All the top stories and transfer rumors from Tuesday’s national papers…
Manchester United are considering a move to finally sign Sergej Milinkovic-Savic from Lazio as they try to salvage what has become a frustrating transfer window.
Chelsea could find out this week if they have a realistic chance of signing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from Barcelona. The club have been prioritizing their interest in defender Wesley Fofana, over whom they are still in talks with Leicester City, and midfielder Frenkie de Jong, who has not yet informed Barcelona that he wants to leave.
World Rugby has no plans to investigate claims that Italy legend Martin Castrogiovanni was ineligible to play trial rugby for the Azzurri as no formal complaint has been lodged.
Lancashire members intend to force a vote at a special general meeting to prevent the club from supporting a reduction in the County Championship programme, unless they give their consent, as resistance to any reduction in matches intensifies.
Chelsea have opened talks with goalkeeper Edouard Mendy over a new contract, but there is a significant gap between the two sides, with the goalkeeper one of the lowest-paid players in Thomas Tuchel’s side.
Nottingham Forest are going back to the drawing board in their search for a full-back after Alex Moreno turned down a £9m move from Real Betis.
Wolves are in talks with Barcelona about the possible signing of midfielder Nico Gonzalez.
Sasa Kalajdzic is the subject of interest from a number of Premier League clubs, including Manchester United, Chelsea and Everton, but the Stuttgart striker wants his future sorted out quickly.
Andreas Christensen was forced to withdraw from Barcelona’s final pre-season game against Pumas minutes before kick-off due to a neck problem on Sunday.
Celtic and Rangers could finally get a chance to move to a new cross-border league as a result of an upcoming court case in Luxembourg.
Manchester United’s surprising interest in Bologna’s Marko Arnautovic has been confirmed by the player’s agent.
Cristiano Ronaldo was left out again as Manchester United took on Halifax Town in a friendly behind closed doors.
Arsenal and Liverpool are looking to make a move for Villarreal winger Yeremy Pino.
Adrien Rabiot’s mother and agent is only interested in speaking directly to Manchester United’s director of football, John Murtough, rather than intermediaries, about personal terms regarding a possible move to Old Trafford from Juventus.
Erik ten Hag appears to have relied on Anthony Martial to lead Manchester United’s line this season.
Manchester United passed over Graham Potter for his role as manager and he has seen the Brighton boss thwart them twice since.
Barcelona remain unable to register their summer transfers after LaLiga rejected an attempt to use the club’s own funds to inflate the value of two of the asset sales they had used to balance the books and strengthen their team.
WNBA athletes’ working conditions have come under scrutiny again after Los Angeles Sparks players were forced to sleep in an airport when their flight was cancelled.
Manchester United are closing in on £15m Juventus midfielder Adrien Rabiot.
Tottenham Hotspur have made a loan offer to winger Nicolò Zaniolo with a purchase obligation of 20 million pounds, which has been rejected by Roma.
John Kennedy could be on the verge of a surprise departure from Celtic to become the new manager of Danish side FC Midtjylland.