Regional, National & International Football News

  • Jose Mourinho wants to sell up to eight Manchester United players this summer so he can finance moves for Marco Verratti, Toni Kroos, Toby Alderweireld and Samuel Umtiti.
  • Wales have avoided incurring a £100,000 penalty which they would have had to pay if Gareth Bale did not make a 7,500-mile trip to play in the China Cup.
  • Anthony Martial looks increasingly likely to join Manchester United’s summer exodus.
  • Arsenal are considering a £45m bid for France midfielder Nabil Fekir after his agent suggested he could leave Lyon in the summer.
  • Jack Wilshere will give Arsenal another chance to offer him a new contract having already rejected a deal which included a pay cut on his £120,000-a-week salary.
  • Manchester United’s summer spending plans are set to be hit by the sky high wages handed to Alexis Sanchez in January.
  • Former England U21 whizzkid Ravel Morrison has tweeted his joy at switching to play for Jamaica.
  • West Ham defender Declan Rice says he only wants to play for Republic of Ireland and would reject any invitation to meet England manager Gareth Southgate.
  • Manchester United are considering handing out song sheets to supporters at home games to improve the atmosphere at Old Trafford.
  • Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo says Jose Mourinho told him not to tackle Alexis Sanchez roughly in training because of a long-standing personal rivalry between the two players.
  • Manchester United have ended their interest in Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Greizmann and will instead revive their pursuit of Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale this summer.
  • Manchester United are concerned that Alexis Sanchez is struggling to settle at the club and fear a repeat of the Angel Di Maria fiasco.
  • Bayern Munich will attempt to lure Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino to Germany after impressing club officials during Spurs’ Champions League run.
  • Liverpool midfielder Emre Can says he has no regrets over leaving Bayern Munich when Pep Guardiola was in charge of the Bundesliga side.
  • The FA are set to look into Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s involvement with a new betting company to see if the 36-year-old has breached their rules and regulations with regards to betting.
  • Gareth Southgate has hit back against suggestions he is ‘too nice’ to lead England to World Cup glory in Russia.
  • Tottenham have been extensively scouting Bayer Leverkusen defender £35m-rated Jonathan Tah ahead of a potential transfer this summer.
  • Chelsea have joined the chase for Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld.
  • Tottenham are resigned to losing Toby Alderweireld in the summer transfer window but will demand at least £42m for the centre-back.
  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made Schalke midfielder Max Meyer his top target in the summer transfer window with the German out of contract this summer.
  • Joao Mario wants to make his West Ham loan move permanent this summer with the Hammers holding the option to sign the Portugal midfielder for £27m.
  • Tottenham defender Eric Dier will be used as a central defender for England in the friendlies against Holland and Italy as Gareth Southgate wants to play a back three.
  • A leading doctor has claimed that football may have missed the chance to save players from irreversible brain damage after the Professional Footballers’ Association failed to act on his repeated suggestions for research more than two decades ago.
  • Paul Pogba plans to provide Didier Deschamps with a detailed account of his troubles at Manchester United when he holds talks with the France coach this week.
  • Chris Gunter has denied players begged Chris Coleman to stay on as Wales manager.