August 2, 2022
Man Utd won’t sell Cristiano Ronaldo after Chelsea striker offer – Paper Talk |  Transfer Center News

All the headline stories and transfer rumors from the national Sunday papers…

SUNDAY MIRROR

Cristiano Ronaldo has been told he is not for sale after Chelsea owner Todd Boehly reportedly spoke with the Manchester United striker’s agent, Jorge Mendes, about talks that made senior management unsure. ‘Old Trafford furious.

Arsenal and Manchester United have learned that Lisandro Martinez will cost them £42million after meeting representatives of the Ajax defender in London.

Manchester United could be plunged into almost £1billion of debt by their Old Trafford redevelopment plans.

Chelsea have been told in no uncertain terms that England midfielder Declan Rice will not be leaving West Ham this summer.

Sevilla have told Chelsea they have until July 5 to complete any deal to sign long-term defensive target Jules Kounde or forget to bring him to Stamford Bridge.

Matt Holland has welcomed the EFL’s decision to allow clubs to change their kits to help those with color blindness after revealing his struggles with the condition during his playing career with Ipswich Town and Charlton Athletic.

SUNDAY TELEGRAPH

Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Manchester United's final game of the season against Crystal Palace
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Cristiano Ronaldo reportedly offered to Chelsea but unlikely to leave Man Utd

Chelsea have been offered the chance to sign Cristiano Ronaldo after owner Todd Boehly met with the Manchester United forward’s agent, Jorge Mendes.

Howard Webb is set to succeed Mike Riley as Premier League refereeing director and could be in the role by the end of the year as he remains under contract with MLS.

MAIL ON SUNDAY

Manchester United fans are planning a ‘peaceful’ anti-Glazer protest in Erik ten Hag’s first home game in charge of the club against Rayo Vallecano on July 31.

Tottenham have stepped up their bid to sign Everton striker Richarlison but the Goodison Park club reportedly want a lot more than the previously suggested £50million.

Arsenal will make a new offer for Leeds striker Raphinha after his initial £30m proposal was rejected, but it is unlikely to match Elland’s £65m valuation Road.

West Brom are leading the hunt for Welsh striker Tom Lawrence who will be available for free at the end of the month when his Derby County contract expires.

THE SUN ON SUNDAY

Djed Spence
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Djed Spence continues to be linked with a move to Tottenham

Middlesbrough are refusing to lower their asking price of £15m plus add-ons for Djed Spence and expect the Tottenham target to return for pre-season training in a fortnight.

Bournemouth are planning to make a £1m bid for Blackpool winger Josh Bowler despite a January offer of around £3m rejected by the Championship club.

Conor Hourihane has been left in limbo following Wayne Rooney’s shock departure from Derby County, where he was expected to sign a three-year deal to sign a free transfer.

Sheffield United have made a £3million move for Malmo centre-back Anel Ahemdhodzic but will face competition for his signature from Blackburn Rovers.

EXPRESS SUNDAY

Manchester United are “very close” to agreeing a deal for long-term target Frenkie de Jong according to reports in Spain, with the Barcelona midfielder expected to cost them around £68million.

Borussia Dortmund defender Dan-Axel Zagadou has emerged as a possible summer transfer target for Manchester United if they fail to secure Lisandro Martinez from Ajax.

Barcelona are considering withdrawing their contract offer for Ousmane Dembele, clearing the way for Chelsea to sign the top free agent.

Ousmane Dembele
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Ousmane Dembele’s future at Barcelona remains undecided

DAILY STAR SUNDAY

Stewart Downing is backing Steve McClaren to settle Manchester United’s “unruly” flops now that he has returned to the club as assistant manager.

SUNDAY MAIL

Declan Gallagher’s move from Aberdeen to St Mirren appears to be back on track after appearing to die in the water earlier on Saturday.

Rangers may have a better chance of signing PAOK Salonika striker Antonio Colak after the Greek side identified Senegalese Keita Balde Diao as a replacement.

New Burnley boss Vincent Kompany is hoping to sign former Celtic defender Jack Hendry, who has fallen out of favor at Club Brugge.

THE SUN OF SCOTLAND

Tom Rogic could return home to Australia to continue his playing career after refusing to sign for ambitious Indonesian side Persija Jakarta.

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