Tuesday's gossip: Pochettino, Varane, Savio, Raphinha, Mbappe,Tomiyasu

Mauricio Pochettino gossip graphic
Mauricio Pochettino gossip graphic

Chelsea manager Mauricio Pochettino is not currently at risk of being sacked, despite consecutive de feats. (Telegraph)

The Blues are concerned sacking Pochettino would put them in danger of breaking Premier League spending rules. (Mail)

Saudi Pro League side Al-Nassr want to reunite Manchester United's French defender Raphael Varane, 30, with his former Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo. (Star)

United want a fee of between £40m and £50m for England winger Jadon Sancho, 23, who is currently on loan at former club Borussia Dortmund. (Football Insider)

Manchester City have agreed a deal to sign 19-year-old winger Savio. The Brazilian is currently on loan at Girona from Troyes - both clubs part of the City Football Group. (Fabrizio Romano)

Tottenham are interested in Barcelona and Brazil forward Raphinha, 27. (Paul O'Keefe)

Real Madrid are yet to agree wages with France striker Kylian Mbappe, 25, but he is still expected to join from Paris St-Germain. (Independent)

Arsenal are set to tie down Japan defender Takehiro Tomiyasu, 25, to a new long-term deal. (Athletic - subscription required)

Fulham will make a second attempt to sign Lyon and France Under-21 attacking midfielder Rayan Cherki, 20, in the summer after failing with a £35m bid in January. (Sun)

Aston Villa have reached a verbal agreement with Leon Bailey for the 26-year-old Jamaica winger to sign new long-term contract with the club. (Telegraph - subscription required)

Barcelona's sporting director Deco has said that it is not "the right time" to talk about outgoing Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp as a potential successor to Xavi at the Camp Nou. (La Vanguarda via Metro)

Former Germany and Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick is learning Spanish and would be interested in taking over at Barcelona in the summer. (Bild)

Nottingham Forest's South Korean striker Hwang Ui-jo, 31, has agreed terms to spend the rest of the season on loan at Turkish side Alanyaspor. (Sports Digitale - in Turkish)

Newcastle United have compiled a detailed scout report on Everton's French midfielder Amadou Onana, 22, before a planned attempt to sign him in the summer. (Football Insider)

Chelsea have moved to poach Todd Kline from Tottenham after the American resigned from his post as Spurs' chief commercial officer. (Times - subscription required)