All the top stories and transfer rumors from Tuesday’s national newspapers…
Manchester United are looking to ship six of their favorite defenders before the transfer window closes in a month’s time as new coach Erik ten Hag continues to rebuild his squad, of which Sevilla are interested. Alex Telles and Phil Jones are in talks with DC United.
Premier League players want to stop kneeling before every game after a meeting of the 20 club captains last Thursday, amid growing concern that the gesture has lost its traction.
Kasper Schmeichel is nearing the end of his move to Nice and is expected to undergo a medical in the next 48 hours after receiving wishes from coach Brendan Rodgers in search of a new challenge.
Fulham need a new centre-back, and they are looking for Premier League rivals – Chelsea’s Malang Sarr, West Ham’s Issa Diop and Leicester’s Jannik Vestergaard.
Tom Huddlestone is joining Manchester United as a player and manager for the club’s Under-21 team.
Bournemouth’s players will uphold their no-knee decision as they prepare for their first game back in the Premier League.
Graeme Carrick, younger brother of former England international Michael, will join Newcastle United as Under-18s manager as the club’s off-field restructuring continues.
Liverpool are negotiating a new contract for striker Diogo Jota.
Inter Miami owner David Beckham has moved closer to starting construction on a new $1 billion stadium complex.
Manchester City midfielder James McAtee is discussing a move to Sheffield United on loan after the Championship side made an offer on Monday.
Everton are not pursuing a move for Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi.
Premier League clubs have been given the green light to arrange friendlies during the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Premier League chief executive Richard Masters questioned whether Roman Abramovich would be allowed to buy Chelsea if a test between owners and directors was carried out at the time.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of setting a bad example after leaving Old Trafford before the end of a friendly against Rayo Vallecano on Sunday, according to a Manchester United insider.
Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal squad is gathering pace as he looks to offload the 11 players who took part in last year’s US pre-season tour – including former first team seniors Hector Bellerin, Nicolas Pepe, Pablo Mari, Lucas Torreira, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Reiss Nelson.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has left the door open for Manchester City striker Bernardo Silva later this month, after they sold 25% of their TV studio to crypto firm Socios.com for £85m to help sign a new contract.
Eric Bailly plans to reunite with Jose Mourinho in Roma to support Sevilla.
Tammy Abraham says he is settled at Roma and is in no rush to return to Chelsea.
Premier League clubs have been dealt a blow in their pursuit of Andrea Belotti as the striker is tipped to join Roma on a free transfer.
Chelsea’s cult hero Oscar was pictured in a Flamengo shirt before his transfer from Shanghai SIPG.
Tottenham are interested in Ajax attacking midfielder Mohammed Kudus, according to reports.
The new Prime Minister will try to bring the Women’s World Cup to the UK after England’s European championship victory.
Hundred will use extra managers and additional cameras to prevent anti-social behavior at matches.
The Rugby League’s move to ban transgender women prompted their own diversity and inclusion representatives to resign over the weekend.
The IPL franchise hopes to sign players for 12 months a year to play in multiple teams, Venky Mysore, managing director of Kolkata Knight Riders, the team of the Indian Premier League, has revealed.
Manchester United risk upsetting Cristiano Ronaldo further with plans to replace him with Frenkie de Jong as the club’s highest-earning player this season.
Arsenal are about to sell Lucas Torreira to Galatasaray and complete his long-awaited departure from the club, finally ending up with a flawed £129m spend.
Super agent Jorge Mendes is said to have told Manchester United to ‘put their price’ on Cristiano Ronaldo as he tries to get the Portuguese forward to leave Old Trafford.
Neymar poured cold water on Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Kylian Mbappe.
Idrissa Gana Gueye is about to join Everton from Paris Saint-Germain. The midfielder has traveled to Merseyside for a medical in anticipation of a deal completion as the clubs negotiate the final details.
Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno is ready to join Fulham after the clubs have reached an agreement and personal terms have been worked out.
Leicester want Arsenal to sign Youri Tielemans but have yet to receive an offer for the Belgian midfielder.
The SRU has issued a partial apology to the family of Siobhan Cattigan, the former Scotland striker who died last November, after her parents accused them of not providing adequate medical care or goals. after two serious concussion incidents.
Audio recordings of conversations between referees and VARs will be made available to the public following planned Premier League matches.
The FA is planning to negotiate a contract extension with Sarina Wiegman when the female England coach returns from the break.
Brendan Rodgers says Leicester will not be ‘used’ to sell Wesley Fofana or James Maddison.
David Martindale was adamant there was no split in loyalty when his Livingston team faced off against Rangers – and insisted he “suffocated” to get points against the Ibrox team.
Charlton Athletic winger Charlie Kirk has emerged as a transfer target for Hibs.
Hibs is doing all he can to mark a stunning return on Easter Street for Martin Boyle.