Wednesday's gossip column


Brazilian star Ronaldinho denies he is thinking of retiring before his AC Milan contract expires in 2011, and adds he is "very happy" at the Italian club.Marca (Spanish) 


Tottenham striker Giovani Dos Santos is being offered a move to Deportivo La Coruna as he pursues a bid to play for Mexico in the World Cup. (Daily Mirror)
Aston Villa are keen to loan striker Marlon Harewood to Newcastle for three months. (Daily Mirror) 


Former Tottenham and Arsenal defender Sol Campbell has quit Notts County after only one game, having agreed a £40,000-a-week deal at the end of August.(Daily Mail) 
Former Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan is on track to win his legal battle with Magpies owner Mike Ashley, which could net the ex-England boss £8m compensation. Keegan is seeking constructive dismissal after quitting his St James' Park role a year ago.(Daily Star) 
Everton are furious after Blackburn's El Hadji Diouf, in an interview on Senegalese radio, claimed their fans hurled bananas at him on Sunday. Police are investigating the striker for alleged racial abuse of a ball-boy in Rovers' 3-0 defeat.(The Sun) 
Former Republic of Ireland boss Steve Staunton has emerged as favourite for the Rotherham managerial post. (Daily Mirror) 
Manchester United goalkeeper Ben Foster may be dropped for Saturday's match at Stoke City, with Tomas Kuszczak set to be given a starting place. (The Sun)


The football "yob" look of the 1980s is making a big comeback following the release of hooligan flick The Firm, with sales of sportswear brands such as Fila and Sergio Tacchini soaring.(Daily Star)