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Rumours on Saturday 23rd February

last updated Saturday 23rd February 2008, 9:04 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham manager Roy Hodgson received loan interest from other clubs for striker David Healy, but looks set to keep him - for now. (Daily Express)

  • AC Milan will bid for Arsenal striker Emmanuel Adebayor in the summer, in the wake of Ronaldo's career-threatening injury. (Daily Mirror)

  • European champions Milan could also move for Chelsea forward duo Didier Drogba or Andriy Shevchenko at the end of the season. (Mirror)

  • Real Madrid chief Ramon Calderon has cooled on his interest in Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo. (Daily Mirror)

  • Birmingham boss Alex McLeish wants Nottingham Forest winger Kris Commons and Huddersfield's Matt Glennon. (Daily Mirror)
  • Fulham's veteran striker Jari Litmanen, 37, is expected to return to training next week after recuperating at home in Finland after suffering heart palpitations. (Guardian)

  • Ashley Cole is set to be dumped for Wayne Bridge for the Carling Cup final by Chelsea boss Avram Grant. (Various)

  • Injury-plagued skipper Ledley King fears Sunday's Carling Cup clash with Chelsea at Wembley will be his last game for Tottenham. (Daily Mail).

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger faces an angry Jens Lehman is he replaces him in the side by fit-again Manuel Almunia. (Various)

  • Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has patched up his relationship with co-owner Tom Hicks through e-mail. (Various)

  • Tottenham keeper Paul Robinson is eager to cement his place in the team after being given another chance by boss Juande Ramos. (Various)

  • Arsenal managing director Keith Edelman has warned Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov his ongoing take-over attempts will damage the club's on-field progress. (Guardian)

  • Robbie Keane has urged his Tottenham team-mates to win Sunday's Carling Cup for troubled former White Hart Lane hero Paul Gascoigne. (Sun)

  • Derby boss Paul Jewell has warned his mum she might not get the new kitchen he promised her if she cheers for his former club Wigan in Saturday's Premier League clash.

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