Gossip column: Remy, Ferdinand, Costa, Eriksen, Foster

Gossip column second edition

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TRANSFER GOSSIP

Newcastle United's Loic Remy
Newcastle United striker Loic Remy is on loan from Queens Park Rangers until the summer

Atletico Madrid have joined the race to sign Newcastle's on loan Queens Park Rangers striker Loic Remy, 27. His representatives have been contacted by the La Liga table toppers.

Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, 35, is out of contract in summer but has said he wants to stay at the club, and carry on playing.

Full story: Manchester Evening News

Chelsea have reportedly agreed a £50m deal for Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa, 25, to join them on 30 June.

Full story: Metro

Denmark midfielder Christian Eriksen, 22, has hinted he could leave Tottenham despite recently expressing his desire to stay this summer.

Full story: Daily Express

West Brom goalkeeper Ben Foster, 31, is top of Tottenham's wanted list, with the north London club resigned to losing Frenchman Hugo Lloris, 27, to Paris St-Germain this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

West Brom midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu, 27, has defended team-mate Saido Berahino, 20, after the striker was disciplined by the club for inhaling nitrous oxide in his car after Albion's 3-0 defeat to Manchester United.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

Hull City manager Steve Bruce believes his side can beat Arsenal in the FA Cup final after beating Sheffield United 5-3 in the semi-final on Sunday.

Full story: Hull Daily Mail

Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp could be in charge of Barcelona next season if the Catalan giants relieve current boss Gerardo Martino of his duties this summer.

Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech believes Liverpool's lack of title-winning experience could be telling.

Full story: Daily Express

West Brom fans are planning a protest against the 'daylight robbery' of the Etihad Stadium ticket prices on Monday and have prepared a 30ft banner criticising the £56 price.

Full story: Manchester Evening News

Chelsea captain John Terry, 33, says he told referee Phil Dowd to send off Swansea defender Chico Flores, 27, on Sunday after it appeared the Spaniard was going to escape a second yellow card.

Felix Magath
Felix Magath is planning big changes this summer

Full story: Guardian

Fulham are eyeing up a double swoop on the Bundesliga, with manager Felix Magath setting his sights on midfielder Alex Meier, 31, from Eintracht Frankfurt and defender Ricardo Rodriguez, 21, from Wolfsburg.

Full story: The Sun (subscription required)

Gus Poyet has refused to rule out walking away at the end of the season after claiming an underlying problem at Sunderland had made them almost impossible to manage.

Full story: Daily Mail

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has appealed for more support after the away fans turned against him with angry chants of "We want Lambert out" after the 1-0 defeat at Crystal Palace.

Full story: Birmingham Mail

Tim Sherwood has hailed Tottenham's Danish international Christian Eriksen, 22, as the new Dennis Bergkamp.

Full story: Daily Star

GLOBAL GOSSIP

Furious Barcelona fans surrounded the team's bus and hurled insults when the players arrived back at the Nou Camp following the 1-0 defeat at lowly Granada in La Liga.

Full story: Marca

AND FINALLY

Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, 21, was booed by rival fans throughout the 4-0 win at Sampdoria on Sunday because he is now living with the ex-wife of former team-mate Maxi Lopez, who plays for the Genoa side.

Full story: Daily Mail

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