All the top stories and transfer rumours from Wednesday’s newspapers…
Brighton & Hove Albion have placed a valuation of £100m on Moisés Caicedo after Chelsea’s latest attempt to raid the south-coast club.
Everton are facing a battle to convince their top managerial target, Marcelo Bielsa, to replace Frank Lampard.
Newcastle United are confident they can sign Anthony Gordon from Everton, but they are also eyeing Hakim Ziyech from Chelsea.
Everton face a fight to convince Marcelo Bielsa to replace Frank Lampard after the ex-Leeds United coach expressed reservations about moving to Goodison Park.
Leeds United winger Jack Harrison is a target for Leicester City as they attempt to bolster Brendan Rodgers’s squad to climb away from relegation danger.
Leeds United are among the leading clubs interested in Southampton forward Jimmy-Jay Morgan.
Nottingham Forest’s talks with Newcastle over the deal for Chris Wood included an ambitious enquiry for Allan Saint-Maximin.
Crystal Palace are pursuing a deal for Stuttgart midfielder Naouirou Ahamada.
Hundreds of migrant workers in Qatar employed as security guards during the World Cup at Fifa’s main media centre and other key sites face deportation after launching an unprecedented street protest in Doha on Sunday against mass sackings that followed the tournament.
Frank Lampard says his nightmare at Everton will “make him stronger” – and he’s vowed to return and prove himself in the Premier League.
Manchester United are reportedly ready to cash in on Harry Maguire and Scott McTominay.
Everton are now expected to re-explore a deal for Rennes winger Kamaldeen Sulemana after Arnaut Danjuma turned his back on a move to Goodison Park despite undergoing a medical at Finch Farm.
Leeds remain interested in a deal for Angers midfielder Azzedine Ounahi – despite contact with Juventus over a move for USMNT star Weston McKennie.
Manchester United’s search for investment is likely to result in the full sale of the club.
Aston Villa have been left frustrated after failing in an attempt to make Spain international Nico Williams their record signing.
PSG forward Lionel Messi is considering his future in France and has concerns over signing a new deal with the Ligue 1 champions, according to reports.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s new club Al-Nassr are reportedly convinced he will end his career there, as he’ll be 40 years old when his contract ends in 2025.
The Football Association are set to renew their commitment of having BAME (black and minority ethnic) representation on England’s backroom team for their Euro 2024 campaign.
Wayne Rooney has been backed to become a successful Premier League boss by Phil Jagielka, who reckons crisis-club Everton should consider him.
UEFA are set to change their Financial Fair Play rules to combat the long contracts loophole which Chelsea have been using.
Sam Allardyce denied any rumours claiming he has been approached by Everton, but did state he was the “best of any recent manager” the Toffees have had.
Millwall have made their move to land Hibs striker Kevin Nisbet.
Rangers recruitment guru John Park is under consideration for a return to Hibs as their new director of football.