Press Gossip - 2019

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  1. Aug 3, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Saturday's Newspapers:
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    daily mirror

    Harry Maguire will earn £190,000-a-week at Manchester United after an £80m fee was agreed with Leicester City.
    Crystal Palace are expected to make a second attempt to land Brentford striker Ollie Watkins after an initial £11m bid was rejected.
    Palace are leading the race to try and sign Gary Cahill from Chelsea, but will have to fight off competition from West Brom and Burnley.
    Despite a £20m swoop for Adam Webster, Brighton are intent on keeping centre-back Lewis Dunk.
    Sheffield United are keen on signing Leicester defender Daniel Amartey.


    the sun

    Arsenal have launched an unlikely bid to try and sign Philippe Coutinho on loan from Barcelona.
    Tottenham are determined to buy either Bruno Fernandes or Giovani Lo Celso as a long-term replacement for Christian Eriksen.
    Everton are expecting to complete the £30m signing of Moise Kean in the next 24 hours.
    Manchester City are "a way off" agreeing a new contract with Leroy Sane.
    Norwich are ready to make a late attempt to sign Sheffield Wednesday striker Jordan Rhodes.
    Brendan Rogers is considering an approach for Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor from his old club Celtic.
    Cedric Soares will be allowed to leave Southampton ahead of the new season.


    the times

    Chelsea are close to agreeing contract extensions with Willian, Tammy Abraham and Reece James to give Frank Lampard a major boost before the start of the season.


    daily mail

    Tottenham are close to agreeing a £30m fee with Fulham for Ryan Sessegnon.
    Paul Pogba has made a fresh attempt to force a move to Real Madrid after missing Manchester United's team flight for their pre-season friendly against Milan in Cardiff on Saturday.


    daily star

    Leeds are interested in Newcastle striker Dwight Gayle with Steve Bruce open to loaning him out.


    daily record

    Hearts have opened transfer talks with Republic of Ireland international Glenn Whelan.
    Miles Storey is set for a dramatic return to Inverness after leaving Partick Thistle last season.



    Portugal international midfielder Bruno Fernandes, linked with Tottenhamand Manchester United, has told Sporting Lisbon he wants to leave the club. Sporting are believed to want 70m euros (£64m) for their 24-year-old captain. (Record, via Mirror)

    Manchester United have been tipped to sign Fernandes after the Portugal Super Cup. (Express)

    Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, wants £350,000 a week if he is to join Manchester United. (Sun)

    Dybala should move to Liverpool rather than Manchester United, says his former Palermo team-mate Andrea Dossena, 37. The defender, who played at Anfield between 2008 and 2010, is now with Piacenza. (Liverpool Echo)

    Barcelona have received a bid from an unnamed club for Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 27, and are willing to let him go on loan with an option to buy next summer. (Sport, via Mirror)

    Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 32, has played down rumours of a move toInter Milan by saying he will be at Paris St-Germain until his contract with the French club expires in June 2020. (Le Parisien, via Mail)

    Tottenham want a replacement in case they sell Christian Eriksen, 27, after the English transfer window closes on Thursday. Spanish clubs have until 31 August to sign players. As well as Bruno Fernandes, Spurs are in talks with Real Betis for Argentina playmaker Giovani lo Celso, 23. (London Evening Standard)

    Arsenal are expected to make a new offer for Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney over the coming days, having had two previous bids for the 22-year-old Scotland international rejected. (Sky Sports)

    Chelsea's France international midfielder N'Golo Kante, 28, insists he will be at Stamford Bridge this season, despite links with Paris St-Germain. (Express)

    Chelsea are close to agreeing contract extensions with 30-year-old Brazil winger Willian, England Under-21 striker Tammy Abraham, 21, and England Under-20 defender Reece James, 19. (Times - subscription required)

    Tottenham are finally set to close a deal in the region of £30m to sign long-term target Ryan Sessegnon, Fulham's 19-year-old left-back. (Mail)

    Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, 22, has confirmed that Real Madridhave shown an interest in him. (Goal)

    Manchester City's bid for Juventus and Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, 25, rests on Danilo leaving the club - the 28-year-old Brazil international could move in the opposite direction and join the Italians. (Manchester Evening News)


    Brighton are hoping to sign Brentford's £20m-rated French striker Neal Maupay, 22, who is also being tracked by Sheffield United and Aston Villa. (London Evening Standard)

    Florentin Pogba, brother of Manchester Unitedmidfielder Paul, has been offered to Spanish second tier side Fuenlabrada. The 28-year-old left-sided Guinea international centre-back is on the books at MLS outfit Atlanta United.(AS)

    Hull will benefit by £9.45m following the sale of their former defender Harry Maguire to Manchester United. The Tigers agreed a 15% deal on transfer profit when they sold the 26-year-old to Leicester in 2017. (Hull Daily Mail)
  2. Aug 4, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Sunday's Newspapers:
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    the sun on sunday

    Arsenal are reportedly set for talks with Barcelona as they look to seal an audacious loan deal for Philippe Coutinho.
    Manchester United are eyeing a swoop for Ajax sensation David Neres in a £46m deal, as their transfer spree continues.
    Spurs and Manchester United face competition from Real Madrid in the pursuit of Sporting Lisbon's £63m rated Bruno Fernandes.
    Chelsea are looking set to sell Tiemoue Bakayoko and Danny Drinkwater - after they were both left at home for the club's trip to Germany.
    Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is winning the race to sign Gary Cahill on a two-year, £75,000-a-week deal.


    sunday mirror

    Leroy Sane faces the prospect of losing £11m in wages if he continues with his refusal to sign a new contract with Manchester City .
    Paul Pogba fears he could be priced out of a move to Real Madrid, who face a £270m bill to sign him from Manchester United .


    sunday express

    Pep Guardiola is weighing up moves for Real Madrid midfielder Isco and Bournemouth central defender Nathan Ake.
    Mauricio Pochettino is ready to revive his interest in signing Napoli's £20m Albania international right-back Elseid Hysaj.
    Everton are interested in signing Ivan Rakitic, amid rumours the Barcelona midfielder's future is uncertain.



    SUNDAY TIMES

    Manchester United want Paulo Dybala and Mario Mandzukic for Romelu Lukaku.


    mail on sunday

    Manchester City are understood to have signed Juventus right back Joao Cancelo for £32m, with Danilo moving the other way.
    Barcelona have reportedly offered Premier League clubs the chance to sign Philippe Coutinho for a £27m loan fee.


    daily star sunday

    Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is planning a surprise £15m swoop for Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer.


    sunday mail

    Celtic boss Neil Lennon has revealed Arsenal target Kieran Tierney is in constant pain when he kicks a ball.
    Hibs want to sign Rangers winger Glenn Middleton on a season-long loan deal after he watched their 1-0 win over St Mirren from the stands.


    Arsenal are set for talks with Barcelona over a loan deal for Brazil international midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, which would reportedly cost the club £27m. (Sun on Sunday)

    Manchester United have bid £46m for Ajax's 22-year-old Brazil forward David Neres. (Yahoo - in Portuguese)

    France international Paul Pogba fears he could be priced out of a move to Real Madrid with the Spanish giants facing a staggering £270m bill to sign the 26-year-old from Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)

    Bayern Munich are closing in on a deal for Manchester City's German winger Leroy Sane after agreeing contract terms with the 23-year-old. (Sky Sport Germany - in German)

    Sane faces the prospect of losing a staggering £11m in wages if he continues with his refusal to sign a new contract with Manchester City. (Sunday Mirror)

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is weighing up late moves for Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Isco, 27, and Bournemouth's Dutch central defender Nathan Ake, 24. (Sunday Express)

    Manchester United have negotiated a swap deal with Juventus that would see Argentine striker Paulo Dybala, 25, and 33-year-old Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic move to Old Trafford, with Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, going the other way. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

    Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is bidding to sign his former England defender Gary Cahill, 33 on a two-year deal. (Sun on Sunday)

    Barcelona are preparing to begin talks with Paris St-Germain over bringing Brazil forward Neymar, 27, back to La Liga. (Goal.com)

    Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24, who has also been linked with Manchester United, has told Sporting Lisbon he wants to join Tottenham. (Mail on Sunday)

    Real Madrid have reached an agreement with 22-year-old Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek, but are yet to agree a fee with his club Ajax. (Marca)

    Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers is planning a surprise £15m swoop for Celtic's Norway international defender Kristoffer Ajer, 21. (Star Sunday)

    Barcelona have reached an agreement with Real Betis to sign 22-year-old Spain Under-21 defender Junior Firpo for £22m. (ESPN)

    Burnley have joined Crystal Palace in the race to sign Real Betis' Spanish midfielder Victor Camarasa, 25, who spent last season on loan at Cardiff City. (Sky Sports)


    Tottenham are set to sign England Under-21 midfielder Ryan Sessegnon, 19, from Fulham, but may miss out on 23-year-old Argentina and Real Betismidfielder Giovani lo Celso as a result. (Star Sunday)

    However, Spurs have emerged as joint favourites alongside Atletico Madrid to sign Borussia Monchengladbach's £60m-rated German defender Matthias Ginter, 25. (Bild, via 90min)

    Tottenham are also ready to compete with Roma and Juventus for Napoli's Albanian international right-back Elseid Hysaj, 25, who was a target for Chelsealast summer. (Sunday Express)

    Newcastle boss Steve Bruce says he will ask owner Mike Ashley to sanction more transfers before Thursday's deadline and says he wants English forward Dwight Gayle, 28, to stay amid interest from Leeds.(Newcastle Chronicle)

    Leicester have reportedly earmarked Getafe's Togo international defender Djene Dakonam, 27, as a potential replacement for Manchester United-bound England centre-back Harry Maguire, 26. (Leicester Mercury)

    Chelsea are set to listen to offers for France midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 24, and England midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 29. (Sunday Telegraph)

    Former England international Drinkwater is wanted by Brighton on a season loan. (Mail on Sunday)

    Celtic and Scotland left-back Kieran Tierney, 22, could miss up to eight weeks through injury - potentially ending Arsenal's interest in the £25m-rated player. (Sun on Sunday)

    Newcastle have held talks with Inter Milan over a loan move for 19-year-old Argentina forward Facundo Colidio. (Mail on Sunday)

    New York Red Bulls' American centre-back Aaron Long, 26, is hopeful he will receive a work permit to join West Ham before the transfer deadline. (Sky Sports)

    Manchester City's Germany-born striker Lukas Nmecha, 20, will spend the 2019-20 season on loan at Bundesliga outfit Wolfsburg. (Manchester Evening News)

    Brentford manager Thomas Frank refused to be drawn on the future ofBrighton target Neal Maupay, 22, after the French striker - last season's top scorer - was left out of the 1-0 defeat by Birmingham. (Argus)
  3. Aug 5, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Monday's Newspapers:
    5th August 2019


    THE SUN

    • Everton's £10m-rated defender Mason Holgate is at the centre of a three-way fight between Burnley, Bournemouth and Sheffield United.
    • Manchester United will complete the £9m signing of Monaco wonderkid Hannibal Mejbri on Tuesday, according to reports in France.
    • Bournemouth's Harry Arter is set to join his brother-in-law Scott Parker at Fulham in a season-long loan.

    DAILY MAIL

    • Alexandre Lacazette is facing a race against time to prove his fitness for Sunday's opener against Newcastle after missing Arsenal's final pre-season clash against Barcelona.
    • Tottenham are expected to include Josh Onomah in a £30million deal to sign 19-year-old ace Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham.
    • Fulham are ready to issue lifetime bans to two fans who allegedly attacked and racially abused the sister of their defender Cyrus Christie.

    THE TIMES

    • Manchester United insist Paul Pogba will start the season with them after Real Madrid finally made an offer for the World Cup winner last week - a derisory £27.4m plus Colombia forward James Rodriguez.

    DAILY EXPRESS

    • Samuel Umtiti has had Manchester United transfer talks as Barcelona are willing to agree a quickfire sale.
    • Watford have rejected a £32m bid from Everton for Abdoulaye Doucoure. The Toffees are looking for a replacement for Idrissa Gueye, who joined PSG last week.

    DAILY MIRROR

    • Andy Carroll will not be returning to Newcastle this summer - after Steve Bruce stopped his striker hunt.

    DAILY STAR

    • Bruno Fernandes has also been struck off the transfer to-do list by Manchester United shortly after the Paulo Dybala pursuit was abandoned.

    DAILY RECORD

    • Tottenham have agreed a £58m deal for Giovani Lo Celso with Real Betis.
    • Glenn Middleton will undergo a Hibernian medical on Monday ahead of loan move from Rangers.

    OTHER

    Liverpool win another trophy for second place in the Community Shield (Christina)

    • Barcelona have ruled out a move for former player Neymar from PSG before the end of the window. (Goal)
    • Real Madrid have switched their attentions to signing Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek from Ajax after failing to land Paul Pogba from Manchester United. (Marca)
    • Leicester are considering either Burnley's James Tarkowski or Bournemouth defender Nathan Ake to replace Harry Maguire as he verges on completing his move to Manchester United. (Sky Sports)
    • Inter Milan are set to make a new offer for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku. Their imminent new bid is expected to be less than United's minimum asking price of £79m. (Sky Sports)
    • Pep Guardiola admitted Manchester City could not afford Harry Maguire, and congratulated Manchester United on securing the defender. (Sky Sports)

    Barcelona have ruled out re-signing Paris St-Germain's Brazil forward Neymar, 27, this summer. (Goal.com)

    Manchester United have agreed a £6.2m-a-year deal for Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, 33. The Croatia international will either cost about £15m or be included as part of a swap deal for United's 26-year-old Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku. (Mail)

    United have rejected an offer from Real Madrid for 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba which included Colombia forward James Rodriguez, 28, as part of a swap deal. (Sun)

    Real have decided to sign Ajax's 22-year-old Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek rather than pursue a move for Pogba. (Marca)


    Leicester City are considering either Burnley'sEnglish defender James Tarkowski, 26, or Bournemouth's 24-year-old Netherlands centre-back Nathan Ake as a replacement for England international Harry Maguire, 26. (Sky Sports)

    Manchester City are set to complete the £32m signing of Juventus and Portugal defender Joao Cancelo, 25, with Brazil right-back Danilo, 28, heading in the opposite direction. (Mail)

    Newcastle United will not be making a move for their former striker Andy Carroll. The 30-year-old Englishman is now a free agent after leaving West Ham United.(Mirror)

    Tottenham are set to include English midfielder Josh Onomah, 22, in their £30m deal for Fulham and England Under-21 defender Ryan Sessegnon, 19. (Mail)

    Crystal Palace are set to sign 25-year-old Spain midfielder Victor Camarasa - who spent last season on loan at Cardiff City - from Real Betis on a season-long loan, with an obligatory option to buy for £13.7m. (Independent)

    Newcastle and Aston Villa are interested in Rangers' English right back James Tavernier, 27. (Football Insider)

    Liverpool are considering Southampton's English goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, 29, and 32-year-old Spanish former West Ham keeper Adrian as potential replacements for Belgium international Simon Mignolet, 31. (Liverpool Echo)

    Watford have rejected a £32m bid from Everton for 26-year-old French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure. (RMC, via Express)

    Brentford's 22-year-old forward Neal Maupay will join Brighton on a four-year contract. (L'Equipe - in French)

    The Seagulls will pay a club record fee for Frenchman Maupay. (Talksport)

    Inter Milan have told Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 26, that he will not play for two years should he insist on running down his contract at the club. (Gazzetta Dello Sport - in Italian)

    Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has suggested the Spanish champions may make another signing after confirming the arrival of Spain Under-21 left-back Junior Firpo, 22, from Real Betis.(Sport)

    West Ham are targeting a fifth summer signing but will not move for former Chelsea and England international defender Gary Cahill, 33. (Football.London)

    Crystal Palace are instead closing in on a deal for Cahill and will pay him £75,000 a week. (Sun)

    Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk was finally dribbled past in Sunday's Community Shield defeat by Manchester City. The 28-year-old Dutchman had gone 65 games without an opponent beating him with the ball.
  4. Aug 6, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Tuesday's Newspapers:
    6th August 2019


    DAILY MAIL

    • Juventus, Real and Atletico Madrid are all interested in signing Tottenham's Christian Eriksen for a cut-price £50m after the English transfer window shuts.
    • Paulo Dybala's move to Manchester United broke down over demand for £15m payment to agent to buy his image rights from a third party.


    THE SUN

    • Manchester United and Arsenal transfer target Wilfried Zaha 'expects to join Everton for £65m' before the transfer window shuts.
    • Everton have put together a £100m package to sign Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, involving forward Cenk Tosun and midfielder James McCarthy.
    • Laurent Koscielny has snubbed peace talks with Arsenal and remains resolute that he will quit the club, according to reports.
    • Arsenal are set to make another attempt to land Daniele Rugani on loan from Juventus.
    • Manchester United are closing in on a shock transfer for Christian Eriksen after their Bruno Fernandes deal stalled.


    DAILY MIRROR

    • Arsenal may turn their attention to Dayot Upamecano as an alternative to Juventus defender Daniele Rugani - but are put off by RB Leipzig's £50m valuation.
    • Arsenal tried to make peace with captain Laurent Koscielny - but the 33-year-old defender, who refused to tour with the Gunners, refused the offer of talks
    • Juventus are preparing to offer three players in exchange for Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

    DAILY EXPRESS

    • Tottenham's proposed deal to sign Ryan Sessegnon from Fulham could stall as French giants Marseille consider a late move for the youngster.
    • West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini is set to complete the signing of youngster Goncalo Cardoso from Boavista in a £2.7m deal.

    THE TIMES
    • Liverpool have received a motivational speech from a German surfer about managing stress and dealing with panic as part of their preparations for the new season.

    SCOTTISH SUN

    • Brentford's Rico Henry is being lined up by Celtic if Kieran Tierney seals his move to Arsenal.
    • Scott McKenna has handed in a transfer request in a bid to leave Aberdeen.

    Everton have put together a £100m package to sign Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 26, involving Turkey forward Cenk Tosun and Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy, both 28. (Sun)

    Ivory Coast international Zaha expects to be at Everton by the end of this transfer window, and Palace will accept a bid of £65m. (Independent)

    Juventus are preparing to offer three players in exchange for Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26. (Mirror)

    Manchester United are close to signing Tottenham's Denmark international Christian Eriksen after 24-year-old Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes - another target for the Old Trafford club - made clear his preference to join Spurs. (AS)

    Tottenham are preparing for European clubs to make cut-price bids for midfielder Eriksen if the 27-year-old is not sold before Thursday's Premier League transfer deadline. (Telegraph)


    Burnley have been linked with a move for DC United'sformer England captain Wayne Rooney. The 33-year-old forward has also had talks over a player-coach role at Derby County. (Burnley Express)

    Leicester City will not sign defender Nathan Ake in this transfer window, with Bournemouth valuing the 24-year-old Netherlands centre-back at more than £75m. (Sky Sports)

    Arsenal tried to make peace with captain Laurent Koscielny - but the 33-year-old defender, who refused to tour with the Gunners, refused the offer of talks. (Mirror)

    The Gunners have agreed a deal with Bordeaux for France centre-back Koscielny. (Get French Football News, via Sun)

    Arsenal may turn their attention to RB Leipzig's 20-year-old French centre-back Dayot Upamecano as an alternative to Juventus defender Daniele Rugani - but are put off by the German club's £50m valuation. (Mirror)

    Wolves have made a £30m bid for 25-year-old Italy international Rugani. (Times - subscription required)

    Norwich City are interested in 29-year-old Chelsea and England midfielder Danny Drinkwater, who is surplus to requirements at Stamford Bridge. (Mail)

    Bournemouth are close to a deal to sign Wales winger Harry Wilson, 22, on a season-long loan from Liverpool. (Mail)

    Tottenham's Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen, 32, insists he is happy at the north London club as he enters the final 12 months of his contract. (Goal.com)

    Wolves are highly unlikely to sign Benfica's Portugal international defender Ruben Dias, 22, before Thursday's transfer deadline. (Express and Star)

    Manchester City's Brazilian midfielder Fernandinho, 34, has confirmed he will be used at centre-back in some games this season, following the arrival of 23-year-old Spaniard Rodri from Atletico Madrid. (Manchester Evening News)

    Middlesbrough have rejected an £8m bid from Burnley for England Under-21 defender Dael Fry, 21. (Sky Sports)

    Clarets manager Sean Dyche admits the club could not compete with Aston Villa's contract offer for England goalkeeper Tom Heaton, 33. (Lancashire Telegraph
  5. Aug 7, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Wednesday's Newspapers:
    7th August 2019


    THE SUN

    • Mesut Ozil could be about to make a sensational move to DC United to replace Wayne Rooney.
    • Arsenal have reportedly beaten Wolves and agreed personal terms with defender Daniele Rugani .
    • Serge Aurier has been targeted for a move back to France - sparking a Tottenham move for a right-back.
    • Arsenal have had a second bid of around £65m for RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano rejected.

    DAILY MIRROR
    • Paulo Dybala is reportedly willing to lower his wage demands in order to secure a move to Manchester United before Thursday's transfer deadline.
    • RB Leipzig have told Arsenal that they have no intention of cashing in on Upamecano, who has a release clause of £92m.
    • Romelu Lukaku's decision to go AWOL from Manchester United will cost the Belgian almost £400,000.

    DAILY MAIL

    • Bruno Fernandes has told Sporting Lisbon that he wants to leave the club and has already agreed personal terms with Tottenham.
    • Tottenham have reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, for a fee in the region of £62m.
    • David Beckham is reportedly considering making Carlo Ancelotti the first manager of his MLS franchise Inter Miami.
    • Crystal Palace have rejected a £70m bid from Everton for Wilfried Zaha. Everton had included Turkey forward Cenk Tosun and Republic of Ireland midfielder James McCarthy in the offer.
    • Everton are on the verge of signing Monaco's French defender Djibril Sidibe on loan.
    • Manchester City have beaten Manchester United and Liverpool to sign highly-rated 14-year-old Aston Villa midfielder Kane Taylor.
    • Romelu Lukaku once again trained with Anderlecht Under 18s on Tuesday, despite having not been given permission by United to stay in Brussels.


    DAILY EXPRESS
    • Manchester City are worried that midfield star Ilkay Gundogan could join Premier League rivals Liverpool
    • Manchester United have bid for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as they continue to search for a replacement for Romelu Lukaku.


    DAILY TELEGRAPH

    • Manchester United have stepped up their attempts to secure a deal for Tottenham's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen.
    DAILY STAR
    • Manchester City will confirm the signing of Joao Cancelo from Juventus on Wednesday after the 25-year-old Portugal defender successfully passed his medical.

    SCOTTISH RECORD

    • Aberdeen are lining up a loan move for Bristol City defender Zak Vyner.

    SCOTTISH SUN

    • Leeds United are ready to make their move for Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent.

    Tottenham have reached an agreement with Juventus for the transfer of Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, for a fee in the region of £62m. (Sky Sports Italia, via Mail)

    Dybala is set to begin contract talks with Spurs before Thursday's transfer deadline. (Goal)

    Tottenham also remain keen on signing Barcelona's 27-year-old Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, while Arsenal were never interested. (ESPN)

    Former Liverpool player Coutinho, 27, could also be set to join Manchester United. (Express)

    Manchester City will confirm the signing of Joao Cancelo from Juventus on Wednesday after the 25-year-old Portugal defender passed his medical with the Premier League champions. (Star)

    Manchester United have stepped up their attempts to secure a deal for Tottenham's Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27. (Telegraph)

    Eriksen is not in Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino's long-term plans - and hasn't been since he admitted he wants a new challenge. (Mirror)

    United's late decision to chase Eriksen comes because they have doubts over whether France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will still be at Old Trafford at the end of the transfer window. (Standard)


    Arsenal have had a £55m bid for 20-year-old French centre-back Dayot Upamecano rejected by Bundesliga side RB Leipzig. (Bild - in German, subscription required)

    RB Leipzig have told the Gunners that they have no intention of cashing in on Upamecano, who has a release clause of £92m. (Mirror)

    DC United are set for talks with representatives of Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil, 30, as they seek a replacement for Derby-bound former England captain Wayne Rooney, 33. (Mirror)

    Paris St-Germain have offered forward Neymar to Manchester United, Juventus and Real Madrid. The French champions are determined not to let Barcelona re-sign the 27-year-old Brazil international. (Sport)

    Liverpool have no intention of selling midfielder Brazil midfielder Fabinho, despite rumours linking the 25-year-old with a late move to Real Madrid. (Echo)

    Leicester City are considering Celtic's Norway defender Kristoffer Ajer, 21, as a replacement for 26-year-old England centre-back Harry Maguire. (Star)

    Manchester United are considering a surprise move for former Tottenhamstriker Fernando Llorente, with the 34-year-old Spaniard available on a free transfer. (Sky Sports Italy, via Metro)

    Everton are on the verge of signing Monaco's French defender Djibril Sidibe, 27, on loan. (Mail)

    Manchester United's Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, has not returned to Carrington for first team training amid speculation surrounding his future at the club. (Mirror)

    Lukaku once again trained with Anderlecht Under 18s on Tuesday, despite having not been given permission by United to stay in Brussels. (Mail)

    United are now set to fine the forward for being absent from training in Manchester. (Star)

    Watford have rejected a second bid of £36.7m from Everton for French midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure, 26. Meanwhile, the Hornets are believed to be close to agreeing a fee with Rennes for 21-year-old Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr. (Sky Sports)

    Manchester United and Manchester City both sent scouts to watch 19-year-old Norwegian midfielder Hakon Evjen in action for Bodo/Glimt. (TV2, via Manchester Evening News)
  6. Aug 7, 2019

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    Brilliant as always @christinaa do you think we will sign anyone? I have my Kermit mask on in work and belief in my heart :)
  7. Aug 7, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    I'm not Nostradamus! :D

    Seems no more signings unfortunately - hope not.
  8. Aug 7, 2019

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    :lol::D

    Do you think we have a strong enough squad? I think we have good youth coming through and I'd like to see them get plenty of minutes but think we really could do with a proper number 10.
  9. Aug 8, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Thursday's Newspapers:
    8th August 2019


    THE SUN

    • Manchester United are prepared to meet the £81m release clause of Athletic Bilbao forward Inaki Williams, who they eye as a replacement for Romelu Lukaku.
    • Lukaku believes he did have permission to train away from United, amid his imminent move to Inter Milan.
    • Arsenal are ready to turn their attentions to Barcelona centre-back Samuel Umtiti before the transfer deadline.
    • Everton have offered Wilfried Zaha a stunning £200,000-a-week deal to bring him to Goodison Park.
    • Danny Simpson is on Crystal Palace's wanted list as they hunt for a right-back.
    • Manchester United have sent scouts to Norway to watch wonderkid winger Hakon Evjen.

    DAILY MIRROR

    • Brighton are ready to break their transfer record for the third time this summer after making a £28m bid for Genk midfielder Sander Berge.
    • Derby are in pole position to beat off competition from a host of Championship rivals for West Ham starlet Grady Diangana on loan.
    • Bournemouth are considering a bid from Middlesbrough to take winger Jordon Ibe on loan.
    • Lorient goalkeeper Illan Meslier is poised to have a medical at Leeds United.
    • Newcastle are considering a shock cut-price deal to bring Steven Caulker back to England. The defender is currently at Turkish side Alanyaspor.


    DAILY MAIL
    • Leroy Sane's proposed move to Bayern Munich has hit the rocks amid injury woe and a tussle with Manchester City over his £135m valuation.
    • Arsenal have agreed personal terms with Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, who could join on a two-year loan deal as Unai Emery swoops for Laurent Koscielny's replacement.
    • Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas has ruled out Manchester United target Moussa Dembele leaving the club this summer.
    • Crystal Palace have joined Southampton in the chase for Tottenham defender Kyle Walker-Peters, who is seeking first-team football.
    • Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah is set to snub Bristol City and secure a season-long loan move to Leeds United to replace Kemar Roofe.
    • Arsenal prospect Emile Smith-Rowe could be the key to the Gunners landing Dayot Upamecano.

    DAILY STAR

    • Everton are weighing up whether to make an improved bid for Alex Iwobi after Arsenal rejected their initial bid of £30m.
    • Arsenal transfer target Dayot Upamecano snubbed Manchester United amid concerns he would not play enough games.

    THE TIMES

    • Moise Kean says that his £30m move from Juventus to Everton was not motivated by a desire to escape racism in Italy after being targeted by bigots last season.

    THE GUARDIAN

    • Newcastle's long pursuit of a right-back appears to be reaching a conclusion, with Sweden's Emil Krafth close to completing a £5m move from Amiens.


    Real Madrid have opened talks with Paris St-Germain over a deal to sign Brazil striker Neymar, 27. (Sky Sports)

    Barcelona's desire to re-sign striker Neymar, 27, hinges on the club offloading midfielder and fellow Brazil international Philippe Coutinho. (Goal)

    Manchester United are willing to pay the £81m release clause of Athletic Bilbao and Spain forward Inaki Williams, 25. (El Chiringuito TV - via Mail)

    Leroy Sane's proposed move from Manchester City to Bayern Munich has been complicated by a knee injury sustained by the 23-year-old Germany international. (Mail)

    Chelsea's Brazilian defender David Luiz, 32, will be allowed to join Arsenal for £8m. (Mirror)

    Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha has handed in a transfer request, with the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international keen to force through a move to Everton. (Express)

    Palace have told Everton they will not accept less than £100m for Zaha. (Guardian)

    Everton will move for Chelsea's England Under-21 defender Fikayo Tomori, 21, and Bournemouth's Netherlands central defender Nathan Ake, 24. (Sun)

    Burnley have made a late bid to sign England midfielder Danny Drinkwater, 29, on loan from Chelsea. (Mail)

    Newcastle are on the verge of signing Swedish right-back Emil Krafth, 25, from French side Amiens. (Newcastle Chronicle)

    Former England goalkeeper Scott Carson, 34, could move to Premier League champions Manchester City from Derby on a season-long loan. (Sun)


    Atletico Madrid are preparing to sign Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27. (Independent)

    Juventus midfielder Sami Khedira, 32, has turned down two moves because he is holding out for the chance to join Arsenal. (Star)

    Norwich have made a £15m bid for FC Lorient'sFrench striker Alexis Claude-Maurice, 21. (Le Telegramme)

    Monaco are keen on Liverpool and Switzerland forward Xherdan Shaqiri, 27. (Blick)

    Napoli will demand a fee of £23m for Albanian defender Elseid Hysaj with Tottenham interested in the 25-year-old. (Goal)

    Leicester have agreed a deal with Sampdoria for Belgian midfielder Dennis Praet, 25. (Mail)

    The Foxes are unlikely to sign a permanent replacement for Harry Maguire following his move to Manchester United and will instead seek a loan deal for a central defender. (Leicester Mercury)

    Aston Villa have opened talks with RB Leipzig over the signing of French striker Jean-Kevin Augustin, 22. (Star)

    Villa are also interested in securing Brentford's Algeria forward Said Benrahma, 23, as part of their squad overhaul. (Star)

    Wolves have made a £30m move for Juventus and Italy centre-back Daniele Rugani, 25. (Times - via Express & Star)

    Wolves have dropped their interest in Southampton and Gabon midfielder Mario Lemina, 25. (Express & Star - via Daily Echo)

    Robert Lewandowski has urged Bayern Munich to make three new signings. The Poland striker wants reinforcements in attack after high-profile exits and says the club currently has only "13 or 14 experienced pros". (Goal)

    Brighton have made a club record £28m bid for Genk midfielder Sander Berge, with Sheffield United having had a £22m bid rejected for the 21-year-old Norway international. (Mirror)

    Everton have made the signing of a centre-half their priority in the transfer window but will not land Chelsea's Kurt Zouma, 24. (Liverpool Echo)
  10. Aug 9, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    THE SUN

    • Crystal Palace have agreed to revisit the sale of Wilfried Zaha in January after approaches from Everton and Arsenal over the summer.
    • Chelsea will make an £80m bid for Zaha in January if they can overturn their transfer ban.
    • Real Madrid are keeping tabs on Donny van de Beek who would cost the club around £50m.
    • Marcos Rojo will get loaned out to a European club after his move to Everton collapsed.

    THE TIMES

    • Everton only made one bid for Wilfried Zaha of £52m which was rejected on July 28.


    DAILY MAIL
    • Everton opted against entering talks to sign Lyon winger Memphis Depay earlier this summer.
    • Wolves and AC Milan have agreed a £26m deal for midfielder Franck Kessie.
    • Manchester United youngster Ethan Hamilton is a target for League One side Southend.
    • Mario Balotelli is set to sign for Brazilian side Flamengo, signing a deal that would see him earn £14m a year.
    • Joao Cancelo says working under Pep Guardiola was a big draw factor regarding his reasoning for joining Manchester City.
    • Aaron Mooy could make his Brighton debut against Watford on August 10.
    • Burundi striker Saido Berahino will sign for Belgian club Zulte Waregem following his release by Championship side Stoke City.

    DAILY MIRROR

    • Ed Woodward reportedly pulled the plug on a move for Mario Mandzukic because Juventus' asking price for the striker was too high.
    • Manchester United's decision to sell Romelu Lukaku was taken after the striker had a row with assistant manager Mike Phelan during the club's pre-season tour.
    • Luka Modric is desperate to stay put at Real Madrid this summer despite being linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.


    MARCA
    • Real Madrid believe the door is closed on a move for France midfielder Paul Pogba after Man United did not strengthen their midfield on deadline day. The La Liga side will instead turn their focus to Paris St-Germain forward Neymar.


    DAILY RECORD

    • Rangers are poised to sign Brandon Barker from Manchester City on a permanent contract.
    • West Brom killed their interest in Rangers' Alfredo Morelos after signing Charlie Austin from Southampton.
    • Kilmarnock's Greg Taylor is on Celtic's transfer radar as the Premiership champions search for Kieran Tierney's replacement.

    THE SCOTTISH SUN

    • Kilmarnock have been linked with a loan move for Inter Milan wonderkid Ryan Nolan.


    Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, was left devastated after a deadline day move to Everton did not materialise and remains adamant he wants to leave Selhurst Park. (Telegraph)

    But Ivory Coast international Zaha fears his chances of a big money move have now gone following Thursday's deadline. (Mail)

    Palace manager Roy Hodgson dismissed Zaha from training on Thursday because the player was "not in the right frame of mind" after handing in a transfer request on Wednesday. (Mirror)

    Chelsea will make an £80m bid for Zaha in January if they can overturn their transfer ban. (Sun)

    A move for 25-year-old forward Paulo Dybala from Juventus to Tottenhamfell through because of complications surrounding an image rights issue. (ESPN)

    Spurs requested help from Juventus to pay the Argentina international's image rights - support the Italian champions were not prepared to offer. (90min)

    Tottenham thought they had a £64m deal in place for Dybala, but Juvebecame less keen on a deal following Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku's decision to move from Manchester United to Inter Milan. (Telegraph)

    • New Inter forward Lukaku, 26, wanted to leave United after having an argument with assistant manager Mike Phelan over missing a bus during the club's pre-season tour of the Far East. (Sun)

    Manchester United backed out of a move for Juventus and Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, because of the Italian champions' asking price and the Croat's wage demands. (ESPN)

    Real Madrid believe the door is closed on a move for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, after United did not strengthen their midfield on deadline day. The La Liga side will instead turn their focus to Paris St-Germain's Brazil forward Neymar, 27. (Marca)

    Fears over first-team appearances under Chelseamanager Frank Lampard prompted Brazil defender David Luiz, 32, to force a move to London rivals Arsenal. (Standard)

    Angry Blues fans have reacted to Luiz's move across the capital by writing negative reviews about his Mayfair restaurant. (Mirror)

    Everton boss Marco Silva was determined to add pace to his attacking options on deadline day and quickly identified Arsenal 23-year-old Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi as an alternative to main target Zaha. (Guardian)

    But the Toffees were not prepared to meet Manchester United's asking price for 29-year-old Argentina defender Marcos Rojo. (Sky Sports)

    Rojo was left fuming after his proposed move to Goodison Park fell through. (Mail)

    Manchester United rejected the opportunity to sign Italy striker Moise Kean from Juventus, prior to the 19-year-old's move to Premier league rivals Everton. (90min)

    Tottenham were left frustrated by Sporting Lisbon's refusal to lower their asking price for 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes. (Mirror)

    Meanwhile, Watford had a late bid rejected by Spurs for England defender Danny Rose, 29. (Sky Sports)

    Burundi striker Saido Berahino, 26, will sign for Belgian club Zulte Waregemfollowing his release by Championship side Stoke City. (Mail)

    Former Manchester United striker Louis Saha says the club's decision not to sign Tottenham's Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, during the summer transfer window is a "complete mystery". (Manchester Evening News)

    Manchester City's 22-year-old English winger Brandon Barker is close to completing a move to Scottish Premiership side Rangers. (Record)
  11. Aug 10, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    Saturday's Newspapers:
    10th August 2019

    daily telegraph

    Roma have held talks with Manchester United about the prospect of taking Alexis Sanchez on loan.
    Chelsea will make a move to re-sign Nathan Ake if Frank Lampard decides he needs a replacement for David Luiz once the club's transfer ban ends.


    the sun

    Christian Eriksen's Real Madrid dream could be over - after the Spurs ace rejected Manchester United only for the Spanish giants to target a more mobile midfielder.
    Granit Xhaka has urged Arsenal to make him their new captain - insisting he deserves the role.
    Jack Colback has been axed from Newcastle's 25-man Premier League squad - spelling an end to his career on Tyneside.


    daily mail

    Arsenal manager Unai Emery confirmed yesterday that he expects more of his players to leave in the coming weeks with Shkodran Mustafi at the front of the queue.
    Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has told Juventus star Paulo Dybala to 'come to us'.


    daily mirror

    Roy Hodgson has told Wilfried Zaha he should expect a backlash from Crystal Palace fans after the Ivory Coast winger tried to force through a move away from Selhurst Park this summer.


    daily record

    Neil Lennon is looking to tie Callum McGregor down on a bumper new deal after insisting there was no chance he was going to allow the playmaker to follow Kieran Tierney out of Parkhead.


    daily star

    Harry Kane will eventually have to consider quitting Tottenham if he wants to start winning silverware, says Spurs legend Dimitar Berbatov.

    Roma have held talks with Manchester United about the prospect of taking Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, on a season-long loan. (Telegraph)

    Arsenal duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette, who were rumoured to have already signed new deals, are in talks over contract extensions. (Sun)

    Paris St-Germain want to sign Juventus and Argentina forward Paulo Dybala after the 25-year-old's Premier League deadline day move to Tottenham fell through. (Mail)

    Juventus will continue to listen to offers for Dybala and are open to selling him to anyone but Inter Milan. (Calciomercato)

    Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is yet to sign a new contract, after agreeing a six-year deal last month.(Sun)

    Arsenal are willing to listen to offers for German defender Shkodran Mustafi, 27, and Egypt midfielder Mohamed Elneny, 27, from European clubs. (Evening Standard)

    Roma are in negotiations with Liverpool over a potential deal worth up to 20m euros (£18.6m) for Croatia defender Dejan Lovren, 30. (Football Italia)

    Real Madrid and Barcelona could enter a bidding war to sign PSG's Brazil forward Neymar, 27. (AS)

    Chelsea are set to raise £200m to spend on new signings this year as they wait for their transfer ban to end. (Goal)

    Chelsea will offer England Under-21 defender Fikayo Tomori, 21, a new contract after blocking a potential loan move to Everton. (Goal)

    Argentina defender Marcos Rojo, 29, was willing to join Everton on loan from Manchester United, but United only wanted a permanent sale. (Liverpool Echo)

    Manchester United were considering trying to sign Athletic Bilbao's 25-year-old Spanish forward Inaki Williams before the window closed. (El Chiringuito, via Manchester Evening News)

    Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 26, will be staying at Crystal Palace until at least the January transfer window after chairman Steve Parrish said he would not sanction a move to a European club. (Express)


    Everton have been told to wear their white third kit from last season against Crystal Palace on Saturday because of fears of a kit clash. (Mail)

    West Ham and England midfielder Declan Rice, 20, says the player he is looking forward to facing this year is Tottenham's new French signing Tanguy Ndombele, 22. (Talksport)

    Former Arsenal and England defender Martin Keown says north London rivals Tottenham can win the Premier League this season. (Talksport)

    LA Galaxy forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic used strong language to criticise Major League Soccer's new play-offs system. (ESPN)

    Former Stoke City striker Saido Berahino, 26, has joined Belgian club Zulte Waregem on a free transfer. (Mail)

    Crystal Palace captain Luka Milivojevic has signed a new four-year contract. (Talksport)

    Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 28, has been handed Real Madrid's number seven shirt - the number worn by Cristiano Ronaldo during his time at the club. (Mail)

    Crystal Palace's Dutch defender Patrick Van Aanholt, 28, jokingly tried to get Real Madrid and Spain centre-back Sergio Ramos, 28, to join the Eagles on transfer deadline day. (Sun)

    Porto's 38-year-old Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who suffered a heart attack in May, has been registered to play this season.
  12. Aug 11, 2019

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    Sunday's Newspapers:
    11th August 2019




    sunday express

    Juventus will launch a fresh attempt to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba before the Serie A transfer window shuts.
    Mesut Ozil representatives are set to fly to Washington to hold talks with DC United to discuss a potential Arsenal exit.
    Liverpool are expected to be without Alisson for between four and eight weeks.


    the sun on sunday

    Real Madrid have emerged as favourites to land PSG forward and former Barcelona star Neymar for £188m.
    Juventus are frustrated with Sami Khedira after the unwanted midfielder snubbed several transfers away from the club, including a move to Wolves.
    Arsenal forwards Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette are in talks over new contract extensions.



    STAR ON SUNDAY

    Manchester United chief executive Ed Woodward failed to land Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's top target this summer.
    Leeds chief Angus Kinnear admits Kalvin Phillips had his head turned by Aston Villa during the transfer window.
    Manchester United and Tottenham could potentially launch another attempt to sign Paulo Dybala in January.


    daily record

    Rangers defender James Tavernier will soon be eligible to solve Scotland's problem position at right-back when he qualifies to play for the national side.
    Steven Gerrard has revealed he is ready to send Rangers winger Jamie Murphy out on loan.
    Leigh Griffiths believes Celtic can score over 100 Scottish Premiership goals this season.


    mail on sunday

    Anthony Yarde turned down a 'life-changing' £1m from Canelo Alvarez's team to relinquish his world title shot against Sergey Kovalev.


    sunday times

    Ben Te'o and Mike Brown were dropped by England after they had an altercation during the team's World Cup training camp in northern Italy.


    the observer

    An activist who was assaulted, tortured and imprisoned for three years for criticising the Formula One race in Bahrain has been freed by authorities today.


    Juventus are not giving up hope that they will be able to sign Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 26. (Express)

    Pogba insists he will not split the dressing room despite claims he wanted a move away from Old Trafford. (Mirror)

    Paris St-Germain are interested in a deal that would see Real Madrid buy Brazil forward Neymar, 27, from them in exchange for £149m and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, 33. (Times - subscription required)

    Real Madrid offered £85m and Wales forward Gareth Bale, 30, for Neymar this summer but the deal was rejected by PSG. (Mundo Deportivo, via Express)

    Bayern Munich are close to signing Croatia midfielder Ivan Perisic, 30, from Inter Milan. The two sides are finalising an agreement that will see the player move initially on loan with an option to buy in a deal worth £23.5m. (Sky Italia via Sky Sports)


    Tottenham defender Serge Aurier wants to leave the club, with AC Milan and former club PSG both interested in signing the 26-year-old Ivory Coast international. (Mail)

    Manchester United are still unclear whether keeper David de Gea will sign a new contract with them. The 28-year-old's current deal expires next summer and the Spaniard is free to talk to foreign clubs in January. (Mirror)

    Manchester United had a £24m bid for Dinamo Zagreb's 21-year-old Spanish midfielder Dani Olmo rejected before Thursday's transfer deadline. (Sportske Novosti via Mirror)

    Former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes is on a shortlist of managers to lead David Beckham's Inter Miami. (Mirror)

    Juventus' Argentine forward Paulo Dybala, 25, travelled with the team for their final pre-season match against Atletico Madrid in Stockholm despite interest from French side Paris St-Germain. (Mail)

    Juventus are frustrated with Germany midfielder Sami Khedira after the 32-year-old turned down several transfer offers - including from Wolves - in favour of holding out for an offer from Arsenal that failed to materialise. (Calciomercato via Sun)

    Celtic, Besiktas and Rennes are all chasing Everton and DR Congo winger Yannick Bolasie, 30, who has already turned down one option for a move to Russian side CSKA Moscow. (Goal)

    Jose Mourinho has taken up a role as an analyst with Sky Sports and his first assignment will be Sunday's match between his former teams Manchester United and Chelsea. (Sky Sports)

    Scottish full-back Kieran Tierney, 22, has already impressed his new Arsenal team-mates by breaking a standing jump record despite being injured. The deadline-day arrival from Celtic performed a huge 55cm leap in the vertical jump test, beating the club's previous best mark - set by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang - by one centimetre. (Sun)

    Portsmouth fans got a "classy" surprise at their League One match against Tranmere on Saturday when Hollywood actor Will Ferrell watched their 2-0 win from the director's box. The movie star accepted an invitation from Pompey's owner - former Disney supremo Michael Eisner.
  13. Aug 11, 2019

    marukomu The Gatekeeper

    So we now get a month of who we didn't manage to sign.
  14. Aug 11, 2019

    Cliche Guevara Full Member

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    Yeah, all those people who were bullshitting about who we were after will now continue to bullshit about bids we failed in.
  15. Aug 12, 2019

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    DAILY MAIL

    • Alisson Becker could be absent for up to eight weeks after tearing his calf in Liverpool's opening weekend victory over Norwich City.
    • Paul Pogba has given his reassurances to the hierarchy at Manchester United that he will knuckle down following his failed move to Real Madrid and will not be a bad influence on the team.
    • Jose Mourinho doubted Manchester United's title chances last campaign before the season started when he was manager after poor transfer dealings.
    THE SUN
    • Mesut Ozil sent his Arsenal team-mates a message of support after he missed the 1-0 victory over Newcastle due to his horror run-in with gangsters.
    • Ajax prodigy Donny van de Beek has confirmed talks over a potential move to Real Madrid are ongoing - dealing a blow to Paul Pogba's hopes of joining Los Blancos.
    • Tottenham defender Serge Aurier has reportedly told his team-mates he wants to leave the club this month.
    • Rangers boss Steven Gerrard is still in the market for a striker - despite Alberto Morelos and Jermain Defoe firing on all cylinders.
    • Paulo Dybala faces a Juventus exit after manager Maurizio Sarri revealed six players from his Champions League squad must be axed to meet UEFA size requirements.
    • Neymar's transfer back to Spain has taken a twist after it emerged that Real Madrid are now front-runners to land him.
    DAILY MIRROR
    • David De Gea's Manchester United future is still in doubt after it emerged the Spanish international keeper is yet to sign a new contract.
    • Leroy Sane's devastating knee injury could have serious implications on his Manchester City contract talks.
    • Liverpool are considering making a move for free agent goalkeeper Andy Lonergan after Alisson's injury left them with Adrian as the only fit senior goalkeeper at Jurgen Klopp's disposal.
    • Liverpool owners Fenway Group have told manager Jurgen Klopp to sacrifice domestic cups to focus on winning the Premier League title and retaining the Champions League trophy.
    • Former Manchester United boss David Moyes is on a shortlist of managers to lead David Beckham's Inter Miami into the MLS next year.
    DAILY STAR
    • Chelsea boss Frank Lampard is considering a £70m swoop for Leicester defender Ben Chilwell once the club's transfer ban is lifted.
    • Sami Khedira wants a move to Arsenal - and he could still join in the coming weeks as a free agent if Juventus terminate his contract.
    • Newcastle managing director Lee Charnley has broken his silence on Rafa Benitez's departure, declaring the manager has "moved to China for the money".

    THE TIMES

    • Paris Saint-Germain are close to agreeing Real Madrid's player-plus-cash deal involving Luka Modric for Neymar as the clubs wait for him to give them the go-ahead.

    DAILY TELEGRAPH

    • Manchester United have held talks with Roma over a loan for Alexis Sanchez.

    DAILY RECORD

    • Steven Gerrard has hinted hat-trick hero Jermain Defoe could remain at Rangers beyond the end of the current campaign.
    • Aberdeen face a sweat to see if top scorer Sam Cosgrove will be fit for Thursday's make-or-break Europa League clash with Rijeka.
    • Celtic loanee Kundai Benyu says he would "definitely consider" staying on further at Helsingborg.
    • Eliaquim Mangala is poised for a second loan spell at Valencia.

    THE SCOTTISH SUN

    • Zenit St Petersburg are preparing a £12million bid for James Forrest and are ready to offer the player a contract worth £70,000 per week.
    • Celtic are weighing up a move for DR Congo international Yannick Bolasie with Besiktas and Rennes also interested in the Everton winger.
    • Dan Petrescu has started the mind games ahead of Cluj's Champions League showdown with Celtic by insisting referees favour the Hoops at Parkhead.

    Chelsea manager Frank Lampard wants to sign Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell when the Blues' transfer ban ends. The England international, 22, is rated at £70m. (Sun)

    France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, says there is always a "question mark" surrounding his future at Manchester United. (RMC - in French)

    Barcelona say Brazil winger Philippe Coutinho will not leave the club this summer. (Marca)

    Talks between Barcelona and Paris St-Germain over the transfer of Brazil forward Neymar have stalled with the French club asking for three players in addition to a fee for the 27-year-old. (Sport)

    Representatives for Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, 30, will fly to the US to hold talks with DC United over a potential move for the former Germany international. (Express)

    Roma still want to sign Liverpool and Croatia centre-back Dejan Lovren, 30. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

    Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri says 25-year-old Argentine forward Paulo Dybala, who was linked with Manchester United and Tottenham in the summer, may have to leave the Serie A champions or risk being left out of their Champions League squad. (Mirror)

    Napoli are ready to give up on trying to sign Real Madrid's Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, 28, and try to sign PSV Eindhoven and Mexico winger Hirving Lozano, 24, instead. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Marca)

    Barcelona will allow Rafinha - who was linked with Liverpool and Arsenal - to leave the club this summer with Valencia the favourites to sign the 26-year-old Brazil midfielder. (Sport)

    Romelu Lukaku, 26, scored four goals on his debut for Inter Milan in their 8-0 victory over fourth division side Virtus Bergamo. The Belgium striker completed a deadline day move to Italy from Manchester United. (Manchester Evening News)

    Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says Manchester City's B team would win the Premier League ahead of either of his former clubs or Arsenal. (Telegraph)

    Manchester City and France centre-back Eliaquim Mangala, 28, looks set for a second loan spell at Valencia. (Goal)

    Belgium's former Tottenham and West Brom midfielder Nacer Chadli, 30, has joined Vincent Kompany's Anderlecht on loan from Monaco. (Anderlecht official website)

    Crystal Palace midfielder Andros Townsend, 28, says "it's massive" that Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 26, stayed at the club in the summer as "he's always been the difference" for the side. (Telegraph)

    Bristol City striker Matty Taylor, 29, is closing in on a move to Oxford United. (Bristol Post)

    Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg says it is disappointing VAR, which made its Premier League debut on the opening weekend of this season, is being criticised despite getting decisions correct.
  16. Aug 13, 2019 at 09:21

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    DAILY MAIL

    • Tottenham are willing to more than double Christian Eriksen's wages up to £200,000 a week to secure his long-term future.
    • Arsenal fear the security threats that caused Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac to miss the first game of the season could keep them out of more matches.
    • Chelsea will consider bringing forward Antonio Rudiger's planned return from a serious knee injury following Sunday's 4-0 thrashing at Manchester United.
    • Gareth Bale is ready to dig-in at Real Madrid until the Chinese Super League market re-opens in November, or until there is a change in coach at the club.
    • Inter Milan appear set to offer Matteo Darmian a way out of Manchester United after agreeing a deal to take the player on a free transfer.
    • Juventus are set to step up their bid to sign Inter Milan's Mauro Icardi, while Sergej Milinkovic-Savic and Paulo Dybala could also be on the move before the Serie A transfer deadline.
    • Ernesto Valverde has revealed that Lionel Messi could miss Barcelona's opening La Liga game against Athletic Bilbao on Friday.

    DAILY TELEGRAPH
    • Raheem Sterling is contemplating an offer to be one of the first footballers to sign a personal endorsement to wear Air Jordan football boots, in what could be one of the most lucrative boot deals in history.
    • Daniel Sturridge's future is expected to be resolved this week as he considers offers from clubs including DC United, Real Betis, Bologna, Marseille, Fenerbahce and Besiktas.
    • Football lawmakers IFAB are set to review whether fans should be shown the entire decision-making process behind the video assistant referee (VAR) system on stadium big screens.

    DAILY MIRROR

    • Mesut Ozil's home is being watched by a 24-hour dog patrol amid fears for his safety as he remains caught up in a gang war.

    THE SUN

    • Wilfried Zaha agreed to a training-ground truce after a sensational players' meeting at Crystal Palace.
    • Inter Miami are set to launch a bid to land Edinson Cavani on a free transfer when his contract at Paris Saint-Germain expires.
    • Wilfried Bony has been training with League Two side Newport County having not found a club since his recent release from Swansea City.
    • The lawyer who paid Neymar's transfer fee when he moved to Paris Saint-Germain has been spotted yet again - heading into Barcelona's offices.
    • Manchester United youngster Aidan Barlow will join Norwegian side Tromso on a season-long loan deal.
    • AS Monaco are ready to launch a £19m bid for Sevilla's Wissam Ben Yedder.

    DAILY STAR
    • Barcelona will offer Philippe Coutinho and €100m (£92m) to Paris St-Germain in the hope of re-signing Neymar this summer.
    • Matteo Darmian is set to join Romelu Lukaku at Inter Milan next year when his Manchester United contract expires.
    • Mesut Ozil has doubts over whether to quit Arsenal for DC United despite his representatives entertaining the idea of a Stateside move.

    DAILY EXPRESS

    • Real Madrid have reportedly offered James Rodriguez and £111m for Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar.

    DAILY RECORD


    • Former Kilmarnock and Celtic midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu has been in talks with Ligue 1 sides Dijon and Nimes.
    • Celtic are tracking Rosenborg full-back Birger Meling and have scouted Kilmarnock star Greg Taylor as a replacement for Kieran Tierney.
    • Rangers target Ryan Kent has gone to war with Liverpool - using the Bible to blast them about being left in the wilderness.

    SCOTTISH SUN

    • Steven Gerrard is eyeing Argentine right-back Leonel Di Placido as a possible January replacement for skipper James Tavernier.
    • Nottingham Forest boss Sabri Lamouchi is bidding to shunt Jason Cummings out of the exit door at the City Ground.
    • Hearts striker Craig Wighton faces a spell on the sidelines with a knee injury.


    Legal representatives of Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 27, have been pictured entering the offices of his former club Barcelona. (Gol TV, via AS)

    Real Madrid remain interested in signing Neymar and will end their pursuit of Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, if they land him. (Sun)

    PSG appear to have stopped selling Neymar's shirt in their club shop. (UOL Esporte, via Marca)

    Argentine forward Lionel Messi, 32, has called Neymar to try to persuade the Brazilian to join him at Barcelona rather than move to rivals Real Madrid. (Marca)

    Manchester United are stunned that Pogba has suggested he could still leave the club this summer. (Mirror)

    Italian champions Juventus are interested in signing Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, on a free transfer when his Tottenham contract expires at the end of the season. (Metro)

    Tottenham are willing to more than double Eriksen's wages to close to £200,000-a-week but fear even that may not be enough to keep him. (Mail)

    Bayern Munich are in talks with Barcelona about signing Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, on a year-long loan deal that includes an end-of-season purchase clause. (RAC1, via AS)


    Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, 29, will make decision on his future this week as he considers bids from 13 clubs, including a £60,000-a-week contract offer from Turkish side Fenerbahce. (Telegraph)

    Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, agreed to put his differences with the Crystal Palace hierarchy aside after team-mate Mamadou Sakho demanded he give his all in a players' meeting. (Sun)

    Inter Milan and Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, 30, has had a medical at Bayern Munich and is set to complete a 5m euro (£4.64m) season-long loan, which includes a 20m euro (£18.6m) option to buy next year. (Bild - in German)

    Wales forward Gareth Bale, 30, is prepared to bide his time on the sidelines at Real Madrid until the Chinese Super League window re-opens in November or manager Zinedine Zidane is sacked. (Mail)

    David Beckham's new Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami will sign Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 32, when his PSG contract expires in June 2020. (Fox Deportes - in Spanish)

    Liverpool will accept an offer of 15m euros (£13.9m) plus bonuses for Croatia centre-back Dejan Lovren, 30, amid interest from AC Milan and Roma. (Liverpool Echo)

    Manchester United and Italy defender Matteo Darmian, 29, is set to move to Inter Milan when his contract expires at the end of the season. (Rai Sport, via Star)

    Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling, 24, is considering a £100m boot deal with Nike brand Air Jordan. (Telegraph)

    Sevilla and France striker Wissam Ben Yedder, 29, is set to join Monaco for 40m euros (£37.1m). (L'Equipe - in French)

    Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, 24, joined Arsenal from Lille because he wanted to join a club where he could make a big impact, says the French club's president. (Sky Sports)

    Liverpool cannot recall keeper Loris Karius, 26, from his loan at Besiktas after Alisson's calf injury and the German is also currently out with a calf injury anyway. (Liverpool Echo)

    Wesley Sneijder retires from football after years in United's medical centre. (Christina's Times)
  17. Aug 14, 2019 at 09:10

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    Manchester United insisting they will not sell Paul Pogba in the remaining period of the European transfer window.




    DAILY TELEGRAPH

    • Manchester United will not entertain any offers for Paul Pogba before the close of the European transfer windows early next month.
    • Chris Wilder has told Sheffield United's unwanted players to "go and get a club" after venting his anger at those he fears are happy to keep picking up their wages despite having no prospect of first-team football.
    • Croatia defender Dejan Lovren missed training with Liverpool for Wednesday's Uefa Super Cup as the Reds have opened transfer talks with Roma

    DAILY MAIL
    • Barcelona's trip to Paris on Tuesday in a bid to beat Real Madrid to the signing of Neymar appears to have been in vain with their opening offer of £74m plus Philippe Coutinho turned down.
    • Jan Vertonghen was so furious about his omission from Tottenham's season opener some of his teammates were surprised he stayed to watch the game.
    • Jack Wilshere is paying for physiotherapist Declan Lynch to come over from Ireland to work with him twice a week in private sessions.
    • Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko is being discussed by former club Monaco as a loan target.
    • Manchester United midfielder Ethan Hamilton is discussing a loan move to Southend.

    DAILY MIRROR

    • Tottenham fear they could now lose Toby Alderweireld for nothing next summer, as the defender looks happy to run down his contract.


    THE SUN

    • Alexis Sanchez faces being banished to Manchester United's reserves unless he agrees to a move abroad. United may pay some of Sanchez's wages if the Chile forward agrees to make a loan move to Roma.
    • Real Madrid have upped the ante in their pursuit of Neymar - after offering Isco, Raphael Varane and Marcelo to Paris Saint-Germain as part of a swap deal.

    THE TIMES

    • Newcastle United are in talks about handing Sean Longstaff a new contract, which could be worth as much as £80,000 a week.
    • Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac are expected to return to Arsenal training in the coming days.
    • Newcastle United are in talks over a new contract for midfielder Sean Longstaff after interest from Manchester United.

    DAILY RECORD

    • Bournemouth want to offer Ryan Fraser a lucrative new long-term contract to stay at the club.

    Paris St-Germain and Barcelona officials met for the first time to discuss a transfer for PSG's Brazil forward Neymar, 27, but no agreement was reached after a three-hour discussion. (Le Parisien - in French)

    Barca are prepared to offer PSG £93m plus Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, 27, and Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31, in exchange for Neymar. (ESPN)

    PSG have suggested to Barca that an offer of £93m plus Coutinho, Rakitic and Portuguese right-back Nelson Semedo, 25, will be enough to sign Neymar. (Mail)

    Barca are exploring a loan deal for Neymar, in order to bring him in this summer before making a permanent return from PSG. (Independent)

    Manchester United will not entertain any offers for French midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, before the European transfer windows close. (Telegraph)

    However, Manchester United are bracing themselves for a last-minute bid from Real Madrid for Pogba. (Mirror)

    Manchester United may pay some of Alexis Sanchez's wages if the Chile forward, 30, agrees to make a loan move to Roma. (Sun)

    Sanchez clashed with fellow Manchester Unitedforward Mason Greenwood after being fouled by the 17-year-old in one of his first training sessions after returning from injury. (Sun)

    Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, is ready to run down the last year of his Tottenham contract so he can leave on a free transfer next summer. (Mirror)

    Chelsea's Tiemoue Bakayoko, 24, is set for a return to Monaco after the Ligue 1 side opened talks over a loan move for the France midfielder. (Mail)

    Croatia defender Dejan Lovren, 30, missed training with Liverpool for Wednesday's Uefa Super Cup as the Reds have opened transfer talks with Roma. (Telegraph)

    Newcastle United are in talks over a new contract for midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, after interest from Manchester United. (Times)

    Officials from Brazilian club Flamengo have flown to Europe to discuss signing Marseille's Italy striker Mario Balotelli, 29, on a two-year deal. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

    MLS side DC United are one of the clubs who have made an offer to former England striker Daniel Sturridge, 29, who is a free agent after leaving Liverpool at the end of last season. (ESPN)

    Lazio have joined Napoli, Roma and Fiorentina in the race to sign former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente, 34, on a free transfer. (Mail)

    Manchester City avoided a similar transfer ban to Chelsea because the club "accepted responsibility" over breaking rules on signing young players, according to a Fifa spokesman. (Mirror)

    Former France defender Adil Rami has been sacked by Marseille after he missed training to take part in the television game show Fort Boyard. (L'Equipe via Le Parisien - in French)

    West Ham midfielder Jack Wilshere, 27, is paying to fly his own physio in from Ireland for private sessions as he looks to rebuild his career. (Mail)

    Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder has told the club's transfer-listed players to put their careers before their pay packets and "go and get a club". (Mirror)
  18. Aug 15, 2019 at 08:49

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    15th August 2019

    daily express

    Manchester United are set to offer Victor Lindelof a £46.8m contract, following Barcelona's summer interest in the defender.
    Barcelona have asked Neymar to prove his commitment to a potential transfer, and want the Brazilian to show it with a public gesture.
    Marco Silva says some of the transfer fees Premier League clubs were asking for made it difficult for Everton to get all of their targets this summer.
    Dejan Lovren's potential move from Liverpool to Roma could fall apart, with the Italian side only after a loan move for the defender.
    Liverpool have been told they should let Ryan Kent leave the club for Rangers even if it is as part of a loan deal once again.


    daily mirror

    Marcos Rojo could be set to leave Manchester United for Turkish side Fenerbahce after his Everton transfer fell through.
    Daniel Sturridge is in talks to replace Wayne Rooney at DC United.
    Ex-Manchester City striker Wilfried Bony is targeting a return to European football after recently training with League Two side Newport County.


    daily mail

    Manchester United have accepted they will have to fund part of Alexis Sanchez's £500k-a-week wages, or pay him off if he moves away on loan.
    Luka Jovic could leave on loan after falling out of favour with Zinedine Zidane, just two months after Real Madrid spent £62m on him.
    Donny van de Beek expects to stay at Ajax, despite being linked with a move to Real Madrid.


    the guardian

    Mario Balotelli is on the brink of joining Serie A side Brescia on a three-year deal after turning down an offer from Brazilian team Flamengo.


    the times

    Alexis Sanchez is looking to leave Manchester United before the European transfer window shuts on September 2.
    Leicester midfielder Andy King is set for a season-long loan move to Rangers.


    the sun

    Sergio Aguero and David Silva have been given permission to play in Vincent Kompany's testimonial, three days before City's game against Norwich in September.
    Arsenal will receive an unlikely £2.3m when their former midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide seals a £23m switch to Lyon.
    Tottenham have dropped a huge hint Christian Eriksen will not be sold this summer by using him in a new kit advert.


    daily record

    Gordon Strachan has backed Neil Lennon to haul Celtic out of their Champions League nightmare as he has a "way of walking through chaos".


    scottish sun

    Kilmarnock prospect Liam Smith is set for talks at Manchester City next week.



    Alexis Sanchez is refusing to leave Manchester United this summer, despite boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer threatening to drop him to the reserves if he stays, and Roma are now looking at other targets. (Sun)

    However, Serie A sides AC Milan, Juventus and Napoli are still interested in signing the 30-year-old Chile forward. (Mail)

    Real Madrid instantly rejected a request from Paris St-Germain to include Vinicius Junior, 19, in a deal for fellow Brazilian forward Neymar, 27. (AS)

    Aside from Vinicius, PSG are keen on Real adding Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, 33, and Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 27, to any offer for Neymar. (Marca)

    Neymar trained by himself on Wednesday and will continue to do so until he his sold. (Esporte Interactivo, via Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    PSG have already rejected huge offers for the Brazil forward from La Liga outfits Barcelona and Real Madrid. (Mirror)

    Brazil attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, could still join PSG in an outright transfer if he is not part of a Neymar deal. (Goal)

    England left-back Danny Rose, 29, is unlikely to leave Tottenham until at least January, with the defender still part of manager Mauricio Pochettino's plans. (Football.London)

    Meanwhile, Spurs are no longer interested in Juventus midfielder Paulo Dybala, 25, despite the Argentine being still keen on a move away from the Serie A side. (Di Marzio - in Italian)


    Manchester United and Sweden centre-back Victor Lindelof, 25, is set to sign a new contract with a significant increase on his £75,000-a-week wages. (Aftonbladet - in Swedish)

    Bayern Munich could revive their interest in Manchester City and Germany winger Leroy Sane despite the 23-year-old suffering a serious knee injury that will keep him out for up to seven months. (Bild - in German)

    Marseille and Italy striker Mario Balotelli, 29, is set to sign a three-year deal with Serie A side Brescia after rejecting an offer from Brazilian side Flamengo. (Guardian)

    Flamengo are still hoping to change Balotelli's mind, having agreed to his request to also sign brother Enock to play in one of their subsidiary teams. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

    Manchester United opted against a summer move for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24, because their scouts felt he gives the ball away too often. (Mail)

    Everton and Nigeria winger Alex Iwobi, 23, says he left Arsenal on deadline day to prove he is no longer just an emerging talent. (Mirror)

    Borussia Dortmund rejected an approach this summer from a major European club for 19-year-old England winger Jadon Sancho, who is a reported target for Manchester United. (Ruhr Nachrichten - in German)

    Ivory Coast striker Jonathan Kodjia could be on his way out of Aston Villa, with Turkish club Besiktas interested in signing the 29-year-old. (Ortacizgi - in Turkish)

    Tottenham will sit down again with Christian Eriksen, 27, to discuss a new contract before the European transfer window closes on 2 September, amid interest from Real Madrid and Juventus in the Denmark midfielder. (Independent)

    Former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, 29, looks set to sign for Turkish side Trabzonspor in a deal worth 3m euros (£2.8m) per season. (Goal)

    Arsenal are set to receive 10% of former midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide's 25m euro (£23.1m) transfer to Lyon from Angers. (Ouest France, via Sun)

    Monaco are lining up a move to sign both France midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 32, and Italy centre-back Daniele Rugani, 25, from Juventus. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

    Tottenham do not expect Spain striker Fernando Llorente, 34, to return to the club on a free transfer. (Evening Standard)
  19. Aug 16, 2019 at 09:06

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    16th August 2019


    Alexis Sanchez could be heading back to Serie A with a host of clubs lining up to secure his signature



    DAILY MIRROR

    •Alexis Sanchez is ready to return to Serie A with Juventus, Napoli, AC and Inter Milan all interested in the striker.
    •Sol Campbell left Macclesfield Town by mutual consent because he was not paid for four months.
    •Gary Pallister has slammed Mino Raiola for attempting to force Paul Pogba's Manchester United exit this summer.
    •Manchester United ended their interest in Bruno Fernandes due to doubts over his ability.

    •Everton have rejected an approach from Galatasaray for midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin.




    DAILY EXPRESS

    •Manchester United remain keen on Sean Longstaff and could look to sign the Newcastle midfielder next summer.
    •Bayern Munich have not given up on signing Leroy Sane, despite the winger undergoing surgery following an ACL injury.
    •Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn believes Henrikh Mkhitaryan should leave the club.



    DAILY MAIL

    •Manchester United want to build a food kiosk yards away from the Class of 92's hotel - in a bid to hoover up trade outside of Old Trafford.
    •Real Madrid have changed their stance on the future of James Rodriguez.
    •Jack Butland is ready to quit English football and move to Europe in the next fortnight to save his England career ahead of Euro 2020 next summer.
    •DC United have held talks with Mesut Ozil's agent in Washington regarding a potential move to the MLS.

    DAILY STAR

    •Harry Maguire snubbed a £278k-a-week offer from Manchester City in favour of joining rivals United.



    THE SUN

    •Bournemouth winger Jordon Ibe is wanted by Celtic on loan.
    •Benjamin Mendy is back at Manchester City ready to step up his recovery from knee surgery.
    •Celtic keeper Scott Bain has been ruled out for two months with a hand problem he picked up in their Europa League defeat to Cluj.

    DAILY RECORD

    •Celtic are set to open contract talks with Kristoffer Ajer in a bid to tie down one of the club's top talents.
    •Dundee United are in talks with Scott Banks and several of their top academy graduates to get them tied down on long-term contracts.


    France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, is still desperate to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid this summer. (Marca)

    England centre-back Harry Maguire, 26, turned down a £278,000-a-week offer from Manchester City in favour of joining rivals United instead. (Star)

    United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer held talks with Tottenham's Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen over a potential move to Old Trafford, however the 27-year-old wanted to hold out for a move to Spain. (Manchester Evening News)

    United's Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, is set for a move to Italy, with Juventus, Napoli, AC Milan and Inter Milan all in contention to sign him. (Mirror)

    Sanchez will push for a move out of Old Trafford before the European transfer window closes on 2 September. (Times)

    Alternatively, Sanchez' current £560,000-a-week deal has left United unable to find a buyer. (Mirror)

    Juventus are still hoping to offload Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 25, before the European deadline - though the Italian champions are yet to receive any firm offers. (Independent)

    Paris St-Germain sporting director Leonardo says Brazil forward Neymar "has made mistakes" but insisted the 27-year-old is in Paris "for three years". (RMC - in French)

    Argentina centre-back Marcos Rojo, 29, who was a target for Everton over the summer, is likely to leave Manchester United before the European transfer window closes. (Express)

    Liverpool and Croatia defender Dejan Lovren, 30, is close to securing a move to Serie A side Roma in a £23m deal. (Calcio Mercato via Mirror)


    Stoke City's England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 26, will seek a move abroad to force his way into England manager Gareth Southgate's plans for Euro 2020. (Mail)

    Brazilian side Flamengo pulled out of a move for free-agent striker Mario Balotelli over the 29-year-old's £4m contract demands. (Mail)

    Napoli have agreed a deal to sign 23-year-old Mexico winger Hirving Lozano from Dutch side PSV Eindhoven. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)

    Napoli rejected a 90m euro (£82m) bid from Manchester United for 28-year-old Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly before the end of the English transfer window. (Corriere dello Sport, via Calciomercato)

    Bournemouth's English winger Jordon Ibe is wanted by Scottish champions Celtic. Italian side Napoli have already made an enquiry for the 23-year-old. (Sun)

    Manchester United have banned players from signing autographs at an entrance to the club's training ground over safety concerns. (Telegraph)

    West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini says he wanted Liverpool keeper Adrian, 32, to stay at the club. (Mail)

    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is keen for Colombia forward James Rodriguez, 28, who is wanted by Napoli, to stay at the club and fight for his place. (Cope Deportes via Mirror)

    Midfielder Isaac Hayden, 24, claims Newcastle players have to "move on" under new boss Steve Bruce following the departure of "respected" Rafa Bentitez. (Chronicle)
  20. Aug 17, 2019 at 09:06

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    17th August 2019


    daily mail

    Manchester United are advanced in their pursuit of £100m-rated Jadon Sancho and will make an offer for the teenager next summer.
    Chelsea have placed a £23m price tag on Davide Zappacosta which Roma are struggling to meet.
    Manchester United made an ambitious £82m offer for Kalidou Koulibaly that was turned down by Napoli just before the English transfer window closed.
    Chelsea's bitter dispute over former manager Antonio Conte's £9m severance package has been taken to an employment tribunal.
    Leroy Sane will have a knee operation in Austria this weekend having decided against using Manchester City's preferred surgeon Dr Ramon Cugat.
    Former Benfica coach Jorge Jesus has revealed he turned down the chance to take charge of Newcastle and Chelsea this summer.
    AC Milan have identified Serge Aurier as a replacement for Andrea Conti, who has fallen out of favour at the San Siro.
    Monaco are considering a move for former Liverpool man Daniel Sturridge, who is still looking for a new club after becoming a free agent in the summer, according to reports.


    daily express

    Celtic boss Neil Lennon is keen to keep strengthening his squad and is targeting an attacking midfielder and a striker.


    the sun

    David de Gea has been putting in extra training sessions working only with his feet as Manchester United look to mix up their style.
    Manchester City and Chelsea are keeping tabs on Bayern Munich's Kingsley Coman.
    Xherdan Shaqiri has revealed he could quit Liverpool this month over frustration he is not playing enough games.
    Bayern Munich will go all-out to sign Leroy Sane in January, despite concerns over his long-term knee injury.
    Emmanuel Adebayor is set to continue his career at the age of 35 by joining Iranian side Tractor SC.
    Former QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt has agreed a 30 per cent wage cut in order to stay at Benfica.


    the times

    Steve Bruce has made the first bold call of his reign as Newcastle United head coach by leaving Sean Longstaff, a summer target for Manchester United, out of his starting XI for today's game away to Norwich City.


    daily telegraph

    Brendan Rodgers has told Islam Slimani and Adrien Silva they are free to leave Leicester before the European deadline.


    daily mirror

    Dejan Lovren's move to Roma has been called off after they failed to make a concrete offer for the Liverpool defender.
    Liverpool have handed a new long-term deal to highly-rated teenage midfielder Curtis Jones.
    Erhun Oztumer has joined Charlton Athletic after leaving Bolton Wanderers.


    daily record

    Celtic are close to completing the signing of Rosenborg left-back Birger Meling.
    Joe Dodoo is set to end his Rangers spell in search of first-team football, according to reports.
    Swiss giants Basel are weighing up a £2m move for Hibs star Florian Kamberi.
    Neil Lennon wants talent spotter Nicky Hammond to remain at Parkhead full time to complete an overhaul of Celtic's scouting department.


    scottish sun

    Celtic star Leigh Griffiths is yet to speak to Scotland boss Steve Clarke about a possible recall.
    Kilmarnock are set to sign QPR full-back Niko Hamalainen on loan.



    Jadon Sancho is set to leave Borussia Dortmund next summer, with the German club already searching for the 19-year-old England forward's replacement. (Mail)

    Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 26, could still leave Crystal Palace this summer. (Sun)

    Monaco are interested in English striker Daniel Sturridge, 29, who is a free agent after leaving Liverpool. (L'Equipe in French)

    Swiss midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri, 27, says he will consider his future at Liverpool if he does not get more game time. (Langenthaler Tagblatt via Daily Star)

    Losing England striker Harry Kane, 26, would be far more damaging to Tottenham than losing Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, says former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher. (Daily Telegraph)

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he is happy to have midfielder James Rodriguez, 28, in his squad, with the Colombian having recently been linked with a move away from the Bernabeu. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

    If Italian right-back Andrea Conti, 25, leaves AC Milan, the Italian giants would consider a move for Tottenham's Ivorian right-back Serge Aurier, 26. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)


    Paul Pogba's brother Mathias says the French midfielder, 26, still wants to leave Manchester United and join Real Madrid. (El Chiringuito via Daily Mail)

    Celtic manager Neil Lennon insists a new goalkeeper is not among his transfer targets this summer. (Daily Record)

    Bury player Stephen Dawson says he could lose his house if the club go out of business. (Talksport)

    Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko, 33, has signed a new three-year deal with Roma, having been previously linked with a move to Italian rivals Inter Milan. (AS Roma)

    Dutch winger Steven Bergwijn, 21, a Bayern Munich and Manchester Unitedtarget, has committed to PSV Eindhoven by agreeing a five-year contract. (Goal)

    Arsenal manager Unai Emery admits he does not know if the club's summer signings have made the Gunners stronger. (Mirror)

    Brazil coach Tite says forward Neymar, 27, is waiting for Paris St-Germain to come to a decision about his own future. (Marca)

    Arsenal are set to receive about £5m from French midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide's move from Angers to Lyon as a result of a 20% sell-on clause in the 21-year-old's contract. (Evening Standard)

    Tottenham midfielder Moussa Sissoko said he cried after June's Champions League final defeat by Liverpool.(Talksport)
  21. Aug 17, 2019 at 10:23

    marukomu The Gatekeeper

    Talks with all the players we linked with every club that didn't sign broke down just before the transfer window closed. We will reprint them all in January.
  22. Aug 18, 2019 at 08:53

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    the sun on sunday

    Real Madrid will make a last-gasp £60m bid for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen before the European transfer window shuts on September 2.
    Sunderland owner Stewart Donald is ready to sell the Sky Bet League One in a £50m deal to an American-based financier.
    Nantes are set to send their final paperwork to FIFA over their row with Cardiff City over which club Emiliano Sala belonged to when the plane carrying him and pilot David Ibbotson crashed into the sea off Guernsey.
    Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku has hit back at critics who called him fat by posting a topless photo of himself on Instagram with the caption 'not bad for a fat boy'.
    Manchester United have suffered a transfer blow as PSV tied-down in-demand Steven Bergwijn to a new long-term deal.
    Turkish sides Besiktas and Trabzonspor are interested in Everton winger Yannick Bolasie.
    FIFA is planning to scrap transfer tribunals - stripping clubs of vital funds.
    Frank Lampard claims Jorginho is as central to his plans as he was under Maurizio Sarri.


    sunday mirror

    Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez has turned down the chance to revive his flagging career with Roma in a proposed deal that saw United willing to pay a large part of his wages.
    Tottenham have had no offers for Christian Eriksen and the club are increasingly baffled by the player's *decision to snub all *contract talks.
    Trabzonspor have joined the race to sign former Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge, who is currently without a club and is also reported to be attracting interest from Monaco.
    Manchester United are ready to pay Argentine defender Marcos Rojo to leave Old Trafford.
    Leroy Sane's decision to snub Pep Guardiola's medical advice is motivated by the Germany winger's fear of missing Euro 2020.


    the observer

    Inter Milan are hoping to sign Alexis Sanchez on a season-long loan and are confident of agreeing a deal with Manchester United.


    mail on sunday

    Manchester United's £50m defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka has said moving onto a bigger stage from Crystal Palace has not daunted him at all.
    VAR's accuracy in deciding offside calls has been questioned, with the Mail on Sunday claiming there is a margin of error of up to 13cm in offside decisions.
    Robin van Persie has revealed he left Arsenal for Manchester United because the club had grown 'tired of him' and didn not offer him a new contract.


    sunday times

    Real Madrid are preparing to test Paul Pogba's relationship with Manchester United by furthering a long-standing attempt to sign the France international.
    Marcos Rojo is pressuring Manchester United into allowing him to join Fenerbahce on a season-long loan.


    sunday express

    Paris Saint-Germain are weighing up making a last-ditch offer to take Chelsea midfield flop Tiemoue Bakayoko back to France.



    THE HERALD

    Celtic are closing in on the signing of Rosenborg full-back Birger Meling after confirming the capture of former Southampton striker Jonathan Afolabi.


    scottish sun

    Brandon Barker has revealed former Manchester City team-mate Raheem Sterling urged him to join Rangers.


    sunday mail

    Kyle Lafferty has revealed he is no closer to finding a new club after rejecting a deal to join Kilmarnock.
    Republic of Ireland are trying to nick Rangers star Josh McPake from under Scotland's nose.
    Robert Snodgrass has told Steve Clarke he is ready to play for Scotland again.



    Inter Milan are hoping to sign forward Alexis Sanchez on a season-long loan deal and are confident of agreeing a deal with Manchester United.(Mail on Sunday)

    United have allowed the 30-year-old Chile forward to talk to Inter, where he would be willing to take a pay cut. (Mail on Sunday)

    Sanchez turned down a move to Roma, even after United agreed to pay a large portion of his £560k-a-week wages. (Sunday Mirror)

    Real Madrid will make a late £60m bid for Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen. The 27-year-old Dane could leave before Spain's transfer window shuts on 2 September. (Sun on Sunday)

    Tottenham have had no bids for Eriksen and have offered him in excess of £200,000 a week, which would put him among the highest earners at the club. (Sunday Mirror)

    Real are preparing to test Paul Pogba's relationship with Manchester United by furthering a long-standing attempt to sign the 26-year-old French midfielder. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

    Liverpool could gain £18m if their former Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, 27, moves from Barcelona to Bayern Munich in a loan switch. (Mail on Sunday)


    Daniel Sturridge is at the centre of a tug of war between Trabzonspor of Turkey and French side Monaco. The English striker, 29, is a free agent after being released by Liverpool in June. (Sunday Express)

    Everton have been offered the chance to sign former France winger Franck Ribery, 36, who is a free agent after leaving Bayern Munich following a 12-year association with the Bundesliga champions. (90Min)

    Meanwhile, Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 21, wants to leave Bayern because of a lack of game time. (Sport1 - in German)

    Everton winger Yannick Bolasie, 30, is keen for a move away from Goodison Park, with Turkish sides Besiktasand Trabzonspor interested in the Congo international. (Sun on Sunday)

    Mesut Ozil, 30, could still leave Arsenal for DC Unitedif the MLS outfit can persuade the ex-Germany midfielder to move to Washington. (Daily Star Sunday)

    Ivory Coast right-back Serge Aurier, 26, could depart Tottenham for AC Milan if Italy full-back Andrea Conti, 25, leaves the Serie A outfit before the European summer transfer window shuts. (Calciomercato)

    Italy's former Manchester City and Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli, 29, is on the verge of joining Serie A club Brescia. (La Gazzetta, via Sun)

    Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, 27, is not in the squad to play Rennes as he is injured - and not because the Brazil attacker wants a return to Barcelona. (AS - in Spanish)

    Barcelona and Ghana striker Kevin-Prince Boateng, 32, says he could have played for Manchester United for 10 years if his attitude had been better earlier in his career. (Goal)

    And new Manchester United recruit Hannibal Mejbri, the French midfielder who arrived from Monaco and cannot sign a professional contract until he turns 17 in January, wants to wear the number seven shirt at Old Trafford. (Sunday Mirror)

    Meanwhile, Manchester United are ready to pay Argentine defender Marcos Rojo, 29, to leave Old Trafford. (Sunday Express)

    Rojo is pressuring United to allow him to join Fenerbahce on a season-long loan. (Sunday Times)
  23. Aug 19, 2019 at 08:47

    christinaa Gossip Girl

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    19th August 2019


    daily express

    Paris Saint-Germain have demanded two Real Madrid stars in return for Neymar in order to avoid selling the player to Barcelona.


    the sun

    Chelsea fans want Frank Lampard to give Michy Batshuayi a chance in their next game after Tammy Abraham and Olivier Giroud failed to impress in attack in their 1-1 draw with Leicester.
    Manchester United will speak to centre-back Eric Bailly over extending his contract - despite his poor injury record - in order to avoid losing him on a free transfer.


    daily star

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is determined to sign Neymar from PSG, despite head coach Zinedine Zidane not being bothered about signing him.
    Anwar El Ghazi says Aston Villa are going to have to learn quickly that they have stepped up in class.


    daily mail

    Paris Saint-Germain and Juventus will hold talks over an €80m (£73m) deal for Paulo Dybala this week.
    Barcelona right-back Nelson Semedo is open to a move to PSG as part of a deal that would see Neymar return to his former club.
    Ashley Cole is expected to be offered a return to Chelsea after the former England left-back announced his retirement.
    Gareth Bale's Real Madrid team-mates have backed the Wales forward to succeed at the Bernabeu despite a summer of uncertainty in which he came close to leaving.


    daily telegraph

    Kevin De Bruyne has criticised football's "impossible" new handball rules and claimed the only way players could avoid accidentally handling the ball in some instances would be to "chop off" their arms.
    Harry Wilson's Bournemouth winner saw him receive a WhatsApp message of congratulations from Jurgen Klopp.
    Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham have been left especially vulnerable among the Premier League's established top six by the "massive mistake" of closing the window early.


    the guardian

    Manchester City have been cautioned against the introduction of facial recognition technology, which a civil rights group says would risk "normalising a mass surveillance tool".


    scottish sun

    Celtic have missed out on Croatian wonderkid Luka Ivanusec after he chose to join Dinamo Zagreb instead of them from Lokomotiv Zagreb.
    Cluj striker Billel Omrani has attracted offers from Scottish clubs after scoring twice as the Romanian side knocked Celtic out of the Champions League.
    Hibernian striker Flo Kamberi admits interest from Swiss side Basel - who are said to be weighing up a £2m bid - is driving him on to impress.
    Greg Taylor is happy at Kilmarnock despite Celtic and Nurnberg transfer interest.


    daily record

    Rangers youngster Josh McPake has agreed to join Dundee on loan until January.
    Neil Lennon is hoping to have another new signing confirmed ahead of a pivotal Europa League play-off against AIK Stockholm.



    French champions Paris St-Germain have held talks with Juventus over a £73m deal for 25-year-old Argentina forward Paulo Dybala. (Mail)

    Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho has arrived in Germany to finalise his proposed season-long loan move to German champions Bayern Munich. (Sun)

    Paris St-Germain asked Real Madrid for France defender Raphael Varane, 26, and Brazil forward Vinicius Junior, 19, in a swap deal for 27-year-old Brazil forward Neymar. (Telefoot - in French)

    Barcelona hope to take Neymar back to the Nou Camp, but on loan with a mandatory purchase clause. (Sport - in Spanish)

    But PSG boss Thomas Tuchel says the Brazilian will not leave the club unless they find a replacement. (Canal+, via Goal)

    Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente, 34, is close to joining Italian side Lazio. Inter Milan, Fiorentina and Napoli are also interested in signing the Spaniard, who is currently without a club. (Corriere Dello Sport - in Italian)

    Inter Milan want a loan deal for Manchester United's Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, and are also interested in Barcelona's Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, 32. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

    The agent of Sanchez is in the UK to discuss a loan move to Inter Milan. (Sky Italy, via Sky Sports)

    Sanchez was at training with United on Sunday morning. (Sun)

    Inter Milan are trying to push through a move for Sanchez - but United would have to subsidise the player's £500,000-a-week wages. (Mirror)

    Manchester United are to discuss extending the contract of Eric Bailly with the 25-year-old Ivory Coast defender. (Sun)

    United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Argentina defender Marcus Rojo, 28, is in contention for selection, despite the fact he could still leave the club. (Manchester Evening News)


    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino hopes the Premier League will return to having the same transfer window as the rest of Europe next summer. (Telegraph)

    Paris St-Germain and Bayern Munich could make bids for Germany midfielder Emre Can, 25, after he was told by manager Maurizio Sarri he was no longer needed at Juventus. (Tuttosport, via Mail)

    Alternatively, Bayern will not move for Can if they complete a move for Barcelona and Brazil midfielder Coutinho, 27. (Goal)

    Paris St-Germain and Monaco are consider offering France midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 25, a lifeline as his time at Chelsea seems over. (Daily Express)

    Celtic have offered 23-year-old French midfielder Olivier Ntcham toBordeaux. (20 Minutes via Daily Record)

    Newcastle manager Steve Bruce is desperate to get English striker Dwight Gayle, 28, back on the field as soon as possible. (Newcastle Chronicle)
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