Football gossip: Mourinho, Falcao, De Gea, Depay, Clyne, Lennon

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Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, 52, is set to oversee a major overhaul of his title-winning Chelsea squad, with Atletico Madrid winger Antoine Griezmann, 24, Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette, 23, and Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, 22, among their targets.(Daily Mirror)external-link

Manchester United could retain on-loan Monaco striker Radamel Falcao for a second season if goalkeeper David De Gea agrees to sign a new contract with the club, due to the players' agent.(Manchester Evening News)external-link

Arsenal are preparing a summer bid for Monaco centre-back Aymen Abdennour, 25, and Lyon forward Nabil Fekir, 21.(Metro)external-link

Cesc Fabregas
Happy Birthday, Cesc!

The agent of Juventus's 22-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba was spotted in Real Madrid's team hotel before their Champions League tie against the Turin side. (AS)external-link

Manchester City are planning a £15m move for Tottenham's 24-year-old full-back Danny Rose.(Daily Star)external-link

Liverpool are the favourites to sign PSV Eindhoven's 21-year-old winger Memphis Depay for a fee of £22m.(The Sun, subscription required)external-link

Manchester United are targeting Vitoria Guimaraes midfielder Bernard Mensah, 20, who has been compared to Manchester City's Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure.(Allsports) external-link

Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw, 19, is at the centre of a club versus country row as England boss Roy Hodgson wants him to play against Slovenia on 7 June, but United manager Louis van Gaal wants him to rest.(Daily Star) external-link

Marseille goalkeeper Steve Mandanda, 30, is open to a move to the Premier League as speculation builds he could replace fellow Frenchman Hugo Lloris if the Tottenham goalkeeper moves to Manchester United.(Talksport)external-link

Sunderland are interested in Manchester City full-back Micah Richards, 26, whose contract expires in the summer.(Sunderland Echo)external-link

Southampton and England right-back Nathaniel Clyne, 24, says he is happy to stay at the Saints despite being linked with a move to Manchester United.(Times, subscription required)external-link

Everton could be priced out of a permanent move for on-loan Aaron Lennon, with Tottenham wanting £9m for the 28-year-old winger.(Guardian)external-link

Newly-promoted Bournemouth have made a club-record £5m bid for 27-year-old Sporting Braga striker Eder.(Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel, 30, is yet to agree a new deal with the club, despite being offered a three-year contract.(Daily Mail)external-link

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi says he has not spoken with former coach Pep Guardiola since the manager departed the Nou Camp. (Marca)external-link

Manager Carlo Ancelotti will not be leaving Real Madrid in the summer and will instead see out the final year of his contract at the Bernabeu.(Marca)external-link

Newcastle have joined West Ham in competition for Real Sociedad manager David Moyes.(Daily Mirror)external-link

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Belgium side Anderlecht have denied reports that Newcastle United have agreed a £15m fee for 20-year-old striker Aleksandar Mitrovic.(The Chronicle)external-link

Chelsea's club television channel has released footage of the Blues' title-winning celebrations in the changing rooms - with veteran striker Didier Drogba drenching manager Jose Mourinho with champagne.(London Evening Standard)external-link

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker, 30, expects the Gunners to make a serious bid to win the Premier League next season.(Daily Express)external-link

Aston Villa manager Tim Sherwood wants on-loan Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25, to remain at the club beyond the summer.(Daily Star)external-link

Villa striker Darren Bent faces an uncertain future after boss Sherwood decided against recalling him to first-team training after his loan spell at Derby ended. Bent, 31, has been told to go on holiday instead.(Birmingham Mail)external-link

Best of social media

Liverpool defender Glen Johnson looks to have passed on the football skills to his young son. The England international uploaded a videoexternal-link of his lad playing football in the back garden - and twice hitting the crossbar - while pretending to be his dad's Anfield team-mate Daniel Sturridge.

Raul Meireles
Excellent beard, Raul...

Hull goalkeeper Steve Harper tweetedexternal-link to thank supporters for his player of the month award, then said the team needs all the support they can get against Burnley at the weekend. "We need you all behind us on Saturday," Harper wrote. "No dissent or protests, just 90 minutes of fantastic support to help us get the result we need."

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas suggested there was no better way to mark his 28th birthday than a title win. And a cake, of course.external-link

Former Chelsea and Liverpool midfielder Raul Meireles postedexternal-link a picture of him and his Fenerbahce team-mates at a wedding.

Tottenham striker Emmanuel Adebayor has used Facebook to deny claims suggesting he had turned his back on his family by outlining everything he has done for his relatives. (Daily Mail)external-link

And finally

Austria Vienna's mascot Super Leo the lion allegedly turned up to a match drunk, and consequently fell over on the pitch before trying to fall asleep. (Metro)external-link