August 13, 2022

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

THE SUN

Arsenal are ignoring speculation surrounding Bukayo Saka and are happy to wait for the player to complete his summer break before starting contract negotiations.

Romelu Lukaku’s plans to prove himself over the summer have been rocked by an ankle injury.

Tottenham star Emerson Royal has opened up about the terrifying moment he feared for his life after being involved in a shooting after being targeted by an armed robber.

A Manchester City fan has been banned for four years and fined after he taunted Aston Villa goalkeeper Robin Olsen during a huge pitch invasion.

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Bukayo Saka celebrates after scoring from the penalty spot

DAILY MAIL

Todd Boehly is set to make his first official appearance as Chelsea’s new owner in Thursday’s Premier League meeting.

Liverpool expect no problems as they seek to complete the signing of Aberdeen teenager Calvin Ramsay.

Youri Tielemans has admitted for the first time he could leave Leicester this summer amid strong interest in the Arsenal midfielder.

Rob Page has been backed by Wales stars to become the long-term national team boss after leading the country to their first World Cup since 1958.

Manchester United scouts kept a close eye on summer transfer targets Christian Eriksen and Konrad Laimer in Denmark’s 2-1 win over Austria on Monday.

Real Madrid legend Marcelo is set to receive a special farewell when he leaves the club at the end of the month.

THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY

Thomas Tuchel has been promised he could take over Chelsea’s transfer business from the club’s new owners in a turn designed to approximate Manchester City and Liverpool models.

Burnley examines former chairman Bob Lord’s legacy of anti-Semitic remarks he made in the 1970s.

Scotland are planning to spark a cross-border tussle for uncapped fly-half Fin Smith, one of England rugby’s brightest prospects, for his summer tour of South America.

Emily Bridges, the cyclist at the center of British sport’s toxic transgender line, has proclaimed she faced threats of ‘physical abuse’ after Boris Johnson said ‘biological men’ should not compete in women’s sport .

THE GUARDIAN

Serious concerns were raised about UEFA’s security department earlier this year when an English security expert with decades of experience quit his role as a consultant for European football’s governing body.

Steph Houghton has said she has “achieved all the targets so far” in proving her fitness for England manager Sarina Wiegman and is confident she can get back to her best ahead of the Euros.

THE TEMPERATURE

England defender Fikayo Tomori is set to sign a lucrative new contract at AC Milan before the start of the new Serie A season.

Gareth Bale is expected to meet with his representatives in the next fortnight to discuss his next move.

Gareth Bale celebrates after his deflected free-kick opened the scoring for Wales against Ukraine
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Gareth Bale celebrates after his deflected free-kick opened the scoring for Wales against Ukraine

Yorkshire is set to pay six former employees a total of around £1.5million in compensation after admitting unfair dismissal cases brought by the dismissed staff were “well-founded”.

DAILY MIRROR

Robin van Persie told Erik ten Hag he wouldn’t find a better club to manage than Manchester United.

DAILY RECORDING

Aberdeen have opened talks with Liverpool with a deal for Calvin Ramsay to leave Pittodrie close to being agreed.

Alexandre Lacazette could be set to set Celtic up for a bumper salary when his contract with Arsenal expires.

Rangers will have to shell out £4.5m for James Sands if they want to trigger their option to buy the American.

In-demand Calvin Bassey will be on the radar of Bundesliga clubs this summer following his performances in the Europa League.

SCOTTISH SUN

John Park, the talent scouting guru who scouted Victor Wanyama, Virgil van Dijk and Moussa Dembele for Celtic, is looking for a new challenge as he prepares to leave Championship side Blackburn Rovers at the end of this month.

Allan McGregor has opened talks over a new deal which would combine a coaching role at Rangers.