Football gossip: Martinez, Ramos, Sarri, Neymar, Dybala, Lo Celso, Gomes

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Belgium's former Everton manager Roberto Martinez is Barcelona's first option if Ernesto Valverde does not continue in charge of the Spanish champions. (RAC 1 - in Spanish)external-link

Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman, former Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri and Arsenal manager Unai Emery are among the replacements being considered to replace Valverde. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Spain defender Sergio Ramos, 33, has asked Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to let him leave the club for China. (LaSexta - in Spanish)external-link

Meanwhile, Perez has told Spanish radio he is "hopeful" Chelsea's Belgium playmaker Eden Hazard, 28, will sign for the La Liga club this summer. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri has agreed terms with Juventus that would earn him a £1.2m-a-year pay rise. (Mail)external-link

Barcelona winger Malcom could be on his way out of the Catalan giants, 12 months after signing from Bordeaux. The 22-year-old Brazilian was linked with a loan switch to Tottenham and Everton in the January transfer window. (Sport via Star)external-link

Juventus' 25-year-old Argentina forward Paulo Dybala has confirmed he wants to remain with the Serie A champions next season, despite being linked with a move to Manchester United. (Independent)external-link

Aston Villa captain Jack Grealish thought he was going to complete a transfer to Tottenham Hotspur last summer when Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino tried to sign the boyhood Villa fan. (Talksport)external-link

Arsenal have made contact with AC Milan over the transfer of 20-year-old Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma. (Tutto Mercato Web via Star)external-link

Real Madrid must pay Paris St-Germain's 27-year-old Brazil forward Neymar £1.2m a week in order to take him to the Bernabeu. (AS via Mail)external-link

Real Madrid need to raise 300m euros in player sales this summer. (Marca)external-link

Eintracht Frankfurt's Serbia striker Luka Jovic, 21, believes the Premier League or Serie A would be a suitable destination for him as he considers his next move. (Die Welt via Mirror)external-link

Manchester United and Real Madrid could challenge Tottenham for Real Betis' Argentina midfielder Giovani lo Celso, 23, this summer. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City are also monitoring Lo Celso. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Ajax's Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 19, says reports linking him with a summer move to Manchester United should be taken with a "pinch of salt". (Fox Sports)external-link

West Ham have had an £18m bid for Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes, 25, rejected by Barcelona. The Spanish side want between £25m and £35m for Gomes, who spent last season on loan at Everton. (Sky Sports)external-link

Swansea City are resigned to losing Wales winger Daniel James, 21, to Manchester United for £15m. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Lyon's 20-year-old French midfielder Houssem Aouar, who has also been monitored by Liverpool, would be keen to play under manager Pep Guardiola at Manchester City. (Mirror)external-link

Germany legend Lothar Matthaus is "sure" Manchester City's Germany winger Leroy Sane, 23, will join Bayern Munich this summer. (Sky Sports - in German)external-link

Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas has agreed a deal to manage Marseille. (France Football - in French)external-link

Burnley manager Sean Dyche says he is under no pressure to sell any of his players this summer. (Lancashire Telegraph)external-link

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