The latest rumors and top stories from the newspapers have been released, and they are causing a stir. According to the Daily Mirror, there is doubt about Matthijs de Ligt’s future at Bayern Munich, with Manchester United on alert. Kieran Trippier believes that Newcastle has hope of finishing in the top four and qualifying for the Champions League again. Kalvin Phillips has criticized Pep Guardiola’s treatment of him.
In other news, the Daily Mail reports that Santos plans to bring Neymar Jr back after his recovery and his experience in Saudi Arabia. John Stones still hopes for another magical season despite Guardiola’s doubts, according to the Daily Express. Gary Neville believes that if Arsenal remains composed and controlled, they have a good chance of winning the title.
The Daily Star reports that Martin Odegaard had an incredible game against West Ham. West Ham fans left London Stadium after their team lost 6-0 to Arsenal. Mikel Arteta says it was great for Arsenal to have such a big victory under his management. Declan Rice didn’t celebrate after scoring against West Ham, according to The Sun. Meanwhile, Italy’s head coach compared Ireland’s performance to the All Blacks in a report by The Telegraph.
Brendan Rodgers of Celtic claims that people want him to fail, according to The Scottish Sun. Finally, The Daily Record reports that Sebastien Haller saw a fairytale comeback as he helped Ivory Coast win the African Cup of Nations title.