Sunday’s gossip column
Liverpool could make an £8m move for QPR striker Loic Remy as they seek to cover for striker Luis Suarez, 26, during his 10-match ban.
Bayern Munich are expected to make a move for Suarez,with the Germans increasingly resigned to missing out on Robert Lewandowski to Manchester United.
Meanwhile, Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has refused to rule out a move for 24-year-old Borussia Dortmund striker Lewandowski.
Tottenham are monitoring Valencia’s 27-year-old striker Roberto Soldado, who has scored 70 goals in 105 starts in three seasons for the Spanish side.
Manchester City are leading the chase to sign Napoli striker Edinson Cavani, 26, who has a £52m get-out clause in his contract.
Arsenal are after Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas, 31, as the Spaniard has reportedly fallen out with Real manager Jose Mourinho.
Meanwhile, the Gunners have opened preliminarily talks with Lyon over 23-year-old Maxime Gonalons after making the midfielder their number one summer transfer target.
Manchester City want Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, 39, to replace Roberto Mancini as City boss, while Chelsea’s Rafael Benitez is also in the frame.
However, other reports claim Mancini has the full support of new City chief executive Ferran Soriano and will remain in charge at Etihad Stadium even if his team lose the FA Cup final against Wigan.
Martin O’Neill is set to make a return to Leicester for a second spell as manager to replace Nigel Pearson at the helm.
Former England captain David Beckham tops the Sunday Times Sport Rich List with a reported fortune of £165m, up £5m on last year, while Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is second on the list with £160m.
Chelsea’s former Liverpool striker Fernando Torres, 29, is acting as a peacemaker between Branislav Ivanovic and Luis Suarez after Suarez was banned for 10 games for biting the 29-year-old Chelsea defender.
A Wolves fan was arrested following a pitch invasion after their 2-1 home defeat against 10-man Burnley at Molineux.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp admits there are divisions in the squad between big-money earners and those picking up more humble pay packets.
Reading manager Nigel Adkins says striker Adam Le Fondre, 26, still has a future with the club, despite starting only once since Adkins took charge.
Chelsea have given the biggest hint yet that they will not be offering Frank Lampard, 34, a new contract at the end of the season – with the club’s television channel Chelsea TV referring to him as “the former Blues midfielder” while advertising their weekend schedule