Gossip column: Mahrez, Vardy, Kante, Ibrahimovic, De Gea, Hazard

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Arsenal are in talks to complete a double raid on Leicester's Premier League title-winning team by seeking out winger Riyad Mahrez, 25, in addition to striker Jamie Vardy, 29. (Sun)external-link

The Gunners are confident that Vardy will sign for them before the 2016 European Championship starts on Friday. (Telegraph)external-link

No decision is imminent on Vardy's future. He has been offered a £120,000-a-week deal by the Gunners. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

The Foxes are targeting Watford striker Troy Deeney, 27, as a replacement for Vardy. (Telegraph)external-link

New Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been backed to "transform" the club and take it to another level by chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak. (CityTV)external-link

Guardiola is looking to further strengthen his midfield with the signing of Toni Kroos, 26, from Real Madrid, while City's Fernando, 28, is wanted by La Liga sides Villarreal and Valencia. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Chelsea winger Eden Hazard, 25, has dampened speculation he could join Paris St-Germain by saying they are not part of his plans and he only wants to leave Stamford Bridge on a high. (Telefoot, via Guardian)external-link

PSG are ready to tempt Leicester midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, with a huge five-year deal. (Daily Mirror) external-link

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The Daily Star describes how Roy Hodgson's England will not cheat to succeed at Euro 2016

Free agent Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, has teased Manchester United fans by saying he has a big announcement on Tuesday, but it could just be for his new clothing line. (Sun)external-link

Everton will target Crystal Palace defender Scott Dann, 29, as their first signing for about £15m should manager Ronald Koeman leave Southampton for Goodison Park. (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Eddie Howe will reject the chance to join Southampton as manager, as Russian owner Maxim Demin is still willing to pump cash into the side. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, 25, could be staying at Old Trafford after Real Madrid have decided not to trigger the £39m release clause in his contract. (AS)external-link

The Red Devils have made a £35.2m bid to sign Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes, 22. (Alfredo Pedula, via Daily Star)external-link

New United boss Jose Mourinho has recruited fellow Portuguese Ricardo Formosinho, 59, as his new technical scout at Old Trafford. (The Sun)external-link

Former England midfielder Paul Ince believes Roy Hodgson should have taken Sunderland striker Jermain Defoe, 33 to Euro 2016, rather than gamble on Manchester United's 18-year-old frontman Marcus Rashford. (Chronicle)external-link

Former Newcastle United defender Steven Taylor, 30, will have talks with Scottish Premiership side Rangers before travelling to Turkey for discussions with interested clubs. (Daily Mail)external-link

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New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho welcomed Pele to his "new house" after meeting the Brazil legend at Old Trafford during Soccer Aid.external-link

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Barcelona's Neymar watches Brazil alongside popstar friend Justin Bieber in Los Angeles.

Neymar watches Brazil alongside friend Justin Bieber in Los Angeles

And finally

TV presenter Mark Wright is being considered for a role at Sunderland next season after impressing Black Cats boss Sam Allardyce during training for Soccer Aid, according to pundit Chris Kamara. (Daily Mirror)external-link

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