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Rumours on Monday 10th November

last updated Monday 10th November 2008, 10:32 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Manchester City are monitoring the progress of Standard Liege midfielder Axel Witsel. The 19-year-old Belgian has also been linked with Middlesbrough and Arsenal. (Daily Mail)

  • Celtic look to have ended their interest in Croatian star Tomislav Dujmovic. The glasgow side had a greed a pre-contract agreement with the Amkar player, but have decided to drop their interest. (Daily Express)
  • Mark Hughes could be forced out as Manchester City boss by his Brazilian contingent, who are said to be unhappy with the Welshman's management style. A new replacement could be found in the January transfer window. (The Sun)

  • Hughes, who had met chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak on Saturday night, could fly out to Abu Dhabi for a meeting with club owner Sheik Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan on Wednesday. (The Times)

  • A South African consortium has approached Portsmouth with a view to buying the club from Alexandre Gaydamak for about £60m. (The Times)

  • Portsmouth manager Tony Adams wants former Arsenal youth team coach Terry Burton as his new number two at Fratton Park. Ex-Wimbledon boss Burton is currently assistant to Dave Jones at Cardiff. (Daily Mirror)

  • Everton striker Louis Saha believes Everton can qualify for Europe after their 3-1 victory over West Ham, the Merseyside club's third successive Premier League win. (The Sun)

  • Pascal Chimbonda's future at Sunderland is in doubt after he was dropped and disciplined by manager Roy Keane for breaking a curfew. (Daily Mirror)

  • Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez says the best is yet to come after his side's 3-0 victory over West Brom. (Daily Express)
  • Manchester United's training sessions at their Carrington training ground are being disrupted by dive-bombing geese flying in from a nearby nature reserve. (The Sun)

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