Massimiliano Gives Arsenal Deadline Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has given Arsenal three weeks to decide if they want him to rep...
Juventus manager Massimiliano Allegri has given Arsenal three weeks to decide if they want him to replace Arsene Wenger.
The Juventus boss is top of the Gunners managerial hit list and is well aware of their interest and he has given the club until the end of the month to tell him whether or not Wenger will being leaving in the summer.
Juve want to tie the 49-year-old to a new deal - his current contract expires at the end of next season - and the Italian giants are putting pressure on him to sign.
Wenger’s continued refusal to say whether he is staying is clouding the issue of who will replace him if he does decide to walk away.
Allegri is the outstanding candidate, with the Gunners enticed by his stunning record in Serie A. Juventus are currently eight points ahead of Roma as Allegri closes on a third successive league title.
PSG List Pochettino As Next Manager
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, 45, is on a list of managers interesting Paris Saint-Germain if they decide to replace Unai Emery at the end of the season.
According to the Standard, Spurs chief Poch is wanted back in the French capital should they decide to axe Emery.
The Spaniard’s appointment was seen as crucial to the club’s owners’ aim of winning the Champions League when they named him as successor to Laurent Blanc over the summer.
PSG's top brass are thought to have followed Poch's work at Spurs closely and are considering tempting him with a return to the club.
However, the 45-year-old Argentinian signed a deal until 2021 last May and banks around £5.5million a year, meaning he would set PSG back millions in compensation.
Poch joined them from Espanyol in 2000, scoring six times in 95 appearances across two and a half seasons before moving to Bordeaux.
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West Brom are considering a summer move for Chelsea defender John Terry, 36. Boss Tony Pulis has confirmed the Baggies could move again for the veteran defender after having a January enquiry rejected. (Daily Mirror)
Alan Pardew, 55, is the favourite to be Norwich City's next manager after Alex Neil was sacked on Friday. (Sun)
Leicester players were surprised after former boss Claudio Ranieri threw away knobs of butter from their post-match snacks, leaving the Italian with "a buttery handshake" following an away win. (The Times - subscription required)
Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and Man City will all send scouts to watch Celtic striker Moussa Dembele, 20, in their Old Firm game against Rangers. (Sun)
Everton are considering a move for Swansea winger Gylfi Sigurdsson, 27, who is said to be available for £25-30m. (Daily Express)
Liverpool midfielder Emre Can, 23, wants his current pay to be doubled before signing a new contract. The German midfielder is in the final 18 months of his contract at Anfield. (Daily Star)
Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's elbow on Bournemouth defender Tyrone Mings has been used as evidence in a Dutch disciplinary case. Feyenoord lawyer Joris van Benthem showed footage of the clash while appealing against Tonny Vilhena's four-match ban for an alleged elbow on Paul Pogba's brother Mathias. (Daily Mirror)
The Football Association will consider scrapping replays for earlier rounds of the FA Cup, along with significantly increasing prize money. (Telegraph)
Jurgen Klopp admits Liverpool are not good enough for the Champions League and says they could miss out again this season, despite the club currently sitting fourth in the Premier League. (Independent)
Antoine Griezmann has said he has no reason to leave Atletico Madrid as he continues to be linked with a summer transfer to Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)
El Clasico will be played in Miami, for only the second time. Barcelona will face Real Madrid at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens as part of the 2017 International Champions Cup. (International Champions Cup)
Marseille forward Dimitri Payet, 29, said he left West Ham because he was bored and felt he was going backwards as a player. (London Evening Standard)
Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic, 23, who is on loan at Hull City, will hold talks with Jurgen Klopp at the end of the season. (Daily Star)
Harry Redknapp believes John Terry is exactly the type of player Arsenal need to sign in the summer, as the Gunners have a lack of leadership. (talkSPORT)
Rafael Benitez has failed to offer any long-term reassurances about his future as Newcastle United manager as he comes to the end of his first year in charge. (Telegraph)
Referee Deniz Aytekin is set to be sidelined by Uefa after he came under scrutiny for several decisions in Barcelona's 6-1 Champions League win over Paris St-Germain. (Metro)