All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s press…
Chelsea want to poach Cristiano Ronaldo and deny they are the only way to stay in the Premier League in January.
The Qatari owners of Paris Saint-Germain are looking at how they can move into the city by buying the Stade de France, which holds 80,000 compared to the 48,000 they would have at the Parc des Princes.
Qatar World Cup officials have offered refunds to disgruntled fans and free accommodation after a number of complaints about tented villages costing $175 per night.
AC Milan want to sign three Chelsea players – Christian Pulisic, Hakim Ziyech and Ruben Loftus-Cheek – but they fear that their relationship with the Blues could be put on hold because they have so far refused to play Tiemoue Bakayoko this season because they want to buy him if he wants. they play a certain game.
Chelsea will make a £200m bid to bring England midfielders Jude Bellingham and Declan Rice to Stamford Bridge next summer.
Manchester United believe they can win over Liverpool and hope to earn £8bn in sales thanks to their global reach.
Erik ten Hag has the chance to add another short-term player to Manchester United’s squad in January as the previous administration did to bring in Odion Ighalo.
World Cup officials in Qatar are continuing to frustrate fans who have spent huge sums of money to attend the tournament by cracking down on people kicking out of stadiums.
Inter Milan and Juventus want to sign Chelsea winger Christian Pulisic after the World Cup.
Budweiser appealed to FIFA for a license to serve their alcoholic beverages at the W Hotel, a venue they had acquired throughout the tournament, after seeing their application rejected by Qatar.
Al-Nassr is set to offer Cristiano Ronaldo an offer that will be close to the £305m contract tabled by an undisclosed Saudi club last summer.
Former Goldman Sachs economist Lord Jim O’Neill has admitted that he would consider forming a consortium to take over Manchester United after they failed to deliver 12 years ago.
Luis Diaz has revealed his desire, since childhood, to eventually play for one of Spain’s biggest clubs but says he won’t be leaving Liverpool any time soon.
David Beckham is in talks with potential buyers of Manchester United, and his involvement would boost the prospects of any club looking to buy the club.
Britain’s richest man – Sir Jim Ratcliffe – is set to buy Manchester United from the Glazer family.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s two-match ban for a phone call at Everton last season will extend to the club he will sign for in January.
Manchester United star Jadon Sancho is playing alone for Dutch team OJC Rosmalen after failing to be recalled for the World Cup.
THE DAY STAR
Warrington Town goalkeeper Tony Thompson, whose bottle was mixed with urine during a game last week, has seen his ban for the incident reduced from three games to one.
South African coach Rassie Erasmus has been told that his future in rugby union could be over if he continues to criticize players and a disciplinary action could result in him losing his job.
Argentina head coach Michael Cheika says he will continue to find out what Gareth Southgate does ahead of next year’s Rugby World Cup, but insists Jurgen Klopp is second to none in the academy.
Finn Russell is in talks with Bath over a move to the Premiership next season but should be open to staying in France with Racing 92 or a rival club.
Paul Parker has urged Michael Beale to put his cards on the table as the QPR boss continues to remain silent on links to a managerial role at Rangers.
Hummel is suing Rangers for £9.5m over lost equipment sales and a judge has ordered the club to release their figures after an initial trial.
THE SCOTTISH SUN
Celtic want CF Montreal and Canadian defender Alistair Johnston to replace Josip Juranovic.