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Football Rumours on Monday 7th Nov 2011

last updated Monday 07th November 2011, 9:02 AM


Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Manchester United are set to make a move to sign PSV Eindhoven's Brazilian-born 15-year-old midfielder Andreas Pereira.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Sir Alex Ferguson's side have also added Valencia left-back Jordi Alba to their list of transfer targets as a long-term replacement for Patrice Evra.
    (Metro)

  • Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean is ready to resurrect his bid to sign striker Vedad Ibisevic from Hoffenheim.
    (The Mirror)

  • Lille playmaker Eden Hazard and Ajax centre-back Jan Vertonghen, who have been long-time Arsenal targets, are attracting strong interest from Tottenham.
    (Metro)

  • Blackburn are also considering an ambitious move for Barcelona's Mexican midfielder Jonathan dos Santos - younger brother of Tottenham's Giovani dos Santos.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Spurs are preparing to offer Juventus striker Alessandro Del Piero, 36, a chance to finish his career in the Premier League.
    (Inside Futbol)

  • Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has dismissed rumours he will have to sell Darren Bent in the January transfer window as "utter nonsense".
    (The Mirror)

  • Newcastle manager Alan Pardew is lining up January bids for Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga and FC Twente forward Luuk de Jong.
    (Inside Futbol)

  • Manchester City and Chelsea are both chasing Ajax's £30m midfielder Christian Eriksen - with the Blues having already made a bid.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Newcastle are ready to go back in for £2m-rated Birmingham defender Liam Ridgewell in January - but will face competition from West Bromwich Albion for the 27-year-old.
    (The Mirror)

  • Derby are set to sign Mansfield's highly rated defender Tom Naylor, 20, on loan with a view to a permanent move in January despite interest from QPR, Leeds, Hull and Charlton.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Celtic are evaluating a move for former Chelsea and Barcelona midfielder Boudewijn Zenden.
    (Press Association)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Fifa has insisted that England cannot wear poppies against Spain at Wembley - in case they one day meet Germany around the time of Remembrance Sunday.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Former England manager Steve McClaren says Fabio Capello knows the importance of having captain John Terry in his side.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Nigel Pearson wants to return to Leicester City as manager - but compensation would have to be agreed with Hull.
    (The Mirror)

  • Tottenham attacker Rafael van der Vaart believes his side have to play better if they want to challenge for the Premier League title.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Blackburn boss Steve Kean says his players are fed up with the campaign to force him out of Ewood Park.
    (The Mirror)

  • Liverpool defender Daniel Agger called his team-mates "headless chickens" after they flopped at home to Swansea on Saturday.
    (Daily Express)
AND FINALLY
  • Meticulous secrecy measures ensured the naming of the Sir Alex Ferguson stand remained a shock to the manager - with only eight members of staff at Old Trafford being in on the plan.
    (Daily Mail)























Source BBC Sport

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