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Unfortunately tomorrow morning i will undergo a day surgery intervention so the newspapers will be updated late.
Say a little prayer for a successful outcome please.
Thanks everyone.
Goodluck, thanks for your effort as always.
 

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Unfortunately tomorrow morning i will undergo a day surgery intervention so the newspapers will be updated late.
Say a little prayer for a successful outcome please.
Thanks everyone.
That’s a bit selfish, to think of yourself at a time like this.

good luck...:angel:
 

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Surgery is no excuse, sort your shit out!


In all seriousness, best wishes, hope you make a full and speedy recovery @christinaa
 

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Thank you for your kind messages.

The intervention/sedation were ok but i unfortunately will have to repeat in the near future - could have been worse but thank God i'm ok.

Your comments are much appreciated by me and as I promised look hereunder .................................................
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
6th November 2019




DAILY STAR

Manchester United are plotting an £80m raid on Bayer Leverkusen for new German sensation Kai Havertz.

THE SUN

Manchester United have been dealt a blow as Real Madrid reignite their £100m transfer interest in Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.

Wayne Rooney has started preparations for Derby action two months before starting his career at Pride Park.

Arsene Wenger has declared an interest in the Bayern Munich job with his old foe Jose Mourinho also in the running.

EFL bosses refused to apologise to Bury despite demands from MPs.

Manchester United and Arsenal must pay £86m for Red Bull Salzburg sensation Erling Braut Haaland.

Bournemouth and Wolves are in a transfer battle for Huddersfield striker Karlan Grant.

Chris Coleman is eyeing the manager's job at David Beckham's Inter Miami.

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Burnley winger Dwight McNeil - five years after dumping him.



DAILY MIRROR

Arsenal have reportedly promised Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang they will listen to offers if he decides he wants to leave the club.

Brendan Rodgers is interested in Club Brugge's £20m-rated striker Emmanuel Dennis.


DAILY MAIL

Arsenal are targeting Manchester City talent spotter Joe Shields, who recruited England star Jadon Sancho, in an academy revamp.

Chelsea midfielder Mason Mount is now a doubt for England's final two Euro 2020 qualifiers after being forced off injured during his side's 4-4 Champions League draw with Ajax on Tuesday.

Real Madrid 'hold talks with Napoli over £86m midfielder Fabian Ruiz' amid rival interest from Manchester City and Barcelona.

Marcello Lippi would be delighted to see Massimiliano Allegri take over as Manchester United manager in the near future.

The Six Nations have held talks with the Southern Hemisphere unions over the creation of a new world championship series.



DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea may take advantage of their £40m buy-back clause for Bournemouth star Nathan Ake if their transfer ban is overturned.



DAILY TELEGRAPH

Saracens should have been relegated for breaching salary cap regulations, insists furious Exeter Chiefs chairman Tony Rowe.

THE TIMES

Granit Xhaka is likely to leave the club in the January transfer window after being stripped of the Arsenal captaincy.

SCOTTISH SUN

Stoke City have made an audacious bid to land Steve Clarke as their new manager.

St Mirren keeper Vaclav Hladky has claimed Rangers want to sign him - but he would prefer a move to England.

Rangers will jet out to Dubai for a warm-weather training camp over the Premiership winter shutdown.



DAILY RECORD

Steven Davis has praised the new found maturity he knows will make Alfredo Morelos a target for the Premier League.

Dave Cormack reckons Glasgow's giants are in the midst of an arms race - but the Pittodrie powerbroker warned that Aberdeen are on a war footing too.


Red Bull Salzburg have put an £86m asking price on 19-year-old Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid are both interested in signing Haaland. (Marca - in Spanish)

Italian champions Juventus sent scouts to watch Haaland against Napoli in the Champions League on Tuesday. (Calciomercato)

Arsenal could look to sell Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka in January after the 27-year-old was stripped of the captaincy. (Mirror)

Leicester City are interested in Club Bruges and Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis, who could cost £20m. (Mirror)

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says it is Paris St-Germain and France striker Kylian Mbappe's dream to play for the Bernabeu club. (AS - in Spanish)


Manchester United are monitoring the progress of Burnley's England Under-21 winger Dwight McNeil, 19 - having released him from their youth set-up five years ago. (Sun)

Aston Villa will turn down any offer made by United for Scottish midfielder John McGinn, 25. (Birmingham Mail)

Former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri would be perfect for Manchester United, says Italian World Cup-winning boss Marcello Lippi. (Mail)

Alternatively, Allegri would be the right choice for Bayern Munich, says former striker Luca Toni. (Sport1, via Goal)

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says he would be interested in the vacant Bayern job. (Bein Sports)

Stoke City have made a move for Scotland manager Steve Clarke, who only took charge of his national team in May. (Sun)

Chelsea and England midfielder Mason Mount, 20, has played down comments from former team-mate Mitchell van Bergen that he could join Real Madrid or Barcelona. (Express)

Manchester United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward wanted to sign Paris St-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti, 27, and Real Madrid's 26-year-old France defender Raphael Varane before he stepped away from the club's recruitment strategy. (Manchester Evening News)

Wolves and Bournemouth are interested in signing Huddersfield Town's former England Under-19 striker Karlan Grant, 22, in January. (Sun)

Real Madrid have held talks with Napoli's Spanish midfielder Fabian Ruiz, 23, over a potential move to the Bernabeu next season. (ESPN)

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino says he is happy with Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen's commitment, despite the 27-year-old being linked with a move away from the club. (Football London)

Arsenal should "break the bank" to bring Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers to the club, says former Gunners player Paul Merson. (Sky Sports)

Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 26, is doing "everything" to make his loan move at Paris St-Germain from Inter Milan permanent. (RMC - in French)

Barcelona will watch Bayer Leverkusen's Germany midfielder Kai Havertz, 20, in Wednesday's Champions League game against Atletico Madrid. (ESPN)

Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos, reportedly a target for Aston Villa, says he has had no contact with any club but the Colombian, 23, added: "Many teams would be offering a good amount of money for me." (Antena 2, via Birmingham Mail)

Sam Allardyce says he missed out on signing Leicester City's 32-year-old former England striker Jamie Vardy from Fleetwood Town for £1m when he was West Ham United manager. (Talksport)
 

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United signing Dwight McNeil would cause the Brexit FC posters to lose their mind.
 

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Unfortunately tomorrow morning i will undergo a day surgery intervention so the newspapers will be updated late.
Say a little prayer for a successful outcome please.
Thanks everyone.
Hope that went well, Gossip Girl...
 

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Thank goodness Woodward didn’t spend all summer going for Verratti and Varane, would have been summer 2014 all over again.
 

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Thank you for your kind messages.

The intervention/sedation were ok but i unfortunately will have to repeat in the near future - could have been worse but thank God i'm ok.

Your comments are much appreciated by me and as I promised look hereunder .................................................
Glad to see you're okay, sis. :)
 

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Thursday's Newspapers:
7th November 2019


THE SUN

  • Arsene Wenger is set to be offered the Bayern Munich manager's job until the end of the season.
  • Erling Haaland's dad has hinted the £86m-rated RB Salzburg striker will snub a move to Manchester United to join rivals Manchester City.
  • Real Madrid have begun discussions with Napoli over the transfer of midfielder Fabian Ruiz, despite interest from Man Utd and Man City.
  • Chris Hughton will snub any advances from managerless Stoke as he holds out for a Premier League role.

DAILY MAIL

  • The Premier League has introduced an app for their players in a bid to improve mental and physical wellbeing.
  • Napoli will take legal action against their own players who refused the chairman's orders to attend a training retreat.
  • Liverpool U23 coach Neil Critchley is set to take charge of the first team's Carabao Cup quarter-final against Aston Villa next month.

DAILY MIRROR
  • The PFA has vowed to 'robustly defend' sacked Derby captain Richard Keogh.

THE TIMES

  • Premier League referees will be sent on a refresher course in using pitch-side monitors if the top-flight clubs decide to change the policy on use of screens.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Manchester United think they can lure Tottenham star Christian Eriksen to the club in the January transfer window.
  • Manchester United chief Ed Woodward is prepared to give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer £73m to spend in the January transfer window.


THE GUARDIAN
  • Leicester's James Maddison is set to be called up by England despite last month's casino controversy.

DAILY RECORD

  • Callum McGregor has insisted he wants to be at Celtic for life after signing a new five-year deal.


Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to be offered the Bayern Munich manager's job until the end of the season. (Sun)

Bayer Leverkusen and Germany midfielder Kai Havertz is open to a move away from the Bundesliga. The 20-year-old is a target for Manchester United. (Marca, via Metro)

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says there "might be two" signings in January, but the club will do most of their business in the summer. (Evening Standard)

Chelsea could listen to bids for France striker Olivier Giroud, 33, and Spanish 32-year-old winger Pedro, while Spanish left-back Marcos Alonso, 28, is facing a fight over his long-term future at Stamford Bridge. (Telegraph)

Fenerbahce want to sign Pedro on a free transfer next summer. (Takvim, via Mail)

Pedro may look for a move in January with China also an option for the Spaniard. (El Dorsal - in Spanish)


The future of West Ham director of football Mario Husillos is in doubt following the team's recent poor form. (Guardian)

Former Brighton boss Chris Hughton is not interested in taking over at managerless Stoke City as he hopes for a return to the Premier League. (Sun)

Manchester United's Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic, 31, is open to leaving in January. (Manchester Evening News)

Former Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick has had talks with a Manchester United official about a role at the club. (Athletic, via Mirror)

Chelsea will not necessarily make signings in January even if their transfer ban is overturned, says manager Frank Lampard. (Talksport)

Red Bull Salzburg and Norway striker Erling Haaland, 19, is keen on moving to the Premier League during his career, says father Alf-Inge Haaland. (Talksport)

Inter Milan and AC Milan are in talks over a new £630m stadium nine miles away from the San Siro. (Mail)

Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde still has the support of the club's board but there is increasing concern about how the team is playing. (ESPN)

Sheffield United goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 22, says he nearly joined Leeds United before signing for the Blades again on loan from Manchester United. (Yorkshire Post)

More than 90% of Manchester United fans are not satisfied with the way the club is being run, according to a survey. (Telegraph)

Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has travelled to Paris for further talks about Qatar Sports Investment investing in the Elland Road club. (Times - subscription required)

The Premier League has introduced an app for players which is designed to help with their mental and physical wellbeing. (Mail)
 

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Thursday's Newspapers:
7th November 2019



Former Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig sporting director Ralf Rangnick has had talks with a Manchester United official about a role at the club. (Athletic, via Mirror)


More than 90% of Manchester United fans are not satisfied with the way the club is being run, according to a survey. (Telegraph)
We need more fans polls in the hope the club will listen to us. Doesn't seem they are proactive enough to make the correct decisions by themselves.
 

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Friday's Newspapers:
8th November 2019


DAILY EXPRESS


Liverpool are planning a £215m move for PSG forward Kylian Mbappe in a move that could see Mohamed Salah head to Real Madrid.

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard will not have the services of Antonio Rudiger for another month because of injury.

RB Leipzig boss Ralf Rangnick is interested in taking the reins at Old Trafford if Manchester United decide to get rid of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.


THE SUN


Liverpool have escaped punishment after fans held up a racist banner depicting striker Divock Origi - because the UEFA match delegate did not report it.

James Rodriguez is set for a move to the Premier League with Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal all linked with the Real Madrid outcast.

Man City winger Leroy Sane is stepping up his injury recovery in Los Angeles and is targeting a February return.

Eric Dier is lucky to be alive after he mistook appendicitis for a regular stomach bug.

Tottenham will miss out on nearly £20m a year without a naming rights deal for their new home.

Arsenal are reportedly set to battle West Ham for £22m-rated Frankfurt defender Martin Hinteregger in January.

Chelsea goalkeeper Willy Caballero says he would welcome a transfer to Spain next summer.



DAILY TELEGRAPH

Man City are seeking security assurances from Liverpool over another hostile reception ahead of Sunday's clash at Anfield.

Gareth Southgate has told UEFA it needs to be far stronger in stamping out racism by imposing "higher and higher" sanctions against offenders.

The Scottish Rugby Union is preparing to fight its corner after being fined and admonished by World Rugby.


DAILY MIRROR

Barcelona have entered the Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang transfer race and are considering a January move for the Arsenal striker.

MLS commissioner Don Graber has claimed Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed for AC Milan.

Arsenal boss Unai Emery is set for a meeting with an unhappy Lucas Torreira to discuss his future at the club as he considers a January transfer exit.

Quincy Promes has opened the door to a Premier League transfer, with Arsenal and Liverpool linked with the Ajax star.

Arsenal will try to offload Granit Xhaka in January.


DAILY MAIL


Quique Sanchez Flores is already under pressure at Watford, just two months into his second reign.

Arsenal will target the Bundesliga when they look to sell Granit Xhaka in January after the midfielder indicated he no longer sees a future in north London.

Arsenal centre-back Sokratis has claimed it does not matter who the captain is, before calling on his team-mates to all lead by example on the pitch.

Levante could be without a senior goalkeeper for their trip to Athletic Bilbao on Sunday after Aitor Fernandez was called in to work at his local polling station.



DAILY RECORD

Derek McInnes has confirmed that Aberdeen will trigger the option to sign left-back Greg Leigh from NAC Breda permanently.


Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka could leave the club in January and Newcastle United are ready to make a move for the 27-year-old Switzerland international. (Times - subscription required)

Barcelona have expressed an interest in signing Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 30, from Arsenal and could make a bid as early as January. (El Chiringuito via Mirror)

Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 23, is set to hold talks next week over his future at Arsenal. (Mirror)

Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19, could snub interest from the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal and join Bundesliga outfit RB Leipzig from Red Bull Salzburg next summer. (Sky Sports)

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola, whose contract with the club runs out at the end of next season, is open to managing in Italy once his time with the Premier League champions comes to an end. (Times - subscription required)

Burnley and England U21 winger Dwight McNeil, 19, says he is focusing on his football rather than speculation linking him with Manchester United. (Mirror)

Manchester United, Tottenham and Wolves are in contention to sign Colombian forward James Rodriguez, 28, from Real Madrid in January. (El Desmarque - in Spanish)

Crystal Palace are monitoring the progress of Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst, 27, who has scored eight goals in 15 appearances for Wolfsburg so far this season. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Arsenal will rival West Ham in a £22m bid to sign Austria defender Martin Hinteregger, 27, from Eintracht Frankfurt. (Sun)

Bournemouth and Wolves are interested in signing 22-year-old English forward Karlan Grant from Huddersfield in January. (Sun)


Bayern Munich will not appoint Arsene Wenger as the club's new manager despite the former Arsenal boss expressing his interest in the position in a phone call with chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. (Sky Sports)

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says a fear of competition would not have been behind English striker Jamie Vardy, 32, not moving to Arsenal when the Gunners made a move for him in 2016. (Telegraph)

Southampton defender Cedric Soares says he will leave the club at the end of the season but the Portugal international, 28, wants to save them from relegation first. (Telegraph)

A former Manchester United and Juventus scout says he would "bet a pizza" France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, will return to the Italian side. (Tuttosport, via Goal)

Arsenal and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney, 22, says it is down to the players on the pitch to fix the club's ongoing problems. (Telegraph)
 

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215m for Mbappe. How are the scousers going to defend the net spend cup now?:lol::lol:
 

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Dwight McNeil,sounds familiar.
Didn't someone recommend him last season as one to keep an eye on ?
 

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215m for Mbappe. How are the scousers going to defend the net spend cup now?:lol::lol:
Well if you acknowledge the rest of the sentence, it references any Mbappé move being offset by Salah going to Real Madrid, presumably not for free.
 

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Well if you acknowledge the rest of the sentence, it references any Mbappé move being offset by Salah going to Real Madrid, presumably not for free.
I was taking the piss mate.
Like if they are really going to spend that type of money.
 

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Thank you for your kind messages.

The intervention/sedation were ok but i unfortunately will have to repeat in the near future - could have been worse but thank God i'm ok.

Your comments are much appreciated by me and as I promised look hereunder .................................................
Thank you everyone - you're real friends! :);)
 

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Saturday's Newspapers:
9th November 2019



daily star

Steven 'Slippy' Gerrard is being tipped to quit Rangers for Arsenal if Unai Emery gets sacked.


the times

Marco Silva says VAR will get managers sacked after the Premier League admitted it made a mistake in awarding Brighton a last-minute penalty against Everton last month.
Mauricio Pochettino admits he would prefer Ryan Sessegnon not to go on England U21 duty so that he can focus on getting back to full fitness at Tottenham.


daily telegraph

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has insisted there is "absolutely no chance" of the club signing Kylian Mbappe.


the sun

Arsenal have launched a transfer bid for 21-year-old Juventus defender Merih Demiral in a bid to steal him from under Manchester United's noses.
France manager Didier Deschamps has told Olivier Giroud to leave Chelsea in the January transfer window with Inter Milan keen on the striker.
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is eyeing a career swansong in the MLS.
Manchester United and Arsenal target Erling Haaland is considering a move to RB Leipzig.


daily mail

Newcastle manager Steve Bruce has admitted he fears being sacked during the upcoming international break.
Mark Noble says he wants to be a decision-maker off the field at West Ham once he retires.
Michael O'Neill could be forced to sell players in January within weeks of taking charge at Stoke to reduce the chances of the club falling foul of the EFL's profit and sustainability rules.
Anthony Joshua has added two trainers to his coaching team as he attempts to win back his heavyweight titles against Andy Ruiz Jr next month.


daily express

Rodrygo joined Real Madrid from Santos for an estimated fee of £39m after Liverpool missed the chance to bring him to Anfield.


daily mirror

Arsenal are reportedly looking to nab two of Manchester United's scouting team as they continue their backroom overhaul.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted skipper Hugo Lloris will be out for longer than expected after undergoing surgery.


the guardian

Steve Bruce is aiming to reinforce Newcastle's midfield with Granit Xhaka as an option.


scottish sun

Former Liverpool star Harry Kewell is the latest shock name in the frame for the Hibernian manager's job.
Steven Gerrard says he is aware a host of Premier League scouts are monitoring midfielder Glen Kamara.

Real Madrid would be willing to offer Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez, 28, in exchange for Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26. (El Desmarque, via Metro)

Inter Milan are eyeing Chelsea and France striker Olivier Giroud. (Gazzetta dello Sport - via Sun)

Ajax's Dutch forward Quincy Promes, 27, says he is open to a possible move to the Premier League in the future, with Arsenal and Liverpool both interested in the player. (Mail)

England boss Gareth Southgate said sanctions for racism in football need to get tougher after Bulgaria escaped with a fine and a one-match stadium ban for the abuse their fans handed out to Three Lions players. (Express)

Manchester United will bid £42m for Tottenham and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, in January. (El Desmarque - via Express)

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has suggested Argentina defender Marcos Rojo is set to stay at the club for the remainder of the season. The 29-year-old held talks with Everton over a move in August. (Manchester Evening News)

Paris St-Germain's Spanish midfielder Ander Herrera, 30, says he felt football was "not the most important thing" for Manchester United during his time at the club. (Metro)

Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl insists he has no problem playing Portugal defender Cedric Soares, 28, or Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 24, despite the fact that their contracts are running down. (Southern Daily Echo)


Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino says he would rather winger Ryan Sessegnon, 19, did not go on international duty with the England Under-21 squad so he can continue his recovery from a hamstring problem. (Mail)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp concedes there is "absolutely no chance" of the club signing Kylian Mbappe despite a social media movement from fans based on speculation the Reds could land the 20-year-old Paris St-Germain and France striker. (Sun)

Arsenal's Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira, 23, is set for talks with boss Unai Emery and is angry over his lack of playing time this season. (Mirror)

Real Madrid forward Rodrygo, 18, who scored a Champions League hat-trick this week, rejected a move to Liverpool before joining Real. (ESPN, via Marca)

Leicester's Spanish winger Ayoze Perez, 26, says he was close to joining Valencia in the summer before deciding on the Foxes' "ambitious project". (ABC, via Leicester Mercury)

Ex-Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has suggested current manager Unai Emery was right to strip Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka, 27, of the Gunners' captaincy. (Evening Standard)

Newcastle captain and centre-back Jamaal Lascelles, 25, says the club's players are desperate not to let manager Steve Bruce down this season. (Chronicle)

Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe thinks defender Steve Cook, 28, is close to an England call-up. (Bournemouth Echo)

Quique Sanchez Flores, 54, says he has no regrets about accepting the Watford head coach job despite his team sitting in the relegation zone two months after he took charge. (Watford Observer)

Sheffield United's English midfielder John Lundstram is set for contract talks. The 25-year-old's current deal expires at the end of the season. (Sheffield Star)
 

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Sunday's Newspapers:
10th November 2019


THE SUN ON SUNDAY

  • Manchester United are lining up a £70m summer move to sign Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha for the second time.
  • Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno is on Bayern Munich's radar as a target to be their next No 1 to replace Manuel Neuer.
  • Manchester City and Liverpool are among the big clubs tracking West Brom starlet Rico Richards.
  • Burnley are ready to pull the plug on Danny Drinkwater's loan spell at Turf Moor and send the midfielder back to Chelsea in January.
  • Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman wants a move to the Premier League after proving his fitness with Marseille.
  • Preston will ask a stunning £3.5m transfer fee for in-demand boss Alex Neil.
  • Liverpool will escape punishment from football chiefs if fans attack the Manchester City bus on Sunday.
  • Liverpool and Arsenal are chasing Quincy Promes after the Ajax star opened the door to a Premier League move.

MAIL ON SUNDAY
  • Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez has been cleared to play in Sunday's La Liga game at Athletic Bilbao after being excused from working at a polling station in Spain's parliamentary election on the same day.
  • The Champions League could return to terrestrial television from 2021 following a six-year absence, with ITV having submitted bids for several packages ahead of Monday's deadline.
  • Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is reportedly set to drop players' wages by a quarter as the club's civil war continues to erupt behind the scenes.
  • UEFA are reportedly assessing the suitability of New York as a host for the 2024 Champions League final.
  • Exeter Chiefs boss Tony Rowe says the club could refuse to play Saracens next month if their rivals win an appeal against salary cap sanctions.
  • Premier League clubs this will week demand that match officials should be allowed to consult pitchside monitors when using VAR.
  • UK Athletics have suffered a severe blow after Stephen Maguire ruled himself out of the running to be their new performance director.
  • Martin Johnson says Eddie Jones is still the right man to lead England forward after their World Cup final heartbreak.




SUNDAY MIRROR
  • Tottenham are ready to make a £50m move for Manchester United flop Memphis Depay.
  • Arsene Wenger's return to management will hinge on whether Bayern Munich see him as a short-term fix.
  • Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has made £70m-rated Lazio midfield star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic a priority signing if the club's transfer ban is lifted.
  • Manchester United are shock contenders to sign Ajax's £50m-rated keeper Andre Onana - just two months after handing David de Gea a new £350,000-a-week contract.
  • Manchester City are set to give Giovanni van Bronckhorst the chance to put himself in the frame to replace Pep Guardiola by appointing him coach of their sister club in New York.
  • Virgil van Dijk believes Liverpool's Champions League success healed the scars of their Premier League heartbreak.
SUNDAY EXPRESS
  • Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have Scott McTominay and Victor Lindelof in his squad to face Brighton.
  • Arsenal have made contact with the representatives of Juventus defender Merih Demiral with a January transfer possibly in the pipeline.
  • James Milner will target a return to Leeds should his talks over a new contract collapse at Liverpool.




SCOTTISH SUN
  • Nottingham Forest are planning a raid for Dundee United star striker Lawrence Shankland.
  • Burnley are lining up a £1m January move for Celtic star Nir Bitton.
  • SUNDAY MAIL
  • Celtic defender Hatem Abd Elhamed faces a race against time to be fit for the Betfred Cup final against Rangers.
  • Aston Villa star John McGinn admits he had his "heart set" on joining Celtic in the summer of 2018.


Arsenal have held talks with former Spain and Barcelona boss Luis Enrique about the prospect of replacing manager Unai Emery. (El Confidencial, via Metro)

Manchester United are lining up a summer move to sign Crystal Palace striker Wilfried Zaha, 27, for a second time. (The Sun on Sunday)

Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 27, is on Bayern Munich's radar as a target to be their next number one. (The Sun on Sunday)

Tottenham are ready to make a £50m bid for 25-year-old Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, who moved to French club Lyon from Manchester United in January 2017. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea will make signing Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 24, a priority in January if the Blues' transfer ban is lifted. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea want £5m from any club wanting to sign France striker Olivier Giroud, 33, in January. (Sunday Express)

Paris St-Germain have made initial contact over extending 20-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappé's deal but no formal offer has been tabled. (L'Equipe, via Marca)

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp will not allow Croatia centre-back Dejan Lovren, 30, to leave the club in the January transfer window. (Football Insider)
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Juventus could offer Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic, 33, Germany midfielder Emre Can, 25, Italy defender Daniele Rugani, 25, and France midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 32, in exchange for Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26. (Tuttosport, via Sunday Express)

Manchester City are set to give Dutchman Giovanni van Bronckhorst the chance to audition as Pep Guardiola's successor by appointing him coach of their sister club in New York. (Sunday Mirror)

Everton are open to selling Dutch keeper Maarten Stekelenburg in January, with the 37-year-old's contract running out at the end of the season. (Football Insider)

Wolves will complete the signing of PSV Eindhoven's 17-year-old Dutch defender Nigel Lonwijk for a nominal fee of £200,000 in January. (ED, via Birmingham Mail)

Uefa is looking at holding the 2024 Champions League final in the United States, with New York the preferred venue in a move which would see the game take place outside Europe for the first time. (Morning Consult)
 

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Monday's Newspapers:
11th november 2019



Manchester United for Zlatan Ibrahimovic ?


DAILY MIRROR

  • Manuel Pellegrini will be backed by West Ham as he fights to turn around the club's nightmare run of form, but error-prone reserve goalkeeper Roberto could be replaced in January after another poor display at the weekend.
  • Arsenal chiefs have reportedly apportioned some blame to VAR for the Gunners' dismal start to the season.
  • Alexandre Lacazette says Arsenal are suffering a crisis in confidence as their manager Unai Emery tries to halt their poor form.


DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • The FA believes poor weather was partly responsible for almost 9,000 supporters with tickets not attending England Women's match with Germany at Wembley.
  • Unai Emery believes he has the full backing of Arsenal's board and has received no ultimatums as he struggles to arrest the slump that is threatening to derail their season.


THE SUN
  • Arsene Wenger confirmed he is not a candidate for the Bayern Munich job but is open to a return to management.
  • N'Golo Kante insists he is committed to Chelsea despite speculation linking him to Real Madrid.
  • Burnley are set to end 29-year-old Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater's loan spell at the club in January.
  • Wolves forward Adama Traore is at the centre of an international tug-of-war after the 23-year-old was called up by both Spain and Mali. Traore was born in Spain to Malian parents.

DAILY MAIL

  • Arsenal bosses are determined to stand by manager Unai Emery despite the Gunners' disappointing start to the Premier League season.
  • Manchester United are reportedly targeting a shock reunion with former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who will be a free agent after leaving LA Galaxy.
  • Manuel Lanzini is set to spend two months on the sidelines after suffering a fractured collarbone during West Ham's dismal 3-0 defeat to Burnley on Saturday.
  • Brazil international Neymar's father says he will not be holding talks with Barcelona over his son returning to the Nou Camp club and that the 27-year-old forward will be staying at Paris St-Germain.
  • Barnsley are still in dispute with former manager Daniel Stendel more than a month after he departed the club.

DAILY STAR

  • Manchester United can exercise their buy-back clause for Memphis Depay if Tottenham decide to weigh up a big-money move for the Lyon forward.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Manchester United are interested in signing Leeds United duo Kalvin Phillips and Ben White.

DAILY RECORD

  • Neil Lennon has hinted Celtic could offer Jonny Hayes a new deal when his contract expires at the end of the season.

SCOTTISH SUN

  • Rangers have handed out an indefinite ban to a supporter who was arrested for an alleged disorder offence after scenes in a 2-1 win over Kilmarnock in August.
  • Porto have banned four of their own players for partying after their Europa League defeat at Rangers.

OTHER

  • Sheffield United plan to open contract talks with John Lundstram shortly, following the midfielder's impressive start to the Premier League campaign. (Sheffield Star)
  • Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk has revealed he has held "preliminary talks" with the club's recruitment team on their plans for the January transfer window. (Sheffield Star)
  • Huddersfield Town head of football operations David Webb has echoed Danny Cowley's sentiment the club are not worried about rumoured Premier League interest in Karlan Grant. (Huddersfield Examiner)


Manchester United could be tempted to try to bring striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic back to Old Trafford. The 38-year-old ex-Sweden international will be a free agent as his contract with MLS side LA Galaxy is about to end. (TuttoMercatoWeb, via Mail)

Arsenal's hierarchy are "100%" behind manager Unai Emery and plan to wait until the summer before making a decision on the Spaniard's future. (The Athletic - subscription required)

The Gunners say Emery is not in imminent danger of being sacked. (The Times - subscription required)

Former Spain manager Luis Enrique, who has been linked with replacing Emery at Arsenal, would not consider a return to management at present. (ESPN)

Tottenham will move for Ajax and Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech, 26, if and when Denmark international Christian Eriksen, 27, leaves the club. (90min)

Brazil international Neymar's father says he will not be holding talks with Barcelona over his son returning to the Nou Camp club and that the 27-year-old forward will be staying at Paris St-Germain. (ESPN Brazil, via Mail)


Chelsea and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 28, has distanced himself from a move to Real Madrid and says he could finish his career at Stamford Bridge. (Sun)

Burnley are set to end 29-year-old Chelsea midfielder Danny Drinkwater's loan spell at the club in January. (Sun)

Inter Milan are interested in 32-year-old Belgium forward Dries Mertens, whose contract with Napoli runs out next summer. The San Siro club are also keen on Paris St-Germain's 28-year-old Thomas Meunier, of Belgium, and his fellow defender Layvin Kurzawa, 27, of France. (Calciomercato)

Wolves forward Adama Traore is at the centre of an international tug-of-war after the 23-year-old was called up by both Spain and Mali. Traore was born in Spain to Malian parents. (Sun)

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers has questioned whether he was properly backed by Liverpool's owners during his time in charge at Anfield. (Liverpool Echo)

Middlesbrough manager Jonathan Woodgate has suggested that criticism aimed at him on social media could be coming from Newcastle United and Sunderland fans. (Evening Gazette)

Leeds United's English midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 23, and compatriot Ben White, the 22-year-old defender on loan at Elland Road from Brighton, are being monitored by Manchester United. (Football Insider)

German goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 27, defends his criticism of his Barcelona team-mates. (Bild Sport - in German)

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, left the Allianz Stadium before the end of Juventus' 1-0 win over AC Milan on Sunday. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Former England manager Fabio Capello says Ronaldo's displays have dropped in standard during the past three years. (Marca)
 

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Tuesday's Newspapers:
12th November 2019



THE SUN

  • Manchester City will not stand in Mikel Arteta's way if Arsenal come looking for a new manager.
  • Liverpool are reportedly in advanced negotiations with Bournemouth over a deal to bring Ryan Fraser to Anfield in January.
  • Manchester United are scouting 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga but face competition from Barcelona for the £26m star.
  • Chelsea are braced to rival both Tottenham and Leicester to the signing of Metz striker Habib Diallo.
  • Burnley boss Sean Dyche is lining up a cut-price deal for Celtic midfielder Nir Bitton.

DAILY MAIL
  • Barnsley are being investigated by the Football Association after supporters chanted anti-IRA and anti-Pope songs during their clash with Stoke City on Saturday.
  • Cardiff City are setting their sights on former Millwall manager Neil Harris to take over as manager following Neil Warnock's departure, while Charlton boss Lee Bowyer is also in the frame.
  • Crystal Palace and Brighton are reportedly interested in signing Slovakian goalkeeper Dominik Greif after watching his brilliant display at Wolves last week.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • James Maddison is in line to be handed his England debut over the course of the next two Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo.
  • Newcastle United's young midfielder Matty Longstaff will sign a new contract in the next few weeks but older brother Sean has been told he needs to do more to earn a second new deal in the space of 12 months.

DAILY MIRROR

  • Liverpool are said to be concerned about the ongoing ankle problem which is troubling Mohamed Salah.
  • Neil Warnock is set to retire after leaving his job as Cardiff City boss.


DAILY STAR
  • West Ham are looking to find a replacement for back-up goalkeeper Roberto.

THE TIMES

  • The referees' chief Mike Riley will stick to his guns and resist recommending a change to the policy on the use of pitchside monitors in the Premier League despite growing pressure from clubs.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Peter Beardsley will not be a part of England's 1,000th match celebrations when they face Montenegro at Wembley on Thursday evening.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
  • Hibs are preparing an approach to make Celtic number two John Kennedy their new manager.
  • Rangers are weighing up a January swoop for Aberdeen kid Lewis Ferguson.
  • David Moyes believes Celtic and Rangers would finish in mid-table if they were to play in the English Premier League.
  • Celtic have been told German starlet Niklas Dorsch is theirs for a bargain £3.2m.

DAILY RECORD

  • Neil Warnock is free to pursue his dream of managing one of the Edinburgh clubs after departing Cardiff City.
  • Former Rangers midfielder Mikel Arteta is a target for Everton as current boss Marco Silva continues to struggle.
  • Celtic's hopes of signing Fraser Forster from Southampton permanently may be scuppered by his huge £70,000 a week wages - an astonishing deal that he was given to ward off interest from Manchester United.

Manchester United are lining up a summer move to sign Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha, 26, for the second time and are willing to pay £70m for the Ivorian, who was with them between 2013 and 2015. (Sun)

Liverpool are in advanced talks to sign Scotland winger Ryan Fraser, 25, from Bournemouth in January. (Talksport)

Tottenham are ready to make a £50m bid for 25-year-old Lyon midfielder Memphis Depay, who played for Manchester United between 2015 and 2017. (Mirror)

Former Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso, 37, and current Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, 47, are on a shortlist to become Bayern Munich's next manager. (Star)

Manchester City are reportedly set for a £100 spending spree in the January transfer window after failing to keep pace with Liverpool in the Premier League title race. (Mirror)

City manager Pep Guardiola is also expected to see out the final 18 months of his contract with the club. (Times)

Manchester United will not be trying to sign their former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, in the January transfer window. Ibrahimovic is available on a free transfer when his LA Galaxy contract ends. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal's German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 27, is on Bayern Munich's radar to become their number one and replace 33-year-old Manuel Neuer. (Sun)


Borussia Dortmund still want Everton attacking midfielder Anthony Gordon, 18, despite having a summer bid rejected for the England Under-19 international. (Football Insider)

Wolves are in advanced talks to get 16-year-old Welsh attacking midfielder Chem Campbell to sign a new deal, despite interest from German clubs Borussia Dortmund, Schalke and RB Leipzig. (Football Insider)

Arsenal manager Unai Emery will be given the next six games to prove he is still the man for the job at Emirates Stadium. (Standard)

Former Spain boss Luis Enrique, who has been tipped as a potential replacement for Emery at the Gunners, is not considering a return to management at the moment. (ESPN)

Newcastle midfielder Matty Longstaff, 19, will sign a new contract in the next few weeks but his 22-year-old brother Sean has been told he has to do more over the next 12 months to earn a new deal. (Telegraph)

Spanish forward Ayoze Perez, 26, has revealed he turned down a move to Valencia in favour of joining Leicester from Newcastle in the summer. (Mail)

Tottenham, Chelsea, Watford and Norwich are ready to make a bid for Metz striker Habib Diallo in January. The 24-year-old Senegal international has scored eight goals in 13 appearances so far this season. (Teamtalk)

West Ham are considering buying a new goalkeeper in January after becoming increasingly concerned with the form of Roberto. The 33-year-old Spaniard has conceded 13 goals in six Premier League games since coming into the side for the injured Lukasz Fabianski. (The Athletic - subscription required)

Hammers boss Manuel Pellegrini is also working to repair a minor dressing-room division over his side's defence after their defeat at Burnley. (Sun)
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
13th November 2019



DAILY MAIL


  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set for a timely boost with Paul Pogba expected to prove his fitness in time for the Manchester derby against Manchester City on December 7.
  • Chelsea want to accelerate Antonio Rudiger's contract talks - despite the fact he's played just 45 minutes this season.
  • Newcastle will be without captain Jamaal Lascelles for up to three months after he suffered knee ligament damage in the 2-1 win over Bournemouth.
  • Neil Harris is being eyed as the top candidate to replace Neil Warnock as manager of Cardiff after holding talks with the Welsh club.
  • Barcelona have reservations over signing Erling Braut Haaland due to the Red Bull Salzburg star's €100m (£85.6m) price tag.
  • Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson is favourite to replace Michael O'Neill as manager of Northern Ireland.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior in next summer's transfer window.
  • Granit Xhaka is said to have started house hunting in Milan as the disgruntled Arsenal star looks to seal a move away to AC Milan in January.


DAILY TELEGRAPH


  • Mauricio Pochettino is heading towards the point of no return at Tottenham as fears grow that he will not be able to salvage their season, with the West Ham game after the break now rated as "make or break" for Tottenham and the manager's future.


THE SUN


  • Premier League refs and assistants were left stunned when chief Mike Riley told them: "I'm well pleased with the way VAR is operating."
  • Tahith Chong is set to follow in the footsteps of Paul Pogba by leaving Manchester United to join Juventus on a free.
  • Arsenal have handed a week-long trial to 18-year-old Colorado Rapids wonderkid Cole Bassett.
  • Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Petit has demanded that the club sack Unai Emery.


DAILY MIRROR

  • Danny Rose has revealed he switched off his TV because he could not bear to watch the shameful scenes of England's game in Bulgaria.
  • Manchester United are reportedly in with a chance of signing PSV Eindhoven winger Steven Bergwijn - but only if they manage to qualify for next season's Champions League.
  • England players wanted the Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez row kept in-house and think there has been an overreaction to axe Sterling for their qualifier with Montenegro on Thursday.
  • The Three Lions' record caps-holder Peter Shilton will be honoured at Wembley as part of the 1,000th-ever England game against Montenegro on Thursday.


DAILY EXPRESS

  • West Ham chiefs won't be making any money available in the January transfer window for boss Manuel Pellegrini as they believe the Chilean has a good enough squad to rise up the Premier League table.


SCOTTISH SUN


  • Crocked skipper Andrew Robertson fears playing for Scotland could ruin his season.
  • Rangers ace Glen Kamara believes ex-Dundee boss Neil McCann is the perfect man to rejuvenate Hearts.

Real Madrid are considering a world record offer of £340m for Paris St Germain's 20-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe. (Le Parisien via Calciomercato)

Cristiano Ronaldo will not be fined by Juventus for his reaction to being substituted for the second game running but the Portuguese forward, 34, will be expected to apologise to his team-mates. (Gazzetta dello Sport, in Italian)

Manchester City are ready to challenge for the signature of Rennes' starlet Eduardo Camavinga, 17, after the Angola-born midfielder's impressive start to the Ligue 1 season. (90min)

Barcelona are interested in Salzburg's 19-year-old striker Erling Braut Haaland as a replacement for 32-year-old Luis Suarez, but are reluctant to meet the Austrian club's £85m valuation. (ESPN)

Manager Frank Lampard has been keeping a tight-grip on the Chelsea dressing room by setting a fine of £2,500 if his players are late to training. (Mirror)

Lyon and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 25, says he "does not want to talk about rumours" after being linked with a £50m move to Tottenham. (Football.London)

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis has received a 560m euros offer for the Serie A club from Qatar amid fan protests and player strikes. (Mail)

Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka, 27, has been house-hunting in Italy before a proposed move to AC Milan in January after being stripped of the Arsenal captaincy. (RSI via Star)

Tottenham have earmarked Roma's Italian midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, 23, as a potential replacement for Christian Eriksen. (Football Italia)

Nemanja Matic wants to leave Manchester United, possibly as early as January, with Italy the most likely destination for the Serb midfielder, 31. (Telegraph)


Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino could be sacked if Spurs lose to West Ham after the international break. (Telegraph)

Fiorentina have made an approach for ex-Inter Milan boss Luciano Spalletti with patience running low with Vincenzo Montella. (Football Italia)

Arsenal have handed a week-long trial to Colorado Rapids midfielder Cole Bassett and the 18-year-old American could join the Gunners in January. (Sun)

Wolves have agreed a deal to bring 17-year-old Dutch defender Nigel Lonwijk from PSV Eindhoven in January for £170,000. (ED via Birmingham Live)

Lyon want Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema, 31, to finish his career where it began - with the French club. (Mundo Deportivo, in Spanish)

Former England and Lazio midfielder Paul Gascoigne is wanted on Italy's version of Strictly Come Dancing. (Sun)
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
14th November 2019


DAILY MIRROR

  • Chelsea winger Willian is a target for Juventus and Barcelona with his contract coming to an end next summer.
  • The father of Joe Gomez says he is proud of his son for how he dealt with the canteen clash with fellow England star Raheem Sterling, which left the Liverpool defender with a scratched face.
  • Bayern Munich are ready to reignite their interest in £90m Manchester City winger Leroy Sane.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • Mauricio Pochettino is heading towards the point of no return at Tottenham as fears grow that he will not be able to salvage their season.
  • Manchester City have joined Brighton and Aston Villa in writing to Mike Riley, the referees' chief, to outline concerns over VAR controversies ahead of a crunch meeting between clubs to discuss its progress.
  • The PFA and the LMA are in talks with a charity backed by Sir John Major and Sir Alex Ferguson to begin a sheltered accommodation scheme that could be extended into dementia care for former players.

DAILY MAIL
  • Liverpool have joined Manchester United, PSG and Real Madrid in the chase for Jadon Sancho, with the England winger looking to leave Borussia Dortmund next summer.
  • Manchester City have sacked the man in charge of their training facility amid concerns he was not keeping the £200m complex up to scratch.
  • David O'Leary is the source of tension among Arsenal's hierarchy with chairman Sir Chips Keswick facing resistance in his bid to induct the former captain onto the club's board as a football consultant.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Lucas Torreira is set to consider his Arsenal future should offers come in for his services in January or the summer.

THE SUN

  • Furious Manchester City made a formal complaint to refs chief Mike Riley over the performance of Michael Oliver in their crucial defeat to Liverpool.
  • David Beckham has been picking up the phone and pleading with players to help him realise his MLS dream.


DAILY RECORD

  • Scotland star Scott McKenna has revealed his transfer request is off the table - but he could still quit Aberdeen in January.

THE SCOTTISH SUN

  • Hibs failed in a bid to lure Darren Fletcher for talks on the vacant hotseat.
  • John Kennedy has ended talk of a stunning move to become Hibs boss by committing to Celtic.
  • James Forrest insists it is wrong to question Kieran Tierney's commitment to Scotland.

Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho wants to leave the German side, with Premier League leaders Liverpool among the clubs showing interest in the 19-year-old England international. (Mail)

Tottenham Hotspur's England left-back Danny Rose, 29, has vowed to run down the final 18 months of his contract after being told by the club that he will not be given a new deal. (London Evening Standard)

Spurs fear 27-year-old Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, and Belgian defenders Jan Vertonghen, 32 and Toby Alderweireld, 30, will follow the same course of action as Rose and leave on free transfers at the end of their deals next summer. (Star)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is thought to be unhappy in the north-west of England and the Spaniard is being linked with a return to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. (Bild - in German)

Chelsea's Brazil winger Willian, whose contract at Stamford Bridge is due to expire next summer, is a target for Juventus and Barcelona, and they could try to sign the 31-year-old on a pre-contract deal in January. (Mirror)

Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte is keen to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud in January. The 33-year-old France international's contract with the Blues runs out next summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Express)

Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman says there is a possibility of him taking the Barcelona job after Euro 2020. (Marca)

Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United are all monitoring West Brom's 16-year-old English forward Jovan Malcolm. (Mirror)

Manchester City's David Silva, 33, is in line to join 35-year-old fellow Spanish midfielder Andrés Iniesta at Japanese club Vissel Kobe once his contract at Etihad Stadium expires at the end of the Premier League season. (Mail)

City could activate the buyout clause of Real Sociedad's Spain forward Mikel Oyarzabal, 22, in the summer if Germany winger Leroy Sané leaves for Bayern Munich. (90min)

Bayern look set to return with a fresh bid for Sané after a serious knee injury prevented them moving for the 23-year-old in the summer. (Mail)

Napoli could be forced to sell 28-year-old Senegal defender Kalidou Koulibaly, who has been linked with Manchester United, and 32-year-old Belgium forward Dries Mertens, who is thought to be a target for Arsenal, for cut-price fees after a poor start to the season. (Ilmattino - in Italian)

Arsenal are monitoring Stuttgart's Belgium Under-21 midfielder Orel Mangala, 21. (HLN, via Express)

Leicester City are being linked with a January move for Metz's 24-year-old Senegal forward Habibou Diallo. (Leicester Mercury)

Former England captain David Beckham has been ringing players he wants to recruit for his Inter Miami team. Barcelona's 32-year-old Uruguay striker Luis Suárez, Real Madrid's Colombia playmaker James Rodríguez, 28, and Paris St-Germain's Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani, 32, have all been linked with the new Major League Soccer side. (Sun)

Manchester United have a buy-back clause to re-sign Memphis Depay, with Lyon contractually obliged to inform them of any offer received for the 25-year-old Netherlands forward. (Mirror)

Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici has been spotted in Manchester, with rumours of a swap deal involving Manchester United's 26-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba and the Italian giants' Croatian forward Mario Mandžukić, 33. (Talksport)

Head of recruitment John Marshall says it is unlikely Wolves will revive their interest in AC Milan's Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessié, 22, in January. (Birmingham Mail)

Manchester City - in the wake of their 3-1 defeat by Liverpool - are the latest club to write to referees' boss Mike Riley over concerns about the VAR system. (Times - subscription required)

Arsenal's head of football, Raul Sanllehi, is against a move by chairman Sir Chips Keswick to appoint former Gunners defender David O'Leary as a football consultant. (Mail)
 

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Friday's Newspapers:
15th November 2019


DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • Rangers are considering taking legal action against HMRC after it appeared to admit it was wrong to have claimed £50m in penalties from the club's former operating company, which went into liquidation in 2012 and triggered one of the biggest club crises in Scottish football history.
  • Newcastle are interested in signing Granit Xhaka on loan in January if he wants to stay in the Premier League.

DAILY MAIL

  • Frank Lampard will make another attempt to add Shay Given to his Chelsea coaching staff amid concerns about goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
  • Mason Greenwood and Rhian Brewster are to be given their chance to shine by England U21 boss Aidy Boothroyd.
  • Sheffield Wednesday could face a points deduction following Thursday's charge of financial misconduct.


DAILY MIRROR
  • Bayern Munich right-back Joshua Kimmich said he would enjoy a reunion with Pep Guardiola as rumours continue to grow linking the Manchester City boss with a return to Germany.
  • Arsenal have reportedly sent scouts to watch Leicester defender Caglar Soyuncu in international action.
  • LiVARpool are interested in Genk youngster Sander Berge, according to his boss.
  • Bolton will find out on Friday whether their failure to fulfil fixtures will cost them more points.
  • Manuel Pellegrini has received a welcome boost with Jack Wilshere back in West Ham training.

THE GUARDIAN

  • The Sunderland chairman, Stewart Donald, has described his decision to borrow £9m from a group of United States-based investors as a "win-win" scenario for the League One club and claims he and his co-owners, Charlie Methven and Juan Sartori, are shouldering all the risk.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte has joined the race to take Olivier Giroud out of Chelsea in January.

DAILY STAR
  • Borussia Dortmund are the latest European giants to have joined the chase for Chelsea's out-of-favour striker Olivier Giroud.

THE SUN

  • One of manager Mauricio Pochettino's many beefs with Tottenham is their failure to pursue Philippe Coutinho in the summer.
  • Chelsea will be able to sign Elseid Hysaj for free next summer after the player's agent revealed the Blues failed in a £43m bid this year.
  • Manchester City are set to escape a ban from the Champions League, with the domestic treble winners being investigated for breaches of Financial Fair Play.
  • Everton are lining up a £12m January move for Nottingham Forest winger Matty Cash.
  • Peterborough have placed a staggering £13m price tag on striker Ivan Toney.

DAILY RECORD
  • Hearts have held talks with Stuart McCall and he will team up with Jambos legend Kenny Black if he lands the manager's job.
  • Adam Bogdan is set to re-sign for Hibs with the former Liverpool 'keeper close to penning a deal until January at Easter Road.
  • Celtic were dealt an injury blow on Thursday, learning that Hatem Abd Elhamed will be out for six weeks ruling him out of the Betfred Cup final.
  • Hibernian are set to appoint Jack Ross as their new boss within 48 hours.
  • Liam Palmer has taken a swipe at the Scotland national team under Alex McLeish and insists the Tartan Army are on the right track under Steve Clarke.

THE SCOTTISH SUN

  • Hearts have interviewed Neil McCann and Stuart McCall but have not given up on Stephen Robinson as they get set to approach Motherwell

Borussia Dortmund have joined Inter Milan in wanting to sign Chelsea's out-of-favour France striker Olivier Giroud, 33. (Mirror)

Manchester United are favourites in the race to sign Red Bull Salzburg's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19, who was coached by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer at Molde. (Dagbladet - in Norwegian)

United hope to reach an agreement with Juventus for former Croatia striker Mario Mandžukić, 33, to train with the club next month before a January transfer. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Mandžukić is also on the radar of multiple Major League Soccer clubs. (Calciomercato)

Newcastle United are interested in signing Arsenal's Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 27, on loan in January. (Telegraph)

One of Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino's issues at the club is the failure to sign Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona in the summer. The 27-year-old ended up joining Bayern Munich on loan. (Sun)

Atletico Madrid are lining up a £35m January move for Barcelona and Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitić, 31. (Movistar, via Mail)

AC Milan are keen to sign Swedish free agent striker Zlatan Ibrahimović, 38, in the January transfer window, but the deal requires the consent of chief executive Ivan Gazidis. (Calciomercato)

David Beckham is hoping to make Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modrić, 34, the first marquee signing for his new Inter Miami franchise. (AS)

The agent of Arsenal's Spain defender Héctor Bellerín says his client, 24, is "seeing how the season goes" at Emirates Stadium after receiving transfer interest from Italy. (Sky Sport Italia via Football Italia)

Juventus could make out-of-favour Germany midfielder Emre Can, 25, a reported target for Manchester United, available for a cut-price fee in January. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

LiVARpool and Napoli are among the sides tracking Genk's Norwegian midfielder Sander Berge, 21, according to the club's sporting director, Dimitri de Conde. (Radio Punto Nuovo, via Goal)


Napoli stand to lose Albania international Elseid Hysaj, 25, for nothing when his contract expires next June, but they could have received £43m for the right-back from Chelsea last summer, says his agent Mario Giuffredi. (Radio Punto Nuovo via Mail)

League One side Peterborough have placed a £13m asking price on English striker Ivan Toney, 23, who has been linked with Burnley and Bournemouth. (Sun)

Frank Lampard will make another attempt to add Shay Given to his Chelsea coaching staff amid concerns about Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 25. (Mail)

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has given approval to sell Croatia goalkeeper Lovre Kalinić, 29, in January. (Football Insider)

The 114 Manchester City fans that travelled to Kharkiv for the Champions League game with Shakhtar Donetsk this season have been rewarded with a personal letter from Pep Guardiola and hospitality tickets for the return fixture. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester United are hoping to have France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, back from injury for the derby with Manchester City on 7 December. (Sun)

Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa is facing three months on the sidelines for Atletico Madrid, but Los Rojiblancos are not planning to recruit in January, despite the 31-year-old Spain international's expected absence. (Marca)

Another former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba, 41, says he was offered a "perfect" coaching role at the club but rejected a return to Stamford Bridge so he could bid to become the next president of the Ivorian FA. (Metro)

BT Sport has retained the rights to show Champions League football for another three seasons from 2021. (Telegraph)
 

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Saturday's Newspapers:
16th November 2019


Manchester United are weighing up a £200m double January transfer swoop for Jadon Sancho and Erling-Braut Haaland.



DAILY MIRROR

  • Manchester United are weighing up a £200m double January transfer swoop for Jadon Sancho and Erling-Braut Haaland.
  • Manchester United are among the sides leading the charge to sign Sporting Kansas City wonderkid Gianluca Busio.

DAILY MAIL
  • Brendan Rodgers has received another windfall from Liverpool four years after they gave him a £15m pay-off, with his former club paying him £3.75m to buy the house on Merseyside that he has been renting to Jurgen Klopp since the German replaced him at Anfield.
  • Neil Warnock is not ready to retire after leaving Cardiff City by mutual consent earlier this week.
  • Hull City are refusing to pay Barnsley a £200,000 final transfer fee instalment for defender Angus MacDonald who was diagnosed with cancer.
  • Bobby Duncan insists he left Liverpool to play first-team football and not for the money.
  • Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes has admitted he has 'dreams to fulfil' as he continues to be linked with a move to the Premier League.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Leroy Sane's Manchester City team-mates are increasingly convinced the Germany winger will leave the club for Bayern Munich next year.

THE SUN

  • Tottenham No 1 Hugo Lloris is targeting a return to football as early as January after his horror elbow injury.
  • Danilo has laid into Manchester and the City fans by claiming they lack passion and the food on offer is poor.


SCOTTISH SUN
  • Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard could miss over half of his side's Euro qualifiers next year after revealing his Olympics dream.
  • Steve Clarke has joked he'd only be tempted away from the Scotland job by Real Madrid.

Leroy Sane's Manchester City team-mates are increasingly convinced the 23-year-old Germany midfielder will leave the club for Bayern Munich next year. (Telegraph)

Manchester United are weighing up a January move for England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, with Ole Gunnar Solskjær alerted by the forward's recent troubles at Borussia Dortmund. (Guardian)

Arsenal's Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos, 23, will refuse a return to Real Madrid while Zinedine Zidane is manager. (Sun via AS)

Manchester United are ready to bring forward a formal approach for Red Bull Salzburg's Erling Braut Haaland, 19, after seeing the Norway striker's value rocket during the first half of the season. (ESPN)

Red Bull Salzburg will place a 100m euros (£85.6m) price tag on Leeds-born Haaland, son of former Leeds, Nottingham Forest and Manchester City midfielder Alf-Inge. (AS)

Manchester United are open to loaning Haaland back to Red Bull Salzburg providing they can get a deal done for the striker in January. (Mirror)

But it is believed either Real Madrid or Barcelona remain Haaland's preferred destination. (Mirror)

West Brom fear they may have to sell full-back Nathan Ferguson in January to avoid losing him for minimal compensation when his contract expires next summer. The 19-year-old has been linked with Tottenham and Crystal Palace. (Mail)

Manchester City are interested in striking a deal for Leicester and England left-back Ben Chilwell, 22, after growing frustrated with France international Benjamin Mendy, 25. (90min)


The father of Everton's Italian striker Moise Kean, 19, wants his son to quit Goodison Park and return to Italy. (Sun)

Real Madrid are keen on signing Chelsea's 19-year-old England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. (Mirror, via El Desmarque)

Real are also thought to be monitoring Haaland, Kean and Villarreal's 20-year-old Nigeria forward Samu Chikwueze. (Star)

Chelsea have been linked with a summer move for Napoli's 25-year-old right-back Elseid Hysaj, whose contract expires at the end of the season. (Goal via Radio Punto Nuovo)

Juventus are planning on giving a new contract to Polish goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny, 29, the former Arsenal player. (Calciomercato)

Leicester's Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans, 31, and Turkey's Caglar Soyuncu, 23, are among a number of centre-back options being considered by Manchester City. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United and Inter Milan are tracking Sporting Kansas City's American midfielder Gianluca Busio, 17, the club's director of scouting in Europe has revealed. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

Tottenham's France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 32, has revealed he could return to action as early as January as he continues his recovery from a dislocated elbow. (Sun)

Tottenham have opened contract talks with Republic of Ireland forward Troy Parrott, who only signed a deal on his 17th birthday in February. (Football Insider)

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has ended speculation he could return to Old Trafford as director of football by signing a new deal with Ajax. (Mirror)

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, will hold showdown talks with Juventus after reacting angrily to being substituted last weekend. (Mirror via Gazzetta dello Sport)
 

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Sunday's Newspapers:
17th November 2019


SUNDAY MIRROR


PSG are targeting Liverpool's Adam Lallana to replace MLS-bound Edinson Cavani.

Arsenal will offer Granit Xhaka as bait to land Borussia Monchengladbach's midfield sensation Denis Zakaria.

Moise Kean has reportedly been offered to AC Milan after a nightmare spell at Everton.

A bomb dating back to World War Two has reportedly been found just yards away from West Ham's London Stadium.


DAILY STAR SUNDAY
LiVARpool have made Jadon Sancho their main summer target as the youngster suggests he is ready to leave Borussia Dortmund.


MAIL ON SUNDAY

Cristiano Ronaldo has given Juventus the green light to try and sign Paul Pogba in January.

Former Real Madrid boss Santiago Solari is plotting a move to the Premier League after a scouting mission to watch Chelsea.

Crystal Palace are set to miss out on £21m Genoa star Christian Kouame after he suffered a serious knee injury for Ivory Coast Under 23s.

Gareth Southgate is set to hand Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope his full England debut against Kosovo on Sunday.


THE SUN ON SUNDAY
Inter Milan's sporting director was in London this week working on a deal to sign Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud, according to reports.

Manchester United and Arsenal are set to battle it out for Juventus centre-back Merih Demiral in the January transfer window.

Jody Morris, assistant to Chelsea manager Frank Lampard, has reportedly been told to stop social media posts about Jose Mourinho.


SUNDAY EXPRESS

PSG are ready to provide the biggest obstacle to Manchester United's bid to land £120m-rated Jadon Sancho.

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has a list of eight players he may target in January, including Erling Haaland.

Wolves are closing in on a loan deal to bring Royal Antwerp's Aurelio Buta to Molineux in January.


SUNDAY TIMES
Saracens are abandoning their appeal against the £5.4m fine and 35-point penalty they were given for a breach of the salary cap.


SCOTTISH SUN

Former Rangers winger Gregg Wylde could be set to return to football with Morton after being out of the game since September.


Manchester United are closing in on signing Real Madrid and Wales forward Gareth Bale, 30, in the January transfer window - and will allow France midfielder Paul Pogba, 26, to move in the opposite direction as part of the deal. (Sun on Sunday)

Paris St-Germain are likely to be the biggest obstacle to Manchester United's bid to sign Borussia Dortmund's £120m-rated England winger Jadon Sancho, 19. (Sunday Express)

PSG are also interested in Liverpool and England midfielder Adam Lallana, 31. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are monitoring West Bromwich Albion's 23-year-old Brazilian winger Matheus Pereira, who is on loan at The Hawthorns club from Sporting Lisbon.(Mirror)

Manchester City are considering a move for Bayern Munich's France winger Kingsley Coman, 23, if Leroy Sané joins the German champions as expected in the summer. (Sky Sports)


Arsenal are preparing a bid for Turkey defender Merih Demiral, who could be sold by Juventus if the right offer is received for the 21-year-old. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Barcelona are discussing a new contract with Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 32. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope is set to make his full England debut against Kosovo on Sunday. The 27-year-old has one senior cap for his country after appearing as a substitute against Costa Rica in June 2018. (Mail on Sunday)

Former LA Galaxy and Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 38, is demanding almost £900,000 a month to return to Serie A, where he has played for Juventus, Inter Milan and AC Milan. Milan, Bologna and Napoli are among the clubs interested in signing the ex-Sweden international. (Mail on Sunday)

Everton will target Eintracht Frankfurt's Portuguese forward Goncalo Paciencia, 25, in January after manager Marco Silva asked the club to bring in a striker. (Goal)

Roma will have to pay Manchester United £18m if they want to keep England defender Chris Smalling, 29, on a permanent basis. (Tuttosport, via Metro)

Tottenham Hotspur will offer 17-year-old Republic of Ireland striker Troy Parrott a significant pay rise in an improved three-year deal. (Football Insider)

Bruno Fernandes, the 25-year-old Portugal midfielder heavily linked with Manchester United and Real Madrid, says he "feels the love" at Sporting Lisbon. (Goal)

Inter Milan and Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 26, claims Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted him to stay at Old Trafford prior to his £73m move to the Italian club.(Mail on Sunday)
 

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Monday's Newspapers:
18th November 2019


DAILY EXPRESS

  • Chelsea will battle Barcelona for £70m-rated Reinier Jesus from Flamengo if their transfer ban is lifted.

DAILY MIRROR

  • Aston Villa have no plans to sell John McGinn to Manchester United in January - and would only allow him to depart in the summer if an eye-watering offer was lodged.
  • Manchester United have reportedly drawn up a shortlist of eight long-term transfer targets.
  • Eden Hazard has tipped Frank Lampard to be the best manager in the world after his flying start at Chelsea.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted that Maurizio Sarri was right to substitute him twice for Juventus - as he was playing injured.
  • Simon Mignolet has revealed that he left Liverpool because he didn't feel he could fight Alisson for the No.1 shirt.


DAILY MAIL
  • Alexis Sanchez could return from injury for Inter Milan quicker than was initially anticipated.
  • Algeria manager Djamel Belmadi says he is not interested in Karim Benzema playing for his side after the striker begged France to let him represent another nation.

THE TIMES

  • New Hibernian manager Jack Ross says he didn't fail at Sunderland.

THE SUN

  • Arsenal have also made contact with the father of Reinier Jesus, Spanish reports claim.
  • Manchester United and Arsenal are keeping tabs on Hartlepool's giant young keeper Brad Young.
  • Arsenal are lining up a £43m January transfer swoop for Villarreal centre back Pau Torres.
  • Manchester United are preparing to battle it out with Barcelona to land Rennes wonderkid Eduardo Camavinga.
  • Michy Batshuayi insisted he wants to remain at Chelsea despite not being a "full-fledged starter".

THE SCOTTISH SUN
  • Rod Petrie's plea for an SPFL shutdown before Scotland's Euro play-off will fall on deaf ears.
  • Greg Taylor feels his Scotland team-mates are beginning to fully appreciate the abilities of manager Steve Clarke.
  • Celtic forward Odsonne Edouard is on Crystal Palace's radar in January as they hunt for a new striker.
  • Borna Barisic has revealed he almost quit Rangers last season but is so glad he didn't.
  • Stoke City are eyeing a January move for Aberdeen striker Sam Cosgrove.
  • Hibs and St Johnstone 'could be set to battle it out' for ex-Celtic star Efe Ambrose.

DAILY RECORD

  • Steve Clarke's plea to scrap top-flight Sunday games ahead of Scotland's Euro 2020 play-off is set to fall on deaf ears if the Old Firm progress in Europe.
  • John Hughes wants to speak to Falkirk about replacing Ray McKinnon as manager a decade after he first left the Bairns.
  • Lewis Morgan reckons the Hibs squad should get ready for lift-off under Jack Ross as his old gaffer will get the Easter Road men flying again.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has been given a month to save his job. (Sun)

Manchester City are considering a January bid for RB Leipzig's French defender Dayot Upamecano, 21. (90 Min)

Barcelona have rejected an offer from a Premier League club for Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic of around £13m, £17m short of their valuation of the former Sevilla player, 31. (Sport)

Arsenal will offer Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 27, to Borussia Monchengladbach as part of a deal that would see them ask for first refusal on signing 22-year-old midfielder Denis Zakaria, who is also Swiss. (Mirror)

Manchester United could try to sign Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19, from Red Bull Salzburg in January and loan him back to the Austrian club for the rest of the season. (ESPN)

Crystal Palace will make a £20m bid for Celtic's French striker Odsonne Edouard, 21. (Sun)

Real Madrid and Barcelona could vie for Inter Milan's Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 24, who has also been a target for Manchester United. (Corriere dello Sport)

Manchester United and Arsenal are tracking Hartlepool's 17-year-old goalkeeper Brad Young. (Sun)

Manchester United are set for talks with Tahith Chong's representatives as they bid to thwart interest in the 19-year-old Dutch midfielder from Juventus. (Metro)


Chelsea are interested in Wigan's 17-year-old English forward Joe Gelhardt, who has also been monitored by Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton. (Star)

Juventus and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, says he has no problem with manager Maurizio Sarri following his recent substitutions. (Corriere dello Sport)

Director of football Eric Abidal has confirmed Barcelona are interested in signing Inter Milan and Argentina forward Lautaro Martinez, 22, as a possible replacement for Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 32. (Mundo Deportivo)

Abidal has backed coach Ernesto Valverde and denied the Catalan club are looking for a replacement. (Sport)

Barcelona considered their former player Thierry Henry, who has since taken charge at Montreal Impact, had Valverde not signed a new deal. (Mundo Deportivo)

Chelsea's Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 26, wants to stay and fight for his place rather than leave in January. (Sun)

Genk and Norway midfielder Sander Berge, 21, who has been linked with Liverpool and Napoli, admits he wants to play at Anfield "as much as possible". (Mirror)

Former LiVARpool keeper Simon Mignolet, 31, said he joined Bruges as he felt he did not have the chance to battle Brazil's Alisson for the number one spot at the Anfield club. (Het Belang van Limburg, via Sport Witness)

Real Madrid's ex-Chelsea playmaker Eden Hazard believes his former club are only two or three players away from beating LiVARpool to the Premier League title. (Star)

Former Tottenham striker Clive Allen, who had a spell as a kicker in American football, believes current Spurs forward Harry Kane, 26, will one day move into the sport. (Star)