Saturday 31 July 2021 08:12, UK
All the top stories and transfer rumours from Saturday's newspapers...
Free agent Jerome Boateng wants to sign for 'dream' club Man Utd after leaving Bayern Munich.
Leeds United are eyeing up a move for Huddersfield's Lewis O'Brien after missing out on Conor Gallagher, with the Chelsea youngster joining Crystal Palace on a season-long loan instead.
Jack Grealish appears to have deleted historic tweets declaring support for Manchester United after news broke of a reported £100m bid from Manchester City.
Manchester City are hoping to wrap up a £100m deal for Jack Grealish next week.
Leeds have reportedly stepped up their interest in Adama Traore by offering Wolves £30m to sign the winger.
Arsenal are in advanced talks with Kevin Betsy over becoming their new Under-23s boss.
Daniel Sturridge enjoyed a Liverpool reunion with former Anfield pal Jordan Henderson while he tries to win a contract in Spain.
Real Madrid are reportedly close to signing Villarreal defender Pau Torres as Raphael Varane's replacement.
Footballers in all four professional divisions have been removing the NHS Covid-19 app from their mobile phones ahead of next season - many doing so after encouragement from their clubs.
Arsenal are preparing to make a shock new contract offer to Granit Xhaka with Roma currently failing to table an acceptable bid for the midfielder, despite keen interest.
Newcastle have refused to comment on reports Steve Bruce is to be handed new three-year deal as owner Mike Ashley is 'keen to reward beleaguered boss for keeping club in Premier League last season'.
Chelsea's swoop for Jules Kounde has hit complications as it emerged Kurt Zouma is reluctant to join Sevilla as part of the £50m deal.
Chelsea midfielder Conor Gallagher admits Patrick Vieira's 'really exciting' squad overhaul swayed him to move to Selhurst Park on a season-long loan.
Swansea's managerial search has taken a twist after they made an official approach to MK Dons for Russell Martin.
Granit Xhaka could be set to stay at Arsenal this season after transfer talks with Jose Mourinho's Roma break down.
Alisson, Fabinho, Virgil van Dijk, Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Andy Robertson are all expected to follow Trent Alexander-Arnold and be offered new deals at Liverpool.
Paul Pogba is weighing up his options entering the final year of his Manchester United contract and his relationship with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer could potentially play a big part in his decision.
Arsenal are claimed to have had their interest in Watford keeper Daniel Bachmann rejected by the Hornets.
Sevilla have allegedly registered an interest in signing Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, according to reports.
The Liverpool hierarchy are refusing to rule out a move for Jarrod Bowen this summer, according to reports.
Mikel Arteta insists Ben White's "style fits perfectly" with Arsenal after the England defender completed a £50m move from Brighton.
Steven Gerrard insists Rangers signed Fashion Sakala to play alongside Alfredo Morelos - not replace him.
Alan Brazil believes this season will be Steven Gerrard's last at Rangers.
Lincoln City are set to make a £200,000 move for Dundee United defender Jamie Robson.