Press Gossip - 2019

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

  1. Sep 13, 2019

    dev1l Full Member

    Jun 8, 2006
    Schweini was crocked, Kroos isn't

    Arguably Kroos is the nearest thing to a Scholes - type player.
    There is reciprocal admiration for each other with Scholes recommending Kroos for United some time ago

    It remains to be seen whether Kroos career is in a downfall and also if he is motivated to play for us.
  2. Sep 13, 2019

    Rozay Master of Hindsight

    Oct 22, 2012
    We need supplementary midfielders for Pogba, not replacements. Kroos alongside Pogba would elevate us, in place of him will not.
  3. Sep 14, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Saturday's Newspapers:
    14th September 2019

    daily mail

    Super-agent Mino Raiola is targeting Wilfried Zaha as his next client as the Crystal Palace star gets set to sack current representative Will Salthouse.
    Wolves owners Fosun are looking to attract fresh investment to help bankroll their ambitious attempts to break into the Premier League's top six.
    Everton boss Marco Silva insists Michael Keane can move past his England howler and benefit from experience.
    The EFL are planning to close the sale-and-lease-back loophole that has allowed several Championship clubs, including Derby County, Sheffield Wednesday and Reading, to sell their stadiums to sister companies to enable them to comply with Financial Fair Play rules.
    Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham's season could face more disruption with rumours heading into the January transfer window.
    Huddersfield Town had to quadruple their initial offer in order to lure Danny Cowley from Lincoln City as manager this week.

    daily telegraph

    Quique Sanchez Flores insists his previous differences with Watford have been solved on his return as manager.
    Crystal Palace Women striker Gemma Bryan has criticised her club for its lack of support over her ACL injury.

    the sun

    Ipswich striker James Norwood is set to make his debut in the wrestling ring.
    Emmanuel Adebayor has wound up Arsenal fans on Instagram with jokes that they won't win the title.
    Chris Smalling will have a scan on his injury as he continues waiting for his Roma debut.

    daily mirror

    Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino has told his unsettled stars to knuckle down and fight for their places.
    Jurgen Klopp has challenged his Liverpool players to rediscover their winning mentality and take it through to Christmas.

    Barcelona may switch their attentions to Paris St-Germain's 20-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe after missing out on Brazilian team-mate Neymar, 27. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    West Ham outbid Bayern Munich in order to sign 25-year-old French striker Sebastien Haller from Eintracht Frankfurt this summer in a club record deal worth up to £45m. (Mail)

    Watford sacked Javi Gracia because he was unable to tighten up their defence and was reluctant to play several of the club's summer signings. (Sky Sports)

    Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is replaceable and other goalkeepers can "fill the void" as contract negotiations with the Spain international continue. (Marca - in Spanish)

    De Gea, 28, has reportedly signed a new five-year deal at Old Trafford. (Record)

    Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen, 32, wants to sign a new contract at Tottenham with his current deal expiring at the end of the season. (Football Insider)

    Spurs have also offered midfielder Christian Eriksen a new contract worth £230,000 a week to tempt him to stay amid interest from Manchester United and Real Madrid. (Mail)

    Southampton are interested in signing 18-year-old Belgian midfielder Yari Verschaeren from Anderlecht. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

    Cardiff's Ivory Coast defender Sol Bamba, 34, is a candidate to succeed Neil Warnock when he steps down as manager next year. (South Wales Evening Post)

    Leeds United offered captain and Scotland defender Liam Cooper, 28, a new contract in order to fend off interest from Premier League clubs. (Football Insider)

    Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl is hopeful midfielder Emile Hojbjerg will sign a new contract with the 24-year-old Denmark international's current deal due to expire at the end of next season. (Daily Echo)

    Manchester City and Manchester United are both interested in signing young Benfica midfielder Florentino Luis, 20. (Mirror)

    Newcastle manager Steve Bruce says he tried to sign Liverpool and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 28, while manager at Hull. (Guardian)

    Jose Mourinho says Chelsea boss Frank Lampard has "all the conditions" to be successful as manager at Stamford Bridge. (Sky Sports)

    Tottenham and Republic of Ireland Under-21s forward Troy Parrott, 17, is a target for Juventus, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

    Former Valencia boss Marcelino claims he is "absolutely certain" that last season's Copa del Rey win led to his sacking by the La Liga club earlier this week. (ESPN)

    Mino Raiola is among a number of agents interested in representing Crystal Palace's Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha after the 26-year-old gave notice of his intention to leave current management company USM. (Mail)

    Valencia and Benfica are interested in signing Crystal Palace's 15-year-old English midfielder Jadan Raymond, who has yet to sign professional terms at Selhurst Park. (Mail
  4. Sep 15, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Sunday's Newspapers:
    15th September 2019

    the sun on sunday

    David Beckham is stepping up his bid to sign Lionel Messi for his MLS club Inter Miami FC.
    Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has warned Jesse Lingard and Marcus Rashford to concentrate on football after Lingard launched his own fashion label last Christmas.
    Sam Allardyce is open to a return to management - and has his sights set on a Sunderland comeback.
    Juventus want Nemanja Matic on free transfer after missing out on his Manchester United team-mate Paul Pogba.

    mail on sunday

    UEFA's top referees chief has urged Premier League officials to use pitch-side monitors instead of relying on VAR for big decisions.

    sunday mirror

    Floyd Mayweather has claimed he will fight Manny Pacquiao in an exhibition bout in Tokyo.

    sunday express

    Manchester United had scouts checking out Kosovo striker Vedat Muriqi when he scored against England at Wembley on Tuesday night.
    Samuel Eto'o has revealed that he and former Inter Milan team-mates keep in touch with Jose Mourinho through their Whatsapp group.

    sunday telegraph

    Chelsea are putting the finishing touches to Callum Hudson-Odoi's new five-year contract.
    Richarlison is a different player to the one sent off against Bournemouth last season, says Everton boss Marco Silva.

    daily star sunday

    Manchester United star Nemanja Matic is wanted by a trio of Serie A big hitters, Juventus, Inter and AC Milan.

    sunday mail

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has begged Scotland fans to keep faith with captain Andy Robertson.
    Steven Gerrard wants to include more players in Rangers' Europa League squad - but says UEFA's crazy rules are stopping him.
    Celtic left-back Boli Bolingoli has backed Celtic to blast through the Europa League group stage and reach the semi-final of the competition.
    Aberdeen midfielder Jon Gallagher, at Pittodrie on loan from MLS side Atlanta United, suffered a suspected broken leg in their 1-1 draw with St Johnstone on Saturday.

    Former England captain David Beckham has stepped up his bid to bring Barcelona forward Lionel Messi to his new Major League Soccer franchise Inter Miami by sending representatives to speak to the 32-year-old Argentina international's father. (Sun on Sunday)

    Inter Miami are also interested in signing 30-year-old Wales forward Gareth Bale from Real Madrid.(Maxifoot - in French)

    Manchester United are interested in signing Real Madrid's Germany midfielder Toni Kroos, 29, in January in a swap deal involving 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba. (Bild - in German)

    Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, has signed a new four-year deal with United worth about £250,000 a week, rising to £350,000 a week with performance-related clauses. (Sunday Mirror)

    England forward Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18, will seal a new five-year deal at Chelsea after returning from injury. (Sun on Sunday)

    Liverpool have opened contract talks with 27-year-old Senegal forward Sadio Mane. (SoccerLink, via Sport Witness)

    Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, is holding out for a January move from Tottenham to Real Madrid. (Marca - in Spanish)

    AC Milan and Inter Milan are interested in signing Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic, 31, from Manchester United in January. (Corriere Dello Sport - in Italian)

    Manchester United sent scouts to watch Fenerbahce striker Vedat Muriqi, 25, in action for Kosovo against England last week. (Sunday Express)

    Eighteen-year-old Argentine midfielder Thiago Almada, who was interesting Manchester City, has signed a new four-year contract with Velez Sarsfield. (Manchester Evening News)

    Wolves owners Fosun are understood to be looking for fresh investment to help the club challenge at the top of the Premier League and are willing to sell a 20% stake in the club. (Express and Star)

    Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has been given the go-ahead to bring in new players in January, with a particular focus on wingers. (Chronicle)

    Juventus' 33-year-old Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic, who was linked with Manchester United over the summer, is close to a move to MLS side LAFC. (Calciomercato)

    English defender Tyrone Mings, 26, says he was surprised when Aston Villa decided to pay £20m to sign him from Bournemouth in the summer. (Express and Star)

    Arsenal manager Unai Emery says Javi Gracia learned of his sacking as Watford boss during a chance meeting between the pair back in their native Spain. (Sunday Telegraph)
  5. Sep 16, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Monday's Newspapers:
    16th September 2019

    daily star

    Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to go head-to-head with one another to tempt manager Jurgen Klopp and star defender Virgil van Dijk from Liverpool.

    daily mail

    An Italian TV pundit has been widely condemned and banned from the channel after a racist remark about Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku.

    the sun

    Kevin De Bruyne believes history can repeat itself and Manchester City will once again hunt down Liverpool in the Premier League title race.
    Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham has threatened to play for Nigeria if Gareth Southgate doesn't hurry up and pick him again for England.
    Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois want N'Golo Kante at Real Madrid after the Chelsea midfielder was linked with a sensational move to Spain.
    Arsenal are set to beat Manchester United in the race for the signature of Sunderland teenager Logan Pye.

    daily mirror

    UEFA referee chief Roberto Rosetti has hit out at the Premier League's use of VAR after Mike Riley admitting that four VAR decisions had been incorrect in matches before the international break.
    Ashley Young says Manchester United are "very close" to turning a corner under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

    the guardian

    Pep Guardiola believes Manchester City can learn and refocus after humbling defeat away to Norwich City.

    the times

    Owen Farrell has been forced to make changes to his tackling technique to avoid being caught in a World Cup crackdown on dangerous play.

    daily telegraph

    Tammy Abraham says he is "living the dream" and setting his sights on becoming a club legend after finally being given his chance in a Chelsea shirt.
    Dean Smith is backing "football nut" Jack Grealish to spark his season into life and push Aston Villa up the Premier League table aa they prepare to play West Ham on Monday Night Football.

    daily record

    Feyenoord boss Jaap Stam fears they will face a nervous night at Ibrox on Thursday if they repeat their recent defensive lapses against Rangers in the Europa League.

    scottish sun

    Ex-Rangers and Hibs striker Jason Cummings is ready to turn his back on Scotland to play for Australia.

    Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to go head-to-head in a mammoth bid to tempt manager Jurgen Klopp and Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 28, away from Liverpool. (AS, via Star)

    Manchester United have offered to make Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 28, the Premier League's best-paid footballer to convince him to sign a new long-term contract. (Times - subscription required)

    Midfielder Christian Eriksen is snubbing every new Tottenham contract put in front of him as the 27-year-old Dane's agent facilitates a move to Real Madrid next summer. (Marca, via Express)

    Forward Eden Hazard, 28, and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 27, want Frenchman N'Golo Kante at Real Madrid after the Chelsea midfielder, 28, was linked with a move to Spain. (Sun)

    Real Madrid could offer German midfielder Toni Kroos, 29, to Manchester United in exchange for 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba. (FourFourTwo)

    Arsenal are set to win the race for the signature of Sunderland's English teenager Logan Pye after the 15-year-old was linked with a move to the Premier League during the summer. (Sun)

    Manchester United's Serbian midfielder Nemanja Matic, 31, is a target for Juventus in January. (Mirror)

    Manchester United had scouts checking out Kosovo striker Vedat Muriqi, 25, when he scored against England at Wembley on Tuesday. (Express)

    Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, 21, has not ruled out opting to play for Nigeria instead of England.(Times - subscription required)

    Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, 27, was angered when team-mate Mohamed Salah, 27, did not pass to him against Burnley but says the incident is "forgotten" and the pair have "reconciled". (Canal+, via Star)

    Arsenal boss Unai Emery has revealed he was with Javi Gracia when Watford sacked him. (Metro)

    Manchester United legend Gary Neville has said he would "run a mile" if he were ever offered the managerial position at Old Trafford. (Manchester Evening News)

    Lincoln City have opened fresh talks with Wycombe Wanderers boss Gareth Ainsworth after he turned down their initial offer to take over as their new manager. (Mail)
  6. Sep 16, 2019

    Rozay Master of Hindsight

    Oct 22, 2012
    ‘Long-term Manchester United servant’ would be a more appropriate title. Nev can feck off with shit like this. At this point, we don’t even need scousers in the sports media, Nev’s got it covered.
  7. Sep 16, 2019

    NWRed Full Member

    Feb 10, 2019
    I took the comment as him saying he's not up to it and doesn't want the pressure etc.
  8. Sep 16, 2019

    Rozay Master of Hindsight

    Oct 22, 2012
    Hmm, I took it as him saying it’s a job nobody would want. ‘Run a mile’ suggests that he would want nothing to do with it. Maybe we’re both right, you have offered an explanation as to why he may think what I said.
  9. Sep 17, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Tuesday's Newspapers:
    17th September 2019

    daily telegraph

    Gareth Southgate's England assistant Steve Holland will be in the Stamford Bridge stands to run the rule over Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham on Tuesday night.
    Mark Dempsey, one of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first-team coaches, is expected to return to work with Manchester United next month after a period of sick leave.
    Kick It Out has been plunged into fresh turmoil after Garth Crooks quit over the appointment of Sanjay Bhandari as its new chairman.
    London Broncos hooker James Cunningham could face a ban of at least eight matches after being charged over a racial abuse allegation.

    daily mail

    Arsenal defender Rob Holding is ready to declare himself fully fit following his 10-month injury hell to leave creaky centre-half pairing Sokratis and David Luiz in jeopardy.
    Pep Guardiola is contemplating shaking up Manchester City's defence after the weekend's shambolic capitulation at Norwich.
    Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte has lashed out at the Italian media for their "fixation" with formations and explained that the press in England "didn't give a damn".
    Former Sheffield United chairman Kevin McCabe has been told he will not be welcome at Bramall Lane if he fights the High Court ruling which awards full control of the club to his co-owner Prince Abdullah.
    Graham Ford has emerged as a leading candidate to become England's new coach as they plan for life after Trevor Bayliss.

    daily mirror

    Jurgen Klopp has laughed off suggestions from his agent that he could end up leaving Liverpool because of the weather.
    Tyson Fury will have the option of seeing a Harley Street skin specialist this week to ensure he is ready to face Deontay Wilder.

    the sun

    Kyle Walker is facing a battle to hold onto his spot in the Manchester City team - just weeks after losing his England place.
    Martin Dubravka is close to signing a new deal at Newcastle.
    Andriy Shevchenko's son is training at Chelsea's youth academy - and could qualify to represent England through his residency status.
    AC Milan are braced for a staggering takeover bid from the world's second most valuable man Bernard Arnault.

    the times

    Liverpool supporters have been warned not to wear club colours in Naples city centre and to stay in their hotels to eat and drink before Tuesday's Champions League opener.
    Pep Guardiola may hand Joao Cancelo his first Manchester City start in the wake of Saturday's shock defeat by Norwich.
    A private equity firm has gained an unprecedented influence over European rugby after striking a deal worth more than £300m for a share in the Six Nations.
    Moeen Ali and Adil Rashid are set to lose their central England Test contracts when the new list is announced this week.

    daily record

    Rangers and Celtic have entered a new six-team cross-border competition after withdrawing from the SPFL Reserve League.
    Christopher Jullien has set his sights on the Europa League and declared Celtic's desire for success means they're in it to win it.

    Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will continue to target British players next summer, with Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, and Leicester City's 22-year-old English midfielder James Maddison his priorities. (ESPN)

    AC Milan, Inter Milan, Juventus and Borussia Dortmund are all interested in signing Manchester United's Nemanja Matic, 31, when the Serbia midfielder's contract expires at the end of the season. (Calcio Mercato - in Italian)

    Celtic could make a move for out-of-favour Tottenham and Kenya midfielder Victor Wanyama, 28, in January, says Bhoys boss Neil Lennon. (Team Talk)

    Chelsea and Brazil winger Willian wants to stay at Stamford Bridge, but the club is yet to offer the 31-year-old a new deal. (Express)

    Ajax and Netherlands defender Joel Veltman, 27, says he wanted to sign for West Ham United this summer, but the Dutch champions would not let him leave. (NOS - in Dutch)

    Liverpool would have signed Napoli's Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly if they had failed to buy Netherlands centre-back Virgil van Dijk, also 28, in January 2018. (Goal)

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp said his friend was joking when he said the British weather could play a part in negotiations over talks to extend his deal with the Reds. (Mail)

    Bournemouth are prepared to give Ryan Fraser a new contract worth £100,000 a week, with Arsenal, Everton, Chelsea and Wolves all interested in the 25-year-old Scotland winger. (

    The Cherries could lose England striker Callum Wilson, 27, to Manchester United. (ESPN)

    Watford and Belgium defender Christian Kabasele, 28, has revealed he is close to signing a new deal at Vicarage Road. (Sport Witness)

    Everton, Southampton, Bournemouth, Sheffield United, Bristol City, Barnsley and Sunderland have all watched Motherwell's Scotland Under-21 winger James Scott, 19. (Team Talk)

    Former England manager Sam Allardyce would be willing to return to manage Sunderland if the League One club is taken over by an American consortium. (Sun)

    Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno says the Gunners will continue to try the "risk" of playing out from the back, despite the side letting a 2-0 lead slip against Watford. (Mirror)

    Russia midfielder Aleksandr Golovin revealed he moved from CSKA Moscow to Monaco and turned a move down to Chelsea in 2018 because he did not think he would get regular first-team football at Stamford Bridge. (Match TV - in Russian)

    Former Germany midfielder Michael Ballack believes Bayern Munich will renew their interest in RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner next summer. The 23-year-old Germany forward has previously been linked with Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund, Atletico Madrid and Sevilla. (Goal)

    Wolves had scouts watching Porto's 3-2 win over Portimonense on Sunday. (Sport Witness)

    The world's second-richest man Bernard Arnault is preparing an £890m takeover bid for Serie A side AC Milan. (Mail)

    One of Uefa's financial fair play investigators has resigned over how European football's governing body has handled its case against Paris St-Germain. (Times
  10. Sep 18, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Wednesday's Newspapers:
    18th September 2019

    the sun

    Mason Greenwood is set for his second senior Manchester United start in Thursday's Europa League opener at home to Astana.
    Unai Emery ordered Arsenal's players to show "solidarity" to the outside world during a team dinner called straight after the Watford debacle.
    Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is set to move onto the next stage of rehab in his bid to return early from knee surgery.
    Daniel Sturridge could face another ban over betting offences, despite now playing in Turkey.
    Italian giants queuing up for Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic face competition from Borussia Dortmund.
    Monaco midfielder Aleksandr Golovin snubbed a move to Chelsea over fears it would be "too hard" at Stamford Bridge.
    Wembley is set to be confirmed as host stadium for the 2023 Champions League final next week.
    Premier League clubs are mulling a potential £50m hardship fund to resolve the EFL cash crisis.

    daily mail

    Southend United want to hire Celtic and Sweden legend Henrik Larsson as their new manager.
    Barcelona are already going to incredible lengths to make sure no club in Europe is in a position to steal teenage sensation Ansu Fati away from them.
    Premiership clubs are threatening legal action to demand Saracens' are expelled from the league if the champions contest any guilty verdict arising from their alleged breach of the salary cap.

    daily mirror

    Xherdan Shaqiri admits he has struggled with his lack of game time at Liverpool.
    Sunderland's takeover by a consortium of America billionaires moved a step closer on Tuesday night.
    Andy Carroll could make Newcastle's squad for the first time against Brighton on Saturday.
    Jofra Archer will be given a bumper England deal - worth more than £1m - across all formats after his sensational summer.
    Johanna Konta has pulled out of the China Open with a knee injury and looks set to miss the WTA Championships.

    daily telegraph

    A second Kick It Out trustee has confirmed he has quit - and a third could soon follow - in the wake of Sanjay Bhandari's appointment as its new chairman.

    scottish sun

    Hearts could make a stunning move for Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson if they axe under-fire Craig Levein.

    daily record

    Daniel Arzani has made his long-awaited return from injury as Celtic reserves drew 1-1 with Hibs.
    Odsonne Edouard insists he is going nowhere as he focuses on leading Celtic to nine in a row.
    Christophe Berra has warned his team-mates to toughen up now or get out of Tynecastle if they cannot cope with the crisis that has dragged Hearts to the foot of the Premiership.

    Manchester United are preparing to make a move for Bournemouth's 27-year-old England forward Callum Wilson, who has scored three goals in his past two games. (Sun)

    Real Madrid, Barcelona and Liverpool want to sign Napoli's Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, 23. (Mail)

    Manchester United enquired about signing Borussia Dortmund's 19-year-old England winger Jadon Sancho in the summer. (Viasport Football - via Manchester Evening News)

    Former Manchester United and France defender Patrice Evra says the current crop of players at Old Trafford need to "bleed for the club" before they are accepted by the fans. (Sky Sports)

    Real Madrid's 27-year-old Spain international Isco, who is attracting interest from Manchester City and Liverpool, is wanted by Juventus, who are preparing a £66m bid for the former Malaga forward. (Sun)

    Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling, 24, is "winning the race" to replace Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, 32, and Juventus striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, as the world's best player, according to former Spain international Xavi. (Mirror)

    League One strugglers Southend United want to bring in former Sweden, Celtic, Barcelona and Manchester United striker Henrik Larsson as their new manager. (Mail)

    Tottenham and France keeper Hugo Lloris, 32, says he is unlikely to finish his career at the club - and is interested in playing in Major League Soccer in the US before he retires. (France Football - in French)

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is missing out on his top player targets because he is refusing to pay above-the-odds prices. (Guardian)

    Newcastle United's 30-year-old striker Andy Carroll, who has not played for the club since returning to St James' Park in the summer because of an ankle injury, could be on the bench against Brighton on Saturday. (Mail)

    Manchester United and Wales winger Daniel James, 21, says he almost quit football altogether when he was 12. (Inside United, via Mirror)

    The dispute over 28-year-old France World Cup winning forward Antoine Griezmann's £107m transfer from Atletico Madrid to Barcelona could lead to the Calatan club playing a game behind closed doors. (

    Barcelona's 16-year-old Guinea-Bissau-born winger Ansu Fati is close to agreeing a new five-year contract after scoring two goals in three La Liga appearances. (AS - in Spanish)

    Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 27, says Bayern Munich - where he is on loan from Barcelona - are "more of a family" than Barca and his former club Liverpool. (Liverpool Echo)

    DC United's former Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney, 33, says MLS players should be paid more. (ESPN)

    Norwich City's sporting director Stuart Webber has agreed a new three-year contract. (Telegraph)
  11. Sep 19, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Thursday's Newspapers:
    19th September 2019


    • Inter Milan want Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud to boost their striking options in January.
    • Liverpool, Real Madrid and Barcelona are set to do battle over the signing of Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz in January.
    • Mason Mount has an 'outside chance' of playing for Chelsea against Liverpool on Sunday after scans showed no significant damage to the ankle he injured against Valencia.
    • Jack Clarke could be heading back to Tottenham after being frozen out of Marcelo Bielsa's plans since re-joining Leeds United on loan.
    • Manchester United are turning their attentions to fresh terms for Jesse Lingard and Mason Greenwood after securing Victor Lindelof to a new contract on Wednesday.
    • Russia star Alexander Kokorin returned to Zenit St Petersburg on Wednesday, a day after being released from jail over hooliganism charge.
    • Steven Gerrard has snapped back at former Liverpool team-mate Emile Heskey after comments on his managerial credentials.
    • Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel has admitted Neymar 'did everything in his power' to leave the club over the summer.
    • Chelsea have opened talks with in-form striker Tammy Abraham and young defender Fikayo Tomori over new contracts.
    • England players and staff have told not to use their mobile phones on World Cup matchdays amid the Wales betting scandal that has rocked the tournament in Japan.
    • The Football Association is examining claims that a promising deaf footballer was abused and goaded about his disability during an FA Youth Cup game.
    • Former Tottenham and Fulham midfielder Lewis Holtby is in talks over a move to Blackburn - he is a free agent after being released by Hamburg.
    • The French League Cup will cease to exist after the 2019-20 season after authorities failed to secure a broadcast partner for France's second cup competition.
    • QPR are set to make a move for free agent goalkeeper Heinz Lindner - an Austria international - who has been invited to the club to train by Mark Warburton.
    • Bradford City have held takeover talks with two interested parties - but owner Stefan Rupp wants at least £10m.
    • Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has been included in Colombia's provisional squad for two friendlies next month after missing out on selection for their last two games.
    • Hearts supremo Ann Budge has backed under-fire boss Craig Levein to turn the team's fortunes around.
    • Liverpool defender Andy Robertson has been forced into deleting his Twitter account after being subjected to abuse.
    • Ross Barkley has played down suggestions of a row with Willian and Tammy Abraham over Chelsea's penalty-taking duties and insisted he is ready to step up again if asked. (London Evening Standard)
    • Bournemouth are set to offer reported Everton target, Ryan Fraser, a new deal in the hopes of keeping him on the south coast. (Bournemouth Echo)
    • Manchester United fans want to see the club sign RB Salzburg striker Erling Haaland following his exceptional performance on his Champions League debut. (Manchester Evening News)
    • Football icon Xavi has tipped Manchester City star Raheem Sterling to become the next best player in the world after Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. (Manchester Evening News)
    • Former Celtic, Barcelona and Manchester United forward Henrik Larsson could well be managing in League One with Southend having targeted the Swede as their new boss. (Newcastle Chronicle)
    • Former Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet has revealed that Aston Villa were interested in signing him this summer. (Birmingham Mail)

    Manchester United hope to convince 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba to sign a new contract. England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 26, and 17-year-old England Under-21 forward Mason Greenwood are also in line for new deals. (Standard)

    Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says Pogba would not be a "big loss" if he left the Old Trafford club. (Talksport)

    Fuming Real Madrid fans have called for Zinedine Zidane to be sacked as Real Madrid boss after Paris St-Germain thrashed his side in the Champions League. (Sun)

    Juventus rejected the chance to sign Dani Alves this summer before the 36-year-old Brazil defender joined Sao Paulo on a free transfer. (Calciomercato)

    Manchester United sent an official to watch Norwegian forward Erling Haaland, 19, as the son of former Manchester City forward Alf-Inge Haaland introduced himself to the European stage by scoring a hat-trick for Red Bull Salzburg on his Champions League debut. (Salzburger Nachrichten, via Sport Witness)

    Blackburn are in talks to sign former Tottenham and Fulham midfielder Lewis Holtby, with the 29-year-old Germany international a free agent after leaving Hamburg last season. (Mail)

    Everton are interested in signing 19-year-old Northern Irish striker David Parkhouse, who is currently on loan at Derry City from Sheffield United. (Football Insider)

    Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale speaks perfect Spanish, according to former Wales boss Chris Coleman. Bale has previously been criticised by fellow Welshman John Toshack for not learning Spanish since joining Real in 2013. (Athletic, via Marca)

    Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer, 33, is considering retiring from international duty with Germany after next year's European Championships. (Bild - in German)

    Borussia Dortmund's 19-year-old English winger Jadon Sancho, a Manchester United target, has refused to rule out leaving the German club next summer. (Viasport, via Metro)

    Manchester United are monitoring German coach Thomas Tuchel's situation at Paris St-Germain in case they decide to replace manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (Le10 Sport, via Sport Witness)

    Defender Virgil van Dijk, 28, has dismissed suggestions he is close to agreeing a new contract with Liverpool. (Sky Sports, via Mail)

    Chelsea have opened talks with forward Tammy Abraham and defender Fikayo Tomori to give the English 21-year-olds new five-year contracts. (Guardian)

    Tottenham are considering whether to recall English winger Jack Clarke from his loan spell at Leeds with the 19-year-old yet to make a league appearance this season. (Mail)

    Uefa will confirm Wembley Stadium as the host venue for the 2023 Champions League final next week. (Sky Sports)

    Arsenal have made an approach to sign 18-year-old Hungary midfielder Dominik Szoboszlai from Red Bull Salzburg. (Football.London)

    Gunners boss Unai Emery sent his players on a team bonding night in London hours after their woeful display against Watford on Sunday. (Mirror)

    American businessmen Dave Checketts and Alan Paceremain interested in buying Sheffield United if Prince Abdullah decides to sell the club. (Mail)
  12. Sep 20, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Friday's Newspapers:
    20th September 2019

    the sun

    Jose Mourinho is laying the groundwork to make a return to Real Madrid if they lose patience with under-fire head coach Zinedine Zidane.
    Mason Greenwood will sign a new deal with Manchester United before his 18th birthday on October 1.
    Barcelona have joined Manchester United in the chase for Red Bull Salzburg hotshot Erling Braut Haaland.
    Watford are trying to beat off competition from Hull City for the signature of Malmo prospect Kevin Harletun who will be available for just £140,000 in compensation.
    Deontay Wilder says he wants to fight Andy Ruiz Jr before a rematch with Tyson Fury.
    England's World Cup preparations could be rocked by a huge beer festival at the team hotel.

    daily mirror

    Industry insiders believe increased personal investment from owner Stan Kroenke was behind Arsenal's surprising summer transfer splurge.
    Questions are being asked why it took the Football Association two years to issue a ban to Peter Beardsley over his treatment of players at Newcastle.

    daily express

    Crystal Palace, West Ham and Everton are all waiting to find out if Tottenham will recall Jack Clarke from his loan spell at Leeds United and could make moves for him in January.

    daily mail

    Barcelona expect to become the first club to generate over one billion euros in revenue in a single season.
    Rob Howley's World Cup exit for allegedly breaking gambling regualtions is set to cost him the chance of his first permanent senior coaching role with Italy.

    daily telegraph

    Football's governing bodies have been urged to bring in temporary concussion substitutes as soon as next season as part of proposals to overhaul the management of head injuries.

    Liverpool have opened talks with Senegal forward Sadio Mane over a new five-and-a-half-year deal that would see the 27-year-old become the club's highest paid player, earning around £220,000 a week. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Star)

    Former Spain midfielder David Silva will sign for David Beckham's Major League Soccer side Inter Miami when the 33-year-old leaves Manchester City at the end of the season. (Independent)

    Real Madrid would have to pay around 80m euros (£70.5m) if they want to sack manager Zinedine Zidane (Sport - in Spanish)

    Meanwhile, Barcelona are planning to sell a number of players in the January window - with Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31, France defender Samuel Umtiti, 25, and 32-year-old Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal among those who could leave. (Marca)

    Barcelona are the latest club to be linked with 19-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, who scored a hat-trick on his Champions League debut for Red Bull Salzburg against Genk on Tuesday. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    Haaland's father, Alf-Inge, says it would be "nice" if his son joined Manchester United despite the 46-year-old playing for their rivals Leeds United and Manchester City during his playing career. (TV2 - in Norwegian)

    Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers believes an offer from a club such as Liverpool or Manchester United may be too big for England midfielder James Maddison, 22, to turn down. (Sun)

    If clubs come in for Maddison, the Foxes would demand a figure similar the £80m United paid to sign England defender Harry Maguire, 26, in the summer. (Standard)

    Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke invested his own money on transfers this summer rather than rely on the club's self-sustaining model to fund the deals. (Mirror)

    The Gunners' German defender Shkodran Mustafi says he is open to leaving the club if the right offer arrives from a team in his home nation. (Mail)

    Chelsea are optimistic the ankle injury suffered by 20-year-old England forward Mason Mount against Valencia on Tuesday is not as serious as first feared. (Standard)

    Leicester City sent scouts to watch 29-year-old Portugal full-back Andre Almeida play for Benfica against RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Record, via Leicester Mercury)

    Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri, 27, says he feels "a little downbeat" at his lack of playing time at Liverpool this season but insists he is "comfortable" at Anfield. (Liverpool Echo)

    Everton and Newcastle have been tracking the progress of Atlanta United's 25-year-old Venezuela striker Josef Martinez. (Chronicle)

    Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku and team-mate Marcelo Brozovic had to be separated by Alexis Sanchez after a dressing room row erupted following their 1-1 Champions League draw against Slavia Prague on Tuesday. (Mail)

    Watford are hoping to beat Championship side Hull City to the signature of Malmo's 19-year-old Swedish striker Kevin Harletun. (Sun)

    Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 24, is confident of breaking into the England squad after an inspirational conversation with Villa assistant John Terry helped convince him he is good enough to earn a call-up. (Standard)

    Concussion substitutes could be introduced in football with the International Football Association Board due to discuss the proposal at a meeting in Zurich next month. (The Athletic
  13. Sep 21, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Saturday's Newspapers:
    21st September 2019

    the times

    Liverpool paid a £1m settlement to Manchester City after their Premier League rivals made a complaint that their scouting system had been hacked into.
    Mason Greenwood could make his first Premier League start of the season for Manchester United on Sunday against West Ham after his match-winning heroics in the Europa League.
    Rick Parry, the first chief executive of the Premier League who went on to perform the same role at Liverpool, is set to be appointed the new chairman of the Football League.

    the sun

    Xabi Alonso, Jose Mourinho and Max Allegri are among the favourites to replace Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid boss.
    Manchester United are in talks with Angel Gomes as Barcelona prepare to snatch the academy star on a free transfer.
    Arsenal and Manchester United are on alert, with Samuel Umtiti and Ivan Rakitic set for Barcelona exits.
    Wilfried Zaha has launched a stinging attack on his Crystal Palace team-mates and told them he can't carry the side on his own.
    Steve Bruce is ready to unleash Andy Carroll today - now the striker has the right size screws in his ankle.

    daily mirror

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says Manchester United will again be without Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial and Luke Shaw for Sunday's trip to West Ham.
    Robert Pires has told Arsenal fans they must be patient with summer signing Nicolas Pepe after the Ivory Coast international has yet to hit the heights of last season at Lille.
    Gareth Bale has offered a fresh snub to Real Madrid after seemingly refusing to hold the team pennant for a photo before their loss against PSG in the Champions League.
    Jurgen Klopp says Andy Robertson is one of Liverpool's most consistently excellent performers, who has nothing to prove to anyone.

    daily mail

    Frank Lampard has warned Callum Hudson-Odoi to prepare for the hard work to begin after the teenager committed his future to Chelsea.
    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has branded Chelsea's Tammy Abraham and Mason Mount as "£60m players" and has claimed their transfer ban "didn't hit Chelsea that bad".
    Players who claim to have been bullied by Peter Beardsley have called on the FA to investigate the former England forward in light of his seven-month ban for racially abusing Newcastle's young black players.
    West Brom are locked in a legal dispute with their own fans over a controversial loan made to former owner Jeremy Peace before his £200m sale of the club to Guochuan Lai.
    Unai Emery is ready to hand Rob Holding his comeback in one of Arsenal's next two matches.
    Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte believes the issue of racism in Italy is getting worse and wants his country to adopt the same 'zero tolerance' approach as in England.

    daily express

    Rafael Nadal has revealed he is dealing with a wrist injury, putting his participation in the Laver Cup in doubt.
    Leicester star James Maddison has been urged to snub Manchester United's interest because he is at the "perfect club" and working under a very talented coach, says his former manager Steven Pressley

    daily star

    Real Madrid have drawn up a list of three potential replacements for under-fire boss Zinedine Zidane. The list includes Raul, Jose Mourinho and Massimiliano Allegri.

    daily record

    Steven Gerrard has told spit shame star Eros Grezda he isn't fit to wear the shirt and will never kick a ball for Rangers again.
    Kilmarnock are keen on former Everton striker Victor Anichebe.
    Under-fire Craig Levein last night revealed he's had calls from agents recommending candidates for his own job - because they don't know he is also the Hearts manager.

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is considering former Liverpool and Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso, 37, as a potential replacement for manager Zinedine Zidane. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho and ex-Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri are also being lined up as replacements for Zidane, if the Frenchman is sacked. (Marca)

    Wolves are in advanced talks with 33-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho over a new two-year contract at Molineux. (Telegraph)

    Watford hope to beat Hull to the signing of Malmo's 19-year-old Swedish striker Kevin Harletun, who will be available for a compensation fee of around £140,000 when his contract expires in November. (Sun)

    Liverpool are monitoring the progress of 20-year-old Netherlands striker Donyell Malen, who has scored 10 goals in 12 appearances for PSV Eindhoven this season (Calciomercato - in Italian)

    Manchester United have opened talks with 19-year-old England Under-20 midfielder Angel Gomes over a new deal at Old Trafford. (Manchester Evening News)

    chairman Daniel Levy insists a refinancing deal on the £637m debt on their new stadium will have no impact on the club's transfer activity. (Standard)

    Newcastle are interested in their 25-year-old Paraguay forward Miguel Almiron's former Atlanta United team-mate and Venezuela striker Josef Martinez, 26. (Newcastle Chronicle)

    Belgium defender Thomas Meunier admits he is frustrated at his lack of game time at Paris Saint-Germain. The 28-year-old was linked with Arsenal and Manchester United over the summer. (RMC Sport, via Mirror)

    Everton boss Marco Silva says the club are exploring the possibility of signing a central defender in the January transfer window. (Liverpool Echo)

    Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will take on a technical role at world governing body Fifa in the coming weeks, but still has a desire to return to management. (ESPN)

    Aston Villa have set aside £20m to spend on a new striker in January after missing out on a number of targets over the summer. (Football Insider)

    Former Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari is in contention to become the first manager of David Beckham's MLS expansion side Inter Miami. (BeINSports on Twitter)

    Barcelona need to raise an additional 100m euros (£88m) of player sales in order to balance the books and comply with financial fair play regulations. (Marca)

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expects his assistant and former Everton midfielder Mikel Arteta to succeed him when he leaves Etihad Stadium. (Evening Standard)

    Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 26, has asked his team-mates to improve with the Eagles struggling for form. (Sun)

    Manchester City's Etihad Stadium has been ranked as the best in the world by a new study of teams who won their national or regional leagues, beating the likes of Barcelona's Nou Camp and Bayern Munich's Allianz Arena. (Mail)
  14. Sep 21, 2019

    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

    Mar 11, 2015
    Madrid - Allegri would be the sensible choice but I reckon they'll go with Jose.
  15. Sep 22, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Sunday's Newspapers:
    22nd September 2019

    sunday express
    Tottenham have identified Leicester's James Maddison as a potential transfer target to replace Christian Eriksen.
    Manchester United are keeping tabs on Bayer Leverkusen's Kai Havertz, who is also attracting interest from Manchester City and Liverpool.

    mail on sunday
    Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel is being tracked by Manchester United, in case Ole Gunnar Solskjaer fails to improve results.
    Daniel James has travelled with the Manchester United squad to London ahead of Sunday's game against West Ham after a knock ruled him out of Europa League action in midweek.
    England's World Cup opener against Tonga could be disrupted with Rugby World Cup organisers issuing an 'extreme weather warning'.

    sunday telegraph
    The RFU has been forced to seek outside financial donations for the first time as its cash crisis meant it could not provide Eddie Jones with the World Cup budget he wanted.
    Russia are set to face exclusion from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics over suspected data tampering at a drug-testing lab in Moscow.

    Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has blamed the club's board for not signing Christian Eriksen and Donn Van de Beek this summer.
    Former Manchester United midfielder Anderson has retired from football at the age of 31 winning 4 Premier Leagues - Gerrard won 0 !
    Fans of Manchester United, Liverpool, Aston Villa and Wolves have been warned anti-social behaviour will be "dealt with robustly" this weekend when the four clubs travel to London.

    sunday mirror
    Real Madrid duo Sergio Ramos and Luka Modric have surprisingly been included in the FIFA FIFPro Men's World XI for the second season in a row.

    sunday times
    Ben Foster admitted he could have conceded 12 goals as Watford were routed 8-0 by Manchester City.

    the observer
    Jamie George believes England may be forced to adopt a coded sign language during lineouts against Tonga because of the unique loud atmosphere expected in the Sapporo Dome.

    sunday mail
    Rangers could face Porto in an empty stadium with the Portuguese side being charged by UEFA after racist chants were picked up by broadcasters in their 2-1 Europa League win over Young Boys.
    Kilmarnock are keen on signing former Everton striker Victor Anichebe

    Tottenham forward Lucas Moura, 27, and midfielder Eric Dier, 25, are high on Manchester United's list of transfer targets. (Star)

    Manchester United are reportedly interested in Paris St-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel as a potential replacement for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if results do not improve. (Mail)

    Meanwhile, Manchester United are keen to discuss a contract extension for France midfielder Paul Pogba with the 26-year-old's agent Mino Raiola in the next few weeks. (ESPN)

    However, manager Solskjaer is determined not to sell Pogba to Real Madrid. (Mirror)

    Arsenal are hoping to re-sign Dutch forward Donyell Malen, after he scored 10 goals in 13 games this season for PSV Eindhoven. The 20-year-old, who was sold by the Gunners for £500,000 two years ago, is also a target for Liverpool. (Mirror)

    Meanwhile, Arsenal boss Unai Emery has appealed for patience from fans as he works to get the best out of his new signing, Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, 24. (Express)

    Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says he is "not bothered" about rumours that former Manchester United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho could replace him at the La Liga side. (Sun)

    Zidane also claimed Real Madrid's failure to sign Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, and Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek, 22, this summer was down to the board and not him. (Sun)

    Crystal Palace, Leicester City and Middlesbrough are among the clubs interested in Wolves centre-back Cameron John, 20, who is on loan at Doncaster Rovers. (Mail)

    Juventus have reportedly joined the race to sign Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19. Manchester United and Manchester City are also interested in the forward, who scored a hat-trick in his side's 6-2 Champions League defeat over Genk earlier this week. (Mirror)

    Aston Vila are set to compete with Leeds United for the signature of Coventry City defender Sam McCallum, 19. (Birmingham Mail)

    With the transfer window closed, Bristol City boss Lee Johnson says he could look at free agent signings following the long-term knee injury suffered by on-loan Stoke City striker striker Benik Afobe, 26. (Bristol Post)
  16. Sep 22, 2019

    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

    Mar 10, 2013
    Tottenham forward Lucas Moura, 27, and midfielder Eric Dier, 25, are high on Manchester United's list of transfer targets. (Star)


    Dier is off to Madrid when Mou takes over
  17. Sep 22, 2019

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

    Jun 4, 2011
    Barrow In Furness
    Why the heck to we want Eric Dier for. I forgot he was still at Spurs. So it is either he is not good enough for them any longer, or is always injured.
  18. Sep 22, 2019

    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

    Mar 10, 2013
  19. Sep 22, 2019

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

    Jun 4, 2011
    Barrow In Furness
    Wouldn't have minded Moura, but not Dier. That sounds Spurs wanting rid. I hope it is a briefing from them and not us.
  20. Sep 22, 2019

    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

    Mar 11, 2015
    Moura and fecking Dier? Did Jose ever leave?
  21. Sep 22, 2019

    dev1l Full Member

    Jun 8, 2006
    Moura can be useful at rw
  22. Sep 22, 2019

    Catt Ole's at the wheel!

    Mar 10, 2013
    It's Star so no briefing needed.
  23. Sep 23, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Monday's Newspapers:
    23rd September 2019

    Roy Keane reminds Jamie Carragher that he has never won a Premier League title

    daily mail

    Manchester United have launched a consultation into bringing safe standing to Old Trafford.
    PSG head coach Thomas Tuchel insisted Neymar was '100 per cent with us' after his goal gave the Ligue 1 champions a 1-0 victory at Lyon.
    Ansu Fati's father has revealed his desire for his son to represent Portugal, despite the Barcelona starlet having recently been given a Spanish passport.
    Unai Emery has defended Granit Xhaka after the midfielder was booed by home fans in Arsenal's win versus Aston Villa.
    Manchester City monitored the situation of £40m-rated Lyon midfielder Houssem Aouar during the transfer window.
    Mark Clattenburg has defended VAR after Heung-Min Son was caught marginally offside in Tottenham's defeat to Leicester.
    Jack Leach says he has dreamt about Somerset winning the County Championship more than he did about playing for England.

    the sun

    Paul Pogba has bought a £15,000 guard dog after being targeted by angry fans.
    Jamie Vardy closed the door on an England return.

    the times

    The Premier League is coming under pressure to launch an investigation into revelations that Liverpool paid a £1m settlement to Manchester City over a complaint that their scouting system had been hacked.
    The FA is investigating Hartlepool United after allegations of racist abuse during Saturday's 2-0 home defeat by Dover Athletic.

    daily telegraph

    Phil Neville will draw on lessons from the British and Irish Lions as well as some of the great Olympic coaches as he masterminds Team GB's bid to win women's football gold at Tokyo 2020.

    daily mirror

    Manchester City star Bernardo Silva could face an FA investigation after posting a tweet mocking team-mate Benjamin Mendy, which he later deleted.
    Dennis Praet has revealed how he snubbed the chance to join Arsenal before he moved to Leicester this summer.

    daily express

    Tottenham are stepping up their interest in Fiorentina's highly-rated Italy U21 international winger Riccardo Sottil.

    daily star

    John McGinn has revealed Aston Villa held a dressing room inquiry after the 3-2 defeat to 10-man Arsenal.

    daily record

    Neil Lennon has hailed the new rules on manager rants - as it saves him getting sent to the stand.
    Ayr United boss Ian McCall has agreed to become Partick Thistle's new boss.

    scottish sun

    Graham Dorrans insists he had to leave Rangers to enjoy playing his football again.
    Ryan Jack has told Rangers he wants to pledge his future to the club.

    Former Barcelona midfielder Xavi, who is boss of Qatari side Al-Sadd, says it would not be a problem for him to manage former team-mates such as Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets at the Nou Camp. (Ara - in Spanish)

    Tottenham sent a scout to watch Fiorentina's Italy Under-21 winger Riccardo Sottil as they step up their interest in the 20-year-old. (Express)

    Chelsea's chances of signing Napoli right-back Elseid Hysaj next summer may have been reduced by the Serie A club being ready to offer the 25-year-old Albanian a contract extension. (Express)

    Manchester United are considering whether to introduce safe standing at Old Trafford. (Mail)

    Everton manager Marco Silva has told his scouts to carry out another extensive check of RB Leipzig's Denmark striker Yussuf Poulsen, 25. (Express)

    Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says the team are "worse" now than when he was sacked last December. (Times - subscription required)

    Meanwhile, ex-United midfielder Roy Keane was "shocked and saddened" by how bad his former side were in their 2-0 defeat at West Ham on Sunday. (Sky Sports, via Evening Standard)

    The Premier League is being urged to investigate revelations that Liverpool paid a £1m settlement to Manchester City in 2013 after a complaint the reigning champions' scouting system was hacked. (Times - subscription required)

    Inter Milan's 26-year-old striker Romelu Lukaku, who joined the Italian outfit from Manchester United in the summer, says the Serie A club's coach Antonio Conte is someone who "helps me every day and gives me motivation". (Metro)

    Former England manager Glenn Hoddle says he is living in "extra time" after his life was saved following a cardiac arrest last year. (Mirror)

    About 1,000 Valencia fans protested against owner Peter Lim, who co-owns Salford City, and president Anil Murthy before their La Liga game against Leganes. (Marca)

    Italy striker Mario Balotelli, who could make his Brescia debut against Juventus on Tuesday, says he has "worked harder in the last month and a half" than "in a decade of my career", as the 29-year-old targets a place in his country's squad for Euro 2020. (Football Italia)
  24. Sep 24, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Tuesday's Newspapers:
    24th September 2019

    daily mail

    Manchester United believe manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is still the right man for the job, despite their dismal form.
    Problems are piling up at Tottenham with Mauricio Pochettino agitated, key players set to leave, and Harry Kane unhappy.
    Liverpool are poised to strike terms with Nike to become their new kit suppliers in a deal that would be a British football record.
    Arsenal's late winner against Aston Villa should have been disallowed under IFAB's new laws.
    Manchester City are keeping tabs on Aaron Hickey at Hearts after the teenage full back's rapid rise to prominence over the last four months.
    Premiership rugby clubs have dismissed any out-of-court settlement being made with Saracens if they are found guilty of breaking salary cap rules.

    daily telegraph

    Liverpool are closing in on a club-record kit deal with shirt manufacturers Nike.
    Eric Dier is poised to finally make his first Tottenham appearance of the season in the Carabao Cup against Colchester.


    Migrant workers and children will be bused in by organisers to fill the empty seats at the World Athletics Championships in Doha following poor ticket sales.

    the times

    Manchester United have opened preliminary talks with Paul Pogba over a new contract as they look to persuade the midfielder to stay at Old Trafford.

    daily mirror

    Everton boss Marco Silva has launched a brutal attack on his players by accusing them of 'hiding'.
    The Welsh FA has slammed UEFA after away fans were denied entry to the Euro 2020 qualifier with Slovakia.
    AC Milan have joined Arsenal and Liverpool in the race for PSV Eindhoven striker Donyell Malen, according to latest reports from Italy.

    the sun

    Sunderland owner Stewart Donald has slammed a section of his own supporters after vile chants about Gary Speed.
    Tottenham are continuing their policy of targeting Europe's top young players by taking a trip to watch Fiorentina winger Riccardo Sottil.
    Liverpool are set to hand a number of reserve team players a starting spot against MK Dons, including goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher.

    daily star

    Goalkeeper Fraser Forster believes Celtic would be good enough to compete with teams in the Premier League on a weekly basis.

    Real Madrid are monitoring a future move for Manchester City's 24-year-old England forward Raheem Sterling, who has scored seven goals in eight games for club and country this season. (El Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    Manchester United have opened talks with midfielder Paul Pogba over a new contract. The 26-year-old France international has two years left on his deal at Old Trafford. (Times - subscription required)

    Liverpool are interested in signing Leicester City's English midfielder James Maddison, 22, in January. (Star)

    Meanwhile, the Reds are close to agreeing a club record kit deal with Nike from the start of next season. (Telegraph)

    Barcelona are considering a deal to sign 34-year-old Reign FC winger Megan Rapinoe. The United States international won the women's player award at the Best Fifa Football Awards in Milan on Monday. (ESPN)

    Bayer Leverkusen's Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, who has been linked with Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea, has been valued at £90m. The 20-year-old scored 17 goals in 34 Bundesliga appearances last season. (Sun)

    West Ham have put plans to secure a naming rights deal for London Stadium on hold until the end of the season. (Football Insider)

    Manchester United are preparing for a busy January transfer window, with Newcastle's English midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, and Red Bull Salzburg's 19-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland the top targets. (Manchester Evening News)

    However, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is second favourite to become the next Premier League manager to be sacked - behind Everton's Marco Silva. (Sun)

    Chelsea's Brazil forward Willian is being monitored by Juventus, who could move for the 31-year-old when his contract expires next summer. (Tuttosport, via Sky Sports)

    The Blues are hopeful England Under-21 defender Fikayo Tomori, 21, will agree a new five-year contract in the next few weeks. (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

    Juventus' Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, is hoping to secure a move to the Premier League in January. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

    AC Milan have made Tottenham's 26-year-old Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier a transfer target (Sport Mediaset, via Teamtalk)

    Manchester United are expected to announce record annual revenues in excess of £615m on Tuesday. (ESPN)

    Aston Villa and West Brom are interested in Coventry's 19-year-old English left-back Sam McCallum. (Football Insider)

    Chelsea fans say the unfurling of a Eden Hazard banner before Sunday's game against Liverpool was a mistake as the club inadvertently gave supporters the wrong banner to display. (Standard)

    Peterborough United have offered Thomas Cook employees free tickets for Saturday's home game against AFC Wimbledon following the collapse of the travel firm, whose head office is based in the city. (Mail)

    Liverpool goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher, 20, could make his first-team debut against MK Dons in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday, three months after a bike accident left the Irishman with broken wrist. (Goal)
  25. Sep 25, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Wednesday's Newspapers:
    25th September 2019

    the sun

    Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is back in the hunt for summer target Mario Mandzukic.
    Juventus want to make Chelsea winger Willian their next free agent signing next summer.
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer told his flops that they were "embarrassing" him after Manchester United's defeat at West Ham.
    An angry Newcastle United fan approached club owner Mike Ashley on the street after spotting him outside during a meeting at a Pret a Manger cafe.
    Antonio Conte says that Alexis Sanchez still isn't ready to start for Inter Milan.

    daily express

    Paul Pogba is set to demand Manchester United double his salary to force a transfer as Real Madrid wait.
    Steven Gerrard's Rangers assistant Gary McAllister has backed Jurgen Klopp's call for the Liverpool legend to replace the German as manager one day.
    Barcelona fans are demanding the club sells Luis Suarez and favour youngster Ansu Fati.

    daily mail

    Manchester United are optimistic that Mason Greenwood will recover from tonsillitis so they do not have to face Rochdale without a recognised striker.
    Frank Lampard will press on with his youth policy on Wednesday as he plans to blood a trio of Chelsea academy stars.
    Peter Beardsley will talk to 700 football fans on Wednesday night alongside Kevin Keegan despite being banned from all football activity after being found guilty of using racist and abusive language towards Newcastle U23 players during his time as their coach.
    Wolves' owners are facing losses of more than £1billion following the collapse of Thomas Cook and are seeking fresh investment.
    Athletics' chiefs want to tighten the sport's drug-testing regime after the world's fastest man Christian Coleman escaped doping sanctions earlier this month due to a technicality.

    daily mirror

    Mohamed Salah has become embroiled in another storm with the Egyptian FA - after the organisation failed to vote in FIFA's Best awards.
    Manchester United's owners the Glazer family are bidding to raise £320m by selling of 24 million shares as revenue guidance falls short
    Mauricio Pochettino has blamed Tottenham's disastrous start on splits in the dressing room.

    the times

    The FA has been asked to form a "legends" team to compete against stars of the past from other leading European countries.

    daily star

    Miguel Almiron is facing the axe for the first time since joining Newcastle in the new year.

    Manchester United will target Juventus' 33-year-old former Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic and Barcelona's France forward Ousmane Dembele, 22, in January. (Independent)

    United midfielder Paul Pogba will demand the club doubles his wages as the 26-year-old France international attempts to force through a move to Real Madrid. (Express)

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says Rangers manager and former Reds captain Steven Gerrard is the man to succeed him when he decides to leave Anfield. (Four Four Two)

    Meanwhile, the Reds are set to surpass Chelsea's £900m kit deal with sports brand Nike. (Liverpool Echo)

    Newcastle United's medical staff fear English striker Andy Carroll, 30, will not be fit enough to start a game until after Christmas as he continues his comeback from an ankle injury. (Telegraph)

    Former Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari is in talks to become the first manager of David Beckham's Major League Soccer expansion side Inter Miami.(The Athletic - subscription required)

    Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, still wants to leave Crystal Palace and will push for a move in the January transfer window. (Calciomercato)

    Manchester United sent scouts to watch 19-year-old Italy Under-21 midfielder Sandro Tonali play for Brescia against Juventus on Tuesday. (Mail)

    Sevilla are willing to let Portugal midfielder Rony Lopes leave in January, with Newcastle tracking the 23-year-old former Manchester City trainee. (Gol Digital - in Spanish)

    Meanwhile, Magpies boss Steve Bruce is considering dropping 25-year-old Paraguay forward Miguel Almiron, who is yet to score for the club since his £20m move in January. (Star)

    Former Celtic and Manchester United striker Henrik Larsson is unlikely to take over as manager of Southend, with tight finances and the Swede's lack of English coaching experience key stumbling blocks. (Sky Sports)

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino hinted at a busy January transfer window after his side's Carabao Cup exit at League Two Colchester. (Express)

    Arsenal managing director Vinai Venkatesham says the club are unlikely to be busy in the January transfer window after extensive recruitment in the summer. (Standard)

    The Football Association has been invited to set up an official England veterans' side to compete with nations across Europe. (Telegraph)

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp told 19-year-old striker Rhian Brewster not to go out on loan this season, and the England Under-21 international is set to make his debut against MK Dons in the Carabao Cup on Wednesday. (Four Four Two)

    Hearts 17-year-old Scottish defender Aaron Hickey is wanted by Manchester City, who will be eligible claim him as a homegrown player. (Daily Record)

    Wolves' owners Fosun face losses of more than £1bn following the collapse of Thomas Cook. The Chinese conglomerate was the biggest single shareholder, owning 18% of the travel firm. (Mail)
  26. Sep 25, 2019

    Alabaster Codify7 Full Member

    Mar 11, 2015
    Mandzukic, haha. I honeslty predicted this, word for word, when the summer window closed. I said we'd end up panicking due to injuries and/or lack of goals and go back in for Mandzukic in January but end up paying about £35m for him at a January premium when £20m would have sufficed in the summer. That's called proactive squad management though and our reactive, inept board do not behave that way. Dembele would be a mistake, another sulking questionable French talent at the club would be a terrible move.
  27. Sep 25, 2019

    Himannv Full Member

    Dec 11, 2017
    That Sandro Tonali link seems like the kind of thing we might actually be interested in. That's a position we need and he'd be an interesting choice.
  28. Sep 25, 2019

    Cliche Guevara Full Member

    Dec 8, 2015
    And in January when none of this happens?
  29. Sep 26, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Thursday's Newspapers:
    26th September 2019

    the sun

    Massimiliano Allegri is waiting in the wings if Mauricio Pochettino walks away from Tottenham.
    QPR have demanded answers from FIFA after their on-field racism complaint to world chiefs went missing.
    AC Milan rejected the chance to sign Chelsea star Tammy Abraham this summer because they thought he wasn't good enough
    Kevin De Bruyne's former boss has urged him to quit Manchester City for PSG - insisting the French giants offer him a better chance of Champions League glory.
    Everton are reportedly chasing Arsenal target Donyell Malen - and could have the advantage thanks to the club's director of football Marcel Brands.
    Chelsea will not put tickets for their Champions League clash at home to Ajax on general sale due to fears of violence.

    daily telegraph

    Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is prepared to fight any threat of losing Harry Kane at the end of the season by slapping a huge £250m valuation on the striker.

    daily express

    Real Madrid are planning a double Tottenham swoop for Christian Eriksen and Mauricio Pochettino.

    daily star

    Manchester United will try to sign a striker in January, with Mario Mandzukic and Ousmane Dembele currently reportedly under consideration.

    daily mirror

    Real Madrid want Christian Eriksen to sign a pre-contract in January - and are then ready to follow up with a move for Mauricio Pochettino.
    Eddie Hearn and Frank Warren have advised Nigel Benn not to make a comeback in the ring.

    daily mail

    Tottenham fear Christian Eriksen will reject attempts to sell him in January in a move that will further frustrate Mauricio Pochettino.
    Xavi wants to take Raheem Sterling to Barcelona if he becomes their manager... but it will cost over £150m to lure the England star from Manchester City.
    Jurgen Klinsmann is keen on the Tottenham job if Mauricio Pochettino decides to head for the exit door.
    EFL clubs will call for the introduction of automatic points deductions for teams who fail to fulfil fixtures at a meeting of all 71 members on Thursday.
    The secrets of Tottenham's season are set to be revealed in a new Amazon Prime documentary being lined up for broadcast next summer.
    Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic turned down a huge £7m-a-year offer to play in Qatar as he has not given up on his dream move to Manchester United.
    Frenkie de Jong has admitted turning down offers from PSG and Manchester City to join Barcelona as 'they showed him the most love'.
    Boca Juniors are lining up a move for LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic when his contract runs out in December.
    Vladimir Putin and Formula One's power brokers are in advanced talks about staging a race in St Petersburg.

    Real Madrid want Tottenham's Danish midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, to sign a pre-contract in January - and will then move for Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino. (Mirror)

    Tottenham fear Eriksen will reject attempts to sell him in January, meaning he can leave on a free transfer next summer. (Mail)

    Massimiliano Allegri, who decided to take a year out of football after leaving Juventus in May, would put himself in the running to take over at Tottenham if Pochettino left the club. (Sun)

    Pochettino has hinted he is planning to make signings in the January transfer window in the wake of Tottenham's League Cup exit at League Two Colchester United. (Express)

    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says being boss of Manchester United is a "dream job for any manager" and with the addition of four players they can be challengers "for everything". (Bein Sports, via Fox Sports)

    Juventus' 33-year-old Croatian striker Mario Mandzukic turned down a £7m-a-year offer to play in Qatar so he has the chance to join Manchester United in January. (Mail)

    Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is prepared to put a £250m valuation on Harry Kane, 26, in a bid to keep the England striker at the end of what could be another season without a trophy for Spurs. (Telegraph)

    Boca Juniors are to make a firm offer to sign Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 37, from LA Galaxy. (AS)

    Red Bull Salzburg's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19, has hinted at making a Premier League move after scoring a hat-trick on his Champions League debut. (Mail)

    The former club manager of Manchester City's Kevin de Bruyne, 28, says he should leave for Paris St-Germain if he wants to win the Champions League. (Het Nieuwsblad via Sun)

    Barcelona legend Xavi, currently coaching in Qatar, sees Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, 24, as the perfect signing if he one day takes charge at the Nou Camp. (Mail)

    Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has held talks with owners the Glazer family about making "cultural" changes at the club. (Express)

    Barcelona want to make sure 16-year-old forward Ansu Fati does not travel to the Under-17 World Cup so he can play against rivals Real Madrid on 26 October. (Marca)

    Manchester United had to find Rochdale's Peter Thomas his own changing area because the midfielder, who was an unused substitute for Wednesday's Carabao Cup tie, is only 15. (Sun)

    Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's decision not to make midfielder Paul Pogba the captain against Rochdale had nothing to do with the Frenchman's transfer links - it was because Axel Tuanzebe grew up in the town. (Mirror)

    Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness said the Bundesliga champions would not send any players on German international duty if their 33-year-old goalkeeper Manuel Neuer was dropped - but Bayern later released a statement backtracking on those comments. (Bild, via Sun)
  30. Sep 27, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Friday's Newspapers:
    27th September 2019

    the sun

    Fed-up Paul Pogba will make a fresh move to quit Manchester United in January.
    Manchester United are ready to move for unsettled Mauricio Pochettino with the Spurs manager's buyout clause set at £32m.
    Peter Kenyon's bid to buy Newcastle bizarrely claims boss Steve Bruce has achieved "unparalleled success in Europe".
    Nice star Kasper Dolberg had a £62,000 watch nicked from the dressing-room by his teenage team-mate Lamine Diaby-Fadiga.

    daily mirror

    David Beckham is set to move into football agency - with Manchester United's Mason Greenwood a potential target.
    Watford star Ismaila Sarr believes Liverpool forward and Senegal team-mate Sadio Mane is currently the best player in the world.
    Mario Balotelli has caused a stir after he was apparently filmed smoking in the changing rooms minutes ahead of his debut for hometown club Brescia against Juventus.

    the times

    Fulham are seeking compensation in the region of £7m from Liverpool for teenager Harvey Elliott, with an impasse between the clubs over his value likely to be resolved by a tribunal.

    daily star

    Rangers manager Steven Gerrard says he was "surprised and flattered" to hear Jurgen Klopp tip him to be his successor as Liverpool manager.

    daily mail
    Manchester United's David de Gea and Juan Mata led some of their team-mates on a bonding night out following their Carabao Cup win over League One Rochdale on Wednesday.
    Manchester United are tracking Moussa Dembele as they bid to fix their striking crisis in January.
    Former Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari says he is keen to return to management in the Premier League.

    France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will try again to leave Manchester United in January. (Sun)

    Former Chelsea and Manchester United chief executive Peter Kenyon has launched a fresh attempt to buy Newcastle United with a new consortium, offering to pay owner Mike Ashley £125m up front. (Mail)

    The consortium's bid brochure claims Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has achieved "unparalleled success in Europe". (Sun)

    Paris St-Germain forward Neymar, 27, has landed in Spain for a court case against the Brazilian's former club Barcelona over the non-payment of a signing-on bonus. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    Barcelona and Atletico Madrid will both appeal against the decision to fine Barca 300 euros (£265) for their approach to France striker Antoine Griezmann while he was at Atletico. (Marca)

    Former England captain David Beckham is set to move into football agency - with Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood, 17, a potential client. (Mirror)

    Manchester United are lining up a January move for French striker Moussa Dembele, 23, having sent a scout to Lyon's last three games. (Mail)

    Fulham are seeking compensation in the region of £7m from Liverpool after 16-year-old midfielder Harvey Elliott joined the Reds in the summer. (Times - subscription required)

    Manchester United are ready to activate the £32m buy-out clause in Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino's contract. (Sun)

    Crystal Palace are considering a January move for Shakhtar Donetsk's defensive midfielder Taras Stepanenko, 30, having missed the chance to sign the Ukraine international for about £8m in the summer. (Sun)

    Arsenal's players held a blind vote to decide who will be the club's captains as boss Unai Emery looks to rebuild his five-man leadership group. (Telegraph)

    England striker Tammy Abraham, 21, was "not happy" with his Fifa 20 rating after receiving a "special delivery" at Chelsea's training ground. (Star)

    Organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar are close to a deal that would lead to alcohol being subsidised and more readily available during the tournament. (Guardian)

    Newcastle have been scouting 16-year-old Rochdale defender Luke Matheson, who scored against Manchester United on Wednesday, since he made his first-team debut last year. (Chronicle)

    Championship side Huddersfield are hoping to sign 32-year-old defender Danny Simpson, who has been a free agent since leaving Leicester this summer. (Yorkshire Post)

    Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 22, says he would have joined either Manchester City or PSG if he had not joined the Spanish club from Ajax in the summer. (Star)

    Barcelona's players had dinner together on Wednesday when they are thought to have talked about how to improve their form. (Mirror)
  31. Sep 28, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Saturday's Newspapers:
    28th September 2019

    the sun

    Spurs players are fuming after Mauricio Pochettino's 'agenda' claims after the Carabao Cup loss against Colchester.
    Neymar ignored his impending court appearance to enjoy a night out with his former team-mates in Barcelona.
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has appointed a personal scout to look at his transfer targets in a bid to get United competing at the top again.
    Former Chelsea defender John Terry has bought a £15,000 guard dog to protect his home from raiders.
    Roma have been praised for naming and shaming a vile racist after he sent "disgusting" comments to defender Juan Jesus on Instagram.

    daily mirror

    Steve Bruce has branded the latest takeover claims engulfing Newcastle as an "ongoing saga" that fans are fed up with.
    Pep Guardiola has admitted he is struggling to keep Gabriel Jesus happy at Manchester City due to a lack of game-time.
    Manchester City's owners are poised to finalise a deal to buy Indian Super League side Mumbai City ahead of their new season starting next month.

    daily mail

    Peter Kenyon held talks with MSD Partners, the investment firm who are close to buying Sunderland, before forming the consortium that has offered Mike Ashley £300m to buy Newcastle.
    Liverpool have held preliminary talks with James Milner over a new deal as Jurgen Klopp reiterated the veteran midfielder's importance to his squad.
    Frank Lampard says Callum Hudson-Odoi can be the 'absolute best' if he listens to some home truths - and follows the example set by Raheem Sterling.

    the times

    Liverpool's proposed new kit deal with Nike is only worth a guaranteed £30m per year, according to High Court papers seen by The Times.
    Juan Mata says the abuse he gets on social media is "unbelievable" - and revealed how Manchester United's alarming slump has made him "angry".

    the guardian

    Steve Bruce has vowed to change Newcastle's style in an apparent swipe at former manager Rafael Benitez.

    daily telegraph

    Jurgen Klopp has remained diplomatic after the club's CEO Peter Moore claimed Liverpool were back on their 'perch' earlier in the week.

    Manchester United are considering a January move for Tottenham's Christian Eriksen, 27, with Spurs keen to not lose the Denmark midfielder on a free transfer at the end of the season. (Goal)

    Spurs players are furious with boss Mauricio Pochettino after he said they had "different agendas" following the Carabao Cup defeat by Colchester United on Tuesday. (Sun)

    Paul Pogba has asked Manchester United for a new deal worth £600,000 a week. The France midfielder, 26, is aware of interest from Juventus and Real Madrid. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

    Paris St-Germain forward Neymar and former club Barcelona are yet to settle a dispute over loyalty payments after a possible agreement to avoid a trial collapsed. (Sky Sports)

    Lawyers representing Neymar and Barcelona have set a second court date for 21 October. (ESPN)

    Brazil international Neymar, 27, was willing to drop the case if Barcelona had committed in writing to signing him again. (Cadena SER - in Spanish)

    Manager Jose Mourinho wants to return to Real Madrid, having turned down offers from Monaco, Lille, Wolfsburg, Schalke and AC Milan since he was sacked by Manchester United last year. (Goal)

    United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has appointed a personal scout to look at his transfer targets. (Sun)

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he is not concerned about midfielder James Milner, 33, being in the final year of his contract. (Guardian)

    Liverpool's potential new kit deal with Nike is worth £15m a year less than their current one with New Balance, which yields £45m per annum. (Times)

    Juventus and Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 31, has hinted he will return to first club River Plate after his contract ends in 2021. (Fox Sports Radio Argentina - in Spanish)

    Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says his club could renew their interest in Manchester City and Germany winger Leroy Sane, 23, in January. (Planet Futbol via Sky Sports)

    Newcastle midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, says he was flattered by interest from Manchester United this summer but insists any deal is a matter for the clubs. (Times - subscription required)

    Southampton and Manchester City are scouting 17-year-old Hearts defender Aaron Hickey. (Daily Record)

    Former Manchester United and Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon is trying to convince Newcastle owner Mike Ashley about a payment plan to take over the club on behalf of American investors. (Sun)

    Peter Kenyon also held talks with the investment firm MSD Partners, who are close to buying Newcastle's north-east rivals Sunderland. (Mail)

    Manager Steve Bruce says he is "not bothered" by the takeover talk at Newcastle, describing it as an "ongoing saga". (Mirror)

    Aston Villa have been offered £7m for Ivory Coast striker Jonathan Kodjia, 29, by Qatari side Al-Gharafa. (Football Insider)

    Nice forward Lamine Diaby-Fadiga has admitted stealing team-mate Kasper Dolberg's 70,000 euro (£62,300) watch from a dressing room. (ESPN)

    Derby players Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett are facing the sack after the drink-drive car crash that also involved captain Richard Keogh. (Mail
  32. Sep 29, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Sunday's Newspapers:
    29th September 2019

    daily star sunday

    Tottenham have made Gareth Southgate their top target to succeed Mauricio Pochettino, with chairman Daniel Levy ready to make a move for the England boss if the Argentine leaves at the end of the season.
    Manchester United have opted against appointing a technical director in the near future - thanks to the success of their summer transfer business.
    Manchester United's midseason transfer business depends largely on how Mason Greenwood performs as a first-team player.

    mail on sunday

    David de Gea's coach Emilio Alvarez has left Manchester United.
    Paul Pogba has reportedly demanded £30m-a-year in wages from Manchester United, double what he is currently earning.
    Barcelona are set to renew their attempts to sign Willian on a free transfer, with his Chelsea contract due to expire in 2020.
    Victor Lindelof's agent has revealed that Barcelona made a number of offers to secure the services of the Sweden international in this summer's transfer window.

    the sun on sunday

    Jose Mourinho is reportedly keen on a return to Real Madrid.
    Derby County have no immediate plans to sack Mason Bennett and Tom Lawrence - despite their drink-drive shame.
    Kieran Tierney is in line to feature against Manchester United - but Arsenal look set to be without Hector Bellerin.
    Sunderland's takeover by an American investment firm is on the brink of collapse as owner Stewart Donald is haggling over the price of the club.
    Manchester City staff 'wanted' a transfer ban to force Pep Guardiola to play the kids, according to reports.

    sunday mirror

    Pep Guardiola has the backing of his Manchester City players after ignoring club bosses to launch a staunch defence of Bernardo Silva over allegations of racism.
    Liverpool owners are increasingly fearful that Jurgen Klopp could be vulnerable to an approach from Germany.
    Bruno Fernandes is at the centre of a fresh storm engulfing Sporting Lisbon, after audio recordings of him blasting team-mates was leaked.
    Manchester City are preparing for life after Pep Guardiola after giving Dutch coach Giovanni van *Bronckhorst an access-all-areas role at the club.
    Wolves are tracking Real Madrid playmaker Martin Odegaard, this season on loan at Real Sociedad.

    scottish sun

    Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham is a transfer target for MLS side D.C. United, according to reports.

    Tottenham have identified England manager Gareth Southgate as their top target to succeed manager Mauricio Pochettino. (Star Sunday)

    The Spurs players are starting to believe manager Pochettino will soon leave the club, with Manchester United his preferred destination. (Sun on Sunday)

    Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is preparing to return to Real Madrid, with president Florentino Perez lining up the Portuguese to replace Zinedine Zidane. (Sunday Times)

    Liverpool want to sign 22-year-old Brazil forward David Neres from Ajax. (Calciomercato)

    Liverpool fear manager Jurgen Klopp could be tempted by the Germany coach's job once Joachim Low's reign ends. (Sunday Mirror)

    West Ham are set to put a £100m price tag on England midfielder Declan Rice in order to price Manchester United out of a move for the 20-year-old. (Sunday Express)

    Barcelona are set to revive their interest in Chelsea winger Willian, 31. The Brazil international's contract expires at the of the season. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    Manager Pep Guardiola says Manchester City will not buy any players in January because they do not have the money. (Sky Sports)

    Manchester City want to sign Leicester City's Turkey 23-year-old centre-back Caglar Soyuncu. (Fotospor via Metro)

    Manchester City have given Dutch coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst an inside role at the club as they prepare for life without Guardiola. (Sunday Mirror)

    The agent of Manchester United defender Victor Lindelof, 25, says the Sweden international was wanted by Barcelona over the summer. (Sport Bladet via Manchester Evening News)

    Netherlands' 19-year-old centre-back Matthijs de Ligt's decision to move to Juventus this summer prompted Barcelona to turn their attention to Lindelof. (Sunday Express)

    Manchester United will demand £20m for England Under-21 goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 22, who is on loan at Sheffield United, at the end of the season. (Sun on Sunday)

    Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is leading the hunt for highly rated 17-year-old Wigan forward Joe Gelhardt. (Sunday Express)

    Wolves are monitoring Real Madrid's 20-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard. (Sunday Mirror)

    Spain goalkeeper David de Gea's coach Emilio Alvarez has left Manchester United after the 28-year-old's dip in form last season prompted questions about his methods. (Mail on Sunday)

    Barcelona are unhappy with midfielder Arthur, 23, after he enjoyed a night out with Paris St-Germain forward and fellow Brazilian Neymar. (Marca)

    Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri is keen to reintegrate former Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 25, back into his team after the German's failed summer move to PSG. (Le10sport - in French)

    West Ham are in talks to sign 16-year-old Manchester United academy forward Mipo Odubeko. Juventus, Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich are among the other clubs believed to be interested in the Republic of Ireland Under-17 international. (90min)

    Former Japan forward Keisuke Honda, 33, has asked Manchester United to make him an offer. Honda has been a free agent since leaving Melbourne Victory in the summer. (Metro)

    Video assistant referees should only intervene on "clear" offside decisions, according to Uefa's referee chief, which is in contrast to how the system is being used in the Premier League this season. (Mail on Sunday)

    Ajax hope to agree an improved contract with Real Madrid target Donny van de Beek in an attempt to fend off interest in the 22-year-old Netherlands midfielder. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)
  33. Sep 30, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Monday's Newspapers:
    30th September 2019

    the sun

    Arsenal are finally ready to ditch Mesut Ozil by sending him out on loan in January - and will even pay for him to leave the club.
    Worried Tottenham chiefs fear rivals will benefit if they pull the plug on their manager Mauricio Pochettino.
    Wolves are reportedly lining up a £20m bid for Real Madrid flop Martin Odegaard.
    Manchester United starlet Mipo Odubeko has snubbed a new contract at Old Trafford and is in talks with West Ham over a potential transfer.
    The FA are probing claims about offensive chanting over the Hillsborough disaster in Man Utd's Women's Super League win over Livepool.

    daily mail

    Liverpool have become embroiled in a row with the FA over fielding an ineligible player in the Carabao Cup against MK Dons.
    Manchester United could face further injury woe as they will have to play on an artificial pitch when they face AZ Alkmaar away in the Europa League next week.
    Everton are following highly-rated young Scottish centre-back Jamie Hamilton.
    Jose Mourinho is eyeing a sensational return to Real Madrid with Florentino Perez considering him the best replacement for Zinedine Zidane.
    Manchester United coach Mark Dempsey returned to watch first-team training on Sunday after a period of sick leave since being taken to hospital during the club's tour of Australia.
    Real Madrid's Casemiro allegedly had his house robbed while he was playing against Atletico Madrid.
    Lewis Hamilton's Mercedes team have sacked four staff for racist bullying.
    Tottenham's new stadium will not be hosting Super League's Magic Weekend when the venue is announced imminently.
    Unpaid former Bolton players are set to finally be paid their wages in the next five to six weeks.

    daily mirror

    Scott McTominay has pleaded with the Manchester United board to show patience in Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and believes he is the right man for the club's future.
    Rob Holding plans to walk onto the very spot at Old Trafford where his career almost ended when Man Utd host Arsenal on Monday.
    Erling Haaland is facing a race against time to be fit for Red Bull Salzburg's Champions League clash with Liverpool on Wednesday.
    David Moyes has revealed the Glazers told him that 'they decide when players leave Old Trafford' - after Wayne Rooney handed in a transfer request.
    Bayern Munich winger Ivan Perisic admits it was "painful" to see his dream transfer to Manchester United collapse in the summer of 2017.

    daily express

    West Ham are set to slap a British record £100m price tag on the head of Declan Rice in a bid to price him out of a move to Manchester United.

    scottish sun

    Ex-Rangers and Northern Ireland defender Gareth McAuley has retired from professional football.

    Arsenal want to send out-of-favour former Germany international midfielder Mesut Ozil on loan in January - even if they have to subsidise the 30-year-old's wages. (Mirror)

    Inter Milan coach Antonio Conte is keen to recruit Manchester United's Serbia international midfielder Nemanja Matic, 31. (Calciomercato)

    Manchester United could make a January move for Juventus and Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic, 33, who was in their plans during the summer. Juve are likely to demand a fee of £9m, while Mandzukic would not expect to take a pay cut on his £4.5m salary. (

    Mandzukic has ended talks with Al Rayyan and will not be joining the Qatar side. (

    Manchester United's Scotland international midfielder Scott McTominay, 22, has urged for patience with manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (Mirror)

    Solskjaer has confirmed his next priority in the transfer market will be to sign a striker and creative force to boost a Manchester United team that has failed to score more than once in 17 of their past 20 matches. (Telegraph)

    PSV Eindhoven want Manchester United's Netherlands Under-21 international midfielder Tahith Chong on loan in January. (Sun)

    Liverpool midfielder James Milner is in the final year of his deal with the club but Reds boss Jurgen Klopp believes the 33-year-old will sign an extension to his contract. (Express)

    Napoli's Belgium international forward Dries Mertens, 32, looks set to leave the club as a free agent next summer, (Calciomercato)

    Arsenal manager Unai Emery has denied there is a language barrier leading to communication problems with his players - but rates his English only six out of 10. (Mirror)

    Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Petit has warned Emery against constantly rotating his team. (Sun)

    Under-fire Stoke manager Nathan Jones insists he has never lost faith in his own ability and still believes he is the man for the job. (Stoke Sentinel)

    Celtic boss Neil Lennon insists head of recruitment Nick Hammond is looking to provide options to bolster the squad ahead of the January transfer window. (Star)

    Manchester United coach Mark Dempsey returned to watch first-team training, having been on a period of sick leave since being taken to hospital in Perth in July a few days into the club's pre-season tour of Australia. (Mail)

    Bayern Munich's 30-year-old winger Ivan Perisic, who is on loan at the German club from Inter Milan, says he came "very close" to joining Manchester United when Jose Mourinho was in charge of the Old Trafford side. (Athletic, via Express)

    Red Bull Salzburg hope striker Erling Haaland, 19, will recover from an illness to be fit to face Liverpool in a Champions League group game on Wednesday. (Mail)
  34. Oct 1, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Tuesday's Newspapers:
    1st October 2019

    the sun

    Stoke are ready to offer Tony Pulis a return to the Potteries if they sack under-fire Nathan Jones.
    Mesut Ozil's appointment as an Arsenal captain has raised eyebrows in the Emirates dressing room.
    Borussia Dortmund are ready to sell Jadon Sancho with club chief Michael Zorc admitting "you don't have to be a prophet" to realise his future is elsewhere.
    Eric Bailly is set to be sidelined until 2020 with Manchester United fearing over his recovery from knee surgery.
    Manchester United are leading the race to Mario Mandzukic from Juventus on a free transfer in January.
    Chelsea's English loanee Ike Ugbo, 21, has not been paid this month as Dutch club Roda JC used his £38k wages to pay his team-mates instead.
    Sean Longstaff rapped Newcastle's flops as "embarrassing" after their 5-0 humbling at Leicester.
    Toon skipper Jamaal Lascelles will be grilled today after catching a train to London following their thrashing at Leicester.

    daily mail

    Tottenham have opened talks with Jan Vertonghen over a new deal but the club are hesitant to offer the 32-year-old more than a 12-month extension.
    Real Madrid have employed a security firm to guard the homes of their players after a recent spate of break-ins at footballers' homes.
    A Brazilian judge says the model who accused PSG superstar Neymar of rape will face trial on charges of fraud.
    Barcelona have reportedly identified AC Milan striker Krzysztof Piatek as a possible long-term replacement for Luis Suarez.
    Chelsea's longest-serving member of the back-room staff, player liaison officer Gary Staker, has left the club after his position was made redundant.
    Gary Kirsten is due to arrive in London on Tuesday keen to persuade the ECB that he is the right man to succeed Trevor Bayliss as England's head coach.
    Former England coach Andy Flower is leaving the ECB after 12 years as part of a major reshuffle by managing director Ashley Giles.

    the guardian

    Newcastle boss Steve Bruce cancelled a scheduled training session on Monday after their 5-0 loss to Leicester but the club will give him time to try and put things right at St James' Park.

    daily telegraph

    Tammy Abraham is ready to accept an England call-up if Gareth Southgate picks him in his squad for the European Qualifiers - dashing Nigeria's hopes of poaching him.
    England are preparing to fast-track Mako Vunipola into the starting XV to face Argentina in Tokyo on Saturday.

    the times

    The total amount that Manchester United could have to pay out for add-ons for players they have signed has soared by £30m in the last two years.
    Steve Bruce's position at Newcastle United is not under threat in spite of his side languishing in the relegation places after suffering a 5-0 hammering away to Leicester City on Sunday.
    The controversial former head of Irish football, John Delaney, has yet to resign from his £140,000-a-year UEFA post despite stepping down from the national association.
    Jurgen Klopp would be horrified if Liverpool are forced to replay their Carabao Cup match against MK Dons as punishment for fielding an ineligible player, according to those close to the club's manager.

    daily star

    Barcelona have been dealt a fresh blow as Lionel Messi has been ruled out for another three weeks as he continues to recover from a thigh problem.
    West Ham fear Lukasz Fabianski could be out for up to three months in a huge blow to manager Manuel Pellegrini.
    Rangers and Celtic are set to battle for Dundee United sensation Lawrence Shankland in January.

    daily mirror

    Liverpool are hopeful that goalkeeper Alisson Becker will be available again after the international break, when the Reds face Manchester United at Old Trafford.
    Shamed footballers Tom Lawrence and Mason Bennett have returned to Derby first-team training and could face Barnsley on Wednesday despite their drink-drive crash.
    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reportedly added Englishman Martyn Pert, who has learned under Brendan Rodgers and Marcelo Bielsa, to his Manchester United coaching staff.
    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is set to bolster his backroom team with the addition of Portuguese coach Vitor Matos from Porto.

    scottish sun

    Celtic will land £600,000 if Hearts sell Aaron Hickey in January for £2m as Manchester City and Southampton continue tracking the 17-year-old full-back.
    Scotland boss Steve Clarke will call up new Arsenal full-back Kieran Tierney on Tuesday but there will be no place in the squad for Chelsea kid Billy Gilmour.
    Brandon Barker is aiming to capitalise on Rangers' injury list to claim a start against Young Boys.
    Paul Heckingbottom is facing a touchline ban as he awaits a notice of complaint from the SFA.

    daily record

    Philippe Senderos warned Rangers they face a pitch battle in Bern on Young Boys' controversial surface.
    Hearts boss Craig Levein has revealed that he doesn't expect to see Craig Halkett return to action until well into the New Year.

    Borussia Dortmund's sporting director admits he cannot see England forward Jadon Sancho, 19, linked with Manchester United in the summer, staying at the club long term. (Kicker, via Mail)

    Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, 21, is set to reject Nigeria and commit himself to England if he gets a call-up from Gareth Southgate for the forthcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. (Telegraph)

    Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen, 32, whose contract expires at the end of the season, has suggested he may sign a new deal with the club. (London Evening Standard)

    Spurs have opened talks with Belgium international Vertonghen over a contract extension. (Mail)

    Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, a Manchester United target, is also wanted by MLS side Los Angeles FC. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

    Manchester United have been linked with a move for Tottenham's Belgium international defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, during the January transfer window. (Tuttosport, via Inside Futbol)

    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is on a list of potential replacements for AC Milan boss Marco Giampaolo. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

    Arsenal are planning to watch Hungary international Dominik Szoboszlai in action for Red Bull Salzburg against Liverpool this week, as they plan a bid for the 18-year-old in January. (Football Insider)

    Barcelona defender Gerard Pique will hold talks with the club's president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, as tensions escalate between the players and the board at the Spanish champions. (ESPN)

    Juventus and Inter Milan could be set to do battle in the January transfer market for Barcelona's Croatia international midfielder Ivan Rakitic, 31. (Calciomercato, via Caught Offside)

    Porto coach Vitor Matos is in advanced talks to join Jurgen Klopp's coaching staff at Liverpool. (Liverpool Echo)

    Manchester United's Ivorian defender Eric Bailly's knee problem is now set to keep him out until next year. The 25-year-old was injured during a pre-season match against Tottenham. (Sun)

    Roma are monitoring Wolves' Spanish wide player Adama Traore, 23. (Calciomercato)

    West Ham have offered former defender James Collins a club ambassador role. (Football Insider)

    Ex-Newcastle youth forward Callum Roberts, 22, is set for a trial at Rotherham following a fine start to the season in the National League North with Lee Clark's Blyth Spartans. (Yorkshire Post)

    Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy orchestrated the new four-year contract for 30-year-old France midfielder Moussa Sissoko. (Football Insider)

    Manchester United could face a potential £74m bill for transfer add-ons on signings over the last two years. (Times - subscription required)

    Former Everton boss David Moyes believes they "missed a trick" by not redeveloping Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo)

    Arsenal were forced to travel to Manchester on Monday to face Manchester United later that evening because the major hotels were fully booked for the Conservative party conference. (Sun)

    Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce's position is not under threat, despite his side being second-from-bottom in the Premier League after a 5-0 thrashing by Leicester City. (Times - subscription required)

    Former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg says it would have been a "scandal" if VAR had not allowed Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's equaliser in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United on Monday. (Mail)
  35. Oct 2, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Wednesday's Newspapers:
    2nd October 2019

    daily mirror

    Manchester United are ready to splash £90m on Sean Longstaff and Moussa Dembele in January.
    Raheem Sterling wants Phil Foden in the England team with him - but Pep Guardiola claims he must wait for his Manchester City chance.
    Former Lyon coach Bruno Genesio has claimed he was set to become Newcastle United boss in the summer instead of Steve Bruce if the club had been taken over by a consortium led by Peter Kenyon.
    Arsenal scouts will watch Red Bull Salzburg youngster Dominik Szoboszlai when the Austrian champions face Liverpool on Wednesday night.

    daily mail

    Manchester United have targeted Celtic and Scotland physio Tim Williamson as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer continues to reshuffle his backroom team.
    Arsenal are open to loaning Mesut Ozil in January but fear they will be unable to offload their top-earner.
    Antoine Griezmann has confessed he has found it 'difficult' to form a relationship with Lionel Messi as the pair rarely talk.
    Joe Root has been snubbed by the Northern Superchargers as the England Test captain faces a ballot alongside Jonny Bairstow and Rory Burns before being picked for a Hundred team at the competition's official launch on Thursday.

    the sun

    Heung-min Son has opened up on how he wanted to quit Spurs after a nightmare start but boss Mauricio Pochettino convinced him to stay and become the team's star man.
    Arsenal have eyed Real Sociedad loanee Martin Odegaard as a replacement for Mesut Ozil but Real Madrid are asking as much as £71m for the resurgent star.
    Chelsea have been handed a huge boost ahead of their Champions League trip to Lille on Wednesday as they welcomed back N'Golo Kante, Olivier Giroud and Kurt Zouma from injury.
    Diego Costa has reportedly emerged as a shock transfer target for Qatar side Al Rayyan but Atletico Madrid are desperate to keep the star until the summer.
    Manchester United target Gianluigi Donnarumma has reportedly rejected a new £5.3m-a-year deal with AC Milan.
    Jamaal Lascelles escaped with just a ticking off from Steve Bruce after his unauthorised London visit.

    the guardian

    Massimiliano Allegri has been learning English as he is targeting a job in the Premier League, especially the Manchester United job should Ole Gunnar Solskjaer be sacked.
    Gary Kirsten will meet with the England and Wales Cricket Board on Wednesday to outline his vision for the men's national team and its vacant head coach position.
    The IAAF president, Sebastian Coe, has told athletes coached by Alberto Salazar they must sever their links with immediate effect.

    daily star

    Barcelona are to hold a meeting between the players and the board to discuss their failure to sign Neymar as it's understood several players are unhappy that the club didn't manage to recapture the Brazilian superstar over the summer.
    Newcastle's crisis means Man Utd are confident over a cut-price Sean Longstaff deal.

    daily telegraph

    Gary Kirsten is in line to be appointed England head coach this week in a major coup for Ashley Giles.

    the times

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is considering leaving Paul Pogba out of the Manchester United squad to face AZ Alkmaar after he aggravated his ankle injury during the 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Monday.
    The Football League board will decide today on the sanction that Liverpool will face for fielding an ineligible player in the Carabao Cup.

    scottish sun

    Kieran Tierney was at the centre of a fitness riddle after Arsenal pulled the plug on his Scotland recall.
    Hearts have received an injury boost after being told Craig Halkett could be back within eight weeks.
    Cluj star Billel Omrani declared himself fit and ready to down Celtic again after his brace at Parkhead knocked out Neil Lennon's men from the Champions League in August.

    daily record

    Former Ayr United manager Ian McCall has claimed Lawrence Shankland was "very close" to joining Rangers last January.
    Shankland insists he will handle the pressure of his shock call-up to the Scotland squad and admitted he cannot wait to test himself at international level.
    In-form Alfredo Morelos has been called up for Colombia's friendlies against Chile and Algeria later this month.
    Former Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio will make an announcement on his future this week, having been linked with Rangers over the summer.
    Sheyi Ojo is set to turn his back on England and join Rangers team-mate Joe Aribo in lining up for Nigeria.
    Celtic and Rangers are set to lock horns in the second round of the SFA Youth Cup in a repeat of last season's thrilling final.

    Barcelona are considering another bid for Chelsea's 31-year-old Brazil forward Willian, who has yet to sign a new deal and will be available on a free transfer in the summer. (Mundo Deportivo, via Express)

    Manchester United want to sign Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele, 23, and Newcastle United's English midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, in January. (Star)

    Arsenal fear they may not be able to offload German Mesut Ozil in January, despite being prepared to pay part of the 30-year-old's £350,000-a-week wages. (Mail)

    Former Gunners manager Arsene Wenger says he has "received some interesting proposals" since leaving the north London club and the 69-year-old Frenchman is weighing up his options. (Mirror)

    Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 20, has rejected a new £5.3m-a-year contract with AC Milan. (Corriere dello Sport, via Sun)

    Manchester United's Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 30, says he has "found his love for football again" after his loan move to Inter. (Eurosport)

    Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp would be horrified if they are forced to replay their Carabao Cup third-round match against MK Dons as punishment for fielding an ineligible player. (Times - subscription required)

    Tottenham's South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 27, said he wanted to leave the club in 2016 but was persuaded not to by manager Mauricio Pochettino. (Goal)

    Newcastle United manager Steve Bruce questioned his players' ability and desire to play for the club in after their 5-0 loss at Leicester City on Sunday. (Telegraph)

    Former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has been learning English as he targets a role in the Premier League, with the Manchester United job his main ambition. (Guardian)

    Ex-England defender Rio Ferdinand has suggested Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 26, should leave Spurs if he wants to win the biggest trophies. (Mail)

    Frenchman Bruno Genesio claims he was set to become Newcastle United manager in the summer. (Mirror)

    Atletico Madrid and England defender Kieran Trippier, 29, said he "didn't have to think twice" about leaving Tottenham to move to Spain.(Football.London)

    Atletico have held negotiations with Qatar-based Al Rayyan over the sale of 30-year-old Spain striker Diego Costa. (AS Diario - in Spanish)

    Everton failed with a bid of more than 30m euros (£26.6m) to sign 20-year-old Portuguese forward Rafael Leao in the summer before he moved from Lille to AC Milan.(Tuttosport, via Liverpool Echo)

    Middlesbrough are among a number of Championship clubs interested in Bristol Rovers' English 25-year-old striker Jonson Clarke-Harris. (Bristol Post)
  36. Oct 3, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Thursday's Newspapers:
    3rd October 2019

    the sun

    Manchester United are watching Real Madrid winger Martin Odegaard but face competition from Liverpool and Arsenal.
    Mauricio Pochettino held clear-the-air talks with his shell-shocked stars after their 7-2 thrashing by Bayern Munich.
    Manchester City star Bernardo Silva is set to personally plead with the FA bosses not to ban him for his "racist" tweet.
    Massimiliano Allegri wants to wait until the end of the season before targeting the Premier League.
    Kyle Walker and Dele Alli are sweating over their England places under Gareth Southgate - but Tammy Abraham is in line for a call-up.
    Bayern Munich are eyeing a transfer swoop for 16-year-old Birmingham midfielder Jude Bellingham.
    Manchester United have reportedly identified Timo Werner, Moussa Dembele and Ousmane Dembele as transfer targets in January.
    Manchester United are reportedly stepping up their pursuit of Leicester's £80m-rated playmaker James Maddison.

    the times

    Tottenham fear that a disillusioned Harry Kane could join the growing list of senior players who want to leave in the summer.
    The FA has secured three times the number of tickets it was originally allocated for England's match in Prague next week, in an attempt to reduce the risk of fan misbehaviour.

    daily mail

    Tottenham players fear manager Mauricio Pochettino is looking for a way out but the club won't sack him as it would cost £32m.
    Inter Milan are lining up a stunning January deal for Burnley striker Jay Rodriguez to expand their attacking options
    Maurizio Sarri wants a reunion with Chelsea star N'Golo Kante and Juventus believe they can get him for £70m.

    daily mirror

    Paul Dummett has admitted Newcastle stars exchanged harsh words in a brutal inquest into their 5-0 loss at Leicester.
    Manchester City talisman Raheem Sterling has urged them to be patient as they bid to be crowned kings of Europe.
    Mauricio Pochettino summoned his shell-shocked Spurs players to a crisis meeting after their Champions League humiliation.

    daily star

    Chelsea's Tammy Abraham is set for an England recall amid Marcus Rashford's injury worry.

    daily telegraph

    Mauricio Pochettino is not facing the sack as Tottenham say it's business as usual after their Bayern Munich thrashing.
    Fikayo Tomori is hoping to join Chelsea team-mates Tammy Abraham, Mason Mount and Ross Barkley in Gareth Southgate's England squad for the Euro 2020 qualifying trips to Czech Republic and Bulgaria.
    Christian Eriksen has mocked internet rumours that Tottenham Hotspur team-mate Jan Vertonghen had an affair with his girlfriend.

    daily record

    Scotland new boy Lawrence Shankland has dismissed claims that he almost joined Rangers instead of Dundee United.
    Defiant Steven Gerrard insists he won't use Young Boys' plastic pitch as an excuse if Rangers fail in Bern - despite admitting they should be banned.
    Neil Lennon insists Spurs' seven-goal battering by Bayern Munich is proof that Celtic and Scottish football deserves more respect.

    scottish sun

    Stuart Lovell has been suspended by PFA Scotland amid a bitter legal fight with chief executive Fraser Wishart.
    Derek McInnes insists he won't rush Scott McKenna back to shore up his dodgy defence.

    Manchester United continue to track Leicester City playmaker James Maddison, 22, with a view to a £80m move. (Mail)

    Barcelona and France winger Ousmane Dembele, 22, is among three forwards Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is keen to recruit as part of his ongoing squad rebuild. (Manchester Evening News)

    Solskjaer wants fellow Norwegian Martin Odegaard, 20, in his new-look team - but the Real Madrid midfielder is also on the radar of Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City. (Sun)

    Tottenham fear England striker Harry Kane, 26, could join the list of senior players who want to leave the club. (Times - subscription required)

    Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino's job is not under threat following his side's poor start to the season and he will continue to receive the support and backing of chairman Daniel Levy. (Telegraph)

    Former Tottenham and Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Levy will hold talks with Pochettino "this week" to "find the right answer and the right way forward". (Star)

    Spurs players are concerned about the future of Pochettino, with the squad fearing the Argentine is looking for a way out of the north London club. (Mail)

    Tottenham's Belgium defender Toby Alderweireld, 30, has admitted the side have hit their lowest point for five years. Pochettino's side are 10 points behind Premier League leaders Liverpool, were knocked out of the Carabao Cup by League Two Colchester and were thrashed 7-2 by Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Mirror)

    Former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri would like to return to management next summer after a one-year break rather than take a job mid-season. (Sun)

    Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri hopes to be reunited with midfielder N'Golo Kante. The Juventus manager is considering a fee in the region of £70m for the 28-year-old France player. (Mail)

    England manager Gareth Southgate is considering calling Chelsea central defender Fikayo Tomori, 21, into his squad for Euro 2020 qualifying games against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria. (Telegraph)

    England women's goalkeeper Carly Telford, 32, says she was surprised "everyone was so complimentary" when the team returned home after what she saw as a "failure" of not getting to the World Cup final in the summer. (Guardian)

    England and Manchester City forward Raheem Sterling, 24, believes it is only a matter of time before his side win the Champions League, but has urged his team-mates to remain patient. (Mirror)

    Arsenal boss Unai Emery says Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe needs to learn to cope with the pressure of being an Arsenal player, after the 24-year-old signed for a club-record £72m record in August from Lille. (Mirror)

    Chelsea are keen to sign Monaco's French centre-back Benoit Badiashile, 18, if the Blues overturn their transfer ban. (Le 10 Sport, via The Sun)

    West Ham have put an £80m price tag on midfielder Declan Rice, 20, amid transfer interest from Manchester United for the England player. (Star)

    Bayern Munich are interested in Birmingham prospect Jude Bellingham, with the Bundesliga giants keen to make the 16-year-old midfielder their next star from England. (Sun)

    Arsenal could buy RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano, 20, for £53m after a failed summer transfer bid. The France centre-back was a target for boss Unai Emery before the new season, but was outside his budget. (Sun)

    Juventus have scheduled contract renewal talks with 32-year-old midfielder Blaise Matuidi, with the France player's deal expiring next summer. (Calciomercato
  37. Oct 4, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Friday's Newspapers:
    4th October 2019

    the times

    The Football Association has asked Manchester City for information on the hacking dispute with Liverpool in a significant escalation of the controversy.
    Newcastle United supporters have written to the club over fears Manchester United fans have taken seats in the home end for their game at St James' Park on Sunday.
    The head of the Olympic Games wants to know if every runner who worked with the disgraced coach Alberto Salazar has been investigated in the wake of the scandal engulfing athletics.

    the sun

    Martin Odegaard doesn't speak to Zinedine Zidane and wants to spend two seasons with Real Sociedad before playing for Real Madrid.
    Harry Wilson has given Bournemouth an injury scare and is a massive doubt for the weekend.
    Peter Kenyon has upped his £300m takeover attempt of Newcastle.

    daily mail

    The return of safe standing in Premier League and Sky Bet Championship grounds has been delayed until at least 2021.
    Sol Campbell has been interviewed for the managerial vacancy at Southend United.
    England new boy Fikayo Tomori's performance in shackling Marcus Rashford while playing for Canada U20s in 2016 persuaded Football Association chiefs to target the Chelsea defender.

    daily mirror

    Arsenal have been accused of loaning Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Roma despite knowing that he was injured.
    Arsenal can land RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano for a cut-price fee when his transfer release clause drops in the summer.
    Egypt's coach has handed Liverpool a boost by confirming he will not pick Mohamed Salah for the side's next match against Botswana on October 14.
    Chris Hughton has turned down Stoke as the Potters prepare to sack manager Nathan Jones.
    Brendan Rodgers has revealed Leicester got their eye in for Saturday's trip to table-toppers Liverpool by playing crazy golf.

    daily telegraph

    More professional footballers accessed counselling services offered by the players' union in the first nine months of 2019 than in the whole of 2018.

    daily star

    Manchester City defender Kyle Walker believes his England career is over at the age of just 29.

    daily record

    Rangers' summer recruitment drive was helped by a share issue that raised almost £7m in capital, the Ibrox club has revealed.
    Rangers and their charity foundation have been honoured with a prestigious international award in Switzerland.

    scottish sun

    Jason Cummings insists he's not trying to "bribe" Scotland into an international recall by opening talks with Australia.

    Bournemouth and England striker Callum Wilson, 27, and Juventus' 33-year-old former Croatia international Mario Mandzukic are high on Manchester United's list of attacking targets for the January transfer window. (Sky Sports)

    Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen's hopes of a move to Real Madrid could still be a possibility, with the 27-year-old's agent expected to travel to Spain for talks with the La Liga giants this weekend. (Star)

    Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri hopes to be reunited with 31-year-old forward Willian at Juventus - but Blues manager Frank Lampard has revealed the Brazilian is in talks with the Stamford Bridge club over a new contract. (Calciomercato)

    Real Madrid's 20-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard - on loan at Real Sociedad - is aiming for a return to the Bernabeu club amid interest from Liverpool and Manchester United.(Goal)

    United turned down the chance to sign Arsenal's 18-year-old Gabriel Martinelli in the summer, with the Brazilian striker going on to score four goals in three games for the Gunners. (Mirror)

    Former England manager Fabio Capello has revealed he tried to sign Barcelona's Argentine superstar Lionel Messi, 32, on loan when he was Juventus manager. (Sky Sports Italia, via Mail)

    Former Brighton boss Chris Hughton has turned down an offer to take over at struggling Championship side Stoke City. (Mirror)

    Inter Milan did not include a future transfer fee in their negotiations with Manchester United over Chile forward Alexis Sanchez's loan deal because other clubs were interested and they feared missing out on the 30-year-old completely. (Calciomercato)

    Major League Soccer side Los Angeles Galaxy are monitoring Rangers' Colombia striker Alfredo Morelos, 23. (Star)

    Real Madrid considered making Antonio Conte their head coach last year, before ex-Chelsea boss returned to management with Inter Milan. (, via Calciomercato)

    Leicester City may make a move for 15-year-old Turkish midfielder Burak Ince, who has also attracted interest from Manchester City,Lille and Freiburg.(Fotospor - in Turkish)

    Former Arsenal player Lukas Podolski has joked that Bayern Munich forward Serge Gnabry - who also used to play for the Gunners - should be the Premier League club's player of the month, after the 24-year-old German scored four goals against their north London rivals Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Mirror
  38. Oct 5, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Saturday's Newspapers:
    5th October 2019

    daily mail

    Barcelona could use Antoine Griezmann in a swap deal for Neymar next summer as the French forward has still not clicked with Lionel Messi.
    Rangers are set to appoint Southampton's Ross Wilson as their new director of football two years after he rejected a move to Ibrox.

    the sun

    Sir Alex Ferguson will keep a close eye on Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn - before recommending the Scot to Manchester United chiefs.
    Peter Kenyon's consortium have stepped up their £300m Newcastle takeover bid by registering a new company which will head the deal.
    River Plate coach Marcelo Gallardo is in line to replace struggling Ernesto Valverde as Barcelona boss.

    daily mirror

    Lionel Messi could face issues travelling to the UK if Barcelona draw an English side in the Champions League after Brexit.
    Leicester City defender Ben Chilwell takes tips off of 'the best full-back in the world' Andy Robertson.
    Liverpool's imminent deal with Nike will see the American giants use the likes of Drake, Serena Williams and LeBron James to promote the club's attire.

    daily express

    Chelsea are to open contract talks with Willian as manager Frank Lampard is keen to keep the winger.
    Manchester United are targeting Mexican starlet Jose Juan Macias, who has been dubbed the next Javier Hernandez.

    the times

    Pep Guardiola has warned Kyle Walker that his place in the Manchester City team will come under threat if Joao Cancelo continues to impress.


    Loris Karius hopes to play for Liverpool again after his Besiktas loan finishes.

    Barcelona could include their 28-year-old France forward Antoine Griezmann in a deal to re-sign Brazil forward Neymar, 27, from Paris St-Germain next summer. (Le10Sport - in French)

    Tottenham have made Leicester City and England playmaker James Maddison, 22, their number one target to replace 27-year-old Denmark international Christian Eriksen, whose contract with Spurs expires at the end of the season. (Mirror)

    Chelsea are hopeful defender Fikayo Tomori, 21, and striker Tammy Abraham, 22, will sign new contracts in the next few weeks. The pair have both been included in Gareth Southgate's England squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers later this month. (Standard)

    Chelsea are also about to open contract talks with 31-year-old Brazil forward Willian, whose current deal expires at the end of the season. (Express)

    Manchester City have no interest in signing 20-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, who is on loan at Real Sociedad from Real Madrid. (Manchester Evening News)

    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says 29-year-old right-back Kyle Walker, who has again been left out of the England squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers later this month, could find his place in his side under threat from Joao Cancelo if the 25-year-old Portugal international continues to impress. (Times - subscription required)

    Liverpool keeper Loris Karius, who is on loan at Besiktas, says he could play for the Reds again when his spell in Turkey finishes at the end of the season. The 26-year-old German also suggested he could move to another Premier League team or return to his homeland. (Guardian)

    Ajax have removed the £26m release clause in Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech's deal as part of the 26-year-old's contract renewal with the club. Ziyech has been linked with Arsenal, Manchester City, Manchester United and Real Madrid. (AS, via Telegraaf)

    Everton boss Marco Silva says England Under-19 forward Anthony Gordon, 18, is close to being handed a chance in the first team. (Liverpool Echo)

    Manchester United are monitoring the progress of Club Leon's 20-year-old Mexico striker Jose Juan Macias, who has been labelled 'the next Javier Hernandez'. (Marca via Express)

    West Ham are interested in 20-year-old Bolivian midfielder Daniel Camacho, who plays for local side Club Aurora. (Diez via Sport Witness)

    Real Madrid considered appointing former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte as their manager following the sacking of Julen Lopetegui last year, but decided against it on the advice of captain Sergio Ramos. ( via Mail)

    Manchester United have scouted 22-year-old Russian forward Aleksandr Sobolev, who plays in his home country for Premier League side PFC Krylia Sovetov Samara. (Mirror)

    Mexican consortium Orlegi Sports, led by multi-millionaire Alejandro Irarragorri, came close to buying Newcastle this summer before pulling out of the deal and investing in Mexican side Atlas instead. (Chronicle)

    Meanwhile, a consortium led by former Manchester United and Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon is stepping-up its £300m bid to buy Newcastle. (Sun)

    Anderlecht boss Vincent Kompany is eyeing a move for Wales defender Ashley Williams when the 35-year-old's Bristol City contract expires in January. (Sun)

    Former Tottenham and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell and ex-Celtic and Barcelona striker Henrik Larsson have been interviewed for the vacant Southend manager's job. (Sky Sports)

    Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, a Manchester United target, is among three players Juventus will look to sell this January. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

    A leaked document has revealed how much Real Madrid fine their players for breaking rules such as being late for training or using their mobile phone while in the team bus or dressing room (Marca)

    Former England and Chelsea left-back Graeme Le Saux has linked up with British tennis star Andy Murray, who is looking to expand his sports management agency into football. (Times
  39. Oct 6, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Sunday's Newspapers:
    6th October 2019

    sunday mirror

    Manchester United have denied Paul Pogba is holding them to ransom by demanding a reported £600,000-a-week new deal.
    Sean Longstaff has been ordered to forget about any dream £40m transfer to Manchester United.
    Real Madrid have moved into pole position to sign Ajax's £100m-rated Donny van de Beek - just three months after Manchester United decided against signing the midfielder for almost a third of the price.

    mail on sunday

    Christian Pulisic is ready to consider his Chelsea future in January if he continues to be left out of the side by Frank Lampard.
    Steve Bruce is set to pair brothers Sean and Matty Longstaff in midfield for Newcastle against Manchester United.
    Manchester United are ready to appoint Celtic physio Tim Williamson to their backroom team following a successful interview.
    Umbro has agreed a shock multi-million-pound deal to take over as England Rugby's official kit manufacturer next season.
    Millwall are keen to speak to Forest Green Rovers manager Mark Cooper about succeeding Neil Harris at The Den.
    Middlesbrough are chasing Kilmarnock right-back Stephen O'Donnell.

    sunday telegraph

    Gareth Southgate will brief his England players on what to do if they are faced with racial abuse in the Euro 2020 qualifier against Bulgaria.

    daily star sunday

    Fears are growing that the plug could be pulled on a takeover at Sunderland.
    Newcastle's Matt Ritchie has undergone surgery on his injured ankle.

    the sun on sunday

    Leicester are scouting left-backs with Ben Chilwell set for a £50m exit.
    Sheffield United are prepared to splash the cash on Brentford's Championship hotshot Ollie Watkins.
    Gary Rowett is Millwall's No 1 target to take over from Neil Harris as manager.
    Brighton are lining up an offer for £10million-rated Preston defender Ben Davies.
    Sheffield United are prepared to splash the cash on Championship hot-shot Ollie Watkins.

    the observer

    Chelsea head coach Frank Lampard says the senior players must set the tone for the club's youngsters.

    sunday mail

    Jermain Defoe is in talks with Rangers boss Steven Gerrard about making his Ibrox stay a permanent one next season.
    Celtic have opened talks with Callum McGregor over a bumper new deal to stave off a January move by Brendan Rodgers.

    Leicester City are searching for a replacement for 22-year-old left-back Ben Chilwell, with Chelsea and Manchester City leading the race for the England international. (Sun on Sunday)

    Manchester United have denied France midfielder Paul Pogba is asking for £600,000 a week to sign a new deal with the club. The 26-year-old's contract at Old Trafford has two years left to run. (Sunday Mirror)

    United want to sign Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson in January and plan to tempt the 27-year-old with the chance of furthering his claims of making the England squad for Euro 2020. (Sunday Express)

    Arsenal will challenge AC Milan for 20-year-old PSV Eindhoven striker Donyell Malen, and are prepared to offer 56m euros (£50m) for the Dutchman. (Tuttosport, via Calciomercato)

    Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder is interested in Brentford striker Ollie Watkins and will bid about £15m for the 23-year-old Englishman. (Sun on Sunday)

    The agent of Tottenham Hotspur and South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 27, has refused to rule out a future move to Italian side Napoli.(Calciomercato)

    Red Bull Salzburg forward Erling Braut Haaland says rumours linking him with a move to Arsenal and Manchester United are "boring". The 19-year-old Norwegian added he wants to be "shielded" from speculation. (Football London)

    Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has told 21-year-old United States winger Christian Pulisic - a £53m signing from Borussia Dortmund - that his transfer fee is not enough for a starting place. (Sunday Mirror)

    Brazil defender David Luiz, 32, says he "did not think twice" about joining Arsenal from Chelsea in the summer, because he had a "different idea of the future of the game" to Lampard. (Metro)

    Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is considering taking up a technical role at Fifa, but the 68-year-old Frenchman will not rule out a return to management. (beIN Sports)

    Newcastle United's English midfielder Sean Longstaff, 21, has been told to forget about his dream £40m transfer to Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)

    Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says the pressure to win trophies makes it difficult to play the club's young academy players. (Sunday Telegraph)

    Ex-Arsenal captain and defender Laurent Koscielny says he left the Gunners with his "head held high". The 34-year-old French centre-back joined Bordeaux in the summer.(Mail on Sunday)

    Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea is keen to buy Spanish second division club Elche with the 28-year-old Spain international having to pay £16m for the deal to go ahead. (Sport)
  40. Oct 7, 2019

    christinaa Gossip Girl

    Sep 19, 2012
    Monday's Newspapers:
    7th October 2019

    daily mail

    Manchester United sent scouts to watch Moussa Dembele on Sunday night - and they could be handed a boost after he was benched again.
    England are set to ring the changes for Saturday's clash with France having booked their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals with a game to spare.

    daily mirror

    Eric Dier admits Tottenham are in crisis after a nightmare week saw them lose to Bayern Munich and Brighton.
    Liverpool have eased fears over Mohamed Salah, after initial checks appear to show his injury against Leicester is not as serious as first feared.
    Brendan Rodgers believes Leicester are displaying the qualities crucial to a top-four challenge.

    daily telegraph

    Tim Cahill is one of the names Millwall are considering as they step up their search for a successor to Neil Harris as manager.
    Defiant Everton boss Marco Silva is 'not worried' by his side's losing run.
    Joe Allen insists Stoke players are behind under-pressure Nathan Jones after their last-gasp win at Swansea.
    Sebastian Prodl believes there is a "much better" atmosphere at Watford, having finally been recalled following a fallout with the previous head coach.

    the sun

    UEFA refused a request by British cops to move the date of England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Czech Republic.
    Jurgen Klopp wants Steven Gerrard to succeed him as Liverpool boss - but claims fellow Anfield legend Kenny Dalgish could be the favourite.

    the times

    Jeremy Corbyn has vowed to transform how football is run, lashing out at "bad owners" such as Newcastle United's Mike Ashley.

    daily record

    Scott Brown has called for consistency from referees as the Celtic captain insisted Livingston's Keaghan Jacobs should have walked.

    scottish sun

    George Edmundson says Rangers' veterans will keep the younger players at the club grounded in title challenge.
    Scott Brown believes Livingston loss could help Celtic in the club's nine-in-a-row title bid.

    Bookmakers have cut the odds on Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to be sacked after Sunday's defeat by Newcastle. Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has been backed to take over. (Sun)

    United sent scouts to watch Lyon's French striker Moussa Dembele, 23, on Sunday. (Mail)

    Arsenal boss Unai Emery is considering a bid for Wolves defender Willy Boly. The West Midlands club could potentially double the £10m they paid Porto for the 28-year-old Ivory Coast centre-back should he favour a move to Emirates Stadium. (Sun)

    Real Madrid are ready to rival Juventus for Chelsea and France midfielder N'Golo Kante. The La Liga side could pay a fee of about £70m for the 28-year-old. (Sport, via Mail)

    Former Liverpool defender Glen Johnson has urged Tottenham's 26-year-old England striker Harry Kane should leave the north London club and look to sign for Manchester City, says former Liverpool and Chelsea defender Glen Johnson. (Manchester Evening News)

    Manchester United have dropped their interest in Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek after they were quoted £35m for the 22-year-old Netherlands international. (Mirror)

    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp should try to sign Leicester City's 22-year-old English midfielder James Maddison, says former Reds midfielder Steve McMahon. (Stadium Astro, via Express)

    Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer needs to sign five more players before the team can return to form, according to Wales boss and Old Trafford legend Ryan Giggs. (Sun)

    United should remove executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward from running the football side of the club, says the club's former right-back Gary Neville. (Metro)

    Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe has urged England forward Callum Wilson, 27, to ignore rumours linking him with a January move to Manchester United. (Daily Echo)

    AC Milan were on the verge of sacking manager Marco Giampaolo at half-time during Saturday's win over Geona. (SempreMilan)

    New England Revolution's 30-year-old Dutch defender Alexander Buttner says he rejected advances from Celtic and Rangers before agreeing a move to the Major League Soccer side. (Goal)

    Former Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor, the club's all-time leading Premier League goalscorer, says rivals Birmingham City tried to poach him from Villa Park when he was a youngster. (Birmingham Live)