Press Gossip - 2022

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Saturday's Newspapers:


09:18 · SAT February 26, 2022




DAILY TELEGRAPH


  • The three remaining European Super League (ESL) rebels, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus, will relaunch their doomed project this week with the promise to scrap the original proposal to make certain clubs permanent members, in what is shaping up to another direct attack on Uefa's pre-eminence in European football.
  • Roman Abramovich and Alisher Usmanov have been told to condemn Vladimir Putin's invasion of Ukraine if they want to avoid repeated calls for sanctions in parliament.
  • Marcelo Bielsa is adamant he will not walk away from Leeds mid-season but admits his players' faith in him has been eroded during their slump in form.

DAILY MAIL
  • UEFA are set to terminate their controversial £66m sponsorship deal with Russian state energy company Gazprom.
  • Brighton academy manager John Morling has been sacked after a complaint was made to the Football Association over an alleged Covid breach.

DAILY MIRROR
  • Interested parties are reportedly on "high alert" over the possible sale of Chelsea.
  • Mauricio Pochettino is the apparent front-runner to take the permanent manager's position at Manchester United but there is now rival interest from Real Madrid.
  • Vasyl Kravets, a defender with Spanish second-tier Sporting Gijon, has claimed he is willing to put his career on hold to go to war for Ukraine against Russia.

THE SUN
  • Premier League stars are at greater risk of dementia from heading the ball than footballers in the past, experts fear.
  • Kepa Arrizabalaga believes he should face Liverpool on Sunday to make up for the heartbreak of being ditched for the Club World Cup final.
  • Fabrice Muamba believes Christian Eriksen will need to keep his emotions in check as he prepares to make his stunning return in the middle of a relegation scrap.
  • Jack Wilshere eventually came off the bench to try and light up Danish football - but not before a 10-minute floodlight failure threatened to wipe out his long-awaited comeback.


Paris St-Germain could make a move for Chelsea's 30-year-old France midfielder N'Golo Kante in the summer. (Telegraph)

PSG's Argentine manager Mauricio Pochettino, 49, has rebuffed advances from Manchester United to take over as boss at Old Trafford as he waits for the chance to take the helm at Real Madrid. (Sport, in Spanish)

Meanwhile, Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 31, could leave PSG after just one season, with the ex-Liverpool midfielder linked with Atletico Madrid, West Ham, Newcastle United and Aston Villa. (Calciomercato, in Italian)

England striker Harry Kane, 28, could once again request to leave Tottenham if Antonio Conte leaves his job as Spurs boss. (Express)

Liverpool have set their sights on signing Benfica forward Darwin Nunez in the summer with the 22-year-old keen on the switch to Anfield. (Football Insider)

Liverpool and Arsenal have both made offers to Real Madrid'sMarco Asensio, 26, with the winger approaching the final year of his contract. (Teamtalk)

Arsenal have contacted the representatives of Sweden striker Alexander Isak but want Real Sociedad to lower the 22-year-old's release clause in order to do a deal. (Sport, in Spanish)

Chelsea have the option of triggering a one-year extension to Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta's deal, which runs out in the summer, but the 32-year-old wants the Blues to match the offers of other clubs if they want to keep him for longer. (90min)

RB Leipzig's Spanish left-back Angelino could leave the German club in the summer, with Arsenal, Tottenham and Barcelona linked with the 25-year-old. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Southampton hope they can keep 19-year-old full-back Tino Livramento for at least another season, with Manchester United keen on the England Under-21 international. (Sun)

London rivals West Ham and Brentford are interested in Hull City's English pair, forward Keane Lewis-Potter and defender Jacob Greaves, both 21. (90min)

Denmark defender Andreas Christensen will not consider a move to another Premier League club out of respect for Chelsea when his deal at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of the season. Barcelona and Bayern Munich are said to be keen on the 25-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)

West Ham, Leicester City and Everton have been linked with a move for Bristol City midfielder Alex Scott, with the English 18-year-old also attracting interest from abroad. (Mail)

Aston Villa will listen to offers for 24-year-old former England Under-21 defender Ezri Konsa. (Football Insider)

Atletico Madrid are considering a move for Napoli and Italy right-back Giovanni di Lorenzo, 28, as the Spanish champions look for a permanent replacement for 31-year-old England defender Kieran Trippier, who left for Newcastle in January. (Diario AS, in Spanish)
 

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Sunday 27 February 2022 09:16, UK




DAILY MIRROR

Manchester United are considering a summer move for PSV forward Cody Gakpo and Sporting midfielder Joao Palhinha, on the recommendation of interim head coach Ralf Rangnick.
Newcastle United director Amanda Staveley has said both Jesse Lingard and Sven Botman wanted to join the club in January, with deals for both falling through during the transfer window.
Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick says he has a 'very good relationship' with Jesse Lingard, and insists there is 'no problem' between them.
Arsenal have remained in contact with Real Sociedad over a move for forward Aleksander Isak, but the Gunners are only the Swedish striker's second choice.
Wolves defender Max Kilman will be watched by Gareth Southgate in Sunday's game with West Ham, as the England manager eyes him up for his next England squad.

THE SUN


Marcus Rashford is so concerned for his safety that he has had his minder move in with him after at least three Manchester United first-team stars were targeted in recent months.
Derby County could be hit with another 15-point deduction by the EFL next season if their offer to creditors is rejected once they exit administration.
Manchester City are trying to gazump Chelsea for West Brom wonderkid Jamaldeen Jimoh, who has been capped by England's youth sides.
Brentford are eyeing a summer swoop for Millwall winger Tyler Burey after his emergence within the Lions' squad.
Lewis Hamilton will not be able to continue to drive at the top level for much longer because of his age, Red Bull chief Helmut Marko has claimed.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
The Premier League's refereeing body, the PGMOL, has come under attack from MPs after Matty Cash was booked for stripping off his shirt while showing support for a player in Ukraine.
The backlash against Phil Mickelson has continued, as Callaway have joined the golfer's sponsor exodus over the Saudi Golf League blunder.

DAILY STAR

David James believes Kepa Arrizabalaga has better athleticism and agility than some of the best goalkeepers in the Premier League.
Chelsea are willing to listen to bids in the region of £50m for goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, with Newcastle keen on the Spanish international.
Barcelona are considering a summer swoop for Ivory Coast defender Eric Bailly, and may have to part with up to £30m for the Manchester United centre-back.
Tottenham are desperate to beat Newcastle to the signature of £30m Lille defender Sven Botman in a bid to satisfy Antonio Conte.

GLASGOW EVENING TIMES
Dundee manager Mark McGhee has hit out at a young fan for filming them in the stands following their 4-0 home defeat by Livingston.



Real Madrid believe they can afford the financial packages needed to sign Paris St-Germain and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, and Borussia Dortmund and Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland, 21, this summer. (Marca)

Newcastle are keen on signing Chelsea and Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, 27, in the summer with the Blues prepared to listen to offers around the £50m mark. (Star)

Meanwhile, Newcastle co-owner Amanda Staveley says Lille's 22-year-old Dutch defender Sven Botman and Manchester United's England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 29, both wanted to join the Tyneside club in January. (The Athletic - subscription required)

However, Tottenham want to beat Newcastle to the signing of Botman to convince manager Antonio Conte that the club will back him. (Star)

West Ham boss David Moyes says he spoke to Colombia forward Luis Diaz as the Hammers tried to sign the 25-year-old before he joined Liverpool. (Football London)

Barcelona lead Bayern Munich in the race to sign Chelsea's 25-year-old Danish defender Andreas Christensen. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Leicester are plotting a move for Chelsea's 19-year-old English defender Levi Colwill who is on loan at Huddersfield. (Mirror)

Real Sociedad and Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 22, is favouring a switch to Barcelona over a move to Arsenal in the summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Manchester United are monitoring PSV Eindhoven and Netherlands striker Cody Gakpo, 22, and Sporting Lisbon and Portugal defensive midfielder Joao Palhinha, 26. (Mirror)

Barcelona are planning a move to sign Manchester United centre-back Eric Bailly, with the 27-year-old Ivory Coast international struggling for first-team football at Old Trafford. (Star)

English striker Ashley Fletcher, 26, who joined Watford last summer, is set to join Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls on loan. (Watford Observer)

Wolves defender Max Kilman, 24, is in contention to be called up by England manager Gareth Southgate for two friendlies in March. (Mirror)
 

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Monday's Newspapers: 28 February 2022 06:58, UK


THE SUN

Barcelona are in competition with Bayern Munich in the race to snatch out-of-contract Andreas Christensen away from Chelsea in the summer.
Newcastle are reportedly keen on a summer transfer for Chelsea second-choice stopper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Substitute Kepa Arrizabalaga was brought on for the penalties but after failing to save any of Liverpool's 11 kicks, he skied his own to hand Jurgen Klopp's side victory
Tottenham are reportedly keen on a summer move for Newcastle target Sven Botman.
Manchester United are interested in PSV wonderkid Cody Gakpo, according to reports.
Swansea and Cardiff have wished their former striker John Toshack well following reports he is in intensive care in a Barcelona hospital.

Paul Collingwood has refused to rule himself out of taking the England job on a permanent basis.
Leicester are reportedly lining up a summer swoop to sign Chelsea starlet Levi Colwill following his standout displays on loan at Huddersfield.
Barnsley star Callum Styles is set for a Hungary debut next month after qualifying through his grandmother despite English birth.

DAILY MAIL
The FA are lobbying FIFA to kick Russia out of the World Cup after the world governing body shamelessly fudged the issue last night.
The vast security operation carried out for Leeds United's clash with old rivals Manchester United last Sunday will hit the taxpayer in the pocket, it is believed.
England may be without Man Utd Tuilagi again for the clash with Ireland at Twickenham in 12 days as the Sale centre will miss a training camp in Bristol this week.
MCC Members have been collecting signatures for a vote of no confidence in the club's cricket committee over the lack of consultation and communication that the Varsity match would be cancelled after this summer.
There is concern among the Olympic and Paralympic community that the Beijing Paralympics next month will be overshadowed by events in Ukraine.

FOOTBALL.LONDON
Arsenal are reportedly in the market for River Plate midfielder Enzo Fernandez as a potential replacement for Granit Xhaka, with Roma set to re-ignite their interest in the Gunners midfielder.

DAILY MIRROR
The Chelsea Foundation's trustees may yet reject Roman Abramovich's request to transfer 'stewardship' of Chelsea to them in the midst of the ongoing invasion of Ukraine.
Arsenal defender Gabriel has confirmed a bust-up between Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and the club's coaching staff was behind his departure from the club in January.
Virgil van Dijk has claimed it was taken for granted he would return and hit his pre-injury heights after a near year-long lay-off for the Dutchman.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
The British Boxing Board of Control are to investigate Josh Taylor's controversial win over Jack Catterall on Saturday night.
Sky Sports boxing promoter Ben Shalom was embarrassed by the scoring in Josh Taylor's debatable victory over Jack Catterall
Wales have been condemned for breaching head injury assessment rules after Tomas Francis played on in Saturday's Six Nations defeat by England despite appearing to suffer concussion.

THE GUARDIAN
Roman Abramovich's move to leave the day-to-day running of Chelsea to the club's charitable arm could be an attempt by the Russian to avoid being sanctioned, the MP who originally said his assets should be seized has claimed.
Jesse Marsch is set to be named as the new head coach of Leeds today after Marcelo Bielsa's sacking.

THE TIMES
FIFA was last night subjected to fierce criticism after it refused to suspend Russia from international football.
Rod Marsh's family have confirmed the former Australia Test wicketkeeper-batsman is in "the fight of his life" and remains in hospital in an induced coma.

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS
Manchester City are now reportedly favourites to sign Erling Haaland this summer, after it emerged the Norwegian's desire is to play in the Premier League.



Inter Miami will "push" to sign Argentina forward Lionel Messi if the 34-year-old decides to leave Paris St-Germain, says the co-owner of the Major League Soccer side. (Goal)

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski's contract with Bayern Munich ends in 2023 and, while the 33-year-old wants a new deal with the German club, no talks have taken place. (Fabrizio Romano)

Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland has not agreed to join Real Madrid in the summer, according to the 21-year-old's compatriot and former Middlesbrough forward Jan Aage Fjortoft. (Mundo Deportivo)

Barcelona hope to be in the race to sign Haaland this summer when the striker's release clause of 75m euros (£62.6m) is activated. (Marca)

Barcelona are moving closer to signing Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie on a free transfer in the summer when the 25-year-old's contract with AC Milan runs out. (Sport - in Spanish)

Newcastle United missed out on signing Dutch defender Sven Botman in January and the 22-year-old, who has also been linked with Tottenham, is expected to join AC Milan in the summer. (Todofichajes)

Andreas Christensen has called his situation at Chelsea "difficult", with the 25-year-old Denmark defender's contract with the Blues ending in the summer. (90 Min)

Chelsea are considering a move to re-sign Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 31, from Real Madrid, while Leeds United's Brazil winger Raphinha also remains of interest. (Football.London)

Marcelo Bielsa's sacking as Leeds manager could see Manchester United move for the club's 26-year-old England midfielder Kalvin Phillips - though West Ham's Declan Rice, 23, remains one of their top targets. (MEN)

Manchester United interim manager Ralph Rangnick wants the club to sign 24-year-old French defender Nordi Mukiele from RB Leipzig. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Sporting Lisbon's Portuguese defender Goncalo Inacio has agreed a new contract at the club. The 20-year-old attracted the interest of Newcastle United in January. (Fabrizio Romano)

Real Sociedad and Atalanta are interested in a loan deal for 26-year-old Greece left-back Dimitris Giannoulis from Norwich City. (Norfolk Live)

Former Manchester United midfielder Roy Keane has told the club to appoint Atletico Madrid's Argentine boss Diego Simeone. (Goal)
 

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Tuesday 1 March 2022 07:31, UK

MANCHESTER EVENING NEWS Ralf Rangnick has major reservations about the prospect of Cristiano Ronaldo spearheading Manchester United's attack next season, with sources suggesting the German's patience is wearing thin with the 37-year-old.



DAILY MIRROR

Barcelona are on the brink of agreeing a deal to sign Franck Kessie on a free transfer from AC Milan, a move that impacts both Arsenal and Manchester United, who are also interested in the midfielder.
Liverpool have reminded Kostas Tsimikas of his responsibilities after he was seen spitting his chewing gum into the Wembley stands following Sunday's Carabao Cup final.
Rio Ferdinand has told Manchester United fans to get used to being out in the cold for at least two more years and advised his old club to copy rivals Liverpool.



DAILY MAIL

Pep Guardiola has told Jack Grealish to ignore public opinion as Manchester City's £100m signing gears up for his comeback.
Premier League referees have been told to allow players to show support for Ukraine without receiving yellow cards following Matty Cash's controversial booking on Saturday.
Middlesbrough boss Chris Wilder faces Antonio Conte in the FA Cup fifth round on Tuesday and admitted he once accused the Spurs manager of stealing his tactics.
The International Paralympic Committee will meet on Wednesday to discuss the participation of Russian athletes at the Winter Games in Beijing.
Rugby's leading Test nations have been urged to adopt new technology to limit concussions and ensure a significant improvement to player welfare.

THE SUN

Arsenal have reported a record loss of £107.3m for the last financial year, with £85m attributed to the coronavirus pandemic.
Wayne Rooney's Derby will ask the EFL to let them finish the season, thanks to a loan from American financiers MSD.
Anthony Joshua has confirmed he wants a rematch with Dillian Whyte following a brief social media spat.
James Anderson and Stuart Broad have offered to help England's bowlers in the West Indies.
Max Verstappen's ex-girlfriend Mikaela Ahlin-Kottulinsky is leading the electric off-road series, Extreme E.

DAILY STAR
Manchester United have been priced out of a summer move for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen.
Newcastle and a host of La Liga clubs are eyeing a move for Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga.
Liverpool will find out today the extent of Thiago Alcantara's hamstring injury that kept him out of the Carabao Cup final victory over Chelsea.
Nottingham Forest have opened contract talks with midfielder Ryan Yates.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

A fracas broke out after a Tennis Europe board meeting as the Ukraine federation's secretary slapped the TE chief executive in the face.
Russia's global exclusion from football has spared the Rugby Football Union an unexpected and unwanted political wrangle.
New Zealand are to reach out to millions of fans around the world as part of a £100m plan to make the All Blacks even better.
Nikita Mazepin could be banned from Formula One following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.


THE TIMES

The Charity Commission have asked the six trustees of the Chelsea Foundation for information on a range of issues and have confirmed that the Chelsea Foundation has made a 'serious incident report' over Roman Abramovich
Roman Abramovich's move to pass control of Chelsea to the club's charitable foundation has been put on hold with at least one trustee fearing they may have to resign amid concerns over a conflict of interest.
Liverpool put their players through penalty training in the build-up to the Carabao Cup final with the German neuroscience team who helped to improve their set-piece record this season.
Arsenal's decision to increase their season ticket prices by four per cent has been criticised by their main supporters' group.

THE GUARDIAN
Dan Lawrence appears poised to resume his Test career against West Indies in Antigua next week after being preferred to Ollie Pope in the rebooted England team that begins its solitary warm-up match on Tuesday.

SCOTTISH SUN
Rangers and Motherwell fans were seen clashing in the street before a bus nearly struck police officers and a supporter ahead of Sunday's match.



Manchester United are not prepared to pay £100m to sign 23-year-old Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen from Napoli. (Star)

Manchester United have also shown interest in Sporting Lisbon's 26-year-old Portuguese midfielder Joao Palhinha, having sent scouts to watch him eight times already this season. (Record, via Sun)

Newcastle are monitoring Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga with a view to making a move for the 27-year-old Spaniard. (Mail)

David Beckham's MLS franchise Inter Miami will do everything they can to sign Lionel Messi, should the 34-year-old Argentina international look to leave Paris St-Germain as early as this season. (Miami Herald, via Mail)

Real Madrid are keen to finalise a deal to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 23, from PSG before they pursue other transfer targets or offer contract extensions to current players. (Goal)

Arsenal target Jonathan David is determined to leave Lille this summer, handing the Gunners the perfect incentive to strike a deal for the Canada international forward, 22, at the end of the season. (Sky Germany, via Express)


England winger Bukayo Saka is "really happy" at Arsenal despite reports suggesting that the 20-year-old has put his contract talks on hold. (Fabrizio Romano)

Nottingham Forest have opened contract talks with English midfielder Ryan Yates, 24, as they also battle to keep in-demand 20-year-old Welsh midfielder Brennan Johnson, who has been linked with Tottenham. (Mirror)

LA Galaxy are interested in signing veteran Spanish centre-back Sergio Ramos, 35, who has struggled to make an impact at Paris St-Germain because of fitness issues. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Ajax want to appoint Barcelona sporting advisor Jordi Cruyff as their new director of football after Marc Overmars' departure. (Marca - in Spanish)

Barcelona have almost completed the free signing of AC Milan and Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25. (Sport)

Crystal Palace have made an inquiry about Real Madrid's former Arsenal midfielder Dani Ceballos, 25. (Fichajes - via Sports Mole)

Juventus are leading the race for 22-year-old Italy winger Nicolo Zaniolo, who is stalling on signing a new Roma contract. (Luca Bianchin via SB Nation)

Juventus are also hopeful of keeping Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 29, at the club beyond his current loan spell from Atletico Madrid. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Manchester City's record signing Jack Grealish, 26, should ignore public opinion when he returns to action from injury, says manager Pep Guardiola. (Mail)

Chelsea have the most profitable football academy in the Premier League according to a new study that shows the club generated £175m from player sales in recent years. (CIES Football Observatory)
 

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07:26 · WED March 02, 2022




DAILY TELEGRAPH


  • Roman Abramovich will receive bids to sell Chelsea this week with at least three parties circling the Stamford Bridge club in the belief the Russian billionaire, for the first time, will consider a sale.

DAILY MAIL
  • Sergio Aguero believes rampant Manchester City are capable of sealing a sensational treble this season - United did it years ago !!

THE SUN
  • Ralf Rangnick has all but been ruled out of the running to become the next Manchester United boss and that opens the door to Paris Saint-Germain's Mauricio Pochettino and Erik ten Hag of Ajax to take over.
  • Ross Barkley has been slapped with a six-month driving ban after being caught on his phone behind the wheel.
  • Atletico Madrid player Joao Felix was spotted at the Carabao Cup final among Liverpool fans after beating Chelsea, fuelling speculation he could move to the Premier League.

DAILY MIRROR
  • Lionel Messi reportedly feels that he is being treated unfairly at Paris Saint-Germain, with criticism of the 34-year-old a hot topic in the Parc des Princes dressing room.


Manchester City have held talks with the agent of Borussia Dortmund's 21-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland. (Fabrizio Romano, via Express)

Dortmund have not given up hope of keeping Haaland beyond the summer transfer window, despite Barcelona also showing interest. (Mirror)

Chelsea could look to sell Albanian forward Armando Broja, 20, and English midfielder Faustino Anjorin, 20, to help fund transfers this summer. (Evening Standard)

The representatives of Chelsea's Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 28, are in constant dialogue with Real Madrid and PSG. (Sky Sports)

A deal that could take Chelsea's Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 25, to Barcelona is at an advanced stage. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich could be open to selling the club, with bids expected to arrive this week. (Telegraph)

Interim boss Ralf Rangnick has been largely ruled out of taking permanent charge at Manchester United.(Sun)

Arsenal will look to reward England forward Bukayo Saka, 20, with a contract extension on improved terms at the end of the season. (football.london)

Arsenal's French midfielder Matteo Guendouzi will join loan club Marseille on a permanent deal for £9m at the end of the season. (RMC Sport, via Mirror)

Football director John Murtough says a "thorough" process is under way to identify Manchester United's next permanent manager. (Manchester Evening News)

Borussia Dortmund are interested in Chelsea's 25-year-old Germany forward Timo Werner. (Sky Germany)

Bayern Munich's Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, is yet to make a decision on his future but says he is "open to anything". (Sky Sports Germany, via 90min)

Arsenal have joined the race to sign Lewandowski. (Four Four Two - via Star)

Barcelona are keen to sign Monaco's 22-year-old French midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni. (Sport - in Spanish)

Former Spain striker Diego Costa, 33, is close to joining Brazilian club Corinthians. (Star)

Former Liverpool goalkeeper David James thinks Irish keeper Caoimhin Kelleher, 23, could leave Anfield to make a name for himself elsewhere. (Mirror)

But Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says he will only let Kelleher leave on loan. (Star)

Leicester City and Brighton are monitoring 16-year-old Millwall forward Zak Lovelace. (Leicester Mercury)
 

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Thursday's Newspapers:

07:15 · THU March 03, 2022



THE TIMES


  • Carlo Ancelotti, the Real Madrid head coach, has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next manager of Manchester United.
  • Barcelona are confident of reaching an agreement to sign Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen on a free contract this summer.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Derby County's administrators have assured the Football League that they have the funds for another month, temporarily easing the pressure on the stricken Championship club.
DAILY MAIL
  • Rio Ferdinand has called for Manchester United to sign Declan Rice and John McGinn this summer, insisting they are the 'right characters' to take the club forward.
  • Jadon Sancho insists he is trying to learn from Cristiano Ronaldo, Raphael Varane and Paul Pogba at Manchester United in a bid to improve his game.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly prepared to move heaven and earth to keep Kylian Mbappe with an eye-watering £42m net annual salary.
  • Matteo Guendouzi has taken one final swipe at Arsenal after claiming his permanent move to Marseille 'is the best choice I've made in years'.
  • Mario Balotelli believes he would be playing football today a Ballon d'Or winner had he not left Manchester City when he did in 2013.
THE SUN
  • Ralf Rangnick will stick with under-fire Cristiano Ronaldo for Sunday's Manchester derby despite his goal drought.
  • UFC megastar Conor McGregor has sensationally claimed he is open to buying Chelsea.
  • Ukraine star Yaroslav Rakitskiy has quit Zenit St Petersburg after Russia invaded his homeland.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Marco Rose insists that Borussia Dortmund need more of Jude Bellingham's aggression amid claims that the England star's behaviour has upset teammates at his club.
  • Jose Mourinho has reportedly dropped Felix Afena-Gyan from the Roma first-team for the "next few weeks" after it was discovered he had been out clubbing the night before a game.
THE GUARDIAN
  • West Ham could be prevented from paying CSKA Moscow the next instalment of their transfer fee for Nikola Vlasic as a result of the UK government imposing sanctions against Russia over the invasion of Ukraine.


Real Madrid's Italian manager Carlo Ancelotti, 62, has emerged as a surprise candidate to become the next Manchester United boss. (Times - subscription required)

Ajax boss Erik ten Hag, who has been linked with becoming Manchester United manager, has been having English lessons in preparation of a possible move to the Premier League this summer. (Mail)

Colombia and former Everton midfielder James Rodriguez, 30, has put the Toffees on alert after hinting at a possible return to the club from Qatar. (Express)

Paris St-Germain are set to offer 23-year-old forward Kylian Mbappe a new deal worth £799,000 per week to remain at the club, with Real Madrid also interested in signing the France international. (Le Parisian, via Star)

Bayern Munich, Tottenham and Arsenal are all interested in signing Middlesbrough's English right-back Djed Spence, 21, who is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Sky Sports)

However both Tottenham and Arsenal, along with Liverpool, are also considering a bid for Torino's Ivorian right-back Wilfried Singo, 21, who would be available for £15m. (Football London)

Real Madrid have decided to sell 30-year-old Spain right-back Dani Carvajal, with Manchester United's 22-year-old Portugal defender Diogo Dalot and Norwich City's English full-back Max Aarons, 22, on a list of possible replacements. (El Nacional - in Spanish)

Barcelona are hoping to convince Chelsea and Denmark defender Andreas Christensen, 25, and his 32-year-old club team-mate Cesar Azpilicueta of Spain to join on free transfers at the end of the season. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Barcelona are close to securing Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo, 22, and 17-year-old Spain midfielder Gavi on new deals with the club. (Sport - in Spanish)

Spain winger Bryan Gil says he struggled with the physicality of the Premier League after his move to Tottenham from Sevilla last summer. The 21-year-old joined Valencia on loan in January. (90 Min)

Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper says Wales attacking midfielder Brennan Johnson, 20, won't be distracted by contract talks or growing Premier League interest. (Mirror)

Irish UFC star Conor McGregor, 33, has indicated his interest in buying Chelsea after owner Roman Abramovich said he was planning to sell the club. (Twitter)

West Ham and Celtic are interested in signing Bristol City's 22-year-old English striker Antoine Semenyo, who is expected to cost about £15m. (Mirror)
 

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Friday's Newspapers:
4 March 2022 06:47, UK


THE TIMES

Harry Maguire's continued selection in Ralf Rangnick's starting line-up has been privately questioned by members of the Manchester United squad.
Derby County's administrators have told the Football League they have enough funding in place to complete the Championship season.
UEFA's president has signalled plans to award two Champions League places on the basis of historical performances in Europe could be scrapped.



DAILY TELEGRAPH
Roman Abramovich is set to receive a bid for Chelsea from the American-Swiss billionaire consortium of Todd Boehly and Hansjorg Wyss by the end of the week.
Marina Granovskaia, dubbed the most powerful woman in football, is facing a dilemma over her Chelsea future after owner Roman Abramovich put the club up for sale.
Chelsea players fear being left in limbo over contract negotiations while Roman Abramovich attempts to sell the club, increasing the risk of Antonio Rudiger, Andreas Christensen and Cesar Azpilicueta leaving on a free this summer.
Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus were condemned by the president of UEFA on Thursday for plotting to resurrect the Super League "in the middle of a war".
Rival clubs are circling Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Richarlison amid uncertainty at Everton.

THE SUN
Timo Werner wants showdown talks with Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel over his future at the club.
Erling Haaland has met with Barcelona boss Xavi ahead of a possible summer transfer, according to reports.
Tottenham are reportedly preparing to offer Inter Milan defender Stefan de Vrij £100,000 a week as they look to secure his signature this summer.
Newcastle are ready to land Napoli star Fabian Ruiz this summer, according to reports.
Cardiff have rewarded rising star Isaak Davies with a new four-year contract to ward off Premier League interest.
FIFA is set to allow foreign players with Russian clubs to rip up their contracts and move this season.
Lille defender Sven Botman has rejected Newcastle and agreed to join AC Milan, according to reports.
Manchester City have received a huge boost in their transfer pursuit of Inter Milan striker Lautaro Martinez.

THE GUARDIAN
Roman Abramovich's plan to use the sale of Chelsea to donate funds to victims of the war in Ukraine is not solely intended for Ukrainians, raising the prospect of money going to Russian soldiers or to their families.
Edinson Cavani is set to leave Manchester United when his contract expires this summer and the striker's preferred option would be to join a club in Spain.
The Premier League is considering adding a human-rights component to its owners' and directors' test as it conducts a review of the controversial regulation.

DAILY MAIL
Tottenham are targeting a summer move for Red Bull Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol.
Former Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman has broke his silence to question the decision to let Lionel Messi leave last summer.
Paris Saint-Germain have never considered replacing boss Mauricio Pochettino with Zinedine Zidane or any other manager, insists sporting director Leonardo.
Harry Maguire's future at Manchester United will come under even greater scrutiny in the summer with the club planning to sign a world-class centre-back.
The Premier League plan to insert pro-Ukraine and anti-war messages into TV coverage of their matches beamed to Russia this weekend before asking the clubs if they should stop broadcasting in the country next week.
Shakhtar Donetsk have confirmed that a youth coach has died defending Ukraine's sovereignty.
Atletico Madrid have identified Aston Villa defender Matty Cash as a possible transfer target as boss Diego Simeone looks to reshape his squad this summer.
Barcelona are lining up a move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves.
England's footballers will consider making a collective statement on Qatar's human rights record when they meet for the international break later this month.
UEFA have insisted they will not order Red Star Belgrade to dump their main sponsor, Russian energy giants Gazprom, ahead of their Europa Leaguematch with Rangers.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United have now made contact with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag to sound out his availability ahead of the summer, according to reports.
Russian side Krasnodar have reluctantly paused the contracts of eight of their foreign players, who will now train alone elsewhere in light of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Aston Villa are seeking to build on the huge strides the club made in the January transfer window, with Steven Gerrard now willing to make a play for both Franck Kessie and Luis Suarez ahead of the summer.


DAILY MIRROR
Top-flight clubs have been given the green light to relax Covid regulations at stadiums.
Jude Bellingham has chosen to stay at Borussia Dortmund for at least another season, according to reports.

DAILY RECORD
An automatic Champions League place has been guaranteed for next season's Scottish Premiership winner following Russia's FIFA suspension.

SCOTTISH SUN
Aaron Ramsey has spent a whopping £30,000 of his own money to get fit for Rangers' title run-in.
Dave King has launched a scathing attack on the Rangers board and slammed the decision to take part in the Sydney Super Cup.

LIVERPOOL ECHO
Mohamed Salah has admitted he was 'shocked' at finishing seventh in the 2021 Ballon d'Or in December.



Manchester City have received a boost in their pursuit of Inter Milan's 24-year-old Argentine striker Lautaro Martinez, with the Italian champions reportedly lining up Borussia Monchengladbach's French forward Marcus Thuram, 24, as his potential replacement. (Sun)

Roman Abramovich has already received several serious bids in the region of £3bn to buy Chelsea. (PA, via Independent)

Barcelona are looking to make a move for Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves in the summer, with talks between intermediaries said to have already taken place. Manchester United and Arsenal have also both been linked with the 24-year-old Portugal international as long-term admirers. (Mail)

Aston Villa are interested in both AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, and Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez, 35, ahead of the summer. (Express)

But Barcelona are in advanced talks to sign Kessie, with the Milan midfielder on a list of targets that also includes Chelsea defenders Andreas Christensen, 25, and Cesar Azpilicueta, 32. (ESPN)

Chelsea have made a final bid to try keep Christensen at Stamford Bridge, with the Denmark international said to be on the verge of signing a pre-contract agreement to join Barcelona in the summer. (90min)

Villa will have to pay £21m for Paris St-Germain midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 31. (Jeunes Footeux, via BirminghamLive)

Leeds United hope that newly appointed manager Jesse Marsch's previous experience as Red Bull Salzburg boss will help them capture 21-year-old United States midfielder Brenden Aaronson from the Austrian side in the summer. (Star)

England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18, has chosen to stay at Borussia Dortmund for at least another season. (Bild, via Mirror)

AC Milan have reportedly reached an agreement with Lille's 22-year-old Dutch defender Sven Botman after he rebuffed approaches from Newcastle United. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

PSG sporting director Leonardo has quelled rumours Kylian Mbappe will leave for Real Madrid or Liverpool, saying the 23-year-old France forward has been offered a lucrative new contract. (Liverpool Echo)

Everton, Newcastle and Leeds have been named alongside Roma, Atalanta, Bologna as well as Bayer Leverkusen, Borussia Dortmund and Nice as clubs linked with CF Montreal's 23-year-old American midfielder Dorde Mihailovic. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

'Abramovich - a ruthless operator who rewrote the rules'

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez flew out to Germany to meet Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this week in a bid to win the transfer race for the 21-year-old Norwegian. (Mirror)

Chelsea striker Timo Werner is questioning his future at the club and the 25-year-old will speak to manager Thomas Tuchel. (Mail)

Arsenal's chances of signing 24-year-old Morocco defender Noussair Mazraoui from Ajax appear to be over after the 24-year-old said he has no desire to move to the Premier League if he does decide to leave the Amsterdam club. (De Telegraaf, via Sun)

Juventus are set to terminate Aaron Ramsey's contract in the summer after Rangers said they would not be looking to make the 31-year-old Wales midfielder's loan stay a permanent one at the end of the season. (Calciomercato, via Mirror)

Tottenham are targeting a summer move for 20-year-old RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol. (Mail)

A move to Arsenal is on the cards for Club Brugge winger Noa Lang, with the 22-year-old almost certain to leave the Belgian club. (De Standaard, via TEAMtalk)

Tottenham are reportedly favourites to sign Middlesbrough's English right-back Djed Spence, 21, who has impressed on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Goal)

Arsenal's hopes of signing Ollie Watkins, 26, from Aston Villa have received a "huge" boost, with the Midlands club said to be willing to listen to offers after Villa boss Steven Gerrard judged that the England international is not a striker he needs. (Football Insider)
 

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DAILY MAIL


The 2028 European Championship is set to take place in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland with the joint hosts to be handed the tournament without facing competition from other bids.

Declan Rice admits he is desperate to play Champions League football 'as urgent as possible' amid West Ham's battle for a place in the top four this season.
Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss is being driven to buy Premier League side Chelsea by his lack of respect for Russian owner Roman Abramovich - despite not having a footballing background, according to reports.PSG have slapped a £21m price tag on Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum as Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard eyes the former Liverpool man.Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich has flown to Turkey as he aims to finalise the sale of Chelsea, according to a MailOnline investigation.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he intends to leave Liverpool in 2024 and will consider staying only if he has the energy for the challenge.
Barcelona have reportedly switched their attention from Kylian Mbappe to Erling Haaland as they believe the PSG star already has a contract with Real Madrid.
The FA has launched an investigation into suspicious betting patterns in an FA Cup tie earlier this season.
Huddersfield Town are set for a third change of ownership in as many years, with Dean Hoyle to make the club available for sale again after he has bought it back from Phil Hodgkinson.
Formula One's rulers will demand Russian driver Nikita Mazepin signs a document forbidding him from voicing support for his country's invasion of Ukraine if he is to compete in the sport this season.

THE SUN
Man Utd's Jesse Lingard was targeted by "away day" robbers who stole more than £100,000 of clothes and jewellery from his home in January.
Gabriel Martinelli has revealed he wants to stay at Arsenal for his 'whole life' and help fire the club back into the Champions League.
Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie is offering a £20,000 reward after "rats" took his watches.
Antonio Conte says no manager in the world could provide a quick fix for Tottenham's issues - because they date back 20 years.
Arsenal have reportedly been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Fabian Ruiz with the Napoli midfielder having no interest in an Emirates switch.


DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United have requested that they be kept informed of any potential developments with Robert Lewandowski after holding talks with the veteran's camp.
Sevilla have already decided they don't want to sign Anthony Martial from Manchester United at the end of the season.
Manchester United have reportedly made contact with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag as they ponder their managerial options for next season.
Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham transfer chiefs have been given a huge boost in their preparations for the summer transfer window after comments made by Stuttgart left-back Borna Sosa confirmed his desire to join a Premier League club at the end of the season.

THE TIMES
Newcastle United have already began planning for next season with a huge first-team overhaul that could involve as many as seven players leaving the club in the summer.
Liverpool's wage bill dropped last season meaning the Merseyside club is now fourth in the list of Premier League high payers.
Manchester United have had to send in machinery to dig up a car park at Old Trafford to remove the logo of former sponsor Aeroflot, after attempts to paint over it failed.
Officials from the Scottish government have raised concerns about a match between Rangers and Red Star Belgrade that will be broadcast by BT despite the Serbian club's refusal to abandon its sanctioned Russian sponsor.
The Fifa president Gianni Infantino, who has had his share of controversy over being slow to ban Russia this week, earned a salary totalling £2.45m last year, according to the organisation's annual report, including a bonus of £817,000.
Supporter-owned AFC Wimbledon have raised £2.5m from supporters to pay off a high-interest bridging loan they took out to build a new stadium.
China has pulled the plug on broadcasts of Premier League matches this weekend because of planned displays of support for Ukraine.
Senior figures in British sport reported to embassy officials that they were the target of attempted honeytrap operations in Russia during the run-up to the country hosting the 2014 winter Olympics and 2018 World Cup.
Toto Wolff has claimed that the former race director Michael Masi was "turned" by Red Bull during the final race of last season and that he had a "bromance" with one of the team members.
British Cycling is boycotting this weekend's annual congress of the European Cycling Union (UEC) in protest at its failure to suspend Russia's and Belarus's federations and to allow officials from those countries to remain in key positions.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
The Todd Boehly-led offer for Chelsea has received a boost after it emerged bidders from politically sensitive countries or backgrounds are likely to be dismissed.
Ukrainian teenager Iulian Boiko said he would swap his snooker cue for a gun and join the fight against Russia in his homeland if he was old enough.
The company building Everton's new £505 million stadium on the Merseyside waterfront have indicated it is confident that funding is in place and have not stopped the construction process with impending government sanctions against Alisher Usmanov, the associate of the club's majority owner Farhad Moshiri.

THE GUARDIAN

Edinson Cavani is set to leave Manchester United when his contract expires this summer, with the striker's preferred option to join a club in Spain.
Antonio Conte has said that Tottenham's doctors ought to explain publicly why Oliver Skipp remains out with a pelvic injury as he betrayed his irritation over the midfielder's continued absence.

DAILY MIRROR
Arsenal are set to target the South American market for future recruits - with Peruvian right-back Jhilmar Lora already being eyed for a summer move.
Manchester United are reportedly planning on buying a 'world class' centre-back after it was claimed that players have been privately questioning Harry Maguire's ability.
Chelsea are up for sale - and there's a bidding war at Stamford Bridge.
Roman Abramovich must sell Chelsea before the threat of sanctions deters any bank from transferring the proceeds out of the country, according to a leading economic sanctions expert.
Celtic have been criticised for their decision to link their tribute to cricket legend Shane Warne with a sponsor.

DAILY RECORD
Sir Alex Ferguson has written an open letter of thanks to Aberdeen for honouring him with a statue and making him guest of honour against Dundee United.
Mark McGhee claims Motherwell should never have sacked him as the bullish Dundee boss prepares for his Fir Park return.

SCOTTISH SUN
Greg Taylor has said postponing Scotland's World Cup play-off with Ukraine is the right call.



Paris St-Germain's Argentine boss Mauricio Pochettino, who has been linked with the managerial job at Manchester United, is reportedly keen to return to his old job as Tottenham manager. (Talksport)

Barcelona are yet to decide if they will offer to keep 26-year-old Spain winger Adama Traore on a permanent deal at the end of the season when his loan spell from Wolves expires. (AS - in Spanish)

Manager Thomas Tuchel is concerned Chelsea will lose out-of-contract defenders Cesar Azpilicueta, Antonio Rudiger and Andreas Christensen amid the uncertainty at the club after owner Roman Abramovich put the Blues up for sale. Spain's Azpilicueta, 32, has been linked with Barcelona, while Borussia Dortmund are interested in 25-year-old Dane Christensen, while Manchester United are reportedly keen on Germany international Rudiger, 29. (Sun)

Manchester United have asked the representatives of Robert Lewandowski to keep them informed of the Poland striker's future at Bayern Munich, with Bavarian club reportedly trying to line up Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland as the 33-year-old's successor. (90min)

Borussia Dortmund could sign Real Madrid striker Luka Jovic, 24, as a replacement for Haaland, 21, if the star leaves this summer. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Haaland's agent Mino Raiola has reportedly told Barcelona that they also have to sign another of his clients, Ajax's 24-year-old Morocco right-back Noussair Mazraoui, to maximise their chances of signing the Norwegian. (Sport, via Express)

Everton are bracing for offers to come in for 24-year-old England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Brazilian forward Richarlison, 24, in the summer. (Telegraph, subscription required)

Arsenal's 20-year-old Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli has said that he wants to stay for the Gunners his "whole life" and is determined to help them reach the Champions League. (ESPN Brasil - in Portuguese)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says nothing has changed with his contract situation, with his deal due to run out in 2024. (Sky Sports)

Armando Broja could move to the other side of London with West Ham understood to be willing to pay £25m for the 20-year-old Albania forward, who is currently on loan at Southampton from Chelsea. (Sport - in Spanish)

Sevilla will not attempt to keep Manchester United's 26-year-old France forward Anthony Martial beyond his loan stay which expires at the end of the season. (Football Transfers)

West Ham's 23-year-old England midfielder Declan Rice, who has long been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United, has described the £100m price tag attached to him by the Hammers as "crazy". (Evening Standard)

Arsenal have reportedly asked about the possibility of signing Napoli's Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz, 25, this summer. (Area Napoli - in Italian)

Marseille president Pablo Longoria has said he wants to keep on-loan French defender William Saliba at the club beyond the end of his loan stay from Arsenal at the end of the season, putting pressure on Gunners boss Mikel Arteta to make a decision about the 20-year-old's future. (Le Provence, via Mirror)

Newcastle United boss Eddie Howe wants English midfielder Sean Longstaff to sign the contract extension the club have offered him. The the 24-year-old's current deal runs out in the summer. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal have been linked with a move for 21-year-old Peru defender Jhilmar Lora, who plays in his native country for Club Sporting Cristal, as the Gunners look to South America for recruits in the summer. (Football London)
 

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SUNDAY MIRROR


  • Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl has been added to the Manchester United managerial shortlist after some impressive results with the south coast club.
  • Luis Suarez is set to leave Atletico Madrid this summer and he has chosen his next destination with 'revenge' on his mind.
  • Jesse Lingard is in the process of leaving his £3million mansion after becoming the latest Manchester United star to fall victim to an "away day" burglary.
  • Talks between Manchester United and Paul Pogba over a new contract have come to a standstill and the midfielder is said to be delaying any decision over his future until the end of the campaign.
  • Ralf Rangnick has told Manchester United that they must copy their Premier League rivals Manchester City in their pursuit of a new coach, explaining that the Red Devils must discover a "corporate identity".
  • Ukrainian footballer Evgeniy Budnik has admitted "my mind is not here" after being stranded in Turkey while a number of his family members remain in his home country.
  • Barcelona have confirmed the signing of teenage midfielder Pablo Torre, beating competition from rivals Real Madrid to secure his signature.
  • Roman Abramovich may be forced to slash his £3bn valuation of Chelsea in a bid to find a buyer for the club.
  • Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez has confirmed reports he flew out to Germany to meet with Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Haaland this week.
THE SUN ON SUNDAY
  • Moneyball genius Billy Beane is part of a corporation eyeing up a bid to buy Chelsea from Roman Abramovich.
  • Jurgen Klopp has revealed he plans to leave Liverpool when his contract comes to an end in 2024.
  • Crystal Palace have joined the race to sign Marseille's Boubacar Kamara.
  • West Ham are after Lille midfield star Amadou Onana.
  • Manchester United have abandoned a tentative plan to quit their Carrington training ground because of the eye-watering cost.
  • Ralf Rangnick warned Manchester United the transfer cock-ups have to stop if they want to bring back the glory days.
  • Leeds want Manchester United starlet James Garner.
  • Pep Guardiola told Manchester City they must splash the cash on a striker this summer.
  • Wigan and Blackburn are checking out Guiseley teenager Josh Stones.
  • Andreas Christensen has turned down offers from English clubs out of 'respect' for Chelsea, according to reports.
  • Juventus have made contact with Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola over a possible free transfer this summer, according to reports.
MAIL ON SUNDAY
  • John Terry has fired back at Chris Bryant after being criticised by the Labour MP for paying tribute to outgoing Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.
  • Bryan Gil would be 'welcome to continue' at Valencia according to the Spanish club's manager.
  • Bernardo Silva has admitted 'feeling alone' and wanting to be closer to his family in Portugal were the reasons behind him asking to leave Manchester City last summer.
  • A plane with a banner including the words 'Cats Lives Matter' was flown over Anfield ahead of West Ham's game against Liverpool on Saturday evening.
  • Everton face a black hole of up to £300m in their playing budget in the coming years due to the sanctioning of oligarch Alisher Usmanov.
  • Newcastle United are preparing a £50m move for Bayer Leverkusen's in-form French winger Moussa Diaby.
  • England candidate Jarrod Bowen will have a scan on a heel injury after limping out in clear distress during West Ham's 1-0 defeat on Saturday night.
  • Sergio Ramos could make a shock departure from Paris Saint-Germain this summer after just one season at the club, according to reports.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY
  • Roman Abramovich is in no rush to sell Chelsea but won't entertain any bids from China and Saudi Arabia.

SUNDAY EXPRESS
  • Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick wants to sign Christopher Nkunku.
  • Arsenal's hopes of signing Lautaro Martinez appear to be over after the Inter Milan star's agent made it clear where his future lies.

SCOTTISH SUN
  • Former Hibs star Martin Boyle admits he would jump at the chance to move back to Scotland.


Juventus have contacted Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola about the possibility of the Manchester United midfielder returning to Turin as a free agent in the summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Pogba would have to accept a pay cut if he returned to Juve, who see their pursuit of the World Cup winner as a difficult one with Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid also in the race for the 28-year-old France international. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

West Ham are keen to sign Belgium Under-21s midfielder Amadou Onana from Lille, who want more than £20m for the 20-year-old. (Sun on Sunday)

Atletico Madrid are considering a move for Paris St-Germain's 31-year-old Netherlands midfielder Gini Wijnaldum, who is said to be considering his future in the French capital less than one year into a three-year deal. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Manchester United are considering Southampton boss Ralph Hasenhuttl as their potential next manager. (Sunday Mirror)

Chelsea's Danish defender Andreas Christensen, 25, has turned down approaches from rival Premier League clubs and is close to agreeing a deal with Barcelona, who have tabled a better offer than Bayern Munich. (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez is said to be confident the club will win the race to sign 21-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland, with the Spanish manager refusing to deny that he flew to Germany to meet the Norway international last week. (Sun on Sunday)

Lazio manager Maurizio Sarri is keen on being reunited with Chelsea's 27-year-old goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga in Rome, with the ex-Blues boss identifying the Spaniard as a loan target for the summer. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Leeds could make a bid to sign Manchester United's 20-year-old midfielder James Garner in the summer, while Southampton are also keeping a close eye on the England Under-21s international who is on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Sun on Sunday)

Arsenal and Newcastle United are interested in Sevilla's 24-year-old Morocco forward Youssef En-Nesyri, who was linked with a move to Manchester United in January. (Teamtalk)

Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick wants to sign RB Leipzig's French forward Christopher Nkunku. The 24-year-old was Rangnick's first signing when he managed the German club. (Star Sunday)

England midfielder Bukayo Saka has no desire to leave Arsenal, despite Liverpool showing interest in the 20-year-old. (Sun on Sunday)

Real Sociedad's Swedish 22-year-old Alexander Isak, and Everton's England international Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 24, have been named as possible targets for Arsenal after Gunners boss Mikel Arteta said a striker will be his priority transfer target this summer. (Sunday Express)

Bayer Leverkusen will want a club-record fee of about 100m euros for 22-year-old France winger Moussa Diaby, who is wanted by Newcastle. (Sport Witness)

Crystal Palace have joined Manchester United, Newcastle and West Ham in the race to sign 22-year-old French midfielder Boubacar Kamara from Marseille. (Sun on Sunday)

Wales defender Joe Rodon, 24, is considering quitting Tottenham in the summer after struggling for opportunities under boss Antonio Conte. (Football Insider)

Czech Republic midfielder Alex Kral has been linked with a move to French Ligue 1 side Montpellier next season, with West Ham unlikely to take up the option to buy the 23-year-old when his loan from Spartak Moscow expires in the summer. (Foot Mercato - in French)
 

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are keeping tabs on Paris St-Germain midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum and have been told the 31-year-old Netherlands international will cost £21m. (Sport, via Sun)

Striker Luis Suarez will leave Atletico Madrid at the end of his contract in the summer, and Italian champions Inter Milan as well as Ajax, Sevilla and un-named clubs in Brazil are keen to recruit the 35-year-old Uruguay international. (Marca - in Spanish)

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick says he has not spoken to the club about who their next manager should be but described Ajax boss Erik ten Hag as "one of the top coaches in Europe". (Sky Sports)

Newcastle United are ready to table a £50m offer for Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby, 22, which falls short of the German club's valuation of the France international at about £75m. (Mail)

Paris St-Germain are interested in re-signing Everton striker Moise Kean, who is on loan at Juventus until the summer of 2023. While the Turin club have an obligation to buy the 22-year-old Italy international, the Bianconeri and Kean himself are said to be keen to end the arrangement. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has denied that the club has started negotiations with Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland, and added that any meeting between manager Xavi Hernandez and the 21-year-old Norway international is "none of my business". (Goal)

'Not good enough or don't care'
Pundits react to Manchester United's derby defeat

Thomas Ricketts, owner of Major League Baseball team Chicago Cubs, and property billionaire Nick Candy are reportedly the latest to emerge as potential Chelsea buyers after Blues owner Roman Abramovich put the European champions up for sale. (Sun)

Up to 10 bidders, a majority of which are American-based parties, are said to be considering making offers for Chelsea. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says the club will meet with France striker Alexandre Lacazette at the end of the season to discuss the 30-year-old's future. Lacazette's deal with the Gunners runs out in the summer. (Goal)

Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan and Tottenham are interested in 28-year-old Argentine forward Paulo Dybala, whose contract at Juventus runs out in the summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Lautaro Martinez's agent Alejandro Camano appears to have ended speculation that the Argentine could move to Arsenal, saying the 24-year-old striker will stay at the San Siro. (Calciomercato - via Football London)

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign 18-year-old midfielder Toby Collyer after the former England Under-17 international failed to agree new terms with Brighton. (Mail)

West Ham have made a "concrete" approach for Udinese's 27-year-old Spain forward Gerard Deulofeu, who has also been linked to a potential return to AC Milan.(Calciomercato - in Italian)

Valencia manager Jose Bordalas has said Tottenham's 21-year-old Spain winger Bryan Gil "would be welcome" to stay with the club beyond his loan, which expires in the summer. (El Mercantil Valenciano - via Sport Witness)

Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers are said to be monitoring 18-year-old striker Josh Stones, who plays in England's sixth tier with National League North side Guiseley. (Sun)

Inter Milan have contacted the agent of 28-year-old Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, whose Juventus contract is set to expire at the end of the season. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)
 
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DAILY MAIL


  • The 2028 European Championship is set to take place in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland with the joint hosts to be handed the tournament without facing competition from other bids.
  • Declan Rice admits he is desperate to play Champions League football 'as urgent as possible' amid West Ham's battle for a place in the top four this season.
  • Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss is being driven to buy Premier League side Chelsea by his lack of respect for Russian owner Roman Abramovich - despite not having a footballing background, according to reports.
  • PSG have slapped a £21m price tag on Dutch midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum as Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard eyes the former Liverpool man.
  • Jurgen Klopp has confirmed he intends to leave Liverpool in 2024 and will consider staying only if he has the energy for the challenge.
  • Barcelona have reportedly switched their attention from Kylian Mbappe to Erling Haaland as they believe the PSG star already has a contract with Real Madrid.
  • The FA has launched an investigation into suspicious betting patterns in an FA Cup tie earlier this season.
  • Huddersfield are set for a third change of ownership in as many years, with Dean Hoyle to make the club available for sale again after he has bought it back from Phil Hodgkinson.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Manchester United have requested that they be kept informed of any potential developments with Robert Lewandowski after holding talks with the veteran's camp.
  • Sevilla have already decided they don't want to sign Anthony Martial from Manchester United at the end of the season.
  • Manchester United have reportedly made contact with Ajax boss Erik ten Hag as they ponder their managerial options for next season.
  • Chelsea, Arsenal and Tottenham transfer chiefs have been given a huge boost in their preparations for the summer transfer window after comments made by Stuttgart left-back Borna Sosa confirmed his desire to join a Premier League club at the end of the season.
THE TIMES
  • Newcastle United have already began planning for next season with a huge first-team overhaul that could involve as many as seven players leaving the club in the summer.
  • Liverpool's wage bill dropped last season meaning the Merseyside club is now fourth in the list of Premier League high payers.
  • Officials from the Scottish government have raised concerns about a match between Rangers and Red Star Belgrade that will be broadcast by BT despite the Serbian club's refusal to abandon its sanctioned Russian sponsor.
  • Supporter-owned AFC Wimbledon have raised £2.5m from supporters to pay off a high-interest bridging loan they took out to build a new stadium.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • The Todd Boehly-led offer for Chelsea has received a boost after it emerged bidders from politically sensitive countries or backgrounds are likely to be dismissed.
  • The company building Everton's new £505 million stadium on the Merseyside waterfront have indicated it is confident that funding is in place and have not stopped the construction process with impending government sanctions against Alisher Usmanov, the associate of the club's majority owner Farhad Moshiri.
THE GUARDIAN
  • Edinson Cavani is set to leave Manchester United when his contract expires this summer, with the striker's preferred option to join a club in Spain.
  • Antonio Conte has said that Tottenham's doctors ought to explain publicly why Oliver Skipp remains out with a pelvic injury as he betrayed his irritation over the midfielder's continued absence.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Arsenal are set to target the South American market for future recruits - with Peruvian right-back Jhilmar Lora already being eyed for a summer move.
  • Manchester United are reportedly planning on buying a 'world class' centre-back after it was claimed that players have been privately questioning Harry Maguire's ability.
THE SUN
  • Gabriel Martinelli has revealed he wants to stay at Arsenal for his 'whole life' and help fire the club back into the Champions League.
  • Antonio Conte says no manager in the world could provide a quick fix for Tottenham's issues - because they date back 20 years.
  • Arsenal have reportedly been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Fabian Ruiz with the Napoli midfielder having no interest in an Emirates switch.
DAILY RECORD
  • Sir Alex Ferguson has written an open letter of thanks to Aberdeen for honouring him with a statue and making him guest of honour against Dundee United.
  • Mark McGhee claims Motherwell should never have sacked him as the bullish Dundee boss prepares for his Fir Park return.
SCOTTISH SUN
  • Greg Taylor has said postponing Scotland's World Cup play-off with Ukraine is the right call.


Aston Villa are keeping tabs on Paris St-Germain midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum and have been told the 31-year-old Netherlands international will cost £21m. (Sport, via Sun)

Striker Luis Suarez will leave Atletico Madrid at the end of his contract in the summer, and Italian champions Inter Milan as well as Ajax, Sevilla and un-named clubs in Brazil are keen to recruit the 35-year-old Uruguay international. (Marca - in Spanish)

Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick says he has not spoken to the club about who their next manager should be but described Ajax boss Erik ten Hag as "one of the top coaches in Europe". (Sky Sports)

Newcastle United are ready to table a £50m offer for Bayer Leverkusen winger Moussa Diaby, 22, which falls short of the German club's valuation of the France international at about £75m. (Mail)

Paris St-Germain are interested in re-signing Everton striker Moise Kean, who is on loan at Juventus until the summer of 2023. While the Turin club have an obligation to buy the 22-year-old Italy international, the Bianconeri and Kean himself are said to be keen to end the arrangement. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has denied that the club has started negotiations with Borussia Dortmund striker Erling Braut Haaland, and added that any meeting between manager Xavi Hernandez and the 21-year-old Norway international is "none of my business". (Goal)

'Not good enough or don't care'
Pundits react to Manchester United's derby defeat

Thomas Ricketts, owner of Major League Baseball team Chicago Cubs, and property billionaire Nick Candy are reportedly the latest to emerge as potential Chelsea buyers after Blues owner Roman Abramovich put the European champions up for sale. (Sun)

Up to 10 bidders, a majority of which are American-based parties, are said to be considering making offers for Chelsea. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta says the club will meet with France striker Alexandre Lacazette at the end of the season to discuss the 30-year-old's future. Lacazette's deal with the Gunners runs out in the summer. (Goal)

Atletico Madrid, Barcelona, Inter Milan and Tottenham are interested in 28-year-old Argentine forward Paulo Dybala, whose contract at Juventus runs out in the summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Lautaro Martinez's agent Alejandro Camano appears to have ended speculation that the Argentine could move to Arsenal, saying the 24-year-old striker will stay at the San Siro. (Calciomercato - via Football London)

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign 18-year-old midfielder Toby Collyer after the former England Under-17 international failed to agree new terms with Brighton. (Mail)

West Ham have made a "concrete" approach for Udinese's 27-year-old Spain forward Gerard Deulofeu, who has also been linked to a potential return to AC Milan.(Calciomercato - in Italian)

Valencia manager Jose Bordalas has said Tottenham's 21-year-old Spain winger Bryan Gil "would be welcome" to stay with the club beyond his loan, which expires in the summer. (El Mercantil Valenciano - via Sport Witness)

Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers are said to be monitoring 18-year-old striker Josh Stones, who plays in England's sixth tier with National League North side Guiseley. (Sun)

Inter Milan have contacted the agent of 28-year-old Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, whose Juventus contract is set to expire at the end of the season. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)
@christinaa whats going on? This is Saturdays rumours again not todays!? This keeps happening, is there anything that we can help with?
 

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Tuesday 8 March 2022 07:21, UK



DAILY MAIL


  • Marcus Rashford is on Paris Saint-Germain's wanted list should they be unable to convince Kylian Mbappe to stay beyond this summer.
  • Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has cut ties with sponsor Huawei amid reports the Chinese communications company is helping Russia with their invasion of Ukraine.

THE SUN
  • New York Jets owner Woody Johnson has emerged as a potential candidate to buy Chelsea as has a private consortium led by Saudi Media.
  • Manchester United are preparing for a summer squad overhaul with more than a dozen players potentially leaving the club on free transfers and cut-price deals as their contracts near expiry.
  • Tottenham supporters have criticised the club for the April 29 closure of a window to snap up season tickets for the 2022-23 season at the same prices as this campaign.
  • Yannick Carrasco has revealed he turned down advances from four Premier League clubs in January to stay with Atletico Madrid.
  • Prospective Chelsea buyers are being put off by the prohibitive £1bn cost of rebuilding Stamford Bridge.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Liverpool stars Jordan Henderson and Andy Robertson reached out to former team-mate Alberto Moreno after the Villarreal defender suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament last weekend.
DAILY STAR
  • Manchester United are reported to have "advanced" their search for a permanent manager after the dismal derby defeat against Manchester City.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Barcelona are ready to make a huge splash in the summer transfer window with Xavi keen to add Erling Haaland, Andreas Christensen, Cesar Azpilicueta and Franck Kessie to his squad along with Ajax full-back Noussair Mazraoui.
THE ATHLETIC
  • Chelsea face having to sell a number of key players and could lose key staff including Petr Cech, Bruce Buck and Marina Granovskaia if Roman Abramovich sells the club.
DAILY RECORD
  • Scotland's World Cup clash with Ukraine, scheduled for March, will be moved to June with confirmation expected from FIFA in the next 24 hours.
  • Former Leicester City and Celtic head of recruitment Lee Congerton is set to move to Italy and take on a role with Atalanta.
  • Leicester City are one of four potential new suitors for Tottenham defender Cameron Carter-Vickers, who has impressed on loan with Celtic.
MUNDO DEPORTIVO
  • Barcelona star Sergi Roberto wants a move to the Premier League in the summer and has interest from Arsenal.


1 hour ago:

Manchester United's
Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will target a move to Paris St-Germain - which could see him link up with Argentina forward Lionel Messi - if United fail to qualify for next season's Champions League. (Football Transfers)

Arsenal, Newcastle and West Ham are monitoring 24-year-old England forward Marcus Rashford, who is believed to be considering his future at Manchester United. (90Min)

Paris St-Germain will attempt to sign Manchester United's Rashford if 23-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe joins Real Madrid. PSG explored the possibility of signing Rashford last summer but United were not prepared to sell. (Mail)

Manchester City and Real Madrid are the two frontrunners to sign Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland despite interest from Bayern Munich and Barcelona. The 21-year-old Norway striker's future is expected to be decided in the "next few weeks". (Athletic - subscription)

New York Jets owner Robert Wood Johnson is preparing a bid to buy Chelsea. Johnson is considered to be "very knowledgeable" of the club and the Premier League having lived in London during his time as the United States' ambassador to the UK. (ESPN)

Private consortium Saudi Media have also made contact with American firm Raine Group, who are managing the sale of Chelsea, about buying the club from Roman Abramovich. (Goal)

Newcastle have opened talks with Real Madrid over a move for Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard, 31, who is expected to leave in the summer. (Defensa Central - in Spanish)

England striker Harry Kane, 28, needs to leave Tottenham if he wants to challenge for football's major trophies, according to former Spurs and Manchester United forward Teddy Sheringham. (Sky Sports, via Mail)

Chelsea's Denmark centre-back Andreas Christensen, 25, has agreed to join Barcelona on a free transfer in the summer when his contract runs out. (Sport - in Spanish)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says letting Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 34, leave last summer was the "saddest decision of all" but does not regret it. (Barcelona FC, via Marca)

Arsenal are ready to challenge Paris St-Germain for Brazil attacking midfielder Lucas Paqueta, 24, from Lyon. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli, 20, says he wants to stay at Arsenal and fight for trophies amid interest from Liverpool. (Liverpool Echo)

Chelsea and Manchester City are monitoring RB Leipzig's French midfielder Christopher Nkunku. The 24-year-old would cost about £62m. (Foot Mercato, via Express)

Some Manchester United players have derided interim manager Ralf Rangnick's CV and are dissatisfied with the German's methods. (Manchester Evening News)

Spanish midfielder Juan Mata, 33, will leave Manchester United as a free agent in the summer and is attracting interest from clubs in La Liga. (Athletic - subscription)

Middlesbrough's 21-year-old English right-back Djed Spence, who has impressed during his loan spell at Nottingham Forest, is attracting interest from seven Premier League clubs, including Manchester City and Tottenham, two Spanish clubs and Bundesliga sides Bayern Munich and RB Leipzig. (Sky Germany, via Sport Witness)

Arsenal players could get bonuses worth up to £500,000 each if they manage to secure a place in the Champions League by finishing in the top four in the Premier League. (Mail)
 

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08:29 · WED March 09, 2022


DAILY TELEGRAPH


  • Newcastle United have entered the race to sign Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger on a free transfer in the summer.
  • Everton could face a huge financial headache should they lose their Premier League status at the end of the season, with players lacking in significant relegation clauses.
  • Joe Launchbury is poised to win a first cap since 2020 with Alfie Barbeary in contention to make his England debut in a "ding-dong" Six Nations encounter against Ireland on Saturday.

DAILY MAIL
  • Turkish billionaire Muhsin Bayrak claims he is making progress in his attempt to buy Chelsea for under £2.5bn and will update again on Thursday.
  • British property developer Nick Candy is working on a £2.5bn bid for Chelsea, which includes plans for a £1.5bn rebuild of Stamford Bridge, to be submitted by the end of the week.
  • Everton are preparing to negotiate with the Premier League over their financial accounts amid fears they could become the first club to breach the top flight's profit and sustainability rules.
  • Everton face a major wage crisis if they lose their Premier League status with players to remain on the same basic salaries even if they are relegated.
  • UEFA is to expand the Euros to 32 teams following discussions with member nations.
  • The RSPCA is close to concluding its investigation into Kurt Zouma for animal cruelty, with West Ham braced for the defender being prosecuted for kicking his cat.


THE INDEPENDENT
  • Roman Abramovich is "not sold" on the offer made by Hansjorg Wyss and Todd Boehly for Chelsea.
THE SUN
  • Jurgen Klopp believes Jude Bellingham will soon become the best midfielder in the world and has told close friends and contacts that he wants the Borussia Dortmund teenager at Liverpool.
  • Manchester United have been placed on red alert after it became apparent that Juventus and Paulo Dybala were still some way apart in contract talks, which are reported to be "at crisis point".
  • Barcelona's financial position might stop them from being able to sign Wolves winger Adama Traore on a permanent deal at the end of his loan spell.
  • Tottenham are already listening to offers for full-back Emerson Royal, who has struggled to adapt to the Premier League since his £26m move just over six months ago.
  • Chelsea were working on deals to sign Sevilla defender Jules Kounde and Leeds forward Raphinha before Abramovich's decision to try to sell the club.
  • Barcelona are close to changing the name of their iconic Nou Camp home as their £237m sponsorship deal with Spotify is nearing completion.
  • Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen could only be days away from an announcement that he is leaving for Barcelona on a free transfer.
  • Andreas Pereira continues to struggle at Flamengo, with the Brazilian club's fans booing the Manchester United loanee in a recent game to increase doubts about the deal becoming permanent.
  • Barcelona have offered defender Dani Alves a new contract which would take him past his 40th birthday.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Barcelona believe Manchester City are in the best place to sign Erling Haaland in the summer because the total package for the striker, including wages, could end up totalling £200m.
THE SCOTTISH SUN
  • Neil Lennon wants former Celtic team-mate Mark Fotheringham to become his No 2 at Cypriot club Omonia Nicosia.
  • Scott Brown could be offered an emotional return to Celtic after quitting Aberdeen.
DAILY RECORD
  • Gordon Strachan has insisted Scott Brown's crowning moment as an Aberdeen player might prove to the goal that wins Celtic another title.


1 hour ago
Newcastle United
are interested in signing Germany defender Antonio Rudiger when the 29-year-old's Chelsea contract expires at the end of the season. (Telegraph)

But Manchester United will rival their fellow Premier League side for Rudiger's signature this summer. (Express)

United, however, could miss out on signing the centre-back because of the uncertainty over who will become the next manager at Old Trafford. (90min)

Arsenal could attempt to re-sign Germany winger Serge Gnabry from Bayern Munich, with the 26-year-old - who spent four years with the Gunners - valued at £63m. (Football.London)

Tottenham are prepared to listen to offers for 23-year-old Brazilian defender Emerson Royal, less than a year after his £26m move from Barcelona. (Sun)

Borussia Dortmund's 21-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland wants to join Barcelona this summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

However, Barcelona president Joan Laporta has denied reports that negotiations are already under way to sign Haaland, who is also wanted by Manchester City and Real Madrid. (Mail)

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp wants to sign Borussia Dortmund's Jude Bellingham and believes the 18-year-old England international will go on to become the best midfielder in the world. (Sun)

Manchester United expect 37-year-old Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo to leave this summer and are lining up Everton's Brazil international Richarlison, 24, as his replacement. (Caught Offside)

Aston Villa are ready to exercise their option to turn Philippe Coutinho's loan from Barcelona into a permanent deal after being impressed with the 29-year-old Brazil forward's recent performances. (Fabrizio Romano)

Andreas Christensen's agents are in Spain to seal a move to Barcelona. The 25-year-old Denmark defender will join on a five-year deal when his Chelsea contract expires at the end of the season. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Roma will make a move for Manchester United's Portugal full-back Diogo Dalot, 22, this summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

England striker Harry Kane, 28, has told team-mates he will stay at Tottenham next season if Champions league football is secured and Antonio Conte remains as manager. (Express)

Liverpool will have the chance to sign Red Bull Salzburg's 20-year-old German striker Karim Adeyemi in the summer transfer window, but could face competition from Borussia Dortmund. (Express)

Paris St-Germain and Chelsea are interested in signing Manchester City's Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 31. (Foot Mercato)

RB Leipzig have joined the race to sign Real Madrid's 19-year-old Spanish defender Rafa Marin. (Marca - in Spanish)

Manchester United will have to pay up to 80m euros (£66m) to sign Serbia midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 27, from Lazio as a replacement for France midfielder Paul Pogba, 28. (Sport Witness)

Former Arsenal winger Perry Groves says the Gunners should target Everton and England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 24, at the end of the season. (Star)

Everton face a wage crisis if they suffer relegation to the Championship. (Mail)
 

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07:21 · THU March 10, 2022


THE SUN


  • Cristiano Ronaldo has held crunch talks with agent Jorge Mendes over his future at Manchester United.
  • Barcelona have made a bid for Arsenal and Leeds transfer target Noussair Mazraoui, reports suggest.
  • Barcelona coach Xavi believes Manchester City target Erling Haaland would find it difficult to say no to a move to the Nou Camp.
  • Tottenham are stepping up their bid to bag a £500m naming rights deal for their stadium.
  • Diogo Dalot could reportedly join Roma after forging a 'special bond' with Italy.
  • Atletico Madrid are interested in signing Tottenham's Emerson Royal - if the price is right.
  • Manchester United have missed out on signing Boubacar Kamara due to the confusion surrounding their next manager, according to reports.
  • Erling Haaland is warming to the idea of a summer switch to Manchester City.
  • Arsenal and Leicester are both interested in signing Sassuolo winger Domenico Berardi, according to reports.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have entered the race to sign Barcelona star Ronald Araujo, according to reports.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • The future of Mauricio Pochettino as Paris St-Germain's head coach is hanging by a thread, further raising the likelihood that he will seek to become Manchester United's next manager.
  • Ralf Rangnick was not aware Cristiano Ronaldo had travelled to Portugal on the weekend of Manchester United's derby defeat.
  • Philippe Coutinho faces having to take a significant cut to his £480,000-a-week wages if he is to make his loan move to Aston Villa permanent.
  • Former Women's Super League players are calling for the FA to introduce a minimum salary in the top division to avoid pricing young talent out of the game.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Tottenham boss Antonio Conte might finally get a chance to sign Adama Traore in the summer transfer window despite him joining Barcelona in January.
  • Ajax star Ryan Gravenberch is open to a move to Bayern Munich this summer, dealing a huge blow to Manchester United and Liverpool.
  • Tottenham hero Sergei Rebrov has vowed to return to Ukraine to fight for his homeland as they defend themselves against the Russian attack.
  • Chelsea have reportedly fallen behind a transfer rival in their chase for the signing of Riyad Mahrez.
DAILY MAIL
  • Mauricio Pochettino is facing the sack at Paris Saint-Germain after overseeing their Champions League capitulation against Real Madrid.
  • Gareth Southgate is trying to convince Crystal Palace midfielder Michael Olise to switch international allegiance from France to England.
  • One of the Football Association's most senior directors Edleen John has been accused of bullying in a damning written complaint made by a colleague.
  • The families and partners of England's World Cup footballers will head for a booze cruise in Qatar and swerve the country's draconian drinking laws.
  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is said to be interested in signing a midfielder and two new strikers during the summer transfer window.
  • Manchester United's rebuild for next season is already underway with the club preparing a move for Bayern Munich superstar Robert Lewandowski, claim reports.
  • Manchester United are monitoring Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as they look to revitalise their attack this summer.
  • Arsene Wenger is confident Chelsea will remain competitive even if their new owners can't match the spending power of Roman Abramovich.
  • Premier League television coverage will return to China on Thursday evening following last weekend's boycott as the top-flight have dropped their centralised messages of support for Ukraine.

DAILY MIRROR
  • Roman Abramovich is not making a snap decision on selling Chelsea despite being in a rush to offload the club to a prospective buyer.
  • Abramovich has moved his super-yacht from a shipyard in Barcelona where it had been undergoing repairs, as shown by tracking data.
THE GUARDIAN
  • Luke Shaw is open to signing a new deal at Manchester United, with the defender enjoying playing for the club he joined in summer 2014 from Southampton.
THE TIMES
  • Three bidders for Chelsea have emerged as serious contenders to take over the club with Roman Abramovich's advisers already ruling out several other expressions of interest.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo's participation in Manchester United's match against Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday is in doubt after he was unable to train with the squad for a second successive day.
DAILY RECORD
  • Scott Brown has been offered a quickfire route back into football by former Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers.
SCOTTISH SUN
  • Chris Sutton has offered to take in a family of refugees fleeing from the war in Ukraine.


Manchester United and Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has held talks with his agent Jorge Mendes over his future at Old Trafford. (Sun)

Bayern Munich's 33-year-old Poland striker Robert Lewandowski is attracting the attention of Manchester United. (Bild - in German)

Lyon striker Moussa Dembele is another striker Manchester United are looking at, with the 25-year-old Frenchman reportedly available for £25m in the summer. (Mail)

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard wants the club to exercise their option to sign Philippe Coutinho for 40m euros (£33.5m). However, the 29-year-old Brazilian, who has impressed during his loan spell from Barcelona, must cut his £480,000-a-week wages to join the Premier League side. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Villa may also target England midfielder Kalvin Phillips if Leeds are relegated to the Championship. The Villa board have discussed a move for the 26-year-old and the recruitment team are keen on him. (Athletic - subscription required)

Atletico Madrid are interested in signing 23-year-old Brazilian defender Emerson Royal from Tottenham. (Sun)

Juventus are set to decide whether to offer Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, a contract extension or push to bring France midfielder Paul Pogba back to the club having sold the 28-year-old to Manchester United in 2016. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has urged his Danish defender Andreas Christensen, 25, to turn down Barcelona and remain at Stamford Bridge. (Mirror)

Tottenham could offer 25-year-old American defender Cameron Carter-Vickers - who is on loan at Celtic - or England midfielder Harry Winks, 26, to Southampton as part of a deal to bring 19-year-old English defender Tino Livramento to Spurs. (Football Insider)

Paris St-Germain are interested in signing Barcelona centre-back Ronald Araujo, who is yet to commit his future to the Catalan club. Both Manchester United and Chelsea also remain interested in the 23-year-old Uruguayan. (Sport - in Spanish)

England left-back Luke Shaw, 26, is keen to sign a new deal at Manchester United. (90min)

Arsenal have made signing two strikers and a midfielder a priority as part of a possible major squad overhaul this summer. The Gunners may also target a new winger, left-sided centre-back and right-back. (Standard)

Sevilla have increased Diego Carlos' release clause to 80 million euros (£67m). Newcastle tried to sign the 28-year-old Brazilian in January but the Spanish side were not prepared to sell the defender. (Goal)

Atletico Madrid are frontrunners to sign Marseille's highly rated French midfielder Boubacar Kamara. Manchester United and Newcastle have also been linked with the 22-year-old, but Atletico are favourites to secure his services on a free transfer this summer. (Footmercato - in French)

Spain winger Bryan Gil, 21, could stay at Valencia next season after joining the Spanish club on loan from Tottenham in January. (Star)

Dutch midfielder Ryan Gravenberch, 19, is open to joining Barcelona from Ajax this summer. (Fabrizio Romano)
 

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07:17 · FRI March 11, 2022



THE SUN


  • Roman Abramovich has just 81 days to agree a deal to sell Chelsea, without making any profit, before the 'licence' that allows the club to play on to the end of the season expires on May 31 in order to guarantee the survival of the Blues as a functioning entity.
  • Darren Fletcher is Manchester United's behind-the-scenes peacemaker as they try to get their top-four bid back on track.
  • Mauricio Pochettino is on the brink of being axed by Paris-Saint Germain after their Champions League exit at Real Madrid on Wednesday night.
  • Antonio Rudiger has reportedly been approached by three clubs amid sanctions imposed on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich.
  • Fabian Schar has declared his intention to sign a new deal with Newcastle.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is reportedly keeping an eye on Romelu Lukaku following his recent struggles with Chelsea.
  • Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has no intention of leaving Stamford Bridge following the sanctions applied on owner Roman Abramovich, according to reports.
  • Arsenal are set to prioritise the signing of Lille striker Jonathan David this summer, according to reports.
  • Fiorentina are keen to sign Lucas Torreira on a permanent contract from Arsenal at the end of the season.
  • Mikel Arteta is finalising his squad list for the 2022-23 season and could have as many as 13 players leaving the Emirates in the summer.
DAILY MAIL
  • Manchester United are monitoring Lyon striker Moussa Dembele as a possible transfer target as they look to revitalise their attack this summer.
  • British billionaire Nick Candy has confirmed he is still interested in pursuing a bid to buy Chelsea once the confusion surrounding the sanctioning of current owner Roman Abramovich has been cleared up.
  • Mauricio Pochettino wants to know he is Manchester United's No 1 target to become manager before committing to the club which is also being linked with Erik Ten Hag and Carlo Ancelotti.
  • Kit manufacturer Nike could become the next Chelsea sponsor to cut ties with the club and end their £900m deal.
  • Chelsea's signing ban is already starting to take effect with two teenagers set to join their famed academy being approached by rival Premier League teams.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Ralf Rangnick sees Cristiano Ronaldo as a fading force and believes Manchester United need a new man to lead their attack, according to reports.
  • Liverpool raided Porto for Luis Diaz in January and were back watching the Portuguese side on another scouting mission this week.
  • Chelsea's Premier League rivals, including Manchester United and Newcastle, are making discreet enquiries whether they can approach impending free agent Antonio Rudiger given the West London club's current "crisis" status.
DAILY STAR
  • Turkish billionaire Muhsin Bayrak claims he was edging closer to securing the purchase of Chelsea before Roman Abramovich was sanctioned by the UK Government and the sale was halted.
DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • The sanctioning of Roman Abramovich is set to spark a shootout between three American-led groups who are bidding to save Chelsea from the threat of financial Armageddon.

SCOTTISH SUN
  • Garry Parker is set to join Neil Lennon in Cyprus.
  • Scotland are set to confirm that the March 24 friendly against Poland will be played at Hampden.
EVENING STANDARD
  • Arsenal could be in the market for as many as six new players in the summer despite their recent resurgence in form under Mikel Arteta.


7 minutes ago

Aston Villa
are plotting a move for Leeds and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26. (Athletic - subscription needed)

Manchester United have "sounded out" Ajax boss Erik ten Hag in their search for a new manager and the Dutchman, 52, would be keen to speak to the Old Trafford club if they make a formal approach. (Sky Sports News)

Paris St-Germain's Argentine manager Mauricio Pochettino wants Manchester United to convince him he is their number one choice if he is to take over at Old Trafford. (Mail)

Manchester United technical director Darren Fletcher is said to be operating as a mediator behind the scenes at the club because of tensions in the dressing room. (Sun)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich being sanctioned by the UK government gives Manchester United the chance to recruit Blues boss Thomas Tuchel, according to former Liverpool and England defender Jamie Carragher. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea have nine players whose contracts run out in the summer and who could leave for free following the UK government sanctioning Russian Abramovich. (Metro)

Germany defender Antonio Rudiger's contract with Chelsea runs out in the summer and the 29-year-old is set to leave the club after the Blues missed several chances of securing him on a new deal. (Sky Sports News, via Star)

Juventus are considering a summer move for Chelsea and USA forward Christian Pulisic, 23. (Gazetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Tottenham could offer defender Cameron Carter-Vickers, 24, or midfielder Harry Winks, 26, as part of the deal as they try to sign English defender Tino Livramento, 19, from Southampton. (Football Insider)

Manchester United are planning to start talks with Portugal defender Diogo Dalot over a new deal, with the 22-year-old having 18 months left on his current contract. (Teamtalk)

Italian clubs AC Milan and Juventus are weighing up making a move for Lille and Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 24. (Goal)
Valencia want to keep Tottenham's on-loan winger Bryan Gil, 21, next season and may seek to add a year to the Spaniard's loan deal. (Star)

Arsenal are eyeing a move for Aston Villa's England Under-19s midfielder Carney Chukwuemeka, 18. (Evening Standard)

Roma manager Jose Mourinho is keen on a move for Arsenal and Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 29, during the summer. (Calciomercato)

Brighton look like they are leading the chase for Blackburn Rovers forward Ben Brereton Diaz, with Crystal Palace, Everton, Leeds United and West Ham also interested in the 22-year-old Chile striker. (Teamtalk)

Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe, 23, should join Liverpool or Manchester City, says former Premier League defender Micah Richards. (Liverpool Echo)

Brazil forward Neymar, 30, has denied a report of a row with Italy international and Paris St-Germain team-mate Gianluigi Donnarumma, 23, following their side's Champions League exit at the hands of Real Madrid. (Mirror)

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, believes Juventus will allow him to leave during the summer. (Gazetta dello Sport - in Italian)
 

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Saturday 12th March 2022


DAILY MAIL
Manchester City have a deal in place to land the blockbuster signing of Erling Haaland from Borussia Dortmund this summer.
Manchester United hope to be in a position to confirm their new manager by the end of next month at the latest.David Gold and David Sullivan's West Ham takeover plan is in jeopardy due to the war in Ukraine, because one of Daniel Kretinsky's businesses has been placed on a negative watch-list as it owns a pipeline which carries Russian gas into Europe.Kalvin Phillips is likely to figure on Aston Villa's list of summer targets with Leeds bracing themselves for interest in their England star.The government have opened negotiations with Roman Abramovich's advisers over the terms of the sale of Chelsea, which Downing Street is eager to push through as quickly as possible.
Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli has been called up to Brazil's senior squad for the first time ahead of their World Cup qualifiers later this month.
Juventus are monitoring Gianluigi Donnarumma's situation at PSG and could try to sign the goalkeeper this summer, according to reports.
Celtic and Rangers 'B' teams are set to remain in Scotland's Lowland League next season after both clubs contacted rivals this week to extend what was meant to be a one-year experiment.

THE ATHLETIC
Nike are set to continue their partnership with Chelsea despite the sanctions brought against the club's owner Roman Abramovich by the UK Government.

THE GUARDIAN
Liverpool's contract talks with Mohamed Salah have broken down and the forward will not sign a new deal unless offered improved terms.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says the decision on a new contract for Mohamed Salah lies with the player but adds there is no rush with the situation.
The Football Association is poised to unveil a historic close-to-tenfold increase in prize money for the Women's FA Cup.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Roman Abramovich has given the green light for the sale of Chelsea to go ahead, with bids now expected to be considered by the end of next week.
Chelsea players are exploring potential escape routes should financial Armageddon hit the club as a result of the sanctions facing Roman Abramovich.

DAILY EXPRESS
Arsenal are in jeopardy of losing two first-team stars after both reportedly caught the eye of Real Madrid's chief scout.
Tottenham do not have an option to sign Philippe Coutinho at the end of the season, according to reports from Catalonia.

DAILY MIRROR
Chelsea academy is facing meltdown with Premier League clubs poised to pinch their highly-talented young stars.
Paris Saint-Germain have reportedly made contact with Tottenham sporting director Fabio Paratici following their dramatic exit from the Champions League.

THE SUN
Manchester City's owners the City Football Group are looking to seal a £5.5m move for Brazilian starlet Savio.
Antonio Rudiger is in transfer talks with Juventus as a new deal at Chelsea is off the table.
Chelsea could be forced to have a mass clear-out this summer to keep themselves afloat following the crippling sanctions imposed on them by the Government.

THE TIMES
Alisher Usmanov made an attempt to become more closely involved with Everton last year but ran up against problems in having his proposed funding structure approved, sources say.
Eyebrows were raised this week when Russian media reported that the country's sports minister, Oleg Matytsin, visited World Cup hosts Qatar and signed a cooperation agreement.

SCOTTISH SUN
A charity set up by big-hearted Hibs fans has been hailed for escorting Ukrainian orphans across the Polish border - all because the Easter Road men played Dnipro in a Uefa Cup tie 17 years ago.
Celtic are set to fight off interest from Arsenal to land promising youngster Daniel Kelly, according to reports.
Luis Ortiz and Otto Wallin have offered to fight Anthony Joshua if the former world champion's rematch with Oleksandr Usyk has to be shelved because his opponent has joined the war effort at home in Ukraine.
Neil Lennon says the time is not right for him and Scott Brown to reunite at Omonia Nicosia, but he is sure they will work together in a managerial capacity at some point.



Manchester City have a deal in place to sign Borussia Dortmund and Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21. (Mail)

Manchester United hope to name their new permanent manager by the end of April. (Mail)

The Red Devils have made enquiries about signing Lyon's French forward Moussa Dembele, 25, in the summer transfer window. (Manchester Evening News)

Paris St-Germain are set to sack manager Mauricio Pochettino but it is unclear whether they will do it now or wait until the end of the season. (Times - subscription required)

Real Madrid are interested in a move for Arsenal and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney after assessing the 24-year-old in recent weeks. (90Min)

Arsenal could allow up to 13 players to leave during the summer transfer window. (Express)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has said the club will make a decision on whether to offer French striker Alexandre Lacazette, 30, a new contract at the end of the season. (Talksport)

Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, 29, has no intention of signing the contract extension offered to him by the club in December. The Egypt international is out of contract in 2023 but talks are currently at a standstill. (Fabrizio Romano - via Star)

Salah's agent has appeared to mock claims by club manager Jurgen Klopp that Liverpool "cannot do much more" in the negotiations. (Mail)

The Reds are ready to bid for Lille and Canada forward Jonathan David, 22. (Le10Sport)

Southampton defenders Jan Bednarek, 25, and Mohammed Salisu, 22, are targets for Napoli. (Corriere dello Sport - via Daily Echo)

Juventus are looking into the possibility of signing 29-year-old Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, whose contract at Chelsea runs out in the summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Juventus are also monitoring the future of Paris St-Germain and Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 23. (Mail)

Tottenham manager Antonio Conte says he would consider extending his contract if the club shows "good vision". (Guardian)

Barcelona have denied Tottenham have a clause in place that would allow them to sign Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho for the same fee as Aston Villa, where the 29-year-old is currently on loan. (Sport Witness)

Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard says signing Coutinho permanently is "not as straight forward as people think". (Goal)

The owners of Manchester City are keen on the signing of Atletico Minerio's Brazilian winger Savio, with a view to placing the 17-year-old with one of the City Football Group's clubs. (Sun)

Crystal Palace's on-loan midfielder Conor Gallagher says he has not given any thought to his future beyond the end of the season. The England international, 22, has impressed at Selhurst Park where he is on loan from Chelsea. (Goal)
 
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Sunday's Newspapers:
13th March 2022


THE SUN ON SUNDAY
Chelsea still owe over £71million to Inter for Romelu Lukaku.
Chelsea have been handed a £110m bailout to ensure they are at least able to finish the Premier League season.
American tycoon Anthony Ressler, owner of the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, has emerged as another candidate to buy Chelsea and is said to have held secret talks over a deal in Memphis with the Raine Group, who are organising the Premier League club's sale.
Manchester United are lining up a deal to bring goalkeeper Sam Johnstone back to the club four years after selling him, but West Ham, Tottenham and Southampton are also interested.
Liverpool's Mo Salah will need a scan after hobbling off against Brighton.
Stamfordrd Bridge walls were defaced by angry fans. The writing read: "Europe is funding the war - not CFC."
Manchester United could offer Juan Mata a coaching role if the Spaniard calls time on his glittering playing career this summer.
Derby's have suffered another financial blow as proceeds of the £1m deal to sell Kamil Jozwiak to MLS side Charlotte will have to be added to their list of football creditors because they still owe a similar amount of money to his previous club Lech Poznan.
Liverpool midfielder Thiago Alcantara has been rebuffed in his efforts to increase security at his home in Cheshire after local residents complained about the plans, which included the installation of 6ft aluminium gates.
Animal-loving Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has revealed he once researched avenues to buy a penguin for his family.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea have asked the Government, who are effectively running the club, to amend their licence and allow them to negotiate contracts with players whose current deals are expiring this summer.
Everton youngster Anthony Gordon has revealed he feels devastated for days after each defeat the struggling Premier League club suffers.
Chelsea had planned to leave Stamford Bridge in 2013 but they were unable to find an alternative site after scouting out options in Earls Court and White City among others.

SUNDAY MAIL
The Premier League has opened 400 investigations over incidents involving the online abuse of players over the last 12 months with cases rising dramatically since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Red Bull chief Christian Horner has vowed to get under the skin of his opposite number at Mercedes, Toto Wolff, this season
Paul Merson wonders what's going to become of Chelsea as he can't see any new owner putting the same level of finance into the club as Roman Abramovich
Chelsea fear going into administration and losing nine points.
Jonathan Goldstein, a property investor, has been named as part of the Todd Boehly and Hansjorg Wyss consortium plotting a move for Chelsea.

DAILY STAR SUNDAY
Ilkay Gundogan is set to snub interest from Barcelona and open talks over a new contract with Manchester City.

SUNDAY TIMES
Manchester City are confident they can agree a £100million deal for Erling Haaland this summer but they must persuade him to postpone his dream of playing for Real Madrid.
Sean Longstaff is in talks with Newcastle over a new contract - his current deal expires in the summer.
Former Italy coach Nick Mallet says he thinks South Africa will join the Six Nations.

SUNDAY MIRROR

Erik Ten Hag is ready to leave Ajax and take on a new challenge as manager of Manchester United, where he could give current incumbent Ralf Rangnick a role in his coaching set-up.
Paris Saint-Germain are set to have a squad overhaul in the summer with impending free agent Kylian Mbappe likely to lead an exodus also including Angel Di Maria, Julian Draxler and Layvin Kurzawa.
Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Barcelona defender Ronald Araujo according to reports in Spain, with his long-running contract negotiations showing no sign of an extension beyond the summer of 2023.
United are also conceding defeat in the race to sign Erling Haaland and will turn their attentions to Sweden star Alexander Isak, who has been a long-standing target for Arsenal.

SUNDAY PEOPLE
Chelsea staff are joking among themselves that the squad might have to start using Easyjet to get to away games and stay in budget hotels.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
Portuguese police have arrested a rabbi who is believed to have helped Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich secure citizenship in the country last year.

37 minutes ago

Chelsea's
Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, is willing to take a pay cut to facilitate a return to Inter Milan on loan. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Lukaku has been angered by suggestions he is trying to exploit the uncertainty at Chelsea over the sanctions on Roman Abramovich and has said he has no intention of leaving the club. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Juventus are targeting moves for Chelsea's two Italy internationals - midfielder Jorginho, 30, and left-back Emerson Palmieri, 27, who is currently on loan at Lyon. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Barcelona are also monitoring the Chelsea situation and are interested in two of their Spain internationals - left-back Marcos Alonso, 31, and right-back Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, who is out of contract in the summer. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Arsenal and France striker Alexandre Lacazette, 30, is being targeted by Barcelona as an alternative to Borussia Dortmund's 21-year-old Norwegian striker Erling Braut Haaland. (Le 10 Sport - in French)

Saudi Media's bid to buy Chelsea includes plans to redevelop Stamford Bridge and renew the contracts of players such as Azpilicueta and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 29, whose current deal is also set to expire this summer. (Goal)

Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 29, wants to stay in the Premier League if he cannot agree a new contract with Liverpool. (Football Insider)

Manchester United have entered the race to sign Real Sociedad's Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 22. (Star)

Paul Pogba's personal trainer says the France midfielder, 28, will leave Manchester United when his contract expires at the end of the season. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Newcastle are in talks with English midfielder Sean Longstaff, who is out of contract in the summer, over a new long-term deal for the 24-year-old. (Times)

Newcastle are set to rival Aston Villa for the signing of 26-year-old Leeds and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips. (Mail)

Manchester United could make a move to bring Sam Johnstone back from West Brom in the summer, although Tottenham and Southampton are also interested in signing the 28-year-old England goalkeeper, who is set to become a free agent. (Sun)

Chelsea will do a U-turn to sign on-loan Spain midfielder Saul Niguez, 27, from Atletico Madrid this summer - if UK government sanctions allow them to. (Mirror)

Chelsea have pleaded with the government to lift the ban on them extending player contracts amid fears it could leave them with a major defensive crisis next season. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester United have been alerted to the possibility of Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel becoming available at the end of the season. (Mail)

Ajax coach Erik ten Hag is ready to become Manchester United manager - and is open to having interim boss Ralf Rangnick alongside him on the bench. (Mirror)

Real Madrid want to keep Croatia midfielder Luka Modric, who is set to become a free agent, for at least another season but the 36-year-old is yet to sign a new contract. (Marca - in Spanish)

AC Milan have reached an agreement with Lille to sign 24-year-old Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches in the summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Juan Mata could be offered a coaching role at Manchester United - if the Spanish midfielder, 33, retires when his contract expires this summer. (Sun)
 
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THE SUN

Manchester City have been handed a boost in the race to sign Erling Haaland as Barcelona ruled themselves out of any deal that would put the club "at any further risk".
Paul Pogba's personal trainer has claimed the midfielder will "no longer be a Manchester United player" beyond this season.
Liverpool plan to keep goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher next season - despite rival interest.
Arsenal hung Oleg Luzhny a shirt in the changing room for Sunday's game against Leicester - as their former defender fights for Ukraine in the defence against Russia.


THE GUARDIAN

Bruno Fernandes is in a "last-minute race" to be fit for Manchester United's last-16 second leg against Atletico Madrid at Old Trafford on Tuesday after contracting Covid-19.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
Bidders have until Friday to submit their offers for Chelsea with the prospective new owners needing to get the green light from the Government and the Premier League to buy the Stamford Bridge club.
Thomas Tuchel has admitted it is right to question the Premier League owners' and directors' test ahead of the week that could decide who takes control of Chelsea.
England will permanently reintroduce the role of the national selector who will have a crucial role in managing the relationship between separate red- and white-ball coaches.
Eddie Jones believes England can get in the heads of a France team seeking their first Grand Slam in 12 years in what the head coach is billing as a dress rehearsal for next year's World Cup.


DAILY MAIL

Newcastle defender Isaac Hayden has risked the wrath of the FA as he took to Twitter to slam referee David Coote for two contentious decisions.
Cesc Fabregas and Luis Suarez have both leapt to the defence of former team-mates Lionel Messi and Neymar after they were booed by Paris Saint-Germain supporters.
PSG ultras have called for the club's president Nasser Al-Khelaifi, as well as sporting director Leonardo, to resign from their positions after the side's latest elimination from the Champions League.
Five substitutions are back on the Premier League's agenda - and could come into play next season.
Manchester United have hired a project manager to oversee a revamp of their Carrington training facility.
The Government gave Chelsea and Roman Abramovich just one minute's notice before announcing the oligarch had been sanctioned on Thursday.
Aaron Ramsey is stepping up security at his £5m Wales home with plans for a new boundary gate and pillars after a spate of burglaries at footballers' houses.
UEFA are to open a London office next month.
Property developer Nick Candy has offered to lend Chelsea money to help them through their cash-flow crisis.
Pep Guardiola believes Riyad Mahrez can scale even greater heights after the Manchester City forward surpassed 20 goals for the season.
Australia has slapped sanctions on Roman Abramovich following similar action by the UK government.
There is growing concern at the lack of offers to host major sporting events that have been stripped from Russia.
Yorkshire are scrambling to find contact details for all their honorary life members - including Sachin Tendulkar - to finally put their much-awaited EGM together.
British Cycling chair Frank Slevin has been contacted by his Belgian, Swedish, Dutch and Norwegian counterparts - each offering their support for his position - after he called for bans on Russian and Belarusian competitors.


DAILY MIRROR
Mauricio Pochettino and Kylian Mbappe are set to lead the high-profile exits from Paris Saint-Germain this summer in wholesale changes.
Ukrainian football legend Sergei Rebrov - who played in the Premier League for Tottenham and West Ham - has expressed his fears for his parents trapped in Kyiv.
Arsenal are reportedly monitoring Philippe Coutinho's situation at Aston Villa with the view to hijacking a transfer.
Mauricio Pochettino has admitted that he is facing a "sad situation" with his Paris Saint-Germain facing extensive scrutiny from its own supporters.
Georginio Wijnaldum 'accepts' that leaving Liverpool to join Paris Saint-Germain was a mistake as the French giants look to cut their losses with the midfielder.


DAILY EXPRESS
Hakim Ziyech has confirmed his international retirement in a fiery statement on social media, taking aim at Morocco officials after he was called up for their upcoming fixtures.
Bayer Leverkusen star Florian Wirtz has suffered a serious knee injury which will keep him out for the rest of the season.


DAILY RECORD
Stephen Kenny is considering Connor Ronan for a first full Republic of Ireland call-up.
Hibs have launched an investigation after their fans smashed up seats at Fir Park and a steward was left with a head injury.




2 hours ago

Aston Villa
have the option to buy on-loan Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, but Arsenal are interested in signing the 29-year-old from Barcelona this summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Erling Braut Haaland's priority this summer is a move to Spain with Real Madrid or Barcelona, despite reports claiming the 21-year-old Norway and Borussia Dortmund striker has a deal in place to join Manchester City. (Sport)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says they will not sign Borussia Dortmund's Erling Braut Haaland this summer if the transfer risks putting the club in financial danger. (TV3, via Goal)

Barcelona are keen to sign on-loan Spain winger Adama Traore, 26, on a permanent deal from Wolves in the summer and could offer Spanish midfielder Riqui Puig, 22, as part of the deal. (90Min)

Chelsea's Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, who has been linked with Barcelona, is not free to leave this summer when his deal was set to run out because a renewal clause in the 32-year-old's contract has been triggered. (Marca)

Scouts from Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle have been watching Bayer Leverkusen's 18-year-old Germany midfielder Florian Wirtz, but he has suffered a serious knee injury that will keep him out for the rest of the season. (Express)

Argentina winger Angel di Maria, 33, wants to leave Paris St-Germain this summer and could make a return to Benfica. (AS - in Spanish)

Coach Mauricio Pochettino and France striker Kylian Mbappe, 23, are set to lead the high-profile exits from Paris St-Germain this summer. (L'Equipe, via Mirror)

Zinedine Zidane has been tipped to replace Mauricio Pochettino as PSG coach and is looking at making signings from former club Real Madrid, including 30-year-old Brazil midfielder Casemiro. (El Nacional - in Catalan)

Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal, 34, looks set to leave Inter Milan this summer, with Flamengo interested in taking him back to South America. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Juventus are willing to sell France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 26, this summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Roma are planning a summer bid for Barcelona's 21-year-old USA defender Sergino Dest. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

The use of five substitutes in the Premier League could be re-introduced from the start of next season, with a vote on the issue expected in June. (Mail)
 

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08:20 · TUE March 15, 2022



DAILY MIRROR
  • Manchester United are considering making a fresh summer move for Tottenham striker Harry Kane.
  • Karim Benzema's season just keeps getting better as the Real Madrid striker has now become the all-time top French goalscorer, surpassing Thierry Henry's record.
  • Arsenal are confident Mikel Arteta will commit his future to the club - despite reports claiming Paris Saint-Germain are eyeing a potential swoop for the Spaniard.
  • Mohamed Salah has already admitted he is "happy" to be linked with a transfer to Barcelona - but his priority is to stay at Liverpool.
  • Wayne Rooney and Rio Ferdinand are among the top football stars to have lost £25m after investing in a firm accused of fraud.
  • Giorgio Chiellini has drastically softened his stance on Cristiano Ronaldo after previously claiming the Manchester United forward demands "a team that would play for him".
  • Lionel Messi's father and agent Jorge Messi has reportedly made a phone call to Barcelona to gauge if his son can make a sensational return to the Nou Camp.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Old Trafford could be knocked down and rebuilt under plans being considered by Manchester United.
  • Roman Abramovich was pictured in public for the first time since the Chelsea owner was sanctioned by the Government over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
  • Chelsea are facing a gruelling 10-hour-plus round trip to Middlesbrough and back for their FA Cup quarter-final after not booking flights for the game.

THE SUN
  • Saudi Media Group have made a £2.7 billion offer to buy Chelsea, according to reports.
  • Manchester United must bring in Mauricio Pochettino and get back to no-fear football like they played under Sir Alex Ferguson, says Teddy Sheringham.
  • Manchester United defender Diogo Dalot has been slammed by road safety groups after his Mercedes 4x4 was caught on camera speeding through a red light.
  • Manchester City still face a battle for Erling Haaland as Real Madrid and Barcelona believe he prefers a move to Spain.
  • Chelsea faces losing its next generation of stars unless the Government changes its mind on signing new contracts.
  • Barcelona are leading the race to sign Leeds star Raphinha, with Chelsea and Liverpool also interested, according to reports.
  • Cesar Azpilicueta's potential free transfer from Chelsea to Barcelona has hit a snag.
  • Newcastle have been handed a transfer boost as Juventus make it a 'priority' to sell Adrien Rabiot, according to reports.
  • Manchester City's owners are looking at adding Dutch side NAC Breda to their stable of clubs.


THE TIMES
  • A consortium fronted by the American billionaire Todd Boehly and the British property tycoon Jonathan Goldstein has emerged as the leading contender to buy Chelsea.
  • Liverpool are sweating on the fitness of Mohamed Salah before Wednesday's crucial Premier League game against Arsenal, with the forward appearing to miss a training session on Monday.
  • Relegation would be a financial calamity for Everton, with the club already facing the biggest losses over the past three years of any team in English football.

DAILY MAIL
  • The EFL are to launch a hard-hitting campaign in response to a rise in hooliganism at matches with a play on an expletive saying.
  • The parties interested in bidding for Chelsea have been advised to submit a detailed background report on all investors amid the growing anxieties over appropriate club ownership.
  • Chelsea's Champions League clash in Lille will be broadcast live in Russia on a state-owned TV channel that was set up following a presidential decree from Vladimir Putin.
  • Chelsea, Arsenal and West Ham will display messages on toilet mirrors and in matchday programmes asking fans to 'reflect on the way they view, treat and talk about women' in a bid to curb violence and misogyny.
  • Calum Chambers is hopeful of being fit for Aston Villa's clash with former club Arsenal despite needing stitches in a facial injury.
  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and Tottenham's Antonio Conte are on a nine-man shortlist drawn up by Paris Saint-Germain to replace Mauricio Pochettino, according to reports.
  • Brain injury charity Headway have reinforced the need for temporary substitutes after Manchester City Women goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck suffered a suspected concussion against Tottenham.
  • Poland international Kamil Glik has paid for a specially equipped ambulance to treat wounded children in Ukraine from the Russia invasion.

DAILY EXPRESS
  • Manchester United and Newcastle United are among clubs Victor Osimhen is set to snub this summer, despite reports of the Magpies tabling a £100m offer in January.
  • Arsenal outcast Lucas Torreira appears to be closing in on a £13m exit from the Gunners.

THE GUARDIAN
  • Groups interested in buying Chelsea from Roman Abramovich are rushing to ensure their takeover proposals are ready before this week's deadline to submit bids.
DAILY RECORD
  • Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has switched agents as he prepares to go into the final year of his Ibrox contract.
  • Aberdeen and Hearts are tracking St Mirren loanee Connor Ronan with a view to a stunning transfer.


Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard is monitoring Atletico Madrid's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 35, with the prospect of making a move this summer. (Athletic - subscription)

Manchester United are considering a fresh summer move for Tottenham's 28-year-old England striker Harry Kane. (Mirror)

Lionel Messi's father and agent Jorge has called Barcelona to discuss whether the 34-year-old Argentina forward can return after leaving last summer for Paris St-Germain. (90min)

Barcelona will consider a move for Chelsea's Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, if they cannot sign Borussia Dortmund's Norway forward Erling Braut Haaland this summer. (AS via Star)

Barcelona manager Xavi is keen on the versatility that Liverpool's Egypt striker Mohamed Salah, 29, would add to his side. (AS - in Spanish)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and Tottenham boss Antonio Conte are on a nine-man shortlist for the Paris St-Germain job if Mauricio Pochettino is sacked. (L'Equipe via Mail)

AC Milan believe Lille's Dutch defender Sven Botman, 22, and Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 24, will sign for them imminently. (90 Min)

Liverpool's Ireland goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher, 23, will not be sold or loaned in the summer transfer window despite interest from Premier League clubs. (Sun)

Manchester City are set to join Real Madrid and Manchester United in the race to sign Bayern Munich's Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33, if he is available in the summer. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

West Ham are increasing their efforts to sign Nottingham Forest's English defender Joe Worrall, 25, but face competition from Brentford and Everton. (Sun)

Leeds United's Brazil forward Raphinha, 25, has gained interest from Barcelona and Manchester United. (Football Transfers)

Liverpool are also interested in Leeds' Raphinha. (Fabrizio Romano)

Liverpool are closing in on the signing of Scottish 16-year-old full-back and winger Ben Doak from Celtic. (Athletic)

Fiorentina are in talks with Arsenal over a permanent deal for 26-year-old Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, who is on loan. (Fabrizio Romano)

Benfica are keen on Paris St-Germain's 34-year-old Argentina forward Angel di Maria. (Record - in Portuguese)

Lazio's Albania goalkeeper Thomas Strakosha, 26, is a target for Premier League clubs. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Real Madrid's 25-year-old Spain midfielder Dani Ceballos, who spent time on loan at Arsenal between 2019 and 2021, faces an uncertain future at the Bernabeu. (AS - in Spanish)

Barcelona are close to completing the signing of Morocco defender Noussair Mazraoui, 24, who is out of contract with Ajax at the end of the season. (Sport)
 

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THE SUN


  • Erling Haaland is expected to ask for a release clause to be written into his contract if he moves clubs this summer.
  • Atletico Madrid had a huge pre-match panic after leaving their tactics board at Old Trafford on the eve of tonight's clash with Manchester United.
  • Roman Abramovich is thought to have landed in Moscow after fleeing his mansion in Israel, it has been reported.
  • Chelsea face losing their next generation of stars unless the Government changes its mind on signing new contracts.
  • A megabucks pal of Donald Trump is launching an eleventh-hour bid for Chelsea.
  • Middlesbrough have announced they will be selling Chelsea's ticket allocation for Saturday's FA Cup clash to their own fans.
  • Diego Simeone was pelted with missiles by shameful Manchester United fans after dumping the Red Devils out of the Champions League.
  • Arsenal have reportedly contacted Real Madrid regarding a sensational summer move for superstar Eden Hazard.
  • Manchester United are set to make a new contract offer to Manuel Akanji to persuade him to leave Borussia Dortmund.
  • Barcelona have reached a "total agreement" to sign AC Milan star Franck Kessie as a free agent in the summer, reports suggest.

DAILY MAIL
  • Chelsea fans are now being told they are unable to attend a memorial service for club icon Peter Bonetti this week, even though tickets were due to be given away for free, under the terms of government sanctions.
  • Arsenal are expected to hold preliminary talks with William Saliba over a new contract as the club review the situation, according to reports.
  • Manchester City are ready to make Erling Haaland the highest-paid player in England, should he join from Borussia Dortmund.
  • Everton have reached an agreement with the Premier League in which they will consult over player signings and new contracts to avoid breaching spending rules.
  • Gareth Southgate is considering a clutch of first-time picks when he names his first squad of 2022 on Thursday with Crystal Palace duo Tyrick Mitchell and Marc Guehi among those on his radar.
  • Ajax manager Erik ten Hag smirked off suggestions that he is ready to take the Manchester United managerial job this summer.
  • Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall is in line for a new contract at Leicester after establishing himself as a mainstay of Brendan Rodgers' team this season.
  • Sports minister Nigel Huddleston says the sanctions placed on Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich should act as a 'wake-up call' and lead to 'significant change' over who can own football clubs.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Premier League clubs have asked Chelsea's under-fire chairman Bruce Buck whether the pledge by Roman Abramovich to wipe out the club's outstanding £1.5billion debt could hand the club itself, and the Russian's successor as owner, a competitive advantage.
  • Chelsea are facing a gruelling 10-hour-plus round trip to Middlesbrough and back for their FA Cup quarter-final after not booking flights for the game before Roman Abramovich was sanctioned over Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
  • Manchester United could potentially continue to play at Old Trafford while a new stadium is built on surrounding land if the club decided to demolish their famous old ground.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Mikel Arteta has dropped the clearest hint yet that Arsenal are ready to give Alexandre Lacazette a longer deal.
  • Former Chelsea striker and Ukraine international Andriy Shevchenko will house child refugees in his London home and assist 150 Ukrainians settle in the UK.
THE TIMES
  • Jurgen Klopp has described Mohamed Salah as a "tough cookie" after the forward handed Liverpool a significant boost by indicating that he will be fit for Wednesday's pivotal Premier League match against Arsenal.
  • Chelsea's Champions League match against Lille on Wednesday night is expected to go ahead despite Roman Abramovich being sanctioned by the European Union - but UEFA is seeking clarification over whether there could be any impact on future European fixtures.
  • Anthony Martial has given his strongest indication yet that he is determined to seek a permanent transfer from Manchester United this summer.
  • Antonio Conte has suggested that he could leave Tottenham Hotspur if the club does not match his ambitions for rebuilding the squad.
  • There is growing concern among a number of county chief executives that an independent panel could recommend reducing the number of first-class sides.
THE GUARDIAN
  • Jurgen Klopp has called for Mohamed Salah to receive more protection from referees after saying it is "crazy" how few free-kicks the forward is awarded when fouled.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Fulham are plotting a double raid on Liverpool this summer - to capture both Neco Williams and Joe Gomez.
  • Mikel Arteta has asked Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke to fund three new high-profile signings in the summer transfer window, according to reports.
  • Barcelona are hoping that Chelsea will boost their chances of snapping up Cesar Azpilicueta by allowing their skipper to quit Stamford Bridge in the summer.
DAILY RECORD
  • Aaron Ramsey looks set to be pushed further out of the picture at Juventus with manager Max Allegri reportedly eyeing another new midfielder.
SCOTTISH SUN
  • Owen Coyle has moved into pole position to become the new Queen's Park boss.
  • Scotland boss Steve Clarke is bracing himself for an unprecedented six games in June.THE TIMES
  • A consortium fronted by the American billionaire Todd Boehly and the British property tycoon Jonathan Goldstein has emerged as the leading contender to buy Chelsea.
  • Liverpool are sweating on the fitness of Mohamed Salah before Wednesday's crucial Premier League game against Arsenal, with the forward appearing to miss a training session on Monday.
  • Relegation would be a financial calamity for Everton, with the club already facing the biggest losses over the past three years of any team in English football.
DAILY MAIL
  • The EFL are to launch a hard-hitting campaign in response to a rise in hooliganism at matches with a play on an expletive saying.
  • The parties interested in bidding for Chelsea have been advised to submit a detailed background report on all investors amid the growing anxieties over appropriate club ownership.
  • Chelsea's Champions League clash in Lille will be broadcast live in Russia on a state-owned TV channel that was set up following a presidential decree from Vladimir Putin.
  • Chelsea, Arsenal and West Ham will display messages on toilet mirrors and in matchday programmes asking fans to 'reflect on the way they view, treat and talk about women' in a bid to curb violence and misogyny.
  • Calum Chambers is hopeful of being fit for Aston Villa's clash with former club Arsenal despite needing stitches in a facial injury.
  • Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta and Tottenham's Antonio Conte are on a nine-man shortlist drawn up by Paris Saint-Germain to replace Mauricio Pochettino, according to reports.
  • Brain injury charity Headway have reinforced the need for temporary substitutes after Manchester City Women goalkeeper Ellie Roebuck suffered a suspected concussion against Tottenham.
  • Poland international Kamil Glik has paid for a specially equipped ambulance to treat wounded children in Ukraine from the Russia invasion.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Manchester United and Newcastle United are among clubs Victor Osimhen is set to snub this summer, despite reports of the Magpies tabling a £100m offer in January.
  • Arsenal outcast Lucas Torreira appears to be closing in on a £13m exit from the Gunners.


Liverpool's Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 29, is not desperate to leave Anfield this summer and could instead depart for free next year when his contract ends. (Fabrizio Romano)

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp will not talk to Salah and his agent amid a stand-off over a new deal for the forward. (Mirror)

Borussia Dortmund's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, will ask for a release clause to be written into any contract, should he move clubs this summer. (Sun)

Manchester City are prepared to make Haaland the highest-paid player in England with a salary in excess of £500,000 a week. (Mail).

Paris St-Germain do not intend to let Brazil forward Neymar, 30, leave this summer despite interest from his former club Barcelona. (Le10Sport - ESPN)

Manchester United's links with a £90m move for England captain Harry Kane, 28, depend on Paris St-Germain boss Mauricio Pochettino - his former boss at Tottenham Hotspur - becoming the new Red Devils manager. (GiveMeSport)

Kane says he is "motivated to get even better" under manager Antonio Conte, amid interest from Old Trafford. (Sky Sports, via Mirror)

Atletico Madrid's Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 35, wants to play at least one more season in Europe before a move to the MLS, and the former Liverpool forward would consider a return to England, with Aston Villa keen. (Mail)

Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign 18-year-old midfielder Toby Collyer from Brighton. (Mirror)

Collyer will join United on a three-and-a-half year deal. (Express)

AC Milan's 25-year-old Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie will be Barcelona's first signing of the summer transfer window, with Chelsea's Denmark centre-back Andreas Christensen, 25, to follow, both on free transfers. (ESPN)

Manchester United have approached Borussia Dortmund over a move for 26-year-old Switzerland defender Manuel Akanji. (Express)

Fulham are interested in signing Liverpool's England defender Joe Gomez, 24, and Wales right-back Neco Williams, 20, who has impressed on loan at Craven Cottage. (Express)

Uefa has made assurances that Chelsea's last-16 second-leg tie against Lille in the Champions League will still go ahead. (RMC Sport - in French)

Arsenal face competition from Real Madrid and Barcelona for Napoli's 25-year-old Spain midfielder Fabian Ruiz. (Corriere dello Sport, via Express)

Arsenal will raise £20m towards signing a new striker from the sales of 22-year-old France midfielder Matteo Guendouzi to Marseille and 26-year-old Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira to Fiorentina. (Mirror)

The Gunners have enquired about a deal for Real Madrid's 31-year-old Belgium winger Eden Hazard. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Arsenal are set to hold talks over a new deal for 20-year-old French defender William Saliba after he impressed during his loan spell at Marseille. (Mail)

Barcelona will target Wolves' Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, as a replacement for Spain's Sergio Busquets, 33. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Barcelona are also hoping Chelsea will allow Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, to depart Stamford Bridge for free this summer. (ESPN, via Express)

Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand believes the Old Trafford club should attempt to sign Paris St-Germain's Brazil centre-back Marquinhos, 27, and Barcelona's Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo, 23, to strengthen their defence. (MEN)
 

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DAILY MAIL


  • Thomas Tuchel is on a five-man shortlist to become the next Manchester United manager and the club hope his ties with current boss Ralf Rangnick will help persuade him to move to Old Trafford from crisis club Chelsea.
  • Anthony Martial says claims of dressing room unrest at Manchester United are false and praised Cristiano Ronaldo's professionalism.
  • Furious Chelsea fans do not want the Ricketts family to take over the club after previous derogatory comments from Joe Ricketts about Islam and Muslims were leaked.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Lord Coe has joined former Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton's group which is trying to buy Chelsea.
  • Borussia Dortmund advisor Matthias Sammer joked that he "nearly passed out" when he heard the sums of money involved in Erling Haaland's possible transfer to Manchester City.

THE SUN
  • Newcastle United are set to renew their efforts to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in the summer.
  • Chelsea have been ordered to remove the Three logo "as soon as possible" after their £120m deal with the telecommunications company was axed, but their licence to operate does not allow them to print new kits.
  • Memphis Depay could be offered a return to the Premier League amid reported interest from Tottenham in the Barcelona winger.
  • Manchester United are set to beat Chelsea and West Ham to the signing of Brighton youngster Toby Collyer.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Chelsea have been given the go-ahead to fly to Middlesbrough for this weekend's FA Cup quarter-final clash.
  • Marcus Rashford could miss out on England's next squad because of an alarming slump in form for Manchester United and social media footage of a clash with a fan from which he was forced to deny making a rude gesture.
DAILY STAR
  • Jesse Lingard has teased a possible return to West Ham in the summer in a message posted on his daughter's Instagram account.
DAILY EXPRESS
  • Lothar Matthaus says Bayern Munich's treatment of Robert Lewandowski over a new contract has been "disrespectful" and it is only the Poland striker's great character keeping him at the club.
  • Liverpool have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Barcelona starlet Gavi by offering him a contract worth £5m a year.
DAILY RECORD
  • Former Rangers winger Eros Grezda has hailed Steven Gerrard as the best manager he has played for and says it was wonderful to play for the club even though his time in Scotland ended after a few games.


34 minutes ago

Borussia Dortmund
adviser Matthias Sammer has hinted 21-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland will be leaving the German club to join Manchester City. (Amazon Prime, via Goal)

Haaland has also been linked with Real Madrid but will have to reduce his salary demands if he is to move to the Spanish club. (Marca)

Clubs interested in signing Haaland will have to meet the release clause in his contract - which is believed to be £63m - by the end of April. (Bild, via 90 Min)

Antonio Rudiger had agreed a contract extension with Chelsea but the new deal was scuppered by the turmoil of owner Roman Abramovich's sanctions by the UK government. Manchester United, Real Madrid, Paris St-Germain and Juventus are all keen on the 29-year-old Germany defender, who is a free agent in the summer. (Bild, via Sun)

Paris St-Germain have made contact with Tottenham manager Antonio Conte, who apparently has a clause in his contract which will allow him to leave Spurs at the end of the season. (Calciomercato, via Football Italia)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is one of a number of names on PSG's list of possible replacements for manager Mauricio Pochettino, but the Spaniard says he is "extremely happy" at the Gunners. (Mirror)

Argentine forward Lionel Messi has no plans to leave PSG and, even though the 34-year-old has been linked with former club Barcelona, there has been no contact with the Spanish side. (Mail)

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel and Sevilla boss Julen Lopetegui are part of Manchester United's shortlist as the club look for a new manager. (Guardian)

Tuchel has overtaken PSG boss Pochettino as Manchester United's number one choice to become their new manager and the Old Trafford side would like to appoint the German before the end of the season. (Star)

Arsenal are ready to again attempt to sign French midfielder Houssem Aouar from Lyon, having failed in a bid to bring him to London last summer. Juventus and Inter Milan have also been linked with the 23-year-old. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum's preference will be a move back to the Premier League if the 31-year-old does not feel he is part of PSG's long-term plans. (Teamtalk)

Poland striker Robert Lewandowski's agent says there have been no discussions with Bayern Munich about extending the 33-year-old's deal with the German club. (Kicker, via 90 Min)

AC Milan have begun talks to sign 26-year-old Belgium striker Divock Origi on a free transfer in the summer when his contract with Liverpool runs out. (Calciomercato)

West Ham are interested in signing 30-year-old France striker Alexandre Lacazette, whose contract with Arsenal runs out in the summer. (Teamtalk)

Argentina winger Angel di Maria, 34, is set to leave Paris St-Germain in the summer, with the French club unlikely to trigger an option to extend his stay as they look to free up space for Barcelona's out-of-contract France winger Ousmane Dembele - although he is also wanted by Manchester United and Newcastle United. (RMC Sport - via Sun)

Inter Milan directors have met the agents of 27-year-old Ajax striker Sebastien Haller, with the Dutch club's asking price for the Ivory Coast international believed to be about 35m euros (£29.4m). (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says the Foxes have opened contract talks with 23-year-old midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall. (Leicester Mercury)
 

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THE TIMES


  • Borussia Dortmund expect striker Erling Haaland to sign a £500k-a-week deal with Manchester City.

DAILY MAIL
  • Thomas Tuchel is on a five-man shortlist to become the next Manchester United manager and the club hope his ties with current boss Ralf Rangnick will help persuade him to move to Old Trafford from crisis club Chelsea.
  • Ronald Koeman has revealed the humiliation he felt at being sacked by Barcelona chairman Joan Laporta on a flight back after defeat by Rayo Vallecano.
  • Anthony Martial says claims of dressing room unrest at Manchester United are false and praised Cristiano Ronaldo's professionalism.
  • Furious Chelsea fans do not want the Ricketts family to take over the club after previous derogatory comments from Joe Ricketts about Islam and Muslims were leaked.
  • Frank Lampard has been forced to spell out some harsh home truths to his Everton players about their precarious league position.


DAILY MIRROR
  • Lord Coe has joined former Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton's group which is trying to buy Chelsea.
  • Marcus Rashford has 'left the UK' in order to clear his head after an altercation with a fan following Manchester United's Champions League defeat on Tuesday night.
  • An activist tried to attack Roman Abramovich's £430m superyacht Solaris before it was moved to a safe haven.
  • Eden Hazard has previously admitted he has an affection for Arsenal as Mikel Arteta's men reportedly target the misfiring Real Madrid man.
  • Borussia Dortmund advisor Matthias Sammer joked that he "nearly passed out" when he heard the sums of money involved in Erling Haaland's possible transfer to Manchester City.

THE SUN
  • Newcastle United are set to renew their efforts to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen in the summer.
  • Chelsea have been ordered to remove the Three logo "as soon as possible" after their £120m deal with the telecommunications company was axed, but their licence to operate does not allow them to print new kits.
  • Memphis Depay could be offered a return to the Premier League amid reported interest from Tottenham in the Barcelona winger.
  • Manchester United are set to beat Chelsea and West Ham to the signing of Brighton youngster Toby Collyer.
  • Arsenal could revive their transfer pursuit of Houssem Aouar and finally land the long-term target, according to reports.
  • Angel Di Maria's seven-year spell at Paris Saint-Germain will reportedly come to an end this summer.
  • Antonio Rudiger had agreed personal terms over a contract extension - but the deal is now off after the club was slapped with sanctions, according to reports.
  • Phil Foden says he will get a dog called 'World Cup' if England triumph in Qatar later this year - to go with the pooch he already has named 'Carabao'.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Chelsea have been given the go-ahead to fly to Middlesbrough for this weekend's FA Cup quarter-final clash.
  • Marcus Rashford could miss out on England's next squad because of an alarming slump in form for Manchester United and social media footage of a clash with a fan from which he was forced to deny making a rude gesture.

DAILY STAR
  • Jesse Lingard has teased a possible return to West Ham in the summer in a message posted on his daughter's Instagram account.
  • Chelsea fear missing out on transfer target Jules Kounde if the sale of the club is not completed quickly.

DAILY EXPRESS
  • Lothar Matthaus says Bayern Munich's treatment of Robert Lewandowski over a new contract has been "disrespectful" and it is only the Poland striker's great character keeping him at the club.
  • Liverpool have reportedly stepped up their pursuit of Barcelona starlet Gavi by offering him a contract worth £5m a year.
  • Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta and technical director Edu would both welcome Arsene Wenger's return to the club four years after his departure.
  • AC Milan are reportedly keen to sign Divock Origi from Liverpool in the summer transfer window.

DAILY RECORD
  • Former Rangers winger Eros Grezda has hailed Steven Gerrard as the best manager he has played for and says it was wonderful to play for the club even though his time in Scotland ended after a few games.
  • Rangers have told travelling fans they face a holdback delay of up to two hours in Red Star's Marakana Stadium among a five-point list of Serbia dos and don'ts.

SCOTTISH SUN
  • Dynamo Kyiv stars have returned to training in a bid to get fit for the World Cup clash with Scotland.
  • Hearts and Hibs have joined forces to slam the SFA's decision on ticket prices for next month's Scottish Cup semi-final.


Barcelona have expressed interest in signing Manchester United's England forward Marcus Rashford, 24. Rashford agreed a £200,000-a-week United contract until June 2023 in 2019 but has struggled for form this season. (Manchester Evening News)

United's Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, is set to stay at Manchester United next season, with interim manager Ralf Rangnick likely to leave. (AS)

Arsenal are keen on signing Real Madrid's former Chelsea forward Eden Hazard, 31. The Belgium international joined Real in 2019. (FootMercato - in French)

Benfica have placed a £67m price tag on Uruguay forward Darwin Nunez, 22, who has helped his Portuguese club reach the Champions League quarter-finals. Nunez is attracting interest from Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle. (Mirror)

Nineteen-year-old Ajax and Netherlands midfielder Ryan Gravenberch could be a target for Manchester United. (The Athletic - subscription required)

Chelsea's transfer targets will be having doubts about moving to the European champions this summer, an agent has warned. The Blues have been linked with a host of players including West Ham's England midfielder Declan Rice, 23. (Daily Mail)

Jorginho's agent says that the priority is for the Italy midfielder, 30, to sign a new contract with Chelsea, despite interest from Serie A giants Juventus. (90 Min)

Antonio Conte will not walk away from Tottenham this summer, says captain and France goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. The 35-year-old believes the Italian is not the type to "give up in any circumstances". (Evening Standard)

Liverpool's Belgium forward Divock Origi, 26, is set to join AC Milan in the summer. (Fabrizio Romano)

Championship leaders Fulham are lining up moves for Liverpool defenders Joe Gomez and Neco Williams. England international Gomez, 24, is rated at £23m by the Reds. Wales full-back Williams, 20, is currently on loan at Craven Cottage. (Express)

France midfielder Paul Pogba is ready to let his Manchester United contract expire this summer before deciding his next move, with Paris Saint-Germain keen on the 29-year-old. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Ajax boss Erik ten Hag is Manchester United's number one target to become their next manager. (Manchester Evening News)

Atletico Madrid are ready to pay up to £40m for Aston Villa's Poland full-back Matty Cash this summer. (Fabrizio Romano via Birmingham Mail)

Investment firm Aethel Partners has made keeping manager Thomas Tuchel at Chelsea its top priority after submitting a bid to buy the club. (Sun)

Paris Saint-Germain are interested in Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards, who has already confirmed he is leaving Anfield to seek a new challenge. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 25, will look to leave Wolves in the summer if the club does not qualify for Europe. (Give Me Sport)

Newcastle, Arsenal and Manchester United are interested in Bayern Leverkusen's France winger Moussa Diaby, 21. (Football.London)
 

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Real Madrid
are losing hope of beating Manchester City to the signing of 21-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. (Goal)

Manchester City and Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 27, says he is pining for a return to his homeland and Benfica in the next two years. (Mail)

Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel has played down speculation linking him with Manchester United, saying the Stamford Bridge club "has everything it needs to make me happy". (Metro)

Manchester City are expected to offer Spain midfielder Rodri a contract extension, with the 25-year-old's current deal running until 2025. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, who has a contract with Leicester City until 2023, says talks are taking place with the Foxes about his future and the 24-year-old will study his options this summer. (Metro)

Brazil defender Dani Alves, 38, says former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi is not enjoying himself at Paris St-Germain and hopes the 34-year-old Argentina forward can return to the Nou Camp. (Mirror)

Manchester United and Inter Milan are looking at Fiorentina and Serbia defender Nikola Milenkovic, 24. (Football Italia)

Barcelona are interested in Tottenham and Spain defender Sergio Reguilon, 25. (Sport - in Spanish)

Real Madrid are interested in Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni but the France international is targeting a move to the Premier League, with Liverpool,

Manchester City
and Manchester United interested in the 22-year-old. (Marca)

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, 31, was left out of Spain's squad for their international friendlies against Albania and Iceland because he does not fit their style of play. (Manchester Evening News)

Manchester City have agreed a £5.4m deal to sign Atletico Mineiro forward Savio, 17, who has played for Brazil at youth level. (Goal)

West Ham joined Newcastle United in monitoring 24-year-old French midfielder Ludovic Blas, who plays for Nantes. (Football Transfers)
 
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Manchester United
midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, is back on Barcelona's radar after the Spanish club signed a lucrative sponsorship deal. The 29-year-old France international will be a free agent when his contact with the Old Trafford club ends in the summer. (Sunday Star)

Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger, whose contract at Chelsea runs out in the summer, has agreed to join Juventus on a four-year contract. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mail on Sunday)

Juventus are to target a move for Manchester City's Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 24, if the English side manage to sign Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, from Borussia Dortmund. (Sunday Star)

Newcastle United are interested in signing 30-year-old Brazil forward Neymar, who has a deal with Paris St-Germain that runs until 2025. (Fichajes, via Teamtalk)

Newcastle are also stepping up their interest in Everton and England defender Ben Godfrey, 24. (Sunday Mirror)

Barcelona coach Xavi says former team-mate Lionel Messi, 34, will "always be welcome" at the Nou Camp club. Argentina forward Messi left the La Liga side to join PSG last summer. (Marca)

Messi does not intend to leave PSG and plans to see out the two-year contract he signed with the French club. (Marca)

Juventus and Inter Milan are interested in Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher. The Englishman, 22, is currently on loan at Crystal Palace. (Sunday Sun)

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has agreed a deal in principle to join Barcelona on a free transfer and a deal for 32-year-old Spain international is expected to be completed in the summer. (Football Insider)

The agent of Chelsea midfielder Jorginho says the 30-year-old Italy international would like to return to Serie A one day. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are weighing up a move for Morocco and Sevilla keeper Yassine Bounou, 30. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are interested in 24-year-old Turkey defender Merih Demiral, who is on loan at Atalanta from Juventus. (Fanatik)

Liverpool striker Divock Origi has told the club he wants to leave in the summer. The Belgian, 26, is under contract until the end of 2024. (Football Insider)

Atletico Madrid are the team most interested in 22-year-old Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, who has helped Benfica reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Manchester United are considering a bid for Dundee United's Swiss goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist, 30, as further cover for David de Gea. (Sunday Sun)

Atletico Madrid have made an offer to 30-year-old Spain midfielder Sergi Roberto, who is set to leave Barcelona when his contract with the club runs out in the summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Leeds United are confident of extending English defender Luke Ayling's deal with the club, with the 30-year-old's current contract set to run out in summer 2023. (Football Insider)

Newcastle United will let Northern Ireland defender Jamal Lewis leave in the summer, with the Tyneside club wanting about £8m for the 24-year-old. (Football Insider)
 

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DAILY STAR SUNDAY


  • Paul Pogba is back on Barcelona's radar as he prepares to exit Manchester United.
  • Juventus are targeting a massive swoop for Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus.
THE SUN ON SUNDAY
  • Juventus and Inter Milan sent scouts to watch Conor Gallagher shine for Crystal Palace against Manchester City last week.
  • Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has reportedly struck a deal to join Barcelona on a free transfer this summer.
  • Antonio Rudiger is allegedly set to sign a four-year contract with Juventus.
  • Daniel Farke is on an emergency hit-list of bosses if Michael O'Neill leaves Stoke.
MAIL ON SUNDAY
  • Gabriel Agbonlahor says Aston Villa youngster Jacob Ramsey could push for a spot in England's World Cup squad, if he keeps performing how he is.
  • Paul Merson has encouraged Declan Rice to switch West Ham for Manchester United this summer.
  • Liverpool are closing in on the signing of highly-rated Celtic teenager Ben Doak in a move likely to cost the Anfield club £150,000 in compensation.

SUNDAY EXPRESS
  • Tottenham boss Antonio Conte is a big fan of Napoli frontman Victor Osimhen and a summer transfer could potentially be on the cards, reports in Italy claim.
  • Barcelona are interested in signing Tottenham left-back Sergio Reguilon and could offer two players in a potential swap deal, according to reports.

SUNDAY MIRROR
  • Newcastle are showing interest in Everton defender Ben Godfrey.
  • Jorginho's agent says the Chelsea midfielder would like to return to Serie A one day.


Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, is back on Barcelona's radar after the Spanish club signed a lucrative sponsorship deal. The 29-year-old France international will be a free agent when his contact with the Old Trafford club ends in the summer. (Sunday Star)

Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger, whose contract at Chelsea runs out in the summer, has agreed to join Juventus on a four-year contract. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Mail on Sunday)

Juventus are to target a move for Manchester City's Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus, 24, if the English side manage to sign Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, from Borussia Dortmund. (Sunday Star)

Newcastle United are interested in signing 30-year-old Brazil forward Neymar, who has a deal with Paris St-Germain that runs until 2025. (Fichajes, via Teamtalk)

Newcastle are also stepping up their interest in Everton and England defender Ben Godfrey, 24. (Sunday Mirror)

Barcelona coach Xavi says former team-mate Lionel Messi, 34, will "always be welcome" at the Nou Camp club. Argentina forward Messi left the La Liga side to join PSG last summer. (Marca)

Messi does not intend to leave PSG and plans to see out the two-year contract he signed with the French club. (Marca)

Juventus and Inter Milan are interested in Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher. The Englishman, 22, is currently on loan at Crystal Palace. (Sunday Sun)

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta has agreed a deal in principle to join Barcelona on a free transfer and a deal for 32-year-old Spain international is expected to be completed in the summer. (Football Insider)

The agent of Chelsea midfielder Jorginho says the 30-year-old Italy international would like to return to Serie A one day. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are weighing up a move for Morocco and Sevilla keeper Yassine Bounou, 30. (Sunday Mirror)

Manchester United are interested in 24-year-old Turkey defender Merih Demiral, who is on loan at Atalanta from Juventus. (Fanatik)

Liverpool striker Divock Origi has told the club he wants to leave in the summer. The Belgian, 26, is under contract until the end of 2024. (Football Insider)

Atletico Madrid are the team most interested in 22-year-old Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, who has helped Benfica reach the quarter-finals of the Champions League. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Manchester United are considering a bid for Dundee United's Swiss goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist, 30, as further cover for David de Gea. (Sunday Sun)

Atletico Madrid have made an offer to 30-year-old Spain midfielder Sergi Roberto, who is set to leave Barcelona when his contract with the club runs out in the summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Leeds United are confident of extending English defender Luke Ayling's deal with the club, with the 30-year-old's current contract set to run out in summer 2023. (Football Insider)

Newcastle United will let Northern Ireland defender Jamal Lewis leave in the summer, with the Tyneside club wanting about £8m for the 24-year-old. (Football Insider)
 

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THE SUN

  • Lionel Messi reportedly looks set to stay at Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season despite talk he could return to Barcelona.
    Ivan Toney appears to have disrespected Brentford again in a viral TikTok video that has sparked outrage.
    John Terry will attempt to protect Chelsea's "history and heritage" by joining the True Blues Consortium in their bid to own 10 per cent of the club.
    Manchester United have reportedly missed out on signing Ajax star Ryan Gravenberch because the Dutch midfielder has agreed a deal to join Bayern Munich this summer.
    Juventus and Inter Milan sent scouts to watch Conor Gallagher shine for Crystal Palace against Manchester City last week
    AC Milan and Inter had spies in VIP seats at the City Ground to see Djed Spence help Nottingham Forest beat QPR last Wednesday.Manchester City have moved to the top of Deloitte's list of the richest clubs in the world for the first time in their history. The reigning Premier League champions have replaced Barcelona at the top of the tree.

    THE TIMES
    A British-funded bid involving Chelsea season ticket holders has revealed it is trying to buy the club.
    London-based asset management firm Centricus have joined forces with hedge fund manager Jonathan Lourie of Cheyne Capital and Talis Capital's Bob Finch to submit a bid.
    Aston Villa have emerged as favourites to sign Kalvin Phillips and are willing to pay an enormous salary to get him. Villa are 'ready to pay £60million to sign the Leeds and England midfielder plus give him huge wages.
    David Moyes criticised the performance of striker Michail Antonio in West Ham's 3-1 defeat to Tottenham.

    DAILY MAIL
    Crystal Palace left-back Tyrick Mitchell will be called up into the England squad by Gareth Southgate in the next 24 hours.
    Manchester City have topped Deloitte's list ranking the richest clubs in the world by revenue for the first time in their history after overtaking Barcelona, who have fallen three spots.
    Chelsea starlet Charly Musonda has reportedly attracted interest from Jose Mourinho's Roma ahead of his release from Stamford Bridge at the end of the season.
    Chris Silverwood is in talks to become Sri Lanka's head coach, just two months after his England sacking.

    DAILY TELEGRAPH
    Vivek Ranadive, the owner of the Sacramento Kings basketball team, has been named as one of the mystery investors in Sir Martin Broughton and Lord Coe's bid to buy Chelsea.
    The Premier League could face complaints and challenges if it emerges that Crystal Palace shareholders Joshua Harris and David Blitzer are financing Sir Martin Broughton's bid to buy Chelsea.

    DAILY MIRROR
    Mauricio Pochettino slammed PSG's "unacceptable" performance after they were hammered by Monaco.

    DAILY EXPRESS
    Arsenal academy product Ainsley Maitland-Niles is facing a bleak future having failed to meet expectations during his loan spell at Roma.

    SCOTTISH SUN
    Manchester United are eyeing Dundee United's goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist as they seek further cover.
    Kyogo Furuhashi has confirmed he is on the brink of a Celtic return.
    Scott Brown is training with Championship side Dunfermline Athletic weeks after his Aberdeen exit, according to reports.


  • Manchester City do not believe they are favourites to sign Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland and Real Madrid could try to get the 21-year-old to stay at Borussia Dortmund for one more season before trying to sign him. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

    Former Real Madrid midfielder Guti says the club will be unable to sign Haaland if they fail to capture him this summer. (El Chiringuito, via Goal)

    Aston Villa cold face competition to sign Brazil playmaker Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a permanent basis in the summer, with Arsenal reportedly planning a move for the 29-year-old after seeing him flourish in the Premier League while on loan with Villa. (Sport, via Sun)

    Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, is unhappy at Chelsea and will look to leave the club in the summer, less than a year after the European champions re-signed him for a club-record £97.5m. (Football Insider)

    Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti wants to sign 25-year-old Inter Milan midfielder Nicolo Barella and the Italy international's arrival could put a doubt over the future of German Toni Kroos, 32, at the Bernabeu club. (El Nacional - in Spanish)

    France midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni is attracting interest from Chelsea, Liverpool, Paris St-Germain and Real Madrid but Monaco will not accept less than 50m euros (£42m) for the 22-year-old. (Foot Mercato - in French)


    Aston Villa are leading the race to sign Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, and are prepared to pay £60m for the England international. (Times - subscription required)

    Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri says he does not know if Argentine forward Paulo Dybala will be at the club next season, with the 28-year-old's contract running out in the summer. (DAZN, via Football Italia)

    Brazilian left-back Marcal, 33, is set to leave Wolves when his contract runs out in the summer and sign for Botafogo in his homeland. (Globo Esporte)

    Former Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman is in talks about returning to his role as manager of the Dutch national team and succeeding current Netherlands boss Louis van Gaal, whose contract runs out after the 2022 World Cup. (NOS - in Dutch)

    Roma and Hellas Verona are interested in 25-year-old Chelsea playmaker Charly Musonda, with the Belgian set to leave the Stamford Bridge club in the summer. (Goal)

    Manchester United are monitoring 30-year-old Swiss goalkeeper Benjamin Siegrist, who plays for Dundee United and is out of contract in the summer. (Mirror)

    Chelsea right-back Reece James, 22, is set to pull out of the England squad and Crystal Palace defender Tyrick Mitchell, 22, will be called up as a replacement. (Mail)

    Bayern Munich have tabled a bid for Ajax's Netherlands Under-21 midfielder Ryan Gravenberch, 19. (Telegraaf - in Dutch)


 

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Arsenal are ready to quadruple Bukayo Saka's salary to reflect his status as one of their most important players.
Brentford's rising star Nathan Young-Coombes has got Southampton and Crystal Palace on alert.
Christian Eriksen is on course for an emotional Denmark return - despite his Covid-19 setback.
Erik ten Hag is favourite to become Manchester United's new boss - after a set of dossiers was completed on all candidates.
Ukraine legend Andriy Shevchenko admitted his relationship with Roman Abramovich will never be the same agai
Manchester United are putting special "hoods" on their training ground floodlights to protect endangered bats that live there.
Raphinha's contract negotiations with Leeds have broken down, according to reports.
Cristian Romero has been called up by Argentina - despite being suspended for two matches.

Melissa Reddy reports that Mauricio Pochettino, Eric ten Hag, Julen Lopetegui and Luis Enrique are all under consideration by Manchester United as candidates to become their next manager.
River Plate are set to be punished after their fans pelted Boca Juniors players with objects including sea flares after another feisty derby between the two clubs.
Former Arsenal midfielder Marc Overmars is back in football with Royal Antwerp - just a month after his Ajax exit.

DAILY EXPRESS
Newcastle have joined Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United in the transfer battle for Victor Osimhen.
Newcastle United have drawn up a four-name shortlist of goalkeeping targets this summer, which reportedly includes Arsenal's Bernd Leno and Manchester United's Dean Henderson.
Liverpool have been dealt a major transfer blow ahead of the summer window after Real Madrid entered the race for Nicolo Barella.
Arsenal will soon hold talks with William Saliba over his future at the club, according to reports.
Newcastle are stepping up their plans to make a £12m summer move for Bournemouth centre-back Lloyd Kelly.

DAILY MAIL
Inter Milan are interested in signing Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani as a replacement for Alexis Sanchez.
Leicester have joined the list of clubs keeping tabs on Red Bull Salzburg forward Chukwubuike Adamu.
Newcastle duo Kieran Trippier and Callum Wilson are reportedly hoping to be back in action by the end of April.
Mike Dean is reportedly in his final season as a Premier League referee and will move into a full-time role as a Video Assistant Referee (VAR).
The Football Association has been left outraged after the weekend's FA Cup ties were all broadcast live in Russia - and there are concerns England's forthcoming friendlies could follow suit.
The England football team's diversity consultant is the subject of a formal FA investigation amid bullying allegations.
Manchester United legend Ruud van Nistelrooy is reportedly being lined up as PSV's next manager.
Lewis Ferguson's agent has primed Aberdeen to prepare for a £3.5m bid from Italian club Cagliari.
Premier League clubs have ramped up security measures around their pitches following a spate of protestors attempting to attach themselves to goalposts.
Newcastle United have drawn up a list of goalkeeper targets for the summer that includes Kepa Arrizabalaga and Dean Henderson.

DAILY STAR
Darwin Nunez has reportedly changed his agent just weeks after firing Benfica into the quarter-finals of the Champions League as he looks to facilitate a move to Manchester City or Manchester United.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

The UK and Ireland will effectively be confirmed as Euro 2028 hosts this week as no bidding rivals have surfaced ahead of Wednesday's deadline.
There were no plans on Monday night to move Manchester City and Liverpool's FA Cup semi-final from Wembley, despite there being no trains between the North West and London that weekend.
Chris Woakes is likely to be left out of the decisive third Test of the West Indies series after enduring a long and testing winter.

THE TIMES
Everton are putting Dominic Calvert-Lewin through a rigorous training programme as they look to nurse him back to full fitness before their relegation run-in.
Ian Maxwell, the Scottish FA chief executive, believes that a crowd of more than 40,000 at Hampden Park on Thursday night will raise a significant sum for the relief effort in Ukraine.
Yorkshire face a legal bill of more than £2m if they lose the employment tribunal cases lodged against them by six former employees of the county.

DAILY MIRROR
Gareth Bale has declared himself 100 per cent fit to start Wales' crunch World Cup play-off semi-final this week despite suffering an injury scare.
Manchester United are considering a summer transfer bid for Everton striker Richarlison, according to reports in Brazil.
Manchester United are considering appointing Andy O'Boyle, formerly of Liverpool, as their deputy director of football.
Portugal's World Cup preparations have been dealt another blow, with an injury, illness and suspension crisis leaving Cristiano Ronaldo at risk of missing out on what could be his final opportunity to play at the tournament.

THE GUARDIAN
The Raine Group, the US Bank handling the sale of Chelsea, could be in a position to take its preferred bidder to the government for approval by the end of this week if the process moves smoothly over the next 48 hours.
The Rugby Football Union has been accused of dishonesty after claiming that England have made progress under Eddie Jones during the Six Nations.

SCOTTISH SUN
Tom Rogic and Daizen Maeda have pulled out of international duty - and face a race against time to be fit to play Rangers.
Celtic have been given their ticket allocation for next month's Old Firm by Rangers, thereby all but confirming that away fans will return to the fixture, reports suggest.
SFA chief Ian Maxwell admits he feels like a fraud trying to rearrange Scotland's World Cup play-off with war-torn Ukraine.

DAILY RECORD
Sassuolo ran the rule over Calvin Ramsay and Josh Doig at the weekend.
Ross Stewart has revealed how playing alongside former Rangers and England star Jermain Defoe has helped fire him into the Scotland squad.
Outcast Vasilis Barkas has told Celtic he wants to leave this summer having been frozen out of the Parkhead first-team.



Manchester United want Everton and Brazil forward Richarlison. The 24-year-old has also been linked with Real Madrid, managed by former Toffees boss Carlo Ancelotti. (Goal.com)

Juventus have confirmed Paulo Dybala will leave the club as a free agent in the summer. The Argentine forward, 28, has previously been sought by Manchester United and Tottenham. (Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle will go back in for Napoli striker Victor Osimhen, despite the Italian side reportedly turning down a £100m bid by the Magpies for the 23-year-old Nigeria international in the January window. (Express)

Mauricio Pochettino, Erik ten Hag, Julen Lopetegui and Luis Enrique are on the four-man shortlist being considered by Manchester United in their search for a permanent manager to replace Ralf Rangnick in the summer. (Sky Sports)

Ajax boss Ten Hag is the frontrunner for the job at Old Trafford after the Red Devils complied extensive background checks on each of the candidates. (Sun)

Arsenal will make a move for Arthur Melo, 25, from Juventus in the summer after failing to agree a deal for the Brazil midfielder in January. (Calciomercato, in Italian)

Inter Milan have identified Manchester United and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 35, as a replacement for Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 33. (Mail, via Gazetta dello Sport)

Arsenal and Liverpool are monitoring PSV Eindhoven's highly-rated Cody Gakpo, 22, but will face competition for the Netherlands winger from Barcelona and Bayern Munich. (Express via The Athletic, subscription required)

Manchester City are preparing a bid for Boavista's 21-year-old Ecuadorian central defender Jackson Porozo. (Ojogo, in Portuguese)

Leeds United are interested in Trabzonspor captain and Turkey goalkeeper Ugurcan Cakir, 25, and will watch him in Thursday's World Cup qualifier play-off against Portugal. (Fanatik, in Turkish)

Arsenal are keen to tie Bukayo Saka down to another long-term contract to fend off interest from Premier League rivals in the 20-year-old England attacking midfielder. (The Athletic, subscription required)

Leicester have joined the list of clubs interested in buying 20-year-old Salzburg and Austria forward Chukwubuike Adamu. (Mail)

Derby County full-back Festy Ebosele looks set to join Udinese in the summer when he becomes a free agent, with reports the Irish 19-year-old has signed a pre-contract agreement with the Serie A club. (Derby Telegraph)

Celtic goalkeeper Vasilis Barkas has told the club he wants to leave Parkhead in the summer after the Greece international, 27, slipped down the order to be third-choice keeper. (Daily Record, via Onlarissa)

Newcastle retain a long-held interest in England goalkeeper Dean Henderson, 25, and will wait on Manchester United's decision on a loan move this summer. His Old Trafford contract runs to 2025. (Fabrizio Romano)

Magpies boss Eddie Howe is also set to raid his former club Bournemouth with a £12m move for English defender Lloyd Kelly, 23. (Express)

The UK and Ireland are set to be named as joint hosts of Euro 2028 with no rival bid having come forward before Wednesday's deadline. (Times - subscription required)

AC Milan are preparing a contract offer for Belgium striker Divock Origi after the 26-year-old told Liverpool that he will leave the club when his current deal expires this summer. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

Premier League referee Mike Dean will quit on-field officiating at the end of the season and take up a full-time role as a Video Assistant Referee. (Telegraph - subscription required)
 

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DAILY MAIL


Erik ten Hag was interviewed for the Manchester United job on Monday and is on a shortlist with a number of candidates that include Mauricio Pochettino, Julen Lopetegui and Luis Enrique.
England are preparing to make a move for Newcastle playmaker Elliot Anderson from under the nose of Scotland.
Newcastle boss Eddie Howe has vowed to take a cautious approach with key men Callum Wilson and Kieran Trippier as they prepare to step up their returns from injury.
Brazil's preparations for their upcoming World Cup qualifiers have hit a snag with goalkeeper Ederson having to withdraw due to illness.
Paul Pogba claims that he was driven to depression by his fallout with Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
West Ham will demand a record transfer fee of £150m as they prepare to sell England midfielder Declan Rice this summer.
Raheem Sterling will link up with England on Wednesday after hosting the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge in Jamaica.
Injuries cost Premier League clubs almost £90m in the first half of this season, according to a new study.
Aston Villa youngster Carney Chukwuemeka is being monitored by Borussia Dortmund, who believe he can follow in the footsteps of Jadon Sancho and Jude Bellingham.
New England Under 21s recruit Keane Lewis-Potter is a target for a host of Premier League clubs after only entering the game seven years ago.
Oleksandr Usyk is understood to be in the throes of extricating himself from the front line of the war in Ukraine to prepare for a world heavyweight championship mega-rematch with Anthony Joshua in June.
Melissa Reddy reports Mauricio Pochettino, Eric ten Hag, Julen Lopetegui and Luis Enrique are all under consideration by Manchester United as candidates to become their next manager

THE TIMES
Leeds United are preparing to offer Kalvin Phillips a new, improved contract in an attempt to stave off interest from West Ham United and Aston Villa in the England midfielder.
FA chiefs insist they cannot afford to move FA Cup semi-finals away from Wembley as it will take a decade to recover from the financial losses caused by the Covid pandemic.
Scotland are hoping their captain, Andy Robertson, will be able to join the rest of the squad after their friendly against Poland at Hampden Park on Thursday night.
The Rugby Football Union faced a deluge of criticism for their handling of the review into Eddie Jones's poor Six Nations campaign.


THE SUN
Heartbroken Andriy Yarmolenko admits he cannot focus on football as he faces up to the horrors of the war in Ukraine.
Chelsea bidder Tom Ricketts wants to meet the club's fans in an attempt to win them over.
Gareth Southgate has warned England's players other nations want to "bring us down" as the team begins its World Cup year.
England have been confirmed as top seeds for next week's World Cup draw.
Gareth Bale is one of three Wales big-hitters being nursed ahead of Thursday's World Cup date with destiny.
Tottenham head coach Antonio Conte has been inducted into Italian football's Hall of Fame for his trophy-laden coaching career.

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has had to leave the French national team set-up "for personal reasons".
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has admitted he's starting to have a 'little panic' over the thought of retirement.
Manchester City keeper Zack Steffen has launched his own clothing brand to help underprivileged kids.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Commonwealth Games chiefs have agreed on new gender rules which could pave the way for a trans woman to race for a female cycling medal.
The Rugby Football Union has been warned it risks losing key sponsors if it treats the Six Nations as a second-class tournament, according to the union's former chief executive.
Chris Woakes is likely to be left out of the decisive third Test of the West Indies series after enduring a long and testing winter.
More than three-quarters of Manchester United supporters lack confidence there is a "clear strategy" to bring back success and are dissatisfied with the way the club is being run, a damning survey has found.

DAILY MIRROR
Gabriel Martinelli has revealed Jorginho made a sly attempt to switch his international allegiance but he never considered representing anyone but Brazil.
Paris Saint-Germain's bid to save themselves the £17m it will cost to sack Mauricio Pochettino could damage the Argentine's hopes of becoming manager of Manchester United.
Joe Worrall has increased Premier League interest in his services with his man-of-the-match display against Liverpool.

DAILY EXPRESS
Arsenal are beginning to refresh their striker transfer shortlist ahead of the summer when Mikel Arteta and Edu plan to spend big on a new marquee No 9.
Chelsea centre-back Antonio Rudiger's representatives are demanding a whopping £25m signing on fee as the Germany international prepares to depart Stamford Bridge.


THE INDEPENDENT
Neymar is the highest-paid player in the Paris Saint-Germain squad, taking home more than Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe, according to new figures published by French newspaper L'Equipe.

THE GUARDIAN
Tottenham have two clauses to buy Dejan Kulusevski from Juventus as part of their loan deal for the midfielder - an option to buy for €30m this summer and a mandatory €35m buy clause in summer 2023 if certain conditions are met.
Midfielder Franck Kessie will join Barcelona on a free transfer this summer after agreeing a four-year contract with the La Liga club.
Thirty-seven days after her dramatic fall from grace at the Winter Olympics, Kamila Valieva will return to competition in Saransk, Russia this weekend with no apparent conclusion in sight to the doping case that blighted the Beijing Games.

DAILY RECORD
Celtic are set to ward off interest from the Premier League as they give developing talent Daniel Kelly a three-year professional contract this week.
Sunderland are to offer Scotland new boy Ross Stewart a new deal.
Former Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha could be about to take his career to Argentina in his next role.

SCOTTISH SUN
Scotland face a nightmare World Cup finals draw as bottom seeds - if they reach Qatar.
Scott Brown was spotted at East End Park watching Dunfermline thump promotion hopefuls Partick Thistle.



Juventus are preparing a huge financial package to lure 29-year-old Egypt forward Mohamed Salah from Liverpool to Turin. (La Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, is set to leave Juventus on a free transfer after the club opted against renewing his contract. (Independent)

West Ham United will demand a British record transfer fee of £150m for England midfielder Declan Rice, 23, this summer. (Mail)

Leeds United are preparing to offer Kalvin Phillips a new contract in an attempt to stave off interest from West Ham and Aston Villa in the England midfielder, 26. (Times - subscription required)

Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 25, has agreed a four-year contract with Barcelona and will join the Nou Camp club in the summer when his deal with AC Milan runs out. (Guardian)

Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger, 29, is demanding a £25m signing-on fee as he prepares to leave Chelsea as a free agent. (Express)

Tottenham can turn Dejan Kulusevski's loan move from Juventus into a permanent transfer this summer by paying 30m euros (£24.9m) for the Sweden winger, 21. (Guardian)

Belgium winger Eden Hazard is confused and frustrated at Real Madrid, who intend to offload the 31-year-old this summer. (Goal)

Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 24, is not part of Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti's plans and will also leave the Spanish club in the summer. (Marca)

There are doubts over the future of Lazio's Italian manager Maurizio Sarri after they lost the derby against Roma 3-0 on Sunday. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Football Italia)

Newcastle United are stepping up their bid to sign Bournemouth's 23-year-old English centre-back Lloyd Kelly in a £12m deal. (Express)

Brazil forward Raphinha, 25, has rejected Leeds United's first approach over a new contract. (UOL - in Portuguese)

Former Manchester United and Netherlands striker Ruud van Nistelrooy, 45, is the frontrunner for the PSV Eindhoven manager's job. (Mirror)

Arsenal and Tottenham are tracking Galatasaray's 23-year-old Turkish winger Muhammed Kerem Akturkoglu. (Aksam - in Turkish)

Brazil star Neymar, 30, earns £600,000 per month more than Argentina's Lionel Messi, 34, at Paris St-Germain. (L'Equipe, via Star)

Brentford and Burnley have already had bids rejected for Joe Worrall and now West Ham and Everton have joined the list of admirers of Nottingham Forest's English centre-back, 25. (Mirror)
 

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Newcastle and Aston Villa are eyeing a shock move for Paul Pogba; Juventus also want to re-sign Man Utd midfielder, as well as his international and club team-mate Anthony Martial; Barcelona struggling to meet Leeds' £60m asking price for Raphinha

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THE SUN
Newcastle and Aston Villa are eyeing a shock move for Paul Pogba after the midfielder admitted he has wasted five years at Manchester United.
Tom Ricketts' controversial bid to buy Chelsea has surprise backing from a leading US Muslim.
Manchester City are monitoring the progress of England newbie Tyrick Mitchell.
Sky Sports chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol explains why Chelsea have access to £30m via Fordstam Ltd, owned by Roman Abramovich, so that the Blues can keep going until sold
Chelsea star Jorginho's future at Stamford Bridge has been plunged into doubt as his agent admits he would be up for a "dream" Serie A return.
Erling Haaland has asked Arsenal midfielder Martin Odegaard about life at Real Madrid amid mounting transfer speculati
Manchester City's owners City Football Group have agreed a deal to buy their 11th club - Dutch side NAC Breda.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has spoken out over speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.
UFC star Conor McGregor has been charged by Irish police after being arrested for alleged dangerous driving.
Joe Root has admitted he might be going into his last game as England captain in the final Test against West Indies in Grenada.

THE TIMES
The Premier League has come under fire for refusing to allow clubs to sign players who have been at leagues in Ukraine and Russia outside of the regular transfer window.
Eddie Jones has fallen short of the performance criteria set out for his England team by the RFU for two years in a row.

DAILY MAIL
Barcelona are struggling to meet Leeds' £60m asking price for Raphinha, who is also wanted by Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.
William Saliba has hinted he may look to stay at Marseille instead of returning to Arsenal following a successful loan spell with the French club.
Roma face a battle to keep Tammy Abraham this summer and are expected to place a £100m price tag on the striker's head.
The Football Association is dispatching a predominantly female top-table assembly to the World Cup draw in Qatar for the first time in its 159-year history.
Raine, the merchant bank advising Chelsea on its protracted sale, are finally preparing to confirm which bids have made the shortlist.
Arsenal have reportedly made an approach to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.
Tyson Fury will be subjected to UK Anti-Doping tests ahead of a world-title fight with Dillian Whyte that is in danger of being overtaken by furious rows behind the scenes.

DAILY EXPRESS
Cesar Azpilicueta is torn between loyalty to Chelsea and the offer of a new deal at Barcelona.

DAILY MIRROR
Juventus are interested in re-signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United as well as making a move for Anthony Martial.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has revealed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left him needing stitches after a tackle in Sunday's El Clasico.
La Liga president Javier Tebas claims Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are plotting a new European Super League "without the Premier League clubs".
Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott has urged the club to tie down Mohamed Salah as contract talks have stalled with the Egyptian.
Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri has promised he will "show what I can do" when he eventually breaks into the first team.
Liverpool have been busy adding to their academy over recent years, and Trent Kone-Doherty is the next youngster on the way to Anfield.

THE INDEPENDENT
Labour has joined calls for next month's FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Liverpool to be moved away from Wembley.
Kylian Mbappe appears to have told Paul Pogba that he is "fed up" when greeting the Manchester United midfielder on arrival at the French national team training camp.

Ben Ransom reports that talks between Manchester United and current Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag 'went very well' as the club look to appoint their next manager

DAILY STAR
Former Portsmouth and Sunderland star Sulley Muntari is enjoying a career swansong in his native Ghana - three years after he last kicked a ball.

THE TELEGRAPH
UEFA chiefs will hold crisis talks before attempting to dismiss the Russian Football Union's application to rival the UK and Ireland's bid to stage Euro 2028.
Bidders for Chelsea are braced to find out which of them have been shortlisted to take control of the club with Todd Boehly's group expected to be among the finalists.
Emma Raducanu has revealed she wants to play into her 30s but admits her first challenge is "getting through this season in one piece".
The Six Nations has come under pressure to act over a number of controversial head injuries during the championship from rugby's leading players' union.

SCOTTISH SUN
Steve Clarke has admitted to serious doubts that Scotland's World Cup play-off semi-final against Ukraine will take place on its rescheduled early June date.
Gareth Bale believes Aaron Ramsey's move to Rangers has left him ready to keep Wales' World Cup dream alive.

DAILY RECORD
Anthony Ralston says Rangers and Celtic should return to 'brilliant' away allocations of old.



Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 28, refused to commit himself to Spurs after being asked about his future while on England duty. (Mirror)

England midfielder Declan Rice would prefer to move to Chelsea rather than Manchester United if he were to leave West Ham, who have put a £150m asking price on the the 23-year-old to fend off interest in him. (Evening Standard)

Roma are set to place a £100m price tag on Tammy Abraham, 24, with the England forward attracting Premier League interest during a prolific first season in Italy. (Daily Mail)

Juventus, Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain are favourites to sign Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, who is available on a free transfer in the summer. Newcastle and Aston Villa are also monitoring the situation. (Sun)

Newcastle United will not be making a move for Paris St-Germain's Brazil forward Neymar, 30, and are set to have a summer transfer budget of less than the £90m they spent in January. (Telegraph - subscription required)

The Magpies plan to sell Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron in the summer and will allow the 28-year-old to leave for £15m. (Football Insider)

Arsenal are looking at Benfica striker Darwin Nunez and have held background talks with the 22-year-old's Uruguay international's agent. (Express)

West Ham are monitoring Dutch defender Sven Botman but will face competition from Newcastle United and AC Milan if they want to sign the 22-year-old from Lille. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham, PSG and Real Madrid were interested in Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, but the 25-year-old will join Barcelona when his contract runs out with AC Milan in the summer. (El Nacional - in Spanish)

Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, has knocked back questions about his future amid talk he will leave Chelsea to join Barcelona in the summer. (Goal)

France defender William Saliba, who is on loan at Marseille from Arsenal, says his future depends on talks with the Gunners. The 20-year-old has a contract until 2024 with the London club. (RMC Sport, via Goal)

Barcelona do not intend to increase their offer to Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo, with the 23-year-old's deal with them coming to an end in 2023. (Catalunya Radio - in Catalan)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly opened talks to try to buy Turkish Super Lig club Goztepe as the process of selling the Blues continues following his sanctioning by the UK government. (Fanatik, via Mirror)

Leeds United are ready to offer Anderlecht's Sergio Gomez a deal, with the Spanish 21-year-old left-back having caught the eye of the Whites' sporting director Victor Orta. (TeamTalk)

Liverpool are poised to sign Irish 15-year-old Derry winger Trent Kone Doherty. (Irish Independent)
 

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THE SUN


  • Tom Ricketts' controversial bid to buy Chelsea has surprise backing from a leading US Muslim.
  • Manchester City are monitoring the progress of England newbie Tyrick Mitchell.
  • Chelsea star Jorginho's future at Stamford Bridge has been plunged into doubt as his agent admits he would be up for a "dream" Serie A return.
  • Erling Haaland has asked Arsenal midfielder Martin Odegaard about life at Real Madrid amid mounting transfer speculation.
  • Manchester City's owners City Football Group have agreed a deal to buy their 11th club - Dutch side NAC Breda.
  • Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has spoken out over speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.

THE TIMES
  • The Premier League has come under fire for refusing to allow clubs to sign players who have been at leagues in Ukraine and Russia outside of the regular transfer window.

DAILY MAIL
  • Roma face a battle to keep Tammy Abraham this summer and are expected to place a £100m price tag on the striker's head.
  • The Football Association is dispatching a predominantly female top-table assembly to the World Cup draw in Qatar for the first time in its 159-year history.
  • Raine, the merchant bank advising Chelsea on its protracted sale, are finally preparing to confirm which bids have made the shortlist.
  • Arsenal have reportedly made an approach to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.

DAILY EXPRESS
  • La Liga president Javier Tebas claims Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are plotting a new European Super League "without the Premier League clubs".
  • Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott has urged the club to tie down Mohamed Salah as contract talks have stalled with the Egyptian.
  • Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri has promised he will "show what I can do" when he eventually breaks into the first team.
  • Liverpool have been busy adding to their academy over recent years, and Trent Kone-Doherty is the next youngster on the way to Anfield.

THE INDEPENDANT
  • Labour has joined calls for next month's FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Liverpool to be moved away from Wembley.
  • Kylian Mbappe appears to have told Paul Pogba that he is "fed up" when greeting the Manchester United midfielder on arrival at the French national team training camp.

THE TELEGRAPH
  • UEFA chiefs will hold crisis talks before attempting to dismiss the Russian Football Union's application to rival the UK and Ireland's bid to stage Euro 2028.
  • Bidders for Chelsea are braced to find out which of them have been shortlisted to take control of the club with Todd Boehly's group expected to be among the finalists.


Barcelona have joined Liverpool, Manchester City and Bayern Munich in the race to sign Leeds' Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, valued at £60m by his club. (Mirror)

Barcelona have joined La Liga rivals Real Madrid in the race to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 23, from Paris St-Germain. (L'Equipe, via Express)

Barcelona are also interested in Bayern Munich striker and Poland captain Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Sport - in Spanish)

Liverpool striker Divock Origi, 26, is in talks with Serie A rivals AC Milan and Inter Milan over a potential free transfer in the summer. (90min)

Manchester City are among a number of Premier League clubs monitoring Crystal Palace left-back Tyrick Mitchell, the 22-year-old recently called up to the England squad for the first time. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Chelsea are monitoring Manchester City's Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 31. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Roma would not sell English striker Tammy Abraham, 24, for less than £100m this summer, with Manchester United and Arsenal both believed to be interested. (Mirror)

West Ham's England midfielder Declan Rice would still prefer a move to Chelsea rather than Manchester United. (Evening Standard)

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso, 31, says he would "love" to play in La Liga again. The Spaniard made just one league appearance for Real Madrid after coming through their youth system. (AS - in Spanish)

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, is torn between signing a new one-year contract with the Blues or accepting a one-year offer from Barcelona. (Express)

Germany international Antonio Rudiger, 29, could be the third Chelsea defender to leave Stamford Bridge as he is out of contract in the summer and has been offered a deal by Juventus. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle are all interested in signing 22-year-old French winger Moussa Diaby from Bayer Leverkusen. (Sport1, via Football.London)

Blackburn and Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz, 22, is attracting interest from Sevilla to fill the La Liga side's number nine role. (Estadio Deportivo - in Spanish)

West Ham could make another move for Benfica and Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, after having a club-record £50m bid for the 22-year-old rejected in January. (Standard)

Leeds are interested in signing English winger Ryan Kent from Rangers, with the 25-year-old having a £20m release clause. (Football Insider)

Arsenal and Tottenham will need to pay £20m to sign 21-year-old Middlesbrough full-back Djed Spence, who is impressing on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Express)

Benfica and Sporting Lisbon are considering a move for Barcelona winger Francisco Trincao, should the on-loan 22-year-old not join Wolves permanently for £25m. (Record - in Portuguese)

Barcelona's Spanish midfield sensation Gavi, 17, and Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo have rejected new contract offers from the club. (Marca - in Spanish)
 

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Barcelona manager Xavi is determined to bring Liverpool and Egypt striker Mohamed Salah, 29, to the Nou Camp as the cash-strapped Catalan giants look set to miss out on main target Erling Braut Haaland. (Mundo Deportivo, in Spanish)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says he won't put the club at financial risk to sign 21-year-old Norway striker Haaland from Borussia Dortmund. (Fabrizio Romano, via Mundo Deportivo)

The Catalan club also have an eye on Bayern Munich and Poland striker Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Mail)

Liverpool's hopes of signing Spain midfielder Gavi have been boosted by the 17-year-old turning down a third offer of a new deal at Barcelona. (Marca - via Talksport)

Leeds United have rejected a £29m offer from Barcelona for Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, whose buyout clause is set at £60m. (Sport, in Spanish)

Wolves and Portugal winger Pedro Neto is on Paris St-Germain's wanted list as the 22-year-old makes his comeback from a long-term injury. (Mail)

NewcastleUnited are preparing to fight AC Milan to sign 22-year-old Netherlands central defender Sven Botman from Lille, after failing to land him in January. (The Times, subscription required)

The Magpies are also looking to strengthen up front by bringing in Benfica and Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, 22, despite strong interest from Arsenal. (The Athletic, subscription required)

Arsenal are in negotiations to bring Brazil manager Tite, 60, to the club when he steps down from his post after the Qatar World Cup. (ESPN - via Star)

Manchester United are keen on Switzerland defender Manuel Akanji, 26, who has refused new contract offers from Borussia Dortmund and is valued at about £25m by the Bundesliga club. (Mirror)

Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are battling to sign Rangers' 16-year-old Scottish striker Rory Wilson. (Star)

Liverpool will not join the race to sign West Ham United and England midfielder Declan Rice this summer despite manager Jurgen Klopp being a huge admirer of the 23-year-old, who is a target for Manchester United, Manchester City and Chelsea. (Football Insider)

Arsenal and Tottenham are courting French midfielder Lesley Ugochukwu, 18, who plays for Ligue 1 side Rennes. (l'Equipe, in French)

Arsenal and Switzerland midfielder Granit Xhaka, 29, remains a target for Roma manager Jose Mourinho. (Gazzetta dello Sport, in Italian)

Marcelo Bielsa has been contacted about returning to management less than a month after being sacked by LeedsUnited. (Star)

Hollywood actor George Clooney has not ruled out the prospect of buying Derby County. (Sun)

West Ham will land long-term target Nikola Milenkovic, 24, as the Fiorentina and Serbia defender has made a 'gentleman's agreement' with the Hammers. (TeamTalk)

Ismaila Sarr could leave Watford for Liverpool in the summer with the Reds reigniting their interest in the 24-year-old Senegal winger, but they face competition from AC Milan. (Corriere dello Sport)

Tottenham are lining up a deal for French defender Boubacar Kamara, 22, whose contract at Marseille ends in the summer. (Football London)

Real Madrid's Eden Hazard will have surgery this week, keeping him out of action for a month and complicating a mooted return to Chelsea for the 31-year-old Belgium playmaker. (Marca)

Charlton defender Lucas Ness, 22, is being tracked by multiple clubs including Norwich City, Burnley, Coventry City and Plymouth Argyle. (Football League World)
 

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Arsenal
are preparing an offer for Manchester United's 24-year-old England forward Marcus Rashford. (Mirror)

The Premier League has blocked an attempt by Burnley to sign Nigeria winger Victor Moses, 31, from Russian club Spartak Moscow. (Sky Sports)

Everton will sell England-international striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin this summer, with Arsenal and West Ham ready to move for the 25-year-old. (Sun)

Juventus are intent on signing Chelsea and Germany defender Antonio Rudiger, 29, this summer. (Sun)

Ajax manager Erik ten Hag is surprised Manchester United have not offered him a contract to become manager after telling the club money will not be an issue in luring him to Old Trafford. (Mirror)

Fulham want to sign Burnley and England goalkeeper Nick Pope, 29. (Sun)

Leicester City's Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, 24, says he wants to play Champions League football. (Mirror)

Manchester United and Arsenal have both been linked with Tielemans, who could be allowed to leave Leicester for £35m at the end of the season. (Metro)

Southampton and Crystal Palace are interested in signing English midfielder Harry Winks, 26, from Tottenham. (Star)

Argentina forward Paulo Dybala could move from Juventus to Serie A rivals Inter Milan, with Inter lining up the 28-year-old as a replacement for fellow Argentine Lautaro Martinez, 24. (Mail)

Borussia Dortmund's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland will move to Manchester City or Real Madrid this summer, but the 21-year-old has rejected City's first big offer. (AS - in Spanish)

West Ham are keen on loan moves for Ukraine-based forwards David Neres and Lassina Traore. Neres, 25, and Traore, 21, play for Shakhtar Donetsk and could move during a special loan window set up for players in the country but Shakhtar feel offers from other clubs may be more appealing. (Sun)

Napoli would want 100m euros (£83m) for 23-year-old Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen, who has received interest from several clubs including Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United, Newcastle and Tottenham. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Paris St-Germain are monitoring developments regarding Leeds United's Brazil winger Raphinha, 25. (Mail)

Barcelona could offer 22-year-old Spanish central defender Oscar Mingueza as part of any deal to sign Raphinha from Leeds. (Sport - in Spanish)

PSG have made Manchester United's France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, their top transfer target. (Fabrice Hawkins, via Express)

Ligue 1 side PSG could also move to sign Chelsea's Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, in the summer. (Football Insider)

The future of Spain winger Adama Traore, 26, at loan club Barcelona depends on whether Wolves decide to make 22-year-old Barcelona loanee Francisco Trincao's move permanent. (Mundo Deportivo)

Wolves have opened talks with Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves over a new contract in an attempt to discourage interest in the 25-year-old. (90min)

Inter Milan hope to agree a new contract with Slovakia defender Milan Skriniar, 27. (Gazzetta dello Sport)
 

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Sorry but they're not the same.
Ok not exactly the same but the same headlines are in there
Yesterdays has a bit more but for example if you look at the first 4 headlines for the Sun on Friday you will find the exact same headlines in the Sun for Thursday. I’ve only checked a few of the papers, see below. I literally read your thread everyday so I notice when something is the same.


Thursday 24 March 2022 08:05, UK

THE SUN
Newcastle and Aston Villa are eyeing a shock move for Paul Pogba after the midfielder admitted he has wasted five years at Manchester United.
Tom Ricketts' controversial bid to buy Chelsea has surprise backing from a leading US Muslim.
Manchester City are monitoring the progress of England newbie Tyrick Mitchell.

Sky Sports chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol explains why Chelsea have access to £30m via Fordstam Ltd, owned by Roman Abramovich, so that the Blues can keep going until sold
Chelsea star Jorginho's future at Stamford Bridge has been plunged into doubt as his agent admits he would be up for a "dream" Serie A return.
Erling Haaland has asked Arsenal midfielder Martin Odegaard about life at Real Madrid amid mounting transfer speculati
Manchester City's owners City Football Group have agreed a deal to buy their 11th club - Dutch side NAC Breda.
Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has spoken out over speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.

UFC star Conor McGregor has been charged by Irish police after being arrested for alleged dangerous driving.
Joe Root has admitted he might be going into his last game as England captain in the final Test against West Indies in Grenada.

THE TIMES
The Premier League has come under fire for refusing to allow clubs to sign players who have been at leagues in Ukraine and Russia outside of the regular transfer window.

Eddie Jones has fallen short of the performance criteria set out for his England team by the RFU for two years in a row.

DAILY MAIL
Barcelona are struggling to meet Leeds' £60m asking price for Raphinha, who is also wanted by Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain.
William Saliba has hinted he may look to stay at Marseille instead of returning to Arsenal following a successful loan spell with the French club.
Roma face a battle to keep Tammy Abraham this summer and are expected to place a £100m price tag on the striker's head.
The Football Association is dispatching a predominantly female top-table assembly to the World Cup draw in Qatar for the first time in its 159-year history.
Raine, the merchant bank advising Chelsea on its protracted sale, are finally preparing to confirm which bids have made the shortlist.
Arsenal have reportedly made an approach to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.

Tyson Fury will be subjected to UK Anti-Doping tests ahead of a world-title fight with Dillian Whyte that is in danger of being overtaken by furious rows behind the scenes.

DAILY EXPRESS
Cesar Azpilicueta is torn between loyalty to Chelsea and the offer of a new deal at Barcelona.

DAILY MIRROR
Juventus are interested in re-signing Paul Pogba from Manchester United as well as making a move for Anthony Martial.
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos has revealed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang left him needing stitches after a tackle in Sunday's El Clasico.
La Liga president Javier Tebas claims Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are plotting a new European Super League "without the Premier League clubs".
Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott has urged the club to tie down Mohamed Salah as contract talks have stalled with the Egyptian.
Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri has promised he will "show what I can do" when he eventually breaks into the first team.
Liverpool have been busy adding to their academy over recent years, and Trent Kone-Doherty is the next youngster on the way to Anfield.

THE INDEPENDENT
Labour has joined calls for next month's FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Liverpool to be moved away from Wembley.
Kylian Mbappe appears to have told Paul Pogba that he is "fed up" when greeting the Manchester United midfielder on arrival at the French national team training camp.

Ben Ransom reports that talks between Manchester United and current Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag 'went very well' as the club look to appoint their next manager

DAILY STAR
Former Portsmouth and Sunderland star Sulley Muntari is enjoying a career swansong in his native Ghana - three years after he last kicked a ball.

THE TELEGRAPH
UEFA chiefs will hold crisis talks before attempting to dismiss the Russian Football Union's application to rival the UK and Ireland's bid to stage Euro 2028.
Bidders for Chelsea are braced to find out which of them have been shortlisted to take control of the club with Todd Boehly's group expected to be among the finalists.
Emma Raducanu has revealed she wants to play into her 30s but admits her first challenge is "getting through this season in one piece".
The Six Nations has come under pressure to act over a number of controversial head injuries during the championship from rugby's leading players' union.

SCOTTISH SUN
Steve Clarke has admitted to serious doubts that Scotland's World Cup play-off semi-final against Ukraine will take place on its rescheduled early June date.
Gareth Bale believes Aaron Ramsey's move to Rangers has left him ready to keep Wales' World Cup dream alive.

DAILY RECORD
Anthony Ralston says Rangers and Celtic should return to 'brilliant' away allocations of old.



Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 28, refused to commit himself to Spurs after being asked about his future while on England duty. (Mirror)

England midfielder Declan Rice would prefer to move to Chelsea rather than Manchester United if he were to leave West Ham, who have put a £150m asking price on the the 23-year-old to fend off interest in him. (Evening Standard)

Roma are set to place a £100m price tag on Tammy Abraham, 24, with the England forward attracting Premier League interest during a prolific first season in Italy. (Daily Mail)

Juventus, Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain are favourites to sign Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, who is available on a free transfer in the summer. Newcastle and Aston Villa are also monitoring the situation. (Sun)

Newcastle United will not be making a move for Paris St-Germain's Brazil forward Neymar, 30, and are set to have a summer transfer budget of less than the £90m they spent in January. (Telegraph - subscription required)

The Magpies plan to sell Paraguay midfielder Miguel Almiron in the summer and will allow the 28-year-old to leave for £15m. (Football Insider)

Arsenal are looking at Benfica striker Darwin Nunez and have held background talks with the 22-year-old's Uruguay international's agent. (Express)

West Ham are monitoring Dutch defender Sven Botman but will face competition from Newcastle United and AC Milan if they want to sign the 22-year-old from Lille. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham, PSG and Real Madrid were interested in Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, but the 25-year-old will join Barcelona when his contract runs out with AC Milan in the summer. (El Nacional - in Spanish)

Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, has knocked back questions about his future amid talk he will leave Chelsea to join Barcelona in the summer. (Goal)

France defender William Saliba, who is on loan at Marseille from Arsenal, says his future depends on talks with the Gunners. The 20-year-old has a contract until 2024 with the London club. (RMC Sport, via Goal)

Barcelona do not intend to increase their offer to Uruguayan defender Ronald Araujo, with the 23-year-old's deal with them coming to an end in 2023. (Catalunya Radio - in Catalan)

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has reportedly opened talks to try to buy Turkish Super Lig club Goztepe as the process of selling the Blues continues following his sanctioning by the UK government. (Fanatik, via Mirror)

Leeds United are ready to offer Anderlecht's Sergio Gomez a deal, with the Spanish 21-year-old left-back having caught the eye of the Whites' sporting director Victor Orta. (TeamTalk)

Liverpool are poised to sign Irish 15-year-old Derry winger Trent Kone Doherty. (Irish Independent)
07:16 · FRI March 25, 2022


THE SUN
Tom Ricketts' controversial bid to buy Chelsea has surprise backing from a leading US Muslim.
  • Manchester City are monitoring the progress of England newbie Tyrick Mitchell.
  • Chelsea star Jorginho's future at Stamford Bridge has been plunged into doubt as his agent admits he would be up for a "dream" Serie A return.
  • Erling Haaland has asked Arsenal midfielder Martin Odegaard about life at Real Madrid amid mounting transfer speculation.
  • Manchester City's owners City Football Group have agreed a deal to buy their 11th club - Dutch side NAC Breda.
  • Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta has spoken out over speculation linking him with a move to Barcelona.

THE TIMES
  • The Premier League has come under fire for refusing to allow clubs to sign players who have been at leagues in Ukraine and Russia outside of the regular transfer window.

DAILY MAIL
  • Roma face a battle to keep Tammy Abraham this summer and are expected to place a £100m price tag on the striker's head.
  • The Football Association is dispatching a predominantly female top-table assembly to the World Cup draw in Qatar for the first time in its 159-year history.
  • Raine, the merchant bank advising Chelsea on its protracted sale, are finally preparing to confirm which bids have made the shortlist.
  • Arsenal have reportedly made an approach to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.

DAILY EXPRESS
  • La Liga president Javier Tebas claims Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are plotting a new European Super League "without the Premier League clubs".
  • Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott has urged the club to tie down Mohamed Salah as contract talks have stalled with the Egyptian.
  • Manchester United youngster Hannibal Mejbri has promised he will "show what I can do" when he eventually breaks into the first team.
  • Liverpool have been busy adding to their academy over recent years, and Trent Kone-Doherty is the next youngster on the way to Anfield.

THE INDEPENDANT
  • Labour has joined calls for next month's FA Cup semi-final between Manchester City and Liverpool to be moved away from Wembley.
  • Kylian Mbappe appears to have told Paul Pogba that he is "fed up" when greeting the Manchester United midfielder on arrival at the French national team training camp.

THE TELEGRAPH
  • UEFA chiefs will hold crisis talks before attempting to dismiss the Russian Football Union's application to rival the UK and Ireland's bid to stage Euro 2028.
  • Bidders for Chelsea are braced to find out which of them have been shortlisted to take control of the club with Todd Boehly's group expected to be among the finalists.


Barcelona have joined Liverpool, Manchester City and Bayern Munich in the race to sign Leeds' Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, valued at £60m by his club. (Mirror)

Barcelona have joined La Liga rivals Real Madrid in the race to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 23, from Paris St-Germain. (L'Equipe, via Express)

Barcelona are also interested in Bayern Munich striker and Poland captain Robert Lewandowski, 33. (Sport - in Spanish)

Liverpool striker Divock Origi, 26, is in talks with Serie A rivals AC Milan and Inter Milan over a potential free transfer in the summer. (90min)

Manchester City are among a number of Premier League clubs monitoring Crystal Palace left-back Tyrick Mitchell, the 22-year-old recently called up to the England squad for the first time. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain, Real Madrid, Barcelona and Chelsea are monitoring Manchester City's Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 31. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Roma would not sell English striker Tammy Abraham, 24, for less than £100m this summer, with Manchester United and Arsenal both believed to be interested. (Mirror)

West Ham's England midfielder Declan Rice would still prefer a move to Chelsea rather than Manchester United. (Evening Standard)

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso, 31, says he would "love" to play in La Liga again. The Spaniard made just one league appearance for Real Madrid after coming through their youth system. (AS - in Spanish)

Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, is torn between signing a new one-year contract with the Blues or accepting a one-year offer from Barcelona. (Express)

Germany international Antonio Rudiger, 29, could be the third Chelsea defender to leave Stamford Bridge as he is out of contract in the summer and has been offered a deal by Juventus. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Newcastle are all interested in signing 22-year-old French winger Moussa Diaby from Bayer Leverkusen. (Sport1, via Football.London)

Blackburn and Chile striker Ben Brereton Diaz, 22, is attracting interest from Sevilla to fill the La Liga side's number nine role. (Estadio Deportivo - in Spanish)

West Ham could make another move for Benfica and Uruguay striker Darwin Nunez, after having a club-record £50m bid for the 22-year-old rejected in January. (Standard)

Leeds are interested in signing English winger Ryan Kent from Rangers, with the 25-year-old having a £20m release clause. (Football Insider)

Arsenal and Tottenham will need to pay £20m to sign 21-year-old Middlesbrough full-back Djed Spence, who is impressing on loan at Nottingham Forest. (Express)

Benfica and Sporting Lisbon are considering a move for Barcelona winger Francisco Trincao, should the on-loan 22-year-old not join Wolves permanently for £25m. (Record - in Portuguese)

Barcelona's Spanish midfield sensation Gavi, 17, and Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo have rejected new contract offers from the club. (Marca - in Spanish)
 

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07:10 · MON March 28, 2022

DAILY MAIL


  • Chelsea striker Timo Werner has said that he feels more comfortable representing Germany than he does the Blues due to the 'differences in the style of play'.
DAILY MIRROR
  • Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani is on Real Sociedad's wanted list as they plan to sell Swedish international Alexander Isak to Barcelona.
  • Ainsley Maitland-Niles is set to make a Premier League return from Roma this summer when Arsenal are likely to allow him to leave the Emirates with one year left on his current contract.
  • Dele Alli is reportedly facing the axe at Everton - just months after he was rescued from his Tottenham hell by Frank Lampard.
THE GUARDIAN
  • Plans that would enable clubs to qualify for the Champions League based on historical performance and not their league position are back on the table, a year after the collapse of the European Super League.
THE TIMES
  • Manchester United want their next manager to imbue the club with a strong playing identity, giving Erik ten Hag an early edge in the contest to take over at Old Trafford.
  • Bernardo Silva says that Portugal are doing their homework on North Macedonia as they do not want their World Cup dreams to be dashed by the in-form Balkan minnows.
THE SUN
  • Fulham want Burnley's £20m-rated Nick Pope to be their No  1 in the Premier League next season.
  • Chelsea are set to have new owners in place by the end of next month - with four bidders left in the frame.
  • West Ham have got some transfer headaches with Shakhtar Donetsk reluctant to let pair David Neres and Lassina Traore move to the Londoners.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo will kiss goodbye to £5 million because of Manchester United's season from hell.
  • Everton will cash in on Dominic Calvert-Lewin at the end of the season - with Arsenal and West Ham on red alert.
  • Juventus have entered the race for Chelsea star Antonio Rudiger and view the German defender as the new Giorgio Chiellini.

DAILY RECORD
  • Celtic and Rangers will find out next month whether their 'B' teams will compete in the Lowland League next season.



1 minute ago

Barcelona
have reached agreement with Brazil forward Raphinha, 25, over a move from Leeds United this summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Barcelona are set to release seven players this summer as they look to reinforce, with Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, and Danish centre-back Andreas Christensen, 25, both linked with moves to the Nou Camp. (AS - in Spanish)

Tottenham are leading the race to sign Netherlands forward Memphis Depay, 28, from Barcelona. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

West Ham midfielder Declan Rice, 23, is in the frame as a future England captain, according to Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate. (Mirror)

Real Madrid are preparing a £50m bid for Arsenal and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney, 24. (Sunday Post)

Premier League clubs are set to be on alert with versatile Arsenal and England international Ainsley Maitland-Niles, 24, not expected to be retained by loan club Roma beyond the summer. (Mirror)

Chelsea have been boosted in their pursuit of Aurelien Tchouameni after the agent of the 22-year-old Monaco and France midfielder denied they have an agreement with Real Madrid. (Le Parisien, via Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Pedri, 19, says he wants Lionel Messi to rejoin Barcelona after the 34-year-old Argentine's difficult first season at Paris St-Germain. (La Vanguardia, via Goal)

Derby County boss Wayne Rooney, 36, says he rejected a move to Manchester United when he was 14 because he wanted to play for Everton. (Sun)

Barcelona's Brazilian playmaker Philippe Coutinho, 29, is willing to take a pay-cut to make his loan move to Aston Villa permanent. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Prospective Chelsea owners have been given a deadline of 11 April to submit final bids for the club. (talkSPORT)

Napoli have set a price tag of £83m for their 23-year-old Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen. (Corriere dello Sport, via Sun)

Norwegian rising star Andreas Schjelderup, 17, says he turned down the opportunity to sign for Liverpool, but the midfielder has left the door open for a potential move in the future. (Liverpool Echo)
 

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Manchester United interview Mauricio Pochettino
Spurs suffer Paulo Dybala blow;
Brentford hope to seal Christian Eriksen extension;
Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw in negotiations over new Man Utd contracts;
Newcastle keen on Watford's Ismaila Sarr;
Watford's Emmanuel Dennis a £25m target for Villarreal;
Lafferty set for NI recall


Tuesday 29 March 2022 07:11, UK


DAILY EXPRESS

Manchester United have interviewed Mauricio Pochettino as part of the search for their new permanent manager.
Chelsea could take Marc Guehi back to Stamford Bridge next summer as they have a hidden clause to re-sign the defender from Crystal Palace.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is open-minded about his future as the club look to tie him down to a new contract, according to reports.
Manchester United will meet Luis Enrique this week as they continue the interview process in search of their next permanent manage
Everton are one of many clubs keeping an eye on Rennes manager Bruno Genesio, according to reports in France.

THE TIMES

Brentford are confident of extending Christian Eriksen's contract beyond this summer so long as a top-six club does not show interest.
Ivory Coast coach Patrice Beaumelle says he will step up attempts to persuade Marc Guehi his international future lies away from England.
European clubs have agreed to support UEFA's proposed new rules which will mean teams face restrictions on spending on wages and transfers for the first time - with points deductions for breaches.
Ticket sales for the women's European Championship final could surpass any Euros final in history.

DAILY MAIL
Referees could soon start training with Premier League clubs in a bid to improve relationships with players, thanks to a proposal put forward by Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
Manchester United are keen to enter contract negotiations with both Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw.
Leeds United are monitoring Manchester United midfielder James Garner.
Leonardo Bonucci has apologised on behalf of the Italian national team after leaked photos showed the state they left their dressing room in after their play-off defeat to North Macedonia.
Joe Hart has revealed the painful details of his conversation with Pep Guardiola that ended his Manchester City career.
Chelsea are facing complications in selling tickets to supporters with American Express still freezing ties with the club while there are sanctions on Russian owner Roman Abramovich.
Former Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal insists former Gunners star Mesut Ozil had 'problems with everyone' during his topsy-turvy seven-and-a-half year stay in north London.
Barcelona look set to allow eight players to leave in order to reduce the wage bill and help sign either Mohamed Salah or Raphinha as well as Chelsea duo Andreas Christensen and Cesar Azpilicueta.
Referees could soon start training with clubs in order to improve the relationship between players and officials, thanks to a proposal put forward by Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
Championship clubs receiving parachute payments are three times more likely to be promoted to the Premier League than those without the additional income, according to a new report.
Tottenham defender Cristian Romero, loanee Giovani Lo Celso, and Aston Villa's Emi Buendia and Emi Martinez have had a wasted trip to South America in the hope of playing for Argentina.
Luis Enrique is keen to coach in England and it's unlikely he will renew his Spain deal if the Manchester United job is on offer, but he will not leave his post before the World Cup in December.

THE GUARDIAN
The first index to track race representation across UK sport has led to 43 per cent of national governing bodies being handed the lowest three available grades.
The remaining tickets for the final of the women's European Championship sold out in an hour with 100 days to go before England kick-off against Austria at Old Trafford.

DAILY MIRROR
The Egyptian FA has eased concerns over Mo Salah's fitness, amid fears he had aggravated a foot injury on international duty.
Leeds star Raphinha has emerged as a top target for Barcelona as they draw up their summer spending plans.
Gareth Southgate warned Jude Bellingham the Bundesliga is holding him back as various Premier League clubs remain keen on the Borussia Dortmund midfielder.

THE SUN
Newcastle are targeting winger Ismaila Sarr.
England ace Phil Foden's family provoked complaints to police for holding a "music festival" with a blaring sound system on Mother's Day.
Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and Kai Rooney both found the net as Manchester United U12s played West Brom yesterday.
Arsenal have reportedly made contact with Lautaro Martinez's agent with Inter Milan prepared to sell the striker in a cut-price deal.
Nicolas Pepe has thrown doubt on his Arsenal future after hinting at a summer exit.
Marco Asensio has reportedly been handed an ultimatum by Real Madrid to either sign a new contract or be sold this summer.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has all but confirmed the signings of Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen and AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.
Emmanuel Dennis is set to leave Watford in the summer and Spanish club Villarreal could land the forward for about £25m.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Gareth Southgate has undertaken a detailed look at penalty techniques as part of a review he believes can help England win the World Cup in Qatar later this year.
Chelsea will host all of the shortlisted bidders to buy the club before a deadline for improved offers which has been set on or around April 11.
Justin Langer would be open to the possibility of coaching England if offered the job as the rebuilding of the Test team gathers pace after the defeat in West Indies.
Saudi Arabia has joined the reckoning as a potential host for Anthony Joshua's bid to claim back the world heavyweight titles, with the Saudis reportedly offering £80m to stage the Londoner's rematch against champion Oleksandr Usyk in late June.
The Rugby Football Union will consider relaxing the onerous minimum standards criteria necessary for promotion to the Premiership with no teams currently eligible to go up from the Championship this year.

DAILY STAR
Liverpool are eyeing Porto superstar Otavio after their success with signing Luis Diaz from the Portuguese side.

DAILY RECORD
Celtic have opened talks with Bayern Munich youngster Christopher Scott, according to reports in Germany, but they face competition from Brentford for the attacking midfielder.
Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says UEFA competitions are as much as 39 per cent more profitable thanks to the collapse of the Super League project.

SCOTTISH SUN
Kyle Lafferty is set for a sensational international recall after starring for Kilmarnock.



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Barcelona's
attempt to sign Liverpool's Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 29, is set to be thwarted by their inability to comply with La Liga's financial rules. (Mirror)

Liverpool will face competition from Real Madrid for Borussia Dortmund's England midfielder Jude Bellingham, 18. (Bild - subscription required)

Leeds United have placed a £67m (80m euros) price tag on Brazil winger Raphinha, 25, with Barcelona only willing to pay about half that figure. (Mirror)

Leeds say the only release clause in Raphinha's contract is one which allows him to leave if the Whites are relegated from the Premier League. (The Athletic)

Manchester United, Liverpool and Newcastle are interested in signing Portugal midfielder Otavio, 27, from Porto this summer. (A Bola - in Portuguese)

Arsenal and Atletico Madrid are vying for the signature of Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 24, who Inter Milan will sell if they receive an offer of £58m this summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Striker Paulo Dybala wants to join Atletico Madrid this summer when his Juventus contract expires - and although Inter Milan are also interested in the 28-year-old, they can only afford him if they sell fellow Argentine Martinez. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Liverpool have reached an agreement in principle to sign former England Under-18 international Fabio Carvalho from Fulham, after almost sealing a deal for the attacking midfielder, 19, during the January transfer window. (Football Insider)

Arsenal are preparing their opening proposal to extend the contract of England winger Bukayo Saka, 20, at the end of the season. (Fabrizio Romano)

Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, 26, has hinted at a summer exit from Arsenal, three years after his club-record £72m move from Lille. (Sun)

Leicester City have been linked with Club Bruges forward Charles de Ketelaere. The 21-year-old has scored 17 goals in 41 games this season and won his fifth Belgium cap in last weekend's friendly against the Republic of Ireland. (Leicester Mercury)

United States midfielder Brenden Aaronson, 21, still wants to leave Red Bull Salzburg this summer and negotiations are ongoing over a move to Leeds. (Sky Sport Germany)

Newcastle United are targeting Watford winger Ismaila Sarr, 24, with Liverpool also watching the Senegal international. (Sun)

Wolves, Tottenham and Everton have shown an interest in Rennes' French coach Bruno Genesio, 55. (RMC Sport - in French)

Manchester United are ready to open contract talks with England striker Marcus Rashford, 24, and England left-back Luke Shaw, 26. (ESPN)

But United have no intention to discuss extensions for England midfielder Jesse Lingard, 29, Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 35, and former Spain midfielder Juan Mata, 33. (Fabrizio Romano)

Napoli are hopeful of preventing Senegal centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly from leaving on a free transfer by offering the 30-year-old a new long-term contract. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Barcelona are set to rival Real Madrid in a bid to sign Arsenal and Scotland full-back Kieran Tierney, 24. (Sunday Post, via Football.London)

Arsenal are leading the chase to sign Netherlands winger Cody Gakpo, 22, from PSV Eindhoven. (Voetbal International - in Dutch)

Leeds are monitoring the progress of Manchester United's 21-year-old midfielder James Garner, who has impressed on loan at Nottingham Forest this season. (Mail)

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Chelsea's Germany striker Timo Werner, 26, and France forward Anthony Martial, 26, from Manchester United. (90Min)

Barcelona have prioritised the signing of Chelsea and Spain defender Cesar Azpilicueta, 32, this summer. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)
 

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THE SUN


  • Manchester United are reportedly once again set to attempt to lure Sergej Milinkovic-Savic away from Lazio.
  • Alexandre Lacazette could reportedly be handed a new short-term deal at the Emirates as Barcelona and Lyon eye up a free transfer.
  • Mohamed Salah was rushed off the pitch after dramatic scenes saw Senegal beat Egypt on penalties to reach the World Cup finals.
  • Real Madrid are reportedly listening to offers for Brazil winger Rodrygo as they plan a summer clear out.
  • Newcastle United have suffered a transfer blow after Charles de Ketelaere revealed a former Sunderland star told him "there's not much to do" there.
  • Liverpool have reportedly joined Chelsea in the race for Paris Saint-Germain wonderkid Ismael Gharbi.
  • Manchester United plan to free up nearly £500,000 a week in wages by allowing three stars to leave.
  • Juan Mata has called on global donations to help the people of war-hit Ukraine.
  • Gareth Bale could reportedly sign a short-term deal with a new club - before retiring after the World Cup should Wales qualify.
  • Erling Haaland has reduced his massive salary and agent fee demands, reports suggest.
  • Chelsea striker Timo Werner is reportedly ready to quit the club - but it will take a £33m bid to snare him.
  • Lucas Torreira is set to finally secure a permanent move away from Arsenal in the summer after two years spent on loan.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Erik ten Hag and Mauricio Pochettino remain the frontrunners for the Manchester United job, with Luis Enrique's determination to manage Spain at the World Cup finals pushing him out of contention.
  • Chelsea's shortlisted bidders have been warned against turning the race to buy the club into a public beauty contest by the bank in charge of the sale.
  • A radical new blueprint for the English domestic game involving the creation of a 12-team Premier League is being considered as part of the England & Wales Cricket Board's high-performance review.
  • Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta's contract has been extended by a further 12 months as an agreed clause was automatically triggered after reaching a number of appearances, although it does not necessarily mean he will stay at Chelsea next season.

DAILY EXPRESS
  • Tottenham will be forced to wait if they want to revisit their interest in Adama Traore this summer, according to reports.
  • Arsenal and Tottenham may have to pay up to €150m (£127m) if they want to sign Benfica striker Darwin Nunez.
  • Former Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri is plotting to take advantage of the ongoing turmoil at Stamford Bridge by making a move to sign Kepa Arrizabalaga, according to reports in Italy.

DAILY MAIL
  • Dan Ashworth could be made to wait until November before taking up his role as Newcastle United sporting director.
  • Paul Pogba will have to take a significant pay cut if he wants to join Juventus from Manchester United when his contract at Old Trafford expires in the summer, according to reports.
  • Mohamed Salah and his Egypt team-mates had lasers shone in their faces during their crucial World Cup qualifier defeat by Senegal.
  • Brazil striker Giovana Queiroz has accused Barcelona of forcing her to isolate against her will.
  • Sevilla manager Julen Lopetegui has ruled himself out of the race to take over as Manchester United boss.
  • PSG star Lionel Messi has signed a $20m (£15m) deal to promote crypto fan company Socios.
  • Joe Hart has revealed how a brutal critique of his abilities by Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo left him considering retirement.
  • Barcelona have opened talks over a new contract for Ousmane Dembele, which could have consequences for their bid to sign Leeds winger Raphinha.

DAILY MIRROR
  • Ajax's technical manager has declared his wish to keep coach Erik ten Hag away from Manchester United's clutches, but conceded the Dutch club "know how the world works".
  • Roman Abramovich is no stranger to the threat of a poison attack and previously introduced strict measures at Chelsea to protect himself - including a ban on outside catering at Stamford Bridge.
  • Woody Johnson admits his failed Chelsea takeover bid is bittersweet as the sum of money required to purchase the club presents a "huge challenge" financially.
  • David Beckham has reportedly got some grand plans at Inter Miami after the Qatar World Cup this winter to reunite Lionel Messi with his old Barcelona pals.
  • Leeds chief Victor Orta revealed Raphinha does not have a release clause if they stay in the Premier League, with Elland Road bosses set to demand about £70m this summer after failing to tie down their star man to a new deal.
  • Newcastle could secure an agreement with Watford for Ismaila Sarr this summer two years after Manchester United came 'extremely close' to agreeing a deal for the forward.
  • Patrick Bamford could be back in time to help Leeds in their battle to beat the drop.
  • West Brom boss Steve Bruce will pay Brighton nearly £1million to turn Jayson Molumby's loan into a permanent agreement.
  • Tom Ricketts won the first round of his battle to convince Chelsea fans over racism claims.
  • Isaac Hayden has been fined £19,000 for his 19-word tweet labelling referee David Coote as Chelsea's "12th man" in their 1-0 defeat earlier this month.

THE TIMES
  • UEFA has dropped the most controversial part of its new Champions League qualification plan - which would have allowed two clubs with a strong recent record in Europe to leapfrog others - but it is still considering the use of rankings to award one or two places.
THE GUARDIAN
  • Plans to allow teams to qualify for the Champions League based on historical performance from the 2024/25 season have received the backing of Europe's top clubs as the best way to ensure the competition remains "premium" and "inclusive".
DAILY STAR
  • Alexandre Lacazette has hailed Mikel Arteta as the main instigator of Arsenal's resurgence in form by saying it's "all about him".
  • Steven Gerrard is set to upset Rangers again with a swoop for their most promising youngster Rory Wilson.
  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola could be forced into taking a huge gamble on Ruben Dias' fitness in a bid to boost his side's flagging title hopes.
SCOTTISH SUN
  • Rangers are set to hand out bans to fans who invade the pitch.
  • Rangers haven't given up hope of convincing hotshot Rory Wilson of extending his stay at Ibrox.
DAILY RECORD
  • Gheorghe Hagi has backed his son Ianis to hit the same lofty heights the Rangers star was reaching before he suffered his devastating knee injury.
  • Brighton are set to table a £275,000 bid to try and beat Wolves and West Ham United to the signing of Kilmarnock youngster Charlie McArthur.


Germany forward Timo Werner wants to leave Chelsea and the Blues will not stand in the 26-year-old's way - as long as their price tag of 40m euros (£33m) is met. (Sport1)

If Erik ten Hag takes over as Manchester United manager, he is keen on signing Brazil winger Antony, 22, from his current club Ajax. (Telegraph)

Manchester United and France midfielder Paul Pogba, 29, will need to take a significant pay cut if he wants to rejoin Juventus this summer. (Calciomercato - via Mail)

Benfica striker Darwin Nunez, 22, who is a target for Tottenham, will only be allowed to leave for a deal worth over 80m euros (£67m) this summer. (O Jogo - via Sport Witness)

Arsenal have made an offer for Feyenoord and Colombia winger Luis Sinisterra, 22. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Real Madrid have identified Borussia Dortmund and England midfielder Jude Bellingham as a target, despite strong links between the 18-year-old and a move to Liverpool. (Bild)

Brentford want to extend the six-month deal Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 30, signed with the club. (Times)

Manchester United's 21-year-old English defender Brandon Williams - currently on loan at Norwich - says there would be "no point" in him returning to Old Trafford to be a substitute. (Mail)

Barcelona have not yet made an offer for Leeds forward Raphinha, but personal terms have been discussed with the 25-year-old's agent. The Brazilian winger only has a clause in his contract to determine his price if his club are relegated. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea will join the race to sign Argentina striker Paulo Dybala, 28, on a free transfer from Juventus once the club's takeover is complete. (90Min)

Gareth Bale, 32, could sign a short-term deal with a new club after leaving Real Madrid this summer and retire immediately after the World Cup, should Wales qualify. (Standard)

Barcelona hope to make the loan signing of Spain winger Adama Traore, 26, from Wolves permanent. (RAC 1 - via Goal)

Atletico Madrid could extend 31-year-old France forward Antoine's Griezmann's loan stay from Barcelona but are not prepared to let Portugal forward Joao Felix, 22, move to the Spanish giants. (Goal)

Liverpool and Chelsea are interested in Paris St-Germain's 17-year-old French playmaker Ismael Gharbi. (Goal)

Liverpool and Real Madrid are considering a move for Porto's 22-year-old Portuguese midfielder Vitinha. (Defensa Central - in Spanish)

Fiorentina are keen on Manchester United and Portugal full-back Diogo Dalot, 23. (Firenze Viola - in Italian)

Arsenal are ready to let 26-year-old Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira - currently on loan at Fiorentina - leave permanently in the summer, while 29-year-old Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny is also set to depart. (Fabrizio Romano)

Brighton are the latest English club to show interest in 16-year-old Scottish striker Rory Wilson, who has scored 40 goals for Rangers' youth sides this season - and has been linked heavily with Aston Villa. (Scottish Daily Express)

The Seagulls have also made a £250,000 bid for Kilmarnock's 16-year-old Scotland U17 defender Charlie McArthur, who is interesting Wolves and West Ham. (Record)

Barcelona have opened talks with Ousmane Dembele, 24, over a new contract. The France forward has been linked with a free transfer move to Paris St-Germain or Chelsea when his current deal expires this summer. (Mail)
 

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DAILY EXPRESS


  • Manchester United have interviewed Mauricio Pochettino as part of the search for their new permanent manager.
  • Chelsea could take Marc Guehi back to Stamford Bridge next summer as they have a hidden clause to re-sign the defender from Crystal Palace.
  • Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is open-minded about his future as the club look to tie him down to a new contract, according to reports.
  • Tottenham have suffered a huge blow to their attempts to sign Paulo Dybala in the summer transfer window.
  • Manchester United will meet Luis Enrique this week as they continue the interview process in search of their next permanent manager.
  • Everton are one of many clubs keeping an eye on Rennes manager Bruno Genesio, according to reports in France.

THE TIMES
  • Brentford are confident of extending Christian Eriksen's contract beyond this summer so long as a top-six club does not show interest.
  • Ivory Coast coach Patrice Beaumelle says he will step up attempts to persuade Marc Guehi his international future lies away from England.
  • European clubs have agreed to support UEFA's proposed new rules which will mean teams face restrictions on spending on wages and transfers for the first time - with points deductions for breaches.
  • Ticket sales for the women's European Championship final could surpass any Euros final in history.

DAILY MAIL
  • Referees could soon start training with Premier League clubs in a bid to improve relationships with players, thanks to a proposal put forward by Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
  • Manchester United are keen to enter contract negotiations with both Marcus Rashford and Luke Shaw.
  • Leeds United are monitoring Manchester United midfielder James Garner.
  • Leonardo Bonucci has apologised on behalf of the Italian national team after leaked photos showed the state they left their dressing room in after their play-off defeat to North Macedonia.
  • Joe Hart has revealed the painful details of his conversation with Pep Guardiola that ended his Manchester City career.
  • Chelsea are facing complications in selling tickets to supporters with American Express still freezing ties with the club while there are sanctions on Russian owner Roman Abramovich.
  • Former Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal insists former Gunners star Mesut Ozil had 'problems with everyone' during his topsy-turvy seven-and-a-half year stay in north London.
  • Barcelona look set to allow eight players to leave in order to reduce the wage bill and help sign either Mohamed Salah or Raphinha as well as Chelsea duo Andreas Christensen and Cesar Azpilicueta.
  • Referees could soon start training with clubs in order to improve the relationship between players and officials, thanks to a proposal put forward by Manchester United interim boss Ralf Rangnick.
  • Championship clubs receiving parachute payments are three times more likely to be promoted to the Premier League than those without the additional income, according to a new report.
  • Tottenham defender Cristian Romero, loanee Giovani Lo Celso, and Aston Villa's Emi Buendia and Emi Martinez have had a wasted trip to South America in the hope of playing for Argentina.
  • Luis Enrique is keen to coach in England and it's unlikely he will renew his Spain deal if the Manchester United job is on offer, but he will not leave his post before the World Cup in December.

DAILY MIRROR
  • The Egyptian FA has eased concerns over Mo Salah's fitness, amid fears he had aggravated a foot injury on international duty.
  • Leeds star Raphinha has emerged as a top target for Barcelona as they draw up their summer spending plans.
  • Gareth Southgate warned Jude Bellingham the Bundesliga is holding him back as various Premier League clubs remain keen on the Borussia Dortmund midfielder.
THE SUN
  • Newcastle are targeting winger Ismaila Sarr.
  • England ace Phil Foden's family provoked complaints to police for holding a "music festival" with a blaring sound system on Mother's Day.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo Jr and Kai Rooney both found the net as Manchester United U12s played West Brom yesterday.
  • Arsenal have reportedly made contact with Lautaro Martinez's agent with Inter Milan prepared to sell the striker in a cut-price deal.
  • Nicolas Pepe has thrown doubt on his Arsenal future after hinting at a summer exit.
  • Marco Asensio has reportedly been handed an ultimatum by Real Madrid to either sign a new contract or be sold this summer.
  • Barcelona president Joan Laporta has all but confirmed the signings of Chelsea centre-back Andreas Christensen and AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie.
  • Emmanuel Dennis is set to leave Watford in the summer and Spanish club Villarreal could land the forward for about £25m.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
  • Gareth Southgate has undertaken a detailed look at penalty techniques as part of a review he believes can help England win the World Cup in Qatar later this year.
  • Chelsea will host all of the shortlisted bidders to buy the club before a deadline for improved offers which has been set on or around April 11.
  • Saudi Arabia has joined the reckoning as a potential host for Anthony Joshua's bid to claim back the world heavyweight titles, with the Saudis reportedly offering £80m to stage the Londoner's rematch against champion Oleksandr Usyk in late June.
DAILY STAR
  • Liverpool are eyeing Porto superstar Otavio after their success with signing Luis Diaz from the Portuguese side.
DAILY RECORD
  • Celtic have opened talks with Bayern Munich youngster Christopher Scott, according to reports in Germany, but they face competition from Brentford for the attacking midfielder.
  • Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says UEFA competitions are as much as 39 per cent more profitable thanks to the collapse of the Super League project.
SCOTTISH SUN
  • Kyle Lafferty is set for a sensational international recall after starring for Kilmarnock.




England midfielder Kalvin Phillips, 26, has told Leeds United he wants to sign a new contract this summer, which could leave admirers Manchester United, Liverpool, Newcastle, West Ham and Aston Villa disappointed. (Mirror)

France forward Anthony Martial, 26, could be used by Manchester United as a makeweight in a deal to sign England captain Harry Kane, 28, from Tottenham. (ESPN)

Manchester United are keen on Benfica's £60m-rated striker Darwin Nunez, but their hopes of landing the 22-year-old Uruguay international hinge on qualifying for the Champions League next season. (Telegraph - subscription needed)

Nunez has told Portuguese club Benfica that he wants to move this summer and is keen on playing in the Premier League. (90min)

Arsenal could move for Juventus' Argentina forward Paulo Dybala, 28, as a cheaper alternative to their other targets, which include Benfica's Nunez. (Football.London)

Everton will have to sell one of their star forwards, England striker Dominic Calvert-Lewin, 25, or 24-year-old Brazil international Richarlison, in the summer after posting losses of £121m last season. (Sun)

Manchester United have been gathering information on what it would take to secure Ajax head coach Erik ten Hag, such as a compensation fee, following official talks with the Dutchman. (Sky Sports)

Ten Hag could play a key role in signing PSV Eindhoven's 22-year-old Dutch forward Cody Gakpo for Manchester United, should the Ajax manager be appointed as the next Old Trafford boss. (MEN)

Inter Milan could try to re-sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, on loan from Chelsea. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Netherlands winger Steven Bergwijn, 24, has hinted he is ready to bring his time at Tottenham to an end this summer. (Mail)

Czech Republic's 26-year-old striker Patrik Schick, who has been linked with a move to either Arsenal or Barcelona, will not be leaving Bayer Leverkusen, says the club's chief executive. (Goal)

Manchester United are ready to make a move for England striker Tammy Abraham, 24, who has scored 23 goals for Italian club Roma this season. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Newcastle United are set to move for Bologna's Scotland left-back Aaron Hickey, 19, who could be allowed to leave the Italian club for £15-£20m. (Fabrizio Romano)

Chelsea and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 31, turned down an approach from Paris St-Germain in January to join the French champions in the summer. (Le Parisien)

AC Milan are reconsidering a move for Real Madrid forward Marco Asensio after being put off by the 26-year-old Spain international's wage demands. (Tuttosport)