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Rumours on Sunday 22nd June

last updated Sunday 22nd June 2008, 10:55 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Manchester United may risk losing Carlos Tevez unless they offer him a new deal before the end of the year. (News of the World)

  • Dutch forward Rafael van der Vaart will trigger a £15m scrap for his services between Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool. (News of the World)

  • Arsene Wenger will authorise the £25m sale of Emmanuel Adebayor later this month - while seeking to buy Roque Santa Cruz from Blackburn. (The Mail on Sunday)

  • Manchester City and Everton head the race to sign £8m-rated Dejan Stankovic from Inter Milan. (Various)

  • Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan is preparing a £6m swoop for Tottenham's out-of-favour winger Aaron Lennon. (News of the World)

  • The Magpies boss will also fight it out with rivals Sunderland for the £10m transfer of Celtic's Aiden McGeady. (News of the World)

  • Everton and Newcastle are still in the hunt for Orlando Engelaar, the Dutch international midfielder. (Sunday Times)

  • Milan Baros tops Bolton's wanted list, with the Trotters set to spend £4.5m on Lyon's Czech striker. (News of the World)

  • Tottenham are stepping up their interest in Real Zaragoza's £10m-rated striker Diego Milito. (The Observer)

  • Aston Villa and Middlesbrough are interested in Spurs keeper Paul Robinson. (The Observer)

  • Hull City are ready to challenge Cardiff for Rangers hitman Kris Boyd with a £3m bid for the Scotland international. (News of the World)
  • Everton boss David Moyes is set for showdown talks with club officials over his summer spending plans. (News of the World)

  • England's top clubs are set to declare war on Europe over the alleged tapping-up of their players. (Sunday Express)

  • Arsenal chiefs are resigned to losing their fight to keep the club out of foreign hands. (Sunday Express)

  • New Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has promised Manchester United: "You won't win a battle of wills with Cristiano Ronaldo." (Sunday Express)

  • Cristiano Ronaldo will this week demand Manchester United sell him to Real Madrid - as a reward for his loyalty. (News of the World)

  • A source close to the player says that he does not want to leave United under a cloud. (News of the World)

  • Real have told the winger that he should attempt to force United into selling him or to formally demand a transfer. (Sunday Telegraph)

  • Ronaldo's agent, Jorge Mendes, stands to earn an astonishing £10m if he can engineer a world record £70m move to Real. (The Mail on Sunday)
  • Fulham are using routefinder websites to verify expenses, with a new gadget checking out distances made by coaching staff and scouts. (News of the World)

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