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Football Rumours on Saturday 29th June 2013

last updated Saturday 29th June 2013, 10:47 AM

  • Manchester United's management are considering a valuation for striker Wayne Rooney. The 27-year-old is expected to tell new manager David Moyes he still plans to leave the Premier League champions when they meet next week.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • United have formally scheduled talks with Rooney for an unspecified date next week through his agent Paul Stretford.
    ( The Times )

  • Italian club AC Milan are ready to make a move for Manchester United centre-back Nemanja Vidic, 31, if he is not a part of new manager David Moyes' plans.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Brazil and Corinthians midfielder Paulinho, 24, says he was told by Tottenham when speaking to them about a move to the Premier League that they will not be selling forward Gareth Bale, 23, this summer.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Arsenal will sign Queens Park Rangers goalkeeper Julio Cesar, 33, but are unwilling to meet the wage demands and transfer valuations for Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini, 25, and Swansea centre-back Ashley Williams, 28.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Manchester City want to pair captain Vincent Kompany with 30-year-old Real Madrid centre-back Pepe next season.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Sunderland have agreed a fee with Arsenal for Italian goalkeeper Vito Mannone, 25.
    ( Sunderland Echo )

  • Patrice Evra, 32, is prepared to move back to former club Monaco if Manchester United sign 28-year-old Everton left-back Leighton Baines.
    ( The Independent )

  • Southampton manager Mauricio Pochettino does not expect to sell record signing Gaston Ramirez this summer. The 22-year-old attacking midfielder has attracted interest from Champions League qualifiers Atletico Madrid and Borussia Dortmund.
    ( Southern Daily Echo )

  • Tottenham want to beat Liverpool to the sign of Shakhtar Donetsk's goalscoring attacking midfielder Henrikh Mkhitaryan. The 24-year-old's advisors have held initial talks with the north London club about the £25m Armenia international.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Spurs also want to buy striker David Villa, 31, but are not prepared to meet Barcelona's £12m asking price as the Spain international has only a year left on his contract.
    ( The Guardian )

  • Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 26, is courting interest from Sunderland and a possible £5m move to the Stadium of Light could be the start of a Spurs clearout that also sees 29-year-old left-back Benoit Assou-Ekotto, 32-year-old midfielder Scott Parker and striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 29, leave.
    ( The Sun )

  • French clubs Lille, Lyon and Marseille plan to challenge Fulham for the £4m signing of Wolves winger Bakary Sako, 25.
    ( Express & Star )

  • Everton are competing with Newcastle and Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala to buy £15m-rated striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. The Gabon international, 24, excelled for Saint Etienne last season, scoring 19 Ligue 1 goals.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Chelsea plan to improve on their £5m bid, which was rejected by Norwich, for 26-year-old goalkeeper John Ruddy.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Cardiff City have made an improved offer for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama after a previous bid of £10m was rejected.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Newcastle midfielder Cheick Tiote, 27, has agreed to wear next season's shirt, despite it being sponsored by a money lending company. There were fears Tiote, a Muslim, would refuse to do so.
    ( The Independent )

  • West Brom plan to discuss an improved contract with head coach Steve Clarke after the 49-year-old led the club to an eighth-placed finish in the Premier League during his first season in charge.
    ( Express & Star )

  • Assistant Graeme Jones, 43, is to follow manager Roberto Martinez, 39, from Wigan to Everton.
    ( ESPN )

  • Rangers have reduced their wage bill by £2m by cancelling the contracts of defenders Carlos Bocanegra and Dorin Goian, both of whom were sent out on loan last season.
    ( The Sun )


  • A football manager in Peru is facing a lengthy ban after being sent off for tripping an opposition player as he raced clear to score.
    ( Metro )

  • Spain and Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta shelled out more than £200,000 of his own money to pay former club Albacete's outstanding wages and stop them being relegated.
    ( Daily Mirror )

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