Virgil van Dijk will become the highest-paid player in Liverpool’s history with a new £220,000-a-week deal.
Former Charlton owner Matt Southall has launched a High Court insolvency action against the Addicks over unpaid fees.
EFL chiefs are working overtime to bring limited crowds back to Football League grounds as early as September.
The Premier League will introduce mandatory one-minute drinks breaks in every half when the season resumes next week to ensure players are able to rehydrate from personalised water bottles.
Manchester United are among the Premier League clubs having to make alternate plans for their dressing rooms amid the Premier League restart restrictions.
Liverpool could celebrate winning the Premier League title in Goodison Park’s car park.
Premier League clubs are striving to produce programmes to avoid disappointing collectors.
Australian Jarred Gillett is in line to become the first foreign Premier League referee before the end of the season.
Barcelona are reportedly looking at defenders at Tottenham and Chelsea that could be included in a potential swap deal for Philippe Coutinho.
Rafa Benitez has secured a visa to return to China but other foreign players and officials remain locked out – and will not be allowed into the country until October.
England’s cricketers will have to eat separately, with meal times determined by a shift system, when they begin group training at the Ageas Bowl later this month ahead of their Test series against West Indies.
Prince William has said the return of the Premier League will “provide the nation with a much-needed relief” when matches kick off again next week.
Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin is a target for Inter Milan this summer as their manager Antonio Conte looks to strengthen his squad.
Mohamed Salah and Andrew Robertson were notable absentees in Liverpool’s 6-0 friendly win over Blackburn Rovers, but the club says there are no injury concerns surrounding the pair.
The Rugby Football Union has no plans to introduce the Rooney Rule to its existing recruitment policy despite calls from senior England players for more opportunities for black and ethnic minority coaches.
Aberdeen midfielder Funso Ojo has called on his fellow professionals to support the Black Lives Matter movement when the Premiership restarts, insisting that he would be prepared to pay a fine if punished for taking a knee.
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta believes there will be a “big question mark” over the fitness of players when the Premier League gets back underway next week.
Celtic goalkeeper Craig Gordon has revealed he has rejected an offer of a new contract at Parkhead, and has confirmed he is in talks with St Mirren.