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Rumours on Saturday 8th September 2007

last updated Saturday 08th September 2007, 10:00 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Valencia will make a £10m bid for Arsenal's Gilberto Silva in the January transfer window. (The Sun)

  • Derby County have started the search for a new manager even though Billy Davies is still in charge at the club. (Daily Mirror)

  • Central defender Steven Taylor has shocked Newcastle by refusing a new five-year deal with the club. (The Sun)

  • Portsmouth striker David Nugent has vowed to win back his place in the senior England squad. (The Star)

  • Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson failed with a triple swoop for Chelsea's Joe Cole, Shaun Wright-Phillips and Wayne Bridge in the summer - but will try once again to sign Cole in January. (The Sun)

  • Sheffield Wednesday want to sign Everton goalkeeper Iain Turner for £250,000. (Daily Mirror)
  • England coach Steve McClaren has delivered his version of the 10 Commandments ahead of England's game with Israel. (The Sun)

  • Germany coach Joachim Loew wants Chelsea to explain why Michael Ballack has not been included in the club's 23-man squad for their Champions League group games. (Various)

  • Former England striker Alan Shearer says Emile Heskey can be the perfect foil for Michael Owen if he uses his strength and power effectively. (The Sun)

  • Jose Mourinho will be sacked as manager of Chelsea if the club fail to progress from the group stage of the Champions League. (Daily Express)

  • Liverpool striker Fernando Torres says that opponents who try to verbally abuse him are wasting their time. (Daily Mirror)

  • Gretna and former manager boss Rowan Alexander are locked in a dispute over his severance package. (Daily Record)
  • Sven-Goran Eriksson has been looking at a house in Hale near Manchester but wants to rent rather than buy. (Daily Mail)

  • Diego Maradona will play in a replay of the 1986 World Cup quarter-final between England and Argentina at Villa Park in October. (The Sun)

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