Today’s rumours, gossip and social media round-up from around the web
Zinedine Zidane has denied disrespecting Gareth Bale and says the Welshman did not play against Bayern Munich last weekend because he did not want to.
Arsenal are working on a deal to sign Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos, PA understands.
Sheffield Wednesday have reported Newcastle to the Premier League for their conduct during the appointment of Steve Bruce as their new manager.
Rodri believes he will add physical presence and attacking threat to the Manchester City team.
Chelsea teenager Ethan Ampadu’s loan to RB Leipzig is the latest in a number of moves British players have made to the Bundesliga.
Reading have signed midfielder Charlie Adam on a one-year deal.
Kazenga LuaLua has signed a new undisclosed contract with newly-promoted Luton.
Antoine Griezmann intends to stay calm and focused on making the most of a new start at Barcelona as the fall-out from his transfer from Atletico Madrid rumbles on.
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths discovered that opening up and talking can save lives amid his long battle with depression.
Brentford have rejected West Brom’s opening £2.
Aymeric Laporte expects a fight to keep his place in the Manchester City side whether the champions buy a new centre-back this summer or not.
Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris has returned to London from Singapore to continue his recovery from tonsillitis.
John O’Shea has returned to Reading as a first-team coach.
Josef Martinez shook off the embarrassment of a dreadful penalty miss to seal Atlanta United’s 2-0 win over DC United as the defending Major League Soccer champions moved up to second in the Eastern Conference.
Juan Mata hopes fantastic and influential midfielder Paul Pogba will remain at Manchester United and help turn the city red again.
Anthony Knockaert has signed for Sky Bet Championship side Fulham on a season-long loan from Brighton.
St Johnstone manager Tommy Wright will continue his search for a new striker after a frustrating 2-1 home defeat by Ross County.
Gareth Bale appears to be on the verge of a Real Madrid exit after Zinedine Zidane revealed transfer talks are under way with an unnamed club – comments which prompted the player’s agent Jonathan Barnett to call the Frenchman a “disgrace”.
Celtic are closing in on their fourth summer signing but Hatem Abd Elhamed might face a wait before his debut.