Saturday's gossip: Isak, Tuchel, Sesko, Zirkzee, Rabiot, Branthwaite

Thomas Tuchel with BBC Sport gossip graphic

Bayern Munich's former Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel is among Manchester United's list of potential replacements for Erik ten Hag should the Dutchman leave in the summer. (Times - subscription required)

But Tuchel has opened the door to staying at Bayern Munich after this season despite it being announced in February he would leave. (Florian Plettenburg)

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has made Newcastle United and Sweden striker Alexander Isak, 24, his top target this summer. (Independent)

RB Leipzig and Slovenia striker Benjamin Sesko, 20, is a cheaper alternative in Arsenal's striker pursuit. (Football Transfers)

Arsenal have opened contract talks with Brazilian centre-back Gabriel, 26, in a bid to fight off interest from Europe's top clubs. (Football Insider)

Inter Milan vice-president Javier Zanetti has suggested the Serie A champions may challenge Manchester United and Arsenal for the signature of Bologna's 22-year-old Dutch striker Joshua Zirkzee. (Mirror)

Manchester United have made contact with the agent of France international midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 29, whose contract at Juventus runs out this summer. (Team Talk)

Aston Villa do not intend to turn 24-year-old Italy midfielder Nicolo Zaniolo's loan move from Galatasaray into a permanent switch but the Midlands club have asked Juventus about 21-year-old Argentine midfielder Matias Soule. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

Fulham's in-demand English centre-back Tosin Adarabioyo, 26, is leaning towards joining Newcastle when his contract is up in the summer. (Mail)

Everton hope to persuade Jarrad Branthwaite, 21, to stay at Goodison Park for one more year but Manchester United are confident a bid of £60-70m for the English centre-back would be accepted. (Football Insider)

Tottenham will listen to offers for Brazil forward Richarlison, 26 this summer. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Real Madrid have made enquiries to River Plate about 16-year-old Argentina Under-20s midfielder Franco Mastantuono. (Fabrizio Romano)

Barcelona have made Arsenal and Ghana midfielder Thomas Partey, 30, their top transfer target this summer. (Caught Offside)

Manchester City are considering a move for Lazio goalkeeper Christos Mandas, with Manchester United also interested in the 22-year-old Greek stopper. (Corriere dello Sport, via Teamtalk)

Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman is one of the last three candidates as Newcastle look to recruit for the same role. (Mail)

Sporting Lisbon manager Ruben Amorim is not ruling out talks with Chelsea after appearing to miss out on jobs at Liverpool and West Ham. (Mirror)

Inter Miami are in talks to bring former Real Madrid and Argentina midfielder Angel Di Maria, 36, to the Major League Soccer franchise. (ESPN Argentina, via Marca)

AC Milan manager Stefano Pioli, who is expected to leave the Serie A side in the summer, is the leading candidate to take over as the new manager of Napoli. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)