Saturday’s gossip: Amorim, Rangnick, De Zerbi, Nagelsmann, Cancelo, Bremer, Onana

Ruben Amorim

Liverpool’s favoured target to replace Jurgen Klopp as their next manager is Sporting Lisbon’s Portuguese boss Ruben Amorim, after Xabi Alonso announced he was staying at Bayer Leverkusen. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Bayern Munich, who also coveted Spaniard Alonso, have a new first choice in Austria manager Ralf Rangnick, 65, who was previously interim boss at Manchester United. (Kicker – in German)external-link

Bayern are also interested in Brighton boss Roberto de Zerbi and Germany head coach Julian Nagelsmann, who was only sacked by the Bundesliga champions last year. (Florian Plettenberg) external-link

Graham Potter is a candidate to take over at Borussia Dortmund one year on from his sacking by Chelsea. (HITC Football) external-link

Real Madrid are monitoring Liverpool and England right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold’s situation as the 25-year-old approaches the final 12 months of his contract. (90min)external-link

Liverpool are interested in Eintracht Frankfurt and Egypt winger Omar Marmoush, 25, should his international team-mate Mohamed Salah, 31, leave Anfield this summer. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish) external-link

Barcelona could struggle to hold on to 29-year-old Portugal full-back Joao Cancelo, who is on loan from Manchester City, beyond the end of the season. The Spanish giants can only afford another loan deal but City want to sell and Saudi club Al-Hilal are interested. (Sport – in Spanish)external-link

Manchester United could trigger a 60m euros (£51.3m) release clause to sign Brazil defender Gleison Bremer, 27, from Juventus. (Repubblica – in Italian)external-link

Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana, 22, will be sold this summer for a significant transfer fee if Everton are relegated from the Premier League. (Football Insider) external-link

Tottenham plan to accept an offer for 28-year-old Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg this summer. (Football Insider)external-link

Aston Villa and Brighton are both “very keen” on signing Leeds United’s Dutch winger Crysencio Summerville, 22, this summer. (Football Insider)external-link

Barcelona’s hopes of signing 16-year-old Palmeiras winger Messinho are growing, but Manchester City, Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Paris St-Germain have also been linked with the Brazilian. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)external-link


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