All the front-page stories and transfer rumors from Friday’s national newspapers …
THE TELEGRAPH OF THE DAY
Newcastle must offer Paulo Fonseca £ 6million per season after impressing Amanda Staveley in an interview.
Chelsea fear that Romelu Lukaku will not be able to play again before the next international break. The striker is expected to miss at least two to three weeks due to the ankle injury he suffered against Malmö.
The Rugby Football Union will unveil hugely ambitious plans on Friday to challenge France for the right to host the Women’s World Cup in 2025.
Notorious All Blacks haka Ka Mate got surprise protections in the UK’s new free trade deal with New Zealand.
The brutal impact of Covid 19, and associated lockdowns, on the country’s physical condition is laid bare in a major new report which shows a million more people have become inactive.
Romelu Lukaku faces a month’s absence – dealing a serious blow to Chelsea in the title race.
Former Everton boss Roberto Martinez is interested in returning to the Premier League to manage Newcastle, according to reports.
Phil Neville is preparing a massive clearance at Inter Miami as David Beckham’s club problems continue.
Marc Overmars has become a potential director of football at Newcastle United.
Romelu Lukaku is expected to be out until at least the international break next month after twisting his ankle in Chelsea’s 4-0 Champions League win over Malmö.
Max Verstappen has declined to appear on this season’s Netflix F1 documentary because he believes producers have rigged scripts in the past.
England will train with balls soaked in buckets of water to prepare for the high humidity and dew of the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
UK Athletics has sunk further into the crisis, with top UK athletes reacting with fury after discovering on social media that chief executive Jo Coates and performance director Sara Symington had announced their resignations.
Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah was pictured with his agent Ramy Abbas Issa ahead of this weekend’s clash with Manchester United.
Liverpool will hold talks aimed at reducing the time away from their main players at the Africa Cup of Nations.
The Versailles prosecutor’s office requested a 10-month suspended prison sentence and a € 75,000 (£ 63,000) fine for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema for complicity in blackmail.