All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national papers…
Paris Saint-Germain are working on a £59.1m deal to sign Bernardo Silva from Manchester City as the Qatar-owned club look to bolster a side they hope can win a maiden title in Champions League.
Manchester United have suffered another setback in their search for a defensive midfielder after being forced to end their pursuit of Adrien Rabiot due to his wage demands of more than £200,000 a week.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe wants to buy a stake in Manchester United, with a view to taking full control if the Glazers welcome new investment.
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Manchester United will attempt to sign five players before the transfer window closes, including moves for Thomas Meunier from Borussia Dortmund and Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Besiktas are keen to strike a deal with Everton for Dele Alli and have offered to either take the attacking midfielder on loan initially or join the Turkish Super Lig club on an immediate permanent sale at around 8-10 millions of euros.
Anthony Gordon wants to join Chelsea as he waits in the hopes of seeing if the London club make a new offer to sign him after an official offer of £45m was turned down by Everton.
Southampton are set to compete with Wolves for Benfica striker Gonçalo Ramos as they attempt to bolster Ralph Hasenhuttl’s attack with a top striker ahead of the summer transfer deadline.
Manchester United are hoping to sell or loan out Aaron Wan-Bissaka with the defender’s former club Crystal Palace ready to pay £10m for the 24-year-old they sold to United for £50m in 2019 .
Manchester United will take a 30% hit – around £22.5m – on their sponsorship deal with Adidas if they fail to qualify for the Champions League for the second year in a row.
Chelsea may be willing to allow Christian Pulisic to join Manchester United on loan if he first agrees to extend his contract.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is reportedly snubbing Manchester United in favor of a move to Chelsea should he leave Barcelona this summer.
Manchester United have been linked with another big European star in their miserable quest for reinforcements this summer, with Atletico’s Joao Felix the latest to be touted as an Old Trafford target.
LeBron James has agreed to a two-year, $97.1 million contract extension with a third-year player option that will most likely keep the Lakers star in Los Angeles for as long as he wants.
Former rugby sevens international Ellia Green has come out as a trans man, saying he hopes the announcement will help others feel comfortable enough to make decisions about who they want to be.
Rangers captain James Tavernier has signed a new long-term contract extension with the club which would take him “well into his thirties”.
The SPFL have pushed back the deadline for Scottish clubs to complete their last-minute deals after pushing back the end of the window to September 1.