Barcelona hope to sign Manchester City’s Aymeric Laporte next summer – Paper Talk | Transfer Centre News

All the top news and transfer rumors from the national newspapers on Friday …

THE SUN

Barcelona are hoping to sign Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte next summer, after completing the transfer of fellow Spanish international Ferran Torres from Premier League champions earlier this week.

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Aymeric Laporte, right, has made 19 appearances for Manchester City so far this season

Mafia bosses are targeting top UEFA referees with cybercrime attacks to try and fix football matches.

Former Chelsea and Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has been linked to a shocking transfer to Barcelona in January as Xavi looks to bolster his attack.

DAILY MAIL

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel will be reprimanded by the Football Association for questioning referee Mike Dean’s impartiality following the draw against Brighton, but has escaped formal investigation.

Italy has joined France in making vaccination mandatory for anyone wishing to play team sports outdoors, which means Premier League players will need to be hit to move to Serie A this January.

DAILY MIRROR

Alvaro Morata
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Alvaro Morata is wanted by Barcelona manager Xavi

Juventus have turned down a swap deal from Barcelona involving Memphis Depay as coach Xavi targets Spaniard Alvaro Morata.

Four-time Formula 1 world champion Alain Prost has opposed the idea of ​​the sport’s reverse grid format, arguing that Lewis Hamilton’s exploits last season shouldn’t be taken for granted in the long term.

TIMES

Kyle Walker has recovered from his illness and is ready to return to Manchester City for Saturday’s game against Arsenal.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

England winger Anthony Watson must leave besieged Bath at the end of the season when his contract expires, even if he has not yet committed to another club.

DAILY STAR

The WBC confirmed the split of the bag for Tyson Fury’s heavyweight clash with Dillian Whyte with the Gypsy King set for a massive 80% stake.

Lyon are planning to dump Xherdan Shaqiri, who has a budget of £ 3.5m a year at the Ligue 1 club, just six months after the Swiss winger’s signing from Liverpool in the summer.

SCOTTISH SUN

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - JULY 31: Hearts' Liam Boyce (left) and Craig Gordon full time during a Premiership cinch match between Hearts and Celtic at Tynecastle Park, on July 31, 2021, in Edinburgh, Scotland.  (Photo by Ross Parker / SNS Group)
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Craig Gordon’s current contract at Tynecastle expires at the end of the season

Hearts are confident Craig Gordon will be one of the club’s first non-contract players to agree to the new terms.

DAILY REGISTRATION

Rangers could leave defender Jack Simpson on loan in January, with a number of league clubs potentially interested.

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