Mauricio Pochettino wants Lionel Messi at PSG, Chelsea join race for Erling Braut Haaland, Mesut Ozil holds Fenerbahce talks, plus more.

Former Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to bring Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 33, to Paris St-Germain. Pochettino is favourite for the manager’s role at the French champions after the sacking of Thomas Tuchel on Thursday. (Le Parisien – in French)external-link
England midfielder Dele Alli, 24, could be offered a way out of Spurs when Pochettino takes over at the Ligue 1 side. (Sun)external-link
Chelsea are set to join Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Manchester City in the race to sign Borussia Dortmund’s Norway striker Erling Braut Haaland, 20. (Sky Italia, via Mail)external-link
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has told his Egypt forward Mohamed Salah the only reason to leave the Premier League champions is the weather but conceded the club cannot force a player to stay against his will. (Guardian)external-link
Arsenal’s out-of-favour German midfielder Mesut Ozil, 32, has held secret talks with Turkish side Fenerbahce in a bid to move away from the Gunners. (Bild – in German)external-link
Ozil is almost certain not to be brought back into the fold at Arsenal for the second half of the season and a move to the United States is also a possibility. (INews)external-link
Juventus and AC Milan have joined the chase for Celtic’s French striker Odsonne Edouard, 22. (Calciomercato, via Sun)external-link