Press Gossip - 2021

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Monday's Newspapers:
17th May 2021




daily star
Borussia Dortmund are opening the door to Manchester United signing Jadon Sancho - but Erling Haaland is staying.
Arsenal have been told Martin Odegaard will "want assurances" before making his loan move permanent.


daily telegraph
Youri Tielemans is close to signing a new contract with Leicester City in another huge boost for the FA Cup winners.


the times
Burnley have alleged that Ezgjan Alioski made a racist gesture to Dwight McNeil during the 4-0 defeat by Leeds United on Saturday.
The government is considering an independent regulator for English football, according to Nigel Huddleston, the sports minister.
The Hundred could be hit by the withdrawal of several Australian players because of border controls in Australia due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


the sun
Liverpool are reconsidering a move for Borussia Dortmund and England forward Jadon Sancho, according to reports.
Manchester City have been told they can have Lionel Messi if they pay him £500,000-a-week after tax.
Lille star Sven Botman has admitted he would be "lying" if he claimed Manchester United's interest doesn't flatter him.
Crystal Palace hope to snap up Romanian centre-half Radu Dragusin from Juventus at the second attempt.
Southampton, Leeds and Burnley are keeping a close eye on Jacob Murphy's Newcastle future.
Sports minister Nigel Huddleston admits the Indian Covid variant is a threat to getting fans back into stadiums.


daily mail
Willian is set to join departing Arsenal defender David Luiz in exiting the Gunners this summer, according to reports.
The government will come under major pressure on Monday morning from some of English football's biggest names to establish an independent football regulator.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane played down reports linking him with an exit from the club following his side's 1-0 victory at Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.


daily mirror
Harvey Elliott has returned to Liverpool training after a successful loan spell with Blackburn Rovers.
Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has again insisted they will not listen to any offers for the club.
Lille star Sven Botman has admitted he is flattered by reports linking him with a move to Liverpool.


scottish sun
Aberdeen have rejected a £2m bid from Watford for Lewis Ferguson.
The Tartan Army will have to fork out a whopping £124 for the new official Euros-branded Scotland kit.


daily record
Aberdeen's Ross McCrorie is on the summer wanted list of Sunderland.



Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans will hold contract talks with Leicester City at the end of the season. The 24-year-old, who scored the winner for the Foxes in the FA Cup final against Chelsea, has two years left on his current deal. (Mail)

Brazil winger Willian is set to leave Arsenal this summer but the Gunners are yet to receive any bids for the 32-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano, via Mail)

Former Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri appears to have moved ahead of former Real Madrid striker Raul as the frontrunner to replace Zinedine Zidane as the Spanish club's manager. (Marca)

Barcelona have opened talks with former midfielder and Qatari side Al Sadd's manager Xavi about replacing Ronald Koeman as the Nou Camp club's boss. (ARA Esports, via Football Transfers)

Napoli will battle Manchester United for the signature of Villarreal and Spain centre-back Pau Torres, 24. (La Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Wolves and Portugal goalkeeper Rui Patricio, 33, is a possible target for Roma, but Jose Mourinho's new club are not interested in departing Juventus keeper Gianluigi Buffon, 43. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Calciomercato - in Italian)

Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 30, says he wants to finish his career at Manchester City. (RMC, via Goal)

Netherlands defender Sven Botman, who was linked with Liverpool in January, says "the Premier League is something special" but the 21-year-old added he is "happy at the moment" at French club Lille. (Athletic - subscription required)

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld is a target for Club Bruges but the 32-year-old Belgium international will not make a decision on his future until finding out who will take over from interim Spurs boss Ryan Mason. (Voetbal 24, via Express)

Leeds United and Burnley have joined Southampton, Watford and Rangers in wanting to sign Newcastle United winger Jacob Murphy, 26. (Football Insider)

Crystal Palace hope to sign 19-year-old Romania defender Radu Dragusin on loan from Italian club Juventus. (Sun)

Turkey's 27-year-old midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, whose contract at AC Milan runs out on 30 June, says his future does not depend on the Italian club reaching the Champions League and that he will discuss his situation with them at the end of the season. (Sky Sport Italia, via Football Italia)

Sassuolo director Giovanni Carnevali says it is "entirely possible" Italy midfielder Manuel Locatelli will stay with the Serie A side for next season, despite the 23-year-old being linked with a number of clubs. (Sky Sport Italia, via Football Italia)
 

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Tuesday's Newspapers:
18th May 2021




the times
Barcelona have made contact with Harry Kane's representatives after the striker told Tottenham he wants to leave.
England's footballers will not seek to jump the queue for Covid-19 jabs before Euro 2020 despite new Uefa guidance urging teams to "pursue vaccination options".


daily mail
Leicester's heroes will net up to £40,000 each for their historic first FA Cup win - and will secure another lucrative pay-day if they beat Chelsea on Tuesday.
Brendan Rodgers believes Chelsea have the edge over Leicester in Tuesday's FA Cup Final repeat which takes place barely 72 hours after the Foxes' Wembley triumph.
There remains a feeling at Tottenham that no club will get close to the £150m bid it would take for them to even consider letting Harry Kane leave this summer.
Pep Guardiola hopes Sergio Aguero has not already played his last game for Manchester City as the striker battles with fresh fitness problems.
No Premier League players will be punished for displaying flags of Israel or Palestine during the final week of the season, according to reports.
Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar had his mansion broken into hours before he helped his side to a 4-0 win over Reims on the weekend.
Stuart Broad admits he did not get on with former national selector Ed Smith and says - 'all people have bosses who don't rate them. I think he was mine.'


daily mirror
Arsenal have called another meeting with the club's Fans' Forum on Friday in a bid to improve fan engagement in the wake of the European Super League debacle.
Bernd Leno has announced he has no desire to quit Arsenal this summer as he wants to get Champions League football back at the Emirates Stadium.
Joachim Low has decided to recall Thomas Muller to the Germany squad ahead of Euro 2020, two years after effectively calling time on the Bayern Munich attacker's international career.


the sun
Liverpool and Arsenal have been told they will need at least £40m if they want to sign Brighton star Yves Bissouma.
Manchester United's biggest fans' group has called on protesters not to attack their own.
Tottenham are to beef up security at Wednesday's home clash with Aston Villa amid fears of more fans protests against chairman Daniel Levy and his board.
Chelsea are weighing up a move for non-league starlet Seb Drozd, who plays for Isthmian side Uxbridge.
Chelsea outcast Kepa Arrizabalaga is attracting interest from Lazio ahead of a summer exit, according to reports.
Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold is set to miss out on England's Euro 2020 squad, it's claimed.
Barcelona are '99 per cent' sure they will sack manager Ronald Koeman at the end of the season after failing to finish in the top two in La Liga for the first time since 2008.
Cristiano Ronaldo has fuelled speculation he is leaving Juventus by loading his £17m car collection into a trailer.
Tyson Fury's super-fight with Anthony Joshua is now in doubt after a judge ruled Fury must face Deontay Wilder in a trilogy by September 15.


daily telegraph
Football's power brokers can no longer be trusted and new laws are needed to protect the pyramid, fans will tell a landmark Government review.
Raul Jimenez is unlikely to be risked for a return this week as Wolves focus on having their £30m forward ready for next season.


daily express
Liverpool are keen on Sporting Lisbon star Pedro Goncalves, who has been tipped as the next Fernandes after a fine campaign.


scottish sun
Hibs face a fight to keep Martin Boyle and Jackson Irvine beyond the Scottish Cup final.
Former Hearts boss Daniel Stendel is back in football after being appointed manager of French second-tier club Nancy.


daily record
Aberdeen are trying to sign Jack Gurr on-loan from Atlanta United.
Livingston are trying to strike a deal to sign Bruce Anderson from Aberdeen.



England striker Harry Kane has once again told Tottenham he wants to leave the Premier League club at the end of the season. Manchester City, Chelsea and Manchester United have expressed a desire to sign the 27-year-old. (Sky Sports)

Spanish giants Barcelona have also enquired about Kane, though the Three Lions captain would prefer to stay in England. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United are up against Manchester City as they plan a £52m move for Sporting Lisbon's 18-year-old Portugal full-back Nuno Mendes. (Mail)

Leeds United and Scottish champions Rangers are keeping tabs on America de Cali's 21-year-old Colombian forward Santiago Moreno. (Football Insider)

England international Kieran Trippier is being linked with a return to the Premier League, with Manchester United and Everton both set to battle it out for the 30-year-old Atletico Madrid right-back's signature. (Athletic - subscription required)

Brighton & Hove Albion have told Liverpool and Arsenal it will take at least £40m to sign 24-year-old Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma. (Sun)

Liverpool are unlikely to turn Ozan Kabak's loan from Schalke into a permanent deal this summer with RB Leipzig considering a move for the 21-year-old Turkey defender. (Mail)

Manchester United lead Ajax in the race to Ghana forward Kamaldeen Sulemana from FC Nordsjaelland after positive talks about signing the 19-year-old on Monday. (Football Insider)

Spanish defender Marcos Alonso, 30, and 26-year-old Italian left-back Emerson Palmieri are pushing to leave Chelsea at the end of the season to try and pursue opportunities in Serie A, as they both "want to feel important again". (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea are considering a move for 18-year-old striker Seb Drozd, who plays for Isthmian League side Uxbridge. (Sun)

Marseille are close to completing a permanent deal for Arsenal's 22-year-old French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, who is currently on loan at Hertha Berlin. (Le10 Sport - in French)

Crystal Palace remain in talks with former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard over the possibility of replacing Roy Hodgson at the end of the season. (Italian journalist Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)

West Ham have held talks with Slavia Prague over a deal to sign 19-year-old Senegal forward Abdallah Sima, who is also of interest to Crystal Palace. (Mail)

Dutch defender Patrick van Aanholt, 30, is poised to leave Crystal Palace when his contract expires in the summer. (Athletic - subscription required)

Lyon's Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 27, is expected to complete his long-anticipated move to Barcelona as a free agent before this summer's European Championship. (L'Equipe - in French)

Ivory Coast international and former Arsenal forward Gervinho, 33, is set to leave relegated Italian Serie A side Parma at the end of his contract for a move to Trabzonspor. (Goal - in Turkish)
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
19th May 2021




daily telegraph
Harry Kane is facing the prospect of having to go to war with Daniel Levy to force through a summer move, with the Tottenham chairman adamant the England captain will not be sold.
Chelsea manager Emma Hayes is poised to put pen to paper on a new contract with the Women's Super League champions.
Tyson Fury has been warned he has a week to save his £200m fight with Anthony Joshua as the British heavyweight faces a pay-out running into eight figures to keep the fight alive.
The Six Nations Championship is set to remain on terrestrial television as part of a renewed long-term deal with both the BBC and ITV.
England cricket fans' hopes of getting to the Ashes are hanging by a thread after Australian cricket authorities suggested they will only be allowed in a "perfect world".
September's Ryder Cup will have "the full capacity crowd" at Whistling Straits, with the US organisers promising Europe they will get to experience "the tribal atmosphere that's so important".


daily mirror
Liverpool will reward their goalkeeper Alisson with a new contract in the summer.
Tottenham striker Harry Kane has set his sights on a £100m-plus move to Manchester City.
Christian Pulisic has poured cold water on recent speculation suggesting he would like to leave Chelsea this summer.
Manchester United are depending on an act of generosity in their bid to sign Cristiano Ronaldo.
Mikel Arteta paid a glowing tribute to "remarkable" David Luiz after confirming the Arsenal defender will head a big-name exodus from the Emirates this summer.
Sean Dyche has opened up on his future at Burnley and admitted "there's always an itch to work with top players at the top level."


the sun
Chelsea could step up their interest in Nicolo Barella as Inter Milan face cutbacks.
Willian wants to join David Beckham's Inter Miami if he leaves Arsenal this summer.
David Moyes will sign a three-year contract next week to continue his West Ham revival mission.
Manchester City and neighbours United are set to offer Harry Kane £80m in wages to tempt him from Tottenham.
Chelsea plan to step up their pursuit of Jadon Sancho by launching an £80m bid.
Aleksandar Mitrovic wants to leave Fulham this summer with Italian giants Roma keen to sign him.


the guardian
Carlo Ancelotti has said the commitment of some Everton players was "unacceptable" against Sheffield United and told them to leave if they are unhappy at the club.
River Plate will be forced to play Wednesday's Copa Libertadores tie with no recognised goalkeepers after a Covid-19 outbreak in the squad. Twenty River players have tested positive for Covid-19 in recent days, including all their eligible goalkeepers.


the times
Roy Hodgson has left the door open for a return to management in his 75th year despite deciding to leave Crystal Palace at the end of the season.
Manchester City is Harry Kane's preferred destination and he will make renewed efforts this week to urge the Tottenham Hotspur chairman to sell him in the summer.


scottish sun
Billy Gilmour and David Turnbull are on the verge of dream Euros call-ups.
Rangers' plans for a title party inside Ibrox for 10,000 fans was rejected by the Scottish Government, it has emerged.


daily record
Eddie Howe remains firmly on course to be named Celtic manager and contractual reasons are behind the delay.
Celtic are set to play hardball over Odsonne Edouard with Leicester City poised to make their move for the Hoops hitman.
Xabi Alonso admits he was delighted but not surprised to see his close friend Steven Gerrard restore Rangers back to "old glories" this season.



Chelsea have made contact with Bayern Munich about a move for 32-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, but the Premier League club face stiff competition from Paris St-Germain and Barcelona. (Sky Sport Germany - in German)

England striker Harry Kane is eyeing a move worth more than £100m to Manchester City in the summer after telling Tottenham Hotspur he wants to leave. Manchester United are keeping tabs on the 27-year-old, while Spurs would be reluctant to sell him to London rivals Chelsea. (Mirror)

Kane wants to finalise his transfer from Tottenham before the start of Euro 2020 on 11 June but Spurs regard that as being impossible. (Guardian)

Tottenham started planning for Kane's exit in February and explored the possibility of signing in-demand Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, from Borussia Dortmund. (Mail)

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says he cannot rule out the club signing a striker in the summer, despite Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani, 34, signing a new deal with the Old Trafford side. (Goal)

Liverpool will open talks over new contracts with keeper Alisson Becker, 28, and midfielder Fabinho, 27, during the summer and plan to start discussions when the Brazil pair return for pre-season in July. (Mail)

Crystal Palace are in talks with former Chelsea manager and England midfielder Frank Lampard, 42, about succeeding Roy Hodgson. (Talksport)

Former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, 43, is also high on the list of candidates to replace 73-year-old Hodgson, while Swansea's 41-year-old boss Steve Cooper and Barnsley's French manager Valerien Ismael, 45, are also seen as contenders. (Sky Sports)

Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti says that any "unhappy" players at the club can leave, while the Italian played down speculation linking him with replacing Zinedine Zidane as Real Madrid manager. (Guardian)

Real Madrid have asked club legend and former Spain striker Raul, 43, if he would be open to succeeding Zidane as manager. (AS)

However, the Spanish side's hopes of signing Paris St-Germain and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 22, will be put at risk if Zidane leaves the Bernabeu. (Eurosport)

Arsenal's 32-year-old Brazil winger Willian wants to leave for David Beckham's Inter Miami in the United States. (Sun)

Barcelona could let Brazilian goalkeeper Neto leave in the summer, with Arsenal interested in resuming their pursuit of the 31-year-old. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Southampton are poised to make a bid for Borussia Dortmund and Denmark midfielder Thomas Delaney, 29. (ESPN)

Tottenham have made an offer for Borussia Monchengladbach and Germany defender Matthias Ginter but face competition from Liverpool and Inter Milan for the 27-year-old. (Bild - in German)

Women's Super League-winning manager Emma Hayes, 44, is poised to sign a new Chelsea contract. (Telegraph)

Aston Villa have made contact with representatives of Bordeaux's Mehdi Zerkane, 21, having followed the Algeria winger closely for a number of months. (L'Equipe - in French)

Leeds United have been linked with Hertha Berlin's 21-year-old Brazilian forward Matheus Cunha, who has also attracted interest from Napoli, Atalanta and Monaco. (Leeds Live)

Southampton are lining up Reims left-back Ghislain Konan, 25, as a replacement for England defender Ryan Bertrand, 31, whose contract expires in the summer. Aston Villa have also been linked with the Ivory Coast defender. (Mail)

The Saints could also make a move for Lazio's 26-year-old Albania goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

Chelsea want Atalanta's 28-year-old Ukraine midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi, who is also a transfer target for Inter Milan and Paris St-Germain. (Sun)

Chelsea have also shown interest in Wolfsburg's French centre-back Maxence Lacroix, 21. (Sky Germany, via Sky Sports)

Arsenal have made a £17.2m bid for 23-year-old Norway midfielder Sander Berge but Championship-bound Sheffield United want at least £25.8m and a sell-on fee. (London.Football)

Newcastle United have taken up a 12-month extension option on 29-year-old Wales defender Paul Dummett's contract. (Football Insider)

Defender Diogo Dalot wants to end his time with Manchester United and join AC Milan on a permanent deal when his loan contract at the San Siro expires in the summer. (Calcio Mercato - via Sun)

Liverpool have stepped up their interest in Portuguese midfielder Pedro Goncalves, making contact with Sporting Lisbon over a move for the 22-year-old. (Record, via Team Talk)

Arsenal have been ruled out of signing 18-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga, despite being strongly linked with a move for the France Under-21 international. (Express)

Lazio are in advanced talks with Inter Milan's 32-year-old Italy defender Danilo D'Ambrosio, who is out of contract with the Serie A champions at the end of the season. (Tuttomercato)
 

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Thursday's Newspapers:
20th May 2021




daily telegraph
Manchester United are looking at Southampton striker Danny Ings as a target during the summer transfer window to strengthen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's attack.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is close to completing the capture of Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare for around £15m and will also move for Ryan Bertrand.
Wimbledon is gearing up for a Glastonbury-style dash for tickets, with up to 100,000 set to go on sale in the days before the tournament starts next month.
Tyson Fury is likely to fight Deontay Wilder, rather than Anthony Joshua, this summer, with a deal for a bout in Las Vegas on July 24 possibly finalised this week.


daily mail
Manchester City and United are both prepared to offer Harry Kane £300,000 per week in basic salary.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has warned that major changes will be made at the club with decisions taken as early as next week.
David de Gea appears to have the backing from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to start in goal for Manchester United in next Wednesday's Europa League final against Villarreal.
Italian champions Inter Milan are close to securing 275 million euros (£237m) in financing under a deal that will hand a minority stake to U.S. investment firm Oaktree Capital Group, two sources close to the matter said on Wednesday.
Raheem Sterling has put pen to paper on a new boot deal as the Manchester City star signs up with New Balance after seeing out his partnership with Nike.
Manchester United Women striker Jane Ross seems likely to follow manager Casey Stoney out of the door this summer, with a number of Italian clubs thought to be interested.
Premier League clubs are considering issuing reminders to their fans about why their players take a knee as they prepare to welcome supporters back this weekend.
Tottenham fans furious with the club this season lashed out after their dismal 2-1 home loss to Aston Villa as they clashed with stewards after the final whistle.
Bosnian police detained former Dinamo Zagreb coach Zoran Mamic on Wednesday on an international arrest warrant issued by Croatia after he had fled to Bosnia to evade serving a jail sentence for fraud, police said.
Saracens owner Nigel Wray has taken a 'significant control' in a company owned by Owen Farrell - raising eyebrows across rugby in the wake of the salary cap scandal.


daily mirror
Harry Maguire is facing Europa League final heartache - with the defender unlikely to be fit to face Villarreal.
A small number of Tottenham fans clashed with stewards after Spurs' 2-1 defeat to Aston Villa as supporters were left furious at their treatment by the club.
Wolves have confirmed Raul Jimenez will have to wear a protective headguard for the rest of his career but they expect him to be back in action next season after making a "remarkable recovery".


the times
Chelsea fans could pay up to £870 to be at the Champions League final against Manchester City a week on Saturday.
The British & Irish Lions' match against Japan at BT Murrayfield next month will have a crowd of 16,500 fans after agreement between match organisers and the Scottish government to allow partial attendance at the 67,500-capacity ground.


the guardian
Manchester City want to sign Harry Kane and plan to hold talks over a potential deal for the Tottenham striker. Kane is open to joining City but he and his suitors are aware that negotiations with Daniel Levy will be far from straightforward.


the sun
Olivier Giroud's agent has revealed AC Milan, Juventus and Roma have held transfer talks for the Chelsea striker.
Striker Ashley Barnes was arrested for drink-driving after his Burnley side secured their Premier League status.
Thousands of England fans have been left devastated after being told they will not get the Euro 2020 tickets they paid for.
Eden Hazard has sensationally admitted to going missing in big games for Real Madrid and Chelsea.


daily express
Antonio Conte is set for showdown talks with the Inter Milan hierarchy on Thursday in an effort to clear up the uncertainty over his future.


daily star
Liverpool fans will be buoyed by reports that Kylian Mbappe could see himself playing at Anfield.


daily record
Lewis Ferguson has stunned Aberdeen by handing in a transfer request after having a £1.2m move to newly-promoted English Premier League Watford rejected by the Dons.
Chris Sutton hopes the shocking attack on Peter Lawwell's home doesn't put top-name players and managers off coming to Glasgow.
Winger Santiago Moreno is reportedly being tracked by Rangers as the champions step up their summer signing plans.


scottish sun
Jermain Defoe has delivered his first-ever league winners medal to his mum in a touching gesture.
Cup finalists Hibs and St Johnstone are set to battle it out over Hamilton full-back Scott McMann.



Manchester United could make a move for Southampton and England striker Danny Ings, 28, in the summer to strengthen Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's attack. (Telegraph - subscription required)

England striker Harry Kane has identified Manchester City as his preferred destination as he pushes to leave Tottenham at the end of the season. The 27-year-old also believes he has a verbal agreement with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy to let him leave at the end of the season after he was convinced to stay for another year last summer. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester City are interested in signing Kane and plan to hold talks about signing him from Tottenham.(Guardian)

However, Manchester United are willing to offer France forward Anthony Martial, 25, plus 28-year-old England striker Jesse Lingard - who is on loan at West Ham - in part-exchange to bring Kane to Old Trafford. (Football Insider)

Chelsea have launched an £80m bid for Borussia Dortmund's England winger Jadon Sancho, but the London club faces a battle with Manchester United for the 21-year-old's signature. (Sun)

Tottenham are looking at interim Borussia Dortmund boss Edin Terzic to take over as their new manager. (Bild - in German)

A number of clubs across Europe, including Tottenham, Chelsea, Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan, are set to battle it out to sign England goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 24, from Manchester United. (Sky Sports)

Wales and Juventus midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 30, has caught the interest of Liverpool, according to reports in Italy. The Reds are said to be considering making an offer for the former Arsenal player in the upcoming transfer window. (Tutto Juve - in Italian)

Champions League finalists Chelsea have been linked with Monaco and France Under-21 midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni, 21. (Goal)

Outgoing Bayern Munich boss Hansi Flick, 56, who has been strongly linked with the German national team job, is wanted by Barcelona as a potential replacement for 58-year-old Dutchman Ronald Koeman. (RAC1 - in Spanish)

Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum's contract with the Reds runs out this summer but the 30-year-old Dutch international's hopes of joining Barcelona on a free transfer could collapse if Koeman is sacked. (Football Insider)

Barcelona are willing to listen to offers for French World Cup-winning forward Antoine Griezmann to help ease financial strain on the club. (Marca)

Griezmann, 30, could re-join Atletico Madrid in a swap deal that would see Portuguese Joao Felix head to Barca, although the Catalan club are not convinced by the offer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Jose Mourinho's Roma are "in pole position" to sign Italy striker Andrea Belotti from Torino. AC Milan also remain in the race to sign the 27-year-old, but they also have an eye on Chelsea's France forward Olivier Giroud, who is out of contract in the summer. (Calcio Mercato - in Italian)

Everton and Arsenal are keeping tabs on Real Betis defender Emerson Royal. The Brazil international, 22, is on loan from Barcelona but could be interested in a move to the Premier League if his options are limited at the Nou Camp. (Sport - in Spanish)

Leeds United and West Ham will reportedly come up against Inter Milan, Roma and Napoli in the hunt for £30m-rated Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez's signature this summer. The 25-year-old from Uruguay has a contract with the Serie A side until 2024. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Newcastle United's French winger Allan Saint-Maximin says the club should sign Arsenal loanee and England Under-21 midfielder Joe Willock, 21, on a permanent basis. (Sky Sports)

With a new goalkeeper reportedly on the list of transfer targets for Southampton, the Saints are said to be monitoring Lazio and Albania goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 26, as a potential signing. (La Repubblica, via Sport Witness)

Scottish striker Jordan Rhodes, 31, is set to join Huddersfield Town on a free transfer from Sheffield Wednesday.(Football Insider)
 

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Friday's Newspapers:
21st May 2021




daily express
Manchester City are reportedly prepared to outbid Manchester United to complete a deal for Tottenham striker Harry Kane this summer.
Adama Traore is reportedly closing in on a new contract at Wolves but that may not necessarily put Liverpool off making a move.
Manchester United signing Tom Heaton this summer is reportedly already 'done' with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer changing things up in goal next season.
Aston Villa youngster Carney Chukwuemeka is being considered as a transfer target for Manchester City and Manchester United.
Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia could be forced back to the drawing board as Thomas Tuchel's side target two strikers in the summer transfer window.
Xherdan Shaqiri looks set to leave Liverpool this summer and is attracting attention from all over Europe, but the Reds reportedly have their own demands they want to be met first.


daily mail
Manchester City reportedly want to open contract talks with Raheem Sterling this summer with the club planning to offer the forward a new long-term deal.
Massimiliano Allegri has rejected an approach from Tottenham to become their new manager, according to reports in Spain.
Tammy Abraham is set to leave Chelsea this summer with Leicester and West Ham ready to give him a new home.
Chris Wilder is a target for West Bromwich Albion as they seek a manager to deliver an immediate return to the Premier League.
Arsenal are prepared to cash in on midfielder Joe Willock this summer to help fund a permanent deal for Martin Odegaard, according to reports.
Raul Jimenez's promising recovery from his head injury means Wolves are likely to prioritise other areas of their team during this summer's transfer window.
Gareth Southgate is facing a race against time to recruit an attack coach to work with England's strikers at the European Championship.
Harry Maguire has raised hopes he will be fit for Manchester United's Europa League final next week after he was spotted without his crutches or protective boot on Thursday night.
Premier League clubs believe they are powerless to stop players visiting amber-list countries during the close season, despite Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plea to avoid such destinations.
Colin Bell's son and 15-year-old brain-tumour survivor Jake Tindale will present Manchester City stars Fernandinho and Sergio Aguero with the Premier League trophy on Sunday.
Spartak Moscow have announced Victor Moses will be joining the club on a permanent deal from Chelsea this summer.


daily mirror
Liverpool could land Aaron Ramsey this summer for as little as £10m according to reports in Italy.
Manchester United have been handed a potential injury boost after Harry Maguire was spotted without his crutches or protective boot.
Liverpool are the cleanest side in the Premier League and are on track to claim the Fair Play award for a fifth season in succession.


the sun
Tottenham are ready to pounce for Brendan Rodgers if Leicester fail to qualify for the Champions League on Sunday.
Paul Pogba's brother Mathias has urged the France midfielder to leave Manchester United and join the Joan Laporta revolution at Barcelona.
West Ham and Fulham are leading the pack in pursuit of Blackburn's £25m-rated Adam Armstrong.
Free agent Ryan Gauld was once called the 'Scottish Messi' and now he reportedly has more than 30 clubs after him.


the guardian
English clubs were responsible for 43 per cent of global transfer activity last summer, according to a UEFA report.


the times
Fernandinho is set to stay at Manchester City next season after agreeing to extend his contract for one more year.
Uefa says it will completely overhaul its Financial Fair Play rules and that it wants to reduce wages and transfer fees to "acceptable levels" rather than obliging clubs to break even.
The Leeds United vice-chairman Paraag Marathe has insisted that the club's American shareholders are "different" from the Glazer family at Manchester United.


daily record
Aston Villa are reportedly targeting Celtic midfielder David Turnbull in a big-money summer raid.
Celtic stand to bank a profit of just £5.5m on Odsonne Edouard this summer, if their £20m price tag is met due to a 50 per cent sell-on clause agreed with PSG.
Aberdeen have thrown the ball firmly back into Watford's court in the row over Lewis Ferguson's proposed transfer.


scottish sun
Watford are in talks with Hibs over a sensational £4m deal for young player of the year Josh Doig.
Hamilton have rejected an approach from Falkirk for manager Brian Rice.



Manchester City are ready to outbid Manchester United and Chelsea for 27-year-old England striker Harry Kane, who says Tottenham cannot stop him leaving. (Star)

Tottenham players are said to be shocked by Kane's decision to go public about his desire to leave. (Mirror)

Real Madrid's Wales forward Gareth Bale, 31, could extend his loan stay with Tottenham by a further year if Kane leaves Spurs. (AS)

Arsenal have stepped up their efforts to sign 24-year-old Argentine midfielder Emiliano Buendia from Premier League-bound Norwich City as the Gunners look to replace Norway international Martin Odegaard, 22, who is poised to return to Real Madrid at the end of his loan. (Mail)

Manchester City are set to offer England forward Raheem Sterling, 26, a new long-term deal. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Tottenham are ready to move for LeicesterCity manager Brendan Rodgers if his side fail to qualify for the Champions League when they face Spurs on Sunday. (Sun)

Tottenham will sell Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg if they are offered double the £15m they paid Southampton for the 25-year-old last summer. (Football Insider)

West Ham and Fulham lead the race to sign Blackburn Rovers' 24-year-old English striker Adam Armstrong, who has been valued at £25m, but they face competition from Brighton and Everton. (Sun)

West Brom are set to begin talks with former Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder about taking over from outgoing manager Sam Allardyce. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel remains "very interested" in signing 25-year-old Bayern Munich and Germany defender Niklas Sule. (Abendzeitung - in German)

Manchester United have made it clear to FC Nordsjaelland that they are prepared to outbid Ajax to sign 19-year-old Ghana striker Kamaldeen Sulemana. (Football Insider)

Wolves' Spain winger Adama Traore, 25, is in talks over a new contract, putting an end to speculation linking him with Liverpool and Barcelona. (Goal)

Sergio Aguero's free transfer from Manchester City to Barcelona is 80% complete, with the 32-year-old Argentina striker set to have a medical with the Spanish club soon after City feature in the Champions League final on 29 May. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Barcelona target and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 27, says he will "not necessarily" join the Spanish giants when he leaves Lyon this summer. (L'Equipe - in French - subscription required)

Juventus' departing 43-year-old Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon says retirement is an option when his contract runs out in the summer, but that he is ready for another "crazy" challenge. (Rai Sport - via Goal)

Leicester are close to completing a four-year deal worth 25m euros for Lille's 22-year-old French midfielder Boubakary Soumare. (Julien Laurens on Twitter)

Newcastle United are preparing a bid to sign England Under-21 midfielder Joe Willock, 21, on a permanent basis from Arsenal, a deal that could also help convince French winger Allan Saint-Maximin to remain at St James' Park. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in Roma's 19-year-old Gambian midfielder Ebrima Darboe, who has made only five appearances for the Italian club. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

QPR hope to finalise a deal to keep West Brom's 31-year-old English striker Charlie Austin after 23-year-old midfielder Sam Field, who was also on loan from the Premier League club, completed his permanent move to Loftus Road. (West London Sport)

Leeds United are set to trigger a clause to turn 24-year-old English winger Jack Harrison's loan from Manchester City into a permanent deal. (Football Insider)

Wolves' link with agent Jorge Mendes will be helpful as they try to sign Portugal forward Goncalo Guedes, 24, from Valencia, who have "sent a message to the market" that they will listen to offers. Sevilla have also shown an interest. (Plaza Deportiva - in Spanish)

Manchester United are poised to re-sign 35-year-old English goalkeeper Tom Heaton on a free transfer from Aston Villa. English keeper Sam Johnstone, 28, who was another of United's targets, will move to West Ham from West Brom. (Talksport)

Chelsea and Paris St-Germain are considering a move for Barcelona's 31-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Miralem Pjanic. (Le10Sport - in French)

AC Milan could sign Chelsea's 34-year-old France forward Olivier Giroud, who is out of contract at the end of the season and has been followed by Roma and been linked with Lazio and Inter Milan. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Watford are set to sign 25-year-old Middlesbrough striker Ashley Fletcher on a free transfer, having agreed a five-year contract. (Football Insider)

Former Chelsea boss and England midfielder Frank Lampard has pulled out of the race to take over from Roy Hodgson as Crystal Palace manager. (Football Insider)

Portsmouth's 25-year-old Republic of Ireland striker Ronan Curtis wants to move to the Championship in the summer, and his agent says clubs are eager to sign him. (Portsmouth News)
 

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Saturday's Newspapers:
22nd May 2021




daily mail
Sergio Aguero has agreed a two-year deal with Barcelona and will join once his deal at Manchester City expires next month, according to reports.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is furious with Harry Kane for going public with his desire to leave the club this week.
Everton, West Ham and Newcastle are leading the push for the Big Six to be punished by the Premier League for seeking to join the defunct European Super League.
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has declared his admiration for Harry Kane, admitting any manager would want to manage the striker.


the times
West Ham United will reward David Moyes for an impressive first full season as their manager with a new three-year contract next week.
Harry Maguire will be named in the England squad next week even though he is set to miss Manchester United's Europa League final against Villarreal through injury.
Ozan Kabak is still to have the meeting with Jurgen Klopp which will officially determine whether he has a future at Liverpool.
FIFA is to look at holding the World Cup every two years, rather than four, having launched an unprecedented study into changes to the football calendar.


daily mirror
Carlo Ancelotti is adamant Everton will compete for the Premier League title next season.
Wolves are looking at Portuguese coach Paulo Fonseca as Nuno Espirito Santo's replacement.
Brendan Rodgers has vowed Leicester will fight until the end for a top-four spot after insisting he was proud of their Chelsea fracas.
Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha says he is still eyeing the Selhurst Park exit door ahead of what could be his final game for the club.


daily telegraph
Chelsea head coach Thomas Tuchel has confirmed his interest in signing Harry Kane, despite concern that Tottenham Hotspur would refuse to do business with their London rivals.
England's footballers will continue taking the knee at the European Championship despite expectations that the majority of opponents will not join them.
David Moyes is close to finalising a new three-year contract at West Ham United and believes that this season's performances represent a "new level" for the club.
Football is facing accusations of "outrageous" double standards after Tottenham Hotspur fans were told to remove an Israeli flag within 24 hours of players waving Palestinian colours.


daily express
Manchester United already have a transfer agreement in place with Jadon Sancho, according to reports.
Chelsea are willing to offer as many as three players to Tottenham in exchange for Harry Kane, according to reports.


the sun
Gareth Bale is considering retirement after he sees out the final year of his contract at Real Madrid.
Mikel Arteta appears to have wrecked Newcastle's hopes of signing Joe Willock by revealing he is planning to have the star back next season.
Nuno Espirito Santo knew he was finished at Wolves five days ago - and before his side lost to Everton in midweek.
Memphis Depay will quit Lyon this summer, with Barcelona reported to be interested in signing the ex-Manchester United forward.
Kylian Mbappe and his family 'have an agreement' with Real Madrid, according to reports.


scottish sun
Pat Nevin has revealed that he almost had the opportunity to run Celtic when pal John Boyle - later owner of Motherwell - came close to buying the Parkhead outfit in 1990.
Kilmarnock star Youssouf Mulumbu has left the country and won't be back for their crucial Premiership survival play-off against Dundee.
Sunderland winger and former Celtic star Aiden McGeady has waived a right to an automatic contract extension, thereby freeing him to start in the League One play-off against Lincoln on Saturday.


daily record
Portsmouth are ready to battle Aberdeen for the signature of Clark Robertson.



Chelsea are ready to offer several players, including England forward Tammy Abraham, 23, and Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 26, in a player-plus-cash offer for Tottenham's 27-year-old England striker Harry Kane. (ESPN)

Manchester City will open new contract talks with Raheem Sterling this summer despite the 26-year-old England forward losing his place in the side in recent weeks. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero, 32, has agreed a two-year deal to join Barcelona when his Manchester City contract expires at the end of the season. (Guardian)

Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac, 27, is set to leave the club this summer, with Schalke and Lazio leading the chase for the Bosnia and Herzegovina international. (Football.London)

Real Madrid have a deal in place to sign Paris-St Germain and 22-year-old France forward Kylian Mbappe. (Marca)

Arsenal and Aston Villa have renewed their interest in Norwich's 24-year-old Argentine playmaker Emiliano Buendia, who is valued from £35m to £40m. (Sky Sports)

Wolves are in talks with former Benfica manager Bruno Lage about succeeding fellow Portuguese Nuno Espirito Santo, who will step down after Sunday's game against Manchester United. (Guardian)

Wolves are looking at Portuguese Paulo Fonseca, who will leave Roma this summer. (Mirror)

Tottenham will try to persuade Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers, 48, to become their new manager if the Foxes fail to qualify for the Champions League. (Sun)

Tottenham's on-loan Waleswinger Gareth Bale, 31, is considering retiring when his Real Madrid contract expires at the end of next season. (AS)

Leeds are expecting to receive offers for 27-year-old Spain defender Diego Llorente this summer but have no intention of selling him. (Football Insider)

West Ham want to keep 28-year-old on-loan Manchester United and England forward Jesse Lingard. (Mail)

Leicester are leading the race for Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard, although Arsenal, Newcastle and Aston Villa are also keen on the 23-year-old Frenchman. (Daily Record)

Incoming Roma boss Jose Mourinho has warned Manchester United that he will not pay over the odds for 32-year-old Serbia midfielder Nemanja Matic. (Corriere dello Sport via Mirror)

Leeds have opened talks with Manchester City over a permanent deal for 24-year-old on-loan English midfielder Jack Harrison. (Star)

Swansea boss Steve Cooper and former Huddersfield manager David Wagner are among the contenders to succeed Sam Allardyce at West Brom. (Sky Sports)

Newly promoted Norwich City are preparing a bid for Sheffield Wednesday's 28-year-old English winger Adam Reach. (Football Insider)
 

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Sunday's Newspapers:
23rd May 2021




STAR ON SUNDAY
Manchester City made an enquiry for Harry Kane back in January - setting the wheels in motion for the England skipper to go public with his desire to leave this summer.
Bruno Fernandes is on the cusp of signing a new £200,000-a-week Manchester United deal.



THE SUNDAY TIMES
Manchester United are ready to compensate Harry Kane for lost earnings at Tottenham Hotspur should the striker be forced to make a written transfer request to leave the north London club this summer.


sunday express
Jadon Sancho "loves" the prospect of joining Manchester United this summer having already agreed personal terms with the club with the view to a move 12 months ago.
Chelsea have reportedly set their sights on one of Monaco's most prized assets in young midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni.


mail on sunday
Patrick Vieira has made a stunning intervention as he backs Daniel Ek's £1.8bn Arsenal takeover.
The Premier League is set for talks with players at the end of the season to decide if they wish to take a knee again next season.
The Premier League's 20 clubs are expected to split slightly more than £2.5billion in central funds and prize money for the 2020-21 season.
Manchester United's desire to land a new right winger ahead of a title push next season will see them offer a £200,000-a-week contract to Kingsley Coman, according to reports in Germany.


sunday mirror
Manchester City are ready to crank up the pressure on Tottenham to sell Harry Kane after Pep Guardiola admitted he would love a prolific striker to lead his attack.
Chelsea are facing the prospect of a points deduction after again being charged with failing to control their players.
Jordan Henderson will be named in Gareth Southgate's Euro squad - after England medics checked out his fitness at Liverpool's training ground.
Jesse Lingard has appeared to hint a permanent move to West Ham might not be on the cards this summer.
Zinedine Zidane has confirmed he will hold showdown talks with his Real Madrid bosses after the club surrendered the La Liga title to local rivals Atletico Madrid.


sunday telegraph
Thomas Tuchel has revived Chelsea's interest in re-signing Declan Rice, but a move for the West Ham United midfielder may rest on the German's side securing Champions League qualification.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has spoken to Gareth Southgate about managing Bukayo Saka's workload amid burnout concerns over one of England's brightest young talents.
Proposals for a golf Super League are seemingly unravelling with some of the top targets primed to announce they will not be signing up to the breakaway circuit.


the sun on sunday
Manchester United's England stars plan to charm Harry Kane at the Euros and get him to join the club.
Pep Guardiola has opened the door to signing Harry Kane by admitting: I'd love a 30-goal-a-year hitman.
Patrick Vieira has urged Arsenal fans to ensure today's protest against Stan Kroenke does not turn violent.
Liverpool will sell centre-half Nat Phillips in the summer - but only if they get a major offer.
West Brom are facing a tough battle to talk Chris Wilder into leading them back to the Premier League.
England star Ross Barkley was booted out of a posh bar after rowing with diners and staff.
Fun-loving footie ace Jamie Vardy is set to bid for The Inbetweeners' infamous yellow banger.
Watford have swooped to sign forward Ashley Fletcher on a free transfer from Middlesbrough.


sunday mail
Southampton have joined the race to sign Scottish star Ryan Gauld.
Queen of the South hit-man Connor Shields is attracting interest from Scottish Premiership clubs.


scottish sun
Sir Alex Ferguson has offered Celtic a glowing recommendation as they close in on making Eddie Howe their new manager.



Chelsea have revived their interest in West Ham's Declan Rice and could use striker Tammy Abraham, 26, in part exchange for the 22-year-old England midfielder. Both Manchester United and Manchester City also remain interested in Rice. (Sunday Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester City had a bid for Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 27, rejected by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy during the January transfer window. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are ready to table a huge offer to bring Kane to Old Trafford. United's offer would compensate Kane for any lost earnings at Spurs. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

United and fellow England players Marcus Rashford, Luke Shaw and Harry Maguire are hoping to persuade Kane to join the club. (Sun on Sunday)

Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, 26, wants to leave Liverpool and his agent has approached Atletico Madrid to gauge the possibility of a move to the new Spanish champions. (AS - in Spanish)

Everton and Juventus are interested in signing Manchester United's 34-year-old Argentina goalkeeper Sergio Romero, who is keen to leave Old Trafford after being overlooked by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester United are preparing a lucrative bid for Bayern Munich's 24-year-old France winger Kingsley Coman. (Bild - in German)

Wolves are considering former Porto boss Vitor Pereira, 52, as well as ex-Benfica manager Bruno Lage, 45, as candidates to replace their fellow Portuguese Nuno Espirito Santo, who left the Premier League club following transfer disagreements. (Mail on Sunday)

Crystal Palace's 28-year-old Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha says if a "top" club wanted to sign him he "wouldn't turn it down". He has been linked with clubs including Arsenal and Everton. (The Face)

Middlesbrough's 25-year-old English forward Ashley Fletcher has agreed to join Premier League-bound Watford on a five-year deal when he becomes a free agent in June. (Sun on Sunday)

Meanwhile, Crystal Palace have shown interest in a summer move for FC Copenhagen's 22-year-old Danish centre-back Victor Nelsson, who has previously been linked with Aston Villa. (Mail on Sunday)

Leicester City are the latest club to join the race for Southampton's England defender Ryan Bertrand, with Arsenal and AC Milan also linked with the 31-year-old left-back, who is out of contract in the summer. (Talksport)

Newcastle United are eyeing a summer move for Queens Park Rangers' 25-year-old English defender Rob Dickie, who has been a long-time target for the Magpies. (Football Insider)

The agent of Inter Milan and Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 23, has met with Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid. (Marca)

Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 36, is poised to extend his career with Manchester City by signing a new one-year deal. (Sunday Times - subscription required)

Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 26, is close to agreeing a new £200,000-a-week contract with Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)

Juventus could move for Barcelona's 30-year-old striker Antoine Griezmann as a replacement for Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, whose future remains in doubt. Juve are considering a loan move for the France forward, but are also open to a swap involving Argentina striker Paulo Dybala, 27. (La Stampa - in Italian)

Newcastle United will try again to sign Leicester City midfielder Hamza Choudhury, 23, having missed out on the former England Under-21 player in January. (Mail on Sunday)

Incoming Roma boss Jose Mourinho is interested in signing 28-year-old Netherlands striker Wout Weghorst from Wolfsburg as a replacement for Bosnia forward Edin Dzeko, 35. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Barcelona could look to cash in on Germany goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 29, in the summer and replace him with Italy's Gianluigi Donnarumma, 22, who may leave AC Milan as a free agent if the Italian club fail to qualify for the Champions League. (AS - in Spanish)

Crystal Palace and West Ham lead the race for Sunderland's 22-year-old English midfielder Josh Hawkes, who has also been linked with Newcastle United and Leeds United. (Team Talk)
 

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Monday's Newspapers:
24th May 2021




daily record
Celtic's long wait to appoint a new manager is set to end this week as Eddie Howe finally prepares to put pen to paper on a Parkhead deal.


the sun
Marcelo Bielsa has ended speculation surrounding his future as Leeds manager by agreeing to a new contract.
UEFA chief Aleksander Ceferin has slammed the idea of staging a World Cup every two years as "completely irrational".
Manchester United will pick up an average of £75,000 a man if they win the Europa League final on Wednesday.
Martin O'Neill wants to return to management in England this summer at the age of 69.
Jordan Henderson expects to be fit to lead England at next month's European Championships.
Mikel Arteta has confirmed Arsenal will open transfer talks with Real Madrid over a deal for Martin Odegaard 'in the next few weeks'.


daily mail
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is sweating on the fitness of goalkeeper Edouard Mendy ahead of the Champions League final.
Chelsea have complained to the Premier League after they were held up by ice cream-eating stewards at Aston Villa.
Liverpool's pursuit of Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma could have received a huge boost, with Arsenal understood to be exploring other options.
Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope will miss the Euros with a knee injury that is set to see him sidelined for at least around four to five weeks.


daily telegraph
Kalvin Phillips is in danger of missing this summer's European Championship finals after suffering a serious-looking shoulder injury.
Paul Heckingbottom wants his future and that of Sheffield United's next permanent manager resolved as soon as possible, so the club can start preparing for an immediate attempt at returning to the Premier League.


daily express
Manchester United's transfer priorities will likely see Daniel James leave the club during the summer transfer window, according to reports.
Liverpool have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of RB Leipzig's Ibrahima Konate - with the German club unhappy with the structure of the deal the Reds have put together.


scottish sun
Newcastle 'are advancing' their pursuit of Celtic defender Kris Ajer.
Jack Ross insists Hibs must strengthen this summer if they're to go again next season



Manchester United are monitoring former forward Cristiano Ronaldo's situation at Juventus, as "agents connected" with the Portugal striker, 36 , say he "could genuinely leave" the Turin club. (Athletic, subscription required)

Leeds United have agreed a new one-year deal with 65-year-old Argentine manager Marcelo Bielsa, with an official announcement to be made this week. (Mirror)

Paris St-Germain's 22-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe, who has one year left on his contract with the Ligue 1 club, says talks are taking place about his future but he wants to feel like he is somewhere where he can win. (Canal+, via Metro)

Liverpool's hopes of signing 24-year-old Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma from Brighton have been boosted by Arsenal's decision to explore other options. (Mail)

Meanwhile, Liverpool's interest in RB Leipzig's French defender Ibrahima Konate, 21, has been complicated by the Bundesliga club's desire to have his £34m release clause paid in full - so the Reds may turn to 21-year-old Turkey centre-back Ozan Kabak, who has been at Anfield on loan from Schalke since February. (Times, subscription required)

PSG are among the favourites to sign Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, who is leaving Liverpool as a free agent. Barcelona have yet to make a bid for the 30-year-old. (Le10Sport - in French)

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel wants Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 27, but the Blues are concerned their west London rivals will refuse to do business with them. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Former Chelsea striker Tony Cascarino has tipped Tottenham to chase 25-year-old Aston Villa striker Ollie Watkins as his England team-mate Harry Kane's replacement at Spurs. (Talksport)

Spanish playmaker Juan Mata, 33, does not know if he will stay at Manchester United beyond the end of his contract this summer. (BT Sport, via Goal)

Manager Mikel Arteta says Arsenal will begin talks with Real Madrid about a new deal for on-loan Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, 22, "in the next few weeks". (Sun)

Norwich City boss Daniel Farke says they will need to be "a bit riskier than other clubs" in the transfer market if they are to remain in the Premier League next season. (Eastern Daily Press)

Arsenal have been linked with Roma's Cengiz Under, 23, who has spent the season on loan at Leicester City. AC Milan and Borussia Dortmund are also interested in the Turkey winger. (Tuttomercatoweb - via Mirror)

Barcelona have taken an interest in Atalanta and Germany left-back Robin Gosens, 26, who has also been linked with Manchester City, Inter Milan, Juventus and AC Milan. (Sport - in Spanish)

Real Madrid will look to sell Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos this summer, but Arsenal won't pursue a permanent deal for the 24-year-old. (90min)

Bournemouth want to keep United States defender Cameron Carter-Vickers, 23, on a permanent deal after his loan spell from Tottenham, but face competition from Newcastle United and Anderlecht. (SBI)

Napoli manager Gennaro Gattuso has been identified as Juventus' first-choice replacement for fellow Italy World Cup winner Andrea Pirlo, whose future remains uncertain. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Atalanta boss Gian Piero Gasperini, whose side was beaten by Juve in the Coppa Italia final last week, is also among the possible targets to replace Pirlo. (Calciomercato)

Zinedine Zidane will hold talks with Real Madrid in the coming days about his future. (ESPN)
 

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Tuesday's Newspapers:
25th May 2021




the sun
Mauricio Pochettino is considering a stunning Tottenham return and could convince Harry Kane to snub a summer transfer.
West Ham fear Manchester United will block any attempt to sign Jesse Lingard by opting to keep the star this summer.
Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe is in urgent transfer talks with Paris Saint-Germain over his future following Sunday's Ligue 1 title flop.
Sol Campbell is out of the running for the England Under-21 job.
Gareth Bale will join Wales for pre-Euro 2020 training on Wednesday after being allowed to fly back to Madrid to see his family.
Blackburn ace Ben Brereton received a shock call-up to Chile on Monday night.


daily telegraph
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made Jadon Sancho a transfer priority this summer despite support from some Manchester United players for Jack Grealish as a signing.
Bruno Lage has flown into England for talks with the Wolves board as they prepare to replace Nuno Espirito Santo.
Gareth Southgate will name Trent Alexander-Arnold in his provisional England Euro 2020 squad on Tuesday.
Marcus Rashford has spoken of England's chances of winning Euro 2021 and said the "talent and ability" in the team is as "high as I've seen it".
The Tokyo Olympics is under renewed pressure after a fourth Covid-19 wave prompted the United States to warn against travel to Japan.


daily mirror
Gareth Southgate is set to name Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire in his England squad despite their ongoing injury worries.
Big hitters are committing to a box office film about Leicester and Jamie Vardy despite their final day reverse.
William Saliba says he has enjoyed a "season with a lot of learning" ahead of his expected return to Arsenal.


daily mail
Frank Lampard and Jody Morris are set to part ways ahead of their anticipated returns to football.
English football chiefs are set to receive findings of a landmark study on the dangers of heading the ball as early as next week.
Team GB athletes have been swallowing tiny computerised pills in a bid to prepare for the stifling heat that awaits them at the Olympics in Japan this summer.


daily record
Eddie Howe has asked Celtic to make approaches for Bournemouth trio Stephen Purches, Simon Weatherstone and Richard Hughes.
Hapoel Jerusalem have made a shock move to join Aberdeen and Portsmouth in the fight to land Clark Robertson.
Liverpool have taken Hibs youngster Ethan Laidlaw on trial.


scottish sun
Scotland boss Steve Clarke has revealed he came close to moving to America to be a manager.


the times
The Premier League has called for digital Covid passports to be introduced to ensure that there are full stadiums next season.
Hal Robson-Kanu, who scored one of the most iconic goals of Euro 2016, looks likely to be left out the Wales squad for next month's tournament.


daily star
Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has admitted he turned to drinking and partying during a nightmare eight-month spell out injured in 2019.



Borussia Dortmund have told England winger Jadon Sancho, 21, he can leave the club this summer. (Bild - in German)

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made signing Sancho a priority this summer, despite some of his players lobbying for the club to sign Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish, 25. (Telegraph)

Some figures at Tottenham think they should try to reappoint Mauricio Pochettino as their next manager. Pochettino, the Paris St-Germain boss, could be open to a return. (Independent)

Real Madrid are willing to listen to offers for Wales winger Gareth Bale, 31, and Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard, 30, this summer. (Sky Sports)

Hazard wants a move back to Chelsea, who he left for Real in 2019. (El Chiringuito - in Spanish)

Tottenham plan to sell England midfielder Dele Alli, 25. (Football Insider)

Luis Suarez says he'll stay at La Liga champions Atletico Madrid, despite the 34-year-old Uruguay striker having been linked with a return to Liverpool. (Liverpool Echo)

Oscar-winning producers are committing to a box office film about Leicester's English striker Jamie Vardy, 34, despite the Foxes missing out on the top four and the Champions League on the last day for the second successive season. (Mirror)

West Ham fear Manchester United will block them from signing England midfielder Jesse Lingard on a permanent deal. The 28-year-old impressed on loan at the Hammers this season. (Sun)

Juventus are open to selling 30-year-old Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Barcelona are preparing to open new contract talks with France forward Ousmane Dembele. The 24-year-old's current deal expires in summer 2022. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Barcelona and Bayern Munich are both trying to sign Liverpool and the Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, on a free transfer. (Sky Sports)

Leeds United have held talks over a move for 21-year-old Dutch winger Noa Lang, who has helped Club Bruges to the Belgian title this season during a loan spell from Ajax. (Mail)

Wolves are in talks with Bruno Lage to become their new manager. Lage has been a free agent since leaving Benfica last year. (Telegraph)

Newcastle boss Steve Bruce has made it clear that he will ask for money to spend in this summer's transfer window, with a move for Arsenal's 21-year-old English midfielder Joe Willock his main priority. (Chronicle)

Newcastle are to revive their interest in Celtic's French midfielder Olivier Ntcham. The 25-year-old has been on loan at Marseille. (Football Insider)

Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan, 29, has suggested he could prolong his spell at Arsenal after his loan stint from Brighton came to an end. (Mail)

AC Milan are close to signing 25-year-old French keeper Mike Maignan from Lille in a move that could lead to the departure of 22-year-old Italy keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, whose contract with the Serie A side expires this summer. (Sky Italia, via Mail)

Turkey international Hakan Calhanoglu's contract at AC Milan runs out this summer but the 27-year-old midfielder says he has not decided his future and wants to concentrate on Euro 2020. (Fotomac, via Football Italia)
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
26th May 2021



daily mail
Tottenham and Everton are reportedly in the hunt for Wilfried Zaha's signature this summer after the Crystal Palace forward reiterated his desire to leave Selhurst Park.
Bruno Lage's prospects of becoming Wolves' next manager could be complicated by post-Brexit rules that make it tougher for clubs to appoint foreign bosses.
Fernando Torres has hinted at a return to football saying he will reveal his next destination on Friday.
Arsenal target Eduardo Camavinga has reportedly told Rennes he wants to leave the club this summer in order to join Paris Saint-Germain.
UEFA has banned families from visiting England players at St George's Park during the European Championship.
Jose Mourinho wants to sign injury-plagued Real Madrid winger Eden Hazard as one of his first major additions at Roma.
Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson says he will demand to take the potentially decisive fifth kick if Saturday's Champions League final against Chelsea has to be decided by a penalty shootout.
Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman held talks with Joan Laporta at the club's Nou Camp offices on Tuesday to discuss his future at the club.
Royal Ascot and the second Test of England's series against New Zealand have been added to the list of pilot events where bigger crowds will be allowed into sporting events.


daily express
Boris Johnson initially gave the go-ahead to the Premier League's 'big six' clubs before they announced plans for a European Super League, according to reports.
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has decided to put talks over his future to one side until he returns from Uruguay's World Cup qualifiers next month.
Manchester United are willing to sell left-back Alex Telles this summer but only for the right price, according to reports.
Arsenal have opened talks to sign Bayer Leverkusen defender Edmond Tapsoba, according to reports.
Arsenal could be inclined to pursue a player-plus-cash deal for Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma ahead of next season, with the Seagulls keen admirers of Eddie Nketiah, according to reports.
Manchester City could bid for Inter Milan defender Alessandro Bastoni this summer, according to reports.


the sun
Arsenal have opened talks over a move for Norwich City forward Emiliano Buendia as they look to head off competition from Aston Villa.
Leicester and Arsenal have been joined by Brighton in the £15m Odsonne Edouard transfer race with the Celtic striker set to leave this summer.
Sol Campbell is out of the running to replace Aidy Boothroyd for the England U21 job.
Chelsea will open contract talks with Antonio Rudiger after the Euros following his resurgence under Thomas Tuchel.
Tom Heaton has agreed to join Manchester United from Aston Villa on a free transfer.
Tottenham are in line for a huge cash windfall as Sporting Lisbon reportedly eye a bid for Marcus Edwards.
Manchester City are hoping for a cash windfall when Spain international defender Eric Garcia rejoins Barcelona next month.


daily mirror
Eric Bailly has made it clear he wants to start the Europa League final and could leave Manchester United if opportunities remain difficult to come by.


daily star
Philippe Coutinho looks set to be the biggest casualty in Barcelona's summer clear-out, which could see as many as 10 players leave the Nou Camp.
Liverpool defender Rhys Williams is expected to be loaned out by the Reds this summer, as Jurgen Klopp has set his sights on Ibrahima Konate.


daily record
Kristoffer Ajer could be heading out of Celtic before Eddie Howe walks through the door as Newcastle United get ready to step up their bid to land the Hoops defender.
Highly-rated Ryan Gauld is reportedly being tracked by Benfica this summer after becoming a free agent.
John Kennedy is in the frame to land the Ross County manager's job - along with former SFA youth supremo Malky Mackay.
Clevid Dikamona led the exodus from Kilmarnock - and claimed Tommy Wright blanked him in the relegation run-in.
Dundee United hope to appoint a new manager next week after Micky Mellon's Tannadice exit was confirmed.


scottish sun
Celtic have rejected a share proposal put to them by The Celtic Trust - as they feel they have met their "added value" pledge.
Kelty Hearts have targeted Kevin Thomson as they step up their search for a new manager.
Benji Siegrist has rocked Dundee United by refusing to rule out following Micky Mellon out of Tannadice this summer.
Jamie Barjonas has posted an emotional goodbye to the 'unbelievable' Rangers fans as he leaves the club.


the guardian
The Football Association is lobbying MPs to tighten provisions in the government's online safety bill as social media companies continue to ignore calls to act on online abuse.


the times
Proof of a Covid vaccination will not secure fans access to the Champions League final after Portuguese authorities said that all spectators will have to provide evidence of a negative test.


Tottenham and Everton are keen on signing Crystal Palace's Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 28, for £40m. (Goal)

Paris St-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino is seriously considering a return to former club Tottenham. (Sun)

However, Spurs are in talks with Belgium head coach and former Everton and Wigan boss Roberto Martinez, 47, as the search for Jose Mourinho's successor progresses. (Sky Sports)

Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte led the club to this season's Serie A title but the ex-Chelsea boss is to leave the club within the next 48 hours. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Metro)

Wolves are prepared to sell Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves for £35m to fund a rebuild for whoever takes over following Nuno Espirito Santo's departure. (The Athletic - subscription required)

Wolves will not be forced into selling 24-year-old Neves, who has been at the club since 2017, but will listen to offers should it allow them to rebuild their squad. (Express & Star)

Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 28, will be among 10 players to be transfer listed by Spanish giants Barcelona this summer. (Star)

Barcelona and Manchester City are among the clubs interested in Atalanta's German midfielder Robin Gosens, 26. (Sport)

Arsenal and Aston Villa will go head-to-head to sign Norwich City's 24-year-old Argentine midfielder Emiliano Buendia. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Arsenal's Brazil forward Willian, 32, is keen on a return to Chelsea - less than 12 months after ending a seven-year spell at Stamford Bridge. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea could be willing to sell 20-year-old English midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi, with Borussia Dortmund a potential destination. Dortmund may also consider Leeds United's Brazilian forward Raphinha, 24. (Eurosport)

West Ham are interested in Spartak Moscow and the Czech Republic midfielder Alex Kral, 23. (Sky Sports)

Villarreal's Spanish defender Pau Torres, 24, has refused to discuss speculation linking him with a move to Manchester United this summer, before Wednesday's Europa League final against the Premier League club. (Metro)

United have agreed a deal to sign Aston Villa's English goalkeeper Tom Heaton, 35, on a free transfer next month. (Express)

Liverpool and England Under-21s defender Rhys Williams, 20, is likely to be loaned out next season despite breaking into the first team in 2020-21. (Star)

Arsenal's Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira will decide his future after next month's World Cup qualifiers. The 25-year-old spent the 2020-21 season on loan at Atletico Madrid. (Express)

The Gunners could reignite their interest in Lyon's French midfielder Houssem Aouar, 22. (Mirror)

Roma are interested in signing 24-year-old English winger Demarai Gray, who joined Bayer Leverkusen in January and has a buy-out clause of 2m euros (£1.73m). (Roma Press, via Sky Germany)

France midfielder Eduardo Camavinga wants to join Paris St-Germain and Rennes want 100m euros (£86.6m) for the 18-year-old, whose contract with them runs out next summer. (RMC Sport)
 

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Thursday's Newspapers:
27th May 2021



the guardian
Zinedine Zidane has decided to leave Real Madrid with immediate effect, bringing to an end his second stint as manager at the Spanish club.
Chelsea have returned more than 800 tickets out of their allocation of 5,800 for the Champions League final with Manchester City in Porto.

New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has denied allegations he and Donald Trump attempted to pay a US senator money in order to drop an investigation into a cheating scandal involving the team.



daily express
Tottenham have reportedly offered Antonio Conte a massive contract which would make him the second highest-paid manager in the Premier League.
Liverpool are reportedly interested in Leicester midfielder Youri Tielemans, as they look to find a replacement for the outgoing Gini Wijnaldum.
Manchester United have been looking at a potential return for Cristiano Ronaldo since April, according to reports.

Leeds are reportedly targeting Cagliari midfielder Nahitan Nandez - which could see them end their long-standing interest in Udinese's Rodrigo De Paul.



daily mirror
Ozan Kabak's Liverpool setback could be short-lived after Leicester City emerged as shock suitors for the defender.
Ibrahima Konate will become Liverpool's first signing of the summer transfer window after completing a medical with the club, reports suggest.
Former Liverpool left-back Alberto Moreno sent a joyous message to Reds fans after he got the better of Manchester United in the Europa League final.


the sun
Wolves have asked about Frank Lampard's availability to replace Nuno Espirito Santo, according to reports.
Olivier Giroud is reportedly keen on joining AC Milan when his Chelsea deal expires this summer.
Manchester United and Chelsea are on alert after AC Milan confirm contract-rebel keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma has left the club.
Patrick Vieira has begged Arsenal's owners to sell up as he confirmed that Spotify CEO Daniel Ek will return with another takeover offer.

Kevin De Bruyne has been nursing three injuries leading up to the Champions League final.

Kieran Tierney heard his knee 'pop' - and feared his Euros dream was over.


daily mail
UEFA is believed to be considering getting rid of the away goals rule for European competitions with it increasingly felt it is outdated.
West Ham boss David Moyes will appoint a new assistant coach with current No 2 Alan Irvine vacating his role.
Manchester City are to screen the Champions League final to up to 4,000 fans.


scottish sun
Dundee United are set to name Tam Courts as their new head coach.
Tommy Wright wants Euan Murray to help lead Kilmarnock straight back up to the Premiership.

Scotland skipper Andy Robertson has admitted he'd love to play for Celtic - one day.



daily record
Premiership winners Rangers appear set to travel to Portugal for a pre-season training camp after one of their opponents unveiled the plans.


daily star
Five Liverpool stars have reportedly been placed on the transfer list this summer with Jurgen Klopp eyeing a squad revamp at Anfield.


daily telegraph
More than a quarter of top-division women's clubs around the world do not employ a physio or team doctor, according to a survey conducted by Fifa and Deloitte.


the times
British tennis officials are close to finalising a solution with the UK government that will negate the risk of players such as Roger Federer and Naomi Osaka withdrawing from Wimbledon at short notice should they be forced to self-isolate as a close contact of a fellow traveller.



Manager Zinedine Zidane has decided to leave Real Madrid and informed his players on Wednesday. (AS - in Spanish)

Gareth Bale's agent says reports the 31-year-old Real Madrid and Wales forward - who spent this season on loan at Tottenham - plans to retire after Euro 2020 and try to become a professional golfer are "rubbish". (Talksport)

Leicester and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 24, is on Liverpool's list of targets if they choose to replace departing 30-year-old Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum. (Het Nieuwsblad via Mail)

Leicester are close to agreeing an £18m deal with Ligue 1 champions Lille for 22-year-old French midfielder Boubakary Soumare. (Sky Sports)

Leicester could offer Schalke's 21-year-old Turkey centre-back Ozan Kabak - who spent the second half of the season on loan at Liverpool - the chance to stay in the Premier League. (Mirror)

Liverpool have agreed a deal to sign French defender Ibrahima Konate, 22, from RB Leipzig on a five-year contract. (ESPN)

Liverpool's hopes of signing Udinese's 27-year-old Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul have been boosted as AC Milan may no longer be interested in a deal. (Express)

Chelsea and Borussia Dortmund are in contact over possible deals for the Blues' England striker Tammy Abraham, 23, and midfielder Callum Hudson-Odoi, 20. (90min)

West Ham may not be able to meet Chelsea's asking price of £40m for Abraham. (TeamTalk)

Borussia Dortmund's pursuit of Hudson-Odoi could pave the way for England forward Jadon Sancho, 21, to depart the Bundesliga club for Manchester United. (Mirror)

Brazil winger Raphinha, 24, says he is not thinking about leaving Leeds United, despite speculation linking him with Manchester United and Liverpool. (Metro)

Premier League clubs will have to wait until July before approaching Barcelona over a deal for 28-year-old Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho. Arsenal and Everton are thought to be interested. (Sky Sports)

English goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, 28, says his future is in West Brom's hands despite being linked with a £20m move to Leeds or West Ham. (the i)

Manager Antonio Conte left Inter Milan as the club were prepared to sell 80m euro (£69m) worth of talent this summer to help their financial situation. (Guardian)

Lazio manager Simone Inzaghi is likely to replace Conte at Serie A champions Inter Milan. (Sky Sports)

AC Milan's 22-year-old Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma - a target for Manchester United and Chelsea - will leave for free when the transfer window opens. (Sun)

Wolves have told fans they do not need to worry about losing Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 24, this summer. (Mirror)

Real Madrid are undecided on whether to keep 22-year-old Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, who spent the second half of the season on loan at Arsenal. (AS - in Spanish)

Germany defender Jerome Boateng, 32, is not interested in a move to the Major Soccer League when his Bayern Munich contract ends this summer as he wants to continue playing in Europe. (Goal)

Benfica are interested in signing former Italy keeper Gianluigi Buffon, 43, when his Juventus contract ends this summer. (A Bola via Mail)
 

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Friday's Newspapers:
28th May 2021



the sun
Manchester United will make an ambitious move for Atletico Madrid keeper Jan Oblak to solve their No  1 crisis.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is confident he can pull off Mauricio Pochettino's sensational return.
Jesse Lingard called in police after his watch was stolen from West Ham's dressing room during a game.
David de Gea ignored his penalty cheat sheet as Manchester United lost their Europa League final penalty shootout against Villarreal.
Antonio Rudiger says he has been 'marked' by racial abuse forever.
Gareth Southgate will continue to ditch the iconic waistcoast for this summer's Euros.
Kylian Mbappe is reportedly stalling on a new Paris Saint-Germain contract over two key demands.
Kevin De Bruyne has warned old club Chelsea that he is hungry for more silverware - after admitting he does not remember their night of glory nine years ago.


daily telegraph
Tottenham Hotspur's search for a new manager has taken a fresh twist amid 48 hours of high-profile changes at some of Europe's biggest clubs with Antonio Conte and even Mauricio Pochettino emerging as candidates under consideration.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be backed with a new contract and summer signings in the transfer market, spearheaded by outgoing executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward, despite Manchester United finishing the season without a trophy.
Stoke City could become the next Championship club to be forced into selling their stadium to avoid breaching financial rules, after recording huge pre-tax losses of £88m.
Championship side Jersey Reds have considered quitting English rugby in order to join France's league structure following the latest funding cuts to Championship clubs by the Rugby Football Union.


daily mail
Manchester City have made Jack Grealish their No 1 midfield target and are prepared to make the Aston Villa star English football's first £100m player.
Ryan Mason is ready to become a full-time manager following his promising spell in caretaker charge of Tottenham.
The Premier League has moved a step closer to using automated technology to decide offside calls after a successful trial at a top-flight club.
The Chelsea Supporters' Trust have launched a scathing attack on UEFA and accused the governing body of 'intentionally' preventing fans from being able to attend this weekend's Champions League final.
England's players will enter another tournament with a division in the squad's commercial arrangements this summer as the FA is yet to complete the long-running process of taking all its promotional work in-house.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants up to four new major signings to breathe new life into his Manchester United squad - with Jadon Sancho top of his list.
English fans descending on Porto for the Champions League final were involved in violent clashes on Thursday night.
England's players will enter another tournament with a division in the squad's commercial arrangements this summer as the FA are yet to complete the long-running process of taking all their promotional work in-house.
Sheffield United's Oli McBurnie is a summer target for Scottish Premiership champions Rangers.
England will have a new captain and a revamped, youthful look this summer for their Tests against the USA and Canada at Twickenham.


daily mirror
Gareth Southgate is sweating over the fitness of Manchester United duo Harry Maguire and Marcus Rashford, with Maguire facing a race to be fit for England's opening game of the European Championships.
Chris Wilder will succeed Sam Allardyce as West Brom's new manager barring any late hiccups.
The president of the French Football Federation (FFF) is desperate for Paris Saint-Germain to keep hold of Kylian Mbappe this summer.


the guardian
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wants to strengthen Manchester United in the centre-back, midfield, wide attacker and No 9 positions, with Pau Torres, Declan Rice, Jadon Sancho and Harry Kane among his preferred targets.
Dean Smith has reassured England and Aston Villa fans that Jack Grealish is fully fit for the European Championship and should suffer no recurrence of the shin injury that kept him out for three months until mid-May, so long as he follows a tailored training regime.


daily express
Chelsea have spoken to Romelu Lukaku's agent about the Belgian making a shock return to Stamford Bridge, according to reports.
West Ham have held extensive talks with the entourage of Alex Kral in England as they look to complete the signing of the Czech Republic international.
Chelsea are set to sell five players this summer as Thomas Tuchel oversees a clearout.


daily record
Celtic target Fergal Harkin has turned down a director of football role with SK Lommel - clearing the way for him to land the Hoops job.
St Mirren are weighing up a move to keep Chris Burke in the Premiership.
Heerenveen skipper Henk Veerman believes teammate Joey Veerman could be set for a move to Rangers this summer.
Concerned Dundee United supporters have written to the club over fears that rookie Tom Courts is to be appointed their new manager.
Outgoing Burnley man Robbie Brady is on Celtic's radar for a summer transfer swoop.
Aberdeen have targeted US international striker Christian Ramirez.


scottish sun
Kevin Thomson admits he leaves Rangers with a 'heavy heart' after agreeing to take over as Kelty Hearts boss.
St Johnstone have slapped a £2m price tag on Ali McCann.


the times
The decision by Six Nations Rugby to sell a 14.3 per cent stake to CVC Capital Partners is being investigated by the Competitions and Markets Authority (CMA), which has the power to block the £365m deal.



Manchester City want to sign Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish and are prepared to make the 25-year-old English football's first £100m player. (Mail)

Villarreal's Spanish defender Pau Torres, 24, plus three England players in West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, 22, Borussia Dortmund forward Jadon Sancho, 21, and Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 27, are Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's top targets in the summer transfer window. (Guardian)

Solskjaer is set for a new three-year contract at Old Trafford, despite United's Europa League final defeat by Villarreal. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Juventus will sack manager Andrea Pirlo and replace him with former boss Massimiliano Allegri. (Guardian)

Allegri could sign a contract with Juventus in the next 24 hours. (Sky Sports)

Allegri had been Real Madrid's preferred choice to replace Zinedine Zidane, who left the club on Thursday. The Spanish giants will now target Paris St-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino instead. (Goal)

Former Chelsea manager Antonio Conte, who left Inter Milan on Wednesday, is interested in the Tottenham job. (Guardian)

Spurs are considering a move for Conte, but could yet target Zidane. (Telegraph)

Simone Inzaghi is expected to be appointed as the new Inter manager after leaving Lazio. (Athletic - subscription required)

Former Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder is set to be appointed as West Brom's new manager. (Mirror)

Conte's departure from Inter could help Arsenal sign 22-year-old Morocco right-back Achraf Hakimi from the Serie A champions. (Express)

Manchester United are set to make a move for Atletico Madrid's Slovenian goalkeeper Jan Oblak, 28, with Spanish keeper David de Gea, 30, going the other way as part of the deal. (Sun)

English goalkeeper Tom Heaton, 35, will aim to challenge De Gea and Dean Henderson for the number one spot when he leaves Aston Villa to join Manchester United on a free transfer next month. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea and Tottenham are interested in signing Borussia Monchengladbach's German midfielder Jonas Hofmann, 28. (Kicker - in German)

Chelsea are in talks with 22-year-old Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, who will leave AC Milan for free next month. (90min)

West Ham are in talks to complete a £14m deal for Spartak Moscow's 23-year-old Czech midfielder Alex Kral. (Idnes via Express)

Former Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho wants to make Arsenal's Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 28, his first signing at Roma. (Sky Italy, via Metro)

Arsenal would want around £21.5m for Xhaka - but Roma are hoping to pay closer to £10m. (Sky Sports)

Sacking manager Ronald Koeman would cost Barcelona almost 12m euros (£10.3m). (RAC1 - in Spanish)

Chelsea's German defender Antonio Rudiger, 28, came close to leaving Stamford Bridge last year after "serious talks" with interested clubs. (Mirror)
 

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Saturday's Newspapers:
29th May 2021



daily mail
Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez head a list of players Manchester City are prepared to offload this summer as Pep Guardiola plots a fresh era of dominance.
Crystal Palace's pursuit of Sean Dyche as their next manager is being held up by the huge expense of the proposed deal, which, in addition to the £3m in compensation due to Burnley, could end up costing them £7m-a-year in wages and salary.
Preston's Peter Ridsdale and Stoke chief executive Tony Scholes have emerged as the main contenders to join the EFL Board in what could be an intriguing election for the Championship clubs next month.
Manchester United managing director Richard Arnold is in line to replace Ed Woodward as the man in charge at Old Trafford with the Glazer family eager for continuity at the club despite the embarrassment of the European Super League debacle.


the sun
Tottenham want to start official talks with Paris Saint-Germain on Monday about bringing Mauricio Pochettino back to north London.
Jonas Hofmann could become the latest transfer target fought over between Chelsea and Tottenham.
A group of Manchester United fans were forced to spend the night in Poland after being denied boarding to a flight home because of a Covid testing mixup.
Vivianne Miedema's agent poured cold water on speculation of the striker leaving Arsenal for a sensational move to Lyon.


daily telegraph
Thomas Tuchel has dropped his biggest hint yet that he is ready to sign a contract extension after claiming he has not been this happy since he was at Mainz and describing Chelsea as "the perfect place at the perfect moment".
Sheffield Wednesday players have been stunned by a request from the club to be furloughed following their relegation from the Championship.


daily mirror
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has nine players in his squad that could be sold in the transfer window this summer.
UEFA's Club Competitions Committee has voted to scrap the away goals rule in a move which may drastically alter knock-out European fixtures.


daily express
Arsenal are reportedly interested in a double swoop for Raheem Sterling and Riyad Mahrez as Manchester City consider selling the wingers in the summer transfer window.
Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has declared that he will not be distracted by rumours of an impending move to Manchester United as he continues his preparation for the upcoming European Championships with France.
Ajax could offer Tottenham winger Steven Bergwijn a chance to kickstart his career after falling out of favour at Spurs.


daily star
Manchester United have 'knocked on the door' of Saul Niguez as they target a move for the Atletico Madrid midfielder.


the times
Saudi Arabia is drawing up plans for a potential bid for the 2030 World Cup that could result in the country becoming a rival to a joint British and Irish bid.
Scotland's Euro 2020 squad will watch Billy Gilmour's Chelsea in the Champions League final hoping for the boost the whole camp will receive if he emerges as a winner.


scottish sun
Barry Ferguson admits it was a 'shocker' that Celtic's move for Eddie Howe collapsed.
Leigh Griffiths admits Steve Clarke was right to leave him out of the Euros.
Pipers are set to be banned from Scotland's Euro finals games over Covid spread fears.


daily record
Peterborough winger Siriki Dembele will reportedly knock back a bumper new deal as the Rangers-linked forward moves closer to the exit door


Bale, Real talks on hold until after Euros

Negotiations between Gareth Bale and Real Madrid over the forward's future will remain on hold until after this summer's European Championships.


Transfer Centre: Grealish, Sancho, Messi latest

All the latest news and rumours as Manchester United remain in talks with Jadon Sancho’s representatives over a potential transfer this summer.


Alaba joins Real Madrid on five-year deal

Real Madrid have signed David Alaba from Bayern Munich on a five-year contract.


Barca confident on Aguero, Wijnaldum deals

Barcelona are confident of completing the signings of Sergio Aguero and Georginio Wijnaldum on free transfers within the next week.



Manchester City are prepared to sell England forward Raheem Sterling, 26, this summer after six years at the club. (Mail)

Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland, 20, says he has respect for his contract in an apparent hint the Norway striker will not be moving this summer. (Viaplay, via Independent)

Barcelona are confident of completing the signings of Manchester City's Argentina forward Sergio Aguero, 32, and Liverpool's Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, on free transfers within the next week. Both players are out of contract this summer. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28, is seen as a "dream signing" for Juventus. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is ready to commit his future to the Blues by signing a new contract. The 47-year-old German's current deal only has a year to run. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Liverpool can raise £80m by selling eight players this transfer window including Switzerland winger Xherdan Shaqiri, 29, Belgium forward Divock Origi, 26, and Japan forward Takumi Minamino, 26. (Liverpool Echo)

Ajax are interested in Tottenham Hotspur and Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, 23. (De Telegraaf - in Dutch)

Real Madrid's 28-year-old centre-back Raphael Varane, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, insists he is fully focused on France and the European Championships, not any transfer talk. (Mail)

West Ham United have told Paraguay centre-back Fabian Balbuena, 29, he is free to find a new club when his contract expires at the end of June. (Football Insider)

Aston Villa want to sign Burnley's England Under-21 winger Dwight McNeil, 21, and Norwich City's Argentine forward Emiliano Buendia, 24. (The Athletic - subscription required)

Former Chelsea midfielder Oscar, 29, wants to return to Stamford Bridge - four years after the Brazil playmaker left for Chinese side Shanghai Port. (Goal)

Brighton are in talks to sign Ajax's former Netherlands youth keeper Kjell Scherpen, 21, for a fee of around £4m. (The Athletic)

Former Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Nuno Espirito Santo is being considered for the vacant Lazio job after Simone Inzaghi left the Serie A side with Inter Milan expected to be his new club. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Wolves chairman Jeff Shi says strengthening the team is the top priority rather than redeveloping Molineux. (Express & Star)

Burnley boss Sean Dyche, 49, is favourite for the vacant Crystal Palace managerial role after reported contact between the clubs. Dyche has one year left on his current contact at Turf Moor. (Sporting Life)

Leeds United have missed out on a potential windfall after Tottenham released England full-back Danny Rose, 30, on a free. Leeds included a 10% sell-on clause when Rose left Elland Road for Spurs in 2007. (Leeds Live)

Watford are in talks with Ashley Young's representatives over a return to Vicarage Road for the 35-year-old former England winger. (Sky Sports)
 

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Sunday's Newspapers:
30th May 2021

City's name is still not on the Cup.


sunday mirror
Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly prioritising a shock return to Manchester United amid growing doubts over his future at Juventus.
Roy Hodgson is on the shortlist of those to replace Sam Allardyce as West Brom manager.
Arsenal's hopes of signing Yves Bissouma have been buoyed after Brighton's owner confessed he is willing to part ways with the highly-rated midfielder.
Watford are considering a move for Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah as they prepare for their Premier League return.



SUNDAY STAR
Tottenham have an interest in Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus - creating the possibility of a cash-plus-swap deal for Harry Kane.
Aston Villa are eyeing a double swoop for Chelsea's Tammy Abraham and Ruben Loftus-Cheek.


mail on sunday
Manchester United aren't anticipating making a £120m move for Harry Kane - preferring to target Jadon Sancho and wait 12 months to try and land Erling Haaland.
Real Madrid 'are poised to recruit the highly-respected sporting director Luis Campos' into their backroom team with a view to landing Kylian Mbappe.
Dani Ceballos has stated his desire to either remain at Real Madrid next season or leave the club permanently after two seasons on loan at Arsenal.



SUN ON SUNDAY
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia has confirmed he is leaving to join Spanish giants Barcelona.
Burnley plan to launch a £10m bid for Nottingham Forest centre-back Joe Worrall.


sunday express
Arsenal are being tipped to land Allan Saint-Maximin with the Newcastle striker being linked with a summer exit.


sunday mail
Celtic want to strike a deal for Ange Postecoglou to be their new boss next week - after tracking the Greek-Australian coach for months.



SCOTTISH SUN ON SUNDAY
Southampton have targeted Celtic star Ryan Christie for a bargain move to the Premier League.



Manchester United are keeping tabs on Juventus and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo with the Italian club open to offering the 36-year-old in exchange for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Express)

Manchester United will make a move for Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho, 21, this summer in preference to Tottenham Hotspur and England striker Harry Kane, 27. (Mail)

Tottenham are interested in Manchester City's Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 24, which could lead to a cash-plus-swap deal for England striker Harry Kane, 27. (Star)

Midfielder Dani Ceballos, 24, says he wants to either remain at Real Madrid next season or leave the club permanently after spending two seasons on loan at Arsenal. (Mail)

Burnley plan to launch a £10m bid for Nottingham Forest's English centre-back Joe Worrall, 24. (Sun)

Former England and Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson is on the shortlist to take over again at West Bromwich Albion following the departure of Sam Allardyce. (Mirror)

Tottenham are keen to begin official talks with Paris St-Germain on Monday in a bid to bring Mauricio Pochettino back to the club. (Sun)

Aston Villa fear they may be on the verge of losing star midfielder Douglas Luiz, 23, with former club Manchester City considering activating a buy-back clause for the Brazil midfielder. (90 Min)

AC Milan will start negotiations with Chelsea on Monday to try to sign England defender Fikayo Tomori, 23, on a permanent basis. (Sport Witness)

Arsenal have told Roma manager Jose Mourinho they want £17m for Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 28. (Gazzetta dello Sport)

West Ham United are emerging as favourites to sign Red Bull Salzburg's Zambia striker Patson Daka as they look to replace Sebastian Haller. The 22-year-old has also interested Liverpool, Manchester United and Manchester City. (Zam Foot)

Galatasaray have put in a £12.9m bid to sign Sheffield United midfielder Ismaila Coulibaly. The 20-year-old spent last season on loan at Belgian side Beerschot. (Sky Sports)

Leeds United have no plans to reignite their interest in Liverpool's 24-year-old Wales midfielder Harry Wilson this summer. (Football Insider)

Newcastle are in pole position to sign Wigan's Scotland Under-19 striker Kyle Joseph, 19, with Sheffield United among the other clubs interested. (Chronicle Live)

Brighton chairman Tony Bloom is willing to listen to offers for the club's most prized assets, with the likes of Mali midfielder Yves Bissouma, 24, and English defender Ben White, 23, attracting interest from Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United. (The Athletic - subscription required)

Southampton are ready to make a fresh bid to sign Everton midfielder Tom Davies after failing to sign the 22-year-old Englishman last year. (Football Insider)

Manchester United's Diogo Dalot has admitted he doesn't know where his future lies after the 22-year-old Portuguese midfielder spent last season on loan at AC Milan. (Manchester Evening News)
 

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Monday's Newspapers:
31st May 2021




daily mail
Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly told Paris Saint-Germain of his desire to leave the club this summer, with Tottenham and Real Madrid battling for his services.
Serge Aurier has admitted he wants to leave Tottenham - with the right-back wanting a return to Paris Saint-Germain.
Arsenal have reportedly been dealt a blow in their transfer pursuit of Sporting Lisbon's Tiago Tomas due to their failure to qualify for European football.
Sergio Aguero travelled to Barcelona directly from Manchester City's Champions League final loss in Porto to complete a free transfer to the Catalans, according to reports.
Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and his staff stayed with his players until beyond 3am following their Champions League final victory over Manchester City.
A thinly-veiled dig at former manager Chris Wilder by Sheffield United in the form of a bizarre 'resolution of thanks' to temporary replacement Paul Heckingbottom from the club's board has not gone down well.
Robert Lewandowski has fuelled speculation that he could leave Bayern Munich this summer by admitting he is 'open-minded' about his future.
Karim Benzema has opened the door for Kylian Mbappe to join him at Real Madrid this summer by admitting he would relish his France team-mate at the Spanish side.
Georginio Wijnaldum has reportedly admitted he is in discussions with Barcelona over a summer move once his Liverpool deal expires at the end of June.
Sport England continue to be on the lookout for a new chair, six months after advertising the post.


the sun
Chelsea will offer Thiago Silva a new-one year deal after the 36-year-old's superb first season at the club.
Manchester United's Europa League final defeat to Villarreal could see them be handed a favourable Champions League group next season.
Pep Guardiola admits he is ready for a break as he heads back to see his family in Barcelona this week.


the times
Thomas Tuchel is set to sign a new long-term contract at Chelsea after a successful meeting with owner Roman Abramovich the morning after leading his club to Champions League glory.


daily express
Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez will reportedly push for a move to Manchester United ahead of Juventus or Paris-Saint Germain in the summer transfer window.
Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Juventus is in growing doubt after the re-appointment of boss Massimiliano Allegri.
Barcelona have offered Philippe Coutinho back to Liverpool, it has been claimed.
Reports in Africa claim Liverpool have agreed a £1.5m deal to sign 17-year-old Ghanian forward Fatawu Issahaku.
Tottenham are said to be working on the appointments of both Antonio Conte and Fabio Paratici, per Italian reports.


daily telegraph
Thomas Tuchel has told Roman Abramovich that he wants to build a Chelsea empire after earning a contract extension by winning the Champions League.


daily mirror
Chelsea face a fight to keep Antonio Rudiger at Stamford Bridge following their Champions League triumph.
Barcelona have reportedly suffered a frustrating setback as they look to complete the signing of Georginio Wijnaldum on a free transfer from Liverpool.


the guardian
Thomas Tuchel is planning a move for Romelu Lukaku as he considers how to build a dynasty at Chelsea.


scottish sun
Kilmarnock look to have won the race to land Euan Murray on a free transfer from Dunfermline.
Burnley plan to launch a £10m bid for Nottingham Forest defender Joe Worrall.


daily record
In-demand Heerenveen midfielder Joey Veerman could be set for a move to Atalanta this summer amid links with Rangers.



Chelsea are ready to re-sign Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku this summer with the Italian club prepared to listen to offers for the 28-year-old Belgian to ease their financial concerns. (Mail)

Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Jadon Sancho, 21, but are yet to make a formal bid for the Borussia Dortmund and England winger. (Sport1, via Star)

Thomas Tuchel is close to signing a new contract after leading Chelsea to Champions League glory, with the German to be given a deal until 2023 with the option of a further year. (Guardian)

Tottenham are working on a double appointment of Antonio Conte as manager alongside former Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici as director of football. (Sport Italia, via Express)

Tottenham are also planning a surprise move for Chelsea's German defender Antonio Rudiger, 28, though they could face competition from Paris St-Germain. (Mirror)

Arsenal will have to pay Real Madrid 60m euros for Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard, 22, who they are keen on signing on a permanent basis after his loan spell. (Defensa Central - in Spanish)

Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka, 28, says he is flattered by interest from Roma manager Jose Mourinho but is happy at the London club. (Blick, via Goal)

Argentine forward Paulo Dybala is set for fresh contract talks at Juventus, with new manager Massimiliano Allegri eager to secure the 27-year-old's long-term future after returning to Turin. (Goal)

Atletico Madrid's Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, will push for a move to Manchester United ahead of Juventus or Paris St-Germain in the summer transfer window. (Mirror, via Star)

Dutch midfielder Gini Wijnaldum, 30, has not yet completed his much-anticipated move to Barcelona and says he is still busy saying goodbye to Liverpool.(ESPN Netherlands via Liverpool Echo)

Wijnaldum's move is being delayed because Netherlands boss Frank de Boer is reportedly not allowing Barcelona staff to conduct a medical in his side's Euro 2020 training camp. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)

Defender Thiago Silva is set to stay at Chelsea for another season after the 36-year-old Brazilian helped his side to Champions League glory. (Evening Standard)

Arsenal's move for Sporting Lisbon's 18-year-old Portuguese striker Tiago Tomas is in the balance after the Gunners failed to qualify for Europe. (Sun)

Villarreal's Europa League-winning Spain striker Gerard Moreno, 29, is attracting interest from West Ham, Newcastle and Roma. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Tottenham and Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier, 28, says he is set to depart the club this summer with Paris St-Germain and AC Milan among the interested clubs. (L'Equipe - in French)

Watford want to sign striker Eddie Nketiah for their Premier League return, but Arsenal want £15m for the England youth international, who has a year left on his Emirates Stadium contract. (Sun)
 

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Tuesday's Newspapers:
1st June 2021



daily mail
Manchester City are considering a move for Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos on a two-year contract, according to reports.
Australian Jarred Gillett is among five EFL referees being interviewed for promotion to the Premier League this summer.
AC Milan are closing in on signing Fikayo Tomori on a permanent deal from Chelsea following his impressive loan spell at the club, according to reports.
Jose Mourinho is set to extend an olive branch to Henrikh Mkhitaryan by offering him a new deal to extend his stay at Roma.
Gareth Southgate will shatter the dreams of seven Euro hopefuls on Tuesday with Trent Alexander-Arnold among those in danger of the axe.
A swap shop summer is on the cards, with a number of Premier League clubs seeking alternative ways of freshening up their squads amid a backdrop of financial uncertainty.


daily express
Wolves winger Adama Traore has reportedly emerged as a target for Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel following the club's Champions League success.
Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham return is in doubt after PSG declared themselves 'very happy' with the Argentine.
Tammy Abraham is 'resigned' to leaving Chelsea this summer, with Leicester and West Ham reportedly interested.
Southampton are set to launch a £15m bid for Blackburn hotshot Adam Armstrong after his brilliant 2020-21 campaign for Tony Mowbray's charges.


the sun
Manchester City are offering Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus to Tottenham in a bid to land Harry Kane.
Liverpool have offered midfield star Naby Keita to Atletico Madrid, according to reports.
Tottenham are interested in signing Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger, according to reports.
AC Milan are hoping to seal a permanent deal for Chelsea forward Olivier Giroud.
Arsenal have been forced to scrap plans to sign Brentford goalkeeper David Raya.
Gareth Southgate admits he did not want the England job - because of the pressure of picking squads.
Eden Hazard has ruled out a sensational return to Chelsea.


daily mirror
Sergio Aguero has said that he would be "very proud" to play with Lionel Messi at Barcelona, expressing confidence that his Argentina team-mate will remain at the club.
Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri received an eye-catching unveiling following his first international call-up for Tunisia.


the times
Harry Kane would not be convinced to remain at Tottenham Hotspur this summer even if attempts to reappoint Mauricio Pochettino as manager are successful.
Gareth Southgate will today dash the European Championship ambitions of seven players, with the Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse among those set to be omitted from England's final 26-man squad.


daily record
Celtic are plotting a swoop to snatch Shaun Maloney from Belgium after this summer's Euros as part of the rebuild which will be fronted up by Aussie boss Ange Postecoglou.
Steve Clarke is in the frame for a new Scotland contract as SFA boss Ian Maxwell insists talks will take place soon.
Youssouf Mulumbu last night opened his heart on his decision to walk out on Kilmarnock days before their play-off relegation - and claimed Tommy Wright threw him under the bus.
Ange Postecoglou is closing in on the Celtic job - with the club holding no fears over his coaching qualifications.


scottish sun
Celtic kid Karamoko Dembele is a shock target for Danish club FC Nordsjaelland.
Jason Naismith is the latest player to slam Ross County over their Zoom call tactics to cull the squad.


daily star
Arsenal have been linked with a move for Brazil international defender Emerson Royal this summer - but there is confusion over his position at Barcelona.


the guardian
Gareth Bale has cast doubt over his future after twice declining the opportunity to deny reports he could retire after the European Championship finals this summer.



Chelsea are ready to re-sign Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku this summer with the Italian club prepared to listen to offers for the 28-year-old Belgian to ease their financial concerns. (Mail)

Manchester United have agreed personal terms with Jadon Sancho, 21, but are yet to make a formal bid for the Borussia Dortmund and England winger. (Sport1, via Star)

Thomas Tuchel is close to signing a new contract after leading Chelsea to Champions League glory, with the German to be given a deal until 2023 with the option of a further year. (Guardian)

Tottenham are working on a double appointment of Antonio Conte as manager alongside former Juventus sporting director Fabio Paratici as director of football. (Sport Italia, via Express)

Tottenham are also planning a surprise move for Chelsea's German defender Antonio Rudiger, 28, though they could face competition from Paris St-Germain. (Mirror)

Arsenal will have to pay Real Madrid 60m euros for Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard, 22, who they are keen on signing on a permanent basis after his loan spell. (Defensa Central - in Spanish)

Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka, 28, says he is flattered by interest from Roma manager Jose Mourinho but is happy at the London club. (Blick, via Goal)

Argentine forward Paulo Dybala is set for fresh contract talks at Juventus, with new manager Massimiliano Allegri eager to secure the 27-year-old's long-term future after returning to Turin. (Goal)

Atletico Madrid's Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, will push for a move to Manchester United ahead of Juventus or Paris St-Germain in the summer transfer window. (Mirror, via Star)

Dutch midfielder Gini Wijnaldum, 30, has not yet completed his much-anticipated move to Barcelona and says he is still busy saying goodbye to Liverpool.(ESPN Netherlands via Liverpool Echo)

Wijnaldum's move is being delayed because Netherlands boss Frank de Boer is reportedly not allowing Barcelona staff to conduct a medical in his side's Euro 2020 training camp. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)

Defender Thiago Silva is set to stay at Chelsea for another season after the 36-year-old Brazilian helped his side to Champions League glory. (Evening Standard)

Arsenal's move for Sporting Lisbon's 18-year-old Portuguese striker Tiago Tomas is in the balance after the Gunners failed to qualify for Europe. (Sun)

Villarreal's Europa League-winning Spain striker Gerard Moreno, 29, is attracting interest from West Ham, Newcastle and Roma. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Tottenham and Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier, 28, says he is set to depart the club this summer with Paris St-Germain and AC Milan among the interested clubs. (L'Equipe - in French)

Watford want to sign striker Eddie Nketiah for their Premier League return, but Arsenal want £15m for the England youth international, who has a year left on his Emirates Stadium contract. (Sun)
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
2nd June 2021



daily mail
Mauricio Pochettino has reportedly informed PSG he wishes to leave amid speculation linking him with a sensational return to Tottenham.
Barcelona, Real Madrid and Juventus will be banned from the Champions League this week, according to reports in Italy.
Chelsea's bid to bring Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge is being personally led by owner Roman Abramovich, according to reports.
Miralem Pjanic is angling for a 'sensational return to Juventus' having endured one of the most difficult seasons of his career at Barcelona.


daily express
Jose Mourinho wants to sign Granit Xhaka for Roma so badly that he is reportedly willing to offer Arsenal two players as part of the deal.
Everton's board have come up with at least seven names who could replace Carlo Ancelotti after his shock Goodison Park exit on Tuesday.
Manchester City are reportedly ready to sanction the sales of four first-team regulars in order to sign Tottenham striker Harry Kane this summer.


the sun
Harry Maguire revealed he has only just started light training in his race to be fit for the Euros.
Sergio Aguero shelled out a staggering £60,000 to buy every single member of Manchester City's backroom staff a watch.
Pep Guardiola 'stole' the Champions League crown from Manchester City with his bizarre team selection, according to Lothar Matthaus.
William Gallas believes Mikel Arteta and Harry Kane should both leave North London.
Arsenal are reportedly eyeing up a summer swoop for Anderlecht's highly-rated midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga.
Ex-West Ham midfielder Emily Van Egmond is rumoured to be a summer transfer target for Roma and Ligue One Women's giant PSG.


daily mirror
David Moyes could be set for a dramatic return to Everton, after Carlo Ancelotti walked away from the club.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is refusing to give up on luring Mauricio Pochettino back to White Hart Lane.
Moussa Sissoko insists Harry Kane deserves to win titles and wishes his teammate well if he leaves Tottenham.
Gianluigi Donnarumma has told Paolo Maldini in contract talks that his AC Milan future is dictated by Mino Raiola, according to reports in Italy.


daily telegraph
Paris Saint-Germain are extremely confident that Mauricio Pochettino will stay at the club.
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has given the green light for Pep Guardiola to pursue Harry Kane after insisting the Premier League champions must send a strong message in the summer transfer market.
Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana despite the player's doping ban.


daily star
Gareth Southgate has told England fans to blame him if his Three Lions fail at the Euros.


scottish sun
Steven Gerrard is among a host of candidates Everton want to speak to about becoming their new manager, according to a report.
John Lundstram is being linked with Rangers after he became a free agent after leaving Sheffield United.
John Hartson has urged Celtic to "think bigger" than manager target Ange Postecoglou.
John Fleck has tested positive for Covid-19 - and will self-isolate with an exercise bike in his Spanish hotel room.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has begged ticketless Tartan Army supporters not to crowd the capital for the Euros clash with England over Covid fears.


daily record
Rangers have lodged an interest in Germany U21 star Salih Ozcan, whose contract with 1.FC Koln is set to expire at the end of June.
Out of contract Barry Douglas has opened the door for a move to Rangers following his Leeds United exit.
Celtic director of football candidate Fergal Harkin is set to remain at Manchester City this summer.



Everton will consider Rangers manager Steven Gerrard and his former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez as possible successors to Carlo Ancelotti. (Athletic, subscription required)

Everton are also lining up former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo as their new manager. (Talksport)

However, Nuno is currently the favourite to take over at Crystal Palace after three days of talks with the Premier League club. (Sky Sports)

Ex-Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes the Anfield club's former manager Rafa Benitez is an ideal choice to take over at Goodison Park. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Everton will wait until a new manager is in place before deciding the future of Moise Kean, with Paris St-Germain hoping to sign the 21-year-old Italy forward on another season-long loan. (Journalist Fabrizio Romano on Twitter)

Argentine forward Lionel Messi, 33, is close to agreeing a two-year deal to remain at Barcelona. (AS - in Spanish)

Arsenal are leading the race to sign Manchester City's England winger Raheem Sterling, 26, in a deal that could stop England striker Harry Kane, 27, joining City from Tottenham. (Sun)

Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy remains hopeful of being able to persuade Paris St-Germain manager Mauricio Pochettino to return to the club. (Mirror)

However, PSG are confident the Argentine will stay in the French capital and have triggered a 12-month extension in his contract. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester United are facing competition for the signature of Sevilla defender Jules Kounde as Barcelona are now also keen on a move for the 22-year-old Frenchman. (Mundo Deportivo)

Arsenal are set to complete the signing of Cameroon goalkeeper Andre Onana, 25, from Ajax, potentially for just £1.7m. (NOS - in Dutch)

The Gunners are also considering a move to sign Belgium Under-21 midfielder Albert Sambi Lokonga, 21, from Anderlecht. (Sun)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is personally driving the push to take Inter Milan's Belgium international striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, back to the club. (Eurosport)

Man City ready to spend big in summer
Chairman Khaldoon al-Mubarak makes transfer promise ---------------------and we are still thinking, considering etc etc etc!!!!

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel will be given up to £200m to spend this summer. (Metro)

Barcelona's Bosnian midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 31, wants to return to Juventus. (Tuttosport)

New Roma coach Jose Mourinho will look to sign AC Milan's Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 22, who is set to become a free agent. (Mirror)

Leicester City's deal for Lille midfielder Boubakary Soumare, 22, could be completed sooner than anticipated after France Under-21s were knocked out of the Euros. (Leicester Mercury)

Brighton are preparing a new bid for Argentine winger Alan Velasco after Independiente rejected a £6m offer for the 18-year-old, who has also attracted interest from Newcastle. (Football Insider)

Manchester United are eyeing a move for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Pedro Goncalves, 22. (Record - via Star)

Leeds United will explore alternative targets after being left frustrated by Stade Brest's asking price for French left-back Romain Perraud, 23. (Football Insider)

Sunderland want to sign Wolves defender Dion Sanderson on a permanent deal after the 21-year-old Englishman impressed on loan last season. (Mail)




 

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Thursday's Newspapers:
3rd June 2021




daily telegraph
Manchester City's rebuilding project this summer has sparked interest in Bernardo Silva as a shock target for top clubs in Spain, France and Italy.
The swift departure of Carlo Ancelotti from Everton has left another big Premier League club in the hunt for a new manager this summer, although it has emerged that the Italian's old rival, Jose Mourinho, was sounded out for the Real job originally.
Daniel Levy is prepared to tell prospective Tottenham manager Antonio Conte that the club will keep star striker Harry Kane.
Toni Minichiello, one of Britain's most prominent athletics coaches and the man who guided Jessica Ennis-Hill to Olympic glory, has been suspended from coaching by the sport's governing body pending a disciplinary investigation.


daily mail
Kevin De Bruyne is set to miss Belgium's Euro 2020 opener against Russia even if he has a protective mask, coach Roberto Martinez admitted on Wednesday.
Liverpool's hopes of potentially signing Florian Neuhaus have increased after the midfielder denied he had already agreed a deal with Bayern Munich.
Even the best teams Tottenham Hotspur can expect to face in the Europa Conference League are mostly rated at the level of relegated Fulham and newly promoted Norwich, or below, according to a new analysis.


daily mirror
Chelsea are preparing to offload as many as eleven players this summer and could have a £180m kitty to play with as a result.
Everton's board have identified two leading candidates in Nuno Espirito Santo and David Moyes, as they met again on Wednesday to whittle down their short-list to replace Carlo Ancelotti.
Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham have all entered a transfer tussle for Lille right-back Zeki Celik with the summer transfer window opening next week.
Barcelona are ready to end speculation about the future of Lionel Messi, by offering him a staggering 10-year contract.


the sun
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has stood by his decision to sack Thomas Tuchel and has claimed it was a 'good choice' to let him go.
PSG have agreed to sign Gianluigi Donnarumma on a free transfer and will loan him back to Italy for the first season, according to reports
Antonio Conte is keen on becoming Tottenham's new manager.
Carlo Ancelotti was welcomed back as Real Madrid boss and insisted Gareth Bale can also return as a major hit.
Emile Smith Rowe is rated a surprise Aston Villa target after not yet signing a new Arsenal contract..


the times
Wilfried Zaha has told Crystal Palace that he wants to leave the club and ideally the winger wants a transfer delivered before the squad returns for pre-season training next month.
Didier Deschamps has accused Aymeric Laporte of lying about his availability for France.


the guardian
The NFL on Wednesday pledged to halt the use of "race-norming" which assumed Black players started out with lower cognitive function in the $1bn settlement of brain injury claims and review past scores for any potential race bias.


daily star
Aston Villa are weighing up a move for Arsenal midfielder Emile Smith Rowe and Norwich City's Emi Buendia ahead of the summer transfer window.
West Ham are closing in on a £14m deal for Spartak Moscow midfielder Alex Kral - and want him at the club before the start of Euro 2020.
Arsenal could sign Ajax goalkeeper Andre Onana in a cut-price deal this summer following a tricky season for German stopper Bernd Leno under Mikel Arteta.
Manchester City fan Anthony Burke has been convicted of making racist monkey gestures at Manchester United players.


daily record
Rui Faria has emerged as a potential alternative to Ange Postecoglou for the Celtic hot-seat.


scottish sun
UEFA have revealed it could take weeks for Ange Postecoglou to get the green light to boss Celtic.
AEK Athens are ready to offer Olivier Ntcham a Celtic escape route.
Livingston have snapped up defender James Penrice from Partick - with Scott Tiffoney going the other way.



Real Madrid will sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 22, from Paris St-Germain, who will then sign Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, from Juventus, with Argentine striker Mauro Icardi, 28, going from PSG to Juve. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mail)

Jose Mourinho was approached by Real Madrid last week, before they appointed Carlo Ancelotti as manager, despite the ex-Real and Tottenham boss having agreed to take over at Roma last month. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea's hopes of taking Romelu Lukaku back to the club have suffered a blow after the 28-year-old Belgium forward said he is staying with Inter Milan. (Football Italia)

Barcelona are still in talks with Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 27, over a free transfer from Lyon, while Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, will join on a free transfer from Liverpool. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

Manchester City are considering selling Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 26, as part of a summer rebuild. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Michy Batshuayi is expected to leave Chelsea permanently this summer with at least one top-half Premier League side interested in the 27-year-old Belgium striker. (Football.London)

Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian is close to agreeing a new one-year contract despite Real Betis expressing an interest in the 34-year-old Spaniard. (Mail)

Manchester United have revived their interest in signing England right-back Kieran Trippier, 30, from Atletico Madrid. (Manchester Evening News)

Aston Villa are one of three top-12 Premier League clubs plotting a summer move for New Zealand striker Chris Wood, and Burnley will demand at least £30m for the 29-year-old. (Football Insider)

Villa are also targeting midfielders with Arsenal's 20-year-old England Under-21 international Emile Smith Rowe and Norwich's Argentine Emi Buendia, 24, under consideration. (Star)

Former Everton striker and current assistant boss Duncan Ferguson wants to be considered for the permanent manager's job at Goodison Park following the departure of Carlo Ancelotti. (Mail)

West Ham and New York City have made offers for France striker Olivier Giroud, 34, who is set to leave Chelsea on a free transfer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

New Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti says that Wales forward Gareth Bale, 31, and Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 30, could still have a future at the club. (Guardian)

Borussia Monchengladbach's Germany midfielder Florian Neuhaus, 24, who has been linked with Liverpool, has denied he has reached an agreement to join Bayern Munich. (Tageszeitung - in German)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham have all shown an interest in Lille's Turkey right-back Zeki Celik, 24. (Standard)

West Ham and Southampton are competing to sign Barcelona's former Spain Under-21 defender Junior Firpo, 24. (Sport - via The Boot Room)

West Ham are in advanced talks to sign Czech Republic defensive midfielder Alex Kral, 23, from Spartak Moscow for more than £20m. (Football Insider)

Argentine striker Sergio Aguero, 33, turned down a much more lucrative offer from Juventus to join Barcelona on a free transfer from Manchester City. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Sevilla are interested in signing Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 32, from Inter Milan. (Sport - in Spanish)

Leeds United have registered an interest in Huesca's Spanish left-back Javi Galan, 26, whose release clause has dropped to £3.5m. (Football Insider)

West Brom are set to look at alternative candidates to be their new manager after extensive talks with former Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder. (Football Insider)
 

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Friday's Newspapers:
4th June 2021




daily star
Manchester United are in the market for four new signings this summer - and none of them are strikers.


the sun
Gareth Southgate is facing a mounting England injury crisis a week before the Euros as it is feared crocked duo Jordan Henderson and Harry Maguire may miss all of the tournament.
Arsenal and Aston Villa have made official bids for Norwich's £40m-rated winger Emi Buendia.
Tottenham are closing in on Antonio Conte after hitting a brick wall in their bid to bring back ex-boss Mauricio Pochettino.
Arsenal remain fully confident Emile Smith Rowe will sign a new deal at the Emirates despite reported interest from Aston Villa.
PSG are in talks with Cristiano Ronaldo over a sensational summer transfer - with the Juventus forward 'welcoming' the approach, according to reports.


daily telegraph
Tottenham Hotspur are growing increasingly confident they are closing in on the appointment of Antonio Conte as the club's latest permanent head coach.
Chelsea's search for a new striker suffered an early blow on Wednesday night when Romelu Lukaku claimed he will stay at Inter Milan on Belgian television.
Ollie Robinson is likely to be dropped by England for the second Test against New Zealand next week, in the wake of the row over his racist and sexist tweets.


daily mail
Hundreds of Manchester City and Chelsea fans who travelled to Portugal and back for the Champions League final last weekend have been ordered to self-isolate for 10 days - as the country is axed from the UK's Green List over fears of the spread of the new Nepal Covid variant.
Theo Walcott believes Sol Campbell deserves to have a statue built outside the Emirates Stadium for everything he achieved at Arsenal.
Martin Odegaard believes Carlo Ancelotti's return to Real Madrid is a good thing for the club despite the Italian's comments six years ago describing his arrival as a 'PR exercise'.
Chelsea have joined the race to sign £70m-rated Inter Milan star Achraf Hakimi, according to reports in Italy.
Bayern Munich have reportedly agreed to sign Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez for £68m this summer.
Didier Drogba has received an honorary degree in the Ivory Coast for his contribution to football in his home country as well as helping restore stability in the West African nation.
Lazio are reportedly considering appointing former Leyton Orient manager Fabio Liverani, who lasted just 27 games and was in charge when the club were relegated to League Two.


daily mirror
Gareth Southgate will hold urgent talks with his England players over whether to continue with the taking of a knee gesture for the Euros.
Jordan Henderson has been told it "will be a real bonus" if he is fit in time for the Euros.
League Two club Stevenage have sold 13-year-old Leke Drake to Manchester City in a deal estimated to be worth £450,000.


the times
Sergio Aguero's father has accused Pep Guardiola of insincerity when he shed tears on his son's farewell Manchester City performance.
Arsenal have confirmed Martin Odegaard will be among the players to leave the club this summer, putting a permanent transfer in doubt.
A controversial "agreement" between West Ham United and West Bromwich Albion that saw Robert Snodgrass omitted from January's meeting will not be punished by the Premier League.
Ange Postecoglou is set to be confirmed as Celtic manager early next week after successful compensation talks between the Parkhead club and Yokohama F Marinos, the Australian's current employers.
Andy Farrell has been made available for the last four weeks of the British & Irish Lions tour of South Africa this summer, but the Lions will postpone any decision on whether to fly the Ireland head coach in to join the squad mid-tour.


daily express
Liverpool have reportedly moved ahead of the queue to sign Leeds winger Raphinha, but face strong competition for his signature.


daily record
Rangers and Celtic have both tabled bids for Elsborg star Joseph Okumu but it's French sides Lorient and Reims who appear to be leading the way for the towering Kenyan.
Celtic have been warned they could be hammered by UEFA if they try to bend the rules to get Ange Postecoglou into the dug-out without a Pro Licence.


scottish sun
Celtic are braced for a big-money Norwich bid for Kristoffer Ajer.
AEK Athens could be willing to waive part of Vasilis Barkas' transfer fee to cut a quick deal for Olivier Ntcham.



Ivory Coast forward Wilfried Zaha, 28, has told Crystal Palace that he wants to leave, ideally before pre-season training starts. (Times - subscription required)

Tottenham are on the brink of appointing Antonio Conte as the club's new manager, with Fabio Paratici also set to join as sporting director after leaving Juventus last month. (Talksport)

Conte's contract at Spurs could be worth up to £15m a year, with the former Chelsea boss promised significant funds by chairman Daniel Levy to rebuild the squad. (Mirror)

New Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti is keen on raiding former club Everton for Brazil forward Richarlison, 24. (Football Insider)

Everton are ready to offer former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo, 47, a three-year contract. (Nicolo Schira, via Star)

The Toffees could step up their interest in Wolves' Portuguese winger Pedro Neto, 21, if they appoint Nuno as their new manager. (Liverpool Echo)

Arsenal and Aston Villa have made official bids for Norwich's £40m-rated Argentine winger Emi Buendia, 24. (Sun)

Barcelona are reportedly ready to sell Spanish midfielder Ilaix Moriba, 18, amid interest from Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea. (Mail)

Liverpool lead the race to sign Raphinha from Leeds but Manchester United and Manchester City are also interested in the Brazilian winger. (Gianluigi Longari via Express)

However, the Reds have never declared an interest or even asked Leeds about Raphinha's availability, despite their apparent interest in the 24-year-old. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Arsenal are ready to offload French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi, 22, for just 10m euros (£8.6m). (Le10Sport, via Calciomercato)

Everton are considering a move for PSV Eindhoven's Netherlands right-back Denzel Dumfries, 25. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)

Norwich are set to make a bid of around £10m for Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer, with the 23-year-old Norway international about to enter the final year of his contract with the Scottish club. (Sun)

Ajax have leapfrogged Manchester United in the race to sign Ghana winger Kamaldeen Sulemana, 19, from FC Nordsjaelland. (Football Insider)

France striker Olivier Giroud, 34, is set to choose AC Milan when his contract with Chelsea expires. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Sead Kolasinac, 27, is still set to be sold by Arsenal after Schalke said they could not make the Bosnia left-back's loan move permanent this summer. (Football London)

Atletico Madrid are open to offers for Spanish midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, who has previously been linked with Manchester United. (Marca - in Spanish)

Fiorentina are interested in signing French midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, 26, on loan from Chelsea this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Returning coach Massimiliano Allegri met with Juventus staff on Thursday, with the future of Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, top of the list of topics. (Goal)

Tottenham are still in talks with South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 28, over a new contract and are confident of an agreement once their new manager is appointed. (Fabrizio Romano)

Douglas Luiz is expected to stay with Aston Villa as Manchester City are unlikely to trigger a buy-back clause for the Brazil midfielder, 23. (Express & Star)

Atletico Madrid's Argentine coach Diego Simeone is close to agreeing a two-year contract extension to 2024. (Cadena Cope, via Mundo Deportivo)

French champions Lille are interested in naming Patrick Vieira as successor to former boss Christophe Galtier. (L'Equipe - in French)

Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner plans to continue his coaching education after announcing his retirement at 33, 17 months after the Dane played his last game for FC Copenhagen. (Ekstra Bladet - in Danish)
 

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Saturday's Newspapers:
5th June 2021




the sun
Mike Ashley believes he is about to be given the green light to finally complete his £300m sale of Newcastle.
Jose Mourinho has backed Harry Kane to use his Tottenham trophy drought to fire him up for the Euros.
Football anthem Vindaloo is being remade for the Euros - with Danny Dyer and Paddy McGuinness on vocals.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has revealed his parents talked him out of moving abroad when he was 14.


daily mirror
Liverpool are confident Trent Alexander-Arnold will be fit in the time to start pre-season training on July 12.
Cristiano Ronaldo's legal team has asked for his rape case to be thrown out of court, claiming his accuser's lawyers secretly gave stolen papers to police investigators.
Carlos Tevez is set to announce that he is quitting Boca Juniors.
Barcelona legend Xavi has rejected a job offer from the Brazil national team amid continuing rumours that he could return to the Nou Camp as manager.


daily express
Borussia Dortmund and Jadon Sancho have a 'gentleman's agreement' in place that the winger will be allowed to join Manchester United providing they meet the £77m asking price.
Huesca left-back Javi Galan is "ready to sign" for Leeds United, according to reports.
Arsenal remain confident over the possibility of signing Norwich City winger Emiliano Buendia in spite of Aston Villa's decision to match their £30m bid.
West Ham are reportedly interested in bringing Alexis Sanchez back to the Premier League in a shock move this summer.


daily mail
Lionel Messi is believed to have agreed a new deal at Barcelona that will see him join David Beckham's Inter Miami side for two years.
Chelsea will seek clarity on N'Golo Kante's future as a matter of urgency with a view to handing him an extension.
Leicester, Wolfsburg and Lyon are among the clubs interested in Bournemouth's key forward Arnaut Danjuma following their failure to secure a Premier League return.
Manchester United and Manchester City are on alert after reports in Spain claimed there was little chance of Sergio Ramos signing a deal at Real Madrid following a clash with club officials over Kylian Mbappe.
Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly planning a sensational last-minute swoop to try and sign Georginio Wijnaldum on a free transfer.


daily telegraph
Fresh doubt was cast on the Tokyo Olympics when a leading member of the Japanese Olympics Committee broke ranks to claim that the country was being "cornered" into hosting the Games.


daily star
The Copa America plunged into further problems as several of Brazil's Europe-based stars debated whether or not to play in the tournament that kicks off on June 13.


daily record
Steve Clarke admits England can win Euro 2020 and if he doesn't lead his country to glory this summer, it wouldn't bother him if they did.
Glenn Middleton insists he's ready to turn the page on a dream loan spell at St Johnstone in his bid to claim a starting role at Rangers.
Steve Clarke will have his big guns back for the final Euros tune-up clash with Luxembourg, but John Fleck could be stuck on his balcony in Spain when Scotland jet back to the UK.


scottish sun
Jose Mourinho believes Steve Clarke can lead Scotland through the Euro 2020 group stages and into the history books.
Motherwell have offered Kyle Lafferty the chance to stay in the Premiership.



Andrea Pirlo and ex-Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri are both contenders for the Everton job, with the former supposedly in talks with owner Farhad Moshiri. (Calciomercato, in Italian)

Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish, 25, could stay at the club this summer, with both Manchester City and Manchester United unwilling to match Villa's £130m valuation, according to ex-Villa captain Gabriel Agbonlahor. (Talksport)

Manchester City and Brazil midfielder Fernandinho, 36, and Newcastle and England striker Andy Carroll, 32, have both been included on their club's released list which was published by the Premier League. However, clubs have until 23 June to send their final list. (Premier League)

Manchester City are, however, closing in on the signing of 18-year-old Fluminense midfielder Metinho, who is known as the "Brazilian Paul Pogba". (Goal)

Chelsea have not ruled out selling Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech this summer with Serie A sides AC Milan and Napoli both interested if the 28-year-old became available. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Paris St-Germain are attempting to hijack Barcelona's bid to sign 30-year-old Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, whose Liverpool contract expires at the end of June. (ESPN)

Everton's players were in "complete shock" when they found out manager Carlo Ancelotti was returning to Real Madrid, with Brazil forward Richarlison, 24, and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, 29, both now considering their future at the club. (The Athletic, subscription required)

Arsenal are set to focus on the signing of Norwich's Argentine midfielder Emi Buendia, 24, now that a permanent move for Real Madrid and Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, 22, looks unlikely. (Times, subscription required)

Meanwhile, Arsenal will exercise an extension clause in 22-year-old French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi's contract if Marseille do not increase their £8.6m bid. (Le10 Sport, in French)

Mikel Arteta's Arsenal are also interested in Lyon's French striker Moussa Dembele, 24, with the futures of French forward Alexandre Lacazette, 30, and English centre-forward Eddie Nketiah, 22, uncertain. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Bayern Munich are set to sign Atletico Madrid and Spain midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, for 80m euros (£68.7m) with former Leeds target Rodrigo De Paul, 27, who plays for Udinese and Argentina, going to the La Liga champions as his 40m euro (£34.4m) replacement. (Radio Marca)

Everton and West Ham are interested in Lazio and Argentina forward Joaquin Correa, 26, with the Italian side willing to negotiate for around £30m to help fund new signings. (Italy24News)

Former England full-back Danny Mills believes Tottenham should sell England midfielder Dele Alli, 25, this summer, with any potential deal allowing them to sign two players. (Football Insider)

Liverpool are looking to sell Serbia midfielder Marko Grujic this summer, with Hertha Berlin, where the 25-year-old spent two years on loan between 2018 and 2020, interested now his asking price has dropped to 14m euros (£12m). (Berliner Kurier, in German)

Bayern Munich's contract talks with French winger Kingsley Coman have stalled with the 24-year-old wanting 20m Euros per year, leading to him instructing his agent to see if any Premier League clubs are interested. (Sport 1, in German)

Barcelona and Bosnia midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 31, could rejoin Juventus this summer after conversations with Massimiliano Allegri, who is set to take over after Andrea Pirlo was sacked. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Meanwhile, Barcelona are set to complete the signing of Lyon and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 27, on a three-year contract. (Sport)

Roma boss Jose Mourinho is set to frustrate Premier League clubs by keeping 19-year-old Gambia midfielder Ebrima Darboe at the club. (Il Tempo via Tuttomercato Web, in Italian)

Luis Campos, former sports advisor at Monaco and Lille, has turned down a switch to Nice amid talks with Arsenal and Real Madrid. (RMC Sport, in French)

Brazil's European-based players, including those from Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea, have "delayed training" at the Copa America, with Brazil considering whether to quit the tournament that is due to start on 13 June. (Mirror)
 

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Sunday's Newspapers:
6th June 2021




sunday mirror
Manchester United have been told it will cost them £81.5m to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund.
Tottenham will seek further talks with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag after their move for Antonio Conte collapsed on Friday.
Marcus Rashford is planning to undergo surgery after Euro 2020, leaving Manchester United fearing their star striker will miss the start of next season if England make it all the way to the final at Wembley next month.
Manchester City are confident that club captain Fernandinho will still be at the Etihad next season.
Virgil van Dijk will be the Netherland's chief cheerleader during the Euros after being ruled out of the tournament by injury.


the sun on sunday
England stars are set for a huge pay boost as they get fired up for Euro glory - thanks to a new deal with the taxman.
Duncan Ferguson has turned down a job at Real Madrid because he wants to become Everton boss.
Manchester United are thinking of playing Aaron Wan-Bissaka at centre-half in a defensive reshuffle.
Jonathan Woodgate is in grave danger of the axe at Bournemouth - with Scott Parker in their sights as boss.
Brentford will bid to sign left-back Gabriel Fuentes from Junior FC in his native Colombia.


mail on sunday
Chelsea are open to offloading Hakim Ziyech this summer after just one season with clubs in Italy interested in him, according to reports.
UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin has claimed that Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli 'no longer exists' to him following his involvement in the failed European Super League plans.
Sean Dyche is poised to sign a new contract at Burnley this week as four Premier League clubs seek to fill managerial vacancies.


sunday times
England are growing increasingly concerned that Harry Maguire will miss all three of their European Championship group games because of his ankle injury.
Wales are taking special precautions with Aaron Ramsey for fear that he may suffer a thigh injury and miss the European Championship finals.


sunday express
Everton have four options on their managerial shortlist with Eddie Howe pushing the hardest to land the job.


the observer
Sri Lanka's limited-overs tour of England, due to start later this month, has been thrown into doubt after an escalation in the dispute between Sri Lanka Cricket and the players.


sunday telegraph
Eddie Jones has encouraged his players to emulate the example of tennis player, Naomi Osaka, in 'standing up for what they believe is right,' and urges them to harden themselves to criticism as it is 'what we all signed up for.'


daily star sunday
Manchester United are set for a 'huge windfall', after a savvy piece of business, should Wilfried Zaha leave Crystal Palace this summer.


sunday mail
Kyle Lafferty insists he was shown the door by Kilmarnock despite pledging to stay and be part of their Championship campaign next season.
Asian Football Confederation technical director Andy Roxburgh admits Ange Postecoglou faces a "frustrating" process before taking the Celtic job.
Scotland's players will discuss taking a knee with England in a show of solidarity against racism in their Euro 2020 clash.



SCOTTISH SUN ON SUNDAY
Celtic have sealed the deal for Ange Postecoglou to be their new boss.
Ex-Motherwell boss Stephen Robinson looks poised to replace Derek Adams as Morecambe boss.



Manchester United have been told it will cost them £81.5m to sign England winger Jadon Sancho, 21, from Borussia Dortmund. (Mirror)

That deal would mean rivals Manchester City will pocket £11m in sell-on fees after helping to develop Sancho in their academy. (Mirror)

Tottenham will seek further talks with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag, 51, after their move for Antonio Conte collapsed. (Mirror)

Duncan Ferguson has turned down a job on Carlo Ancelotti's coaching staff at Real Madrid because he wants to become Everton boss. (Sun)

West Ham are confident David Moyes will sign a new long-term contract after talks with the 58-year-old manager, who has been linked with a return to Everton. (Football Insider)

Atletico Madrid right-back Kieran Trippier, 30, has told England colleagues he is keen to join Manchester United this summer. (Mirror)

Barcelona are considering making an improved offer to Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, who is set to leave Liverpool on a free transfer, after Paris St-Germain eclipsed Barca's initial offer. (Marca)

If Barcelona do not complete the signing of Wijnaldum and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 27, from Lyon next week, it could hold up deals to sell up to four players. (Sport)

Next week Barca will offer a long-term extension to Ilaix Moriba, the 18-year-old Spanish midfielder who has one year left on his current deal and has been linked with Manchester City and Manchester United. (Marca)

New Roma coach Jose Mourinho wants to sign one of three goalkeeper targets: Tottenham and France's Hugo Lloris, 34, Juventus and Poland's Wojciech Szczesny, 31, or Wolves and Portugal's Rui Patricio, 33. (La Gazetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Arsenal's Swiss international Granit Xhaka, 28, remains Roma's top target in midfield. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Sean Dyche, 49, is poised to sign a new deal as Burnley manager. (Mail)

Leeds United have been offered the chance to sign former loanee Eddie Nketiah this summer, with Arsenal wanting £20m for the English forward, 22. (Football Insider)

Atletico Madrid are expected to make a new offer for Udinese's Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul, 27, who has also been linked with Liverpool and AC Milan. (Mundo Deportivo - in Italian)

Leicester are closing in on the signing of French midfielder Boubakary Soumare, 22, from Lille and remain interested in Tammy Abraham if the English striker, 23, leaves Chelsea this summer. (Leicester Mercury)

Leeds United and Brighton have joined Rangers in the race to sign Sparta Rotterdam's Dutch midfielder Abdou Harroui, 23. (Football Insider)

Burnley and Norwich are among several Premier League clubs who have asked Liverpool about taking Wales right-back Neco Williams, 20, on loan next season. (Teamtalk)

Brentford will bid to sign left-back Gabriel Fuentes, 24, from Junior FC in his native Colombia. (Sun)

West Brom have told Brazilian midfielder Matheus Pereira, 25, he can leave the Championship club this summer, if they are offered at least £15m. Aston Villa and Brighton are among those who have made enquiries. (Teamtalk)

After Barcelona confirm Ronald Koeman will stay on as coach, their former midfielder Xavi Hernandez, 41, says he turned the job down for a second time, with the Al-Sadd coach saying "it was not the moment". (La Vanguardia via Sport)

Lincoln City manager Michael Appleton is the new frontrunner for the West Brom job, after the Baggies called off plans to appoint Chris Wilder. (Football Insider)

Bournemouth boss Jonathan Woodgate is in danger of being sacked, with Fulham boss Scott Parker, 40, top of the Cherries' wanted list to replace him. (Sun)

Former Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe turned down Celtic as he is willing to bide his time for the Southampton job to come available. (Football Insider)
 

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I can't shake the image of Duncan Ferguson rocking up for his first training session at Real Madrid.

The lads are used to intricate technical sessions and a bit of video analysis. Suddenly they're confronted by that head the ball, foaming at the mouth and teaching them how to headbutt referees.
 

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Monday's Newspapers:
7th June 2021




the sun
Kieran Trippier has told England team-mates he is keen to secure a move to Manchester United.
Aston Villa are set to swoop for England and Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse.
Wolves will listen to offers for Ruben Neves and Joao Moutinho this summer.
Roma boss Jose Mourinho is reportedly set to raid his old club Tottenham for captain Hugo Lloris.
Arsenal have offered Eddie Nketiah to Leeds for £20m, according to reports.
Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Erling Haaland after Borussia Dortmund slapped a £172m price tag on the striker.


daily mail
Wolves are braced for an offer from Arsenal this week for Ruben Neves.
Sean Dyche is poised to sign a new contract at Burnley this week as four Premier League clubs seek to fill managerial vacancies.
Arsenal defender William Saliba is a loan target for Newcastle United.
Manchester United are to install new floodlights at both Old Trafford and Carrington as part of an £11million schedule of works this summer.
Arsenal have been urged to finally go and get a deal done for Wilfried Zaha this summer, by former Gunner Emmanuel Petit.
Leicester have released nine players in a major clear-out of the squad.


daily mirror
Tottenham will confirm the appointment of former Juventus transfer chief Fabio Paratici this week.
PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insists Kylian Mbappe will not be sold and will not be leaving on a free.
Arsenal are considering extending Matteo Guendouzi's contract despite his future at The Emirates remaining uncertain.


daily express
Arsenal look set to miss out on another transfer target amid reports that Leicester City have won the race to sign Celtic striker Odsonne Edouard.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno is attracting no shortage of transfer interest amid suggestions that he could be set to leave the club this summer, according to reports.


daily record
Celtic are hoping to get Ange Postecoglou on a plane to conclude the deal as soon as possible - but the 55-year-old will need to do 10 days in isolation, leaving current coaches John Kennedy and Gavin Strachan to welcome back the players on June 17.
Nicolae Stanciu refused to take the knee before Romania's friendly against England in protest over Ondrej Kudela's UEFA ban for racially abusing Glen Kamara.


scottish sun
Bayer Leverkusen are ready to step up their interest in Kristoffer Ajer after his Celtic quit revelation.
Celtic 'January target' Philip Zinckernagel has revealed he snubbed a switch to Parkhead for a move to Watford as they are 'a bigger club'.



Paris St-Germain chief executive Nasser Al-Khelaifi says the French giants will never sell France striker Kylian Mbappe, 22. (AS - in Spanish)

It will cost 200m euros (£171.8m) to buy Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, from Borussia Dortmund this summer. (AS - in Spanish)

Aston Villa are set to make a move for Southampton and England midfielder James Ward-Prowse, 26, a day after agreeing a club-record deal to sign fellow midfielder Emiliano Buendia from Norwich. (Guardian)

Southampton have labelled Ward-Prowse not for sale amid Villa's interest in the Saints captain. (Mail)

After missing out on Buendia, Arsenal's main target remains bringing Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, 22, back from Real Madrid, either on a loan or permanent move. (Football London)

Wolves are braced for an offer from Arsenal this week for Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 24. (Mail)

Arsenal are set to rival Manchester United for England and Atletico Madrid full-back Kieran Trippier, 30. (Metro)

Trippier has told his England team-mates that he is open to leaving Spain and joining Manchester United. (Sun)

Barcelona are showing renewed interest in Manchester City's Spain defender Aymeric Laporte, 27, and may offer Spanish utility man Sergi Roberto, 29, as part of the deal. (Sport - in Spanish)

France striker Olivier Giroud, 34, could still join AC Milan, despite Chelsea announcing they had triggered a one-year contract extension last week. (Goal)

Barcelona have decided not to make an increased offer to Georginio Wijnaldum, 30, after Paris St-Germain offered more than double the wages Barca did. The Netherlands midfielder, who is available on a free transfer from Liverpool, is now set to sign a three-year deal with PSG. (Fabrizio Romano, Twitter)

Juventus may try a similar move with another Barcelona target, Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 27, who is set to leave Lyon on a free transfer. (Mundo Deportivo)

Marko Grujic is set to spark a bidding war with Liverpool ready to cash in on the Serbia midfielder, 25, this summer. (Liverpool Echo)

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is set to sign a two-year extension to 2024 - and has asked the Spanish champions to sign Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 23, from Inter Milan. (AS - in Spanish)

Borussia Monchengladbach would listen to offers of 40m euros (£34.3m) for Leicester City target Jonas Hofmann, with Tottenham, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid also said to be interested in the Germany winger, 28. (Leicester Mercury)

Real Betis are in advanced talks with Paraguay defender Fabian Balbuena, 29, who is set to come out of contract at West Ham. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Tottenham will confirm the appointment of former Juventus transfer chief Fabio Paratici this week, even after the collapse of their attempts to bring in ex-Juve and Inter Milan manager Antonio Conte. (Mirror)

Lazio could appoint former Juventus and Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri, 62, as their new manager this week. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)
 

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Tuesday's Newspapers:
8th June 2021




daily mail
Chelsea have opened talks over a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland which could see them pay as much as £170m, with the Blues considering offering Tammy Abraham as part of the deal.
Brighton will fend off interest in England new boy Ben White by placing a £50m valuation on the defender.
Jose Mourinho believes Dean Henderson is ready to replace David de Gea as Manchester United's No 1 goalkeeper.
Arsenal midfielder Thomas Partey has been excused from Ghana's friendly against Morocco due to 'personal reasons'.
Four crews were attending the scene of a fire on Monday evening near Roots Hall, the home ground of Southend United football club.


the times
Manchester United are moving closer to reaching an agreement with Borussia Dortmund to sign Jadon Sancho after the asking price fell to £80m plus add-ons.
Southampton are ready to reject an approach from Aston Villa for James Ward-Prowse.
Atletico Madrid have offered Manchester City the opportunity to sign Saul Niguez in a deal in which Bernardo Silva would move to the newly crowned Spanish champions.
England's players were given an impromptu day off by Gareth Southgate, enabling them to see their families once more before entering the FA's European Championship bubble.
Thomas Courts, the new Dundee United head coach, has insisted he is ready for the task of taking charge at one of Scotland's biggest clubs.


the sun
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy will demand a cash-only deal of at least £150m for star striker Harry Kane.
Rio Ferdinand has slammed fans who boo England players taking the knee as 'ignorant'.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has quashed any rumours linking him with a shock move to Arsenal this summer.
Sam Johnstone is so chilled he would treat the Euros exactly like a night game at Barnsley, accordingly to his former manager Slaven Bilic.


daily telegraph
Wolves are ready to demand a minimum £40m for Ruben Neves, as Arsenal prepare to make a move after clearing Granit Xhaka to join Jose Mourinho's Roma.
Gareth Southgate gave England's forward players a dressing down at half-time in the final warm-up game against Romania with Jack Grealish still uncertain over whether or not he will start the first game of the European Championships against Croatia.


the guardian
Boris Johnson has said he wants the "whole country" to get behind the England team but has refused to condemn those who booed players taking a knee, as a row over the anti-racism gesture threatens to overshadow the start of Euro 2020.
Naomi Osaka has officially withdrawn from the bett1open grass court tournament next week in Berlin, an event she had intended to compete in as a warm-up before Wimbledon.


daily mirror
Gareth Southgate will have five training sessions with England's full squad before their first group match with Croatia on Sunday.
Gini Wijnaldum is closing on a move to Paris Saint-Germain after snubbing a switch to Barcelona.
Marcelo Bielsa has blocked Leeds goalkeeper Illan Meslier playing for France at the Olympics.


daily star
Newly appointed Roma manager Jose Mourinho will reportedly look to previous employers Tottenham for transfer recruits this summer, with goalkeeper Hugo Lloris near the top of his wish-list.
Arsenal legend Sol Campbell has urged his former side to sign Conor Coady from Wolves this summer.
Salford half-back Kev Brown has agreed to go under the knife after being warned he'd end up on crutches after every game if not.


daily express
Barcelona will continue their raid of Manchester City by trying to sign Aymeric Laporte, Ilkay Gundogan and Gabriel Jesus, according to reports.


daily record
Celtic star Jack Hendry has agreed a three-year deal with KV Oostende - but likely to be sold for a quick profit after Euro 2020.
Ashley Williams says Scotland can emulate his Welsh wonders and shock and storm the Euros.


scottish sun
Celtic are expecting Ange Postecoglou to fly into Glasgow by the weekend.
Former Celtic and Scotland star Charlie Mulgrew is a top signing target for Dundee United's boss-to-be, Tam Courts.



Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola wants to sign Aston Villa and England midfielder Jack Grealish, 25, this summer. (ESPN)

Tottenham Hotspur want at least £150m in a cash-only deal for England striker Harry Kane if chairman Daniel Levy lets the 27-year-old leave the club. (Sun)

Manchester United have edged closer to agreeing a deal to sign Jadon Sancho from Borussia Dortmund after the asking price for the 21-year-old England winger fell to £80m plus add-ons. (Times, subscription required)

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 36, is exploring his options elsewhere despite being in talks with Juventus over his future at the club. (ESPN)

If Ronaldo does leave Juve, Manchester City's 24-year-old Brazilian Gabriel Jesus is the top of their list of replacements alongside Fiorentina and Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 21, and Paris St-Germain's 28-year-old Argentine Mauro Icardi. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea have opened talks with Borussia Dortmund over a possible £170m move for Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, and England forward Tammy Abraham, 23, could be part of the deal. (Mail)

Everton have interviewed former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo, 47, about succeeding Carlo Ancelotti as manager after the Italian left to re-join Real Madrid. (Football Insider)

Brighton will hope to hold off interest in England defender Ben White from the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool by putting a £50m valuation on the 23-year-old. (Mail)

Leicester have agreed a £15m transfer in principle with Celtic for French forward Odsonne Edouard, 23. (Sun)

Atalanta have set a £52m asking price for Argentina defender Cristian Romero. The 23-year-old centre-back has been linked with a move to Manchester United. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Paris St-Germain are closing in on the signing of AC Milan and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 22, on a free transfer. (Sky Italia)

Juventus want to make 28-year-old Spanish striker Alvaro Morata's loan deal from Atletico Madrid permanent. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Newcastle want to beat Southampton to the signing of Leicester's English midfielder Hamza Choudhury, 23. (Football Insider)

Fulham boss Scott Parker would be tempted to quit the club to become manager at Bournemouth. (Talksport)

West Ham and Aston Villa are keen to sign Burnley striker Chris Wood, while Everton are monitoring the 29-year-old New Zealand international while they await the appointment of a new manager. (Mirror)

Meanwhile, West Ham have reached an agreement to sign 19-year-old French midfielder Pierre Ekwah from Chelsea. (Sky Sports)

Aston Villa are favourites to sign 16-year-old central defender Josh Feeney from Fleetwood in the summer, but they face competition from Manchester United for the England Under-16 captain. (Mail)
 

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Unfortunately this morning, out of the blue, I found myself in hospital. Nothing serious but doctor wanted a better check up.
I'll post today's papers this evening.
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Unfortunately this morning, out of the blue, I found myself in hospital. Nothing serious but doctor wanted a better check up.
I'll post today's papers this evening.
Apologies folks.
Hope you get better soon
 

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Unfortunately this morning, out of the blue, I found myself in hospital. Nothing serious but doctor wanted a better check up.
I'll post today's papers this evening.
Apologies folks.
At some point, you’re going to have to decide which is more important: your health or paper talk.
get well soon
 

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Unfortunately this morning, out of the blue, I found myself in hospital. Nothing serious but doctor wanted a better check up.
I'll post today's papers this evening.
Apologies folks.
Hope all is well with you Christinaa! Thanks for all the hard work.
 

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Wednesday's Newspapers:
9th June 2021



Daily Mail

Manchester City are expected to raise more than £70m through the sale of fringe players this summer to fund moves for Tottenham's Harry Kane and England team-mate Jack Grealish.

Arsenal are in talks to sell both Granit Xhaka and Hector Bellerin as they look to raise funds to make a summer move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves.

Ralph Hasenhuttl has revealed Southampton have held talks with Liverpool over keeping Takumi Minamino at the club next season, despite Jurgen Klopp claiming the Japanese's 'time will come' with the Reds.


DAILY TELEGRAPH

Erling Haaland is believed to be interested in a move to Chelsea if the European champions can find a way of negotiating a deal with Borussia Dortmund - either for this summer or next.


Tottenham Hotspur have gone back to square one in their hunt for a new manager after incoming sporting director Fabio Paratici started work on drawing up a fresh shortlist of candidates.

Brentford are on the verge of becoming the first Premier League club to refuse to take a knee next season.

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of undermining her own "cautious" coronavirus approach after it emerged football fans attending Euro 2020 games in Glasgow will undergo the most lenient Covid checks of any host stadium in Europe.



THE TIMES

England's Euro 2020 group games will be the first sporting events in the UK to use vaccine "passports" for supporters to gain access.

Chelsea will consider offers for Callum Hudson-Odoi as Bayern Munich renew their interest.

The ECB has begun a review of past social-media posts by its contracted players in the wake of Ollie Robinson's suspension for offensive tweets he posted as a teenager.




THE SUN

Jordan Henderson fears England fans will prove on Sunday that the country still has a racism issue.

West Ham will step up their bid for Jesse Lingard following his England heartache.

Billy Gilmour is considering a loan move from Chelsea to give his career a kick-start.

Ainsley Maitland-Niles has admitted it may be time to 'kiss goodbye' to Arsenal if he is not a part of their plans next season.

Glenn Hoddle admits he is worried about the inclusion of Jordan Henderson in England's Euros squad.

Kyle Walker has the highest estimated energy bill of all footballers thanks to his luxury £3m home, according to research.



DAILY MIRROR

Tottenham have made it clear to Manchester City they will not accept a cash-plus-player deal for Harry Kane.

Kylian Mbappe claims he is content with his situation at PSG as his contract continues to wind down in the French capital.

Jurgen Klopp could be prepared to go back on his promise to Takumi Minamino after Liverpool held transfer talks with Southampton regarding the forward's future.



DAILY EXPRESS

Italy manager Roberto Mancini has told defender Emerson to leave Chelsea due to a lack of game time and find a club where he can play an 'important role'.

Unai Emery is proving to be a constant thorn in the side of Arsenal fans as he appears to be mounting a move for Gunners full-back Hector Bellerin.

Leeds are set to be ordered to pay RB Leipzig £18m for the permanent transfer of Jean-Kevin Augustin - even though the forward now plays for Nantes.



DAILY STAR

Liverpool have reportedly made a £28.5m bid for Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini to replace the departed Georginio Wijnaldum.

AC Milan are reportedly preparing to complete a triple summer swoop of Chelsea players Olivier Giroud, Fikayo Tomori and Hakim Ziyech.



DAILY RECORD

John Fleck is set to rejoin Steve Clarke's Euros squad in the next 24 hours after posting two negative coronavirus results.

Aberdeen have agreed a fee and a deal to sign Houston Dynamo's 30-year-old striker Christian Ramirez.

Louis Moult is set to disappoint Motherwell by signing for Burton Albion.


SCOTTISH SUN

Olivier Ntcham is edging closer to joining AEK Athens.

Glen Kamara has shut down rumours linking him with a move away from Rangers.



Former Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo is on the verge of being appointed Crystal Palace manager. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Manchester United have growing concerns about having to let midfielder Paul Pogba go for free when his current contract ends in 2022. This summer is United's last chance to receive a significant fee for the 28-year-old France international, with Real Madrid, Juventus, Barcelona and Paris St-Germain all interested. (ESPN)

Atletico Madrid have offered Spain midfielder Saul Niguez, 26, to Manchester City in exchange for Portugal forward Bernardo Silva, also 26. (Times)

Liverpool have made a £25.8m bid for Roma captain and Italy midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini, 24, to replace 30-year-old Dutch international Georginio Wijnaldum. (Corriere dello Sport, via Sun)

Aston Villa, who are looking to bolster their attack, are weighing up a deal for Norway international Joshua King, 29, after the forward was released by Everton. But Norwich and Celtic are also interested in the player. (VG, via Birmingham Live)

Arsenal have set a £20m asking price for Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, with Atletico Madrid interested in the 26-year-old as a replacement for England international Kieran Trippier, 30, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United. Real Betis have also shown interest in Bellerin, but his price tag will prove too much. (CBS Sport)

Juventus have been linked with Bellerin and could offer 30-year-old Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey back to the Gunners in a swap deal. (Sport, in Spanish)

Liverpool are interested in Porto midfielder Fabio Vieira after the 21-year-old was named player of the tournament at the European Under-21 Championship, despite his side losing the final to Germany on Sunday. (UOL Esporte, via Liverpool Echo)

Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20, is keen to join Chelsea and is willing to wait a year to make a move to Stamford Bridge. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Liverpool and Japan forward Takumi Minamino has been linked with a move back to Southampton where he spent time on loan last season, after Saints boss Ralph Hasenhuttl made an enquiry about the 26-year-old's future. (HampshireLive)

Brighton boss Graham Potter is still in contention to become Everton's new manager after the departure of Carlo Ancelotti. (Athletic, subscription required)

Arsenal have started talks with Wolves over a potential move for 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, with the Gunners keen to line up a replacement for Switzerland international Granit Xhaka, 28, who is close to joining Roma. (Goal)

Bayern Munich have revived interest in Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, with the Champions League winners open to offers for the 20-year-old. (Times, subscription required)

Arsenal's 23-year-old England midfielder Ainsley Maitland-Niles, who spent time on loan at West Brom last season, wants clarity from manager Mikel Arteta about his future. (Telegraph)

Roma manager Jose Mourinho is keen to sign Wolves goalkeeper and fellow countryman Rui Patricio, 33. The Premier League club have lined up Olympiakos' Portuguese keeper Jose Sa as a potential replacement. (Sky Italia - in Italian)

Spanish midfielder Dani Ceballos, 24, wants to return to play in La Liga next season after his loan spell with Arsenal from Real Madrid came to an end. (Cadena SER, via Evening Standard)

Roy Hodgson has turned down an approach by West Brom to be their new manager. (Football Insider)

Dutch left-back Jetro Willems, 27, wants to return to Newcastle having become a free agent after leaving Eintracht Frankfurt. He spent the 2019-20 season on loan at St James' Park. (Chronicle)

Chelsea and England midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek, 25, has been identified as Maurizio Sarri's top target once the Italian ex-Blues manager takes over at Lazio. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

AC Milan have begun talks with Chelsea about making a triple signing, with the Rossoneri keen on 34-year-old France striker Olivier Giroud and Morocco midfielder Hakim Ziyech, 28, while 23-year-old England defender Fikayo Tomori is wanted on a permanent deal after his loan stint with the Italians last season. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

AC Milan have been told that signing 21-year-old Spanish midfielder Brahim Diaz on a permanent deal from Real Madrid will cost them £26m, but the La Liga club are open to loaning the playmaker out again. (Goal)