Sunday Top Stories: Haaland, Messi, Ronaldo,De Ligt, Rice, Cavani

Sunday Top Stories: Haaland, Messi, Ronaldo,De Ligt, Rice, Cavani

  • Manchester United still want to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 21, despite the return of Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo, 36. (Express)


  • Hearts striker Nathan Austin claims he was a victim of racist abuse as he scored a perfect hat-trick in Saturday’s League Two meeting against Albion Rovers.(The Scottish sun)


  • United are also in pole position to land 18-year-old Jude Bellingham after impressing the England midfielder during a tour of the club’s facilities before he decided to join Borussia Dortmund(Sun)


  • Stephen Glass was involved in a spiky interview with the Aberdeen boss seemingly furious over booing from his club’s own fans after they lost 1-0 to St Johnstone.(Daily record)


  • Lionel Messi will make £25.6m in each of the next two seasons at Paris St-Germain, with the 34-year-old Argentina forward’s salary due to rise by a further £8.5m if he stays for a third year. (L’Equipe, via Marca)


  • Barcelona are targeting a loan swoop for Raheem Sterling in January with the Manchester City forward a priority target.(The mail)


  • Georgina Rodriquez, partner of Cristiano Ronaldo, has revealed the Manchester United forward does not cook and has been banned from changing lightbulbs.(Daily star)


  • Cristiano Ronaldo will be a force in the Premier League for years to come, says Teddy Sheringham. (Daily star)


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  • Matthijs de Ligt’s agent Mino Raiola says the Netherlands centre-back could leave Juventus at the end of the season, with Chelsea interested in signing the 22-year-old. (Tuttosport, via Express)


  • West Ham United coach Kevin Nolan says he would not sell 22-year-old England midfielder Declan Rice – who is a priority target for Manchester United – for £100m. (Manchester Evening News)


  • Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani does not want to leave Old Trafford even though the 34-year-old Uruguay forward is now competing with Ronaldo for a starting spot. (ESPN Brazil – in Portuguese)


  • Chelsea are preparing an attractive offer to lure Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni to Stamford Bridge as Juventus join the race for the 21-year-old Frenchman. (Tuttomercatoweb, via Express)


  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has hit back at Rio Ferdinand after his former Man Utd team-mate appeared to question whether Cristiano Ronaldo undermined his own boss by shouting at the pitch during their Champions League defeat by Young Boys.(The sunday Telegraph)


  • Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer admits he has not made up his mind on his first-choice goalkeeper this season, with England’s Dean Henderson, 24, and Spain’s David de Gea, 30, vying for the number one jersey. (Mirror)


  • Aston Villa defender Matty Cash will be approached by Poland before the next round of World Cup qualifiers because the 24-year-old qualifies to play for the country through family on his mother’s side. (Mail)


  • Wolverhampton Wanderers boss Bruno Lage has warned Manchester United and Arsenal he will not let Portugal midfielder Ruben Neves, 24, leave without a fight. (Express)


  • Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson says he would like to rejoin Brazilian side Internacional if given the chance at some point, but the 28-year-old is “happy” after recently signing a six-year contract at Anfield. (Soccer Saturday, via Mirror)


  • Barcelona head coach Ronald Koeman is considering leaving Spain full-back Sergi Roberto, 29, out of Monday’s game against Granada to protect him after he was jeered off the pitch during Tuesday’s loss to Bayern Munich. (Marca)


  • Manchester United are planning a January clear-out with up to seven stars set for an exit. Donny van de Beek, Jesse Lingard, Phil Jones and Eric Bailly are among those who may be sold.(The sun)


  • Southampton are on the trail of Hull’s left-winger  Keane  Lewis-Potter as they look for domestic  bargains. (The sun)

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