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Football Rumours on Thursday 13th Oct 2011

last updated Thursday 13th October 2011, 9:38 AM


Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Juventus are not in negotiations with Manchester City about a possible deal for Carlos Tevez, sporting director Beppe Marotta has revealed.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Arsenal are looking to sign £6.5m-rated Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia in the January transfer window.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Villarreal have warned off Manchester United from making a bid for highly-rated midfielder Bruno Soriano after the Red Devils sent scouts to watch him in action.
    (Metro)

  • QPR are planning to sign Tottenham defender Sebastien Bassong in January, who they almost signed in the summer only for the move to fall apart when Spurs failed to talk Bolton into selling them England centre-back Gary Cahill.
    (The Mirror)

  • Celtic are close to signing free agent James McFadden, who has been out of contract since leaving Birmingham at the end of last season.
    (Daily Record)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez has been handed a new five-year contract to stay at Old Trafford.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand is being lined up to be new face of Major League Soccer if David Beckham leaves LA Galaxy.
    (The Mirror)

  • Beckham has fuelled speculation that he could retire in November after admitting he'd love to take up a Zinedine Zidane-like director of football role at Manchester United.
    (Metro)

  • Liverpool owner John Henry has admitted that he knew "virtually nothing" about the club before taking it over a year ago - but "certainly knew about Manchester United."
    (The Guardian)

  • QPR manager Neil Warnock says he could do the England job "no problem" but he would change the side's style of play. "Taking 25 passes to get to the halfway line is not exciting," he said.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Former Arsenal and Celtic striker John Hartson says he is living off a £250 a week allowance as he battles to pay off his gambling debts - which once reached £300,000.
    (The Sun)

  • Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller claims he turned down a move to Chelsea after helping Germany to the World Cup semi-finals in 2010.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal forward Andrey Arshavin admits he has failed to live up to expectations this season.
    (The Sun)
AND FINALLY '
  • Wayne Rooney has revealed how facing Liverpool used to make him feel sick. Rooney will lead Manchester United's attack at Anfield on Saturday, but recalled how - as a young Everton fan - the thought of losing to Liverpool turned his stomach.
    (The Mirror)

  • Several female supporters of Polish football team Hutnik Krakow have stripped off and posed for a calendar in order to raise money for the struggling club.
    (Metro)























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