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Rangers transfer bulletin as Antonio Colak faces fresh PAOK delay and Rory Wilson breaks Aston Villa move silence

It's been a quiet summer so far at Ibrox but a host of players could be boosting Gio van Bronckhorst's ranks in the coming weeks. It's been a slow start to the transfer window for Rangers and fans are desperate to see some new faces to help them build on last season's Scottish Cup success.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  55 minutes ago 1
Rangers transfer bulletin as Antonio Colak faces fresh PAOK delay and Rory Wilson breaks Aston Villa move silence

Cristiano Ronaldo won’t improve a team chasing Champions League glory… he couldn’t even improve Man Utd

THE most famous footballer in Premier League history wants to leave England’s most famous club. So, yes, as a celebrity story, Cristiano Ronaldo’s desire to leave Manchester United is undeniably big. But in footballing terms, not so much. Because any serious-minded elite club who wish to match Ronaldo’s ambition of winning the Champions League, will recognise a 37-year-old on vast wages who, while still scoring plenty of goals, has made teams collectively worse in recent seasons.

thesun.co.uk ,  57 minutes ago 3
Cristiano Ronaldo won’t improve a team chasing Champions League glory… he couldn’t even improve Man Utd

Chelsea 'considering' move for Cristiano Ronaldo and more Manchester United transfer rumours

Man United insist Ronaldo is not for sale but that hasn't stopped Chelsea from lodging their interest in him. Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for Cristiano Ronaldo after the Manchester United forward was said to have asked to leave this summer. According to a report by The Athletic, Chelsea are keen to bring Ronaldo to Stamford Bridge.

manchestereveningnews.co.uk ,  57 minutes ago 43
Chelsea 'considering' move for Cristiano Ronaldo and more Manchester United transfer rumours

Leeds academy graduates with most senior appearances: Where does Phillips rank?

Leeds United have quite the history of academy graduates, from Champions League winners to serial title lifters. When you think of the Leeds academy these days, the name Kalvin Phillips is the main name that springs to mind. The defensive midfielder was voted England’s Player of the Year in 2021 following Euro 2020, where he starred next to Declan Rice.

footballtransfertavern.com ,  57 minutes ago 0
Leeds academy graduates with most senior appearances: Where does Phillips rank?

Thomas Tuchel has already delivered verdict on ‘one of greatest’ Cristiano Ronaldo amid Chelsea transfer hunt

As Chelsea consider a deal for Cristiano Ronaldo, Thomas Tuchel has already talked up the Manchester United star as “one of the greatest ever”. Ahead of the Blues’ clash with Juventus last September, the German coach gave his verdict on Ronaldo after he had departed the Bianconeri for Old Trafford.

standard.co.uk ,  1 hour ago 0
Thomas Tuchel has already delivered verdict on ‘one of greatest’ Cristiano Ronaldo amid Chelsea transfer hunt

“If the right club comes” – Celtic linked player opens up on transfer speculation

Celtic will always be linked with players in this transfer window. It was always going to be the case. With guaranteed Champions League football, what is already an attractive club for most players now becomes one of the top destinations in Europe for players looking to get exposure on Europes top stage.

celtic.vitalfootball.co.uk ,  2 hours ago 4
“If the right club comes” – Celtic linked player opens up on transfer speculation

5 things we spotted at Celtic training as Harry Kewell makes his mark and grinning Jota laps up return

The Hoops are back in training and got together at Lennoxtown before flying out to Austria Celtic are on their way to Austria for a pre-season training camp but there was time to squeeze in one last session at Lennoxtown before they flew out. And Ange Postecoglou took full advantage of that as he put his stars through their paces in the Glasgow sunshine.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  2 hours ago 0
5 things we spotted at Celtic training as Harry Kewell makes his mark and grinning Jota laps up return

The New Saints v Linfield (Tue)

Uefa Champions League first qualifying round first Leg: The New Saints v Linfield Venue: Park Hall, Oswestry Date: Tuesday, 5 July Kick-off:19:00 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Sport Online followed by match report on the BBC Sport website Boss Anthony Limbrick is relishing The New Saints' return to the Champions League after a three-year absence as his side prepare to face Linfield.

bbc.com ,  2 hours ago 1
The New Saints v Linfield (Tue)

Cristiano Ronaldo 'is spotted at the Portugal national team's training centre' having missed the start of Manchester United's pre-season... as uncertainty mounts over his Old Trafford future

Cristiano Ronaldo has informed Manchester United that he wishes to leave The 37-year-old missed United's return to pre-season due to 'family reasons' Ronaldo stayed in Lisbon and reportedly arrived at Portugal's training ground He is keen on joining a Champions League team at late stage of his career

dailymail.co.uk ,  2 hours ago 28
Cristiano Ronaldo 'is spotted at the Portugal national team's training centre' having missed the start of Manchester United's pre-season... as uncertainty mounts over his Old Trafford future

Manchester United now open to selling Cristiano Ronaldo but won’t consider offers from Chelsea

Manchester United have softened their stance on keeping Cristiano Ronaldo and will consider selling the forward to foreign clubs. The 37-year-old shocked the club’s board this weekend by asking to leave, with Ronaldo keen to play in the Champions League next season. Ronaldo has been short of suitors since news broke of the forward’s informal request to leave Old Trafford but his agent, Jorge Mendes, held discreet talks with Chelsea last week.

metro.co.uk ,  2 hours ago 6
Manchester United now open to selling Cristiano Ronaldo but won’t consider offers from Chelsea

World record-breaking Northern Irish club Linfield bid for Champions League history

Northern Irish champions Linfield have won more domestic league titles than any other football club and are confident their switch to full-time football can push them on in Europe In the corridors of Windsor Park, Linfield officials toasted their success at the conclusion of a testing and demanding campaign.

mirror.co.uk ,  3 hours ago 0
World record-breaking Northern Irish club Linfield bid for Champions League history

Todd Boehly sent £56m release clause ultimatum as Chelsea plot dream Christopher Nkunku transfer

Chelsea Transfer News: Christopher Nkunku has been heavily linked with an exit from RB Leipzig this summer, and the Blues have been keen suitors Chelsea have been handed a major blow in their efforts to sign Christopher Nkunku amid Todd Boehly's mission to grant Thomas Tuchel 'a-list' signings.

football.london ,  3 hours ago 54
Todd Boehly sent £56m release clause ultimatum as Chelsea plot dream Christopher Nkunku transfer

Ekiru: Visually impaired Kenyan hopes to be better than Drury in football commentary

His imitation of the Englishman once caught the attention of the commentator, who responded with an encouraging message A visually impaired fan from Turkana County in Kenya has revealed his inspiration to be like or better than English football commentator Peter Drury. Samuel Ekiru has also stated he would like to meet the Englishman who is an easily recognisable voice from the Premier League, Champions League and the World Cup.

goal.com ,  3 hours ago 0
Ekiru: Visually impaired Kenyan hopes to be better than Drury in football commentary

Champions League final inquiry chairman blasts 'bull****' Gerald Darmanin's claim about Liverpool fans

The chairman into the inquiry assessing how events were handled at the Stade de France slams Gerald Darmanin's claims The chairman into the inquiry assessing how events were handled on the night of Liverpool's Champions League final with Real Madrid has branded Gerald Darmanin's claims as "bull****".

liverpoolecho.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 8
Champions League final inquiry chairman blasts 'bull****' Gerald Darmanin's claim about Liverpool fans

Cristiano Ronaldo Ready To Take A Pay Cut To Leave Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to take a pay cut in order to leave Manchester United, as he is desperate to play in the Champions League next season. United were rocked at the weekend by the news that Ronaldo has asked the club for a transfer, less than a year after he returned to them following 12 years away.

sportbible.com ,  4 hours ago 2
Cristiano Ronaldo Ready To Take A Pay Cut To Leave Manchester United

Cristiano Ronaldo 'ready to slash mega £480k-a-week wages' to force Man Utd exit

Cristiano Ronaldo could be ready to take his second pay cut of the summer as he looks to leave Manchester United in favour of Champions League football this window Cristiano Ronaldo is ready to slash his eye-watering £480,000-per-week paycheck to join a Champions League contender. Ronaldo has reportedly made it clear to Manchester United that if an offer comes in for him, he wants to leave this summer.

dailystar.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 95
Cristiano Ronaldo 'ready to slash mega £480k-a-week wages' to force Man Utd exit

Manchester United 'do not want to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Premier League rival'

Chelsea have reportedly been handed a blow with regards to their alleged interest in Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo. On the back of talks being held between Blues owner Todd Boehly and super-agent Jorge Mendes, United insisted that the 37-year-old was not for sale. While that stance remains the same, reports emerged over the weekend that the Portuguese superstar had requested a transfer away from Old Trafford.

sportsmole.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 8
Manchester United 'do not want to sell Cristiano Ronaldo to Premier League rival'

Preview: Slovan Bratislava vs. Dinamo Batumi - prediction, team news, lineups

Slovan Bratislava and Dinamo Batumi begin their respective Champions League campaigns with Wednesday's Qualifying first-round first leg tie at Tehelne pole. Either Tobol of Ferencvaros will await the winners of the tie in the second round, while the losers will be forced to battle for their right to play in the Europa Conference League.

sportsmole.co.uk ,  4 hours ago 0
Preview: Slovan Bratislava vs. Dinamo Batumi - prediction, team news, lineups