Latest transfers speculations Sunday 24.02.08

All the latest football gossip

Sunday's gossip column

Real Madrid believe they will succeed in snatching Steven Gerrard away from Liverpool for 50m at the end of this season.

Ashely Cole faces an uncertain future at Chelsea after missing out on selection for the Carling Cup final against Spurs.

Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba may also leave Stamford Bridge to join up with Jose Mourinho, who is now strong favourite to manage Barcelona.

Everton manager David Moyes plans to sign Steven Pienaar on a permanent deal next season after agreeing terms with Borussia Dortmund.

Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan is interested in Argentine left-back Emiliano Insua after watching him play against his reserves for Liverpool.

Brazilian full-back Rafinha is interested in a move to Liverpool. The Schalke defender is under contract until 2011 but would relish a summer switch to Anfield.

Other gossip other than transfer news..............

Wes Brown is holding out for 80,000 per week after turning down a 55,000 offer from Man Utd.

Arsene Wenger fears for Eduardo's career after a late challenge from Martin Taylor broke his leg.

Tottenham Hotspur have pledged to provide support for troubled former player Paul Gascoigne.

Aston Villa striker Marlon Harewood is unhappy with his new "super sub" role at the club.

Newcastle midfielder Joey Barton will not be eligible to play for his club when they visit Liverpool because of the conditions of his bail.

Positive feedback means a pilot scheme that would allow only the captain to talk to the referee could be introduced from next season.

Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina denies there is any sort of dressing room split at Anfield.

Warming up for Spurs before their Uefa Cup clash with Slavia Prague, recalled keeper Paul Robinson was goaded by the away fans to sing them a song. He belted out a verse of "Stand up if you hate Arsenal", which went down a storm.