Gossip column: Mahrez, Kante, Walcott, Lallana, Benteke

Gossip: Riyad Mahrez, Theo Walcott & Christian Benteke

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Arsenal are in discussions to sign Leicester City forward Riyad Mahrez, 25, who is valued at £40m, and midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, who is available for £20m. (France Football - in French)external-link

West Ham are close to agreeing a £20m summer move for Arsenal and England winger Theo Walcott, 27. (Sun)external-link

Co-owner David Sullivan says West Ham have made a £24m bid for a top forward in France and will bid £25m for another in England this week if they are unsuccessful. (Sky Sports)external-link

West Ham's £24m bid is for Marseille striker Michy Batshuayi, 22, and they will also make a £25m bid for his Belgium team-mate, Liverpool striker Christian Benteke, 25. (Mirror)external-link

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Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann, 25, has told friends he is prepared to reject lucrative offers from the Premier League to stay at the La Liga club. The Frenchman has been closely monitored by Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City. (Telegraph)external-link

Chelsea captain John Terry, 35, is close to agreeing a move to the Chinese Super League, where he will earn £12m a year, making him one of the highest paid players in the world. (Sun)external-link

The Blues have handed Terry a £22,000 leaving present by waiving the booking fee for his farewell kickabout at Stamford Bridge on Monday.(Times - subscription required)external-link

Blues midfielder Nemanja Matic, 27, is waiting to see if Manchester United begin negotiations with ex-Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho before deciding whether to move to Old Trafford. (Daily Mail)external-link

LA Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard, 35, has reiterated his intention to return to Liverpool "sooner rather than later". (Independent)external-link

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino wants to sign Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana, 27, his former player at Southampton, in a £20m move. (Sun)external-link

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Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam believes team-mate Jack Butland, 23, will go on to play for one of England's "big" clubs. (BBC Radio 5 live in short)

Paris St-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, says he will reveal his next move "soon", having been linked with a move to Manchester United. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Striker Anthony Martial, 20, will miss United's Premier League game against West Ham on Tuesday with a hamstring injury and is a doubt for the final league match against Bournemouth on Sunday. (Telegraph)external-link

Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen, 26, is happy to wait until the summer for his future to be decided. The Welshman has one year remaining on his contract and the Reds have yet to open talks over a new contract. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Newcastle United face "carnage" if they are relegated and manager Rafael Benitez leaves the club, says former Sunderland midfielder Don Hutchison. (Chronicle)external-link

Aston Villa have been scouting Hajduk Split's Bosnia midfielder Tino-Sven Susic, 24, who may be available for a fee of £4m. (Daily Mail)external-link

Lazio say midfielder Lucas Biglia, 30, is not for sale after the £15m-rated Argentine was heavily linked with a move to Manchester United. (Mediaset Premium, via Express)external-link

Dutch winger Memphis Depay, 22, is in talks with United manager Louis van Gaal over his future at Old Trafford. (Sun)external-link

Bournemouth captain Tommy Elphick says Tottenham midfielder Ryan Mason, 24, is the "sort of player" the club need to sign. (Daily Star)external-link

Thierry Henry is set for a permanent role at Arsenal, with the former France striker ready to coach the club's under-18s. (Daily Mail)external-link

Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela, 24, is keen to stay at the club for another year after finally earning a regular starting spot this season. (Tycsports, via Evening Standard)external-link

West Ham chairman David Gold has told fans not to "spoil" the club's leaving party by invading the pitch following their game against Manchester United on Tuesday night.(Daily Mirror)external-link

Gold has also hit back at criticism of the Hammers' move to the Olympic Stadium by claiming the deal will be beneficial for taxpayers and prevent the ground becoming a "white elephant".(Guardian)external-link

Best of social media

Manchester United winger Antonio Valencia posted a picture on Twitterexternal-link with some of his team-mates as they prepared to travel to London for Tuesday's Premier League game against West Ham.

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Back: Antonio Valencia, Ander Herrera and David de Gea. Front: Marcos Rojo

Match of the Day pundit Jermaine Jenas posted a selfie on Instagramexternal-link with the European Championship trophy. Thierry Henry and Gary Lineker seemed to be unaware they were in the shot.

Jermaine Jenas
Jenas' Instagram post added: "I'll be running the MOTD Snapchat at the Euros."

And finally

England shirts bearing the name of Leicester striker Jamie Vardy are the most popular to be sold at Sports Direct, ahead of Tottenham midfielder Dele Alli and captain Wayne Rooney. (Daily Star)external-link

Chelsea fans are planning walkouts at the last two matches of the season to protest against the club's refusal to hand defender John Terry a new contract. (Metro)external-link

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