Football gossip: Sarri, Hazard, Bale, Pepe, Coutinho, Mane

Football gossip

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri and former Blues boss Antonio Conte are being considered for the Roma job. (Corriere Dello Sport - in Italian)external-link

Chelsea are resigned to losing Belgium forward Eden Hazard, 28, and want to replace him with Lille and Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, 23. (Mirror)external-link

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has told the club to sell 29-year-old Wales winger Gareth Bale - even if it loses them money. (Independent)external-link

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane, 27, has been linked with Real Madrid but says he is "very happy" at the Anfield club. (LFC magazine, via Mail)external-link

Reds boss Jurgen Klopp asked for 18-year-old Brazilian forward Vinicius Junior in return for Mane when Real made an approach for the Senegal forward, 27, last season. (El Chiringuito, via Metro)external-link

Tottenham are leading the race to sign 18-year-old Fulham winger Ryan Sessegnon thanks to boss Mauricio Pochettino's work with other young English talents. (Sun)external-link

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says Brazil midfielder Philippe Coutinho will only be allowed to leave if his release clause, thought to be £355m, is met. Manchester United and Chelsea are said to be interested in the 26-year-old. (TVE, via Football 365)external-link

Manchester City face competition from Paris St-Germain as they try to sign 23-year-old German midfielder Julian Weigl from Borussia Dortmund. (France Football, via Sun)external-link

Leicester City boss Brendan Rodgers wants the club to complete a £40m deal to sign 21-year-old Belgium midfielder Youri Tielemans, who is on loan at the Foxes from Monaco. (Star)external-link

Newcastle United boss Rafael Benitez, whose contract expires in the summer, has not heard back from the club's hierarchy three weeks after telling them what it will take to keep him at St James' Park. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez wants to sign Burnley's 19-year-old English forward Dwight McNeil, as well as two Bournemouth midfielders - Scotland international Ryan Fraser, 25, and 21-year-old Welshman David Brooks. (Star)external-link

Denis Suarez's loan spell at Arsenal "hasn't been the best" and the Barcelona midfielder could be set for a move to Napoli, says the 25-year-old Spaniard's agent. (Radio Kiss Kiss, via Mirror)external-link

The Gunners are the favourites to sign Barca centre-back Samuel Umtiti, but Manchester United are also keen on the 25-year-old France international. (TuttoMercato, via Star)external-link

Liverpool are keen on Bayer Leverkusen's 22-year-old Germany winger Julian Brandt. (Bild, via Calciomercato)external-link

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says he would buy 20-year-old France international Kylian Mbappe "immediately" if the German giants could afford the Paris St-Germain striker. (Deutschen Presse-Agentur, via Goal)external-link

Wolves are keen to sign Liverpool's 18-year-old Portuguese winger Rafael Camacho. (O Jogo, via Mirror)external-link

Monaco are likely to sign Portuguese midfielder Adrien Silva on a permanent deal from Leicester. The 30-year-old has been on loan at the Ligue 1 club since the start of the year. (France Football, via Leicester Mercury)external-link

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo's son scored seven goals in one half as the club's under-10s beat Maritimo. (AS)external-link

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