Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
Liverpool have told Manchester City that defender Daniel Agger, 27, will cost at least £22m after City made an informal inquiry for the Dane.
Juventus are interested in Liverpool's Luis Suarez as they fear that Robin van Persie will decide not to join them.
Lucas Moura is said to be favouring a move to Paris Saint-Germain rather than Manchester United, with the 19-year-old rumoured to consider Manchester "boring".
Inter Milan chairman Massimo Moratti claims his club are out of the running for Moura because PSG have already made Sao Paulo a huge offer to sign him.
Cardiff City are keen to sign Craig Bellamy from Liverpool, although Mark Hughes would like to add the Welshman to his QPR squad.
Bologna are demanding a fee in the region of £16m for Gaston Ramirez, 21, a target for Liverpool and Tottenham. Inter Milan are also said to be looking at the Uruguayan playmaker.
Liverpool are set for further talks with Swansea City over midfielder Joe Allen now that the 22-year-old's involvement at the Olympics is over.
Swans manager Michael Laudrup has told Liverpool they will have to pay at least £15m or forget about signing Allen.
Stoke City are in talks to sign Polish international left-back Sebastian Boenisch, 25, who is available after his contract with Werder Bremen expired.
Roberto Mancini has rejected a bid from AC Milan to sign striker Edin Dzeko on a season-long loan.
West Brom hope to wrap up the signing of Swedish striker Markus Rosenberg later on Tuesday - as Nottingham Forest make a move for Simon Cox.
Ravel Morrison, now on loan at Birmingham City, was flown home from West Ham's pre-season tour because he needed to have seven teeth removed.
Sprint king Usain Bolt yesterday begged Sir Alex Ferguson for the chance to play for Manchester United - but warned he would have to be quick.
Cristiano Ronaldo says he may follow former Manchester United winger David Beckham and play in Major League Soccer in the United States later in his career.