Football gossip: Lallana, Emery, Mourinho, Allegri, Saliba

Football gossip

England midfielder Adam Lallana, 31, is a target for clubs in China and Major League Soccer, with his Liverpool contract running out this summer. (Telegraph)external-link

Unai Emery has been given a month to save his job as Arsenal manager. (Mirror)external-link

The Gunners are distancing themselves from a possible move for former Manchester United and Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. (ESPN)external-link

Assistant manager Freddie Ljungberg is ready to step in as caretaker manager if Emery is sacked by the Emirates Stadium club. (Independent)external-link

Former Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri, previously linked with Arsenal, is the favourite to take over at Bayern Munich following the departure of Niko Kovac. (Bild, via Football Italia)external-link

RB Leipzig manager Ralf Rangnick has also been strongly tipped for the Bayern vacancy - with Mourinho another candidate. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Red Bull Salzburg are yet to receive an offer for 19-year-old Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, who has been linked with Manchester United, Real Madrid and Juventus. (Mirror)external-link

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is keen on signing Arsenal's 20-year-old French defender William Saliba, who is on loan at Saint-Etienne. (Express)external-link

Barcelona's 21-year-old Spanish midfielder Carles Alena - a target for Tottenham Hotspur - is likely to be allowed to leave the La Liga club on loan in January. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Roma are set for further meetings with Manchester United over a permanent deal for England defender Chris Smalling - who is on loan at the Serie A side this season - and are ready to offer 10m euros (£8.6m) for the 29-year-old. (Calciomercato)external-link

Manchester City's Spanish midfielder David Silva, 33, is expected to miss Sunday's potentially crucial Premier League trip to leaders Liverpool because of a muscle injury. (Mirror)external-link

Paris St-Germain's France forward Kylian Mbappe, will play for Real Madrid one day, according to Vadim Vasilyev, president of the 20-year-old's former club Monaco. (Mail)external-link

Real's unsettled Wales forward Gareth Bale, 30, and Colombia playmaker James Rodriguez, 28, did not train with the first team on Sunday. (Marca)external-link

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman has confirmed there is a clause in his contract allowing him to move to Barcelona, where he played from 1989 to 1995, but only after Euro 2020. (

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