Tuesday 8 February 2022 00:13, UK
All the top stories and transfer rumours from Monday’s national newspapers…
Barcelona boss Xavi could scupper Thomas Tuchel’s plans for Chelsea’s summer transfer window as he reportedly lines up a move for Jules Kounde.
Wayne Rooney has delivered a damning verdict on Manchester United, claiming they have been in decline for more than a decade.
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger has increased his wage demands to £225,000-a-week.
Manchester United are set for a welcome windfall after agreeing to sell forgotten midfielder Andreas Pereira for an eight-figure sum.
David Moyes has said he is concerned that international duty could take its toll on Michail Antonio.
Furious boss Brendan Rodgers has told his Leicester City flops they are fighting for their futures after being dumped out of the FA Cup by Nottingham Forest.
Sunderland are determined not to be rushed into replacing head coach Lee Johnson amid speculation that Roy Keane could be ready to return to Wearside.
Manchester United face a fight to sign No1 target Declan Rice this summer with the England midfielder waiting to find out the level of interest from boyhood heroes Chelsea.
Barcelona coach Xavi put one over on opposite number Diego Simeone and then admitted: ‘We understand football in a different way, that’s why we don’t see eye to eye’.
Mike Ashley feels Derby’s administrators do not want him to buy the club and is considering investments elsewhere while their lack of co-operation persists.
Kalvin Phillips is pushing for a new deal from Leeds after the club knocked back three bids from West Ham last month.
Carlos Tevez is reportedly ‘in talks’ with DC United over a potential move to the MLS.
Liverpool are keeping tabs on Le Havre youngster Andy Elysee Logbo, dubbed the next Romelu Lukaku, reports suggest.
AC Milan want to hijack Liverpool’s move for Fulham wonderkid Fabio Carvalho, according to reports.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is set to sign on for another season at AC Milan.
Anthony Martial has been told he ‘has to give more’ by his new Sevilla boss following his innocuous debut against Osasuna.
Ange Postecoglou insists contract talks with Tom Rogic are the ‘last thing on my mind’.
Scott Arfield says the title race is definitely on after Rangers bettered Celtic’s Sunday win.
Former Juventus star Fabrizio Ravanelli is convinced Rangers is the right club for Aaron Ramsey to rediscover his best form.
Matty Longstaff admits his short-lived loan to Aberdeen was an “eye-opener,” as the Newcastle midfielder gets set to spend the rest of the season at English League Two side Mansfield Town.
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