Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Manchester City are trying to sell Carlos Tevez, Edin Dzeko, Emmanuel Adebayor and Roque Santa Cruz to raise funds to buy Arsenal striker Robin van Persie.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Gareth Bale
Gareth Bale could be set to follow Harry Redknapp out of White Hart Lane

Welsh winger Gareth Bale, 22, could be set to follow Harry Redknapp out of Tottenham after his agent admitted the lack of Champions League football "is a problem".

Full story: The Metro

Inter Milan will offer defender Andrea Ranocchia to Manchester City as the Italian giants look to take Aleksandar Kolarov away from the Premier League champions.

Full story: The Sun

Everton and Wolves target Bjorn Bergmann Sigurdarson, 21, believes he is being kept at Lillestrom against his will, which has left the striker "mentally broken".

Full story: talkSPORT

Arsenal are interested in signing Russian international midfielder Alan Dzagoev, 21. The £13m-rated CSKA Moscow player is out of contract in December.

Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester United, Arsenal and Tottenham target Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, 28, could be available for £17m after Schalke general manager Horst Heldt confirmed the striker has a buy-out clause.

Full story: talkSPORT

Andrew Johnson, 31, and Ryan Nelson, 34, have both had medicals at Queens Park Rangers ahead of moves to the Loftus Road outfit.

Full story: The Times (subscription required)

Former Real Madrid man Guti, 35, is set to have a pre-season trial at West Ham as the Hammers look to snap up the free agent.

Full story: The Sun

West Brom could offer Robert Green, 32, a move to the Hawthorns if they fail to land Ben Foster, 29, from Birmingham City.

Full story: Daily Star

EURO 2012 GOSSIP

Former Bolton striker Johan Elmander, 31, has warned England to be prepared for a scrap when they take on Sweden.

Full story: The Bolton News

Andriy Shevchenko
Andriy Shevchenko could move to the US this summer as he mulls over his options

Andriy Shevchenko, 35, may retire from football after Euro 2012, but has also hinted at a possible move to the US to follow in David Beckham's footsteps.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson reckons Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 30, will cause Roy Hodgson's men problems in their Euro 2012 clash.

Full story: The Sun

Polish authorities are expecting around 20,000 Russian fans to arrive in Warsaw for Saturday's clash with Greece - double the amount that showed up for the game with the co-hosts which was marred by trouble.

Full story: Daily Express

OTHER GOSSIP

Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is on the Tottenham shortlist as they seek a replacement for Harry Redknapp, who was sacked on Thursday.

Full story: Daily Mail

David Moyes and Roberto Martinez are leading the race for the Tottenham hotseat with the current Everton boss just ahead.

Andre Villas-Boas
Andre Villas-Boas is on Tottenham's shortlist to replace Harry Redknapp

Full story: The Independent

David Moyes will travel back early from his holiday in America to meet with Everton owner Bill Kenwright as Tottenham's interest grows.

Full story: Daily Star

Former Schalke boss Ralf Rangnick has apparently entered the running for the vacant Tottenham manager's position.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Besiktas have offered Alex McLeish a quick return to management following his sacking by Aston Villa last month.

Full story: Daily Mirror

AND FINALLY

A group of Belgian fans who put themselves up for sale on eBay after their team failed to qualify for Euro 2012 have been bought by an anonymous Dutch buyer for £2,400

Full story: The Metro

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