All the top news and transfer rumors from Friday’s papers…
THE DAILY MIRROR
Manchester City are reportedly ready to increase their bid for RB Leipzig defender Josko Guardiol to £110m.
Everton are keen on a move for Villarreal and Senegal striker Boulaye Dia after he impressed at the World Cup in Qatar.
Bruno Fernandes has paid tribute to departed Portugal coach Fernando Santos after the veteran manager was sacked this week.
Paulo Fonseca has emerged as a possible candidate to take over as Portugal’s next coach.
Chelsea prospect Cesare Casadei is a Blues youngster who could be set for a loan move in the January transfer window.
Manchester United and Liverpool have reportedly joined Chelsea in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Youssoufa Moukoko.
Arsene Wenger has been “brainwashed” into making “stupid statements” since joining FIFA, according to Norway manager Stale Solbakken.
Lionel Messi in the World Cup final is a great moment for football and Argentina will play for it, says Pablo Zabaleta.
Dele Alli’s time in Turkey is showing no signs of improvement as he is performing “below expectations” at Besiktas.
Cody Gakpo remains Manchester United’s top January target if they can agree a fee, but PSV want a club record fee of over £40m.
Tottenham, Chelsea, Liverpool, West Ham, Newcastle and Atletico Madrid are among those watching developments in Sofyan Amrabat’s future.
Leicester, Wolves and West Ham are interested in Azzedine Ounahi after he caught the eye for Morocco.
Polish referee Szymon Marciniak will officiate the 2022 World Cup final between France and Argentina on Sunday afternoon.
Sevilla have reportedly put a £26m price tag on goalkeeper Yassine Bounou following his heroics in World Cup semi-finalists Morocco.
Real Madrid will reportedly not prevent Karim Benzema from flying to Qatar to play for France at the 2022 World Cup finals, amid speculation he could still be called up.
Antonio Conte would ‘think ten times’ before making a decision on whether to return to Juventus as manager of the Serie A club.
Manchester City duo Erling Haaland and Kevin De Bruyne have been reunited in training in what will be a sight to strike fear into their Premier League rivals.
Dave the cat is said to be the subject of a tussle with several England stars bidding to take the stray home after he became the mascot of the Three Lions in Qatar.
Jesse Lingard has admitted he feels “misunderstood sometimes” and insists he “loves training and football” – despite accusations he is distracted by his off-field interests.
Republic of Ireland women’s team manager Vera Pauw has been accused of “weight shaming” by former American club players she managed in 2018, but Pauw has denied commenting on players’ performances or tracking their weight. their time in the Houston Dash.