Gossip column: Icardi, Courtois, Van Gaal, Koeman, Ibe, Shilton

Gossip column: Thibaut Courtois, Ronald Koeman, Robert Huth

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Arsenal are considering a move for Inter Milan's Argentina striker Mauro Icardi, 23. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 23, says he will stay at the club despite reported interest in the Belgium goalkeeper from French champions Paris St-Germain. (Le Parisien, in French)external-link

Southampton are concerned manager Ronald Koeman will not extend his contract - which has a year to run - amid interest from Everton and Arsenal. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Daily Express
Claudio Ranieri's determination to keep hold of his Leicester title-winners is the main story for the Daily Express

Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink had to restrain one member of club staff outside Tottenham's dressing room following Monday's ill-tempered 2-2 draw, repeatedly telling them: "I'm the boss - listen to me and do as you're told." (Sun)external-link

Referee Mark Clattenburg has told friends he messed up at Stamford Bridge and should have been stricter in the early stages to stop the game getting out of hand. (Star)external-link

Spurs midfielder Mousa Dembele faces a 10-game ban if he is found guilty of gouging Diego Costa's eyes during the game. (Sun)external-link

Stoke forward Bojan Krkic, 25, is becoming increasingly frustrated at his lack of playing time after starting three matches in the past three months. (Daily Mail)external-link

Leicester City's Premier League triumph does not match Nottingham Forest's title win, according to Viv Anderson, a member of Brian Clough's 1978 side. (Daily Mail)external-link

Defender Robert Huth, 31, will be able to take part in Leicester's title celebrations this Saturday even if he is suspended for the home game against Everton after being charged with violent conduct. (Times - subscription required)external-link

Liverpool will listen to offers this summer for winger Jordon Ibe, 20, with Watford, Arsenal and Tottenham all interested. (Squawka)external-link

Rangers want to sign 26-year-old Fulham winger Ben Pringle, who is on loan at Ipswich Town. (Express)external-link

Raith Rovers boss Ray McKinnon is the favourite to succeed Mixu Paatelainen as Dundee United manager, with the relegated club yet to announce the sacking of the Finn for legal reasons. (Telegraph)external-link

AC Milan are set to be taken over by a Chinese consortium and will target Chinese Super League stars, including Colombia striker Jackson Martinez, 29, and Brazilian midfielders Ramires, 29, and Alex Teixeira, 26. (Gazzetta World)external-link

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says that not reaching this season's Champions League final would be a failure. (Guardian)external-link

N'Golo Kante meets KC and the Sunshine Band for the Sun's back page headline

Former England goalkeeper Peter Shilton believes Leicester's Jamie Vardy, 29, and Tottenham's Harry Kane, 22, should be ahead of Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 30, in the contest to start in attack for Roy Hodgson's side at Euro 2016. (Daily Star)external-link

Sunderland's pre-tax losses have risen by £8m to £25m after they narrowly avoided relegation last season, their latest accounts reveal. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Swansea City fans are unhappy after the club announced a kit deal with a supplier who used to make rivals Cardiff City's strip. (Western Mail)external-link

Best of social media

Stoke goalkeeper Jack Butland - who played football for Team GB at the 2012 London Olympics - has made a cheeky bid for the 2016 Rio Games as a swimmer as he continues his recovery from a broken ankle. He wrote:external-link "Today is five weeks after the op and the ankle is feeling great! Stepped it up in the pool, think I can still qualify for Rio 2016."

Several Tottenham players tweeted their congratulations to new Premier League champions Leicester - among them winger Nacer Chadli, who wrote:external-link "I want to congratulate Leicester on winning the title. We've fought hard for it and I'm proud of our season."

Asmir Begovic and Clarence Seedorf
Netherlands midfield great Clarence Seedorf attended Chelsea's 2-2 draw with Tottenham at Stamford Bridge on Monday - and home goalkeeper Asmir Begovic took the chance to grab a photo afterwards

Watford and Switzerland midfielder Valon Behrami has offered public congratulations after Kosovo, where he was born, gained membership of Uefa. "It's a very special day for all of you," he posted.external-link

Times journalist Rory Smith posted his verdictexternal-link on future Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola's Champions League exit with Bayern Munich on Tuesday: "Those last 10 minutes of hoofing it forward a little teaser for 'Pep Guardiola: the Premier League years'."

BT Sport rugby union commentator Nick Mullins, a Leicester City supporter, revealed that one member of his family found an unusual wayexternal-link to celebrate their title win: "As a thank you to Eden, my daughter slipped the word Hazard into her English GCSE exam today. Pleased Azpilicueta didn't get the equaliser."

And finally

Two Leicester season ticket holders have named their new daughter after title-winning manager Claudio Ranieri. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Jamie Vardy lookalike Lee Chapman was so convincing that someone mistakenly tried to fly him by helicopter to Manchester for a Football Association photoshoot. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Harry Redknapp says he will not go to Australia for his role as Central Coast Mariners consultant, despite the club claiming he will, and gets their name wrong. (Talksport via FourFourTwo)external-link

A Buddhist monk who has flown to the UK regularly to bless Leicester's players this season has predicted that they will enjoy success in the Champions League. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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