Today's newspaper gossip: Mourinho to earn less than Guardiola, Simeone on Chelsea wish-list

Published on: 11 February 2016

Jose Mourinho will earn £15m a season if he becomes Manchester United manager in the summer, £6m less than Manchester City will pay Pep Guardiola. (El Confidencial via The Sun)

The Sun's Thursday back page

Mourinho, 53, will be given up to £300m to spend on new signings when he takes charge at Old Trafford. (Daily Star)

The Portuguese has told United executive vice-chairman to sell midfielders Juan Mata, 27, and Marouane Fellaini, 28. (Daily Mail)

Listen: Man Utd 'will put aside' their style for Mourinho

Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone, 45, is on the shortlist for the Chelsea job, but Blues owner Roman Abramovich has serious misgivings about his playing style. (Daily Mail)

Chelsea are unlikely to let striker Loic Remy, 29, move to China until after they play Paris St-Germain and Manchester City next week. (Evening Standard)

Inter Milan boss Roberto Mancini wants to be reunited with Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, 32, and defender Pablo Zabaleta, 31. (Daily Mirror)

Inter will accept a £35m offer from Manchester United for striker Mauro Icardi, 22, if they fail to qualify for next season's Champions League.(Tuttosport - in Italian)

United had a £23m bid for Argentine winger Nicolas Gaitan, 27, rejected by Benfica in January. (Talksport)

The Red Devils are set to offer midfielder Ever Banega, 27, a £3.5m-a-year contract in the summer to tempt him away from Sevilla. (ITA Sport Press - in Italian)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp wants to sign Bayer Leverkusen's former Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 27, in the summer. (ITA Sport Press via Metro)

Daily Star

The Daily Star's back page on Thursday

Everton defender Phil Jagielka, 33, will be offered the chance to move to the lucrative Chinese Super League. (The Sun)

Fenerbahce striker Emmanuel Emenike, who is on loan at West Ham, remains a target for Shanghai Shenhua. The Chinese club are understood to have offered the 28-year-old a £5.5m-a-year contract before he chose to join the Hammers last month. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick, 34, has had no indication from the club whether his contract will be extended beyond the summer.(Times - subscription required)

Chelsea midfielder Willian rates defender John Terry, 35, as the Blues' greatest ever player, but expects him to leave the club this summer. (

Liverpool are set to move for Cameroon midfielder Joel Matip after the 24-year-old turned down a new contract offer from Schalke. (Daily Star)

Former Sheffield United, QPR and Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock, 67, is set to become Rotherham manager until the end of the season. (Guardian)

Best of social media

Treble Maki, double Nigiri? Darts players Raymond van Barneveld and Michael van Gerwen enjoyed a boatful of sushi with Newcastle players Tim Krul and Siem de Jong at the City's HanaHana restaurant. The perfect way to warm up for the Premier League darts on Thursday?

Raymond van Barneveld on Twitter

If at first you don't succeed... Arsenal defender Calum Chambers managed to flip a pancake at the third time of asking

— (@CalumChambers95)

">in a video he posted on Twitter.

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey enjoyed a trip to Colchester Zoo on Thursday,

— (@aaronramsey)

">posting a picture of him feeding some lemurs. He wrote: "Had a fun afternoon at @ColchesterZoo. Great, knowledgable staff, thank you for all your help today!"

Aaron Ramsey tweet

It looks as though Aston Villa midfielder Jack Grealish has been in the wars in training. He

— (@JackGrealish1)

">posted a picture - alongside three angry emoticons - as he lay with his ankle bandaged.

Jack Grealish tweet

Jack Grealish's last Premier League appearance for Aston Villa was at the start of January

And finally

American actor Will Ferrell says he feels "horribly guilty" about the sacking of Jose Mourinho after making a joke at an awards ceremony about Chelsea's defensive tactics. (NBC Sports)