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Rumours on Sunday 11th November 2007

last updated Sunday 11th November 2007, 12:54 PM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate is preparing a move for Sheffield United target man James Beattie to solve his club's striker crisis. (People)

  • Cesc Fabregas insists he wants to stay at Arsenal for the rest of his career and will snub a return to Barcelona. (Sunday Mirror)

  • Chelsea's boardroom is split on whether to launch a record-breaking bid for Barcelona's Brazilian ace Ronaldinho. (Sunday Mirror)

  • Manchester City have been offered the chance to sign Brazilian World Cup winner Adriano on loan with Ronaldo Bianchi going the other way. (Sunday Mirror)

  • Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson is considering a move for Liverpool's Javier Mascherano to fend off a rival £16m bid from Barcelona. (People)

  • Manchester City may also be ready to mount a double raid on Tottenham for star striker Dimitar Berbatov and goalkeeper Paul Robinson. (News of the World)

  • Arsenal are lining up a £4m transfer window swoop for Congo international striker Tresor Mputu. (News of the World)

  • Ex-Spurs striker Freddie Kanoute has told Juande Ramos he does not want to quit Sevilla to join his former boss him at Tottenham. (People)

  • Bolton are willing to let Nicolas Anelka go in the transfer window - but only for a whopping £15m. (People)

  • Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is chasing Burnley's Northern Ireland striker Kyle Laferty. (People)

  • Manchester City will splash £5m on Australia's midfielder Marco Bresciano, who plays at Palermo in Italy's Serie A. (Sunday Express)

  • Spurs boss Juande Ramos is plotting a move for 24-year-old Espanyol defender Dani Jarque, who will cost up to £8m. (News of the World)

  • Sunderland are planning a double raid on Portsmouth for out-of-favour Matt Taylor and fellow midfielder Sean Davis. (News of the World)

  • Sheffield United defender and skipper Chris Morgan is a target for new Bolton boss Gary Megson. (News of the World).
  • New boss Avram Grant is set to sign a new £8.25m deal to stay at Chelsea until 2010. (News of the World)

  • Joe Royle has plunged Leicester into confusion by withdrawing from the Foxes' managerial race. (News of the World)

  • Middlesbrough manager Gareth Southgate is just two games away from the axe. (News of the World)

  • Everton manager David Moyes is ready to discuss a new five-year deal worth £15m to stay at the club. (News of the world)

  • Paul Jewell is set to open talks with Wigan this week over a stunning return to the JJB Stadium. (Sunday Express)

  • Former England manager Terry Venables has emerged as a candidate along with Gerard Houllier to be the next Ireland boss. (Sunday Express)

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger believes the FA would be wrong to sack manager Steve McClaren if England fail to qualify for Euro 2008. (Sunday Mirror)
  • Several Chelsea players were trapped in their mansions in Cobham, Surrey, when a powercut hit the area, meaning they couldn't open the electric front gates. (People)

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