October 4, 2022

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s national papers…


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The Transfer Show’s Dharmesh Sheth and Kaveh Solhekol sum up the latest transfer news from the 20 Premier League clubs

Manchester City are preparing a late move to sign Arsenal defender Kieran Tierney this summer following Oleksandr Zinchenko’s move to Emirates Stadium.

The Premier League is urged to take ‘swift action’ to help tackle climate change as clubs prepare to play during the height of the UK’s second summer heat wave this weekend.


The Southampton stars were reportedly disappointed with manager Ralph Hasenhuttl and were surprised he was not sacked this summer.

New photos have been released highlighting the progress being made on Everton’s new £500million stadium at Bramley-Moore Quay.

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has said Barcelona’s supposed revival is ‘good’ for world football.

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Transfer Show’s Kaveh Solhekol and Dharmesh Sheth report Barcelona’s Memphis Depay could be set for Premier League return

Juventus are closing in on capturing Barcelona striker Memphis Depay as the Catalan giants continue their mad dash to try to register their summer signings ahead of the new campaign.

Manchester City are interested in signing Atletico Madrid defender Renan Lodi as they try to solve their left-back problems.

Leeds United are considering a move for Philadelphia Union left-back Kai Wagner.

Former Newcastle United starlet Yasin Ben El-Mhanni is on trial at Championship club Reading as he seeks to resurrect his career.

Liverpool defender Sepp van den Berg is the subject of loan interest from numerous Championship clubs.

Everton have decided to sign Southampton striker Che Adams.

West Ham are threatening to sue the owners of the London stadium if there is no reduction in beer prices before the next home game.


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Liam Twomey, Athletic’s Chelsea correspondent, joins the Paper Talk team to discuss today’s top stories, including Chelsea’s pursuit of Frenkie de Jong and why Manchester United need to get smarter about the market transfers

Burnley have dropped their interest in Rangers striker Fashion Sakala with the Zambian international to stay in Giovanni van Bronckhorst’s squad this season.

Crystal Palace defender Nathan Ferguson is expected to be out for around eight weeks with a foot injury.

Manchester United will play their Women’s Super League home game against Aston Villa at Old Trafford.


Ralf Rangnick has suggested Sasa Kalajdzic should reject a move to Manchester United.


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A look at what’s happening on today’s Good Morning transfers

Paris Saint-Germain officials met Marcus Rashford’s agent last week as they tried to assess whether he was ready to leave Manchester United.

West Ham United are embroiled in a row with their landlord over beer prices after fans expressed their anger at paying £7.30 for a pint at the London Stadium.

Chelsea’s hopes of signing Wesley Fofana have been given a boost after Brendan Rodgers suggested the centre-back could leave Leicester City this summer – but Barcelona are determined to keep Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, another target for the London club.

Nottingham Forest are confident of signing Watford striker Emmanuel Dennis for up to £25million.


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Transfer Show’s Kaveh Solhekol says Paris Saint-Germain unlikely to pursue initial interest in Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford

Manchester United’s share price saw its biggest daily rise in nine years when Michael Knighton announced a takeover bid.

Arsenal failed to secure a sell clause when they allowed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to leave for nothing to join Barcelona.

Chelsea are reportedly interested in a swap deal which would see Christian Pulisic go to Roma – and see Tottenham target Nicolo Zaniolo heading the other way.

Tottenham are in advanced talks to sign Memphis Depay on a free transfer from Barcelona, ​​according to reports.

Hakim Ziyech would be ready to accept a pay cut in order to seal a transfer to AC Milan.

Marseille have reportedly made contact with Manchester United over a loan deal for Eric Bailly.

Brighton love Fleetwood wonderkid Paddy Lane.


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European football expert Andy Brassell explains what Adrien Rabiot could bring to Manchester United if his proposed transfer from Juventus is completed

Tottenham will trigger their option to sign Cristian Romero on a permanent deal this month in a deal worth £46.5million.

Manchester United have agreed a one-season deal for Ethan Laird to join QPR as part of their Championship promotion campaign.

The grassroots sport is in an uphill battle over heatwave season delays, as clubs express resistance to games on the move despite lawyers warning they could be at fault for injuries.

World Rugby has hit back in its first public response to the concussion lawsuit brought by former players, casting doubt on the numbers involved and criticizing their tactical recruitment.


Juan Mata is still looking for his next club after leaving Manchester United and would be highly valued by Leeds.


Malik Tillman could have been a Celtic hero instead of taking on Rangers within 180 minutes of a £40million bargain.

Rangers skipper James Tavernier is “on a different level” and is good enough to play for one of the top six teams in the English Premier League, according to Jim Duffy.


Kirk Broadfoot has revealed he came close to signing for Celtic before winning trophies with Rangers.