All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national newspapers…
Paris Saint-Germain are working on a £59.1m deal to take over Bernardo Silva from Manchester City, as the Qatar-owned club look to bolster a squad they hope can win a first Champions League title .
Manchester United suffered another setback in their hunt for a defensive midfielder after they were forced to end their pursuit of Adrien Rabiot over 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 full control if the Glazers welcome new investment.
Manchester United will seek to sign five players before the transfer window closes, including transfers for Borussia Dortmund’s Thomas Meunier and Lazio’s Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.
Besiktas are eager to sign a deal with Everton for Dele Alli and have offered to take the attacking midfielder on loan in the first instance or join Turkey’s Süper Lig club with an immediate permanent sale of around 8-10 million euros.
Anthony Gordon wants to join Chelsea while he waits in hopes to see if the London club make a new offer to sign him after Everton rejected a formal £45million offer.
Southampton are set to compete with Wolves for Benfica striker Goncalo Ramos as they try to bolster Ralph Hasenhuttl’s attack with a high profile forward before the summer transfer deadline.
Manchester United are hoping to sell or borrow Aaron Wan-Bissaka with Crystal Palace, the defender’s former club, who are willing to pay £10million for the 24-year-old who they sold to United in 2019 for £50million.
Manchester United will get a 30 per cent hit – which amounts to around £22.5 million – 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 loan Christian Pulisic to Manchester United if he agrees to renew his contract first.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang would turn down Manchester United in favor of a transfer to Chelsea if he left Barcelona this summer.
Manchester United have been linked with yet another top European star in their miserable search for reinforcements this summer, with Atletico’s Joao Felix being the latest to be touted as a target at Old Trafford.
LeBron James has agreed to a two-year contract extension worth $97.1 million with a third-year option, likely meaning the Lakers star will stay in Los Angeles as long as he wants.
Former rugby sevens international Ellia Green has come out as a trans man and says 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 that will reportedly see him “well into his thirties”.
The SPFL has pushed back the deadline for Scottish clubs to finalize their last-minute deals, having pushed the end of the window to September 1.