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Rumours on Sunday 10th June 2007

last updated Sunday 10th June 2007, 8:20 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Fulham, Portsmouth, Everton, Middlesbrough and Sunderland are chasing Lokomotiv Moscow and Scotland striker Garry O'Connor. (The People)

  • Manchester United are close to sealing a deal to land West Ham's Argentine star Carlos Tevez but face a battle with Inter Milan. (News of the World/The People)

  • Gunners manager Arsene Wenger will "categorically" remain at Arsenal next season. (News of the World)

  • Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez will not be given mega-bucks by the club's American owners to splash out on top stars. (News of the World)

  • Manchester United could face a £10m battle with Juventus for Dutch star Klaas Jan Huntelaar. (News of the World)

  • Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler has had talks with LA Galaxy. (News of the World)

  • David Beckham could be reunited with former Real Madrid team-mate Luis Figo at LA Galaxy after the Portuguese star was released by Inter Milan. (Sunday Express)

  • Chelsea midfielder Claude Makelele could be poised for a move to American side Houston Dynamo. (The People)

  • Wigan are poised to move for Dunfermline goalkeeper Dorus De Vries. (Sunday Mail)

  • Newcastle are hoping to pip Arsenal for Auxerre full-back Bakari Sagna. (News of the World)

  • Newcastle have made a £9m move to take Liverpool striker Craig Bellamy back to St James' Park. (News of the World)

  • Borussia Dortmund have issued a hands-off warning to Celtic over interest in Swiss striker Alexander Frei. (Sunday Mail)

  • Borussia Moenchengladbach midfielder David Degen is still hopeful of a summer move to Celtic Park. (Sunday Mail)

  • Rangers have opened talks with PSV Eindhoven over the transfer of winger DaMarcus Beasley. (Mail on Sunday)

  • Kilmarnock striker Steven Naismith will hold out for a transfer to Rangers, despite Bristol City and Sunderland prepared to outbid the Glasgow club. (Mail on Sunday)

  • Celtic will deliver a £2m take-it-or-leave-it offer to Kilmarnock for Steven Naismith this week. (News of the World)

  • Preston striker David Nugent will definitely leave the club to play in the Premiership next season. (News of the World)

  • Birmingham manager Steve Bruce wants to sign Liverpool keeper Scott Carson on a long-term loan for next season. (News of the World)

  • Birmingham are the target of a £70m takeover bid by a mystery Far East businessman. (News of the World)

  • Sheffield United boss Bryan Robson is targeting Blackburn star Robbie Savage as his first major signing. (The People)

  • Bolton are set to sell midfielder Kevin Nolan, sparking the interest of Everton, West Ham, Middlesbrough, Manchester City and Sunderland. (The People)

  • Sunderland are hoping to sign former Newcastle defender Andy O'Brien. (News of the World)

  • Reading have joined the battle to sign West Brom's Wales midfielder Jason Koumas for about £6m. (News of the World)

  • Spurs striker Jermain Defoe has snubbed the chance to make a £12m return to West Ham. (News of the World)

  • Bolton are leading the chase for Reading's Irish winger Stephen Hunt. (News of the World)

  • Birmingham boss Steve Bruce is chasing Everton striker James Beattie. (News of the World)

  • Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill is lining up a move for Hamburg's Dutch international midfielder Nigel de Jong. (News of the World)

  • West Ham are demanding £10m for unsettled skipper Nigel Reo-Coker. (News of the World)

  • Yakubu is on the brink of walking out on Middlesbrough. (News of the World)

  • Rising Brazilian star Kerlon is set to join Middlesbrough from Cruzeiros. (The People)

  • West Brom are considering a move for Hibernian full-back David Murphy. (News of the World)

  • Gretna are in talks with freed Blackburn striker Keith Barker. (The People)
  • English football is set to be rocked by a wave of arrests as investigations into transfer bungs intensify. (News of the World)

  • Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce says he is powerless to to prevent Michael Owen from leaving the club. (Sunday Mirror)

  • Former England chief Sven-Goran Eriksson has seen his bid to buy South African club Hanover Park fall through. (Sunday Mirror)

  • Alex McLeish hopes to persuade Aston Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor to play for Scotland instead of England or Nigeria. (Various)

  • Scotland players are against new Scottish FA president George Peat's desire to ditch Flower Of Scotland as their anthem. (News of the World)
  • It's cheaper to watch Barcelona than Wigan. A JJB Stadium season ticket will cost £250 next season, the cheapest in the Premiership but a season ticket at the Nou Camp is just £110. (Sunday Mirror)

  • Antoine Sibierski turned down a move to Bolton after they asked him to undergo a three-day medical. Instead, he signed for Wigan where the procedure took 20 minutes. (The People)

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