Sunday's gossip column
Manchester United are lining up a £30m bid for Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema, 25, as a replacement for Wayne Rooney.
Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 25, wants to test himself against Europe's best in the Champions League and has hinted that he could follow manager David Moyes to Manchester United.
Liverpool are in talks over signing £8m-rated Lille left-back Lucas Digne, 19.
David Moyes' first big test is dealing with wantaway Wayne Rooney, 27, at Manchester United, with the striker falling out with outgoing manager Sir Alex Ferguson over his lifestyle.
Frank Lampard, 34, wants to stay at Chelsea, despite his contract at Stamford Bridge expiring at the end of the season.
Tottenham have made Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, 22, their number one transfer target this summer.
Spurs are also preparing a £10m move for Wigan FA Cup winner James McCarthy, 22, to bolster their midfield.
Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho, who is rumoured to be heading back to Chelsea this summer, will take German midfielder Sami Khedira, 26, with him to London.
David Moyes' departure as Everton boss will save the Toffees £10m, giving their next manager extra cash in the transfer market.
Monaco, newly promoted from the French Second Division, are ready to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao, 27, from Atletico Madrid for £50m.
Liverpool striker Andy Carroll, 24, is prepared to take a pay-cut to return to former club Newcastle United.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini will be sacked within two weeks with Manuel Pellegrini of Malaga, as previously reported in Saturday's gossip column, being lined up as his replacement.
Malaga manager Manuel Pellegrini has verbally agreed to take over from Roberto Mancini at Manchester City, once a £3.3m release clause is exercised in his contract.
Sir Alex Ferguson will be named as the League Managers' Association's Manager of the Year.
Everton are planning a formal approach to Cardiff City to talk to manager Malky Mackay about succeeding Manchester United-bound David Moyes.
Former Millwall midfielder Marc Bircham is a surprise contender to succeed Kenny Jackett as Lions manager.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has cancelled the relegated club's end-of-season party for fear of it getting out of hand
Brazilian striker Willian Ribeiro was left cursing a bobble on the pitch - and his own poor finishing - after missing an open-goal chance when it seemed easier to score, while playing for Campinense against Atletico-PB.