Gossip column - second edition: Cavani, Kalou, Bacca, Ancelotti, Luiz, & Dzeko

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Chelsea and Manchester United target Edinson Cavani, 27, refuses to rule out a summer transfer away from Paris Saint-Germain.

Full story: London Evening Standard

Arsenal hope to sign former Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou, 28, from Lille in the summer.

Full story: London Evening Standard

Everton are plotting a £9m move for Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca, 27, as a replacement for on-loan forward Romelu Lukaku.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola insists 24-year-old midfielder Toni Kroos will stay at the club, despite reported interest from Manchester United.

Bayern Munich midfielder Toni Kroos
Kroos has made 42 appearances for Germany since making his debut in 2010

Full story: Manchester Evening News

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho will sell Brazilian centre-back David Luiz, 26, in order to raise the funds to sign Atletico Madrid's 25-year-old striker Diego Costa.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Mourinho is planning to sell a further nine players as part of radical squad overhaul this summer.

Full story: Evening Standard

Everton and Liverpool have joined the race to sign 21-year-old Nuremberg striker Josip Drmic after news Arsenal had already signed the Swiss proved premature.

Full story: Daily Star

Schalke sporting director Horst Heldt is confident that Julian Draxler, 20, will stay at the Bundesliga club. The Germany international midfielder is believed to be a summer transfer target for Arsenal.

Full story: Metro

Borussia Dortmund are hopeful they can fend off interest from Arsenal and Manchester United by committing midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 23, to a long-term contract.

Full story: Daily Express

Serie A club Inter Milan hope to sign Manchester City's 28-year-old striker Edin Dzeko, whose deal at the Etihad Stadium expires at the end of next season.

Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish says they would be interested in re-signing Wilfried Zaha from Manchester United. Zaha, 21, joined United for £10m from Palace in January 2013.

Full story: Daily Star

Southampton left-back Luke Shaw, 18, has played down speculation linking him to clubs such as Manchester United, Liverpool and Chelsea.

Full story: Daily Express

Chelsea will consider letting Fernando Torres, 30, leave on loan if they cannot find a buyer for the Spain striker.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester United manager David Moyes is stalling over offering Ryan Giggs, 40, a new contract at Old Trafford.

Full story: Guardian

Former Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow doubts that owners the Fenway Group will fund a summer transfer spree at Anfield.

Full story: Talksport

David Moyes needs a winning performance from his Manchester United side against Bayern Munich to head off the growing threat of an internal revolt.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Liverpool will pay Portsmouth £1m if they win the Premier League title to fulfil a clause in England full-back Glen Johnson's contract from his £17.5m transfer in 2009.

Full story: Liverpool Echo

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has branded Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho a specialist in European failure.

Darren Bent
Darren Bent has made just 10 league starts for Fulham this season

Full story: Daily Mirror

Former England striker Darren Bent, 30, says he is fit and waiting for a chance to help Fulham in their relegation struggle.

Full story: Daily Express

Russian club Spartak Moscow will rival Tottenham Hotspur's interest in hiring Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal, who is to step down from his post after this summer's World Cup.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Van Gaal is willing to work with the current Tottenham squad and won't seek a sizeable transfer kitty should he be appointed as Spurs' manager in the summer.

Full story: Independent

Tottenham players revealed their concerns over manager Tim Sherwood's tactics during a dressing-room inquest after the 4-0 defeat by Liverpool on Sunday - the second of its kind to be held over the last three weeks.

Full story: Daily Telegraph

Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti has emerged as a shock contender to return to the Premier League at Tottenham if Sherwood loses his job.

Full story: Daily Mail

West Brom have downplayed reports of a dressing-room bust-up amid rumours England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino, 20, suffered a head injury during an argument with team-mates.

Full story: Guardian

AND FINALLY

Andy Carroll
Former Newcastle striker Andy Carroll was booed by Sunderland fans during Monday's Premier League match

The Kuwaiti owners of Nottingham Forest were refused entry to the Barnsley boardroom because they weren't wearing ties, and were only allowed entry after buying suitable neckwear from the club shop.

Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester United fans believe David Moyes only got the Old Trafford job because he was Sir Alex Ferguson's friend.

Full story: Sun (subscription required)

Former Manchester City and England defender Danny Mills is part of a consortium in talks to buy a struggling Cornish pasty company.

Full story: Daily Mail

Former Aston Villa player Brian Little was left steaming after being shunted into train luggage compartment on a packed train to Birmingham.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

West Ham striker Andy Carroll, 25, says he may have upset his Sunderland-supporting family with his goal against the Black Cats on Monday night.

Full story: Daily Mirror

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