Saturday's gossip column


Portsmouth's Serbia international Dusko Tosic is expected to join Swansea on an emergency loan after the FA and Premier League finally gave the 25-year-old clearance to play. Tosic's registration had been withheld due to Pompey's administration. (Daily Mail) 
West Bromwich Albion want to sign on-loan Auxerre defender Gabriel Tamas on a permanent basis, with the Romanian international available for £800,000. (Daily Mirror) 


Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez says he would not swap Spanish striker Fernando Torres for Manchester United's in-form England forward Wayne Rooney. (The Sun) 
Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina is about to sign a deal worth £80,000-a-week that will keep him at Anfield for the next four years.(Daily Mail) 
Aston Villa are prepared to make James Milner one of their highest earners with a contract extension worth around £65,000-a-week.(Daily Telegraph) 
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini will try to convince left-back Wayne Bridge to reconsider his decision not to play for England at the World Cup.(Daily Mail) 
Former West Ham star Paolo Di Canio dreams of one day taking over as manager of the London club.(Daily Mirror) 
Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe aims to return from his hamstring tear in just 10 days.(Daily Mirror) 
Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson tells Owen Hargreaves to forget the 2010 World Cup and concentrate on his club.(Daily Mirror) 
World football's governing body Fifa made a £130m profit in 2009 as the game's commercial appeal defied the global financial crisis. (The Sun) 
Newcastle striker Peter Lovenkrands has told Denmark coach Morten Olsen he will not be available to play for his country at the World Cup after the death of his father earlier this year. (Daily Mail)


Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt has admitted to employing an "orthomanual therapist" to hit him twice a year with a mallet in order to knock out the lumps and bumps he picks up over the season.(Daily Mail)