Watford have actually called a conference for Sunday in which supervisor Quique Sanchez Flores will be sacked for a 2nd time. ( The Athletic – subscription needed)

Former Tottenham employer Mauricio Pochettino, related to Manchester United and Arsenal, would need to repay his ₤125 m pay-off if he takes another Premier League task this season. ( Sunday Express)

Pochettino has been advised not to jump directly back into management at Toolbox by friends who think he should wait on a better task. ( Sunday Telegraph)

Toolbox might wait up until the summer season to land their leading supervisory target Brendan Rodgers, but the Leicester boss regards the Gunners post as his dream task. ( Star on Sunday)

Manchester City assistant boss Mikel Arteta is the male Toolbox wish to change Unai Emery. ( Sunday Mirror)

West Ham are monitoring Arsenal interim employer Freddie Ljungberg as a possible replacement for Manuel Pellegrini. ( Star on Sunday)

Jose Mourinho was provided ₤12 m by Genuine Madrid to not take another managerial job and wait for Zinedine Zidane to be sacked before he signed up with Tottenham ( Sun on Sunday)

Everton want Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe, a boyhood Toffees fan, to succeed under-fire supervisor Marco Silva. ( Sunday Mirror)

Everton would put previous Toffees striker Duncan Ferguson briefly in charge if Silva is sacked prior to Wednesday’s Merseyside derby. ( Mail on Sunday)

Real Madrid are preparing a ₤70 m bid for Toolbox’s Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 30, with Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez, 28, included as part of the offer. ( Eldesmarque, via Star)

Chelsea are keeping tabs on Zaha and Borussia Dortmund’s England winger Jadon Sancho, 19, as they initiate plans to reinforce their wing options. ( Sunday Express)

Spain’s 31- year-old striker Diego Costa, who signed up with Atletico Madrid from Chelsea in 2018, will join Flamengo in a ₤25 m offer. ( Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)

Liverpool and Tottenham are prepared to fight to sign Lyon and Holland midfielder Memphis Depay,25 ( Sunday Express)

Paris St-Germain have yet to use a brand-new contract to France forward Kylian Mbappe,20 ( Le10 Sport – in French)

Manchester City are targeting Leicester and Turkey protector Caglar Soyuncu,23 ( Sunday Times – subscription needed)

England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, 25, insists the Everton players are best behind supervisor Marco Silva and do not wish to see him sacked. ( Observer)

Former Manchester United and West Ham striker Javier Hernandez would be open to a move to the MLS. The 31- year-old Mexico global joined Sevilla in September. ( LA Times)

Sheffield United will move for former England goalkeeper Ben Foster, 36, if Watford are relegated at the end of the season. ( Sun on Sunday)

Aston Rental Property are prepared to sell Ivorian striker Jonathan Kodjia, 30, in January. ( Football Expert)

Inter are preparing to make a relocation for Atalanta’s Swedish midfielder Dejan Kulusevski, who is on loan at Parma this season. The 19- year-old has actually been related to Manchester United and Arsenal. ( Inside Futbol)

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson is expecting another transfer window of interest in Ivorian forward Wilfried Zaha, 27, in January. ( London Night Requirement)

Celtic strategy talks with Israel midfielder Nir Bitton to ensure he does not run down his agreement. The 28- year-old has been linked with Burnley. ( Glasgow Night Times)

Chelsea’s USA midfielder Christian Pulisic, 21, has confessed he “used a Chelsea jersey around your home all the time” during pre-season while itching to begin the next chapter of his career in west London. ( Goal)