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Any Brexit deal will hit UK economy – government paper

The UK economy will grow more slowly outside the European Union, no matter what deal is struck with Brussels, a leaked government document suggests. The BuzzFeed News website reports the Whitehall analysis found growth over the next 15 years could be up to 8% lower than if the UK stayed in the EU. The document is said to look at the likely impact of different scenarios. Government sources say the UK will not be worse off, and its preferred bespoke trade deal option was not analysed. Meanwhile, the international trade…

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Arlene Foster: Brexit deal paper was a 'big shock' for DUP

The deal the UK government was set to agree with the European Union on Monday came as “a big shock” to the DUP, its leader Arlene Foster has said. She was speaking to Republic of Ireland national broadcaster RTÉ. Talks in Brussels halted because the DUP, which props up the Tory minority government, rejected a proposal about the future of the Irish border. Mrs Foster said the DUP saw the text of the deal on Monday morning, despite asking to see it for five weeks. “Once we saw the text,…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Monday, November 20: Liverpool face big competition for Van Dijk, Harry Kane commits to Spurs and MORE

Transfer rumours and paper review Monday, November 20, 2017 Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Monday’s newspapers and online… Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva has revealed he is in regular contact with Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho and hopes his fellow Brazilian will “work with us”. (Telefoot) ​Manchester City will compete with Liverpool for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk in the January transfer window. (Daily Mirror) Tottenham are preparing to receive a £40million bid from Manchester United for left-back Danny Rose in January. Speculation over Rose’s future was reignited this weekend after he was dropped from the squad to face…

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Transfer rumours and paper review: Arsenal nearing £60m deal for Lyon ace, Spurs want Watford starlet

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers… Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign Lyon playmaker Nabil Fekir. A deal worth more than £60m for the French attacker is “almost done”, paving the way for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez to leave. (Daily Star) Spurs are keeping tabs on Watford starlet Richarlison. The 20-year-old Brazilian forward has made an instant and impressive impact in England since his summer move to Vicarage Road. And his displays are now being closely monitored by Tottenham. (Daily Mirror) Manchester United are in talks with Benfica over 16-year-old star Umaro…

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Transfer rumours and paper review: Tottenham to swoop for West Ham star? Juventus eyeing Arsenal ace?

Here are the top transfer-related stories in Saturday’s newspapers… Manchester United will invoke options to extend the contracts of Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Ashley Young and Daley Blind until the end of next season. The quartet are out of contract next summer but United will move to secure the players’ immediate futures and bolster their transfer values by triggering clauses that extend their deals by a further 12 months. (Daily Telegraph)  Diego Simeone wants to build his new Atletico Madrid midfield around Ander Herrera and will move for the 28-year-old at the end of this…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Thursday, November 9: Real Madrid target Kane, Coutinho to PSG, Barcelona star in Liverpool return?

Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Thursday’s newspapers and online… Real Madrid have made Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane their first choice to replace France forward Karim Benzema. (Diario Gol) Neymar is doing his best to convince Liverpool playmaker, Brazil team-mate and close friend Philippe Coutinho to join him at Paris Saint-Germain. (Le 10 Sport) Meanwhile, Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi believes team-mate and fellow Argentine Javier Mascherano could return to Liverpool. (Diario Gol) Manchester City are set to lose Sergio Aguero when his contract runs out in 2019. The club’s record goal scorer…

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Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, November 8: Everton want Simeone, Real Madrid target Premier League stars, Ozil to stay at Arsenal?

Here are the top headlines and transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers and online… Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone is reportedly Everton owner Farhad Moshiri’s top target to become the club’s new manager. (Sky Sports) Real Madrid are poised to make an offer for Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata, who is out of contract next summer. (Daily Express) The 29-year-old was left out of the team for United’s trip to Chelsea at the weekend, fuelling speculation the Spanish giants could make a bid for their former youth player in the January transfer window. (Daily Express)…

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