All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s press…
Sporting Lisbon manager Frederico Varandas has denied that his club have ever considered signing Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Manchester City team wants to negotiate with Toni Kroos in January.
Bayern Munich right-back Benjamin Pavard has revealed that he is “considering new projects”.
Eden Hazard has apologized to Real Madrid fans for the injuries he suffered while at the club.
Juventus star Adrien Rabiot has confirmed he is weighing up his options as Manchester United bid.
Neil Bath, the man who coached both Mason Mount and Reece James, has been promoted by Chelsea.
Wonderkid Endrick has revealed that he is studying English and dreams of playing in the Champions League.
Manchester United players believe Cristiano Ronaldo should not play for the club again and do not expect him to return after the World Cup.
LGBTQ+ fans have been assured by Fifa that they can show love in official World Cup venues in Qatar.
Richie Gray will miss Scotland’s final game of the Autumn Nations Series against Argentina on Saturday after being handed a three-week ban for a foul in last week’s 31-23 defeat by New Zealand.
Erik ten Hag has made it clear that there is no way for Cristiano Ronaldo to return to Manchester United following the explosive words directed at the Dutchman during an interview with Piers Morgan.
Chelsea and Mason Mount have held talks over a new contract.
Shakhtar Donetsk have warned their suitors of young star Mykhaylo Mudryk that they are offering him €100m (£87.75m) following his performances in the Champions League this season.
Luton are in advanced talks with Rob Edwards to become their next manager.
Arsenal are in danger of losing Charlie Patino to Barcelona.
Fifa is selling hospitality packages to attend a “festival of fans” in Qatar – and stay out of the sun – for up to $960 a day, while ordinary supporters at the festival have to endure the heat in the Gulf state.
A discrimination case in Yorkshire is set to be adjourned until the new year as several defendants appeal against the case.
Norway head coach Stale Solbakken has criticized football for not doing enough to prevent Qatar from reaching the World Cup finals.
Eduardo Camavinga has been subjected to racist abuse after failing to perform well with France team-mate Christopher Nkunku in training which led to his exclusion from the World Cup.
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Gerard Pique has been banned for four games for a foul on Barcelona’s last player.
New York City FC will have a permanent home as the club announced plans for a 25,000 square foot facility in the Willets Point neighborhood of Queens.
Celtic are looking to boost their transfer business as they seek to sign a full-back and striker in the January window.
Rangers have reportedly renewed their interest in Standard Liege midfielder Nicolas Raskin as they look to kick-start their campaign after the World Cup break.
Hibs star Martin Boyle continues to race against time in his battle to secure a World Cup place with Australia – with the striker still on the sidelines despite the tournament starting next week.
Alfredo Morelos is on the list of three strikers in January at Fenerbahce, according to reports in Turkey.
Celtic star, Tobi Oluwayemi, is the man most wanted for England’s under-20 World Cup squad.