Former Leeds striker Bobby Davison believes Marcelo Bielsa’s side would not have won promotion to the Premier League without Patrick Bamford.
The Government is expected to make an announcement on Friday on the status of the local lockdown measures in the North West of England and Leicester.
The mayor of Leicester said the city has been left “out in the dark, very frustrated and very angry” following the Government’s “shambolic” lockdown announcement.
What the papers say Manchester United have inched closer to signing Jadon Sancho, with Borussia Dortmund willing to agree to an initial fee, The Independent reports. Dortmund are said to have agreed to a base fee of £60million, which would ultimately rise to more than £100m. The Bundesliga club had seemed ready to play hardball over the 20-year-old, but are now thought to favour a rapid resolution to the transfer as they prepare for next season. United are the clear front-runners, with Liverpool and Real Madrid having dropped off.
A council area which is being subject to tighter lockdown restrictions is “getting mopped up with the broader area” and has low rates of coronavirus, a council leader has claimed.
Pubs, cafes and restaurants can reopen in Leicester from Monday after the announcement lockdown measures would be eased.
The ban on different households meeting indoors in parts of northern England is the latest response to problems raised in the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The mayor of Leicester has expressed his frustration after the Government delayed its decision on lifting the city’s lockdown restrictions – saying “what a way to run a country”.
A decision is due to be made on whether to lift the lockdown restrictions in Leicester.
Emile Heskey believes Leicester need to target Europa League glory after their Champions League heartbreak.
What the papers say Manchester City’s hopes of signing David Alaba hinge on Bayern Munich offering him a more attractive package to stay at the German club, according to Bild. City and Paris St Germain have expressed interest in the 28-year-old left-back. Alaba’s agent is asking Bayern to boost his contract, which expires next year, to £18million a season.
What the papers say Manchester City have made Valencia winger Ferran Torres their top transfer target of the summer, ESPN reports. Valencia are resigned to losing the star 20-year-old, who has caught the eye of several leading clubs in Europe this season. The Spain under-21 representative, valued at around £40million, is said to be keen on a move to the Etihad Stadium.
What the papers say Willian could be set to stay at Chelsea after all, with a breakthrough reached in contract negotiations, according to Sky Sports. Several clubs had been circling for the 31-year-old Brazilian, who was rumoured to want to leave Stamford Bridge, including Arsenal, Manchester United, Barcelona, and David Beckham’s Inter Miami. However, the winger is tipped to sign a new contract with Chelsea this week, despite being offered only a two-year extension instead of his preferred three.
A host of clubs are tracking Ryan Bennett after Leicester decided against signing the defender permanently.
Here is Monday’s update of the rolling seven-day rate of new cases of Covid-19 for every local authority in England.
Bruno Fernandes has targeted Europa League glory after leading Manchester United back to the Champions League.
Boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demanded more from Manchester United after defying the critics to clinch a Champions League return.
The Premier League season finally drew to a close on Sunday with Liverpool’s first title in 30 years having been sealed a month ago.
Bruno Fernandes and Jesse Lingard fired Manchester United back into the Champions League to deny Leicester a fairytale finish.
Fred is confident Manchester United can nullify the threat posed by Jamie Vardy as they look to clinch Champions League qualification.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers has dismissed any suggestions that missing out on the Champions League would be a failure.
Brendan Rodgers insists Jamie Vardy remains one of the best strikers in the world and is ready to prove it in the Champions League again.
Brendan Rodgers has no fresh injury worries ahead of Leicester’s crucial clash with Manchester United.
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers believes the pressure is all on Manchester United ahead of their Champions League shoot-out.
Shoppers in the first city in England to have a local lockdown imposed have been grappling with new rules on masks as non-essential stores were allowed to reopen.
Boss Brendan Rodgers has no fresh injury worries ahead of Leicester’s crucial clash with Manchester United.
The Premier League season finally draws to a close on Sunday with Liverpool’s first title in 30 years having been sealed a month ago.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is determined to get the job done in style as Manchester United face top-four rivals Leicester in Sunday’s Champions League showdown.
Schools and non-essential shops are due to reopen in parts of Leicester which were put back into lockdown after a rise in coronavirus cases – but the NHS Test and Trace chief has warned the area is not “completely out of the woods”.
Jesse Lingard is determined to prove his worth and get back to the “old Jesse”, having used the lockdown to reevaluate and press reset on a season where off-field issues have impacted form and focus.