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Rumours on Friday 23rd March 2007

last updated Friday 23rd March 2007, 9:08 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham are stepping up their interest in Leicester's Australian centre-back Patrick Kisnorbo. (Daily Star)

  • Ex-Chelsea boss Gianluca Vialli could be offered a sensational return to Stamford Bridge as number two to Marcello Lippi - a managerial dream team to replace Jose Mourinho. (Daily Mirror)

  • Bayern Munich chief executive Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Manchester United they are under no pressure to accept a £20m summer bid for Owen Hargreaves. (Daily Star)

  • Spurs are leading the race to sign attacking midfielder Nani - known as the new Cristiano Ronaldo - from Sporting Lisbon. (The Sun)

  • Trevor Sinclair will join David Beckham in MLS next season if he fails to win a new deal with Manchester City. (Daily Star)

  • Blackburn have turned down 15 inquiries from Championship clubs for Scottish striker Paul Gallagher. (Daily Mirror)

  • Arsenal will sign teenage French striker Gilles Sunu in July for between £700,000 and £1m on a four-year deal from Chateauroux. (Daily Telegraph)

OTHER GOSSIP
  • Israeli-born super-agent Pini Zahavi says Sven-Goran Eriksson has admitted it was the England players jealousy of David Beckham that undermined their 2006 World Cup campaign. (Various)

  • Zahavi has also told Steve McClaren that if England lose to Israel on Saturday, he will be sacked. (Various)

  • Liverpool's American owners want Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher to sign new contracts. (Daily Star)

  • Uefa are investigating alleged threats from Belgium goalkeeper Stijn Stijnen to injure Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo. (The Sun)

  • Arsenal defender Kolo Toure has accused his team-mates of being too violent. (Daily Mirror)

  • Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp has promised fans a massive summer spending spree to propel them into the top six in the Premiership. (Daily Mirror)

  • Glenn Roeder is planning a summer clearout at Newcastle, with Titus Bramble, Nolberto Solano and Antoine Sibierski all out of contract. (Various)

AND FINALLY
  • Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann says it is not his decision as to whether he stays at the club next season - it is up to his missus. (Daily Mirror)

























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