Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers… Reports are varied over how much Jose Mourinho will be paid in his deal to become Manchester United, with the Daily Express quoting £10million-a-year, while the Daily Mail claim he will earn £15m-a-year in the Old Trafford hotseat. It is also reported the Portuguese coach will get
Fernando Torres on … what the UEFA Champions League final means to him There’s no doubt this game is the biggest game I will ever play in. I’m very happy to be at this club. I started here aged five but this is going to be very different from anything else. I was lucky enough
CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE JOSE MOURINHO’S BEST EVER XI The Portuguese boss is set to take over at Manchester United after the Old Trafford side sacked Louis van Gaal on Monday. The ex-Chelsea coach will be hoping to continue building his impressive legacy as one of the best managers of all time.
Drinkwater has impressed enough this season to earn a call-up to Roy Hodgson’s provisional England squad for Euro 2016. He made his first international appearance earlier in the year in a friendly against Holland, and won the Man of the Match award despite his side losing 2-1. Meanwhile, former United coach Rene Meulensteen has said
In a sign of the increasingly bitter splits within the Tory party over the EU referendum, the group of potential rebel MPs have sent a warning to Mr Cameron he could be the first Prime Minister to lose a vote on a Queen’s Speech for 92 years. The last time a Government was defeated on
Media captionThe BBC’s Jonathan Head says Leicester City’s unexpected success has delighted Thailand’s football fans Members of Premier League-winning team Leicester City have arrived in Bangkok for a celebratory tour. Leicester City, who rose from likely relegation to league champions in just one season, are owned by Thai billionaire Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who arranged their visit.
While youngster Marcus Rashford and the likes of Fabian Delph and Andros Townsend received surprise call-ups, some others weren’t so lucky. CLICK THROUGH THE GALLERY ABOVE TO SEE THE 23-MAN SQUAD OF SNUBBED ENGLAND PLAYERS.
Fanendo Adi’s representatives have revealed Crystal Palace have been in contact regarding a summer switch for the Portland striker. The Nigeria international has been a big hit in the MLS since moving from Copenhagen to the Timbers in 2014, netting a club-record 33 goals in 69 regular season games.
Adi fired Portland to their first
Leeds United finished 13th in the Championship table Ercole Cellino, son of Leeds chairman Massimo, has left the Championship club’s board of directors. The 26-year-old was criticised last month after using Nazi hashtags on a post on Instagram. He had notified Companies House of his resignation on 28 March. In April, his brother Edoardo was
David McNally (left, with Ed Balls) had been Norwich City chief executive since 2009 David McNally’s resignation as chief executive has “destabilised” Norwich City, says club chairman Ed Balls. McNally announced his resignation after their loss to Manchester United on left them four points from safety. “Nobody expected after [Sunday’s] Manchester United game we would