Here is a roundup of todays transfer rumors, Gossip and speculation from all todays papers….
Manuel Pellegrini has told Manchester City’s billionaire owners: Our next signing has to be a Lionel Messi or a Cristiano Ronaldo.
Salomon Kalou could be fined around £7,000 for using a hammer and chisel on the Berlin Wall. The ex-Chelsea star, who now plays for Hertha Berlin, was being filmed for a TV show.
Reading’s Garath McCleary was caught up in a race row on Monday night. The midfielder claimed he was abused by a fan in the Bradford end just before half-time in their FA Cup tie.
Chelsea and Manchester United have been dealt a blow in their chase for Paul Pogba after Juventus said there was no chance they would sell him. United lost the France midfielder on a free to Serie A in 2012 – but are keen to tempt him back to Old Trafford with interest also coming from Stamford Bridge.
West Ham are ready to step up their pursuit of David Moyes after putting his old Everton scout Tony Henry in charge of their summer recruitment policy.
Filipe Luis could be offered a quick return to Atletico Madrid with the Spanish club monitoring his situation at Chelsea. Left-back Luis joined Chelsea for £16m from Atletico last summer, but has struggled to displace Cesar Azpilicueta in manager Jose Mourinho’s first-choice team.
England hopeful Saido Berahino has been invited to play for his native Burundi. Roy Hodgson names his latest England squad on Thursday.
Newcastle defender Davide Santon has made his move from Tyneside to Inter Milan a permanent one.
Wigan have taken Liverpool striker Jerome Sinclair, 18, on loan until the end of the season.