Gossip column: Ibrahimovic, Kante, Kroos, Ronaldo, Eriksen

Video gossip: Zlatan Ibrahimovic, N'Golo Kante, Toni Kroos

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Arsenal are lining up a move for Paris St-Germain's Sweden international striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34. (Daily Star)external-link

Gunners manager Arsene Wenger has also made Leicester midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, a top transfer target this summer. (Sun)external-link

Kante has been told by Leicester he can leave the King Power Stadium this summer - but only if they have a replacement lined up. Manchester City are the latest of Europe's biggest clubs to join the chase for the Foxes midfielder. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Manchester United have renewed their pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, 26, raising further questions about the future of manager Louis van Gaal, who pulled the plug on a deal for the German when he arrived at Old Trafford. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Daily Mirror
The Daily Mirror says Everton want Stoke boss Mark Hughes

United, though, will not move for Borussia Dortmund's Germany defender Mats Hummels, 27, a former target, because of the improved form of Daley Blind, 26. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Barcelona are considering putting defender Marc Bartra, 25, on the transfer list this summer - and he will be available for just £9.3m, with Tottenham, Manchester United and Liverpool interested. (Marca)external-link

The Spanish champions are interested in signing Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 24, to replace Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 23, who is tipped for a summer transfer. (Marca)external-link

Meanwhile, Liverpool have made a formal bid for Barcelona's former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen, 30. (Sportexternal-link - in Spanish)

Borussia Dortmund's Serbian defender Neven Subotic, 27, also looks set to join Liverpool in the summer. (Revier Sportexternal-link - in German)

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The Sun's back page previews Liverpool's Europa League tie against Villarreal

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen, 24, has agreed terms on a new four-year contract, but he is waiting for manager Mauricio Pochettino to commit to the club before finalising the deal.(Squawka)external-link

Championship promotion-chasers Middlesbrough have joined several Premier League clubs in the race to sign £12m-rated Gent striker Laurent Depoitre, 27.(Daily Mail)external-link

Turkish side Fenerbahce are considering a summer move for Chelsea defender Baba Rahman, 21. (Fanatik - in Turkish)external-link

Jose Mourinho's agent was in Manchester on Tuesday night to discuss outgoing Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini's managerial future, not to sort out Mourinho's move to Old Trafford. (Daily Star)external-link

Italian champions Juventus plan talks with Chelsea over a permanent deal for Colombian loan signing Juan Cuadrado, 27, and will also attempt to sign Stamford Bridge team-mate Oscar, 24. (Daily Mail)external-link

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo will have revolutionary stem cell therapy in a bid to be fit to face Manchester City in the Champions League semi-final second leg. (Sun)external-link

Everton defender and Manchester City and Chelsea target John Stones, 21, added to speculation over his future by attending Manchester City's Champions League draw with Real Madrid on Tuesday. (Daily Express)external-link

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, 30, has been told by England boss Roy Hodgson that he will start at the European Championship this summer despite his indifferent club form. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Leicester's Professional Football Association's Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez, 25, wants to stay with the Premier League leaders. (Daily Star)external-link

Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores is considering an offer to return to Valencia to take charge of the La Liga club. The 51-year-old is a former player and manager of Valencia. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Everton fans want a big name to replace manager Roberto Martinez this summer but do not want David Moyes to return to Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil, 27, is in no hurry to sign a new contract with the Gunners., (Sport-Informations-Dienst via London Evening Standard)external-link

Best of social media

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West Ham United players at Mark Noble's golf day

West Ham striker Andy Carroll posted a photo on Instagramexternal-link of himself, James Collins, Mark Noble, James Tomkins and Aaron Cresswell at Noble's testimonial golf day.

Ashley Young

Manchester United forward Ashley Young tweetedexternal-link about his night out bowling, where he went top of the celebrity leader board.

And finally

A Swedish league game between IFK Gothenburg and Malmo was abandoned after 78 minutes on Wednesday when a firework exploded at the feet of substitute Tobias Sana, who responded by angrily throwing a corner flag into the crowd. (Sun)external-link

A dog got on to the pitch during a Copa Libertadores match between Deportivo Tachira and Pumas - and was clearly determined to enjoy his moment in the spotlight.(Metro)external-link

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