Football gossip: Rashford, Ginter, Maddison, Kante, Mourinho

Football gossip

Manchester United's England forward Marcus Rashford, 21, is in advanced talks over an improved, long-term contract that will more than double his wages to £200,000 a week. (Star)external-link

Tottenham and Arsenal are monitoring Borussia Monchengladbach and Germany centre-back Matthias Ginter, 25. (Sky Sports)external-link

Spurs are also interested in Leicester City's English midfielder James Maddison, 22, as a potential replacement for 26-year-old Denmark international Christian Eriksen, who is a target for Real Madrid. (Express)external-link

Paris St-Germain could make a summer move for Chelsea and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 27. (Le10 Sport, via Sun)external-link

Former Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho is to hold talks with Inter Milan director Beppe Marotta over taking charge at the Italian club for a second time. (Mirror)external-link

Arsenal are leading the race to sign Benfica defender Alex Grimaldo, 23. Manchester City, Napoli and Inter Milan have all been linked with the Spanish left-back. (Mundo Deportivo - in Spanish)external-link

Juventus' 24-year-old Italy defender Daniele Rugani - who is a target for Chelsea - is set to receive an improved contract until 2023 at the Serie A club. (Calciomercato)external-link

Liverpool and Chelsea are both keen to bring in Brescia's 18-year-old Italy Under-19 midfielder Sandro Tonali, with the Serie B club, who are top of the league, demanding a 50m euro (£43.8m) fee if they are promoted to Serie A this season. (Football London)external-link

Manchester United remain interested in three centre-backs - 27-year-old Kalidou Koulibaly of Napoli and Senegal, Inter Milan's Slovakia international Milan Skriniar, 23, and 22-year-old Denmark Under-21 international Joachim Andersen of Sampdoria. (Manchester Evening News)external-link

Ander Herrera is keen to stay at Manchester United as discussions over a new contract for the 29-year-old Spain midfielder continue. (Independent)external-link

Chelsea sent scouts to watch Portuguese trio Joao Felix, Ruben Dias and Bruno Fernandes in the Lisbon derby. Midfielder Felix, 19, and defender Dias, 21, play for Benfica, with midfielder Fernandes, 24, in the Sporting Lisbon side. (O Jogo, via Metro)external-link

Manchester United may move for Felix as contract talks with 30-year-old Spanish midfielder Juan Mata have stalled. (Mirror)external-link

Ireland Under-19 striker Ali Reghba is unlikely to sign a permanent deal at Leicester City, despite impressing during a trial spell at the Premier League club. (Leicester Mercury)external-link

Former Juventus defender Mehdi Benatia, 31, says he chose to join Qatar side Al Duhail over Manchester United because he wanted to raise his family in a Muslim country. (Goal)external-link

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