Today's newspaper gossip: Mourinho faces the sack; United set for Kane swoop

Published on: 07 December 2015
Today's newspaper gossip: Mourinho faces the sack; United set for Kane swoop
Newspapers

Chelsea could sack manager Jose Mourinho whether or not they beat Porto in the Champions League on Wednesday. (Daily Mirror) 

Owner Roman Abramovich may act if the Blues lose to Porto and then against leaders Leicester in the Premier League next weekend. (The Sun) 

Manchester United are planning to make a £50m move for Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 22, in the summer transfer window. (Daily Star) 

Red Devils midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, 31, could face a three-match ban for his clash with West Ham defender Winston Reid, 27, on Saturday. (Daily Mirror) 

Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is reporting that former Welsh forward Craig Bellamy is set to replace Gary Neville as a Sky Sports pundit

Louis van Gaal's job is not under threat should Manchester United exit the Champions League on Tuesday. (Daily Express) 

But the club will sit down with the Dutch manager in the new year to determine whether the 64-year-old wishes to depart in the summer of 2017 or sign a fresh contract. (Guardian) 

Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires feels the Gunners should sign Southampton's powerhouse midfielder Victor Wanyama, 24, who is "world-class material". (Evening Standard) 

Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino has warned off any potential interest for Hugo Lloris, 28, by saying the goalkeeper is key to the future of the football club. (Express) 

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says the Eagles can win the Premier League in the next 10 years. Alan Pardew's side are currently eighth in the top-flight. (The Sun) 

Everton midfielder Gerard Deulofeu, 21, is taking intensive English lessons in order to conduct all media interviews in his adopted language.(Liverpool Echo) 

Arsenal target Adrien Rabiot, 20, has requested a loan move away from Paris St-Germain as he struggles to get game time at the Ligue 1 leaders. (L'Eqiupe - in French) 

Best of social media

Leicester City players

The Leicester City players seem to be enjoying their time as Premier League leaders, dressing up as characters such as Spiderman, Iron Man and Batman, with striker Andrej Kramaric posting a picture on Instagram.  ">https://www.instagram.com/p/-82wN2MESw/?taken-by=andrejkramaric">posting a picture on Instagram. 

Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal performed a trick shot in his kitchen to get an orange back in the fridge. He posted

https://twitter.com/_nachomonreal/status/673545823716810752

— (@_nachomonreal)

">a video on his neat footwork on Twitter. 

And finally

Tottenham's plans to build a new 61,000 capacity-stadium have been labelled "an act of pure vandalism" due to the planned demolition of three Victorian and Edwardian heritage buildings. (Evening Standard) 

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