Saturday 12 February 2022 08:17, UK
All the top stories and transfer rumours from Saturday’s national newspapers…
Mauricio Pochettino will urge Manchester United to sign Harry Kane if he becomes the club’s next manager in the summer.
Youri Tielemans has turned down a new Leicester City contract, potentially prompting a battle for his signature between Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United.
Paul Pogba’s dream of a move to Real Madrid could be scuppered if the Spanish giants offer club legend Luka Modric a contract extension.
Gareth Bale has ‘signed a pre-agreement’ to re-join Tottenham this summer, according to reports.
David de Gea believes Manchester United are ‘cursed’ and admits he’s at a loss to explain why the Red Devils have fallen so far behind their main rivals.
Xherdan Shaqiri was not ‘in the best shape’ when he signed for Lyon and was a tactical misfit, the Ligue 1 side’s manager Peter Bosz admitted just days after the former Liverpool player completed his switch to the MLS.
The councillor of sports for Serie B side Como has revealed Jack Wilshere remains ‘more than a target’ for them.
Peterborough have reduced the cost of tickets for next month’s FA Cup tie against Manchester City after admitting their initial prices were ‘wrong’.
Sadio Mane’s success with Senegal at this year’s African Cup of Nations will be forever remembered with the forward to have a stadium named after him.
Marcos Alonso has branded Chelsea ‘the most important club of my career’ and insisted he never considered leaving Stamford Bridge even when frozen out under Frank Lampard.
New CEO Richard Arnold will review Manchester United’s bungled transfer policy after the club failed to act during the January window.
Chelsea legend Petr Cech has given the current squad a rallying cry – and told them to have “no regrets” ahead of their Club World Cup final with Palmeiras.
A police crackdown on class A drug abuse at football matches will be extended across the English game after The Times highlighted the problem.
David Beckham’s plans for his Major League Soccer team, Inter Miami, are on a knife-edge with city officials in Florida due to vote this month on whether to approve a $1bn (£740 million) new stadium.
The MLS’s next franchise is likely to be in Las Vegas – its chiefs have entered into exclusive talks with Aston Villa’s co-owners, Wes Edens and Nassef Sawiris, about forming a team there.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is believed to be involved in a potential takeover bid of Brazilian outfit Vasco da Gama.
Cesar Azpilicueta’s free transfer to Barcelona is ‘almost done’, according to ex-Chelsea teammate Cesc Fabregas.
Arsenal are reportedly in danger of missing out on top transfer target Alexander Isak.
Cristiano Ronaldo is torn over continuing his Manchester United comeback into a second season, reportedly telling friends he is feeling his age for the first time in his illustrious career.
Troy Deeney has joined Michail Antonio in calling on people not to “cancel” Kurt Zouma over his controversial cat video and says it would be a dangerous precedent for his contract to be terminated over one, albeit “disgusting”, mistake.
Lewis Hamilton’s thoughts of retirement appear to be over with the multiple world champion set to appear at the launch of the 2022 Mercedes alongside new team-mate George Russell next week.
Bacon sandwiches, burgers and pizza are among items off the menu at Manchester United after Ralf Rangnick instituted a new fitness regime at the club.
A Nasdaq-listed investment fund has failed in an attempt to buy into Tottenham Hotspur at a valuation of £3bn.
Bodo/Glimt captain Ulrik Saltnes admits the club are struggling to pull themselves together ahead of the clash with Celtic.
Celtic have announced a profit of £26m on player sales in their interim report for the first half of the season.
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