Rumours on Wednesday 16th May 2007

last updated Wednesday 16th May 2007, 7:54 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham defender Zat Knight may move to Sunderland. (Various)

  • Inter Milan have opened talks over a £25m bid for West Ham striker Carlos Tevez. (Daily Express)

  • Newcastle midfielder Scott Parker could join West Ham in an £8m switch. (Daily Star)

  • Portsmouth will step up their bid to land Tottenham striker Jermain Defoe after fears they will miss out on Middlesbrough's Mark Viduka. (Daily Mirror)

  • Teddy Sheringham, who has been released by West Ham, is wanted by Major League Soccer side New York Red Bulls but Charlton are also chasing the striker. (The Sun)

  • Chelsea's Didier Drogba has hinted he could leave in the summer - if the right offer came in - but fellow forward Andriy Shevchenko has insisted he will be staying at Stamford Bridge. (Daily Express)

  • Tottenham's Hossam Ghaly wants a transfer after complaining that he is either left out of the side or played on the flank rather than in his favoured central midfield position. (Daily Express)

  • Birmingham are ready to make a shock bid for Newcastle defender Titus Bramble. (Daily Mirror)

  • New Wigan boss Chris Hutchings is lining up West Ham striker Marlon Harewood as his first signing in a £2.5m deal. (The Sun)

  • Midfielder Fabio Rochemback is set to snub Sporting Lisbon and Benfica and stay at Middlesbrough. (Daily Mirror)
  • Neil Warnock is set to quit as manager of Sheffield United and will be replaced by his assistant Stuart McCall. (Various)

  • The Premier League has acted to defuse the row over irregularities in West Ham's signing of Carlos Tevez and Javier Mascherano, who is now at Liverpool, by sending a letter to all 20 Premiership clubs. (The Sun)

  • New Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce will not beg striker Michael Owen to stay and become part of his revolution at St James' Park. (The Sun)

  • Chelsea midfielder Mikel Jon Obi has said he is fit for Saturday's FA Cup final against Manchester United, despite limping off with an injury against Everton last weekend. (Daily Mirror)
  • Former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson and ex-Football Association chief executive Mark Palios have been invited to Saturday's FA Cup final between Chelsea and Manchester United. (Daily Express)

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