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Football Rumours on Saturday 6th November 2010

last updated Saturday 06th November 2010, 8:48 PM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Carlos Tevez's Manchester City future could be in doubt as the 26-year-old continues to struggle with homesickness. He is reported to have made three visits to a psychiatrist on a recent trip home to Argentina.
    (The Sun)

  • Manchester United have stepped up their interest in Rangers goalkeeper Allan McGregor after the 28-year-old impressed their chief scout in the Glasgow club's 3-0 Champions League defeat in Valencia on Tuesday.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Liverpool's new director of football strategy Damien Comolli is set to raid his former club St Etienne for French defensive midfielder Blaise Matuidi, 23.
    (The Mirror)

  • Chelsea are weighing up a bid for Ajax's prolific Moroccan striker Mounir El Hamdaoui, who spent a forgettable season at Tottenham in 2005 but is now rated at £17.5m.
    (The Mirror)

  • Fulham manager Mark Hughes says he is "hopeful we'll soon have some good news" about the future of goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal.
    (The Sun)

  • West Brom could make a move for former Chelsea striker Mateja Kezman after the former Serbian international was released from his contract with Paris St Germain.
    (Daily Mail)

  • New Liverpool owner John W Henry has told players who are not happy at the club to get out. "If a player has a contract in the US they fulfil it, here it seems they are much more say-so about where they are," he said.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti says Liverpool's Steven Gerrard is "one of the best players in the world and I'd like to manage him one day."
    (The Times)

  • Ipswich manager Roy Keane insists he knows nothing about any plans to extend his contract at Portman Road after Town's chief executive Simon Clegg told a supporters' club meeting on Thursday that a decision on Keane's tenure could be made soon.
    (The Mirror)

  • Arsenal's Theo Walcott says he wants to score 15 to 20 goals a season to earn a chance to switch from winger to centre forward.
    (The Mirror)

  • Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho would have struggled to make a better start to the season with Blackpool than Ian Holloway has done.
    (The Guardian)

  • A mystery third bidder has joined West Ham and Tottenham in the race to occupy the London Olympic Stadium. It is believed to be a commercial organisation seeking to run the stadium as an events venue, rather than a particular sporting club or organisation.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • West Ham co-owner David Sullivan has told manager Avram Grant the Premier League's bottom team must take seven points from their next three matches. "If we don't achieve that we know we have a real problem and that we have to shuffle the pack," he warned.
    (Daily Mail)
  • Levski Sofia defender Ivo Ivanov is believed by some statisticians to have scored the quickest own goal by a substitute when he put the ball in his own net just 14 seconds after coming on in his side's 2-2 Europa League draw at home to Lille on Thursday.

  • Wolves' Republic of Ireland winger Stephen Hunt claims yoga has given him "a new lease of life" as he steps up his comeback from an eight-month ankle injury absence.
    (The Mirror)

  • Coventry City could record their biggest crowd in over 30 years when an anticipated 6,000 Leeds fans swell the numbers at the Ricoh Arena on Saturday. More than 30,000 fans watched the Sky Blues play Liverpool at Highfield Road in 1980, while City's biggest attendance at their new ground is 27,992 five years ago.
    (The Mirror)

  • Somerset ladies' team Keynsham Town Reserves have scored 84 goals in five games so far this season without conceding any, after their 4-10 win over local rivals Somerton and Langport.
    (The Sun)

Source BBC Sport

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