Football gossip: Shaw, Chilwell, Eriksen, Fernandes, Cavani

Football gossip

Leicester City have asked Manchester United about the availability of 24-year-old defender Luke Shaw in case fellow English left-back Ben Chilwell, 23, moves to Chelsea. (Mail)

Paris St-Germain are ready to rival Inter Milan for Tottenham Hotspur and Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 27. (Mirror)

Spurs are edging closer to a first signing under Jose Mourinho after Benfica's 21-year-old Portugal midfielder Gedson Fernandes completed a medical in London on Monday. (Evening Standard)

Atletico Madrid chief executive Miguel Angel Gil Marin has been in Paris to negotiate a deal with PSG for their Uruguay forward Edinson Cavani, 32. (Marca)

Arsenal's 28-year-old France striker Alexandre Lacazette is an option for Atletico if they are unable to sign Cavani. (Sky Sports)

Manchester City have ruled out 25-year-old England centre-back John Stones joining the Gunners this month. (Manchester Evening News)

City manager Pep Guardiola has no intention of quitting at the end of this season and intends to see out his contract at Etihad Stadium, which runs to 2021. (Telegraph)

Manchester United would have to pay £5m to sack manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. (Sun)

Chelsea are unlikely to take up their £40m buy-back option for Bournemouth's Netherlands defender Nathan Ake, 24, and will also not be bidding for the Cherries' 27-year-old England striker Callum Wilson. (Sky Sports)

France forward Olivier Giroud's potential move to Inter Milan is edging closer, with Chelsea holding out for a fee of about £6m for the 33-year-old. (Star)

Arsenal have made enquiries about signing Ivory Coast midfielder Franck Kessie, 23, from AC Milan.(Corriere dello Sport, via Metro)

Meanwhile, Athletico Paranaense president Mario Celso Petraglia has claimed the Gunners are interested in bringing in their Brazil Under-23 midfielder Bruno Guimaraes, 22. (Evening Standard)

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward was seen travelling to France amid rumours the club are targeting Lille's French midfielder Boubakary Soumare, 20. (Star)

The agent of United's 20-year-old Dutch winger Tahith Chong, who is set to leave Old Trafford, has been pictured at Inter Milan.(Mirror)

Leicester and Wales midfielder Andy King, 31, has agreed to join Championship side Huddersfield Town. (Mail)

Bundesliga side Schalke want to sign Everton right-back Jonjoe Kenny, with the 22-year-old Englishman impressing during a season-long loan deal.(Mail)

Philippines goalkeeper Neil Etheridge, 29, will not be involved in Cardiff City's FA Cup third-round replay against Carlisle on Wednesday, amid rumours of an imminent move to West Ham United.(Wales Online)

Rangers' Northern Ireland defender Danny Finlayson, 18, and Scottish left-back Matthew Shiels, 19, are set for loan spells with American side Orange County. (Daily Record)

Los Angeles FC's Carlos Vela would welcome Sevilla's fellow Mexico forward Javier Hernandez to the city, even if the 31-year-old ends up playing for rivals LA Galaxy. (ESPN)

Parma's Italian full-back Matteo Darmian, 30, is a target for Inter Milan. (Tuttomercatoweb - in Italian)

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