All the top stories and transfer rumours from Wednesday's national newspapers...
Manchester United believe Cristiano Ronaldo could make a dramatic U-turn and buy into Erik ten Hag's revolution after the club's spending splurge.
David Moyes warned Richarlison to expect a kicking if he continues his ball-juggling antics.
Tiemoue Bakayoko is reportedly looking to terminate his AC Milan loan and his Chelsea contract to join Newcastle on a free transfer.
Tyson Fury is training "like a man possessed" as he plots a sensational comeback fight against Oleksandr Usyk.
Premier League clubs are set to face restrictions on spending on transfers and wages for the first time with England's top flight looking to follow UEFA's new financial rules.
Arsenal are confident Bukayo Saka will sign a new long-term contract. The club have offered the 20-year-old winger, whose present contract runs until 2024, a significant increase on his £70,000-a-week wage.
Alfred Schreuder, the Ajax head coach, described Antony's conduct as "weird" and suggested the Dutch club could fine the Brazil winger for going on strike to push through his £84m move to Manchester United.
Newcastle United are prepared to wait until 75 minutes before their Premier League game at Liverpool on Wednesday night to receive a work permit for the club record signing Alexander Isak to play at Anfield.
Duncan Ferguson has emerged as a leading candidate to replace Jack Ross at Dundee United.
Players and staff at Worcester Warriors have been informed their salaries will not be paid on time this week because the club's bank accounts have been frozen. The players can now give notice of their intention to leave the club.
The man in charge of the 2023 Rugby World Cup, Claude Atcher, has been suspended by the French government after allegations of his "management by terror" triggered an investigation into his conduct.
Moeen Ali looks set to step in for the injured Jos Buttler as captain on England's historic tour to Pakistan next month.
Mykhaylo Mudryk has liked a post on Instagram claiming Arsenal are interested in signing him before Thursday's transfer deadline.
Paul Pogba tried to pay £11m to armed blackmailers but they had to settle for £85,000 due to his bank withdrawal limit, it is claimed.
Manchester United have fended off interest from top European clubs to tie down wonderkid Amir Ibragimov to a new contract.
Liverpool have been warned by Benfica boss Roger Schmidt that Enzo Fernandez will stay with the club for "a long time" despite interest from Anfield.
Atletico Madrid are trying to sign Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz and there is also interest in the Brazil international from another Premier League club.
Nottingham Forest are set to sign Wolves defender Willy Boly for an initial £2.25m.
Everton and Leeds United have joined Southampton in trying to sign former Manchester United target Cody Gakpo.
Brendan Rodgers, the Leicester City manager, will receive only a third of the £70m banked from Wesley Fofana's sale to Chelsea to spend on transfers.
Former champion Bianca Andreescu may have some awkward meetings with her sponsor Nike to look forward to after she blamed the brand for its poorly designed dress, which provoked her to make a wardrobe change during her US Open match.
Wasps' recruitment and retention freeze has been lifted in a sign that the Premiership club's financial situation may have improved.
Chelsea are attempting to steal a march on their rivals in the pursuit of RB Leipzig defender Josko Gvardiol, in a £77m deal which will see the Croatian loaned back to Germany for this season.
Scott Parker's sacking as Bournemouth head coach came after his relationship with chief executive Neill Blake and technical director Richard Hughes broke down due to his "public airing" of the club's dirty laundry almost on a weekly basis.
Everton have revived their interest in signing Watford forward Joao Pedro.
Crystal Palace boss Patrick Vieira insists he is not contemplating losing star man Wilfried Zaha before the transfer deadline.
The New York Yankees, LeBron James and rapper Drake are closing in on a deal to become part-owners of AC Milan, as RedBird Capital Partners reportedly near an agreement to purchase the Italian champions for an eye-watering $1.2bn.
Liverpool have reportedly made a £20m bid for Aston Villa midfielder Douglas Luiz as they seek a last-minute midfield fix.
Chelsea have reportedly offered Frenkie de Jong £15.5m per year to join the club from Barcelona.
Sunderland have held talks with Manchester United about taking Amad Diallo on loan for the 2022-23 season.
Chelsea have decided to keep Trevoh Chalobah this season.
Arsenal have suffered a major blow after it emerged that midfielder Mohamed Elneny sustained a significant injury in Saturday's win over Fulham.
Jake Paul is set to face UFC legend Anderson Silva on October 29 after dismissing Tommy Fury's attempt to reschedule their failed bout for a third time.
LA Clippers point guard John Wall said he considered taking his own life during a time in the past three years when he was dealing with a torn Achilles and the deaths of family members at the height of the Covid-19 pandemic.
D-day for members of the DP World Tour, formerly the European Tour, who are seeking clearance to continue to play in that environment despite joining LIV Golf, will arrive in early February.
Norwich manager Dean Smith insists he never considered allowing Onel Hernandez to return to Birmingham City on a full-time basis.
Steven Gerrard hopes Morgan Sanson can get a move away from Aston Villa before the summer transfer window shuts on Thursday.
Swindon and Hibs have opened transfer talks over forward Harry McKirdy.
Lee Johnson knows he must add to his squad before Thursday's transfer deadline and is in need of strikers.
Rangers midfielder Stephen Kelly is wanted by Livingston having struggled for game time at Ibrox this term.
Liam Fox has strongly defended Dundee United's players following the sacking of Jack Ross yesterday after just seven matches in charge.
Robbie Neilson admits he'll be forced to squeeze every extra penny out of the Hearts budget after a season-ending injury to Liam Boyce.
Giovanni van Bronckhorst has revealed a crunch summit with frozen out Rangers striker Alfredo Morelos has opened the door for him to stay.
Jack Hendry looks to be on his way out of Club Brugge just one year after he signed.