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Plus: Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson is reportedly considering a summer move away; Dan Ashworth sent an email to a Newcastle United address inadvertently revealing he was being tapped up by Manchester United

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Speaking on Back Pages Tonight, The Athletic's David Ornstein suggested that a replacement for Mauricio Pochettino will be in place within days not weeks at Chelsea

The top stories and transfer rumours from Wednesday's newspapers...


Manchester United and Bayern Munich are on high alert after Mauricio Pochettino's departure from Chelsea.

Gareth Southgate has revealed England are keeping tabs on Crystal Palace's Michael Olise after he was left out of the France squad for the European Championship.

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Kaveh Solhekol reveals that out of respect for departing manager Mauricio Pochettino, Chelsea haven't approached any potential replacements and their search for a new manager is only just commencing


Manchester City superstar Ederson is reportedly considering a summer exit amid interest from Saudi Arabia.

Crystal Palace are in talks to sign defender Chadi Riad from Real Betis.

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Joel Matip is set to stay in the Premier League - with Bournemouth and Southampton vying for his services.

Norwich have released 19 players after failing to earn promotion to the Premier League.

Arne Slot's first major task as Liverpool boss is to talk Mo Salah out of playing at the Olympics.

Mauricio Pochettino will be back at Stamford Bridge just two weeks after leaving Chelsea - to manage the World XI in Soccer Aid.

Liam Rosenior has emerged as a contender in the race to become new Brighton manager.


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Paul Merson claims Chelsea allowing Mauricio Pochettino to leave the club by mutual consent is 'madness'

Dan Ashworth sent an email to a Newcastle United address inadvertently revealing he was being tapped up by incoming Manchester United chief executive Omar Berrada, who was still on gardening leave from Manchester City.

Manchester United are exploring the possibility of a move for Crystal Palace's £65m-rated centre back Marc Guehi.

Alejandro Garnacho may well look for a new contract if he features prominently at the Copa America in the US this summer.

The FA have vowed to crack down on any bad behaviour by United and City fans at Saturday's all-Manchester Cup final at Wembley.

Cole Palmer has led the tributes to outgoing Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino following his exit from the club.


Manchester United and Liverpool are both set to lose the race to sign French wonderkid Leny Yoro.


Kevin De Bruyne's camp had one conversation with new MLS side San Diego FC, as the Southern California city is a place De Bruyne would consider if he were to play Stateside.

Everton captain Seamus Coleman says he is yet to decide whether to accept the offer of a new contract, but believes he still has "value" to offer and a "duty" to help the club.

England fans travelling to Germany for the men's European Championship this summer should be "judged on their behaviour, not reputation", says chief constable Mark Roberts, head of the UK Football Policing Unit.

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England manager Gareth Southgate explains why he has left Marcus Rashford and Jordan Henderson out of his provisional squad for the Euros and why he has named a larger group ahead of his final decision

Ashley Young insists he wants to stay at Everton after being offered a new contract by the club and added he would "love to play as long as possible".

West Ham United defender Aaron Cresswell has agreed a one-year extension.


The threat of a civil war over future governance of the professional game in New Zealand is rising just over a month before England are to play two Tests against the All Blacks, in Dunedin and Auckland, in July.


Chelsea are prepared to rival Brighton for the appointment of Ipswich's Kieran McKenna after reaching an agreement to part company with Mauricio Pochettino by mutual consent on Tuesday.

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Ipswich Town head coach Kieran McKenna discusses what it means to accomplish back-to-back promotions for the club and also what he looks to achieve with the side now they are in the Premier League

Emma Hayes has selected her first squad as United States manager ahead of a pair of friendlies as she prepares to lead the women's national team at the Paris Olympics.


Steven Gerrard has revealed that he is looking to bring in experience to help the Saudi players at Al-Ettifaq with Rangers duo James Tavernier and Connor Goldson being tipped with a move to the Middle East.

Stephen Welsh is set to give double-chasing Celtic a Scottish Cup final boost by returning to training this week.

New Rapid Bucharest boss Neil Lennon insists he has no plans to allow Albion Rrahmani to leave the club amid interest from Rangers.

Brazilian rising star Jefte's move to Ibrox is now a done deal with the full back set to officially become a Rangers player in July, according to a report in Brazil.

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Neil Lennon is set to raid former club Celtic for Stephen Welsh to kickstart his Rapid Bucharest transfer spree - with Dundee United's Ross Graham also a target in a Scottish football double swoop.

Outgoing RKC Waalwijk goalkeeper Etienne Vaessen insists he is in no rush to decide his future amid speculation over a move to Celtic.

Jhon Arias reportedly is only interested in a move to England or Spain amid speculation over a switch to Rangers.


Rangers have yet to make a formal proposal to Rapid Bucharest for the services of Kosovo international striker Albion Rrahmani, according to reports.

David Gray is a serious contender to become Hibs' manager.