Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, September 28: Man United target Fonte ‘waiting’ for new Southampton deal, Burnley star rejects Chelsea and MORE GOSSIP

28 Sep

Here are all the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers and online…

After being sacked as England manager, Sam Allardyce will still face an inquiry from the FA into the comments he made to undercover reporters, specifically on third-party ownership and offering advice on how to “get around” third party ownership rules. (Daily Telegraph)

Southampton defender Jose Fonte is apparently “waiting” for an improved contract offer from the Saints. The Euro 2016 winner was strongly linked with a move to Manchester United in the summer. (Daily Echo)

Reported Chelsea target Michael Keane has distanced himself from links with a £25MILLION move to Stamford Bridge and says he is happy at Burnley. Premier League champions Leicester also had a £15m bid for the Irishman rejected in the summer. (The Guardian)

Norwich face having to increase the pay of 21-year-old twins Jacob and Josh Murphy to £15,000 a week if they want to keep them. (Daily Mirror)

Man United defender Phil Jones hopes to return to training next week after recovering from a knee injury. (Daily Mail)

It is reported that Sunderland boss David Moyes has the full support of the club’s board, despite the Black Cats being bottom of the Premier League after failing to win any of their opening six games. (Daily Telegraph)

Here are the latest headlines…

Sam Allardyce’s statement after leaving England role: ‘I am deeply disappointed at this outcome and offer a wholehearted apology for my actions’

Ex-England midfielder expresses concern for knock-on effect of Allardyce exit

Newspaper sting made Sam Allardyce’s position as England manager ‘untenable’, talkSPORT told

Ex-England defender Rio Ferdinand claims ‘the world will just be laughing at us’ after Sam Allardyce departure

Former FA executive Adrian Bevington on Sam Allardyce sting: ‘As England boss, you’re also someone who is very much public property’

CONFIRMED: Derby suspend manager Nigel Pearson ahead of Cardiff clash and place Chris Powell in caretaker charge

CSKA Moscow 0-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Son continues hot streak to boost Spurs’ Champions League qualification hopes

Leicester City 1-0 Porto: Islam Slimani strike earns Foxes first home win in Champions League

Manchester United and Southampton watching £22m-rated Monaco midfielder

TRANSFER ALERT! Sunderland eyeing January loan deal for former Liverpool man

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