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Football Rumours on Tuesday 22nd June 2010

last updated Tuesday 22nd June 2010, 8:43 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Arsenal will eventually give up their bid to hold on to playmaker Cesc Fabregas and allow his move to the Nou Camp, says outgoing Barcelona president Joan Laporta.
    (Daily Telegraph)

  • Fulham striker Bobby Zamora wants to stay at Craven Cottage and looks set to reject moves by Birmingham City to land his signature this summer.
    (The Mirror)

  • Manchester City are on the verge of tying up midfielder Yaya Toure's £27m move from Barcelona.
    (The Mirror)

  • The spending spree continues at Eastlands, with Manchester City said to have beaten Chelsea to 24-year-old Spain and Valencia forward David Silva's signature for £29m.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Former City winger Martin Petrov looks set to join Bolton on a free transfer.
    (The Sun)

  • Arsenal are keeping an eye on Lokomotiv Moscow left-back Renat Yanbaev after a string of European clubs show their interest in Gunners defender Gael Clichy.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Sunderland look set to lose out on their bid to sign Heiko Westermann after the defender says he wants to stick with German side Schalke.
    (Daily Mail )

  • England midfielder Joe Cole is set to reject Arsenal and join Manchester United after being released by Chelsea.
    (The Sun)

  • Wigan are hoping to finally seal the £6.5m transfer of Estudiantes striker Mauro Boselli.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Crystal Palace have offered captain Shaun Derry a new contract, despite him having agreed in principle to join QPR and with Ipswich also expressing an interest.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Coventry and QPR are considering signing former Hull striker Marlon King when he comes out of prison this summer following his sentence for sexual assault.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Striker Robbie Blake is in talks with Hearts after being released by Burnley.
    (The Mirror)

  • Former Hearts defender Jose Goncalves has denied pricing himself out of a Bosman free transfer to Rangers because of his excessive wage demands.
    (Daily Record)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Anfield legend Kenny Dalglish's future at Liverpool could be in doubt if they appoint Fulham manager Roy Hodgson as their new manager because the Scot believes he could do the job better himself.
    (The Times)

  • Liverpool are eager to secure Hodgson as soon as possible in case Fabio Capello leaves his post as England manager and the Football Association turns its attention to the Fulham boss.
    (The Guardian)

  • Former Sunderland boss Peter Reid and former Ipswich manager Jim Magilton are the last two candidates on the shortlist for the Plymouth manager's job.
    (The Mirror)
AND FINALLY...
  • Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is so worried about the effect England's World Cup tensions are having on Wayne Rooney, he has phoned the striker to offer a pep talk.
    (The Guardian)








































































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