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Football Rumours on Wednesday 10th July 2013

last updated Wednesday 10th July 2013, 8:16 AM

  • Napoli's 26-year-old striker Edinson Cavani, targeted by Chelsea, has almost completed a move to French champions Paris St-Germain.
    ( Daily Express )

  • The Stamford Bridge club are also set to battle with Tottenham for the signature of striker Christian Benteke, 22, who has handed in a transfer request at Aston Villa.
    ( London Evening Standard )

  • Benteke is said to favour a move to Spurs, but Villa feel they would get better value for the player if he was sold to Chelsea.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Sam Allardyce is set to renew West Ham's interest in Graham Dorrans of West Bromwich Albion, three years after previous Hammers boss Gianfranco Zola tried to buy the 26-year-old midfielder.
    ( The Sun )

  • Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala want to sign Manchester United winger Nani, 26, who reportedly fell out of favour with Sir Alex Ferguson and has not received assurances over his future from new United boss David Moyes.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Tom Ince is mulling over an £8m move to Cardiff City after meeting manager Malky Mackay, several days after personal terms and the fee were agreed for the 21-year-old Blackpool winger.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • New Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has told 30-year-old England defender Joleon Lescott that he is very much part of his plans at Etihad Stadium.
    ( Daily Telegraph )

  • Former Arsenal midfielder Mathieu Flamini, 29, could return to the Premier League despite being offered a new two-year deal at AC Milan.
    ( The Sun )

  • Sunderland are doubling their efforts to sign Juventus winger Emanuele Giaccherini, 28, in a £8.6m deal.
    ( Daily Mail )

  • Hull want to sign free agent forward Carlton Cole, 29, and Derby striker Connor Sammon, 26, after a move for Charlie Austin, 24, broke down.
    ( Daily Star )

  • Inter Milan have completed the signing of Argentine midfielder Mauro Icardi, 20, from Sampdoria for an undisclosed fee.
    ( Ansa )

  • Mexican international midfielder Giovani dos Santos, 24, who used to play for Spurs, is to leave Mallorca for Villarreal on a four-year deal.
    ( ABC )


  • Wayne Rooney needs to feel loved at Manchester United if the 27-year-old England international remains at Old Trafford, according to former team-mate Michael Owen. Rooney asked for a transfer towards the end of last season
    ( talkSPORT )

  • Swansea City boss Michael Laudrup says he was approached about several other managerial positions during the summer but opted to remain at the Welsh club.
    ( Wales Online )

  • Fulham owner Mohamed al Fayed wants to sell the club and is looking for a fee of between £150m and £200m, 16 years after buying the Craven Cottage outfit.
    ( Daily Mirror )

  • Everton manager Roberto Martinez wants to sign Barcelona striker Gerard Deulofeu, 19, on loan.
    ( Daily Express )

  • An American firm called Club 9 Sports are bidding to buy SPL outfit Hearts, who are currently in administration.
    ( Daily Record )


  • David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Phil Neville and Gary Neville, who all progressed through Manchester United's youth system to great success in the first team, were reunited for a night out in Manchester.
    ( Manchester Evening News )

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