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Liverpool are ready to match Watford's £40m valuation of Ismaila Sarr, according to one of today's top back page headlines.


  • Liverpool are ready to bid for speedy winger Ismaila Sarr - and match Watford's stunning £40m asking price.
  • Tottenham failed with an 11th-hour bid to snatch Dutch midfielder Donny van de Beek from Manchester United.
  • Arsenal want to secure the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Emiliano Martinez and Ainsley Maitland-Niles before the start of the season.
  • Wayne Rooney has questioned Gareth Southgate's handling of the Harry Maguire saga after he withdrew him from the England squad.
  • Kai Havertz's move to Chelsea edges ever closer after the German was a big-name absentee from Bayer Leverkusen's pre-season return.


  • Kepa Arrizabalaga has done a shock U-turn and wants to fight for his Chelsea future.
  • Arsenal have told Newcastle to stump up £25m for Ainsley Maitland-Niles - after rejecting Wolves' cheeky £15m offer.
  • Harry Maguire has been given an extended break by Manchester United following his Greek nightmare.


  • Southampton have opened talks with Danny Ings over a new long-term contract.
  • Fulham have held further talks with Benfica over a deal for midfielder Florentino Luis, offering around £2m for a loan fee with a £25m option to buy.
  • Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United striker Mason Greenwood is best suited to being Harry Kane's deputy for England.

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  • Lionel Messi is holding firm to his decision to leave Barcelona in the present transfer window and join Manchester City.


  • Chelsea will announce the signing of Wolfsburg forward Pernille Harder on Tuesday, two days after she turned out in the Champions League final against Lyon.
  • The spike in Covid-19 cases among footballers, quarantine rules and the truncated pre-season has encouraged proponents of additional Premier League substitutes to again push for their introduction next season.


  • Rangers could face Gibraltar side St Joseph's, Swiss team Servette or Bosnian outfit Borac Banja Luka to start their Europa League campaign after UEFA revealed the groupings for the second-round qualifying draw.
  • Daryl Horgan is set to leave Hibs for English Championship outfit Wycombe.

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