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Football Rumours on Saturday 1th June 2010

last updated Saturday 12th June 2010, 8:28 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Liverpool are preparing themselves for a big-money bid from Real Madrid for their captain Steven Gerrard. The England midfielder tops new Real boss Jose Mourinho's summer shopping list.
    (Footylatest)

  • Manchester City will launch a shock £20m bid to nab Nemanja Vidic from bitter rivals Manchester United and will offer the 28-year-old Serbian defender a £24m pay deal over four years.
    (The Sun)

  • New Inter Milan boss Rafael Benitez is planning a £35m bid for Manchester City's 26-year-old Argentina striker Carlos Tevez.
    (The Sun)

  • West Ham have not given up hope of bringing England midfielder Joe Cole and France striker Thierry Henry to the club, co-chairman David Gold has revealed. Cole is leaving Chelsea as a free agent while former Arsenal forward Henry could leave Barcelona in the summer.
    (Daily Express)

  • Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City target Milos Krasic says he wants to play in Italy. The 25-year-old Serbian playmaker, who is at CSKA Moscow, has been linked with a £9m move to Juventus.
    (Daily Star)

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has made an inquiry about Everton centre-half Phil Jagielka as he looks to strengthen his defence over the summer.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Everton have put a £10m price tag on striker Yakubu after rejecting a £6m bid from West Ham.
    (The Mirror)

  • Besiktas coach Bernd Schuster say he is interested in taking Brazilian striker Robinho from Manchester City to Turkey.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Manchester City have been told by Valencia to put their pursuit of £30m-rated Spanish striker David Silva on hold until after the World Cup.
    (The Mirror)

  • Manchester United are considering a move for Real Madrid's defensive midfielder Mahamadou Diarra, 29, who is rated at about £8m.
    (caughtoffside)

  • German club Wolfsburg are ready to test Sir Alex Ferguson's claim that his Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov is not for sale by preparing a £16.5m bid for the Bulgarian.
    (Footylatest)

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is preparing to make a big money move for Lyon keeper Hugo Lloris. The 23-year-old has been voted best keeper in France for the last two seasons.
    (caughtoffside)

  • Wenger is also monitoring Palermo goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. The 23-year-old Italian is also being watched by Inter Milan but Arsenal have the advantage because they can offer him first team football.
    (Footylatest)

  • Reading's Australian international goalkeeper Adam Federici will reject Liverpool and Tottenham's advances and sign a new contract with the Championship club on his return from the World Cup.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Manchester United's French winger Gabriel Obertan is wanted by Rangers. The Scottish champions hope to take the 21-year-old on loan.
    (Daily Mail )

  • West Bromwich Albion have said they have rejected an offer from Sevilla for midfielder Borja Valero, who was on loan at Spanish club Real Mallorca last season.
    (The Guardian)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Blackburn's prospective new owner, Indian businessman Saurin Shah, claims his £25m takeover bid is "serious".
    (The Mirror)

  • Former Manchester United defender Gary Pallister feels Gary Neville would still be England's first choice right-back ahead of Liverpool's Glen Johnson, had he played more football over the past season.
    (FourFourTwo)
AND FINALLY...
  • Everyone in England's World Cup camp are popping up to six pills a day in an effort to stay healthy in South Africa. The 23 players, coach Fabio Capello and even security chief Ray Whitworth are taking the vitamin and mineral supplements. However, a bout of sickness and diarrhoea has swept through the assembled English media.
    (The Sun)








































































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