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Saturday's Bets of the Day

Our team highlight their best Saturday bets, with Matt Brocklebank waiting until the evening card at Kempton and George Pitts looking at Euro 2020 qualifiers.

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Sterling shines for five-star England

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Gareth Southgate’s England beat the Czech Republic 5-0 in a perfect start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

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Euro 2020: France run riot

World Cup winners France battered Moldova 4-1 while Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal were held to a 0-0 draw by Ukraine.

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Paper Talk: Saturday's football transfer rumours and gossip, including Real Madrid's interest in Raheem Sterling

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A round-up of all the major football news and gossip from the back pages as Real Madrid target Raheem Sterling.

DAILY MIRROR

Raheem Sterling celebrates his goal for Manchester City at West Ham
Raheem Sterling
  • Real Madrid are targeting Raheem Sterling as part of their plan to rebuild the squad with Zinedine Zidane a big fan of the England international.
  • Wolves midfielder Joao Moutinho has revealed he nearly joined Everton and Tottenham before moving to Molineux.
  • Newcastle goalkeeper Martin Dubravka could leave the club if he is not given a pay rise, according to his agent.

THE SUN

  • Manchester City want to hire Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi as an academy coach when he retires as a player.
  • Fulham players were left baffled by Claudio Ranieri's bizarre training regime of playing handball the day before games.
  • Olivier Giroud has thrown his Chelsea future in doubt after saying there is no chance he stays in his current role as a reserve.
Olivier Giroud in action for Chelsea
Olivier Giroud
  • Arsenal approached Rennes over a transfer of their star Ismaila Sarr straight after their 3-1 defeat in France last week.
  • Kylian Mbappe and Adrien Rabiot were both fined £150,000 for turning up late to a Paris Saint-Germain team meeting.
  • Newcastle have been ordered by the FA to hand over all their files from their 14-month internal investigation into alleged bullying by Peter Beardsley.

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THE TIMES

  • Manchester City are expected to be hit with the same FIFA transfer ban as Chelsea for allegedly breaching rules on youth players.
  • Leicester are adamant that it will take a huge offer for Ben Chilwell to leave this summer because the club have removed all release clauses from their players' contracts after losing N'Golo Kante to Chelsea three years ago.

    Fulham are quoting an asking price of £40m for Aleksandar Mitrovic.
  • Keith Wyness, the former Aston Villa chief executive, is acting as a broker in an attempt to sell Derby.

DAILY EXPRESS

  • Steven Gerrard accepts he could be sacked if he cannot settle Rangers' transfer plans or bring a trophy to Ibrox next season.
  • Chris Brunt is keen to stay at West Brom but accepts players will be sold if promotion is not achieved this season.
Chris Brunt celebrates for Northern Ireland
Chris Brunt

DAILY MAIL

  • Chelsea will escape punishment for making alleged illegal payments to the father of defender Andreas Christensen, as they were declared during a Premier League amnesty period in 2015.

THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

  • England manager Gareth Southgate is set to call up James Ward-Prowse following Jordan Henderson's injury blow.

THE GUARDIAN

John Stones of Manchester City
John Stones
  • Pep Guardiola has urged England to allow John Stones not to report for duty, saying the Manchester City defender is unfit for the Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Montenegro.
  • Crystal Palace's Wilfried Zaha suffered a calf strain in training and is a doubt to face Watford in the FA Cup this weekend.

DAILY RECORD

  • Steven Gerrard has vowed to take Rangers from toxic to trophy winners or pay the ultimate price by the end of next season.

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Most Read Football

Saturday's best bets1

Saturday's Bets of the Day

Our team highlight their best Saturday bets, with Matt Brocklebank waiting until the evening card at Kempton and George Pitts looking at Euro 2020 qualifiers.

Raheem Sterling celebrates his goal for England2

Sterling shines for five-star England

Raheem Sterling scored a hat-trick as Gareth Southgate’s England beat the Czech Republic 5-0 in a perfect start to their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign.

Kylian Mbappe and Paul Pogba celebrate for France3

Euro 2020: France run riot

World Cup winners France battered Moldova 4-1 while Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal were held to a 0-0 draw by Ukraine.

4

Sporting Life Accumulator

With the international break pausing action in the Championship, we have backed four teams in League One and League Two...

Check out today's Paper Talk5

Paper Talk: £65m Maguire?

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer gives green light on big-money Harry Maguire move and Man City want £105m-rated wonderkid, according to the back pages.

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