Back-page headlines and transfer rumours from Friday's newspapers...
Dele Alli looks set to remain at Tottenham this season after the club rejected a £1.5m loan bid for the England midfielder from Paris Saint-Germain.
Jeetan Patel looks set to be rehired as England's spin coach following the visa problem that denied the men's national team his services during the summer.
Fulham are set for a frantic final days of the summer transfer window as they try to bolster Scott Parker's squad with two centre-backs.
Gareth Southgate will remind the England players "what it means to wear the shirt" after leaving Phil Foden and Mason Greenwood out of a 30-strong squad because of their behaviour on international duty.
The Rugby Football Union has taken the "difficult decision" to cut funding for clubs in its flagship women's competition by a quarter.
Gareth Southgate has revealed he remains in communication with Jamie Vardy as he hinted the 33-year-old could make an England comeback next summer.
Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira is close to agreeing his move to Atletico Madrid on a season loan with option to make the deal permanent for £22m.
The Premier League and EFL are lobbying the government for a VAT cut to help their clubs cope with the absence of fans during the pandemic.
Chelsea defender Matt Miazga is set to link up with Manchester City legend Vincent Kompany at Anderlecht.
Paris Saint Germain are intensifying interest in Dele Alli before Monday's transfer deadline.
Liverpool star Xherdan Shaqiri has moved a step closer to an exit after he was left out of Jurgen Klopp's Carabao Cup squad to face Arsenal.
Demarai Gray is set to be omitted from Leicester's squad this weekend as the club ponders over whether to sell him.
Manchester United are reportedly in talks to sign Atalanta sensation Amad Traore.
Arsenal are hoping to offload Lucas Torreira and Sead Kolasinac in the next few days in a bid to fund a move for Houssem Aouar.
Rugby union and horse racing will be prioritised by the government for emergency funding as part of the first rescue package for sport.
Sussex bowler Mitchell Claydon has been banned for nine matches after admitting to using hand sanitiser to tamper with the ball.
Barcelona will demand Manchester United pay the whole of Ousmane Dembele's huge wages if they let him out on loan.
Callum Hudson-Odoi has hired a personal trainer at his own expense to try to force his way into Frank Lampard's plans.
Lucas Torreira is closing in on a move to Atletico Madrid - all-but ending his Arsenal career.
Premier League clubs will further resist an EFL bail-out after learning Championship owners are worth more than £32billion.
Everton striker Moise Kean is heading back to Juventus on loan ahead of a £23m permanent deal.
Anderlecht are keen on Glen Kamara - but don't believe they can currently wrestle him from Rangers.
Premiership duo Hibs and Aberdeen are eyeing a move for Motherwell star Allan Campbell who is in the final year of his contract at Fir Park.
Manchester United and Liverpool are among the clubs chasing Dundee United teenager Kerr Smith - but he could yet sign on full-time at Tannadice.