Saturday Paper Talk: New deal for Jesus?

Gabriel Jesus celebrates his second goal against Burnley

Manchester City are poised to hand Gabriel Jesus a new deal worth £120,000-per-week to block mounting interest from Juventus.


  • Manchester City are poised to hand Gabriel Jesus a new deal worth £120,000-per-week to block mounting interest from Juventus.
  • Moise Kean did not realise he was breaking lockdown guidelines when he hosted a party at his home.
  • EFL chiefs are heading for a war with League Two clubs over relegation after the season was scrapped.
  • The call on whether the Premier League season can be completed may not now be made until June.
  • England U18 wonderkid Jeremy Sarmiento is a target for several clubs in Europe's top five leagues after starring overseas with Benfica.
  • Newcastle are in talks over a £21.25m deal for Inter Milan star Valentino Lazaro - to kick-start their Saudi revolution.


  • Lothar Matthaus was left stunned by Manchester City's decision to sell Jadon Sancho to Borussia Dortmund because Pep Guardiola has such 'a good eye for young talent.'
  • Premier League clubs will be asked to vote on how the season should be curtailed even if they give the green light to Project Restart next week.
  • Stewart Donald can charge interest up to nine per cent above base rate on money he loans to the holding company that owns Sunderland.
  • Daniel Levy has expressed fears that staging the rest of the Premier League season - and potentially the whole of the following campaign - at neutral venues would further hinder his attempt to sell naming rights for Tottenham's new stadium.


  • The Premier League was warned by managers it risks a player revolt without better leadership during Project Restart.
  • League Two clubs voted 20 to four against the relegation of the bottom club, currently Stevenage, as part of discussions towards the season being curtailed early by the Football League.
  • Celtic are set to be crowned Scottish champions for the ninth successive season on Monday, following Friday's meeting of the Premiership clubs.


  • Former Liverpool manager Gerard Houllier thinks the decision to end the French top-flight season early is part of a plot against Lyon that will be "covered up" by the French state.
  • Liverpool have targeted Talles Magno for their next generation of stars, as they adjust to a new Premier League financial reality.
  • Aaron Cresswell has accused football of not listening to the concerns of players worried about Project Restart.
  • David Silva is willing to sign a short-term deal to complete the season with Manchester City.
  • Gabriel Agbonlahor has claimed he is aware of Premier League players ready to snub a return to action next month.
  • Aston Villa's survival hopes have taken a hit after the West Midlands mayor and police chief admitted resuming the season at Villa Park may not be possible.


  • Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp is not interested in signing Napoli defender and Manchester United transfer target Kalidou Koulibaly in the summer window, according to reports.
  • Unai Emery says he was overruled by Arsenal in his quest to sign Wilfried Zaha as they favoured the long-term benefits of Nicolas Pepe.
  • Chelsea are prepared to offload Emerson Palmieri this summer in order to generate transfer funds, with Blues director Marina Granovskaia key to any potential departure.
  • Chelsea are not expected to exercise a buy-back clause on Jeremie Boga this summer, despite the Sassuolo ace impressing in Serie A.


  • Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira wants to leave the Emirates this summer, his agent has revealed.
  • Gareth Bale has no interest in a potential move to Newcastle amid reports suggesting the Tyneside club will look to sign him once their £300m takeover is complete.


  • Celtic will have to wait to be awarded the Scottish Premiership title as Friday's meeting to decide the league's fate delayed the final call.
  • Celtic captain Scott Brown admits he could never have imagined lifting nine league titles in a row, as he hails his "best season ever".
  • UEFA president Alexander Ceferin has admitted that Euro 2020 may not be played across 12 cities as originally planned.


  • Hearts star Liam Boyce is praying that Daniel Stendel will still be at Tynecastle next season - no matter what division the club finds itself in.

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