Sunday's gossip column


Manchester City have agreed personal terms with Arsenal defender Kolo Toure in a deal worth £15m, while the Eastlands club also expect to sign Chelsea captain John Terry and Everton defender Joleon Lescott by the end of August. (Sunday Times) 
City's deal for Terry is edging closer with a £35m fee likely for the England captain. (Mail on Sunday) 
However, such a move would actually seem unlikely with Terry ready to commit to a new £150,000-a-week deal which would mean he will end his career with Chelsea. (Sunday Express)
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning a £7m bid for Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou, 23, whose contract at Stamford Bridge runs out at the end of the season. (News of the World)
And the Arsenal boss is planning to make a £15m move for Real Madrid striker - and Tottenham target - Klaas-Jan Huntelaar and a £10m bid for Wigan midfielder Lee Cattermole (Sunday Express)
Wenger is also leading the race to sign Brazilian 'wonderkid' Wellington, 17.(News of the World) 
LA Galaxy midfielder David Beckham will turn his back on a return to the Premier League and rejoin AC Milan on loan in December. (Sunday Mirror) 
West Ham will demand £15m for centre-back Matthew Upson, who is being chased by Tottenham, but if Manchester City fail to buy John Terry City boss Mark Hughes will make a move for Upson. (News of the World) 
Portsmouth striker Peter Crouch will complete a £10m move to Tottenham on Monday. (Sunday Mirror) 
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp will fly out to Amsterdam to thrash out personal terms with Real Madrid striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, 25, after agreeing an £18m deal with the Spanish side.(News of the World) 
Spurs also lead the chase for Leeds United midfielder Fabien Delph - the highly-rated 19-year-old would cost £6m. (Sunday Times)
Aston Villa look likely to land Totteham midfielder Jermaine Jenas, 26, and Villa boss Martin O'Neill will sell Nigel Reo-Coker and Craig Gardner to make room for the England international. (News of the World) 
Another player who could be leaving Spurs is Scottish right-back Alan Hutton, who is a £7m target for Everton. (News of the World) 
And yet more talk of an exit from White Hart Lane for Spurs striker Darren Bent with Sunderland making a club-record £15m bid for the 25-year-old. (News of the World) 
Stoke, Fulham and Hull are battling to sign West Ham's injury-plagued striker Dean Ashton for £5m. (Sunday Express)
Meanwhile, a move for West Ham midfielder Julien Faubert is being considered by Bayer Leverkusen.(News of the World) 
Hull boss Phil Brown wants to sign Newcastle defender Habib Beye, 31, for £2.5m.(News of the World) 
Porstmouth boss Paul Hart wants to bring Nottingham Forest defenders Wes Morgan and James Perch to Fratton Park. Hart has already had a £1.5m bid for Perch turned down. (News of the World) 


Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has called Manchester City "stupid and arrogant" and a "small club with a small mentality". Ferguson also claimed City's £25m new signing Emmanuel Adebayor had been offered to United and Chelsea after he had agreed a deal to move to Eastlands. (Mail on Sunday) 
However, Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho has stirred the pot further by backing City to win the Premier League this season. "Adebayor up front with Carlos Tevez - unbelievable... City are Champions for sure," said Mourinho.(News of the World) 


Wives and girlfriends of players at LA Galaxy are holding a "bury the hatchet" barbeque in an attempt to end tension between David Beckham and the rest of the Galaxy squad.
The WAGS hope the good spirit will filter through to the fans who booed Beckham on his return to the Galaxy after a spell with AC Milan. (Sunday Express)