Christian Pulisic hopes he can reach the same heights as Eden Hazard when he begins his Chelsea career this summer – and also wants to play alongside the Belgium international next season.
Today’s rumours, gossip and social media round-up from around the web
Mick McCarthy will not allow cabin fever to disrupt his preparations for the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2020 qualifiers against Denmark and Gibraltar.
Arsenal plan to meet with UEFA to express their fury after Henrikh Mkhitaryan decided against playing in the Europa League final over security fears.
Petr Cech maintains his “sole focus” is to help Arsenal win the Europa League following a report the goalkeeper was set to return to his former club Chelsea in a sporting director role.
Motherwell have announced the signing of Denmark international midfielder Casper Sloth.
Chelsea have declined to comment on a report former goalkeeper Petr Cech will return to the club in a sporting director role.
Gillingham chairman Paul Scally has announced Steve Evans will be the club’s new manager from June 1 – but is considering his own position following long-standing “disgusting and disgraceful” abuse from supporters.
Scotland Women’s head coach Shelley Kerr is looking forward to sharing ideas with Steve Clarke after the new men’s head coach set a target of emulating her success.
Bolton’s non-football related staff will be paid this week – but only from the date the stricken club’s administrators were appointed.
Mark Travers could become Republic of Ireland’s best goalkeeper, according to coach Alan Kelly.
Nikita Parris is joining Lyon with her sights firmly set on adding the Champions League title to her CV and taking her game to another level.
Celtic winger Jonny Hayes insists he will never take the chance to win trophies for granted after suffering as a supporter in his younger days.
St Mirren manager Oran Kearney believes there is a big argument for the Ladbrokes Premiership play-off final being played over one match.
Motherwell winger Elliott Frear is set to leave Fir Park.
Defender Matt Kilgallon is among eight players leaving Hamilton following the expiry of his contract.
Bolton’s administrators have confirmed they are to take control of paying club staff.
Michael Gardyne has signed a new two-year deal with Ross County.
Dundee have confirmed they have approached several managerial candidates after being linked with a move for Inverness boss John Robertson.
Steve Clarke is still hurting from missing out on a major international tournament as a player.