Brazil forward Gabriel Jesus is determined to get one over on Manchester City team-mates Nicolas Otamendi and Sergio Aguero when they tackle Argentina in Saudi Arabia.
What the papers say Wilfried Zaha is being targeted by Manchester United for the second time, according to The Sun. The Crystal Palace forward has been linked with a £70million-plus return to Old Trafford in January. He previously played for the club between 2013 and 2015 but failed to make an impression. However, United’s need for creativity may see the 27-year-old leave Selhurst Park after he put in a transfer request in August.
What the papers say Zlatan Ibrahimovic is being linked with a return to Manchester United after his exit from MLS side LA Galaxy. The Daily Mail, which cites TuttoMercatoWeb, says the 38-year-old forward has tempted Old Trafford bosses as they search for back-up strike power. The Swede scored 29 goals during his two years in north America after leaving the Red Devils.
Thomas Tuchel hopes to welcome back Kylian Mbappe for Paris St Germain’s trip to Nice on Friday.
Neymar scored the only goal as Paris St Germain ground out a 1-0 victory over Bordeaux in the Ligue 1.
Paris St Germain head coach Thomas Tuchel insisted Neymar was “100 per cent with us” after his goal gave the Ligue 1 champions a 1-0 victory at Lyon.
Neymar was Paris St Germain’s late match winner for the second successive Ligue 1 game as the French champions sneaked a 1-0 victory at Lyon.
Neymar has had his three-match Champions League ban for insulting match officials reduced to two games by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
Neymar says he understands why he was booed by his own supporters – even after scoring a spectacular winner on his Paris St Germain return.
Neymar proved Paris St Germain’s hero on his return to the Ligue 1 champions’ side with a spectacular injury-time winner against Strasbourg.
Neymar could face a hostile reception when he makes his seasonal debut for Paris St Germain as they take on Strasbourg in Ligue 1.
Head coach Tite is expecting another “great game” when Brazil take on Peru for the first time since the Copa America final on Wednesday.
Brazil coach Tite has warned too much is expected of teenage Real Madrid winger Vinicius Junior.
Mauro Icardi and Henrikh Mkhitaryan were among the major movers on Europe’s transfer deadline day, but Neymar, Paul Pogba and Christian Eriksen all stayed put.
What the papers say Social media activity may give some insight into the thoughts of wantaway Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, Metro reports. The France international missed out on a transfer to Real Madrid before the European window closed, but liked a Bernabeu fan’s comment on one of his Instagram posts in which the fan said “Please come to Madrid”. The World Cup winner has appeared in all four of the Red Devils’ matches this season but his social media activity late on Monday drew criticism from United fans.
What the papers say Bobby Duncan could be leaving Liverpool for German giants Borussia Dortmund, the Daily Mirror reports. The 18-year-old has been at the centre of a dispute with the Reds after his agent accused Liverpool of “mentally bullying” the striker when a loan to Fiorentina was blocked. The England under-18 player had not left his room in four days and Liverpool had shown Duncan “zero consideration”, agent Saif Rubie said – though the club said they were “disappointed” by the “unfounded” allegations.
Paris St Germain coach Thomas Tuchel cannot wait for the transfer window to close so the Neymar saga can be put to bed – for the time being at least.
Victor Wanyama is likely to join Georges-Kevin Nkoudou in leaving Tottenham in the final days of the European transfer window, according to The Sun. Belgium’s Club Brugge have offered £9million for Wanyama, but Spurs want to seal an £11m deal before the September 2 deadline. Turkish club Besiktas signed Nkoudou for £4.6m on Thursday.
What the papers say Huge offers from Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid to lure Brazil forward Neymar from Paris St Germain have fallen on deaf ears. Barca’s first bid for a loan move with a 150million euros (£137million) option to buy the 27-year-old has been rejected, with PSG wanting 250m euros (£229m), according to Marca. And L’Equipe reports PSG have turned down a big offer from Real of 100m euros (£91.4m) plus three players – Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and goalkeeper Keylor Navas.
It’s fair to say it’s been a mixed year for Neymar.
I like Eden Hazard as a footballer. Never met him, though.
France star Kylian Mbappe’s goal in the World Cup final against Croatia was the most tweeted moment of the tournament, according to stats released by Twitter.
Neymar is on course to play again for Paris St Germain this season after the club received a positive update on his foot injury.
Brazilian striker Neymar celebrated his side’s goalless draw with England by heading out in London with pop star Demi Lovato.
It’s about Neymar this week. Of course it is.
What the papers say One of the summer’s longest transfer sagas looks like coming to an end, as Neymar is set to stay at Barcelona.
IT WAS 14 years ago that Gary Neville last played Valencia.
WHEN I was still a loon I'd go fishing the odd weekend and as quite a young fella I caught a trout in a river up by Huntly.