1. Cristiano Ronaldo tells rivals he's not at Manchester United for a holiday as he graces Old Trafford pitch for first time since shock return... and warns he'll be 'a huge thing in the next three or four years'
2. Mason Greenwood is a doubt for England's next fixtures due to agreement between Gareth Southgate and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to nurture Man United star's international career
3. Manchester City footballer Riyad Mahrez 'hit with a driving ban after being caught speeding at 120mph on a motorway... with star fined £2,500 and barred from the roads for 56 days'
4. England's Poland racism storm: FIFA investigating Kyle Walker and Kamil Glik's stoppage-time bust-up, as Polish FA deny racist abuse claims after complaints from English officials
5. Barcelona president Joan Laporta confirms club are set to schedule meeting with Ousmane Dembele's representatives over new deal, with France winger having taken No 7 shirt after Antoine Griezmann's departure
6. Lionel Messi says he finally has 'peace of mind' after achieving his dream by winning the Copa America with Argentina over the summer having lost 3 finals at major international tournaments
7. Ex-Manchester City star Jerome Boateng is fined £1.5 MILLION after being convicted of biting, punching and spitting blood in the face of the mother of his twin daughters on family holiday - but avoids potential five-year jail term
8. Cheshire West council worker offered to 'SHOOT' Fleetwood Town chairman Andy Pilley with a rifle used in Iraq and Afghanistan and authority could be liable to pay over £10MILLION in extraordinary claim!
9. UEFA threaten a European boycott of the World Cup if it takes place every two years, while FIFA turns to ex-players and coaches for support of its controversial plan which is the brainchild of Arsene Wenger
10. Japan will NOT host Chelsea and Co at this year's Club World Cup as they give up on hosting due to Covid, with FIFA forced to look for a new home for their flagship club tournament