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Rumours on Friday 17th October

last updated Friday 17th October 2008, 8:38 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Liverpool are lining up a sensational January swoop for their former striker Emile Heskey after his international renaissance. (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester City are ready to sell Ecuadorian striker Felipe Caicedo, less than a year after signing him for £5.2m. (Daily Mirror)

  • Aston Villa are planning a £10m bid for Celtic star Aiden McGeady. (Daily Mirror)

  • Arsenal are after £6m-rated Wolves keeper Wayne Hennessey. (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester United are monitoring Spain Under-21 keeper Sergio Asenjo. (Daily Mail)

  • QPR are poised to sign Sunderland keeper Martin Fulop on loan with a view to a permanent £1.6m deal. (Daily Mail)

  • Sheffield Wednesday will try to hijack Doncaster's move for Hull defender Wayne Brown. (Daily Star)
  • Fabio Capello's plan to blood young players in England's upcoming friendlies could spell the end of Michael Owen's international career. (Guardian)

  • On-loan Portsmouth defender Armand Traore says he will only to return to Arsenal if he is guaranteed first-team football. (Daily Express)

  • Keeper Edwin van der Sar wants to postpone his retirement and sign another one-year contract at Manchester United. (Daily Mirror)

  • Andy Reid's Republic of Ireland career is in jeopardy after his massive bust-up with manager Giovanni Trapattoni. (Daily Mail)

  • The League Managers' Association is launching a new campaign for a Premier League winter break. (Daily Express)

  • Didier Drogba claims he wants to stay at Chelsea for the rest of his career. (Various)

  • Celtic have been forced to turn down a lucrative trip to Dubai in the New Year because of their busy schedule. (Daily Record)

  • Chelsea's injury problems have deepened with the news that Jose Bosingwa picked up a knock on international duty. John Terry, Alex, Ashley Cole, Joe Cole, Michael Ballack and Deco are also in the treatment room. (Independent)
  • Craig Bellamy has offered to be a mentor to Arsenal's 17-year-old Welsh midfielder Aaron Ramsey. (Daily Mirror)

  • Bolton are tempting fans to Saturday's home game against Blackburn by offering a free beer. (Various)

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