All the top stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s papers…
Liverpool and Chelsea are set to battle it out for Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratkhelia after his price tag 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 sensationally end up in the Premier League with Manchester United thanks to his improved form and contract status – as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gerard Pique’s decision to retire will reportedly save Barcelona £46m and comes after claims the defender has fallen out with manager Xavi over a lack of playing time, plus a leak of the player’s contract.
Barcelona right-back Hector Bellerin has called on the club to take inspiration from Arsenal’s patience with Mikel Arteta in their approach with Xavi.
Erling Haaland has been warned by Zlatan Ibrahimovic not to let Pep Guardiola’s “ego” derail his Manchester City career.
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 at 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 all keeping tabs on Lions winger Tete – who is on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk – ahead of a potential move in January.
Ben Chilwell has been ruled out of the World Cup and will miss a large chunk of the season amid suspicions he has torn his hamstring.
Heung-Min Son suffered four fractures to his eye socket, with surgery to save his World Cup brought to Friday.
Barcelona and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay has taken to social media to strongly deny reports that he is delaying his return from injury in order to prioritize his fitness for the World Cup.
Mikel Arteta wants to add to his Arsenal squad in January and a winger is believed to be the club’s No.1 priority, with Orlando City’s Facundo Torres and Shakhtar Donetsk’s Mykhaylo Mudryk two possible targets.
Leicester are still hoping to convince Youri Tielemans to sign a new contract and end the risk of losing him on a free transfer next summer.
Tottenham transfer chiefs have reportedly reached an agreement to sign Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovsky in January.
Manchester United have been offered fresh hope that a deal is in place for Joao Felix as soon as January, with Atletico Madrid now reportedly ready to sell their underperforming forward.
Manchester City and Liverpool could be gifted the chance to sign Wolves playmaker Matheus Nunes for a pricey fee following his slow start to the season.
A group of 40 England fans were paid by Qatar to attend the World Cup, with instructions to provide positive messages about the experience, sing certain songs when asked and report critical social media posts.
Ange Postecoglou is not afraid of losing top stars as he says sales can help Celtic grow and improve in the Champions League.