Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 26, has fuelled speculation linking him to Bayern Munich ahead of Pep Guardiola’s arrival as the German side’s manager by admitting he would not “automatically” reject an offer. Guardiola’s brother Pere represents the Uruguay international.
Westborn manager clarke wants to keep on-loan Chelsea striker Romelu Lukaku, 19, at The Hawthorns for another season.
Stoke City boss Tony Pulis is keen on signing Bolton’s Spanish left-back Marcos Alonso. Pulis watched the 22-year-old defender in Bolton’s 1-0 win against Peterborough on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says his side have regained “the dominant place in German football” after Wednesday night’s 1-0 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the quarter-final of the domestic cup. Hoeness thanked his opponents, who won last season’s league and cup double, for forcing his team to reach “another level”.