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Transfer Station


June 6th




* Liverpool will make a formal approach to speak to Fulham boss Roy Hodgson as he “ticks all the boxes” to replace Rafa Benitez.

* Manchester City have joined the race to sign Everton’s £15m-rated midfielder Steven Pienaar.

* Fulham keeper Mark Schwarzer is set for a summer move to Arsenal.


* Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has emerged as a shock contender to be Liverpool’s next manager.

* Joe Cole has agreed to join Arsenal from Chelsea after the World Cup.

* New West Ham boss Avram Grant wants to sign Middlesbrough defender David Wheater.

* Bolton are ready to make a move for Martin Petrov who has turned down a new deal at Manchester City.

* Fulham, Everton, Stoke, Blackburn and Celtic are tracing Cardiff midfielder Joe Ledley.

* Stoke are also looking to sign Tottenham’s Jermaine Jenas and West Ham striker Carlton Cole.


* Manchester City will offer a take-it-or-leave-it £25m for Aston Villa’s James Milner.

* Sunderland want to sign Aston Villa defender Luke Young.


* Everton boss David Moyes is being lined up by Liverpool to replace Rafa Benitez.

* Chelsea and Manchester City will battle it out over £70m Liverpool striker Fernando Torres.

* Striker Kevin Phillips is set to sign a new one-year deal with Birmingham.


* Rangers defender Madjid Bougherra is the top target of Spanish club Malaga.


Confirmed –

Arsenal –

Maroune Chamakh (free)


– Ben Foster (undisclosed)

– Nicola Zigic (undisclosed)


Jermaine Beckford (free)


Jonjo Shelvey (£1.7m)

Manchester United

Javier Hernandez (undisclosed)


Christian Riveros – (undisclosed)

West Ham

Thomas Hitzlsperger (free)



July 13th, 2009


-Sporting Life


  • Chelsea will hold intensive talks with John Terry today as they seriously fear he is on his way out.
  • Gianfranco Zola insists Lucas Neill would be welcomed back at West Ham with open arms.
  • Real Madrid have made a cheeky new move for Liverpool star Xabi Alonso – offering less than they did before.
  • Chelsea target Adam Johnson has been told there is “no way” he is leaving Middlesbrough this summer.
  • Portsmouth are ready to make Paul Hart their new manager.

    The former Arsenal man is a shock contender for the managerial position at Sunderland

    The former Arsenal man is a shock contender for the managerial position at Sunderland

  • Liverpool midfielder Damien Plessis is wanted on loan by Cardiff.
  • Nottingham Forest boss Billy Davies has made a £1.6million bid for Coventry defender Danny Fox.
  • Tottenham want to sign Sheffield United right-back Kyle Walker – but leave him in the Championship for a year.
  • Tottenham’s Adel Taarabt is wanted on loan by Malaga.
  • Tony Adams is a surprise contender for the Southampton job.

  • Premier League clubs have been told Arthur Boruc is not for sale.
  • Gianfranco Zola says Lucas Neill has a future at West Ham.
  • Steve Bruce’s hopes of signing Manchester City defender Richard Dunne is fading.
  • Real Madrid still want to sign Xabi Alonso from Liverpool.
  • Jimmy Bullard has told Hull fans he will not be fit again until October.
  • Tony Adams is a shock contender to become the new Sunderland boss.
  • David Beckham has torn into LA Galaxy team-mate Landon Donovan for slating him publicly.
  • Carlo Ancelotti believes his reputation as a ferocious midfielder with two European Cup winner’s medals will earn him the respect of his Chelsea players.

  • Wigan have rejected an improved £6million offer from Sunderland for Lee Cattermole.
  • Stewart Downing looks destined to join Aston Villa this week in a £12million deal.
  • Wolves are ready to rival Bolton in a bid to sign Aston Villa’s Zat Knight.
  • Portsmouth are interested in signing Tottenham misfit Pascal Chimbonda for £2.5million.
  • West Ham manager Gianfranco Zola has confirmed his interest in Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen.
  • Carlos Tevez will fly back from holiday today to complete a £25million move to Manchester City and disappoint Chelsea.
  • Chelsea have made it clear to John Terry they will not pay him extra wages to ward off interest from Manchester City.

  • Real Madrid’s bid to sign Xabi Alonso from Liverpool will not be plain sailing but they are still hoping to land him.
  • Roman Abramovich will have last-ditch talks with John Terry today to try and persuade him not to quit Chelsea

  • Former Sunderland shareholder Charlie Chawke is putting together a syndicate to bid for Newcastle United.
  • Former Chelsea boss Big Phil Scolari has slammed the player power at Stamford Bridge.
  • Bolton’s long pursuit of Paul Robinson is finally at an end after the club completed the loan signing of the West Brom defender.THE GUARDIAN

    The young Brazilian tipped as the "next Ronaldinho" is in talks with Manchester United.

    The young Brazilian tipped as the "next Ronaldinho" is in talks with Manchester United.

  • Manchester United have re-established formal contact with the Brazilian club Gremio to reach a compromise over a fee for Douglas Costa, the talented 18-year-old who has been hailed as the new Ronaldinho in his country.

  • Roman Abramovich told John Terry that he will not be allowed to leave Chelsea and the club will not match the extraordinary £280,000-a-week offer from Manchester City in a tense meeting between the pair on Saturday evening

  • Frank Arnesen was yesterday appointed sporting director at Chelsea and one of his first duties could be to persuade Zlatan Ibrahimovic, the Inter Milan striker, to come to Stamford Bridge.

  • Neil McCann is set to receive legal advice with his Falkirk career looking to be coming to an end.
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