Paper Talk: Sunday's transfer rumours from the back pages including Manchester United targeting Wilfried Zaha

Premier League and EFL football gossip and transfer rumours

Manchester United are lining up a £70m summer move to sign Wilfried Zaha just one of a number of interesting lines on today's back pages.


  • Manchester United are lining up a £70m summer move to sign Crystal Palace star Wilfried Zaha for the second time.
  • Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno is on Bayern Munich's radar as a target to be their next No 1 to replace Manuel Neuer.
  • Manchester City and Liverpool are among the big clubs tracking West Brom starlet Rico Richards.
  • Burnley are ready to pull the plug on Danny Drinkwater's loan spell at Turf Moor and send the midfielder back to Chelsea in January.
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  • Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman wants a move to the Premier League after proving his fitness with Marseille.
  • Preston will ask a stunning £3.5m transfer fee for in-demand boss Alex Neil.
  • Liverpool will escape punishment from football chiefs if fans attack the Manchester City bus on Sunday.
  • Liverpool and Arsenal are chasing Quincy Promes after the Ajax star opened the door to a Premier League move.


  • Levante goalkeeper Aitor Fernandez has been cleared to play in Sunday's La Liga game at Athletic Bilbao after being excused from working at a polling station in Spain's parliamentary election on the same day.
  • The Champions League could return to terrestrial television from 2021 following a six-year absence, with ITV having submitted bids for several packages ahead of Monday's deadline.
  • Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is reportedly set to drop players' wages by a quarter as the club's civil war continues to erupt behind the scenes.
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  • UEFA are reportedly assessing the suitability of New York as a host for the 2024 Champions League final.
  • Exeter Chiefs boss Tony Rowe says the club could refuse to play Saracens next month if their rivals win an appeal against salary cap sanctions.
  • Premier League clubs this will week demand that match officials should be allowed to consult pitchside monitors when using VAR.
  • UK Athletics have suffered a severe blow after Stephen Maguire ruled himself out of the running to be their new performance director.
  • Martin Johnson says Eddie Jones is still the right man to lead England forward after their World Cup final heartbreak.
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  • Tottenham are ready to make a £50m move for Manchester United flop Memphis Depay.
  • Arsene Wenger's return to management will hinge on whether Bayern Munich see him as a short-term fix.
  • Chelsea manager Frank Lampard has made £70m-rated Lazio midfield star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic a priority signing if the club's transfer ban is lifted.
  • Manchester United are shock contenders to sign Ajax's £50m-rated keeper Andre Onana - just two months after handing David de Gea a new £350,000-a-week contract.
  • Manchester City are set to give Giovanni van Bronckhorst the chance to put himself in the frame to replace Pep Guardiola by appointing him coach of their sister club in New York.
  • Virgil van Dijk believes Liverpool's Champions League success healed the scars of their Premier League heartbreak.
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  • Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will have Scott McTominay and Victor Lindelof in his squad to face Brighton.
  • Arsenal have made contact with the representatives of Juventus defender Merih Demiral with a January transfer possibly in the pipeline.
  • James Milner will target a return to Leeds should his talks over a new contract collapse at Liverpool.
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  • Nottingham Forest are planning a raid for Dundee United star striker Lawrence Shankland.
  • Burnley are lining up a £1m January move for Celtic star Nir Bitton.


  • Celtic defender Hatem Abd Elhamed faces a race against time to be fit for the Betfred Cup final against Rangers.
  • Aston Villa star John McGinn admits he had his "heart set" on joining Celtic in the summer of 2018.

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