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Football Rumours on Wednesday 9th October 2013

last updated Wednesday 09th October 2013, 10:52 AM


  • Arsenal and Liverpool must pay £30m if they are to tempt Swansea to sell star striker Michu, 27.
    ( Daily Express )


  • Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez, 25, has admitted he may have to leave Old Trafford for regular first-team football after starting just two of David Moyes' 11 games in charge.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Arsenal are facing a battle to keep hold of key defender Bacary Sagna, with the 30-year-old's current deal due to expire at the end of the season.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Doncaster want to take Manchester United striker Federico Macheda on another loan deal when the striker returns to fitness. The 22-year-old had been on loan with the Championship side before the spell ended after he suffered a hamstring injury.
    ( Manchester Evening News )


  • Arsenal have beaten Aston Villa, Chelsea and Tottenham to the signing of 15-year-old Swedish defender Kristopher Da Graca, who currently plays with Swedish division four side Hisingbacka FC and will officially join the Gunners next summer.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre says the club will consider a new contract for controversial striker Luis Suarez, 26, at the end of the season.
    ( Daily Mail )


  • Crystal Palace have offered captain Mile Jedinak an improved contract to stay at Selhurst Park. The 29-year-old midfielder, who has already rejected one deal, could leave the Eagles on a free transfer at the end of the season.
    ( Daily Express )



    OTHER GOSSIP

  • Birmingham City manager Lee Clark believes he will be sacked if former QPR chairman Gianni Paladini's buy-out of the Championship club goes ahead.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Everton captain Phil Jagielka, 31, has told team-mate Leighton Baines, 28, that Chelsea's 32-year-old defender Ashley Cole is still the best left-back in England.
    ( Daily Star )


  • Sunderland midfielder David Vaughan, 30, claims he and his Black Cats team-mates have been stopped by the club from talking about former manager Paolo Di Canio.
    ( Daily Mirror )


  • Montenegro striker Dejan Damjanovic, 32, believes his country will beat England in their crucial World Cup qualifier at Wembley on Friday. Damjanovic says Roy Hodgson's side 'are not a great team' and will underestimate Montenegro.
    ( The Sun )


  • Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has admitted he left Paris St-Germain in order to regain his place in the France national team. The 23-year-old joined the Premier League side in August for £18m.
    ( Le Parisien )


  • Juventus will try to sign Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami, 21, in the January transfer market.
    ( Tuttosport )


  • Barcelona midfielder Sergio Busquets, 25, has criticised Real Madrid's style of play, which he claims is not 'very attractive'.
    ( Mundo Deportivo )


  • Everton's 20-year-old striker Romelu Lukaku, who is on loan from Chelsea, says he aims to score more goals this season than any of the other strikers at his parent club.
    ( Daily Star )




  • AND FINALLY

  • Manchester United's plans to redevelop their Carrington training ground have come to a halt this week because of a collection of water voles.
    ( Metro )


  • Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert invited the club's 1982 European Cup legends to dinner on Tuesday to celebrate their famous achievement and underline his interest in the club's history.
    ( Birmingham Mail )





















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