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Football rumours on Wednesday 14th January

last updated Wednesday 14th January 2009, 8:29 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Arsenal are considering a double swoop for Fulham pair Jimmy Bullard and Brede Hangeland. (The Sun)

  • Two names are on every back page today - Kaka and Manchester City. The majority verdict seems to be that they will offer £100m with weekly wages of around £500,000. (Various)

  • Middlesbrough are ready to offer Burnley £2m for Chris Eagles. (Daily Express)

  • Inter Milan could hijack Arsenal's bid for Zenit St Petersburg striker Andrei Arshavin. (Daily Star)

  • Real Madrid could offer Wigan Javier Saviola, plus £15m for winger Antonio Valencia. (Daily Star)

  • Tottenham are keen to sign Inter Milan striker Adriano on loan but failed in a bid to swap Heurelho Gomes for AC Milan's reserve goalkeeper Christian Abbiati. (Daily Mail)

  • A loan swap deal taking Tottenham's Jermaine Jenas to Everton in return for Leighton Baines has fallen through. (Daily Mail)

  • Giovani Dos Santos and Hossam Ghaly are also on their way out of White Hart Lane. (The Sun)

  • Newcastle interim boss Joe Kinnear has told owner Mike Ashley they need to spend money in the transfer window or their season will suffer, as he is so short of fit players. (The Sun)

  • Birmingham could move for West Ham's Calum Davenport after his £3m move to Bolton collapsed. (Daily Mail)

  • Sunderland will listen to offers for Liam Miller and Daryl Murphy, with QPR believed to be interested in both of them. (The Sun)

  • Former Brazil international Denilson should tie up a deal with Bolton on Wednesday, says his brother. "They even gave him the key of the closet at the training ground," he said. (Gazetaesportiva)

  • Huddersfield want to sign Birmingham striker Kevin Phillips as a player-coach. (Daily Express)

  • Leeds want Derby's out-of-favour defender Claude Davis. (Daily Star)
  • Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has put Didier Drogba's future in doubt by leaving the striker out of the squad for the FA Cup third round replay against Southend. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Liverpool are set to offer Sami Hyppia another 12-month contract because they have doubts over Daniel Agger's Anfield future. (Daily Mail)

  • Dietmar Hamann's career is in doubt after the Manchester City player was ruled out for three months with a foot injury. There are fears Hamann, who is out of contract in the summer, may have ruptured a tendon. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Chesterfield's Derek Niven is back in training after recovering from testicular cancer. (Daily Star)

  • Former Northern Ireland boss Lawrie Sanchez says he is "very interested" in the vacant Norwegian national team coaching job. (Daily Record)

  • Arminia Bielefeld midfielder Kevin Kerr, who was born in Germany and lived there most of his life, has rejected an approach to join the German youth team set-up to stay eligible for Scotland. (Daily Record)
  • Winger Cristiano Ronaldo, who wears number seven at Manchester United, has trademarked CR9 in Portugal. (The Sun)

  • Referee Howard Webb apologised to Birmingham after deflecting the ball in the build-up to Wolves' winning goal in the teams' FA Cup tie on Tuesday. (Daily Mirror)

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