All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national newspapers…
Cristiano Ronaldo remains committed to leaving Manchester United in the transfer window so he can play in the Champions League this season.
George Ford will not play for his new club Sale Sharks this year following surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon he sustained in the Gallagher Premiership final last season.
Manchester United’s new midfielder Christian Eriksen wasted very little time getting rid of the Red Devils by scoring in his first friendly for the season – in full view of Cristiano Ronaldo.
Frenkie de Jong is said to have told his team-mates at Barcelona that he has no intention of leaving Catalonia this summer, despite Manchester United’s unremitting efforts.
Nottingham Forest’s incredible £100m spend looks set to continue as they target Morgan Gibbs-White.
Barcelona are close to beating Chelsea at the signing of Jules Koundé after agreeing a €50 million fee with Sevilla for the French defender.
Selected Manchester City fans will be offered a “smart scarf” next season, the latest wearable technology that integrates a biometric sensor into the fabric to monitor emotional, physiological and movement data.
Cristiano Ronaldo returned to Manchester United on Tuesday with his agent Jorge Mendes and has informed the club that he wants to waive his contract to release him from a Champions League club.
The English Football League umpires will be told to raise their threshold for fouls, reduce time wasted and ensure player behavior does not exceed the bar for the new season.
Nottingham Forest are still looking for another midfielder to join their squad for life in the Premier League, with Real Betis star William Carvalho topping a four-man list.
Former Ligue 1 champions Bordeaux has recovered three days before the start of the new season in France’s second tier after being relegated to third tier due to financial irregularities.
Fans complained about a “farce” involving tickets to the Euro 2022 final in England after some were chased out of Wembley by touts charging 900 percent winnings.
Bubba Watson will be unveiled this week at the LIV Golf Series event as the latest big name on the Saudi rebel circuit.
Manchester United target Benjamin Sesko justified ties with Europe’s top clubs in an exhibition game against Liverpool on Wednesday night.
Tottenham have reportedly received a major boost in their hunt for Nicolo Zaniolo, despite Jose Mourinho asking him to stay with Roma.
Chelsea can reportedly sign Inter Milan fullback Denzel Dumfries for nearly £33.6million.
Liverpool star Roberto Firmino is reportedly nearing a transfer to Juventus, which could affect both Manchester United and Chelsea.
Chelsea’s transfer window has taken another hit as it has been reported that Paris Saint-Germain defender Presnel Kimpembe has decided not to leave the club.
Burglars targeted Lionesses star Georgia Stanway’s family as they watched as she helped England secure a place in the European Championship final.
Atletico Madrid fans unveiled an anti-Cristiano Ronaldo banner during a pre-season game.
Newcastle have taken out a £140m loan to fund Eddie Howe’s transfer vault.
Jack Grealish has admitted he found his early days at Manchester City “so difficult” last summer.
Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are concerned that Robert Page’s contract in Wales after the World Cup has not yet been settled.
Pablo Mari, the Arsenal centre-back, could move to Fenerbahce with the defender eager to be reunited with boss Jorge Jesus.
Manchester United give 16-year-old Bosnian goalkeeper Tarik Karic a trial period at the academy.
Arsenal have charged sales fees after thrashing Omari Hutchinson and Matteo Guendouzi, reports suggest.
Arsenal have reportedly been joined by Manchester City in the race to sign Benfica’s Alex Grimaldo.
Chelsea appear to be blocking any attempt by Barcelona to sign Cesar Azpilicueta and Marcos Alonso this summer, despite interest in both players.
Union Saint-Gilloise is trying to prevent Rangers fans from getting tickets to the home game for the first leg of their crucial Champions League qualifier in Belgium next week after urging wily Ibrox bettors to close membership programs for the Jupiler Pro League -side.
Hibs owner Ron Gordon has praised Rangers for promoting Scottish football “more than any other club”.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst is set to appoint Ceri Bowley to his Rangers backroom staff after the Welshman confirmed his departure from City Football Group.
St Johnstone has released defender Dan Cleary after asking to be released from his contract to return to Ireland.