October 3, 2022

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


Paris Saint-Germain have informed Neymar that he is not wanted at the club ahead of the upcoming season.

A deal between Manchester United and Barcelona for Frenkie de Jong is ’90 per cent complete’ with only the finer details of the deal still to be finalised.

Frenkie de Jong’s deal with Manchester United is ‘90% complete’

Chelsea are eyeing a stunning triple swoop from title rivals Manchester City, with the Blues adding Oleksandr Zinchenko to their transfer wishlist.

Negotiations between Tottenham and Everton over a potential deal for Richarlison are progressing well and moving in a “positive light” despite Chelsea’s intervention.

Police are looking for intruders who allegedly stole more than £2.5million worth of valuables from the Ibiza holiday home of Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti.

Real Madrid have identified England midfielder Jude Bellingham as their priority target for next summer.

In another brave display of defiance from Ukraine, the top flight are pushing ahead with plans to stage a 16-team competition, starting under eight weeks, and they have appealed to European clubs for their support .


Brighton’s Zak Sturge has attracted interest from several Premier League and Bundesliga clubs ahead of a switch due in the summer.

Mauricio Pochettino’s exit from Paris Saint-Germain has been delayed by the terms of his payment from the Ligue 1 club. Both sides are close to an agreement with the club offering a package totaling £12.8m (€15m ).

Laurence Bassini is pushing to finalize his bid to take over Birmingham this week and is considering installing John Eustace as boss.


Gabriel Jesus hugged Edu as he arrived at Arsenal to undergo his medical ahead of completing a £45m move from Manchester City.

Erik ten Hag has reinstated Sir Alex Ferguson’s 9am starts in pre-season as he seeks to rule the roost at the start of his reign.

Chelsea are reportedly eyeing a move for Inter Milan star Milan Skriniar.

Fulham’s deal for Joao Palhinha has been delayed by an agent commission dispute.

Chelsea have reportedly been told Declan Rice is not for sale, with West Ham sticking to their eye-watering £150million price tag for the England midfielder.


Manchester United appear set to complete the signing of Tyrell Malacia from Feyenoord and will then turn to Ajax defender Lisandro Martínez as they step up their bid to add new faces to Erik ten Hag’s squad.

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Michael Bridge and Anton Toloui provide an update on Manchester United’s interest in Feyenoord left-back Tyrell Malacia.

A Europe-based golfer is appealing his £100,000 fine and suspension from the DP World Tour as the game’s bitter power struggle continues. The player, who took part in the inaugural Saudi-backed LIV Golf event at the Centurion Club last month, is ready to take his case as far as it takes after receiving legal advice.


Tottenham are offering Steven Bergwijn as a key part of Everton’s proposed deal for Richarlison, with an additional balance of around £20m at the Merseyside club.

Jamie George backed an “injured” Billy Vunipola to unleash his pent-up frustration on Australia on Saturday now that the No.8 Saracens are back in the English setup.

Fears of a Covid outbreak among leading male Wimbledon players are growing after one of the tournament favorites Matteo Berrettini became the second former runner-up to withdraw.


Burnley are close to completing the signings of Manchester City defensive duo CJ Egan-Riley and Taylor Harwood-Bellis.

Newcastle United have been granted planning permission to upgrade their Benton training ground this summer.

The FA are not planning to follow rugby union in changing their concussion laws.


The French and German clubs are ready to move for the unstable Celtic defender Christopher Jullien.

Charlie Adam keeps his coaching badges up to date as part of his ongoing personal development working with David Moyes at West Ham in pre-season.


Rangers striker Rory Wilson went to Ross Hall Hospital for his medical at Aston Villa.