Paris Saint Germain manager Carlo Ancelotti has played down reports suggesting the club are interested in signing Premier League duo Samir Nasri and Yohan Cabaye.

The free-spending Parisians have been linked with a number of players across Europe as the end of the season approaches, most notably Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney and Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo.

But after denying the club have made an approach for the England international, PSG director of football Leonardo highlighted the need for the Ligue 1 leaders to ensure France internationals "come back home", specifically pointing out Nasri, Cabaye and Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery.

The Brazilian added the French giants, "could well do their shopping in England", fuelling reports that the Manchester City and Newcastle United stars are in the cross hairs of the Qatari-backed club.

However, former Chelsea manager Ancelotti has tempered talk of moves for the French trio expressing a different view on the club's recruitment policy this summer.

"I do not think it is mandatory to purchase French players, but the players we need to improve the team," Ancelotti told a press conference, Eurosport France report.

Yohan Cabaye
PSG coach Ancelotti cools talk of summer move for the Newcastle midfielder (Reuters) Reuters

The affluent PSG are expected to once again outspend the rest of Europe having invested in the region of €130m in bringing Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thiago Silva, Marco Verratti, Ezequiel Lavezzi & Lucas Moura to the club last year.

But one man who may no longer be on the French side's shopping list is Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal. The Chilean international played an integral role in the Bianconeri midfield in their Scudetto success last season, and his formidable presence has aided the club in their bid to retain their crown this campaign.

The 26-year-old midfielder has been linked with a move to Ancelotti's side this summer, but with a reported price tag of €40m , the former AC Milan and Chelsea coach isn't convinced the club should pursue a move.

"€40m is the sort of sum you only spend on a striker," Ancelotti said, report. "It is too much for a player like Vidal, even if he has many qualities.