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Bayern Munich told Raphael Varane exit in January from Manchester United possible - Paper Talk

Plus: Andre Onana is hopeful of being fit for Manchester United's Premier League fixture with Everton; Evan Ferguson's latest long-term contract with Brighton does not include a release clause; Everton's hopes of Tottenham waiving a £10m fee for Dele Alli have receded

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The Athletic's David Ornstein assesses the challenges facing Everton after the club was handed a 10-point deduction for a breach of the Premier League's financial rules

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


Bayern Munich have been told it's 'possible' Manchester United would allow Raphael Varane to move on in January.

Eden Hazard was offered a £50m contract to play in Saudi Arabia before opting to retire, claims former team-mate John Obi Mikel.

Manchester United's Raphael Varane has been left out in recent weeks
Image: Could Manchester United defender Raphael Varane be set for a January exit?

Former Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein has warned Everton's recent points deduction for breaching the Premier League's profit and sustainability rules could spell "disaster" for Manchester City and Chelsea.

Jorginho's agent admits contract talks are "at a standstill" with a decision on the player's Arsenal future to come after February.

Sir Jim Ratcliffe is likely to adopt a more hands-on approach once his deal for a minority stake in Manchester United is ratified.

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Bruno Fernandes revealed that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer 'sent him a hug' through Iceland head coach, Age Hareide, following Portugal's 2-0 win in Lisbon on Sunday night.

Two Manchester United fans were allegedly struck by concrete that fell from the Old Trafford ceiling during the women's Manchester derby on Sunday.

Wrexham co-owner Rob McElhenney has detailed the effects last season's promotion run had on his health - including a double stye near his eye.

Juventus' hopes of signing Jadon Sancho could be boosted by former executive Jean-Claude Blanc - the Ineos chief set to replace Richard Arnold at Manchester United.


Andre Onana is reported to be hopeful of being fit for Manchester United's Premier League fixture with Everton on Sunday despite suffering an injury playing for Cameroon.

Andre Onana
Image: Goalkeeper Andre Onana has returned to Manchester United after picking up an injury while on Cameroon duty

Manchester United football director John Murtough will be replaced once Sir Jim Ratcliffe's investment is given the green light, according to reports.

Leeds United owners, 49ers Enterprises, have sold a minority stake of the 104-year-old club to Seattle Kraken investors, Chris and Ted Ackerley.

Everton's hopes of Tottenham waiving a £10m fee for Dele Alli have receded after they blamed them for over-spending that has resulted in the Toffees being docked 10 points.

The Hundred is set to expand to 10 teams, with the other eight counties offered the chance to form a second division and the theoretical possibility of promotion, as part of a £1bn relaunch of the competition.

Former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho is reportedly facing the seizure of two properties in Brazil to pay off alleged tax debts.

The FA are to explore options of luring Arsenal wonderkid Chido Obi-Martin, who netted 10 goals against Liverpool Under-16s on Saturday, back to representing England.

Lionel Messi's match worn World Cup final jersey is among a collection of his Argentina shirts that will go to auction for an expected world record sale of more than £8m.


Bayern Munich are reportedly considering a shock swoop for Arsenal defender Takehiro Tomiyasu.

Timo Werner is reportedly being considered as an option for Real Madrid in the January transfer window.


West Ham are furious amid fears Michail Antonio has suffered a long-term injury on international duty with Jamaica.

Michail Antonio restores West Ham's lead against Chelsea
Image: West Ham striker Michail Antonio has made 14 appearances in all competitions this season

Manchester United will launch a pioneering new scheme early next year designed to improve the support available to academy graduates who have left the club.

At least four teams in a Sheffield women's football league are boycotting matches after a club fielded a transgender player accused of causing a season-ending injury to an opponent.

The Premier League's failure to adopt a detailed "sanction policy" for its financial rules could form a key plank of Everton's appeal against an unprecedented 10-point deduction.


The Premier League may be forced to delay a landmark £915m settlement between the Premier League and the lower divisions that had been due to be confirmed on Tuesday.

Ben Earl is at risk of missing the start of England's 2024 Six Nations campaign, having suffered a knee injury that could keep him out for up to three months.

The reduction in points awarded for a draw in the County Championship is to be reversed after only one season amid fears that players will lose the art of battling to save a match.


Everton could be punished again by the Premier League if their next set of accounts fall foul of profit and sustainability rules, according to reports.

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Sky Sports News' Kaveh Solhekol answers all the key questions surrounding Everton's points deduction for a breach of the Premier League's financial rules

Former Liverpool player Jason McAteer has called on Roy Keane to join him in the ring and settle their differences with a £2m boxing match.

A statement from the Egyptian FA has explained why Mohamed Salah was targeted by pitch invaders during their 2-0 victory against Sierra Leone in Liberia on Sunday.

Fluminense midfielder Andre is reportedly set to join Fulham 'in the coming days' with Marco Silva's side set to secure the signature of one of South America's most sought-after stars.

Antoine Griezmann reportedly will not be leaving Atletico Madrid for Manchester United in January, despite rumours linking him with a move to Old Trafford.

Chelsea are reportedly complicating matters for Xabi Alonso by joining the race to sign Bayer Leverkusen defender Jeremie Frimpong.


Evan Ferguson's latest long-term contract with Brighton & Hove Albion does not include a release clause.

Evan Ferguson celebrates after giving Brighton a first-half lead against Fulham
Image: Evan Ferguson has scored five Premier League goals this season for Brighton

Atlanta and Miami will host prominent matches for the 2024 Copa America, with Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium set to host the tournament opener on June 20 and Miami's Hard Rock Stadium to host the final on July 14.

The Australia men's football team will donate a percentage of their match fees from their World Cup qualifier against Palestine towards humanitarian efforts in Gaza.


Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard is on track to make his comeback against Brentford this weekend.

Levi Colwill and Malo Gusto have boosted Chelsea by returning from injury, but Christopher Nkunku and Romeo Lavia remain out.


Interim US women's national team manager Twila Kilgore has omitted World Cup winner Alex Morgan from her 26-player squad for the upcoming friendlies against China.


Luis Palma has moved to allay injury fears for Celtic by smiling through the pain with his Honduras doctors.

Eintracht Frankfurt have been banned by UEFA from selling away tickets to fans when they face Aberdeen at Pittodrie next month.

Brentford are keeping a close eye on Ross McCausland's Rangers contract situation.


Celtic are on the trail of South African wonderkid Luke Baartman.

Saudi Pro League bosses have spoken to Al Ittihad about axing former Celtic star Jota from their squad - and warned they could face "legal and financial consequences" for their actions.

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