Blog: Thomas Tuchel in post-Brexit visa limbo after Chelsea sacking – Paper Talk – Sky Sports

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Friday’s national newspapers…


Thomas Tuchel has been left in post-Brexit visa limbo over his ability to remain in the United Kingdom following his sacking by Chelsea.

Elliot Anderson could soon swap international allegiance from Scotland to England after his rapid rise at Newcastle United.

Greg Norman has been accused by US lawmakers of “pimping a billion dollars of Saudi Arabian money” and of spreading “propaganda”.


Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe has been threatened with legal action by an executive of fast food giant KFC.

More Premier League postponements could be on the cards after the latest set of rail strikes were announced.

David Beckham has landed yet another multi-million pound payday for fronting a new Qatar World Cup advertising campaign.

Louis van Gaal has axed veteran goalkeeper Tim Krul from the Netherlands’ World Cup squad for ‘refusing to take part in penalty tests’.

Roma boss Jose Mourinho has revealed he still has “a few more years” left in him before he calls time on his career after 22 years in management.

Oleksandr Usyk has said Anthony Joshua acted like a “poor fool” and “reminded me of a little boy” after he threw his belts out of the ring following a second straight defeat against the Ukraine superstar
One of five British nationals released by pro-Russia forces earlier this week has revealed he was welcomed on to a rescue flight by former Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich, who he says played a “key part” in ending their detention.


The captains of England – and a host of other nations – could be banned from wearing their OneLove armbands at the World Cup.

Mansfield have brought their League Two fixture against Walsall on Saturday October 15 forward from 3pm to 1pm in a bid to tackle soaring energy prices in the UK.

UEFA is set to abandon plans to expand the European Championship to 32 teams in time for the 2028 competition, which is on course to be held in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

Arsenal duo Oleksandr Zinchenko and Martin Odegaard should be fit for the north London Derby next weekend.

Eden Hazard has revealed his concerns over securing a place in Belgium’s squad for the World Cup should he continue to struggle for pitch time at Real Madrid.


Tottenham fans reacted in disbelief on social media after Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg injured his club team-mate Ivan Perisic during Denmark’s clash with Croatia. Perisic had to be substituted after what seemed to be a 50-50 tackle.

Patrice Evra has revealed Wayne Rooney and Paul Scholes were among the Manchester United players who thought the club had signed a £5.5m flop when he struggled in the early stages after his move from Monaco in 2006.


Paul Robinson has warned Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy he faces being “held to ransom” if the club cannot persuade Harry Kane to sign a new contract in the next 12 months as links with Bayern Munich continue to swirl.


The net is closing fast on two Gallagher Premiership clubs with Worcester Warriors resigned to being suspended from the league, as Wasps need to find £2m in 20 days.


There is a huge scramble among agents to sign up Arsenal record-breaker Ethan Nwaneri.

The signing of Lionel Messi has generated Paris Saint-Germain an extra €700m (£612m) in income due to commercial deals.

Former Barcelona boss Ronald Koeman has claimed he was blocked from signing ex-Liverpool star Georginio Wijnaldum.

Gerard Pique had a special clause in his Barcelona contract to ensure that he earned more money than Sergio Ramos.

Takehiro Tomiyasu has admitted he is unhappy at his lack of playing time at Arsenal but has pledged to win his starting berth back from stand-in right-back Ben White.


Manchester United’s football director John Murtough insists the level of spending seen this summer will not be repeated by the club after the wage bill hit record levels.


Everton and Scotland are waiting to discover the extent of Nathan Patterson’s injury after the defender was carried off on a stretcher while on international duty.

US Soccer is seeking to join the UEFA Working Group in supporting compensation for workers at the Qatar World Cup.


Legendary Rangers manager Walter Smith once snubbed a photo opportunity with US President Bill Clinton, according to agent John Viola, because he was too busy trying to seal the signing of Lee McCulloch.

Liam Fox is set to be named as the new Dundee United boss.

Former Celtic kid Joshua Bradley-Hurst faces a 5,500-mile trip for training after being handed an unlikely international chance by Sri Lanka.

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