Wednesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours
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Barcelona want Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul, 24, as a back-up for Victor Valdes.
Former Aston Villa forward Emile Heskey, 34, is set for a surprise move to Australian club Newcastle Jets.
Football development executive Patrick Vieira says that Manchester City's big-spending days are over.
Fulham manager Martin Jol will wait for out-of-contract defender Zdenek Grygera, 32, to prove his fitness before deciding whether to offer him a new contract.
Arsenal striker Sanchez Watt, 21, is open to a loan move to get first-team football.
Paul Gascoigne has refused an invitation to watch his former clubs Tottenham and Lazio meet at White Hart Lane in the Europa League on Thursday night for "personal reasons".
Liverpool and Manchester United will put aside their rivalry when they meet in the Premier League on Sunday to pay a joint tribute to the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.
Southampton are ready to replace Nigel Adkins with former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez.
Swansea's Spanish midfielder Michu, 26, insists manager Michael Laudrup is their best player.
Mark Robins has beaten Paul Ince and Phil Brown to land the manager's job at League One strugglers Coventry.
Tottenham right-back Kyle Naughton, 23, is ready to move to the left to fill the gap left by Benoit Assou-Ekotto's knee injury.
Legendary Italian midfielder Alessandro del Piero, 37, will not be captain of his new club Sydney - despite wearing the armband at Juventus.
Reading goalkeeper Adam Federici's girlfriend took to Twitter to vent her anger after he was dropped by manager Brian McDermott.
Die-hard Oxford United fan Andy James missed his first match in 23 years when two flat tyres left him stranded.
Newcastle United fans could be swapping bare bellies for grown-up-style babygrows after the club launched an all-in-one supporter suit.