All the main news and transfer rumors from the Thursday papers…
Tottenham have made a huge contract offer to Harry Kane that would significantly improve his current weekly salary of £200,000, but it appears the England captain has no immediate intention of signing him, particularly while the transfer window remains open.
The lack of investment in recent years means Erik ten Hag’s hopes of a busy summer transfer window for Manchester United may not come to fruition due to concerns over financial fair play.
The FA Cup is set for a radical overhaul that could rule out replays, early round games would be moved to midweek slots and the final would be staged on a regular Premier League weekend as early as the 2024-25 season. .
Arsenal’s young striker Folarin Balogun has interest from five foreign clubs, although none have made an offer close to the club’s £50m valuation.
Bruno Saltor is set to keep his place in the Chelsea coaching staff as one of the few holdovers from Graham Potter’s brief reign at Stamford Bridge.
Paris Saint-Germain have activated a £5m buyback clause in the deal that sent Xavi Simons to PSV Eindhoven, but the player, who has been linked with Newcastle and Arsenal, has 25 days to decide on his future. and if you want return to France.
Qatar Airways has reported inflated profits of around £1bn with part of the increase related to its busy period of transporting passengers to and from the World Cup.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe insists he is still in the race to buy Manchester United and says his offer is just what the club needs.
Chelsea are set to deliver a double whammy in Brazil with the signings of Matheus Franca from Flamengo and Santos striker Angelo Gabriel.
Declan Rice can play on the left side of a midfield trio when he takes the field for his Arsenal debut.
Tom Heaton is set to start Manchester United’s pre-season campaign as Erik ten Hag’s No 1 due to David de Gea’s contract situation and Dean Henderson’s slow recovery from injury.
West Ham and Galatasaray are in the running to sign Arsenal left-back Nuno Tavares but, according to reports in Italy, the 23-year-old believes he can do better.
Charlton are in advanced talks to sign former Coventry midfielder Fankaty Dabo.
Liverpool are set to test Chelsea’s determination to keep centre-back Levi Colwill as they look to add more depth to their defensive actions.
Arsenal will likely face another battle to keep prized teenager Ethan Nwaneri when it comes time for him to sign his first professional contract in March 2024.
Wayne Rooney has expressed his desire to keep Lewis O’Brien on loan at DC United amid interest in the Nottingham Forest midfielder from Premier League new boys Sheffield United.
Andrés Iniesta is the latest former teammate linked with a Lionel Messi reunion at Inter Miami after ending his five-year stint with Vissel Kobe.
The Football Association has been warned that selling FA Cup rights to the Premier League will severely weaken the historic competition.
Manchester United face a compromise with Inter Milan as their initial offer for goalkeeper Andre Onana is around £13m below the Serie A club’s valuation.
Arsenal could snatch one of Manchester United’s summer targets right under their noses as they consider an offer for Bayer Leverkusen full-back Jeremie Frimpong.
Inter Miami midfielder Rodolfo Pizzaro has criticized MLS trade policy as he prepares to be the player to leave the club to make room for its new designated player, Lionel Messi.
Chelsea are set to complete the signing of teenage Everton defender Ishe Samuels-Smith for a fee of around £4m.
Liverpool academy analyst Ray Shearwood has left Anfield to join Steven Gerrard’s backroom staff at Saudi Pro League side Al Ettifaq.
Inter Miami is advancing in its talks with another former Barcelona player, Jordi Alba.
Rangers appear to have cooled their interest in signing Swansea City striker Morgan Whittaker, who is once again being linked with his former loan club Plymouth Argyle.