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Rumours on Sunday 10th August

last updated Sunday 10th August 2008, 12:34 PM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Liverpool's American owners will put in an £18m bid for Valencia winger David Silva, who starred for Spain at the European Championships. (News of the World)


  • And Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is not ruling out the sale of Xabi Alonso as he still wants to sign Gareth Barry from Aston Villa. (Observer)


  • AC Milan star Kaka believes he could be a Chelsea player by the end of the month. (Observer)


  • Everton are set to sign Brazilian striker Vagner Love from CSKA Moscow in a club-record deal. (Various)


  • Arsenal are ready to make an £8m move for Michael Johnson after the young central midfielder rejected a new deal at Manchester City. (Sunday Express)


  • There's more turmoil at Manchester City... the club's hierarchy have agreed the sale of midfielder Stephen Ireland to Sunderland without telling Mark Hughes. (Mail on Sunday)


  • Portsmouth will unveil Younes Kaboul on Monday after he agreed a £6m move from Tottenham. (News of the World)


  • Hull City are preparing a bid for Rangers forward Nacho Novo. (Mail on Sunday)


  • Rangers striker Kris Boyd is a £2.75m target for Bayer Leverkusen and Cologne. (Sunday Mail)


  • Stoke City have made enquiries about the availability of Rangers defender Carlos Cuellar. (Mail on Sunday)


  • Brahim Hemdani has vowed to remain with Rangers for the last year of the midfielder's contract despite their exit from Europe. (News of the World)


  • Celtic are lining up a £3m offer for Toulouse left-back Herita Ilunga but face competition from Newcastle. (News of the World)


  • Massimo Donati turned down the chance to move back to Italy as the midfielder wants to establish himself in Celtic's first-team. (Various)


  • Hibernian have failed in a bid to take their former forward Derek Riordan on loan from Celtic. (Scotland on Sunday)


  • Evander Sno says he could still leave Celtic despite the midfielder turning down a move to Osasuna. (Sunday Mail)


  • Motherwell are considering a bid for Michal Danek, the Viktoria Plzen goalkeeper who is on loan with West Brom. (Scotland On Sunday)


  • Hearts boss Csaba Laszlo has told Calum Elliot he has a future with the club despite being told to go out on loan. (Various)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Real Madrid are ready to sue Cristiano Ronaldo for £17m after he refused to join them. (News of the World)


  • Another story claims the Portugal star could have blown his move to Real forever because of his refusal to push through a transfer this summer. (Sunday Express)


  • Avram Grant is still fighting Chelsea for the £3.5m compensation he believes he is entitled to after being sacked as their coach at the end of last season. (Observer)


  • Sir Alex Ferguson has compared Chelsea's team to the Liverpool side that fell into a sharp decline at the start of the 1990s. (Sunday Telegraph)


  • FA chairman Lord Triesman has suggested that he thinks Rio Ferdinand should be the new England captain. (Mail on Sunday)


  • Gary Neville believes he faces one of the biggest tests of his career - trying to win back his place in the Manchester United first team. (News of the World)


  • Celtic and Barcelona are in discussions about a system where the Spanish club's young talent is sent to Glasgow on a regular basis. (Sunday Herald)


  • Scottish FA chief executive Gordon Smith hopes his country will adopt a regional conference system similar to England's. (Various)
AND FINALLY...
  • Marseille striker Djibril Cisse and wife Jude returned to England for the birth of their son Prince Kobe last week. Cisse has the title Lord Frodsham after buying a stately home in Cheshire when he was at Liverpool, and didn't want any dispute over his son's inheritance. (News of the World)








































































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