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Football Rumours on Tuesday 14th May 2013

last updated Tuesday 14th May 2013, 9:26 AM


  • Manchester United are interested in signing former Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas, 26, from Barcelona for £20m.
    ( Evening Standard )


  • David Moyes, who will take over as Manchester united manager on 1 July, wants to take central defender Phil Jagielka, 30, to Old Trafford with him for £10m.
    ( The Sun )


  • Both Manchester clubs are keen to sign Udinese wonderkid Piotr Zielinski, 18.
    ( talkSPORT )


  • Frank Lampard is staying at Chelsea after agreeing a new one-year deal.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke, 22, will be targeted by Borussia Dortmund to replace 24-year-old striker Robert Lewandowski if the Pole quits the Bundesliga side in the summer.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Stoke goalkeeper Asmir Begovic, 25, insists he wants to stay at Stoke despite interest from Manchester United and Arsenal.
    ( Metro )


  • Italian side Napoli are interested in signing Sunderland's 25-year-old goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.
    ( talkSPORT )


  • Manchester City have offered Bayern Munich around £17m for 29-year-old Dutch winger Arjen Robben.
    ( Sport )


  • Relegated QPR want Tottenham midfielder Scott Parker, 32, to help them win promotion back to the Premier League.
    ( Daily Mirror )



    OTHER GOSSIP

  • Newcastle manager Alan Pardew secured his club's Premier League survival with a game to spare and is expected to be allowed to keep his job.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher has targeted returning for pre-season following surgery to cure a chronic bowel condition.
    ( Daily Telegraph )


  • Monaco are lining up sacked Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini, 48, to take over at the newly-promoted French club.
    ( Daily Express )


  • Paris St-Germain and Napoli are also interested in recruiting the Italian.
    ( The Times )


  • Manuel Pellegrini, 59, is expected to take over and his first signing as Manchester City boss could be 27-year-old Sevilla winger Jesus Navas.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Manchester City's senior players told the club's hierarchy they no longer wanted Mancini in charge.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Striker Wayne Rooney, 27, was booed by Manchester United fans during their victory parade. Rooney has scored 141 Premier League goals for Manchester United
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Out-going Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson, his successor David Moyes and Old Trafford midfielder Ryan Giggs met at a Cheshire hotel to discuss Rooney's future.
    ( The Sun )


  • Moyes has called Rooney "one of the best players in the world" and will meet the forward next week to sort out the player's future.
    ( The Guardian )


  • Rooney is holding peace talks with Manchester United after making a U-turn over his decision to ask for a transfer.
    ( Daily Express )



    AND FINALLY

  • Cesc Fabregas earned former club Arsenal £2m by helping Barcelona to the Spanish league title this season. When Fabregas joined the Catalan club, The Gunners inserted a clause into the deal which meant they would earn the windfall if he won a La Liga medal.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • The parade celebrating Paris St-Germain's victory in the French league was marred by chaos and violence on Monday, forcing the team to cancel a planned cruise down the River Seine.
    ( Liberation )





















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