All the top stories and transfer rumors from Thursday’s papers…
Harry Kane will need to continue his quest to become the Premier League’s record goalscorer at Tottenham Hotspur as the club will not sell him to a rival this summer.
Sir Martin Broughton, the businessman responsible for Fenway Sports Group’s Anfield era, has questioned the £4bn asking prices for Liverpool and Manchester United – because they don’t have London postcodes.
Michael Vaughan has offered to pay to fly England’s Adil Rashid home from the one-day internationals in Bangladesh to ensure he can give evidence in person in the Yorkshire racism case.
South African lawmakers have vowed to block a proposed £42.5m sponsorship deal between Tottenham Hotspur and the country’s official tourism board.
Takeover bids for Manchester United are set to be submitted within the next 10 days, with the Glazer family still open to a potential deal that could be completed by April.
Talks have already taken place between Manchester United and Qatar as a group of investors from the oil-rich state begin their bid for the club. The Glazer family will likely struggle to attract United’s desired £6bn bid, according to those familiar with the process. They believe between £4.1bn and £4.5bn is more realistic.
Leeds United owner Andrea Radrizzani has appealed for patience in the club’s search for a new manager after Rayo Vallecano’s Anthony Iraola rejected their approach on Wednesday night.
Newcastle United have secured a major advance in their plans to expand St James’ Park after re-purchasing the land directly behind the stadium.
Tottenham manager Antonio Conte is expected to return to work on Thursday after arriving in England following gall bladder surgery.
The Premier League’s case against Manchester City could take up to four years to reach a verdict, according to one of Britain’s leading sports lawyers, Nick De Marco KS.
The Football Association has launched an internal review of its disciplinary practices following the disgraceful John Yems racism case.
Twelve months after a frozen penis at the Winter Olympics, skier Remi Lindholm is once again a gold medal winner. Lindholm suffered the strange injury while competing in the Beijing Games last winter.
Tottenham could turn to Ben Foster as emergency goalkeeper cover after Hugo Lloris is ruled out for up to eight weeks.
Manchester United have been given a boost in their pursuit of Barcelona pair Frenkie de Jong and Ansu Fati with LaLiga demanding the Catalan giants take a dramatic pay cut.
Gabriel Jesus has returned to Arsenal’s London Colney training ground to step up his recovery from knee surgery.
Arsenal may have a clear path to Real Sociedad midfielder Martin Zubimenti this summer thanks to Barcelona shifting their transfer focus.
Manchester United bidders in Qatar are confident the club will be allowed into the Champions League. The investor group says it is separate from PSG’s QSI in Qatar.
World Cup star Sofyan Amrabat has reportedly offered to play for free to secure a move to Barcelona.
Steven Gerrard is reportedly on Leeds’ shortlist to become the new manager after Jesse Marsh was sacked following a miserable run of form.
New Belgium manager Domenico Tedesco has decided not to keep Arsenal and France legend Thierry Henry as his assistant.
Former Celtic midfielder Stefan Johansen has spoken of how shocked he was to join the Hoops in January 2014 – claiming “there was only one option” after interest emerged from Parkhead.