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Football Rumours on Wednesday 6th July 2011

last updated Wednesday 06th July 2011, 9:14 AM


Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Arsenal will tell Samir Nasri he is going nowhere. Even a bid of £25m for the midfielder - who is a target for Manchester United, Manchester City and Inter Milan - is unlikely to be enough to change their mind.
    (The Mirror)

  • Liverpool could turn to Valencia winger Juan Mata unless Aston Villa lower the asking price for Stewart Downing.
    (The Mirror)

  • Manchester City are willing to sell Carlos Tevez - but only if someone pays £50m for the want-away striker.
    (The Mirror)

  • Porto striker Falcao says he would love to play in the Premier League next season, paving the way for Chelsea to make a £26.5m move.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Tottenham will swoop for Liverpool midfielder Joe Cole if Luka Modric quits for Chelsea.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Inter Milan admit they need to sell before they can buy this summer, opening the door for Manchester United to bid for £35m-rated midfielder Wesley Sneijder.
    (The Mirror)

  • QPR have inquired about a £6m move for West Ham striker Carlton Cole.
    (The Guardian)

  • QPR manager Neil Warnock thinks Adel Taarabt will quit the Loftus Road outfit club to join his 'friends' at Arsenal.
    (Metro)

  • Injury-plagued former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has posted a video on YouTube to prove his fitness to potential new clubs.
    (The Mirror)

  • Bologna are leading the chase for Birmingham's Serbian striker Nikola Zigic.
    (The Mirror)

  • Arsenal's left-sided player Armand Traore is being looked at by German clubs Hamburg and Werder Bremen. Both sides are considering making an official approach for the Frenchman.
    (Footie-Online)

  • Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish may make a £3m offer for Tottenham's former Rangers defender Alan Hutton, having previously tried to sign him for Birmingham.
    (The Sun)

  • Midfielder Niko Kranjcar has complained that Tottenham's £12m valuation of him is jeopardising his chances of a move from White Hart Lane.
    (The Mirror)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Tottenham captain Ledley King has given the club a major boost by returning for the start of pre-season training this week after missing the end of the last campaign because of a groin problem.
    (talkSPORT)

  • West Ham manager Sam Allardyce has ruled out the possibility of Sammy Lee joining him as his first-team coach.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Bolton boss Owen Coyle says he hopes his long-standing friendship with new Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas could help his club get more loan deals from Stamford Bridge following Daniel Sturridge's successful spell last season.
    (Daily Star)

  • Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias says "not one penny" of the £35m received for Andy Carroll is being spent on anything other than reinvestment in players.
    (Daily Telegraph)
AND FINALLY '
  • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich's luxury yacht has moored in Croatia - as Tottenham wait for their Croatian midfielder Luka Modric to fly to London from his homeland for talks about his future.
    (The Mirror)

  • Everton's goalkeepers will wear a camouflage-style shirt next season.
    (Metro)

  • Bayern Munich's unlikely proposed signing of Tranmere teenager Dale Jennings came about after the former Liverpool academy player was recommended to them by new Stockport boss Dietmar Hamann.
    (Daily Telegraph)
























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