Monday’s newspapers have brought us the latest transfer rumors and top stories. According to the Daily Mirror, there is doubt about Matthijs de Ligt’s future at Bayern Munich, with Manchester United on high alert. Meanwhile, Kieran Trippier says that Newcastle is hopeful for a top-four finish and a repeat of their Champions League run.
The Daily Mail reports that Santos plans to bring Neymar Jr back after his recovery and his experience in Saudi Arabia. John Stones of Everton still hopes for another magical season despite Guardiola’s scepticism. Gary Neville claims that if Arsenal remains composed and controlled, they have a good shot at the title.
In other news, Martin Odegaard had an amazing game against West Ham, while Declan Rice didn’t celebrate after his goal against the same team. The Sun also reports that Italy’s head coach compared Ireland’s performance to the All Blacks. Brendan Rodgers of Celtic says people want him to fail, according to The Scottish Sun. Finally, The Daily Record reports that Sebastien Haller saw a fairytale comeback as he helped the Ivory Coast secure the African Cup of Nations title.