All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Wednesday’s papers…
Chelsea try to hijack Arsenal move for Mykhaylo Mudryk and [Mudryk’s club Shakhtar Donetsk] are in talks with the Blues in London this week.
Manchester United are reportedly interested in France international Randal Kolo Muani, with Bayern Munich also interested.
Southampton are close to agreeing a £7.5million deal for Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Mislav Orsic.
Chelsea transfer target Enzo Fernandez returned to Benfica training on Tuesday morning after spending an unauthorized weekend in Argentina.
Southampton have opened deal talks with Lorient striker Terem Moffi and are preparing a £12m move for Racing Club midfielder Carlos Alcaraz.
Chelsea have been dealt a blow after AC Milan made a huge contract offer for Rafael Leao, according to reports.
Chelsea and Manchester United have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Weston McKennie after Juventus were reportedly contacted by Bournemouth.
Lionel Messi has made a ‘verbal pact’ with Paris Saint-Germain to stay at the club beyond the end of the season, according to reports.
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Chelsea are in talks to sign Enzo Fernandez but remain reluctant to meet the €120m (£105.8m) release clause in the midfielder’s contract at Benfica.
Declan Rice has hit back at claims he has ‘given up’ in his performances for West Ham this season.
Roma manager Tiago Pinto has insisted Jose Mourinho is not going anywhere amid reports he could replace Fernando Santos as Portugal boss.
AC Milan and France striker Olivier Giroud is said to be open to the possibility of moving to the United States with a few MLS teams interested in him.
Barcelona face more Financial Fair Play misery after the club were reportedly hit with three penalties totaling almost £705,000.
West Ham and Tottenham are both interested in signing Ukrainian midfielder from Atalanta, Ruslan Malinovskyi.
Leicester have expressed interest in signing Martin Dubravka after Newcastle ended the goalkeeper’s loan to Manchester United earlier.
Cristiano Ronaldo continues to distance himself from longtime representative Jorge Mendes following his move to Al-Nassr.
Manchester United have reportedly reached out for a potential transfer of AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud.
Lionel Messi was due to return to Paris Saint-Germain training on Tuesday after winning the World Cup with Argentina.
On-loan Norwich City midfielder Isaac Hayden has spoken of his « soul-destroying » knee injury after undergoing further surgery.
Gareth Southgate will carry out an in-depth review of his personnel and England’s performance at the World Cup as he begins to turn his attention to next year’s European Championship in Germany.
West Bromwich Albion is in a “precarious” financial situation, with its Chinese owner taking out a high-interest £20million loan days after missing a deadline to repay the money he borrowed for one of his companies.
Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors are considering Celtic’s offer for South Korean striker Cho Gue-sung – although they claim the offer is lower than they expected.
Rangers will not sign defensive target Dion Sanderson this month, according to Birmingham City boss John Eustace.
Lee Johnson’s job as Hibs boss is secure at the moment – but results need to improve at Easter Road for that to stay the case.