Chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has hinted that Bastian Schweinsteiger could return to Bayern Munich from Manchester United. It has become clear that the German World Cup-winning midfielder, who celebrated his 32nd birthday on Monday, is not in the plans of incoming United boss Jose Mourinho.
Indeed Schweinsteiger celebrated his birthday by being told to train
Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Claudio Ranieri has been handed an open chequebook of unlimited funds by Leicester City chiefs as he prepares for the Foxes’ Premier League title defence. (The Sun) Speculation over Bastian Schweinsteiger’s future at Manchester United continues, with the 32-year-old Germany midfielder currently training with the club’s Under-23s
“There is no panic for the start of the season”
“There is no panic for the start of the season,” said Cattermole. “I’m sure the club is working on it. “It’s obvious we need players, the season is too long and demanding to go into the season with the
Will Vaulks has signed for Rotherham, who finished 21st in the Championship last season Rotherham United have signed Falkirk midfielder Will Vaulks for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal. The 22-year-old started his career at Tranmere Rovers but moved to the Scottish Championship side in 2013. Vaulks also had a spell in non-league with
Mark Hughes and Joe Allen shake hands after Wales’ exit to Portugal at Euro 2016 Swansea City failing to re-sign Wales midfielder Joe Allen from Liverpool is a “disaster” for the club, says their former striker Dean Saunders. Allen, 26, has joined Premier League rivals Stoke City for £13m after the Swans’ £8m bid was
Sam Allardyce is the new England manager. Affectionately known as Big Sam, the 61-year-old has beaten off competition from Hull boss Steve Bruce. England fans won’t need reminding of their team’s abysmal showing under Roy Hodgson at the Euros. He resigned just minutes after the final whistle blew on a 2-1 defeat to Iceland, remember?
Pep Guardiola’s first Premier League game sees City take on Sunderland on Saturday 13 August Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola will have no problem shaking Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho’s hand at Monday’s pre-season derby in Beijing. The game will be the second meeting since their time in charge of Barcelona and Real Madrid ended
Solly March is expected to miss Brighton’s first five games of the new Championship season Brighton manager Chris Hughton hopes winger Solly March will return from his long-term knee injury in September. The 22-year-old England Under-21 international suffered anterior cruciate ligament damage last December. “We are hoping to have him after the first international break,”
Jake Forster-Caskey made 23 appearances over two loan spells at Milton Keynes Dons last term Rotherham United have signed former England Under-21 midfielder Jake Forster-Caskey on a season-long loan from Championship rivals Brighton. The 22-year-old has made 50 league starts for Brighton, having come through the club’s youth system. He has previously had loan spells
Wayne Rooney has not played since 13 February because of a knee injury Injured England captain Wayne Rooney says the competition for places in the build-up to Euro 2016 is “exciting”. England’s 3-2 friendly win in Germany on Saturday led to further debate about Rooney’s place in the team for this summer’s tournament in France.