Saturday 15 January 2022 08:48, UK
All the top stories and transfer rumours from Saturday's national newspapers...
Paris Saint-Germain have opened contract talks with Kylian Mbappe in a desperate attempt to keep him at the club beyond the summer.
Ralf Rangnick has urged his underperforming Manchester United players to start delivering home truths to each other like Cristiano Ronaldo.
Antonio Conte stopped short of offering any guarantees over his future at Tottenham Hotspur, twice declining to assure supporters that he will be at the club beyond the next two transfer windows.
Steven Gerrard has vowed to get "statement signing" Philippe Coutinho smiling again to propel Aston Villa back into European contention.
Dusan Vlahovic might end up staying at Fiorentina this month because clubs are struggling to find the £58m needed to sign the in-demand striker.
Cristiano Ronaldo might miss Manchester United's clash with Aston Villa after leaving training early on Friday with a thigh injury.
Reports in Italy have suggested Inter Milan boss Simone Inzaghi has started intensive English language classes and could become Manchester United's next boss.
Cristiano Ronaldo is reported to be "baffled" by his Manchester United team-mates' poor attitude towards training.
Arsenal target Arthur Melo is ready to fly into London after Juventus made the decision to let him leave the club on loan.
Sunderland want a reunion with striker Jermain Defoe, now a free agent after leaving Rangers earlier this week.
Flamengo have made an opening offer of around £8m for Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira.
Ralf Rangnick has urged Donny van de Beek to snub a winter move away from Manchester United.
Erling Haaland has put Premier League clubs on alert after revealing Borussia Dortmund are pushing him to make a decision over his future.
Marseille and Senegal midfielder Pape Gueye has been banned from all football pending an investigation into the mysterious circumstances of his move to the French club from Watford in 2020.
Antonio Conte has removed Tanguy Ndombele from his first-team training plans and ordered the midfielder to work on his own.
Former Burnley owner Mike Garlick could regain control of the club if Sean Dyche's side fail to avoid relegation to the Sky Bet Championship because of a clause in the deal which saw him sell up 13 months ago.
Jurgen Klopp hopes goalkeeper Loris Karius will be able to find himself a new club and leave Anfield this month.
Ralf Rangnick turned up for work at Manchester United on Tuesday and turned straight around again after apparently forgetting he had given his players the day off.
Newcastle are determined not to shatter the club's wage structure despite the Saudi riches that have seen Kieran Trippier and Chris Wood arrive for combined fees of £37m this month.
The FA are planning to re-lay all the pitches at England's World Cup training base in Qatar to ensure the turf matches that at the tournament's eight stadia.
Barcelona dangerman Memphis Depay could be heading for the exit just six months after the Netherlands striker joined the club, according to reports.
Eddie Howe says fantasy signings will have to wait at Newcastle as he builds a team of fighters to keep them in the Premier League.
Newcastle and Watford are battling it out for the signature of highly-rated Nantes forward Ludovic Blas.
Manchester City have reportedly turned their attentions to Real Madrid star Vinicius Junior, after suffering a setback in their pursuit of Borussia Dortmund star Erling Haaland.
Sheffield United have told striker Lys Mousset he will have to lose weight to get back into their first-team plans.
Real Madrid are plotting a sensational swoop to sign defender Ronald Araujo from bitter rivals Barcelona after talks over a new contract failed to find agreement.
Ralf Rangnick has quickly gained an unwanted reputation at Manchester United and is unpopular in the dressing room.
The Premier League's powerful audit and remuneration committee, for a long time headed by Bruce Buck, the Chelsea chairman, has been split into three new committees.
Richard Thompson, the chairman of Surrey, has emerged as the clear leader in the contest to become the next chairman of the ECB.
Determined Hearts are reportedly ready to hold out for £500,000 plus "significant" add-ons to let star defender John Souttar join Rangers now.
Rangers are still weighing up a decision whether to stump up a transfer fee to Hearts for defender John Souttar to secure his signature this month.
Celtic's Osaze Urhoghide is stalling on a loan move to Dundee.
Aberdeen are set to hold talks with St Johnstone goalkeeper Zander Clark over a pre-contract move in the summer.
Rangers starlet Stephen Kelly says Manchester United icon Paul Scholes sold him on his Salford City loan move.