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Rumours on Tuesday 8th April

last updated Tuesday 08th April 2008, 7:55 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Liverpool are leading the chase for £8m-rated Porto right-back Jose Boswinga, with Manchester United and Aston Villa also keen on the Portugal international. (Daily Mirror)

  • Chelsea are prepared to take a £30m loss to allow Ukraine striker Andriy Shevchenko to return to AC Milan. (Daily Express)

  • Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov says he would be "flattered" if AC Milan follow up their interest in taking him from White Hart Lane to the San Siro. (The Times)

  • Barcelona have put striker Thierry Henry up for sale after less than a season at the Nou Camp, alerting Newcastle, Spurs, Manchester City and West Ham in the process. (Daily Star)

  • Everton face a battle to wrest Romania right-back Cosmin Contra away from Spanish side Getafe. (Daily Mirror)

  • Portsmouth step up their bid to sign £3m-rated St Etienne and Senegal international defender Moustapha Bayal Sall. (Daily Mail)

  • Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan is targeting a £6m summer move for Liverpool midfielder Jermaine Pennant. (The Sun)

  • The Magpies are also keeping tabs on Anderlecht winger Mbarek Boussoufa. (Daily Mail)

  • Derby striker Robert Earnshaw could make a £2m move to east Midlands rivals Nottingham Forest - but only if Colin Calderwood's side can reach the Championship. (Daily Mirror)
  • Fulham are preparing to make John Collins their fourth manager in a year, with current boss Roy Hodgson moving upstairs into a director of football role. (The Times)

  • Former Wigan manager Chris Hutchings is being lined up to replace under-fire Huddersfield boss Andy Ritchie. (The Sun)

  • Injured Arsenal midfielder Tomas Rosicky is a doubt for Euro 2008, according to Czech international doctor Petr Krejci. (The Sun)

  • Fenerbahce midfielder Alex says Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich should not interfere with team matters in the dressing room. (The Sun)

  • Sheffield United boss Kevin Blackwell says Sheffield Wednesday's prospective buyers should keep faith with current manager Brian Laws. (The Sun)

  • Out-of-favour £6m Portsmouth striker David Nugent wants boss Harry Redknapp to give him a rare start up front against West Ham. (Various)
  • Fabio Capello has a reputation as a strict disciplinarian but the England manager is a soft touch - according to his mother. Evelina Tortul Capello says her 61-year-old son is "tender like a mimosa flower" and phones her every day. (The Sun)

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