Transfer news LIVE! Chelsea deal falls through; Arsenal hit by the Rice issue

Transfer news LIVE!  Arsenal to seal £105m deal TODAY;  Spurs £40m signing

As the transfer window heads into July, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham remain among the busiest clubs of the summer so far. The Gunners are still working out a final deal for Declan Rice, and are also close to sealing a £40m deal for Jurrien Timber, with the arrival of Kai Havertz also announced this week. … Read more

MPs urge Premier League and EFL to agree funding deal – BBC Sport

MPs urge Premier League and EFL to agree funding deal - BBC Sport

By Dan Roan BBC sports editor 30 June 2023 Updated 48 minutes ago image source, Getty Images photo caption, Clubs relegated from the Premier League to the Championship receive parachute payments The Premier League and English Football League must be “forced” to agree to share more revenue with clubs at the bottom of the football … Read more

Man Utd agree deal to sign Mount from Chelsea – BBC Sport

Man Utd agree deal to sign Mount from Chelsea - BBC Sport

June 29, 2023 Updated 8 hours ago To play this content, please enable JavaScript, or try a different browser video caption, Mason Mount: Watch the Chelsea midfielder’s FA Cup goal against Man Utd Manchester United have agreed a deal to sign England midfielder Mason Mount from Chelsea on a five-year contract for £55m, with £5m … Read more

The CEOs of Microsoft and Activision are fighting for their $75bn deal in a court hearing

A Microsoft logo is seen on an office building in New York City

Receive free updates on Microsoft Corp We will send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Microsoft Corp news every morning. The chief executives behind Microsoft’s planned $75bn takeover of Activision made a last-ditch attempt to save the deal in a courtroom on Wednesday in the face of US government objections that … Read more

Here’s The Email That Set Sony’s ‘Alarm Bells Ringing’ On The Xbox ActiBlizz Deal

Here's The Email That Set Sony's 'Alarm Bells Ringing' On The Xbox ActiBlizz Deal

Update: Well, we don’t have to wonder any more! Tom Warren of The Verge has shared some of the emails in question, showing parts of exchanges between Phil Spencer and Jim Ryan from mid-2022. The email from Ryan (dated May 26, 2022) is extensive, suggesting in his counterproposal that all Activision games should be made … Read more

Ashworth needs to get ‘more right than wrong’ as Newcastle finalize the Tonali deal

Ashworth needs to get 'more right than wrong' as Newcastle finalize the Tonali deal

You suspect Dan Ashworth would prefer to keep a low profile at this time of year, but Newcastle United’s sporting director was present at the Sports Data Forum earlier this week. Ashworth took part in a virtual conference discussion on football data and made a comment that is more notable in the transfer window. “Show … Read more