Monday's gossip column

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Jose Mourinho will be given £300m to spend on new signings when he becomes the Manchester United manager. (Daily Star)

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, 29, is a £15m transfer target for Barcelona with Marc-Andre ter Stegen, 23, set to leave the Nou Camp. (Sun)

Former Chelsea assistant boss Steve Clarke says new manager Antonio Conte should offer club captain John Terry a new contract. The 35-year-old defender’s current deal expires in the summer. (Sky Sports)

AC Milan want to sign Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli on a permanent deal in the summer. The 25-year-old is on a season-long loan at the Italian club. (La Gazzetta dello Sport, via Daily Mail)

Tottenham will make another attempt to sign 22-year-old West Brom striker Saido Berahino in the summer. Spurs had four bids rejected for Berahino last year.(Daily Star)

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere, 24, will be in England’s Euro 2016 squad, even though his six-minute substitute appearance on Sunday against Sunderland was the first time he has played this season. (Sun)

Former England manager Fabio Capello says end-of-season fatigue will be the biggest problem for Roy Hodgson’s squad for this summer’s European Championship. (BBC Radio 5 live)

Wayne Rooney, 30, is ready to drop into midfield on a permanent basis – and become Manchester United’s new Paul Scholes. (Mirror)

Former England midfielder Jamie Redknapp says Arsene Wenger has ‘brainwashed’ Arsenal fans into thinking a fourth-placed finish in the Premier League is good enough. (Sky Sports)

Swansea boss Francesco Guidolin says the Swans can fight for a Champions League place next season. (South Wales Evening Post)

Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho, 19, says it would be ‘a dream come true’ if he featured in his side’s Champions League semi-final against Real Madrid this week. (Talksport)

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Best of social media

Aston Villa defender Jores Okore, who caretaker boss Eric Black said was ‘refusing to play’ for the club, has hit back on Twitter. Okore wrote: “I refuse to play? I was on the bench against Chelsea and the games before, why didn’t I refuse to play those games? There must be more to it than Mr Eric Black is telling you.”

Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle could not hide his delight at his side’s FA Cup semi-final win over Watford to set up a final against Manchester United. Gayle wrote on Twitter: “Buzzing to be in the final against United. Boys were unbelievable today #comeonyoupalace.”

Eagles team-mate Yannick Bolasie, who scored in Palace’s win at Wembley, also posted on Twitter. He wrote: “God is great. These kind of things you can only dream of but it’s reality now. FA Cup final pending. Great support. Great win.”

Match of the Day presenter and Leicester City fan Gary Lineker tweeted his appreciation of N’Golo Kante’s work

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere wrote on Instagram about his joy at being back in action after a long-term injury. He wrote: “Great feeling to be back in the Premier League, another step in the right direction. Another week of hard work before next weekend. Thanks for your supporters Gooners.”

And finally

Southampton striker Shane Long apologised to Saints boss Ronald Koeman after only scoring once in Saturday’s 4-2 win over already-relegated Aston Villa.(Southampton Echo)

Spanish third-tier player Javi Gomez may well have scored the best goal this year – a 30-yard bicycle kick while playing for UD Socuellamos against CD Toledo on Sunday. (Guardian)

Leicester’s players travelled to the PFA Awards in London on Sunday night via a private helicopter immediately after their 4-0 win over Swansea at the King Power Stadium. (Mirror)

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