All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s papers…
Manchester United and Liverpool are among clubs keeping tabs on Preston wonderkid Felipe Rodriguez-Gentile, who scored five times in an FA Youth Cup draw earlier this season.
Gareth Bale is set to play in MLS for at least another season and is keen to continue his time with LAFC, while continuing his international career with Wales.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has told German media that he was unable to visit Boris Becker while he was in prison because he was considered too high a security risk.
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Arsenal and England star Beth Mead has called for a global study into why female footballers are more susceptible to ACL injuries which are currently plaguing women’s football.
Allan Saint-Maximin hopes France’s World Cup star Marcus Thuram will turn down a move to Liverpool in favor of linking him up at Newcastle United.
Arsenal are reportedly keen to sign Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot this summer after his potential move to Manchester United fell through last summer.
Barcelona president Joan Laporta has revealed he never wanted to sell Frenkie de Jong despite the many rumors and speculations printed about the Dutch midfielder last summer.
Thierry Henry believes Manchester City striker Erling Haaland will become the first player in Premier League history to score six goals in the same game.
Nottingham Forest have joined Fulham in the race to sign Everton midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure.
Sevilla boss Jorge Sampaoli claims Isco « has failed to live up to the club’s expectations » after his contract was surprisingly terminated after less than six months.
Claudio Ranieri is set to return to the management ranks by taking charge of Serie B club Cagliari for the second time.
Benfica have reportedly placed a £105million price tag on midfielder Enzo Fernandez, a potential target for Liverpool and Manchester United, following a fine run of performances for World Cup champions Argentina .
Serie A side Napoli have entered the race to sign Angers and Morocco midfielder Azzedine Ounahi, who has been linked with Premier League clubs Leicester City and Newcastle United.
Newcastle United are interested in signing Memphis Depay from Barcelona and may be able to secure him for just £9million.
Barcelona are considering leaving Raphinha, with the Brazilian star having « failed to live up to his standards from Leeds » since his £55million summer move.
Leeds United face competition from French side Lyon for Everton defender Mason Holgate, who could be made available next month as the Goodison Park club seek to cut their wage bill.
Dele Alli’s disastrous loan spell with Besiktas hit another low when he was substituted after 30 minutes of a cup game with third-tier side Sanliurfasport to a chorus of boos as the Turkish giants continued to spin a 2-0 deficit at the time. Alli picked up a 4-2 win.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s ‘right arm’ has reportedly arrived in Saudi Arabia in a lucrative move to Al-Nassr which is getting ever closer.
FIFA is under pressure to investigate the behavior of Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez during Argentina’s extended celebrations after their World Cup final victory, as well as mockery and racist abuse allegedly targeting Frenchman Kylian Mbappe by Argentinian fans.
Cristiano Ronaldo is set to complete his move to Saudi side Al-Nassr after failing to secure a viable contract offer from a side in Europe’s major leagues.
Tottenham are eager to bolster their central midfield options with another Juventus player, this time looking at France international Adrien Rabiot.
Former rugby league star Sam Burgess has denied taking cocaine after being arrested for allegedly failing a road test in Australia.
Algerian midfielder Ahmed Kendouci, who has been linked with both Rangers and Celtic, may well end up staying in his homeland after league leaders Belouizdad confirmed their interest in him.
Ferencvaros chairman Gabor Kubatov expects Tunisian midfielder Aissa Laidouni to leave the club in January, but admits he has no idea where the Celtic-linked player is at. many French clubs and in Wolfsburg, will end up playing his trade.