Morning Report: May 18

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Roberto Martinez is among a number of candidates set for talks with Liverpool, as Fenway Sports Group begin the search for Kenny Dalglish's successor.

But Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers, who guided the swans to an 11th placed finish this season, has turned down the opportunity to interview for the role.

Elsewhere, Fabio Capello has reportedly put himself forward for the Chelsea job, while Ole Gunner Solskjaer is a surprise candidate for the Aston Villa manager.


In today's transfer news, contract talks are art a deadlock between Robin van Persie and Arsenal, with Manchester City and Juventus ready to swoop. (Daily Mail)

Tottenham are chasing Ivory Coast striker Arouna Kone, but will wait until their place in the Champions League is confirmed before making a move. (Daily Mirror)

And finally, Paris Saint-Germain are planning big money moves for both Kaka and Napoli forward Ezequiel Lavezzi this summer. (talkSPORT)

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