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Rumours on Thursday 22nd March 2007

last updated Thursday 22nd March 2007, 9:45 AM

All the latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Barcelona have made Chelsea captain John Terry one of their priority transfer targets in the summer. (Daily Star)

  • Sir Alex Ferguson will try to lure Eidur Gudjohnsen from Barcelona to Manchester United for £8m in the summer. (The Sun)

  • Cristiano Ronaldo has told Real Madrid and Barcelona he is not interested in leaving Manchester United. (The Sun)

  • Reading manager Steve Coppell has joined the chase for Spanish defender Cesar Navas. (Daily Star)

  • Barcelona striker Javier Saviola says he would like to move to England if Barca do not renew his contract beyond the summer. (Daily Mirror)

  • Stoke boss Tony Pulis is ready to sign Romanian striker Cristian Tudor. (Daily Mirror)

  • Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Chris Brunt looks set to join Manchester City for £2m in the summer. (Daily Mirror)

  • Tottenham will keep striker Dimitar Berbatov after slapping a £40m price tag on the in-form Bulgarian. (Daily Express)

  • Birmingham will try and sign Portsmouth striker Andy Cole on loan until the end of the season. (The Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP
  • Chelsea have targeted Frank Rijkaard as their new manager when they sack Jose Mourinho in the summer. (Independent)

  • Belgium goalkeeper Stijn Stijnen has told Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo he will "have to leave the pitch on a stretcher" after being "massacred" during Saturday's Euro 2008 qualifier. (The Sun)

  • Man City boss Stuart Pearce says Neil Warnock was wrong to criticise Gareth Southgate for resting players at the weekend. (The Sun)

  • Cesc Fabregas reckons Arsenal can still finish second in the Premiership this season and says they will be genuine contenders to lift the title next term. (Daily Star)

  • Martin O'Neill will get £30m to spend at Aston Villa this summer, with Craig Bellamy, Steve Sidwell and David Nugent on his wish-list. (Daily Star)

  • Real Madrid president Ramon Calderon has hailed Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho as "exceptional". (Daily Mirror)

  • Former Leeds boss Kevin Blackwell is set to be appointed the new manager of Luton. (Daily Mail)

  • Kris Boyd has pleaded with Rangers fans to stamp out sectarianism at the club. (Daily Record)

  • Rangers midfielder Thomas Buffel says he wants to quit the club to move to a stronger league. (Daily Record)

AND FINALLY
  • 2,356 days after England players last performed on the hallowed Wembley turf - and the new pitch cut up just minutes into their training session on Wednesday. (The Sun)
































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