Alexis Mac Allister: Liverpool ready to clinch £70m deal for Brighton midfielder – Paper Talk

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


Liverpool are ready to end the race for World Cup winner Alexis Mac Allister with a £70m deal for the Brighton midfielder.

Ferland Mendy has been told that he can leave Real Madrid in the summer transfer window, with Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal eyeing a move in a bid to add to their squad depth.

Chelsea’s prospective new head coach Mauricio Pochettino is desperate to sign a new goalkeeper, and Edouard Mendy’s performance against Nottingham Forest underlined why.

Arsenal are set to face significant competition from Manchester United this summer in the race to take Declan Rice away from West Ham.

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West Ham manager David Moyes would ‘love’ Declan Rice to remain at the club but is ‘aware that might not be the case’ at the end of the season


Sheikh Jassim remains in the race to buy Manchester United, despite Sir Jim Ratcliffe appearing to be in pole position.

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Miguel Delaney and Mark Ogden have the latest on the Manchester United takeover and how Erik ten Hag’s transfer plans in the summer could be affected


James Anderson is unlikely to play any further part in Lancashire’s clash with Somerset because of a groin injury sustained when bowling in the match.


Mauricio Pochettino is getting ready to arrive at Chelsea with Lautaro Martinez, Declan Rice, Alexis Mac Allister and Emi Martinez all targets.

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Sky Italy reporter Gianluca Di Marzio has the latest transfer news from Italy involving Premier League clubs


Kyle Walker is ready to snub interest from abroad and see out the final 12 months of his contract at Manchester City.

Man City boss Pep Guardiola passes on instructions to Kyle Walker

Arsenal have a Met Police officer stationed at their training ground to prevent players being targeted by thieves.

Lisandro Martinez is in line for a hefty pay rise this summer – as soon as Manchester United’s ownership saga is finally resolved.

Spurs are set to make Dejan Kulusevski’s loan move permanent this summer.


Football fans were fuming with the treatment Lionel Messi received from PSG’s ultras as he played for the first time since being suspended by the Ligue 1 club for missing training.

Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney led the celebrations on social media after Notts County again came from behind to secure an emotional Wembley promotion via penalties.


Ange Postecoglou confessed that for the first time in his Celtic era the team gave up – branding the defeat against Rangers a desperate display.