All the top stories and transfer rumors from the newspapers on Friday…
Liverpool and Chelsea are set to fight for Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia after his price was revealed.
Chelsea supremo Todd Boehly has been identified as a potential buyer for the NFL team, the Washington Commanders.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting could reasonably return to the Premier League with Manchester United thanks to improved form and contract status – as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gerard Pique’s decision to retire is expected to save Barcelona £46m and comes after it was reported the defender had quarreled with coach Xavi over a lack of game time, plus his contract. Player’s copper leaked.
Barcelona right-back Hector Bellerin has called on the club to draw inspiration from Arsenal’s patience with Mikel Arteta in its approach to Xavi.
Erling Haaland has been warned by Zlatan Ibrahimovic not to allow Pep Guardiola’s “ego” to derail his career at Manchester City.
Jorginho is not interested in joining Barcelona on a free transfer at the end of the season and instead wants to sign a contract extension with Chelsea.
Wales have sent medical staff to Los Angeles and Nice to ensure Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are in top form for the World Cup.
West Ham, Southampton, Leicester and Brentford are keeping an eye on Lyon winger Tete – who is on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk – ahead of a potential January move.
Ben Chilwell is out of the World Cup and will miss a large part of the season amid suspicions he has torn a hamstring.
Heung-Min Son has suffered four eye socket fractures, requiring surgery to save his World Cup set to take place on Friday.
Barcelona and Netherlands striker Memphis Depay has taken to social media to vehemently deny reports that he is deliberately delaying his return from injury to prioritize fitness for the World Cup.
Mikel Arteta wants to add to Arsenal’s squad in January and a winger is arguably the club’s number one priority, with Orlando City’s Facundo Torres and Shakhtar Donetsk’s Mykhaylo Mudryk being two possible targets.
Leicester still hope to convince Youri Tielemans to sign a new contract and end the risk of losing him on a free transfer next summer.
Tottenham’s transfer directors are said to have reached an agreement to sign Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi in January.
Manchester United have been given new hope that a deal will be signed for Joao Felix as soon as January, with Atletico Madrid now ready to sell their underperforming striker.
Manchester City and Liverpool could have the chance to sign Wolves midfielder Matheus Nunes for a lower fee following his slow start to the season.
A group of 40 England fans are being paid by Qatar to attend the World Cup, with instructions to convey a positive message about the experience, sing some songs when required and report important posts on social networks.
Ange Postecoglou is not afraid of losing top stars as he says the revenue can help Celtic grow and improve in the Champions League.