Football gossip: Leicester, Rodgers, Neymar, Mbappe, Barnes, Jimenez

Football gossip

Leicester City are set to offer Celtic £6m to appoint Brendan Rodgers as manager after sacking Claude Puel on Sunday. (Sun)external-link

Former Huddersfield boss David Wagner is also among the targets to take over at the King Power Stadium. (Huddersfield Examiner)external-link

Ex-Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes has admitted interest in the vacant Foxes post. (Bein Sports, via Liverpool Echo)external-link

Leicester's English striker Jamie Vardy, 32, punched a door in anger following his side's 4-1 defeat by Crystal Palace on Saturday. (Mail)external-link

Paris St-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi insists that neither 27-year-old Brazil forward Neymar, linked with Real Madrid, or France striker Kylian Mbappe, 20, will be sold this year. (Marca)external-link

Liverpool and Arsenal's efforts to sign PSG and France midfielder Adrien Rabiot, 23, appear to have been given a boost after Barcelona cooled their interest. (Mirror)external-link

Bayern Munich president Uli Hoeness says a decision on the future of 27-year-old Colombia midfielder James Rodriguez, whose two-year loan from Real Madrid finishes at the end of the season, will be in the hands of manager Niko Kovac. (Goal)external-link

Manchester United have been linked with a summer move for Sporting's Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes, 24. (A Bola, via Manchester Evening News)external-link

Wolves captain Conor Coady says he is doing all he can to persuade Mexico striker Raul Jimenez, 29, to make his loan deal at the club permanent. (Express and Star)external-link

French side Lille are prepared to sell 23-year-old Ivory Coast winger Nicolas Pepe, who has been an Arsenal target, if the price is right. (Telefoot, via Football London)external-link

Burnley's England-born forward Ashley Barnes could pledge his international future to Austria - the 29-year-old qualifies through his maternal grandmother. (Mail)external-link

Former Chelsea and Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho believes the Blues' 28-year-old Belgium midfielder Eden Hazard would be a success at Real Madrid. (London Evening Standard)external-link

Portuguese Mourinho, 56, plans to be back in management this summer. (ESPN)external-link

Manchester United staff gave special instructions to the ball boys at Old Trafford to slow down in giving the ball back to Liverpool during Sunday's 0-0 draw. (Mail)external-link

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