Arsenal’s new technical director Edu wants everyone at the club to return to the winning mentality which made Arsene Wenger’s side invincible.
What the papers say Paris St Germain are interested in signing Tottenham’s Danny Rose, the Mirror reports. The England left-back, 29, has been left out of his club’s pre-season tour to Asia, with Spurs willing to listen to offers for him. They are said to want at least £20million for Rose, who was signed from Leeds for £1million in 2007.
What the papers say Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is reportedly looking to sell five players in order to raise the £200million needed to secure the signature of Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. The Sun reports on claims in Spanish newspaper Marca and says the side are looking to sell Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez. Dani Ceballos, Marco Asensio and Isco are also said to be on the market, putting several Premier League clubs on high alert.
Unai Emery insists Arsenal are working to bring in “three or four” players before the start of the new season.
What the papers say Danny Rose is not heading to Singapore for Tottenham’s pre-season tour, the Daily Telegraph reports, in a sign that the 29-year-old is on the verge of being sold. The England left-back has made it clear he is unhappy with Spurs’ pay structure.
Arsenal director Josh Kroenke admits criticism of the club’s leadership has been “hard to take”, but maintains there will be no compromise over the direction of the board.
Neil Lennon has warned Celtic will not be pushovers in any Kieran Tierney transfer after rejecting a second bid from Arsenal.
Arsenal head coach Unai Emery has revealed he spoke to Laurent Koscielny three times in a forlorn attempt to get his captain on the club’s pre-season tour.
What the papers say Leicester have promised Harry Maguire that he can leave if Manchester United or Manchester City fork out a world-record fee for a defender, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Foxes want between £80million and £90millon for the England centre-back, which would be higher than the £75million Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk in January last year, the paper adds.
An alliance formed by a band of influential Arsenal supporters calling for “better leadership” of the club insist they have not launched another campaign calling for owner Stan Kroenke to leave but for changes to be made at the highest level.
A group of influential Arsenal supporters’ organisations, fanzines and blogs have joined forces to call for “better leadership” of the club and hit out at Stan Kroenke’s “passive ownership”.
What the papers say The Sun, in what it bills as an exclusive, says Manchester United have agreed a world-record £80million fee to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester. The defender is set to have a medical on Monday, the paper reports.
Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi believes Africa Cup of Nations semi-finalists Nigeria are standing on the brink of a golden future.
Former Arsenal favourite Ian Wright believes captain Laurent Koscielny is threatening to ruin his “legacy” at the club after refusing to go on the pre-season tour of the United States.
Arsenal captain Laurent Koscielny refused to travel on the club’s pre-season tour of the United States after a request to have his contract cancelled was rejected, PA understands.
What the papers say The Mirror says Arsenal are refusing to give up on signing Wilfried Zaha and are preparing a player-plus-cash bid. Unai Emery has already seen the club’s opening £40milion approach rejected with Crystal Palace demanding twice that. The Gunners will get nowhere near that figure but are now discussing putting players into the deal, with Calum Chambers, Carl Jenkinson and Mohamed Elneny all possible makeweights.
Arsenal are supporting youngster Jordi Osei-Tutu after he was allegedly subjected to racist abuse while playing in a pre-season friendly for loan club VfL Bochum.
Fenerbahce have distanced themselves from a move for Mesut Ozil and insist they cannot afford to sign the Arsenal forward.
Tottenham will host Women’s Super League champions and north London rivals Arsenal at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on November 17.
What the papers say The Mirror says Bournemouth expect Callum Wilson to sign a new four-year deal next week to ward off interest from West Ham. The England striker has been targeted as the Hammers look to be losing out to Valencia in the race for Celta Vigo marksman Maxi Gomez.
Edu has returned to Arsenal to become the club’s first technical director.
Manchester United and Arsenal are among the clubs who have enquired about Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina, PA understands.
What the papers say Manchester United are interested in Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who spent last season on loan at AC Milan, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to continue his summer rebuilding, RMC Sport have reported according to the Daily Mail.
It is fantastic to see former Aberdeen winger Ryan Fraser being linked with a potential £25 million move to Arsenal.
What the papers say Newcastle have reportedly looked north in their search for Rafael Benitez’s successor, with the Daily Mirror reporting Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has been approached by Magpies owner Mike Ashley. United have been looking for leadership since Benitez’s contract expired and the Spaniard signed with Chinese club Dalian Yifang. But former Liverpool captain Gerrard has apparently rebuffed Ashley’s offer, after only managing the Glaswegian side for 12 months.
What the papers say Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes has reportedly been “seduced” by Manchester United after the club offered him between £4.5million and £5.3million-a-season in wages. The Daily Mirror says reports in a Portuguese newspaper indicate the midfielder is putting pressure on Sporting to come to a deal with the Red Devils. The two clubs are still a way off agreeing on a figure, the paper adds.
Frank Lampard has been named Chelsea’s new manager – making him comfortably the least experienced boss among the Premier League’s ‘big six’.
Chelsea’s all-time record goalscorer Frank Lampard has been appointed as the Blues’ new manager.
What the papers say Juventus are reportedly still keen on landing Manchester United’s Paul Pogba. The Metro says reports in Italy suggest the Serie A side are eager to include a player in any potential deal. However, The Sun says reports in Spain suggest the Frenchman will hand in a transfer request at Old Trafford to let him join Real Madrid.
What the papers say A potential transfer for Leicester City’s Harry Maguire makes headlines in Wednesday’s papers. Manchester United have been linked with a move for the 26-year-old, but according to the Daily Telegraph will have to pay more than £90million and make him the most expensive defender of all time to land him. The centre-back has made it clear he wants to leave Leicester, The Sun says, while the Daily Mirror reports that Arsenal have also launched a £50million bid for his signature.