Gossip column: Januzaj, Tavares, Evra, Cole, Lovren & Ancelotti

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Bayern Munich are keen on Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj, 19, even though the Belgium-born midfielder signed a five-year contract at Old Trafford in October.

Full story: Daily Mail

Patrice Evra
France defender Patrice Evra played for Marsala and Monza in the lower Italian leagues at the start of his career

Southampton's new director Hans Hofstetter has warned potential suitors that defender Luke Shaw, 18, midfielder Adam Lallana, 25, and forward Jay Rodriguez, 24, won't be sold this summer.

Full story: Daily Express

Liverpool are preparing a summer bid for Southampton's 24-year-old centre-back Dejan Lovren after missing out on the Croatia international last year.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United defender Patrice Evra, 32, hopes to play on for another four years and may look to end his career at a Serie A club in Italy.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Estoril defender Yohan Tavares, 26, could be a summer target for Crystal Palace. The Eagles sent a scout to the Estoril's 1-0 Portuguese league home defeat against Rio Ave in Portugal on Sunday.

Full story: Croydon Advertiser

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is planning to revamp his forward line this summer, with the futures of strikers Demba Ba, 28, Fernando Torres, 30, and on-loan Romelu Lukaku, 20, likely to be under scrutiny.

Full story: The Guardian

Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa, 25, could be on his way back to former club Borussia Dortmund on loan, despite the Japan international's impressive display in the 4-1 win over Aston Villa on Saturday.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea and England defender Ashley Cole
Ashley Cole has not played for Chelsea since January

United are ready to part with Wilfried Zaha, 21, for a cut-price £5m this summer, despite having signed the forward in a £10m deal from Crystal Palace in January 2013.

Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Nuremberg's 21-year-old Swiss striker Josip Drmic has denied a move to Arsenal has been agreed, but says he dreams of one day playing for the Gunners.

Full story: Sky Sports

Real Madrid are ready to offer Chelsea's 33-year-old defender Ashley Cole £8m in wages over two years. Cole's contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of this season.

Full story: Sun (subscription required)

OTHER GOSSIP

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill, 28, says the Blues' title challenge is over after their 1-0 Premier League defeat at Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Full story: London Evening Standard

Spartak Moscow hope to persuade Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal to join them as manager after the World Cup. The Dutchman has been mooted as a potential successor to Tim Sherwood as Tottenham boss.

Full story: Independent

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri, 26, is downbeat about his World Cup chances after being omitted from the last two France squads.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United are targeting Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti, 54, as a potential replacement for David Moyes should they decide to part with the 50-year-old.

Full story: Daily Star

Owen Hargreaves
Owen Hargreaves ended his career at Manchester City after a spell at Manchester United

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon, 26, and forward Roberto Soldado, 28 took to social media in the wake of their side's 4-0 defeat at Liverpool to deny rumours of a dressing-room bust-up.

Full story: Daily Express

Former Manchester City midfielder Owen Hargreaves thinks Manuel Pellegrini's side will put up a greater challenge in the Champions League next season.

Full story: Manchester Evening News

City manager Manuel Pellegrini is unconvinced by Jose Mourinho's claims that his Chelsea side are out of the Premier League title race.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

West Ham's Stewart Downing, 28, has urged fans to get behind his team when they face Sunderland, following the boos that greeted the Hammers' 2-1 win over Hull last Wednesday.

Full story: Sky Sports

GLOBAL GOSSIP

Manchester United target Toni Kroos, 24, has signed a new contract at Bayern Munich.

Full story: Bild (in German)

Inter Milan are hopeful of bringing in Chelsea's Fernando Torres, but feel the £5m price tag for the 30-year-old striker is "oversized".

Full story: Tuttosport (in Italian)

Liverpool have joined rivals Manchester United in the pursuit of Bayern Munich's 25-year-old defender Jerome Boateng.

Full story: Bild (in German)

AND FINALLY

Everton defender Leighton Baines, 29, was spotted making a purchase from an ice-cream van outside Craven Cottage as reward for his side's 3-1 victory at Fulham on Sunday.

Full Story: Daily Express

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