Sunday’s gossip column – transfers and rumours

TRANSFER GOSSIP
Manchester City are ready to launch a bid for Everton’s Jack Rodwell, but Manchester United and Chelsea are also interested in the 21-year-old.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Roberto di Matteo has dismissed speculation that Daniel Sturridge, 22, could be leaving Chelsea.
Full story: talkSPORT

Arsenal are looking at Malaga midfielder Isco, with the financially troubled Spanish club wanting a fee of around £8m for the 20-year-old.
Full story: Metro

Stoke City’s bid to sign Michael Owen appears to be faltering with the club and the 32-year-old former England striker a long way from agreeing terms.
Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Manchester United and Chelsea have missed out on Argentine Lucas Ocampos, 18, who will join AS Monaco from River Plate.
Full story: footylatest.com

Liverpool are still interested in signing Theo Walcott, with Brendan Rodgers keen to add pace and width to his squad.
Full story: Metro

QPR want experienced defender William Gallas, who has been told he can leave Spurs.
Full story: The People

Swansea City manager Michael Laudrop has claimed his club cannot afford to buy young British players as they are being priced too high.
Full story: talkSPORT

OTHER GOSSIP
Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak wants peace talks between manager Roberto Mancini and football administrator Brian Marwood after Mancini’s public disquiet over City’s transfer policy.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Andre Villas-Boas is prepared to put his faith in 19-year-old striker Harry Kane for Tottenham’s opening Premier League game after failing to bring in Emmanuel Adebayor and Leandro Damiao.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Blackburn manager Steve Kean is under pressure before the start of the season, with Shebby Singh, advisor to the club’s owners, saying he will be sacked if Rovers lose their first three games.
Full story: The Observer

Carlos Tevez has stunned Manchester City’s coaching staff by returning to training over a stone lighter than last season.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

AND FINALLY
Emanuele Pesoli of Italian side Verona has gone on hunger strike and chained himself to the gates of the Italian FA’s headquarters in protest against his three-year ban for match-fixing.
Full story: Sunday Mirror