All the top stories and transfer rumours from Friday’s newspapers…
Ivan Toney will reportedly demand a release clause if he is to sign a new contract with Brentford.
Saudi Arabia have warned Premier League clubs they will come for their top players once more in January.
Brighton CEO Paul Barber revealed the club have a replacement plan lined up in case manager Roberto De Zerbi leaves.
Paolo Maldini is being lined up for a shock move to Manchester United as part of Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s huge shake-up of the club, it’s been claimed.
Sir Jim Ratcliffe is expected to take guidance from Sir Alex Ferguson as he prepares to undertake a radical overhaul of Manchester United.
Allianz, the insurance giant, is close to agreeing a long-awaited naming rights deal with the owner of West Ham’s London Stadium and the 560-acre park that hosted the 2012 Olympics.
Mansfield Town manager Nigel Clough has told his players to stop celebrating wildly when they score a goal, and to save their energy for the rest of the match.
John Murtough will be the next director to leave Manchester United, as the Old Trafford cull gathers pace.
The Saudi Arabian state-owned oil giant Aramco is set to complete a significant sponsorship deal with Fifa after the country was confirmed as the sole bidder for the 2034 World Cup.
Tiger Woods’ ex-girlfriend has dropped her sexual misconduct claims against the 15-times major champion.
Bruce Carnegie-Brown has announced that he will not seek a second term as MCC chairman after it was revealed that members were plotting to oust him.
Ilkay Gundogan will not be leaving Barcelona despite talk of a move to Galatasaray, the midfielder’s agent has confirmed.
Cristiano Ronaldo showed his classy side by swapping shirts with Scotland international Jack Hendry after they’d been involved in a scuffle during a heated match in Saudi Arabia.
Antony and Donny van de Beek featured for Manchester United in a behind-closed-doors friendly on Tuesday – but they were unable to get the better of Championship Hull City.
Former Manchester United CEO Ed Woodward has found his next job, 18 months after he left Old Trafford.
Anthony Gordon is not currently considering switching allegiance to represent Scotland at international level.
Gareth Southgate has said that equal pay in men’s and women’s football “is important” but pointed out the economic complexities around the topic ahead of England’s European championship qualifier against Malta.
Tottenham goalkeeper Guglielmo Vicario could sit out Italy’s Euro 2024 qualifier against North Macedonia on Friday due to illness.
Eduardo Camavinga is set to undergo a scan on Friday on an apparent knee problem that forced him to withdraw from the France squad.
Marc Overmars has been suspended from football activities in the Netherlands for one year after sending inappropriate messages to female colleagues.
Bayern Munich midfielder Leon Goretzka believes FIFA has not corrected its “mistake” when it comes to picking World Cup hosts.
England under-21 captain Taylor Harwood-Bellis joined the England senior squad for Thursday’s training session.
Liverpool’s Jarell Quansah insists he has not achieved nothing yet because he is not classed as one of the world’s greats.
Erling Haaland has handed Manchester City a major injury scare ahead of their clash with Liverpool next week after picking up a knock while on international duty with Norway.
Chelsea could reportedly be set to beat Barcelona to the signing of Brazilian starlet Gabriel Moscardo, who is thought to have been lined up by the Catalan giants as Sergio Busquets’ eventual successor.
Heung-min Son has downplayed any injury concerns after he appeared to pick up a knock while on international duty.
Chelsea could recall Andrey Santos from Nottingham Forest in January due to a lack of game time since his loan move to the City Ground.
England manager Gareth Southgate has urged Newcastle star Anthony Gordon to not rush any decision over his international future, amid interest from Scotland.
Forgotten Jota will reportedly be allowed to leave Al Ittihad on loan in January by new boss Marcelo Gallardo – with the winger said to be “regretting” his £25m switch from Celtic.
Tino Livramento insists he won’t be rushed into a decision on his international future after Scotland assistant John Carver revealed the Newcastle ace was on Steve Clarke’s radar.