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Football Rumours on Thursday 21st July 2011

last updated Thursday 21st July 2011, 9:37 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Manchester City have ruled out a possible swap deal between their striker Carlos Tevez and Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder.

  • Southampton could be ready to sell striker and Arsenal target Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - but only for £12m-plus.
    (The Mirror)

  • Arsenal will make a £10m offer for Birmingham defender Scott Dann after becoming increasingly frustrated over Bolton's demands for Gary Cahill.

  • Liverpool are tracking Hamburg's Marcell Jansen as manager Kenny Dalglish looks to bring in a new first-choice left-back after one of the players used in that role last season, Paul Konchesky, joined Leicester last week.

  • Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani could be on his way to Italian outfit Fiorentina.
    (The Sun)

  • Liverpool are also close to sealing a deal for Mexican striker Marco Bueno - the player dubbed 'the new Javier Hernandez'. The 17-year-old will have a 10-day trial at Liverpool's Melwood training ground, where boss Dalglish will have the final say. Hernandez is the Mexican forward who has made an impact at Manchester United.

  • Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has put Chelsea and Manchester City on red alert by stalling on a new contract.
    (The Mirror)

  • Chelsea and Everton are locked in a battle to sign Marseille midfielder Lucho Gonzalez, who is set to leave the French club this summer.

  • Winger Matt Taylor has flown home from Bolton's pre-season tour of the United States to talk to West Ham about a move. The Trotters are believed to have accepted a bid from the Hammers worth an initial £2.2m.
    (The Guardian)

  • Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp will swoop for Roma striker Mirko Vucinic if he cannot thrash out a deal with Manchester City to sign Emmanuel Adebayor.

  • West Brom have held talks with former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves over a possible pay-as-you-play deal.
    (The Sun)

  • Newcastle United are back in the hunt for Paris St Germain striker Mevlut Erdinc.
    (The Sun)
  • Arsenal manager Arsenal Wenger is coming under pressure from the Gunners board to start spending at the Emirates.
    (The Sun)

  • Newcastle plan to restrict the sale of tickets for away matches to season ticket holders and members only in the future following a pitch invasion during last week's friendly match with Darlington.
    (Daily Mail)
  • Wigan midfielder Charles N'Zogbia is to go on strike by refusing to train as his frustration boils over following the rejection of a £9m bid from Aston Villa.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has no hard feelings after England team-mates Ashley Young and Stewart Downing left the club this summer. He said: "I wish them all the best and I hope they go on to achieve great things."
    (Daily Expressl)

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