Darren Fletcher is set to miss the Champions League final for a second time. MANCHESTER UNITED’S midfielder is losing his battle with illness ahead of next weekend’s showdown.

Ex-Rover Paul Dickov has been offered a contract to stay as manager of OLDHAM ATHLETIC for a second season.

AFC BOURNEMOUTH defender Rhoys Wiggins is all set to join WATFORD.

PRESTON NORTH END midfielder Barry Nicholson has signed a new contract to stay at Deepdale.

ASTON VILLA, FULHAM, EVERTON and Marseille are all keen on Leicester's Ivory Coast centre-back Sol Bamba.

REAL MADRID have slapped an astonishing £150m price tag on Ronaldo - but MANCHESTER CITY could still make an audacious summer swoop.

BARNSLEY could be about to make a move for ROCHDALE boss Keith Hill as they look to replace Mark Robins as manager.

NEWCASTLE boss Alan Pardew says he wants to bring in some players comparable to 1980s Tyneside legends Paul Gascoigne, Peter Beardsley and Chris Waddle.

Paolo Di Canio is to be named as the new manager of SWINDON TOWN.

STOKE manager Tony Pulis is planning to make a £9m summer bid for England striker Carlton Cole from relegated West Ham.

MK DONS boss Karl Robinson is a contender for the West Ham manager's job - at the age of 30.