Gossip column: Mourinho, Ibrahimovic, Morata, Hazard, Pochettino

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Manchester United could miss out on Paris St-Germain forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, when his contract expires in the summer - if they keep manager Louis van Gaal. (Telegraph)external-link

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho, 53, has started looking for a house in Cheshire as he prepares for life as United manager. (Sun)external-link

But Real Madrid will try to take Mourinho back to the Bernabeu should they be eliminated from the Champions League. (Mirror)external-link

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants Juventus' Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 23, and Roma's Greece defender Kostas Manolas, 24. (Mirror)external-link

The Sun
The back page of Friday's Sun features a story about Jose Mourinho looking at houses in Cheshire before a possible move to Manchester United

Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 27, is prepared to consider a move to China if Atletico Madrid cannot afford to take him back to Spain this summer. (Telegraph)external-link

New Blues boss Antonio Conte is looking to bring Bayern Munich midfielder Arturo Vidal, 28, to the Premier League. (Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

But midfielder Eden Hazard, 25, is set to be the first casualty of the Italian's tenure. (Sun)external-link

Chelsea are confident of signing £30m-rated Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, 26, who has scored nine Serie A goals this season. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Tottenham are to offer boss Mauricio Pochettino a club-record £5.5m-a-year deal as they try to keep him at White Hart Lane. (Mail)external-link

The Guardian
Manchester City are set to gamble on Vincent Kompany's fitness despite concerns from Belgium, according to Friday's Guardian

Southampton could offer goalkeeper Fraser Forster a new deal, with other Premier League sides showing interest in the 28-year-old. (Daily Echo)external-link

West Bromwich Albion manager Tony Pulis is expected to speak to chairman Jeremy Peace in the summer about a new contract. (Mail)external-link

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany, 29, could play in his side's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Paris St-Germain next Tuesday after missing the past three games with a calf injury. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Former Aston Villa assistant boss Ray Wilkins believes he and ex-manager Tim Sherwood could have secured the club's Premier League status. Sherwood was sacked in October. (Talksport)external-link

Former Tottenham Hotspur manager Harry Redknapp says he will not rule out another international job after coaching Jordan for two games. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Everton boss Roberto Martinez is under "massive pressure" to win the FA Cup, according to former Blues captain Kevin Ratcliffe. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Stoke City and Republic of Ireland forward Jon Walters, 32, will play in a testimonial for team-mate Andy Wilkinson on 17 May as part of his Euro 2016 build-up. (Sentinel)external-link

European Cup winner Garry Birtles says former team Nottingham Forest are in a mess on and off the pitch. (Nottingham Evening Post)external-link

Wolves midfielder Kevin McDonald, 27, could be set to leave after falling out of favour and training with the club's under-18 side. (Express & Star)external-link

Best of social media

Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund will meet in the return leg at Anfield on 14 April

Borussia Dortmund tweeted this pictureexternal-link of Liverpool fans in the city before their Europa League quarter-final first leg on Thursday, which ended 1-1. Liverpool were allocated 3,400 tickets for the match but more supporters are thought to have travelled for Jurgen Klopp's reunion with his former club.

And finally

Klopp turned down a gift - a replica of the famous square where Borussia Dortmund parade their silverware - from his biggest fan before Thursday's match. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Chelsea captain John Terry has picked seven players from Premier League leaders Leicester City in his PFA Team of the Year. (Star)external-link

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