Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
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.
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".
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.
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".
Arsenal are interested in signing Russian international midfielder Alan Dzagoev, 21. The £13m-rated CSKA Moscow player is out of contract in December.
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.
Andrew Johnson, 31, and Ryan Nelson, 34, have both had medicals at Queens Park Rangers ahead of moves to the Loftus Road outfit.
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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.
West Brom could offer Robert Green, 32, a move to the Hawthorns if they fail to land Ben Foster, 29, from Birmingham City.
EURO 2012 GOSSIP
Former Bolton striker Johan Elmander, 31, has warned England to be prepared for a scrap when they take on Sweden.
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.
Former England boss Sven Goran Eriksson reckons Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 30, will cause Roy Hodgson's men problems in their Euro 2012 clash.
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.
Former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is on the Tottenham shortlist as they seek a replacement for Harry Redknapp, who was sacked on Thursday.
David Moyes and Roberto Martinez are leading the race for the Tottenham hotseat with the current Everton boss just ahead.
David Moyes will travel back early from his holiday in America to meet with Everton owner Bill Kenwright as Tottenham's interest grows.
Former Schalke boss Ralf Rangnick has apparently entered the running for the vacant Tottenham manager's position.
Besiktas have offered Alex McLeish a quick return to management following his sacking by Aston Villa last month.
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