All the top stories and transfer rumours from Monday’s national newspapers…
Chelsea are reportedly hoping to “hijack” Manchester United’s move for Frenkie de Jong and will attempt to send two players to Barcelona in part-exchange. The Blues could possibly offer current defensive duo Marcos Alonso and Cesar Azpilicueta.
Manchester United have seen a second bid for Brazilian forward Antony turned down.
The FA has launched an investigation after flares were let off during the Community Shield on Saturday.
Juventus fans are fearful and left cursing their misfortune with the news of Paul Pogba’s injury, with the French star picking up a serious-looking knock just a few days into the club’s pre-season tour in the US.
Chelsea have reportedly been dealt a huge blow in their pursuit of Wesley Fofana because Paris Saint-Germain have joined the race for the defender.
Chelsea have been rejected in their attempts to sign RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol.
Manchester United only have a one per cent chance of winning the Premier League title this season – according to a supercomputer.
THE DAILY EXPRESS
Chelsea are simultaneously working on two blockbuster defensive deals reports indicate that Leicester City’s Wesley Fofana and Inter Milan’s Denzel Dumfries are both in the crosshairs as Thomas Tuchel bids to build a new back-line.
Fulham have offers on the table for Chelsea’s Malang Sarr and West Ham’s Issa Diop. Fulham are believed to have offered both a loan and permanent offer to Chelsea for Sarr, while the Diop bid is thought to be worth £15m.
England’s European Championship heroines will celebrate with fans in Trafalgar Square on Monday. Up to 7,000 supporters will be able to attend the free event on a first-come-first-served basis from 11am.
Roberto Firmino has insisted he wants to stay at Liverpool as he moved to quash speculation about his future amid Juventus links.
Former Aberdeen boss Stephen Glass has confessed there probably was too many “older players” at Pittodrie when he left the hot seat before Jim Goodwin’s major revamp.
Fashion Sakala has no interest in leaving Rangers on loan. But the striker wants to meet with boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst for talks on his Ibrox future.