Sunday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
Tottenham are lining up club legend Jurgen Klinsmann, 47, as Harry Redknapp's replacement - if their current manager takes over as England boss. Spurs are also interested in bringing in former temporary Chelsea chief Guus Hiddink.
Redknapp will receive a formal approach to take over as England manager from the Football Association within the next few days, but he will tell them he must see out the season with Tottenham.
Highly-rated Benfica midfielder Nicolas Gaitan, 23, could join Manchester United or Manchester City in the summer - if they meet the Portuguese club's £25m valuation of the player.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has attacked the "creative" Spanish media linking talisman Robin van Persie with a move to Real Madrid.
Prime Minister David Cameron will stage an anti-racism football summit amid growing fears that incidents allegedly fuelled by racism are harming the image of the game in England.
Former Wolves striker Steve Bull believes the club can drag local rivals West Brom into the relegation fight by defeating the Baggies on Sunday.
Tottenham fans gave Harry Redknapp, overwhelming favourite to succeed Fabio Capello as England boss, a stirring reception at White Hart Lane during their club's 5-0 win over Newcastle.
Despite being hammered 5-0 by Spurs, Newcastle can still qualify for the Champions League, according to Magpies legend Alan Shearer.
Tottenham defender Michael Dawson says the team's forward line of Emmanuel Adebayor and Louis Saha were unplayable against Newcastle.
Manchester City outcast Carlos Tevez, 28, could still play in the Premier League title run-in if he returns from Argentina, says manager Roberto Mancini.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has told striker Gervinho, 24, that he expects him back in England on Tuesday - giving him one day to party if Ivory Coast win the Africa Cup of Nations in Libreville on Sunday.
Former Manchester United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has ruled out making a Paul Scholes-esque comeback by saying the only thing he misses about football is the fresh air.
Sunderland striker Stephane Sessegnon would entertain a return to former club Paris Saint-Germain.
Italy legend Alessandro del Piero has further cemented his legacy by allegedly waking a girl from a two-week coma simply by speaking to her.