• Manchester United have reached a verbal agreement to sign Juventus striker Mario Mandzukic in the new year, according to a report in Italy.
  • Manchester United may renew their interest in Ivan Rakitic after the midfielder admitted he may have to quit Barcelona in search of regular first-team football.
  • Gareth Southgate has been picking the brains of England's Cricket World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan as he plots how to turn the country's footballers into European champions.
  • Undercover racism spotters have been commissioned by UEFA amid heightened abuse fears during England's Euro 2020 qualifier in Bulgaria.
  • Gareth Southgate is considering handing Mason Mount his full England debut on Friday at the expense of Chelsea team-mate Ross Barkley.
  • Manchester United released Dwight McNeil at 14 because his set-pieces were deemed not good enough.
  • Arsenal are monitoring Feyenoord's teenage midfielder Orkun Kokcu.
  • Jose Mourinho has rejected an opportunity to take the vacant Lyon job, according to reports in France.
  • A number of Manchester United's senior players are reportedly 'unconvinced' by first-team coach Kieran McKenna after the club's dreadful start to the season.
  • Arsenal and Crystal Palace are among the Premier League clubs keeping a close eye on Salzburg forward Hwang Hee-chan.
  • Phil Foden celebrates after scoring against Rotherham
  • Pep Guardiola claims Phil Foden is the only player Manchester City will never sell - even for €500m.
  • Dani Ceballos missed Spain training with a hamstring problem on Tuesday in a worrying injury update for Arsenal boss Unai Emery.
  • Oli Burke will lead the line for Scotland against Russia in Moscow - as Steve Clarke targets 12 points from the final four qualifiers.
  • Steve Clarke has failed in a bid to persuade Southampton 'keeper Angus Gunn to play for Scotland.
  • Paul Heckingbottom will discover his fate over his SFA charge at a Hampden hearing on Thursday.
  • Rangers star Jermain Defoe is the fourth most popular footballer in the UK, according to a survey.