Wednesday's gossip column
Crystal Palace boss Ian Holloway wants to be reunited with 27-year-old Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam, whom he managed at Blackpool, if his Eagles team gain promotion to the Premier League.
Vitesse Arnhem striker Wilfried Bony, 24, says a summer move to West Ham is "a possibility".
Real Madrid director of football Zinedine Zidane has fuelled speculation they will move for Gareth Bale, 23, in the summer.
Newcastle, Arsenal and Manchester City will battle with Monaco for the signature of Marseille defender Nicolas N'Koulou, 23.
Sebastien Corchia, 22, has opened the door for a big-money move into the Premier League after revealing he could leave Sochaux at the end of the season.
Thibaut Courtois, 20, admits his future at Chelsea is in the balance amid speculation the goalkeeper could be offered in part-exchange for Atletico Madrid forward Radamel Falcao, 27.
Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku, 19, wants to go out on loan next season - but it is unlikely to be West Brom with the Belgian keen to join a club in Europe to boost his World Cup prospects.
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez, 29, is due in court today, with his club set to face Manchester United on Monday.
Demba Ba, 27, has said that he would rather win the FA Cup or Europa League with Chelsea than qualify for next season's Champions League.
Mark Hughes could replace Neil Warnock for the second time in 15 months after being lined up by Leeds.
Didier Drogba believes his former club Chelsea must restore Jose Mourinho as manager this summer if they are to put an end to the internal strife that has plagued Stamford Bridge since the Portuguese's departure six years ago.
Sunderland were under increasing political pressure on Tuesday night to review their decision to appoint Paolo Di Canio as manager following the Italian's refusal to clarify his controversial views on fascism.
Neil Warnock, 64, plans to promote his book and do television work before looking for a new role in football.
GLOBAL GOSSIP (sourced by BBC Monitoring)
Italian side Cagliari are to abandon their home stadium following a dispute with local authorities over health and safety. Since the beginning of the season, the club have been forced to apply for a safety certificate from the council to use the In Arenas stadium on a weekly basis, and have been rejected on several occasions.
Barcelona midfielder Eric Abidal, 33, is to become an "international relations" ambassador for the club when he ends his playing career. The club's vice-president Carles Vilarrubi called the Frenchman an "icon" of Barcelona's "implicit values".
Struggling French club Brest have sacked their coach Landry Chauvin, 44, after less than a year in the job. They are currently 18th in Ligue 1.
Britain's most dedicated football fan, who has seen 1,786 consecutive Nottingham Forest games, was left gutted on Monday after he was forced to miss his first match in 40 years following an operation on his foot.
Emmanuel Eboue made life difficult for a Turkish television presenter by blowing into his ears while he was on air.
Manchester United have withdrawn Old Trafford as a venue for the 2015 Rugby World Cup.