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Rumours on Monday 13th August 2007

last updated Monday 13th August 2007, 8:11 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Everton boss David Moyes wants to sign Sheffield Wednesday left-winger Chris Brunt, but he will cost £3m. (Daily Mirror)

  • West Ham are set to join the battle for Middlesbrough's Yakubu after the striker's £10m price tag scared off Portsmouth. (Daily Mirror)

  • Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen wants £100,000-a-week from any of the Premier League clubs - West Ham, Middlesbrough, Blackburn - chasing him. (Daily Mirror)

  • Derby boss Billy Davies will smash their transfer record with the £5.5m signing of Southampton striker Kenwyne Jones. (Various)

  • Wigan boss Chris Hutchings is ready to move for Preston's left-back Matt Hill. (Daily Mirror)

  • MK Dons boss Paul Ince is set to snatch Wycombe striker Jermaine Easter from under the noses of Swindon and Millwall. (The Sun)

  • West Brom boss Tony Mowbray is ready to snatch Manchester City forward Ishmael Miller for £500,000. (Daily Mirror)

  • Spurs striker Lee Barnard will be loaned out to Crewe until January. (The Times)

  • David Unsworth will sign a one-year deal with Burnley on Monday. (The Sun)

  • Arsenal have stepped up their interest in Yoan Gouffran after watching the Caen forward in their past two matches. (The Times)
  • England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney faces a lay-off of about two months after suffering a hairline fracture of his left foot against Reading. (The Sun)

  • Rooney is set to miss England's Euro 2008 qualifiers against Israel and Russia in September because he faces a spell out of the game of six to eight weeks. (Daily Telegraph)

  • The 21-year-old is facing three months on the sidelines following his latest injury problem. (Daily Express)

  • United star Rooney, who was forced off at half-time in his side's Premier League opener, will be out for about two months. (Daily Mirror)

  • Rooney will be out of action for at least six weeks. (Daily Star)

  • Forward Rooney is set to be out for six weeks after suffering the third metatarsal injury of his career. (Daily Mail)

  • Further tests on Monday are set to reveal more about Rooney's recovery time. (The Times)

  • Rooney will be out for at least two months. (The Independent)

  • The official line is that Rooney faces a six-week lay-off but it could conceivably be longer. (The Guardian)

  • In other news, Bolton striker El Hadji Diouf wants showdown talks with chairman Phil Gartside and boss Sammy Lee after being left on the bench for the opening game. (Daily Star)

  • Swindon are set for a £10m takeover by mystery Portuguese investors this week. (Daily Mirror)
  • Reading striker Dave Kitson rowed with Sky pundit Ruud Gullitt in the Old Trafford tunnel after his 37-second red card against Manchester United. (Various)

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