Football gossip: Sterling, Pochettino, Parrott, Haaland, Moreno

Football gossip

Manchester City have opened talks over a new contract with England international forward Raheem Sterling, 24. (Mirror)external-link

Tottenham Hotspur's compensation for sacking manager Mauricio Pochettino and his staff could reach the £19.6m figure that Manchester United had to pay Jose Mourinho and his team in December 2018. (Mirror)external-link

Pochettino was dismissed on Tuesday after losing the dressing room, with a growing disconnect between the players and manager. (Mail)external-link

The 47-year-old Argentine refused a request from Daniel Levy to quit last week, which forced the decision from the Spurs chairman on Tuesday. (Telegraph)external-link

Bayern Munich are monitoring the progress of 17-year-old Tottenham and Republic or Ireland forward Troy Parrott. (Mail)external-link

Chelsea go to the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Thursday to try to overturn their transfer ban - but may not find out the verdict until just before the January transfer window opens. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Manchester United could have to pay up to £85m to sign Red Bull Salzburg's Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 19. (Standard)external-link

United players have been told they should not go outside for more than 10 minutes at a time when they travel to play FC Astana in the Europa League because of freezing conditions in Kazakhstan. (ESPN)external-link

Former Chelsea captain John Terry has dismissed claims he urged the Blues not to sign Argentina striker Sergio Aguero before his move to Manchester City.(Mirror)external-link

Swansea City and Stoke City want Celtic's 32-year-old Republic or Ireland winger Jonny Hayes when his contract comes to an end. (Scottish Sun)external-link

Robert Moreno will make his views known on being replaced as head coach of Spain after his contract is terminated. (AS - in Spanish)external-link

Newcastle United's St James' Park is being considered as a possible venue to host one of England's warm-up games for Euro 2020. (Times - subscription required)external-link

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