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Football Rumours on Tuesday 29th June 2010

last updated Tuesday 29th June 2010, 9:08 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Manchester City have stepped up their bid to sign Spanish international midfielder David Silva after chairman Garry Cook flew to Valencia for further talks with his club.
    (The Mirror)

  • City are also pressing ahead with their interest in Lazio left-back Aleksandar Kolarov after the Serbia international's move to Real Madrid stalled.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp and chairman Daniel Levy have put a package together to try to beat Arsenal to the signature of England midfielder Joe Cole, who was told earlier this month by Chelsea he was being released.
    (The Mirror)

  • Spurs are also rumoured to be ready to make a bid for Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick to return to White Hart Lane and are willing to offer Russian forward Roman Pavlyuchenko as part of the deal.
    ( Caughtoffside)

  • West Ham are lining up a £6m bid for Mexico's highly rated midfielder Efrain Juarez.
    (The Sun)

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has landed centre-back Laurent Koscielny from French club Lorient as an £8.5m replacement for William Gallas, who is set to leave the Emirates after failing to agree a new deal.
    (The Sun)

  • Blackburn manager Sam Allardyce is back on the trail of Mainz striker Aristide Bance, who would cost the club about £3.5m.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Allardyce is also plotting a sensational swoop for Real Madrid striker Raul, 33.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Birmingham are back in contention to sign Standard Liege striker Dieumerci Mbokani after his proposed move to Fulham fell through.
    (Daily Express)

  • Former England goalkeeper Richard Wright is set to reject West Ham to be reunited with his former manager when at Ipswich, George Burley, who is now at the helm of Crystal Palace.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Arsenal are ready to make a move for unwanted Manchester City midfielders Nigel de Jong and Shaun Wright-Phillips this summer.
    ( Caughtoffside)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Harry Redknapp is the bookmakers' favourite to replace Fabio Capello as England manager, while second favourite is Roy Hodgson as punters anticipate an English replacement.
    (Racing Post)

  • Senior figures at the Football Association are not impressed with Capello's claims that the England players were tired in South Africa but the Italian is set to receive £5m when he is sacked.
    (Daily Star)

  • Several senior England players are weighing up whether to continue at international level, while the FA is hoping that Capello is picked up by a club side, saving them £10m in compensation for him to leave.
    (The Independent)

  • Everton chairman Bill Kenwright has admitted pleading with midfielder Mikel Arteta to stay at Goodison Park. Arsenal and Manchester City are interested but Everton have opened discussions on a new contract with the Spaniard.
    (Daily Mail )

  • Striker Christian Benitez has failed his work permit English test for a second time, putting in doubt his hopes of finding another Premier League club after leaving Birmingham following a season-long loan deal from Mexican side Santos Laguna.
    (The Mirror)
AND FINALLY...
  • Stores, supermarkets and pubs are counting the £1.2bn cost of World Cup failure. England shirts are being sold at £3, while £32 car kits of flags, key rings and stickers now cost £2.
    (The Sun)








































































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