Football gossip: Zaha, Pogba, Trippier, Sane, Mahrez, Hudson-Odoi, Coutinho

Football gossip

Benfica's 19-year-old Portuguese midfielder Joao Felix tops a transfer shortlist issued by Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 34, to his club. Two of the Portugal forward's former Real Madrid team-mates - Spain midfielder Isco, 27, and France defender Raphael Varane, 25 - also feature. (Corriere dello Sport, via Mirrorexternal-link)

Alternatively, Ronaldo has approved a £100m bid by the Serie A champions for his compatriot Felix, who has a buy-out clause of 120m euros. (A Bola, via Metro)external-link

Crystal Palace will have to lower their £75m asking price for 26-year-old Wilfried Zaha if the Ivory Coast forward is to get a move to a Champions League club. Tottenham, Arsenal and Manchester United are all interested but want a better deal. (Star)external-link

Paul Pogba has told team-mates he wants to leave Manchester United, who would not block a move to Real Madrid if the Spanish giants made an offer for the France midfielder, 26, this summer. (L'Equipe - in French) external-link

Manchester United have identified Tottenham's England right-back Kieran Trippier, 28, as an alternative target should they fail to sign his compatriot Aaron Wan-Bissaka, 21, from Crystal Palace. (Mirror)external-link

Alternatively, United believe Paris St-Germain's 27-year-old Belgium right-back Thomas Meunier offers an easier and more affordable alternative to Trippier or Wan-Bissaka. (Independent)external-link

Manchester City hope to beat Manchester United to the signing of Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24, from Sporting Lisbon for £90m. (Sunexternal-link)

Manchester City are concerned Germany winger Leroy Sane, 23, is considering a move away from the club as contract talks stall. (Metro)external-link

Liverpool will demand 40m euros for 23-year-old Serbia midfielder Marko Grujic amid interest from Spanish side Atletico Madrid. (ESPN)external-link

Newcastle are considering AC Milan manager Gennaro Gattuso as a replacement for Rafael Benitez if the Magpies boss decides to leave at the end of the season. (Gazzetta - in Italian)external-link

Manchester City forward Riyad Mahrez is threatening to leave the club and the Algeria winger, 28, has openly complained about his lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea will offer 18-year-old Callum Hudson-Odoi a new contract as the England winger's season-ending injury looks set to mean German side Bayern Munich are no longer interested. (Telegraph)external-link

The future of Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 26, hinges on whether Fifa decides to delay Chelsea's transfer ban, with Manchester United also keen on the Brazil playmaker. (Mirrorexternal-link)

Atletico Madrid's 29-year-old Slovenia goalkeeper Jan Oblak tops Manchester United's list of replacements for David de Gea as doubt over the 28-year-old Spain keeper's future at Old Trafford continues. (Metro)external-link

AC Milan are interested in signing Everton's 21-year-old Brazil forward Richarlison, but the Serie A side must secure Champions League football and meet the Premier League club's 75m euro evaluation. (Calciomercato)external-link

Arsenal are being linked with a move for 17-year-old Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli. The winger, currently at Ituano, is believed to be finalising his European passport. (UOL Esporte, via Evening Standard)external-link

However, Arsenal manager Unai Emery faces a tough summer transfer window because of concerns about the club's wage bill. (Mirror)external-link

Roma's Bosnia forward Edin Dzeko, 33, will turn down West Ham this summer with the intention of instead pushing through a move to Inter Milan. (Calciomercato)external-link

Stoke City are demanding £30m for 26-year-old English goalkeeper Jack Butland, who is a target for Premier League clubs Bournemouth and Crystal Palace. (Mail)external-link

Ajax will offer manager Erik ten Hag a new lucrative long-term deal to deter Premier League clubs from making an approach for the 49-year-old Dutchman. (Telegraph)external-link

Norwich City will be limited to a £20m transfer budget as they prepare for the Premier League this summer. (Mail)external-link

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