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Football Rumours on Thursday 11th July 2013

last updated Thursday 11th July 2013, 8:55 AM

  • Manchester City are set to make a shock move for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo. Rivals Manchester United have spent several months paving the way for the 28-year-old to return to Old Trafford.
    ( Daily Star )

  • City are also closing in on Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo, 27, after new boss Manuel Pellegrini admitted he was looking to reinforce his forward line.
    ( Daily Express )

  • Real Madrid are ready to hijack Arsenal's bid to sign Liverpool striker Luis Suarez and are set to offer £40m for the 26-year-old Uruguayan.
    ( The Sun )

  • The Gunners could also miss out on goalkeeper Julio Cesar, 33, who is set to leave QPR for Napoli on a season-long loan.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Southampton are putting the finishing touches on a move for Celtic's Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama, 22.
    ( The Guardian )

  • Manchester City boss Pellegrini is pushing hard to land Fiorentina's 23-year-old Stefan Jovetic. The Montenegro striker has also been targeted by Man United, Arsenal, Chelsea and Juventus.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Espanyol have told Swansea City to improve their offer for midfielder Wakaso Mubarak, 22, after the Spanish club rejected an initial bid of £3.9m.
    ( talkSPORT )

  • Newcastle are pondering moves for Man City winger Scott Sinclair, 22, and Reading's 23-year-old goalkeeper Alex McCarthy.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Crystal Palace are set to offer £1.5m to West Brom for striker Peter Odemwingie, 31, who fell from favour at The Hawthorns after a proposed move to QPR in January fell through.
    ( The Guardian )

  • Fulham boss Martin Jol has been told to pay £10m for Dnipro's 23-year-old Ukrainian winger Evgen Konoployanka.
    ( The Sun )

  • Arsenal are working on a deal to bring former captain Cesc Fabregas, 26, back to the Emirates with the Spanish midfielder said to be uncertain about his Barcelona future.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Chelsea plan to sell either Fernando Torres, 29, or Demba Ba, 28, if they manage to buy striker Wayne Rooney, 27, from Manchester United.
    ( The Independent )

  • QPR chairman Tony Fernandes is taking charge of his club's bid to sign midfielder Scott Parker, 32, from Tottenham.
    ( The Times )

  • Southampton's highly rated full back Luke Shaw is set to sign a new five-year contract with the club after he turns 18 on Friday.
    ( Southern Daily Echo )

  • Dynamo Kiev have reached an agreement with Bordeaux for the transfer of left-back Benoit Tremoulinas, 27.
    ( L'Equipe )

  • Real Madrid have extended the contract of Spanish centre-half Nacho, 23, for another four years.
    ( Marca )


  • Adel Taarabt's career at Queens Park Rangers is in jeopardy after the 24-year-old midfielder was sent home from the club's pre-season camp in Devon for turning up late to a training session.
    ( Evening Standard )

  • Fulham owner Mohamed al Fayed is thought to be in talks with Shahid Khan, billionaire owner of NFL side the Jacksonville Jaguars, about selling the Craven Cottage outfit.
    ( The Independent )

  • Forward Aiden McGeady, 27, has been put up for sale by Spartak Moscow, with the Russian club looking to cash in before his contract expires next year.
    ( Daily Record )

  • QPR midfielder Esteban Granero is in talks with Swansea over a switch to the South Wales club.
    ( Daily Express )


  • Patrice Evra claims the secret behind Manchester United's title success is his pre-match DJing skills, saying: "I put on very good songs and that's why we win the league."
    ( The Sun )

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