Papers: Antonio Conte demands Chelsea payment up front
Last Updated: 01/09/18 8:57am
All the top stories and transfer rumours from the back pages of Saturday's national newspapers...
Chelsea's legal battle with Antonio Conte over his severance package has been exacerbated by their former head coach's demand to receive all his compensation up front.
Watford owner Gino Pozzo has rejected a formal offer from a New York-based media company which wants to buy more than a third of the club.
A potential joint home-nations bid for the 2030 World Cup has been given full backing by UEFA's president Aleksander Ceferin.
Britain's richest man Sir Jim Ratcliffe has refused to rule out a bid to buy Chelsea after claiming Roman Abramovich is looking to sell the club.
Brighton defender Leon Balogun says he has turned to a psychic to give him more luck after struggling with injuries.
Jurgen Klopp is adamant Mohamed Salah still wants to play for his country and hopes a swift resolution can be found to his row with the Egyptian FA.
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says he will decide during the international break who to name as his captain with Eden Hazard in the running alongside Cesar Azpilicueta.
Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic's proposed move to Anderlecht fell through in the closing stages of the transfer window after he failed to agree personal terms with the Belgian club.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho was in the stands to watch new signing Diogo Dalot play for the club's U23 side against Stoke.
John Terry and Jack Grealish helped to convince Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham to join Aston Villa on loan.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan may be unable to play for Arsenal when they face Qarabag in the Europa League because of political unrest between Armenia and Azerbaijan.
Aberdeen rejected a £6m bid from Aston Villa for Scott McKenna because they believe they could sell him for almost double that in the next transfer window.