From the world of football, the top stories and transfer rumors for Monday have been revealed. The Daily Mirror reports that there is uncertainty over Matthijs de Ligt’s future at Bayern Munich, with Manchester United on high alert. Meanwhile, Kieran Trippier has expressed optimism about Newcastle’s chances of finishing in the top four and securing a spot in the Champions League next season.
In other news, Kalvin Phillips has criticized Pep Guardiola’s treatment of him, while Santos plans to bring Neymar Jr back to Barcelona after his recovery from injury. According to the Daily Mail, John Stones is hoping for another impressive season despite Guardiola’s doubts about his abilities. Gary Neville believes that if Arsenal remains composed and controlled, they have a good chance of winning the title.
Martin Odegaard had an excellent performance against West Ham in Arsenal’s 6-0 victory. Mikel Arteta was pleased with Arsenal’s performance under his management. However, Declan Rice did not celebrate his goal against West Ham, according to The Sun. The Daily Telegraph reports that Italy’s head coach compared Ireland’s performance to that of the All Blacks.
Brendan Rodgers of Celtic has claimed that people want him to fail, according to The Scottish Sun. Finally, The Daily Record reports that Sebastien Haller saw a remarkable comeback as he helped Ivory Coast win the African Cup of Nations title.