Gossip column - Joel Veltman, Luis Suarez, Balotelli, Fernando

Gossip logo

For a list of confirmed transfers, check out the transfers page.

Visit our manager ins and outs page for a list of all the current bosses in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Tottenham are hoping to sign Ajax's highly-rated 22-year-old Netherlands central defender Joel Veltman this summer.

Full story: Metro

Aston Villa and Bournemouth are looking at 16-year-old midfielder Josh Hanratty, who is playing for Christchurch in the Wessex League Premier Division.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

Mario Balotelli
Mario Balotelli joined AC Milan from Manchester City in January 2013

Brentford boss Mark Warburton has earmarked a replacement for former loan striker Chuba Akpom, 18, and hopes to make a signing in the next seven days.

Full story: GetWestLondon

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has reportedly met Mario Balotelli's agent as he weighs up a summer move for the 23-year-old AC Milan striker.

Full story: Metro

Porto midfielder Fernando will move to the Premier League in the summer, according to his agent. Manchester City tried to sign the 26-year-old on transfer deadline day but Manchester United, Chelsea and Arsenal are also interested.

Full story: Daily Star

Chelsea defender David Luiz is a summer transfer target for Barcelona, who have valued the 26-year-old at about £22m.

Full story: Daily Mirror

New Inter Milan owner Erick Thohir wants to sign Tottenham midfielder Erik Lamela, 21, Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic, 32, and beat Arsenal and Liverpool to Spanish striker Alvaro Morata, 21, in the summer.

Full story: Daily Express

Tottenham and Aston Villa are the latest sides to express an interest in Ajax midfielder Davy Klaassen, 20, a Netherlands Under-21 international who has also been linked with Manchester United and Chelsea.

Full story: Talksport

Davy Klaassen
Davy Klaassen made his Ajax senior debut in a Champions League match in 2011

Schalke have confirmed the £37m release clause in 20-year-old Arsenal target Julian Draxler's contract will still be active if anyone wants to sign the midfielder in the summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Arsenal are watching Wolfsburg attacking midfielder Maximilian Arnold, 19, who has a buyout clause of about £8m.

Full story: Daily Mail

West Ham are among three clubs interested in Ghana defender Samuel Inkoom. The 24-year-old right-back is currently on loan at Greek side Platanias, having been frozen out by FC Dnipro manager Juande Ramos. Lyon and Werder Bremen have also monitored him.

Full story: Talksport

Manchester United boss David Moyes is considering an approach for Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen and midfielder Mousa Dembele, both 26.

Full story: Caught Offside

OTHER GOSSIP

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 27, is "scared" of picking up an injury which rules him out of this summer's World Cup.

Full story: Sky Sports

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez
Suarez made his international debut for Uruguay in 2007 and played in the 2010 World Cup

Meanwhile, Suarez says he has no regrets over his 2011 race row with Manchester United defender Patrice Evra, which led to an eight-match suspension, and describes the incident as "all false".

Full story: Guardian

Former England international Graeme Le Saux believes Southampton left-back Luke Shaw is at the right club to continue his development and should not move to Chelsea or Manchester United.

Full story: Daily Star

Sunderland manager Gus Poyet says the postponement of Wednesday night's Premier League game at Manchester City will not change plans to field fringe players in Saturday's FA Cup tie with Southampton.

Full story: Newcastle Journal

Crystal Palace co-chairman Steve Parish has branded the late postponement of their game at Everton on Wednesday "an absolute shambles".

Full story: Croydon Advertiser

Goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny says his side are determined to show fans the "real Arsenal" by knocking Liverpool out of the FA Cup on Sunday after their 5-1 humiliation at Anfield last weekend.

Full story: London Evening Standard

AND FINALLY

Liverpool defender Jon Flanagan, 21, was flattered to learn that Brazil's World Cup-winning right-back Cafu had been tweeting about him.

Full story: Daily Express

You can comment on the latest gossip on the BBC Sport Facebook page.