Saturday 9th June 2018
Did we say Liverpool had all but signed Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir? Apparently, the 24-year-old’s medical was worse than first thought…
Chelsea were offered a chance to sign up Jim Ratcliffe as owner but decided to stay with Roman Abramovich…
Athletic Bilbao want Ander Herrera, 28, and if he has any doubts about signing, the Manchester United midfielder will become their highest-paid player.
Manchester Evening News
Tottenham want Dele Alli, 22, and Christian Eriksen, 26, to sign new deals because they think they are the bees’ knees and in no way are they looking to add millions to their value in the transfer market.
Everton striker Wayne Rooney, 132, tried to shake the hacks off his scent, but they were too clever and spotted him going to the US embassy in Belfast. So, DC United it is…
He’s not the only one leaving Goodison Park this summer. Joel Robles, 27, will bid Merseyside adios after five years of not playing very often.
Crystal Palace want Stuart Armstrong, 26, to laugh in the face of winning titles and cups in Scotland with Celtic and swap it for perennial relegation battles instead.
Wolves might buy Rui Patricio, 30, after he became the latest Sporting Clube player to do one after fans attacked the training ground.
Express & Star
Steve Bruce is out of the running for the Real Madrid job. The Aston Villa boss is being sounded out as manager of Leeds United instead.
Nottingham Forest loved their holidays in Portugal so much they bought their duty-free allowances and from their stadium tour at Benfica, Diogo Goncalves and Joao Carvalho, both 21.
Preston North End could only afford a quick trip to Dublin but still managed to come back with Graham Burke, Shamrock Rovers Republic of Ireland striker.