Tottenham manager Juande Ramos is interested in signing Barcelona's Brazilian striker Ronaldinho, who could cost as little as 12m. (Various)

Chelsea will bid 12m for Croatia playmaker Luka Modric. (Daily Star)

Newcastle are interested in Atletico Madrid's former Arsenal winger Jose Antonio Reyes. (Various)

Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso insists he will not be leaving the club this summer, despite being linked with Spanish giants Real Madrid. (The Times)

Blackburn manager Mark Hughes has moved to warn off clubs who may want to enquire about David Bentley, saying the midfielder is not for sale. (Various)

Real Madrid are preparing a 3.6m summer move for Hibernian's 21-year-old striker Steven Fletcher. (Scottish Sun)

Defender John Pantsil will quit West Ham this summer. (The Sun)

Fulham will release David Healy in the summer, with Ipswich the striker's likely destination. (The Times)

Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has indicated he would consider making his loan move to Sunderland a permanent transfer. (Various)

Manchester City expect to lose one of their goalkeepers this summer, with Andreas Isaksson or Kasper Schmeichel set to leave. (The Times)

Middlesbrough's England Under-21 winger Adam Johnson has hinted he may leave the club in order to play regular first-team football. (Daily Express)

John Terry has been assured he will be given an opportunity to stake his claim for the England captaincy, while it has emerged Wayne Rooney is also a candidate for the role. (Various)

But fellow centre-back Rio Ferdinand, who was skipper for Wednesday's 1-0 friendly defeat against France in Paris, has made it clear he wants to retain the job. (Various)

Coach Fabio Capello has claimed David Beckham can be England's answer to Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo. (Various)

Meanwhile, striker Michael Owen has said he was not clear about his role when he came on for England against France, and suggested journalists should ask Capello what he was trying to achieve if they wanted clarification. (Various)

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson has questioned the commitment of striker Jari Litmanen, who signed for the club in January. "He has not played one game in a Fulham shirt but he has played two matches for Finland," said Hodgson. (Various)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has backed his captain William Gallas after speculation his team-mates are unhappy with the defender's leadership style. (Various)

Celtic want an explanation from the Scottish FA for sending Barry Robson home from international duty against his will. (Daily Record)