Mauricio Pochettino has been named on the managerial shortlist at German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund who are contemplating the idea of dismissing manager Lucien Favre.
The four-man managerial shortlist drawn up by Borussia Dortmund was revealed by Sport Bild.
Mauricio Pochettino was recently sacked by Tottenham Hotspur and he headlines the managerial shortlist.
The former Spurs, Espanyol and Southampton manager is joined on the list by Ralf Rangnick, Roger Schmidt and Niko Kovac.
Ralf Rangnick is a former Schalke 04 and he has been linked with the Bayern Munich job through the German insists that his future lies with his present position as the sport director at Red Bulls.
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Ex-Bayer Leverkusen manager Roger Schmidt has been without a managerial job since being sacked by Chinese Super League (CSL) outfit Beijing Guoan in July 2019.
For Niko Kovac, the Croatian tactician lost his job as the Bayern Munich manager at the end of last month.
Mauricio Pochettino is a long-term managerial target for Manchester United in addition to recent reports of him being considered as a permanent manager at Bayern Munich.
Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre is under more pressure after his team could only draw at home to bottom team Paderborn in the league on Friday night.
Lucien Favre and his players came from a 3-0 deficit at the halftime interval to draw 3-3 courtesy three second-half goals.
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It was revealed that the Premier League leaders are ahead of rivals Chelsea and Manchester United in the quest to sign Jadon Sancho who’s keen to return to English football.
The England international left the Premier League in 2017.
Jadon Sancho signed for Borussia Dortmund two years ago for a fee of around £8m from Premier League champions Manchester City.
He had some problems at Borussia Dortmund earlier this season but that seems to be a thing of the past after the young English winger scored three goals in the last two games in all competitions.
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Earlier in the season, Jadon Sancho was fined and banned from one league game by his club after returning late from the October international duty.
He was subsequently substituted in the first half of the German Bundesliga mauling received at the hands of rivals and holders Bayern Munich.
Borussia Dortmund were beaten 4-0 during that game.
Jadon Sancho is in his third season at Borussia Dortmund and has weighed in with 10 goals and 11 assists in all competitions.
He scored 12 goals and provided 17 assists in the last campaign.
No.1 Chelsea Target For Upcoming January Window Revealed
Chelsea are in a position where they can sign players in the transfer window after the verdict delivered by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) on Friday on the transfer ban imposed on them by FIFA.
The football body had slammed a transfer ban for two windows on Chelsea after the club was found culpable in the signing of players under the age of 18.
The transfer ban was reduced to just one window as served in the summer thus leaving Chelsea to sign new players as from next month when the transfer window reopens.
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With this in mind, Chelsea have made Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho their top transfer target for the upcoming January transfer window.
It was revealed that manager Frank Lampard has around £150m to spend on transfers in January but he’s not ready to spend the majority of that transfer fee on Jadon Sancho alone with Borussia Dortmund expected to demand at least £100m for their prices asset.
According to the report from the Daily Express, Lampard is reluctant to spend £100m on Jadon Sancho who scored two goals in the last game for Borussia Dortmund at the weekend.
He hit a brace during the 5-0 win at home to Fortuna Dusseldorf in the league.
Why Emre Can Wants Manchester United Transfer Over Dortmund Revealed
Juventus midfielder Emre Can prefers a move to Premier League giants Manchester United over a return to Germany with Borussia Dortmund according to the specific publication from the stables of the Gazzetta dello Sport.
It was revealed that the German international favors a move to the Premier League with Manchester United ahead of his other options like Borussia Dortmund.
Emre Can left Germany for England in the summer of 2014 following his transfer from Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen to Liverpool.
The 25-year-old spent four years at Liverpool before securing a free transfer move to Italian champions Juventus last summer.
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His status at Juventus has changed from first-team player to fringe player since the arrival of Maurizio Sarri this summer.
Emre Can was conspicuously missing from the Champions League team for Juventus this season.
The Juventus midfield is now packed with a lot of quality players especially with the free transfer arrival of Aaron Ramsey and Adrien Rabiot from Arsenal and Paris Saint Germain (PSG) this summer.
Emre Can is expected to leave the club in the January transfer window with Manchester United keen to strengthen their team in midfield.
The Red Devils have not replaced the likes of Ander Herrera and Marouane Fellaini since the two midfielders left the club earlier this year.
Chelsea, Man Utd Handed Big Boost In Jadon Sancho Chase
The Premier League duo of Chelsea and Manchester United have received a huge boost in their pursuit of highly rated England international Jadon Sancho.
This is after it was revealed that Premier League champions Manchester City are not interested in re-signing the young English winger.
Jadon Sancho plays his club football for German Bundesliga outfit Borussia Dortmund at the moment and he joined the 1997 Champions League winners from Manchester City for a fee of around £8m in 2017.
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There was a buyback clause in the contract that took Jadon Sancho from Manchester City to Borussia Dortmund two years ago and that gave the Premier League champions first refusal on him if he were to leave the German club.
Manchester City are not interested in re-signing their former player from Borussia Dortmund thus paving the way for interested clubs like Chelsea and Manchester United to sign him.
Jadon Sancho is an important player for Borussia Dortmund as they chase down the pacesetters like Borussia Moenchengladbach and RB Leipzig at the top of the league table in the German top flight.
The England international scored twice for Borussia Dortmund in their last league game which was a 5-0 win over lowly Paderborn on Saturday.
Three-Man Man Utd Shortlist For January Unveiled
Manchester United are undoubtedly in need of players to boost their squad especially in midfield and attack as the fallen Premier League giants target a return to the top of both European football and English football.
According to the London Evening Standard, Manchester United have a three-man shortlist for transfers ahead of the resumption of the January transfer market.
It was revealed that England international Jadon Sancho is on the shortlist with the winger expected to leave Borussia Dortmund next year.
Jadon Sancho has grown to become an important player for German Bundesliga side Borussia Dortmund since joining from Premier League club Manchester City.
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He made his England debut last year during the UEFA Nations League clash at the home of Croatia.
The 19-year-old impressed a great deal as both teams settled for a goalless draw.
Apart from Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea are also keen on signing him as per the various media reports in the United Kingdom.
The transfer shortlist also has highly rated Red Bull Salzburg star Erling Haaland and a midfielder.
Red Bull Salzburg striker Erling Haaland is a man in demand amongst the biggest clubs in European football after he plundered 27 goals in 20 games this season.
Man United Face Serious Threat For Redhot Striker
Fallen Premier League giants Manchester United are potentially facing a big threat from German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund in their bid to sign in-demand Red Bull Salzburg star Erling Haaland.
The interest of Borussia Dortmund in Erling Haaland was revealed by popular German newspaper SportBild.
It was revealed that Erling Haaland has a release clause of €20m in his Red Bull Salzburg contract.
Erling Haaland is one of the most coveted players in the world after his sensational performance for Red Bull Salzburg this season.
The Norwegian international joined the Austrian Bundesliga champions from Molde FC of Norway during the January transfer window.
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Manchester United and Borussia Dortmund are not the only clubs interested in Erling Haaland.
Major European sides like Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus are also keen on signing the 19-year-old striker.
Erling Haaland has scored 27 goals in 20 games in all competitions in the colors of Red Bull Salzburg.
He has scored eight goals for Red Bull Salzburg in the Champions League this season and the Norwegian striker is the second top scorer in the competition behind Bayern Munich star Robert Lewandowski.
Polish national team skipper Robert Lewandowski has scored 10 goals in just five Champions League games.
Erling Haaland would be hoping to add to his eight goals on Matchday six when they host reigning champions, Liverpool.
Liverpool Ahead Of Man Utd In Race To Sign £100m-rated Winger
Liverpool have leapfrogged arch-rivals Manchester United in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund Winger Jadon Sancho according to the latest reports coming out of the British media.
Manchester United were thought to be the favorites for his signature, but the Red Devils have been replaced by reigning European champions Liverpool.
This is according to footballer turned journalist Jan Aage Fjortoft who said that the Reds are in pole position to sign England international Jadon Sancho in the New Year.
According to the former Norwegian international, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is a big admirer of Jadon Sancho and he’s in a good position to finally get his man.
In the past, Klopp has talked about how Manchester City refused to do business with Liverpool when they were interested in signing Jadon Sancho before his transfer to Borussia Dortmund in the summer of 2017.
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Manchester United were favorites to sign him in the summer when Borussia Dortmund insisted that the young English winger is not for sale but they are now playing second fiddle to Liverpool in their bid to sign the £100m-rated player.
Jadon Sancho has encountered some problems at Borussia Dortmund this season from being suspended for a league game and fined £86,000 for returning late from the international break in October.
He was also subbed off after just 36 minutes of the big league game at Bayern Munich.
These problems could fast-track his return to the Premier League next year.
Top Man United Target Favours Move To Spanish La Liga
Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho is in favour of a move to the Spanish La Liga when he leaves his German club according to the Daily Star.
Jadon Sancho is expected to leave Borussia Dortmund in the coming months and several European sides have been linked to the young England international winger including Premier League outfit Manchester United.
The aforementioned report said that Jadon Sancho favours a move to either Real Madrid or Barcelona.
Jadon Sancho is in his third season at Borussia Dortmund following the transfer from Premier League champions Manchester City.
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He was one of the best players in the German Bundesliga in the last campaign as Borussia Dortmund missed out on the league title to eventual champions Bayern Munich who have won it for seven straight seasons.
Borussia Dortmund finished the league season in second place behind Bayern Munich.
Jadon Sancho was linked with Manchester United in the summer after a stellar second season with Borussia Dortmund in the last campaign but the Englishman opted to stay on at the club.
Recent reports claimed that Borussia Dortmund have made up their minds on selling Jadon Sancho in the January transfer window which is a major shift from their previous stance of no sale.