Wednesday’s gossip: Haaland, Silva, Nagelsmann, Lingard, Pogba, Mbappe, Lampard

Manchester City striker Erling Haaland

Barcelona are planning a move for Manchester City’s 23-year-old Norway striker Erling Haaland in 2025, when he could be available for £150m. (90 Min)external-link

Former Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann is still under contract at the club, but they will not ask for a fee if the German Football Association wants him as national team manager. (Sky Sports Germany) external-link

West Ham boss David Moyes has not ruled out signing 30-year-old England midfielder Jesse Lingard, who is a free agent and is training with the club. (Talksport)external-link

Chelsea’s 24-year-old English defender Trevoh Chalobah does not expect to play a prominent role when he returns from a hamstring injury this month. (Standard)external-link

Juventus can terminate 30-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba’s contract if he is banned for doping. (Gazzetta dello Sport – in Italian)external-link

The Premier League is facing pressure from senior figures in the UK government over the potential takeover of Everton by American investment firm 777 Partners. (Telegraph – subscription)external-link

Burnley and Crystal Palace are monitoring Colchester’s 19-year-old English forward Bradley Ihionvien. (Sun)external-link

The Football Association will resist any attempt by the Republic of Ireland to appoint England Under-21 boss Lee Carsley as manager, should Stephen Kenny be sacked. (Independent)external-link

Paris St-Germain have drawn up a shortlist of five Real Madrid players they will target in response to the Spanish club’s pursuit of 24-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe. (Sport – in Spanish)external-link

Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard, 24, said he did not have “much to say” during contract extension talks at Arsenal but that he was “very happy”. (Nettavisen via Standard)external-link

Several Turkish clubs are preparing loan offers for Chelsea’s French defender Malang Sarr, 24, before their transfer window closes on Friday. (Football Insider)external-link

Adana Demirspor and Istanbul Basaksehir have made loan offers for Nottingham Forest’s 25-year-old Nigeria forward Emmanuel Dennis, who has ruled out joining CSKA Moscow. (Fabrizio Romano)external-link

Lyon are considering appointing former Chelsea and Everton manager Frank Lampard as head coach after sacking Laurent Blanc. (90min)external-link

Fenerbahce have added Everton’s Portuguese midfielder Andre Gomes, 30, to their list of targets. (Sozcu – in Turkish)external-link

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