All news and transfer rumors from Friday newspapers …
Arsenal intensify their pursuit of Atletico Madrid’s Joao Felix.
Aston Villa are in advanced talks with Real Betis over a £12m deal for Alex Moreno, with Unai Emery targeting January signings.
Roberto Martinez is a contender for the Portugal national team position and may need to make a decision whether to stay in international football or return to club management.
Arsenal will not be drawn into a bidding war with Chelsea in the battle for Mykhailo Modric and will refuse to overpay for the Shakhtar Donetsk winger.
Aston Villa are preparing to sign England midfielder Lucy Staniforth from Manchester United.
The Rugby Football Union hopes a woman will compete to be appointed coach of the England men’s team over the next decade.
Chelsea are reported to be interested in signing Borussia Mönchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram.
Thierry Henry has reportedly told Belgium that he wants to become the national team’s top coach after serving as an assistant to Roberto Martinez.
Barcelona have ruled themselves out of a move for Manchester City star Bernardo Silva, as they have refused to raise his £70.8m price tag.
Jude Bellingham has reportedly been in talks with Borussia Dortmund over his next move amid interest from Real Madrid and a host of Premier League clubs in the England star.
N’Golo Kanté is set to sign a new contract with Chelsea.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has praised the qualities of England’s Jude Bellingham, but added that he is happy to stay with the club’s already talented young midfielders.
Crystal Palace are eyeing a move for Galatasaray’s Sacha Boy if Selhurst Park’s return to Aaron Wan-Bissaka does not materialize.
Tottenham’s Heung-min Son revealed he lost the ball while playing wearing a protective mask, but said he still wore it because of his parents’ concern.
Manchester United has applied, on loan, to sign Al-Nasr striker Vincent Abu Bakr, according to what was reported.
Chelsea are still keen on a move for Josko Guardiol but face competition from Tottenham for a £88m defender.
Manchester City are reported to be considering a transfer for Real Madrid player Ferland Mendy.
Arsenal will wear a special all-white kit in the FA Cup on Monday as part of the ‘No More Red’ campaign to tackle knife crime.
The Daily Star
Manchester United could add £250m to their transfer budget – but it would require an exodus, including stars like Jadon Sancho and Harry Maguire.
Besiktas want to end Dele Alli’s loan – but Everton don’t want him back, reports suggest.
Todd Bohle will not stop Graham Potter if he fails to achieve fourth place at Chelsea.
Lewis Hamilton is expected to spend another two years in Formula One despite contract talks stalling.
Southampton will watch Dizen Maeda in the League Cup semi-final next week as he considers a bid for another Celtic star, according to a report.
Talk of Ardon Gachari’s move to Celtic has become louder after the Luzern captain appointed a new agent with clubs revolving around the carousel.