All the headline stories and transfer rumors from Saturday’s papers…
Sir Jim Ratcliffe has taken a major step in securing Manchester United with the Glazer family and their New York bankers ready to discuss details of a sale, although there remains a chance Sheikh Jassim could make a final fourth offer for the club.
The Welsh Government is to give Wrexham FC £17million in public funding to refurbish the racecourse, which will increase capacity to 16,500 and see Wales start playing international matches there again.
Rafael Nadal will have to decide on Saturday whether or not to seek participation in the ATP Challenger event in Bordeaux for vital match training ahead of his bid for a 15th French Open title, for which his preparations have been hit by a health issue. persistent hip.
Chelsea are keen on Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez amid doubts over his future with the Midlands club.
Moises Caicedo’s agent expects ‘plenty of offers’ to arrive for the Brighton midfielder this summer but praised Roberto De Zerbi for the way he handled their January transfer saga.
Matteo Guendouzi has admitted he has struggled since being left out of Marseille’s starting line-up, with West Ham potentially in a position to make a move for the former Arsenal midfielder if Declan Rice leaves this summer.
Manchester United have submitted what is described as a “colossal” offer for Napoli defender Min-Jae Kim and have opened talks with the South Korea international’s agent, according to reports.
THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY
Chelsea are unlikely to oppose Thiago Silva if the Brazilian tells the Premier League club he wants to make an emotional return to Fluminense this summer.
Roma sporting director Tiago Pinto is among the possible candidates to succeed Fabio Paratici as Tottenham sporting director, and he is believed to be keen on playing a role in the Premier League.
David Pleat hopes Luton Town emerge as winners of the Championship play-offs as he believes Premier League clubs will hate visiting Kenilworth Road next season.
Joe Willock has admitted he was “hurt” when it became clear Mikel Arteta had no place for him in his plans at Arsenal, which ultimately resulted in a permanent move to Newcastle.
Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy is finalizing plans to appoint a new sporting director before the summer transfer window opens.
Brighton have opened talks to sign Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud, who is reportedly keen to work with Seagulls head coach Roberto De Zerbi.
Manchester United are ready to make a concerted effort to sign Declan Rice this summer, but Arsenal remain favorites to sign the West Ham captain.
Arsenal are working closely with police to investigate anti-Semitic messages sent in private WhatsApp messages between members of Ashburton’s Army fan group.
Tottenham’s shortlist of potential foreign coaches to succeed Antonio Conte has been reduced to four – Luis Enrique, Ruben Amorim, Arne Slot and Xabi Alonso.
Chelsea are set to try to sell up to 15 players this summer, rather than loan them out, with sporting directors Todd Boehly, Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart being told that only players with genuine future prospects for the first team will be loaned.
Despite reports in Italy to the contrary, Tottenham have every intention of converting Dejan Kulusevski’s loan from Juventus into a permanent £30.5million transfer this summer.
Luca Brecel splashed £250,000 on a Ferrari to celebrate his first World Snooker Championship.
The Wrexham stars are lined up to make their acting debuts with cameo roles in Ryan Reynolds’ third Deadpool film.
THE SUN OF SCOTLAND
Michael Beale could bring defender Leon Balogun back to Rangers after it was confirmed he was leaving QPR at the end of his contract.
FC Luzern boss Marco Frick has admitted captain Ardon Jashiri will leave the club this summer with Celtic as one of his potential destinations.
Northampton Town are looking to bring back their two Scottish U21 stars, Kieron Bowie from Fulham and Marc Leonard from Brighton, next season when they are in League One.