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Wednesday 14 February 2024 07:55, UK

DAILY MAIL

Heung-Min Son dislocated his finger in an altercation with South Korea team-mates on the eve of their Asia Cup semi-final earlier this month.
Manchester United and Tottenham are pushing hardest to sign Everton's Jarrad Branthwaite this summer.
Former Manchester United interim manager Ralf Rangnick is in the frame to replace Xavi as Barcelona boss.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe is reportedly willing to join Arsenal because of Thierry Henry.
Old Trafford will not be hosting this summer's Soccer Aid as officials consider which works to carry out during the off-season.
Brazil legend Romario has claimed that only Diego Maradona and Pele were better than him.
Kobbie Mainoo's breakthrough into Manchester United's first team has seen a clamour from fans to see a new deal fast-tracked - but there is no rush from the midfielder's side.
Antonio Conte wants to stay in Italy and would only accept a new offer from the Premier League if he was certain that he would not be able to return to Juventus, or have the chance to coach Napoli or AC Milan.
While it had seemed that Mary Earps was destined to leave Manchester United in the summer, it appears the goalkeeper may not be as close to the exit door as many think.
Adidas have managed to snare Casemiro from Nike this week after a career-long association with the American sports giant.
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has revealed that his next opponent on May 4 will be an American, not a Mexican - marrying up to claims he is set to face Jermall Charlo not Jaime Munguia.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Newcastle fear sporting director Dan Ashworth could leave for Manchester United, despite no official approach having been made.
Kieran McKenna and Oliver Glasner are in the running to replace Roy Hodgson if he is sacked by Crystal Palace.
Tottenham will make a move for Conor Gallagher in the summer if he has still not agreed a new contract with Chelsea.
Six Nations has abolished the tradition of home teams wearing alternate kits in cases of clashes as part of its attempts to modernise the championship.
Bath have emerged as favourites to sign Newcastle Falcons back-rower Guy Pepper for next season.

THE GUARDIAN
Crystal Palace have been frustrated in their attempts to persuade Kieran McKenna to replace Roy Hodgson but hope he can be convinced at the end of the season.
Roy Hodgson says he believes the Crystal Palace supporters will have seen positive signs in his team's performance despite the defeat to Chelsea

DAILY EXPRESS
Arsenal and Liverpool are both prepared to turn down the opportunity to sign Kylian Mbappe this summer over the expected cost of a deal.
Liverpool have been handed a significant boost in their bid to replace Jurgen Klopp, with Barcelona priced out of making Brighton's Roberto De Zerbi their next manager.

THE SUN
Jack Grealish is due in court this week on a speeding charge after breaking a 30mph limit last July.
Barcelona are increasingly confident that Joao Cancelo will stay at the Nou Camp next year but may have to convince Manchester City to agree to another loan deal.
Nicolas Jackson faces a rollicking from Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino over his lack of discipline.
Wolves will finance Gary O'Neil's summer transfer moves by selling Pedro Neto.
Luke Humphries appeared to snap his darts in fury after an upset loss to little-known Jurjen van der Velde at the Players Championship.
World Champion Luke Humphries snapped his darts in half after being edged out by Dutch youngster Jurjen van der Velde!


DAILY MIRROR
Christian Horner has been spotted at a secret filming event for Red Bull's new car amid an inappropriate behaviour probe.
Liverpool's chances of landing Xabi Alonso in the summer have been given a boost after it emerged Barcelona have their sights set on Thomas Tuchel.
Brentford boss Thomas Frank has played down suggestions that he could take over from Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool.
South Africa boss Hugo Broos has reignited his row with Burnley's Vincent Kompany over Lyle Foster, insisting he is still frustrated he could not play for his country at the AFCON.

THE ATHLETIC
Paris City Hall is taking legal action after mayor Anne Hidalgo was targeted by Paris Saint-Germain fans with alleged sexist abuse amid a dispute about the club's future at the Parc des Princes.
Nigeria captain Ahmed Musa has urged supporters to stop the online abuse towards Alex Iwobi following his side's Africa Cup of Nations final defeat.
National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) side Bay FC have signed Zambia forward Racheal Kundananji from Madrid CFF for a world-record fee of €735,000 (£625,000).
French men's clubs recorded the highest international expenditure on transfer fees during the January transfer window, marking the first time since 2017 that English sides have not been the highest spenders in January.
Paris Saint-Germain's players are "only speaking about football" with Kylian Mbappe amid ongoing speculation over his future, Fabian Ruiz has said.

EVENING STANDARD
Enzo Fernandez has denied rumours that he wants to leave Chelsea for Barcelona.
Arsenal winger Marquinhos has agreed to join Brazilian club Fluminense on loan.

THE TIMES
The southern hemisphere competition Super Rugby Pacific will trial a change to offside rules this season that hopes to close a loophole - referred to as "Dupont's law" - that is leading to long, frustrating kicking battles.

DAILY RECORD
Celtic have pushed the button on their bid to extend Liam Scales' contract.
Philippe Clement has leapt to the defence of Scottish football as the Ibrox boss insisted both Rangers and Celtic are good enough to hold their own against the best in France.
Neil Warnock has had to pick Duk up after he failed to secure his Aberdeen exit last month.
Highland League clubs are reportedly fuming with the SPFL amid growing concerns they are being boxed out of the top four leagues.

SCOTTISH SUN
CEO Andrew McKinlay has claimed Hearts' new hotel will be worth millions to the Jambos.


Tottenham will move for Chelsea's Conor Gallagher this summer if the 24-year-old England midfielder fails to agree an extension to his contract, which expires at the end of next season. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Newcastle United and Arsenal are on alert after contract talks between Brentford and their 27-year-old England striker Ivan Toney stalled. (TeamTalk)

Brentford have identified Lille's 24-year-old Canada striker Jonathan David as a replacement should Toney leave the club this summer. (Football Transfers)

Manchester United and Tottenham are pushing hardest to sign Everton's Jarrad Branthwaite, while Chelsea, Arsenal and Real Madrid have all enquired about the 21-year-old England Under-21 centre-back. (Mail)

Argentina midfielder Enzo Fernandez, 23, has dismissed speculation that he wants to leave Chelsea and says he is "very happy" at Stamford Bridge. (ESPN)

Manchester City have agreed a deal for 19-year-old Brazilian winger Savio, who is currently on loan at Spanish club Girona from French side Troyes. (Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle have joined West Ham in the race to sign Genoa's 26-year-old Iceland forward Albert Gudmundsson. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Arsenal are losing patience with Germany midfielder Kai Havertz and are considering selling the 24-year-old this summer. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Bayern Munich enquired about signing Mykhailo Mudryk on loan in January but Chelsea had no interest in letting the 23-year-old Ukraine winger leave. (Fabrizio Romano)

Newcastle sporting director Dan Ashworth is Manchester United's top target to replace John Murtough, who is expected to leave his role as football director once Sir Jim Ratcliffe's deal to buy a 25% stake in the Red Devils is complete. (The i)

The Magpies are concerned Ashworth has been unsettled by the speculation and are seeking assurances that he is committed to the club long term. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel is on Barcelona's shortlist to succeed Xavi when the former Spain midfielder steps down at the end of the season. (Sport - in Spanish)

Kylian Mbappe's representatives reached out to Liverpool about a move last year, but the club did not want to disrupt their entire financial strategy in order to sign the 25-year-old Paris St-Germain and France forward. (Independent)

Barcelona cannot afford to appoint Roberto de Zerbi as their new manager because of the finances involved in securing the Brighton boss. (Matteo Moretto)

Portugal right-back Joao Cancelo's agent is working on a deal to keep the 29-year-old at Barcelona beyond the end of the season when his loan move from Manchester City ends. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Crystal Palace have been frustrated in their attempts to persuade Kieran McKenna to leave Ipswich and replace Roy Hodgson as manager but are hopeful the Northern Irishman could take over at the end of the season. (Guardian)

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, 34, has ruled out a move to former club Bayern Munich but has hinted he could come out of international retirement to play for Germany again. (90 Min)
 

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Thursday 15 February 2024 07:54, UK

THE GUARDIAN

Crystal Palace have lined up Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner to take over if they decide to sack Roy Hodgson as pressure continues to grow on the 76-year-old.
Travis Kelce says his confrontation with Kansas City Chiefs head coach Andy Reid during Sunday's Super Bowl was "definitely unacceptable".
Paris authorities are debating whether to order an inspection of the balconies and balustrades of thousands of buildings lining the River Seine amid warnings they could collapse under the weight of spectators watching the Olympics opening ceremony this summer.


THE SUN
Reports in Italy claim Manchester United are "preparing an assault" to sign Juventus defender Gleison Bremer this summer, but have already been made aware he will cost them north of £60m.
Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich were the three teams Xabi Alonso told Guillem Balague he wanted to manage in the future if his time at Bayer Leverkusen was judged a success.
Emmanuel Petit has urged Chelsea to look to the future if they decide to replace Mauricio Pochettino, rather than ask Jose Mourinho about a return to Stamford Bridge.
The area around Sheffield United's Bramall Lane home is set for some significant changes, with approval having been given for 100 homes to be built on two corner plots on Shoreham Street, which runs alongside the ground.
Some Premier League clubs feel too many "subjective" decisions are being changed by VAR - and want an even lighter touch to be introduced.
Kang-In Lee apologised for his ping pong bust-up that left Heung-Min Son with a dislocated finger.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
David Moyes' future at West Ham could be decided before the end of the season after delays to talks over a new deal, with former Chelsea head coach Graham Potter expected to feature prominently as a candidate if the role becomes available.
Newcastle United will not allow Manchester United to make a swift appointment of Dan Ashworth as the Old Trafford club's new sporting director - with confidence at Newcastle that they can demand a compensation fee of more than £10m.
Manchester City's prize-money for winning back-to-back Champions League titles will top £100m, with their perfect group stage results putting them on course for record earnings to retain Europe's biggest competition.
Chelsea face a fight to secure their first-choice candidate to replace Emma Hayes as manager at the end of the season as Lyon have not yet agreed to let Sonia Bompastor leave.
Chris Wilder has been charged by the Football Association with improper conduct in the fallout from his Sandwich-gate rant at refereeing.
Former Super League official Phil Bentham is set to leave his role as a VAR coach with PGMOL to return to the rugby league competition as head of match officials.
Tiger Woods believes that the PGA Tour does not need to strike a deal with the Saudis after the £2.4bn investment by private US equity, but acknowledges that it would be preferable for the Public Investment Fund to be involved.
The Waste Management Phoenix Open chaos triggered 54 arrests, 211 ejections and 653 emergency calls.
The return of Colin Graves to Yorkshire has seen them finally end a toxic £500,000 legal battle with their 'sacked' medical chief that saw lurid accusations made over the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal.

DAILY MIRROR
Wayne Rooney's next sporting venture could be in the boxing ring, as he has held talks with the Misfits series about taking part in one of their events.


DAILY MAIL
Manchester United have received a summer transfer boost after Benfica's Joao Neves refused to confirm whether he would be staying in Portugal after this season.
Reports in Spain have hinted Barcelona will be looking for a fee of £85m to allow midfielder Frenkie de Jong to leave this summer, with Manchester United and Chelsea both interested in the Netherlands midfielder.
Under-fire Bayern Munich boss Thomas Tuchel is interested in becoming Barcelona's next manager according to reports in Spain.
Getafe and LaLiga will reportedly break an unwritten law among clubs by pursuing a potential punishment for Jude Bellingham's alleged insult to Mason Greenwood.
Crystal Palace are set to call time on Roy Hodgson's second reign as head coach.
Barcelona will listen to offers for defender Jules Kounde this summer as they continue to navigate their precarious financial situation.
Tammy Abraham is close to returning from an eight month knee injury lay-off in news that will alert Premier League clubs ahead of the summer transfer window.
Danny Mills claims Harry Kane was anonymous in the second half of Bayern Munich's loss to Lazio and suggests head coach Thomas Tuchel is now under severe pressure

THE ATHLETIC
Inter Miami face having to move out a number of players before the start of the season to become compliant with the MLS salary structure after continuing their spending spree during the off-season.
Diego Carlos has sustained a hamstring injury during a training session in the latest injury blow for Aston Villa.
A Chelsea supporter has been given a three-year football banning order for performing a Nazi salute towards Tottenham Hotspur fans during November's Premier League fixture.
The takeover of West Bromwich Albion by Florida-based businessman Shilen Patel is a step closer after the Championship club's current owner Guochuan Lai agreed a deal to repay a loan he secured on shares in West Brom's parent company.

DAILY STAR
Manchester United legend Norman Whiteside has resolved his season ticket issue with the club and is said to be "delighted" with the new Old Trafford seat he will watch games from.

THE TIMES
Christian Horner will be in attendance at the launch of Red Bull's 2024 Formula One challenger on Thursday despite the ongoing investigation into allegations inappropriate and controlling behaviour.
Ashley Giles has admitted Worcestershire may have to move away from their historic home at New Road because of the county's yearly battle with flooded grounds.
Australian Open organisers are considering finishing their Grand Slam with the women's singles final rather than the men's, in what would be a significant shift from tradition.
The four men at the centre of the controversy surrounding the death of Kelvin Kiptum were involved in a contract dispute with the London Marathon champion. They surrendered to police on Wednesday but claimed: "Our conscience is clear."

THE SCOTTISH SUN
Six Premiership clubs in dispute with the SPFL hierarchy over governance have called for a crisis summit with Neil Doncaster and Murdoch MacLennan.
Former Manchester United winger Luke Chadwick has revealed he missed out on a move to Rangers during his professional career after a nightmare display for the reserves when scouts were on hand.

DAILY RECORD
In-demand Lewis Ferguson's agent will sit down with Bologna in the summer amid mounting interest from a quartet of Serie A giants over his services.
Liel Abada is back in training with Celtic after Brendan Rodgers gave him time off to get his head right.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst has revealed the real reason he turned down the chance to return to management with Besiktas was because he had a bad feeling about the club.


Wolves could sell Portugal winger Pedro Neto this summer to ensure they do not breach profit and sustainability rules (PSR). Liverpool, Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United are admirers of the 23-year-old. (Sun)

Manchester United expect to reach an agreement with Newcastle to appoint Dan Ashworth as director of football early next week. (Mail)

Newcastle would be due more than £6m in compensation if Ashworth leaves. (i - subscription)

Manchester United are considering a move for Crystal Palace's 22-year-old French winger Michael Olise. (90min)

Manchester United also want to sign Brazil defender Gleison Bremer, 26, from Juventus in the summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Barcelona have made Everton's 22-year-old Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana their main summer transfer target. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Everton's Onana turned down the chance to join Arsenal in January. (Mirror)

Former Brighton and Chelsea boss Graham Potter is a candidate to replace David Moyes if he leaves West Ham at the end of the season. (Telegraph - subscription)

West Ham and Brazil midfielder Lucas Paqueta, 26, is being tracked by Manchester City. (Football Insider)

Manchester City and Liverpool are among the clubs interested in Shakhtar Donetsk's 21-year-old Ukraine midfielder Georgiy Sudakov. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Barcelona are monitoring England forward Lauren Hemp, whose Manchester City contract expires this summer. (Standard)

Barcelona want £85m for 26-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Crystal Palace have lined up former Eintracht Frankfurt manager Oliver Glasner to take over if they sack Roy Hodgson. (Guardian)

Everton and Crystal Palace are monitoring Marseille's 23-year-old Senegal striker Iliman Ndiaye. (La Provence via Sport Witness)

Chelsea have offered a contract to Lyon head coach Sonia Bompastor to replace Emma Hayes, who is leaving at the end of the season to manage the USA women's team. (Athletic - subscription)

Newcastle may have another chance to sign Sunderland's 16-year-old English midfielder Chris Rigg after failing last summer. (Chronicle)
 

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Friday 16 February 2024 07:49, UK

THE TIMES

Thomas Tuchel is increasingly likely to be removed from his role as Bayern Munich head coach in the summer, with the Bundesliga side keen to jump ahead of Liverpool in the race to tempt Xabi Alonso away from Bayer Leverkusen.
Sky Germany's Phillip Hinze reports that Thomas Tuchel and Bayern Munich currently have a 'big problem' that means they can't keep up with Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga
Steve Borthwick has used his first England A squad to try and capture a number of dual-qualified players, including Exeter's Josh Iosefa-Scott and Gloucester scrum-half Caolan Englefield.
Leigh Leopards back Zak Hardaker has been banned from driving for a second time, this time for three years, after overturning his car in Knottingley, West Yorkshire, while driving way over the speed limit and legal limit on alcohol.
Jamie Carragher analyses Bayer Leverkusen's style of football under Xabi Alonso, and predicts how Liverpool would play if he was to succeed Jurgen Klopp at AnfieldDAILY MAIL
Sir Jim Ratcliffe and INEOS have already sounded out potential investment partners at home and abroad as they seek funds to redevelop Manchester United's historic Old Trafford stadium, with the group now leaning away from using a nearby site.
Jose Mourinho has revealed he rejected the chance to take over as England manager back in 2007, with a contract offer on the table, before Fabio Capello eventually took over.
Manchester United may not need a huge squad overhaul in the summer, with Sir Jim Ratcliffe reported to have been impressed by four of their younger squad members - Rasmus Hojlund, Alejandro Garnacho, Kobbie Mainoo and Diogo Dalot - that he can build around.
Manchester United's players and staff could hear from Kenyan marathon runners and New Zealand rugby union stars as the club's new investors seek to bring "marginal gains" into football after consistent success in cycling.
Brighton are drawing up contingency plans to make sure they are ready if head coach Roberto De Zerbi departs at the end of the season for one of a number of high-profile vacancies coming up.
Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli is, according to reports in Spain, one of five names on Barcelona's summer shopping list alongside Brighton winger Kaoru Mitoma and Everton's Amadou Onana.
Former US international Taylor Twellman is concerned the Kansas City shooting will affect plans for supporters aiming to attend any of the six World Cup 2026 games scheduled to be held there.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea have made an offer to Brighton's head of recruitment Sam Jewell just 18 months after poaching his predecessor Paul Winstanley.
Everton and 777 Partners are expecting contact from the Premier League this week as their directors and owners test finally comes close to a conclusion.
Leicester City boss Enzo Maresca has revealed Pep Guardiola called him to get as much information as possible about Huddersfield Town's tactical approach and players before Man City met them in the FA Cup last month, such is his desire to win.
British triathlete Louis Walker was allowed to compete, including at a World Championship age-group event in Spain, for six months after having confessed to taking a banned substance.

THE GUARDIAN
Arsenal are expecting to have to fend off interest in Mikel Arteta's assistant Carlos Cuesta in the summer from Norwich City and other Championship clubs.
Lyon are expected to allow head coach Sonia Bompastor to have discussions with Chelsea over replacing US-bound Emma Hayes next season.

THE SUN
Roy Hodgson will step aside as Crystal Palace manager, to be replaced by Oliver Glasner, but the official announcement has been delayed by Friday's training ground drama which ended with the 76-year-old undergoing tests in hospital.
Reports in Italy have claimed Lazio will make a double transfer raid on Sunderland this summer to sign Jack Clarke and Jobe Bellingham.

DAILY MIRROR
Wayne Rooney has confirmed Misfits have contacted him about the possibility of him fighting in one of their events but says his focus remains on getting back into football management.
Jermain Defoe got a welcome phone call from rapper Drake when he traded Tottenham for Toronto late in his career, but the England international thought it was a team-mate on the wind-up.
Arsenal target Jorrel Hato is set to sign a new four-year contract at Ajax next month.

THE ATHLETIC
Napoli striker Victor Osimhen features prominently on Paris Saint-Germain's transfer shortlist after Kylian Mbappe informed the club of his intention to leave this summer.
Barcelona midfielder Gavi is a summer transfer target for Paris Saint-Germain.

DAILY RECORD
Marco Tilio has rejected talk that he left Australia too early in his career and says it was an injury he suffered before joining Celtic which ruined his first season in Scotland and eventually saw him sent back to the A-League's Melbourne City on loan.
Neil Warnock is pushing to bring Junior Hoilett to Aberdeen. The 33-year-old is a free agent after leaving MLS franchise Vancouver Whitecaps and can join the reds immediately.


Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 25, is among Paris St-Germain's leading candidates to replace 25-year-old France forward Kylian Mbappe, who has told the French club he is leaving them at the end of the season. (Athletic - subscription required)

Bayern Munich are increasingly likely to part ways with manager Thomas Tuchel in the summer and are set to rival Liverpool in trying to appoint Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso. (Times - subscription required)

Former Germany and Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick is on Barcelona's shortlist to replace Xavi, while Bayern Munich will also consider the 58-year-old should they decide to sack Tuchel. (Bild)

Arsenal target Pedro Neto, 23, could cost £60m with Wolves looking to bring in a club-record fee for the Portugal forward. (Standard)

Former Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner has agreed to take charge of Crystal Palace, who are expected to part ways with Roy Hodgson. (Times - subscription required)

Brighton are braced for the possible departure of boss Roberto de Zerbi at the end of the season, with the Italian attracting interest from Liverpool and Manchester United. (Mail)

Barcelona and Spain midfielder Gavi, 19, is a summer transfer target for Paris St-Germain. (Athletic - subscription required)

Barcelona want to bring in a left winger in the summer and are monitoring Arsenal's 22-year-old Brazil international Gabriel Martinelli, Brighton and Japan's Kaoru Mitoma, 26, and Napoli's 23-year-old Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, of Georgia. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Arsenal value 22-year-old England winger Bukayo Saka at between £150m and £200m. (Football Insider)

Chelsea and Arsenal are keen on West Ham and Ghana attacking midfielder Mohammed Kudus, 23. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Chelsea have made an offer to bring Brighton's head of recruitment Sam Jewell to Stamford Bridge. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Norwich City are interested in replacing manager David Wagner with Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta's assistant, Carlos Cuesta, in the summer. (Guardian)

Newcastle United are confident they can demand a compensation fee of more than £10m if sporting director Dan Ashworth leaves the club to join Manchester United. (Standard)

Manchester United are also working on a deal to hire Southampton director of football Jason Wilcox. (Athletic - subscription required)

Leeds United manager Daniel Farke is in line to be offered an improved deal if he manages to get the Elland Road club promoted into the Premier League. (Football Insider)
 

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Friday 16 February 2024 23:24, UK

DAILY MAIL

Young Manchester United star Kobbie Mainoo is set to earn his first call-up to the England U21 side next week as the FA attempts to stave off interest in him from Ghana.
Sevilla will not be turning Hannibal Mejbri's loan move from Manchester United into a permanent deal because of concerns over his attitude since arriving in Spain.
The latest set of Opta global rankings has seen Manchester United placed outside the top 20 in 22nd spot, below the likes of PSV Eindhoven and Real Sociedad. Manchester City top the list ahead of Real Madrid and Inter Milan, and then Liverpool and Arsenal.
Erik Ten Hag discussed the rise of Kobbie Mainoo, Marcus Rashford's performance against Wolves and frustrations on not being able to bring in a striker during the transfer window.
Sao Paulo midfielder Pablo Mata, who has been linked with the likes of Arsenal, West Ham and Fulham, says the Premier League is "a league that we dream of".
Liverpool legend Mark Lawrenson is certain Mo Salah will leave the club this summer and make a move to the Saudi Pro League.
Chelsea supporters travelling back from Sunday's Premier League clash with Manchester City have been warned by police that Avanti West Coast are planning to cancel the final train back to London, which is scheduled for 8:15pm, and they will have to make alternative transport arrangements.
Napoli's dreadful Serie A title defence could see their squad torn apart in the summer, most likely under new management, with Victor Osimhen the prized transfer for many of Europe's top clubs.

TALKSPORT
Wilfried Zaha is being courted by a number of Premier League clubs as rumours swirl in Turkey that he wants to return to England after only one season with Galatasaray.

THE TIMES
Jurgen Klopp has issued a ringing endorsement of Xabi Alonso's credentials to become the next Liverpool manager, describing the Bayer Leverkusen boss as the "stand-out" coach among the new generation.
Potential Everton owners 777 Partners have been asked to provide further information on how they intend to fund the club by the Premier League, which is leading to increased levels of frustration at the US-based company.
Simona Halep has sued a Canadian nutritional company for around £8m in damages, claiming the contamination of one of their supplements was responsible for a failed doping test which led to a four-year ban.

THE SUN
Pep Guardiola has hit back at Gary Neville's claim that Manchester City are boring, claiming his side's achievements will never be forgotten by the football world.
Oliver Glasner is standing by to answer Crystal Palace's call to become their next manager, with Roy Hodgson expected to step aside after his latest health scare. Paddy McCarthy is expected to be in charge on Monday against Everton though.
Former Crystal Palace academy player Michael Boateng has appeared in court over the seizure of £1m worth of crystal meth earlier in the week - he was remanded in custody until March 15.
Teenagers Ethan Williams and Louis Jackson, along with 20-year-old midfielder Toby Collyer, were given the chance to train with Manchester United's first-team squad by Erik ten Hag this week.

DAILY MIRROR
Shane Lowry has revealed messages in a Ryder Cup group chat warned LIV Golf defectors Jon Rahm and Tyrrell Hatton not to have anything negative to say about other tours as others did in the early days of the Saudi-backed breakaway.

DAILY STAR
Eden Hazard has revealed Chelsea was not at the top of the list of Premier League clubs he wanted to join in 2012 and thoughts of a U-turn only started when the club won their first Champions League crown.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
Fulham winger Willian has revealed he wants to become an agent after his playing career comes to an end, to try and help young players avoid the mistakes so many make.
Nottingham Forest are set to find out next week the date they will face their crucial hearing over the Premier League's charge for breaking financial regulations.
The ECB has turned down a proposal from Lalit Modi, founder of the Indian Premier League, to buy the Hundred and fund it through private investment. Modi is said to value the tournament at around £800m.

DAILY RECORD
Barry Ferguson thinks Rangers striker Kemar Roofe is in the last-chance saloon at Ibrox because of his spotty injury record since moving to the club.


Chelsea are interested in Brentford and England striker Ivan Toney, 27, and Brighton and Republic of Ireland forward Evan Ferguson, 19, because their first choice, Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 25, is wanted by Paris St-Germain. (Standard)

Paris St-Germain are looking at Inter Milan and Argentina forward Lautaro Martinez, 26, AC Milan and Portugal attacker Rafael Leao, 24, and Osimhen to replace France forward Kylian Mbappe, 25, who is leaving the club at the end of the season. (La Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

PSG are also keen to fill the void left by Mbappe's departure by signing Newcastle and Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 26, and Manchester City and Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 29. (L'Equipe - in French)

Liverpool are interested in signing Leeds United and England Under-20s midfielder Archie Gray, with Leeds potentially having to sell the 17-year-old if they do not win promotion to the Premier League. (Football Insider)

Arsenal target Pedro Neto could cost over £60m, with Wolves holding out for a club-record fee for their 23-year-old Portugal forward, who is also interesting Tottenham and Liverpool. (Standard)

Sao Paulo's Brazilian midfielder Pablo Maia, 22, is keen on a move to the Premier League, with Arsenal, West Ham and Fulham viewed as possible destinations. (Mail)
Former Liverpool and Uruguay striker Luis Suarez, 37, has said Major League Soccer side Inter Miami will be the last club of his career. (AS)

Sunderland's English forward Jack Clarke, 23, could leave in the summer according to the player's agent, after the Championship club rejected bids from Serie A side Lazio in January. (Sunderland Echo)

Roma want to sign Leeds United and Spain defender Diego Llorente, 30, on a permanent deal after he impressed during a loan spell with the Serie A club. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Juventus have met former West Ham winger Felipe Anderson, with the 30-year-old Brazil winger out of contract at current club Lazio this summer. (La Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe is concerned that the club's sporting director Dan Ashworth could hand their transfer secrets to Manchester United, if the 52-year-old Englishman makes a move to a similar role at Old Trafford. (Telegraph - subscription required)
 

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Saturday 17 February 2024 23:03, UK

SUNDAY MIRROR

Rafa Benitez has audaciously thrown his hat in the ring to replace Gareth Southgate as England manager.
Luis Suarez has confirmed he will end his career at Inter Miami, just weeks after completing his move to the Major League Soccer club.
Romelu Lukaku has been criticsed by former Italy international Angelo De Livio for 'ruining himself' having once been a 'force of nature'.
Liverpool star Ibrahima Konate insists "we all know" where Kylian Mbappe will end up this summer amid talk of a move to the Reds.


MAIL ON SUNDAY
West Ham manager David Moyes insists new signing Kalvin Phillips played well against Nottingham Forest, despite picking up a red card.
West Ham fans showed their fury at the manager by displaying a 'Moyes Out' banner in the away end at The City Ground following their 2-0 defeat to Nottingham Forest.
Barcelona have identified Brighton manager Roberto De Zerbi as their leading candidate to become head coach at the Catalan giants, according to a new report.
Forgotten Manchester United man Altay Bayindir is reportedly Galatasaray's top goalkeeper target this summer.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Zach Mercer sent an emphatic message to Steve Borthwick after his England selection snub with a man-of-the-match performance for Gloucester in their win over Exeter.

SUNDAY EXPRESS
Manchester United defender Raphael Varane believes Willy Kambwala could be the next academy wonderkid to follow Kobbie Mainoo's steps and become a first-team regular.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed that he substituted Darwin Nunez off at half-time against Brentford because the forward "felt something".

STAR ON SUNDAY
Nottingham Forest have hired former Premier League referee Mark Clattenburg in a bid to get on the right side of key decisions.

Some German football supporters with a flare for anarchy brought Hansa Rostock's match with Hamburg to a standstill using remote-controlled cars.

SUNDAY RECORD
Kilmarnock boss Derek McInnes says his side's point at Parkhead was no smash-and-grab raid.


Manchester United's 26-year-old England striker Marcus Rashford is on Paris St-Germain's shortlist to replace 25-year-old France forward Kylian Mbappe, who intends to leave the club at the end of the season. (Times - subscription required)

Real Madrid have reserved the number 10 shirt for Mbappe should he join from Paris St-Germain this summer. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Club president Florentino Perez has told the Real Madrid players that Mbappe will be joining the Spanish side at the end of the season. (Footmercato - in French)

AC Milan will consider offers in excess of 100m euros (£85.5m) for 24-year-old Portugal forward Rafael Leao, who has also been linked with Paris St-Germain as Mbappe's replacement. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Manchester City hope that Real Madrid's move for Mbappe will make it easier to persuade 23-year-old Norway striker Erling Haaland to sign a new contract until 2029. (Mirror)

Chelsea are willing to trigger the £111m (130m euro) release clause to sign Napoli's 25-year-old Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen. (Rudy Galetti)

Manchester United are interested in Bayern Munich's 18-year-old France Under-21s striker Mathys Tel. (Sky Sports)

Newcastle and Aston Villa are leading the race for Arsenal's 23-year-old England attacking midfielder Emile Smith Rowe. (Football Insider)

Newcastle's sporting director Dan Ashworth, who has been approached by Manchester United, will attempt to bring in Chelsea chief analyst Kyle Macaulay if he moves to Old Trafford. (Sun)

Arsenal sent scouts to Red Bull Salzburg on Saturday to watch 19-year-old Israel midfielder Oscar Gloukh, who the Gunners are looking to sign in the summer. (Football Transfers)

Manager Oliver Glasner will take his first Crystal Palace training session on Tuesday after his appointment as Roy Hodgson's successor is confirmed. (Fabrizio Romano)

Bayer Leverkusen have been scouting Luton's 21-year-old English defender Teden Mengi. (Mirror)

Galatasaray are considering a move for Manchester United's 25-year-old Turkey goalkeeper Altay Bayindir, who has made just one appearance since joining from Fenerbahce last summer. (A Spor via Teamtalk)

West Ham are confident they can keep hold of technical director Tim Steidten despite interest from Liverpool. (Mirror)
 

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Luis Suarez has revealed that Karim Benzema was due to sign for Arsenal before a late change of heart dashed their plan.
Kylian Mbappe has been tipped to join Real Madrid when he leaves PSG in the summer but his entourage have also met with figures at Manchester City - hours before dropping the bombshell that he would be exiting.
Jordan Henderson was handed the captaincy on just his fourth appearance for Ajax - but suffered injury-time heartbreak after being on the cusp of his first win as NEC Nijmegen scored a 95th-minute equaliser.
Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg has seen his opportunities limited at Anfield and the Dutchman has accepted he may need to move to pastures new next term.
Idrissa Gueye has revealed he continued to watch Everton games - often on the phone alongside Kylian Mbappe - during his time with Paris Saint-Germain.

THE ATHLETIC
Following Manchester United's 2-1 win against Luton, Erik ten Hag says his team are back in the race for a top-four finish
City Football Group (CFG) has announced a "football collaboration agreement" with Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Gary Neville holds his hands up and apologises to popstar Harry Styles after not recognising him when the artist made a visit to the studio
Dan Ashworth could be prevented from taking up a role at Manchester United until 2026 unless they fork out a £20m compensation fee to allow him to start work as their new sporting director much sooner.
Shane Rose, a three-time Olympic medallist show jumper, has been stood down by authorities for wearing a mankini on horseback in a fancy dress competition.
Ben Stokes has offered England a ray of light as they look to salvage their series in India by suggesting that he could bowl in the final two Tests.

DAILY MAIL
Gary Neville discusses how important it is for Manchester United to acquire a sporting director as the Red Devils have been rumoured to sign Dan Ashworth, who is in the same role at Newcastle
Dan Ashworth has now told Newcastle he wants to leave the club - but he must wait for Manchester United to buy out his contract.
Ex-Fulham captain Danny Murphy claims his former boss Roy Hodgson said he was feeling fine following the health scare that led to the 76-year-old's hospitalisation on Thursday.
Curtis Davies and Jamie Redknapp discuss Mason Holgate's challenge on Kaoru Mitoma, which saw the Sheffield United defender sent off
Anel Ahmedhodzic disagreed with the decision to send his Sheffield United team-mate Mason Holgate off for his challenge on Brighton's Kaoru Mitoma, claiming it was a "fair tackle".
Everton's buyers 777 Partners are implementing a major staff cost-cutting programme with the aim of reducing headcount across the business by around five per cent.
Eden Hazard has revealed Antonio Conte was the one Chelsea manager he didn't enjoy working under but credits the Italian for producing some of the best form of his career.
QPR club doctor Imtiaz Ahmad is set to make a move across London to become head of sports medicine at Crystal Palace.

THE TIMES
Mason Holgate, with a contender for the worst foul of the season, is set to be fined by his team after he helped condemn Sheffield United to 80-plus minutes with 10 players and a defeat that edged his loan club a step closer to a likely relegation.
Everton boss Sean Dyche has revealed he was in a bar having a beer with a mate when he received a message from Kevin Thelwell, the director of football, about half an hour before news of the club's 10-point deduction was announced.

THE GUARDIAN
Gary Neville reacts to Nottingham Forest’s new signing in former referee Mark Clattenburg, in their hopes to clarify VAR decisions
Alex Mitchell has been ruled out of England's crucial Six Nations match against Scotland on Saturday with a knee injury, dealing Steve Borthwick a major setback as he plots his side's first Calcutta Cup win in four years.
Ben Stokes said England will not let their bruising defeat against India in the third Test eat up his side for the remainder of the series, even if, for the second loss in a row, the captain left the ground unhappy with technology.
Israeli swimmer Anastasia Gorbenko was jeered by some of the crowd after finishing second in the women's 400m medley on the closing day of the World Aquatics Championships in Qatar on Sunday.

DAILY EXPRESS
Kyle Walker has revealed Pep Guardiola did not mince his words with the Manchester City squad after they trailed Chelsea at half-time on Saturday.
Manchester United's interest in Bologna striker Joshua Zirkzee has reportedly "diminished" but he could still end up playing in the Premier League next season, with other leading clubs also linked.

THE SUN
Arsenal legend Ian Wright has urged Gareth Southgate to pick Manchester United midfielder Kobbie Mainoo in his next England squad.
Crystal Palace supremo Steve Parish held a "secret" meeting with Oliver Glasner in a London hotel hideaway - but the exchange was spotted by guests, including the Sheffield Wednesday squad.
Five players and a coach have been hospitalised after fan trouble saw a firework thrown towards the dugout. The incident occurred as Mura welcomed Maribor in the Slovenian PrvaLiga.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea is focused on staying in Spain as he continues to seek an end to his footballing exile.
Kalvin Phillips waited around for half-an-hour to speak to referee Tom Bramall to try and find out why he was sent off during West Ham's defeat by Nottingham Forest.
Wales are sweating on the fitness of skipper Aaron Ramsey for their Euro 2024 play-off bid next month after he suffered a calf injury playing for Cardiff at the weekend.
Sunderland boss Michael Beale has apologised for snubbing Trai Hume as the defender was coming off after being substituted against Birmingham on Saturday.
A Premier League footballer was shocked to find out a tenant living in one of his properties had been forced to turn it into a drug den by a criminal gang.
Gareth Southgate is planning another media day, with England's squad members available for interview before they fly out to Germany for Euro 2024.

DAILY RECORD
Sky Sports' Kris Boyd and Chris Sutton discuss the Scottish Premiership title race as Rangers move top above Celtic for the first time this season
Chris Sutton put the blame for Celtic's descent towards crisis at Brendan Rodgers' feet - and reckons anyone who doesn't understand where fans are coming from simply doesn't get the Scottish game.
Celtic Women defender Caitlin Hayes took aim at Rangers for "letting women's football down" by locking away fans out of Sunday's derby.
Baffled St Johnstone boss Craig Levein reckons it's time to slash refs' wages after claiming too many whistlers are waiting for VAR to do their job for them.


Newcastle sporting director Dan Ashworth has been placed on gardening leave after asking to depart the club amid interest from Manchester United. (Athletic - subscription required)

Manchester United must pay significant compensation if they want to appoint Ashworth now, or wait for him to serve two years of gardening leave written into his Newcastle contract. (Mail)

Chelsea are monitoring Harry Kane's situation at Bayern Munich amid reports the 30-year-old England striker is not completely happy in Germany. (Football Insider)

Kylian Mbappe held talks with Manchester City the day before the 25-year-old France striker announced he was leaving Paris St-Germain at the end of the season. (Cadena Ser - in Spanish)

Liverpool are hoping to lure Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso and the club's sporting director Simon Rolfes to replace the outgoing Jurgen Klopp and Jorg Schmadtke this summer. (Football Insider)

Tottenham are planning a summer move for Everton's 22-year-old English midfielder James Garner. (Teamtalk)

Oliver Glasner has agreed a two-and-a-half-year deal to succeed Roy Hodgson as Crystal Palace manager. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal scouted Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Oscar Gloukh on Saturday as they consider an approach for the 19-year-old Israel international. (Football Transfers)

Former Wales manager Chris Coleman has emerged as a contender for the Republic of Ireland job after talks with England Under-21s manager Lee Carsley stalled. (The Independent)

Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel will not be sacked despite the Bundesliga side suffering a third defeat in nine days against Bochum on Sunday. (Sky Germany)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has asked for more scouting reports on Roberto de Zerbi as he considers approaching the Brighton boss to succeed Xavi as manager at the end of the season. (Sport - in Spanish)

Birmingham's 33-year-old Republic of Ireland defender Kevin Long is close to completing a move to MLS side Toronto FC. (Birmingham Mail)
 

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West Ham head coach David Moyes' future is under increasing pressure as the club start the process of sounding out candidates to replace their manager. Among the candidates believed to be interesting the Hammers are Julen Lopetegui, Steve Cooper and Graham Potter.
West Ham have appointed Moritz Steidten, brother of sporting director Tim, as their new head of international scouting and recruitment.
Gareth Southgate is closely following the performances of three uncapped midfield players - Manchester United teenager Kobbie Mainoo, Everton's James Garner and Fulham's Harrison Reed - ahead of next month's friendlies against Brazil and Belgium amidst concerns over the form of Kalvin Phillips.
Liverpool's injury crisis has intensified with Diogo Jota and Curtis Jones ruled out of this weekend's Carabao Cup final against Chelsea.
Turkish side Besiktas have terminated the contract of a young player after his dating profile was spotted online before spreading across social media.
Everton are this week expected to learn the fate of their appeal regarding a 10-point deduction they received in November for breaching the Premier League's spending rules.
West Brom have handed a deal to former France international Yann M'Vila until the end of the season, who has previously worked with Baggies boss Carlos Corberan.
MLS commissioner Don Garber believes Inter Miami will continue to try and add further stars of world football to their squad despite a senior executive from another team recently claiming they were "screwed" financially by adding Lionel Messi, Jordi Alba and Luis Suarez.


DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United insist they will not be held to ransom by Newcastle United over Dan Ashworth and are ready to look elsewhere for a sporting director if their Premier League rivals play hardball.
Chelsea fear Kylian Mbappe's decision to leave PSG at the end of the season will impact their efforts to sign Napoli striker Victor Osimhen because of interest in him from the French club.
Surrey fast bowler Gus Atkinson has withdrawn from his Indian Premier League contract after consultation with the ECB.

THE GUARDIAN
West Ham are refusing to make any rushed decisions on David Moyes's future but they are under pressure to convince Tim Steidten not to leave his technical director role at the end of the season.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
The Rugby Football Union considered selling Twickenham and buying 50 per cent of Wembley Stadium, leaked documents have revealed.
Alex Mitchell's knee injury will rule him out of the rest of the Six Nations, but the scrum-half should return to club action for Northampton Saints within two months after avoiding a worst-case scenario.
Manchester United are braced for a compensation battle with Newcastle over Dan Ashworth after finally making a formal approach for their highly-regarded sporting director.
Gary Neville discusses how important it is for Manchester United to acquire a sporting director as the club have been rumoured to sign Dan Ashworth who is in the same role at Newcastle United.
Everton's prospective new owners are still addressing 11th-hour queries from the Premier League amid new uncertainty that board approval is within sight.
World Athletics is considering the most radical overhaul of the long jump since it became one of the inaugural events of the first modern Olympics in 1896.
England are preparing to stand by Jonny Bairstow for Friday's fourth Test and encourage him to embrace his natural "power game" to end a string of low scores in India.
Scotland scrum-half Ben White has revealed how a series of WhatsApp messages from head coach Gregor Townsend persuaded him to switch allegiances after previously playing for England, including a senior game against the Barbarians.

DAILY MIRROR
Steve Bruce is interested in becoming the next South Korea manager, with the former Newcastle boss keen to move overseas for his next job.
Former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce tells Sky's Retrospect Podcast his former club need more stability at the top
West Ham appear to have no plans to sack David Moyes, despite the club's poor form and mounting pressure from the fanbase.
Dwight Yorke has put his hand up to be the next manager of Sunderland.
Roberto Firmino finally ended his Al Ahli goalscoring drought as the Saudi Pro League returned, after going 18 matches without a goal.

THE SUN
Brentford boss Thomas Frank believes Phil Foden is England's best hope of winning the Ballon d'Or.
Manchester United are demanding £34m from any team who wants to sign striker Mason Greenwood on a permanent basis, according to an outlet in Germany.
Former Bournemouth owner and chairman Eddie Mitchell has died, aged 69.
Harry Smith is free to play for Wigan against Penrith in the World Club Challenge on Saturday after avoiding a ban for a tip tackle during the opening round of Super League games.

THE TIMES
Eden Hazard has revealed the extent of his weight problems during his playing career, admitting he put on five kilos in pre-seasons and could not resist Belgian beer after matches.
Premier League yellow cards are being shown at a faster rate to managers this season than they were to players 30 years ago.
Josh Wander, the co-founder of 777 Partners, was at Goodison Park on Monday to watch Everton's match against Crystal Palace as more concerns emerged over the proposed takeover of the club by the American investment company.

THE ATHLETIC
Minnesota United is nearing a deal to appoint Manchester United assistant coach Eric Ramsay as their new manager.
Bayern Munich are targeting a move for Xabi Alonso should Thomas Tuchel be sacked as head coach.
Liverpool's Jurgen Klopp hailed potential successor Xabi Alonso as a 'standout' manager after his incredible season so far with Bayer Leverkusen
Nottingham Forest are exploring the possibilities of becoming the next Premier League club to introduce safe standing.
Arsenal have announced an increase in their season-ticket prices for the 2024-25 season.
A documentary following the final days of Roger Federer's tennis career is set to be released.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
Celtic will speak to Liel Abada's agent this week in a bid to resolve his future.
John Henderson's World Seniors Championship win was thanks to salads after his remarkable four-stone weight loss.

DAILY RECORD
Hibs have stated the decision to not award the club a penalty in the draw with Aberdeen has led to an apology by the SFA.
Backtracking Jung Ho-Yeon has opened up on a potential move to Celtic - declaring he wasn't good enough to merit a firm offer from the Scottish champions.
Rangers captain James Tavernier has warned team-mates against complacency after they finally toppled rivals Celtic off the top of the Scottish Premiership table.
Pape Habib Gueye's brief stint at Aberdeen might be over after he secured a loan move back to Norway with Kristiansund.


Former Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is being considered as a short-term option by Bayern Munich if they sack Thomas Tuchel. (Sky Germany)

Bayern Munich are considering a move for Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso, who has been linked with Liverpool. (Athletic - subscription)

Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is a candidate to succeed Tuchel at Bayern Munich.(Sky Germany)

Former Birmingham, Hull and Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce is interested in becoming South Korea manager after Jurgen Klinsmann was sacked last week, but he also features on shortlists for clubs in the Saudi Arabian Pro League. (Mirror)

Manchester United are interested in 18-year-old Bayern Munich and France forward Mathys Tel. (90min)

Manchester United want AC Milan's 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder Tijjani Reijnders. (Football Transfers)

Chelsea are tracking Bologna and Netherlands striker Joshua Zirkzee, 22, but face competition from Arsenal, Manchester United and Barcelona. (Teamtalk)

Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich, 29, is set to leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season because his relationship with manager Thomas Tuchel has broken down. (Bild - in German)

Aston Villa are unlikely to turn Nicolo Zaniolo's loan from Galatasaray into a permanent deal this summer. The 24-year-old Italy midfielder is keen to return to Serie A. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Aston Villa are considering a move for Red Bull Salzburg's 19-year-old Israel midfielder Oscar Gloukh. (Football Insider)

Brentford director of football Phil Giles, former Monaco sporting director Paul Mitchell and ex-Roma general manager Tiago Pinto are candidates to replace Dan Ashworth at Newcastle. (i)

Arsenal are considering a move for Aston Villa's 28-year-old England striker Ollie Watkins. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Gareth Southgate is monitoring three uncapped midfielders - Manchester United's 18-year-old Kobbie Mainoo, Everton's 22-year-old James Garner and 29-year-old Harrison Reed of Fulham - before next month's friendlies against Brazil and Belgium. (Mail)

Technical director Tim Steidten is unhappy and may leave West Ham at the end of the season. (Guardian)

West Ham have put former Wolves manager Julen Lopetegui, ex-Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper and former Chelsea manager Graham Potter on a list of potential successors to David Moyes, whose position is under threat. (Mail)

Manchester United assistant coach Eric Ramsey is set to be appointed manager of MLS side Minnesota United. (Athletic - subscription)

West Ham, Crystal Palace and Southampton are considering a move for Sunderland's 23-year-old English forward Jack Clarke, who is valued at £20m. (Football Insider)
 

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Manchester United's first summer transfer budget under Sir Jim Ratcliffe will be severely squeezed by financial fair play restrictions - and take an even bigger hit if the club fail to qualify for the Champions League.
INEOS could surrender direct day-to-day involvement at Nice in order to remove the threat of Manchester United or the French club being unable to play European football under Uefa's multi-club ownership rules.
The Daily Telegraph's Jason Burt and Riath Al-Samarrai from the Daily Mail look at Manchester United's finances and what Sir Jim Ratcliffe will have to spend in the summer
Liverpool are interested in signing central defender Marc Guehi, with new Crystal Palace manager Oliver Glasner already facing a battle to hold on to the club's leading players this summer.
The Arsenal Supporters' Trust has expressed its "disappointment" after the club announced season ticket price rises in excess of £100 for next season.
Just seven British horses could contest this year's Randox Grand National - a number which would represent a record low for the biggest race in this country.

THE GUARDIAN
James Garner has said Everton's 10-point deduction is playing on his mind as the club anxiously awaits the outcome of an appeal against the biggest sporting sanction in Premier League history.
Rochdale have launched a desperate plea for investment as the club tries to avoid possible liquidation by the end of March.

DAILY MAIL
Chelsea's players will share a modest bonus pot of just £500,000 if they win the first trophy of the Todd Boehly/Clearlake Capital era in the Carabao Cup final on Sunday.
Inter Miami star Lionel Messi will be set to play a full 90-minute match in Major League Soccer's season opener against Real Salt Lake on Wednesday night.
Arsenal will have extra protection from Portuguese police for their game against Porto tonight, amid tensions between club presidential candidate Andre Villas-Boas and Porto Ultras.
Heung-Min Son and Kang-In Lee met at a London hotel to bury the hatchet, after a confrontation between the two ahead of South Korea's Asian Cup semi-final that left Son with a dislocated finger.

THE SUN
Barcelona's crisis situation looks set to go from bad to worse after the club were told by LaLiga they will need to slash their salary bill by £57m.
Crystal Palace boss Oliver Glasner is set to appoint Emanuel Pogatetz as part of his backroom staff.

THE TIMES
Kylian Mbappe will secure a world-record signing-on fee of about £128m after tax when he joins Real Madrid this summer. Mbappe, 25, is set to sign a five-year contract worth £12.8m a year after tax, according to the Spanish football expert Guillem Balague.
Sky Sports News chief reporter Kaveh Solhekol gives the latest update on Kylian Mbappe's expected move to Real Madrid
The Saudi Arabian FA has recruited English football's top lawyer, Polly Handford, to take up a lucrative role as its legal chief.

THE ATHLETIC
Carlo Ancelotti has offered Luka Modric the opportunity to join his coaching staff if the midfielder retires at the end of the season.
Frenkie de Jong has criticised the media for publishing 'lies' amid reports Barcelona are open to selling him this summer due to their difficult financial situation.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United could miss out on signing Michael Olise as Juventus are ready to offer highly-rated starlet Matias Soule to Palace in exchange for the Frenchman.

SCOTTISH SUN
Celtic will speak to Liel Abada's agent this week in a bid to resolve his future.


Liverpool are interested in Crystal Palace's 23-year-old England defender Marc Guehi. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Paris St-Germain are targeting Napoli's 25-year-old Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, Manchester United's 26-year-old England forward Marcus Rashford and Barcelona's 19-year-old Spain midfielder Gavi this summer. (The i)

Manchester United and Liverpool are among a host of Premier League sides interested in Atalanta defensive midfielder Ederson, with Arsenal, Newcastle and Tottenham also monitoring the 24-year-old Brazilian. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Juventus also like Ederson, but the Serie A giants have decided to make signing Atalanta team-mate Teun Koopmeiners - a 25-year-old Netherlands midfielder - their priority. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Manchester United are interested in Juventus' 26-year-old Brazil defender Gleison Bremer, who is valued at 70m euros (£59.8m). (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Fulham vice-chairman Tony Khan says the club will consider offers that "make sense" for 28-year-old Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha. (Talksport)

Manchester United are considering reigniting their interest in Bayern Munich's 30-year-old England striker Harry Kane and Barcelona's 26-year-old Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong this summer. (Football Transfers)

Aston Villa are preparing to open the bidding for Red Bull Salzburg midfielder Oscar Gloukh - the 19-year-old Israeli who has also caught the eye of Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool, Newcastle United and Barcelona - with an offer of 20m euros (£17m). (Ekrem Konur)

Sheffield Wednesday, Bolton Wanderers and Peterborough United are exploring a move for 31-year-old Jamaica midfielder Ravel Morrison, who is a free agent after leaving MLS side DC United. (Teamtalk)
 

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Thomas Tuchel is open to a Premier League return after Bayern Munich confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season.
Manchester United fear Luke Shaw could miss the rest of the season after suffering a recurrence of a leg muscle injury in last weekend's win at Luton.
Manchester City are close to tying down Oscar Bobb to a new long-term contract after breaking into Pep Guardiola's first-team squad this season
Jon Fearn is set to leave his role as head of medical at Nottingham Forest after less than seven months.
Luke Littler has signed a first professional contract at the age of 17 and launched his very own range of darts merchandise.
Gerwyn Price and Luke Littler played out an enthralling encounter in their quarter-final match on Night 3 of the Premier League in Glasgow
Ollie Lawrence is set to reinforce England's midfield for the Six Nations showdown with Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday - while Danny Care is also destined to be promoted to the starting XV.
Tiger Woods' son Charlie could be heading to the PGA Tour a lot sooner than expected after he signed up for a pre-qualifier event.
Inter Miami boss Tata Martino hinted he would not be rotating his squad to rest Luis Suarez against LA Galaxy next week despite the veteran striker appearing to be limping as he was substituted late in their victorious season-opener.

DAILY EXPRESS
Thomas Tuchel has set his sights on becoming Manchester United's next manager according to reports in Germany.
As well as coveting Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso, Premier League leaders Liverpool are also reported to be interested in three of their key players - Piero Hincapie, Florian Wirtz and Edmund Tapsoba.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Thomas Tuchel will put the country's top clubs and potentially the Football Association on red alert by prioritising a move back to England when he leaves Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
West Ham United have put Dominic Solanke high on their list of summer targets to bolster their attack and boost their quota of homegrown players.
Heung-Min Son held face-to-face talks in London with his South Korea team-mate after a row about ping-pong that resulted in the Tottenham Hotspur captain breaking a finger. The Tottenham captain has asked fans to forgive Kang-In Lee for the bust-up.
Women's Super League matches could be played on Friday and Saturday evenings from next season once a new television rights deal is agreed.
England centre Henry Slade is poised to sign a new deal to stay at Exeter Chiefs despite the continuing uncertainty around the Rugby Football Union's enhanced Elite Player Squad contracts.

THE TIMES
Gary Neville has been invited by Manchester United to join a special committee to oversee the regeneration of Old Trafford and the surrounding area.
Matthew Benham has appointed Rothschild to oversee the potential sale of Brentford in a deal that is expected to value the Premier League club at about £500m.
The historic white pavilion at Trent Bridge is set to receive a multimillion-pound upgrade intended to secure the Nottinghamshire ground's future as a Test venue.

THE ATHLETIC
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw is expected to be out for 12 weeks after picking up a muscle injury.
Chelsea and Arsenal are leading the race for Aberdeen youngster Lewis Carrol with both clubs interested in a summer transfer.

THE SUN
Thomas Tuchel has been tipped to take over at Manchester United by club legend Steve Bruce.
A secret £7,200 statue of Harry Kane has remained hidden for years, according to reports.
Francis Ngannou has so much "ungodly power" even his boxing coach fears for his opponents - in a brutal warning to Anthony Joshua.
Fiorentina winger Christian Kouame has been hospitalised after contracting malaria during his time with the victorious Ivory Coast squad at the Africa Cup of Nations.

DAILY MIRROR
Organisers of the recent Green Football Weekend have admitted their disappointment that the Premier League stopped clubs from wearing green armbands during matches, instead limiting it to just pre-match warm-ups.
Danny Murphy has warned Liverpool against appointing Thomas Tuchel as their replacement for Jurgen Klopp, claiming the former Chelsea boss would be "too divisive" for the club.
German media claims a huge rift in the Bayern Munich squad caused the departure of head coach Thomas Tuchel, with Harry Kane on the side of those wanting him to stay, while Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich led those wanting him replaced.

THE INDEPENDENT
UEFA and FIFA are in a stand-off over regulation on multi-club ownership, as the two biggest confederations struggle to find a solution for one of the biggest issues facing football today.

THE GUARDIAN
Wales will face South Africa, the world champions, at Twickenham in June as part of preparations for their tour to Australia. The Principality Stadium in Cardiff is unavailable with Taylor Swift performing there on June 18 and Foo Fighters appearing there the following week.

DAILY RECORD
Old Firm slayer Derek McInnes has revealed he wants to end a dream campaign at Kilmarnock with a place in this season's Scottish Cup Final.
Nikola Katic has praised his former Rangers team-mate Connor Goldson for helping to mould him into the player he has become ahead of the defender's 300th appearance for the club.
Celtic great Darius Dziekanowski hopes Maik Nawrocki can prove himself as a valuable member of Brendan Rodgers' squad after a generally disappointing first season at the club ruined by a series of niggling injuries.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
A supercomputer is predicting that the Scottish Premiership title race will go right down to the wire.

West Ham are eyeing a move for Bournemouth's 26-year-old England striker Dominic Solanke. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea lead Arsenal in the race to sign Napoli's 25-year-old Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen this summer. (Teamtalk)

Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel will prioritise a move back to England when he leaves the German club at the end of the season. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Jurgen Klopp will not replace Tuchel at Bayern Munich when he leaves Anfield at the end of the season, according to the Liverpool manager's agent. (Sky Sports Germany - in German)

Bayern Munich will rival Liverpool in pushing to appoint Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso as their next manager. (Guardian)

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane would return to management to take the Bayern Munich job. (Sport - in German)

AC Milan's 37-year-old France striker Olivier Giroud could leave the club for MLS at the end of the season. (Corriere dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea will listen to offers for Spain goalkeeper Robert Sanchez this summer and the Blues could look to replace the 26-year-old. (Football Insider)

But the Blues are not entertaining offers for 20-year-old England defender Levi Colwill, who is a target for Paris St-Germain and Liverpool. (Standard)

Real Madrid's 38-year-old Croatia midfielder Luka Modric is set to leave the club this summer. (Bild - in German)

France forward Kylian Mbappe, 25, will take a pay cut to join Real Madrid when he leaves Paris St-Germain this summer. (Sky Sports)

Al-Ittihad will target Tottenham's 31-year-old South Korea forward Son Heung-min and Liverpool's 31-year-old Egypt forward Mohamed Salah in the summer transfer window. (Football Transfers)

Manchester United and Arsenal are keen on Bayern Munich's 18-year-old French forward, Mathys Tel. (Bild - in German)

Everton midfielder James Garner is being targeted by Tottenham and Newcastle, with the 22-year-old Englishman appealing in many aspects for the Premier League sides. (Football Insider)

Liverpool hope to be favourites to sign 18-year-old Brazilian midfielder Luis Guilherme from Palmeiras this summer. (Football Insider)

Chelsea and Arsenal are leading the race to sign 15-year-old Aberdeen centre-back Lewis Carrol at the end of the season. (The Athletic)
 

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DAILY MAIL

Thomas Tuchel is open to a Premier League return after Bayern Munich confirmed he will leave the club at the end of the season.
Manchester United fear Luke Shaw could miss the rest of the season after suffering a recurrence of a leg muscle injury in last weekend's win at Luton.
Manchester City are close to tying down Oscar Bobb to a new long-term contract after breaking into Pep Guardiola's first-team squad this season.
The Football Show look at why Thomas Tuchel and Bayern Munich are parting ways and what went wrong during his time in charge
Harry Kane is reportedly at the centre of a dressing room chasm at Bayern Munich as Thomas Tuchel's reign in Bavaria crumbles.
Chelsea have made another appointment to their backroom team by recruiting Jim Hicks from the PFA as the club's head of coach development.
Jon Fearn is set to leave his role as head of medical at Nottingham Forest after less than seven months.
Luke Littler has signed a first professional contract at the age of 17 and launched his very own range of darts merchandise.
Gerwyn Price and Luke Littler played out an enthralling encounter in their quarter-final match on Night 3 of the Premier League in Glasgow
Ollie Lawrence is set to reinforce England's midfield for the Six Nations showdown with Scotland at Murrayfield on Saturday - while Danny Care is also destined to be promoted to the starting XV.
Tiger Woods' son Charlie could be heading to the PGA Tour a lot sooner than expected after he signed up for a pre-qualifier event.
Inter Miami boss Tata Martino hinted he would not be rotating his squad to rest Luis Suarez against LA Galaxy next week despite the veteran striker appearing to be limping as he was substituted late in their victorious season-opener.

DAILY EXPRESS
Thomas Tuchel has set his sights on becoming Manchester United's next manager according to reports in Germany.
As well as coveting Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso, Premier League leaders Liverpool are also reported to be interested in three of their key players - Piero Hincapie, Florian Wirtz and Edmund Tapsoba.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Thomas Tuchel will put the country's top clubs and potentially the Football Association on red alert by prioritising a move back to England when he leaves Bayern Munich at the end of the season.
West Ham United have put Dominic Solanke high on their list of summer targets to bolster their attack and boost their quota of homegrown players.
Heung-Min Son held face-to-face talks in London with his South Korea team-mate after a row about ping-pong that resulted in the Tottenham Hotspur captain breaking a finger. The Tottenham captain has asked fans to forgive Kang-In Lee for the bust-up.
Women's Super League matches could be played on Friday and Saturday evenings from next season once a new television rights deal is agreed.
England centre Henry Slade is poised to sign a new deal to stay at Exeter Chiefs despite the continuing uncertainty around the Rugby Football Union's enhanced Elite Player Squad contracts.

THE TIMES
Gary Neville has been invited by Manchester United to join a special committee to oversee the regeneration of Old Trafford and the surrounding area
Gary Neville discusses how important it is for Manchester United to acquire a sporting director
Matthew Benham has appointed Rothschild to oversee the potential sale of Brentford in a deal that is expected to value the Premier League club at about £500m.
The historic white pavilion at Trent Bridge is set to receive a multimillion-pound upgrade intended to secure the Nottinghamshire ground's future as a Test venue.

THE ATHLETIC
Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw is expected to be out for 12 weeks after picking up a muscle injury.
Chelsea and Arsenal are leading the race for Aberdeen youngster Lewis Carrol with both clubs interested in a summer transfer.

THE SUN
Thomas Tuchel has been tipped to take over at Manchester United by club legend Steve Bruce.
A secret £7,200 statue of Harry Kane has remained hidden for years, according to reports.
Francis Ngannou has so much "ungodly power" even his boxing coach fears for his opponents - in a brutal warning to Anthony Joshua.
Fiorentina winger Christian Kouame has been hospitalised after contracting malaria during his time with the victorious Ivory Coast squad at the Africa Cup of Nations.

DAILY MIRROR
Organisers of the recent Green Football Weekend have admitted their disappointment that the Premier League stopped clubs from wearing green armbands during matches, instead limiting it to just pre-match warm-ups.
Danny Murphy has warned Liverpool against appointing Thomas Tuchel as their replacement for Jurgen Klopp, claiming the former Chelsea boss would be "too divisive" for the club.
German media claims a huge rift in the Bayern Munich squad caused the departure of head coach Thomas Tuchel, with Harry Kane on the side of those wanting him to stay, while Thomas Muller and Joshua Kimmich led those wanting him replaced.

THE INDEPENDENT
UEFA and FIFA are in a stand-off over regulation on multi-club ownership, as the two biggest confederations struggle to find a solution for one of the biggest issues facing football today.

THE GUARDIAN
Wales will face South Africa, the world champions, at Twickenham in June as part of preparations for their tour to Australia. The Principality Stadium in Cardiff is unavailable with Taylor Swift performing there on June 18 and Foo Fighters appearing there the following week.

DAILY RECORD
Old Firm slayer Derek McInnes has revealed he wants to end a dream campaign at Kilmarnock with a place in this season's Scottish Cup Final.
Nikola Katic has praised his former Rangers team-mate Connor Goldson for helping to mould him into the player he has become ahead of the defender's 300th appearance for the club.
Celtic great Darius Dziekanowski hopes Maik Nawrocki can prove himself as a valuable member of Brendan Rodgers' squad after a generally disappointing first season at the club ruined by a series of niggling injuries.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
A supercomputer is predicting that the Scottish Premiership title race will go right down to the wire.


Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 31, French defender Raphael Varane, 30, and England centre-back Harry Maguire, 30, are among 11 players who could be part of a squad clearout at Manchester United this summer. (ESPN)

Manchester United co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe, who has made securing Champions League football a priority, wants to wait until the end of the season before deciding on manager Erik ten Hag's future. (Star)

The Manchester United manager's job appeals to Thomas Tuchel, who will leave Bayern Munich at the end of the season. (Sky Germany)

Mason Greenwood would snub a move to Barcelona if Manchester United are willing to let the English forward, 22, play for them again after his loan at Getafe. (Sun)

Liverpool rejected an approach from Chelsea for 24-year-old Uruguay forward Darwin Nunez last summer. (Times - subscription required)

Arsenal are determined to sign Belgium and Everton midfielder Amadou Onana, 22, this summer. (Teamtalk)

Sporting Lisbon manager Ruben Amorim has emerged as a leading contender for Liverpool if they miss out on bringing in Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso as Jurgen Klopp's replacement in the summer. (Independent)

Tottenham and England defender Eric Dier, 30, is unlikely to stay at Bayern Munich beyond the summer with the German side concerned about his lack of pace. (Bild via Mail)

Manchester City are close to tying down Norway attacker Oscar Bobb, 20, to a new long-term contract. (Mail)

Tuchel's successor as Bayern Munich boss will have a say in whether Mathys Tel stays with the German giants after Manchester United were linked with the 18-year-old French forward. (Fabrizio Romano)

Tottenham do not expect midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 28, to remain at the club this summer with several Serie A sides interested in the Denmark international. (Football Insider)

Arsenal are closing in on Rangers' 15-year-old starlet Alexander Smith, with the Scotland-born attacking midfielder holding dual nationality, having represented the USA Under-15s and Scotland's Under-16. (Sun)

Juventus are keen on Monza goalkeeper Michele di Gregorio and see the 27-year-old Italian as a possible replacement for their current number one, Wojciech Szczesny, with the Poland international now 33. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Brighton and Celtic are among several clubs watching Charlton Athletic's 18-year-old Irish forward Patrick Casey. (Football Insider)

Turkey midfielder Hakan Calhanoglu, 30, says he had an offer to move to Saudi Arabia but he wants to stay with Inter Milan. (DAZN via Gazzetta dello Sport)
 

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Manchester City are bracing themselves for bids from Saudi Pro league clubs for 32-year-old Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne. (Mail)

It will take an offer in excess of £100m for City to even consider selling De Bruyne. (Talksport)

Chelsea are willing to sell Spain goalkeeper Robert Sanchez, 26, this summer and could bring in Arsenal's England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, 25, as a replacement. (HITC)

Chelsea have been scouting France defender Jules Kounde, 25, as they consider making a summer approach to Barcelona. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Arsenal are interested in Juventus forward Kenan Yildiz, 18, but the Turkey international is also on the radar of Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Everton are set to target Sunderland's English defender Dan Ballard, 23, if compatriot Jarrod Branthwaite, 21, leaves Goodison Park in the summer. (Football Transfers)

Manchester United could move for Real Betis midfielder Guido Rodriguez, 29, with the Argentina international free to negotiate a pre-contract with clubs outside of Spain as his current deal expires in the summer. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Saudi clubs Al-Ittihad and Al-Nassr will target Manchester United's 30-year-old France defender, Raphael Varane this summer. (90 min)

Manchester United are keeping an eye on Juventus defender Gleison Bremer, 26, as a possible replacement for Varane and could offer between 60-70m euros for the Brazil international. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

West Ham are ready to smash their transfer record to sign Bournemouth's 26-year-old England striker Dominic Solanke this summer. (Football Insider)

Manchester City could move for West Ham's 26-year-old Brazilian midfielder Lucas Paqueta if Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva, 29, leaves the club. (Telegraph - subscription required)

England youth international winger Adam Berry, 18, is set to sign for Nottingham Forest after leaving Manchester United. (Sky Sports)

Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham are interested in signing Fenerbahce's 24-year-old Poland midfielder Sebastian Szymanski. (Teamtalk)

Aston Villa will not make their deal for 24-year-old Galatasaray midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo permanent when his loan ends this summer. (Football Insider)

West Ham and Crystal Palace are among the clubs interested in English midfielder Olly Box, 18, who has impressed with National League South club Dartford this season. (HITC)

Matthijs de Ligt's future at Bayern Munich will be assessed once the club decide on who will replace Thomas Tuchel as manager, with a number of Premier League clubs keen on a summer move for the 24-year-old Netherlands defender. (Fabrizio Romano)
 

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Manchester United's new regime is lining up a shock move for Luton's former England midfielder Ross Barkley, 30. (Sun)

Real Madrid have started to analyse the prospect of re-signing France centre-back Raphael Varane, 30, and Brazil midfielder Casemiro, 32, who the Spanish club sold to Manchester United. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

La Liga president Javier Tebas says there is a "99% chance" France striker Kylian Mbappe, 25, will join Real Madrid after leaving Paris St-Germain in the summer. (L'Equipe - in French)

Manchester City have placed a £100m price tag on midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 32, after interest from Saudi Arabia. (Talksport)

Tottenham held talks with Chelsea about England midfielder Conor Gallagher in January and Spurs plan to make another move for the 24-year-old in the summer. (Football Insider)

Liverpool have identified Sporting Lisbon's Ruben Amorim, 39, and Germany's Julian Nagelsmann, 36, as alternatives if they fail to land Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso to replace outgoing Reds manager Jurgen Klopp. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Bayern Munich are prepared to hand Alonso a £20m-a-year salary to leave Bundesliga leaders Leverkusen in the summer. (Mirror)

Barcelona sporting director Deco says the club intend to keep the Netherlands midfielder Frenkie de Jong, 26, and Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo, 24, despite both being linked with moves. (Goal)

AC Milan and France left-back Theo Hernandez, 26, is one of the options being considered by Bayern Munich to replace Canada international Alphonso Davies, 23, who will be sold by the German club in the summer if he does not sign a new contract. (Sky Germany)

Left-back Davies, whose current deal runs to 2025, is one of Real Madrid's objectives for this summer's transfer window. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Leeds United would be keen to bring England midfielder Kalvin Phillips back to the club if they are promoted to the Premier League. The 28-year-old is currently on loan at West Ham from Manchester City.(Football Insider)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Tottenham are set to compete for Fenerbahce midfielder Sebastian Szymanski in the summer, with AC Milan and Inter Milan also interested in the 24-year-old Poland international. (Teamtalk)

Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood, 22, wants to remain at Getafe, according to the club's president Angel Torres. The forward is currently on loan at the Spanish side. (Metro)

Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries, 27, has resumed talks with Inter Milan about extending his deal with the Italian club beyond 2025. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Former England boss Roy Hodgson, 76, plans to stay in football after leaving Crystal Palace and is looking for a consultancy job - possibly abroad. (Sun)
 

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DAILY TELEGRAPH


Sir Jim Ratcliffe's summer revamp at Manchester United is to see them target a striker and defenders for the right side of their defence.


DAILY MAIL

Thousands of Liverpool supporters were caught up in chaotic scenes outside Wembley in the build-up to the Carabao Cup final kick-off due to problems with the digital ticketing system.

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was overcome with emotion following his side's dramatic extra-time victory over Chelsea at Wembley.

THE SUN

David Raya has a banned XL Bully dog to guard him.

Blackburn have set their sights on Jacob Fowler - son of Liverpool legend Robbie.

West Ham plan to spend big on a centre-half - and could cash in on Nayef Aguerd.

Crystal Palace remain keen on Birmingham's young Welsh wizard Jordan James.

A LaLiga match official was left covered in blood after being hit by a camera during the Spanish league match between Real Betis and Athletic Bilbao.

Birmingham want to snap up Blackburn keeper Aynsley Pears for next season.

Michael Dodds could make the Sunderland manager's job his own at the end of the season.


DAILY MIRROR

Barcelona sporting director Deco has insisted neither Ronald Araujo nor Frenkie de Jong will be leaving the club this summer.

THE ATHLETIC

Sheffield United team-mates Vinicius Souza and Jack Robinson have been spoken to after their on-field clash during the defeat at Wolves with Chris Wilder keen to move on from the incident.


Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder has played down the on-field clash between teammates Jack Robinson and Vinicius Souza, but insists his players must remain 'respectful'.
Luis Enrique says Paris Saint-Germain need to get used to playing without Kylian Mbappe after his decision to substitute the forward during his side's 1-1 draw with Stade Rennes.

DAILY STAR

Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg has admitted he may have to leave the club in the summer due to limited opportunities.

DAILY RECORD

Pictures have emerged showing damaged seats in the away end housing Celtic fans at Fir Park.



Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher says he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge. The 24-year-old England international has 18 months left on his contract and has been linked with a move to Tottenham. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal are monitoring Brighton and Republic of Ireland striker striker Evan Ferguson, 19, as they look at options to bolster their attack in the summer. (Football Insider)

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen could be an option for Arsenal but they face competition from Chelsea and Paris St-Germain for the 25-year-old Nigeria international. (GiveMeSport)

Ajax goalkeeper Diant Ramaj, 22, is also on Arsenal's radar with the Germany Under-20 international being lined up as a potential replacement if England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, 25, leaves. (Football Transfers)

English midfielder Jack Harrison, 27, wants to turn his loan move from Leeds United to Everton into a permanent deal in the summer even if the Elland Road side are promoted back to the Premier League. (Football Insider)

Manchester United co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants a new pay structure introduced at the club, with the salaries of players being more dependent on success. (Mirror)

Manchester United will target a striker, right-back and right-sided centre-back during a summer overhaul of their squad. (Telegraph - subscription required)

France forward Anthony Martial, 28, is set to leave Manchester United at the end of the season as a free agent after the club opted against triggering a one-year extension to his contract. (Football Insider)

Juventus have set an asking price of £51m for Arsenal target Kenan Yildiz. The 18-year-old striker has made just 15 appearances for the Italian club since joining from Bayern Munich in 2022. (Sun)

Former Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could make a remarkable return to football. The Argentine, 35, retired in December 2021 when he suffered a cardiac arrhythmia playing for Barcelona, but his cardiologist says he could now play again. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Brazil forward Endrick is set to join Real Madrid when he turns 18 in July, but Palmeiras are trying to keep him until December. (ESPN)
 

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Manchester United will listen to offers for Antony this summer as the Brazil winger's miserable Old Trafford career continues to fizzle out.
Jamie Carragher and Gael Clichy believe Manchester United are trying to do too much defensively, which has left them vulnerable in too many games this season
Mauricio Pochettino's long-term position as Chelsea head coach is uncertain, with qualification for European football emerging as a crucial factor in determining the Argentine's future.
Chelsea have a long-standing interest in Ruben Amorim at Sporting Lisbon, but the Portuguese is expected to have high-profile options who can offer him European football next season.
Gary Neville explains the comments he made about Chelsea after they lost the Carabao Cup to Liverpool
Liverpool chief executive Billy Hogan is set to fly out to the States this week to meet with Reds owners Fenway Sports Group, with the topic of the next sporting director and Jurgen Klopp replacement surely on the agenda.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been issued with a two-match suspension after making an X-rated gesture at antagonising Al Shabab supporters over the weekend, according to reports.
Jon Rahm has revealed that Tiger Woods wasn't as accepting of his $500m move to LIV Golf as his friend and business partner Rory McIlroy.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea's Premier League rivals believe the club must make major sales by June 30 to avoid the threat of running into profit and sustainability trouble.
Liverpool's Carabao Cup success has opened the possibility of an end-of-season open top bus parade to invite hundreds of thousands of supporters to bid farewell to Jurgen Klopp.
Karen Carney, Daniel Sturridge and Jamie Redknapp discuss the challenges facing Jurgen Klopp's successor at Liverpool
Everton's 10-point deduction has been reduced to six while some frustrated Premier League clubs plot a push for a relaxation of spending rules.
Nottingham Forest will launch their defence against the Premier League charge for breaking financial rules next week.
Marcus Smith is poised to return to England's training squad and be in contention to face Ireland following his calf injury.
Wasps have secured a temporary stadium to play in while their long-term home is built in Kent as the club continue its rise back from financial oblivion.

THE SUN
Manchester United are reportedly planning a mass exodus this summer to save millions on wages.
Gary Neville believes Manchester Utd may already have made a decision about Erik ten Hag's future
Arsenal and Chelsea have reportedly been handed a boost in their pursuit of Napoli star Victor Osimhen.
Manchester United breakthrough ace Omari Forson could leave the club in June when his contract expires.
Amir Khan has revealed he is back training again with a big fight on his mind - but it will NOT be against Jake Paul.

DAILY MIRROR
Former Premier League title winner Shinji Okazaki has announced he will retire at the end of the season with his body 'falling apart'.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants to sell 10 Manchester United stars as part of a major squad overhaul.

EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea have recruited Owen Eastwood to lead a project on history and identity, which will encompass the entire club.

THE ATHLETIC
Burnley have no plans to part ways with manager Vincent Kompany despite fears over relegation from the Premier League.
Real Madrid and Alphonso Davies have reached a verbal agreement for the Bayern Munich left-back to join in 2024 or 2025.
Salford City have announced that they are exploring new investment opportunities in the club.
Patrick O'Connor, a private pilot for British billionaire Joe Lewis, pleaded guilty to insider trading and conspiracy charges in federal court on Monday morning in Manhattan.
The Women's Super League (WSL) recorded the biggest growth worldwide in internet search for global sports leagues and competitions in 2023, research has revealed.
Argentina will play Ecuador and Guatemala in the United States in June as warm-up matches ahead of the Copa America.

DAILY EXPRESS
Philippe Coutinho believes that Jurgen Klopp has what it takes to be a successful Barcelona manager if he opts to head to the Camp Nou at the end of the season.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was overcome with emotion following his side's dramatic extra-time victory over Chelsea at Wembley

DAILY RECORD
Maik Nawrocki has left Celtic facing another defensive injury sweat.
St Johnstone have confirmed that striker Adama Sidibeh has been released from hospital following his collapse in the aftermath of Saturday's match against St Mirren.
Brighton are interested in Motherwell youngster Dylan Wells.
Kilmarnock have offered a new deal to teenage striker Zander Craik - in a bid to try and fend off growing English Premier League interest.


Real Madrid have come to an agreement to sign Bayern Munich and Canada left-back Alphonso Davies, 23, and will look to complete the deal either this summer or in 2025, when he becomes a free agent. (Athletic - subscription required)

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino's future is uncertain after his side's Carabao Cup final loss to Liverpool, with Sporting Lisbon boss Ruben Amorim a potential replacement. (Mail)

Manchester United are expected to offload several players this summer with Brazil winger Antony, 24, among those they would be prepared to sell. (MEN)

Chelsea hope to sell defender Trevoh Chalobah, 24, and Albania forward Armando Broja, with the futures of England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 24, and Spain left-back Marc Cucurella, 25, also in doubt as they look to make major changes this summer. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Bayern Munich, Liverpool and Arsenal are in the race to sign Fulham and Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha, 28, in the summer. (Football Insider)

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne would prefer a move to Major League Soccer (MLS) over the Saudi Pro League. The Belgium international turns 33 this summer, when his contract enters its final year. (Athletic - subscription required)

Former Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane, 51, is open to coaching in Italy, with the French great linked with a return to Juventus. (La Gazzetta dello Sport in Italian)

England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, 25, is keen to leave Arsenal in the summer after losing his place to Spain goalkeeper David Raya, 28. (Football Insider)

Tottenham are leading the chase for in-demand Hull City sensation Jaden Philogene, 22, although Aston Villa have a buyback clause for the England Under-21s winger. (Teamtalk)

England youth international Omari Forson,19, could leave Manchester United this summer, with the attacking midfielder out of contract at Old Trafford. (Athletic - subscription required)

Celtic are eyeing a move for Liverpool and Republic of Ireland goalkeeper Caoimhin Kelleher, 25, as they search for a number one for next season. (Football Insider)

Nice and France centre-back Jean-Clair Todibo, 24, is interested in moving back to Barcelona despite interest from Manchester United. (90min)
 

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THE SUN

Erik ten Hag and Marcus Rashford are barely on speaking terms as the pressure mounts on the Manchester United boss.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe reportedly dreams of hiring Zinedine Zidane as the next manager of Manchester United.
Speaking on his podcast, Gary Neville questioned what kind of team Manchester United are as their performances this season are so inconsistent and unpredictable
Barcelona are weighing up a move for former Manchester United star David de Gea, according to reports.
Sergio Aguero says he will need to have many more tests if he is to come out of retirement and play for his boyhood club Independiente.
Gennady Golovkin appears to have confirmed his retirement from boxing after taking a prestigious job as the new president of Kazakhstan's National Olympic Committee

THE GUARDIAN
A number of Manchester United players complained to coaching staff that they wanted Sunday off after Saturday's 2-1 defeat by Fulham despite Erik ten Hag's squad usually going in after a match day for warm-downs and video analysis.
Jamie Carragher and Gael Clichy believe Manchester United are trying to do too much defensively, leaving them vulnerable to the counter-attack, as well as leaving space in dangerous areas

DAILY MAIL
Liverpool left-back Andy Robertson has emerged as a target for Bayern Munich.
Manchester United could raise as much as £100m and slash the club's wage bill with an Old Trafford clear-out this summer.
West Ham are concerned that the FA's betting probe into Lucas Paqueta could affect their transfer plans for a second successive summer, with his £85m release clause to become active at the end of the season.

DAILY MIRROR
Amanda Staveley will bid to get a bankruptcy petition against her thrown out on Wednesday.
Liverpool are reportedly keen on bringing rising Porto star Alan Varela to Anfield.
Eric Ramsay made a pointed reference to his new club's "strong football culture" after trading Manchester United for Minnesota United.

THE ATHLETIC
Arsenal have reported a loss of £52.1m in their 2022-23 accounts.
Manchester United's incoming chief executive Omar Berrada has already started to meet a series of the club's leading executives even as he sees out his period of gardening leave at Manchester City.
A section of Blackburn Rovers fans temporarily paused their FA Cup fifth-round clash against Newcastle United with a protest over the club's ownership.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Nicolas Pepe's dramatic decline in value contributed to around £18m of Arsenal's losses last season, which stood at more than £52m overall.
Emma Raducanu's agent has said "people should not be malicious" in their judgment of her post-US Open career, which remains short on momentum two months into her post-surgery comeback.

THE INDEPENDENT
Everton are likely to use the argument that they should not be punished twice for the same set of accounts when they face their next Premier League charge for breaching Profitability and Sustainability Rules after seeing their case bolstered by the written reasons an appeal board gave on Monday.
Gary Neville feels Everton will feel vindicated after their 10-point deduction was reduced to six points

DAILY STAR
Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp, ex-Liverpool star Dirk Kuyt and former Southampton and Everton boss Ronald Koeman are all interested in joining forces to buy a team in either League One or League Two - and want to make Henrik Larsson their manager.

THE TIMES
The Premier League will hold face-to-face talks with 777 Partners as part of the final decision-making process in Everton's proposed takeover.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe's ambitious plans for a "Wembley of the North" have been welcomed by local council leaders, but they warned that it will take them 15 to 20 years to redevelop the area surrounding Old Trafford.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe has outlined his plans for Manchester United's future explaining how Old Trafford may need to be rebuilt to be fit for purpose
Ollie Hassell-Collins has said that he would consider switching allegiance to Wales if he does not win any more caps for England in the next two years.
One of the world's leading anti-doping figures, professor Yannis Pitsiladishas, said drug cheats could be driven from sport with the appropriate level of funding in scientific research - which he puts at tens of millions of pounds.

DAILY EXPRESS
Lionel Messi's chances of competing at the 2024 Paris Olympics are looking slim.

DAILY RECORD
Neil Warnock fired back at those claiming he is only at Aberdeen for a holiday - saying he'd have picked somewhere warmer if that was the case.
Mikey Johnston believes Brendan Rodgers didn't want to move him on in January - and would have kept him if it was up to him.


Liverpool and Scotland left-back Andy Robertson, 29, is the top target for German champions Bayern Munich as they plan how to replace Canada international Alphonso Davies, who looks set to join Real Madrid. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal's concern over Brazil striker Gabriel Jesus's injury record is a factor in their striker search, with Brentford's Ivan Toney, Napoli's Victor Osimhen, Bologna's Joshua Zirkzee and Sporting's Viktor Gyokeres among the options. (Daily Mail)

The Gunners are keen on 17-year-old Ajax defender Jorrel Hato, but the Dutch club are hoping to tie him down to a new contract. (Evening Standard)

As part of a deal to sign Kylian Mbappe, 25, Real Madrid have also agreed to sign the France forward's younger brother Ethan, 17, from Paris St-Germain. (OK Diario - in Spanish)

Former Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane, 51, is top of Sir Jim Ratcliffe's list to replace Erik ten Hag as Manchester United boss. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi is also a potential candidate to replace the Dutchman. (MEN)

Bayern Munich are also interested in Seagulls boss De Zerbi with Bayer Leverkusen's Xabi Alonso and former Germany manager Hansi Flick are other potential candidates. (Sky Germany)

Liverpool's Egypt winger Mohamed Salah, 31, and Manchester City's Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 32, are the Saudi Pro League's main targets this summer. (90min)

Vincent Kompany's job is not under threat at Burnley, despite his team looking set for an instant return to the Championship. (The Athletic)

Barcelona are considering a move for former Manchester United goal keeper David de Gea, 33, with the Spaniard currently a free agent. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Newcastle United and Tottenham are keen on 25-year-old Eintracht Frankfurt striker Omar Marmoush, an Egypt international who has scored 10 goals in 18 Bundesliga games this season. (Bild via Shields Gazette)

Liverpool are interested in signing Porto and Argentina midfielder Alan Varela, 22. (Mirror)

Barcelona are interested in replacing manager Xavi, who is leaving at the end of the season, with Inter Milan boss Simone Inzaghi. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)
 

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DAILY MIRROR

Saudi clubs will come back for another huge raid on the Premier League this summer. And the Saudi Pro League are almost certain to see Liverpool superstar Mo Salah as their No 1 target and biggest prize.
Manchester United have set a deadline of the end of May to decide Mason Greenwood's future after Sir Jim Ratcliffe hinted he could return to the club.
Speaking on his podcast, Gary Neville questioned what kind of team Manchester United are as their performances this season are so inconsistent and unpredictable
Liverpool have made first contact over Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso, it has been claimed, but the Spaniard doesn't look like a slam dunk for replacing Jurgen Klopp.
Crystal Palace are at war with their Holmesdale Fanatics supporters group by removing a long-standing banner in order to put in new LED advertising.

DAILY MAIL
Xavi has reportedly been asked to stay on as Barcelona head coach despite announcing he will step down at the end of the season.
Former Leicester City head of recruitment Lee Congerton is wanted as sports director of Saudi Arabia club Al Ahli.
Wayne Rooney has not given up on his dream to manage in the Premier League and singled out Everton and Manchester United as his dream clubs.
Newcastle are reportedly interested in German national team coach Julian Nagelsmann if they decide to replace Eddie Howe as manager this summer.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne are getting towards their best form following their injuries after the pair starred in the away win at Luton in the FA Cup fifth round

DAILY TELEGRAPH
West Bromwich Albion's new owner Shilen Patel is targeting a return to the Premier League for the club after completing a £60m takeover.
Former Liverpool sporting director Michael Edwards will want more control over football operations before considering a shock return to Anfield as the club's owner, Fenway Sports Group, retain hope of luring him back.

EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea could be forced to pay up to £7.65m to Brighton for two academy talents after an FA tribunal ruling.

THE GUARDIAN
Premier League clubs will meet on Thursday to discuss ditching existing profit and sustainability regulations and adopting a UEFA-style framework of financial rules.
Premier League managers including Mauricio Pochettino, Jurgen Klopp and Mikel Arteta are sceptical about the possibility of introducing blue 'sin-bin' cards in the future
An Olympic coach who tried to force the sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya home from the Tokyo Games to Belarus, where she feared for her safety, was banned from the sport for five years on Tuesday.

THE TIMES
Football's lawmakers are coming under pressure to scale back trials of blue cards and sin-bins when they meet this weekend. UEFA has made clear to the International FA Board (IFAB) that it opposes any moves to introduce such measures into the game.
Kent County Cricket Club are seeking to buy their ground in Beckenham and develop the site to allow them to bid to become a third London Hundred team when the tournament expands.

THE SUN
Erling Haaland's agent has held a meeting with Barcelona in what could be a hint at the forward's future.
Taylor Swift is being lined up for a blockbuster Super Bowl Halftime Show performance next year - and could help generate a $1bn NFL windfall.


DAILY RECORD
Caoimhin Kelleher has been linked with a move to Celtic this summer - and a major overhaul at Liverpool could give the Premiership side an opening.


Liverpool have submitted an initial request to speak with Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso as they pursue a replacement for the departing Jurgen Klopp. (Bild - in German)

Tottenham are targeting a wide forward as their major summer signing, with Wolves' Portugal winger Pedro Neto, 23, and Crystal Palace's England winger Eberechi Eze, 25, currently the two main targets. (Independent)

Manchester United will make a decision on the future of 22-year-old English forward Mason Greenwood, who is currently on loan at Getafe, by the end of May. (Sun)

Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea are interested in signing German goalkeeper Diant Ramaj, 22, of Ajax. (Bild)

Dele Alli's Everton career could be revived later this year as the Toffees are open to handing the former England midfielder, 27, a new deal. (Express, via Athletic)

South Korea forward Son Heung-min, 31, is happy at Tottenham with formal talks on a new contract set to get under way. (Football Insider)

Barcelona president Joan Laporta would welcome manger Xavi staying in the role and reversing his decision to leave the club at the end of the season. (Sport - in Spanish)

Liverpool will look to sign Brentford's Cameroon winger Bryan Mbeumo, 24, for a bargain price if the Bees are relegated to the Championship. (Express)

Portugal forward Rafael Leao, 24, has been linked with Barcelona but says he "can't leave" AC Milan. (Sport - in Spanish)

Italy midfielder Jorginho, 32, could return to Serie A when his Arsenal contract expires this summer. (Goal)

Saudi Pro League clubs are targeting a number of Premier League stars in the summer transfer window, as well as younger players such as Argentine 20-year-old forward Matias Soule, who is currently on loan at Frosinone from Juventus. (ESPN)

Saudi second-tier side Al Qadsiah made a lucrative offer to former Spain midfielder Sergi Roberto but the Barcelona captain, 32, would prefer a move to MLS. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Brighton will receive a record fee for a 14-year-old after a tribunal ruled Chelsea must pay up to £4.25m for England Under-17 striker Shumaira Mheuka, who is currently 16 but was signed in 2022. (Football Insider)

Michael Edwards would want complete control before considering a return as Liverpool's sporting director, which would likely mean a move for Bournemouth's technical director Richard Hughes instead. (Mirror)
 

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DAILY MAIL

Conor Gallagher is determined to fight for his long-term future at Chelsea with talks over a new contract at an impasse.
Alessia Russo has been awarded honorary Freedom of the Borough of Maidstone for her historic achievements with the Lionesses.
Everton have moved to protect themselves against some of the financial consequences of relegation by inserting mandatory wage cuts into recently negotiated player contracts and denying release clauses to their most sought-after stars.
The Championship play-off final could be put back a week due to a potential clash with the FA Cup final in the latest sign of a fixture list stretched to breaking point.
Refereeing body PGMOL are planning to strengthen staffing levels at their Stockley Park VAR hub next season by appointing a new operations executive to provide support to refs and video assistants.
Ange Postecoglou is reportedly looking to make a 'major signing this summer' and has shortlisted Crystal Palace's Eberechi Eze.

THE SUN
Levi Colwill is being lined up for a shock move to French giants Paris Saint-Germain.
Luis Diaz is in line to be the biggest name exit from Liverpool this summer - if they can tie down Mo Salah to a new deal.
Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Torino star Raoul Bellanova, according to reports.
Zinedine Zidane will reject the chance to manage Manchester United should he get offered the job, according to reports.
Kylian Mbappe's mother has allegedly been house-hunting in Spain ahead of her son's move to Real Madrid.

EVENING STANDARD
Arsenal are set to open contract talks with Jorginho with the midfielder in the final few months of his current deal, although there is the option to extend by a further year.

THE ATHLETIC
Dele is keen to remain in the Premier League and make an impression at Goodison Park, while Everton are open to handing him a new deal.
Eric Dier has met the contractual obligations required to turn his Bayern Munich loan move into a permanent transfer this summer.
Nottingham Forest chairman Tom Cartledge says the club could consider leaving the City Ground if they cannot reach an agreement with the local council over the land lease.
AC Milan owner Gerry Cardinale says the club's proposed new stadium will be a U.S. style "live event entertainment campus".
U.S. investor World Soccer Holdings LLC have signed a letter of intent to buy Rochdale AFC.

THE TIMES
Crystal Palace's largest shareholder John Textor has criticised the Premier League's financial rules saying they prevent smaller clubs from competing against richer rivals.
Getafe are ready to open talks with Manchester United about extending Mason Greenwood's stay at the club.
The IOC president Thomas Bach has given a significant boost to the swimmer Sharron Davies and dozens of other British athletes - including Daley Thompson and Steve Redgrave - by recognising a campaign to have new Olympic medals awarded in events dominated by East Germans at the height of their doping programme.

DAILY MIRROR
An NFL report has laid bare the failings at the Tampa Bay Buccaneers - which the Glazers are responsible for.
Xabi Alonso has a verbal agreement with Bayer Leverkusen that he will be allowed to leave this summer if the Bundesliga side receive a 'suitable offer'.

THE GUARDIAN
Premier League clubs have been presented with a new offer to settle the issue of financial redistribution across the football pyramid, as the culture secretary warned it was in the interest of football to strike a deal before the arrival of the proposed independent regulator.
The World Athletics president, Sebastian Coe, has hit out at plans for an Enhanced Games, that would allow athletes to take steroids and other performance-enhancing drugs, and warned that anyone who competes will be banned for a long time.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Sergio Garcia's plan to rejoin the DP World Tour and play in next year's Ryder Cup will go unfulfilled unless he pays a backlog of fines that amount to more than $1m.
World Rugby have vowed to improve the pace of the game with five initiatives which include speeding up the calls of "use it" at scrum time and giving scrum-halves greater space and protection.

DAILY RECORD
Juventus are reportedly still interested in Lewis Ferguson as they look to replace Paul Pogba.

SCOTTISH SUN
Former Celtic recruitment chief Lee Congerton is set to start a new chapter of his career in Saudi Arabia after leaving Atalanta by mutual consent.
Partick Thistle have condemned one of their own fans after an alleged racist display was aimed towards Tomi Adeloye on Tuesday night.


Liverpool would be prepared to listen to offers for Colombia forward Luis Diaz, 27, in the summer - if Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, 31, agrees a new contract. (Sun)

Liverpool would demand a fee of more than £100m to sell Salah to the Saudi Pro League this summer, so believe they would have suitable funds with which to replace him. (Football Insider)

Tottenham Hotspur are continuing to monitor Conor Gallagher's situation at Chelsea and are ready to move for the 24-year-old in the summer. However, the England midfielder is determined to fight for his place atStamford Bridge despite discussions over a new contract being at an impasse. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal are set to open talks with Italy midfielder Jorginho, 32, over a new contract. (Evening Standard)

Napoli president Aurelio de Laurentiis says he can not stop players like Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 25, from leaving the club this summer but says the striker's release clause is for "a lot of money". (Sky Sports)

Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi is a very strong contender to become the next manager of Manchester United. (Football Insider)

Getafe are ready to open talks with Manchester United about extending Mason Greenwood's stay at the club, by agreeing another loan deal for the 22-year-old English forward or a permanent move. (Times - subscription required)

Barcelona want to keep Portuguese loanees Joao Cancelo and Joao Felix next season, and are willing to offer Manchester City between 15m and 20m euros (£13-£17m) for full-back Cancelo, 29, and take forward Felix, 24, on another loan deal from Atletico Madrid. (Sport - in Spanish)

Chelsea could move for Arsenal's England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, 25, in the summer transfer window. (Football Insider)

English defender Trevoh Chalobah, 24, wants to stay at Chelsea and is disappointed the club are considering selling him this summer. (Teamtalk)

England defender Eric Dier, 30, has met the contractual obligations required to turn his Bayern Munich loan move from Tottenham into a permanent transfer at the end of the season. (Athletic)

Manchester United and Aston Villa have sent scouts to watch Torino's Italian right-back Raoul Bellanova, 23, this season. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Roma are interested in appointing Richard Hughes, Bournemouth's technical director, to a role at the Serie A club next season. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Bayern Munich are willing to pay up to 100m euros (£85.6m) to sign Portugal centre-back Antonio Silva, 20, from Benfica. (Sport - in Spanish)

AC Milan and Juventus are interested in signing Morocco striker Youssef En-Nesyri, 26, when the former West Ham target enters the final year of his contract with Sevilla this summer. (Il Corriere dello Sport, via Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Borussia Dortmund forward Donyell Malen, 25, says he would be keen to return to Arsenal to fulfil his dream of playing in the Premier League. The Dutchman played for the Gunners at under-18 and under-23 level. (90min)
 

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THE SUN

Man Utd's incoming sporting director Dan Ashworth has met with Graham Potter as pressure grows on Erik ten Hag.
Stoke are on the hunt to replace boss Steven Schumacher with former legendary boss Tony Pulis.
England football hero Mary Earps is to be immortalised with her very own waxwork.

THE GUARDIAN
Liverpool have identified Brighton's Roberto De Zerbi as a potential replacement for Jurgen Klopp should they fail to appoint their top target, Xabi Alonso.

DAILY MAIL
Newcastle are eyeing a summer deal for Bournemouth's Lloyd Kelly, with recruitment chief Steve Nickson, who is leading the potential deal, in line to take over Dan Ashworth's vacant role.
Zinedine Zidane has named the only three clubs that he'd choose to manage - Marseille, Real Madrid and France - according to former team-mate Thomas Gravesen.
Roc Nation - the company founded by global superstar Jay-Z - have poached football talent spotter Adam Hitch from Adidas to lead their European scouting network.
Aston Villa are braced for interest in their star players this summer as the impact of spending rules bites across the league.

THE TIMES
The Everton manager, Sean Dyche, was among the guests at a drinks event hosted by Sir Keir Starmer for leading lights in British sport this week.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea are set to recruit specialist coaches to work in a new dedicated set-piece department, despite head coach Mauricio Pochettino dismissing their importance only a month ago.

DAILY MIRROR
Pep Guardiola has told Barcelona they should look to appoint Roberto De Zerbi as their next boss.
Man Utd have included clauses in Kobbie Mainoo's current contract that will see him collect pay increases, ultimately easing concerns over his future.
Andre Onana has opened up on the difficult start to his Man Utd career and admitted it was one of the toughest spells of his career.

SCOTTISH SUN
Celtic and Rangers are reportedly set to battle it out for out-of-contract Coventry midfielder Callum O'Hare this summer.
Mark Lawwell has resigned as Celtic's head of recruitment to pursue new challenges within the game.


Arsenal and Italy midfielder Jorginho, 32, is attracting interest from Juventus, Lazio and Napoli as he enters the final few months of his contract. (Standard)

Manchester United's incoming sporting director Dan Ashworth has met with ex-Chelsea and Brighton boss Graham Potter as pressure grows on manager Erik ten Hag. (Sun)

Liverpool will target Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi should they fail to appoint Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso as a replacement for the departing Jurgen Klopp. (Guardian)

Burnley are expected to keep Vincent Kompany as manager even if the club are relegated from the Premier League this season. (Football Insider)

Barcelona have approached Portugal boss Roberto Martinez about succeeding Xavi as manager of the Spanish club at the end of the season. (Football Transfers)

Aston Villa may have to sell players this summer to avoid breaching Premier League profit and sustainability rules, with Newcastle interested in 22-year-old English midfielder Jacob Ramsey and Arsenal keen on Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz, 25. (Mail)

Chelsea, West Ham, Juventus, AC Milan, Nice and Lyon are interested in Gent's 21-year-old English left-back Archie Brown. (Standard)

AC Milan are monitoring Arsenal and England goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale, 25, as a potential replacement for 28-year-old France goalkeeper Mike Maignan. (Ekrem Konur)

Zinedine Zidane has no interest in managing in England so is highly unlikely to accept any offer from Manchester United should they opt to replace Ten Hag. (The i)

Liverpool are confident Scotland left-back Andy Robertson, 29, will stay at the club beyond this summer despite interest from Bayern Munich. (Football Insider)

Fulham, Everton and Southampton are keeping tabs on Coventry City's 25-year-old English attacking midfielder Callum O'Hare. (Sun)

Scouts from Tottenham and Borussia Dortmund have been watching Cercle Brugge and Togo striker Kevin Denkey, 23. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Aston Villa are considering making 28-year-old France defender Clement Lenglet's loan deal from Barcelona permanent. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

Chelsea are set to recruit specialist set-piece coaches despite manager Mauricio Pochettino dismissing the idea only a month ago. (Telegraph - subscription required)
 

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Germany midfielder Jamal Musiala has rejected a new deal at Bayern Munich as he targets a summer move to the Premier League, with Manchester City and Liverpool leading the race for the 21-year-old. (Star)

Manager Thomas Tuchel is likely to be sacked if Bayern Munich lose their Champions League last-16 second leg against Lazio on Tuesday. (Sky Sports Germany - in German)

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag is keeping tabs on Girona's 22-year-old Spanish defender Miguel Gutierrez before the summer transfer window. (Sun)

Liverpool have stepped up their interest in Sporting Lisbon head coach Ruben Amorim, but Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso remains the frontrunner to replace Jurgen Klopp. (Mirror)

Barcelona's hopes of appointing Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi in the summer have been complicated by the Seagulls' refusal to negotiate on the Italian's 15m euro (£12.8m) release clause. (Sport - in Spanish)

Barcelona side have held talks with former Germany boss Hansi Flick about succeeding manager Xavi. (Florian Plettenberg)

Paris St-Germain and France forward Kylian Mbappe has met with Luis Enrique to address tension stemming from the Spanish head coach substituting the 25-year-old in recent games. (ESPN)

Fulham, Everton, West Ham and Wolves are monitoring Galatasaray's 31-year-old Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha. (Ekrem Konur)

Arsenal and Manchester City are competing to sign 19-year-old Fiorentina and Italy Under-21 full-back Michael Kayode. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Barcelona will prioritise selling Brazil winger Raphinha, 27, and France defender Jules Kounde, 25, in the summer. (Sport - in Spanish)
 

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DAILY MIRROR

Barcelona are set to ignore the advice given to them by Pep Guardiola and opt against pursuing Brighton's Roberto De Zerbi as their next manager.

DAILY EXPRESS
Egypt's FA has rejected a request from Liverpool to leave Mo Salah out of their squad for a friendly against New Zealand during the international break.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Jos Verstappen has told friends his son Max will move from the Red Bull team if he must and has already been seen on numerous occasions speaking to Mercedes team principal Toto Wolff.

THE SUN
Brentford have tabbed Norwich City striker Josh Sargent as one of the possible options to replace Ivan Toney if he leaves the club this summer.
Chelsea are ready to pay the compensation being asked by Brighton to bring recruitment chief Sam Jewell to Stamford Bridge. Jewell is currently on gardening leave.
There are fears luckless Australia batsman Will Pucovski might be forced to retire from cricket after suffering an 11th concussion after being struck on the helmet while playing for his state Victoria.

THE ATHLETIC
LaLiga is investigating after a video surfaced on social media of a child allegedly calling Vinicius Junior a monkey during Real Madrid's draw at Valencia on Saturday evening.

TALKSPORT
Former Manchester City chairman David Bernstein has revealed the club was being pursued as a feeder team by Rangers and then Premier League "opportunists" Wimbledon during the darkest days of his time in charge.

DAILY MAIL
Former Tottenham and Newcastle wing-back DeAndre Yedlin looks like being one of the wage cap victims at Inter Miami as he is closing on a deal to join rivals FC Cincinnati.
Jesse Lingard said he felt "blessed and grateful" to have made his debut for FC Seoul on Saturday even though he was roundly booed during their 2-0 defeat to Gwangju.
Steve Borthwick faces some tough selection calls ahead of England's Twickenham date with Ireland with Marcus Smith potentially going straight back into the XV despite missing the opening three games with a calf injury.
Wimbledon midfielder Harry Pell infuriated MK Dons supporters before Saturday's heated clash by appearing to smash balls into a crowd of fans during the pre-game warm-up.
Football fans have hit out at Accrington Stanley after they sacked long-serving manager John Coleman.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
England goalkeeper Mary Earps will become the first women's footballer to be honoured with a waxwork at Madame Tussauds.

Yorkshire's West Riding Girls Football League believes it is at risk of sanctions from the FA for refusing to allow a boy to play in its youth matches and receiving complaints from his parents. FA rules allow for mixed football up to the U16 level.
Adrian Meronk fell foul of LIV Golf's referees on Sunday in Jeddah when a one-shot penalty for slow play cost him around £200,000 in prize money.

THE TIMES
Arsenal Women's average attendance this season, buoyed by two recent sellouts at the Emirates, is now higher than half of the Premier League's 20 clubs.

SCOTTISH SUN
Liel Abada is poised to quit Celtic for MLS side Charlotte in an £8m deal.
Dan Casey pleaded his innocence over the challenge that saw Rangers kid Ross McCausland hobble out of Ibrox on crutches.

DAILY RECORD
Benfica were annihilated 5-0 by Porto in their worst possible warm-up for their Europa League clash with Rangers.
Lewis Ferguson has once again grabbed the headlines with a superb goal that handed Bologna an impressive 2-1 victory against Atalanta to give his team a four-point cushion in the race for Champions League football.
Aberdeen are closing in on equalling an unwanted club record for going the most league games without tasting victory in their 121-year history.


Brentford are considering a move for Norwich's 24-year-old United States striker Josh Sargent as they prepare for the potential departure of England forward Ivan Toney, 27, who is interesting Chelsea and Arsenal. (Football.London)

Arsenal are considering moves for Brazil winger Raphinha, 27, and 24-year-old Spain forward Ferran Torres, who both play for Barcelona. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Liverpool are set to open talks with Andy Robertson over a new contract this summer and are not concerned by reports linking the 29-year-old Scotland left-back with Bayern Munich. (Football Insider)

Manchester City and Borussia Dortmund are monitoring AC Milan's Italy Under-17 forward Francesco Camarda, who is set to turn down the offer of a professional contract at the Serie A club when he turns 16 next week. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Football Italia)

Chelsea are willing to pay Brighton a six-figure compensation fee so scout Sam Jewell can join the club now rather than in the summer when he completes his period of gardening leave. (Sun)

Arsenal have made Sporting Lisbon's 25-year-old Sweden striker Viktor Gyokeres a transfer priority this summer. (TodoFichajes - in Spanish)

Khvicha Kvaratskhelia's father says the 23-year-old Georgia winger will stay at Napoli this summer despite being linked with Real Madrid and Barcelona. (Radio Serie A via Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

France midfielder Adrien Rabiot is to prioritise new contract talks with Juventus over a potential move away from the Serie A club, with Tottenham monitoring the 28-year-old as they look to sign a midfielder this summer. (CaughtOffside)

Liverpool hope to make more than £10m from a fly-on-the-wall documentary covering Jurgen Klopp's farewell season. (Sun)

Arsenal set to rival Manchester United in the race to sign 22-year-old Spanish defender Miguel Gutierrez from Girona. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Former West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is not in contention for the Republic of Ireland job despite the Croatian, currently in charge of Saudi Arabian side Al-Fateh, being linked with the role. (Irish Independent)
 

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DAILY MAIL

Manchester United's players doubt that Erik ten Hag will be in charge at Old Trafford next season and expect Sir Jim Ratcliffe to make a move for a new head coach this summer.
Bournemouth are increasingly resigned to losing technical director Richard Hughes this summer, with Liverpool and AS Roma reported to be interested in bringing him into their backroom staff.
The Premier League has given the green light to a meeting with Everton's prospective buyers 777 Partners as they inch closer to a decision whether to approve their controversial takeover.
Real Madrid are confident they can overturn Jude Bellingham's sending off against Valencia on Saturday.
Manchester City will follow their usual coach route to Anfield on Sunday despite previous attacks on their transport before 2018 and 2022 games against Liverpool.
Globetrotting former Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo has left his Armenian club Urartu to join Chinese Second Division club Qingdao Red Lions.
Graeme Souness has revealed he turned down the chance to sign Eric Cantona before the Frenchman went on to become a Manchester United icon.
England spinner Tom Hartley hopes he will be given a chance to shine in red-ball cricket for Lancashire this season, where he would team up with Australia great Nathan Lyon.

THE SUN
A section of Manchester United's players are concerned Erik ten Hag's gruelling training regime is causing the club's lengthy injury list.
Napoli winger Khvicha Kvaratshkelia's father expects his son to remain in Italy this summer, dealing a blow to Premier League suitors including Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal.
Reports in Portugal claim that Tottenham are interested in signing Sporting Lisbon midfielder Morten Hjulmand, an admitted Arsenal fan who has their club crest tattooed on his arm.
Fiorentina fear Sofyan Amrabat's future transfer value has been wrecked by his disappointing loan spell with Manchester United.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Chelsea have identified Brentford guru Bernardo Cueva - officially their tactical statistician - as one of their targets to work in the club's new set-piece department.
Newcastle United are edging closer to an agreement with Joelinton over a new contract, with co-owner Amanda Staveley having taken personal charge of negotiations.
Everton's financial future will be plunged into major doubt if their takeover by 777 Partners is not completed by March 31.
Jos Verstappen will not attend this week's Saudi Arabian Grand Prix amid continuing speculation over son Max's future with Red Bull and a widening rift with team principal Christian Horner.
Bath are set to make a significant signing with Leinster lock Ross Molony, who could become an international option for England, closing on a deal with the Premiership club.
South Africa hooker Bongi Mbonambi has apologised for disrespecting female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron during the Sharks' 40-10 defeat to the Lions on Saturday when he walked away from her while she was explaining her decision.

THE GUARDIAN
PGMOL say the decision to put Paul Tierney on VAR duty after his significant mistake during Nottingham Forest's 1-0 defeat by Liverpool is not a punishment.


Watch the moment match official Paul Tierney incorrectly gave Liverpool an uncontested drop ball; when he stopped play for a head injury to Ibrahima Konate despite Nottingham Forest being in possession of the ball at the time of the incident


DAILY MIRROR

Potential Liverpool managerial candidate Ruben Amorim would cost any club around £13m to sign by the end of the season because of his decreasing release clause at Sporting Lisbon. It stood at £26m when he was appointed two years ago.
The FA has confirmed Liverpool youngster Luca Furnell-Gill is currently serving a five-match suspension for an unsavoury incident which saw him aim a punch at a Manchester United player and caused academy director Alex Inglethorpe to call United to apologise for his behaviour.

DAILY RECORD
Brendan Rodgers could face an SFA rap over his criticism of VAR official John Beaton following Celtic's 2-0 defeat by Hearts on Sunday.
Striker Mathias Kvistgaarden remains focused on life at Brondby and says he did not talk to Celtic in January despite repeated links with a move to Glasgow.



Manchester United and Paris St-Germain are emerging as frontrunners to sign Napoli and Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 25, this summer. (Independent)

Newcastle United are close to agreeing a new contract with Joelinton, with the 27-year-old Brazil midfielder having little over a year left on his current deal. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Liverpool might have to pay Bayer Leverkusen a world-record fee for a manager of £21m to bring Xabi Alonso back to Anfield this summer - double what they paid to sign the Spaniard as a player. (Mirror)

Bayern Munich will part company with manager Thomas Tuchel in the summer and have had initial discussions with Alonso, who is leaning towards joining the Bundesliga club rather than Liverpool if he leaves Bayer Leverkusen.(Sky Sports Germany)

Chelsea have identified Brighton's Roberto de Zerbi and Sporting's Ruben Amorim as potential replacements for Mauricio Pochettino. (Guardian)

A number of Manchester United players believe Dutch manager Erik ten Hag will be replaced at the end of the season by new co-owners Ineos. (Mail)

Tottenham manager Ange Postecoglou will reject any offers to leave this summer - including from Liverpool. (Football Insider)

Tottenham Hotspur have sent scouts to watch Sporting Lisbon's Morten Hjulmand - a 24-year-old Denmark midfielder who has an Arsenal tattoo on his shoulder. (Record, via Sun)

Manchester United intend to sell England winger Jadon Sancho this summer following the 23-year-old's loan spell with Borussia Dortmund, irrespective of whether Erik ten Hag is still United manager. (Football Insider)

Newcastle plan to send 19-year Gambia winger Yankuba Minteh out on loan for a second successive season. Minteh, who the Magpies signed from Danish club Odense Boldklub for £6m last summer, has been at Dutch side Feyenoord this season. (the i)

Real Madrid are willing to raise their offer for Bayern Munich's Canada left-back Alphonso Davies, 23, to £43m. (Cadena Ser, via Mundo Deportivo)

Davies wants to leave Bayern, who are lining up a move for 26-year-old AC Milan and France left-back Theo Hernandez as his replacement. (Sky Sports Germany)

Burnley manager Vincent Kompany continues to retain the support of the club's hierarchy, despite their hopes of Premier League survival being hit by another defeat against Bournemouth on Sunday. (Athletic)

Everton's financial future will be put into major doubt by the end of the month if 777 Capital's proposed takeover remains unresolved. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Chelsea sent scouts to watch 21-year-old English defender Archie Brown, who plays for Belgian side Gent, at the weekend. The former Derby County youngster is also being watched by Leeds United and West Ham United. (HITC)

Portugal forward Rafael Leao, 24, has played down speculation about a move to Chelsea or PSG by saying his "future is at AC Milan". (Il Corriere della Sera, via Metro)
 

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Manchester United sent scouts to watch Bologna's 22-year-old Dutch striker Joshua Zirkzee against Atalanta on Sunday. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Arsenal retain an interest in Zirkzee, who could cost 80m euros (£68m). (Gazzetta dello Sport via Sport Witness)

Manchester City are set to beat Liverpool to the signing of Bayern Munich's 29-year-old Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich this summer. (Caught Offside)

Liverpool are interested in Wolves' 23-year-old Portugal winger Pedro Neto but are concerned about his injury record. (Football Insider)

Crystal Palace are drawing up a list of centre-back targets, with England defender Marc Guehi, 23, expected to be sold this summer for more than £50m. (Telegraph - subscription)

Sporting Lisbon manager Ruben Amorim is Barcelona's top target to succeed Xavi at the end of the season, although he is also of interest to Liverpool. (Independent)

Bayern Munich are interested in Bayer Leverkusen's 23-year-old Netherlands wing-back Jeremie Frimpong, who has a release clause of between 40m euros (£34.2m) and 45m euros (£38.5m). (Sky Sports Germany)

Newcastle are in talks to sign Bournemouth's 25-year-old English defender Lloyd Kelly on a free transfer. (Mail)

Manchester United have opened talks with 18-year-old England Under-19 midfielder Kobbie Mainoo over a new improved contract. (Manchester Evening News)

Any club looking to appoint Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi this summer will have to pay more than £12m in compensation. (Telegraph - subscription)

Barcelona will listen to offers for 21-year-old Spain midfielder Pedri this summer because of worries over his injury history. (AS - in Spanish)

Everton are tracking Hull City defender Jacob Greaves, 23, amid interest in England Under-21 centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, from Manchester United and Tottenham. (Mirror)

Hull City want to pursue a permanent move for on-loan Liverpool winger Fabio Carvalho, 21, if they win promotion to the Premier League. (i Sport)

Manchester United are expected to make an approach to Crystal Palace for sporting director Dougie Freedman. (Guardian)

Manchester United are interested in appointing Southampton director of football Jason Wilcox as technical director. (Telegraph - subscription)
 

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Premier League clubs will face sanctions if they try to secure inflated sponsorship or transfer deals with companies, organisations or other teams connected to their owners.
Liverpool are interested in appointing Richard Hughes after the Bournemouth technical director announced he would leave the south coast club at the end of the season.
Fly-half Fin Smith is a doubt for England's Six Nations match with Ireland on Saturday after he sustained a calf injury in training.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants a technical and performance director as part of his four-pronged overhaul of Manchester United's football operations, with Omar Berrada already appointed and Dan Ashworth set to follow. Southampton's Jason Wilcox remains a candidate for one of the roles.
Brighton will demand a compensation package of at least £12m from any club who want to try and tempt Roberto de Zerbi away from the south coast.
Sheffield United are set for a complete reboot this summer with a significant number of players ready to become free agents and others set to be moved on. Chris Wilder is expected to blood youngsters once their relegation fate is sealed.
Sheffield United manager Chris Wilder doesn't blame fans for leaving Bramall Lane during Arsenal's 6-0 win over the Blades and explains everyone at the club is hurting from the poor home form.
Laura Kenny, who is still yet to make her competitive return to cycling, has been told she only has a "slim chance" of a place in Team GB's squad for the Olympic Games in Paris.
LIV Golf chief executive Greg Norman has written to players on the rebel tour confirming they have given up on their application for world ranking status.
The feud between Jos Verstappen and Christian Horner has intensified after the Red Bull team principal was not invited to the Dutchman's 52nd birthday party in Dubai on Monday.

THE SUN
Chelsea are facing a nightmare choice over plans for a new stadium. Blue, bosses believe they have only two options - spend six years away from Stamford Bridge while it is redeveloped, or pay over the odds to buy land and build elsewhere.
Arsenal's planning for the future continues, with Takehiro Tomiyasu having signed a new deal which will double his wages and fellow defender Ben White set to join him on fresh terms.
Crystal Palace are preparing for defender Marc Guehi's potential departure in the summer with Manchester United and other Premier League clubs keeping tabs on him.
Joe Rodon is keen to deliver a Premier League return for Leeds United this season and then secure a deal to stay with them after the end of his loan from Tottenham.
Wales are keeping tabs on Liverpool youngster Jason Koumas but appear set to avoid calling him straight into their senior squad and instead give him a first U21 chance this month.
Reading cult hero Dave Kitson has signed for Sunday League outfit Caversham United - 10 years after retiring.

THE GUARDIAN
Manchester United are set to make an official approach to Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman after lining him up to become their head of recruitment.
Arsenal are facing criticism for failing to stop a pro-Palestine rally after Jewish fans said they felt intimidated into walking away before the WSL game against Tottenham on Sunday.

DAILY MIRROR
William Gallas is concerned by Chelsea's financial plight and suspects they will have to sell a player like Mykhaylo Mudryk in the summer if former suitors Arsenal make a sufficient offer.
Everton are keeping tabs on Hull City defender Jacob Greaves should they need a summer replacement for highly-rated centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite.

DAILY MAIL
A bizarre club-versus-country row between Liverpool and Egypt over Mohamed Salah's fitness looks set to escalate further, with national team staff in Cairo suggesting they have been unable to communicate with the injured forward.
Wayne Rooney and Fara Williams are set to be honoured by receiving this year's Legends of Football awards.
Aston Villa face the prospect of having to sell at least one key player this summer after losing nearly £120m in the last accounting year.
PGMOL chief Howard Webb met with Nottingham Forest boss Nuno Espirito Santo and referees advisor Mark Clattenburg to discuss their unhappiness with decisions going against them before Darwin Nunez's controversial winner for Liverpool on Saturday.
Everton centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite is being considered by England boss Gareth Southgate as a solution to his defensive injury crisis ahead of games against Brazil and Belgium.
Manchester United have finally promoted Kobbie Mainoo to their senior dressing room as, despite his rise to first-team prominence this season, until recently he had been changing and showering with the U21 squad.
Paul Gascoigne has revealed he has no home, is currently living in the spare room at his agent's house and is back attending Alcoholics Anonymous meetings after revealing he had turned into a "sad drunk".
Sir Jim Ratcliffe has slipped behind Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke in the richest Premier League owners list after seeing £1.6bn knocked off his value in Bloomberg's Billionaire Index.
Maxi Oyedele has returned to Manchester United from his loan spell at Forest Green after barely playing an hour - he was signed by Troy Deeney hours before he was sacked by the League Two side.

DAILY STAR
Spanish police confiscated weapons including ice axes, hammers and golf clubs after searching 20 vehicles they had been monitoring ahead of rumoured organised brawls involving supporters of Champions League opponents Real Sociedad and Paris Saint-Germain.

DAILY EXPRESS
Liverpool are looking to Asia for a fresh income stream after agreeing a partnership with Swire Properties to open an "Anfield Experience" for fans in China and Hong Kong.

Manchester United sent scouts to watch Bologna's 22-year-old Dutch striker Joshua Zirkzee against Atalanta on Sunday. (Tuttosport - in Italian)

Arsenal retain an interest in Zirkzee, who could cost 80m euros (£68m). (Gazzetta dello Sport via Sport Witness)

Manchester City are set to beat Liverpool to the signing of Bayern Munich's 29-year-old Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich this summer. (Caught Offside)

Liverpool are interested in Wolves' 23-year-old Portugal winger Pedro Neto but are concerned about his injury record. (Football Insider)

Crystal Palace are drawing up a list of centre-back targets, with England defender Marc Guehi, 23, expected to be sold this summer for more than £50m. (Telegraph - subscription)

Sporting Lisbon manager Ruben Amorim is Barcelona's top target to succeed Xavi at the end of the season, although he is also of interest to Liverpool. (Independent)

Bayern Munich are interested in Bayer Leverkusen's 23-year-old Netherlands wing-back Jeremie Frimpong, who has a release clause of between 40m euros (£34.2m) and 45m euros (£38.5m). (Sky Sports Germany)

Newcastle are in talks to sign Bournemouth's 25-year-old English defender Lloyd Kelly on a free transfer. (Mail)

Manchester United have opened talks with 18-year-old England Under-19 midfielder Kobbie Mainoo over a new improved contract. (Manchester Evening News)

Any club looking to appoint Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi this summer will have to pay more than £12m in compensation. (Telegraph - subscription)

Barcelona will listen to offers for 21-year-old Spain midfielder Pedri this summer because of worries over his injury history. (AS - in Spanish)

Everton are tracking Hull City defender Jacob Greaves, 23, amid interest in England Under-21 centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, from Manchester United and Tottenham. (Mirror)

Hull City want to pursue a permanent move for on-loan Liverpool winger Fabio Carvalho, 21, if they win promotion to the Premier League. (i Sport)

Manchester United are expected to make an approach to Crystal Palace for sporting director Dougie Freedman. (Guardian)

Manchester United are interested in appointing Southampton director of football Jason Wilcox as technical director. (Telegraph - subscription)
 

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Roberto De Zerbi, Thomas Frank and Gareth Southgate are being assessed as potential successors to Erik ten Hag at Manchester United should the Dutch manager leave his post at Old Trafford this summer.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Bayern Munich are ahead of Liverpool in the race to appoint Xabi Alonso as their new head coach.
Athletic Bilbao winger Nico Williams is on Chelsea's radar as the club begin to draw up their plans for the summer transfer window.
Mark Clattenburg approached referee Paul Tierney for a meeting on behalf of Nottingham Forest on Saturday because he believed that PGMOL chief Howard Webb had granted him permission to act as a conduit between the club and officials.
Former manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has questioned the "lack of ambition" of the "petty, Gen Z" Manchester United players who were too scared to do pre-match interviews or accept the captaincy during his time as manager in an interview on the Stick to Football podcast.
Leicester City are under pressure to sell players this summer even if they return to the Premier League, as they fight to avoid breaching financial rules.
Max Verstappen says his father Jos is "not a liar" and that they "will always be a team", but Red Bull's three-time world champion stopped short of agreeing that team principal Christian Horner should quit before the situation "exploded".

THE SUN
Thomas Frank is one of three managers being considered to replace Erik ten Hag, according to reports - and is joined by Brighton manager Roberto De Zerbi and England boss Gareth Southgate on Manchester United's wishlist.
Harry Kane reckons Eric Dier is back in the frame for England at Euro 2024. Dier has not been part of an England squad for a year but has been in impressive form since signing for Bayern Munich from Tottenham in January.
Barcelona have reportedly contacted Mikel Arteta in an attempt to convince the Arsenal boss to join their project.
Mario Balotelli has pranked his team-mates by setting off a firecracker in the changing room.
Tottenham have been blasted by their official supporters' trust for raising season-ticket prices for next term by six per cent.
Sheffield Wednesday have decided against the controversial transfer signing of Nico Schulz amid fan pressure.

DAILY MIRROR
Sir Jim Ratcliffe is planning to cut up to a quarter of Manchester United's staff in a brutal cost-cutting move that will kick off his regime overseeing football operations at Old Trafford.
Jordan Henderson believes Liverpool have kicked on without him and admitted: "My exit gave them a boost."

THE INDEPENDENT
Liverpool are facing crunch time in their attempts to hire a new sporting director with a need to make a decision soon.

Roy Keane believes that Manchester United's inability to build "consistency of performance" leaves serious questions over manager Erik Ten Hag after a derby-day defeat to Manchester City.

DAILY MAIL
Phil Lynch, the Manchester United media chief blasted by Gary Neville, is joining the American revolution at Chelsea.
The prospect of Wembley's entire top tier - close to half of the iconic stadium - being turned into safe standing has been discussed by officials.
Aston Villa have announced children's hospice Acorns will replace their main shirt sponsor for their Europa Conference League match with Ajax.

THE ATHLETIC
Kieran Trippier is expected to miss Newcastle United's next two matches due to a calf injury.
Watford have a firm interest in signing Republic of Ireland Under-21 international Rocco Vata from Celtic this summer.
Miami-based investment firm 777 Partners has told London Lions' women's basketball team that it will not be competing in Europe next season, despite the team becoming the first British outfit to reach the last four of the EuroCup Women competition this campaign.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United and Kobbie Mainoo are in no rush to agree a new contract despite the teenage talent's ever-rising importance in Erik ten Hag's midfield.
Sky Sports' James Savundra, Peter Smith, and Nick Wright pick their England XIs for the opening game against Serbia at Euro 2024
Manchester United face getting snubbed by reported summer transfer target Mathys Tel, who is reportedly on the verge of agreeing a new contract with Bayern Munich.

THE TIMES
Mohamed Salah's chances of being involved in Liverpool's crunch Premier League clash against Manchester City on Sunday have increased, with the Egypt forward in line for a return against Sparta Prague in the Europa League on Thursday night.
Immanuel Feyi-Waboso is in contention to make his first Test start for England against Grand Slam-chasing Ireland on Saturday as Steve Borthwick considers a bold selection call.
Emma Raducanu has insisted that she will not make changes to her commercial schedule before tournaments after vehemently rejecting the suggestion that the decision to attend a glamorous hotel opening in Dubai impacted on her preparation for last month's Qatar Open.

DAILY RECORD
Celtic are ready to go into battle against the SFA for Brendan Rodgers with the Hoops boss facing a dugout ban for next month's crucial Old Firm clash.

Ianis Hagi has been defended by his dad Gheorghe in a heated 17-minute rant - as he declared the Romania international would return to Rangers this summer.
Neil Lennon has piled pressure on under pressure, interim Aberdeen manager Neil Warnock by revealing he's ready and willing to pick up the reins at Pittodrie.

SCOTTISH SUN
Alexandro Bernabei has reportedly called time on his Celtic career.


England manager Gareth Southgate and Brentford boss Thomas Frank are among the options being considered by Manchester United if they choose to replace Erik ten Hag at the end of the season. (ESPN)

Barcelona remain interested in Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta to replace Xavi, who is leaving at the end of the season, but the Spanish club know it will be difficult to appoint him. (Relevo - in Spanish)

Liverpool, Arsenal and Manchester City are battling it out to sign Bayern Munich midfielder Joshua Kimmich. The 29-year-old Germany international is looking to leave Bavaria this summer. (Express)

Any club wanting to hire Brighton head coach Roberto de Zerbi this summer would have to pay the Seagulls £12.8m. Barcelona, Liverpool and Manchester United have been linked with the Italian. (Mirror)

Spain defender Marc Cucurella, 25, is expected to be one of several big names sold by Chelsea this summer. (Football Insider)

Bayern Munich are ahead of Liverpool in the race to appoint Xabi Alonso as their next manager if the Spaniard chooses to leave Bayer Leverkusen in the summer. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester City and Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, 29, wants to extend his Barcelona loan beyond this season. (Sky Sports)

Liverpool are interested in appointing Richard Hughes as sporting director after the 44-year-old confirmed he will leave his position as Bournemouth's technical director at the end of the season. (Times - subscription required)

Hughes is seen as being more likely to go to Newcastle United, while Frederic Massara, who was director of football at AC Milan, and Nice sporting director Florent Ghisolfi are others Liverpool could consider. (Independent)

Liverpool, Borussia Dortmund and Paris St-Germain are keen on 22-year-old Argentine midfielder Alan Varela but will have to pay Porto his £60m release clause. (Foot Mercato - in French)

Brazil midfielder Joelinton wants to stay in the Premier League if the 27-year-old cannot agree a new deal beyond 2025 with Newcastle United. (Football Insider)

Chelsea are keen to sign Athletic Bilbao winger Nico Williams. The 21-year-old Spain forward has a release clause that could mean he is available for £43m this summer. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Williams is also on Arsenal's radar with Wolves' 23-year-old Portugal winger Pedro Neto and Brentford striker Ivan Toney, 27, being considered too. (Evening Standard)

West Ham have been offered the chance to sign Borussia Dortmund's 34-year-old Germany winger Marco Reus when his contract expires this summer. (Football Insider)

Ajax midfielder Jordan Henderson, 33, has no regrets over leaving Liverpool, saying it was the "best decision" for all parties. (Guardian)

Leicester City could be forced to sell several of their top players to avoid breaking financial rules, even if they achieve promotion to the Premier League. (Mirror)
 

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THE TIMES

Michael Edwards has held face-to-face talks with Liverpool's owners as they attempt to persuade him to return to the club and help oversee the post-Jurgen Klopp era.
Leicester City are at risk of being charged by the Premier League this month for breaching financial rules even though they are playing in the Championship - with any points deductions imposed for next season if they return to the top flight.

DAILY MIRROR
Liverpool top brass flew Michael Edwards out to Boston last week as they bid to entice him back to the club.
David Beckham was "almost brought to tears" when he received a 5am call from Lionel Messi's agent last year confirming that the football icon had agreed to join Inter Miami.
Amad Diallo has revealed Manchester United team-mate Lisandro Martinez is the toughest player he has ever faced in training and says he takes every session as seriously as he would a Champions League final.


DAILY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea's owners can pass the chairmanship of the club between them every five years as part of an extraordinary written agreement.
A Brighton supporter who was stabbed in Rome on Wednesday night was still able to attend his team's match against Roma - after leaving hospital on crutches hours before kick-off.
Newcastle United co-owner Amanda Staveley has accused former manager, Steve Bruce, of not wanting to come into work after the takeover by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund.
Wolves are set to offer Gary O'Neil a new contract after an excellent season in which he has emerged as a contender for manager of the year.
The Nike 'super shoe' that was worn by the late Kelvin Kiptum to set the marathon world record has sold out within minutes of going on general sale, leaving runners facing hugely inflated prices on resale sites.
The biggest prize in snooker history will be offered in Saudi Arabia next year when organisers will double the money for a first 'golden ball' maximum 167 break to $1m.

DAILY MAIL
Manchester United have held talks with the brains trust behind Liverpool's successful transfer activity under Jurgen Klopp, the sports advisory and statistical analysis business Ludonautics, as they continue the process of improving their own recruitment.
Former Arsenal star Kristoffer Olsson has been diagnosed with brain clots after collapsing earlier this year.
Dean Austin is reportedly considering taking legal action after photographs showing his private WhatsApp conversations with Coventry City boss Mark Robins were circulated online.
Chelsea's Premier League rivals are set to test their reputation of holding out for steep valuations on their players this summer amid reports the Blues will have to sell a significant percentage of their squad for financial reasons.
Premier League clubs are braced for another internal row when the Government introduces a bill to create the independent regulator as there is a dispute between the "Big Six" and others over who should foot the bill.
Huddersfield Town are in dispute with Kirklees Council over funding the running of the John Smith's Stadium because of financial difficulties. The council should be paying 40 per cent of operating costs.
Borussia Dortmund teen Cole Campbell has switched his international allegiance from the USA to start representing Iceland, where his mother was born.
Accrington Stanley chairman Andy Holt launched a 1,000-plus word rant defending his decision to sack long-time boss John Coleman, while also blaming him for the club's £1.6m losses.

THE SUN
Gareth Southgate wouldn't be deterred by the mammoth task at hand at Manchester United.
Sam Wallace from the Telegraph and David Ornstein from the Athletic discuss ESPN's story that Manchester United are assessing Roberto De Zerbi, Thomas Frank and Gareth Southgate, should Erik ten Hag leave the club.
Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino has a left-back dilemma with Ben Chilwell and Levi Colwill having both been ruled out by injuries.

THE ATHLETIC
Chelsea defender Ben Chilwell has suffered another injury setback and is going to see a specialist about a knee problem.
Real Madrid are looking to address a run of four draws in eight matches through an increased focus on physical preparation.

THE GUARDIAN
Female coaches are being left "exhausted" by a football culture that remains rife with sexism, a survey has found, with 60 per cent of those questioned saying they had considered quitting over their treatment.

DAILY RECORD
Everton are set to run the rule over Partick Thistle's youngster Ceiran Loney.
Aberdeen star Bojan Miovski has remained coy about his long-term future at Pittodrie, and admits "no one knows" what lies ahead for the North Macedonian striker.


Thomas Tuchel has targeted a return as Chelsea boss when he leaves Bayern Munich in the summer, but the German coach is also interested in Manchester United and Barcelona. (Sky Sports Germany)

Liverpool's owners met Michael Edwards on Sunday in their attempts to convince the club's former sporting director to shape the post-Jurgen Klopp era at Anfield. (Guardian)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says his side's impressive form in front of goal will not change the club's transfer plans, with the Gunners still expected to sign a striker in the summer. (ESPN)

Arsenal left-back Oleksandr Zinchenko is a target for Newcastle United and Bayern Munich, with the Gunners wanting 38.5m euros (£32.9m) for the 27-year-old Ukraine international. (Football Transfers)

Chelsea are among several Premier League clubs monitoring Athletic Bilbao's 21-year-old Spain striker Nico Williams, who has a 50m euro (£42.7m) release clause in his contract. (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona want to extend Joao Cancelo's loan for next season but Manchester City would prefer a permanent transfer, with Premier League and Saudi Pro League sides interested in the 29-year-old Portugal full-back. (Sport - in Spanish)

The agent of Georgia winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia says the 23-year-old will leave Napoli if the Italian club receive an offer they cannot turn down. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Manchester United bosses are expected to block Mason Greenwood from going on the club's pre-season tour of the United States after the English forward, 22, returns from his loan spell with Getafe. (Star)

Greenwood is on the list of possible signings for Barcelona, who have already made a move towards a low-cost deal this summer. (Sport - in Spanish)

Chelsea will be reliant on pure profit sales this summer to fund their transfer plans, with the Blues' board focused on offloading homegrown players such as England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 24, English defender Trevoh Chalobah, 24, and Albania striker Armando Broja, 22. (Teamtalk)

Chelsea have made a winger one of their priorities, with Leeds United's Dutch Under-21 international Crysencio Summerville, 22, one of their top targets. (Teamtalk)

Chelsea's owners are under pressure from a Strasbourg fan group to change their transfer strategy having had an underwhelming season since the BlueCo group acquired a majority stake in the French club last June. (90min)

Manchester United have held initial talks about extending English midfielder Kobbie Mainoo's contract following the 18-year-old's impressive form this season. (Manchester Evening News)

A host of Premier League and foreign clubs are tracking Birmingham City's under-16 striker Tobey Ugorji, who qualifies for England and Nigeria. (Football Insider)

Everton are in pole position to sign Irish forward Mason Melia, 16, from St Patrick's Athletic. (Football Insider)

Leicester are set to be charged for breaching the Premier League's profit and sustainability rules in 2022-23 and could start next season with a points deduction, whichever division they are in. (Sky Sports)
 

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DAILY MAIL

Newcastle scouts have discussed Pedro Neto and it is thought a fee of around £60m would be needed to do a deal this summer. Liverpool are also interested.
Newcastle's search for a new sporting director has started with the club hiring the internationally renowned Odgers Berndtson to lead the recruitment drive. Candidates include former Monaco sporting director Paul Mitchell, Brentford pair Phil Giles and Lee Dykes and ex Roma chief Tiago Pinto.
Leicester will avoid the fate of Everton in being punished twice for the same spending breach despite facing the prospect of being charged for breaking Profit and Sustainability Rules [PSR] in two successive seasons.
Erik ten Hag has opened up about managing in the modern game, saying the hardest part is moulding individual stars who "have their own business units" into a team.
Erik ten Hag believes he would have had a better win rate at Manchester United if his side had not been hampered by so many injury problems
Sebastian Coe will lead a task force driving Manchester United's plans to bulldoze Old Trafford and build a new state-of-the-art stadium as part of a regeneration of the area.
Anthony Gordon is refusing to book a 2024 summer holiday as he wants to be spending that time as part of the England squad for the Euros in Germany.
Manchester United target Jean-Clair Todibo clashed with Nice's Ultras following their 2-1 defeat by Montpellier on Friday, during which he had scored a costly own goal, and had to be restrained by team-mates from any further confrontation.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Chelsea have mysteriously terminated a sponsorship deal with Oman Air, as the club works to avoid breaching profit and sustainability rules.
Sir Keir Starmer has spoken out about the need for "transparency" when dealing with accusations such as those made against Christian Horner.
Max Verstappen sensationally threatened to quit Red Bull on Friday night if the team's parent company got rid of its motorsport advisor Helmut Marko as the fallout over the Christian Horner controversy took another twist.
Erik ten Hag has accused his support staff of getting it wrong over his full-back injury crisis, leading the Manchester United manager to allow Sergio Reguilon to leave Old Trafford.

DAILY MIRROR
Jurgen Klopp dismissed fears replacing him at Liverpool will be the impossible job by claiming it will be the perfect moment for the next manager.
Bayern Munich have added Roberto De Zerbi to their shortlist for their next manager.
Melissa Reddy discusses the favourite candidates to replace Jurgen Klopp at the end of the season and why Liverpool will be interested in them
Sean Dyche claims he doesn't want to sell Jarrad Branthwaite, who is wanted by Saturday's opponents Manchester United.
A young member of Manchester United's squad brutally mocked goalkeeper Andre Onana by asking "are you going to save one or what" during a training session earlier in the season when the Cameroon stopper was struggling for form.

THE SUN
Michael Edwards is set to be handed complete control of football matters at Liverpool.
Manchester United defender Brandon Williams has been slammed after he left his £100,000 car in two disabled bays on the same day.
Luton Town captain Tom Lockyer has revealed he had warning signs of light-headedness in two Premier League games before his cardiac arrest before Christmas.
Ross Barkley believes he could still "add something" to England's midfield at the age of 30 after a stunning career resurrection at Luton Town.
Mystery over the source of Dominic Solanke's recurring knee problems could mean him missing out on England's squad for Euro 2024 this summer.
Ipswich forward Nathan Broadhead is set to return to fitness in time for Wales' Euro 2024 playoff bid, but Millwall striker Tom Bradshaw will miss out because of an Achilles injury.
Leading female National Hunt jockey Bryony Frost has revealed she is considering a move to France because of a lack of opportunities outside Paul Nicholls' yard in the United Kingdom.

THE TIMES
Bayern Munich and England Eric Dier has said he feels more appreciated playing his football abroad than playing in the Premier League.
Netflix has stopped production of the Break Point tennis documentary series after only two seasons because of poor ratings and concerns over access to the sport's leading players.
The teenage Ferrari driver Oliver Bearman apologised to his team after narrowly missing out on the final qualifying session of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix, but the Briton impressed after being thrust into the spotlight.
Erik ten Hag has conceded he made a mistake in allowing Sergio Reguilon to leave Manchester United midway through his loan spell on advice from his support staff.
England and Scotland could be on collision course over nominations for UEFA's executive committee with both nations keen to put forward a candidate - Debbie Hewitt for England and Mike Mulraney for Scotland.
England Women's Euro 2025 qualifying will include a first appearance at Newcastle's St James' Park against France at the end of May and a clash with the Republic of Ireland at Carrow Road.

THE GUARDIAN
Legal proceedings are to be launched against the owners of former Super League club Toronto Wolfpack in a bid to reclaim unpaid salaries in excess of £1m.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
Philippe Clement says he has no fears his men will be distracted by next week's second-leg clash with Benfica when they face Hibernian in the Scottish Cup.


Newcastle have discussed the possibility of signing Pedro Neto from Wolves this summer, with a fee of about £60m thought to be enough to sign the 23-year-old Portugal winger - although Liverpool are also interested. (Mail)

Tottenham have begun discussions with captain Son Heung-min over a new deal and are confident an agreement with the South Korea forward, 31, will be finalised in the summer. (Football Insider)

West Ham boss David Moyes has spoken to family members of Bournemouth's 26-year-old English striker Dominic Solanke about a possible summer move. (Football Transfers)

Arsenal, Manchester United, Newcastle and Chelsea are all showing interest in Borussia Monchengladbach's German left-back Luca Netz, 20. (HITC)

Saudi Pro League clubs are prepared to offer more than £100m to sign Belgium midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, 32, from Manchester City. (Football Insider)

Bayern Munich have added Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi to their shortlist of potential successors to Thomas Tuchel at the end of the season but Bayer Leverkusen boss Xabi Alonso, who is also wanted by Liverpool, remains the club's first choice. (Mirror)

Michael Edwards is close to agreeing a senior role with Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group, which would include the former Reds executive taking control of the club's football operations. (Athletic - subscription required)

Chelsea are one of several clubs tracking Athletic Bilbao's 21-year-old Spanish winger Nico Williams. (ESPN)

Chelsea are willing to accept an offer from Roma for Romelu Lukaku, 30, that is lower than the £37m option to buy included in the Belgium striker's loan agreement. (Calcio Mercato, via Team Talk)

West Ham could target Arsenal's 23-year-old English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe in the summer transfer window. (Caught Offside)

Arsenal are monitoring 19-year-old Brazilian defender Douglas Mendes, who is currently on loan at Red Bull Bragantino from Red Bull Salzburg. (Football Transfers)

The Gunners and Newcastle United are interested in Sporting Lisbon centre-back Ousmane Diomande but both clubs are waiting to see whether Chelsea make an expected £69m bid for the 20-year-old Ivory Coast international. (TeamTalk)

English defender Jamaal Lascelles, 30, has triggered a one-year contract extension at Newcastle. (Chronicle)
 

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England midfielder Phil Foden, 23, is set to begin talks with Manchester City over a new contract that could make him one of the top earners at the club. (Football Insider)

City are the latest club to be linked with Portugal forward Pedro Neto, 23, joining Liverpool, Newcastle and Arsenal in the race for the winger valued at least £60m by Wolves. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester United want to bring in a young left-back in the summer and will draw up a shortlist once their new board structure is completed. (Fabrizio Romano)

United are also hoping to land 18-year-old French centre-back Leny Yoro from Lille and could pay £41m to get the deal done. (Teamtalk)

Tottenham are considering rivalling Arsenal and Chelsea for Athletic Bilbao's 21-year-old Spain forward Nico Williams. (Mirror)

Spurs are confident that contract talks with captain Son Heung-min, 31, will be successful. The South Korea forward's current deal is set to expire in the summer of 2025. (Give Me Sport)

Contract talks between England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 24, and Chelsea have stalled because of financial issues at the club. (Football Insider)

Liverpool and Arsenal have stepped up their interest in Fulham's Portugal midfielder Joao Palhinha but Bayern Munich, who tried to sign the 28-year-old last summer, retain an interest. (Teamtalk)

Liverpool are set to confirm the return of Michael Edwards to the club next week, with Richard Hughes joining as sporting director. (Sky Sports)

Brentford will need to lower their asking price for England striker Ivan Toney to keep Arsenal and Chelsea interested in the wantaway 27-year-old. (Mirror)

AC Milan are keeping tabs on Fulham's English defender Tosin Adarabioyo, 26, who is out of contract in the summer. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Paris St-Germain are ready to pay 200m euros (£170.2m) to sign Spain winger Yamine Lamal, 16, from Barcelona. (Marca - in Spanish)

Newcastle have been offered the chance to sign 19-year-old Ivorian midfielder Mario Dorgeles from Danish club Nordsjaelland. (Chronicle)
 

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Chelsea are leading the race to sign Sporting defender Ousmane Diomande, according to reports.
Kieran Trippier revealed Harry Kane tried to get him to sign for Bayern Munich in January.
Mauricio Pochettino incredibly told his Chelsea stars to talk to chairman Todd Boehly if they don't think he is up to the job.
Cristiano Ronaldo has finally apologised for a rude gesture at fans.
David Moyes has signed up a new scout at West Ham - his son David Jr.
Sammie Szmodics is on Brentford's radar as the Bees plan for life after Ivan Toney.
Crystal Palace are ready to move for Lewis Hall for the second time.
Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City are reportedly battling it out to sign 15-year-old wonderkid Francesco Camarda from AC Milan.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Red Bull Racing denied on Sunday night that Thai majority owner Chalerm Yoodivhya had turned on team principal Christian Horner after a German website reported he would be fired before the next race in Australia.

DAILY MAIL
Chelsea chief executive Chris Jurasek told new starters in a recent staff meeting that he was 'not really a football fan'.
Paul Pogba was due to speak about his range of investments outside football at the Bloomberg business summit in Saudi on Thursday - but with an appeal over a four-year ban to the Court of Arbitration for Sport pending he pulled out.
Nottingham Forest have threatened to leave the City Ground amid a row with the council over rent - and they have no fewer than four options for a new home.

DAILY MIRROR
Crisis club Reading have been left fearing a new cash shortfall could end up relegating them - and kill their chances of a sale.

THE ATHLETIC
Egypt have agreed to Liverpool's request to leave Mohamed Salah out of their squad for their upcoming March internationals.
Roberto De Zerbi believes Brighton "have not been ready" for their first season in Europe.
Real Madrid midfielder Brahim Diaz has chosen to represent Morocco over Spain.
Sean Dyche believes Jarrad Branthwaite should be in contention for a place in England's squad - but the Everton boss insists he does not want to pressurise Gareth Southgate's selection process.
Atlanta United and star forward Giorgos Giakoumakis have entered preliminary talks over a new contract.

EVENING STANDARD
A defiant Mauricio Pochettino has said he would "never" quit Chelsea, and believes fans would not have any more "love" for a new manager than they do for him.


New Manchester United co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe is set to approve a bid of more than £100m for Benfica's 19-year-old Portuguese midfielder Joao Neves. (Mirror, via Mail)

United will do everything possible to sign Bayern Munich's England striker Harry Kane, 30, should he become available this summer. (Give Me Sport)

Paris St-Germain manager Luis Enrique has seemed to confirm France striker Kylian Mbappe's departure from the club by saying he wishes the 25-year-old all the best for his future after starting him on the bench for a 2-2 draw with Reims on Sunday. (Goal)

Liverpool have shortlisted Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi, Germany boss Julian Nagelsmann and Sporting Lisbon's Ruben Amorim as candidates to replace Jurgen Klopp. (Football Insider)

Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich, who has been linked with Manchester United, Manchester City and Liverpool, is yet to hold contract talks with Bayern Munich with less than 18 months left on the 29-year-old's current deal. (90min)

Arsenal are willing to sell full-back Kieran Tierney in the summer but the Gunners want £20m for the 26-year-old Scotland defender. (Give Me Sport)

Chelsea are yet to make a decision on 24-year-old English midfielder Conor Gallagher's future at the club, amid interest from Tottenham. (Caught Offside)

Chelsea could look to sell as many as 15 players in the summer transfer window. (Football.London)

Manchester United intend to treble the salary of 18-year-old English midfielder Kobbie Mainoo, less than a year after he signed a new deal, to keep him at the club until 2030. (Sun)

AC Milan remain in talks with Arsenal over a move for Poland left-back Jakub Kiwior, 24. (Fichajes, via Team Talk)
 

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DAILY MIRROR

Football chiefs have had to put an emergency plan in place for a potential FA Cup final and Championship play-off date clash
Manchester United have made Everton's £75m-rated defender Jarrad Branthwaite one of their main summer transfer targets - and they may end up selling Harry Maguire and Raphael Varane to fund the deal.
Jadon Sancho will reportedly seek a permanent move away from Manchester United in the summer because he refuses to play for Erik ten Hag.
Manuel Akanji has told Trent Alexander-Arnold to keep his mouth shut until Liverpool win the Treble.
Brentford players were involved in a furious tunnel bust-up after their defeat at Arsenal, with angry stars confronting referee Rob Jones near the dressing rooms after the game as they were furious that Kai Havertz was not sent off before scoring the late winner.

THE SUN
Paul Pogba could be handed a shock return to football despite being hit with a four-year ban by a team playing in a Russia celebrity league.
Amad Diallo has removed all reference to Manchester United on his social media accounts.
Hollywood legend Adam Sandler was spotted in the stands at Stamford Bridge to take in Chelsea's clash with Newcastle.
Oscar is being linked with a shock transfer return to Europe.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Man Utd Tuilagi is likely to leave Sale Sharks at the end of the season to move overseas, bringing his long England career and time in English rugby to an end.
Sir Keir Starmer has backed the banning of transgender women from women's sport - after previously refusing to do so publicly.
Arsenal are plotting a summer move for Aston Villa goalkeeper Daphne van Domselaar, as their interest in Mary Earps cools.
The All England Club has backed proposals for a reformed tennis calendar offering equal prize money all year round.

THE ATHLETIC
The Kobe Bryant statue unveiled on February 8 to honour the Los Angeles Lakers legend outside Crypto.com Arena has four typos on the box score on the base of the statue, the team confirmed to The Athletic on Monday.
Gabriel Martinelli is expected to miss Arsenal's Champions League game against Porto on Tuesday due to a foot injury.
Manchester United will play Real Betis in a San Diego friendly on July 31.
UEFA's disciplinary body has opened proceedings after a homophobic sign was allegedly held towards Brighton supporters by a fan in the Roma crowd during Thursday's Europa League tie.

THE TIMES
INEOS' decision regarding Erik ten Hag's future will be partly influenced by the cost of dismissing him as Manchester United manager.

DAILY MAIL
Mohamed Salah himself was highly influential in Egypt's decision to exempt him from an upcoming international camp, with the Liverpool forward said to have pleaded with his nation directly to put his long-term fitness before a one-off tournament.
An emotional tribute to Terry Venables will be paid when England host Brazil later this month.
Supporters of Ligue 1 side Strasbourg, who are yet to win in 2024 and battling relegation under Patrick Vieira, plan to march in protest against their Clearlake Capital overlords at the end of this month.
A video has emerged of Real Madrid star Vinicius Jr being subjected to racial abuse by young fans on a recent visit to Morocco.
Pape Daouda Diong is a 17-year-old training with Chelsea after arriving from the Darou Salam Academy in Senegal.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United football director John Murtough has been filmed alongside the club's director of negotiations Matt Hargreaves in Barcelona amid links to Mason Greenwood.
Liverpool are open to selling Luis Diaz at the right price this summer, according to surprise reports coming out of Colombia.

DAILY STAR
Ben Brereton Diaz was sensationally dropped from the Chile national team after being told he needs to know how to speak Spanish.

SCOTTISH SUN
Luis Palma is the latest Celtic star struck down with a training ground injury.
Reo Hatate could be available for Celtic's title showdown with Rangers at Ibrox on April 7.
Mark Fotheringham has dramatically jumped into the frame for the Aberdeen job.

DAILY RECORD
Italian champions Napoli have entered the race for Lewis Ferguson as they attempt to duel with Juventus for the Scottish sensation's services.

DAILY RECORD
Lewis Ferguson is at the heart of an incredible transfer battle with five of the biggest clubs in Italy now locked in a £20m plus fight for his signature.


Manchester United have made Everton's England Under-21s defender Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, their main summer transfer target. (Star)

Crystal Palace's French winger Michael Olise, 22, is also high on United's summer wishlist. (Football Transfers)

United will push ahead with a bid for Branthwaite, who is valued at £75m by Everton, regardless of manager Erik ten Hag's future. (Mirror)

Everton are keen on Hull City's 23-year-old English defender Jacob Greaves, who is expected to move to the Premier League this summer if the Championship club miss out on promotion. (Football Insider)

Manchester City are exploring a move for Newcastle's 26-year-old Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, who has a £100m release clause in his contract. (Football Transfers)

Tottenham have joined Manchester City, Liverpool, Newcastle and Arsenal in hoping to sign Portugal winger Pedro Neto, 24, from Wolves this summer. (Football Insider)

Outgoing manager Jurgen Klopp has recommended that Liverpool sign Algeria left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri from Wolves, although the 22-year-old is also on Manchester United's radar. (Teamtalk)

England winger Jadon Sancho, 23, has no desire to return to Manchester United after his loan spell at Borussia Dortmund as he blames manager Erik ten Hag for letting his career stall. (Bild, via 90min)

Dortmund are keen to keep Sancho and could explore a swap deal with United, which would see Netherlands striker Donyell Malen, 25, move to Old Trafford. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Former Roma sporting director Tiago Pinto, who worked with coach Jose Mourinho at the Italian club, says he is interested in succeeding the Manchester United-bound Dan Ashworth at Newcastle. (i Sport - subscription required)

Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, 29, has confirmed he hopes to see his loan move from Manchester City to Barcelona become permanent this summer. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Chelsea are among the clubs monitoring Danish club FC Nordsjaelland's Ivorian midfielder Mario Dorgeles, 19. (Tipsbladet - in Danish)

Tottenham are ready to let Wales defender Joe Rodon, 26, make a permanent move to Leeds United in the summer after being on loan with the Championship club this season. (Football Insider)
 

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Barcelona have shown an interest in Liverpool forward Luis Diaz.
Emmanuel Petit has told Trent Alexander-Arnold to 'shut his mouth' after the Liverpool star's comments suggesting winning the title means more to the Reds than rivals Manchester City.
Chelsea co-controlling owner Todd Boehly recently held meetings in Saudi Arabia, fuelling speculation that the club will attempt to offload players to the Saudi Pro League in the summer.
Borussia Dortmund's Donyell Malen has dismissed talk of him joining Manchester United this summer - despite a potential Jadon Sancho swap deal being lined up.
Liverpool and Arsenal were among 10 Premier League sides who voted against a financial deal to help the EFL.
Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Atalanta midfielder Ederson, casting further doubt on the long-term future of Casemiro.
Denmark manager Kasper Hjulmand expects Rasmus Hojlund to return to action for Manchester United against Liverpool on Sunday, following conversations with United boss Erik ten Hag.

THE SUN
Manchester United officials have been "travelling around Spain" in an attempt to sell Mason Greenwood, according to reports.
Cillian Murphy may have won the Oscar for best actor, but he still thinks Roy Keane remains Cork's "number one".
Manchester United and Chelsea are set to do battle for Barcelona defender Jules Kounde this summer, according to reports.
Jose Mourinho has reportedly been earmarked for a stunning return to management, with Italian reports linking him with a move to Fenerbahce.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Saudi Arabia has made its move for tennis with a $2bn take-it-or-leave-it offer to merge the men's and women's tours.
Uefa considered a tweak to the new Champions League format in which the best performing clubs in the first round could pick their first knockout opponents in a live television event - but the idea never gathered enough support.
Sale Sharks are in talks to sign Fiji captain Waisea Nayacalevu to replace Man Utd Tuilagi at the club next season.

DAILY MAIL
A growing number of Premier League clubs are considering ditching football's 'New Deal' - and taking legal action should a government regulator try to force them to pay.
Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez has been called up by Argentina despite still recovering from a knee ligament injury.
Illegal streaming companies are working with black-market bookmakers to attract sports fans by offering free bets and ad-free viewing subscriptions to customers, with over 500,000 viewers watching last weekend's Anthony Joshua/Francis Ngannou fight illegally.
Atletico Madrid are believed to be interested in signing Mason Greenwood.
Fulham are set to trigger a £4m payment to Chelsea for striker Armando Broja under the terms of his January loan deal.
PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan says golf's peace talks are 'accelerating', despite growing fears around the sport that they have in fact stalled.

THE ATHLETIC
Arsenal forward Gabriel Martinelli and Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson have withdrawn from the Brazil squad for March's international fixtures due to injuries.
Napoli and Aurelio De Laurentiis are facing a heavy fine after the club president pushed a TV cameraman while ending a player interview.
The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) has suspended 62 domestic league players for inconsistencies regarding their identities, including a player who was selected for the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) earlier this year.
Bayern Munich will not have any travelling fans for the away leg of their Champions League quarter-final after the German champions accepted UEFA sanctions for their fans' use of pyrotechnics.
CONCACAF is set to launch a women's tournament that will offer qualification for the new FIFA Women's Club World Cup.
The Spanish government has been asked to suspend the acting president of the Spanish football federation (RFEF) Pedro Rocha from all duties immediately.

EVENING STANDARD
Charlton co-owner Charlie Methven has hit out at Crystal Palace and West Ham and accused the two clubs of stalling a funding deal between the Premier League and the EFL.

DAILY EXPRESS
Arsenal have reportedly told Eddie Nketiah that he is free to find a new club less than two years after signing a new contract at the Emirates Stadium.
Manchester United target Michael Olise is reportedly keen on a move to Old Trafford in a potentially major boost for INEOS's revamp of Erik ten Hag's squad.

THE TIMES
Emma Raducanu has expressed deep concern about the use of different tennis balls across the tour.

SCOTTISH SUN
Mark Fotheringham has dramatically jumped into the frame for the Aberdeen job.
Gustaf Lagerbielke has revealed his Celtic future will be reviewed in the summer.
Borna Barisic looks all but certain to leave Rangers this summer.

DAILY RECORD
Celtic are closing in on a new deal for youngster Daniel Kelly.
Matt O'Riley has been told his dream of playing for Denmark at Euro 2024 is very much on - despite being snubbed from their most recent squad.


Arsenal have made Sporting Lisbon's Sweden forward Viktor Gyokeres, 25, their number one striker target this summer. The former Coventry player has an £85m release clause in his contract. (Football Transfers)

Liverpool have told Barcelona that Colombia winger Luis Diaz, 27, is part of the club's long-term plans and will not be for sale this summer. (Mirror)

Arsenal and Liverpool are both interested in Eintracht Frankfurt and Ecuador centre-back Willian Pacho, 22. (90min)

Arsenal's 24-year-old English winger Reiss Nelson has emerged as a top summer target for Brighton. (Teamtalk)

Manchester United want £43m for English forward Mason Greenwood, 22, who has spent the season on loan at Getafe in Spain. An unnamed club from Saudi Arabia has expressed an interest in signing him. (Mirror)

Manchester United are trying to bring former Newcastle United midfielder Mikel Merino, 27, back to England. The Spain international plays for Real Sociedad. (COPE - in Spanish)

Despite interest from Juventus and AC Milan, it is Aston Villa who are in pole position to sign Atletico Madrid defender Mario Hermoso, 28, on a free transfer this summer. (calciomercato.com)

Chelsea might be looking to offload several stars this summer, including England forward Raheem Sterling, 29. (Mail)

West Ham are monitoring Sporting Lisbon and Portugal attacking midfielder Pedro Goncalves, 25. He has a contract with Sporting until June 2027 and has a £68m release clause. (Record - in Portuguese)

Manchester City are in talks to extend 31-year-old German goalkeeper Stefan Ortega's contract at the club. (Florian Plettenberg)

Nice will demand a fee of 55m-60m euros (£47m-£51m) for 24-year-old France defender Jean-Clair Todibo, who is being targeted by Manchester United. (90Min)

Everton are lining up Hull's 23-year-old English defender Jacob Greaves as a replacement for Jarrad Branthwaite should the 21-year-old England Under-21 defender leave this summer. (Football Insider)

Eddie Howe will remain manager of Newcastle even if the Magpies fail to qualify for Europe this season. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Manchester City and England defender Kyle Walker, 33, says he would be interested in a lucrative move to Saudi Arabia, though is not ready to leave the Premier League. (Five)

Fulham and Nottingham Forest are interested in Bologna and Scotland attacking midfielder Lewis Ferguson, 24, who has scored six Serie A goals this season. (calciomercato.com - in Italian)

Brighton's Scottish midfielder Marc Leonard, 22, is wanted by Preston, Plymouth and Swansea. (Fabrizio Romano)
 

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DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United face test of mettle as £75m Marcus Rashford offer set to be tabled by Paris Saint-Germain.
Eddie Nketiah will be allowed to leave Arsenal at the end of the season.
Manchester United reportedly face a fresh financial blow as staff sue the club after having their wage slips leaked to colleagues via email.
Crystal Palace forward Michael Olise is keen on a move to Manchester United this summer.
Antonio Conte is reportedly keen to scupper Tottenham's interest in Joshua Zirkzee if the Italian is appointed as the new Bayern Munich manager.
Liverpool are reportedly set to rival three other Premier League clubs for the signing of Hoffenheim youngster Maximilian Beier, who is said to be admired by Reds managerial target Xabi Alonso.

THE TIMES
Brighton & Hove Albion are increasingly fearful that their head coach Roberto De Zerbi will leave this summer.
Barcelona have cooled their interest in Mason Greenwood as they believe that signing the England striker would be too costly and while also provoking a backlash among supporters.
Kamila Valieva, the teenage Russian ice skater stripped of her Olympic medal after a positive drugs test, was given 56 different medications between the ages of 13 and 15 in what a leading anti-doping chief described as a "sickening" treatment programme.

DAILY MIRROR
Luton Town captain Tom Lockyer thanked the medics who saved his life before the Hatters played out a seven-goal thriller with Bournemouth on Wednesday.
PSG are looking towards a future without Real Madrid-bound Kylian Mbappe and are preparing a huge summer move for Marcus Rashford.
Jurgen Klopp claims he has told Liverpool's deal maker Michael Edwards that he still intends to leave in the summer.
Manchester United football director John Murtough and the club's chief negotiator are set to meet with officials from Real Madrid ahead of the summer transfer window.
Chelsea have agreed a deal with Brentford for the services of Bernardo Cueva, who will become their new set-piece coach from next season.
Ryan Giggs is back in football as director of football at Salford.

THE SUN
Manchester United may have to splash over £10m to sack Erik ten Hag in June.
Torquay United have been hit with a 10-point deduction as they near administration.
Manchester United's stars were out in force as they headed for a team-bonding dinner.
Brighton owner Tony Bloom is understood to have lost £100,000 after backing his own horse at the Cheltenham Festival.
Manchester United sent scouts to watch Ukrainian wonderkid Kyrylo Digtyar at an U17 tournament - but ended up liking the look of his team-mate, Demyan Tretyak.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Sir Jim Ratcliffe has appointed a corporate restructuring firm to oversee a major cost-cutting drive at Manchester United.
Jurgen Klopp and Michael Edwards, Liverpool's returning power as Fenway Sports Group's chief executive of football, met face to face over the weekend to discuss the club's challenges.
Arsenal are eyeing a summer deal for USA goalkeeper Patrick Schulte as they assess options should Aaron Ramsdale leave this summer.
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Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta praised his players for supporting goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale after his error against Brentford.
The ongoing police investigations surrounding winger Antony could scupper any moves Manchester United make to sell the Brazil international.
The rebel European Super League that seeks to snatch power from UEFA has been told it must find a new name - by the Danish top-flight which has trademarked the Super League brand with the European Union.
The Six Nations would consider rethinking its bonus-point system "if it became a problem".
UK Athletics has said it is disappointed at Dame Denise Lewis's sudden departure as the federation's president at a time when the sport "desperately needs help".

DAILY MAIL
Chelsea could raise almost £300m by selling 10 players in a major clear-out this summer as they look to comply with the Premier League's Profit and Sustainability Rules (PSR).
Former Manchester City title-winning captain Fernandinho has tipped Pep Guardiola to move into international management soon.
Shameful scenes preceded Atletico Madrid's Champions League clash against Inter Milan on Wednesday, as several home fans were spotted singing racist chants about Vinicius Jr outside the Spanish club's stadium.
Chelsea stand to secure a mega-money windfall if Bayern Munich sell Jamal Musiala, the 21-year-old German sensation who is being linked with an £80m move to the world's biggest clubs, including Manchester City and Liverpool.
Newcastle winger Anthony Gordon looks to have avoided serious injury after fears he had badly damaged his knee at Chelsea on Monday.
Manchester United have been accused of acting 'beyond parody' after telling long-serving ticket holders they would have to shift from their seats for academy players - because a side view is 'optimal for their development and future performance'.
Former Ajax star player Quincy Promes has reportedly been arrested by authorities in Dubai at the request of Dutch prosecutors after he was sentenced to six years in prison.
Ryan Giggs has been working back in football under the cover of secrecy since October with his club Salford City, only publicly revealing his position at the end of February.

THE GUARDIAN
The England Women's club-vs-country row has reignited with several clubs angry at the Football Association's plans to call up players three weeks before the controversial international window in July.

THE ATHLETIC
Arsenal defender Ben White has committed his future to the club by signing a new and improved long-term contract.
Arsenal and Sweden international defender Amanda Ilestedt is stepping away from football after announcing she is pregnant.
Reading owner Dai Yongge has agreed to sell the club's Bearwood Park training ground to local rivals Wycombe Wanderers, less than five years after the state-of-the-art facility was opened.
Tyler Adams is back in the US men's national team squad for the upcoming Nations League semi-final against Jamaica.
Police searched the headquarters of AC Milan on Tuesday as part of an investigation into the sale of the Serie A club.
Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez is set to finalise his recovery from a knee injury with Argentina - but he will not play for Lionel Scaloni's side during the international break.

EVENING STANDARD
UEFA has admitted a Liverpool vs Rangers Europa League final in Dublin would be "extremely challenging".
West Ham midfielder Tomas Soucek has talked up the "incredible" job being done by manager David Moyes amid speculation over his future.

DAILY RECORD
Tom Lawrence's recent return to form with Rangers hasn't been enough to see him earn a Wales recall amid rift denial.
Scotland fans hoping to book last-minute direct flights to the Euro 2024 opener with Germany face an eye-watering bill of £1500 for flights.


Paris St-Germain are preparing an £80m bid for Manchester United's 26-year-old England forward Marcus Rashford and would be willing to pay him £500,000 a week. (Star)

PSG are interested in Liverpool's Colombia winger Luis Diaz, 27, as a replacement for 25-year-old France forward Kylian Mbappe who is set to join Real Madrid. (El Pais - in Spanish)

Chelsea chairman Todd Boehly is willing to sell 30-year-old Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, who is on loan at Roma, and 29-year-old Spain goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga, who is on loan at Real Madrid, to Saudi Pro League clubs in the summer in an attempt to raise £100m. (Talksport)

Manchester United's recruitment team are touring Europe's biggest clubs before the transfer window in an effort to get an early start on this summer's squad rebuild. (ESPN)

Manchester United have made signing a centre-back a top priority, with Juventus and Brazil defender Gleison Bremer, 26, on their list alongside Everton's 21-year-old English defender Jarrad Branthwaite. (i)

Brighton are increasingly fearful head coach Roberto de Zerbi will leave this summer amid interest from Barcelona, Chelsea and Liverpool. (Times - subscription)

Liverpool defender Joe Gomez, 26, Brentford striker Ivan Toney, 27, and Rangers goalkeeper Jack Butland, 31, are set to be named in the England squad for friendlies against Brazil and Belgium in March. (Sky Sports)

Liverpool are among the Premier League clubs interested in Hoffenheim's 21-year-old German forward Maximilian Beier. (Bild via Express)

Paris St-Germain may offer 20-year-old Netherlands midfielder Xavi Simons, who is on loan at RB Leipzig, as part of a swap deal for Manchester City's 29-year-old Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva. (CaughtOffside)

Barcelona will consider selling 25-year-old Uruguay defender Ronald Araujo, who has been linked with Bayern Munich, if they receive an offer of 100m euros (£86m). (ESPN)

Inter Milan chief executive Giuseppe Marotta expects 26-year-old Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez to extend his contract. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Arsenal want Columbus Crew and USA goalkeeper Patrick Schulte, 23, should England keeper Aaron Ramsdale, 25, leave this summer. (Telegraph - subscription)

Arsenal are working on a wage package for Real Sociedad and Spain midfielder Martin Zubimendi, 25, before a potential summer move. (Football Transfers)

Chelsea are set to secure a healthy sell-on fee if Bayern Munich sell 21-year-old Germany midfielder Jamal Musiala, who has been linked with an £80m move amid interest from Manchester City and Liverpool.(Mail)

Chelsea have reached an agreement with Brentford to make Bernardo Cueva their new set-piece coach from the end of this season. (Athletic - subscription)

Southampton will try to sign Argentine forward Matias Soule from Juventus if they are promoted to the Premier League, while Crystal Palace, Newcastle United and Aston Villa are also interested in the 20-year-old. (Calciomercato - in Italian)
 

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DAILY MIRROR
Paris Saint-Germain have rekindled their interest in Marcus Rashford, despite his struggles at Manchester United this season.
Manchester United's players must prove they want Erik ten Hag to stay - by knocking arch rivals Liverpool out of the FA Cup, according to Old Trafford legend Lou Macari.
Macari also reckons some modern-day players have no idea how fortunate they are and are in need of a reality check.
Gareth Southgate has remained loyal to Marcus Rashford as he names him in his England squad, amid reports linking the Manchester United player with PSG
Premier League clubs will take a vote on the 'New Deal for Football' when there is clarity over what the new financial restrictions in English football's top tier will be.
A Manchester United fan channel has reportedly been the subject of death threats following an interview with Red Devils striker Rasmus Hojlund.
Jordan Henderson was loudly booed by Aston Villa fans as the Ajax midfielder endured a night to forget in the Europa Conference League.
Richard Arnold was handed a £5.5m payout by Manchester United after being let go by Sir Jim Ratcliffe.

THE SUN
Sir Alex Ferguson celebrated a stunning day at Cheltenham as he celebrated two winners in a row. And the two triumphs of 25/1 shot Monmiral and 17/2 Protektorat have raked in £275,000 - which will be shared out between the co-owners including Fergie.
Wales are confident Liverpool rising star Lewis Koumas will not swap allegiances to England. Promising Koumas, son of Wales midfielder Jason, was born in Chester and qualifies for the Three Lions but has been called up to the Wales U21s for the first time.
Gylfi Sigurdsson has been axed by Danish club Lyngby after just six months - but immediately joined a team with a ground capacity of just 1,500.
Gareth Southgate is dreaming of a Euro 2024 victory party at Trafalgar Square - after shelving talks on a new England deal.
Manchester United are ready to take a hit of close to £40m on Jadon Sancho.
Christian Horner's accuser says she 'feels let down' by the Red Bull team after the F1 chief was cleared by an independent investigation.

EVENING STANDARD
Chelsea are interested in a summer move for talented young Lille centre-back Leny Yoro as they weigh up defensive options to replace Thiago Silva.

THE TIMES
A group of 16 American women have launched a landmark legal case against the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) over the participation of transgender athletes in their sports, with their lawyer stating that the organisation has "institutionalised cheating and discrimination" against them.

DAILY MAIL
The FA are set to press ahead with plans to scrap FA Cup replays from the third round next season despite the collapse of the so-called 'New Deal for Football' in another blow for EFL clubs.

The referee who sent Jude Bellingham off for dissent will miss as many games as the England midfielder after he was not given a match for the second weekend running.
Ajax midfielder Jordan Henderson has admitted he regrets moving to Saudi Arabia back in the summer.
Manchester United's appointment of Omar Berrada as chief executive appears set to lead to an improvement in their relationship with Manchester City following tensions under his two predecessors, Richard Arnold and Ed Woodward.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Reading supporters will stage a protest in a desperate attempt to prevent detested owner Dai Yongge from completing a £25m sale of the club's training ground to rivals Wycombe Wanderers.
Emma Hayes has branded romantic relationships between coaches and their players, and even between team-mates, as "inappropriate". Amid accusations relationships between coaches and their players were "rife" in women's football, Chelsea manager Hayes said they had no place in the sport.
Man Utd Tuilagi is in line to make a farewell international appearance after being included in England's matchday squad to face France in the final round of Six Nations matches.
More than 100,000 primary school children signed up to the England & Wales Cricket Board's youth programmes have been using balls and other equipment containing banned amounts of toxic chemicals.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United coach Benni McCarthy has hinted at the possibility of leaving the Red Devils, with ambitions of becoming a head coach elsewhere.
Former F1 team owner Eddie Jordan thinks Lewis Hamilton already looks dejected in his final year at Mercedes.
Welsh snooker star Mark Williams took to social media to confirm that he had been caught up in a magnitude 5.4 earthquake in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday.

SCOTTISH SUN
IF Elfsborg boss Jimmy Thelin has emerged as a shock contender for the Aberdeen job.

DAILY RECORD
Scotland's top-10 UEFA coefficient place is hanging by a thread after Rangers' defeat to Benfica at Ibrox in the Europa League.


Chelsea fear they will miss out on Napoli's Victor Osimhen in the summer, with Paris St-Germain and Arsenal nudging ahead in the race to sign the in-demand Nigeria striker, 25. (Teamtalk)

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford, 26, is not expected to move to PSG this summer following reports the Englishman would replace France striker Kylian Mbappe, 25. (Sky Sports)

Juventus' Weston McKennie, 25, has emerged as a potential target for Manchester United with the USA midfielder identified as an alternative to Real Sociedad's Spain midfielder Martin Zubimendi, 25. (Givemesport)

Getafe will be unable to keep Mason Greenwood beyond his loan spell as Manchester United have decided to sell the English forward, 22, to the highest bidder, placing his starting price at close to 50m euros (£42.7m). (Marca - in Spanish)

Manchester City have decided to postpone talks over a new contract for Belgium midfielder Kevin de Bruyne, 32, who has just over a year remaining on his current deal. (Football Insider)

Chelsea are chasing Bournemouth defender Milos Kerkez, 20, but face competition from Manchester United for the Hungary international. (Mirror)

Aston Villa are confident they will be able to keep Brazil midfielder Douglas Luiz despite interest in the 25-year-old from Arsenal. (90min)

England manager Gareth Southgate has revealed he has told the Football Association to hold talks about his future until after Euro 2024. (Mirror)

Former Manchester City and current Saudi Arabia coach Roberto Mancini has emerged as an option for Newcastle United should they decide to replace Eddie Howe this summer. (HITC)

Newcastle want to speed up Dan Ashworth's exit to Manchester United as Monaco's sporting director Paul Mitchell heads a shortlist of candidates to replace him. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Club Bruges forward Antonio Nusa, 18, continues to attract the attention of Premier League clubs with Tottenham joining Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City in the race for the Norway international. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Chelsea are interested in a summer move for Lille's 18-year-old French centre-back Leny Yoro as they weigh up defensive options to replace Brazil defender Thiago Silva, 39. (Standard)

Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are all interested in Barcelona and Spain teenager Pau Cubarsi, 17. (Football Espana)

Newcastle United and Arsenal have been boosted in their pursuit of Sporting Lisbon's Ivory Coast centre-back Ousmane Diomande, 20, as Chelsea now need to sell players before confirming any new arrivals this summer. (Football Insider)

Manchester City are set to sign France-born teenager Timeo Whisker, 15, from Cardiff City for about £250,000. (Athletic - subscription required)

Santos believe it is "inevitable" Al-Hilal's Brazil forward Neymar, 32, will rejoin his first club before he ends his career. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)

PSV Eindhoven hope to sign full-back Sergino Dest, 23, and midfielder Malik Tillman, 21, on permanent deals this summer with the USA pair having impressed on loan deals from Barcelona and Bayern Munich, respectively. (ESPN)

Spain's football federation has informed the English Football Association they wish to select Leeds United's 20-year-old Spain-born striker Mateo Joseph, an England Under-20 international, for their under-21 team's upcoming games. (AS - in Spanish)

Former Everton and Iceland midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson, 34, has joined Icelandic club Valur after spending just over six months with Danish side Lyngby. (Talksport)

The Football Association is set to press ahead with plans to scrap FA Cup replays from the third round next season. (Mail)
 

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Manchester United's board are reportedly all in agreement that they should target Michael Olise this summer.
Tottenham midfielder Rodrigo Bentancur has praised Ange Postecoglou for being 'very attentive' during his recovery from recent injuries.
Arsenal are reportedly lining up two more big deals ahead of the summer transfer window following Ben White's contract renewal, but Aaron Ramsdale's time at the club looks to be coming to an end.
George Russell has hilariously exposed his Formula One rivals for desperately texting him and Toto Wolff about the vacant Mercedes seat for next season.
An academic has warned that Mike Tyson may be at risk of several health risks - including veins rupturing in the brain - as he prepares for his comeback bout against Jake Paul.
Jeremie Frimpong, who was a target for Manchester United last summer, has more goal involvements than Bruno Fernandes this season despite playing at right wing-back for Bayer Leverkusen.

THE SUN
Erik ten Hag has insisted there is no chance of Manchester United selling Marcus Rashford.
Amir Khan has backed Wayne Rooney to fight Jamie Vardy and has even offered to train the Manchester United legend.

THE ATHLETIC
Real Madrid head coach Carlo Ancelotti says he expects to have Thibaut Courtois and Eder Militao available after the international break.

DAILY MIRROR
Lee Clark has declared that it's his "ultimate dream" to see Liverpool starlet Bobby play for Newcastle in the future.
Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Curtis Jones should return to the Liverpool squad after the international break - with Diogo Jota and Trent Alexander-Arnold back in the fold soon after.
Ben White was reportedly involved in an 'angry exchange' with England assistant manager Steve Holland during the World Cup in Qatar.
Mercedes will use the Australian Grand Prix weekend to "experiment" with its W15 car to figure out how they can help Lewis Hamilton fight closer to the front.

DAILY STAR
Liverpool fans have been left delighted by teenager Jayden Danns' new contract signing.

DAILY MAIL
The uncertainty over Erik ten Hag's future as Manchester United manager has left his coaching staff in limbo.
Real Madrid have reportedly 'caused a rift' between the club and their star winger Vinicius Jr, after the LaLiga giants posted a controversial photo of the Brazilian on their Instagram story.
Virgil van Dijk is already one of the world's best defenders - but says LeBron James is inspiring him to be even better.
Amanda Staveley has apologised to Steve Bruce after she claimed he did not want to work following Newcastle's controversial £305m Saudi-backed takeover in 2021.

DAILY RECORD
Barry Ferguson has accused Gareth Southgate of slapping Scottish football in the face by snubbing Jack Butland from England's latest squad.


SCOTTISH SUN
Ryan Hardie has been told not to give up on joining fellow Championship strikers Lyndon Dykes and Che Adams in Steve Clarke's Scotland squad.


Manchester City have made contact over a potential move for Newcastle United's Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 26. (AS - in Spanish)

Liverpool are keen to make a deal for Germany midfielder Jamal Musiala, with Bayern Munich setting an asking price of £100m for the 21-year-old. (Football Insider)

Liverpool are also being linked with a potential summer move for Eintracht Frankfurt's Egypt forward Omar Marmoush, 25. (Bild, via FourFourTwo)

Arsenal are lining up a deal for Real Madrid midfielder Brahim Diaz and are prepared to pay up to £60m for the 24-year-old, who has recently committed his international future to Morocco. (Football365)

Chelsea are interested in Lille's 18-year-old French centre-back Leny Yoro, who is also on the radar of Paris-St-Germain and Real Madrid. (Standard)

Manchester City have agreed a summer deal to sign 19-year-old Brazilian winger Savio, who is on loan at Girona from another of City's sister clubs, Troyes. (Football Insider)

Brentford and Aston Villa are both keeping tabs on Bologna's Scotland midfielder Lewis Ferguson, 24. (TeamTalk)

Fulham are preparing a new contract offer for English defender Tosin Adarabioyo, 26. (Mail)

Leeds United are ready to listen to offers for 27-year-old English winger Jack Harrison, who has spent the season on loan at Everton. (Football Insider)

Jurgen Klopp could yet land the job managing Germany's national team as they are prepared to make a concession for the outgoing Liverpool boss. (Football Transfers)

The uncertainty over Erik ten Hag's future as Manchester United manager has left his coaching staff in limbo. (Mail)

Manchester United want £40m to £50m for England winger Jadon Sancho, who is on loan at Borussia Dortmund, if they sell the 23-year-old in the summer. (Football Insider)

Manchester United will be hit with a £10m penalty each season they fail to qualify for the Champions League under the terms of their new £90m-a-year kit deal with Adidas. (Times)

Reading are in advanced talks with a North American company to buy the club. (Sky Sports)

Wolves are closing in on a deal to sign 16-year-old English Rochdale midfielder Matheus Mane for their academy. (Fabrizio Romano)

Napoli are set to meet with winger Khvicha Kvaratskhelia's camp in the summer to discuss an improved contract for the 23-year-old Georgia winger. (Calciomercato - in Italian)
 

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DAILY STAR ON SUNDAY

Manchester City want to open new contract talks with Ederson.
Cole Palmer is set for a bumper pay rise at Chelsea.
Mauricio Pochettino believes we are finally starting to see why Chelsea blew a record £115m on Moises Caicedo.

MAIL ON SUNDAY
England head coach Gareth Southgate has warned Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish they face a battle to make the Euro 2024 squad for Germany.
Jurgen Klopp does not agree that Liverpool's rivalry with Manchester United is any bigger or more important than it is with the other top teams, ahead of their FA Cup quarter-final clash at Old Trafford.
Alan Shearer believes Newcastle boss Eddie Howe still has plenty of 'credit left in the bank' despite the Magpies FA Cup exit.
Wayne Rooney's eldest son Kai scored three goals and registered two assists for Manchester United's under-14 side during their 6-4 win over Everton.

THE SUN ON SUNDAY
West Ham boss David Moyes is planning a new bid for Manchester United and England centre-half Harry Maguire in the summer.
Sofyan Amrabat will be offered an escape route by Juventus following his nightmare loan stint at Manchester United.
Mason Mount could make his Manchester United return against Liverpool after four months out.
Football fans heading to Germany for Euro 2024 this summer face a resurgence in far right neo-Nazi hooligans who have been overwhelming the police across Europe.

SUNDAY MIRROR
Gareth Southgate is optimistic Reece James will get the chance to prove his fitness for Euro 2024 before the end of the season.
David Moyes is determined to "crack to code" and help Kalvin Phillips achieve his Euro 2024 dream before he returns to Manchester CIty at the end of the season.
Erik ten Hag reckons the penny's dropped with Alejandro Garnacho on what it takes to be a Manchester United superstar.
Daniel Ricciardo wants a return to his old Red Bull seat - but Eddie Jordan has seen nothing from the Aussie early in this new Formula 1 season to convince him he still has what it takes.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH
Jurgen Klopp says there has been no opportunity for a bitter rivalry with Manchester United while as he has fought other clubs for silverware during his time in English football.
Jurgen Klopp is looking forward to coming up against Manchester United in the FA Cup this weekend and says there is a lot of quality in Erik ten Hag's team
Warren Gatland offered his resignation minutes after his side were condemned to a first 'wooden spoon' in 21 years.
Ireland claimed the Six Nations title for the second year running after defeating Scotland, but their captain Peter O'Mahony hinted at a shock retirement following the triumph in Dublin.
London Irish are in advanced talks over a takeover that would revive the professional club.

DAILY RECORD
Kemar Roofe reckons Philippe Clement will be gunning for a Rangers QUADRUPLE next season - but doesn't know if he'll still be around to be part of it.

SCOTTISH SUN
Aberdeen managerial target Jimmy Thelin has insisted he's had no contact from the Pittodrie club.


Paris St-Germain forward Kylian Mbappe, 25, says "there's no way" he would join Arsenal in the summer because it is "too cold" in England. (Mail)

England winger Cole Palmer is set for a big pay rise at Chelsea - less than a year after the 21-year-old's move from Manchester City. (Star)

Senior figures at Nice are prepared to block a move from Manchester United for France centre-back Jean-Clair Todibo, 24. (Football Insider)

RB Leipzig have handed Tottenham Hotspur a deadline to trigger the option-to-buy clause for 28-year-old Germany forward Timo Werner, who has been on loan with Spurs since January. (Express)

Manchester City want to open talks over a new contract with Brazil goalkeeper Ederson, 30. (Star)

Newcastle United and Chelsea are set to compete for the signing of French winger Rayan Cherki, 20, from Lyon in the summer. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

Bayern Munich's 27-year-old South Korea defender Kim Min-jae, a former Manchester United target, is unhappy with his current role at the German club. (T-online, via Football Transfers)

Manchester United are unlikely to turn Sofyan Amrabat's loan move from Fiorentina into a permanent deal in the summer but Juventus are interested in the Morocco midfielder, 27. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Rangers' England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 31, has not ruled out a return to the Premier League this summer. (Football Insider)

England striker Ivan Toney, 28, jokes that if he leaves Brentford in the summer, his ideal destination would be Madrid. (Sky Sports)

Barcelona will relaunch their interest in Feyenoord's Netherlands midfielder Mats Wieffer, 24. (Sport - in Spanish)

Barca's Brazil forward Raphinha, 27, is one of the top summer transfer targets for the Saudi Pro League. (Sport - in Spanish)

Saudi Arabian club Al-Ahli have expressed an interest in signing Argentina midfielder Rodrigo de Paul, 29, from Atletico Madrid. (Fichajes - in Spanish)

England coach Gareth Southgate has told Manchester United's Mason Greenwood he will not be part of his Euro 2024 squad but has not ruled out a surprise recall the 22-year-old forward, who is currently on loan at Getafe, after this summer's tournament. (Express)

Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy has rejected a number of offers to coach in Europe - because the ex-Netherlands international, 47, wants to manage in England. (Mirror)

Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group are exploring the possibility of buying an MLS club. (Football Insider)

Arsenal could be forced to block France coach Thierry Henry's bid to select William Saliba for the Paris Olympics this summer as it could prevent the defender, 22, from being available for the start of the 2024-25 season. (Mirror)

Arsenal have completed the signing of Wales youth international Brayden Clarke, 16, from Wolves. (Standard)
 

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Monday 18 March 2024 07:52, UK


DAILY MAIL

Manchester United and Liverpool are set to do battle over Borussia Dortmund forward Donyell Malen, according to reports.


THE SUN
Marcus Rashford is set to snub a potential move to PSG - and stay at Manchester United.
Blackburn's owners say they are not looking to sell the club - despite problems getting cash out of India.
West Ham boss David Moyes is planning a new bid for Manchester United and England centre-half Harry Maguire in the summer.
Eric Cantona has hinted he would be interested in a role at Manchester United under the club's new part-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe.
Luke Littler is taking a brief break from the relentless pressure of the PDC Tour, pulling out of the Players Championship in Germany to try and avoid being hit by burnout.
Andy Murray says he wants to go to the Olympic Games in Paris this summer but not if he is being selected "just because it might be the last tournament I play".
Nicky Henderson has shut down his Lambourn yard to try to get to the bottom of the mystery virus which has affected his horses and led to a series of bad performances at the Cheltenham Festival.

DAILY EXPRESS
Manchester United could try to scupper Manchester City's efforts to sign Lucas Paqueta this summer with a player-plus-cash deal for the West Ham midfielder which could see Harry Maguire head to the London Stadium.
Arsenal could be tempted to try and make a move for Newcastle United striker Alexander Isak this summer with main rivals Manchester United likely to be hit with a "transfer ban" by the Tyneside team because of their move for sporting director Dan Ashworth.

DAILY MIRROR
Liverpool owners FSG are considering a move for Benfica technical director Pedro Marques, previously on the staff at Manchester City, as they aim to start building a multi-club model.
Potential Premier League target Benjamin Sesko, who has scored 11 goals in 34 games for RB Leipzig this season, will reportedly be available for around £43m this summer because of a release clause in his contract.

INDEPENDENT
An investigation found nine Premier League players escaped sanction despite testing positive for banned substances last season.

THE GUARDIAN
Tiger Woods is set to attend a meeting on Monday between PGA Tour plsyers and the governor of Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund, the result of which could have a significant bearing on his decision over taking on the USA Ryder Cup captaincy.

THE ATHLETIC
Manchester City have won the race to sign 14-year-old American prospect Cavan Sullivan, who recently won the Golden Ball at the CONCACAF U15 Championships, even though he won't be able to play for the club until the age of 18.

DAILY STAR
Former Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi appeared to try and kick a fan in the head amid a pitch invasion following Fenerbahce's victory at Trabzonspor.
Cole Palmer is set for a bumper pay rise at Chelsea.

DAILY RECORD
Celtic have reportedly made a "concrete offer" for RKC Waalwijk star Etienne Vaessen with the goalkeeper approaching the end of his contract.

SCOTTISH SUN
Neil Warnock is on standby for yet another return to management.


Liverpool have joined Arsenal and Manchester United in showing an interest in Borussia Dortmund's Netherlands winger Donyell Malen, 25. (Bild - in German)

West Ham boss David Moyes is planning a new bid for Manchester United's England centre-half Harry Maguire, 31, in the summer. (Sun)

England forward Marcus Rashford, 26, is set to snub a potential move to Paris St-Germain and stay at Manchester United. (Sun)

Atletico Madrid have enquired about a summer move for English forward Mason Greenwood, 22, but Manchester United have set a £50m asking price. (Football Transfers)

Greenwood's Manchester United team-mates have backed him to play again for the Red Devils after his loan spell at Getafe. (Sun)

Chelsea target Leny Yoro wants to join Real Madrid, although Lille are asking for 100m euros (£85.6m) for the French defender, 18. (Marca - in Spanish)

Newcastle United will be forced to sell one of their key players this summer in an effort to balance their books. (Football Insider)

Christian Eriksen will leave Manchester United at the end of the season if a suitable offer comes in for the 32-year-old Denmark midfielder. (Football Transfers)

Brighton are keeping tabs on Arsenal's English winger Reiss Nelson, 24, before a potential summer move. (Football Insider)

Brighton also maintain an interest in Leicester City's Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall after failing with a January bid for the English midfielder, 25. (Talksport)

Inter Milan are confident that Argentina striker Lautaro Martinez, 26, will sign a new contract. (Fabrizio Romano)

France striker Olivier Giroud, 37, wants a Major League Soccer move to either Los Angeles or New York when his contract with AC Milan expires at the end of the season. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

Liverpool are closely monitoring Ajax's 18-year-old Netherlands defender Jorrel Hato. (Football Insider)

Manchester City are in advanced talks to sign 14-year-old USA youth forward Cavan Sullivan, who is part of the academy at Philadelphia Union but is yet to sign a professional contract. (The Athletic - subscription required)
 

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DAILY MAIL

England head coach Gareth Southgate planned to give injured Trent Alexander-Arnold a key midfield audition in the games versus Brazil and Belgium despite the team's defensive crisis - but his injury has scuppered those plans.
The Championship play-off final will be put back seven days to Sunday 2 June if Coventry City qualify for the most lucrative game in football as well as reaching the FA Cup final.
Real Madrid have filed a complaint against a LaLiga referee for allegedly ignoring racist abuse suffered by Vinicius Jr.
Lionel Messi will not be available for Argentina in their upcoming international friendly double-header due to injury.
Man Utd Tuilagi appears to have played his final game for England after agreeing a two-year deal with French club Bayonne.

THE SUN
Arsenal's Gabriel has withdrawn from the Brazil squad as a precaution.
Carney Chukwuemeka is certain that his "big brother" Raheem Sterling will silence Chelsea's boo-boys.

THE GUARDIAN
Wycombe have put plans to buy Reading's training ground on hold "due to seeming planning limitations allowing only Reading FC to use the training grounds".

DAILY STAR
Manchester United are in talks with HMRC regarding an unpaid tax bill on arrangement with players and agents - and they could affect the club's transfer plans.
Swansea City were given a rousing team talk by the club's chef before they beat rivals Cardiff City.

DAILY MIRROR
Antony appeared to be furious after Erik ten Hag asked him to play left-back for Manchester United before Marcus Rashford had to get involved.
Borussia Dortmund would be keen to make Jadon Sancho's return to the club from Manchester United permanent, but not for much more than half of the £73m they received for him from the Premier League club in 2021.
Eden Hazard has confirmed he will make a return to Stamford Bridge to take part in Soccer Aid this summer, playing for the World XI coached by current Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino.

DAILY EXPRESS
Jordan Henderson is expected to link up with England this week despite not making it to the end of Ajax's last Eredivisie match on Sunday with what was described as a muscle problem.

THE TIMES
Broadcasters could face an issue if the FA Cup final becomes another Manchester derby, with the Met Police having moved last year's showpiece to a 3pm kick-off because of potential transport issues. ITV are already committed to broadcasting rugby union's Champions Cup final on the same day, which is scheduled for 2.45pm kick-off at the Tottenham Stadium.
Danny Care is keen to stay on at Harlequins for another season but is attracting interest from clubs in France if he is unable to secure new terms at the Twickenham Stoop,
Bruno Fernandes has called on football authorities to scrap the rule requiring referees to punish players who remove their shirts in celebration of scoring a goal after Amad Diallo's sending-off against Liverpool on Sunday.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
As many as four England players could face a 20,000-mile round trip to Australia with Arsenal in May, just a week before two crucial Women's Euro 2025 qualifiers against France.
LIV rebels Jon Rahm and Tyrrell Hatton have already picked up bans and fines on the DP World Tour, meaning it is even more vital that the Ryder Cup eligibility rules are changed if the pair are to appear in next year's match.
MCC president Mark Nicholas is in line to become the club's next chairman after emerging as the committee's choice to put to the membership for approval.
Nottingham Forest might have been able to avoid their four-point sanction from the Premier League had they been able to conclude a deal to sell Brennan Johnson to Tottenham, or any of his other suitors, before the end of the 2022/23 financial year.
Italy rugby captain Michele Lamaro has accused Wales of showing his team a lack of respect over "several small unpleasant situations" during their time in Cardiff last weekend, which included putting families in seats with restricted views and not inviting them to post-game functions.

DAILY RECORD
Brentford and Brighton are both looking into potential partnerships with Scottish Championship leaders Dundee United on the back of the SFA allowing Bournemouth co-owner Bill Foley to buy a minority shareholding in Hibs.

THE SCOTTISH SUN
Crawford Allan will step down as the SFA's head of refereeing at the end of the season.


Newcastle United will consider selling Brazil midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 26, to fund their summer spending spree. (Football Insider)

Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain were watching Guimaraes in Saturday's FA Cup defeat at Manchester City, while PSG are also keeping a close eye on one of his Newcastle team-mates - Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 24. (HITC)

Bayern Munich are open to selling Germany midfielder Joshua Kimmich this summer, but the 29-year-old is only interested in joining Manchester City, Arsenal, Liverpool, Real Madrid or Barcelona. (Florian Plettenberg)

Manchester United and Liverpool are among the clubs interested in signing Real Madrid's Morocco forward Brahim Diaz, 24. (HITC)

Manchester City's Portugal midfielder Bernardo Silva says he is sure he will return to his first club Benfica, but the 29-year-old refused to say when. (SIC - in Portuguese)

Everton will demand a minimum of £80m for England defender Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, who is wanted by Manchester United and Chelsea. (Teamtalk)

England forward Raheem Sterling, 29, will snub interest from Saudi Arabia this summer as he bids to win silverware with Chelsea next season. (Standard)

Chelsea are set to reward England forward Cole Palmer, 21, a new contract with much-improved terms after a strong start to life at Stamford Bridge. (Football Insider)

Eddie Nketiah might leave Arsenal this summer and Wolves have joined the Premier League clubs chasing a potential deal for the England striker, 24. (Teamtalk)

Borussia Dortmund would be willing to re-sign England winger Jadon Sancho on a permanent basis - but only if Manchester United are willing to accept less than half of the £73m they paid for the 23-year-old in 2021. (Sky Germany via Mirror)

Tottenham Hotspur have set their sights on West Ham's English full-back Ben Johnson, 24. (Football Transfers)

Liverpool have stepped up their interest in Bayer Leverkusen's left-sided defender Piero Hincapie, a 22-year-old Ecuador international. (HITC)

Manchester United are in advanced talks with English midfielder Kobbie Mainoo, 18, over a new contract. (Football Insider)

Chelsea have identified Inter Milan coach Simone Inzaghi as a potential replacement for their current boss Mauricio Pochettino. (Teamtalk)

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has hinted he would be interested in a role at the club under new part-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe. (Independent)
 

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Wednesday 20 March 2024 07:57, UK

DAILY STAR

Sir Jim Ratcliffe has made Gareth Southgate his No 1 choice to replace Erik ten Hag as Manchester United boss this summer.

DAILY MIRROR
On Back Pages Tonight, Martin Hardy and John Cross discuss in depth about the possibility of Gareth Southgate taking over at Manchester United.
Several Manchester United players are already on board with the idea of Gareth Southgate becoming the club's new manager.

DAILY MAIL
Raheem Sterling will snub a big-money move to Saudi Arabia and fight for his Chelsea career.
Nottingham Forest face a battle to keep key centre-back Murillo as the club face a summer of major uncertainty.
Manchester United have lined up moves for two promising teenagers, Silva Mexes of Ipswich Town and Wolves defender Wesley Okoduwa.
On The Geraint Thomas Cycling Club podcast, Manchester United part-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe reveals his transfer strategy
Chelsea may be forced to lift lid on Roman Abramovich's alleged questionable transfers next month in ongoing legal case involving former Stamford Bridge director Marina Granovskaia.

THE ATHLETIC
LAFC are in advanced talks with Olivier Giroud about summer transfer.

EVENING STANDARD
Fluminense sporting director Fred admits Thiago Silva remains a "dream" signing for the club. The 39-year-old will be out of contract at Chelsea at the end of the season.
Chelsea face a headache leading up to the start of next season, with a significant number of players in line to be called up for the Olympics.

DAILY TELEGRAPH
Maro Itoje and Finn Russell are on course to break crucial player welfare limits, Telegraph Sport can reveal, as rugby's authorities stand accused of risking the health of the Premiership's "prized possessions".

DAILY RECORD
Rangers left-back Borna Barisic has reportedly agreed terms with Trabzonspor as he approaches the end of his Ibrox contract.


Manchester United co-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe has made England manager Gareth Southgate his top choice to replace Erik ten Hag in the summer, and would like a decision from the 53-year-old sooner rather than later. (Star)

Manchester City might let England winger Jack Grealish, 28, leave this summer as they look to raise funds to enhance their squad. (HITC)

Newcastle United and Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 24, is on Arsenal's shortlist with the Gunners aiming to bring in a forward during the summer. (Football Insider)

Arsenal are also interested in Sporting Lisbon and Sweden striker Viktor Gyokeres, 25. (Teamtalk)

Tottenham, Chelsea and West Ham have all expressed an interest in signing England striker Ivan Toney, 28, as he continues to catch the eye with Brentford. (Sun)

Germany striker Timo Werner, 28, wants Tottenham to activate the option to sign him permanently this summer for 17m euros from parent club RB Leipzig. (Florian Plettenberg)

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 32, has told Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag he is unhappy with his lack of game time. (Tipsbladet)

Former Chelsea recruitment chief Scott McLachlan is a target for Newcastle to replace sporting director Dan Ashworth, who is heading to Manchester United. (Teamtalk)

Rangers are willing to accept £15m for England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 31, with interest growing in the Premier League. (Football Insider)

Everton, Nottingham Forest and West Ham are keeping tabs on English winger Karamoko Dembele, 21, who has impressed this season after joining Blackpool on loan from French club Brest. (HITC)

An appeal by Nottingham Forest against their four-point deduction for breaching financial rules could risk the punishment being increased. (Times - subscription required)

Nottingham Forest face having to sell one of their star players by the end of June to avoid another points deduction for breaching financial rules next season. (Times - subscription required)

Belgium forward Johan Bakayoko is attracting the interest of Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and Paris St-Germain, with PSV Eindhoven wanting 50-60m euros for the 20-year-old. (Sky Sports Germany)

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland, 23, has given his club a scare by limping out of training while on international duty with Norway. (Guardian)
 

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The rift that led to Ben White's self-imposed England exile began with a barbed comment from Gareth Southgate's assistant Steve Holland in front of team-mates at the World Cup in Qatar in 2022.
The International Cricket Council has been urged to take control of technology away from broadcasters and introduce greater transparency in ball-tracking by Simon Taufel, one of the game's most respected umpires.
Liverpool's hunt for Jurgen Klopp's successor will accelerate following confirmation of Richard Hughes' appointment as sporting director.
Timo Werner is very keen to make his move to Tottenham permanent with a deal likely to only cost the Premier League club around £16m.
Louis Rees-Zammit has admitted he was disappointed to only run 4.44 seconds in his 40-yard dash in front of NFL scouts in Florida as he looks to secure a roster spot ahead of the 2024 season through the International Player Pathway.

DAILY MIRROR
New Bayern Munich sporting director Max Eberl has revealed why he won't be making a fanciful attempt to appoint Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp as their next manager.
Bruno Fernandes has responded to criticism over his leadership style as Manchester United captain, insisting it is just his "intensity" showing on the pitch.
Former England cricketer Stuart Broad claims there's a culture of moaning at Old Trafford, led by captain Bruno Fernandes
Rasmus Hojlund has hit out at "fake news" after a report emerged that his teammates had questioned him over conducting an interview with a Manchester United fan channel.
Jarrad Branthwaite has revealed his football dream nearly ended before it even began because he suffered with Osgood Schlatter disease as a teenager, a condition which causes knee trouble and sidelined him for 18 months before joining Carlisle.
Former professional Gareth Farrelly has lifted the lid on football's staggering £1bn bankruptcy crisis with an estimated 40 per cent of players at risk within five years of retirement because of bad investments.

THE SUN
Luke Littler has been forced out of the Nordic Darts Masters in June due to family commitments.
Paul Scholes' son, Arron, has taken a cheeky dig at England boss Gareth Southgate on social media after he was spotted with Kobbie Mainoo.
Chelsea's owners have been slammed by their own supporters and warned they face a tide of "irreversible toxicity" unless drastic changes are made.
San Marino missed out on the chance of their first win in 20 years when they gave up an early lead to lose 3-1 to fellow FIFA minnows St Kitts and Nevis - the teams play again on Sunday.

DAILY MAIL
Chelsea and Man City could both be booted out of the Premier League if they are found guilty of Financial Fair Play breaches, according to reports.
World Rugby - the game's governing body - is considering bringing in a global trial of a 20-minute red card as part of a number of law changes designed to improve its appeal.
Premier League clubs' attempts to comply with spending rules by selling players this summer could be thwarted by international managers' refusal to grant access to their squad members at the European Championship.
England plan to take the three special fragrances which permeate the air at their home base St George's Park with them to their German training base for Euro 2024.
Brazil are set to ditch their classic yellow shirts for Saturday's friendly against England at Wembley and will instead play in their blue away strip.
Olympic sailing great Sir Ben Ainslie has lifted the lid on what makes Manchester United part-owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe tick and expects him to have a massive impact on the club.

EVENING STANDARD
Fulham are ready to make Tosin Adarabioyo one of their top earners in a bid to stop him leaving Craven Cottage.
Antonio Nusa has revealed he is over the injury concerns that scuppered a January move to Brentford.

THE TIMES
Kai Havertz should have been shown a second yellow card for diving in Arsenal's victory over Brentford before he scored the winning goal that sent his team top of the Premier League.
Courtney Lawes believes the RFU should scrap the overseas rule that will soon render Owen Farrell, Man Utd Tuilagi, Kyle Sinckler and Lewis Ludlam ineligible to represent England.

DAILY STAR
A strange-looking statue of Harry Kane is still waiting for a home after four years sat hidden away in storage.
The first man behind the adored Gunnersaurus has opened up on being made redundant by Arsenal after spending 26 years as mascot.

DAILY EXPRESS
Chelsea could reportedly solve their Romelu Lukaku woes by using him as a makeweight in a swap deal this summer
Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter says he does not expect England to host a World Cup in his lifetime because English football is 'too successful'.
Casemiro was reportedly told he was fit by Manchester United medical staff before eventually missing out on their FA Cup quarter-final against Liverpool with a hamstring issue which was picked up when he sought alternative advice in Spain.
Arsenal appear set to miss out on Ajax teenager Jorrel Hato this summer because his recently-signed new contract does not include a release clause.

THE ATHLETIC
The USWNT's Olympic path was set on Tuesday - the team will face Germany, Australia and either Zambia or Morocco in this summer's group stage, playing matches in Marseille and Nice. The tournament will be the first under incoming head coach Emma Hayes, following her debut on the touchline at a pair of friendlies in June.

DAILY RECORD
Aberdeen have moved a step closer to making their next managerial appointment.
Former Celtic defender Carl Starfelt, who has struggled with illness since his move to Celta Vigo last summer, has revealed his issues were caused by mould in his home. He has since moved into hotel accommodation while the problem is resolved.
Hearts have been dealt a double blow with both Peter Haring, who is out of contract at the end of the season, and Craig Halkett facing knee surgeries.


Tottenham are preparing a move for Chelsea's England midfielder Conor Gallagher, 24, whose contract expires in 2025. (Teamtalk)

Liverpool, Tottenham and AC Milan are among the clubs interested in Fulham's English defender Tosin Adarabioyo, 26, however the Cottagers want to offer the former Manchester City player a new contract. (Standard)

Tottenham are also interested in Barcelona and Brazil winger Raphinha, 27, whose future at the La Liga giants is unclear. (Sport - in Spanish)

Chelsea are leading the race to sign Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen but Paris St-Germain remain interested and Napoli want 130m euros (£111m) for the 25-year-old to fund a move for a replacement. (Calciomercato - in Italian)

Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United are interested in Shakhtar Donetsk's 21-year-old Ukrainian midfielder Georgiy Sudakov, who is valued at 100m euros (£85m). (Teamtalk)

Liverpool, Arsenal and Chelsea are among the clubs interested in Nottingham Forest's Brazilian defender Murillo, 21. (Mail)

Liverpool could make a third attempt to sign 25-year-old English defender Lloyd Kelly from Bournemouth. (Liverpool Echo)

Manchester United's English midfielder Kobbie Mainoo, 18, is close to signing a new contract with the Red Devils. (HITC)

Brazil defender Thiago Silva, 39, is in regular contact with former club Fluminense as he looks to secure a return home when his Chelsea contract runs out at the end of the season. (Sun)

Newcastle boss Eddie Howe, former Chelsea manager Graham Potter and Wolves' Gary O'Neil could all be in the running for the England job if Gareth Southgate leaves for Manchester United. (Mirror)

Bayern Munich could turn to Jose Mourinho, who is out of work after being sacked by Roma, to replace the departing Thomas Tuchel if they are unable to land top target Xabi Alonso. (Mirror)

Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Antonio Conte is also wanted by Bayern Munich. (La Repubblica - in Italian)

Arsenal are set to offer Italy midfielder Jorginho, 32, a new contract. (Football Insider)

Benfica's Argentina winger Angel di Maria, 36, is considering a return to his boyhood club Rosario Central. (ESPN)

Manchester United's Swedish defender Victor Lindelof, 29, says he has no desire to play in Saudi Arabia yet, despite having been linked with a summer move to the country's Pro League. (Fotbollskanalen - in Swedish)

Leeds United are set to offer midfielder Archie Gray, 18, an improved contract in the summer amid interest from top-six Premier League clubs. (Football Insider)
 

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Harry Kane is expected to sit out England's friendly against Brazil on Saturday night, giving manager Gareth Southgate the chance to ramp up the auditions to be the striker's deputy at this summer's European Championship.
Peers will try to limit foreign state ownership of football clubs, in the wake of moves to block similar takeovers of newspapers.
England's new £125 football kit for the European Championship has sparked a major row over a multicoloured St George's Cross on the back of the shirt collar, with Sir Keir Starmer leading calls for it to be changed to traditional red.
David Datro Fofana's first club will go to the Federal Supreme Court over his controversial departure to Europe and want 20 per cent of his move to Chelsea as part of claims he was "stolen" by Molde FK in Norway.
Billy Vunipola is poised to join Montpellier next season and bring his long career with Saracens and England to an end.
Aston Villa have sealed the biggest shirt-front sponsorship in the club's history, with the Greek online sports betting platform Betano paying £20m annually for two years from next season, coinciding with the launch of the club's new Adidas kit.

DAILY MIRROR
Francis Ngannou claims he was affected by the late start time of his fight against Anthony Joshua.
Felipe Massa believes he has "every possibility" of overturning the 2008 World Championship - which was edged by Lewis Hamilton.
Danny Care is weighing up his international future after contributing to an encouraging Six Nations for England.

THE SUN
Harry Maguire says England's stars want Gareth Southgate to stay beyond the Euros.
Erling Haaland has netted again - this time a tasty deal promoting his home nation's seafood.
A financial expert has warned that Chelsea face a "more severe" points deduction than Everton and Nottingham Forest if they are found guilty of breaking Premier League financial rules.
Misfits boxing are in talks with five footballers to make a switch to the ring - with Wayne Rooney still expected to be one of them.

DAILY MAIL
The FA will continue to enforce their ban on bringing national flags to Wembley other than those of the competing teams, in the midst of the criticism they have received for allowing Nike to alter the St George's Cross on England's new home kit.
Nottingham Forest are convinced they have grounds to appeal the four-point deduction they received for breaching profit and sustainability rules this week. But the club are weighing up whether taking their case to a second hearing is worth the risk of potentially getting a harsher punishment.
Three Arsenal supporters part of the Ashburton Army have each received a three-year football banning order for tragedy chanting relating to the Hillsborough disaster during the club's FA Cup third-round defeat to Liverpool in January.
Manchester United are reportedly lining up a move for Wolves midfielder Joao Gomes in the summer transfer window.
Bruno Guimaraes admits he's unsure what his future holds at Newcastle United and believes the club 'made things happen too quickly' as they struggle to maintain last season's success.
Leeds are set to extend their training kit sponsorship deal with Unibet as Daniel Farke's Championship leaders battle to return to the Premier League.
Emma Hayes is standing to become chair of the League Managers Association in what would be a historic move for the organisation.

DAILY STAR
Liverpool are looking to land another key figure from Bournemouth as they prepare to sign Cherries chief scout Mark Burchill.

THE TIMES
The IOC has been challenged by a group of 26 academics to change its policy that transgender women should not be presumed to have a physical advantage in female sports.
The price of a Centre Court debenture at Wimbledon has risen by 45 per cent to £116,000 for the next five-year period meaning buyers will be paying £1,657 a day for a seat at the championships.

DAILY EXPRESS
Fenerbahce are reportedly considering quitting the Turkish SuperLig in protest over their perceived poor treatment by the country's authorities.
Manchester United have reportedly agreed to pursue Juventus defender Gleison Bremer following a recommendation from incoming sporting director Dan Ashworth.

DAILY RECORD
Blair Spittal will join Hearts this summer on a three-year deal.
Andy Walker reckons letting Borna Barisic leave for nothing is 'not the best business move' from Rangers.

SCOTTISH SUN
Celtic star Matt O'Riley says 'it's cool' that a club the size of Atletico Madrid want him after the Hoops rebuffed a January offer for his services.


Manchester United are targeting Wolves midfielder Joao Gomes, 23, as a replacement for his fellow Brazilian Casemiro, 32. (Mirror)

Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester City and Manchester United are all keen on Real Madrid's Brazil forward Rodrygo, 23, and the Spanish giants could be persuaded to negotiate if they receive an offer of £85m-plus. (Sport - in Spanish)

Liverpool are planning to allow former Cameroon defender Joel Matip, 32, ex-Spain midfielder Thiago Alcantara, 32, and Spanish keeper Adrian, 37, to leave this summer. (Football Insider)

Manchester United are set to face competition from Real Madrid for Everton's 21-year-old English centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite. (Give Me Sport)

Spanish club Getafe's hopes of signing England forward Mason Greenwood, 22, on loan again next season are set to be dashed as Manchester United want a permanent deal if they decide to let him go. (Sun)

Barcelona are willing to offer Everton the pick of four players - 21-year-old Spain winger Ansu Fati, 28-year-old France centre-back Clement Lenglet, 23-year-old United States right-back Sergino Dest and 20-year-old Spanish midfielder Fermin Lopez - in a bid to land their £80m-rated Senegal midfielder Amadou Onana, 22. (Sport via Teamtalk)

Netherlands midfielder Teun Koopmeiners has told his Italian club Atalanta he wants to leave this summer, with the 26-year-old having been linked with Liverpool. (Metro)

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag's job is safe for the rest of the season after impressing Sir Jim Ratcliffe in the early stages of the new co-owner's time at the club. (Guardian)

United and Brighton could explore a deal for English midfielder Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, 25, who could leave Leicester City for a cut-price fee if the Foxes fail in their bid for promotion to the Premier League. (90min)

Germany forward Timo Werner, 28, already wants to turn his loan from RB Leipzig to Tottenham Hotspur into a permanent move that could cost the club less than £15m. (Telegraph)

Former Arsenal and France striker Alexandre Lacazette is attracting serious interest from Saudi Arabian clubs and the 32-year-old Lyon captain could be the latest big-name European star to move there at the end of the season. (L'Equipe)

West Ham will make another approach for Manchester United's England defender Harry Maguire, 31, this summer. (Football Insider)

Maguire wants Gareth Southgate to remain as England manager - despite Manchester United considering him as a replacement for Erik ten Hag. (Express)

AC Milan will look to offload Belgium forward Divock Origi, 28, when the former Liverpool player returns from his loan spell at Nottingham Forest.(Calciomercato - in Italian)

Seven-time Manchester United Premier League winner Roy Keane says "I could see that happening" when asked about the club being linked with England boss Gareth Southgate. (Sky Sports)

Newcastle have been monitoring Feyenoord and Netherlands defender Quilindschy Hartman, 22, as they look to boost their left-back options. (Football Transfers)

Manchester United and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof, 29, says he is focused on his Red Devils career and has no intention of moving to the Saudi Pro League. (Fotbollskanalen - in Swedish)

Everton are likely to be hit with a new four-point deduction from their second hearing for profit and sustainability breaches. (Football Insider)
 

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Real Madrid have stepped up their interest in Liverpool's 25-year-old England defender Trent Alexander-Arnold, whose contract expires next year. (Relevo - in Spanish)

Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso will join Bayern Munich rather than Liverpool if he moves anywhere this summer. (Sky Sports News)

English striker Eddie Nketiah, 24, could leave Arsenal this summer amid interest from Crystal Palace,Brentford and Wolves. (Football Insider)

Chelsea are in advanced talks with Lyon about appointing Sonia Bompastor, the 43-year-old former France midfielder, to take over from Emma Hayes. (ESPN)

Chelsea led the race for Brazil forward Endrick but concerns about the fee allowed Real Madrid to beat them to the signing of the 17-year-old from Palmeiras. (Telegraph - subscription)

Manchester United are ready to firm up their interest in Juventus' 27-year-old Brazil defender Gleison Bremer, who has a £43m release clause in his contract. (Mirror)

Aston Villa could be forced to sell English midfielder Jacob Ramsey, 22, to help avoid breaching profit and sustainability rules. (Football Insider)

Manchester United minority owner Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants to change the role of the manager at the club, so it is more of a head coach position primarily focused on training. (Telegraph - subscription)

Newcastle United might have to sell Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 24, in the summer to comply with financial fair play regulations, with long-term admirers Arsenal a possible destination. (Football Insider)

Sunderland's 23-year-old English winger Jack Clarke will not sign a new contract, which could spark fresh interest from West Ham and Lazio. (i)

Former Arsenal head of recruitment Sven Mislintat could return to Borussia Dortmund as sports director. (Sky Sports Germany)

Eintracht Frankfurt are not willing to pay the £8.5m option to make Manchester United's 26-year-old Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek's move permanent this summer. (Bild, via Goal)

Inter Milan could offer South Korea defender Kim Min-jae, 27, a move away from Bayern Munich less than a year after joining. (Gazetta dello Sport)