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Football Rumours on Saturday 6th Oct 2012

last updated Saturday 06th October 2012, 9:23 AM


  • Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is eyeing up a January move for Celtic midfielder Victor Wanyama. Ferguson has sent his brother Martin, one of United's scouts, to watch the 21-year-old Kenyan several times this season.
    (Daily Mirror)


  • Chelsea and Everton are chasing Benfica's Paraguayan forward Oscar Cardozo, 29.
    (talkSPORT)


  • Pele has warned Premier League clubs about signing Brazilian striker Neymar, 20, from Santos by declaring that he isn't up to the physical style of play in England.
    (Marca)



    OTHER GOSSIP

  • Roy Keane has rejected a £4.5m, three year contract to manage Turkish side Kasimpasa. The 41-year-old former Sunderland and Ipswich manager is interested in succeeding Steve Kean at Blackburn.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Sunderland winger Adam Johnson, 25, has warned young players they could get lost by signing for Manchester City.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • And Black Cats boss Martin O'Neill has admitted he asked Johnson whether his party lifestyle was a thing of the past before signing him in the summer.
    (The Guardian)


  • Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam, 26, claims he had to leave Liverpool because manager Brendan Rodgers only saw him as a squad player.
    (Daily Mail)


  • Adam's Stoke team-mate Michael Owen, 32, is bracing himself for a cold reception from Liverpool fans when he returns to Anfield this weekend.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque has claimed he could not find a place in his squad for Chelsea midfielder Juan Mata, 24.
    (skysports)


  • Former Premier League referee Graham Poll has dismissed a claim by Manchester City's Sergio Aguero that foreign players don't get their fair share of decisions in England.
    (Daily Mail)


  • QPR's fans have backed manager Mark Hughes to improve their fortunes after a poor start to the Premier League season.
    (Fulham Chronicle)


  • Swansea midfielder Leon Britton, 30, wants to stay at Swansea for another five years - and then become a coach at the club.
    (South Wales Evening Post)


  • Wigan boss Roberto Martinez has vowed to carry on speaking his mind, despite being hit with an FA fine for criticising a referee.
    (Wigan Evening Post)


  • Newcastle manager Alan Pardew reckons his team can exploit Manchester United's defensive weaknesses this weekend.
    (The Guardian)


  • West Brom centre-back Gareth McAuley insists a fearless attitude has been key to their early-season success.
    (Birmingham Post)



    AND FINALLY

  • Handshakes have been banned at Arsenal's training ground as Arsene Wenger tries to prevent a virus spreading through the club - so the players are touching elbows instead.
    (Daily Mirror)




















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