The latest rumors from Thursday’s back pages include news that Liverpool have turned down Christopher Nkunku, who moved to Chelsea last summer.
Liverpool reportedly declined to sign French striker Christopher Nkunku last summer, with the RB Leipzig forward heading to Chelsea at the end of the season.
Speaking of Chelsea, they’re the latest club to be said to be interested in Leeds United goalkeeper Iran Mesurier (both according to the Daily Mail).
Graham Potter’s side also harbors hopes of hijacking Arsenal’s Shakhtar Donetsk move for Mihailo Mudrik (Daily Mirror).
Ukrainian clubs are expected to reject bids for improved Gunners players as Chelsea wait in the wings (Daily Mail).
However, the Blues have reportedly been hit by reports that Marquinhos is set to sign a new contract with Paris Saint-Germain (The Sun).
At Old Trafford, David De Gea hopes he can follow his Manchester United career as a new deal approaches (Daily Telegraph).
His former teammate Cristiano Ronaldo has been banned from making his highly anticipated debut for Al Nasr on Thursday night (Daily Mail).
Leicester boss Brendan Rodgers is optimistic about the possibility of Yuri Thielemans signing a new contract by the end of the season (The Sun).
Declan Rice is upset by claims he’s ‘give up’ after outlining his desire to win silverware at West Ham (Daily Express).
Everton unhappy with signing Aston Villa attacker Danny Ings (Daily Mail)
Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou is an early candidate to replace Frank Lampard at Goodison Park’s dugout (Scottish Sun).
And there are also reports that Hearts are considering a move for Newcastle forward Garan Quor, just days after the Australian officially completed his move to Maggie’s (Daily Record) .
On the international stage, Kit Symonds has been relieved of his assistant manager duties in Wales ahead of Euro 2024 Qualifiers (The Sun).
And in the EFL, Tyson Fury’s hopes of taking over Morecambe take a knockout blow, with business mogul Savyot Djohar taking the reins (Daily Mail).