Top five rumours: Barcelona join Gundogan race, Manchester United back in for Sneijder

Tee-hee: Dortmund rising star Ilkay Gundogan. Photo: PA

Today's best football rumours are so hot you could toast your marshmallows by them (supervision recommended) …

West Ham United will approach Internazionale about the availability of veteran striker Diego Milito. The 34-year-old Argentinean's contract expires next summer. Carlton Cole and Milito – scenes! (Mirror)

Barcelona, Manchester United and Arsenal all want to sign midfielder Ilkay Gundogan from Dortmund. Barca are the favourites to win his signature, though. (Mail)

New Crystal Palace gaffer Tony Pulis is mulling over a January bid for Brondby striker Simon Makienok, who stands 6ft 7in tall. Those long throw-ins won't head themselves in, after all. (Mirror)

Manchester United have renewed their long-time interest in Galatasaray's Dutch master Wes Sneijder. Desperation from David Moyes? (Guardian)

Chelsea's Cameroonian centre-forward Samuel Eto'o is set to make a lucrative move to a Major League Soccer club when his contract comes to an end in the summer of 2014. Because he's worth it. (Guardian)

Wes Sneijder: off to Man Utd at last? Credit: PA