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Rumours on Friday 8th June 2007

last updated Friday 08th June 2007, 8:38 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham are ready to make a £3m bid for Southampton defender Chris Baird. (Daily Mirror)

  • Everton will complete a £4m deal to sign Sheffield United midfielder Phil Jagielka on Friday. (Various)

  • Arjen Robben wants to stay at Chelsea, even though Blues boss Jose Mourinho is willing to sell him for £14m. (Daily Mirror)

  • Wigan boss Chris Hutchings wants to bring goalkeeper Roy Carroll back to the JJB Stadium. (The Sun)

  • Sevilla are chasing £10m-rated Spurs defender Pascal Chimbonda. (Daily Mirror)

  • Spurs are leading the race to sign midfielder Wesley Sneijder from Ajax. (The Independent)

  • Chelsea right-back Geremi could be returning to Middlesbrough. (The Sun)

  • Sheffield United boss Bryan Robson wants Ipswich's Alex Bruce - son of his former Man Utd's team mate Steve. (The Sun)

  • Portsmouth are bracing themselves for a snub after Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate slapped a 'not for sale' tag on Yakubu. (Daily Star)

  • West Ham have been told they can sign Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy for £9m. (Daily Mail)

  • Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is not going to raid former club Celtic for midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura. (Various)

  • Norwich are ready to swoop for Millwall midfielder Marvin Elliott. (Daily Mirror)

  • Newly-promoted Bristol Rovers are planning a £150,000 raid on neighbours Bristol City for striker Phil Jevons. (Various)
  • Arsenal striker Thierry Henry says the departure of vice-chairman David Dein has unsettled everybody at the club. (Daily Mirror)

  • David Beckham has insisted he is capable of playing on until the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. (Various)

  • Russia coach Guus Hiddink has insisted that England are favourites to win their Euro 2008 qualifying group. (The Sun)

  • Lord Stevens' inquiry into illicit payments in football has told the Premier League that there have been 'serious breaches' of transfer market regulations. (Guardian)

  • New Scottish FA chief Gordon Smith says he will turn his back on the job if his ideas for reform are blocked. (Daily Record)

  • Tommy Burns has launched an attack on Shaun Maloney, who left Celtic for Aston Villa in January, saying he should never has moved. (Daily Mirror)
  • Chelsea have had to send the FA Cup back to the Football Association for a silversmith to repair it after a player - thought to be Jon Obi Mikel - dropped it while celebrating the Blues victory over Manchester United in May. (Various)

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