Gossip column: Ibrahimovic, Mourinho, Cavani, Musa, Dragovic

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Paris St-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, could be heading to England. Asked about his future, he said: "I have another three months here and then what will happen? Big things will happen. Is the Premier League something I fancy. Let's just say I'm in shape." (Daily Mirror)external-link

Jose Mourinho, 53, has turned down offers from Italy and China as he waits for the manager's job at Manchester United to become available.(Sun)external-link

Leicester are set to spend £20m apiece on CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa, 23, and Dynamo Kiev defender Aleksandar Dragovic, 24 - as long as they qualify for the Champions League. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Chelsea are in talks to sign Edinson Cavani and have prepared a huge contract for the 29-year-old Paris St-Germain forward. (Metro)external-link

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Former Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli, 55, is back in the frame for the Chelsea manager's job. (Sun)external-link

Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires has dismissed Danny Mills' claim that he and Thierry Henry were "disrespectful" to Manchester City when they attempted, unsuccessfully, to take a 'tap' penalty against Manchester City in 2005. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Blackburn manager Paul Lambert says he wanted to resign as Aston Villa boss at the end of his second season in charge but owner Randy Lerner would not accept it. (Daily Express)external-link

Paris St-Germain are set to hijack Manchester United's planned move for Inter Milan midfielder Mauro Icardi, 22, with a £35m bid. (Sport Mediaset - in Italian)external-link

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino, 43, has hinted he will rebuff any offers from abroad and stay in English football. (Evening Standard)external-link

Manchester United are set to battle Real Madrid for the signature of £23m-rated Wolfsburg defender Ricardo Rodriguez, 23. (Daily Express)external-link

United are also hoping to persuade Valencia winger Sofiane Feghouli, 26, to make the move to Old Trafford. (Metro)external-link

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Under-pressure Newcastle manager Steve McClaren will be handed more time to turn things around at St James' Park.(Newcastle Chronicle)external-link

Out-of-favour West Brom left-back Sebastien Pocognoli, 28, wants to stay and fight for his place at The Hawthorns. (Birmingham Mail)external-link

Best of social media

Former Sunderland, Aston Villa and Stoke goalkeeper Thomas Sorensen has received the remaining stock of his Soccer Starz figures. external-link

Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore has posted on Twitterexternal-link that Watford striker Troy Deeney should be included in the next England squad.

Fulham left-back Luke Garbutt has tweetedexternal-link an apology to fans, describing his performance in the 3-0 defeat by Blackburn as "simply not good enough".

And finally

Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie - now at Fenerbahce - has been filmed singing along to R Kelly's When a Woman's Fed Up.(YouTube)external-link

A film - called From The Streets - is being planned about the life of former Arsenal, Liverpool and Stoke winger Jermaine Pennant. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Chelsea and former Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has had a Salford hair stylist travel all the way down to London to give him a Brazilian blow dry. (Daily Mail)external-link

Manchester United's kit sponsor Adidas has released a T-shirt which appears to mock the club's boring style of play. (Sun)external-link

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