All the top stories and transfer rumors from Monday’s national newspapers…
Erik ten Hag will have to spend £120million for the Manchester United squad this summer but could increase that by sacking the likes of Anthony Martial, Eric Bailly and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.
Ivan Perisic’s arrival at Tottenham could spell the end of Steven Bergwijn’s time in north London, although a move to Ajax could now be out of the question now that admirer Erik ten Hag has joined Manchester United.
RB Leipzig star Christopher Nkunku says he can stay at the Bundesliga side but has admitted becoming a Paris Saint-Germain player would be a dream for him.
The government’s planned gambling reforms are set to be watered down, meaning shirt sponsorship by bookmakers and other gambling companies will still be allowed.
Arsenal and Newcastle United’s hopes of signing Napoli midfielder Fabian Ruiz have been boosted after he turned down a new contract offer from the Serie A club.
Aurelien Tchouameni has revealed he ‘likes’ both Real Madrid and Liverpool as competition heats up to sign the sought-after Monaco midfielder.
Benfica are keen to sign disgraced Arsenal goalkeeper Bernd Leno but are at odds over the Germany international’s meager £8.5million valuation by the Premier League.
Barcelona face a more difficult task in pursuit of Leeds striker Raphinha with a £40million price tag, likely Elland Road Club have now avoided relegation from the Premier League.
Juventus have offered Angel di Maria a one-year deal to join them from Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer.
Leeds United are hoping to capitalize on Huddersfield’s failure to reach the Premier League by signing midfielder Lewis O’Brien for around £10m, but their Yorkshire rivals plan to offer him a new contract.
Real Sociedad have sacked former Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj and Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal.
QPR are the latest club to have shortlisted Aston Villa assistant boss Michael Beale for his vacancy as manager, with Steven Gerrard’s right-hand man also sought by Blackburn Rovers.
Daniel Garner, a professional golfer, has been handed a three-year football ban after being found guilty of making Nazi salutes during a West Ham Europa League game.
Chelsea secured £15million as Real Madrid won the Champions League from Eden Hazard, even though their former star, whose move to Spain included a contract clause, only played 83 minutes throughout the competition through injury.
Romelu Lukaku has parted ways with his agent to secure a transfer away from Chelsea, according to reports in Italy.
Former Liverpool midfielder Jason McAteer says his wife was mugged and his son attacked during chaotic scenes at the Champions League final in Paris.
Liverpool are looking to add £30million to their transfer fund by selling defenders Nat Phillips and Neco Williams this summer.
Keith Hackett doesn’t think Jon Moss is the right man to take charge of Premier League referees next season and described his performance in the Championship play-off final as “frankly poor”.
Aaron Ramsey’s time at Juventus could be coming to an end and reports in Italy say the Serie A club could even pay back the remainder of his contract so he can become a free agent.
THE SCOTTISH SUN
Aberdeen have reportedly agreed terms to make Albanian midfielder Ylber Ramadani their first signing of the summer.
Aberdeen will transfer £1million as part of Scott McKenna’s transfer to Nottingham Forest after Sunday’s promotion to the Premier League.