Thursday's Paper Talk: Football transfer news, rumours and gossip, including Mauricio Pochettino and Bayern Munich links

The latest football gossip and transfer rumours
The latest football gossip and transfer rumours

A look at the latest news and gossip from Thursday's back pages.

THE SUN

Mauricio Pochettino's Tottenham have won just one of their last seven matches in all competitions
Mauricio Pochettino: Argentinian boss has had a difficult season at Tottenham
  • Bayern Munich are eyeing Mauricio Pochettino as a replacement for Niko Kovac, according to reports.
  • Pep Guardiola has been given a fitness boost, with the injury to Angelino not as bad as first feared after the Manchester City left-back went off against Southampton.
  • Manchester United will fight Arsenal, Liverpool and a host of European clubs to sign £43m-rated Borussia Monchengladbach's Switzerland international defensive midfielder Denis Zakaria.

DAILY MAIL

Jadon Sancho celebrates his first goal against Kosovo
Jadon Sancho celebrates his first goal for England
  • Borussia Dortmund are coming to terms with losing star winger Jadon Sancho next summer, with Manchester United, Real Madrid and Barcelona all being linked with the England international.
  • Gareth Bale's agent has warned people not to 'believe everything you hear', amid talk the Welshman will move to the Chinese Super League in January.
  • Juventus have put a £5.4m price tag on Mario Mandzukic, with Manchester United and Sevilla prepared to chase his signature in January.

Mourinho 'open' to Arsenal move

Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is open to becoming the next manager of Arsenal, according to reports.

Jose Mourinho is looking to get back into management
Jose Mourinho is looking to get back into management


DAILY EXPRESS

  • Manchester United are confident of signing £45m-rated Lyon striker Moussa Dembele.
  • Liverpool could sign Timo Werner in January before loaning the striker back to RB Leipzig for the remainder of the season.
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is considering an approach for Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez.

DAILY MIRROR

  • Former Juventus and Italy star Claudio Marchisio has been held at gunpoint at his home in Turin.
  • Anthony Martial insists he is ready to play as Manchester United's main striker.
  • Liverpool have joined the race to sign 19-year-old Valencia young gun Ferran Torres.
  • Manchester United's first-team sponsor Chevrolet insisted on a relegation clause as part of their seven-year deal, with the car company unlikely to renew their deal beyond the 2020/21 season.
  • Santi Cazorla has thanked Arsenal's fanbase for the "incomparable" warmth they showed him during his injury-hit spell - and says he regrets not being able to say a proper farewell to them.

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