Saturday's gossip column


Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic is set to join former team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo at Real Madrid in a £20m deal.(Daily Mail) 
Real Madrid legend Raul has been linked with a move to the United States to join New York Red Bulls at the end of the season.(The Independent) 
Coventry are planning a summer bid for Derby striker Rob Hulse after having an approach to sign him on loan rejected earlier this week.(Daily Mail) 
Chelsea defender Alex is wanted by German club Bayern Munich.(Daily Mirror) 
Mikael Silvestre is set to leave Arsenal after being snubbed by boss Arsene Wenger for last Wednesday's clash with Liverpool.(Daily Mirror) 
Marouane Chamakh will be an Arsenal player this summer after agreeing to a four-year, £10.4million deal.(Sun) 


Kolo Toure believes Patrick Vieira's "winning mentality" can help Manchester City end their 41-year wait for FA Cup success.(The Guardian) 
Spurs manager Harry Redknapp says he will not sacrifice his club's FA Cup ambitions in favour of Tottenham's bid to break into the top four.(The Guardian) 
Manager Carlo Ancelotti has laid down the law to his wayward Chelsea stars and warned: "If our form starts to suffer, I will act".(Daily Express) 
Wayne Rooney has revealed that he is limited to five sponsorship deals by his Manchester United manager, Sir Alex Ferguson.(Independent) 
Sven-Goran Eriksson has revealed the full story behind his chaotic seven months at Notts County and the bizarre sequence of events that began with hopes of a multi-million-pound revival for the Football League's oldest club only to end with it on the brink of financial collapse.(Guardian) 
Manager Roberto Mancini is to net a £9million three-year contract extension from Manchester City's wealthy owners.(Sun) 


England manager Fabio Capello has urged Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to rest Wayne Rooney to keep him fresh for this summer's World Cup in South Africa.(Daily Mail)