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Football Rumours on Sunday 20th May 2012

last updated Sunday 20th May 2012, 8:58 AM

  • Big-spending Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala are prepared to offer Arsenal's 28-year-old striker Robin van Persie £300,000 a week to play for them.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Chelsea moved into pole position to beat Manchester City and United to the signing of Lille's 21-year-old playmaker Eden Hazard - even before their Champions League victory.
    (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Real Madrid are preparing a £50m bid for Manchester City's Premier League title hero Sergio Aguero, 23.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Jose Mourinho wants to raid his former club to bring Chelsea's Ramires, 25, to his Real Madrid team.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Sir Alex Ferguson has sealed a £4m deal for Crewe's England Under-18 international Nick Powell as he turns to young talent to secure Manchester United's future.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Marouane Chamakh, 28, and Nicklas Bendtner, 24, are two of 10 players who might leave Arsenal this summer as Arsene Wenger revamps his squad.
    (Caught Offside)

  • Manchester United have had a £9.7m bid rejected by Udinese for Ghana international midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah, 23.
    (Ghana Web)

  • Real Madrid are interested in summer deals for midfielders Luka Modric, 26, and Ramires, 25, from Tottenham and Chelsea respectively.


  • Liverpool face the prospect of losing Luis Suarez and Martin Skrtel as the club's American owners cut costs.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Andre Villas-Boas will be offered the job of succeeding sacked Kenny Dalglish as Liverpool cut short their interview process.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea could be ready to make a shock move to tempt Harry Redknapp to take over at Stamford Bridge.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Former England manager Fabio Capello has ruled himself out of the top job at Chelsea.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Wayne Rooney carried an injury during the closing weeks of the season and the England management believe he would benefit from two weeks' rest.
    (The Observer)

  • Steve Kean is to be removed from the position as Blackburn manager but will stay at the club in a different role and keep his current salary.
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Aston Villa managerial target Ole Gunnar Solskjaer tells his current club Molde that he wants to join the Premier League side.
    (Birmingham Mail)

  • West Brom are set to make a move for Birmingham boss Chris Hughton this week as he is their number one target to replace former manager Roy Hodgson.
    (Sun on Sunday)


  • Manchester City Council has decided to paint a path - named Blue Moon Way - blue to celebrate Manchester City's first league title in 44 years.

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