According to the latest reports from Monday’s newspapers, Matthijs de Ligt is facing uncertainty about his future at Bayern Munich, with Manchester United on standby. Meanwhile, Kieran Trippier has expressed hope for a top-four finish and Champions League repeat at Newcastle.
The Daily Mail reports that Santos plans to bring back Neymar Jr after his recovery and experience in Saudi Arabia. John Stones of Everton is still hoping for another successful season despite Guardiola’s doubts. Gary Neville believes that if Arsenal remains composed and controlled, they have a good chance of winning the title.
In other news, Martin Odegaard had an impressive game against West Ham, while Declan Rice didn’t celebrate after scoring against them. The Daily Telegraph reports that Italy’s head coach compared Ireland’s performance to the All Blacks. Brendan Rodgers of Celtic believes people want him to fail, according to The Scottish Sun. Finally, Sebastien Haller helped the Ivory Coast secure the African Cup of Nations title with a fairytale comeback.