From the latest newspapers, there are some top stories and transfer rumours to share. According to the Daily Mirror, there is uncertainty about Matthijs de Ligt’s future at Bayern Munich, with Manchester United keeping a close eye on the situation. Meanwhile, Kieran Trippier is hopeful that Newcastle can finish in the top four and secure a Champions League encore.
In other news, Kalvin Phillips has criticized Pep Guardiola for his treatment of him. The Daily Mail reports that Santos plans to bring Neymar Jr back after his recovery from injury and his time in Saudi Arabia.
The Daily Express features an interview with John Stones, who hopes for another magical season despite Pep Guardiola’s doubts about his abilities. Gary Neville believes that if Arsenal remains composed and controlled, they have a good chance of winning the title.
The Daily Star reports on Martin Odegaard’s impressive performance against West Ham, while West Ham fans were left disappointed after their team lost 6-0 to Arsenal. Mikel Arteta praised Arsenal’s big victory under his management, while Declan Rice didn’t celebrate after scoring the goal that tied things up.
Finally, the Daily Telegraph reports on Italy’s head coach comparing Ireland’s performance to the All Blacks. Brendan Rodgers of Celtic has also spoken out about how people seem to want him to fail, according to The Scottish Sun. And finally, The Daily Record covers Sebastien Haller’s fairytale comeback as he helped Ivory Coast win the African Cup of Nations title.