Newscast: Monday’s Top Transfer Stories and Rumors
In the world of sports, Monday brought news of several transfer stories and rumors. One of the most notable was that Matty de Ligt’s future at Bayern Munich is in doubt, with Manchester United on standby, according to the Daily Mirror. Another report from the Daily Star stated that Martin Odegaard had an incredible performance against West Ham. Meanwhile, West Ham fans left the London Stadium after their team was beaten 6-0 by Arsenal.
In soccer news, John Stones remains hopeful of another magical season despite Guardiola’s scepticism. Gary Neville claims that if Arsenal stay composed and in control, they have a good shot at the title. The Sun also reported that Declan Rice did not celebrate after scoring against West Ham. Additionally, Mikel Arteta says it was great for Arsenal to have such a big win under his management.
Outside of soccer, Celtic’s Brendan Rodgers says people want him to fail, according to The Scottish Sun reports. The Italian coach compared Ireland’s performance to the All Blacks in another report from The Daily Telegraph. Finally, Sebastien Haller experienced a fairytale comeback as he helped Ivory Coast secure the Africa Cup of Nations title.