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Football rumours on Friday 13th March 2009

last updated Friday 13th March 2009, 8:12 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Wolves are to make a £2m move for Aston Villa striker Marlon Harewood. (The Sun)

  • Hull are planning a multi-million pound raid on Europe if Phil Brown can keep them in the Premier League this season. (Daily Star)

  • Birmingham's on-loan Chelsea winger Scott Sinclair has held talks with Guus Hiddink, prompting speculation the Dutch manager will stay at Stamford Bridge. (Daily Mirror)
  • Manchester United players could win £9m if they manage to complete the quintuple. (The Sun)

  • Arsenal skipper Kolo Toure says he is not friends with fellow defender William Gallas, but that they get on professionally. (Daily Express)

  • Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is expected to sign a new five-year deal by the end of next week. (Daily Mail)

  • Aston Villa have assured Spurs boss Harry Redknapp he can expect no problems on his return to Villa Park on Sunday. (Daily Star)

  • French legend Zinedine Zidane says Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is the best player in the world. (The Sun)

  • Liverpool are confident they will not have to play a Champions League quarter-final on the 20th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster next month. (Daily Star)

  • Arsenal defender Kolo Toure says he almost quit the club in January after losing his first-team place (The Sun)

  • Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp fears it will be impossible to copy Aston Villa's policy of using home-grown players because of a shortage of British talent. (Daily Express)

  • World Cup organisers insist England fans will be '100% safe' in South Africa in 2010. (The Sun)
  • Oldham boss John Sheridan and striker Lee Hughes have avoided the sack after a 'meet the fans' evening allegedly 'turned sour'. (The Sun)

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