All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Saturday’s papers…
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford was one of the players on Kylian Mbappe’s transfer wishlist after securing his future with Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
Chelsea are looking to sign RB Leipzig striker Christopher Nkunku next summer amid reports he underwent ‘secret’ medical checks supervised by Blues staff before the latest deadline.
Chelsea business chairman Tom Glick initially dismissed agent Catalina Kim’s complaints, which ultimately led to the sacking of new commercial director Damian Willoughby.
Barcelona have only paid Manchester City £2.6m of the £48.4m agreed for striker Ferran Torres since the deal was agreed in January and other clubs still owe money. money for agreements made more than two years ago.
Gareth Bale’s beer brands ‘Bale Ale’ and ‘Bale Lager’ are set to hit supermarket shelves in Wales next week as part of the country’s celebrations of reaching November’s World Cup final.
Lucas Moura will consider leaving Tottenham in January and has admitted he is intrigued by a move to Sevilla.
Barcelona could face the prospect of having to shell out £53million to get their hands on teenage sensation Alberto Moleiro if his club Las Palmas are granted promotion to La Liga this season, circumstances which would see his release clause double.
Liverpool are preparing a summer 2023 move for exciting Norwegian talent Andreas Schjelderup, who played a starring role for Nordsjaelland and earned him comparisons to Erling Haaland.
Formula 1 executives are under pressure to hand the 2021 title to Lewis Hamilton if Red Bull is found guilty of breaching the spending cap in Max Verstappen’s debut success.
Human rights group Open Stadiums demanded that FIFA expel Iran from the World Cup due to the oppression of women in the country.
Hulk has threatened to leave Atletico Mineiro after receiving ‘unacceptable’ criticism from the Brazilian club’s supporters.
John Fury says his son Tyson won’t fight Anthony Joshua until 2023 because a loss would be “financial suicide” for his team, and their proposed date in December will be filled with a fight against Luis Ortiz, Andy Ruiz or Filip Hrgovic.
Conor Benn coach Tony Sims has admitted the team will consider pulling out of next weekend’s clash with Chris Eubank Jr if their rival weighs more than 158.5 pounds.
THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY
Marcus Smith is determined that Harlequins continue to fire up the Gallagher Premiership to try and provide fans with some sort of distraction from Britain’s financial crisis.
Fans who become drunk and disorderly at the Qatar World Cup will be placed in ‘sobering tents’ until they recover from the effects of alcohol, with officials seeking to adopt an approach “soft-soft” rather than falling heavily.
THE SUN OF SCOTLAND
Rangers fear injury-plagued defender John Souttar will not be available for a first-team return before 2023 after surgery on his Achilles tendon.
Celtic are facing a defensive injury crisis ahead of the Champions League date with RB Leipzig with their two first-choice centre-backs – Cameron Carter-Vickers and Carl Starfelt – struggling to get fit in time for the middle of the week.