • Man City starlet Brahim Diaz has agreed to join Real Madrid on a £60k-a-week deal despite Pep Guardiola claiming the club would 'do everything' to keep him.
    • Chelsea have made the first official offer for £70m Borussia Dortmund star Christian Pulisic.

    Daily Mail

    • Unai Emery (pictured) wants Mesut Ozil to fight for his flagging Arsenal career and wants to see a change in the German's attitude.
    • Jose Mourinho is becoming increasingly baffled by the size of Manchester United's scouting department, which numbers 58 members around the world.

    Daily Mirror

    • Tottenham, Arsenal and Southampton have joined the list of clubs monitoring RB Salzburg teenager Hannes Wolf.

    Daily Telegraph

    • Aaron Ramsey has impressed Unai Emery but Arsenal's contract decision remains closed.

    The Times


    • Paul Pogba complained to Jose Mourinho his tactics restrict the movement of Manchester United's team during the draw with Southampton.
    • The lawyer behind the Bosman ruling has written to the FA to demand an inquiry into Jean Michel Seri's transfer to Fulham from Nice over the summer.

    Daily Express

    • The winners of the Carabao Cup are set to be part of UEFA's new third-tier club competition.

    Scottish Sun


    • Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers has strongly hinted that Dedryck Boyata will almost certainly be sold in January.
    • SFA chiefs are set to carpet Hearts manager Craig Levein for his explosive comments following Sunday's clash with Rangers.
    • Rangers have been linked with a January loan swoop for Everton youngster Kieran Dowell.
  3. Dec 5, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    DAILY EXPRESS


    • Eden Hazard has been offered a £15.6m deal with Chelsea to snub Real Madrid.
    DAILY MIRROR

    • Everton are keen to make Andre Gomes' loan move permanent but he has a £90m release clause with Barcelona.
    DAILY MAIL

    • Liverpool midfielder Fabinho insists there is no reason for him to leave after being linked with a January move to PSG.
    • David Platt is involved in the Palermo takeover as owners Global Futures Sports buy the Serie B club for just £8.92.
    • Netting in front of away fans could become a permanent fixture at Manchester United after a smoke grenade was hurled at disabled supporters.
    DAILY STAR

    • Atlanta Hawks owner Arthur Blank will not be buying Newcastle United as was rumoured, choosing instead to focus on MLS team Atlanta United.
    • Bookmakers are making Arsenal's Mesut Ozil odds-on to join Manchester United in January.
    THE SUN

    • Jack Wilshere has suffered a new ankle injury just days after his West Ham comeback.
    • Arsenal and Manchester City have been joined in their pursuit of Real Betis star Junior Firpo by Newcastle and Crystal Palace.
    • Liverpool have joined Manchester City in the race for Lyon wonderkid Houssem Aouar.
  4. Dec 5, 2018

    Nickelodeon New Member

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    That's the mad dog sorted then
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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

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    These days, he only looks like one.

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    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    He will be mad when Jose tells him he can't have a day off.
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    Just what we needed when the midfield lacked bite. Mesut Ozil.
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    Needham Full Member

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    He can link uo with Sanchez on the angriest most depressed bench in world football.
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    Catt The least positive person in match threads ever

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    golden_blunder Site admin. Manchester United fan Staff

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    Our assimilation into Arsenal is almost complete
  11. Dec 6, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Thursday's Newspapers:
    December 06, 2018


    Manchester United are keeping tabs on Galatasaray starlet, according to the back pages.


    DAILY MIRROR
    • Aston Villa are favourites to sign Burnley outcast Tom Heaton next month.
    • Mick McCarthy will hold talks with Declan Rice this week in a fresh bid to persuade him to choose the Republic of Ireland over England.
    • Steven Gerrard will block any attempt made by Nottingham Forest to bring an early end to Joe Worrall's loan spell at Rangers.

    DAILY EXPRESS

    • Manchester United have been dealt a blow as transfer target Marko Arnautovic faces time out due to injury.

    DAILY MAIL

    • Mike Ashley is not convinced Peter Kenyon has the funds to complete a £300m takeover of Newcastle United.
    • Bernardo Silva has challenged his Manchester City team-mates to race ahead at the top of the Premier League table by the New Year.
    • Crystal Palace have been forced to make changes at their Beckenham training ground after it was given a zero hygiene rating by health inspectors and found to be infested with mice.

    DAILY TELEGRAPH

    • Former FIFA executive Rafael Salguero, who has been sentenced for corruption, claims he was offered "hundreds of thousands of dollars" in return for his 2018 World Cup vote.

    DAILY STAR

    • Bernardo Silva insists that Manchester City are taking nothing for granted this season.

    THE TIMES

    • Manchester City are at risk of a possible Champions League ban from Uefa after an investigation into alleged manipulation of their sponsorship income

    THE SUN

    • Arsenal have joined the race for Brazilian striker Wesley Moraes.
    • Marcus Evans has put Ipswich Town up for sale for £35m but is finding it tough to secure a buyer as he is not prepared to write off the near £100m debt owed to him.
    • Manchester United are keeping tabs on Galatasaray starlet Ozan Kabak as Jose Mourinho looks to bolster his defence.
    • Inter Milan are tipped to launch a second approach for Manchester United's Matteo Darmian.
    • Jeddah in Saudi Arabia will host the Italian Supercoppa clash between Juventus and AC Milan on January 16.

    DAILY RECORD

    • Former Hibs boss Mixu Paatelainen has been axed by Latvia after a disastrous six-month spell in charge.
    • Anthony Stokes and Lee Erwin have been reported to FIFA after quitting Iran's Tractor Sazi, being accused of telling "lies" by the club's managing director.
  12. Dec 7, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Friday's Newspapers:
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    the sun


    Manchester United are prepared to fork out up to £40m to make Tottenham's Mauricio Pochettino their next boss.
    Huddersfield's Alex Pritchard is a £15m target for Wolves in the January transfer window.
    West Ham are lining up a summer transfer move for Manchester United right-back Antonio Valencia.
    Newcastle fans postponed a protest planned for Sunday's game against Wolves so they do not jeopardise a potential sale of the club.


    daily mirror

    Steve Bruce is set to be offered a return to management at Reading after Paul Clement was sacked.
    Manchester United have been dealt a transfer blow as it has emerged Alex Sandro is close to agreeing fresh terms with Juventus.
    Wolves are preparing to offer £17m for 24-year-old Japan winger Shoya Nakajima from Portuguese side Portimonense.
    Newcastle may sign Atlanta United forward Miguel Almiron on loan until the end of the season before paying £15m for a permanent deal in the summer.


    daily star

    Liverpool are not planning to recall Harry Wilson from his loan spell at Derby County.


    daily mail

    Arsenal fear defender Rob Holding suffered a season-ending cruciate ligament injury against Manchester United on Wednesday.
    Jean-Michael Seri's move to England is under further scrutiny after Fulham were accused of breaching FA agent rules.
    Manchester City are waiting as long as they can before making a call on whether Sergio Aguero is fit enough to play against Chelsea this weekend.
    Cardiff manager Neil Warnock watched Nantes striker Emiliano Sala on Wednesday ahead of a potential January bid.
    Leicester Tigers are interviewing for a new defence coach to ward off growing unrest following disappointing recent results.
    Rising horseracing star Kieran Shoemark is facing a lengthy suspension after failing a drugs test.


    daily record

    Rangers have been boosted in their hopes of keeping on-loan defender Joe Worrall until the end of the season after Nottingham Forest said they will not recall him early.
    Michael Gardyne is set to boost Ross County by returning to action in the next couple of weeks after suffering a broken foot.


    daily telegraph

    Manchester United midfielder Jesse Lingard has admitted his efforts at the World Cup have affected his early season form.


    the guardian

    A member of West Ham's newly-formed official supporters' board marched with the Democratic Football Lads Alliance, a group condemned by anti-racism campaigners.
    Chelsea are growing confident that they can convince Ruben Loftus-Cheek his future lies at Stamford Bridge.
    Newcastle Falcons are facing the prospect of playing their European Champions Cup tie against Edinburgh with only 14 men because of an injury crisis.
    The referee in charge of Tyson Fury's title fight against Deontay Wilder has denied his count was slow when Fury was knocked down in the 12th round.


    the times

    Manchester United are confident Ander Herrera will sign a new contract extension in the coming weeks.
    Nice manager and former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira has urged young English players to go abroad to find more playing opportunities.
    The Amir Khan foundation has been criticised by the Charity Commission over its failure to provide clear details about its spending.
  13. Dec 7, 2018

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    marukomu The Gatekeeper

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    Nice? He's a bit of a twat if I remember. white text
  15. Dec 8, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Saturday's Newspapers:
    8th December 2018


    the sun

    Romelu Lukaku is the latest star who wants out of Manchester United because of Jose Mourinho.
    Manchester United have reportedly fended off interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Valencia to nab Amiens starlet Noam Emeran.
    Swansea were 'tricked' into increasing Lukasz Fabianski's wages with fake interest from Bayer Leverkusen, according to Football Leaks


    daily mail

    Alexis Sanchez is expected to stay in Chile until the New Year as he bids to recover from his hamstring injury.
    Manchester City are likely to send Zach Steffen out on loan if they sign the goalkeeper from MLS in January.
    Arsenal cannot recall Calum Chambers from Fulham despite their defensive injury crisis.
    West Ham star Robert Snodgrass has blamed his weight gain on his loan move to Aston Villa last season.


    daily mirror

    Reports in Italy suggest Liverpool's Divock Origi and Daniel Sturridge are on the radar of AC Milan.
    Reading have made an approach for Vitoria Guimaraes boss Luis Castro to succeed the sacked Paul Clement.



    THE TELEGRAPH

    Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is on a list of Russian oligarchs to be targeted by UK intelligence services.


    the guardian

    Manchester City may gamble on playing Raheem Sterling at centre-forward because of injury to Sergio Aguero.


    daily express

    Tottenham offered Toby Alderweireld to Manchester United for £30m in the summer, it's been claimed.


    daily star

    Liverpool won't be recalling in-form Harry Wilson from his loan spell with Derby in January.


    daily record

    The owner of Rangers investors Blue Pitch Holdings has insisted he's a victim of Ibrox power struggle
  17. Dec 8, 2018

    yumtum DUX' bumchum

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    Former Arsenal player, but a City LEGEND!
  18. Dec 9, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Then he's even more of a TWAT.
  19. Dec 9, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Sunday's Newspapers:
    9th Dec 2018


    sunday express

    Paris Saint-Germain will rival any attempts to lure Eden Hazard away from Stamford Bridge this summer.
    Manchester City are ready to pull the trigger and spark a massive transfer scramble for Roma's Turkey international winger Cengiz Under.
    Jose Mourinho would have sold Paul Pogba in the summer if Barcelona had pushed the boat out.
    Arsenal will reportedly consider allowing Mesut Ozil to leave for £25m with Inter Milan interested.


    sunday mirror

    Netherlands legend Danny Blind has launched a blistering attack on beleaguered Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho.
    Cardiff are considering a loan move for out-of-favour Everton striker Oumar Niasse.
    Tottenham are interested in signing Netherlands midfielder Tonny Vilhena, according to reports in Italy.
    Galatasary's Ozan Kabak is being monitored by Manchester City ahead of a possible £20m transfer.


    mail on sunday

    Manchester United have held talks over a compensation package for Amiens teenager Noam Emeran.


    sunday telegraph

    Marco Silva expects Richarlison to get even better as both gear up to face former club Watford.
    Richard Cockerill has emerged as a surprise contender to replace Eddie Jones as England head coach.


    sunday times

    Manchester United have been quoted a price of more than £90m for Kalidou Koulibaly, the Napoli central defender who is Jose Mourinho's top defensive target.


    the sun on sunday

    Manchester City will make a final attempt to persuade Brahim Diaz to stay before reluctantly agreeing an £8m sale to Real Madrid.
    Chelsea are preparing a £20m January swoop for Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj.
    Uefa could take the Champions League final global after the Boca Juniors and River Plate drama.
    Daniel Sturridge faces at least a six-month ban if he is found guilty of breaching betting rules.


    the observer

    The Rugby Football Union has proposed expanding the Premiership to 16 teams - split into two conferences - to resolve the continuing debate over promotion and relegation.


    sunday mail

    Andy Halliday has revealed Rangers players are set to fine red card sinners in a desperate bid to stop them getting sent off.
    Celtic captain Scott Brown has been warned reputation will not get him a starting spot after his injury comeback.
  20. Dec 10, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Monday's Newspapers:
    December 10, 2018



    DAILY TELEGRAPH


    • Phil Foden is to sign a new six-year deal at Manchester City in the next 24 hours. The deal is expected to tie the England Under-21 midfielder to the club until June 2024, despite interest from the likes of Paris St Germain and Borussia Dortmund. The 18-year-old is said to have no intention of leaving his boyhood club.
    THE SUN

    • Jose Mourinho has been told by Manchester United that he can sign a defender next month - with Toby Alderweireld the No 1 target.
    • Manchester United and Arsenal are watching Hertha Berlin wonderkid Arne Maier.
    • Chelsea are looking to sell Victor Moses but want a £12million fee. Clubs including Crystal Palace and Fulham are interested in the 27-year-old, who has made just six appearances in all competitions this season.
    DAILY MIRROR

    • Chelsea risk losing David Luiz because of their over-30s policy on new contracts.
    • Everton defender Mason Holgate is set to go out on loan in January. The 22-year-old signed a five-year deal with Everton a year ago but has fallen out of favour under Marco Silva.
    • Andy Carroll has his heart and his head set on staying at West Ham.
    • Mason Holgate has been told by Everton he can go out on loan in January.
    • Two Premier League left-backs are being targeted by Marseille. The Ligue 1 side are eyeing up Arsenal's Nacho Monreal and Liverpool's Alberto Moreno.


    DAILY STAR

    • Manchester United star Paul Pogba reckons Jose Mourinho is on a mission to humiliate him.
    • Everton star Richarlison is a transfer target for Barcelona. They see him as a potential replacement for an ageing Luis Suarez
    SCOTTISH SUN

    • Steven Gerrard has accused SPFL delegate Jim Neil of bizarrely snubbing him - despite asking if he had any issues with the match officials.
    • Bournemouth are weighing up a big-money January bid for Callum McGregor.
    DAILY RECORD

    • Rangers forward Ryan Kent could miss Thursday's Europa League clash with Rapid Vienna after picking up an injury against Dundee.
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  21. Dec 10, 2018

    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    @christinaa those last lot are Sundays papers not Mondays?
  22. Dec 10, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Sorry - Fixed.
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    P-Nut fan of well-known French footballer Fabinho

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    No probs thanks as always
  24. Dec 11, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Tuesday's Newspapers:
    December 11, 2018


    Daily Mail

    •Manchester United have no intention of selling Paul Pogba in the January transfer window despite the club's record £89m signing falling out of favour with manager Jose Mourinho. Juventus are known to be interested in taking him back, but United chiefs will turn down any offers next month as they still see a bright future for him at Old Trafford
    •Fulham have made an enquiry for Deportivo La Coruna striker Pedro Martelo.
    •Chelsea have held talks over a proposed move for Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj. The 24-year-old Albania international, who has previously worked with Blues boss Maurizio Sarri, is valued at £45million, according to the paper. Chelsea could agree the deal in January but allow him to finish the season in Italy.
    •Frenkie De Jong's father has claimed that Barcelona would be the best destination for the youngster if he leaves Ajax at the end of the season.
    •West Brom are reportedly interested in signing Leicester's Andy King on loan in January to add energy to their midfield. King is keen to leave Leicester once the winter window opens after being left out of the side's Premier League squad and Carabao Cup games. West Brom boss Darren Moore is said to see the Wales international as an ideal signing when the window opens.

    Daily Mirror

    •Newcastle are favourites to land MLS star Miguel Almiron - according to his dad.
    •Jorginho's agent has revealed the Chelsea star attracted significant interest from the Premier League big boys over the summer.
    •New Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl intends to go back to Germany in next month's transfer window strengthen his side.
    •Veteran goalkeeper Keiren Westwood is set to join Leeds on a free transfer from Sheffield Wednesday.

    The Sun

    •Tottenham have joined Manchester United in the race for Romanian international starlet Dennis Man.
    •Newcastle goalkeeper Karl Darlow is a £4million target for Leeds and Aston Villa. The 28-year-old has lost his number one spot since Martin Dubravka's arrival and could be on the move next month.

    Daily Express


    •Eden Hazard has yet again refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid.
    •Manchester United missed out on the chance to sign Frenkie de Jong and Matthijs de Ligt, according to their former head of youth recruitment, Derek Langley.

    Daily Telegraph


    •Fulham are preparing for a January move for Leicester's Islam Slimani. Claudio Ranieri is looking to boost the club's hopes of Premier League survival. Slimani is currently on loan at Fenerbahce but the Turkish club are said to be prepared to cut the deal short next month.


    Daily Star


    •Newcastle look to be in pole position to sign Miguel Almiron from Atlanta United.

    Scottish Sun

    •Rangers have the green light to bring Steven Davis back to Ibrox in January.
    •Celtic have taken American right-back Manny Perez on trial.
    •Celtic star Craig Gordon has warned Bournemouth they'll need to stump up huge money to snatch Callum McGregor.
  25. Dec 11, 2018

    Water Melon before it dries out, eh

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    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Thank you and much appreciated. :)
  27. Dec 12, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Wednesday's Newspapers:
    December 12, 2018

    Daily Mirror

    • Chelsea are eyeing a January swoop for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez to replace Cesc Fabregas.
    • Brighton midfielder Pascal Gross has emerged as a shock target for Liverpool.
    • Wayne and Coleen Rooney were Donald Trump's guests of honour at the White House Christmas party on Sunday.
    • Leicester boss Claude Puel admits he is ready to offload some of the club's title heroes next month.
    • Newcastle are ready to go back in for Benfica's Andreas Samaris when the transfer window reopens.

    Daily Mail

    • Manchester United are showing a surprise interest in Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier.
    • Fulham will have to play the next two seasons in front of just three stands with the Riverside Stand demolished during a £100m redevelopment.

    The Sun

    • Paul Pogba was wanted by Manchester United chiefs for commercial reasons, claims Jose Mourinho's adviser.
    • Jermain Defoe (above) could be handed a Premier League lifeline by Crystal Palace.
    • Manchester United have reportedly enquired about Bordeaux defender Pablo.
    • Lucas Torreira revealed a phone call from Unai Emery at the beginning of the season persuaded him to join Arsenal.
    • Newcastle are trying to tie down teenage hotshot Elias Sorensen with a new three-year deal.
  28. Dec 13, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Thursday's Newspapers:
    December 13, 2018



    DAILY STAR

    • Barcelona are ready to launch a January move for Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, most likely on an initial loan until the end of the season.
    • Newcastle's move for Miguel Almiron is under threat because of the continuing doubts over a takeover of the club.

    THE GUARDIAN
    • Tottenham are braced for fresh interest from Real Madrid over Mauricio Pochettino next summer, with Manchester United also keeping an eye on his situation.
    THE SUN
    • Juventus will make a £72m move to bring Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba back to the club in January, hoping to make the most of his rocky spell at Old Trafford.
    • Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has ordered players in for training at 4pm on Christmas Day.
    • Chelsea's Gary Cahill is one of a number of defenders being considered by Arsenal amid an injury crisis.
    • Saracens want to snap up Elliot Daly in a sensational switch from Wasps.

    DAILY MIRROR
    • Leicester midfielder Adrien Silva could be heading back to Sporting Lisbon on loan in January after failing to establish himself at the club.
    • Atlanta United will not sell Newcastle United target Miguel Almiron for less than £30m.
    • The Premier League will back Raheem Sterling with a new anti-racism campaign which could be launched as early as this weekend.
    • The German FA is planning to use former professional footballers to help make VAR decisions in the Bundesliga after a series of controversial calls last weekend.
    • Gerard Pique is set to buy Spanish fifth-tier club FC Andorra with the aim of getting them as close to La Liga as possible.
    • Nottingham Forest have been hit by a defensive injury crisis ahead of their clash with fierce rivals Derby County on Monday.
    DAILY MAIL
    • Premier League bosses fear racism storms involving Raheem Sterling and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang are damaging their global brand.
    • Tottenham are quietly optimistic that their new stadium will open in February in time for their first Champions League knockout stage match.
    • Saracens are clearing the decks for a possible Elliot Daly signing by allowing a number of players to leave at the end of the season and free up salary cap space.
    THE SCOTTISH SUN
    • Worried friends reported Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths missing on Monday and he was only traced after a two-hour search.
    • Rangers are sending loan flop Umar Sadiq back to Roma midway through his year-long spell at the club.
    DAILY RECORD
    • Craig Levein has already opened discussions with Steven Naismith on his future at Hearts and would love the forward to sign a new deal.
  29. Dec 13, 2018

    DomesticTadpole Doom-monger obsessed with Herrera & the M.E.N.

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    Thought we always trained Christmas day and getting them to come in at 4 is actually letting them spend time with their families. Papers making a bad story out of nothing.

    Sad story about Leigh Griffiths.
  30. Dec 14, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Fridays's Newspapers:
    December 14, 2018


    DAILY MIRROR
    Manchester City are plotting a stunning move for £50m-rated Leicester defender Ben Chilwell.

    Raul Jimenez will keep Wolves waiting until the summer before the committing to a £30m switch from parent club Benfica.

    Ousmane Dembele apologised to his Barcelona team-mates in the dressing room before they faced Tottenham after being late for training on more than one occasion.

    Samuel Saiz could quit Leeds United next month to return to his native Spain because he is unsettled at Elland Road.


    THE SUN

    David De Gea is ready to make a stunning U-turn and sign a long-term Manchester United deal.

    Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to miss this weekend's crunch clash against Manchester United.

    Tottenham are hoping to secure a permanent deal for Everton's on-loan midfielder Andre Gomes who is delaying on a transfer to Merseyside.

    Newcastle want to solve their goalscoring problems with a move for Japan striker Ritsu Doan.

    Peter Kenyon's takeover attempt of Newcastle has hit a hurdle as he is more than £100m short of Mike Ashley's asking price.

    Ralph Hasenhuttl has hinted he will quit if he fails to save Southampton from relegation.

    Chelsea and Arsenal target Isco is closer to leaving Real Madrid after being booed by home fans in their 3-0 defeat on Wednesday.

    DAILY EXPRESS
    Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is growing increasingly confident that a £300m deal to sell Newcastle will be finalised next year.


    DAILY MAIL

    Manchester United captain Antonio Valencia is open to leaving the club in January after accepting he has lost the trust of manager Jose Mourinho.

    Tottenham star Harry Kane has as appointed his brother, Charlie, as his manager of football and commercial affairs.


    DAILY RECORD

    Celtic captain Scott Brown is moving closer to joining Australian A-League side Western Melbourne.


    DAILY STAR

    Maurizio Sarri has told Gary Cahill he is free to sign for Arsenal in January if he wants.


    DAILY TELEGRAPH

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is angered by the lack of progress being made on transfers behind the scenes at Old Trafford as the January window nears.

    Shaun Edwards has emerged as a leading contender to take charge of Rugby Union side Dragons on an interim basis until the end of the season.


    SCOTTISH SUN

    Hibernian goalkeeper Ross Laidlaw will hold showdown talks with Neil Lennon over his Easter Road future.


    THE INDEPENDENT

    La Liga is leading a Europe-wide backlash against Uefa's new plans for a third continental club competition.

    Charlton Athletic midfielder Joe Aribo is set to reject a contract extension amid transfer interest from Frankfurt and Benfica.


    THE TIMES

    The arbitrators due to examine the way that the PFA is run have not started work amid concerns within the union that Gordon Taylor, the chief executive, has close links to the service.
  31. Dec 15, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Saturday's Newspapers:
    15th Dec 2018


    daily express

    Chelsea are confident they can agree a £30m deal with Bournemouth for striker Callum Wilson in January.
    Manchester United could land Alex Sandro in a part-exchange deal with Juventus for Paul Pogba.
    Neymar is set to snub a return to Barcelona and stay at Paris Saint-Germain.


    the sun

    West Ham and Bournemouth will go head-to-head in January over the loan signing of Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek.
    Barcelona have banned Ousmane Dembele from turning his mobile phone off, or even putting it on silent, as he continues to struggle with time-keeping.
    Manchester United flop Bebe says being told he was free to leave the club was the 'best moment of his life'.
    Chelsea are set to 're-educate' their fans in an attempt to drive racists off their terraces.
    Manchester City whizkid Rabbi Matondo is a shock £10m target for Bundesliga clubs.


    daily star

    Peter Kenyon's consortium is close to agreeing the purchase of Newcastle from Mike Ashley.
    Fuming Jose Mourinho is on a collision course with his bosses over Manchester United's lack of transfer action.


    daily mirror

    Inter Milan want Antonio Conte to take over as their new manager and will make Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric their highest priority transfer target.
    Leeds could lose playmaker Samuel Saiz in January as he is keen to return to Spain with his pregnant wife.


    daily mail

    Wolves defender Ryan Bennett is set to commit his future to the club by signing a new deal.
    Chelsea are desperately seeking homegrown talent amid fears they will struggle to comply with quota rules next season.
    Marco Silva has assured Tom Davies of his future at Everton and insisted the England Under-21 midfielder will not leave on loan in January.
    Arsenal are in talks over a potentially lucrative pre-season tour of the United States next summer.
    Boca Juniors will not renew the contract of coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto after losing to fierce rivals River Plate in the Copa Libertadores final.


    the guardian

    Olivier Giroud says winning the Premier League is his "last dream as a footballer".


    daily telegraph

    Arsenal are facing an anxious wait to see if captain Laurent Koscielny will be fit enough to start against Southampton this weekend as Unai Emery faces up to a defensive crisis that threatens to wreck their unbeaten run.
    Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson says beating the drop from the Premier League gets harder each year.


    the times

    Roman Abramovich has requested reports on Chelsea's attempts to clamp down on the fans who sang antisemitic songs during the Europa League tie against Vidi in Budapest on Thursday.
    The owner of the London Stadium has predicted that the legal costs of its disputes with West Ham will total £5m for the three years to the end of its present financial year.
    Mauricio Pochettino has revealed that Kyle Walker-Peters will not be sent out on loan and he plans to give the full-back an extended run in the Tottenham first team.
    The FA has dumped the headhunting company that it had appointed to find a successor to Martin Glenn.
    Gareth Southgate is taking an increasingly close interest in the tactics and playing style of Julian Nagelsmann, the Hoffenheim coach.


    scottish sun

    Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers wants to keep Scott Brown as he sanctions a two-year deal for his skipper amid Western Melbourne interest.
    Ovie Ejaria is set to cut short his loan deal at Rangers and return to Liverpool.
    Graeme Shinnie has warned Aberdeen he's in no hurry to sign a new deal with the club.
  32. Dec 16, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Sunday's Newspapers:
    16th December 2018

    Jose Mourinho to Inter Milan, Paul Pogba heading to the exit door - lots more too in a bumper Sunday edition.




    SUNDAY EXPRESS


    Manchester United are happy to wave goodbye to Paul Pogba next month regardless of whether Jose Mourinho stays at Old Trafford.

    Inter Milan are preparing to offer under-fire Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho an escape route from his Old Trafford misery.



    THE SUN ON SUNDAY


    Jose Mourinho has "lost" 90 per cent of the Manchester United squad, according to a senior player at Old Trafford.

    Arsenal are lining up a £40m move for Boca Juniors ace Cristian Pavon in January.

    Everton are keen on RB Leipzig striker Jean-Kevin Augustin and could involve Ademola Lookman in a player-plus-cash deal next month.

    Former Manchester City supremo Garry Cook has put a team, understood to be mainly from the United States, together to try and buy Newcastle United.

    England manager Gareth Southgate will be awarded a New Year honour.

    Juventus are ready to wreck Everton's hopes of a full-time deal for Andre Gomes.

    Fulham boss Claudio Ranieri has gone back to old club Nantes for Emiliano Sala.

    Swansea boss Graham Potter is targeting Middlesbrough's Martin Braithwaite in an ambitious loan move.



    MAIL ON SUNDAY


    Chelsea are set to offload Callum Hudson-Odoi in January if they win the race to sign Borussia Dortmund forward Christian Pulisic, who is also a target for Liverpool.

    Newcastle United and Fulham are interested in Jablonec midfielder Michal Travnik after a series of impressive Czech League displays.

    Rangers are plotting a move for out-of-favour Southampton midfielder Steven Davis.

    Cardiff City are facing competition from Fulham for Nantes striker Emiliano Sala.

    Rangers and Derby County, managed by old friends Steven Gerrard and Frank Lampard, could battle for Dundee star Glen Kamara, who is out of contract in the summer.



    SUNDAY MIRROR


    West Ham are keen on Manchester United's Andreas Pereira, who could be loaned out in January.

    Arsenal have been told £14m is the price tag should they wish to sign Barcelona playmaker Denis Suarez.

    Manchester City are set to beat rivals United to the signature of Galatasaray defender Ozan Kabak.

    Everton will rival Tottenham in the race to sign Barcelona midfielder Riqui Puig and hope their recent contacts with the club will give them the edge.

    Celtic and Rangers could go head-to-head for the signature of Willem II's Spanish striker Fran Sol.

    Aleksandar Mitrovic has placed a number of leading clubs on the transfer alert after becoming unsettled through the departure of Slavisa Jokanovic.



    SUNDAY TELEGRAPH


    Chelsea are under further scrutiny after pictures emerged of a group of supporters holding a flag bearing a Nazi insignia, thought to have been taken in Budapest earlier this week.



    THE SCOTTISH SUN


    Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers wants to sign two strikers in the January transfer window.

    Highly-rated Rangers teenager Dapo Mebude has agreed a contract extension until 2021.

    Celtic are fitting CCTV at Celtic Park to cut down on sectarian songs and drinking in the stands.

    Steven Gerrard fears the astronomical wages of Carlos Pena and Eduardo Herrera could have a huge impact on his January transfer dealings.

    Rangers are set to step up their efforts to land Everton starlet Kieran Dowell.

    Steven Gerrard admits he's torn about whether to recall on-loan Greg Docherty from Shrewsbury.


    SUNDAY MAIL


    Daniel Candeias says Rangers star Alfredo Morelos is misunderstood and is a different person off the pitch.

    Neil Lennon has revealed he will add to his Hibs squad in January - with Celtic outcast Scott Allan in his sights.
  33. Dec 17, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Monday's Newspapers:
    December 17, 2018


    Daily Star

    • Manchester United have opened talks with Turkish side Galatasaray over a potential move for defender Ozan Kabak.

    Daily Mirror

    • Eden Hazard does not like playing as a false nine but he may be there to stay.
    • Iker Casillas has aimed a brutal barb at Jose Mourinho after Man Utd's defeat at Liverpool.
    • Newcastle midfielder and South Korea international Ki Sung-Yeung is set for a nine-game absence due to Asia Cup duty.


    Daily Mail

    • Unai Emery doubts Arsenal will enter the January transfer market to ease his side's injury crisis.
    • Barcelona and Real Madrid were tracking Watford's Domingos Quina last summer.


    Daily Telegraph

    • Bolton boss Phil Parkinson has praised his players for keeping focused amid wage delay and financial crisis.
    • Arsenal 'weren't respectful' after beating Tottenham, says Mauricio Pochettino.
    • Virgil Van Dijk hinted that Liverpool expected more of a threat from Manchester United after beating them 3-1 to return to the top of the Premier League.


    Scottish Sun


    • Steven Gerrard watched his Rangers side go top of the Premiership - then accused them of having "zero killer instinct".
    • Callum McGregor admits he would relish the prospect of a Europa League Battle of Britain clash.
    • Hibs star Florian Kamberi insists nobody should fear Celtic.
    • Hearts skipper Christophe Berra admits the Jambos stars should hang their heads in shame after being thrashed 5-0 by Livingston.
  34. Dec 18, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Tuesday's Newspapers:
    December 18, 2018


    Jose Mourinho's Manchester United future continues to dominate the back pages, with some papers saying he is too expensive to sack, but other's saying replacements are being lined up. Let's take a look.




    THE SUN

    • Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly with a view to a big January transfer bid.
    • Arsenal want Boca Juniors winger Cristian Pavon but understand he will cost in the region of £40m.
    • Barcelona are considering selling Brazilian flop Malcom after receiving a huge £58m offer from a Chinese club.
    DAILY MIRROR
    • The Premier League is planning an anti-racism summit in a bid to avoid a potential media blackout from players.
    • West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere is expected to be out for five weeks with West Ham fearing his ankle injury needs surgery.
    THE TIMES
    • Chelsea are prepared to ban supporters from matches at Stamford Bridge for offensive behaviour that takes place away from the ground as part of their attempts to combat racism and antisemitism among elements of their fanbase.

    DAILY EXPRESS
    • Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi has fuelled fresh speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea after being spotted chartering a plane to London on Monday.
    DAILY MAIL
    • Michael Carrick is a popular choice to step in as caretaker manager if Jose Mourinho were to be sacked by Manchester United.
    • Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez is eyeing a fight against Britain's Callum Smith after his convincing win over Rocky Fielding.
    DAILY RECORD
    • Manchester United are reluctant to sack Jose Mourinho before the end of January because they would face a £24m pay out.
    THE DAILY TELEGRAPH
    • Manchester United appear to have hit resistance from Jose Mourinho over their attempts to modernise the club and hire a director of football.
    • Paddy Jackson, the former Ulster and Ireland fly-half whose contract was revoked by the Irish Rugby Football Union earlier this year, has been linked with a move to English club London Irish.
    • Claude Puel is set to rest Jamie Vardy for the Tuesday's EFL Cup quarter-final with Manchester City.
    THE SCOTTISH SUN
    • Malaga have turned down a £1m bid for Scottish starlet Jack Harper from La Liga high-fliers Getafe.
    THE GUARDIAN
    • Barcelona have made a move for out-of-favour Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen.
  35. Dec 19, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Wednesday's Newspapers:
    December 19, 2018


    Wednesday's back pages of the UK daily newspapers concern one thing - just who will replace Jose Mourinho at Manchester United?





    THE TIMES

    • Mauricio Pochettino wants to be considered for the Manchester United manager's job but Tottenham are prepared to fight to keep the Argentine.
    INDEPENDENT
    • Manchester United will have to pay Tottenham £34m in compensation to hire manager Mauricio Pochettino.
    DAILY MAIL
    • Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe is Tottenham's No 1 target if they fail to persuade Mauricio Pochettino to reject Manchester United.
    • Fulham goalkeeper Marcus Bettinelli is being monitored by Southampton ahead of the January transfer window.
    DAILY MIRROR
    • Paul Pogba high-fived Manchester United team-mates in their training ground dressing room after they were told of Jose Mourinho's sacking.
    • Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward had reportedly lined up Juventus star Douglas Costa before axing Jose Mourinho.
    • Former Real Madrid defender Pepe could make a surprise move from Besiktas to Wolves in January.
    • Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot has agreed a transfer to Barcelona, according to reports in France.
    THE SUN
    • Manchester United are prepared to pay £40m in compensation to Tottenham to prise Maurico Pochettino away to Old Trafford.
    • Paul Pogba has cancelled his plans to leave Manchester United after Jose Mourinho's sacking.
    • Alvaro Morata would 'return to Italy in a heartbeat' as a move to AC Milan is reportedly on the cards.
    THE GUARDIAN
    • Jose Mourinho's 895-day stay at The Lowry hotel in Salford cost Manchester United a total of £537,000.
    SCOTTISH SUN
    • Hearts owner Ann Budge told shareholders at Tuesday's AGM that the mystery benefactors, who gifted the club £3m last season, have already handed over a further £1m this term.
    DAILY EXPRESS
    • Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis has claimed Manchester United made a £95m bid for centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly.
    • Chelsea are set to bid £70m for Real Madrid superstar Isco as Arsenal and Manchester City also consider a move.
    • Arsenal and Chelsea are targeting £54m Roma star Cengiz Under in the January transfer window.
    • Roger Federer could play at the French Open next year after a three-year absence, according to his former coach Paul Annacone.
    DAILY RECORD
    • Dedryck Boyata will be back for Celtic's crunch festive double-header against Aberdeen and Rangers.
  36. Dec 20, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Thursday's Newspapers:
    December 20, 2018



    The Sun


    • Michael Carrick brought a halt to Paul Pogba's changing-room celebration over Jose Mourinho's sacking by telling Manchester United's stars: No one is bigger than the club.
    • Jose Mourinho refused to eat Christmas dinner with Manchester United's staff in a last snub before his sacking.
    • Chelsea have leapt ahead of Arsenal and Manchester City in the race for Isco.
    • Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is eyeing Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar.
    • Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina is on Paris Saint-Germain's wishlist for January.
    • Former Real Madrid defender Pepe could be set for a move to Premier League newcomers Wolves after being axed by Besiktas.
    • West Ham striker Marcus Browne is a target for Championship clubs after his impressive season at Oxford.

    Daily Star

    • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have up to £50m to spend to try to salvage Manchester United's bid for a top-four place.
    • Mauricio Pochettino is willing to quit Tottenham to become Manchester United boss next summer.
    • Manchester United kingpin Ed Woodward decided to sack Jose Mourinho after a complete breakdown in his relationship with the Portuguese.

    Daily Mail

    • Bayern Munich are rivalling Manchester City in the £70m scramble for Ajax's Frenkie De Jong.
    • Luke Shaw is available for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first game in charge of Manchester United as it emerged that the left back had one final bust-up with Jose Mourinho.
    • Marko Arnautovic's injury lay-off could prove shorter than first feared with the West Ham forward pushing to be back in Manuel Pellegrini's squad before the New Year.
    • West Ham are growing increasingly concerned about Jack Wilshere's latest injury setback amid fresh fears about his long-term fitness.

    Daily Telegraph


    • Manchester United are not fazed by the prospect of having to pay a world-record compensation fee to make Mauricio Pochettino their next manager.
    • Antonio Conte is interested in succeeding Jose Mourinho as Manchester United's next permanent manager.
    • Jose Mourinho is believed to have stunned Manchester United last summer by giving them a week to sign a central defender before going public with his unhappiness.
  37. Dec 21, 2018

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    Friday's Newspapers:
    December 21, 2018




    DAILY MAIL

    • Mesut Ozil is losing his battle to convince Unai Emery he has an Arsenal future as the club face up to taking a huge financial hit on the German.
    • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has suffered his first setback as Manchester United's caretaker manager, with star striker Romelu Lukaku set to miss his first two games in charge.
    • Jose Mourinho believes Manchester United's 'weak' leadership allowed former players to undermine his attempts to restore the club to former glories.
    • Chelsea have revived their interest in Gonzalo Higuain ahead of the January window.
    • The FA is investigating Fulham's signing of Jean Michael Seri from Nice amid claims the transfer was manipulated to save on bonus payments.
    • Manuel Pellegrini says he was not responsible for the summer sale of midfielder Domingos Quina to Watford.
    THE SUN

    • Alexis Sanchez sent a WhatsApp message to team-mates suggesting he had won a bet on Jose Mourinho's sacking.
    • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer did not just turn up for the Manchester United staff Christmas party on Thursday - he then made a rousing speech and was given a standing ovation.
    • Chelsea face having another flop striker dumped on them as Valencia aim to offload on-loan Michy Batshuayi.
    • Roma are preparing to make a £25m January swoop to sign Crystal Palace star Patrick van Aanholt.
    • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants his Manchester United squad to eat together in the canteen again.
    • Everton's Kieran Dowell is set to join Sheffield United on loan.

    THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

    • Fred is determined to fight for his Manchester United future in the wake of Jose Mourinho's sacking as manager.
    • An allegation of sexual assault at the anti-discrimination group Kick It Out is among a dossier of complaints about staff treatment being reviewed by the Charity Commission.
    • English football officials are seven times more likely to be verbally abused than their European counterparts, according to new research.
    • A workload 'passport' is set to be introduced before the Rugby World Cup next year to improve player welfare.
    DAILY STAR

    • Manchester United bosses feared a mutiny if Jose Mourinho wasn't sacked.
    DAILY EXPRESS

    • Everton will refuse to pay a mega transfer fee for PSV Eindhoven ace Hirving Lozano, according to Marcel Brands.
    • Chelsea want to bring rival fans groups together for peace talks to avoid problems at their Carabao Cup showdown with Tottenham.
    DAILY MIRROR

    • Manchester City are facing a huge fight to win the £60m battle for Frenkie de Jong - whose agent insists a decision over his future will be made soon.
    • Jose Mourinho stopped Man Utd using hi-tech kit that every other Premier League side counts on.
    • Mike Ashley has gone on his Christmas holiday after it became clear to him any Newcastle takeover is not close to being completed.
    • Former Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic was the first Premier League manager to lose his job this season - and wants to be the first to get back on the merry-go-round.
    • Mario Balotelli will be available in the January window after a fallout with Nice boss Patrick Vieira.
    THE GUARDIAN

    • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said he is focused on getting Manchester United's players to "enjoy" their football again following the sacking of Jose Mourinho.
    • Suspended superstar Steve Smith expects a hostile reception from English crowds in next year's World Cup and Ashes.
    • Lord Ouseley opted to quit Kick It Out over trustees' handling of staff issues.
    THE TIMES

    • Arsenal will consider sending Mesut Ozil out on loan next month.
    • Everton have launched a joint investigation with Kick It Out into fans allegedly singing a racist song about their own defender Yerry Mina.
    THE SCOTTISH SUN

    • Celtic are set to confirm the signing of American full-back Manny Perez on January 1 after he impressed on trial.
    • Celtic have opened talks with Australia chiefs to free up Tom Rogic for next week's Old Firm showdown.
    DAILY RECORD

    • Celtic were last night boosted by the news Odsonne Edouard could be given the all clear in time to face both Aberdeen and Rangers.
    • Derek McInnes insists Aberdeen have the cash to land a striker during the transfer window.
  38. Dec 21, 2018

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    Catt The least positive person in match threads ever

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    • Jose Mourinho stopped Man Utd using hi-tech kit that every other Premier League side counts on.
    Why?
  40. Dec 22, 2018

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Saturday's Newspapers:
    December 22, 2018





    daily star
    Arsenal are set to enquire over the availability of unsettled star Isco - as they eye an audacious Mesut Ozil swap deal.
    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is reportedly eyeing up a move for Timo Werner, who has previously admitted to wanting a switch to Manchester United.


    the times
    Real Madrid would prefer to appoint Jose Mourinho as their next manager rather than Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino.
    Manchester United also want Tottenham's head of coaching and player development John McDermott as part of their plans to recruit Mauricio Pochettino.
    Brentford head coach Thomas Frank is facing the sack if his side fail to beat Bolton on Saturday.
    Kick It Out chief executive Roisin Wood is expected to follow Lord Ouseley out of the anti-discrimination charity.
    Australia's Steve Smith has spoken out about the ball-tampering crisis and insisted it was not his idea.
    French rugby is proposing radical new laws including banning above-waist tackles after the death of a player.


    daily mail
    Mauricio Pochettino will not let his relationship with chairman Daniel Levy stop him walking away from Tottenham.
    Under-fire UK Athletics chairman Richard Bowker will not step down despite growing pressure.
    England rugby's five World Cup fringe candidates have just five matches to impress head coach Eddie Jones.


    daily mirror
    Monaco boss Thierry Henry wants to be reunited with Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas in the January window.
    CSKA Moscow and Spartak Moscow have joined the race to sign Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini.
    Newcastle are watching young Dutch striker Sam Lammers play for PSV Eindhoven.
    Norwich striker Steven Naismith will make his loan switch to Hearts permanent at the end of the season.
    Mark Selby may need surgery on his shoulder but may delay it until after the snooker World Championship.


    the sun
    Arsenal want to sell Mesut Ozil next month - but may be resigned to punting him around on loan.
    Chelsea star Victor Moses is expected to join Crystal Palace in a £12m deal next month.
    Sheffield Wednesday are offering Steve Bruce a stunning £2m-a-year contract to tempt him back into management.


    daily telegraph
    Claude Puel is facing the sack as Leicester City manager as he battles growing unrest behind the scenes.
    Martin O'Neill insists he is not finished in management yet after recently leaving the Republic of Ireland job.


    the guardian
    Aston Villa have been accused of a cover-up over their internal investigation into bullying allegations.
    Newcastle's takeover talks have stalled leaving manager Rafa Benitez fretting over his January transfer budget.


    scottish sun
    Derek McInnes has confirmed Derby want Max Lowe back in January.