All the top stories and transfer rumors from Sunday’s national newspapers…
SUN ON SUNDAY
Brendan Rodgers is set to be sacked by Leicester City following his last heavy defeat to Tottenham on Saturday.
Manchester City, Tottenham and Chelsea are set to open the battle to sign Inter Milan defender Milan Skriniar in January when his contract expires in the summer of 2023.
Newcastle United are looking to rob Arsenal winger Mykhaylo Mudryk.
Graham Potter has been impressed by striker Armando Broja’s coaching performances since he arrived at the club.
Romelu Lukaku is unlikely to become a Chelsea player next season as the club are considering extending his loan deal with Inter Milan for another year.
EFL and National League clubs have been told they will be allowed to reschedule matches against England or Wales during the World Cup.
Chelsea, Manchester City and Liverpool are all hoping to sign Linfield teenager Cole Brannigan.
Netherlands Under-21 goalkeeper Jay Gorter missed the call to their squad after failing to promptly respond to WhatsApp messages while visiting his sick mother in hospital.
Sunderland will give Tony Mowbray extra transfer money in January if he can keep them in the hunt for Championship promotion.
Mick Schumacher’s future as part of the Haas F1 team is in question with team principal Gunther Steiner concerned about his inconsistency.
Leicester City management greatly admires Brentford coach Thomas Frank when they consider letting Brendan Rodgers quit.
PSV Eindhoven director of football Marcel Brands insists Cody Gakpo never wanted to leave the club over the summer and that no Premier League club would meet his asking price.
Carney Chukwuemeka scored a few goals as Graham Potter sent his Chelsea players off the field in a tight-lipped clash with former club Brighton.
Barcelona are considering another attack on Chelsea in the summer as they look to tempt midfielder Jorginho to move to the Nou Camp to replace Sergio Busquets.
SUNDAY STAR DAILY
Jannik Vestergaard doesn’t know why Brendan Rodgers left him out of Leicester City’s first-team plans.
Mario Balotelli is in a hot temper at his new club Sion, with the Swiss side releasing a statement after a viral video emerged of him partying and reports that he had not come to practice.
Wayne Rooney says he is happy to be given the opportunity to manage abroad and there are not enough British managers willing to take such risks.
MAIL ON SUNDAY
Summer signing Neal Maupay believes Everton have everything they need to get their Premier League season back on track.
Liverpool are setting the final date to sign Arthur Melo through a rigorous training program to help him keep pace with the rest of the team’s fitness levels.
Hansi Flick is concerned about Marco Reus’ readiness for the World Cup after he suffered potential ankle ligament damage during Borussia Dortmund’s clash with rivals Schalke on Saturday.
A Serbian referee used “budget VAR” by watching a controversial decision on his mobile phone to overturn an offside call that had been banned for life.
Hibernian has demanded answers from rival Aberdeen after their manager Jim Goodwin defamed Ryan Porteous and called him a cheat.
Maccabi Tel Aviv teenager Oscar Gloukh is on Celtic’s radar as they look to add to their squad in January.
Ange Postecoglou has revealed he will be at Celtic for the long term as he has his next four transfer windows planned.