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Football Rumours on Sunday 9th Oct 2011

last updated Monday 10th October 2011, 9:00 AM


Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Arsenal and Liverpool are going head-to-head in a battle to sign Chelsea's Salomon Kalou in a cut-price deal when the January transfer window opens.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Chelsea will attempt to lure Tottenham pair Gareth Bale and Luka Modric in a £60m raid.
    (CaughtOffside)

  • Manchester City are willing to accept an initial fee of as little as £10m for Carlos Tevez in a desperate bid to get rid of the outcast striker. Full story:
    (Metro)

  • David Beckham looks set to snub Spurs and QPR after Paris Saint-Germain officials let it slip that they are close to agreeing a deal with the former England captain. Full story:
    (Metro)

  • Paris St Germain are also at the centre of a tug-of-war with Spanish side Valencia for Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Liverpool are interested in Celtic youngster Ki Sung-Yeung, who is said to be keen to leave Parkhead after the club's poor start to the campaign.
    (CaughtOffside)

  • Andrew Johnson has been told he can leave Fulham for about £2m if he fails to agree a new two-year deal at Craven Cottage.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Manchester United and Chelsea are paying close attention to Danish prodigy Nicolai Boilesen, who currently plays for Ajax. Full story:
    (Footy Bunker)

  • Arsenal could be ready to provide Per Mertesacker with a new centre-back partner, Schalke's Benedikt Höwedes. Full story:
    (Footy Bunker)

  • And the Gunners are also in the hunt for Valencia's exciting winger Pablo Hernandez. Full story:
    (Inside Futbol)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Wayne Rooney may be spared the worst over his latest England red card, according to the referee who sent him off in the 2-2 draw against Montenegro. Germany's Wolfgang Stark said: "Maybe it will help Rooney the way he acted by accepting my decision without any fuss."
    (Mail on Sunday)

  • Arsene Wenger will nominate his successor when he decides to quit as Arsenal manager.
    (Sunday Mirror)

  • Sunderland manager Steve Bruce is set to be the first Premier League manager sacked this season. Martin O'Neill is already believed to have been approached to take over at the Stadium of LIght.
    (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea chairman Bruce Buck says the Blues are drawing up a blueprint to meet the strict Uefa rules on spending through cutting their dependence on owner Roman Abramovich.
    (Mail on Sunday)
AND FINALLY '
  • Arsenal starlet Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has revealed he's about to move into his own house for the first time - but hopes his mum will keep doing his washing for him. Full story:
    (Metro)























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