Gossip column: Leicester, Ibrahimovic, Alli, Van Gaal, Mourinho, Courtois

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The Football League is investigating Leicester's finances for the 2013-14 season amid concerns they may have cheated financial fair play rules. (Guardian)external-link

Paris St-Germain captain Thiago Silva has warned team-mate Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, he would be taking a "step down" if he moves to the Premier League. (Mirror)external-link

Manchester United are the only Premier League club to make an offer for Sweden's Ibrahimovic, who is out of contract in the summer. (L'equipe, via Daily Star)external-link

United's players turned on manager Louis van Gaal after Sunday's 3-0 defeat by Tottenham, with some openly questioning his future. (Sun)external-link

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The Sun lead on the reported fall-out at Manchester United between the players and manager Louis van Gaal

Jose Mourinho remains confident he will replace Van Gaal at Old Trafford and wants to sign five new players for the club this summer. (Daily Express)external-link

Chelsea's goalkeeping situation is looking unstable for next season, as Thibaut Courtois, 23, is keen on a move to Real Madrid while Asmir Begovic, 28, does not want to stay without being first choice. (Telegraph)external-link

Branislav Ivanovic could leave Chelsea in the summer, with Roma interested in the 32-year-old defender. (Talksport, via Corriere dello Sport)external-link

Manchester City are set to beat their Premier League rivals to the £35m signing of 21-year-old Athletic Bilbao defender Aymeric Laporte. (Mirror)external-link

West Ham striker Diafra Sakho, 26, could look to leave the club in the summer following a row with manager Slaven Bilic. (Sun)external-link

Liverpool and Borussia Dortmund are both keen to sign Borussia Monchengladbach's 20-year-old midfielder Mahmoud Dahoud.(Guardian)external-link

Newcastle would have to pay their 24-year-old midfielder Jonjo Shelvey £80,000 a week in the Championship, as they did not agree a wage cut in the event of relegation.(Telegraph)external-link

Arsenal have joined Manchester United in scouting 18-year-old Benfica midfielder Renato Sanches. (Daily Mail)external-link

Jordon Ibe, 20, has fuelled speculation about his future at Liverpool by removing all references to the club from his Twitter profile. (Independent) external-link

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The Mirror lead on Zlatan Ibrahimovic's potential move to the Premier League

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says he is happy to meet with Liverpool target Mario Gotze, 23, at the end of the season to discuss his future. (Daily Star)external-link

Another Liverpool target, Piotr Zielinski, has confirmed he has held talks with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp. The 21-year-old Poland midfielder is on loan at Empoli from Udinese. (Metro, via Sportowe Fakty)external-link

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman is so concerned about his young players wearing headphones and using social media that he has held special training sessions to help them communicate with each other. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Everton have not approached former Chile boss Marcelo Bielsa about replacing Roberto Martinez as manager, despite reports in South American media. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Newcastle defender Daryl Janmaat, 26, broke two fingers when he punched the dressing-room wall during Saturday's defeat by Southampton. (Mirror)external-link

Neymar's Barcelona contract has been leaked and it shows the 24-year-old Brazil forward earns £77,000 a week and has a £153m buy-out clause. (Daily Mail)external-link

AC Milan have decided to sack their manager Sinisa Mihajlovic and replace him with former Milan midfielder Cristian Brocchi.(Gazzetta dello Sport)external-link

Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri has taken to banning Jamie Vardy from shooting in training, so as to keep the 29-year-old striker fresh for games. (Guardian)external-link

Best of social media

As Tottenham and England midfielder Dele Alli celebrated his 20th birthday, team-mate Eric Dier dedicated a photoshopped Instagramexternal-link picture to the birthday boy. The caption read: "Happy birthday... always got your back."

Instagram post

West Ham goalkeeper Adrian went back to his roots with a night at a Spanish tapas restaurant in London. He tweeted a pictureexternal-link of himself dressed up for the occasion.

Adrian brought a bit of Seville to London on Monday

With word of Leicester reaching next season's Champions League came congratulations from manager Claudio Ranieri's native Italy and Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, no less. "Leicester is no longer a fairytale but a reality. Welcome to Europe coach Claudio Ranieri!" he tweeted.

Buffon tweet

And finally...

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho visited film director Guy Ritchie's house in London on Monday, after spending Saturday night watching Anthony Joshua's fight with Charles Martin. (Daily Mail)external-link

Leicester City defender Christian Fuchs says he wants Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds to play him in the as yet unmade "Jamie Vardy - The Movie". (Talksport)external-link

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