Pochettino poised for Man United job? Balotelli set for Liverpool return? Paper review

first_imgHere are the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers…Mauricio Pochettino could wreck Jose Mourinho’s dream of becoming Manchester United’s next manager. United chiefs have spoken to representatives of the Tottenham boss about succeeding Louis van Gaal. Similar conversations are on-going between Old Trafford chiefs and Mourinho, who is desperate for the job. But United also see Pochettino as a man who can lead them long-term and deliver trophies as well as good football. (The Sun)Juventus are ready to give Manuel Pellegrini a route out of Manchester City this summer – paving the way for Massimiliano Allegri to join Chelsea. (Daily Express)But Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta has told Chelsea to forget about trying to make Massimiliano Allegri their new coach in the summer. Allegri has become one of the favourites for the post after Chelsea missed out on their first choice target Pep Guardiola to Manchester City. (London Evening Standard)Manchester United are ready to take on Manchester City and Juventus for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud. (Daily Star)Mario Balotelli will return to Liverpool when his season-long loan spell at AC Milan ends. The Italian giants don’t want to keep the striker because he has scored just twice in 10 appearances since going back to Italy last summer. (Calciomercato)Dimitri Payet is caught in the middle of a row between West Ham and his agent, who has demanded a new deal worth £125,000-a-week. Club chiefs have been left staggered by the agent’s request, which represents a pay-rise of nearly £50,000-a-week — just eight months after signing the 28-year-old Frenchman. (Daily Mirror)Leicester are ready to give new deals to Kasper Schmeichel and Danny Simpson. The Premier League leaders have already tied England striker Jamie Vardy to a new contract and are now looking to do the same with other Foxes first-teamers. (The Sun)Cristiano Ronaldo has hinted he could leave Real Madrid when his contract expires in two years. The Portuguese has been linked with moves to Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United. (Daily Mirror) Alan Pardew has not given up hope of prising Mo Diame away from Hull. The Crystal Palace boss was interested in signing Diame last month, but did not bid because the Championship side were adamant the Senegal midfielder was not for sale. (Daily Mirror) Tim Howard could be in his final season of English football after strong interest in taking him back to the States. The USA international goalkeeper has become a major target for MLS side Colorado Rapids, who have first choice in signing any American star in the league’s draft system. (Daily Mirror)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…?Bayern Munich move to tie down Robert Lewandowski as Manchester United and Real Madrid lurkTransfer report! Manchester United FAILED with £23m move for Inter Milan star in JanuaryParis Saint-Germain ready to take on Pep Guardiola and Manchester City for Barcelona’s Sergio Busquets‘He preferred the Italian league’ – Claudio Ranieri on Leicester’s failed move for Sampdoria strikerBorussia Monchengladbach keen on permanent deal for Chelsea’s Andreas ChristensenBarcelona and Manchester City set for transfer battle over Paris Saint-Germain defenderHope for Manchester United? Defensive target Aymeric Laporte denies Barcelona agreementlast_img