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Rumours on Monday 21st July

last updated Monday 21st July 2008, 9:31 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham are ready to splash out £10.5m on Everton striker Andrew Johnson. (The Sun)

  • Brazil striker Robinho has told Real Madrid he is desperate to join Chelsea. (The Sun)

  • But forward Didier Drogba looks to be on his way out of Stamford Bridge after he was left out of the club's tour to China. (Daily Mirror)

  • Barcelona are thought to be preparing a £22m bid for Drogba. (Daily Express)

  • Inter Milan are prepared to wait for England midfielder Frank Lampard's contract at Chelsea to run out before signing him next season. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp will let up to seven players leave to finance an £8m move for Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Aston Villa could be back on the trail of Newcastle winger James Milner after abandoning their attempts to sign Blackburn midfielder David Bentley. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Tottenham boss Juande Ramos will spend the £57m from the sale of Robbie Keane and Dimitar Berbatov on strikers Diego Milito (Real Zaragoza) and Roman Pavlyuchenko (Spartak Moscow) and wingers David Bentley (Blackburn) and Diego Capel (Sevilla). (The Sun)

  • Everton also want Real Zaragoza star Milito but would prefer to have him on loan first and the Spanish club are not keen. (Daily Mirror)

  • The Toffees are ready to smash their transfer record to land £18m-rated Sporting Lisbon playmaker Joao Moutinho. (Daily Express)

  • Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon remains confident of signing Manchester United winger Cristiano Ronaldo. (Daily Mirror)

  • Stoke want Sunderland reserve keeper Marton Fulop for £3m. (Daily Mirror)

  • Huddersfield will make a £700,000 bid for Ipswich pair Alan Lee and Gary Roberts. (Daily Mirror)

  • Leeds have made a £100,000 bid for Dean Windass and Hull could sell if they cannot offer the 39-year-old first-team football. (Daily Mirror)

  • Striker Marlon King will be at Hull today for a medical ahead of his £3m move from Wigan. (Daily Express)

  • Liverpool are poised to sign 19-year-old French striker David Ngog. (Daily Mail)

  • Sunderland remain hopeful of clinching a £23m deal for Tottenham's Steed Malbranque, Pascal Chimbonda, Younes Kaboul and Teemu Tainio. (Times)

  • Bordeaux president Jean Louis Triaud has told Celtic they have no chance of signing Fernando Cavenaghi. (Daily Record)

  • Winger Peter Lovenkrands wants a move back to Rangers from Schalke. (Daily Record)
  • Brazil legend Pele has told England and Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney he needs to "learn how to defend himself, not attack his opponent". (Various)

  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told striker Theo Walcott to establish himself in the first team this season. (Daily Star)

  • England manager Fabio Capello is under no pressure to get his squad to the World Cup semi-finals, according to the Football Association's director of football development Sir Trevor Brooking. (Daily Star)

  • Former Newcastle midfielder Kieron Dyer will be back in training on this week, a year after breaking his leg on his second appearance for West Ham. (Times)
  • Blackburn's imminent new signing Carlos Villanueva is nicknamed 'pineapple head' in Chile. (Independent)

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