Gossip column: Terry, Pochettino, Wenger, Rodgers, Costa, Cavani

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Managerial gossip

Chelsea's 35-year-old captain John Terry, who is set to leave the club this summer, will be offered a quick route into management - at Danish club Brondby. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino is close to agreeing a new three-year deal at the club, which will see his salary increased by around £1m a year to £4.5m. (Sun)external-link

Ex-manager Brendan Rodgers would be interested in a return to Swansea for the 2016-17 campaign should the Welsh club make contact. (South Wales Evening Post)external-link

Former Leicester manager Nigel Pearson and ex-Derby boss Nigel Clough are in line to replace Dougie Freedman, who was sacked by Nottingham Forest on Sunday. (Daily Star)external-link

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Monday's Daily Mirror back page leads on Arsene Wenger's future at Arsenal

Other gossip

Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 27, will escape an FA biting charge but faces an extra game ban because he refused to leave the pitch when sent off against Everton in the FA Cup on Saturday. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Everton's new majority shareholder, Farhad Moshiri, believes he has bought into a family at Goodison Park and says he will "give them whatever I have". (Liverpool Echo)external-link

Liverpool will hold talks this week about the possible signing of Udinese's Polish midfielder Piotr Zielinski, 21, who has been on loan at Empoli for the past two seasons. (Daily Mail)external-link

Arsenal have made a move for Roma's 19-year-old Nigerian striker Umar Sadiq, according to the player's agent. (Sun)external-link

The north London club have also been linked with a summer transfer move for Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez, 21. (Metro)external-link

Manchester United have renewed hope of signing Paris St-Germain and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani, 29. (L'Equipe via ESPN)external-link

Bologna forward Mattia Destro, 24, is also keen on a move to Old Trafford, should Jose Mourinho get the manager's job next season. (Metro)external-link

Former Sunderland chairman Niall Quinn is not in the frame for the vacant chief executive position, despite being linked with a shock return to the Stadium of Light.(Sunderland Echo)external-link

West Ham face competition for Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Havard Nordtveit, 25, from Liverpool and the Norway international's former club, Arsenal. (FourFourTwo)external-link

And Bundesliga side Monchengladbach would like to hold on to Chelsea defender Andreas Christensen, 19, when the Denmark international's two-year loan runs out. (Daily Mirror)external-link

Best of 5 live Sport

BBC pundit Steve Claridge says Arsenal's season is over following their defeat by Watford. (Listen to 5 live's Football Daily)

Best of social media

Watford's Adlene Guedioura, who scored a stunning second goal for the Hornets, posted the jubilant scene in the visiting dressing room after the 2-1 FA Cup quarter-final victory at Arsenal.

The Watford celebrations in full flow at the Emirates
Adlene Guedioura
The new Rocket Man at Watford

Following Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final exit at Everton, Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois said:external-link "Disappointed with the result yesterday! We will do everything to end as high as possible in the league!"

Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea, after the 1-1 FA Cup draw with West Ham at Old Trafford, wrote:external-link "It couldn't be today but after the effort we have the replay. This team doesn't surrender!"

Tottenham striker Harry Kane underlined the fine team spirit in the Spurs dressing room with an affectionate emoticon for Dele Alli, who set up both his goals in the 2-0 victory at Aston Villa that took his side to within two points of leaders Leicester.

Harry Kane
Harmony in the Tottenham camp

And finally...

Players in a local football match in Australia were given the shock of their life as a cow invaded the pitch and started charging at them. (Metro)external-link

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