Monday’s top stories and transfer rumours have been released, with some intriguing news regarding the future of Matthijs de Ligt at Bayern Munich. According to the Daily Mirror, there is doubt over his future at the club, with Manchester United reportedly on alert. Meanwhile, Kieran Trippier is hopeful that Newcastle can finish in the top four and secure a spot in the Champions League once again.
The Daily Mail has reported that Santos plans to bring back Neymar Jr after his recovery from injury and his time spent in Saudi Arabia. John Stones of Everton still hopes for another successful season despite Pep Guardiola’s doubts about his abilities. Gary Neville believes that Arsenal has a chance to win the title if they remain composed and controlled.
Martin Odegaard had an impressive game against West Ham, scoring a goal as Arsenal won 6-0. Declan Rice did not celebrate after scoring for West Ham, while Italy’s head coach compared Ireland’s performance to that of the All Blacks. Brendan Rodgers of Celtic feels like people are trying to set him up for failure, according to The Scottish Sun. Finally, Sebastien Haller helped Ivory Coast win the African Cup of Nations title in what was a fairytale comeback.