The latest headlines in your inbox The latest headlines in your inbox Update newsletter preferences Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the summer transfer window. Manchester United’s interest in Leicester and England defender Harry Maguire continues to dominate the backpages. We’ll bring you the latest on that today from our Manchester correspondent James Robson, who is with the squad in Perth on their pre-season tour. Elsewhere, Arsenal continue to hit roadblocks in the attempts to bolster their squad, while Tottenham are being linked with a move to bring Dani Alves to the Premier League. We’ll bring you all those stories and more, plus the latest from Arsenal, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Liverpool, Man City, Man Utd, Tottenham and West Ham, plus the pick of the European news. Live Updates New updates availableRefresh 2019-07-15T07:37:06.363Z Here's a run through of what's being reported across the backpages in the UK and … [Read more...] about Transfer Window LIVE! Today’s gossip and breaking news
Kieran tierney on football focus
Celtic star Leigh Griffiths on comeback trail as Neil Lennon reveals plan for Hoops hitman (Image: GETTY) The 28-year-old striker has been out since December due to mental health issues but will be working at the club’s Lennoxtown training complex, in conjunction with the club’s medical and sports science staff, with a view to returning to training with the first team in the future. Celtic manager Neil Lennon said: “We are really pleased Leigh will be looking to get things going again at Lennoxtown and be making a phased return to training. “In no way will we put any timescale on a possible return to the first team. Instead, we will make sure we work with him on the best, most productive way forward. “As the club has been doing throughout the last period, we’ll continue to give Leigh every support to make sure his health and well-being are our number one priority. Related articles Celtic don’t need to beat ‘very poor’ Rangers … [Read more...] about Celtic star Leigh Griffiths on comeback trail as Neil Lennon reveals plan for Hoops hitman
Celtic lost their tie with Valencia 3-0 on aggregate despite a spirited display on Thursday night. But the Hoops will be hoping to get back to winning ways against the Steelmen, who have won their last six league games. And Callum McGregor has called on his team-mates to regroup and turn their focus back to the league. He said: "Obviously with the European stuff done then the full focus is on domestic football. Related articles Celtic legend Chris Sutton SLAMS Brendan Rodgers for failure Celtic ace James Forrest reveals what NOBODY in team is talking about "Over the last couple of seasons we have been really strong at that so I think it is a case of regrouping, seeing what we have got and then pushing the reset the button and going from now until the end of the season. "Motherwell always come and make it difficult. "We will need to use home advantage, they are in good form, they have slightly changed the way they play with a lot of young guys in. "They are going well, the … [Read more...] about Celtic team news vs Motherwell: Predicted line up – Brown out, Tierney to return?
Arsenal news LIVE updates: All the latest news and gossip from the Emirates Thursday, February 28 Arsenal are interested in Ajax left-back Nicolas Tagliafico Celtic defender Kieran Tierney is a transfer target for Arsenal Harry Kane will face no retrospective action from the FA Mesut Ozil is in danger of dropping to the bench against Tottenham Related articles Harry Kane: Can Tottenham star play Arsenal after Chelsea incident? Arsenal team news vs Tottenham: Predicted line up – Ozil drops out Denis Suarez permanent? Arsenal legend Robert Pires believes the Gunners should sign Denis Suarez on a permanent basis as soon as possible. Suarez has played just 57 minutes of Premier League football since his arrival from Barcelona in January. But despite his slow introduction to Unai Emery’s plans - Pires thinks he fits the Arsenal mould. “Arsenal are yet to see Suarez’s full potential and they should look to make the deal permanent as soon as … [Read more...] about Arsenal news LIVE: Unai Emery eyes TWO transfer targets, Mesut Ozil Tottenham prediction
Maurizio Sarri may have, at a conservative estimate, 99 problems – but apparently Chelsea’s transfer ban isn’t one. Sarri has said the club is working on being able to make summer signings – although whether he’ll be around to reap the benefits is another matter. Calciomercato reports Fifa will not hold Roman Abramovich up for long – and that Chelsea could sign the Milan centre-back Alessio Romagnoli. If the Blues are still tied up in red tape, then Manchester United could benefit. Ole Gunnar Solskjær appears destined for the permanent gig at Old Trafford, and is targeting Romagnoli and the Barcelona playmaker Ivan Rakitic in a continental spending spree. It won’t be three Rs, though, with the perma-linked Cristiano Ronaldo staying at Juventus. Speaking of Ronaldo, Karim Benzema isn’t missing him at Real Madrid. “I played geared to Cristiano,” he told France Football. “I looked for him continually with the objective … [Read more...] about Football transfer rumours: Romagnoli and Rakitic to Manchester United?