Football gossip: Fekir, Sarri, Courtois, Alisson, Cech, Tierney, Musa

Football gossip

Liverpool have resumed talks with Lyon over a deal for attacking midfielder Nabil Fekir, 24. (Sunday Mirror)

But Manchester United have also made an offer for Fekir. (La Progres - via Sunday Express)

Chelsea are set to announce former Napoli boss Maurizio Sarri as their new manager next week. (Talksport)

The players at Chelsea, though, do not know whether Sarri will be there to take charge of their first pre-season training sessions. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham are preparing an offer for River Plate and Colombia midfielder Juan Quintero, 25. (La Nueva - via 90min)

Leicester City have appointed Jacques Bonnevay as their new assistant manager - with Michael Appleton departing. (Leicester Mercury)

Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is ready to leave Chelsea if the 26-year-old Belgian can get his dream move to Real Madrid. (Sunday Mirror)

The Blues are preparing a bid for Roma's £65m-rated Brazilian goalkeeper Alisson, 25, as they anticipate losing Courtois. (Mail on Sunday)

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech, 36, says Napoli have shown interest in him but the Czech veteran intends to stay at Emirates Stadium. (Calcio Mercato)

The Gunners are set to finalise negotiations over the £25m signing of Uruguay midfielder Lucas Torreira, 22, from Sampdoria next week. (Mail on Sunday)

Liverpool are not only interested in Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Marco Asensio, 22, but his team-mate and compatriot Lucas Vazquez as well. Arsenal are also monitoring the 26-year-old forward. (Marca)

Juventus are now leading the race to sign Manchester United transfer target Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 23, from Lazio. (Tuttosport - via Star on Sunday)

Manchester United could move for Italian defender Leonardo Bonucci, 31, following AC Milan's ban from European competitions. (Gazzetta dello Sport - via Sun on Sunday)

Belgium boss Roberto Martinez is a shock candidate to become the next permanent manager of Spain after the World Cup. (Sunday Mirror)

Ajax manager Erik ten Hag has confirmed that Morocco midfielder Hakim Ziyech has secured a deal to join another club. Roma have been chasing the 25-year-old, with Liverpool and Everton also interested. (Goal)

Everton will have to beat several Premier League clubs to the signing of Celtic's Scottish left-back Kieran Tierney, with Tottenham also keen on the 21-year-old. (Liverpool Echo)

Burnley are considering signing former West Ham defender James Collins with the 34-year-old Welshman now a free agent. (Sun on Sunday)

Yasin Ben El-Mhanni is set to leave Newcastle United this summer, with clubs including Besiktas, Sporting Lisbon, Bordeaux and Feyenoord keen on the 22-year-old English winger. (Goal)

Juventus defender Daniele Rugani, 23, has accepted an offer to join Chelsea. (Corriere dello Sport - via Metro)

Fulham and Huddersfield Town have entered the race for Leicester's Nigeria forward Ahmed Musa, after the 25-year-old spent the second half out last season out on loan. (Fotomac, Turkey - via 90min)

Southampton have made an initial £10m bid for Barcelona's Brazilian defender Marlon, 22. (Sky Sports)

Free agent Jack Wilshere says he is "willing to go abroad" as the 26-year-old English midfielder weighs up his options after leaving Arsenal. (Sky Sports)

Football Association technical director Dan Ashworth is the subject of interest from Premier League and overseas teams and could receive offers to return to club football if England continue to impress in Russia. (Sunday Telegraph)

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