Transfer rumours: Varane, Tuanzebe, Ronaldo, Ramsey, Lukaku, Shaqiri

Manchester United will sign Real Madrid and France defender Raphael Varane on a four-year deal with an option of a fifth year, but a date for the 28-year-old’s medical is unclear because of quarantine restrictions. (Athletic – subscription required)external-linkNewcastle are pushing to sign former England Under-21 defender Axel Tuanzebe, 23, from Manchester United. (Telegraph)external-linkJuventus are…

Marcus Rashford mural: Money raised goes to food bank charity

image copyrightPA Mediaimage captionA crowdfunding page raised nearly £40,000 after the mural in Withington was defacedThousands of pounds raised after Marcus Rashford’s mural in Manchester was vandalised will be donated to a food bank charity.The artwork was defaced after England’s loss in the Euro 2020 final in which Rashford missed a penalty. An online crowdfunding…

Blackpool 3-3 Oxford United (6-3 on aggregate): Seasiders reach League One play-off final

After scoring Blackpool’s third goal, Jerry Yates held up a t-shirt commemorating nine-year-old Blackpool boy Jordan Banks who was killed after being struck by lightningBlackpool reached the League One play-off final after a 3-3 draw with Oxford in their semi-final second leg gave them a 6-3 aggregate win.Oxford made an immediate impact as Matty Taylor…

Panel members announced for fan-led review of English football

There were protests from fans of the Premier League’s “Big Six” clubs following the news that they had intended to join the European Super LeagueThe Government has named the members of the panel that will oversee the fan-led review into English football.Former Premier League footballer Clarke Carlisle, Football Supporters’ Association chief executive Kevin Miles and…

Transfer rumours: Pogba, Chiesa, Correa, Martial, Werner, Griezmann, Ronaldo

Juventus have rejected an £86m bid from Liverpool for Italy winger Federico Chiesa. The 23-year-old joined Juventus on an initial two-year loan in October 2020 before a potential permanent move from Fiorentina.(Repubblica)external-linkArsenal, Tottenham and Everton are all considering a move for Argentina forward Joaquin Correa, 26, who is expected to leave Lazio this summer. (Corriere…

Harry Wilson and Paulo Gazzaniga: Fulham add duo to squad

Harry Wilson (left) was part of the Wales squad at Euro 2020Fulham have signed Liverpool attacking midfielder Harry Wilson and former Tottenham goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga.Wales international Wilson, 24, joins the Championship club in a move understood to be worth about £12m on a deal that could last until 2026.Argentine Gazzaniga, 29, has signed a two-year…

QPR 4-2 Man Utd: Reds suffer pre-season friendly defeat

Returning loanee Jesse Lingard’s scored Manchester United’s openerPremier League Manchester United were beaten 4-2 by Championship side QPR in a pre-season friendly at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium.The visitors went into the break level after Jesse Lingard’s opener was cancelled out by Charlie Austin.A Lyndon Dykes double and a long-range stunner from Moses Odubajo saw…

Atletico Madrid fight back against Valladolid to pip Real Madrid to La Liga title

Luis Suarez said he was grateful to Atletico Madrid for “trusting in me” as his winning goal helped them edge city rivals Real Madrid to the La Liga title in dramatic fashion.Diego Simeone’s men trailed to Oscar Plano’s strike for Real Valladolid but they turned the match around in the second half through an Angel…

Transfer rumours: Haaland, Lukaku, Grealish, Kane, Pogba, Mbappe, Camavinga

Chelsea are poised to submit a £130m bid for Borussia Dortmund’s Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 22, after owner Roman Abramovich gave his blessing to proceed with what would be a club-record deal. (Football Insider)external-linkInter Milan are demanding at least £102.5m from Chelsea for Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku, 28, if the Blues are unable to…