August 12, 2022

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

DAILY MIRROR

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is set to compete with Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola this summer in the battle to land Kalvin Phillips from Leeds.

Seven Chelsea players could find a new club during the transfer window to earn head coach Thomas Tuchel a £170m windfall.

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Kalvin Phillips is wanted by Manchester City and Liverpool

Erik ten Hag has been described as the ‘new sheriff’ after completing his first week at Manchester United.

Brazil internationals Richarlison and Vinicius Jr had to be separated after battling in a heated training session.

UEFA are under pressure from their multi-million pound sponsors for answers to the chilling scenes of last month’s Champions League final.

Thomas Tuché
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Will Thomas Tuchel have £170m to spend at Chelsea this summer?

THE SUN

Newcastle have been asked to pay £50million if they want to sign Nathan Ake from Manchester City.

Steven Bergwijn has admitted he wants to leave Tottenham this summer, with a move to Dutch giants Ajax on the cards.

Sadio Mane has jokingly hinted that he may be about to snub interest from Bayern Munich in favor of his boyhood club Marseille.

Manchester City defender Joao Cancelo saved a 10-year-old boy from being trampled on during title celebrations at the Etihad with an unseen moment of kindness.

Daley Blind hopes his ‘incredible’ Ajax team-mate Jurrien Timber will reject Manchester United this summer.

The Hungarian government has branded those who criticize young fans who boo England by kneeling as idiots.

Ajax...s Jurrien Timber runs during the Dutch Premier League Eredivisie soccer match between Ajax and Vitesse at the Johan Cruyff ArenA in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Sunday August 29, 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
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Jurrien Timber would be a key target for Manchester United

DAILY MAIL

Inter Milan are keen to loan Ruben Loftus-Cheek to Chelsea as they seek to regain their Serie A title next season.

William Saliba has ended speculation he could leave Arsenal this summer after confirming he would return to the club for pre-season.

Gareth Bale has said his retirement plans are on hold “for a little while” after his deflected goal against Ukraine took Wales to their first World Cup in 64 years.

Lionel Messi scored four goals in Argentina's win over Estonia
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Lionel Messi scored five goals in Argentina’s win over Estonia

Premier League and Championship clubs have turned to British managers to fill vacancies as Brexit appears to have hit overseas recruitment.

Argentina beat Estonia 5-0 in an international friendly as Lionel Messi went wild in Spain on Sunday night, scoring all five goals.

Joe Root has described the relief he felt at relinquishing the England Test captaincy – and the toll it took on his mental health.

Joe Root reaches 10,000 tests
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Joe Root described the relief he felt at relinquishing the England Test captaincy

DAILY EXPRESS

Rafael Nadal has confirmed he doesn’t want to miss Wimbledon after winning his 14th French Open title. The 36-year-old will undergo surgery next week.

Williams’ Dave Robson has described Nyck de Vries as a ‘top quality driver’ after the 27-year-old was tipped to be Toto Wolff’s ‘insurance’ policy for Lewis Hamilton by family friend Tom Coronel .

THE GUARDIAN

Canada’s preparations for this year’s World Cup have been thrown into further turmoil as players went on a de facto strike in Vancouver ahead of the hastily rearranged friendly between the country and Panama on Sunday.

DAILY STAR

Yves Bissouma celebrates Brighton's third goal of the game
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Brighton’s Yves Bissouma (left) has been linked with a move to Arsenal this summer

Brighton midfielder Yves Bissouma has apparently dropped Arsenal on a transfer plea on social media amid recent speculation over his future.

SCOTTISH SUN

Rangers are targeting Stoke City left-back Josh Tymon.