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Rumours on Sunday 20th July

last updated Sunday 20th July 2008, 10:51 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Chelsea's world record bid to sign AC Milan forward Kaka will cost the Blues anything from £50m to £119m with 10% going to the player himself, but the Serie A side insist he is not for sale. (Various)

  • If Kaka does move to west London it will spark a £114m chain of transfers with Arsenal's Emmanuel Adebayor going to AC Milan and Blackburn's Roque Santa moving to the Emirates. (Sunday Times)

  • Real Madrid forward Robinho could be another Brazilian heading to Chelsea after his agent revealed the club have proposed a firm offer. (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Juventus are ready to launch a £15m bid for Arsenal's Robin van Persie, who they see as an ideal replacement for Pavel Nedved. (News of the World)

  • Emmanuel Adebayor will stay at Arsenal if the Gunners offer him £100,000-a-week. (News of the World)

  • Gareth Barry's proposed move to Liverpool is in doubt as the deal hinges on Xabi Alonso leaving the club, but the Spaniard wants to remain at Anfield. (News of the World)

  • But the Reds will make one final attempt to sign the England midfielder and will increase their cash offer to £16m. (Sunday Times)

  • If Liverpool fail in their attempts to sign Barry, Rafael Benitez will turn his attentions to Middlesbrough winger Stewart Downing. (News of the World)

  • Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp has said he is looking at offloading five or six players to finance a bid for Chelsea winger Shaun Wright-Phillips. (The People)

  • Manchester United striker Louis Saha is wanted back at Fulham, while Sunderland and Wigan are also interested in the Frenchman. (News of the World)

  • Manchester City midfielder Michael Johnson is stalling over a signing a new contract, which has alerted Everton, Liverpool and Aston Villa. (Sunday Express)

  • Aston Villa are interested in signing Robert Green from West Ham after it emerged the goalkeeper is less than happy with his current deal at Upton Park. (News of the World)

  • Sunderland have failed with a £4m bid for Man Utd midfielder Darren Fletcher and may increase their offer to £5m. (News of the World)

  • Portsmouth, Manchester City and Fulham are chasing Ivory Coast international Aruna Dindane from Racing Lens. (News of the World)

  • Hull City hope to make Portsmouth's Sean Davis their seventh signing of the summer for around £2.25m. (News of the World)

  • Premier League duo Everton and Bolton are tracking 18-year-old Tranmere striker Terry Gornell who is yet to make his first-team debut. (News of the world)

  • Wolves are set to make a move for Celtic central defender Bobo Balde who has been told he can leave Parkhead as a free agent. (News of the World)

  • Sheffiled United have made a £2.5m bid for Watford striker Darius Henderson, who is seen as an ideal replacement for Derby bound Rob Hulse. (News of the World)
  • Crystal Palace chairman Simon Jordan has branded Cristiano Ronaldo "a silly little boy" who should be made to do as he is told at Manchester United. Jordan also slammed the state of modern football and said: "Footballers live on an island called 'Footballers World' where everything they do is right and everything that is said about them is wrong." (News of the World)

  • Dimitar Berbatov has been fined a week's wages by Tottenham manager Juande Ramos for being moody on the club's pre-season jaunt to Spain. (The People)

  • Former Liverpool goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek has said he would love to return to the club as a coach. (Sunday Express)
  • Fabio Capello is going head-to-head with ex-England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson, now in charge of Mexico, as both countries have targeted the same hotel to stay in for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. (News of the World)

  • Liverpool's team coach, which escorted the players and staff to and from their Swiss training camp, is emblazoned with the slogan: "Wenger: Always Leading the Way". (News of the World)

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