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Football Rumours on Saturday 15th May 2010

last updated Saturday 15th May 2010, 9:00 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Inter Milan manager Jose Mourinho, who is expected to take over at Real Madrid this summer, wants to make Chelsea's Frank Lampard his first signing at the Bernabeu.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea believe they are closing in on the £40m-plus signing of Liverpool striker Fernando Torres.
    (The Mirror)

  • The Premier League champions are also ready to make a bid in the region of £22m for Roma's Montenegro international forward Mirko Vucinic this summer.
    (caughtoffside)

  • Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is determined to beat Chelsea to the signature of Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell, 19, while Aston Villa midfielder James Milner is also a United target.
    (The Times)

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is ready to make a move for Manchester City keeper Joe Hart and hopes that City boss Roberto Mancini is ready to listen to offers in the region of £8m for the England international.
    (caughtoffside)

  • Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini will revamp his squad this summer by letting 14 players leave Eastlands and bringing in Hamburg defender Jerome Boeteng for £11m, along with Benfica midfielder David Luiz and Napoli play-maker Marek Hamsik.
    (The Mirror)

  • Europa League finalists Fulham are keen on a £3.25m move for Bristol City striker Nicky Maynard.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Fulham are also ready to pay Boulogne £3.5m for France under-21 midfielder Damien Marcq, 21.
    (The Mirror)

  • Meanwhile, Fulham striker Bobby Zamora, 29, is an £8m target for Aston Villa and Everton.
    (The Sun)

  • Birmingham striker Christian Benitez is being tracked by West Ham after Birmingham decided not to sign the Ecuador striker on a permanent basis.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Lokomotiv Moscow will make a new bid this summer for Tottenham striker Roman Pavlyuchenko, closer to the London club's £15m valuation.
    (The Mirror)

  • Middlesbrough are set for a major transfer coup by beating Spurs and Fulham to the signature of Rochdale defender Craig Dawson.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Wolves are hoping to sign Steven Fletcher from Burnley for a fee in the region of £6m as Mick McCarthy seeks to strengthen his attacking options.
    (The Mirror)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Inter Milan have made contact with Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez after accepting current boss Jose Mourinho is likely to join Real Madrid this summer.
    (The Sun)

  • Meanwhile, Juventus are preparing a bid to take Fulham boss Roy Hodgson to Italy as their new manager.
    (The Sun)

  • Sir Alex Ferguson believes he needs to give Wayne Rooney more support in attacking positions if Manchester United are to challenge for trophies next season.
    (The Guardian)

  • Frank Lampard insists Chelsea must ruin Portsmouth's hopes of a fairytale end to their dismal season with a ruthless performance in Saturday's FA Cup final.
    (Daily Express)

  • Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano's contract negotiations are unlikely to be resolved until after he plays for Argentina at the World Cup.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Former Chelsea manager Ruud Gullit believes Aston Villa striker Emile Heskey can be a success at this summer's World Cup finals - but only if he believes in himself.
    (fourfourtwo)

  • Portsmouth boss Avram Grant will be handed the West Ham manager role next week.
    (Daily Express)

  • Former Arsenal boss Bruce Rioch, 62, is a contender to become the new boss of Plymouth.
    (The Sun)
AND FINALLY...
  • Leyton Orient chairman Barry Hearn wants clubs to be demoted two divisions for going into administration rather than suffering points deductions.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will track his players from space via a GPS satellite system next season in a bid to help prevent injuries from wrecking the team's title bid.
    (Daily Mail)








































































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