Gossip column: Drinkwater, Townsend, Ibrahimovic, Gomes, Pellegrini

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Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater and Newcastle winger Andros Townsend fear they will be left out when England coach Roy Hodgson names his final 23-man squad for Euro 2016. (The Times - subscription required)external-link

Daniel Sturridge's place is also under threat as the Liverpool forward looks to prove his fitness to Hodgson. (Guardian)external-link

Valencia's £30m-rated midfielder Andre Gomes, 22, says he will be moving to Manchester United next season. (Superdeporte via Daily Express)external-link

Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, could choose to join his former club Malmo ahead of United this summer. (Sun)external-link

Long-serving midfielder Michael Carrick, 34, has been offered a year extension to his contract by new United manager Jose Mourinho. (Guardian) external-link

Southampton want to re-sign defender Calum Chambers, 21, on loan two years after selling him to Arsenal for £16m. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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The front page of Tuesday's Daily Telegraph Sport claims memory loss has become football's silent shame

Outgoing Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini, 62, says he will retire if he does not get an "interesting" offer. Former Barcelona boss Pep Guardiola will take over at City when Pellegrini officially leaves on 30 June. (Guardian)external-link

Crystal Palace midfielder Joe Ledley, 29, will be named in Wales' 23-man squad for Euro 2016 on Tuesday - despite breaking his leg three weeks ago. (Sun)external-link

England boss Roy Hodgson wants Everton defender John Stones, 22, to put his club future on hold until after Euro 2016. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, says he is happy to stay at the Premier League champions "for now". (L'Equipe)external-link

Midfielder Danny Drinkwater and winger Andros Townsend fear for their England places as Roy Hodgson prepares to trim his Euro 2016 squad to 23 players, claims the Times

Serie A champions Juventus are close to completing the signing of Barcelona's Brazilian international defender Dani Alves, 33, on a free transfer from Barcelona.(Marca)external-link

Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone wants to bring Chelsea forward Diego Costa, 27, back for a second spell at the Vicente Calderon Stadium.(Daily Star) external-link

West Ham United will not entertain the idea of selling defender Reece Oxford, with Manchester United, Arsenal and Liverpool all interested in the 17-year-old. (Times)external-link

Former Brighton and Watford boss Oscar Garcia, 43, is favourite to be named the new Nottingham Forest manager. (Nottingham Post)external-link

Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 26, is ready to move to the Premier League, according to his former Gabon international team-mate Daniel Cousin. (BBC World Service)

Juventus will announce the signing of Barcelona defender and three-time Champions League winner Dani Alves, 33, on a two-year contract this week. (Gazzetta dello Sport via Football Espana)external-link

Sunderland have no plans to sell England Under-21 goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, 22, despite interest from Manchester United. (Sunderland Echo)external-link

Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum, 25, says he is still hurting after the club's relegation from the Premier League and cannot say whether he will be staying. (Chronicle) external-link

Former Olympiakos left-back Kostas Giannoulis, 28, has had a trial with Wolverhampton Wanderers. (Express & Star)external-link

Brighton and Hove Albion have sold around 23,000 season tickets for next season - despite missing out on promotion to the Premier League. (Argus)external-link

Premier League champions Leicester City will wear a new all-red away kit when they defend their title next season. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Former Reading striker Simon Cox, 29, is concerned about the club in the wake of Brian McDermott's sacking as manager. (Reading Chronicle)external-link

Stoke City are one of a number of Premier League clubs interested in Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish, 20, who may leave Villa Park following the club's relegation to the Championship. (Daily Telegraph)external-link

Sunderland are ready to make a £10m move for West Ham forward Diafra Sakho, which would re-unite the Senegal international, 26, with former Hammers' boss Sam Allardyce. (Daily Mail)external-link

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is set to meet Ryan Giggs on his return from holiday to discuss the future of the Welshman, who was assistant manager under previous boss Louis van Gaal, at Old Trafford.(Daily Telegraph)external-link

The best of social media

Pele and Wayne Rooney

Brazil legend Pele tweeted a selfie with Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney at a charity event. Rooney responded on Twitterexternal-link by saying it had been a "huge honour" to meet the three-time World Cup winner.

Former West Bromwich Albion forward Brown Ideye, 27, expressed his relief after learning his Olympiakos team-mate Alan Pulido had been rescued in Mexico hours after he was kidnapped. "Thank God Alan Pulido is safe," tweeted Ideye,external-link who joined West Brom for a fee of around £10m in 2014.

Jose Mourinho

What's new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho been buying at the club's megastore? A 2015-16 season review DVD? A United travel mug for those long journeys next season? A Red Devils duvet set to stay warm next winter? The former Chelsea manager's wife, Matilde, shared an image on her Twitter accountexternal-link on Monday of Mourinho outside the club's training ground holding a United-branded bag. Mourinho met club legend Sir Bobby Charlton.

And finally

Atletico Madrid's women's goalkeeper has been pictured celebrating Real Madrid's Champions League final win over Atletico. (Marca)external-link

Hull City fan Fred Cox-Johnson, 21, broke his arm at Wembley after leaping out of his seat to celebrate Mohamed Diame's winner against Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship play-off final. (Hull Daily Mail)external-link

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