Reiss Nelson has revealed how Raheem Sterling has been inspiring him to make a Premier League breakthrough.
What the papers say Manchester United have reportedly been offered Paris St Germain star Neymar in a straight swap for Paul Pogba. The Independent says the deal for the 27-year-old Brazil forward was proposed to the Red Devils, but refused on the basis it was too expensive for United to justify. Pogba, 26, is said to be keen to leave Old Trafford for Real Madrid but the Frenchman is also interested in Juventus and PSG.
What the papers say Leicester City’s Harry Maguire could seal an £80million switch to Manchester City this week, according to the Daily Mirror. The 26-year-old is ready to join City over rivals Manchester United, who have also been pushing to land him, in a world record transfer for a defender, the paper says.
Arsenal will complete their pre-season campaign with a friendly against LaLiga champions Barcelona in the Joan Gamper Trophy at the Nou Camp on August 4.
What the papers say Manchester United could be left disappointed as striker target Joao Felix reportedly nears completing a deal with Atletico Madrid. According to the Evening Standard, the 19-year-old is close to finalising a 120million-euro (£106.7m) deal with the Spanish side, putting United – who were apparently unwilling to pay over £100million – out of the race.
Mesut Ozil has been urged to replicate Dennis Bergkamp’s consistency and fire Arsenal back into the top four by Gunners’ Invincible Ray Parlour.
What the papers say Embattled star Gareth Bale has no chance of transferring from Real Madrid to Bayern Munich, the 29-year-old’s agent has reportedly said. Jonathan Barnett told Sky Sports “obviously, Gareth’s situation at Real hasn’t improved,” in comments carried by the Daily Mirror. And he acknowledged the Welshman and former Tottenham forward “could fit” in as part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s revitalisation of Manchester United. “I think he could do very well – he is still one of the best players in the world, but it is very unlikely,” Barnett said.
England’s Under-21 stars have been turning the heat up in the bath to avoid getting into hot water at Euro 2019.
Bournemouth maintain a new contract offer for Ryan Fraser is still “on the table” and the Scotland winger is “an integral part” of their squad as speculation continues over his future.
Arsenal have warned a youth coach about his future conduct after Alex Nichols was handed a three-match ban and a £400 fine for allegedly calling a teenage girl referee at an under-9s match a “little p****”.
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira has admitted to struggling with life in England following his big-money move from Italy last summer.