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Rumours on Saturday 8th November

last updated Saturday 08th November 2008, 9:39 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Newcastle boss Joe Kinnear will fight to hang on to Michael Owen and admits a "dozen" Premier League teams want to sign the England striker. (Sun)

  • Everton boss David Moyes wants £9million-rated Marseille midfielder Lorik Cana. (The Sun)

  • Everton are also lining up a £12m transfer window swoop for CSKA Moscow's Brazil striker Wagner Love. (Daily Mirror)

  • Portsmouth boss Tony Adams is chasing Leeds wonder kid Fabian Delph as a possible replacement for Lassana Diarra who could leave in January. (Daily Mirror)

  • Valencia could be the latest club ready to move for Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso with the Reds willing to cash in. (Daily Mail)

  • Wigan manager Steve Bruce is ready to launch a £3m bid for Lokomotiv Moscow's Bosnian defender Emir Spaphic. (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester City's Arab owners have drawn up a list of star names they wish to recruit, including Kaka, David Villa, Roque Santa Cruz and Wayne Bridge. (Daily Mail)
  • Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez admits talks over a new contract at Anfield are imminent. (Daily Telegraph)

  • Benitez is searching for a new five-year deal and wants it signed and sealed before the end of the month. (Independent)

  • Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists he will never sacrifice his footballing principles despite criticism over his side's dip in form. (Various)

  • Chelsea's chief scout Frank Arnesen says owner Roman Abramovich has hit the "financial brake" as a result of the credit crunch. (Guardian)

  • Former Spurs assistant manager Gus Poyet says those players who have come out to condemn former manager Juande Ramos should "be embarrassed". (Times)
  • Tottenham defender Vedrun Corluka has vowed not to shave as long as Spurs stay unbeaten under Harry Redknapp. ( Sun)

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