Tuesday's Gossip column


Swansea City goalkeeper Michel Vorm, 29, has emerged as a shock target for Barcelona.
Michel Vorm
Swansea City signed Dutch goalkeeper Michel Vorm for £1.5m from FC Utrecht
Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, 26, is among Bayern Munich's top summer transfer targets as incoming manager Pep Guardiola begins planning for next season.
Queens Park Rangers and Everton will go head to head for South Korean strikerKim Shin-Wook,  24. The the 6ft 5in Ulsan Hyundai striker has been dubbed the 'Korean Peter Crouch'.
Arsenal have opened talks to sign Barcelona's Spain striker David Villa, 31.
AZ Alkmaar's midfield starlet Adam Maher, 19,  has been urged to join Arsenal - by his own manager.
Wigan are stepping up their efforts to sign Ecuador winger Jefferson Montero,  23, from Mexican side Monarcas Morelia in a £2.75m deal.
Norwich City striker Grant Holt, 31, could be allowed to leave if manager Chris Hughton can sign either Celtic's Gary Hooper, 25, or Sporting Lisbon's Ricky van Wolfswinkel, 24, as a replacement.
Fulham are close to signing Brazilian-born Belgium international strikerIgor de Camargo,  29, from Borussia Monchengladbach.
Turkey striker Colin Kazim-Richards, 26, on loan at Blackburn Rovers, is being recalled by Galatasaray and sold to Bursaspor.


France defender Gael Clichy, 27, says Manchester City can get under the skin of neighbours United and derail their title bid again.
Gael Clichy
Man City's Gael Clichy says his side can overhaul rivals United in the title race again
Brentford forward Clayton Donaldson claims to have witnessed on-field tensions between Chelsea players during the sides' FA Cup fourth-round 2-2 draw, with Ashley Cole regularly bemoaning a lack of movement in attack.
Arsenal shareholder Alisher Usmanov has said that former striker Thierry Henry is "pushing him" to complete a buy-out of the club.
Former Manchester United striker Ole Gunnar Solskjaer advised Southampton defender Vegard Forren,  24, to choose the Saints over a move to Liverpool.


West Brom striker Peter Odemwingie, 31, a target for QPR, says he lashed out at the Baggies on Twitter because he was bored.