Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric, 26, is on his way to Manchester United with Sir Alex Ferguson offering £25m, rising to £30m based on appearances and success.
Manchester United have agreed a £3m fee for 18-year-old Chilean striker Angelo Henriquez.
Inter Milan are considering a summer move for Manchester City's 26-year-old defender Aleksandar Kolarov.
Bolton are set to hijack Celtic's move for out-of-favour Leicester defender Matt Mills, 25, who is rated at £3m.
Birmingham's Ben Foster, 29, is Queen's Park Rangers' top target in their search for a new first-choice goalkeeper.
Tottenham have agreed a deal to sign Nottingham Forest's 18-year-old centre-back Jamaal Lascelles, beating off competition from Arsenal.
Newcastle have entered the race to sign former Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou, 26, who is available on a free transfer after the Champions League winners decided not to offer him a new deal.
New Norwich manager Chris Hughton has vowed to hold on to striker Grant Holt amid speculation he could follow Paul Lambert to Aston Villa.
Fulham are lining up a move for St Etienne's versatile Romania full-back Banel Nicolita, 27.
David Beckham is to spearhead Team GB's attempts to win gold at the London 2012 Olympics.
Midfielder Niko Kranjcar has spoken of his joy at completing a move to Dynamo Kiev after admitting his time at Tottenham was "disappointing".
Manager Roberto Mancini could quit Manchester City because his wife wants to return to Italy.
X Factor bosses have rearranged the schedules for the auditions in Glasgow next week so staff on the show can watch England's opening match of Euro 2012.