RUMOUR MILL: Cantona brands Leicester City players ‘online brats’ | Guardiola confident of landing Real Madrid star Isco | Mourinho says he may prioritise Euro glory over Premier League

Eric Cantona.
Eric Cantona.

Eric Cantona has hit out at Leicester City for treating Claudio Ranieri like a “flea-infested dog”, describing the players as “traitors” and “online brats.” (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is confident of landing Real Madrid star Isco. Manchester City are close to sealing a deal for the £30m midfield ace despite interest from Chelsea and Juventus. (The Sun)

Guardiola is happy to blow his budget on English talent, with interest in Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford, Bournemouth loanee Jack Wilshere, Spurs left-back Danny Rose and midfielder Dele Alli. (Daily Mail)

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has admitted he may have to prioritise Europa League glory this season in a bid to qualify for the Champions League. (Daily Telegraph)

Wayne Rooney has been left out of Manchester United’s travelling squad to face FC Rostov in the first leg of their Europa League round-of-16 tie. (Independent)

Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku will become the highest paid star in Everton history when he signs a new five-year deal worth £135,000 a week. (The Sun)

French giants Paris Saint-Germain are interested in making a move for Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez but any bid for the Chilean will depend on Angel di Maria’s future at the Parc des Princes. (Telegraph)

Craig Shakespeare will return from Leicester’s warm-weather training camp in Dubai today and take the hotseat for the rest of the season. (The Sun)

Chelsea are set to open talks with midfielder Nemanja Matic over a new contract this summer. (Daily Mirror)