Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, has received an offer from Saudi club Al-Nassr FC following his departure from Manchester Unitedwhich would see him earn £150million per season. (Telegraph – subscription required)
However, the Portuguese star is believed to still want to play Champions League football and hasn’t accepted the offer yet. (Sun)
Manchester United are in contact with the agents of PSV Eindhoven and Dutch striker Cody Gakpo over a move for the 23-year-old in January. (Fabrizio Romano)
Brighton and Scottish midfielder Billy Gilmour, 21, could move to Villarreal on a loan deal in January. (Timetables – subscription required)
Spanish midfielder Sergio Busquets, 34, wants to join MLS InterMiami when its Barcelona the contract expires in June. (Mirror)
FC Los Angeles Striker Gareth Bale, 33, will make a decision on his club’s future by February after telling Wales he is ready to continue playing with them. (Mirror)
liverpool have identified former Arsenal recruitment manager Sven Mislintat, who worked with Jurgen Klopp at Borussia Dortmund, as a candidate to replace Julian Ward as sporting director at Anfield. (Sky Sports Germany)
The agent of Ivorian midfielder Franck Kessie, who moved from AC Milan to Barcelona in July, ruled out a potential return to Italy amid reports of InterMilan make an offer for the 25-year-old. (Calciomercato – in Italian)
Manchester United we’re joining Arsenal in the race to sign 15-year-old Scottish defender Jack Wylie from Rangers. (Mirror)
BarcaSports director of football Jordi Cruyff says the Spanish giants are following 22-year-old Ghana and Ajax midfielder Mohammed Kudus. (Fabrizio Romano)
How to watch the FIFA World Cup on the BBC
The World Cup in Qatar is well underway – and BBC Sport has you covered with all the match and TV news.
You can follow live text commentary from every match on the BBC Sport website, as well as reports, news and analysis throughout the tournament.
There will be coverage of all 64 matches on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Soundswith a podcast.
Thursday, December 1 (all times GMT)
Group F: Canada v Morocco (3:00 p.m.) – BBC Two
Group F: Croatia – Belgium (3:00 p.m.) – BBC One
Group E: Costa Rica – Germany (7:00 p.m.) – ITV
Group C: Japan – Spain (7:00 p.m.) – ITV