All the top stories and transfer rumors from the national newspapers on Thursday…
Arsenal are aiming to sell seven more players, including record signing Nicolas Pepe and former number one goalkeeper Bernd Leno, to fund further moves in the transfer market this summer.
Chelsea are ready to open contract talks with key midfielder Jorginho and his priority is said to be staying at Stamford Bridge.
Arsenal are poised to increase their interest in Leicester City midfielder Youri Tielemans and believe £30m will be enough to secure the Belgian international’s signature.
Benfica full-back Alex Grimaldo remains on Arsenal’s radar and could be available for less than £6m when his contract is lowered.
Frenkie de Jong’s possible move to Manchester United is further complicated by the £17 million delinquent debt that stems from the early days of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Nottingham Forest are poised to complete the £16m signing of Liverpool defender Neco Williams.
Tottenham are hoping a deal to sign Middlesbrough full-back Djed Spence is completed this weekend so he can join the squad for their pre-season tour of South Korea.
A Premier League club is under increased pressure to suspend an international footballer over his rape arrest.
Jesse Lingard is set to fly to the US to negotiate a possible move to the MLS, with several clubs interested in the now-former Manchester United forward.
Former Chelsea youth player Charly Musonda has “disappeared” after receiving a contract offer, according to the Belgian club’s chief executive Zulte Waregem.
Chelsea are readying an offer worth around £43m for Sporting Lisbon star Matheus Nunes, according to reports in Portugal.
Ayoze Perez is open to leaving Leicester City this summer but hopes of a move to Real Betis are stalled as the Spanish club need to sell players first.
Manchester United are said to have made a £51m offer for Ajax winger Antony but are believed to be around £20m less than the Dutch club’s asking price.
Jake Paul has accused Tommy Fury of “going into hiding” after the pair’s boxing match at Madison Square Garden was postponed when the Briton was denied entry to the United States.
Three Wimbledon security guards were arrested for scuffle with each other outside Court Two in the presence of horrified tennis fans.
Manchester United are yet to know when Cristiano Ronaldo will return to the club in pre-season.
Everton are set to offer Anthony Gordon an enticing new contract to stave off any interest from Premier League rivals Newcastle in their top young talent.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has rejected calls to switch allegiance internationally to Ghana and joins his former England Under-21 teammate Tariq Lamptey.
Juventus are struggling to find a buyer for striker Moise Kean and midfielders Adrien Rabiot, Aaron Ramsey and Arthur Melo.
A match-fixing investigation is underway in Sierra Leone after promoted rivals Gulf FC and Kahula Rangers won matches 91-1 and 95-0 respectively.
Chelsea’s £10m deal to sign Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina has been relatively quiet since the departures of Petr Cech and Marina Granovskaia.
Marcos Alonso is considering making a transfer request as Chelsea continue to block his desire to move to Barcelona.
Celtic have been offered new hope over signing Vinicius Souza, who has yet to make a final decision on whether to join PSV, although a decision on his future is “close” according to his representative.
The Rangers are set to boost their young talent with the signing of St Mirren star Dylan Reid.
Rangers have an eye on Genk winger Theo Bongonda, who could cost around £6m as he enters the final year of his contract.
Alexander Bernabei was free to open the season in Celtic’s squad after the ban he was handed in Argentina was not carried over to Scotland.