Tuesday’s transfer gossip: Conte, Kane, Bellingham, Odegaard, Kante, Martinez

Tottenham Hotspur is expected to agree on the departure of their Italian manager Antonio Conte, 53, this week, with former player and English first-team coach Ryan Mason, 31, likely to take charge until the end of the season. (Telegraph – subscription required)

The Tottenham players believe Conte will leave because his comments after the Southampton game have soured relations with some members of the squad. (Times – subscription required)

Eintracht Frankfurt boss Oliver Glasner is one of the contenders to succeed Conte, with Tottenham having already made contact with the 48-year-old Austrian. (Bild – in German)

Spurs want £100m up front for England striker Harry Kane if they consider selling the 29-year-old in the summer when he will have one year left on his contract. (Times – subscription required)

Manchester City is growing confident they can land England’s Jude Bellingham, 19, in the summer, but Real Madrid remain in the race for the Borussia Dortmund midfielder. (ESPN)

Liverpool are not willing to pay the fee demanded by Dortmund for Bellingham so will switch their attention to Wolves’ Portugal midfielder Matheus Nunes, 24, instead. (Fichajes – in Spanish)

Manchester United bidder Sir Jim Ratcliffe says he doesn’t want to pay a “stupid price” for the club. (Wall Street Journal)

Arsenal are ready to offer Norway playmaker Martin Odegaard, 24, a new deal to keep him at the club until 2030. (Football Transfers)

Sheikh Jassim Bin Hamad Al Thani will make a second bid for Manchester United on Wednesday after positive talks with the club last week. (Sky Sports)

Declan Rice is expected to leave West Ham this summer with Chelsea and Arsenal leading the chase for the 24-year-old England midfielder. (Fabrizio Romano)

Manchester United has sent scouts to watch Japan winger Kaoru Mitoma, 25, in action for Brighton. (Sun)

Newcastle United is targeting Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay this summer and the 26-year-old Scotland international is believed to be open to the move. (Telegraph – subscription required)

Juventus‘ hopes of signing N’Golo Kante, 31, for free in the summer have been dashed, with the France midfielder set to agree a new two-year deal with Chelsea. (Tuttomercato – in Italian)

Arsenal, Tottenham and West Ham have looked at Red Bull Salzburg striker Noah Okafor, with the 22-year-old Switzerland international’s contract ending in the summer 2024. (Mail)

Aston Villa’s World Cup-winning keeper Emiliano Martinez insists he is planning to stay at the club, despite huge interest in the 30-year-old Argentina international. (Mirror)

Chelsea are ready to sell Senegal goalkeeper Edouard Mendy, 31, following a breakdown in contract renewal talks. (Football Insider)

Fulham’s former Manchester United midfielder Andreas Pereira, 27, is attracting interest from Chelsea, who see the Brazilian as a potential replacement for 24-year-old Englishman Mason Mount – but they face competition from Atletico Madrid and Paris St-Germain. (ESPN)

Barcelona’s Spanish captain Sergio Busquets, 34, is considering offers from the Major Soccer League and Saudi Arabia, but will decide during the international break whether to reject them and agree on a new deal to stay at the Nou Camp. (Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)


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