All the top stories and reports from Friday’s newspaper…
Liverpool and Chelsea have begun a battle over Napoli star Khvicha Kvaratskhelia after his price tag was revealed.
Chelsea forward Todd Boehly has been identified as a potential buyer for the NFL team’s Washington Chiefs.
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting could sensationally end up in the Premier League with Manchester United thanks to his improved form and contract status – as a replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
Gerard Pique’s decision to leave Barcelona reportedly wants to save £46m and after claims the defender has fallen out with manager Xavi over a lack of playing time, plus the player’s contract leak.
Barcelona have called on right-back Hector Bellerin to accept Arsenal’s patience with Mikel Arteta in an approach with Xavi.
Erling Haaland has been warned by Zlatan Ibrahimovic not to let Pep Guardiola’s “ego” get in the way of his Manchester City career.
Jorginho is not interested in joining Barcelona on a free transfer at the end of the season and would rather sign a contract extension at Chelsea.
Wales have sent medical staff to Los Angeles and Nice to ensure Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey are in top shape for the World Cup.
West Ham, Southampton, Leicester and Brentford are keeping tabs on Lyon winger Tete – who is on loan from Shakhtar Donetsk – ahead of a potential January move.
Ben Chilwell is out of the World Cup and will miss a big chunk of the season amid suspicions of a pulled hamstring.
Heung-Min Son suffered four fractures to his eye nerve, with a hand to save the World Cup on Friday.
Barcelona and Netherlands forward Memphis Depay has taken to social media to vehemently deny reports that he will be delaying his return from injury in order to promote his fitness for the World Cup.
Mikel Arteta wants to add to his Arsenal squad in January and the winger is believed to be the club’s No. 1 priority, with Orlando Facundo Torres and Mykhaylo Mudryk becoming Shakhtar Donetsk’s two targets.
Leicester still hope to convince Youri Tielemans to sign a new contract and risk losing him on a free transfer next summer.
Tottenham chiefs have reportedly reached a transfer agreement to sign Atalanta midfielder Ruslan Malinovskyi in January.
Manchester United have been offered hopes of a new deal for January shock Joao Felix, with Atletico Madrid now reportedly ready to sell their underperforming forward.
Manchester City and Liverpool could be offered the chance to sign Wolves winger Matheus Nunes for a hefty fee following a slow start to the season.
A group of 40 England fans will be paid by Qatar to attend the World Cup, with instructions to deliver positive messages about the experience, sing certain songs when requested and report critical messages on social media.
Ange Postecoglou is not afraid of losing top stars as he says sales can help maintain Celtic’s growth and improve in the Champions League.