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Papers: Chelsea reject Real Hazard bid

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All the top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of Tuesday's national newspapers...


Real Madrid have made a first official bid for Eden Hazard, which Chelsea have rejected.

Real are planning to rock Jurgen Klopp by launching a raid for Liverpool star Sadio Mane.


Tottenham have warned fans they will suspend season tickets of anyone found trying to profit by selling tickets to the first game in their new stadium anywhere other than their official Ticket Exchange.

The FA is in discussions over the use of VAR in next season's FA Cup, with pressure growing to use the system in grounds outside the Premier League.


Billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, who could soon complete a takeover of cycling's Team Sky, retains an interest in Chelsea but has so far baulked at the £2.5bn asking price.

Arsenal are considering Steve Morrow, the club's current head of youth scouting, to take over as technical director after being snubbed by Monchi and Marc Overmars.

League One and League Two clubs will vote on Tuesday whether to join the Premier League and Championship in shortening the summer transfer window.

Psychologist Pippa Grange, who helped England end their penalty jinx at the 2018 World Cup, is to leave the FA.


Thibaut Courtois has snubbed a possible swap deal with Manchester United, which would have seen David de Gea join Real Madrid.

Manchester United players were accused of playing laboured Jose Mourinho-like football when Ole Gunnar Solskjaer laid into his team after the FA Cup defeat at Wolves.

Arsenal are to dump Denis Suarez after six disastrous sub appearances and send the on-loan midfielder back to Barcelona.

Manchester United are considering allowing Andreas Pereira out on loan for the whole of next season in order to secure his long-term future.

Unai Emery is keen to bolster Arsenal's squad with Paris Saint-Germain winger Christopher Nkunku, Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr and teenage Brazil forward Gabriel Martinelli.

Bournemouth are leading the race to take Chelsea starlet Mason Mount on loan next season.

Arsenal have missed out on Aaron Ramsey's replacement after Hector Herrera agreed to join Atletico Madrid.

Uri Geller has told Eddie Jones he can fix England's mental fragility.


Maurizio Sarri's Chelsea future is under fresh scrutiny as the club's stars admit the season is falling apart.

Defender Raphael Varane is considering his Real Madrid future, putting Manchester United on red alert.

Bryony Frost could face a race to be fit to ride Black Corton in next month's Grand National after injuring her shoulder in a fall at Plumpton on Monday.


Juventus are 'ready to rival Real Madrid' and make a summer transfer move for Tottenham star Christian Eriksen.

British football has been hit by a cocaine surge, with senior police officers blaming the drug for the rise in violence at stadiums.

West Ham United have shown an interest in Alaves star Guillermo Maripan but Roma lead the race for the Chile defender.

Chelsea fear any decision to sack Maurizio Sarri this summer could be troublesome as the vacancy would be much less interesting to candidates because of their impending transfer ban.

Sean Dyche is considering dumping Tom Heaton after four successive Burnley defeats, with Nick Pope in line to take over from the recalled England goalkeeper.

Angry Birmingham City chief executive Xuandong Ren is believed to have smashed glasses in a private room at St Andrew's after the club's 2-0 defeat at home to Millwall.

West Brom are willing to wait on appointing a successor to Darren Moore after two clean-sheet victories under caretaker boss James Shan.


Bournemouth will offer Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland the chance of a Premier League return next season.


England's and Australia's cricketers will wear names and numbers on their shirts during this summer's Ashes - a first in 142 years of Test cricket.


Aberdeen are plotting a summer move for Livingston star Scott Pittman.

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