All the top stories and transfer rumours from Tuesday’s newspapers…
Manchester United have sent scouts to watch Brighton’s Kaoru Mitoma this season.
Emiliano Martinez has revealed he wants to stay at Aston Villa for “many years to come”.
West Ham are reportedly interested in replacing David Moyes with Reims boss Will Still.
Former Juventus striker Christian Bunino, now playing in Serie C for Lecco, was bizarrely sent off on Sunday against Piacenza for urinating on the side of the pitch while waiting to come on as a sub.
Ronnie O’Sullivan has slammed snooker’s bosses in an astonishing rant, claiming the sport is “in the worst place it has ever been” and that those running it “aren’t the smartest of people”, while suggesting players need to go on strike to force through change.
Brighton CEO Paul Barber has played down talks of winger Karou Mitoma leaving the club in the next transfer window.
Manchester City have reportedly moved quick to try and land upcoming Croatian 16-year-old Luka Vuskovic amid interest from some of Europe’s biggest clubs.
Chelsea are considering a move for Andreas Pereira as a possible replacement for Mason Mount, but could face competition from Atletico Madrid and PSG.
Real Madrid have opened talks with Eduardo Camavinga about extending his contract with the club, according to a new report, which suggests the inclusion of a mammoth release clause.
The son of Tottenham legend Justin Edinburgh has hit out at the group of Colchester fans who chanted ‘vile and hurtful’ songs about his late father during Leyton Orient’s League Two clash on Saturday.
Kylian Mbappe is set to be named as the next captain of France later this week, replacing Hugo Lloris who retired from international football after the World Cup in Qatar.
Arsenal are ready to make a summer move for Red Bull Salzburg forward Noah Okafor, but will face competition from London rivals Tottenham and West Ham for the £25m-rated player.
France boss Didier Deschamps has admitted his regret at the decision made by Manchester United defender Raphael Varane to retire from international football, but says he respects the decision.
LIV Golf’s start to life on America’s CW Network is going from bad to worse, with their lowly 0.2 per cent rating for the season-opener somehow dropping to 0.14 per cent for the event in Tucson last weekend.
NBA star Ja Morant could be back with the Memphis Grizzlies as early as Wednesday as he looks to move on from the strip club gun scandal which saw him suspended for eight games.
Rival Premier League clubs are likely to make their opposition clear if Qatari investors win the race to take over Manchester United.
England fans travelling to Naples to watch this week’s Euro 2024 qualifier against Italy are becoming increasingly concerned over their safety and a lack of co-operation coming in from local authorities.
Tottenham have reportedly made contact with Eintracht Frankfurt head coach Oliver Glasner as uncertainty surrounding Antonio Conte’s future goes on.
The Football Association have been urged to ban Aleksandar Mitrovic for a minimum of six matches and have been warned that a soft approach to the growing abuse of match officials will lead to a referee being murdered.
Chelsea owner Todd Boehly has continued his ruthless overhaul of the club’s backroom staff by sacking head groundsman Jason Griffin after over 30 years of service.
Arsenal striker Folarin Balogun has been backed to follow in the footsteps of USA sporting greats Aaron Rodgers and Patrick Mahomes. Former USMNT striker Eric Wynalda has urged his country’s football federation to do all they can to convince the Gunners loanee to play for them over England.
Tottenham Hotspur are expected to agree Antonio Conte’s departure from the club this week.
Newcastle United are looking into a summer move for Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay as manager Eddie Howe feels the Scotland international has the physical attributes to succeed in his system.
Mo Salah’s agent has responded sternly to claims the forward wants to leave Liverpool this summer.
Bayern Munich plan to send Joao Cancelo back to Manchester City at the end of the season.
Manu Tuilagi believes Steve Borthwick’s new-look England can be a contender at this year’s Rugby World Cup despite their disappointing finish in the Six Nations.
Motherwell defender Max Johnston is set to be offered a route to the English Premier League with Burnley.
Former Celtic hero Erik Sviatchenko looks set to swap Europe for North America – with the Danish defender closing in on a reported move to MLS outfit Houston Dynamo.
St Mirren are set to open talks with manager Stephen Robinson over a new long-term contract and are also keen to tie down Australia defender Ryan Strain on fresh terms.
Arsenal flop Nicolas Pepe is understood to be open to a permanent stay with French side Nice, where he is spending the season on loan.
Andy Walker has hit out at the use of VAR by Scottish referees after seven contentious calls over the weekend.
Former Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has bagged a new job five months after being sacked by Aston Villa, having been snapped up by Channel 4 for England’s upcoming Euro qualifiers.