Harry Redknapp has played down talk of a move to Newcastle.
The Blues have reportedly scouted the Marseille striker.
Maria Sharapova and her team were “reckless beyond description” in failing a drug test at the Australian Open, according to the World Anti Doping Agency’s first president, Dick Pound.
Basque boss has no intention of return to Spain and is happy on Teesside.
Newcastle United are considering their options.
Roy Hodgson has said he will be happy to relinquish his role as England manager if it becomes clear the public do not want him to continue in the job after Euro 2016 and he gets the sense that “most people are wishing that I was not there”.
The Sunderland football club chief executive, Margaret Byrne, has resigned over her handling of the Adam Johnson child sex abuse case, admitting she made “a serious error of judgment”.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Paris Saint-Germain’s Qatari owners will relentlessly “hunt down the Champions League” after financing the French club’s staggering progress over the last five years and transforming them into contenders for the European Cup.
Former West Ham United skipper Kevin Nolan has lifted the lid on his relationship with the club since leaving.
The two sides meet in the Europa League on Thursday.