Saturday's gossip column - transfers and rumours


Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is chasing Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 20, but faces competition from Arsenal.
Wilfried Zaha
Wilfried Zaha has scored four goals so far in the Championship this season for Crystal Palace
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is planning a move for 31-year-old Barcelona forward David Villa in January.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, 34, could replace David Beckham at LA Galaxy.
Marseille president Vincent Labrune has told Newcastle they will have to pay £15m for 25-year-old striker Loic Remy.
Inter Milan are ready to battle it out with West Ham in the race to sign Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh, 28.


Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez is facing an internal battle with Chelsea's senior officials to get transfer funds in January.
Chelsea are planning to open contract talks with defender John Terry, 32, despite his current deal running until 2014.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini is confident his side will win a trophy this season.
Striker Papiss Cisse, 27, has been given two games to find the net or he will be dropped from Newcastle's squad.


A brave Liverpool supporter allowed defender Martin Skrtel, 28, to tattoo him to raise funds for the Justice for the 96 campaign.