Monday's gossip column
Man United and Man City target Mats Hummels, 23, has committed his future to Borussia Dortmund by signing a new-five-year contract.
Spurs star Gareth Bale, 22, has gone on holiday to consider his Tottenham future as speculation continues to mount over the future of manager Harry Redknapp.
Chelsea have prepared a £7m-a-year package for Porto striker Hulk, 25, and they are ready to pay as much as £30m for the Brazilian.
Blackburn winger Junior Hoilett, 21, whose contract expires this summer, looks set to join German side Borussia Monchengladbach.
QPR, West Brom and Malaga are all interested in signing West Ham goalkeeper Robert Green, 32, after Hammers chairman David Gold confirmed the England stopper would be leaving the club.
Tottenham midfielder Steven Pienaar, 30, fears Spurs will price him out of a move back to Everton, where he spent the end of the season on loan.
Premier League champions Manchester City want to sign Newcastle United captain Fabricio Coloccini, 30.
Tottenham, QPR and West Ham are all interested in signing former Chelsea and Arsenal striker Nicolas Anelka, 33, who is currently with Shanghai Shenhua.
Phil Jagielka is concerned that Everton team-mate Marouane Fellaini, 24, could be lured away from Goodison Park this summer.
West Ham have been told they will have to pay £6m if they want to sign Norwich striker Grant Holt, 31.
Chelsea want to follow up the signings of Eden Hazard and Marko Marin with a move for Arsenal duo Bacary Sagna, 29, and Theo Walcott, 23.
Swansea are targeting Blackpool manager Ian Holloway as they look set to miss out on Wigan assistant Graeme Jones.
Cardiff are confident of keeping manager Malky Mackay despite interest from Norwich.
Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy has revealed he is in the Team GB squad for the Olympics.
Norwich defender Russell Martin, 26, believes a new manager could prevent "second season syndrome" striking at the Premier League club.
England's kit could hinder them at Euro 2012, according to Swedish research.
Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi further fuelled speculation that his girlfriend is pregnant with their first child with his goal celebration against Ecuador. The 24-year-old put the ball up his shirt and gestured to the crowd.