Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Sir Alex Ferguson’s side against Bayern Munich in the Treble Reunion match.
What the papers say Colombian James Rodriguez looks to be in high demand as rumours swirl his loan spell at Bayern Munich is coming to an end. After an unsettled period with Real Madrid, the 27-year-old has spent the last two years with the Bundesliga champions but is now reportedly ready for a move. With Zinedine Zidane overhauling his Real squad, Liverpool, Manchester United and Arsenal have all been put on alert to the midfielder’s situation, the Mirror reports.
When Chelsea face Arsenal in Baku on Wednesday it will be only the third time there has been an all-English tie in the combined history of the UEFA Cup and Europa League.
Swansea winger Daniel James has withdrawn from the Wales squad following the sudden death of his father.
What the papers say Tottenham are hoping to sign Leeds starlet Jack Clarke, according to the Mail, with the club said to be lining up a £10million offer. The winger has caught the eye of a number of top-flight clubs after an impressive campaign in the Championship, with Spurs reportedly wanting to deter any competitors with an early bid.
What the papers say Liverpool have identified up to 12 players in case of the departure of striker Daniel Sturridge, according to the Daily Mail. Among the line-up are Nigerian winger Samuel Chukwueze, Ajax’s Hakim Ziyech and David Neres, and Lyon’s Bertrand Traore, who had a taste of the Premier League with Chelsea between 2014 and 2017.
What the papers say After winning the domestic treble, Manchester City appear ready to hand boss Pep Guardiola a bumper deal to keep him at the club for at least the next five years. According to the Sun, the 48-year-old – who still has two years remaining on his current contract – could see his annual salary rise from £15million to £20million.
What the papers say Real Madrid are going to test Liverpool this summer with a huge bid for Mohamed Salah, the Metro reports. The Reds forward is reportedly on Zinedine Zidane’s shopping list following his 22-goal Premier League campaign. No figure has emerged yet, but the 26-year-old Egyptian, whose Anfield contract runs until 2023, is said to have a value in excess of £100million.
Ed Woodward reflected on a “turbulent season” for Manchester United, but the executive vice-chairman gave his unequivocal backing to manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
Jose Mourinho claims a “nice guy” manager can end up becoming a “puppet”.
Manchester City can become the first English team to win a domestic treble of trophies if they beat Watford in Saturday’s FA Cup final.