Gossip column: Mourinho, Ibrahimovic, De Gea, Higuain, Townsend

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Jose Mourinho is in talks about a possible move to take over at Paris St-Germain, unless Manchester United make a move for the former Chelsea boss, 53. (Daily Mail)

Meanwhile, United goalkeeper David de Gea, 25, may look to leave Old Trafford if Louis van Gaal stays as manager. (Daily Telegraph)

But United have made Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, a formal offer of a one-year contract with the option of an extra season. (RMC - in French)

Leicester City's top players are set to demand new £100,000-a-week contracts following their Premier League title success. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal are considering a £10m move for Celtic's Scotland international left-back Kieran Tierney, 18. (Daily Record)

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino believes he should have been given greater backing by the club's hierarchy over the suspensions given to Dele Alli and Mousa Dembele during the run-in to the end of the Premier League season. (The Times - subscription required)

Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez is very close to agreeing his future at the club, according to Times journalist George Caulkin. The Spaniard had been expected to leave St James' Park following the club's relegation. However, talks with owner Mike Ashley and managing director Lee Charnley have convinced him to stay. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Manchester United scouts were at Sporting Lisbon's game with Braga on Sunday to watch midfield pair William Carvalho, 24, and Joao Mario, 23. (Daily Mirror)

But the Red Devils look like they have missed out on Valencia's Portugal midfielder Andre Gomes, 22, who is thought to be on his way to Italian champions Juventus. (Sun)

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Bournemouth have rejected a £25m bid from West Ham for striker Callum Wilson, 24, and midfielder Matt Ritchie, 26. (Sky Sports)

Napoli's Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 28, who has been linked with Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea, wants to lower the release clause in his contract from £72m to £47m. (Gazzetta dello Sport - in Italian)

The Hammers will activate an £8m release clause for Newcastle's England winger Andros Townsend, 24, and also hope to sign Netherlands midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 25, from the Magpies. (Squawka)

But Townsend could stay at Newcastle as they prepare for life in the Championship, according to his father. (Chronicle)

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Liverpool are closing in on a £4.7m deal for former Manchester City goalkeeper Loris Karius, with Reds boss Jurgen Klopp wanting the 22-year-old Mainz player to provide competition for Simon Mignolet. (Liverpool Echo)

John Terry, 35, offered another hint that he will be staying at Chelsea when he cancelled plans to hire the pitch at Stamford Bridge for a farewell party. (Daily Mail)

Leicester target Gianluca Lapadula, 26, currently with Pescara, says he is ready to form an "explosive" partnership with Jamie Vardy and would love to work under "legendary" Claudio Ranieri. (Sun)

Everton captain Phil Jagielka believes up to 10 players could leave the club in a summer of change at Goodison Park. (The Guardian)

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Joey Barton has fuelled talk of a move to Rangers by posting an image on Twitter of him playing golf with the club's striker Kenny Miller. Rangers began talks on signing Barton, 33, last week.

Joey Barton
Barton tweeted: "Lovely day at Loch Lomond with Marc Warren, Andrew Black and Kenny Miller. Couldn't have picked a better day."

Watford midfielder Ikechi Anya has been demonstrating his athleticism on Twitter by posting a video showing himjumping over his car.

His team-mate Troy Deeney wasquick to comment, stating: "Can't believe you didn't land in the drivers seat this is poor."

Stoke striker Peter Crouch has agreed with Roy Hodgson's England squad selections for Euro 2016, but suggested on Twitter that the manager had made"one tall error".

Leicester defender Liam Moore posted a picture a picture on Twitter from the open-top bus as he and his team-mates enjoyed the title celebrations in the city. He also posted the message: "The support for our club is unbelievable. Thousands and thousands fans turned out for this unbelievable moment!!"

Liam Moore tweet
Leicester players toured the city in an open-top bus on Monday

And finally

Quang Minh Ha and Nick Duy Do have been dubbed the world's worst groundsmen after their attempt to paint the pitch lines for a team in Norway's seventh tier without any equipment. (Daily Mirror)

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