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Rumours on Wednesday 13th August

last updated Wednesday 13th August 2008, 7:54 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham and Hull are tracking Osasuna's 32-year-old Uruguayan striker Walter Pandiani who played for Birmingham in the Premier League in 2005. (Daily Mirror)


  • Manchester United are closing in on the signing of Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov after tabling a bid believed to be about £28m. (Various)


  • United have even delayed having their official team photo so they can include the Bulgarian. (Daily Mirror)


  • Blackburn left-back Stephen Warnock, 26, has handed in a transfer request to push through a £4m move to Newcastle. (Daily Mirror)


  • Rovers have told Manchester City that striker Roque Santa Cruz, 26, is not for sale. (The Sun)


  • Poland winger Jakub Blaszczykowski wants to move to Liverpool in an £8m deal, but the 22-year-old's club Borussia Dortmund are refusing to sell. (The Times)


  • Aston Villa have renewed their interest in Newcastle midfielder James Milner who is valued at £6m. (Daily Mail)


  • Middlesbrough have submitted a bid for 23-year-old Arsenal full-back Justin Hoyte. (The Independent)


  • Stoke City have tabled a £2m bid for Newcastle midfielder Abdoulaye Faye, 30. (Daily Mail)


  • Former Real Madrid winger Jordi Lopez, 27, is on trial at Portsmouth after he was released by real Mallorca. (Various)


  • Racing Santander are hoping to hijack Arsenal's move for Ghana international midfielder Anthony Anan, 22, after offering £2m to his club IK Start. (Daily Mirror)


  • Cardiff are trying to signing 29-year-old Fulham striker David Healey for £1.2m. (Daily Mirror)


  • QPR are preparing a bid for 26-year-old Italian striker Davide Succiwho currently plays for Ravenna in the Italian third division. (Daily Star)


  • Crystal Palace have bid £550,000 for 29-year-old Ipswich striker Alan Lee. (Daily Star)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Chelsea captain John Terry has hit back at Man Utd claiming that the Premier League champions have hit their peak and that his side are capable of overtaking them this season. (Various)


  • Manchester manager Mark Hughes has reassured fans that he is not thinking about quitting the club, despite the controversy surrounding owner Thaksin Shinawatra. (Various)


  • Anton Ferdinand has turned down a new £2m-a-year contract at West Ham - a deal that would have trebled his wages. (Daily Mirror)


  • Newcastle chairman Mike Ashley has said Kevin Keegan can keep spending despite the club owing £27m from past transfer deals. (The Sun)


  • Goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel has accused former Man City boss Sven Goran-Eriksson of duping him into signing a new contract at City. Schmeichel has slipped behind Joe Hart in the pecking order at Eastlands and said he only signed a new contract after starting last season as the club's number one. (Daily Mirror)
AND FINALLY...
  • Blackburn have installed a prayer room at Ewood Park, becoming the first Premier League club to do so. The room replaces a toilet block and includes prayer mats and religious texts so supporters can worship. (The Sun)








































































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