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Football Rumours on Monday 11th July 2011

last updated Monday 11th July 2011, 10:06 AM


Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Fears over the future of Michael Essien could prompt new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas to return to Porto for £35m-rated midfielder Joao Moutinho.
    (The Sun)

  • Manchester City have been told they must put together a £45m deal if they want to sign 23-year-old striker Sergio Aguro from Atletico Madrid this summer.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham have moved ahead of Arsenal in the pursuit of Blackburn defender Chris Samba.
    (The Mirror)

  • Inter Milan are willing to sell Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder to Manchester United, but will demand that winger Nani moves to the San Siro as part of the deal.
    (Caughtoffside)

  • Charlie Adam's arrival at Liverpool could mean fellow midfielder Joe Cole leaves for Hamburg.
    (Metro)

  • Liverpool are planning an audacious move for Everton left-back Leighton Baines.
    (Caughtoffside)

  • But the Reds have lost ground to Arsenal in pursuit of Aston Villa winger Stewart Downing.
    (Metro)

  • Villa have put a £20m price tag on 26-year-old England international Downing.
    (The Sun)

  • Villa are lining up Manchester City's Craig Bellamy should Downing decide to leave the club.
    (footybunker)

  • Liverpool and Aston Villa will have to fork out at least £20m to sign Wigan winger Charles N'Zogbia.
    (The Sun)

  • Midfielder Scott Parker's exit from West Ham will be finalised this week with Aston Villa and Tottenham vying for his signature.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Hull City say that QPR are interested in midfielder Jimmy Bullard.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is considering making an official approach for Werder Bremen defender Per Mertesacker.
    (footie-online)

  • Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner and goalkeeper Manuel Almunia are set to leave the club this week. Bendtner is in Germany to have talks with Borussia Dortmund, while Almunia is likely to join Atletico Madrid.
    (Daily Star)

  • Wolves are weighing up a move for West Ham defender James Tomkins after missing out on Reading's Matt Mills.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Leicester want to sign Liverpool's 30-year-old defender Paul Konchesky for £1.5m.
    (The Sun)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • West Brom are set to offer former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves the chance to stay in the Premier League.
    (The Mirror)

  • Striker David Nugent says Leicester City's ambition of winning promotion to the Premier League convinced him to sign for the Foxes.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Midfielder Darron Gibson's move from Manchester United to Sunderland has broken down over the Republic of Ireland international's wage demands.
    (Daily Mail)
AND FINALLY '
  • Former Liverpool and England striker Robbie Fowler has signed for Thai outfit Muang Thong United.
    (The Mirror)

  • David and Victoria Beckham have named their new-born daughter Harper Seven Beckham.
    (Various)
























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