All the top stories and transfer rumors from Sunday’s newspapers…
Tottenham have targeted England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford to replace captain Hugo Lloris.
Big-hitting Premier League clubs have been told a £65m bid could land Brighton midfielder Moises Caicedo.
Josko Gvardiol has admitted that Liverpool is his “dream” club as the transfer battle over the centre-back intensifies.
Erik ten Hag is taking Manchester United back to the future – by using Sir Alex Ferguson’s blueprint to bring the glory days back to Old Trafford.
Struggling Everton and Southampton are eyeing moves for former Burnley boss Sean Dyche if they decide to make a change.
Atletico Madrid are demanding a £9.5m loan fee and a commitment to buy at £70.5m from Manchester United as negotiations of Joao Felix hot up.
Manchester City have no fears that Pep Guardiola will walk away – because he has already rejected the chance to become the new coach of Brazil.
Real Madrid named a starting line-up without a Spanish footballer for the first time in the club’s history in Saturday’s La Liga defeat at Villarreal.
Manchester United winger Antony said he experienced a “shock” in the lead-up to his goalscoring appearance against Everton in the FA Cup.
Roberto Martinez has reached a verbal agreement to become the new head coach of Portugal’s national team.
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Crystal Palace are ready to fight Everton for Danny Ings’ signature.
Jude Bellingham’s admirers will have to pay around £100m up front if they hope to sign Europe’s hottest property in the summer.
Sean Dyche heads a clutch of high-profile managers ready to answer Everton’s SOS should Frank Lampard be sacked.
Newcastle, Everton, West Ham and Leeds are not prepared to pay Blackburn’s £15m asking price to sell Ben Brereton Diaz in January.
Mykhailo Mudryk is split over joining Arsenal or Chelsea as the London clubs fight for the Shakhtar Donetsk winger’s signature.
Newcastle and Brighton are chasing Dundee United’s teenage star Rory MacLeod.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s Al-Nassr debut is one step closer after the Saudi club ripped up Vincent Aboubakar’s contract.
Manchester United have suffered a transfer blow in their bid to sign Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper Yann Sommer.
Charlton Athletic’s mystery takeover bidders are the Lenagan family – owners of Rugby League giants Wigan Warriors.
Corinthians president Duilio Monteiro Alves has confirmed that the Brazilian club attempted to sign Cristiano Ronaldo before he made his record-breaking move to Al-Nassr.
AC Milan have handed Arsenal a transfer blow after agreeing a new long-term contract for Ismael Bennacer.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Giannis Konstantelias in a £10m transfer from PAOK.
Chelsea have reportedly opened talks with Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach over a transfer for striker Marcus Thuram.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp conceded that he felt sympathy for Wolves after a broken VAR camera potentially denied them a legal winner at Anfield.
Manchester United are reportedly closing in on the signing of Wout Weghorst after he appeared to wave goodbye to Besiktas supporters.
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Wrexham co-owner Ryan Reynolds admitted to being left “completely and totally speechless” following his side’s stunning victory in the FA Cup third round.
A Sikh semi-professional footballer took matters into his own hands after claiming an opposition player tried to pull down his patka – a religious head covering.
Cristiano Ronaldo gave Erik ten Hag a list of demands shortly after the Dutchman took over as Manchester United boss last year, according to former Red Devils striker Dwight Yorke.
Al Nassr are reportedly planning to use boss Rudi Garcia’s links to Eden Hazard to bring him to the club after signing Cristiano Ronaldo.
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Erik ten Hag has slammed Manchester United’s transfer policy prior to his arrival, claiming the club have signed ‘average players’ and that he needs to make big changes to turn the team’s fortunes around.
Benoit Badiashile has revealed his excitement at getting the chance to play alongside Thiago Silva at Chelsea
Sunderland boss Tony Mowbray is considering recalling young attacker Jack Diamond from his productive loan spell at Lincoln.
Manchester United have introduced a ‘Ronaldo rule’ to ensure nobody inside the Old Trafford dressing room is paid significantly more than their team-mates.
Football’s most powerful agents are preparing to launch a legal challenge against FIFA’s controversial new regulations of their industry.
Premier League fans are being left short-changed as new figures reveal they are watching less on-field action than ever before.
Chelsea have completed the signing of Ivory Coast star David Datro Fofana from Norwegian champions Molde, despite a last-ditch bid by the striker’s boyhood club to have the deal halted.
Zinedine Zidane has turned down an offer to manage the USA men’s national team, according to a new report.
Aston Villa are continuing discussions over a £12m deal for Alex Moreno, the Real Betis left-back.
Villa also want a winger with 19-year-old Alberto Moleiro of Las Palmas and Gerard Deulofeu of Udinese among their options.
Fulham are looking at alternatives should they fail to agree personal terms with main target Cedric Soares of Arsenal, with Norwich’s Max Aarons, Danny McNamara of Millwall and Luton’s James Bree all under consideration.
Chelsea’s owners are just as committed to Graham Potter as their head coach as they were on his appointment and consider themselves ‘collectively responsible’ for the recent poor form, which has seen the club win one in eight Premier League games.
Mark Hughes has described Gianluca Vialli as a “beautiful human”, as he paid an emotional tribute to his former Chelsea team-mate after his death at 58.
Pep Guardiola believes that dropping Kalvin Phillips for being “overweight” has taught the Manchester City midfielder a valuable lesson – that he has to be “perfect” all year.
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Ange Postecoglou says winning silverware is all but written in his Celtic contract.
Norwich City star Todd Cantwell is on a Rangers transfer hit list drawn up by Michael Beale.
Michael Beale says Celtic boss Ange Postecoglou is lucky that he can spend serious money on new signings.
Rangers boss Michael Beale wants midfield powerhouse John Lundstram to sign a new long-term contract at Ibrox.
Former Hibs striker Momodou Bojang has contacted the PFA claiming he was treated poorly by the club during his loan spell there.
The Rugby Football Union has been told that more women need Premiership coaching roles if its dream of having a female in charge of the England men’s team is to become a reality.
Owen Farrell is expected to be cited for a high tackle during Saracens’ victory over Gloucester on Friday and could miss England’s Six Nations opener against Scotland on February 4.