Friday's gossip column
Arsenal have made a move towards signing top summer transfer target Stevan Jovetic, 23, after opening talks with Fiorentina over the striker.
Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski, 24, is willing to snub Bayern Munich to secure a dream move to Manchester United this summer.
Lewandowski's agent has said the striker has already reached agreement with one club, but Manchester United remain interested.
Borussia Dortmund could be ready to spend big money to prise Arsenal target, midfielder Julian Draxler, 19, away from Schalke this summer.
Cardiff City will celebrate promotion to the Premier League by signing former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt, 32, from Fenerbahce.
Inter Milan are lining up a summer move for Benfica winger Nico Gaitan, 25, with Manchester United and Tottenham also interested.
West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Norwich are leading the chase to sign England Under-19 international winger Nathan Redmond, 19, from Birmingham.
Andre Schurrle's agent has claimed the Bayer Leverkusen forward, 22, could become a Chelsea player in the next few days.
Newcastle United have joined Liverpool in their interest in Reading goalkeeper Alex McCarthy, 23.
Manchester United and Manchester City are ready to battle each other for the services of Borussia Dortmund's midfielder Sven Bender, 23.
Birmingham City winger Nathan Redmond, 19, could be sold by the club in order to raise funds with West Bromwich Albion, Fulham and Norwich leading the chase to sign him.
Motherwell winger Chris Humphrey, 25, is close to sealing a move to Leeds United when his contract expires this summer.
Swansea have joined the race to sign Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo, with Swans manager Michael Laudrup hoping the Spanish side will drop their asking price of £13m for the 27-year-old.
Liverpool are afraid Luis Suarez may leave Anfield this summer after the FA gave the striker a 10-match ban, with the Uruguayan said to feel "persecuted" in English football.
Arsenal winger Theo Walcott admits manager Arsene Wenger has had to "let loose" at his squad this season.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas has described stories linking him with a summer move to Real Madrid as "flattering" and "an honour" but said he was focused on continuing at White Hart Lane.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is "afraid" Jose Mourinho will return to help make Chelsea stronger next season.
Everton boss David Moyes does not expect midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 25, to leave Goodison Park in the summer.
Stoke City manager Tony Pulis is adamant he will not walk out on the Potters but could offer no assurances over his future beyond this season.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon says it is a "smack in the face" that none of his title-winning side has been shortlisted for PFA Scotland Player of the Year. Despite being 15 points clear in the SPL and reaching the Champions League last 16, Michael Higdon, Andrew Shinnie, Leigh Griffiths and Niall McGinn secured more votes than any Celtic player.
Everton forward Kevin Mirallas, a summer signing from Olympiakos, declares his intention to play in Spain. The 25-year-old also claims he will play for Belgian side Standard Liege "one day, no matter what".
A funeral directors has advertised in Barnet's programme, offering the club's supporters a discount.
Sam Allardyce has revealed how he tried to sign Robert Lewandowski for Blackburn Rovers in a £2.5m deal - but the deal was scuppered because of the Iceland ash cloud. Lewandowski was set for talks with Rovers but the Polish striker, who was at Lech Poznan at the time, could not fly over.