Saturday's gossip column


Manchester United have held talks with Kaka's representatives over a sensational summer move for the Brazilian AC Milan star. (Sun)
United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted for the first time that Argentine striker Carlos Tevez could leave Old Trafford in the summer. (Various)
Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko will return to Stamford Bridge at the end of the season because AC Milan will not pay the £9m fee to turn his loan deal permanent. (Sun) 
The Blues are willing to listen to offers for striker Nicolas Anelka at the end of the season and hope to recoup most of the £15m they spent to sign him from Bolton. (Times)
Meanwhile, Chelsea defender Michael Mancienne has emerged as a shock target for Real Madrid.
Middlesbrough will sell Stewart Downing in the summer, with Liverpool the favourites to beat off competition from Totenham to land the £10m-rated England winger. (Daily Mail)
Fulham defenders Brede Hangeland and Aaron Hughes could leave the club in the summer after rejecting improved contract offers. (Sun) 
Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o has warned off potential suitors by insisting he has no intention of leaving "the best club in the world". (Daily Mail)
Tottenham are preparing a £1m bid for Rangers midfielder Barry Ferguson. (Sun) 

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes was involved in a training-ground bust-up with defender Micah Richards on Friday. (Various) 
Hughes has opened the door for Jo to resurrect his City career after admitting Everton have yet to make a move to complete a permanent transfer for the on-loan striker. (Daily Telegraph)
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney will be offered a new six-year contract this summer that would give the 23-year-old parity with defender Rio Ferdinand and forward Cristiano Ronaldo on £125,000 per week. (Sun) 
West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola and his assistant Steve Clarke will sign new four-year deals next week - Zola has agreed a £1.6m- a-year contract, while Clarke will become the Premier League's highest paid number two with a £1m wage packet. (Sun)
Sunderland manager Ricky Sbragia admits he could face the sack even if he keeps the Wearside club in the Premier League. (Various) 

One of the first things Nemanja Vidic discovered when he arrived in England three years ago was fish and chips and the Manchester United defender says he intends to celebrate by eating some more if his side brings home any silverware this season. (Sun)