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Rumours on Saturday 9th June 2007

last updated Saturday 09th June 2007, 10:27 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham's Franck Queudrue says he will "look at what options come his way" as he does not like new manager Lawrie Sanchez's long-ball approach (Mirror)


  • Manchester United left-back Gabriel Heinze is on the brink of a £7m move to Real Madrid. (Daily Mail)


  • Lyon flier Florent Malouda admits he is torn between joining Chelsea for Didier Drogba and Liverpool for Rafa Benitez. (Sun)


  • American winger DaMarcus Beasley is keen to join Rangers after his loan spell at Manchester City finished. (Daily Record)


  • Birmingham are weighing up a £3.5m move for Spurs' out-of-favour Egyptian striker Mido. (Daily Star)


  • Cardiff and Norwich are both interested in former Rangers player Gavin Rae. (Record)


  • Barcelona say Thierry Henry is set to tell Arsenal he wants to move to the Nou Camp. (Mirror)


  • West Ham and Tottenham are battling over £18m Charlton striker Darren Bent. (Mirror)


  • Though Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez has now made an enquiry over the former Ipswich frontman. (Sun)


  • Everton's James Beattie could return to Blackburn with Jason Roberts going in the opposite direction. (Mirror)


  • Bournemouth want Teddy Sheringham, provided he is prepared to move down two divisions. (Daily Star)


  • Preston have told any clubs interested in David Nugent that they will have to start the bidding at £7m. (Sun)


  • Wolves boss Mick McCarthy has had an opening bid of £1m for Southend's Freddy Eastwood rejected. (Mirror)


  • Crystal Palace's Dougie Freedman has rejected a money-spinning move to the Middle East as he wants a new contract at Selhurst Park. (Star)


  • Hull are poised to seal deals for Chris Lucketti, Seth Johnson and Dean Windass. (Daily Star)


  • Plymouth have made a second offer for Oldham striker Chris Porter after a £700,000 bid was rejected in March. (Daily Star)


  • Millwall are interested in Darren Currie after he was released by Derby. (Star)


  • Former Liverpool midfielder Salif Diao is a free transfer target for Derby as he prepares to turn down a new contract offer at Stoke. (Mirror)


OTHER GOSSIP
  • Fulham owner Mohammed Fayed is interested in investing in Scottish Second Division side Ross County. (Record)


  • Former Hearts coach Graham Rix says he would happily return to management in Scotland. (Record)


  • England's players are to give up their match fees for future appearances and donate them to a new charity, the Team England Footballers Charity. (Mirror)


  • PSV Eindhoven boss Ronald Koeman, who had been linked with the Manchester City vacancy, has been seen in the city. (Mirror)


  • Manchester United's Ryan Giggs says the arrival of new signings Nani and Anderson may relegate him to being a squad player next season. (Sun)


  • Middlesbrough keeper Mark Schwarzer says it is their own fault that Mark Viduka left to join Newcastle after the club stalled over offering him a new contract. (Mirror)


  • A furious Stuart Pearce says he "does not agree in any way, shape or form" with David Bentley's decision to quit the England U21 squad for the European Championships on the grounds of tiredness. (Express)


  • Joey Barton's move from Manchester City to Newcastle has been held up by his demand for a £300,000 loyalty payment from City. (Independent)


  • Mark McGhee has confirmed he has applied for the vacant Motherwell job. (Daily Record)
AND FINALLY...
  • Publishers have scrapped plans to release an updated version of Ashley Cole's autobiography because of Chelsea's failure to win the Premiership or Champions League and the fact he has not yet returned to Arsenal as a Chelsea player. (Star)


  • David Beckham is being lined up to be the promotional spearhead of England's bid to host the 2018 World Cup . (Telegraph)


  • Celtic manager Gordon Strachan has revealed his new passion away from football - visiting zoos. He says Madrid has the world's best (Times).
























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