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Football Rumours on Wednesday 6th November 2013

last updated Wednesday 06th November 2013, 9:30 AM


TRANSFER RUMOURS

  • Liverpool are set to rival Arsenal for the signing of 27-year-old Yohan Cabaye as Newcastle brace themselves for renewed interest in the France midfielder in January.
    ( Daily Express )


  • The Reds will also battle Inter Milan and Verona to sign 20-year-old Argentine winger Juan Iturbe.
    ( talkSPORT )


  • Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, 26, is refusing to rule out a move to Manchester City after revealing he was close to a deal before Roberto Mancini's departure from the Etihad Stadium.
    ( Metro )


  • Fulham are set to go head-to-head with Sunderland in a bid to sign Venezuelan midfielder Tomas Rincon, 25.
    ( The Sun )


  • Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas will make another attempt to sign Real Madrid's £100,000-a-week defender Fabio Coentrao, 25, in January. The Portugal international almost joined Manchester United on loan in the summer but the deal collapsed.
    ( London Evening Standard )


  • Arsenal are believed to be keeping tabs on 24-year-old Brazilian striker Alexandre Pato, who currently plays in his homeland for Corinthians.
    ( talkSPORT )


  • Blackburn Rovers have insisted that they will not sell 23-year-old striker Jordan Rhodes in January - despite the club being £54m in debt.
    ( The Sun )


  • Chelsea are hoping to add two more talented teenagers to their squad with moves for Benfica winger Lazar Markovic, 19, and Inter Milan midfielder Pedro Delgado, 16.
    ( Metro )


  • Spurs are preparing to step up their interest in Brazilian winger Neilton after the player's agent said the 19-year-old is no nearer to signing a new contract at current club Santos.
    ( Daily Express )




  • OTHER GOSSIP

  • Former Manchester United player Ray Wilkins hit out at winger Ashley Young, labelling the 28-year-old's actions "pathetic" after the England international won a controversial penalty against Real Sociedad in Tuesday's Champions League draw.
    ( Independent )


  • Fulham have refused to accept defender Sascha Riether's stamping ban on 18-year-old Manchester United starlet Adnan Januzaj, just hours after the German admitted he had no defence.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Dundee United defender John Souttar, 17, says he turned down a chance to play in the Premier League because he did not want to be another lost Scot down south.
    ( Daily Record )


  • Tottenham goalkeeper Hugo Lloris, 26, could play in his club's Europa League home tie with Moldova champions Sheriff Tiraspol - despite being knocked unconscious playing against Everton on Sunday.
    ( Independent )


  • Spain's Minister of Education, Culture and Sport, Jose Ignacio Wert says they have to be "grateful" to striker Diego Costa, 25, for choosing to play for Spain instead of Brazil.
    ( Marca )


  • Former Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric, 28, claims that Chelsea, Manchester United and Paris St-Germain all tried to sign him after a difficult first season at Real Madrid.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Aston Villa midfielder Fabian Delph, 23, hopes he has done enough to earn a place in Roy Hodgson's England squad for the Wembley friendlies against Chile and Germany later this month.
    ( Birmingham Mail )


  • But Arsenal's 21-year-old midfielder Jack Wilshere is set to miss England's final two matches of 2013 as he continues to struggle with an ankle problem.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Norwich boss Chris Hughton, 54, says he still has the support of the boardroom despite seeing his side lose five of their last seven league games.
    ( Norwich Evening News )




  • AND FINALLY

  • Uruguayan goalkeeper Juan Obelar, 34 has been forced to retire after losing four fingers in a horrific accident while carrying out repairs at his home. Obelar won the Honduran league with Marathon in 2008.
    ( Daily Mail )






















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