Liverpool ‘enter race' for Erling Haaland as Chelsea ‘target Juventus star Matthijs de Ligt'

© AP

Erling Haaland keeps his cool to score the winner from the penalty spot (Martin Meissner/AP)

– AP

What the papers say

The queue for Erling Haaland continues to grow, with reports suggesting Liverpool are eyeing a summer move for the prolific Borussia Dortmund forward. The Liverpool Echo, citing Mundo Deportivo, says the Reds are looking to potentially beat the 21-year-old’s wealth of other suitors, including Manchester United, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, to a deal.

Chelsea are believed to have a new number one target in the form of Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt. The Daily Mirror reports Blues bosses have turned their attention to the 22-year-old Holland international, after the club were unable to secure Jules Kounde in the summer window.

View this post on Instagram

Arsenal have suffered a blow in their pursuit of Club Brugge winger Noa Lang, according to the Daily Express. The paper says Italian giants AC Milan are preparing to rival the Gunners’ reported £20million offer for the 22-year-old.

The Daily Mirror says Barcelona are monitoring Brighton goalkeeper Carl Rushworth. According to the paper, Barcelona sent a scout to visit Walsall, where the 20-year-old is currently on loan, following a string of impressive performances. The Spanish club previously sent scouts to watch him as a teenager when he was on loan at non-league Worthing.

Video: 6-1: Asensio and Benzema send Madrid back to top of league (Real Madrid)

Social media round-up

#MCFC ‘reject’ £15million bid for teenager Liam Delap from Borussia Dortmund

— Daily Star Sport (@DailyStar_Sport) September 22, 2021

Anthony Martial lined up for Premier League move after Man Utd ‘put striker on transfer list’

— The Sun Football ⚽ (@TheSunFootball) September 22, 2021

Players to watch

View this post on Instagram

Antonio Rudiger: Bild reports Bayern Munich are interested in the Chelsea defender, but he would prefer to stay at Stamford Bridge.

Loris Karius: The German publication also says the Liverpool goalkeeper is wanted by Basel.

From news to politics, travel to sport, culture to climate – The Independent has a host of free newsletters to suit your interests. To find the stories you want to read, and more, in your inbox, click here.

Internet Explorer Channel Network
News Related


Eddie Howe in discussions with Newcastle as Steve Bruce sack looms ahead of Crystal Palace clash

Eddie Howe has emerged as a shock name in discussions for the Newcastle job. The former Bournemouth boss, 43, is among several out of work that are being considered by ... Read more »

‘Treasure island' Trade war would blow huge hole in EU as £250BN in UK sales at risk

Last week, European Commission vice president Maros Sefcovic outlined a set of measures to the UK aimed at resolving post-Brexit trade issues in Northern Ireland. These included eliminating 80 percent ... Read more »

Gary Neville confirms Man Utd fans' theory on under-fire Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Gary Neville has confirmed that Manchester United fans are spot on with their theory about under pressure boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. The United manager has been placed under serious pressure ... Read more »

Lacazette räddade poäng åt Arsenal

© Alastair Grant/AP/TT Alexandre Lacazette gjorde 2–2 i matchens absoluta slutskede. Det såg länge ut att sluta med vinst för Patrick Vieira och Crystal Palace när man gästade Arsenal. Men ... Read more »

Tens of thousands on waiting lists for safe space to store bikes

Tens of thousands of city dwellers are on waiting lists for a safe place to park their bikes, figures reveal. And with many towns and cities providing no facilities for ... Read more »

NWSL appoints Marla Messing as interim CEO

The National Women’s Soccer League has announced Marla Messing as the new interim CEO to oversee day-to-day operations and work in close coordination with the board of governors. She is ... Read more »

Johnson seeks upper hand over Macron with flurry of green deals

Boris Johnson has sought to gain the upper hand over Emmanuel Macron as he combats French attempts to lure foreign investment with a slew of UK deals backed by overseas ... Read more »

Vom Bolzplatz zum Vorlagenkönig: Rabihics klares Saisonziel

Kasim Rabihic ist der etwas andere Angreifer. Statt selbst unbedingt Tore schießen zu wollen, legt der 28-jährige Profi des SC Verl viel lieber für seine Mitspieler auf. Gegen Havelse am ... Read more »

Everton and Liverpool 'vote in favour of new Premier League rule' after Newcastle takeover

Everton and Liverpool have voted in favour of new Premier League legislation following the takeover at Newcastle United, according to the Guardian. Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), whose chairman ... Read more »

Eddie Howe at centre of Newcastle United 'discussions' as Steven Gerrard vote takes new twist

Former Celtic managerial candidate Eddie Howe could be in with a shot at the Newcastle job after all. The ex-Bournemouth boss has been out of work since leaving the Cherries ... Read more »

Patrick Vieira's impressive return may give Arsenal future food for thought

Still class. Still the dominant force at Arsenal. Still able to turn everything he touches here in England into footballing gold. Patrick Vieira turned cheers into jeers here at the ... Read more »

Arsenal had all of the technicians but none of the control in floundering, scrappy draw with Crystal Palace

© REUTERS arsenal lacazette 181021 Arsenal drew with Crystal Palace to extend their unbeaten run to six games, but this was a game that would have damaged confidence rather than ... Read more »

Madrid exhibition reimagines Bosch's Garden of Earthly Delights for digital age

Adam is a busy robot poring over the codes of creation. The climate disaster has imprisoned the devil in a block of ice. And a social media sinner is lashed ... Read more »

PSG-Leipzig: Messi-Mbappé, l'heure de briller en duo

© AFP Lionel Messi et Kylian Mbappé Le Parc des Princes n’oubliera jamais cette 78e minute. Il y a trois semaines, Lionel Messi a fait parler sa magie en inscrivant ... Read more »

Alexandre Lacazette proves he still has something to offer Arsenal in Crystal Palace draw

Let’s be honest. For about 70 minutes of Monday’s Premier League action, Arsenal’s forward line was woeful. © Provided by 90min Lacazette shone for Arsenal against Crystal Palace | Chloe ... Read more »

Emiliano Sala death: Man who organised flight goes on trial

David Henderson is on trial for charges relating to the flight that killed striker Emiliano Sala. (PA Archive) The trial of a man charged with endangering the safety of an ... Read more »

Iberdrola to plough $8.2 billion into mega UK offshore wind farm

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Spanish power company Iberdrola is seen on top of Iberdrola‘s main office building in Madrid MADRID (Reuters) – Global wind power leader Iberdrola will pour ... Read more »

Arsenal player ratings vs Crystal Palace: Lacazette saves Gunners off the bench as Partey, Odegaard struggle

© REUTERS Premier League – Arsenal v Crystal Palace Alexandre Lacazette scored a last-minute equaliser as Arsenal drew with Crystal Palace to extend their unbeaten run. Simon Collings was at ... Read more »

UK announces 10 billion pounds of green deals at investment summit

1 / 2UK announces 10 billion pounds of green deals at investment summitFILE PHOTO: Conservative Party Conference in Manchester By William James LONDON (Reuters) – Britain said it had attracted ... Read more »

Diana Taurasi smashed a locker room door out of frustration after her team lost in the WNBA Finals

© AP Photo/Paul Beaty Diana Taurasi. AP Photo/Paul Beaty Diana Taurasi and the Phoenix Mercury lost in the WNBA Finals on the road Sunday afternoon. The WNBA superstar broke a ... Read more »

Football: Late Lacazette equaliser spoils Vieira's Arsenal return

LONDON (AFP) – Patrick Vieira nearly enjoyed a dream return to Arsenal but Alexandre Lacazette’s 96th minute equaliser salvaged a 2-2 draw for the Gunners against Crystal Palace on Monday ... Read more »

Monday Night Football DraftKings Picks: NFL DFS lineup advice for Week 6 Bills-Titans Showdown tournaments

The Bills will be looking to exact some revenge on the Titans when they face off in Nashville on Monday Night Football in Week 6. It was a Tuesday night ... Read more »

Corn Nation's Big Ten Rankings - Week 8

Well, fun weekend huh? © Joseph Cress/Iowa City Press-Citizen / USA TODAY NETWORK The top team in the B1G lost to a train and the next three teams had bye’s. ... Read more »

Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. to forego shoulder surgery

Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. does not plan not have surgery on his left shoulder this offseason, a source said Monday. © (K.C. Alfred/The San Diego Union-Tribune) Fernando Tatis Jr. ... Read more »

Ben Simmons practices with cellphone in pocket, skips 76ers huddle

Ben Simmons is back at Philadelphia 76ers practice.  In body, at least. His spirit appears to be another matter. Multiple videos surfaced from Monday’s team practice, Simmons’ second with the ... Read more »

Ange Postecoglou uses witty Celtic analogy with McDonald's and veggie quip

Ange Postecoglou has promised not to sacrifice his lip smacking attacking philosophy today – even though he knows it could burger up Celtic’s Europa League hopes. And the Aussie drew ... Read more »

Cameron Norrie lifts lid on how repeating Dominic Thiem trick helped him win Indian Wells

Cameron Norrie is on course to book a seat at the big table of world tennis in Turin next month after revealing a local Italian restaurant was the secret to ... Read more »

“Heideheim ist ein bisschen, wie der SC Freiburg mal war“

Freiburgs Kult-Trainer Volker Finke lobt im Maschinensucher Doppelpass 2. Bundesliga den 1. FC Heidenheim und seinen Trainer Frank Schmidt. Finke glaubt wie Schmidt selbst an eine gute Zukunft des FCH. ... Read more »

«Крал пока не тянет уровень АПЛ. Покупки Влашича не было в планах «Вест Хэма». Взгляд из Англии

© Предоставлено: Спорт-Экспресс Британский журналист Джейкоб Стайнберг — об адаптации Крала и Влашича, уровне РПЛ и проблемах Ярмоленко. Летом сразу два игрока из РПЛ — Алекс Крал и Никола Влашич — перебрались в «Вест Хэм». Пока дела у них ... Read more »

Fantalk mit Basler und Odonkor

Die Champions League ist zurück – und mit ihr der Fantalk auf SPORT1. Alles Wichtige und Interessante zu den Spielen von Bayern, BVB und Co. gibt es hier. © Bereitgestellt ... Read more »

End to Toronto Blue Jays season leaves sour taste in Mark Shapiro's mouth

Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro is very proud of how his club did in 2021.  © Provided by The Canadian Press But he’s also bitter. “Every team that is ... Read more »

Штраф от Карпина, дружба с Джано, майка Мбаппе для Реброва. Интервью экс-тренера «Спартака» — теперь он в «ПСЖ»!

© Предоставлено: Спорт-Экспресс Кильян Мбаппе, Диего Мантовани, Валерий Карпин. «СЭ» поговорил с Диего Мантовани. Тренер по реабилитации Диего Мантовани начинал с низших итальянских дивизионов в начале 2000-х, переезжал в Россию из Серии А и за восемь лет в ... Read more »

‘Inadequate' government grant plan will pay to replace just 1 in every 250 boilers

The government’s long-awaited plan to overhaul how Britain heats its homes for the climate emergency has been branded “inadequate” and “not a very good start” by environmentalists. © Getty Images/iStockphoto ... Read more »

The Hut Group shares rise after founder Matt Moulding ditches veto

© Provided by This Is Money MailOnline logo Shares in The Hut Group (THG) bounced back strongly after its founder agreed to give up his ‘special share’ in a bid ... Read more »

Lakers claim Avery Bradley off waivers

The Lakers have reunited with another old friend, having claimed guard Avery Bradley off waivers, according to Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). Bradley was released by the Warriors ... Read more »

Arsenal dankt Lacazette in slotseconden na arbitrale dwaling Dean

© Aangeboden door Voetbalzone Arsenal heeft maandagavond op de valreep een punt behaald tegen Crystal Palace. De ploeg van Mikel Arteta gaf zijn voorsprong aanvankelijk weg, nadat Arsenal-aanvaller Bukayo Saka ... Read more »

Djokovic twijfelt over Australian Open en zwijgt over vaccinatie

© ANP Djokovic twijfelt over Australian Open en zwijgt over vaccinatie BELGRADO (ANP/RTR) – Novak Djokovic weet nog niet of hij begin volgend jaar zijn titel op de Australian Open ... Read more »

How the Government plans to hit net zero by 2030

The UK has committed to an ambitious plan to phase out fossil fuels over the next 30 years and the Government’s net zero strategy is expected to provide the blueprint ... Read more »

Buying a home: property jargon translated — from agreements in principle to stamp duty relief and variable-rate mortgages

(Shutterstock / Brian A Jackson) Do you sometimes wonder if mortgage advisers are speaking in tongues? Buying a property seems to come with a language of its own. Agreement in ... Read more »

Venezia-Fiorentina 1-0: Aramu decide il posticipo, la Viola fallisce l'assalto al quarto posto

VENEZIA. C’è un norvegese, un austriaco, un gallese e ora un argentino… Se è la classica barzelletta, alla fine a ridere sono solo i veneziani. La multinazionale  di Zanetti se la ... Read more »