Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers praised the professionalism of Harry Maguire and admitted he was “relaxed” about the reported interest of Manchester United in the central defender.
Leeds forward Patrick Bamford regrets being banned for deceiving match officials during a Sky Bet Championship game last season and intends to work hard to change the perception of him since the incident.
Sheffield United have signed forward Ravel Morrison on a one-year contract.
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.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Manchester United’s centre-backs they need to step up or face being shipped out as the club look to bolster an already bloated area.
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.
Leeds have landed in Australia but Marcelo Bielsa is not joining the squad until the eve of their pre-season clash against Manchester United – and there is a chance he could jet back to the UK straight afterwards.
Neil Kilkenny has helped rock Manchester United before and the former Leeds man and is looking to spring another surprise by disrupting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s pre-season preparations.
What the papers say Manchester United are confident a compromise can be reached with Leicester in their pursuit of Harry Maguire, according to The Sun. But they have dropped their interest in Newcastle’s Sean Longstaff after being quoted £50million for him.
Liverpool fans have trolled Manchester United by flying a plane with a cheeky message over the Red Devils’ pre-season training session in Australia.
What the papers say The Mirror says Arsenal are refusing to give up on signing Wilfried Zaha and are preparing a player-plus-cash bid. Unai Emery has already seen the club’s opening £40milion approach rejected with Crystal Palace demanding twice that. The Gunners will get nowhere near that figure but are now discussing putting players into the deal, with Calum Chambers, Carl Jenkinson and Mohamed Elneny all possible makeweights.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is confident that David De Gea will soon sign a new contract with Manchester United.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Paul Pogba and any other wantaway players that Manchester United will not be pressured into selling.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has told Paul Pogba and any other wantaway players that Manchester United do not have to sell anyone.
What the papers say The Mirror says Bournemouth expect Callum Wilson to sign a new four-year deal next week to ward off interest from West Ham. The England striker has been targeted as the Hammers look to be losing out to Valencia in the race for Celta Vigo marksman Maxi Gomez.
Mino Raiola insists Paul Pogba has been “respectful and professional” with Manchester United despite his desire to leave the club this summer.
Manchester United and Arsenal are among the clubs who have enquired about Southampton midfielder Mario Lemina, PA understands.
What the papers say Manchester United are interested in Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko, who spent last season on loan at AC Milan, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to continue his summer rebuilding, RMC Sport have reported according to the Daily Mail.
Wantaway star Paul Pogba trained with his Manchester United team-mates in Australia as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side got their pre-season tour under way.
Manchester City and Chelsea will play their opening matches of the Women’s Super League season at the Etihad Stadium and Stamford Bridge respectively, the two clubs have announced.