All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s papers…
Sadio Mane has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo told him leaving Liverpool for Bayern Munich last summer was a ‘big step’.
Sam Allardyce has claimed he has a ‘done and dusted’ deal to become Manchester City manager instead of Sven-Goran Eriksson.
N’Golo Kante has rejected summer transfers away from Chelsea in favor of staying at the club, according to reports.
Aston Villa paid ex-owner Randy Lerner £10million last year as part of Tony Xia’s disastrous takeover of the club in 2016. Xia agreed to pay the US tycoon the money if Villa remained in the Premier League for three seasons after winning promotion.
Liverpool hero Steven Gerrard has been oddly backed to become Paris Saint-Germain’s new manager despite being sacked from Aston Villa just four months ago.
Jamie Carragher believes Pep Guardiola ‘will never sell a player to Arsenal again’ due to the Gunners’ impressive form this season.
The new changes to the PGA Tour have been classified as “knock-off” by LIV Golf chiefs while rebel players Lee Westwood and Ian Poulter have also drawn digs.
Georgian defensive star Jalen Carter – who could be the first overall pick in the upcoming 2023 NFL Draft – has received a warrant for his arrest for reckless driving and racing after being involved in a fatal car accident.
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Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group (FSG) are eyeing major media companies as potential investors to take a minority stake in the club.
Reading faces the threat of a second points deduction in 18 months by the Football League.
Arsenal have made their next priority – after tying Bukayo Saka to a new deal – securing William Saliba’s future.
Liverpool will see their ticket allocation reduced by 20% when they travel to the Etihad Stadium to face fierce rivals Manchester City.
The Premier League have launched an investigation into allegations of internal racism made by a former member of their diversity and inclusion team.
Gary Neville believes Brentford goalkeeper David Raya could be the ideal replacement for David de Gea when he leaves Manchester United.
Two Bundesliga clubs have reportedly tried to lure Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita to Germany this summer.
Liverpool U19s were embroiled in a shocking mass brawl following their UEFA Youth League triumph over Porto last night.
Luis Enrique is reportedly focusing on the Chelsea job as Graham Potter fights to stay at Stamford Bridge, according to reports from Spain.
Liverpool are interested in signing both Levi Colwill from Chelsea and Jarrad Branthwaite from Everton, but both deals are said to be off limits due to the Reds’ respective rivalries with the two clubs.
Rangers icon Barry Ferguson believes his former club ruined everything by not trying to sign his nephew Lewis from Aberdeen last summer.
Celtic have faced a major logistical challenge after the dates for next year’s Asian Cup were announced.