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Football Rumours on Monday 6th October 2014

last updated Monday 06th October 2014, 10:16 AM


  • Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is "adamant" that forward Raheem Sterling, 19, will stay at the club despite reported interest from Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Sterling is set to sign a contract extension with the Reds which will see him earn around £100,000-a-week.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Real Madrid's 27-year-old midfielder Sami Khedira, whose contract with the Spanish club runs out next summer, is keen to complete a move to Arsenal in January.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Manchester City will consider the future of midfielder Yaya Toure in the January transfer window after his poor start to the season, with Paris St-Germain likely to offer the 31-year-old Ivory Coast international one last bumper pay day.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Former England midfielder Frank Lampard, 36, has hinted he could extend his loan at Manchester City from New York City FC beyond his current deal, which ends on 1 January.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

  • Manchester United will offer injured midfielder Michael Carrick, 33, a new contract, keeping him at the Old Trafford club until 2016.
    ( Daily Express )

  • Liverpool may move for Roma striker Keita Balde Diao, 19, after he indicated he is ready to quit the Serie A club.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Tottenham are lining up a bid for £4m Anderlecht winger Andy Najar after the 21-year-old impressed for Honduras in the World Cup in Brazil.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Sunderland manager Gus Poyet has revealed he dropped striker Steven Fletcher, 27, a few weeks ago to fire him up. The Scot scored his first goals in 10 months as the Wearsiders beat Stoke to win their first league game of the season on Saturday.
    ( Guardian )

  • England legend Alan Shearer says that midfielder Adam Lallana, 26, has proved he is good enough for Liverpool and he must prove he is good enough for England, too.
    ( Sun )

  • Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has warned £16m summer signing Mario Balotelli to forget his ego or the striker's short career at Liverpool will be over.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Chelsea have defended their medical team after claims that they did not carry out sufficient checks in allowing Thibaut Courtois, 22, to play on for 13 minutes against Arsenal before the goalkeeper was sent to hospital following a head injury.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • New Manchester United signing Angel Di Maria, 26, says that leaving Real Madrid for Old Trafford this summer has been a boost to his career.
    ( Goal )

  • Manchester United were stupid for ever appointing David Moyes as manager, says Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Former Bolton midfielder Fabrice Muamba says that he has seen the footage of his collapse at White Hart Lane only once, declaring: "For now once is enough." He suffered a cardiac arrest during an FA Cup match between the Trotters and Tottenham two years ago .
    (Birmingham Mail)

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