All the top stories and transfer rumours from Saturday’s newspapers…
Barcelona manager Xavi has urged Lionel Messi to “come home” after vice-president Rafa Yuste confirmed the club were in contact over a potentially stunning return this summer.
Pep Guardiola has told his Manchester City players not to take success for granted and warned them Liverpool’s demise could just as easily happen to them.
Erik ten Hag needs to rid of 10 Manchester United stars this summer including Jadon Sancho, according to former player Paul Parker.
Todd Boehly faces a multi-million pound ‘divorce bill’ this summer as he bids to offload a raft of Chelsea players.
Mikel Arteta has said he is “hopeful” William Saliba will be back before the end of the season – but did not guarantee his return.
Steve Cooper is under growing pressure as Nottingham Forest boss with forthcoming fixtures against Wolves and Leeds potentially decisive for his future.
Daniel Levy has no intention of ever selling to the two Manchester clubs again with the Tottenham chairman still regretting allowing Kyle Walker to join City back in 2017.
Pep Guardiola will leave it up to Erling Haaland and Manchester City’s doctors to decide whether it is worth risking the striker in today’s crucial match against Liverpool.
Premier League clubs have discussed their fears that the new format for the FIFA Club World Cup, which expands to become a 32-team tournament in 2025, could become a “European Super League by the back door”.
Everton’s ability to continue as a going concern would be plunged into doubt in the event of relegation from the Premier League, the club’s latest set of accounts have revealed.
Aberdeen defender Hayden Coulson is set to miss Saturday’s trip to St Johnstone after being involved in a horror car smash.