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Football Rumours on Wednesday 8th June 2011

last updated Wednesday 08th June 2011, 8:07 AM

Football rumours from today's newspapers

  • Liverpool have made the breakthrough in their £20m move for Sunderland midfielder Jordan Henderson, with David Ngog set to move to the Stadium of Light.
    (Press Association)

  • Liverpool want to sign Blackpool midfielder Charlie Adam, 25, who could cost £8m, while the Reds are also keen on Roma's Brazilian goalkeeper Doni, 31.
    (The Guardian)

  • Manchester United will beat Liverpool, Arsenal, Manchester City and Tottenham to the signature of Blackburn defender Phil Jones, 19, but he will cost them £16m.
    (The Mirror)

  • Chelsea have lodged a £9m bid with Belgian side Racing Genk for 19-year-old left-winger Kevin de Bruyne.
    (Metro)

  • Manchester United, Chelsea and Barcelona are scrapping it out to sign Udinese's much-vaunted forward Alexis Sanchez, 22, for about £30m.
    (The Mirror)

  • Champions League winners Barcelona are keen on a move for Newcastle left-back Jose Enrique, 25.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Birmingham's Sebastian Larsson will snub Arsenal, Aston Villa, Blackburn and Newcastle to sign for Sunderland.
    (The Mirror)

  • Newcastle and Blackburn will go head-to-head in a race to sign 25-year-old Egyptian forward Shikabala from Zamalek.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Wolves are closing in on a deal for £4m-rated Reading centre-back Matt Mills.
    (The Mirror)

  • AC Milan could step in and buy Alberto Aquilani from Liverpool with Juventus dithering over the £16m asking price.
    (Metro)

  • Newcastle outcast Alan Smith is in line for a shock return to his first club Leeds.
    (The Mirror)

  • Bolton have enquired about signing Dynamo Kiev's Senegalese defender Pape Diakhate, 26, fuelling speculation Gary Cahill could leave.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Leeds midfielder Neil Kilkenny, 25, will choose between five clubs when he returns from international action with Australia. He is out of contract and is wanted by Ipswich, Nottingham Forest, Burnley, Hull and Bristol City.
    (talkSPORT)

  • Sunderland will spend the money from the transfer of Jordan Henderson to Liverpool on Birmingham duo Roger Johnson and Craig Gardner.
    (The Mirror)

  • Nottingham Forest are keen on signing Fulham midfielder Jonathan Greening and Crewe midfielder Ashley Westwood.
    (The Mirror)

  • Reading and Millwall are competing with each other for the signing of striker Marlon Harewood, who was a target for Notts County.
    (The Mirror)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Aston Villa owner Randy Lerner has flown in to interview prospective new managers, including Steve McClaren, Rafael Benitez and Mark Hughes.
    (The Mirror)

  • Cardiff are ready to pay Watford £300,000 in compensation for their manager Malky Mackay.
    (The Mirror)

  • Tottenham are not going to sell star players Luka Modric, Gareth Bale or Sandro, says boss Harry Redknapp.
    (The Mirror)

  • USA goalkeeper Brad Friedel says he has joined Tottenham to be the club's new number one, not to sit on the sidelines.
    (talkSPORT)
AND FINALLY
  • Rio Ferdinand has defended the language he uses in his Twitter posts after coming bottom of a vocabulary league table among footballers who use the social networking site.
    (Metro)
























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