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Football Rumours on Wednesday 6th October 2010

last updated Wednesday 06th October 2010, 7:45 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Brazilian striker Neymar, 18, says he would be thrilled to move from his club Santos to Stamford Bridge, saying: "It would be great to get the chance to play for Chelsea. I feel excited about it."
    (The Sun)

  • Juventus intend to capitalise on Liverpool's financial problems by sealing a cut-price £10m deal for midfielder Alberto Aquilani in the January transfer window.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Chelsea are facing a fight to keep French teenager Gael Kakuta at Stamford Bridge with Bayern Munich preparing to swoop for the 19-year-old striker, who is out of contract at the end of the season.
    (The Mirror)

  • Everton will be prepared to let South Africa midfielder Steven Pienaar join Tottenham in the January transfer window - as long as Niko Kranjcar moves the other way.

  • Real Madrid midfielder Lassana Diarra has opened the door to a January return to England - with Manchester United and Tottenham in the queue to sign the France international.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United are keen to bolster their midfield options by luring Athletic Bilbao's talented midfielder Javier Martinez to Old Trafford.
    (The Mirror)

  • Liverpool are ready to sell winger Ryan Babel in order to fund a move for talented Valencia midfielder Juan Mata.

  • Japanese international Keisuke Honda could be available in the January transfer window with Arsenal his likeliest suitors should he move to the Premier League.
  • Summer signing Christian Poulsen has delivered a damning verdict on Liverpool's nightmare start, the midfielder bluntly admitting: "We're a club in crisis."
    (The Sun)

  • West Ham owner David Sullivan warns there will be riots in east London if rivals Tottenham move to the Olympic Park stadium after the 2012 Games.
    (Daily Mail)

  • Trevor Brooking believes Steve McClaren could be in contention for a second spell as England head coach after rebuilding his reputation on the continent with FC Twente and Wolfsburg.
    (The Sun)

  • Newcastle goalkeeper Fraser Forster says he has no interntion of quitting loan club Celtic this season - and believes he will have the big guns scrambling for his signature in the summer.
    (The Mirror)

  • Paul Gascoigne, who is believed to be on the verge of becoming the manager of non-league club Garforth Town, was nowhere to be seen on Tuesday evening as they played Warrington Town in the Evo Stik First Division North League.
    (The Guardian)

  • Striker James Beattie promises to step into the boots of the injured Nikica Jelavic to keep Rangers on course for three titles in a row.
    (Daily Record)
  • Arsenal-mad Ryder Cup hero Ian Poulter says his experiences at Celtic Manor over the last few days have given him a glimpse of what it feels like to be a football star.
    (The Mirror)

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