The latest gossip and rumours from the newspapers and online:
LOUIS VAN GAAL could be prepared to walk away from Manchester United in the summer, the Daily Mirror reports. Under-fire Van Gaal has one year left on his deal at Old Trafford but has come under severe pressure for United's lacklustre performances this season.
Spanish newspaper Marca is reporting that Tottenham are ready to splash the cash on Atletico Madrid striker JACKSON MARTINEZ. The Colombian international has only been in Spain since the summer but Spurs are reported to have made a £23million bid for his services.
Everton are playing hard ball over a potential sale of ROMELU LUKAKU, according to the Sun. The Belgian striker is in a rich vein of form and has reportedly been monitored by English clubs including Manchester United and European giants Real Madrid and Paris St Germain. However, the Toffees have slapped a £65million price tag on his head, the Sun says.
West Ham could be surprise leaders in the race to sign DANIEL STURRIDGE. The Brentwood Gazette reports the Hammers are eyeing an £18million move for the England and Liverpool striker.
YAYA TOURE could be entering the final few months of his Manchester City career, according to the Sun. The Ivorian has been a key player for City for several seasons, but the newspaper says he will not be signing a new deal in the summer and quotes agent Dimitri Seluk as saying Toure is prepared to "listen to any offers on the table".