All top stories and rumors from national newspapers on Thursday …
Jesse Lingard is in talks with Juventus, Paris Saint-Germain, AC Milan and Newcastle as he prepares to leave Manchester United as a free agent this summer.
Two unsuccessful Chelsea bidders believe Jim Ratcliffe will become a serious player in the race to buy the club if Todd Boehly’s £ 3.5bn contract fails, despite the richest British man being told not to consider it.
Tottenham watched Villarreal defender Pau Torres on Tuesday night during his defeat in the Champions League against Liverpool.
Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic admits that he enjoyed his two-season stay in the Premier League because it allowed him to silence his ‘haters’.
Arsenal would reportedly have to set aside £ 63 million if they want to make an offer for Bayer Leverkusen winger Mouss Diaby.
Andy Murray remains in top form at the age of 34 with the help of an unlikely source – former Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro.
Villarreal are ready for offers from Newcastle for Arnaut Danjum after the representatives of the club from the Premier League were present at the return match of the semifinals of the Champions League against Liverpool.
Burnley has confirmed they face a £ 65million fine if they drop out of the Premier League.
Mark Tainton will leave his role as CEO of Bristol Bears at the end of the season as he pays the price of a club error in the salary cap.
Tottenham’s hopes of signing Paul Dybal have been reiterated after the player’s agent confirmed that the striker had not reached an agreement with Inter Milan.
New Manchester United boss Eric ten Hague has reportedly put Inter right-back Denzel Dumfries at the top of his preferences.
Barcelona are preparing to launch a move for Leeds United winger Raphinho in the not too distant future, regardless of whether the Yorkshire club manages to ensure its survival in the Premier League, according to reports.
Liverpool have reportedly ‘held talks’ with Monaco on the chances of signing Aurelien Tchouameni, however, they face stiff competition from Real Madrid for the highly rated French midfielder.
Lord Sebastian Coe has told the government to find a solution to the Chelsea takeover crisis – or the club will be burdened with debts “for the next 50 years”.
Scotland has stepped up its offer to persuade Newcastle tenant Matt Targett to dedicate his international future to Steve Clarke.
Ansu Fati has revealed that he does not want to leave Barcelona despite being linked with leaving the Nou Camp.
A £ 1.6 billion conflict between Roman Abramovich and ministers could be unlocked by a Brexit-style blockade that would allow Chelsea’s sale to be completed on time.
Fulham are interested in Wales striker Rabbi Matonda as they plan a summer transfer window ahead of his return to the Premier League.
Wingford, Norwich and Middlesbrough are looking for Mainz winger Jean-Paul Boetius on Bosman’s free transfer this summer.
Wolves striker Connor Ronan is wanted by three Scottish clubs after his loan to St Mirren.
Barcelona have stepped up their bid to win Raphinho this week and are ready to offer separate contracts depending on whether Leeds United remain in the Premier League this season.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe will resubmit his offer to kidnap Chelsea if Todd Boehly does not complete his takeover this week, despite a member of his Ineos group admitting to the richest British man the bank in charge said it “forgot” the sale.
Mark Alleyne is among several domestic candidates vying for England’s new white ball coach.
Chelsea fears that N’Golo Kante and Jorginho could give up due to the mass departure of players until the takeover reaches a crisis point.
Manchester United are facing a battle to keep Cristiano Ronaldo at Old Trafford.
Jose Mourinho is planning another English attack targeting Aaron Wan-Bissak at the old Manchester United club.
Chelsea whizkids Armando Broja and Levi Colwill are waiting for the club’s future before they can get rid of it.
Eddie Nketiah is the main target of Crystal Palace – with PSV midfielder Ibrahim Sangare also high on Patrick Vieira’s summer wish list.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba wants to join Paris Saint-Germain in the summer, reports show.
RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku wants to leave the Bundesliga this summer due to Premier League interest.
Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen is reportedly looking for houses in Barcelona before a proposed move to the Spanish club.
Paris Saint-Germain will have to cut their salaries with proposals for Ligue 1 aimed at spending eye-catching champions.
Cristiano Ronaldo is now considering leaving Manchester United as their four biggest hopes fade.
The future of the League Cup as a viable competition will be at stake when UEFA meets next week.
Premier League leaders have been urged to offer the EFL a “compromise” deal to save the clubs £ 500m over the next three years.