What the papers say Manchester United will face competition from other top European clubs in their bid to bring Antoine Griezmann to Old Trafford, the Daily Mirror says. The release clause for the Atletico Madrid World Cup winner will fall £70million over the summer according to the paper.
What the papers say Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira could be heading for a loan spell next season, The Sun reports, as the Red Devils look to tie him down for the long term. After agreeing a 12-month renewal option last week, United hope a season-long loan will persuade the 23-year-old to commit to a new four-year deal at Old Trafford, the paper says.
What the papers say The international break may prove a crucial time for Maurizio Sarri, with Roman Abramovich said to be poised to bring in a new manager. According to the Express, Sunday’s disappointing performance against Everton has put Sarri under more pressure and could lead to the manager being shown the exit door before the domestic season resumes, less than a year after he arrived at Stamford Bridge.
What the papers say The battle for Adrien Rabiot is hotting up with Manchester United now showing an interest in the France international, The Sun says. The 23-year-old Paris St Germain midfielder is out of contract at the end of the season and has already held discussions with Barcelona, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham, it is reported.
What the papers say World Cup-winning midfielder Paul Pogba wants to remain at Old Trafford, backtracking on a decision he made earlier in the season to stay with the Red Devils according to the Sun. The paper says the 25-year-old has held talks with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer which have convinced him to stay.
What the papers say There are fears Andy Carroll‘s career at West Ham could be over, the Daily Mirror reports. The 30-year-old’s ankle injury has prompted concerns he could be out for the rest of the season, which, with his current contract due to expire in the summer, could end the striker’s hopes of getting a new deal, the paper says.
What the papers say Manchester United are set to sign Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on a permanent contract during the international break, the Daily Mirror reports. The paper says the Norwegian is the only name in the running for the job after impressing since his return to Old Trafford in December.
What the papers say Jose Mourinho could find himself back in football management this week, with Real Madrid interested in bringing the Portuguese to the Bernabeu, the Daily Mirror reports. Current boss Santiago Solari is under pressure after a shock Champions League defeat to Ajax and it is reported the former Manchester United manager will return to the LaLiga side on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
What the papers say Ex-Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane looks to be in high demand, with his former club, Chelsea and Juventus all hoping to land the Frenchman, The Sun says. Chelsea are hoping the 46-year-old will replace Maurizio Sarri at the end of the season, the paper says, but Real need a reversal of fortunes after crashing out the Champions League – with Zidane having already proved his credentials there, lifting the trophy three times with the Spanish side.
What the papers say Jose Mourinho looks almost certain to be Real Madrid’s next manager, the Telegraph says. The former Manchester United boss was previously at the helm of the Spanish giants before joining Chelsea in 2013 and looks in line to replace Santiago Solari after Real’s disappointment at being eliminated from the Champions League by Ajax in a home defeat.
What the papers say Manchester United are looking to make a £120million move for Paulo Dybala if Romelu Lukaku leaves in the summer, The Sun reports. The Argentinian Juventus star has impressed Old Trafford scouts, and has been identified as a player who could help United challenge for the Premier League title, the paper claims. Juventus are reportedly reluctant to sell the 25-year-old but could be tempted if an offer around the £120million mark came in.
What the papers say Manchester United are preparing to fight Paris St Germain for Jadon Sancho, which could lead to the Borussia Dortmund winger becoming the first £100million English footballer, the Daily Telegraph claims. The 18-year-old is the top summer forward target for both clubs after impressing following his £8million move to Dortmund in August 2017 and the Bundesliga leaders know interest from both clubs will drive his price higher, the paper says.
What the papers say Liverpool are set to target Uruguay forward Maxi Gomez, according to The Sun. The paper says former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has told friends at Anfield that his international team-mate is the real deal. The Celta Vigo player is also wanted by Chelsea in a £35million summer deal, the paper adds.
What the papers say With Claudio Ranieri’s reign over at Fulham, talks is now moving to who is in line to replace him. According to the Mirror, Bristol City’s Lee Johnson and Kilmarnock’s Steve Clarke are the front runners to take the helm in the summer, as it was announced Scott Parker will take up the caretaker role until the end of the season.
Chelsea have received angry and bemused responses from their fans after sharing a post on Twitter about summer transfer targets, despite FIFA banning them from making signings.
Chelsea have faced anger from their fans after they shared a post on Twitter about summer transfer targets, despite Fifa banning them from making signings.
Chelsea have been barred from making any signings until July 2020 as punishment for breaking FIFA regulations over the transfer of minors.
Chelsea have been handed a two-window transfer ban for breaching FIFA regulations over the registration of minors.
Chelsea and the Football Association have been sanctioned by FIFA’s disciplinary committee for breaching regulations over the transfer of minors, the world governing body has announced.
What the papers say Zinedine Zidane has three key conditions that need to be met if he is to take over at Chelsea from under-pressure Maurizio Sarri, The Sun reports. They are said to be: 1. Sign Eden Hazard on a new deal that would make him the squad’s central figure. 2. Free up £200million for team improvements. 3. Be a deciding voice alongside director Marina Granovskaia.
What the papers say Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany appears set to sign a contract extension at the club on reduced wages, the Daily Mail says. Discussions have been ongoing over a new one-year deal, with the 32-year-old expected to agree a wage cut in order to stay at the Etihad Stadium amid injury struggles, the paper adds.
What the papers say Ivan Perisic reportedly wants a move to Tottenham – and could see his hopes realised this summer. The Sun says reports in Italy suggest the Inter Milan winger was keen to sign for Spurs ahead of Arsenal during the January transfer window, but Mauricio Pochettino failed to make a big move for his signature. Things are set to be different this summer, however, with a potential cash plus player deal in the offing, the paper adds.
What the papers say Maurizio Sarri‘s fate as head coach at Chelsea is set to be decided in the next fortnight, according to the Daily Telegraph. The Italian is facing increased scrutiny since Chelsea’s 6-0 loss at the hands of Manchester City, the paper reports, with the club said to be facing a season-defining run of fixtures in the coming weeks.
What the papers say Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s interim position could be made permanent at the end of the season, according to The Sun. Crediting with transforming a struggling Manchester United side, who were languishing in sixth place when their former striker replaced Jose Mourinho in December – the paper says the United hierarchy have made a decision, but it may not be confirmed until the summer.
What the papers say Jose Mourinho could be set to lead Inter Milan from next season, the Mirror says. Talks are due to take place between the former Manchester United boss and the Italian club’s director, the paper says, with the potential tie-up coming almost nine years after the 56-year-old guided the club to victory in Serie A, the Coppa Italia and the Champions League.
What the papers say Tottenham are looking at making a move for James Maddison at the end of the season, the Mirror reports. The Leicester midfielder has been added to a list of possible transfer targets as Spurs prepare for the possibility of Christian Eriksen heading to Europe. Maddison joins fellow British players David Brooks, Jack Clarke, Jarrod Bowen and Max Aarons on Mauricio Pochettino’s summer wishlist, the paper says.
What the papers say Speculation is mounting that Eden Hazard is heading for Real Madrid after the Chelsea midfielder vaguely revealed he had made a decision on his next move. According to Telegraph, that decision is likely to involve telling the Blues of his intention to join the Spanish giants after receiving assurances they will make a bid to sign him in the summer.
What the papers say Bayern Munich will reignite their interest in Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi in the summer, the Mail says. After an unsuccessful bid in the January transfer window, the German club are set revisit another £35million offer for the England Under-19 international, the paper reports.
What the papers say Leeds are lining up a move for former player Aaron Lennon, according to The Sun. The winger made his first appearance at Elland Road in 2003 and is currently at Premier League club Burnley. But his hometown club, who are battling to return to the top flight, already have eyes on him for the summer transfer window, the paper says.
What the papers say Paris St Germain were keen on bringing in Idrissa Gueye during the January transfer window, but the move was blocked by Everton, the Daily Mail says. The Goodison Park side felt the Ligue 1 side’s valuation of the 29-year-old of £26.5million was not enough, the paper added.