Manchester United on high alert after Mauricio Pochettino leaves Chelsea – Paper Talk | football news

The main transfer news and rumors from Wednesday’s newspapers…


Manchester United and Bayern Munich are on high alert following the departure of Mauricio Pochettino from Chelsea.

Gareth Southgate has revealed that England are keeping an eye on Crystal Palace’s Michael Olise after he was left out of France’s squad for the European Championship.

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Kaveh Solhekol reveals that out of respect for outgoing manager Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea have not approached any potential replacement and their search for a new manager has only just begun.


Manchester City superstar Ederson is reportedly considering a summer exit amid interest from Saudi Arabia.

Crystal Palace are in talks to sign defender Chadi Riad from Real Betis.

Joel Matip will remain in the Premier League, with Bournemouth and Southampton vying for his services.

Norwich have released 19 players after failing to gain promotion to the Premier League.


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Paul Merson claims Chelsea allowing Mauricio Pochettino to leave the club by mutual consent is “madness”.

Dan Ashworth sent an email to a Newcastle United address inadvertently revealing that he was being tapped by incoming Manchester United chief executive Omar Berrada, who was still on gardening leave from Manchester City.

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of a move for Crystal Palace centre-back Marc Guehi, valued at £65million.

Alejandro Garnacho could well seek a new contract if he features prominently in the Copa America in the United States this summer.

The FA has vowed to crack down on any bad behavior by United and City fans at Saturday’s Manchester Cup final at Wembley.


Manchester United and Liverpool are on the verge of losing the race to sign French prodigy Leny Yoro.


Kevin De Bruyne’s camp had a conversation with new MLS team San Diego FC, as the Southern California city is a place De Bruyne would consider if he were to play in the United States.

Everton captain Seamus Coleman says he is yet to decide whether to accept the offer of a new contract but believes he still has “value” to offer and a “duty” to help the club.

England fans traveling to Germany for the men’s European Championship this summer should be “judged by their behaviour, not their reputation”, says police chief Mark Roberts, head of the UK’s Football Policing Unit.

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England manager Gareth Southgate explains why he left Marcus Rashford and Jordan Henderson out of his provisional Euro squad and why he named a larger group ahead of his final decision.

Ashley Young insists he wants to stay at Everton after the club offered him a new contract, adding he would “love to play for as long as possible”.


The threat of a civil war over the future governance of professional football in New Zealand is growing just over a month before England play two tests against the All Blacks, in Dunedin and Auckland, in July.


Chelsea are set to challenge Brighton for the appointment of Ipswich’s Kieran McKenna after agreeing to part ways with Mauricio Pochettino by mutual consent on Tuesday.

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Ipswich Town head coach Kieran McKenna discusses what achieving back-to-back promotions means for the club and also what he is looking to achieve with the team now that they are in the Premier League.

Emma Hayes has selected her first team as United States coach ahead of a pair of friendlies as she prepares to lead the women’s national team at the Paris Olympics.


Steven Gerrard has revealed he is looking to bring experience to help the Saudi players at Al-Ettifaq, with Rangers duo James Tavernier and Connor Goldson tipped to move to the Middle East.

Stephen Welsh is set to give double chasers Celtic a boost in the Scottish Cup final by returning to training this week.

New Rapid Bucharest manager Neil Lennon insists he has no plans to allow Albion Rrahmani to leave the club amid interest from Rangers.

Brazilian rising star Jefte’s move to Ibrox is now a done deal and the full-back will officially become a Rangers player in July, according to a report in Brazil.

Neil Lennon is set to swoop at former club Celtic for Stephen Welsh to start his Rapid Bucharest transfer spree, with Dundee United’s Ross Graham also targeted in a double whammy for Scottish football.


Rangers are reportedly yet to make a formal offer to Rapid Bucharest for the services of Kosovo international striker Albion Rrahmani.