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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.

  • 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.


  • 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.

  • 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)


  • 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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