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Rumours on Wednesday 14th November 2007

last updated Wednesday 14th November 2007, 9:34 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham midfielder Danny Murphy is hoping to sign a new contract at Craven Cottage. (The Sun)


  • Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez is weighing up a £10m move for Racing Santander central defender Ezequiel Garay. (The Guardian)

  • Spurs manager Juande Ramos is preparing a list of players to axe ahead of the January transfer window. (Daily Express)

  • Manchester United defender Wes Brown is set to sign a deal to keep him at Old Trafford for another four years. (The Sun)

  • Man United team-mate Patrice Evra is also set to agree a five-year contract worth £15m. (Daily Star)

  • Joe Royle is poised for talks with Wigan chairman about the vacant manager's job. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Meanwhile MK Dons manager Paul Ince and Real Sociedad's Chris Coleman have also been linked with the role at the JJB Stadium. (Daily Mirror, Daily Express)

  • Chelsea manager Avram Grant says two players have confronted him to say they are unhappy at Stamford Bridge. (The Sun)

  • Reading have extended Turkey youth international Jem Karacan's loan deal by another month. (Daily Star)

  • Portsmouth face a Carlos Tevez-style wrangle over Tiago Gomes, whose club, Estrela da Amadora, own only half of his contract. (Daily Mirror)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • David Beckham will train with Arsenal's stars over the winter to maintain his fitness during the MLS close season, which lasts until February. (The Times)

  • John Terry is stepping up his recovery from injury in a race to be fit for England's Euro 2008 crunch match against Croatia next Wednesday. (The Sun)

  • Israel goalkeeping coach and former Soviet Union international Alexander Ubarov says he wants Russia to qualify for Euro 2008. (The Independent)

  • Wembley officials will review security arrangements ahead of England's match against Croatia for potential fans protests should Russia beat Israel on Saturday. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Italy's Fabio Cannavaro admitted he did not expect Scotland to be in the running for a Euro 2008 slot. (Daily Record)

  • Reading defender Dave Kitson hails Arsenal as "the best team on the planet" after their 3-1 victory at the Madejski Stadium. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Midfielder Stephen Hunt wants the Republic of Ireland to spend big to lure Terry Venables as the country's new manager. (The Guardian)

  • Tottenham have been given the green light for a new £30m training complex in north London. (The Independent)

  • Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson believes Elano is the Premier League's version of Ronaldinho. (Daily Mirror)

  • Everton striker Victor Anichebe has opted to play for Nigeria ahead of England. (The Sun)

  • Bury's hat-trick hero Andy Bishop has put the match ball from their FA Cup 4-1 win over Workington on eBay to raise funds for the club. (The Sun)
AND FINALLY...
  • David Beckham has signed a new three-year lucrative deal - to promote Giorgio Armani's latest underwear campaign. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Scotland fan Steve Burns has decorated an aquarium in his barber's shop with a picture of James McFadden's wonder-strike against France in honour of the Everton forward's comments about Glasgow being a goldfish bowl for Scottish footballers. (Daily Record)
























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