All the top stories and transfer rumours from Tuesday’s national newspapers…
Jesse Lingard is expected to see out the remainder of the season at Manchester United before leaving the club on a free transfer in the summer.
Managers and players have been left angry with their clubs and the Premier League for rejecting a ‘festive firebreak’ amid the upsurge in coronavirus cases which they believe will put safety at risk.
Newcastle United are set to make a formal complaint to the Premier League over the standard of officiating in their last three games after a series of controversial decisions went against Eddie Howe’s side.
Tottenham Hotspur are set to seek legal advice over UEFA’s decision to effectively throw them out of Europe even though the club are not planning to appeal.
Exeter Chiefs have been dealt a double blow following confirmation international forwards Jonny Hill and Sam Skinner will leave the club at the end of the season.
Real Madrid are serious contenders to beat Manchester City and United in the race for superstar Erling Haaland.
Manchester United will fight to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford next month amid interest from Barcelona.
Barcelona have approved a £1.3billion renovation of the Nou Camp despite the club being in financial crisis.
Premier League matches could again take place behind closed doors, according to reports.
Tottenham’s Europa Conference League exit has seen English clubs slip behind their French and Dutch counterparts in UEFA’s rankings.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was left puzzled at the lack of hand sanitiser available ahead of his post-match press conference at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Jude Bellingham has urged his fellow pros to have their covid vaccinations with the Premier League lagging behind the Bundesliga.
Willian admits he wanted to quit Arsenal just three months after joining from Chelsea.
Dele Alli could be on his way out of Tottenham in January after failing to force his way into Antonio Conte’s plans, according to reports.
Real Madrid flop Eden Hazard is set to reject a move in January as his wife is expecting their fifth child, reports suggest.
Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is ‘almost certain’ to leave Lazio by the summer, amid his rift with Maurizio Sarri, having been previously linked with Manchester United, Liverpool and Real Madrid.
Liverpool were reportedly ignored in their calls for a postponement of gameweek 20 during a meeting of the Premier League clubs.
Premier League players and coaches are on a collision course with their own club executives over the drive to continue playing amid the Covid outbreak that has wrecked the fixture schedule.
The Premier League are in the dark over the spread of the Omicron variant among their clubs as Covid threatens to wreak havoc with the Christmas and New Year schedule.
Newcastle United are weighing up a move for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele.
Barcelona have been alerted by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s exile at Arsenal and would be interested in signing him on loan next month.
Arsenal are considering signing three Juventus stars in the upcoming January transfer window, according to reports.
Maurizio Sarri wants to be reunited with Chelsea goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga at Lazio, according to reports.
Play on – that was the message on Monday from the Premier League, who told their clubs they must field youth players if necessary to keep the show on the road amid Covid chaos.
Cristiano Ronaldo has offered his support to victims of the La Palma volcano eruption off Spain, putting a signed No.7 Portugal shirt up for bidding.
Chelsea star Hakim Ziyech has emerged as a surprise transfer alternative for Barcelona as they pursue new attacking options.
Unvaccinated players could be forced to travel to games separately from their team-mates.
Arsenal youngster Charlie Patino, who has previously been compared with Manchester City midfielder Phil Foden, could make his debut appearance for the Gunners this week.
Southampton are the latest English Premier League side weighing up a move for Rangers star Joe Aribo.
Carlisle United look set to win the fight to land Rangers youngster Josh McPake on loan.
Romanian legend Gheorghe Hagi insists there are no plans for his son Ianis to leave Rangers in January.
Rangers have lost their legal battle with Sports Direct over the disclosure of documents relating to the club’s deal with Castore and could be forced into a multi-million pound pay-out.
St Mirren’s clash with Celtic on Wednesday night will go ahead – despite the Buddies having only 10 fit outfield players.
Stuart Kettlewell is keen on becoming the new Kilmarnock manager but Jack Ross is not in the running.
Ange Postecoglou is convinced his Celtic players are breaking down with muscle injuries because they are playing too many games during an intense run of fixtures up to and including the Old Firm on January 2.