Premier League leaders Leicester set to spend £20m to strengthen squad

Claudio Ranieri
Claudio Ranieri

Here is the latest news, gossip and rumours from the media.

Chelsea are planning a summer swoop for PSG's Edinson Cavani. The Stamford Bridge club saw the 29-year-old's talent at first hand in the Champions League this week and are preparing to break the bank with an offer, according to the Metro.

Jose Mourinho is waiting patiently for the Manchester United job, according to the Sun. The former Chelsea manager has reportedly turned down offers from China and Italy.

Happy anniversary wishes are in today's Lancashire Evening Post as Simon Grayson today celebrates his third anniversary as Preston North End manager and is proud of the progress made by the Lilywhites in that 
time.

If and when he gets to Old Trafford Mourinho could make long-time ally Zlatan Ibrahimovic one of his marquee signings. The 34-year-old has hinted at a move to the Premier League and United could be his destination on a one-year deal, reports the Mirror.

One player who might not be coming to Manchester United is Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi. The 22-year-old has been linked with a move to Old Trafford, but the Daily Star reckon that PSG will hijack the deal with a £35million bid.

The Evening Standard report that Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is ready to commit himself to the White Hart Lane club. The Argentinian is expected to be sought after in the summer but he is ready to turn down offers from abroad.

Blackpool Gazette have reported that Lancashire teenager Joe Riley could make his dream Manchester United debut this evening.

The Daily Mirror have reported that Leicester are set to spend £20m apiece on CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa, 23, and Dynamo Kiev defender Aleksandar Dragovic, 24 - as long as they qualify for the Champions League.

Former Chile boss Jorge Sampaoli, 55, is back in the frame for the Chelsea manager's job according to reports in the Sun.

Blackburn manager Paul Lambert says he wanted to resign as Aston Villa boss at the end of his second season in charge but owner Randy Lerner would not accept it.