Football gossip: Eriksen, Tierney, Pope, Mbappe, Fekir, Sarr

Football gossip

Tottenham expect Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27, to leave this summer, with Real Madrid among the clubs interested. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City will be banned from signing players for two transfer windows by Fifa for breaching rules over the transfer of young players. (Sun)external-link

Real Madrid will aim to bring 28-year-old Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard to La Liga with an initial starting bid of £70m. (Sun)external-link

Liverpool defender Georginio Wijnaldum says he is yet to receive a contract extension offer from the Reds. The 28-year-old has more than two years remaining on his current deal. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Arsenal and Leicester are both interested in signing Celtic and Scotland defender Kieran Tierney, 21. Leicester want Tierney to replace defender Ben Chilwell as they anticipate bids for the Englishman. (Mirror)external-link

Arsenal have held talks with Rennes over 21-year-old Senegal winger Ismaila Sarr. The Gunnersbeat the French club on Thursday to reach the Europa League quarter-finals. (Goal France - in French)external-link

Burnley will look to sell Nick Pope, 26, for around £10m this summer, with Arsenal keen on the England goalkeeper. (Sun)external-link

Juventus will do everything they can to sign France forward Kylian Mbappe, 20, from Paris St-Germain this summer. (Tuttosport - in Italian)external-link

Newcastle are interested in Lyon boss Bruno Genesio if Rafael Benitez does not extend his contract as manager at St James' Park. (L'Equipe - in French)external-link

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane wants to sign France and Lyon forward Nabil Fekir, 25, in the summer. (Daily Record)external-link

But Zidane is not interested in taking Paris St-Germain and Brazil forward Neymar, 27, to the Bernabeu. (AS)external-link

After signing Brazil and Porto defender Eder Militao, Real Madrid already have their maximum of three non-EU players for next year, making it more likely Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez will not rejoin them once his two-year loan at Bayern Munich ends. (Marca)external-link

Real Madrid want to raise 150m euros (£128m) in player sales this summer and will ask for 50m euros (£42.7m) each for Rodriguez and Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic, who is on loan at Chelsea. (El Confidencial - in Spanish)external-link

The Spanish giants could put some of that money towards signing 19-year-old Roma midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo. (AS)external-link

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says striker Olivier Giroud remains a "very important" player for his side. The 32-year-old scored a hat-trick in Thursday night's Europa League victory over Dynamo Kiev. (Sky Sports)external-link

Manchester United have joined the race for Paris St-Germain midfielder Adrien Rabiot. The France international is out of contract this summer and has already held talks with Barcelona, Arsenal, Chelsea and Tottenham. (Sun)external-link

Rabiot, 23, has been suspended until the end of March following a nightclub visit after PSG were knocked out of the Champions League by Manchester United. He has not played since December after failing to agree a new contract. (L'Equipe - in French)external-link

Ex-Fulham manager Slavisa Jokanovic and Preston boss Alex Neil are the top targets for the vacant managerial role at West Brom. (Sky Sports)external-link

Paris St-Germain will offer head coach Thomas Tuchel a one-year extension to his contract. The German signed a two-year deal in May 2018. (L'Equipe - in French)external-link

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says he is not disappointed after Zinedine Zidane was reappointed at Real Madrid. Mourinho, who was linked with a return to the Spanish side, said Zidane is perfect for the job. (El Chiringuito TV via ESPN)external-link

Huddersfield boss Jan Siewert says the Premier League strugglers are facing a squad overhaul this summer. (Sky Sports)external-link

Tottenham were very close to signing Portugal and then-Porto midfielder Joao Moutinho in 2012, says former manager Andre Villas-Boas. Moutinho, 32, now plays for Wolves. (Talksport)external-link

Former England captain David Beckham's MLS franchise Inter Miami have announced they plan to play in Fort Lauderdale for their first two seasons. (NBC Sports)external-link

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