Sunday's gossip column - Coleman, Cole, Sakho
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Manchester United manager David Moyes is planning to spend £45m to sign full-backs Seamus Coleman, 25, and Luke Shaw, 18, from Everton and Southampton respectively.
Juventus midfielders Paul Pogba, 20, and Arturo Vidal, 26, as well as left-back Shaw and 25-year-old Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa will be Manchester United's summer transfer targets but will be hard to sign if they do not qualify for the Champions League.
Arsenal will attempt to sign 32-year-old midfielder Gareth Barry, who has impressed while on loan at Everton from Manchester City this season, during the summer.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has put Nottingham Forest's 20-year-old central defender Jamaal Lascelles on his summer shopping list.
Rodgers also wants to add experience to his defence by bringing in 33-year-old Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole on a free transfer.
Newcastle are on the trail of Metz forward Diafra Sakho, with the 24-year-old valued at about £800,000.
Galatasaray boss Roberto Mancini claims former club Manchester City were in talks with other managers, including Pep Guardiola and Carlo Ancelotti, while he was still in charge of the Eastlands club last season.
Jose Mourinho was targeted by Manchester City in 2009 before they appointed Roberto Mancini as manager. However, City abandoned their pursuit of the Portuguese when they discovered the 51-year-old had ambitions to succeed former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is publicly playing down his side's Premier League title chances in order to take the pressure off them, but privately has told his players that he believes they will be champions this season.
Wayne Rooney, 28, is set to be given the Manchester United captain's armband - but the England forward has been warned to behave himself on and off the pitch.
Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker suffered a black eye following a training-ground bust-up with striker Yaya Sanogo.
Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher also says there have been bust-ups in their dressing room during the club's struggles this season.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger endured a Saturday to forget. After watching his side lose 5-1 at Anfield, the 64-year-old was pictured taking a tumble at Liverpool Lime Street train station.