What the papers say Leicester have promised Harry Maguire that he can leave if Manchester United or Manchester City fork out a world-record fee for a defender, the Daily Telegraph reports. The Foxes want between £80million and £90millon for the England centre-back, which would be higher than the £75million Liverpool paid Southampton for Virgil Van Dijk in January last year, the paper adds.
What the papers say The Sun, in what it bills as an exclusive, says Manchester United have agreed a world-record £80million fee to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester. The defender is set to have a medical on Monday, the paper reports.
AC Milan and city rivals Inter have announced plans to build a new 60,000-seater stadium.
What the papers say Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes has reportedly been “seduced” by Manchester United after the club offered him between £4.5million and £5.3million-a-season in wages. The Daily Mirror says reports in a Portuguese newspaper indicate the midfielder is putting pressure on Sporting to come to a deal with the Red Devils. The two clubs are still a way off agreeing on a figure, the paper adds.
Liverpool will not consider allowing Dejan Lovren to leave Anfield for anything less than £25million this summer.
Manager Jurgen Klopp believes winning his first trophy with Liverpool is only the beginning and the squad he has assembled has its best years still to come.
Defender Andy Robertson insists the current players are just focused on winning trophies and not writing their names alongside the Liverpool greats of the past.
Liverpool’s stunning 4-0 win over Barcelona at Anfield puts Jurgen Klopp’s side into the Champions League final and into the history books with one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the competition.
AC Milan kept their top-four hopes alive thanks to a 2-1 win over Bologna at San Siro on Monday.
Definitely a fans’ favourite during his time at Dens Park was Duncan Lambie.
Joe Jordan’s 1981 transfer from Manchester United to AC Milan prompted a query from a Monifieth reader.
Barry Sullivan, who is very helpful to BwB in his capacity as Archives assistant in the vast DC Thomson library, came up with this cartoon (below) while searching for something else for me.