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The top stories and transfer rumours from Sunday's newspapers...


Jean-Clair Todibo will not rule out a summer switch to the Premier League amid interest from Chelsea and Manchester United.

Eintracht Frankfurt boss Dino Toppmoller has issued a grovelling apology to Donny van de Beek after leaving the Manchester United loanee out of his European squad.

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England manager Gareth Southgate has parted company with his long-term agent, Terry Byrne.


Arsenal are putting the finishing touches on a deal with Fluminense to send winger Marquinhos back to Brazil on loan - the agreement will also include a permanent transfer clause.

Erik ten Hag says Manchester United will pay a heavy price in the transfer market if they are unable to secure the £100m bounty of a place in next season's Champions League.

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Carlisle United are hoping for a summer windfall if Everton decide to cash in on their former youth product Jarrad Branthwaite thanks to what is believed to be a 10 per cent sell-on clause.


Legendary former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has claimed Tottenham will never win the Premier League.

Premier League chief executive Richard Masters is facing mounting criticism from a significant group of clubs who have united in opposition to his leadership.

Liverpool are reportedly monitoring Tosin Adarabioyo ahead of a potential move in the summer, with the Fulham defender potentially being available on a free transfer.


Burnley boss Vincent Kompany has claimed he only received a yellow card during the 3-1 defeat by Liverpool because Jurgen Klopp had already wound up the referee.

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Jamie Redknapp believes Bayer Leverkusen's Xabi Alonso should replace Jurgen Klopp as Liverpool manager at the end of this season


Dele Alli was spotted in the stands for former club Tottenham's clash at home to Brighton.

Michael Duff's hopes of a return to management at Huddersfield will hinge on whether he moves to the area.

Sheffield Wednesday will make a new bid for Duncan McGuire if they stay in the Championship.

Kalvin Phillips says he had no choice but to leave Manchester City on loan last month and admits he feels "alive" again at West Ham as he bids to secure a place in England's Euro 2024 squad.

Gabriel has revealed Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta had to convince him to stay at the club earlier this season after he was unable to tie down a regular starting place.

Crystal Palace have singled out Marseille and Senegal star Iliman Ndiaye as their top target for next season.

Birmingham and Watford will make offers to sign Manchester United winger Amad Diallo on loan in the summer.

Fraser Clarke hopes his showdown with rival Fabio Wardley will be a boon for amateur boxing and provide a bloody nose for the often unlicensed white-collar fights his opponent took part in.


Real Madrid are sweating over Jude Bellingham's fitness after he limped off against Girona.

Real Madrid's Jude Bellingham celebrates after scoring his side's third goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Girona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)

Former Manchester City defender Richard Dunne believes Erling Haaland will leave the club in two years.

Jordan Henderson is expected to captain Ajax for the first time on Sunday when they take on Heerenveen on Sunday.

Joe Worrall is set to make his debut for Besiktas on Monday and it has been revealed he spoke to Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain about life at the club before agreeing his loan move from Nottingham Forest.

Chelsea owner Todd Boehly offered three fringe players - Malang Sarr, Deivid Washington and Andrey Santos - to Besiktas before the closure of the Turkish transfer window but no deal was concluded.


Manchester City boss Gareth Taylor says any past issues with Arsenal counterpart Jonas Eidevall is "water under the bridge" and will shake his hand when the teams meet in the Women's FA Cup later on Sunday.


Paul Hawkins, the creator of Hawk-Eye's ball-tracking technology says claims Zak Crawley's dismissal in the second Test between India and England are wrong because replays which hinted the ball was going down the leg-side were from a camera not centrally located.


Aaron Hickey is sweating on his place in Scotland's squad for Euro 2024 after Brentford revealed the full-back had to undergo surgery to correct a long-standing hamstring problem.


Scott Brown says ref Willie Collum was never going to give Rangers star Fabio Silva a red card in Ayr United's Scottish Cup defeat at Ibrox.

Hearts star Frankie Kent has likened team-mate Lawrence Shankland's impact to the one Ivan Toney had when they played together at Peterborough and says Scotland boss Steve Clarke simply has to make him a member of his Euro 2024 squad.

Cruzeiro boss Nicolas Larcamon is certain Rangers flop Jose Cifuentes will convince the Brazilian side to turn his loan into a permanent deal.

Brondby manager Jesper Sorensen has revealed he blocked Celtic's latest move to sign striker Mathias Kvistgarden because they would have been unable to replace such a key member of their squad.

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