All the top stories and transfer of rumors from the newspapers on Thursday …
Arsenal are looking to bring down seven more players, including signings from Nicolas Pepe and ‘former player Bernd Leno, to help with the transfer window this summer.
Chelsea are set to begin contract negotiations with midfielder Jorginho and his goal is expected to stay at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal are ready to extend their interest in Leicester City player Youri Tielemans and are confident that £ 30m will be enough to sign the Belgian midfielder.
Benfica defender Alex Grimaldo is still on Arsenal’s radar and could be available for a small fee of £ 6m when his contract expires.
Manchester United have confirmed they will lose Cristiano Ronaldo this summer.
Newcastle could move on to Callum Hudson-Odoi – Everton telling them to forget about Anthony Gordon.
World Cup leaders are discussing a change in the 2026 tournament – meaning the winners will have to play eight games.
Frenkie de Jong’s move to Manchester United is also plagued by £ 17m in debt overdue payments since the early days of the Covid-19 epidemic.
Nottingham Forest are set to finalize the signing of £ 16m for Liverpool player Neco Williams.
Tottenham are hoping that their contract with Middlesbrough defender Djed Spence will be finalized this weekend so they can join the club on their way to South Korea.
The Premier League club has been forced to suspend international players for allegedly raping a player.
Southampton are prioritizing new players and finalizing talks for Rangers player Joe Aribo for £ 10m.
Former Argentine midfielder Pablo Matera has refused to be offered a lucrative contract from Bath who is suffering from uncertainty over the team’s reshuffle ahead of the new season.
Jesse Lingard has left for the United States to discuss a move to MLS, with several clubs looking for a former Manchester United player.
Former Chelsea midfielder Charly Musonda is “missing” after receiving a contract, according to Belgian captain Zulte Waregem.
Chelsea are valued at £ 43m for Sporting Lisbon midfielder Matheus Nunes, according to Portuguese reports.
Ayoze Perez has a chance to leave Leicester City this summer but his hopes of moving to Real Betis have been dashed because the Spanish club want to sell players first.
Jack Grealish left for Athens to coach Olympiacos before returning to Manchester City on Monday.
Manchester United’s opening bid for Antony was rejected as the Premier League club dropped £ 20m compared to Ajax.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been rejected by Bayern Munich as his decision to sign a new team slows down his decision to leave Manchester United.
Manchester United have offered £ 51m to Ajax for Antony but are said to be close to £ 20m for the Dutch club.
Jake Paul accused Tommy Fury of “hiding” after the two boxing matches at Madison Square Garden were suspended while Briton was denied entry to the United States.
Three Wimbledon guards have been arrested for allegedly arguing with each other outside a second court for panic attacks.
Everton will offer new contract to Antony Gordon to block Tottenham and Newcastle’s interest in England Under 21 international.
Ajax have offered Tottenham a loan move to Davinson Sanchez as part of a deal to sign Steven Bergwijn.
Sadio Mane has revealed that he wants to sign a contract to take over if he dies, due to his desire to play for Senegal after a major setback at the African Cup of Nations.
West Ham want to beat Crystal Palace by signing Swansea midfielder Flynn Downes, who is valued at £ 12m.
Manchester United have not yet decided when Cristiano Ronaldo will return to pre-season training.
Everton want to offer Anthony Gordon a lucrative new contract to curb any interest with Premier League players in Newcastle over their limited skills.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has rejected an invitation to change his allegiance to Ghana and join former England U21 teammate Tariq Lamptey.
Mo Farah will return to run the London Marathon in October after finishing his career.
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Juventus are struggling to find players for Moise Kean and midfielders Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Arthur Melo.
Match-changing investigations are underway in Sierra Leone where players Gulf FC and Kahula Rangers won matches that started simultaneously 91-1 and 95-0.
Chelsea’s £ 10m deal to sign Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina has been quiet since Petr Cech and Marina Granovskaia left.
Marcos Alonso is considering a move for Chelsea as Chelsea continue to block his wanted transfer to Barcelona.
Celtic have been given a new chance to sign Vinicius Souza, who has not made a final decision on whether to join PSV, although the idea of his future is “close” according to his assistant.
Rangers are expected to develop their youth talent with the signing of St Mirren star Dylan Reid.
Rangers are keen to sign Genk midfielder Theo Bongonda, who could be available for £ 6m as he enters the final year of his contract.
Alexander Bernabei has the right to open the season in the Celtic team after the ban imposed on him in Argentina was not taken to Scotland.