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    Default October 13th 2011

    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Juventus are not in negotiations with Manchester City about a possible deal for Carlos Tevez, sporting director Beppe Marotta has revealed.
    Full story: TalkSport

    Arsenal are looking to sign 6.5m-rated Anderlecht midfielder Lucas Biglia in the January transfer window.
    Full story: TalkSport

    Villarreal have warned off Manchester United from making a bid for highly-rated midfielder Bruno Soriano after the Red Devils sent scouts to watch him in action.
    Full story: Metro


    QPR are planning to sign Tottenham defender Sebastien Bassong in January, who they almost signed in the summer only for the move to fall apart when Spurs failed to talk Bolton into selling them England centre-back Gary Cahill.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand is being lined up to be new face of Major League Soccer if David Beckham leaves LA Galaxy. Full story: Daily Mirror

    Beckham has fuelled speculation that he could retire in November after admitting he'd love to take up a Zinedine Zidane-like director of football role at Manchester United.
    Full story: Metro

    Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller claims he turned down a move to Chelsea after helping Germany to the World Cup semi-finals in 2010.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Arsenal forward Andrey Arshavin admits he has failed to live up to expectations this season.
    Full story: the Sun

    AND FINALLY
    Wayne Rooney has revealed how facing Liverpool used to make him feel sick. Rooney will lead Manchester United's attack at Anfield on Saturday, but recalled how - as a young Everton fan - the thought of losing to Liverpool turned his stomach.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Several female supporters of Polish football team Hutnik Krakow have stripped off and posed for a calendar in order to raise money for the struggling club. Full story: Metro
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    Default October 19th,2011

    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Boca Juniors have ruled out re-signing unsettled Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez on loan because they cannot afford his wages. They would need Tevez to accept a massive pay cut or City to subsidise his salary.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Barcelona defender Eric Abidal, who is in contract talks with the Spanish giants, claims Manchester City, Paris Saint-Germain and AC Milan are interested in signing him.
    Full story: the Sun

    Manchester United are set to pip Arsenal to the signing of the 'new Luka Modric', Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Mateo Kovacic.
    Full story: Metro

    Arsenal winger Theo Walcott has become a surprise transfer target for Serie A giants Juventus.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    The news that veteran Juventus striker Alessandro Del Piero will not be offered a new contract at the end of the season has put a number of Premier League clubs on alert.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Former Arsenal midfielder Robert Pires, 38, is hoping to extend his playing career in Qatar or Russia.
    Full story: the Sun

    Newcastle are on the brink of sealing an 8m deal to sign Sochaux striker Modibo Maiga in January.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Tottenham are rumoured to be interested in two of Barcelona's most promising youngsters, right-back Martin Montoya and centre-back Marc Bartra.
    Full story: Inside Futbol

    Real Madrid could tempt Arsenal into selling skipper Robin van Persie next summer by making a 30m offer for the striker.
    Full story: Caught Offside

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard feared his recent groin injury would end his career.
    Full story: Daily Telegraph

    Portsmouth are keen to recruit former Cardiff manager Dave Jones to fill the gap left by boss Steve Cotterill's move to Nottingham Forest.
    Full story: the Sun

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has pledged his commitment to the Gunners and promised to see out the three seasons left on his contract.
    Full story: Daily Star

    Porto striker Hulk says he does not know which team he will be playing for after the January transfer window, with Chelsea favourites to sign the 25-year-old.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    West Ham's on-loan goalkeeper Manuel Almunia is hoping to extend his stay at the Boleyn Ground from Arsenal.
    Full story: the Sun

    Former England captain David Beckham was reportedly approached by 15 clubs regarding his future but will either sign a new deal with LA Galaxy or join Paris St Germain.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    AND FINALLY
    Arsenal skipper Robin van Persie has urged defender Thomas Vermaelen to ditch his beloved retro Nissan Figaro now that he has signed a new contract with the Gunners.
    Full story: Metro

    Fifa bosses were left shocked after more than 100 players at this summer's Under-17 World Cup in Mexico failed drugs tests - because of contaminated meat.
    Full story: the Sun

    Former England striker Gary Lineker has revealed he writes love poems for wife Danielle, leaving romantic notes with them on around the house.
    Full story: Daily Star

    Manchester United are top of the league again - as Britain's most hated club. The 19-time champions pulled in more almost a third of the total vote in a survey of fans. Chelsea - three-times Premier League champions - got 10% of the hate vote, with Arsenal just behind them with 9.3%.
    Full story: Daily Star

    Former Everton striker Duncan Ferguson has been back at the club, learning coaching skills with Academy boss Alan Irvine, and is working to secure his qualification badges.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
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    Default October 21,2011

    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Serie A giants Inter Milan are reportedly plotting a shock January raid for Bolton and England defender Gary Cahill.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou has hinted at a move away from Stamford Bridge unless he starts getting more playing time.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Everton are believed to be in the running to sign FC Dallas defender George John.
    Full story: the Sun

    Marseille are being linked with a move to sign Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh when the January transfer window opens.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Ukranian side Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk's defender Samuel Inkoom has claimed he is on the verge of sealing a shock switch to Liverpool in January.
    Full story: Metro

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is believed to be ready to revive his interest in experienced Marseille midfielder Lucho Gonzalez in January. Full story: Inside Futbol

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Controversial Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli insists he has turned over a new leaf and his bad-boy days are over.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Tottenham defender Danny Rose has revealed he is willing to go out on loan to gain more first-team experience.
    Full story: the Sun

    Defender Branislav Ivanovic says Chelsea's players never doubted striker Fernando Torres would come good.
    Full story: Metro

    Former Arsenal manager George Graham believes that Russian midfielder Andrei Arshavin has been a poor buy for the Gunners and has questioned his commitment to Arsene Wenger's side.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    AND FINALLY
    Manchester United captain Rio Ferdinand will be an honorary captain for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their NFL match against Chicago Bears at Wembley - three hours after playing in the Manchester derby on Sunday.
    Full story: Daily Mirror
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    Default October 26th,2011

    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Arsenal are bracing themselves for yet another battle with Barcelona for one of their stars, as winger Theo Walcott has apparently caught the eye of Barca boss Pep Guardiola.
    Full story: Metro

    Manchester City defender Kolo Toure says he would leave Eastlands to join French giants Paris Saint-Germain.
    Full story: the Sun

    Arsenal and Liverpool look set to miss out on the signing of teenage striker Andy Polo from Universitario de Deportes in Peru after his agent revealed he is set for a move to Germany.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Everton are pondering a January transfer move for Young Boys midfielder David Degen.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Chelsea are believed to be lining up a January move for Parma midfielder Sebastian Giovinco, according to reports in Italy.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Tottenham are eyeing a move for FC Twente and Bulgaria international goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Inter Milan's interest in Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey has strengthened with the Italian giants rumoured to be considering making a bid as early as January.
    Full story: Footylatest.com

    Juventus are weighing up a move for Manchester City full-back Aleksandar Kolarov, with City considering Barcelona's Maxwell as a replacement.
    Full story: Metro

    Chelsea are believed to be favourites to sign 17-year-old Partizan Belgrade forward Lazar Markovic.
    Full story: Inside Futbol

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Chelsea centre-back John Terry could be stripped of the England captaincy again if he is found guilty of racially abusing QPR defender Anton Ferdinand.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Aston Villa striker Darren Bent has hit out at critics who said he left former club Sunderland for more money at Villa Park.
    Full story: the Sun

    AND FINALLY
    Liverpool forward Dirk Kuyt is on the verge of making an unwanted piece of Reds history - the most appearances in the modern era without winning a trophy.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Manchester City fan Noel Gallagher took time out at the Q Awards to mock Manchester United by sticking six fingers in the air, following the Red Devils' 6-1 drubbing at the hands of the Blues on Sunday.
    Full story: Metro
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    Default October 29th,2011

    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Arsenal are planning a 7m swoop for Real Madrid midfielder Esteban Granero.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Napoli are the latest club to show interest in QPR playmaker Adel Taraabt, who admits he is "flattered" by the attention.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Valencia's 18-year-old striker Paco Alcacer, who is reportedly a target for Liverpool and Arsenal, is thought to be close to signing a new five-year deal which would include a 20m euros buy-out clause.
    Full story: Inside Futbol

    Sunderland are considering a bid for Swiss side Sion's Ivory Coast striker Giovanni Sio in the January transfer window.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Everton and Sunderland are keen to sign Sweden Under-19 internationals Nikola Laden and Emilio Rossi.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    OTHER GOSSIP
    West Ham boss Sam Allardyce admits objections from fans persuaded him not to sign controversial striker El Hadji Diouf.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Everton are thought to be hopeful of agreeing a new deal with midfielder Marouane Fellaini.
    Full story: Footybunker

    Former Manchester United striker Ruud van Nistelrooy claims rivals Manchester City are favourites for this season's Premier League title.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Newcastle have warned Liverpool that skipper Fabricio Coloccini is not for sale.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has labelled the ruling to force Manchester City to halve the fine imposed on Carlos Tevez as "a bit crazy".
    Full story: talkSPORT

    AND FINALLY
    Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli cut a jovial figure during training, sporting a personalised snood with a picture of Nintendo cartoon character "Super Mario".
    Full story: Metro
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    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez would welcome a move to another Premier League club, according to his advisor Kia Joorabchian, who said: "His family are now living in England, so he's quite happy and settled."
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp insists he is not looking to bring any new players to White Hart Lane when the transfer window opens in January.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Dutch striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel insists he does not want to leave Sporting Lisbon and has vowed to stay in Portugal for at least two years. The 22-year-old has been linked with a move to Manchester United.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    United could be eyeing up Schalke striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar as a possible replacement for Dimitar Berbatov after the Netherlands forward rediscovered his form following difficult spells at Real Madrid and AC Milan.
    Full story: Metro

    Exciting Belgian youngster Eden Hazard is set to spark a scramble for his signature between Arsenal, Chelsea, Inter Milan and Real Madrid after saying he will leave French champions Lille at the end of the season.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Arsenal have sent scouts to check out Cologne striker Lukas Podolski and could be set to splash out 20m for the Germany international in January.
    Full story: footylatest.com

    Bolton are hoping to take Liverpool youngsters Raheem Sterling and Jon Flanagan on loan in the January transfer window.
    Full story: Caught offside

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Arsenal's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke has lavished praise on the Glazer family at Manchester United. "They won. And they have increased revenues by a huge amount. If I was a fan of that club, I would go 'wow'. Because how could you do it any better?" he said.
    Full story: the Sun

    Tottenham's Rafael van der Vaart believes the wheels could come off Manchester City's title bid because of too many "egos" within the squad.
    Full story: Guardian

    Liverpool striker Andy Carroll believes the Reds have proven they are well equipped to deal with the absence of Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher.
    Full story: Daily Telegraph

    Under-pressure Blackburn boss Steve Kean is ready to buy a house in Lancashire - a big sign that his job is safe. The Scot currently rents in the area.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Bolton midfielder Nigel Reo-Coker has laid into his team-mates after growing sick of their shocking start to the season.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Wigan chairman Dave Whelan insists he will never sack manager Roberto Martinez despite the club's poor start to the season.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Manchester City defender Kolo Toure is set to be fined 600,000 for his failed drugs test after attending a two-hour disciplinary hearing at the club yesterday.
    Full story: Daily Star

    Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is backing his team to recover from "a disastrous week" in which they suffered successive Premier League defeats to London rivals QPR and Arsenal.
    Full story: the Guardian

    Hammersmith and Fulham police has requested television footage from the QPR-Chelsea game to help them decide whether to launch a full investigation into allegations that Blues defender John Terry racially abused Rangers' stopper Anton Ferdinand.
    Full story: the Guardian

    Meanwhile, Chelsea midfielder Florent Malouda says racism still exists in football and is born out of ignorance and a lack of education.
    Full story: the Daily Telegraph

    Sir Bobby Charlton says Sir Alex Ferguson will continue to manage Manchester United for as long as he possibly can. "He'll go on and on and on. Absolutely. You'll have to put up with him for a while yet."
    Full story: the Daily Telegraph

    AND FINALLY
    Mexican Primera Division side Jaguares have replaced the names on the back of shirts with each player's official Twitter account name.
    Full story: Metro

    Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli has turned the garden of his Cheshire mansion into a racetrack for his quad bike.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Former glamour model Sybil Danning wants to buy League One club Sheffield Wednesday.
    Full story: the Sun
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    Default 11/09/2011 AC Milan are considering a January bid for Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Mexican side Xoloitzcuintles Tijuana have unveiled an ambitious bid to sign former England captain David Beckham for the first half of 2012, and are reportedly willing to provide him with private jets to and from matches as well as a cool 6m for his short stay.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Tottenham are expected to miss out on Brazilian target Leandro Damiao after Internacional revealed they had received a 34m offer for him from a team in the Ukrainian league.
    Full story: Metro

    Spurs could turn their attention to out-of-favour Juventus striker Amauri, which could force Jermain Defoe to join QPR in the January transfer window.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Inter Milan are set to test Arsenal with a bid for striker Robin van Persie in the January transfer window.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    AC Milan are considering a January bid for Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who is out of contract at Stamford Bridge in the summer.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Defensive midfielder Yann M'Vila is likely to join Arsenal or Real Madrid, his Rennes team-mate Kader Mangane has said.
    Full story: Goal.com


    Chelsea are contemplating an 8m bid for Bolton defender Gary Cahill, a target for Spurs and Arsenal in the summer transfer window.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Chelsea manager Andres Villas-Boas has identified Genk winger Kevin De Bruyne as his number one January transfer target.
    Full story: footylatest

    Former QPR midfielder Dani Parejo, now out-of-favour at Valencia, is thought to be a loan target for Everton and Fulham in the January transfer window.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Liverpool are planning a 34.2m bid for Barcelona striker David Villa but will face competition from Chelsea to land his signature.
    Full story: caughtoffside

    Liverpool will also contact Barcelona regarding the signing of Mali midfielder Seydou Keita, according to Spanish newspaper El Mundo Deportivo.
    Full story: talkSPORT

    Nottingham Forest boss Steve Cotterill is set to raid former club Portsmouth with a 1.5m offer for Liam Lawrence.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Brazil legend Pele believes Santos striker Neymar has the potential to match Barcelona's Lionel Messi. Pele said: "They talk about Maradona and Messi, but we have Neymar".
    Full story: AS (In Spanish)

    Manchester City's Slovakian winger Vladimir Weiss, on loan this season at Espanyol, believes Spanish football is more sophisticated than in England, where "many teams play using the long ball."
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Former Barcelona defender Rafael Marquez was left out of Mexico's squad for the friendly against Serbia on Friday after picking up a three-game MLS ban for kicking a ball at Landon Donovan. Coach Jose Manuel De La Torre said: "Marquez has been an exemplary person with a glorious career, but everyone can make mistakes."
    (AP)

    AND FINALLY
    The new 2012 official team GB football shirt has received a lukewarm welcome from a leading fans group. The shirts, made by adidas, retail at 52.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Joey Barton has become involved in a Twitter war of words with the cast of ITV reality programme The Only Way Is Essex, who he encountered at a launch for a new video game.
    Full story: Metro

    Manchester United officials were left embarrassed after a letter 'S' on the new Sir Alex Ferguson stand was revealed to be upside down.
    Full story: Metro
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    TRANSFER GOSSIP
    Inter Milan, Juventus and AC Milan are all hoping to lure Portuguese winger Nani away from Old Trafford in the summer.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Leeds captain Jonny Howson will sign a new contract with his hometown club after turning his back on a move to the Premier League with Bolton.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Arsenal's Alex Song is a January transfer target for Inter Milan, whose manager Claudio Ranieri is a big fan of the Cameroon international.
    Full story: Metro

    Championship side Doncaster want to offer former Arsenal and Aston Villa midfileder Robert Pires a contract.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Athletic Bilbao and Spain striker Fernando Llorente is being watched by Chelsea as they prepare for the possible loss of both Nicolas Anelka and Didier Drogba in January.
    Full story: Metro

    Arsenal are playing a waiting game to see if Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba signs a new contract with the club - and could approach him if a new deal is not reached.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Manchester City have indicated they are ready to rival Arsenal and Bayern Munich for the signature of Borussia Monchengladbach star Marco Reus.
    Full story: Metro

    LA Galaxy are lining up a shock move for Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard as the perfect choice to replace David Beckham.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero has revealed he wants to play in the Premier League.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    A Qatar oil giant could be interested in launching a takeover bid at Premier League side Blackburn.
    Full story: Lancashire Telegraph

    OTHER GOSSIP
    Newcastle managing director Derek Llambias stunned Toon Army fans by unleashing a public rant against Geordie icons Alan Shearer and Kevin Keegan.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Nigel Pearson is set to be installed as Leicester City's new manager inside the next 48 hours after a compensation package was agreed with Hull.
    Full story: Daily Mirror

    Qatar has signed up former Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry to help cope with security issues at the 2022 World Cup.
    Full story: Daily Mail

    Newcastle's Sports Direct Arena name could be short-lived, with owner Mike Ashley reported to be closing in on a naming rights deal with an American company.
    (Sunday Express)

    Former England goalkeeper David James has warned Jack Rodwell and Daniel Sturridge that, while winning your first cap is every player's dream, it comes with potential pitfalls.
    Full story: Observer

    Sunderland striker Nicklas Bendtner has hinted he will not remain at the Stadium of Light once his loan spell from Arsenal ends, as he wants to play Champions League football.
    Full story: Metro

    Robin van Persie has joined the list of absentees from the Netherlands squad to face Germany on Tuesday after a personal plea from Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger, who is worried he could be worn out by excessive international commitments.
    Full story: Metro

    Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has praised Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini for his handling of Mario Balotelli after the controversial striker scored his first international goal in the 2-0 victory over Poland.
    Full story: La Gazzetta dello Sport

    Manchester City fear Carlos Tevez, AWOL in Argentina, will never return to the club. Sources say the striker would rather be sued by City than return to Manchester.
    Full story: the People

    AND FINALLY

    Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny has had a cheeky dig at former team-mate Cesc Fabregas, who has let his hair grow long since he left Emirates Stadium. The Poland international tweeted: "Well done England for beating Spain but someone has to tell Cesc to sort out his hair!"
    Full story: the Sun

    England and Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has told Cesc Fabregas he is ready to take him on if the Gunners are drawn against Barcelona in the knockout stages of the Champions League.
    Full story: Metro
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