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Southampton goalkeeper Alex McCarthy is becoming a summer option for Scottish Premiership leaders Celtic as well as Liverpool and Newcastle United.

Bayern Munich are still hoping to land Roberto De Zerbi despite the manager claiming he wants to stay at Brighton, according to reports.

Fabio Capello claims Roberto de Zerbi is a “third-rate” manager and says he is only linked to big jobs “because Pep Guardiola sponsors him”.


Bruno Fernandes is ready to move on from Manchester United after more than four years at the club, with the FA Cup final his swan song.

Sergio Ramos is in advanced talks over a deal to join San Diego FC, who are set for their MLS debut season next year.

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Joao Cancelo showed no love for his de facto Manchester City replacement Josko Guardiol during a blind ranking challenge.


Saudi Pro League clubs are pushing to sign Manchester United midfielder Casemiro when the transfer window opens next month.

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Roy Keane, Wayne Rooney and Paul Merson reflect on Arsenal’s winning goal and how Manchester United’s Casemiro played a big part in playing Kai Havertz.

Chelsea sporting directors Paul Winstanley and Laurence Stewart face no doubt over their positions as the club prepare for next week’s end-of-season review.

Gloucester has defended head coach George Skivington after the club’s record 90-0 defeat to Northampton Saints, adding that his future is not up for debate.

Jimmy Dunne, a key ally of Rory McIlroy and broker of the deal with Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, has quit his role on the PGA Tour board, claiming the player’s power made his position “totally superfluous”.


Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish is trying to convince Dougie Freedman to reject an offer from Newcastle to become sporting director after the former Scotland striker held talks about replacing Dan Ashworth.

Dougie Freedman excelled at Crystal Palace
Dougie Freedman excelled at Crystal Palace as the club’s sporting director

New York City FC manager Nick Cushing has denied an allegation that he punched a Toronto FC player in March.


777 Partners’ takeover bid for Everton has suffered another blow after it emerged the company’s co-founder is under pressure to resign.

Manchester City are interested in signing Women’s Super League all-time top scorer Vivianne Miedema after Arsenal announced she would be leaving.

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Where could Arsenal’s Vivianne Miedema be heading? Sky Sports reporter Anton Toloui suggests it could be title rivals Manchester City


Kylian Mbappe and PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi were involved in a furious row ahead of their match with Toulouse, Mbappe’s first since confirming he was leaving the club this summer.

Emmanuel Petit has urged Arsenal to make a move for Manchester United winger Jadon Sancho this summer when he returns from a successful loan spell at Borussia Dortmund.


Reports in Portugal claim that Benfica are desperate to keep hold of midfielder Joao Neves this summer, despite significant interest from Real Madrid and Manchester United.


Marks and Spencer are facing the furious wrath of the Tartan Army – after introducing Anglia bags to one of Scotland’s most famous stores.

Celtic hero Henrik Larsson was overcome with emotion as thousands of fans spontaneously sang his name in unison as he took to the stage to collect an award.

Rangers target Jose Cordoba has been left out of Levski Sofia’s squad for their final game as he looks to be closer to confirming his £3million move to Ibrox.


Craig Sibbald has given Dundee United a major boost by agreeing a new deal to return to the Premiership.

Bologna are considering another raid on Aberdeen as they are interested in signing midfielder Connor Barron from the club they signed Lewis Ferguson from two seasons ago.

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