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Daily Schmankerl: Discuss the Champions League HERE! — PSG vs. Manchester City; Borussia Dortmund pursuing Bayern Munich’s Alexander Nübel; Everton plotting for Philippe Coutinho; Juventus selling Weston McKennie?; and MORE!

What does Julian Nagelsmann’s hiring at Bayern Munich mean for Alexander Nübel?

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Nübel to Dortmund? (@berger_pj)

According to a report from Sport1 journalist Patrick Berger, Bayern Munich goalkeeper Alexander Nübel is among the players being considered to step in for Roman Burki, should the veteran leave the club.

RB Leipzig’s Peter Gulasci, VfB Stuttgart’s Gregor Kobel, and Wolfsburg’s Koen Casteels are reportedly also under consideration:

Nübel, of course, is eagerly looking for a way out of Bavaria in hopes of more playing time. Would Dortmund be a good fit? Would Bayern Munich even entertain that idea?

Everton readying bid for Coutinho (Football 365)

Philippe Coutinho is almost certainly leaving FC Barcelona, but despite some rumors linking him to a return to Bayern Munich, the 28-year-old almost seems destined for a return to the Premier League.

Now, Everton could be setting itself up for a run at the Brazilian. Coutinho and James Rodriguez on the same squad...madness! Anyway, here is the story:

Everton are reportedly readying a bid to sign former Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho in the summer transfer window. And now, according to Marca, Barcelona’s strong run in his absence has prompted Ronald Koeman to consider offloading the midfielder this summer.

Coutinho has been linked with a return to Liverpool, but the report claims that fierce Merseyside rivals Everton have now tabled an interest. The report claims the Toffees are readying a €40million bid for the Brazil international in the upcoming transfer window, with Carlo Ancelotti said to be a big admirer.

Report: Juve might sell McKennie (Transfer Market Web)

Could Juventus be planning to flip midfielder Weston McKennie already? At least one report thinks the club’s dire financial situation will for the team to sell the USMNT star after finalizing details with Schalke 04 in activating McKennie’s purchase option:

In spite of the positive impact he had on the team, U.S. American international midfielder Weston McKennie (22) might be put up for sale by Juventus, out of the financial ordeals Italian giants are going through. Bianconeri are going to buy him back from Schalke 04 first, on the 18.5 milllion euros fee agreed upon.

This seems...unlikely, but Serie A is crazy, man.

Ajax celebrating Marley (@FutbolBible)

Ajax is using its third kit to give a little love to Bob Marley and his song “Three Little Birds”:

Leicester City targeting Hazard (Transfer Market Web)

Per reports out of the UK, Leicester City is considering a move for Borussia Dortmund’s Thorgan Hazard:

According to latest UK news, Leicester City are planning a resonant move at Belgian international winger Thorgan Hazard (28). Playing for Borussia Dortmund since 2019/20, Eden’s younger brother is currently on a deal with German giants until June 2024, and is roughly worth 32.5 million euros right now.

Hazard’s move to Dortmund has produced some up-and-down results. Surely, a move might be the spark he needs to get back on track.

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