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Rumours on Thursday 14th February 2008

last updated Thursday 14th February 2008, 8:50 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o says he would welcome Chelsea striker Didier Drogba moving to the Spanish outfit. (Daily Star)

  • Portsmouth striker Kanu is weighing up a move to Australian club Gold Coast Galaxy, who have close links with David Beckham's LA Galaxy outfit. (Various)

  • Liverpool could sell keeper Nikolay Mihaylov - bought for £225,000 - to FC Twente as the Dutch club, who have him on loan, want to sign him for £4m.

  • Dwight Yorke says he is playing for his Sunderland future as his deal at the club runs out in the summer. (Various)

  • Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill will be handed the cash to help the club break the Premier League's top four monopoly. (Daily Star)

  • Under-pressure Sheffield United boss Bryan Robson will get £2m to sign Lee Martin from Manchester United. (Daily Express)

  • Lilian Thuram could leave Barcelona in the summer and join Arsenal in a player-coach capacity. (Daily Telegraph)
  • Sir Rod Eddington is apparently the man who came up with the '39th game' idea and now even he thinks it will not happen. (Daily Mail)

  • Manchester United's Ryan Giggs says the team are prepared to win ugly to catch Arsenal and claim the Premier League title. (Various)

  • Leicester chairman Milan Mandaric is ready to replace manager Ian Holloway with sacked Coventry boss Iain Dowie if results do not improve. (Sun)

  • But it could be Billy Davies, who was sacked by Derby earlier on this season, coming in for Holloway as the new Foxes boss. (Daily Mirror)

  • Liverpool's American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett are set to sell the club for Dubai International Capital for £460m. (Daily Mirror)

  • Managerless Coventry have asked Wigan if they can speak to their assistant manager Erik Black about taking over at the Ricoh Arena.
  • Tottenham's players still have to lose about half of the 16-stone target set by fitness coach Marcos Alvarez, who has stopped them eating cakes, chocolate muffins and sweets. (Mirror)

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