Sun. Jun 4th, 2023

All the top stories and transfer rumors from Wednesday’s newspapers…


Premier League rivals Manchester United, Liverpool and Tottenham have expressed an interest in activating the £40m release clause of Napoli defender Min-Jae Kim.

Patrick Vieira is a leading contender to become Nottingham Forest’s next manager if the Premier League strugglers sack Steve Cooper.

Tottenham outcast Harry Winks will likely be on the move again once his loan spell at Sampdoria comes to an end in the summer.

Wilfried Zaha is facing four weeks out with a groin injury picked up in Saturday’s 2-1 win over Leicester.

LaLiga has called for an urgent board meeting on April 19 to assess the state of officiating in Spain and question Barcelona over their alleged payments to ex-referees chief Jose Negreira.

Napoli's Kim Min-Jae battles for a head ball with Lazio's Elseid Hysaj during the Serie A soccer match between Napoli and Lazio, at the Diego Armando Maradona stadium in Naples, Italy, Friday, March 3, 2023 (Alessandro Garofalo/LaPresse via AP)
Could Napoli defender Min-Jae Kim be on his way to the Premier League this summer?


Dusan Vlahovic may consider a transfer to Arsenal this summer after previously snubbing Mikel Arteta’s project for Juventus.

Wolves have removed a clause in Matheus Nunes’ contract that would have allowed him to join Liverpool for £44m.

Officials from the UK Government have raised concerns about Manchester United bidder Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani.

Lionel Messi’s time at Paris Saint-Germain is set to come to an end at the end of the season after a chastening period for the club.

Aleksander Ceferin says UEFA will have “a very serious conversation” about changing the much-criticised handball law after a string of poor decisions.

PSG's Lionel Messi during the French League One soccer match between Paris Saint-Germain and Rennes at the Parc des Princes in Paris, Sunday, March 19, 2023. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
Lionel Messi is set to leave Paris Saint-Germain at the end of the season, according to reports


Chelsea will not be making a move for Brighton boss Roberto De Zerbi.

Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cooper’s job is on the brink after Tuesday’s devastating defeat to relegation rivals Leeds United.

Lionel Messi has reportedly been offered £350m a year to join Saudi Arabian side Al Hilal.

Italian police have made four arrests over Charles Leclerc’s stolen £265,000 watch.

Tiger Woods has ruled out winning a sixth Green Jacket as the former Masters champion admitted his glory days are behind him after his car crash in February 2021.

Kell Brook has raged at Amir Khan for his “disgusting” positive drugs test.


Erik ten Hag has demanded his Manchester United players turn into “robots” to ensure a top-four finish this season.

FA bosses are seeking an even harsher punishment for Fulham duo Aleksandar Mitrovic and Marco Silva after an independent regulatory commission ruled on their red card meltdowns against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

The FA wants Aleksandar Mitrovic to receive a more severe punishment than the eight-match ban issued by an independent regulatory commission


Chris Woakes will seek talks with Ben Stokes and direct instructions on England’s new style of play as he looks to force his way into this summer’s Ashes plans.


Rafael Nadal has announced his withdrawal from next week’s Monte Carlo Masters, in a move which will add to fears that he has reached a physical tipping point.


Douglas Park has stepped down as Rangers chairman with John Bennett replacing him.


Michael Beale fears a ban on away fans for Saturday’s Old Firm clash will heap huge pressure on derby referee Kevin Clancy.

By cb2gp