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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)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • 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)
AND FINALLY...
  • 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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