Saturday's gossip column


Real Madrid are poised to make a £75m swoop for Cristiano Ronaldo from Manchester United this summer. (Daily Mail) 
David Bentley faces a summer exit from Tottenham after being told he has no chance of replacing Aaron Lennon on the right wing. (Various) 
Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas will not be leaving for Barcelona in the summer. (Various) 
Robinho has shrugged off talk of a summer move by claiming he wants to remain at Manchester City. (Sun) 
Wigan boss Steve Bruce is ready to scrap plans to sign Amr Zaki after the Egyptian striker's latest breach of club discipline. (Daily Express) 
Having secured Steven Gerrard on a new deal, Liverpool are hopeful of penning new deals with Alvaro Arbeloa, Fabio Aurelio and Fernando Torres. (Times) 


Everton manager David Moyes is Sir Alex Ferguson's choice to succeed him as Manchester United boss. (Sun) 
QPR want Peterborough manager Darren Ferguson to replace boss Paulo Sousa in the summer. (Daily Mirror) 
Southampton hope to complete a deal with insurance giants Norwich Union to write off their crippling £30m debts. (Sun) 
Sven-Goran Eriksson could be a target of Sunderland after he was fired as Mexico coach this week. (Daily Express) 
But Eriksson will not be a target of Portsmouth, who showed interest in the former England boss after they sacked Tony Adams. (Guardian) 
Bolton striker Kevin Davies has not given up on his dream of breaking into Fabio Capello's England squad. (Times) 
Manchester United's veteran defender Gary Neville has major doubts over a future career in management. (Times) 
Steven Gerrard has pledged the rest of his career to Liverpool - for a whopping £26m (Sun) 
Sir Alex Ferguson has accused some of his Manchester United stars of being lulled into complacency in the Premier League title race. (Daily Express) 
Michael Owen, the Newcastle United captain has hailed the impact of Alan Shearer's appointment as interim manager at Newcastle. (Daily Telegraph) 
Barry Ferguson and Allan McGregor have been told their Scotland careers are over and have been suspended for two weeks without pay by Rangers. (Various) 

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has revealed that only one Premier League manager has opted not to join him for a post-match drink this season. "He didn't like losing, put it that way," he said. (Times)