Saturday's gossip column


Spurs winger Aaron Lennon is wanted by both Manchester United and Liverpool. (Daily Express) 
Spanish side Atletico Madrid are keen on Tottenham's David Bentley, who has failed to settle at White Hart Lane. (Daily Mirror)
Aston Villa are looking at Valencia defender Raul Albiol as a replacement for injury-plagued Martin Laursen. (Daily Mirror) 


Newcastle manager Alan Shearer is set to drop Michael Owen for his return to Anfield on Sunday. (Various) 
Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-Sung has agreed a new £50,000-a-week contract that will keep him at Old Trafford for another four years. (The Sun)
Former West Ham and Charlton boss Alan Pardew is one of the candidates for the manager's job at QPR. (Daily Mail) 
Arsenal striker Eduardo will not play again this season after picking up a groin injury in a clash with Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand in the Champions League semi-final first leg. (The Sun)
Winger Freddie Ljungberg, who is now playing in America with the Seattle Sounders, has revealed that he spent two years playing for Arsenal and West Ham with a broken hip. (The Sun) 
Middlesbrough defender David Wheater has pledged his future to the club, even if they are relegated from the Premier League. (Daily Mirror, Daily Mail)
Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce says he will remain at Ewood Park next season, if Rovers stay up or not. (Daily Telegraph) 


Arsenal keeper Manuel Almunia has shown he is not one for sitting on the fence by launching a stinging attack on Champions League rivals Chelsea. 
Almunia calls Chelsea's football "boring" and their supporters "ghosts" while stating he would rather play them than Barcelona in the Champions League final as they would be easier to beat. (The Sun)