- Chelsea are interested in Mauro Icardi and Krzysztof Piatek
- Man Utd have been told they must pay £40 million to sign Nikola Milenkovic
- Real Madrid may end their interest in Eden Hazard
- Arsenal January transfer plans revealed
- The Red Devils attempted to sign Italy international Leonardo Bonucci
Wenger linked to Real Madrid
Arsene Wenger has come out as a possible candidate to take over at Real Madrid.
Also, Antonio Conte and Jose Mourinho are the two managers linked with Julen Lopetegui’s job.
But Coral claim the odds on former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger have nosedived, with the Frenchman currently out of job.
Wenger managed Arsenal for 22 years, the longest serving Arsenal manager, before leaving the club in the summer.
Julen Lopetegui compensation
Real Madrid will have to pay out a staggering £15.8m (€18m) to sack Julen Lopetegui.
Already, Jose Mourinho and Antonio Conte have been labeled as unpredictable replacements for the Spaniard.
Real Madrid ‘contact’ Mourinho –
Similarly, the club have believably made contact with Jose Mourinho over the possibility of him replacing Julen Lopetegui as manager.
Manchester United boss Mourinho is the favourite to be the first Premier League manager sacked this season.
Most noteworthy, El Pais claim Mourinho has been contacted by Real and the Bernabeu executives are waiting for United to axe him before swooping in.
Antonio Conte is also on Real’s radar but the report reckons the club are willing to sweat it out for several weeks to get Mourinho.
Real Madrid manager speaks –
Madrid boss insists he is not worried over news of imminent sack and says his Real Madrid side are ‘alive’.
The manager could be axed after tonight’s Champions League game with Plzen reports suggests.
Lopetegui said: “The team is alive and we are excited for the game tomorrow,”
“This is a strong squad, it is full of champions and serial winners, that does not come about by chance and champions stand up in difficult moments.
“I am not paying attention to what is being reported, my job is to prepare my team for the next game and that is what I am doing.”
Conclusively, the cloud of uncertainty looming at the Santiago Bernabeu will clear off in the coming days.