All the top stories and transfer rumours from Monday’s newspapers…
Gareth Southgate changed his mind about staying on as England manager for Euro 2024 after being overwhelmed by the support of his staff, players and the Football Association.
Manchester United will consider a move for Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus in January even though they remain interested in adding Jude Bellingham to an already crowded engine-room roster next summer.
Vincent Kompany admitted he will feel offended if he is not on the receiving end of some good-natured “stick” from Manchester United fans on Wednesday.
Manchester United co-owner Avram Glazer has held talks with prospective buyers for the club during a trip to the World Cup, with interested parties coming from the host nation Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Mikel Arteta says Arsenal’s January transfer plans will not be changed by Reiss Nelson’s apparent hamstring injury suffered against Juventus on Saturday.
Newcastle United are thinking about possible loan destinations for highly-rated teenage midfielder Jay Turner-Cook in January.
Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay has drawn criticism from animal rights charities after he was pictured playing tug-of-war with a tiger cub on a visit to a private exotic farm while on holiday in Dubai.
Chelsea have made an offer to acquire a £50m portion of land next to Stamford Bridge as the club’s owner Todd Boehly continues his push to upgrade the club’s home stadium.
England are still unsure whether Jonny Bairstow will be available for the two-Test series against New Zealand in February as he continues his recovery from a broken leg.
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West Ham are keen on a loan deal with Manchester United for out-of-favour full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka, who has played only four minutes under Erik ten Hag this season.
Chelsea are looking to beat both Real Madrid and Manchester City to the signing of Josko Gvardiol by launching a £45m move next month.
Manchester United are reportedly looking to sign Borussia Monchengladbach striker Marcus Thuram during the January transfer window.
Liverpool and Everton are set to do battle over Birmingham teenager George Hall who has been compared to Jude Bellingham.
Riot cops tear gassed fans in France as clashes erupted across the country after Argentina’s sensational World Cup win.
Karim Benzema has reportedly cut off all contact with the French national team.
Emiliano Martinez revelled in Kylian Mbappe’s despair during Argentina’s celebrations after the World Cup final – less than an hour after comforting the France superstar on the pitch.
Declan Rice showed his commitment to the West Ham cause this season by turning up to watch the weekend friendly with Fulham.
Bath are set to sign Scotland star Finn Russell on a deal worth £1m per year, which would make him one of the highest-paid players in Premiership history, and are also closing on a deal with South Africa prop Thomas du Toit.
Celtic’s interest in Tunisia midfielder Aissa Laidouni could bear fruit in January after Ferencvaros president Gabor Kubatov admitted the Hungarian club might be ready to cash in on him after a series of fine displays at the World Cup.
Celtic will have a decision to make over defender Stephen Welsh in the January window – the Scotland U21 star is being tracked by clubs in England, Italy and France and rumours online have also linked Porto with a possible interest.
Ross McCrorie has claimed Michael Beale is one of the best coaches he has worked with in football.
Jim Goodwin refused to confirm interest in Angolan ‘Beni’ but has insisted it is important Aberdeen do not stand still in the January window.
Hearts boss Robbie Neilson has reportedly lined up his first January signing with Yutaro Oda expected to join from Vissel Kobe.
One-time Rangers target Nicolas Raskin has effectively confirmed he will leave Standard Liege next month after relations between the club and the player broke down.