All the top stories and transfer rumors from the national newspapers on Friday…
Rafael Leao is set to conclude discussions about a move to Chelsea or Manchester City in January by signing a new long-term contract with AC Milan.
Sean Dyche admits Burnley was right to sack him last season and hopes to be able to return to the Premier League by throwing his hat in the box for the Bournemouth vacancy.
Arsenal will renew their interest in Shakhtar Donetsk striker Mykhaylo Mudryk in January following their bid over the summer.
Todd Boehly is already in talks with clubs in Brazil and Portugal as he wants to start adding clubs to Chelsea’s portfolio.
Arsenal are said to want to sign then-Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham before he moves to Roma in the summer of 2021.
Liverpool are ready to end Arthur Melo’s loan deal from Juventus in January, according to reports in Italy, but only if they can secure a permanent replacement.
Danny Rose is preparing to move to Greece, as AEK Athens prepares to finalize a deal to bring in the former Tottenham and Watford defender on a free transfer.
England’s World Cup supporters face Covid tests before travel and will need vaccine passports just to enter shops after Qatar introduced tough new regulations.
AC Milan are studying striker options to go later in January with summer signing Divock Origi struggling since his arrival at Liverpool.
Tickets for Roger Federer’s farewell event, the Laver Cup taking place next week in London, have skyrocketed to nearly £24,000 following his shock retirement announcement.
Yorkshire will pay up to £1.9m in compensation to staff it sacked in the wake of the Azeem Rafiq racism scandal, after admitting the layoffs were “procedurally unfair.”
Shane Warne’s family says that Nine Network’s announcement that it is turning the cricket legend’s life into a two-part TV series called Warnie is “disrespectful”.
A US-based consortium has registered a definite interest in buying Premier League club Bournemouth from Russian businessman Maxim Denim.
Ecuador’s hopes of maintaining their place at the World Cup were dented after Byron Castillo failed to appear at the FIFA Appeals Committee hearing on his nationality on Thursday.
John Terry is about to embark on a career in the football business after signing up for a FIFA qualification course for executives, including Fabio Cannavaro and Philippe Senderos.
Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has admitted that he is open to hearing more about Todd Boehly’s North-South All-Star Game and supports himself to play in it should the game go ahead.
Didier Deschamps has warned Paul Pogba that he is not an automatic choice for France’s squad for the World Cup in Qatar.
WTA CEO Steve Simon said the tour would continue to boycott China until there is a firm resolution to the Peng Shuai scandal.
Former Arsenal striker Alexandre Lacazette is set to undergo surgery on his vocal cords after battling pain believed to stem from a tumor that left him with a high-pitched voice.
Jon Rahm says there’s no truth to rumors that he’s a “top 10” player going to be the next LIV Golf signing.
RB Leipzig suffered a heavy injury ahead of their Champions League double against Celtic with key midfielder Konrad Laimer missing both games.
Former Celtic player Simon Ferry says Ange Postecoglou’s style of football is the best he has seen at Parkhead.
Hearts has revealed plans to significantly upgrade Tynecastle, including opening a hotel inside the ground’s footprint.