Sunday's gossip column
Manchester United are still interested in signing Tottenham's Gareth Bale, 23, rated by Spurs chairman Daniel Levy at £60m.
United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has been cleared by the club to make a big summer signing.
But one of Ferguson's targets Robert Lewandowski is set to ignore the advances from the Premier League with the 24-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker set to stay in Germany and sign for Bayern Munich.
Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 28, says he is prepared to rejoin former club Manchester United, whom he left for the Bernabeu in 2009.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, 34, is wanted by French club AS Monaco. The England midfielder's contract at Stamford Bridge expires in the summer.
Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed his regret at missing out on the signing of Lampard when he left West Ham in 2001.
West Ham will try to sign 32-year-old Stoke striker Peter Crouch in the summer.
QPR striker Loic Remy, 26, hopes to complete a summer transfer to Arsenal. The France international will be available for £6m because of a relegation release clause in his contract.
Everton are stepping up their interest in £5m-rated FC Copenhagen and Denmark striker Andreas Cornelius.
Manchester City defender Aleksandar Kolarov is set to consider his future at the club this summer with the 27-year-old frustrated after losing a regular place in the team.
Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich arranged to meet Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho on his yacht to discuss the Portuguese's potential return to Stamford Bridge.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini fears he will still get the sack in the summer, despite guiding the club to the FA Cup final.
Rafael Benitez will be offered the chance to manage German side Schalke when his Chelsea contract expires in the summer.
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 26, says he will stay at Anfield after he finishes serving his 10-match ban for biting Chelsea's Branislav Ivanovic.
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says his side are still the best team in the city, despite being five points behind their neighbours Everton in the Premier League table.
Manchester United are ready to offer 21-year-old England defender Phil Jones a new deal.
Former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli believes the FA Cup will once again be the springboard for the club he left earlier this season to become champions.
A warm May afternoon was not enough to stop Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote from wearing gloves in his side's clash with West Ham.
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio has dismissed the need for sports psychologists at the club and claims he knows all he needs to know about getting inside the minds of his players.