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Football Rumours on Thursday 11th Oct 2012

last updated Thursday 11th October 2012, 9:33 AM

  • Manchester City and Chelsea have been told they can have Atletico Madrid's 26-year-old striker Radamel Falcao next summer - but the bidding starts at £48m.
    (Daily Mirror)

  • Arsene Wenger, 62, has £35m to spend in January and the Arsenal manager will attempt to buy a striker with Atletico Madrid's Adrian Lopez, 24, and Athletic Bilbao's Fernando Llorente, 27, his leading targets.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Sunderland are ready to compete with Everton for the signature of Belgium striker Jelle Vossen, 23.

  • Crystal Palace manager Dougie Freedman has told Wilfried Zaha, 19, to snub Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester City and stay at Selhurst Park.
    (Daily Star)

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has asked his network of scouts to search for another new striker for the January transfer window.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Nemanja Vidic's agent has ruled out any possibility of the 30-year-old Manchester United defender joining Serie A champions Juventus in January.
    (Sky Sports)

  • Leeds United are close to completing a move for Southend United 's 24-year-old winger Ryan Hall.
    (Yorkshire Evening Post)


  • Manchester United winger Ashley Young, 27, has returned to training for the first time since injuring his knee in August.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal are planning to arrange extra matches for midfielder Jack Wilshere, 20, in a bid to speed up his return to full fitness after 14 months on the sidelines through injury.

  • Key Swansea players have held a series of secret meetings with chairman Huw Jenkins about the management methods of new boss Michael Laudrup.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chief executive Ivan Gazidis believes Arsenal are the perfect model to follow as Premier League clubs prepare for financial regulation.
    (Sky Sports )

  • Blackburn are to launch a second bid to make Tim Sherwood, who is currently technical co-ordinator at Tottenham, their new manager.
    (The Sun)

  • The president of the Spanish FA has claimed racism does not exist in his country's game. "There is no racism in Spanish football," said Angel Villa Llona.
    (Daily Telegraph)


  • Defender Daniel Agger, 27, claims he proved his loyalty to Liverpool before signing a new deal - by having the letters YNWA, standing for You'll Never Walk Alone, tattooed on the knuckles of his right hand.
    (Daily Mirror)

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