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All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s national newspapers…


Cristiano Ronaldo’s second spell at Manchester United could end early this summer after Erik ten Hag made it clear he is not part of his plans and will not suit his style of play.

Some Manchester City players dub Jack Grealish ‘Peaky Jack’ after his altercations with Atletico Madrid’s Stefan Savic, in reference to the hit TV show Peaky Blinders.


Kevin de Bruyne will miss Manchester City’s FA Cup semi-final trip to Liverpool after suffering an injury at Atletico Madrid in midweek. Kyle Walker will miss the clash at Wembley.

Tottenham striker Steven Bergwijn could become the first signing of the Erik ten Hag revolution at Manchester United after a previous failed attempt to sign him for Ajax.

Tottenham’s Steven Bergwijn is a Man Utd target

Real Madrid remain hopeful of signing Monegasque midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni despite keen interest in the Premier League, according to reports from Spain.

Former Atletico Madrid star Eduardo Salvio is being hunted by police after allegedly running over his ex-wife in the suburbs of Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires, where he now plays for Boca Juniors.

Joe Joyce would love to step in and fight Tyson Fury when Dillian Whyte pulls out of their fight later this month, while revealing he is in talks to take on Joseph Parker later this year.


Kalvin Phillips is hoping for a new contract at Leeds United despite serious interest from Manchester United, Aston Villa and Newcastle United.

Manchester United have joined Arsenal in a £20m transfer scramble for Norwich defender Max Aarons.

Max Aarons couldn't stop Norwich from slipping
Max Aarons is also on United’s radar

Tyrick Mitchell wins his race to be fit for Crystal Palace’s FA Cup semi-final game against Chelsea on Sunday.

Barcelona are reportedly hesitant about their move to upcoming Chelsea free agent Antonio Rudiger.

Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain were close to agreeing a sensational Marcus Rashford-Kylian Mbappe swap deal last summer until the France international declined, according to a report in France.

Marcus Rashford had two good early chances
Marcus Rashford was close to joining PSG last summer

Inter Miami have dropped Gonzalo Higuain from the squad after falling out of favor with head coach Phil Neville.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is facing a legal battle with US women’s soccer captain Megan Rapinoe over the logo for his new XFL company, which Rapinoe claims copies of her company TogethXR.


Harry Kane is far less likely to become a Manchester United player as Erik Ten Hag appears to be the Old Trafford club’s choice as manager over Mauricio Pochettino.

Nigel Winterburn believes it would now be a “huge disappointment” if Arsenal miss out on the Champions League, despite saying earlier in the season they were not ready for that level.

Mikel Arteta shows the strain as Arsenal lose for the second time in a week
Mikel Arteta is doing his best to secure Champions League football for Arsenal

Formula One team Haas has rejected former title sponsor Uralkali’s claim for a £10million refund after being dropped along with driver Nikita Mazepin over the Russian invasion of Ukraine.


Emma Raducanu says she lost all her toenails before making her debut on clay for Britain in the Billie Jean Cup against the Czech Republic.


Luke Shaw is unlikely to play for Manchester United again this season after a slower-than-expected recovery from surgery to remove screws from the leg he broke seven years ago.

Young tennis referees live in a reign of fear and are at risk of predatory sexual advances, according to sport leaders who are calling for urgent reforms.

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