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Rumours on Monday 14th May 2007

last updated Monday 14th May 2007, 9:01 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Steve Sidwell is to have a medical at Chelsea before sealing a move to Stamford Bridge after his contract expires at Reading. (Daily Star)

  • Sunderland boss Roy Keane is eyeing up West Brom defender and ex-Manchester United colleague Paul McShane. (Various)

  • Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate will want an answer from Mark Viduka about whether the striker wants to stay at the club. (The Sun)

  • Birmingham want defenders Liam Ridgewell and JLloyd Samuel from arch rivals Aston Villa. (Mirror)

  • Ajax striker Klaas Jun Huntelaar is on Manchester United's summer shopping list. (Mirror)

  • Manchester City defender Sylvain Distin is out of contract this summer and Aston Villa are one of many clubs targeting the Frenchman. (Mirror)

  • Watford want West Ham striker Marlon Harewood to shoot them back into the Premiership. (Mirror)

  • Sheffield Wednesday boss Brian Laws plans to go back to his ex-club Scunthorpe for striker Billy Sharp. (Daily Mail)
OTHER GOSSIP
  • Sam Allardyce will be confirmed as Newcastle's manager at a board meeting on Monday and he will then return to Bolton to raid their coaching set-up. (Times)

  • Arsenal defender William Gallas has bemoaned the side's lack of experienced players and reliance on youngsters. (The Sun)

  • Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says he may not even have 16 players fit for the FA Cup final against Manchester United. (Various)

  • Wigan boss Paul Jewell may have saved the club from Premiership relegation but he is considering his future at the club. (Guardian)

  • St Mirren boss Gus McPherson is to be rewarded with transfer funds for ensuring the club's SPL survival. (Daily Record)

AND FINALLY...
  • Real Madrid's David Beckham was suspended and had to watch from the stands as his side went 2-0 and 3-1 down to Espanyol before winning 4-3 and leapfrogging Barcelona to top La Liga.
























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