Wednesday's gossip column
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez is on Paris Saint-Germain's shopping list as part of an £85m summer spending spree.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is considering making a move for West Brom's prolific striker Peter Odemwingie.
AC Milan want to benefit from Chelsea's managerial problems by signing Ashley Cole.
Manchester City and Chelsea face a battle to sign Porto striker Hulk after the Brazilian forward said he would love the chance to play for Barcelona or Real Madrid.
Juventus have agreed a deal to sign Manchester United contract rebel Paul Pogba.
Belgian international defender Jan Vertonghen, reportedly a target for a number of Premier League sides, says he will not sign a new contract at Ajax.
Championship trio Hull, Doncaster and Burnley are monitoring Robbie Fowler's position after the former England striker stopped training with Blackpool.
Swedish striker John Guidetti, who has scored 18 goals in 17 Eredivisie games for Feyenoord this season, has warned Manchester City he is not prepared to return to the club to sit on the bench next season.
Jonjo Shelvey is attracting interest from a host of Championship clubs - but Liverpool have yet to decide whether to allow the midfielder to go back out on loan. Blackpool and Middlesbrough are among those keen to secure the 20-year-old's services until the end of the season.
Tottenham are ready to offer a £3.5m loyalty bonus to midfield playmaker Luka Modric to ensure he stays at White Hart Lane.
Newcastle attacking midfielder Hatem Ben Arfa says he wants to become the new Eric Cantona of English football.
Aston Villa's injured England striker Darren Bent has set his sights on trying to be part of Great Britain's Olympic squad.
Former Manchester United skipper Roy Keane has described Chelsea's stars as a "disgrace" after claiming they let down sacked manager Andre Villas-Boas.
Chelsea's hopes of appointing Pep Guardiola as their next manager could be in doubt after reports the Barcelona coach could take a sabbatical if he does leave the Nou Camp.
Controversial Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli was challenged by security staff at his favourite shopping mall in Manchester when they told him to remove his hood.