Press Gossip - 2022

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Sunday 17 July 2022 07:41, UK



SUNDAY MIRROR


Manchester United are keeping tabs on Ivan Toney and could make a move for the Brentford striker.
Manchester United are said to have not made a bid for PSV midfielder Ibrahim Sangare, despite previous reports to the contrary.
Arsenal new boy Fabio Vieira has admitted he prefers playing as a number 10, even though he has occupied a number of different roles in the past.



THE SUN ON SUNDAY

Sevilla are set to reignite previous interest in Ben Brereton Diaz but are only prepared to play £10m for the Chile and Blackburn striker
Anthony Elanga says Manchester United were not fit enough last season and has praised the impact Erik ten Hag has had since taking charge at Old Trafford.
Wayne Rooney is considering handing Phil Jones the chance to join him at DC United.
Everton have seen a swoop for Maxwel Cornet snubbed by Burnley - because it was a 'loan with a view' bid.
Former Everton loanee Djibril Sidibe is targeting a return to the Premier League after his contract at Monaco expired.
Arsenal defender Pablo Mari has emerged as a target for Turkish side Fenerbahce - with the defender not part of Mikel Arteta's plans this season.
Southampton want £40m for right-back Kyle Walker-Peters.
Crystal Palace will sell Christian Benteke if the right offer comes in.
Liverpool's forgotten man Ben Davies is in the middle of a transfer war - with Vincent Kompany's Burnley joining the hunt.

SUNDAY EXPRESS
Bayern boss Julian Nagelsmann has reiterated his earlier insistence that he does not need Cristiano Ronaldo at the club this summer.
Manchester United are reportedly eyeing Ruben Neves in case their pursuit of Frenkie de Jong fails.
Kalidou Koulibaly has revealed that Edouard Mendy and Jorginho convinced him to sign for Chelsea.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Ilkay Gundogan will miss Manchester City's pre-season tour of the United States because he has only received one dose of a coronavirus vaccine.

MAIL ON SUNDAY
Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has warned unvaccinated stars he would think twice before signing them.
West Ham are waiting for a response from Lille after making a £32.5m bid for midfielder Amadou Onana.
Kalidou Koulibably has been hailed as a "top" signing by none other than former Chelsea captain John Terry.
Leeds United want more than £35m to sell Jack Harrison amid interest from Newcastle United.

INDEPENDENT
Harry Maguire is determined to bounce back from a disappointing season where the Manchester United captain admits his career took a "setback".

SUNDAY RECORD
Calvin Bassey has been left out of Rangers' squad for their friendly with Blackpool as edges closer towards the Ibrox exit door.

SCOTTISH SUN
Rangers will launch a bid for Liverpool's Ben Davies as Calvin Bassey's replacement.




Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has again reiterated the German club's stance on Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, by ruling out a move for the Manchester United and Portugal forward. (SPORT1 via Mail on Sunday)

Manchester City have no intention of selling Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva to Barcelona this summer, with manager Pep Guardiola still viewing the 27-year-old as an important part of his plans next season. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal have agreed a £30m deal to sign Ukraine left-back Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25, from Manchester City, with personal terms still yet to be completed. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea will make a move for Sevilla and France centre-back Jules Kounde, 23, after failing to agree a deal with Manchester City for Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, 27. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag has told the club's hierarchy to continue their attempts to sign 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona - even if he has not joined them by the start of their season on 7 August. (Guardian)

Barcelona have named De Jong in their squad for a pre-season tour in the United States. (Manchester Evening News)

Everton have opened talks on a new contract with English forward Anthony Gordon, having rejected a £35m offer for the 21-year-old from Newcastle United. (Football Insider)

AC Milan are in discussions with Tottenham about signing their 23-year-old English defender Japhet Tanganga. (Calciomercato in Italian)

Paris St-Germain have joined Barcelona in the hunt to sign English midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka from Aston Villa. The 18-year-old was left out of manager Steven Gerrard's side for their pre-season in Australia amid a contract stand-off. (Sunday People)

Juventus are in contact with Atletico Madrid about signing 29-year-old Spain striker Alvaro Morata, who returned to the Spanish club in the summer following the end of a two-year loan spell at the Serie A side. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Leeds United are at an advanced stage in talks with 20-year-old English forward Joe Gelhardt about a contract extension. (Football Insider)

Marseille are trying to sign Lens wing-back Jonathan Clauss amid late interest from Chelsea and Manchester United in the 29-year-old. Atletico Madrid are also keen on the France international. (90 Min)

Nottingham Forest have offered £10m to Middlesbrough for winger Marcus Tavernier, while Bournemouth have also made a bid for the 23-year-old Englishman. (Mail on Sunday)

Manchester United's English defender Phil Jones, 30, is a target for former team-mate and new DC United boss Wayne Rooney. (Daily Star Sunday)
 

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DAILY MAIL


Chelsea have made a £40m offer for Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe and are back in talks with Sevilla over Jules Kounde.
PSV are hoping to secure defensive midfielder Ibrahim Sangare to a new deal amid growing transfer interest from abroad.
Mikel Arteta believes Gabriel Jesus is the 'streetwise' striker Arsenal have been missing.
England hope to have head coach Sarina Wiegman back on the touchline for Wednesday's Euro 2022 quarter-final with Spain after her positive Covid test on Friday.
The Premier League is to introduce a multi-ball system for the forthcoming season with 10 match balls in use at each top-flight game in an attempt to speed up play and cut down on time-wasting.
Taking a knee is expected to be among the topics discussed between Premier League captains on a Zoom call a week on Thursday.

Napoli have asked about taking Chelsea 'keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga on loan.

Armando Broja's move to West Ham is set to proceed as a loan with Chelsea reluctant to sell the striker

Leeds are signing 18-year-old forward Sonny Perkins, who left West Ham.

Nottingham Forest are close to a £10m agreement with Huddersfield Town for their midfielder Lewis O'Brien.

Bournemouth and Nottingham Forest have made £10m bids for Middlesbrough winger Marcus Tavernier.

Everton are making a revised bid for Burnley's Maxwel Cornet after their loan offer was rebuffed.

Paris Saint-Germain, Newcastle and Borussia Dortmund are keen on Aston Villa's £20m-rated Carney Chukwuemeka.

The man representing 185 rugby union players in a concussion lawsuit against the game's governing bodies has warned of a "ticking time-bomb" of early-onset dementia diagnoses and other neurological impairments.


THE MIRROR

Chelsea are growing increasingly confident of beating Barcelona to the signing of central defender Jules Kounde from Sevilla.
Thomas Tuchel belives Kalidou Koulibaly can be Chelsea's new Thiago Silva.
Mikel Arteta has admitted that the presence of the Amazon cameras were "demanding" after Arsenal were filmed throughout the 2021/22 campaign.
THE SUN

Manchester City will step up their bid for Brighton's Marc Cucurella to replace Oleksandr Zinchenko.
Crystal Palace new boy Cheick Doucoure is at the heart of a blackmail scandal less than a week after joining the club.
EFL clubs are set to see the cost of using floodlights double due to rising energy prices.


THE GUARDIAN

Bayern Munich have reached a verbal agreement with Juventus to sign centre-back Matthijs de Ligt for a fee that could reach €80m (£68m).


DAILY EXPRESS

Manchester United are working on a deal to bring Frenkie de Jong to the club and still remain hopeful of signing Ajax winger Antony.


DAILY STAR

Raheem Sterling has been caught on camera snubbing a fan who asked him to sign a Manchester City shirt after he signed for Chelsea.
Nani has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo has been avoiding his calls recently amid speculation about his future.
Manchester City youngster James Trafford has joked that he will splash out on "more ice cream" after landing a bumper new deal with the Premier League champions.
Rangers are closing on the signing of Liverpool defender Ben Davies.


DAILY TELEGRAPH

England have managed to avoid picking up any fresh Covid infections in the aftermath of manager Sarina Wiegman's positive test.
England's future home Test series will be played mainly outside school holidays as the Hundred gets an unofficial three-week window in the new future tours programme.


DAILY RECORD

Aaron Mooy is closing in on a move to Celtic as a free agent.




Bayern Munich have reached a verbal agreement with Juventus to sign centre-back Matthijs de Ligt for a fee that could reach £68m (The Guardian).

Chelsea are growing increasingly confident of beating Barcelona to the signing of central defender Jules Kounde from Sevilla (Daily Mirror).

Manchester City will step up their bid for Brighton's Marc Cucurella to replace Oleksandr Zinchenko (The Sun).

Manchester United are working on a deal to bring Frenkie de Jong to the club and still remain hopeful of signing Ajax winger Antony (Daily Express).

Nani has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo has been avoiding his calls recently amid speculation about his future (Daily Star).

PSV are hoping to secure defensive midfielder Ibrahim Sangare to a new deal amid growing transfer interest from abroad (Daily Mail).

Mikel Arteta believes Gabriel Jesus is the 'streetwise' striker Arsenal have been missing (Daily Mail).

Former Huddersfield midfielder Aaron Mooy is closing in on a move to Celtic as a free agent (Daily Record).

Mikel Arteta believes Gabriel Jesus is the 'streetwise' striker Arsenal have been missing (Daily Mail).



Bayern Munich chief executive Oliver Kahn has described Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane, 28, as "an absolute top striker" and "a dream of the future" after they agreed to sell Robert Lewandowski, 33, to Barcelona. (Bild, via Star)

Lewandowski has met up with his new Barcelona team-mates on the beach in Florida after having a medical to complete his £42.5m switch from Bayern Munich. (Mail)

Barcelona want to sign 23-year-old Sevilla and France defender Jules Kounde, who has also been linked with Chelsea, after reaching a deal for Poland striker Lewandowski. (Marca)

According to reports elsewhere, however, Chelsea "remain in the box seat" to sign former Bordeaux defender Kounde as Barcelona prepare to bid for the Blues' Spanish defensive duo of Marcos Alonso, 31, and Cesar Azpilicueta, 32. (Mirror)

Netherlands international Frenkie de Jong is opposed to joining Manchester United or any English club, but the 25-year-old Barcelona midfielder would consider a move to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. (Sport - in Spanish)

Bayern Munich have put in a fresh offer of £59.5m, with £8.5m in add-ons, for Juventus and Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, 22, as negotiations between the clubs reach their final stages. (Goal)

Tottenham are prepared to pay 17m euros (£14.4m) for Barcelona and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay - but the Spanish club want 20m euros (£17m), and the 28-year-old is reluctant to leave the Nou Camp. (Sport - in Spanish)

Barcelona's board have held talks with Depay to establish whether the former Manchester United player intends to stay or go. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester City have stepped up their bid to sign Spanish left-back Marc Cucurella, 23, from Brighton as a replacement for Ukrainian defender Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal. (Sun)

Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has dismissed rumours linking him with a loan move back to former club Sporting Lisbon. The Portugal captain posted "Fake" in reply to an Instagram story by Sport TV Portugal showing the Manchester United attacker's car parked at the Sporting stadium. (Sun)

West Ham have made an undisclosed offer for Hertha Berlin defender Jordan Torunarigha. The 24-year-old German was the subject of a 2m euro (£1.7m) bid from Belgian side Gent, where he spent the season on loan, but the Bundesliga club value him at 5m euros (£4.2m). (Voetbal Nieuws - in Dutch)

Chelsea and Albania striker Armando Broja will join West Ham on a season-long loan. The Hammers wanted to sign the 20-year-old on a permanent deal but the Blues were reluctant to sell the player who spent last season on loan at Southampton. (Mail)

English centre-back Levi Colwill, 19, will look to leave Chelsea if the Stamford Bridge club sign more defenders this summer. (Athletic - subscription required)

Portsmouth, Hibernian and Motherwell are competing to sign free agent Terell Thomas after the Saint Lucia defender, 26, was released from his contract by Reading. (Hampshire Live)
 

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Tuesday 19 July 2022 07:47, UK


DAILY MIRROR



Manchester United have been told that they would have to shell out another £40m to seal a deal for Kyle Walker-Peters this summer.
Chelsea are looking to get rid of Ross Barkley ahead of the fast-approaching season.
Birmingham are poised to announce this week that former Argentina striker Maxi Lopez and businessman Paul Richardson have agreed to take over.
Mikel Arteta still wants to bolster his midfield options as Arsenal close in on Oleksandr Zinchenko.
Arsenal's hopes of landing Lyon star Lucas Paqueta have been handed a huge boost with the Ligue 1 side having dropped their excessive demands.
Nuno Tavares will reportedly reject a loan move to Marseille this summer with Arsenal keen to move the defender on before the end of the transfer window.
West Ham hope to complete the £30m signing of Chelsea striker Armando Broja this week.
Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is trying to agree a fee for Blackpool's Jordan Gabriel.
FIFA has sent out a strict 'code of conduct' ahead of the winter World Cup in Qatar after warning anyone not complying will be banished from the tournament.

THE GUARDIAN
Oleksandr Zinchenko is due to have a medical this week to complete his £30m move from Manchester City to Arsenal after agreeing personal terms on a contract to 2026.
West Ham have submitted an improved bid for Armando Broja of £30m plus add-ons and are close to agreeing personal terms with the Chelsea striker.

DAILY MAIL
Erik ten Hag has spoken with Sir Alex Ferguson over his new job as Manchester United boss, the Dutchman has revealed.
Billy Gilmour is set for another loan spell away from Chelsea after being released from the first team's pre-season training squad, with former manager Frank Lampard said to be interested in bringing him on board at Everton.
Aaron Ramsey is in talks with Juventus to settle the final year of his contract and allow him to sign for another club for free
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag admits he would have preferred to have gone into pre-season with a fully equipped squad that would have ideally included Frenkie de Jong
Marco Asensio, Dani Ceballos and Takefusa Kubo are amongst the most prominent names on Real Madrid's eight-man unwanted list.
Newly-promoted Fulham have made their move to sign Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet.
Timo Werner has hinted that his future may lie away from Chelsea.
Martin Odegaard is the top pick with Mikel Arteta determined to break the curse of the Arsenal captaincy.
Patrick Vieira has pledged his full support for Cheick Doucoure after Crystal Palace's new signing was the victim of an alleged blackmail plot.
England manager Sarina Wiegman's battle to recover from Covid in time for tomorrow's quarter-final with Spain is set to go down to the wire.
Crystal Palace are in talks to sign Bayern Munich defender Chris Richards.
Arsenal are monitoring developments with Juventus midfielder Arthur who may be allowed to leave on loan.
Leeds midfielder Jamie Shackleton is expected to finalise his loan to Millwall today.
Brighton midfielder Taylor Richards is a target for QPR and Blackburn Rovers.
Ryan Sessegnon has spent the summer beefing up his physique in a bid to improve his injury record and be ready to fight for a place at Tottenham.


THE TIMES


Dharmesh Sheth gives a transfer update on West Ham targets Armando Broja, Gianluca Scamacca, Amadou Onana and Jesse Lingard
West Ham United are increasingly confident of signing Jesse Lingard and have submitted a £30m bid for Chelsea's Armando Broja.
The Premier League clubs are ready to agree to a voluntary ban on shirt sponsorship by betting companies but subject to certain conditions and a transition period.
The County Championship matches at Northamptonshire and Gloucestershire will finish early today to reduce players' and fans' exposure to extreme heat.
Donald Trump has urged golfers to "take the money" and sign with the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series.
Unvaccinated players will be allowed to travel to the World Cup in Qatar without enduring a period of quarantine but are likely to have to undergo increased testing.
The RFU plans to start a trial next season in which the legal height of a tackle will be brought down to waist level and "smart mouth-guards" used to analyse the results in relation to head impacts.


DAILY TELEGRAPH


Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says he will not comment on links to Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo out of respect for the club
Erik ten Hag has suggested he could build his Manchester United team around Cristiano Ronaldo and raised the prospect of keeping the unsettled Portugal star for the next two years.
Aston Villa risk losing millions of pounds in transfer fees after Carney Chukwuemeka rejected contract proposals to extend his deal at Villa Park.
New Crystal Palace midfielder Cheick Doucoure is a victim of blackmail and attempted extortion, his lawyer has claimed.
Chelsea's new owners are overhauling the club's bonus and contract structures in an attempt to start rebalancing the wage bill and keep motivation levels high.
Cameron Smith has committed to the remainder of the PGA season despite the Saudi-backed rebel series preparing to unveil new names this week.
Australia are weighing up a shock move for England head coach Eddie Jones.


DAILY EXPRESS
Leeds have reportedly given up their transfer chase of Charles De Ketelaere as the Club Brugge attacker would prefer to move to AC Milan.


THE SUN
Frenkie de Jong has taken a clear swipe at Barcelona after "liking" an Instagram post that openly criticised the club.
Manchester City have completed the signing of Everton wonderkid Emilio Lawrence, according to reports.
Oleksandr Zinchenko is weighing up whether to take a new challenge at Arsenal - or stay at Manchester City and fight for his place.
Former Arsenal midfielder Ray Parlour praises 'winner' Gabriel Jesus and says he's been impressed with how quickly he's fitted into the Arsenal team
Paris Saint-Germain will attempt to snatch Sevilla defender Jules Kounde from under the nose of Chelsea, according to reports.
Liverpool have reportedly identified Rennes star Martin Terrier as a replacement for Roberto Firmino.
Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly set to enter a transfer battle for 15-year-old Brazilian wonderkid Endrick.
West Ham are reportedly closing in on a sensational triple transfer swoop with Jesse Lingard and Amadou Onana set to join Armando Broja.

DAILY RECORD
Highly rated St Mirren star Dylan Reid has turned down the chance to join Celtic following talks.

SCOTTISH SUN
Ex-Rangers goalkeeper Lionel Charbonnier has declared Fashion Sakala is joining his other former club Auxerre.




Atletico Madrid have contacted Cristiano Ronaldo's representatives over signing the Portugal forward, 37, from Manchester United. (AS - in Spanish)

New Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag says Ronaldo could stay at Old Trafford beyond the year he has left on his contract. (Guardian)

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag aims to tempt AC Milan to part with Ismael Bennacer, 24, and is prepared to offer Donny van de Beek as part of a swap deal for the Algeria midfielder, who is valued at 45m euros (£38m). (Calciomercato via Mirror)

Chelsea have agreed personal terms and with 23-year-old France Jules Kounde and have offered 55m euros (£47m) to Sevilla. (Marca - in Spanish)

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 31, is in talks with Juventus to settle the final year of his contract and allow him to leave on a free transfer. (Mail)

Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 22, has arrived in Germany to complete his move from Juventus to Bayern Munich after the clubs agreed a fee of 70m euros (£59m), plus 10m euros (£8m) in add-ons. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Barcelona are refusing to commit to paying Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong the 17m euros (£14m) from his restructured contract, delaying the 25-year-old's potential move to Manchester United. (Independent)

West Ham are confident of signing Lille's Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana, 20, after making a new bid of about £30m plus add-ons. The Hammers are also interested in former loanee Jesse Lingard, with the England forward, 29, a free agent after leaving Manchester United. (Standard)

Leeds and West Ham are interested in signing 25-year-old French striker Martin Terrier from Rennes, who want at least 40m euros (£34m). (L'Equipe - in French)

Wolves' Portuguese striker Fabio Silva, 19, is set for a medical with Anderlecht after agreeing to join on loan. (Fabrizio Romano)

Arsenal's hopes of signing Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta, 24, have been given a boost with Lyon dropping their asking price. (Media Foot - in French)

Manchester City have an official bid ready to sign Brighton's Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 23, to replace Arsenal-bound Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester City's academy hope to seal a deal for Everton's 16-year-old Scottish midfielder Emilio Lawrence, who has played for the under-23s at Goodison Park. (Manchester Evening News)

Napoli are interested in signing 27-year-old Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga from Chelsea, either on a permanent basis or on loan. (Standard)

Argentina striker Paulo Dybala, 28, has agreed to join Roma on a reduced salary compared to what Napoli would have offered. He is a free agent after leaving Juventus. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Paris St-Germain's Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 31, has been offered to Roma and AC Milan, who are considering a loan move with the option to buy. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

AC Milan hope to sign Tottenham's English defender Japhet Tanganga, 23, on loan this week with an option to buy. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Chelsea are looking to sell former England midfielder Ross Barkley, 28, before the start of the season. (Mirror)

Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour, 21, is set for another loan spell away from Chelsea after being released from the pre-season training squad. (Mail)

Wolves are the only club to have made a concrete move to sign Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes, 23, from Sporting Lisbon. (Record via Teamtalk)

Nottingham Forest have joined Everton in the race to sign Ivory Coast forward Maxwel Cornet, 25, from Burnley. (Times - subscription)

Middlesbrough are plotting a move to sign Brentford striker Marcus Forss, the 23-year-old Finland international who spent the second half of last season on loan at Hull City. (Football Insider)

QPR and Blackburn want Brighton's 21-year-old English midfielder Taylor Richards, who had a spell on loan at Birmingham City last season. (Football Insider)
 

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Wednesday 20 July 2022 07:26, UK



THE SUN



PSG offered Neymar to Manchester City, according to reports, but their suggestion of a swap deal with Bernardo Silva heading the other way was apparently rejected.
Chelsea have reportedly told Barcelona they are interested in signing Frenkie de Jong.
Bruno Fernandes appeared to take a swipe at wantaway star Cristiano Ronaldo - by suggesting Manchester United are better without him in the team.
Christian Benteke is a target for Wolves.
Marco Asensio has reportedly sacked his agent - and that could put Arsenal and Newcastle on red alert
Chelsea have been made aware of Bayern Munich's asking price for defender Benjamin Pavard, according to reports.
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag admits he would have preferred to have gone into pre-season with a fully equipped squad that would have ideally included Frenkie de Jong
Thomas Tuchel is about to end his seven-month pursuit of Sevilla star Jules Kounde and clinch a hat-trick of deals worth £133.5million in a stunning week for Chelsea.
Oleksandr Zinchenko will have his Arsenal medical today after flying to Orlando to join the Gunners' pre-season tour.
Bruno Fernandes appeared to take a swipe at wantaway star Cristiano Ronaldo - by suggesting Manchester United are better without him in the team.
Allan Saint-Maximin has been warned by Newcastle boss Eddie Howe after discovering he keeps leaving his Ferrari right outside the front door to the club's training ground.


THE GUARDIAN
Chelsea are close to agreeing a fee with Sevilla for Jules Koundé but they could face competition for the French centre-back from Barcelona.
West Ham have held further talks with Jesse Lingard amid interest in the former Manchester United midfielder from Nottingham Forest.


THE TIMES
Uefa has failed to reach out to Liverpool supporters' groups for their experiences at the Champions League final, raising fresh concern about the review into how the event descended into chaos.
Chelsea prevented Christian Pulisic, the United States captain, from answering a question on gun control during their pre-season tour of his home country

Dharmesh Sheth gives a transfer update on West Ham targets Armando Broja, Gianluca Scamacca, Amadou Onana and Jesse Lingard
Hosting an Old Firm match in Northern Ireland was proposed as a means to bolster the peace process, newly released government documents have shown.
England international Joe Marler has admitted he still "buries his head in the sand" over concussion fears after a frightening incident led him to forget that he was a father.
The top England players will be available for less than half of their club's regular-season fixtures during the next Gallagher Premiership campaign, in the build-up to the 2023 World Cup.
Pep Guardiola has admitted to being frustrated that the absence of three senior players - John Stones, Phil Foden and Ilkay Gundogan - from Manchester City's tour to the United States has scuppered his hopes for an ideal pre-season.
The participation of inter-sex athletes in elite sport is under scrutiny again after two "difference in sex development" runners were among the fastest qualifiers for the women's 200m semi-finals at the World Championships.


DAILY STAR


Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel says he will not comment on links to Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo out of respect for the club
Cristiano Ronaldo is thought to be 'willing to do anything' to escape Manchester United this summer amid fears that Lionel Messi could claim his Champions League goalscoring record.


DAILY MIRROR
Cristiano Ronaldo could potentially have a move to Atletico Madrid ruined by a couple of recent Chelsea transfer flops.
Chelsea attempted to sign striker Robert Lewandowski from Bayern Munich this summer, according to Barcelona president Joan Laporta.
Arsenal transfer chief Edu has finally managed to get the better of Juventus with the Serie A side admitting defeat in their pursuit of Gabriel Magalhaes.
Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez will not take charge of his side's first match of pre-season against Inter Miami after once again being denied entry into the United States.
Timo Werner could lead a clearout of up to 15 players at Chelsea as the club looks to streamline its playing squad ahead of the new campaign.

DAILY MAIL
Newcastle have been dealt a fatal blow in pursuit of one of their summer transfer targets as winger Moussa Diaby declared that he would be playing for Bayer Leverkusen again next season.
Monaco have made a £15m bid for Boubakary Soumare with Leicester seeking to recoup more of the £23m they spent on the out-of-favour midfielder.
Clubs across the football league will provide extra coach travel to ensure that supporters can follow their teams on the opening weekend of the season despite a 24-hour rail strike.
Leeds have signed former West Ham forward Sonny Perkins, 18, on a three-year contract. West Ham are entitled to compensation for Perkins and a fee will be set by a tribunal if they and Leeds cannot reach a deal.

DAILY EXPRESS
Tottenham could line up a swap deal with Roma in an attempt to get their hands on the Italian club's winger Nicolo Zaniolo this summer.
Arsenal have been given the opportunity to secure the signature of long-term target Arthur Melo this summer.
Leeds United and Everton have been offered the chance to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa this summer.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Jesse Lingard is hoping to make a decision on his future by the weekend with West Ham United currently leading the chase for the England forward.
With the news that Jesse Lingard is to leave Manchester United, take a look at his best goals in the Premier League.
Billy Gilmour will hold talks with Thomas Tuchel over his Chelsea future after dropping down from the first team's tour of the United States.
Two of Russia's best tennis players have refused to rule out defecting in order to avoid being thrown out of Wimbledon again next year, with one admitting she may never return home after coming out as gay.
World Rugby has been weighing up the introduction of a centrally-contracted group of referees to oversee international matches.

DAILY RECORD
Rangers fans are set for a huge Champions League ticket boost for their club's crunch eliminator against Belgian shock troops Union Saint Galloise.

SCOTTISH SUN
Top-flight clubs have been told VAR could be introduced in mid-October - after the first round of Premiership games.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst insists he hopes Glen Kamara will stay at the club for many years amid rumoured interest in the club's Finnish star from Galatasaray.




Paris St-Germain offered Brazil forward Neymar, 30, to Manchester City in exchange for their 27-year-old Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, but the Premier League champions turned down the deal. (Le Parisien - in French)

Liverpool have enquired about signing Ajax's 22-year-old Brazil winger Antony, who has also been linked with Manchester United. (Football Insider)

Chelsea have agreed to pay Sevilla's asking price of £51m plus £4m in add-ons for France defender Jules Kounde, 23. (Sun)

The Blues are also in talks with Paris St-Germain over a £50m deal for Presnel Kimpembe, but fear the 26-year-old France defender will turn down a move to Stamford Bridge. (Standard)

Chelsea are also preparing a bid to challenge Manchester United for the signing of Barcelona and the Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25. (Relevo, via Mirror)

Tottenham are interested in signing Italy winger Nicolo Zaniolo, 23, from Roma but need to sell some players first. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

England midfielder Harry Winks, 26, and Spain winger Bryan Gil, 21, are among eight Spurs first-team players who have been told they can leave this summer. (Standard)

Chelsea are willing to let Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta leave for Barcelona once they have secured a replacement for the 32-year-old. (Marca - in Spanish)

Crystal Palace are in talks with Bayern Munich over a deal to sign 22-year-old United States international centre-back Chris Richards. (Mail)

Arsenal have been offered the chance to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Manuel Akanji but the 27-year-old Switzerland international would prefer to join Manchester United this summer. (Express)

Nottingham Forest are the latest club to show an interest in England winger Jesse Lingard, 29, who has also held fresh talks with West Ham. (Guardian)

Lingard is considering offers from Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia but has ruled out a move to a MLS club. (ESPN)

Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 35, is in talks to join Villarreal on a free transfer after leaving Manchester United at the end of last season. (Mail)

Brighton will demand more than £50m from Manchester City for 23-year-old Spain left-back Marc Cucurella. (90Min)

Monaco have made a £15m bid for Leicester's 23-year-old French midfielder Boubakary Soumare. (Footmercato - in French)

Wolves are considering a move for 31-year-old Belgium striker Christian Benteke, who is about to enter the final year of his contract at Crystal Palace. (Sun)

Chelsea midfielder Billy Gilmour is to hold talks with manager Thomas Tuchel over his future, with Everton considering a loan move for the 21-year-old Scotland international. (Telegraph - subscription required)
 

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Chelsea are on the verge of signing Jules Kounde from Sevilla as Thomas Tuchel continues his summer spending spree following the arrivals of Raheem Sterling and Kalidou Koulibaly (Daily Mirror).

Cristiano Ronaldo has clarified that his proposed move to Atletico Madrid is based purely on playing in the Champions League, rather than how much he will be earning, according to reports in Spain (Daily Mirror).

Frenkie de Jong has no interest in joining Manchester United because he dislikes the city and believes the club is run erratically, a new report in Spain has claimed (Daily Mail).
Barcelona star De Jong is open to joining Chelsea this summer, according to reports in Spain (Daily Express).


Jesse Lingard has been offered an initial two-year deal by Nottingham Forest as they hope to beat West Ham to the signature of the England midfielder (Daily Mail).

Nottingham Forest are also exploring a deal for Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis (Daily Mail).

West Ham's summer signing Nayef Aguerd could be an injury doubt ahead of the new Premier League season, having suffered an ankle injury in their pre-season defeat to Rangers on Tuesday (Daily Mail).

Arsenal will submit an offer for Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo soon, according to reports (Daily Express).

Gunners midfielder Granit Xhaka has claimed he was 'very close' to leaving the club last summer, insisting the 'door was open' to say goodbye to the Emirates Stadium (Daily Mail).

Manchester City believe Brighton's asking price for defender Marc Cucurella is around £20m too high (The Sun).

Tottenham have reportedly offered Sergio Reguilon to Barcelona on loan as Antonio Conte seeks to continue his squad shake-up this summer (Daily Express).

Rangers are exploring a potential move for highly-rated Besiktas left-back Ridvan Yilmaz after completing the £4m signing of central defender Ben Davies (Daily Mail).




Manchester United target Frenkie de Jong does not want to leave Barcelona - but if he does move on, the Netherlands midfielder, 25, would rather join Bayern Munich or Chelsea than the Red Devils. (Sport - in Spanish)

Jules Kounde is set to have a Chelsea medical in the next 48 hours after the Blues agreed a £55m fee with Sevilla for the 23-year-old France defender. (Sun)

The Blues have also made RB Leipzig's 20-year-old Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol their number one target to replace Spain full-back Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, who is expected to join Barcelona. (Sun)

Nottingham Forest are considering a move for Watford's 24-year-old Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis, who is valued at around £25m. (Mail)

Manchester United remain interested Ajax's 22-year-old Brazil winger Antony, despite having a £51m bid rejected. (Talksport)

Real Madrid do not have plans to bring 37-year-old Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, who is reported to want to leave Manchester United, back to the club. (Marca)

Leicester have rejected a £15m bid from Monaco for Boubakary Soumare because they want to recoup more of the £23m they spent on the 23-year-old French midfielder last summer. (Mail)

The Foxes have to sell players before they can buy, so may consider offers for England midfielder James Maddison, 25, Nigeria forward Kelechi Iheanacho, 25, and Belgium full-back Timothy Castagne, 26. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Barcelona have identified Tottenham's Sergio Reguilon, 25, as an alternative left-back target if they cannot agree a deal with Chelsea for fellow Spaniard Marcos Alonso, 31. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Brighton are considering a loan move for Arsenal's 22-year-old Portuguese left-back Nuno Tavares as they seek potential replacements for Manchester City target and Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 23. (O Jogo - in Portuguese)

Nottingham Forest have offered free agent Jesse Lingard a contract worth £200,000 a week as they look to beat West Ham to the signature of the 29-year-old England attacker. (Mail)

Brentford have held talks with 32-year-old English centre-back Ben Mee, who is a free agent after his contract with Burnley ran out. (Mail)

West Ham and Crystal Palace have approached Burnley about their 22-year-old English midfielder Dwight McNeil. (Sky Sports)

Newcastle have made a bid of about £18m for Leeds United's 25-year-old English winger Jack Harrison. (Football Insider)

West Ham, Everton, Napoli and Sevilla are considering a move for Belgium winger Adnan Januzaj, 27, who is a free agent after leaving Real Sociedad at the end of last season. (AS - in Spanish)

England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, says there was "never" a chance of him joining Manchester United because of his loyalty to former club Leeds United, who he left this summer to join Manchester City.(Metro)
 

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Anthony Martial and Donny van de Beek are staying at Manchester United because Erik ten Hag sees them as part of his plans (The Sun, Daily Mail).

But Cristiano Ronaldo is willing to take a pay cut to secure a move - Atletico Madrid have moved to distance themselves from a deal (Daily Mail, Mirror).

Meanwhile, Benjamin Pavard claims he is "more complete" than Trent Alexander-Arnold as he continues to be linked with Old Trafford (Daily Mirror).

In what would be a sensational move, Chelsea are trying to pip Manchester United to the signing of Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong (Daily Express).

But just as Chelsea seemed to be closing on in £55m defender Jules Kounde, he surprisingly turned up on Sevilla's pre-season tour, leaving the door open for Barcelona to hijack the deal (The Sun, Daily Mail).

Thomas Tuchel has told Chelsea that Michy Batshuayi, Kenedy, Malang Sarr, Ross Barkley, Timo Werner and Kepa have no future at the club but no-one is interested in signing them (Telegraph).

Arsenal are looking to move on even more players, with up to eight set to leave to fund the deals they have already done this summer (Daily Mirror).

Liverpool are set to approach Sporting in attempt to sign Matheus Nunes according to reports in Portugal, but Chelsea and Manchester City will challenge them when talks do open (Daily Express).

After rejecting a £30m bid from Manchester City, Brighton are thought to be demanding double that for Marc Cucurella - a fee the left-back thinks is pricing him out of a move. City are expected to return with a second bid next week (Daily Star, Mail, Mirror).

Tottenham are in talks with AC Milan over a loan move for Japhet Tanganga but Celtic, Bournemouth and Monaco are also interested (Daily Mail, Express).

Spurs are also looking to use Welsh defender Joe Rodon as a makeweight in a deal to sign Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo but the Italian club have so far not been interested (Daily Express).

Fulham are in talks to sign Kevin Mbabu from Wolfsburg and Sergio Rico from PSG, with Rico set to join on loan for a second time after spending the 2018/19 season at Craven Cottage (The Times).

But their move for West Ham defender Issa Diop has collapsed after the Hammers blocked the move following an injury to their new signing Nayef Aguerd (The Times).

West Ham could be set to sign Bordeaux striker Hwang Ui-Jo (The Sun).

Brighton are thought to be chasing chasing former Hoffenheim man Florian Grillitsch (The Athletic).

Juventus are locked in talks with Aaron Ramsey to try and cancel his contract, with the Wales midfielder left out of their squad for a pre-season tour of the USA (The Times).

Southampton are in talks with Bordeaux's teenage striker Sekou Mara but face competition from Newcastle, Aston Villa and Leeds (Daily Mail).

EFL legend Adebayo Akinfenwa could be coming out of a short-lived retirement after playing for Hashtag United (Daily Star).




Manchester City have had a £30m offer for Spain left-back Marc Cucurella rejected by Brighton, who value the 23-year-old at £50m. (Athletic - subscription required)

City will make an improved offer for Cucurella but have other options if a fee cannot be agreed. (Mail)

City have been offered Benfica's Spanish full-back Alejandro Grimaldo, 26, as an alternative option to Cucurella. (i Sport)

Barcelona will make a final attempt to sign Sevilla and France defender Jules Kounde, despite acknowledging they are unable to match Chelsea's £55m bid for the 23-year-old. (Sport - in Spanish)

Sevilla and Chelsea have agreed a fee for Kounde, who has agreed terms on a five-year contract, but he has thrown the move into doubt by turning up unannounced for Sevilla's pre-season tour. (Sun)

Barca will turn to Manchester City and Spain centre-back Aymeric Laporte, 28, if they fail to sign Kounde. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Manchester United and Chelsea are competing to sign Bayern Munich and France defender Benjamin Pavard, 26. (L'Equipe, via Sun)

Nottingham Forest are exploring a deal for Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis, with Watford wanting about £25m for the 24-year old. (Mail)

Borussia Dortmund are weighing up a move for Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 35, after his contract with Atletico Madrid expired this summer (Sky Sports - in German)

About 20,000 Suarez masks were made for fans of Uruguayan side Nacional to wear during their game against Cerrito amid speculation he is one step away from confirming his return to his first club. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Chelsea are struggling to attract bids for Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27, and Germany attacker Timo Werner, 26, because of their wage demands. The Blues are also finding it difficult to offload players such as Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 28, and England midfielder Ross Barkley, 28. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Paris St-Germain have offered Roma the chance to sign Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 31. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

West Ham would prefer to sign Blackburn and Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz, 23, than Burnley's Dwight McNeil, although Crystal Palace could move for the English winger, 22. (Mail)

AC Milan are in talks with Tottenham over signing English defender Japhet Tanganga, 23, and a potential loan move for Spurs' Senegal midfielder Pape Matar Sarr, 19. (Fabrizio Romano)

Milan have also asked Spurs about prospective deals for France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 25, and Spain left-back Sergio Reguilon, 25. (Mail)

Brighton want to sign Austria midfielder Florian Grillitsch, 26, who is a free agent after his contract with Hoffenheim ended this summer. (Athletic - subscription required)

Juventus are discussing the possibility of ending the contract of 31-year-old Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey. (Fabrizio Romano)

Aston Villa and England Under-19 midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka is not interested in signing a new deal at Villa Park, with Barcelona and Borussia Dortmund monitoring the 18-year-old's situation. (Sky Sports)

Aston Villa and Leicester City are interested in PSV Eindhoven and Ivory Coast midfielder Ibrahim Sangare, 24. (Football Insider)

Bordeaux and South Korea striker Hwang Ui-jo, 29, claims he has an offer to join West Ham this summer. (Sun)

Newcastle are tracking Red Bull Salzburg and Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko, 19. (Mail)

Queens Park Rangers have agreed a deal to sign Brighton midfielder Taylor Richards, 21, on a loan deal. (Football Insider)

Brazil right-back Dani Alves, 39, will sign a one-year deal with Mexican side Pumas after leaving Barcelona as a free agent. (ESPN)
 

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Cristiano Ronaldo is open to joining Atletico Madrid but the club would need to sell a big-name player to make it happen, and even then supporters would need to be won over by someone who made them suffer for nine seasons in a Real Madrid shirt.
Portuguese journalist Pedro Sepulveda believes Cristiano Ronaldo could be heading to Atletico Madrid despite his former ties to Real Madrid
Alfred Schreuder has said he does not intend to sell any more key Ajax players this summer, and he expects Manchester United target Antony to stay at the club.
Arsenal have offered Bukayo Saka a new long-term contract that would see him become one of the club's best-paid players.
West Ham have made a £12m offer for Eintracht Frankfurt left-winger Filip Kostic.
Leeds United are set to appoint former Borussia Dortmund assistant Rene Maric, 29 to Jesse Marsch's backroom staff
Bournemouth are weighing up a move for Coventry City goalkeeper Simon Moore.
La Liga has formally asked Paris' administrative court to cancel Kylian Mbappe's three-year contract extension, alleging the deal should not have been financially possible for Paris Saint-Germain.
Nottingham Forest are pressing ahead with their efforts to sign Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet after ending their interest in Watford's Emmanuel Dennis.
Newcastle United have made an enquiry for exciting Rennes winger Kamaldeen Sulemana after being put off a move for Leeds' Jack Harrison by his £35m price tag.

DAILY MIRROR
Cristiano Ronaldo's plan to leave Manchester United this summer has hit a new low after Barcelona rejected the opportunity to sign him.
David de Gea says he wants to finish his career at Manchester United because of his unique bond with the club.
Italian media outlets claim West Ham United boss David Moyes is chasing £40m-rated Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski.
Manchester United's pursuit of Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong is no nearer a conclusion with the player still undecided on a move to the Premier League.
Liverpool are set to loan out youngster Tyler Morton, with Championship side Blackburn Rovers his most likely destination.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Jules Kounde is set to become Chelsea's third summer signing after the Blues beat off competition from Barcelona to agree a £55m deal for the Sevilla defender and have offered the Frenchman a five-year contract.
Debt-ridden cities could boycott the joint United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland bid for the 2028 European Championship in protest at being forced to foot a multi-million-pound bill for hosting matches.

THE SUN
Italian international striker Andrea Belotti has been offered to several Premier League clubs including Newcastle, Everton and West Ham as he looks to secure a move to England.
Everton have enquired once again about Norwich's £15m-rated star Max Aarons.
Newcastle have been linked with a shock swoop for Barcelona outcast Memphis Depay, according to reports.
Erik ten Hag has blocked Manchester United from selling Anthony Martial and sees the French forward as an important member of his squad.
Watford's Dan Gosling has opened up on the club's horror relegation season which he says included "disgraceful attitudes" in the "worst dressing room" led by a "miserable" Claudio Ranieri.
Real Betis' Borja Iglesias has revealed Hector Bellerin wants to return to the Spanish club and joked he would start up a crowdfunding effort to secure the Arsenal right-back.

THE TIMES
Chelsea are expected to sign the Sevilla central defender Jules Kounde for a fee of about £55m.

DAILY STAR
Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly willing to take a 30 per cent pay cut on his Manchester United wages to force through his exit.
West Ham United supporters are being encouraged to throw wads of fake cash at Jesse Lingard when their side take on Nottingham Forest in the Premier League.
Former Nottingham Forest midfielder David Prutton says finances and respect for head coach Steve Cooper will have been factors in Jesse Lingard choosing to move to the club over a return to West Ham
Paris Saint-Germain stars will no longer be allowed to use their mobile phones during meal times after new boss Christophe Galtier implemented new rules at the club.
Cricket chiefs will dish out new extreme heat contingency plans to all first-class venues with fears that Tuesday's temperatures at Durham will soon be repeated.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
James Tavernier is set to become the first Rangers player in over 20 years to receive a testimonial from the club.
Aaron Ramsey is set to claim £3.4m in compensation with Juventus ready to tear up the remainder of his contract and allow him to become a free agent.




Arsenal have offered England attacker Bukayo Saka, 20, a new long-term contract which would double his salary at the club to fight off growing interest from rival sides such as Manchester City. (Mail)

Chelsea have beaten off competition from Barcelona to sign Sevilla and France centre-back Jules Kounde and will offer the 23-year-old a five-year contract at Stamford Bridge. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Ajax manager Alfred Schreuder has said Brazil winger Antony, 22, is set to remain at the club despite interest from Manchester United this summer. (ESPN)

Chelsea and Tottenham have made enquiries about Newcastle United's French winger Allan Saint-Maximin, 25. (Athletic - subscription required)

Liverpool enquired about Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham in June but the German club consider the 19-year-old untouchable this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, is likely to turn down a move to Newcastle. (Sport - in Spanish)

West Ham are close to signing Gianluca Scamacca, 23, after agreeing a £30.5m fee with Sassuolo for the Italy striker. (Guardian)

The Hammers are also working on a deal for Eintracht Frankfurt and Serbia wing-back Filip Kostic, 29. (Fabrizio Romano)

Leicester City and England Under-21 left-back Luke Thomas, 21, is also a target for West Ham. (Guardian)

Arsenal and Everton have turned down the chance to sign Atletico Madrid and France winger Thomas Lemar, 26. (L'Equipe, via Express)

Brighton have received a £15m bid from Serie A side Salernitana for French forward Neal Maupay, 25. (Athletic - subscription required)

Newcastle, Everton and West Ham have been offered Italy striker Andrea Belotti, 28, who is a free agent after leaving Torino last month. (Sun)

Leeds United are closing in on a deal for Paris St-Germain and France Under-21 forward Arnaud Kalimuendo, 20. (Express)

Everton have listed Wolverhampton Wanderers and Belgium midfielder Leander Dendoncker, 27, as a target this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Crystal Palace are interested in England Under-21 midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White, but the 22-year-old would prefer to stay at Wolves and fight for his place at Molineux. (Guardian)

AC Milan have joined Borussia Dortmund and Barcelona in the race to sign 18-year-old Aston Villa and England Under-19 attacking midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka. (Athletic - subscription required)

Everton have enquired about Norwich City and England Under-21 defender Max Aarons, but the 22-year-old has also attracted attention from Borussia Monchengladbach, Wolfsburg and Marseille. (Sun)

Bournemouth are in advanced talks to sign English midfielder Marcus Tavernier, 23, from Middlesbrough. (Football Insider)

Newcastle are expecting more departures before the start of the season including long-serving English winger Matt Ritchie, 32. (Chronicle)
 

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Cristiano Ronaldo is open to joining Athetico Madrid but the Spanish club need to sell a big-name player to finance the move but Barcelona have turned down the chance to sign the striker. He would reportedly be prepared to take a 30% pay cut to seal a move away. (Daily Mail. Mirror & Star)

Manchester United's pursuit of Ajax star Antony looks to have met with a setback, the Dutch club's Head Coach Aldred Schreuder insisting he doesn't anticipated losing any more key players this summer. (Daily Mail)

Reports in Italy suggest West Ham want £40million-rated Napoli midfielder Piotr Zielinski. (Mirror)

As interest from rival Premier League clubs grows, Arsenal have offered Bukayo Sako a new long-term contract (Daily Mail)

West Ham are set to sign Gianluca Scamacca having agreed a £30.5million fee with Sassuolo. (Guardian)

French winger Thomas Lemar doesn't look to be heading to England with both Arsenal and Everton turning down the chance to sign the Atletico Madrid star (L'Equipe).

Leeds look to be closing in on a deal for PSG striker Arnaud Kalimuendo (Express).

Everton face a real battle to land Norwich defender Max Aarons with Borussia Monchengladbach, Wolfsburg and Marseille all also expressing interest. (The Sun)

Wolves midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White is sset to turn down a move to Crystal Palace as he ants to fight for his place at Molineux. (Guardian)

Newcastle have been linked with a shock swoop for Barcelona outcast Memphis Depay. (The Sun)
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Atletico Madrid have stepped up their pursuit to sign Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, by placing France striker Antoine Griezmann, 31, on the transfer market. (Times - subscription required)

United will let Ronaldo leave on loan this summer as long as he triggers a one-year option to extend his contract so he can return to Old Trafford for the following season. (Mirror)

Barcelona hope to beat Chelsea's bid of 65m euros (£55.3m) in instalments for France defender Jules Kounde, 23, by offering Sevilla a smaller sum in one go. (Sport - in Spanish).

Chelsea will turn to Paris St-Germain and France defender Presnel Kimpembe, 26, if Barcelona succeed in hijacking Kounde's move to Stamford Bridge. (Express)

Bayern Munich have made contact with the representatives of Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 28, who has not ruled out a move to the German champions next summer. (Bild - in German)

Brazil winger Neymar has played down reports of him moving away from Paris St-Germain this summer, with Chelsea and Manchester City linked with the 30-year-old. (Mail)

Manchester United are in pole position to sign Inter Milan and Netherlands right-back Denzel Dumfries, 26. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Chelsea have reached an agreement allowing Inter Milan to keep Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 29, for an additional year once his initial season-long loan at the Serie A club finishes. (Mail),

Newcastle are keen on Leicester winger Harvey Barnes but the Foxes want £50m for the 24-year-old Englishman. (Sun)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has ruled out making any more signings unless there are any injuries in his squad or the club sells any existing players. (Sky Sports)

Nice have approached Leicester for Denmark goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, 35 after failing to sign Yann Sommer from Borussia Monchengladbach. (L'Equipe - in French - subscription required)

Brighton are refusing to budge on their £50m-plus asking price for Spain left-back Marc Cucurella after rejecting a "laughable" £30m bid from Manchester City. (Athletic - subscription required)

The Seagulls will target Manchester United left-back Brandon Williams, 21, in a £15m deal if Cucurella leaves this summer. (Mirror)

Timo Werner is likely to leave Chelsea this summer because the 26-year-old striker wants more game time to ensure his spot in Germany's World Cup squad. (Sky Sports - in German)

Everton are ready to sell midfielder Dele Alli just six months after signing the 26-year-old Englishman from Tottenham. (Sun)

Roma have stepped up their interest in Manchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28. (Mirror)

Manchester City have turned down a £16m offer from Southampton for England Under-19 forward Liam Delap, with a number of Championship clubs interested in a loan deal for the 19-year-old forward. (Athletic - subscription required)

Arsenal are in talks to loan Portuguese defender Nuno Tavares to Atalanta, with the 22-year-old keen on a move away from the Emirates. (Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle have enquired about Rennes and Ghana winger Kamaldeen Sulemana, who has been valued at around £30m and has attracted interest from Bayer Leverkusen and Ajax. (Mail)

West Ham are negotiating with Napoli over a deal for Poland midfielder Piotr Zielinski, 28. (Tuttomercato - in Italian).

Nottingham Forest are in talks to sign Spanish left-back Alex Moreno, 29, from Real Betis. (Nico Schira).

Bournemouth are considering a move for Coventry goalkeeper Simon Moore, 32, because they want the Englishman to provide competition to Mark Travers. (Mail)
 

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DAILY MAIL



Manchester United have identified Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as their alternative plan if Frenkie de Jong continues to reject the chance to move to Old Trafford.
Kalidou Koulibaly turned down an offer that would have paid him £51m over five years before leaving Napoli to join Chelsea.
Adrien Rabiot has been forced to train with Juventus' U23 team as he looks to seal a move back to France with - he hopes - either Lyon or PSG.
Eden Hazard is sure that Real Madrid team-mate Karim Benzema should win the Ballon d'Or.
Manchester United are still in the dark about when or if Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the club as they flew back from their tour of Thailand and Australia last night.
West Ham plan to sign Gianluca Scamacca in the next 24 hours after agreeing a £30.5m fee with his club Sassuolo over the weekend.
Barcelona are expected to make their bid for Sevilla defender Jules Kounde on Monday after the Chelsea target indicated he would be willing to accept their terms.
Manchester United have joined Newcastle United, Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund in monitoring Red Bull Salzburg striker Benjamin Sesko but the Austrian club do not wish to sell for less than £55million this summer.
Burnley want Nottingham Forest to pay Maxwel Cornet's £17.5m release clause in one go or pay more for the 25-year-old.
Chelsea players and staff were stunned to see an ambulance outside their hotel in Las Vegas and paramedics dealing with a gambler who suffered a heart attack after a big win.
Four men were arrested after police were hit by street furniture outside Rangers' clash with Tottenham at Ibrox on Saturday.


THE SUN
Chelsea target Presnel Kimpembe has asked Paris Saint-Germain to allow him to explore his options amid significant interest from Juventus.
West Ham want to add Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton-Diaz to a new-look attacking force also featuring Gianluca Scamacca of Sassuolo.
Newcastle are ready to switch their transfer attention to Burnley winger Dwight McNeil.
Jules Kounde is set to complete his U-turn and sign for Barcelona in a £51m deal that shatters Chelsea's long-standing hopes of bringing him to the Premier League.
Chelsea and Tottenham both want Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin but are being put off by his £40m price tag.
Nice are plotting a surprise move for long-serving Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, according to reports in France.
Fulham want to sign Barcelona goalkeeper Neto but the former Juventus star wants to return to Italy and has set his sights on joining Napoli.

THE GUARDIAN
Dina Asher-Smith is a major doubt for the Commonwealth Games after pulling up sharply during the 4x100m relay at the world championships in Eugene and flying back to the UK for a scan and a medical assessment amid fears she has sustained a hamstring injury.

THE TIMES
Legal action will be launched on Monday against rugby's governing bodies by a group of former professional players who have suffered brain damage during their careers.
Arsenal have admitted that they are interested in the attacking midfielder Lucas Paquetá but said that there are no present talks with Lyon about the Brazil international.
Atalanta are confident of agreeing a loan deal with Arsenal for Nuno Tavares but want a permanent option to be included.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
The RFU is set to open an investigation into racism at the Newcastle Falcons after recent claims made by Luther Burrell.
Fran Kirby has revealed England Women are motivated to win the European Championship in order to lift the spirits of the nation and forget about the cost of living crisis.

DAILY MIRROR
Atletico Madrid supporters launched an online protest after reports emerged that they were interested in signing Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United.

Portuguese journalist Pedro Sepulveda believes Cristiano Ronaldo could be heading to Atletico Madrid despite his former ties to Real Madrid
Juventus have emerged as a possible suitor for Manchester United forward Anthony Martial although it appears the club no longer has any interest in selling him.

DAILY EXPRESS
Frenkie de Jong has been told he will need to take a pay cut to stay at Barcelona and it appears, according to reports in Spain, that he is open to doing so.
Red Bull Salzburg do not anticipate losing teenage star Benjamin Sesko this summer as Manchester United became the latest club to show interest in the Slovenia forward.
Barcelona boss Xavi has told Memphis Depay he has no future at the club as a number of Premier League clubs continue to monitor his situation.
Tottenham are not willing to let record signing Tanguy Ndombele leave in a cut-price move despite him being out of Antonio Conte's plans.

DAILY STAR
Sepp van den Berg is set to get a chance to shine in the Premier League but it will not be at Liverpool as he is set to join Bournemouth on a season-long loan.

DAILY RECORD
Rangers are poised to complete a £6m move for Besiktas defender Ridvan Yilmaz.
Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday are showing interest in Rangers striker Kemar Roofe.

SCOTTISH SUN
Everton are ready to send Nathan Patterson on loan.



Kalidou Koulibaly turned down an offer that would have paid him £51m over five years before leaving Napoli to join Chelsea (Daily Mail).

West Ham want to add Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton-Diaz to a new-look attacking force also featuring Gianluca Scamacca of Sassuolo (The Sun).

Manchester United have identified Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as their alternative plan if Frenkie de Jong continues to reject the chance to move to Old Trafford (Daily Mail).

Juventus have emerged as a possible suitor for Manchester United forward Anthony Martial although it appears the club no longer has any interest in selling him (Daily Mirror).

Chelsea target Presnel Kimpembe has asked Paris Saint-Germain to allow him to explore his options amid significant interest from Juventus (The Sun).

Newcastle are ready to switch their transfer attention to Burnley winger Dwight McNeil (Daily Mail).

Chelsea and Tottenham both want Newcastle United winger Allan Saint-Maximin but are being put off by his £40m price tag (Daily Mail).

Frenkie de Jong has been told he will need to take a pay cut to stay at Barcelona and it appears, according to reports in Spain, that he is open to doing so (Daily Express).

Sepp van den Berg is set to get a chance to shine in the Premier League but it will not be at Liverpool as he is set to join Bournemouth on a season-long loan (Daily Star).

Barcelona boss Xavi has told Memphis Depay he has no future at the club as a number of Premier League clubs continue to monitor his situation (Daily Express).

Derby County and Sheffield Wednesday are showing interest in Rangers striker Kemar Roofe (Daily Record)




Barcelona president Joan Laporta said Lionel Messi's "chapter" at Barcelona is "not over" - 11 months after the 35-year-old Argentina playmaker ended his 21-year spell at the club and joined Paris St-Germain. (ESPN)

Barcelona have not accepted any offers for Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, with Manchester United heavily linked with the 25-year-old. (ESPN)

But United are considering a move for Lazio and Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 27, as an alternative to de Jong. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Liverpool are deciding whether to accept a bid of 23m euros (£19.5m) made by Juventus for Brazil forward Roberto Firmino, 30. (Tuttomercato - in Italian)

Tottenham are willing to sell France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele for the right price, with Galatasaray interested in the 25-year-old. (Media Foot - in French)

Juventus also have France attacker Anthony Martial, 26, on their wishlist, but Manchester United have no intention of selling him. (Mirror)

Sevilla and France centre-back Jules Kounde, 23, would be prepared to accept personal terms with Barcelona. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea could block Barcelona from signing Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, if the Catalan club hijack their own plans to bring Kounde to Stamford Bridge. (Mail)

Arsenal have confirmed their interest in Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta, 24, but are yet to make an approach for the Brazil international. (Times - subscription required)

The Gunners have rejected a £7m bid, with £3m in add-ons, from Fulham for German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 30, who has already agreed personal terms with the newly-promoted club. (CBS Sports)

Newcastle United and Everton are stepping up their pursuit of Chelsea and Albania striker Armando Broja after West Ham dropped their interest in the 20-year-old. (i Sport)

Meanwhile, the Hammers are weighing up a move for Blackburn and Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz, 23. (Sun)

Nottingham Forest are targeting Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet, 25, with Fulham and Everton also interested in the Ivory Coast international. (Athletic - subscription required)

Newcastle will make a move for Burnley's English winger Dwight McNeil, 22, if Leeds United refuse to lower their £35m asking price for their English attacker Jack Harrison, 25. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain have agreed a £13m loan deal for RB Leipzig and France defender Nordi Mukiele, 24. (Mail)

Manchester United are monitoring Red Bull Salzburg and Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko, 19. (Fabrizio Romano)

Fulham are finalising a £6.4m deal for Wolfsburg and Switzerland right-back Kevin Mbabu, 27. (Mail)

Crystal Palace manager Patrick Vieira has no intention of letting their new English winger Malcolm Ebiowei, 18, leave on loan this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)
 

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Newcastle United are set to open talks with Paris Saint-Germain over Germany midfielder Julian Draxler, who could be available for in excess of £17m.
Nottingham Forest are set to continue their busy summer of recruitment by signing Aaron Ramsey once his contract with Juventus is terminated.
Steve Cooper is also keen on bringing Stuttgart midfielder Orel Mangala to Nottingham Forest.
Cristiano Ronaldo is heading back to the United Kingdom and set to have face-to-face talks with new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag for the first time in the coming days in which he will ask to leave the club immediately.
Leeds United and Everton have been offered the chance to sign Paris Saint-Germain defender Layvin Kurzawa.
Alexis Sanchez is considering a shock move to Ligue 1 with Marseille with Inter Milan keen to get his wages off their books.
Dani Alves is continuing his professional career with Mexican side UNAM Pumas.
Ipswich agreed a £1m fee with Leeds to bring left-back Leif Davies to Portman Road.
Wales have been slapped with a £12,894 fine by FIFA for letting off flares during June's play-off final triumph over Ukraine.


THE TIMES
Jules Kounde has agreed a four-year deal to join Barcelona from Sevilla and send Chelsea back to the drawing board in their search for a centre-back.

DAILY STAR
Cesc Fabregas is set to announce his next move, with Serie B side Como favourites to sign the former Chelsea and Arsenal midfielder.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Sergio Garcia has decided not to give up his DP World Tour membership to keep his hopes of playing future Ryder Cups alive despite his move to the LIV Golf Series.
Donald Trump and Henrik Stenson face protests from 9/11 families ahead of the next LIV Golf event at Trump's Bedminster course.
Rugby union has been warned it must change to protect its players "otherwise the sport will die after more than 185 players launched legal proceedings against World Rugby, the Rugby Football Union and the Welsh Rugby Union.

DAILY MIRROR
Chelsea's late move for RB Leipzig defender Nordi Mukiele looks doomed with the Frenchman set to return home to Paris Saint-Germain.
Diego Costa could be lining up against Manchester United this weekend as he closes on a move to Rayo Vallecano, who will be Erik ten Hag's first Old Trafford opponents.
Seven players have withdrawn from Manly Sea Eagles' NRL squad to face Sydney Roosters this weekend in protest at having to wear the club's inclusive pride kit.
Leicester will resist all attempts from Newcastle to try and grab £50m-rated England winger Harvey Barnes.

DAILY MAIL
Chelsea are struggling to find buyers for players they no longer want who cost them more than £180m and are draining the club of £700,000-a-week in wages.
Tottenham have made a move to sign Roma forward Niccolo Zainolo according to reports in Italy, but they will face competition from Juventus.
Erik ten Hag dropped an unnamed player from one of Manchester United's tour games after he was twice late for team meetings.
Bernd Leno is close to finalising his protracted move to Fulham for £8m after Arsenal dropped their £12m asking price for the goalkeeper.
Leicester will consider offers for captain Kasper Schmeichel, who is out of contract next summer, with French club Nice preparing a bid.
Southampton have made a late move for Manchester City winger Sam Edozie, who had been expected to join Bayer Leverkusen for £5m.
Brighton winger Reda Khadra is joining Sheffield United on loan and could make his debut against Watford on Monday.


DAILY RECORD
Hibs are being linked with a move for Nacional defender Joaquin Sosa, a Uruguay youth international who is currently on loan with Liverpool Montevideo.
Dundee United are set to add another Australian to their squad with left-back Aziz Behich closing on a move to Tannadice.




Chelsea's move for Sevilla centre-back Jules Kounde is in danger of collapsing, with Barcelona increasingly optimistic they can land the 23-year-old France international. (Guardian)

If Kounde does not join, Chelsea will consider Villarreal's 25-year-old Spain international Pau Torres, Inter Milan's Slovakia centre-back Milan Skriniar, 27, and 20-year-old Croatian Josko Gvardiol, who is at RB Leipzig. Bayern Munich's French duo Dayot Upamecano, 23, and Benjamin Pavard, 26, are also defensive options. (90 Min)

Chelsea have offered Germany striker Timo Werner, 26, to RB Leipzig in order to beat Paris St-Germain to the signing of France defender Nordi Mukiele, 24, from the Bundesliga club. (Foot Mercato, via Metro)

Chelsea are blocking Barcelona from buying Spain defender Marcos Alonso, 31, and Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, from them because of the Spanish side's move for Kounde. (Sport - in Spanish)

West Ham have agreed personal terms with Italy striker Gianluca Scamacca and the 23-year-old is set to have a medical on Tuesday prior to completing a move worth £35.5m from Sassuolo. (Guardian)

AC Milan are considering increasing their offer for Club Bruges' attacking midfielder Charles de Ketelaere, who has been linked with Leeds United, in order to get a deal done for the 21-year-old Belgium international. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

West Ham have rejected Fulham's 17.5m euro (£14.8m) bid for France centre-back Issa Diop, 25. (L'Equipe - in French)

Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech is also a target for AC Milan and the the 29-year-old Moroccan wants to move to the Serie A side. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Lyon have suggested they are willing to listen to offers for 24-year-old Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta, who has been linked with Arsenal. (Metro)

Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 23, says speculation about his future is "just rumours" and he is "very happy" at Napoli. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Red Bull Salzburg have responded to Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko, 19, being linked with Manchester United by saying they want "300 million + Bruno" on social media. Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 27, is one of the Old Trafford club's key players. (RB Salzburg on Twitter)

Nottingham Forest have agreed a deal in principle to sign 24-year-old Belgium midfielder Orel Mangala from Stuttgart for £12.75m. (Athletic - subscription required)

Barcelona boss Xavi has told Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, he should look for another club after they signed Poland's Robert Lewandowski, 33, and Brazil winger Raphinha, 25. (AS - in Spanish)

Inter Milan and former Arsenal and Manchester United forward Alexis Sanchez, 33, is considering a move to Marseille.The Chilean is out of contract at the end of the season. (Corriere dello Sport, via Sun)
 

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THE GUARDIAN


Juventus have approached Chelsea about signing Timo Werner on loan.
Premier League clubs want Championship sides to commit to developing young British loan talent as part of a restructuring of the finances in the English game.


DAILY MIRROR

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has said a move for Cristiano Ronaldo is "practically impossible" for the Spanish side.
Liverpool's pre-season is about to go up a gear as they prepare to face Red Bull Salzburg towards the end of a gruelling pre-season camp in Austria.
Sir Alex Ferguson was all set to manage Great Britain's football team at the Olympic Games, Lord Coe has revealed.


THE SUN
Manchester United have been given fresh hope in their pursuit of winger Antony after his club Ajax refused to rule out selling the Brazilian.

Christian Eriksen says that joining Manchester United is 'very special' and was something he never thought would ever happen
Arsenal target Victor Osimhen has revealed he will stay at Napoli despite transfer rumours linking him away from the club.
Manchester United have brought in former Cardiff man David Hughes as their new Professional Development Phase coach.
Kasper Schmeichel is set to sign for Nice - once Leicester have brought in a replacement.
Chelsea failed in a late bid to hijack Nordi Mukiele's £13.5million Paris Saint-Germain switch.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Manchester United have refused to shift from their hard-line position that Cristiano Ronaldo must stay at Old Trafford after an opening round of talks with the unsettled forward ended in impasse.
Premier League clubs are close to agreeing a "new deal for football" which will dramatically overhaul support systems for the cash-strapped lower tiers.
Tyson Fury is in talks over a return to the ring in an exhibition bout with the former world's strongest man, Hafthor Bjornsson.


DAILY MAIL

Premier League clubs have unanimously voted in favour of Alison Brittain's appointment as the league's new chair. Brittain will take up her new role early next year.
England fans react to the Lionesses' 4-0 win over Sweden which saw them reach Sunday's Euro 2022 final
England's rampant Lionesses have made the nation dare to dream after their 4-0 semi-final win against Sweden.
Roy Keane is convinced "top-quality manager" Thomas Tuchel will be able to bring in players this summer.
Chelsea will consider letting Timo Werner leave in this window, but want to bring in another striker first, with Newcastle among the clubs on the Germany forward's trail.
Manchester City will consider allowing James McAtee out on loan if clubs give assurances that the 19-year-old will play regularly. Leeds United, Nottingham Forest, Bournemouth and Villarreal are all showing strong interest in the attacking midfielder.
Nottingham Forest are targeting Manchester United's James Garner, William Carvalho of Real Betis and Anton Stanch of Mainz to their midfield after agreeing to sign Orel Mangala from Stuttgart.

THE TIMES
Some of the leading figures in British racing are pushing for a significant restructuring of the sport that would result in a greater slice of prize money being channelled to the elite level, in a bid to increase prize-money value and stop horse talent being sold abroad.
English cricket is facing a financial black hole of up to £50 million a year because of rising costs, which could lead to budget cuts for the counties and other programmes.

DAILY RECORD
Dundee United are closing in on a deal to sign Aziz Behich.




Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong would only leave Barcelona for Chelsea but the London club are not prepared to pay as much as Manchester United for the 25-year-old. (Sport - in Spanish)

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says he does not know who "invented" the story linking Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo to the Spanish side and that it is "practically impossible" the 37-year-old Portugal international will join them. (El Partidazo de COPE, via Eurosport)

Newcastle United are interested in 26-year-old Chelsea and Germany striker Timo Werner. (Christian Falk, head of football at Bild)

Juventus will look at Werner and Manchester United and France forward Anthony Martial, 26, if they cannot complete the capture of Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 29, from Atletico Madrid. (Sky Sports)

Tottenham's hopes of bringing in United States midfielder Weston McKennie, 23, could be impacted after his 29-year-old Juventus team-mate Paul Pogba, of France, suffered a knee injury. (Mail)

Chelsea have turned their attention to trying to sign Dutch defender Denzel Dumfries, 26, from Inter Milan after struggling to bring in France international Jules Kounde, 23, from Sevilla. (Evening Standard)

The Blues are considering a move for Leicester's French defender Wesley Fofana, 20. (Mail)

Barcelona boss Xavi says it is "impossible" to sign Argentina forward Lionel Messi at the moment as the 35-year-old is under contract at Paris St-Germain but added that "we will see in the future". (Goal)

Leicester City keeper Kasper Schmeichel has agreed to join French club Nice but the move has not been approved as the Foxes have yet to find a replacement for the 35-year-old Denmark international. (L'Equipe - in French)

Leicester City chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha says the club have had no offers for 25-year-old Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, whose contract with the Foxes runs out next summer. (Metro)

Crystal Palace, Leicester City and Newcastle United are weighing up a move for Strasbourg's French striker Ludovic Ajorque, 28. (Football Insider)

Everton are interested in 23-year-old Sporting Lisbon left wing-back Ruben Vinagre, who used to play for Wolves. (Liverpool Echo)

Southampton have made a late move to try to sign Manchester City's 19-year-old English winger Sam Edozie, who was expected to join Bayer Leverkusen. (Mail)

Burnley have had a £1.5m bid for 25-year-old Belgian winger Manuel Benson rejected by FC Antwerp. (Mail)
 

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THE TIMES



Cristiano Ronaldo remains intent on leaving Manchester United in the transfer window so that he can play in this season's Champions League.
George Ford will not play for his new club Sale Sharks this year after undergoing surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon suffered in the Gallagher Premiership final last season.


DAILY MIRROR

New Manchester United midfielder Christian Eriksen wasted very little time getting off the mark for the club by scoring in his first pre-season friendly - in full view of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Frenkie de Jong is reported to have told his Barcelona team-mates he has no plans to leave Catalonia this summer despite Manchester United's relentless efforts.
Nottingham Forest's incredible £100m spending spree looks set to continue as they target Morgan Gibbs-White.
Arsenal could now explore the idea of using Bernd Leno as a makeweight in their bid to pry midfielder Youri Tielemans away from Leicester before the window closes later this summer.


THE GUARDIAN
Barcelona are close to beating Chelsea to the signing of Jules Koundé after agreeing a €50m fee with Sevilla for the France defender.
Select Manchester City fans will be offered a "smart scarf" next season, the latest in wearable technology that sees a biometric sensor integrated into the fabric to monitor emotional, physiological and movement data.
The country should get an extra bank holiday if the England women's football team win in the Euro final, Keir Starmer has said.
Chelsea, who shortlisted the RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol, Atletico Madrid's José María Giménez, Internazionale's Milan Skriniar and Villarreal's Pau Torres at the start of the summer, are frustrated with Barcelona's behaviour. They could respond by blocking Xavi's attempts to sign Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso.

DAILY MAIL
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United on Tuesday with his agent Jorge Mendes and has informed the club that he wishes to be relinquished from his contract to free him to join a Champions League side.
English Football League referees will be told to increase their threshold of fouls, cut down on time wasting and ensure player behaviour does not overstep the mark ahead of the new season.
Nottingham Forest are still on the hunt for another midfielder to bolster their squad ahead of life back in the Premier League, with Real Betis star William Carvalho at the top of a four-man list.
Former Ligue 1 champions Bordeaux have been reinstated in France's second division, three days before the start of the new season, after being relegated down to the third tier over financial irregularities.
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag wants to keep midfielder Zidane Iqbal to help his progress while goalkeeper Nathan Bishop is poised to join Wycombe.
Paul Pogba will visit a specialist consultation to determine what treatment is needed for his knee injury, as the Juventus midfielder could be forced to miss the 2022 Qatar World Cup.
Concerns have been raised to the FA over the conditions for migrant workers at England's luxury hotel in Qatar, where the team will stay during the World Cup finals. The five-star Souq Al Wakra hotel will be the England bolthole for the tournament, which begins on November 21.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Fans complained of a ticketing "farce" for England's Euro 2022 final after some were frozen out of Wembley by touts charging 900 per cent markups.
Bubba Watson is set to be unveiled during this week's LIV Golf Series event as the Saudi rebel circuit's latest big-name capture.
Bournemouth are set to sign Middlesbrough midfielder Marcus Tavernier in a £12m deal.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United target Benjamin Sesko justified links to Europe's top sides in a pre-season friendly against Liverpool on Wednesday evening.
Tottenham have reportedly received a major boost in their pursuit of Nicolo Zaniolo, despite Jose Mourinho asking him to stay at Roma.
Chelsea can reportedly sign Inter Milan wing-back Denzel Dumfries for close to £33.6m.
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino is reportedly closing in on a move to Juventus, which could have consequences for both Manchester United and Chelsea.
Chelsea's transfer window has been handed yet another blow as it has been reported that Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe has decided not to leave the club.

THE SUN
Burglars targeted the family of Lionesses star Georgia Stanway while they were watching her help England net a place in the Euros final.
Atletico Madrid fans have revealed an anti-Cristiano Ronaldo banner at a pre-season game.
Newcastle have taken out a £140m loan to fund Eddie Howe's transfer spending.
Jack Grealish has admitted he found his early days at Manchester City last summer "so difficult".
Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are alarmed that Robert Page's Wales contract beyond the World Cup has not been sorted yet.
Arsenal centre-back Pablo Mari could be on the move to Fenerbahce with the defender keen to be reunited with boss Jorge Jesus.
Manchester United will give 16-year-old Bosnian goalkeeper Tarik Karic a trial with the academy.
Arsenal have included sell-on fees after flogging Omari Hutchinson and Matteo Guendouzi, reports suggest.
Arsenal have reportedly been joined by Manchester City in the race to sign Benfica's Alex Grimaldo.

THE ATHLETIC
Giovani Lo Celso, Tanguy Ndombele, Harry Winks and Sergio Reguilon are all up for sale at Tottenham but the lack of funds available to clubs in most leagues outside of England in a post-COVID world makes selling to countries like Spain and Italy a lot harder than it used to be.
Spurs are also open to selling defender Joe Rodon. Fulham are among the interested clubs, with a loan a possibility given the player's contract doesn't expire until 2025.

DAILY STAR
Chelsea look set to block any attempt from Barcelona to sign Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso this summer despite interest in both players.

DAILY RECORD
Union Saint-Gilloise are trying to block Rangers fans snapping up tickets for the home end for the first leg of their crucial Champions League qualifier in Belgium next week after cottoning on to crafty Ibrox punters taking out membership schemes for the Jupiler Pro League side.

SCOTTISH SUN
Hibs owner Ron Gordon has hailed Rangers for advancing Scottish football 'more than any other club'.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst is set to appoint Ceri Bowley to his Rangers backroom staff after the Welshman confirmed his departure from City Football Group.
St Johnstone have released defender Dan Cleary after he asked to be freed from his contract to return home to Ireland.




Cristiano Ronaldo has told Manchester United he wants to be freed of his contract in order to play for a Champions League side but United have reiterated that they don't want to sell the 37-year-old Portugal forward. (Mail)

Barcelona are close to beating Chelsea to the signing of Jules Kounde, 23, after agreeing a 50m euro fee with Sevilla for the France defender. (Guardian)

Ajax have raised their asking price for 22-year-old Brazil winger Antony, who has been linked with Manchester United, from £68m to £84m. (Mail)

A deal for Liverpool's 30-year-old Brazil forward Roberto Firmino to move to Juventus is reportedly "very close". (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

The move could put a stop to Juventus' pursuit of Chelsea's Germany striker Timo Werner, 26, and Manchester United's France forward Anthony Martial, 26. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has blocked Werner from leaving the club because he wants the forward as part of his squad for this season. (Kicker, via Metro)

Barcelona are in talks with Chelsea for a double deal to sign Spain defenders Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, and Marcos Alonso, 31, from the Stamford Bridge side and are confident a deal will soon be agreed. (90 Min)

France international Paul Pogba, 29, could miss the 2022 World Cup depending on which course of action is taken to treat the Juventus midfielder's knee injury. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Spain left-back Alex Grimaldo, 26, has become an option for Manchester City, with Benfica setting a price of 20m euros for his transfer. (Marca - in Spanish)

Bournemouth have agreed a £15m deal to sign Middlesbrough's 23-year-old English midfielder Marcus Tavernier. (90min)

Nottingham Forest are interested in 30-year-old Real Betis and Portugal midfielder William Carvalho. (Mail)

Nuno Tavares' loan move from Arsenal to Atalanta is in doubt after the Italian side refused the Gunners' request for a straight loan with an option to buy the 22-year-old Portuguese left-back. (Michele Criscitiello, via football.london)

Manchester United are still hopeful of signing 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong from Barcelona. (Give Me Sport)

De Jong has told his Barca team-mates that he has no intention of leaving the Nou Camp this summer, despite United's pursuit. (Cadena Ser, via Mirror)

Paris St-Germain made a late move for Italy striker Gianluca Scamacca, 23, before he completed his move to West Ham from Sassuolo. (Sky Sports)

Leeds United are in talks to extend 20-year-old Dutch winger Crysencio Summerville's contract with the club. (Football Insider)
 

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DAILY MAIL


Manchester United 'will test Lazio's resolve with an offer of £42m for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic' as Erik ten Hag looks for alternatives to Frenkie de Jong.
Tottenham are looking to push forward in their pursuit of Roma's attacking midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, according to reports.
Pep Guardiola has lifted the lid on the summer departures of Raheem Sterling, Oleksandr Zinchenko, and Gabriel Jesus, admitting his side will miss the title-winning trio next season.
Chile's Football Federation (ANFP) is appealing against FIFA's decision to dismiss its complaint that Ecuador fielded an ineligible player during the World Cup qualifying campaign.
Free agent Aaron Ramsey is attracting interest from Major League Soccer after being released from his Juventus contract but there is competition from European side

DAILY MIRROR

Cristiano Ronaldo's potential Manchester United exit has taken another twist with reports his agent is in talks with Sporting CP.
Kieran Trippier has confirmed Manchester United were in for him when he first explored the possibility of returning home from Madrid.
Marseille are reportedly growing increasingly optimistic that they can complete a move for William Saliba, despite Mikel Arteta making it clear the defender is part of his plans at Arsenal.

THE GUARDIAN

Arsenal have agreed to send Nuno Tavares on loan to Marseille for the season.

THE SUN

Juventus are reportedly looking for a replacement for the injured Paul Pogba just two months after he signed - and have Saul Niguez lined up.
Chelsea are refusing to sell Armando Broja after rejecting West Ham's £30m bid, according to reports.
Newcastle have reportedly joined the battle for wonderkid Giovani - but would have to shell out £50m to land him.
Cesar Azpilicueta is still in talks with Barcelona as his transfer saga continues.
Napoli have reportedly been offered the chance to snap up Cristiano Ronaldo by the Manchester United striker's agent Jorge Mendes.
Arsenal goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo is set to join Crewe Alexandra on a season-long loan, according to reports.
Marseille have entered advanced talks to complete a shock transfer for Alexis Sanchez, according to reports.
Leicester are reportedly targeting Greek goalkeeper Odysseas Vlachodimos from Benfica as a direct replacement for Kasper Schmeichel.
Diego Costa has reportedly been offered a contract to rejoin Rayo Vallecano this summer.
Chelsea are set to sign England U17 international Tyler Dibling from Southampton in a deal worth £1.5m.
Cristiano Ronaldo has urged Manchester United to name their price so he can trigger a move that is already on the table - or tear up his contract to allow him to leave the club on a free transfer.
England's Lionesses will each get a £55,000 bonus if they win the Euros.
Jurgen Klopp has complained that Liverpool's pre-season is too short - so has arranged a friendly after their Premier League opener with Fulham.
Ex-Burnley gaffer Sean Dyche made a shock new signing when he popped for a pint at a boozer named in his honour and inked his own mural.

THE ATHLETIC

Manchester United defenders Eric Bailly and Ethan Laird have attracted the interest of several clubs after the arrival of Lisandro Martinez.
Norwich City are looking to sign Marcelino Nunez from Chilean top-flight club, Universidad Catolica.

THE TIMES

The England women's head coach Sarina Wiegman will earn a six-figure bonus if England beat Germany in the European Championship final on Sunday.
Luke Donald is expected to be named Europe's new Ryder Cup captain after Henrik Stenson was stripped of the honour in response to his acrimonious defection to the Saudi-backed breakaway series LIV Golf.
Glasgow Warriors are believed to be closing in on the appointment of Franco Smith as their new head coach.
Cristiano Ronaldo is unlikely to feature in Manchester United's friendly against Atletico Madrid on Saturday as he continues to work on his fitness.
UEFA will start a disciplinary investigation against a group of Fenerbahce fans who chanted the name of Russia president Vladimir Putin after conceding a goal at home to Dynamo Kyiv in a Champions League qualifier.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Liverpool have no intention of allowing Roberto Firmino to become the latest member of their famed front three to leave Anfield, with Jurgen Klopp reiterating the Brazilian remains integral to his plans this season.
Sarina Wiegman is thought to be in line for a bonus worth up to £200,000 if her England side beats Germany in the Euro 2022 women's final on Sunday.
Luke Donald is to be announced as Europe's Ryder Cup captain for next year's match in Rome, replacing Henrik Stenson, the Swede who was dramatically sacked last week for joining the LIV Golf Series.
Key Wembley security upgrades aimed at stopping a repeat of the "medieval siege" that marred last summer's European Championship final will not be in place for the climax of Euro 2022.
Chris Mayor, the former Premiership centre, has received a four-year anti-doping ban after being found guilty of attempting to use and traffic human growth hormone.

DAILY EXPRESS

Leicester's Wesley Fofana, Bayern Munich's Benjamin Pavard and Inter Milan star Milan Skriniar are the three names on Thomas Tuchel's radar with Jules Kounde set to sign for Barcelona.
Liverpool and Newcastle have reportedly been scouting Sheffield United starlet Will Osula but it is Premier League rivals Chelsea who might be the biggest beneficiaries of the 18-year-old's next move.

SCOTTISH SUN

Rangers-linked Ross Stewart is 'close to agreeing' a new bumper Sunderland contract, despite transfer speculation.
Leigh Griffiths is looking to try and get his future resolved as he is locked in talks with an unnamed club over his next move.
Raith Rovers have been quick to replace the recently retired Christophe Berra by making a move to bring former Inter Milan whizzkid Ryan Nolan to Kirkcaldy.

DAILY RECORD

Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou is still in the market for another frontman to further bolster the attacking options and Ferencvaros striker Ryan Mmaee is one that has been looked at.
Postecoglou dropped a major hint Albian Ajeti is on his way out of Celtic this summer.




Manchester City could abandon their plans to sign Brighton and Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 24, until next summer and instead target Benfica's Spanish defender Alex Grimaldo, 26, and Stuttgart and Croatia's Borna Sosa, 24. (Mail)

Everton have approached Paris St-Germain over re-signing 32-year-old Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye, with talks set to continue over the next few days. (Fabrizio Romano)

Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has urged Manchester United to set a transfer fee so he can accept an offer tabled by another club. (Sun)

Ronaldo's representatives have held talks with Sporting Lisbon, his first professional club. (Athletic - subscription required)

Nuno Tavares will undergo a medical with Marseille on Friday after the French side agreed a loan deal for Arsenal's Portuguese left-back, 22. (Fabrizio Romano)

Marseille have also begun talks over signing Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 33, from Inter Milan. (L'Equipe - in French)

West Ham are continuing talks with Eintracht Frankfurt over signing their 29-year-old Serbia international Filip Kostic, who can play as a left wing-back or left winger. (90min)

Tottenham will try to beat Juventus to the transfer of Italy forward Nicolo Zaniolo, 23, from Roma. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Barcelona are interested in signing Sergio Reguilon, 25, from Tottenham, if they are unable to sign fellow Spain left-back Marcos Alonso, 31, from Chelsea. (AS - in Spanish)

AC Milan have agreed a deal to sign Charles de Ketelaere from Club Bruges, despite Leeds and Leicester also being interested in the 21-year-old Belgium forward. (90min)

Palmeiras have rejected two bids from Ajax for 18-year-old Brazilian forward Giovani and the Dutch side now have competition from Newcastle and Bayer Leverkusen. (ESPN - in Portuguese)

Newcastle United and England full-back Kieran Trippier, 31, says he could have joined Manchester United last summer, before opting to leave Atletico Madrid for St James' Park in January. (Mirror)

AC Milan and Roma are keeping tabs on Manchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28. (Athletic - subscription required)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta left 30-year-old German goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 28-year-old Spanish defender Pablo Mari and Spanish right-back Hector Bellerin, 27, out of his side's pre-season defeat by Brentford, with the trio expected to leave this summer. (Mirror)

Everton are set to receive a sell-on fee for Ademola Lookman with Atalanta having agreed to sign the Nigeria winger, 24, from RB Leipzig for 15m euros (£12.5m). (Sky Sport Italia - in Italian)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has played down suggestions Brazil striker Roberto Firmino could leave this summer after the 30-year-old was linked with Juventus and Newcastle. (90min)

Tottenham are willing to sell Giovani lo Celso if a fee of about £17m is offered this summer, with Villarreal and Fiorentina having shown an interest in the Argentina midfielder, 26. (Athletic - subscription required)

Manchester City have given 19-year-old English midfielder James McAtee the green light to go out on loan this season, with Leeds United and Nottingham Forest linked. (Football Insider)

Leicester City missed out to Napoli on the signing of South Korea centre-back Kim Min-jae, 25, from Fenerbahce due to a lack of transfer funds. (Football Insider)

Burnley have made a bid to Belgian side Club Bruges for 27-year-old Scotland centre-back Jack Hendry. (Mail)
 

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Real Madrid have enquired about the availability of Chelsea's Albania striker Armando Broja, 20, who impressed on loan at Southampton last season. (Standard)

Bayern Munich's France full-back Benjamin Pavard, 26, would be willing to join Chelsea if they make a serious offer. (Bild)

Chelsea's Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, has accepted a 50% pay cut to rejoin RB Leipzig and a loan fee with a purchase clause is being discussed. (Bild - in German)

Barcelona's Netherlands international Memphis Depay, 28, is among Juventus' options for a new forward, along with Werner and Atletico Madrid's Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 29, but there have been no direct talks between Tottenham and Depay. (Fabrizio Romano)

Juventus are also interested in signing France forward Anthony Martial from Manchester United on loan, but the Red Devils' boss Erik ten Hag is keen to keep the 26-year-old. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Manchester United have met with the agent of Red Bull Salzburg's Benjamin Sesko over a possible move for the 19-year-old Slovenia striker. (Manchester Evening News)

However, Salzburg want at least 65m euros (£55m) for Sesko, which is significantly more than what United are prepared to pay. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester City have denied they are willing to sell Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27, to Barcelona after reports his departure could fund a deal for Lyon's Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta, 24. (Mail)

England midfielder James Maddison, 25, is set to be offered an improved deal at Leicester City as reward for his impressive form last season. (Mail)

Manchester United met Fabian Ruiz's representatives over a possible deal for the 26-year-old Spain and Napoli midfielder. (Calcio Napoli 24, via Sun)

Chelsea have made a first offer to Inter Milan for their 19-year-old Italian midfielder Cesare Casadei. (Gianluca di Marzio - in Italian)

Everton are in advanced talks to re-sign England midfielder Ross Barkley, 28, from Chelsea, and also keen on taking 28-year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi and Scotland midfielder Billy Gilmour, 21, from the Stamford Bridge club. (90min)

Rennes have agreed a deal with Tottenham to sign Wales defender Joe Rodon, 24, on a season-long loan. (90min)

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 31, is attracting interest from MLS clubs following the termination of his Juventus contract and already turned down the chance to reunite with former Juve boss Andrea Pirlo at Turkish side Fatih Karagumruk. (Mail)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says there is a "strong possibility" Manchester United target Frenkie de Jong will stay at the club and he will "do my best" to keep the Netherlands midfielder, 25. (CBS Sports)

United's chief executive Richard Arnold has set up a think tank involving former manager Sir Alex Ferguson, ex-chief executive David Gill, former captain Bryan Robson and current football director John Murtough to advise on issues including the redevelopment of the club's Carrington training base. (Mail)

Newcastle are prepared to trigger Burnley winger Maxwel Cornet's £17.5m release clause with the Ivory Coast international, 25, also linked to Everton, Nottingham Forest and Chelsea. (Talksport)

Napoli have contacted Tottenham over a possible deal for 26-year-old Argentina midfielder Giovani lo Celso. (Alfredo Pedulla - in Italian)

Aston Villa are hopeful Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz will sign a new contract having opened talks with the 24-year-old. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Serie A side Salernitana have joined the race to sign Finland midfielder Glen Kamara, 26, from Rangers. (90min)
 

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Newcastle United are in talks with Chelsea about a loan deal for 26-year-old Germany striker Timo Werner, who has also been linked with former club RB Leipzig. (Sunday Mirror)

Brighton will not hold any more talks with Manchester City over selling Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 24, and will only accept an offer of at least £50m. (Athletic - subscription required)

Manchester United will make one final attempt to persuade Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, to move to Old Trafford this summer. (Mirror)

Leicester City want more than £50m if they are to sell England playmaker James Maddison to Newcastle United, who have had a £40m bid for the 25-year-old rejected. (Times - subscription required)

Newcastle are considering an improved bid for Maddison. (Mail)

Magpies boss Eddie Howe did not comment on any move for Maddison but said he hopes to add to his squad before they start the season against Nottingham Forest on 6 August. (Northern Echo)

Newcastle have made contact with Burnley about Maxwel Cornet but have yet to make an offer for the 25-year-old Ivory Coast winger. (90 Min)

Chelsea have an agreement with Chicago Fire to sign 18-year-old American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina for £12m. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea are close to a deal which would see 27-year-old Spain keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga join Italian side Napoli on loan for the season. (Mail on Sunday)

Barcelona want to sign Spain defenders Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, and Marcos Alonso, 31, from Chelsea next week. (Sport - in Spanish)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he wants more additions to his squad this summer, with the Gunners understood to still retain an interest in Leicester City and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25. (90 Min)

AC Milan have agreed to sign Belgium attacking midfielder Charles de Ketelaere from Club Bruges for £26.9m (32m euros). The 21-year-old has also been linked with Leeds United. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

France right-back Nordi Mukiele, 24, says he turned down a late approach from Chelsea before signing for Paris St-Germain. (L'Equipe, via Metro)

Chelsea have had a £6.7m (8m euros) bid for Italian midfielder Cesare Casadei rejected by Inter Milan, who want £16.8m (20m euros) for the 19-year-old. (Gazzetta - in Italian)

Juventus have added Belgium forward Dries Mertens to their list of possible forward signings, with the 35-year-old available on a free transfer after leaving Napoli. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Stoke City want to sign Manchester City's English striker Liam Delap on loan. The 19-year-old's father, Rory, played for the Potters. (Athletic - subscription required)
 

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SUNDAY MIRROR
Newcastle are in talks with Chelsea over a loan deal for Timo Werner, who has also been linked with a return to RB Leipzig.



MAIL ON SUNDAY

Erik ten Hag has confirmed that want-away star striker Cristiano Ronaldo will be involved in their upcoming pre-season friendly against Rayo Vallecano.

Chelsea are closing on an agreement with Napoli over a season-long loan deal for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga - but would still have to pay 75 per cent of his salary.

Newcastle have made an enquiry for Harvey Barnes after also having an offer turned down for his Leicester team-mate James Maddison.


THE SUN

Aaron Ramsey is reportedly set to decide whether to join Ligue 1 side Nice or MLS outfit Charlotte FC after being released by Juventus.


THE ATHLETIC

Benni McCarthy will become a first-team coach for Manchester United. The South African former striker, 44, will add to Erik ten Hag's coaching staff. McCarthy is a lifelong long Manchester United fan.

Brighton have ended their conversations with Manchester City over the sale of Marc Cucurella - and will only accept an offer that meets their asking price. They want a fee of upwards of £50m.

Crystal Palace midfielder James McArthur is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a recurrence of his groin injury.


THE SUNDAY TIMES

Borussia Dortmund have confirmed striker Sebastien Haller is to undergo chemotherapy after examinations revealed a testicular tumour to be malignant.


DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel is said to have been 'bewitched' by Inter star Cesare Casadei, with the club reportedly making an offer in the region of £6m.

Barcelona boss Xavi has told Chelsea duo Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso he will "do everything he can" to sign them.

Manchester United are exploring a deal for RB Salzburg striker Benjamin Sesko but face a tough battle to get him this summer.

THE STAR

Manchester United may have already paid £48.3m to Ajax for defender Lisandro Martinez, but they're due to pay the Dutch giants an extra £56,000 every time he makes an appearance for the Red Devils.

Everton manager Frank Lampard remains keen on taking Chelsea's Billy Gilmour to Goodison Park.



Newcastle United are in talks with Chelsea about a loan deal for 26-year-old Germany striker Timo Werner, who has also been linked with former club RB Leipzig. (Sunday Mirror)

Brighton will not hold any more talks with Manchester City over selling Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 24, and will only accept an offer of at least £50m. (Athletic - subscription required)

Manchester United will make one final attempt to persuade Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, to move to Old Trafford this summer. (Mirror)

Leicester City want more than £50m if they are to sell England playmaker James Maddison to Newcastle United, who have had a £40m bid for the 25-year-old rejected. (Times - subscription required)

Newcastle are considering an improved bid for Maddison. (Mail)

Magpies boss Eddie Howe did not comment on any move for Maddison but said he hopes to add to his squad before they start the season against Nottingham Forest on 6 August. (Northern Echo)

Newcastle have made contact with Burnley about Maxwel Cornet but have yet to make an offer for the 25-year-old Ivory Coast winger. (90 Min)

Chelsea have an agreement with Chicago Fire to sign 18-year-old American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina for £12m. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea are close to a deal which would see 27-year-old Spain keeper Kepa Arrizabalaga join Italian side Napoli on loan for the season. (Mail on Sunday)

Barcelona want to sign Spain defenders Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, and Marcos Alonso, 31, from Chelsea next week. (Sport - in Spanish)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says he wants more additions to his squad this summer, with the Gunners understood to still retain an interest in Leicester City and Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 25. (90 Min)

AC Milan have agreed to sign Belgium attacking midfielder Charles de Ketelaere from Club Bruges for £26.9m (32m euros). The 21-year-old has also been linked with Leeds United. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

France right-back Nordi Mukiele, 24, says he turned down a late approach from Chelsea before signing for Paris St-Germain. (L'Equipe, via Metro)

Chelsea have had a £6.7m (8m euros) bid for Italian midfielder Cesare Casadei rejected by Inter Milan, who want £16.8m (20m euros) for the 19-year-old. (Gazzetta - in Italian)

Juventus have added Belgium forward Dries Mertens to their list of possible forward signings, with the 35-year-old available on a free transfer after leaving Napoli. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Stoke City want to sign Manchester City's English striker Liam Delap on loan. The 19-year-old's father, Rory, played for the Potters. (Athletic - subscription required)
 

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Top stories from Monday's national newspapers...


DAILY MIRROR


Chelsea are reportedly hoping to "hijack" Manchester United's move for Frenkie de Jong and will attempt to send two players to Barcelona in part-exchange. The Blues could possibly offer current defensive duo Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta.


Manchester United have seen a second bid for Brazilian forward Antony turned down.


DAILY MAIL



The FA has launched an investigation after flares were let off during the Community Shield on Saturday.
Juventus fans are fearful and left cursing their misfortune with the news of Paul Pogba's injury, with the French star picking up a serious-looking knock just a few days into the club's pre-season tour in the US.


THE SUN


Chelsea have reportedly been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Wesley Fofana because Paris Saint-Germain have joined the race for the defender.
Chelsea have been rejected in their attempts to sign RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol.
Manchester United only have a one per cent chance of winning the Premier League title this season - according to a supercomputer.


THE DAILY EXPRESS

Chelsea are simultaneously working on two blockbuster defensive deals reports indicate that Leicester City's Wesley Fofana and Inter Milan's Denzel Dumfries are both in the crosshairs as Thomas Tuchel bids to build a new back-line.


THE ATHLETIC

Fulham have offers on the table for Chelsea's Malang Sarr and West Ham's Issa Diop. Fulham are believed to have offered both a loan and permanent offer to Chelsea for Sarr, while the Diop bid is thought to be worth £15m.


THE TELEGRAPH

England's European Championship heroines will celebrate with fans in Trafalgar Square on Monday. Up to 7,000 supporters will be able to attend the free event on a first-come-first-served basis from 11am.


INDEPENDENT

Roberto Firmino has insisted he wants to stay at Liverpool as he moved to quash speculation about his future amid Juventus links.


DAILY RECORD

Former Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass has confessed there probably was too many "older players" at Pittodrie when he left the hot seat before Jim Goodwin's major revamp.


SCOTTISH SUN

Fashion Sakala has no interest in leaving Rangers on loan. But the striker wants to meet with boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst for talks on his Ibrox future.





Chelsea will make an offer for Barcelona's Frenkie de Jong and, if the 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder leaves the Nou Camp, the Spanish club will make a move for Manchester City and Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27. (Sport - in Spanish)

Barcelona boss Xavi says he does not know if De Jong, who is also wanted by Manchester United, will stay with the La Liga club this summer. (Metro)

Chelsea have offered 26-year-old Germany striker Timo Werner to Spanish side Real Madrid. (Marca)

Chelsea are trying to sign French centre-back Wesley Fofana, 21, from Leicester City and 26-year-old Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries from Inter Milan. (Athletic - subscription required)

Newcastle United have made an enquiry about 24-year-old Leicester City and England winger Harvey Barnes, having had a bid for his compatriot and Foxes playmaker James Maddison, 25, turned down by the East Midlands club. (Mail)

Liverpool forward Roberto Firmino has been linked with Juventus but the 30-year-old Brazil international says he wants to stay at Anfield. (Liverpool Echo)

Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 31, says Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah, 30, may have been affected by talk of his contract last season, but the Egypt forward is now "playing with a free mind" having signed a new deal. (Liverpool Echo)

Everton are continuing talks with Paris St-Germain as they look to finalise a move to bring Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye, 32, back to Goodison Park. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United are looking at moves for Stuttgart's Austria striker Sasa Kalajdzic, 25, and 19-year-old Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko, who plays for Red Bull Salzburg, amid the uncertainty of Cristiano Ronaldo's future at Old Trafford. (Mail)

RB Leipzig left-back Angelino, 25, is an option for Barcelona if they fail to sign his fellow Spaniard Marcos Alonso, 31, from Chelsea. (Sport - in Spanish)

Bayern Munich chief executive Oliver Kahn, who said Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane was "a dream of the future", says the German club are not planning to sign a new striker. (90 Min)

Roma have made an offer to 28-year-old Italy striker Andrea Belotti, who is a free agent after leaving Torino in the summer. (Football Italia)

Bournemouth boss Scott Parker says a deal for Middlesbrough's English midfielder Marcus Tavernier, 23, is now close. (Teesside Live)
 

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Leicester City have told Newcastle United they will need to pay £60m if they want to sign England midfielder James Maddison, 25. (Football Insider)

Leicester goalkeeper and captain Kasper Schmeichel, 35, is close to joining French side Nice and will have a medical this week, ending an 11-year stay with the Foxes. (Mail)

Liverpool are to reward Portuguese striker Diogo Jota, 25, for his efforts last season with a lucrative new deal. (Telegraph)

RB Leipzig are leading the race to sign Chelsea and Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, ahead of Juventus. The Stamford Bridge club have Leipzig's Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol, 20, on the top of their transfer list and could ask for a swap deal. (Fabrizio Romano)

Red Bull Salzburg are open to offers in excess of £45m for 19-year-old Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko, who has been listed as a transfer target by Manchester United, Chelsea and Newcastle. (i Sport)

Manchester United have held talks with former Hull City and England midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 35, over a player-coach role with their Under-21s. (Telegraph)

Chelsea have blocked Fulham's move for French defender Malang Sarr, 23. The Cottagers have also made a bid for West Ham's 25-year-old French centre-back Issa Diop. (Standard)

Napoli are in talks with Chelsea over the loan signing of Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea are close to completing the signing of American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, 18, from Chicago Fire, where he will stay on loan until January. (Fabrizio Romano)

The Blues have offered 19-year-old English centre-back Levi Colwill as part of a player-plus-cash deal for Brighton and Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 24. (Standard)

Chelsea and Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 28, is open to a move to Everton this summer. (Talksport)

Manchester United are looking to sell six defenders before the end of the transfer window this month (Mail)

United's Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28, has turned down a reunion with Jose Mourinho at Roma in favour of a move to Sevilla. (Sun)

Arsenal and and Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 30, is set to join Fulham after the clubs agreed on an £8m deal and personal terms were settled. (Guardian)

Fulham and Bournemouth are keen to sign Liverpool centre-back Nat Phillips, 25, but the Reds want more than £10m for the Englishman. (Goal)

Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun, 21, is close to joining French side Reims on a season-long loan deal. (Mail)

Former Manchester United and Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has terminated his Inter Milan contract to become a free agent, with Marseille interested in signing the 33-year-old Chilean. (Sky Sports
 

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Hopefully it’s true. 6 defenders must comprise Bailly, Telles, AWB, Tuanzebe, Jones and Williams.
There’s a chance our net spend could be 0 or even positive value and fans were scoffing at the idea we had 80m to spend.
We wish we did!
 

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Chelsea are reportedly hoping to "hijack" Manchester United's move for Frenkie de Jong and will attempt to send two players to Barcelona in part-exchange. The Blues could possibly offer current defensive duo Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta (Daily Mirror).

Juventus fans are fearful and left cursing their misfortune with the news of Paul Pogba's injury, with the French star picking up a serious-looking knock just a few days into the club's pre-season tour in the US (Daily Mail).

Chelsea have reportedly been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Wesley Fofana because Paris Saint-Germain have joined the race for the defender (The Sun).

Fulham have offers on the table for Chelsea's Malang Sarr and West Ham's Issa Diop. Fulham are believed to have offered both a loan and permanent offer to Chelsea for Sarr, while the Diop bid is thought to be worth £15m (The Athletic).

Manchester United have seen a second bid for Brazilian forward Antony turned down (Daily Mirror).

Chelsea have been rejected in their attempts to sign RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol (The Sun).

Chelsea are simultaneously working on two blockbuster defensive deals reports indicate that Leicester City's Wesley Fofana and Inter Milan's Denzel Dumfries are both in the crosshairs as Thomas Tuchel bids to build a new back-line (Daily Express).

England's European Championship heroines will celebrate with fans in Trafalgar Square on Monday. Up to 7,000 supporters will be able to attend the free event on a first-come-first-served basis from 11am (The Telegraph).

Roberto Firmino has insisted he wants to stay at Liverpool as he moved to quash speculation about his future amid Juventus links (The Independent).

Former Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass has confessed there probably was too many "older players" at Pittodrie when he left the hot seat before Jim Goodwin's major revamp (Daily Record).

Fashion Sakala has no interest in leaving Rangers on loan. But the striker wants to meet with boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst for talks on his Ibrox future.

Leicester City have told Newcastle United they will need to pay £60m if they want to sign England midfielder James Maddison, 25. (Football Insider)

Leicester goalkeeper and captain Kasper Schmeichel, 35, is close to joining French side Nice and will have a medical this week, ending an 11-year stay with the Foxes. (Mail)

Liverpool are to reward Portuguese striker Diogo Jota, 25, for his efforts last season with a lucrative new deal. (Telegraph)

RB Leipzig are leading the race to sign Chelsea and Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, ahead of Juventus. The Stamford Bridge club have Leipzig's Croatia defender Josko Gvardiol, 20, on the top of their transfer list and could ask for a swap deal. (Fabrizio Romano)

Red Bull Salzburg are open to offers in excess of £45m for 19-year-old Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko, who has been listed as a transfer target by Manchester United, Chelsea and Newcastle. (i Sport)

Manchester United have held talks with former Hull City and England midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 35, over a player-coach role with their Under-21s. (Telegraph)

Chelsea have blocked Fulham's move for French defender Malang Sarr, 23. The Cottagers have also made a bid for West Ham's 25-year-old French centre-back Issa Diop. (Standard)

Napoli are in talks with Chelsea over the loan signing of Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea are close to completing the signing of American goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina, 18, from Chicago Fire, where he will stay on loan until January. (Fabrizio Romano)

The Blues have offered 19-year-old English centre-back Levi Colwill as part of a player-plus-cash deal for Brighton and Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 24. (Standard)

Chelsea and Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 28, is open to a move to Everton this summer. (Talksport)

Manchester United are looking to sell six defenders before the end of the transfer window this month (Mail)

United's Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28, has turned down a reunion with Jose Mourinho at Roma in favour of a move to Sevilla. (Sun)

Arsenal and and Germany goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 30, is set to join Fulham after the clubs agreed on an £8m deal and personal terms were settled. (Guardian)

Fulham and Bournemouth are keen to sign Liverpool centre-back Nat Phillips, 25, but the Reds want more than £10m for the Englishman. (Goal)

Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun, 21, is close to joining French side Reims on a season-long loan deal. (Mail)

Former Manchester United and Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez has terminated his Inter Milan contract to become a free agent, with Marseille interested in signing the 33-year-old Chilean. (Sky Sports
 

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DAILY MAIL


Chelsea have registered an interest in signing Kyle Walker-Peters this summer but have been quoted £40m by Southampton for the England full-back.
Phil Foden has agreed a new long-term contract at Manchester City - worth around £225,000-a-week.
Manchester City have spoken to Anderlecht about the possibility of signing left-back Sergio Gomez this summer.
Monaco are ahead of Fulham in the race to sign Chelsea defender Malang Sarr.
RB Leipzig left-back Angelino could be returning to the Premier League as Brighton's replacement for Marc Cucurella.
England's Euro 2022 glory has been followed up by a surge in ticket sales for Women's Super League clubs, with high demand leading to website crashes.
An extraordinary, pre-emptive attempt by four PFA Charity executives to stop the Charity Commission from finding them guilty of 'mismanagement' has been unceremoniously thrown out by a High Court judge.
Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag expects a reunion with Barcelona midfielder Frenkie de Jong to come to fruition and has instructed his transfer chiefs to stay the course.
Gary Ballance could turn his back on England by making a bombshell international comeback for Zimbabwe.

THE SUN
England men's team earned £300,000 for reaching the final of Euro 2020, 82 per cent more than what their women counterparts were awarded to win Euro 2022 (£55,000).
Mauricio Pochettino admits not winning the Champions League with Paris Saint-Germain was "a failure".
Howard Webb is to be offered a new deal by MLS in a late bid to fend off a move back to the Premier League.
Cristiano Ronaldo is set for a humiliating stint on the bench, with his future still in doubt at Manchester United.
Sergio Aguero reckons Erling Haaland got "too used to Germany" after Virgil van Dijk "welcomed" him to England on Saturday.
Ex-Manchester City executive Fiona Barclay was warned yesterday she could face jail after cheating the club out of £104,374.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
The chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association has backed plans by Premier League players to stop taking the knee before every match.
Dean Henderson has admitted he could not wait to get out of Manchester United this summer after slamming the club for making false promises and a "criminal" waste of the past 12 months of his career.
Women's Super League clubs want to speed up a split from the Football Association amid fears the competition will not fully capitalise on England's Euro 2022 win.
Manchester United Women are on the verge of appointing Brighton & Hove Albion's Polly Bancroft as their first head of football, and will soon unveil the signing of England forward Nikita Parris from Arsenal.
World Rugby has been told to issue swingeing punishments for teams who fail to crack down on contact training.

THE TIMES
Cash-strapped Leicester City fear they may be forced into panic buys as rivals try to pounce on their key stars on the eve of the Premier League season.
A proposal to bring in four of the former minor counties to play in the County Championship could be discussed as part of Andrew Strauss's comprehensive review of English cricket.

DAILY MIRROR
Wesley Fofana is keen to join Chelsea from Leicester City this summer.
Lucy Bronze has backed plans to give England women's coach Sarina Wiegman a new contract and urged the Lionesses to go on a stadium victory tour.
Sheffield United are poised to confirm the signing of Manchester City youngster James McAtee on a season-long loan.
Mauricio Pochettino has reiterated his belief that Lionel Messi is the "best player in the world" ahead of Paris Saint-Germain teammate Kylian Mbappe.

THE INDEPENDENT
Mikel Arteta is working with the best Arsenal squad of his tenure, according to technical director Edu.

THE GUARDIAN
An unprecedented demand for tickets to watch England play USA at Wembley in October led to the Football Association's website crashing on Tuesday and fans being held in queues online of more than 45,000 people.
West Ham are still tracking the Blackburn Rovers striker Ben Brereton Díaz.
West Ham are close to agreeing a deal to sign Maxwel Cornet, but they face competition for the Burnley forward from Everton, Newcastle and Nottingham Forest.

DAILY EXPRESS
Tottenham could use Japhet Tanganga or Sergio Reguilon in a swap deal for Nicolo Zaniolo after their proposed moves to AC Milan fell through.
Football scams have surged this year and dedicated fans are being warned to be safe with their money while buying tickets.

DAILY STAR
Jamie Vardy is reportedly on the radar of Manchester United and Chelsea as they both hunt for a striker in the transfer market.

THE ATHLETIC
The EFL has confirmed it will review referee Josh Smith's match report before deciding whether to follow up on the medical incident that caused a stoppage during Watford's 1-0 win over Sheffield United at Vicarage Road on Monday evening.
Everton want another midfielder after the likely reunion with Idrissa Gueye and are still chasing Chelsea's Armando Broja - ideally on loan.

DAILY RECORD
Dundee United are set to land Jamie McGrath as the club secure a massive boost with the countdown on for their crucial Europa Conference League qualifier.
John Beaton has been sent an ominous warning by former refs amid claims he faces an SFA investigation into allegations he verbally abused a supporter during Dundee's clash with Livingston last season.
Livingston have offered a full apology in the wake of Rangers supporters gaining match tickets to the home end of Almondvale Stadium on Saturday.

SCOTTISH SUN
James McCarthy is set to weigh up his Celtic future in the coming weeks.



England midfielder Phil Foden, 22, has agreed a new long-term contract worth around £225,000 a week at Manchester City.(Mail)

Manchester United and Chelsea are monitoring Leicester City's former England striker Jamie Vardy, 35, who has a year left on his current deal. (90min)

Tottenham are likely to turn to Wolves winger Adama Traore, 26, if they are unable to reach an agreement with Roma for Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo, 23. (90min)

Brentford's £16.7m bid for Denmark midfielder Mikkel Damsgaard, 22, has been accepted by Sampdoria. (Sky Sports)

A club from Saudi Arabia's Pro League has indicated its offer of a move for Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will remain on the table after the World Cup if his future remains unresolved. (CBS Sports)

Manchester City have opened talks with Anderlecht over Spain Under-21 left-back Sergio Gomez, 21, as an alternative to Brighton's Spain international Marc Cucurella, 24. (Times - subscription required)

Brighton are also considering RB Leipzig's Spanish full-back Angelino as a replacement for Cucurella, who has attracted interest from Chelsea. (Sky Sports Germany, via Mail)

Sergio Aguero has questioned former club Manchester City's decision to sell England forward Raheem Sterling, 27, to Chelsea. (Metro)

Leicester have rejected a second offer, worth just over £40m, from Newcastle for England midfielder James Maddison, 25. (Sky Sports)

Newcastle are also targeting Leicester and England winger Harvey Barnes, 24. (Guardian)

Leicester defender Wesley Fofana has hinted at his exit from the King Power Stadium by removing Leicester City from his social media profiles. Chelsea have expressed interest in the 21-year-old Frenchman this summer. (Leicester Mercury)

Fulham have submitted an offer for Manchester United and Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28. (Football Insider)

Chelsea are interested in signing Southampton and England full-back Kyle Walker-Peters, 25. (Guardian)

Everton are not interested in re-signing England midfielder Ross Barkley, 28, or Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi, 28, despite being linked with the Chelsea pair. (iSport)

Sevilla are closing in on a deal for Manchester United and Brazil left-back Alex Telles, 29. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea's France U21 defender Malang Sarr would prefer a move to Monaco over Fulham, who have targeted the 23-year-old. (Standard)

West Ham are looking again at Burnley and Ivory Coast winger Maxwel Cornet, 25, as they struggle to bring in Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia international Filip Kostic, 29. (Mail)

Italian giants Juventus could make a move for Kostic, who can play as a left wing-back or left winger. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Arsenal's Spanish defender Pablo Mari, 28, is close to a move to Italian side Monza. (Mail)

Sheffield United have moved in front of Brighton, Southampton and Leicester to sign Manchester City and England Under-21 midfielder James McAtee, 19. (Athletic - subscription required)
 

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Arsenal are looking to offload eight players, including record signing Nicolas Pepe, to pay for their summer signing spree.
Leicester City are holding firm on their £85m valuation of Chelsea target Wesley Fofana as the Blues prepare a £200,000-a-week deal for the defender.
Josko Gvardiol looks like being a hot property in the closing month of the summer window, with both Chelsea and Man City keen on the RB Leipzig defender.
Nigel Winterburn believes Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans would be the perfect signing for his former club Arsenal.
Manchester United want Barcelona full-back Sergino Dest as a replacement for Alex Telles, who is set to leave Old Trafford on loan
Graham Potter has revealed he wears a disguise when going out in Brighton.
Premier League giants are split over whether to invite Newcastle to join an unofficial "Big Seven".
Chelsea are reportedly considering a shock approach for Barcelona's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
UEFA is to steal a march on Fifa and use the new "semi-automated offside" technology in this season's Champions League.
Paris Saint-Germain have reached an agreement with Lille over a deal to sign Renato Sanches, according to reports.

THE TIMES
Cesar Azpilicueta is set to stay at Chelsea this summer with new owner Todd Boehly blocking his potential move to Barcelona.

DAILY MIRROR
Alex Telles is set to leave Manchester United on loan for La Liga side Sevilla, but the deal will not include an option to buy.
Ruben Neves is set to deal his suitors a summer blow by staying with Wolves.
Ivan Perisic asked permission from close friend, international colleague and former Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric before making his move to London earlier this summer.
Chelsea have made a sensational move to hijack Frenkie de Jong's move to Manchester United.
Jamie Vardy has paid tribute to outgoing Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel following his transfer to French side Nice.
A UK law firm is investigating the potential of launching a group legal action against UEFA on behalf of Liverpool fans caught up in the chaos of May's Champions League final in Paris.

DAILY MAIL

Arsenal signing Gabriel Jesus has become the most selected player in Fantasy Premier League history ahead of Friday's big kick-off.
Manchester United youngster Charlie Savage is attracting plenty of loan interest from clubs in the Championship and League One.
Chelsea are set to join the race to sign highly-prized Brazilian teenager Endrick, who has been tipped as a superstar of the future.
Football's digital ticket revolution has provoked outrage among fans, leaving Premier League clubs scrambling to deal with complaints.
Everton have matched West Ham's offer for Lille midfielder Amadou Onana in a bid to hijack the £33.5m deal.
Manchester United retain an interest in Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic as they look to strengthen their forward line.
Kalidou Koulibaly has criticised Aurelio De Laurentiis for a lack of 'respect' after the Napoli owner hit out at African players in an extraordinary outburst.
Wolves have made an enquiry for Bordeaux striker Hwang Ui-Jo. The South Korea international, 29, is available for a cut-price fee.

THE ATHLETIC
A Barcelona executive approached UEFA to use future broadcast revenues from the Champions League as security to apply for a loan.
Nottingham Forest are trying to sign Dutch striker Jizz Hornkamp as part of their extensive recruitment programme for their return to the Premier League.

DAILY EXPRESS
Antonio Conte remains confident he will be able to further strengthen the Tottenham squad with the signing of Roma's Nicolo Zainolo.
Southend United will discuss a rearrangement of their wording after a sponsorship deal with a local estate agent meant one of their renamed stands would have featured the name of infamous serial killer Rose West.
Chelsea are reportedly poised to abandon their pursuit of Inter Milan starlet Cesare Casadei after agreeing a deal to sign Aston Villa teenager Carney Chukwuemeka.
Leeds United are eyeing Arsenal and Liverpool targets as they step up their efforts to fill the void Raphinha has left behind this summer.

DAILY STAR
Real Madrid wanted to sign Manchester City's new boy Julian Alvarez when he was only 11 years old but were thwarted by FIFA regulations.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Every Premier League player and member of club staff is to receive mandatory sexual consent training, previously only mandated for players under 23.
Everton are sweating on the extent of Dominic Calvert-Lewin's injury amid fears he could be out for as long as six weeks.
Bournemouth are close to signing Barcelona goalkeeper Neto as they desperately try and improve their threadbare squad before the Premier League begins this weekend.
England's Test captain Ben Stokes is against changes being proposed for the County Championship which include a cut in the volume of four-day cricket.

THE GUARDIAN
World Triathlon has decided to allow transgender women to compete in female categories of the sport.
The impact of England's Euro 2022 success was underlined on Wednesday when Women's Super League clubs reported significant increases in interest from fans.

DAILY RECORD
Hibs have launched an effort to bring fan favourite Martin Boyle back to Easter Road.
Aberdeen have turned their attentions back to Fleetwood midfielder Shayden Morris after being disappointed to miss out on now Dundee United man Jamie McGrath.
Former Motherwell star Paul Lambert has left the door open for a stunning return to Fir Park after admitting he is open to a switch back to Scotland.



Chelsea have opened talks with Barcelona for 25-year-old Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has been heavily linked with a move to Manchester United this summer. (Athletic - subscription required)

De Jong would prefer a move to Chelsea over Manchester United. (Metro)

Chelsea are willing to offer French defender Wesley Fofana £200,000 a week if they can strike a deal with Leicester City, who want £85m for the 21-year-old. (Mail)

Chelsea have told Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta that they do not want to let him join Barcelona and lose the experience the 32-year-old provides. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United have held initial talks with RB Salzburg over the signing of 19-year-old Slovenian striker Benjamin Sesko. (Sky Sports)

Bournemouth are close to signing Barcelona's 33-year-old Brazilian goalkeeper Neto. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Tottenham have opened talks with Udinese over Italian left-back Destiny Udogie, 19, with the potential to loan the defender back to the Serie A club. (Fabrizio Romano)


England goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 25, will not play for Manchester United again after joining Nottingham Forest on loan, says former Tottenham midfielder Jamie O'Hara. (Talksport)

Nottingham Forest are interested in 24-year-old Dutch striker Jizz Hornkamp, who would become the club's 13th signing of the summer if he joins from Willem II.(Athletic - subscription required)

Chelsea's English defender Levi Colwill, 19, is set to join Brighton, with the Seagulls' Spanish defender Marc Cucurella, 24, on the verge of moving the other way. (football.london)

Croatia winger Ivan Perisic, 33, reached out to former Tottenham star and compatriot Luka Modric for advice before deciding to leave Inter Milan for north London this summer. (Mirror)

A number of Championship and League One clubs are interested in taking Manchester United's Welsh midfielder Charlie Savage, 19, on loan. (Mail)

Barcelona want to sign 31-year-old Athletic Bilbao and Spain defender Inigo Martinez, who has a buyout clause of 80m euros (£67m) and whose deal with his current club runs out next summer. (Marca)

Brazil midfielder Arthur Melo, 25, has moved closer to leaving Juventus to join Valencia on loan, which could see the Serie A side step up their interest in Chelsea's Italy midfielder Jorginho, 30. (90 Min)
 

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Cristiano Ronaldo has been offered an unlikely escape route from his Manchester United nightmare - after Corinthians president Duilio Monteiro Alves confessed he wants to do a deal (Daily Mirror).

Four senior Chelsea players have been told their futures lie away from Stamford Bridge - while young defender Levi Colwill is heading out on loan (Daily Mirror).

Chelsea's spending could reach £300m this summer with talks planned for big-name signings including Wesley Fofana, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Frenkie de Jong (Daily Telegraph).

Barcelona manager Xavi has shut down talk of Chelsea target Aubameyang leaving this summer (The Sun).

They are willing to meet Leicester's £85m valuation of Fofana - but may test the Foxes' resolve first (The Sun).

Marc Cucurella is one step away from joining Chelsea - with reports claiming the Brighton star has passed his medical (The Sun).

Brighton have reportedly told Chelsea-bound defender Cucurella to "stay away" from first-team training (Daily Star).

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has revealed the club's transfer business is not over (The Sun).

Tottenham are close to agreeing a deal to sign Udinese left-back Destiny Udogie (Daily Telegraph).

Bournemouth are on the brink of signing Barcelona's Neto (The Sun).

Wolves are prepared to listen to offers for Conor Coady if their captain feels he needs to leave the club to continue playing regular football (Daily Mail).

Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira has played down reports linking his club with a move for Manchester United defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Daily Express).

Barcelona's richest player Martin Braithwaite is refusing to leave the La Liga giants unless they fork out his £5m-a-year wages in full (Daily Star).



Chelsea have had an initial £60m bid for Leicester City's 21-year-old French defender Wesley Fofana rejected. (Mail)

The Blues are now considering an improved offer of £70m for Fofana. (Times - subscription required)

Barcelona are willing to offload 33-year-old Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to Chelsea. (Mirror)

Nottingham Forest have opened talks with Southampton over signing their Scotland striker Che Adams, 26. (Football Insider)

Forest have made an improved offer for the Wolves' 22-year-old English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White that would see them break the club's transfer record if accepted. (Guardian)

And newly promoted Forest have also joined Leicester in the race for Lyon and France midfielder Houssem Aouar, 24. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Tottenham are closing in on a £21m deal for Udinese's 19-year-old Italian left-back Destiny Udogie. (Telegraph)

Manchester United are set to walk away from a bidding war with Chelsea for the signature of Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25. (Mirror)

Burnley's Maxwel Cornet, 25, is set to have a medical at West Ham after they met the Ivory Coast winger's £17.5m release clause. (Mail)

Everton are hoping to beat West Ham to the signing of Lille and Belgium Under-21 midfielder Amadou Onana, 20, after submitting a £33m offer. (Times - subscription required)

Wolves are willing to let England centre-back Conor Coady leave the club this summer, with Everton interested in the 29-year-old. (Mail)

Lucas Torreira has agreed to join Galatasaray, who will pay Arsenal between £5m and £6m for the Uruguay midfielder, 26. (Fabrizio Romano)

Juventus are keen on a deal to sign Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, from Barcelona. (Sport - in Spanish)

Real Madrid are hoping Nice reduce their valuation of 40m euros (£33.7m) for Amine Gouiri so they can sign the French striker, 22, with a view to him then staying with the French side on loan this season. (Sport - in Spanish)

Crystal Palace are interested in RB Leipzig and Guinea midfielder Ilaix Moriba, 19. (Foot Mercato - in French)

New Paris St-Germain coach Christophe Galtier hopes to sign three more players after Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 24, joined from Lille to become their fourth summer signing. (Sport - in Spanish)

Spanish left-back Angelino is close to joining Hoffenheim on loan from RB Leipzig, despite Brighton, Barcelona and Sevilla also interested in the 25-year-old. (AS - in Spanish)

MLS side Charlotte FC are finalising a deal to sign English full-back Nathan Byrne, 30, from League One Derby County. (90min)
 
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DAILY MIRROR


Barcelona's hopes of keeping Premier League target Frenkie de Jong are fading as they face not being able to register a number of their summer signings if unable to balance their books.
Cesc Fabregas has made an emotional plea to his former team-mate Lionel Messi to quit PSG and return to Barcelona.

THE SUN

Marcos Alonso is pushing to leave Chelsea in the wake of Marc Cucurella's signing and is looking to force an exit to Barcelona before the end of the summer.Dele Alli could line up as a makeshift striker when Everton open their Premier League campaign with injuries and suspensions badly affecting Frank Lampard's option
Leeds United hope to wrap up a £22m deal for young PSG striker Arnaud Kalimuendo in the next week.
Thomas Tuchel has made the extraordinary claim that the Chelsea No 9 is 'cursed' and that none of his players want to touch it.
Eddie Hearn claims Tyson Fury has made an offer to Derek Chisora for a "trilogy fight".
Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol give the latest update on the potential transfer of Frenkie de Jong to Manchester United and Aaron Wan-Bissaka's future at the club

DAILY MAIL
Arsenal have been handed a boost in their pursuit of Youri Tielemans with Leicester City looking to replace their in-demand midfielder with Lyon's Houssem Aouar.
Jurgen Klopp has no plans to add more players to his Liverpool squad before the transfer window closes despite a mini injury crisis overshadowing the build-up to their season opener at Fulham.
Nottingham Forest have made an approach to RB Leipzig over a loan deal for left-back Angelino, who has also been linked with Brighton.
Willian is in talks over a shock return to the Premier League, with reports suggesting Fulham are ready to sign the 35-year-old former Arsenal and Chelsea winger.
Richard Thompson is set to be named the ECB's new chair - with the Surrey chief's imminent appointment ending their year-long search after Ian Watmore's exit

DAILY EXPRESS
Tottenham target Destiny Udogie was left out of Udinese's squad for a Coppa Italia clash with Feralpisalso amid talk that a £20m move to London is imminent.
Chelsea might have to fork out only £12.5m to sign Inter Milan youngster Cesare Casadei because of the Serie A club's financial issues.
Roma have reportedly reduced their asking price for Tottenham target Nicolo Zainolo but he will still cost any suitor more than £40m.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

RB Leipzig are increasingly confident that they can seal a loan deal with Chelsea for striker Timo Werner to return to the club.
Leeds United want to name their training ground after Marcelo Bielsa despite sacking him as the club's manager last season.
Former Yorkshire player and coach Andrew Gale has been charged by the ECB over a historic anti-Semitic Twitter post which resurfaced during the club's racism scandal.

DAILY RECORD
Aberdeen are weighing up a loan move for Liverpool's young midfielder Leighton Clarkson.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
Kilmarnock are reportedly closing on a deal to sign former Manchester United youngster Deji Sotona.




Barcelona remain in talks with Chelsea over Spain left-back Marcos Alonso and are confident of reaching an agreement to sign the 31-year-old. (90min)

Alonso has said his goodbyes to staff at Chelsea's Cobham training ground as he looks to seal his transfer this weekend. (Mail)

Crystal Palace are interested in re-signing English full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 24, from Manchester United. (Sky Sports)

Everton are set to beat West Ham to the signing of Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana, 20, from Lille. (Mirror)

Chelsea may have to break the £80m world record transfer fee for a defender - held by Manchester United's Harry Maguire - to sign French centre-back Wesley Fofana, 21, from Maguire's old club Leicester City. (Telegraph)

Tottenham are planning to complete a deal with Udinese for 19-year-old Italian defender Destiny Udogie next week. (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, is prepared to remain with the Spanish club on a reduced salary despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester United. (Sport - in Spanish)

Leeds are targeting a £22m deal for Paris St-Germain's 20-year-old French forward Arnaud Kalimuendo. (Sun)

Dialogue "remains open" between Manchester United and Red Bull Salzburg over a potential move for 19-year-old Slovenian forward Benjamin Sesko. (Sky Sports)

Leeds owner Andrea Radrizzani has said Chelsea agreed a £65m fee to sign Raphinha before "Barcelona influences" saw the Brazil winger, 25, choose to join the Spanish club instead. (The Athletic on YouTube)

Wolves manager Bruno Lage expects Spanish winger Adama Traore, 26, to stay at the club and be part of his squad for the new season. (Birmingham Live)

Nottingham Forest have made an enquiry to take Red Bull Leipzig's Spanish full-back Angelino, 25, on loan. (Mail)

Middlesbrough are finalising a deal to sign United States forward Matthew Hoppe, 21, from Mallorca. (90min)

Former Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas has urged Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 35, to leave Paris St-Germain and return to the Nou Camp. (Mirror)
 

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SUNDAY MIRROR


Manchester United have made a surprise enquiry about former Manchester City winger Leroy Sane's availability as boss Erik ten Hag continues to assess his attacking options.
Cristiano Ronaldo believes he's ready to play against Brighton at Old Trafford on Sunday - after putting the squeeze on Erik ten Hag.
Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher discussed Cristiano Ronaldo’s future at Manchester United on Friday Night Football
Erik ten Hag's dream is to bring Total Football to Manchester United. But the Dutchman has warned his players that they must first be prepared to win ugly as he strives to bring the beautiful game to Old Trafford.
Pep Guardiola insists his Manchester City reign will not be defined by the Champions League.
Ilkay Gundogan knows a winner when he sees one - and he reckons Erling Haaland is tailor made for the Premier League.



THE SUN ON SUNDAY

Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol give the latest update on the potential transfer of Frenkie de Jong to Manchester United and Aaron Wan-Bissaka's future at the club
Phil Foden will collect a staggering £6m bonus on top of his treble-your-money new deal.
Erik ten Hag is taking an active role in Manchester United's search for a new No 2 goalkeeper.
Liverpool are close to sealing an extension with Naby Keita as he enters the final year of his contract.
West Ham are keeping an eye on developments with giant French centre-half Dan-Axel Zagadou.
Everton boss Frank Lampard wants Rennes forward Serhou Guirassy to give his side more attacking muscle.
Burnley may bid again for Boubakar Kouyate.
Bristol Rovers boss Joey Barton dipped into his pocket to give Bristol Rovers' cancer-hit defender Nick Anderton a boost. Barton paid for him to join a pre-season trip to Portugal after he had medical tests.


MAIL ON SUNDAY
The Premier League looks set to get very close to an all-time record for the biggest-spending summer transfer window.
Premier League clubs have banked a record £462.5m from shirt and sleeve sponsorship deals this season.
Arsenal's Lucas Torreira has reached an agreement on personal terms to join Turkish team Galatasaray.
Chelsea, Manchester United and Everton are among the clubs maintaining interest in Stuttgart striker Sasa Kalajdzic.
Tottenham Hotspur are closing on a £21m deal for Udinese left-back Destiny Udogie.

THE INDEPENDENT
Jarrod Bowen will kick off the season with two aims - to keep West Ham in the top-six mix and book a ticket to the World Cup.

SUNDAY EXPRESS
Tottenham have now reportedly reached 'full agreement' with Udinese for the signing of Destiny Udogie, although the left-back may have to wait to officially join Spurs.
Manchester United are reportedly keen on signing Marko Arnautovic from Bologna.

SCOTTISH SUN
Austrian starlet Emanuel Aiwu has claimed he rejected a move to Celtic to sign for Serie A side Cremonese in a £3.5m deal.

DAILY RECORD
Rangers' Champions League opponents Union Saint Gilloise suffered a heavy defeat to KV Mechelen as they failed to replicate their European form with their second leg at Ibrox just days away.




Manchester United have approached Bayern Munich about 26-year-old former Manchester City forward Leroy Sane. (Mirror)

Liverpool are interested in submitting a bid for Germany international Sane. (Liverpool Echo)

Chelsea have offered £59m, plus 31-year-old Spain defender Marcos Alonso, for 25-year-old Barcelona and Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong. (Sport - in Spanish)

An agreement has been reached on personal terms between Barcelona and Alonso. (90min)

Manchester United could offer Netherlands midfielder Donny van de Beek, 25, in a swap deal for De Jong. (Express)

United are eyeing Napoli and Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, 26, as an alternative to De Jong. (Goal)

Everton manager Frank Lampard wants 26-year-old Rennes and Guinea striker Serhou Guirassy, who is available for £15m. (Sun)

Bournemouth are set to sign 25-year-old Feyenoord and Argentina centre-back Marcos Senesi. (Fabrizio Romano)

French defender Dan-Axel Zagadou, 23 and a free agent after leaving Borussia Dortmund, is attracting interest from West Ham and Roma. (Sun)

Red Bull Salzburg's Slovenia striker Benjamin Sesko, 19, has decided to remain with the Austrian club this season despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester United. (Sky Sport Austria)

Sesko's agent has also held talks with the director of RB Leipzig. (football.london)

Manchester United have added PSV Eindhoven's 23-year-oldCody Gakpo, the Netherlands winger and Dutch player of the year, to their transfer list. (Mirror)

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag is taking an active role in the pursuit of a second-choice goalkeeper behind David de Gea following Dean Henderson's loan move to Nottingham Forest. (Sun)

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly flew Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 24, to Mykonos in Greece to seal his transfer from Brighton. (Athletic - subscription)
 

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THE SUN


Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag 'appreciates' PSV Eindhoven winger Cody Gakpo, who is also linked to Arsenal and Leeds.
Liverpool are keen on a swap deal for Inter Milan midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, with either Roberto Firmino or Naby Keita going the other way.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has told Chelsea he wants to leave the club, sparking a frenzy of interest from Leicester and Southampton.
Argentina international Marcos Senesi is set for a £12.6m move to Bournemouth
Gary Neville criticises Manchester United's recent transfer policy after Sky Italy reported the club had a bid rejected for former West Ham striker Marko Arnautovic
Aaron Ramsey needed just a minute after coming off the bench to make a mark for his new club Nice with a stunning goal to secure them a point against Toulouse
Manchester United and West Ham have been snubbed by PSV Eindhoven midfielder Ibrahim Sangare, who has instead extended his current deal with the Dutch side until 2027.

DAILY MIRROR

Barcelona have confirmed Frenkie de Jong has received offers to leave the Nou Camp but president Joan Laporta insists the club want him to stay.
Barcelona "hope" to sign Chelsea wing-back Marcos Alonso by Monday - with Sergino Dest possibly going the other way.
Tahlia McGrath was allowed to play for Australia in their Commonwealth Games T20 cricket final against India despite testing positive for Covid-19.


DAILY MAIL

Everton expect to complete the signing of Wolves and England defender Conor Coady this week.
Chelsea forward Timo Werner is on the verge of a permanent return to RB Leipzig.
Anti-Glazer protesters forced Manchester United to close their megastore ahead of their defeat against Brighton as angry fans continue to call for the American owners to sell the club.
Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton target Sasa Kalajdzic has demanded clarity over his future from current club VFB Stuttgart.
Leeds United have been unable to fulfil thousands of sales of their new away kit after shipping containers bringing them to the United Kingdom plunged into the sea.

DAILY EXPRESS

Wolves winger Pedro Neto could join Arsenal if boss Bruno Lage lands Goncalo Guedes.
Lewis Hamilton has said Mercedes "can't forever rely" on hardiness being their biggest strength as part of a plea to improve performance.
Tottenham are set to complete their seventh signing of the summer "in the coming days" with Destiny Udogie joining from Udinese, who will keep the teenage full-back on loan for a season.
Frenkie de Jong has no plans to accept a pay cut at Barcelona even though that decision could speed up his exit from a club he appears to want to stay at.
Manchester United are preparing a firm offer for RB Salzburg's exciting young striker Benjamin Sesko, who is expected to cost in the region of £40m.
Liverpool are keeping tabs on AC Milan's Ismael Bennacer as they look for additional midfield options.

THE TELEGRAPH

Manchester United legends Roy Keane and Paul Scholes have blasted the "shocking and shambolic" defeat for Erik ten Hag's side at home to Brighton and said the midfield duo of Fred and Scott McTominay were not of the required standard.
Nottingham Forest are set to bring in former Newcastle United managing director Lee Charnley on a part-time basis to help with their business arrangements.

THE TIMES

Moeen Ali fears one-day international cricket could soon become a thing of the past if the sport's administrators do not act on the fixture schedule.

DAILY RECORD

Celtic have been credited with an interest in signing Chelsea outcast Ross Barkley.
Hibernian chief executive Ben Kensell vowed to launch a probe into the conduct of a section of the home fans at the Easter Road Edinburgh derby as Robbie Neilson criticised the incidents which marred the 1-1 draw and urged the SPFL to take action.



Leicester and Southampton are on alert after England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi, 21, asked to leave Chelsea on loan before the transfer window shuts. (Guardian)

Borussia Dortmund are also interested in a move for Hudson-Odoi. (Mail)

Chelsea and Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, is close to a permanent return to RB Leipzig. (Mail)

Manchester United have had a £7.5m bid rejected by Bologna for 33-year-old Austria forward Marko Arnautovic. (Mail)

Villarreal are confident of taking 26-year-old Argentina midfielder Giovani lo Celso from Tottenham on a permanent deal after a successful loan spell last season. (Fabrizio Romano)

Bayern Munich sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic has denied that Manchester United have made an enquiry for 26-year-old Germany winger Leroy Sane. (Manchester Evening News)


Manchester United are still continuing to work on a deal for 19-year-old Slovenia forward Benjamin Sesko from Red Bull Salzburg. (Express)

Newcastle are also prepared to make a new push to sign Sesko. (Northern Echo)

Liverpool are keen on a swap deal for Inter Milan's Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, 29, with Brazil forward Roberto Firmino, 30, or Guinea midfielder Naby Keita heading the other way. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Marseille are close to signing 33-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez after he terminated his contract with Inter Milan. (Fabrizio Romano)

Everton expect to beat West Ham to the signing of 29-year-old Wolves and England defender Conor Coady. (Mail)

Wolves have rejected a loan offer from an unnamed Italian club for 23-year-old Portuguese defender Toti Gomes. (Express and Star)

Leicester City and Denmark defender Jannik Vestergaard, 30, has rejected a move to Fulham. (Football Insider)

Ivory Coast midfielder Ibrahim Sangare, 24, has extended his contract with PSV Eindhoven until 2027, despite interest from West Ham. (Sun)

Feyenoord's Argentina defender Marcos Senesi, 25, is set for a £13m move to Bournemouth. (Sun)
 

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DAILY TELEGRAPH


Manchester United are considering a move to finally sign Lazio's Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as they attempt to rescue what has become a frustrating transfer window.
Chelsea could find out this week if they have a realistic chance of signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona. The club have been prioritising their interest in defender Wesley Fofana, who they remain in dialogue with Leicester City over, and midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who is yet to inform Barcelona that he wants to leave.
World Rugby has no plans to investigate claims that Italy legend Martin Castrogiovanni was ineligible to play Test rugby for the Azzurri as no formal complaint has been made.
Lancashire members aim to force through a vote at a special general meeting to block the club from supporting a reduction in the County Championship programme - unless they give their consent - as resistance to any shrinking of fixtures intensifies.
Golf legend Gary Player has become embroiled in a feud with his estranged son Marc, accusing him of selling the nine-time major winner's memorabilia without permission.

DAILY MAIL

Chelsea have opened talks with goalkeeper Edouard Mendy over a new contract but there is significant distance between both parties, with the goalkeeper one of the lowest paid players in Thomas Tuchel's squad.
Nottingham Forest are going back to the drawing board in their search for a full-back after Alex Moreno rejected a £9m move from Real Betis.
Wolves are in talks with Barcelona over the potential signing of midfielder Nico Gonzalez.
Sasa Kalajdzic is the subject of interest from several Premier League clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton, but the Stuttgart forward wants his future resolved quickly.
Andreas Christensen was forced to pull out of Barcelona's final pre-season match against Pumas just minutes before kick-off due to a neck problem on Sunday.
Liverpool could be without midfield lynchpin Thiago Alcantara for six weeks after he injured his hamstring in the Premier League opener against Fulham.
Barcelona are facing a huge wage crisis over contract renewals agreed with four players - including Frenkie de Jong - in 2020 that were designed to save the club money at that time and are now facing questions of legality.
The EFL is closing on agreement for a funding deal which would see millions of pounds flow from the Premier League, whose clubs have been resisting change for two years.

THE SUN

Celtic and Rangers could finally be handed the opportunity to move to a new cross-border league as a result of an upcoming court case in Luxembourg
Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol say Manchester United look set to make a move for both Adrien Rabiot and Marko Arnautovic, and discuss whether that could prevent Frenkie de Jong joining the club.
Manchester United's shock interest in Bologna's Marko Arnautovic has been confirmed by the player's agent.
Cristiano Ronaldo sat out again as Manchester United took on Halifax Town in a behind-closed-doors friendly.

DAILY MIRROR

Arsenal and Liverpool are both looking to make a move for Villarreal winger Yeremy Pino.
Adrien Rabiot's mother and agent is only interested in talking directly to Manchester United football director John Murtough, rather than any intermediaries, about personal terms over a potential move to Old Trafford from Juventus.
Erik ten Hag appears to have entrusted Anthony Martial to lead the line for Manchester United this season.
Manchester United overlooked Graham Potter for their managerial role and have since seen the Brighton boss thwart them twice.
Burnley retain interest in a loan deal for Liverpool's young defender Sepp van den Berg, who was an unused sub in the Premier League side's season opener on Saturday.

THE INDEPENDENT
Newcastle United have been told they will not be able to sign Leicester City midfielder James Maddison for less than £60m.

DAILY STAR
Gerard Pique has agreed to another Barcelona pay cut as the club desperately looks to reduce its wage bill to register more of their summer signings.



Manchester United have reached an agreement with Juventus over the purchase of France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 27, for an initial £15m. (Guardian)

Manchester United have also made contact regarding Real Betis' 28-year-old Argentina midfielder Guido Rodriguez. (AS - in Spanish)

Lazio's Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 27, is also still on Manchester United's list of options. (Telegraph - subscription)

Another Manchester United target, 19-year-old Slovenia striker Benjamin Sesko, is close to agreeing a deal to join RB Leipzig from Red Bull Salzburg in 2023. (90min)

Chelsea are preparing to offer a world record fee for a defender in a bid to sign French centre-back Wesley Fofana, 21, from Leicester City. (Football London)

Chelsea are £10m short of Leicester's valuation for Fofana. (Independent)

Chelsea's Germany forward Timo Werner, 26, will have a medical on Tuesday before his return to RB Leipzig. (Mail)

Barcelona's former Spain defender Gerard Pique, 35 is set to agree a second pay cut in 12 months as the club try to register new signings before the start of the new La Liga season. (Athletic - subscription)

Roma have rejected Tottenham's bid to take Italy winger Nicolo Zaniolo, 23, on loan with an obligatory purchase clause. (90min)

West Ham have accepted a £15m offer from Fulham for 25-year-old French defender Issa Diop, who is expected to sign a five-year deal with the Cottagers. (Athletic - subscription)

West Ham are looking at a £15m move for Paris St-Germain's 25-year-old Germany defender Thilo Kehrer. (Mail)

Fulham have been offered 27-year-old Belgium defender Jason Denayer, who is a free agent after his contract with Lyon expired. (Football insider)

Inter Milan's Croatia midfielder Marcelo Brozovic, 29, is Liverpool's number one target as a short-term midfield reinforcement. (Sport - in Spanish)

Arsenal and Liverpool have expressed an interest in Villareal's 19-year-old Spain winger Yeremi Pino. (AS - in Spanish)

Spanish left-back Alex Moreno, 29, has rejected the chance to join Nottingham Forest and will stay at Real Betis. (Guardian)

Atalanta have received interest in Switzerland midfielder Remo Freuler, 30, from Nottingham Forest and in Luis Muriel from Newcastle, although the Colombia striker, 31, is also being tracked by Juventus. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Italian left-back Destiny Udogie, 19, is expected to join Tottenham in a deal worth about £21m before spending the season back on loan at Udinese. (Standard)

Monaco are keen to sign Manchester United's 28-year-old Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly. (L'Equipe - in French)

Penarol are trying to convince defender Martin Caceres and striker Edinson Cavani, both 35, to return to Uruguay after they left Levante and Manchester United respectively. (Caras y Caretas - in Spanish)
 

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Paris Saint-Germain have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Leicester defender Wesley Fofana.
Manchester United defender Eric Bailly is attracting interest from Monaco, according to reports.
Bayern Munich and Germany legend Philipp Lahm has criticised the awarding of the 2022 World Cup to Qatar and says that he is not planning to attend the tournament.
Nottingham Forest have enquired about Villarreal left-back Pervis Estupinan after Alex Moreno said he was staying at Real Betis for the 2022/2023 campaign.
Middlesbrough are targeting a move for West Bromwich Albion midfielder Alex Mowatt.
Manchester City have denied reports they have accepted a £46m bid from Barcelona for Bernardo Silva.
Inter Milan are holding out for £12m for Chelsea target Cesare Casadei.
Arsenal have held talks over cancelling Hector Bellerin's contract with Real Betis waiting to bring the full-back in on a free transfer.

THE GUARDIAN
Manchester City are closing in on a deal to sign the Spanish left-back Sergio Gomez from Anderlecht.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

The Transfer Show's Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol round up the latest transfer news from all 20 Premier League clubs
Steven Gerrard has been urged to hand Tyrone Mings an immediate recall by Aston Villa legend Paul McGrath, who has weighed into the debate over the manager's treatment of the central defender.
Mikel Arteta compiled a "catalogue of misdemeanours" by former captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, leading to the striker's exile and subsequent departure from Arsenal.
England's World Twenty20 preparations are in danger of being plunged into chaos as players could be summoned to give evidence in the Yorkshire racism tribunal just days before their opening game.

DAILY MIRROR
Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez has insisted he would play for free if he ever returned to Old Trafford.
Manchester United are reported to have been offered the chance to sign Atletico Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, who has only a year remaining on his contract with the Spanish side.
Takehiro Tomiyasu, Fabio Vieira and Emile Smith-Rowe are all back in training with Arsenal ahead of their home opener against Leicester.

THE TIMES
Valencia want Tottenham's attacking midfielder Bryan Gil on a season-long loan after his temporary move in January proved a success.

DAILY EXPRESS
Liverpool transfer target Matheus Nunes is willing to wait for a move to Anfield, according to reports.
Tottenham are reportedly trying to include two clauses in their initial deal for Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo.

Image:Roma's Nicolo Zaniolo scored his side's opening goal during the Europa Conference League final last season
Celtic are reported to have joined Leeds United and Newcastle United in the battle to sign Marseille forward Bamba Dieng, but it appears he would cost a Scottish transfer record £15m.
Newcastle are set to submit an opening offer to Benfica for striker Goncalo Ramos, who is also being targeted by Paris Saint-Germain.

THE SUN
Burnley have had a £2.5m bid for Cardiff forward Isaak Davies rejected.
Fed-up Manchester United players want Cristiano Ronaldo out of the club and claim his transfer saga is sapping the squad's morale.
Daniel Ricciardo reportedly wants a £12.1m pay-off to end his contract with McLaren as rumours continue to swirl about them parting ways.

SCOTTISH SUN
Celtic are tracking Barcelona attacker Alex Collado.
Motherwell are closing in on their next boss with former midfielder Simo Valakari set to be interviewed on Wednesday.



Manchester City have dismissed claims that they have accepted a bid from Barcelona for Portugal playmaker Bernardo Silva, 28. (Mail)

Reports from Spain suggested a fee of between £42m and £46.5m had been agreed for Silva between the Premier League champions and La Liga giants. (Managing Barca)

After ending their interest in Bologna's 33-year-old Austria striker Marko Arnautovic, Manchester United will now turn their attention to prising Watford's Senegalese attacker Ismaila Sarr, 24, away from the Championship club. (Sun)

United have also been offered the chance to sign Spain international and former Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata, 29, who has a year left on his contract at Atletico Madrid. (ESPN)

PSV Eindhoven's the Netherlands forward Cody Gakpo, 23, is another forward interesting Manchester United but they would have to part with about £35m for his signature. (Telegraph - subscription- required)

Arsenal are holding talks to sign AC Milan midfielder Sandro Tonali, 22, but the Serie A giants want £46m for the Italy international. (Mail)

Mikel Arteta's Arsenal are also set to beat Liverpool to the £33m signing of Villarreal's Spanish winger Yeremi Pino, 19, from the cash-strapped Spanish side. (Metro)

Chelsea could have a record-breaking £85m transfer bid for Leicester City's French centre-back Wesley Fofana, 21, hijacked by Paris St-Germain. (TalkSport)

Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea are also preparing another approach for Italian midfielder Cesare Casadei, 19, with Inter Milan expected to accept a fee of around £12m. (Evening Standard)

Chelsea will also decide this week whether to pursue a deal to bring Barcelona's Gabon and former Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, back to the Premier League. (FourFourTwo)

Barcelona's Spanish winger Alex Collado, 23, is a target for Scottish Premiership champions Celtic. (Daily Record)

Leeds United have been given renewed hope they can seal the signing of Arnaud Kalimuendo, 20, with Paris St-Germain finally willing to put the French striker up for sale. (Yahoo Sports)

Newcastle are set to submit an opening bid for Benfica's £25m-rated Portuguese striker Goncalo Ramos, 21, who is also a target for Paris St-Germain. (Express)

Barcelona are offering Netherlands striker Memphis Depay, 28, to Serie A side Juventus as the Catalan club looks to offload players to ease their financial difficulties. (Goal)

Aston Villa's pursuit of £30m-rated striker Raul de Tomas, 27, has been given a boost after Espanyol's chairman said the Spaniard might leave the club, although Everton, Newcastle and West Ham are also interested. (Birmingham Mail)

Burnley have seen a £2.5m bid for Cardiff City's Welsh striker Isaak Davies, 20, rejected by their Championship rivals. (Wales Online)

Hull City are keen to sign Watford's English right-back Jeremy Ngakia, with the 21-year-old slipping down the pecking order at Vicarage Road. (Athletic - subscription required)
 

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Chelsea are close to reaching an agreement with Barcelona over a transfer fee for Frenkie de Jong, with the west London club now awaiting the midfielder's decision.
Manchester United supporters who oppose the Glazer family are threatening to boycott the club's next home match against Liverpool.
The Transfer Show's Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol round up the latest transfer news from all 20 Premier League clubs
PSV Eindhoven are refusing to allow Manchester United target Cody Gakpo leave until at least August 24, the date their vital Champions League play-off tie with Rangers concludes.
Yorkshire could face relegation as part of their punishment amid reports they are likely to admit to bringing cricket into disrepute after being charged for their mishandling of allegations of racism and discrimination.



DAILY MAIL

Roma boss Jose Mourinho intervened at the last minute to stop Tottenham from signing Nicola Zaniolo, according to reports.
Premier League matches this weekend will feature water breaks, with Britain in the grip of a heatwave.
Crystal Palace are monitoring Conor Gallagher's Chelsea involvement as they remain hopeful of re-signing him on loan.
Manchester United's technical director Darren Fletcher was at The Hawthorns on Monday night to watch Watford's Ismaila Sarr - who went on to score one of the goals of the season
Ismaila Sarr played a key role in Watford's 1-1 draw to West Brom, having a moment to remember and a moment to forget
Lyon have rejected an undisclosed bid from Nottingham Forest for attacking midfielder Houssem Aouar, according to reports.
Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz is set to sign a new contract to provide boss Steven Gerrard with a major boost.
Brazilian forward Willian has agreed to terminate his contract with Corinthians following their Copa Libertadores exit.
Strasbourg striker Ludovic Ajorque is attracting major interest from a host of Premier League clubs.
LIV Golf accused the PGA Tour of getting Tiger Woods to "publicly criticise" players for joining the Saudi-backed breakaway.
Portuguese football expert Pedro Sepulveda suggests a bid from Newcastle for Benfica's 21-year-old striker Gonçalo Ramos is imminent but the Lisbon club will not accept anything less than €30m
Liverpool are set to reward teenager Harvey Elliott with another new contract running until 2026, coming just 12 months after he signed his last deal.
Everton have switched their attentions to Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Mohamed Camara after reaching an impasse in contract talks with Idrissa Gana Gueye.
Nottingham Forest are set to hold talks over a £9m move for Atalanta and Switzerland midfielder Remo Freuler.
West Ham have increased their offer to Paris Saint-Germain defender Thilo Kehrer to £10m.
Barcelona face losing Andreas Christensen and Franck Kessie for nothing due to contract clause if they are unable to register their summer signings ahead of La Liga's opening weekend.
Former New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has joined WNBA legend Sue Bird and NBA star Kevin Durant as a partner in the NWSL's Gotham FC.

DAILY STAR
Aston Villa have branded rumours of a bust-up between Steven Gerrard and Ollie Watkins as "nonsense".


THE SUN
Manchester United's incredible decline under the Glazers has been revealed through their staggeringly slow growth on the stock exchange.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in bringing FC Porto's Brazilian forward Pepe to the club.
Manchester City's Bernardo Silva admits his future at the club is uncertain amid interest from Barcelona.
Manchester United are set to suffer a further transfer blow as target Ismaila Sarr reportedly closes in on a switch to Leeds United.
West Ham are reportedly closing in on a move for Stuttgart star Borna Sosa.
Barcelona expect to complete the signing of Marcos Alonso for just £6.5m this week, according to reports.
Ralf Rangnick reportedly identified five Manchester United targets for this summer - and neighbours City signed two while United went for none of them.
With Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Frenkie de Jong and Wesley Fofana all heavily linked to Chelsea, could Thomas Tuchel have three new additions before the end of the transfer window?
West Ham have seen a season-long loan bid for Everton defender Michael Keane rejected because of the Goodison Park club's injury crisis.
Manchester United will hold crunch talks with midfield target Adrien Rabiot's mother on Thursday to try and thrash out terms over a move to Old Trafford.
Tottenham are considering loaning out four fringe squad members - Tanguy Ndombele, Giovani lo Celso, Harry Winks and Sergio Reguilon - with permanent buyers not proving easy to find.
West Ham are set to answer criticism of prices of food and drink at the London Stadium by lowering them for their next home game.
Deontay Wilder is set to return to the ring in October with a fight against Finland's Robert Helenius.

DAILY MIRROR
Gerard Pique reportedly offered to play for Barcelona for free before accepting a salary reduction amid the club's current contract stand-off with Frenkie de Jong.
Newcastle have asked Chelsea and other top six teams to keep them abreast of players they intend to let go as they scramble to add to Eddie Howe's squad.
Arsenal are set to have a £33m offer for midfielder Yeremy Pino accepted by Villarreal according to reports in Spain, with the Spanish club desperate for funds after missing out on Champions League football.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea's new ownership led by Todd Boehly are investing in a major upgrade to Stamford Bridge that includes renovation of the West Stand and new murals around the stadium - a strategy they have pursued before with Boehly's American sports franchises.
Arsenal have been keen to clear out their unwanted players this summer and the outgoings are now gathering pace, with Pablo Mari and Alex Runarsson both set to leave the club imminently.
Grass-roots sport faces being thrown into chaos by an unprecedented heatwave that has rendered many playing fields too dangerous to use.

THE GUARDIAN
The former Football League defender Ryan Cresswell has warned of the danger of players becoming addicted to sleeping pills after the problem nearly claimed his life.

DAILY EXPRESS

Tottenham are in the market for a mystery forward this summer after Roma boss Jose Mourinho blocked his former side's swoop for Nicolo Zaniolo.
Manchester United reportedly held talks with Timo Werner this summer before the German snubbed their interest and signed for RB Leipzig instead.
Everton are in talks with Stade Rennes over a deal for Guinea international striker Serhou Guirassy.
Arsenal could renew their interest in Juventus outcast Arthur Melo with the midfielder's proposed move to Valencia at risk of collapse.
Newcastle could renew their interest in Lyon midfielder Lucas Paqueta after reports emerged that his price tag had been reduced by an incredible £18m.

DAILY RECORD

Celtic-linked Bamba Dieng was left out of Marseille's weekend squad and now he has received yet more indication he has no future at the club.

SCOTTISH SUN

Burnley are interested in signing Rangers forward Fashion Sakala, according to a report.
Celtic are set to lose out on Barcelona winger Alex Collado, according to reports.
Hibs are set to sign Slovak hotshot Adam Griger in a £200,000 deal.




Chelsea are ready to sign Dutch midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 25, and Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, if Barcelona decide to sell them. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea are close to agreeing a deal worth more than 80m euros (£67.6m) with Barcelona for De Jong.(Sport - in Spanish)

The Blues are waiting on a decision from De Jong, who would prefer to move to Stamford Bridge rather than join Manchester United, while also continuing to pursue a deal for Leicester City's French defender Wesley Fofana, 21. (Times - subscription required)

Manchester United have not given up on signing De Jong and are confident he will move to Old Trafford once they resolve the issue of the players' deferred wages with Barcelona.(90min)

Barcelona's Spain defender Gerard Pique, 35, has offered to play for free in order to help the club meet La Liga's financial fair play rules and register their new signings. (AS - in Spanish)

Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 26, and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, who both joined Barcelona this summer, could leave the club for free if they cannot be registered before Saturday's first La Liga match. (ESPN)

Liverpool are preparing to reward England Under-21 midfielder Harvey Elliot with a new long-term contract - just 12 months after the 19-year-old signed his previous deal. (Mail)

Juventus are close to reaching an agreement with Barcelona over the transfer of Dutch forward Memphis Depay, 28. (Sport - in Spanish)

Manchester City are proceeding with an £11m deal for Anderlecht's 21-year-old Spanish defender Sergio Gomez, which is expected to be finalised on Thursday. (Mail)

City will still look to sign another left-back before the transfer window closes, regardless of whether Gomez joins the club. (Manchester Evening News)

Paris St-Germain are close to reaching a deal worth 25m euros (£21m) with Rennes for 20-year-old French forward Arnaud Kalimuendo, who is also a target for Leeds United. (L'Equipe - in French)

Manchester United's £15m move for Juventus' France midfielder Adrien Rabiot has stalled over the 27-year-old's wage demands. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mirror)

United target Cody Gakpo says he is more likely to remain at PSV Eindhoven should the club qualify for the Champions League. The 23-year-old Dutch midfielder and his side face Rangers over two legs for a place in this season's competition later this month. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester United technical director Darren Fletcher travelled to watch Watford's 24-year-old Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr against West Brom on Tuesday. (Mail)

Former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 34, says he would return to the club for free to help ease their forward shortage. The Mexican currently plays for LA Galaxy. (Sun)

Chelsea are interested in signing Celtic's 26-year-old Croatia full-back Josip Juranovic, who is also attracting interest from Atletico Madrid and Manchester United. (90min)

Arsenal's Spanish centre-back Pablo Mari, 28, is close to joining Italian side Monza on loan. (Independent)

Former Manchester United and Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata, 34, has rejected offers to join MLS teams as the Spanish free agent continues to search for a new club. (Marca, via Sun)

AC Milan have reportedly opened talks with Arsenal's 22-year-old Belgian Sambi Lokonga as they continue their search for a midfielder. (Football Italia)
 

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DAILY MIRROR


The Transfer Show's Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol round up the latest transfer news from all 20 Premier League clubs
Manchester City are plotting a late swoop to sign Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney this summer following Oleksandr Zinchenko's move to the Emirates Stadium.
The Premier League is being urged to take "rapid action" to help combat climate change as clubs brace themselves to play at the height of the UK's second heatwave of the summer this weekend.

DAILY MAIL

Southampton stars have reportedly become disillusioned with manager Ralph Hasenhuttl and were surprised he was not axed in the summer.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has declared Barcelona's supposed revival as 'good' for world football.
The Transfer Show's Kaveh Solhekol and Dharmesh Sheth report that Barcelona's Memphis Depay could be set for a return to the Premier League
Juventus are edging closer to the capture of Barcelona forward Memphis Depay as the Catalan giants continue their mad rush of attempting to register their summer signings ahead of the new campaign.
Manchester City are interested in signing Atletico Madrid defender Renan Lodi as they attempt to solve their left-back issues.
Leeds United are weighing up a move for Philadelphia Union left back Kai Wagner.
Former Newcastle United starlet Yasin Ben El-Mhanni is on trial at Championship club Reading as he looks to resurrect his career.
Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg is the subject of loan interest from a host of Championship clubs.
Everton have made a move to sign Southampton striker Che Adams.
West Ham are threatening to sue the owners of the London Stadium if there is no cut in beer prices before the next home game.


THE ATHLETIC

Liam Twomey, The Athletic's Chelsea Correspondent, joins the Paper Talk team to discuss today's top stories including Chelsea's pursuit of Frenkie de Jong and why Manchester United need to get smarter in the transfer market
Burnley have moved on from their interest in Rangers forward Fashion Sakala with the Zambian international to remain a part of Giovanni van Bronckhorst's squad this season.
Crystal Palace defender Nathan Ferguson is expected to be out for around eight weeks with a foot injury.
Manchester United will play their Women's Super League home fixture against Aston Villa at Old Trafford.


DAILY STAR
Ralf Rangnick has suggested that Sasa Kalajdzic should reject a move to Manchester United.


THE TIMES

Paris Saint-Germain officials met the agent of Marcus Rashford last week as they attempted to gauge whether he is willing to leave Manchester United.
West Ham United are embroiled in a row with their landlord over beer prices after fans expressed anger at paying £7.30 for a pint at the London Stadium.
Chelsea's hopes of signing Wesley Fofana have received a boost after Brendan Rodgers suggested the centre-back could leave Leicester City this summer - but Barcelona are determined to keep hold of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, another target for the London club.
Nottingham Forest are confident of signing the Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis for a fee of up to £25m.


THE SUN


The Transfer Show's Kaveh Solhekol says it is unlikely Paris Saint-Germain will follow up their initial interest in Manchester United's Marcus Rashford
Manchester United's share price saw its biggest daily rise in nine years as Michael Knighton announced a takeover bid.
Arsenal failed to secure a sell-on clause when they allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to leave for nothing to join Barcelona.
Chelsea are reportedly interested in a swap deal that would see Christian Pulisic go to Roma - and see Tottenham target Nicolo Zaniolo head the other way.
Tottenham are in advanced talks to sign Memphis Depay on a free transfer from Barcelona, according to reports.
Hakim Ziyech is reportedly ready to accept a wage cut in order to seal a move to AC Milan.
Marseille have reportedly made contact with Manchester United over a loan deal for Eric Bailly.
Brighton are keen on Fleetwood wonderkid Paddy Lane.


DAILY TELEGRAPH


European football expert Andy Brassell explains what Adrien Rabiot could bring to Manchester United if his proposed move from Juventus is completed
Tottenham will trigger their option to sign Cristian Romero on a permanent deal this month in a deal worth £46.5m.
Manchester United have agreed a season-long deal for Ethan Laird to join QPR and be part of their Championship promotion campaign.
Grassroots sport is in a tug-of-war over heatwave season delays, as clubs express resistance to moving games despite lawyers warning they may be liable for injuries.
World Rugby has hit back in its first public response to the concussion lawsuit brought by former players, casting doubt on the numbers involved and criticising their tactical recruitment.

DAILY EXPRESS
Juan Mata is still searching for his next club after leaving Manchester United and is reportedly highly regarded by Leeds.

SCOTTISH SUN
Malik Tillman could have been a Celtic hero instead of taking Rangers within 180 minutes of a £40m Euro windfall.
Rangers skipper James Tavernier is 'on a different level' and is good enough to play for a top-six English Premier League side, according to Jim Duffy.

DAILY RECORD
Kirk Broadfoot has revealed he almost signed for Celtic before going on to win trophies with Rangers.



Paris St-Germain are in talks with Marcus Rashford's representatives over the possibility of signing the England striker, 24, from Manchester United. (L'Equipe - in French)

United also have a meeting scheduled with Adrien Rabiot's mother and agent after agreeing a fee with Juventus for the France midfielder, 27. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester City are interested in signing Atletico Madrid's Brazil left-back Renan Lodi, 24. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Arsenal's Scottish left-back Kieran Tierney, 25, is also among the names on Manchester City's shortlist. (90min)

Spain centre-back Pablo Mari, 28, has agreed a switch from Arsenal to newly promoted Serie A side Monza on a season-long loan. (Sun)

Former Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, would prefer to stay at Barcelona than return to the Premier League with Chelsea. (Sport, via Metro)

But Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is pressuring club owner Todd Boehly to sign Aubameyang from Barcelona. (Sport, via Star)

Nottingham Forest have made an opening bid for Watford's Nigeria striker Emmanuel Dennis, 24. (The Athletic)

Atalanta will rival Forest for the signing of Italy wing-back Emerson Palmieri, 28, from Chelsea. (Standard)

Southampton's Che Adams is interested in a move to Everton, but there is competition from Leeds United, Wolves and Forest for the Scotland striker, 26. (Mail)

Everton hope to finalise a deal to sign Guinea striker Serhou Guirassy, 26, from Rennes before the end of the week. (L'Equipe - in French)

Manchester United's former interim boss Ralf Rangnick has suggested that Stuttgart's Austria striker Sasa Kalajdzic, 25, should reject a move to Old Trafford. (Star)

West Ham remain in talks with Paris St-Germain over a deal for Germany defender Thilo Kehrer, 25. (Express)

Croatian forward Nikola Vlasic, 24, has signed for Serie A side Torino on loan from West Ham, with an option to move permanently. (Sun)

Roma have cooled their interest in selling 23-year-old Italy winger Nicolo Zaniolo, who has been a target for Tottenham. (Standard)

Everton are keen to secure their fourth signing of this week, with talks progressing well with Strasbourg's 28-year-old French striker Ludovic Ajorque. (Foot Mercato, via Express)

Juventus are close to finalising a deal for Barcelona's Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28. (90min)

Marseille have made contact with Manchester United over a loan deal for Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, 28. (L'Equipe - in French)

Bayer Leverkusen's Spanish winger Iker Bravo, 17, will join Real Madrid on a season-long loan. (Bild - in German)

Championship clubs Watford, Burnley, Blackburn Rovers and Sheffield United are vying to take Liverpool's Dutch defender Sepp van den Berg, 20, on loan. (Mail)

Former Chelsea and Spain striker Diego Costa, 33, is returning to Rayo Vallecano after being without a club since terminating his Atletico Mineiro contract in January. (Marca)
 

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Enraged West Ham fans will throw bank notes at Jesse Lingard after he snubbed them for Nottingham Forest when the two sides meet at the City Ground this weekend.
West Ham are not interested in signing the unwanted Barcelona forward Memphis Depay this summer.
Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing Marcus Rashford but the forward wants to stay at Manchester United this summer.
Nottingham Forest are closing in on a triple swoop for Emmanuel Dennis, Cheikhou Kouyate and Remo Freuler that would take their summer spending past the £100million mark.
Dharmesh Sheth explains why Nottingham Forest needed to make a flurry of signings on arrival in the Premier League.
Arsenal target Sandro Tonali has squashed hopes of a Premier League move by saying he 'joined AC Milan at the right moment' and is keen to stay.
Villarreal could be forced to let wonderkid Yeremy Pino go for a cut price this summer after manager Unai Emery revealed the player 'will have to leave' if a suitable bid is made.


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The Transfer Show's Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol round up the latest transfer news from all 20 Premier League clubs.
Tottenham will trigger their option to sign Cristian Romero on a long-term deal this month in a deal worth £41 million.
Liverpool are facing up to another potential injury absentee in defence ahead of Monday's Premier League game against Crystal Palace, with Joel Matip understood to be a doubt.
The Catalan entrepreneur who bought the most recent €100 million (£84.8m) sale of Barcelona's future revenues, taking the total sold to around €700m (£593.4m) this year, says it will allow the biggest-spending club in Europe this summer to register new players in time for the start of the league season this weekend.
Leading concussion expert Dr Barry O'Driscoll has accused World Rugby chief executive Alan Gilpin of "not living in the real world" following his controversial comments on brain injuries.

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Novak Djokovic has been given a late glimmer of hope that he can participate in the US Open after American health authorities suddenly relaxed Covid-19 protocols.
Newcastle manager Eddie Howe has revealed Gareth Southgate has held conversations with him about Callum Wilson and has backed the forward to make the England squad for the World Cup.
Barnsley have cancelled their shirt sponsorship agreement with the cryptocurrency company HEX seven days after announcing the deal following an investigation into discriminatory and abusive social media posts.
West Ham United are embroiled in a row with their landlord over beer prices after fans expressed anger at paying £7.30 for a pint at the London Stadium.



Manchester United want to sign Chelsea's former Morocco winger Hakim Ziyech, 29, after failing to muscle in on Germany forward Timo Werner's move from Chelsea to RB Leipzig. (Manchester Evening News)

Newcastle United could target Chelsea's 23-year-old USA forward Christian Pulisic. (The Athletic via Mail)

Chelsea will need to fend off late interest from Juventus for Italy midfielder Jorginho, 30, if Juve sell France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 27, to Manchester United. (Express)

West Ham have submitted a big-money offer to Barcelona for 28-year-old Netherlands forward Memphis Depay. (Football Insider)

Despite links with Chelsea, Bayern Munich, Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will remain at Manchester United this summer unless there is a major last-minute surprise. (AS - in Spanish)

Bordeaux have accepted an offer of 4m euros (£3.4m) from Nottingham Forest for 29-year-old South Korea striker Hwang Ui-jo. (L'Equipe - in French)

Forest are set to launch a fresh £30m bid for Wolves' English midfielder Morgan Gibbs-White, 22, after having a £25m off plus add-ons rejected. (Mirror)

Napoli have reached an agreement with Tottenham to sign France midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, 25, on loan with a buy option. (Fabrizio Romano)

Brazil winger Willian's move to Fulham is at the final stage after the 34-year-old terminated his contract with Corinthians. (Nicola Schira)

Fulham want to sign Senegal forward Bamba Dieng, 22, from Marseille, with Celtic also keen. (90min)

Manchester United have identified Stuttgart and Austria forward Sasa Kalajdzic as a key target, with the 25-year-old keen on a move to Old Trafford this summer. (Sky Sports)

Leicester City are prepared to lose Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans on a free transfer next summer unless they receive a suitable offer for the 25-year-old, who has been linked with Arsenal. (Times - subscription)

Chelsea and Germany forward Kai Havertz, 23, has attracted the attention of Bayern Munich, but the Bundesliga club are aware that a deal would be difficult this summer. (Sport - in German)

Arsenal's Spain right-back Hector Bellerin, 27, has been offered to Barcelona as the 27-year-old negotiates the termination of his contract. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Barcelona are negotiating with Manchester United about selling USA full-back Sergino Dest, 21, with the Spanish club wanting 20m euros (£17m). (Sport via Bild)

Manchester United are continuing to search for a back-up goalkeeper to David de Gea, with Southampton's former England keeper Alex McCarthy, 32, on their radar. (90min)

Former Spain midfielder Ander Herrera, 32, has agreed to rejoin Athletic Bilbao if he can reach a financial agreement with Paris St-Germain over the remainder of his contract. (L'Equipe - in French)

Chelsea have made an improved offer of £10m for Inter Milan midfielder Cesare Casadei, but the Serie A side want £15m for the 19-year-old. (La Gazzetta dello Sport- in Italian)

West Ham have had a £25m bid for Sporting Lisbon's 23-year-old Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes rejected after he made clear he did not want to join. (Mail)

Manager Pep Guardiola expects Sergio Gomez to be Manchester City's final signing of the summer, with the Spanish full-back, 21, close to sealing a 10m euro (£8.5m) move from Anderlecht. (Guardian)

Manager Bruno Lage is pushing for Wolves to offer Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, a £100,000-a-week deal amid interest from Manchester United and Arsenal. (Sun)