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Abiala Dahunsi

Eden Hazard will hold talks with Belgium boss Roberto Martinez after footage of him attending a nightclub ahead of a recent international match went viral.(Daily Mirror)

Football’s lawmakers have rejected a proposal for matches to be reduced to 60 minutes of “effective playing time” but will tell referees to crack down on time-wasting at the World Cup.(The Times)

The Professional Footballers’ Association met with their National Football League counterparts in London on Friday to discuss a number of key issues including concussion protocol.(The Times)

Christopher Vivell will join Chelsea as the club’s new technical director, with the Todd Boehly-Clearlake Capital ownership set to make more senior football appointments.(Daily Telegraph)

Crystal Palace forward Junior Dixon is the latest English player attracting interest from foreign clubs following his goals in the Premier League Under-18 competition.(Daily Telegraph)

Everton are weighing up a move for Bodo/Glimt goalkeeper Nikita Haikin as he approaches the end of his contract with the Norwegian club.(Daily Telegraph)

The England and Wales Cricket Board has been forced into a major climbdown over its plans to cut its premier domestic competition to 10 games and now looks likely to accept a compromise.(Daily Telegraph)

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Michael Carrick is among the contenders to take over as head coach of Middlesbrough.(Daily Mail)

Real Madrid are poised to pip the Premier League big guns to land Jude Bellingham for £87million next summer.(The Sun)

Floyd Mayweather could take on Conor McGregor in the Octagon – as well as in a much-anticipated boxing rematch – for a world-record $1.5billion (£1.3bn) payday.(The Sun)

Tyson Fury is set to fight Derek Chisora in a trilogy bout next after talks with Anthony Joshua were KO’d.(The Sun)

Jack Grealish has spent £6million on a stunning mansion which comes with its own helipad.(The Sun)

Chelsea have recruited Dave Grohl’s personal physio to revamp the club’s medical team after sacking their two most senior medics last month.(Daily Mail)

Southampton are considering Domenico Tedesco and Manchester City assistant boss Enzo Maresca as possible candidates to replace Ralph Hasenhuttl if they sack the Austrian.(Daily Mail)

Tottenham are planning a multi-million-pound upgrade of their retractable pitch just three years after opening their new £1billion home.(Daily Mail)

Celtic captain Callum McGregor was wearing a knee brace as he boarded a flight to see a specialist as Ange Postecoglou awaits news of how long the influential midfielder will be out for.(Daily Record)

Fiorentina have been branded classless after a video was shared of a messy away dressing room at Tynecastle following the Italian side’s Europa Conference League win in Edinburgh.(Daily Record)

Rangers are looking for a new head of communications after the departure of David Graham.(Scottish Sun)

Liverpool are monitoring a host of Galatasaray players including French defender Sacha Boey, 22, Denmark centre-back Victor Nelsson, 23, and Turkish wingers Kerem Akturkoglu, 23, and Yunus Akgun, 22. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain are considering moving for Chelsea’s Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 33, next summer. (Foot Mercato – in French)

Manchester United are confident Cristiano Ronaldo, 37, will stay at the club in January because of a lack of interest in the Portugal forward. (ESPN)

Newcastle United have held talks with Brazilian side Vasco da Gama over the potential signing of 18-year-old Brazilian midfielder Andrey Santos, who would be expected to cost £30m. (The i)

Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he accepts that English midfielder James Maddison’s good form will lead to offers for the 25-year-old in January. (Mail)

Chelsea are set to appoint Christopher Vivell as the club’s technical director after the German was sacked by RB Leipzig. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Napoli’s Mexico winger Hirving Lozano, 27, could end up at Manchester United or Everton next season, his former agent has suggested. (Mirror)

Rafael Benitez and newly appointed Bayer Leverkusen manager Xabi Alonso were among the names considered to replace Steve Cooper at Nottingham Forest before the club decided to offer him a new contract. (Mail)

Tottenham will pay Juventus £30.7m to sign Sweden winger Dejan Kulusevski, 22, on a permanent deal. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

Barcelona vice-president Eduard Romeu is confident the club could find a way to bring Paris St-Germain’s Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 35, back if they wanted to. (90min)

David Beckham’s son, Romeo, is training with Brentford’s B team following the end of the Major League Soccer Next Pro season. (Guardian)

Leicester are finalising a deal to sign Poland goalkeeper Bartlomiej Drągowski from Italian side Spezia in January. (Meczyki – in Polish)

Atletico Madrid have signed a £17.5m deal to turn 31-year-old France forward Antoine Griezmann’s loan from Barcelona into a permanent transfer. (Marca – in Spanish)

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