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Rumours on Saturday 24th May

last updated Saturday 24th May 2008, 7:42 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Ronaldinho's agent met Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra in Thailand this week to discuss a £10m move for the Barcelona star. (The Sun)

  • Newcastle have tried to offload striker Obafemi Martens to Liverpool, alerting Arsenal and Chelsea to the Nigerian's availability. (The Sun)

  • Arsenal have clinched an £11m deal for Marseille's Samir Nasri, clearing the way for Alexander Hleb to join Inter Milan. (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham have had a bid for PSV Eindhoven goalkeeper Heurelho Gomes rejected. (Independent)
  • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and former coach Jose Mourinho have shared three "cosy chats" in the last six weeks, but Frank Rijkaard remains favourite to replace Avram Grant. (The Sun)

  • Defender Patrice Evra has warned Manchester United to move quickly over contract talks as other clubs are interested. (Daily Mirror)
  • Bristol City's Dele Adebola knew from an early age that he was not destined for greatness. The striker played in the same Liverpool schoolboys team as Robbie Fowler. "When it was training nights, Robbie was getting picked up by Kenny Dalglish in his Mercedes, I was being told 'that's what time it starts, you can get the bus'." (Daily Star)

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