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Rumours on Saturday 28th June

last updated Saturday 28th June 2008, 10:30 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Inter Milan have reportedly agreed on a deal for England midfielder Frank Lampard, although Chelsea sources maintain they have yet to receive an offer from the Italians. (Various)

  • Lampard has agreed in principle to a four-year deal worth £6m a year, with Chelsea receiving a £7m transfer fee. (Daily Mirror)

  • Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich has tried to hijack Andrei Arshavin's expected move to Barcelona by asking the Russia midfielder to consider playing for the Blues. (Daily Telegraph)

  • But Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari has asked chief executive Peter Kenyon to sign AC Milan's Kaka and Bayern Munich's Franck Ribery before the club go on a pre-season tour of Malaysia, China and Moscow. (Daily Mail)

  • Despite on Friday declaring his intentions to stay at Arsenal, Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has changed his stance and is now welcoming interest from Barcelona and AC Milan. (Various)

  • Portugal want Manchester United assistant Carlos Queiroz as their new manager. (Daily Star)

  • Bolton chairman Phil Gartside has given manager Gary Megson the go-ahead to pursue his interest in strikers Milan Baros and Louis Saha - plus Reading winger Kevin Harper. (Daily Mail)

  • Tottenham will need special dispensation to sign Heurelho Gomes because the Brazilian goalkeeper has not played in the required 75% of international matches during the past two years. (The Times)

  • Paul Ince wants to make Chelsea goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini his first signing as Blackburn boss. (The Sun)

  • Portsmouth's hopes of getting Argentine striker Mauro Zerate on a season loan have been hit by competition from Lazio. (Daily Mirror)

  • Galatasaray have signed Liverpool goalkeeper Charles Itandje for £2m, scuppering Scott Carson's chance of a quick exit from Anfield. (Daily Mail)

  • Arsenal will sign Oguzhan Ozyakup from AZ Alkmaar when the midfielder turns 16 in September. (The Times)

  • Stoke City are expected to make their first signing of the summer after offering about £2m for Sunderland goalkeeper Marton Fulop. (The Times)

  • Goalkeeper Paul Robinson will head the list of names in Tottenham's summer clear-out, with eight other players expected to exit White Hart Lane - including midfielder Kevin Prince Boateng. (Daily Mirror)

  • Liverpool are close to signing Danish youngster Nikola Saric, 17, on a three-year deal from Herfolge. (The Sun)

  • Newcastle manager Kevin Keegan is ready to make a move for Manchester United defender Jonny Evans, who spent last season on loan at Sunderland. (The Sun)

  • Harry Redknapp has hinted he wants to continue as Portsmouth boss beyond the three years he still has on his contract. (Daily Express)
  • Arsenal's board have been warned they risked slipping out of the Champions League positions unless they sold to Alisher Usmanov, the Uzbekistani multi-billionaire who owns 24.9% of the club. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Striker Fernando Torres believes Spain will dominate world football for years to come after breaking their major championship jinx by reaching the Euro 2008 final. (The Sun)

  • Luiz Felipe Scolari has ordered double training sessions for Chelsea's first-team squad when they report back for pre-season on 7 July. (Daily Mail)

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is on the brink of a remarkable U-turn to declare his allegiance to Manchester United as he is unhappy with Real Madrid's public quibbling. (Daily Express)

  • Real will ask Ronaldo to take a pay cut to leave United . The Spanish club are only prepared to offer the winger a £5.5m-a-season deal, leaving him £1.5m out of pocket. (Daily Star)

  • Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has said the club must hold on to the Portugal winger if they are to become the greatest United team of all time. (Daily Mirror)
  • So distraught were Croatia fans after their quarter-final defeat to Turkey on penalties that one Croatian newspaper brought in a shrink to help fans get over their team's Euro 2008 exit. (Daily Express)

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