What the papers say Manchester United are moving closer to bidding for Jadon Sancho as Borussia Dortmund’s England forward refuses to rule out a move away from the Bundesliga next summer, the Metro reports. United attempted to sign the 19-year-old last close season, but Sancho opted to stay with Dortmund for another year of development. However, United’s interest has not waned, and the club are reportedly keen to sign the winger next summer, hoping they can offer him the lure of Champions League football.
What the papers say Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson is being watched by Manchester United as part of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s strategy to recruit young British players, according to The Sun. The United manager is also interested in England internationals including Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho, 19, and Leicester’s 22-year-old attacking midfielder James Maddison. Wilson, 27, has plenty of strike power of his own, having scored 17 goals since the start of 2018-2019.
What the papers say Willian has told Chelsea that he wants to stay at Stamford Bridge where he has enjoyed a “perfect” career, the Daily Express reports. The Brazilian is in the final year of his contract and had been linked to numerous European clubs as he has not been offered a new deal by the Blues. But the forward, 31, has been told by manager Frank Lampard that he is an important part of Chelsea’s future. The winger said: “From my side, I want to stay. I have one year left and I want to stay because I like to play for Chelsea.”
Everton manager Marco Silva admits he is concerned by the club’s poor away form in the Premier League.
Callum Wilson sent a timely reminder to England manager Gareth Southgate with a brace to help earn Bournemouth a much-needed 3-1 win over Everton in the Premier League.
David Moyes: Andy Robertson has set the standard for Scots in England at Liverpool… it’s up to the others to get up there beside him
Davie Moyes is a proud Glaswegian.
Scotland assistant coach Peter Grant insists players need to win a mental battle against plastic pitches.
Huddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Lossl admitted his side’s losing habit was wearisome after Saturday’s 2-0 home defeat to Bournemouth.
RYAN Fraser reckons a pep talk from the man he affectionately dubs the “future manager of England” can deliver a dividend for Scotland right now.