Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku is calling on footballers to take a united stance against racist abuse, saying the situation is getting worse, not better, after he was targeted by Cagliari fans on Sunday.
What the papers sayManchester United could be left disappointed as striker target Joao Felix reportedly nears completing a deal with Atletico Madrid. According to the Evening Standard, the 19-year-old is close to finalising a 120million-euro (£106.7m) deal with the Spanish side, putting United – who were apparently unwilling to pay over £100million – out of the race.
What the papers sayChristian Eriksen‘s future is a hot topic in the papers amid reports Real Madrid have already reached a verbal agreement to sign the Tottenham midfielder. The Daily Mirror says Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is expected to demand a fee of up to 150million euros (£129million) for the 27-year-old. According to The Sun, however, the Spanish giants are willing to wait until 2020 to land the playmaker on a free transfer.