Football Rumours Archive July 11 2006
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Sol + cash to Marsielle for Ribery, Yaya in possibly as a CB as diaby is to similar, Thuram may come with a coaching staff option after retirement.if we do not land Ribery expect Saviola to come in , or cole to be swapped for Baptista + Woodgate. With ribery and rosicky being so attack minded Wenger will see no need for another striker anyhow.
Stephen Appiah wants to join Arsenal but Fenerbahce will only allow him to go if they secure the services of sol campbell.Yaya Toure has urged arsenal to go for him as he said he does want to play at Olympiakos anymore and wants to be at the same side as his brother. Also in yesterday that Ribery has dropped a hint that he would like to play in the premiership under a french manager which is his ideal choice, so i guess you know where he wants to go. Arsenal are also in a tug of war for dortmund's nuri sahin with Man Utd.
Who ever you are, you need to read into the sidwell situation a bit more! Sidwell has a 2.1 million pound clause in his contract and any club willing to pay that or more have the right to discuss a possibly move to that club. Reading have only had an offer of 2.1 million from charlton but it was turn't down flat.
D. Whitehead - 2 million
J. Mensah - 3.5 million
C. Davenport - 1.75 millio
No one will be sold and the only possibilites are loan move for members of our youth set up.
WEST HAM NEWS
due to the departure of hislop west ham will be looking for a newkeeper. reports have already hinted that bartez of robert green could come to upton park while a 4 million move for cudicini could be in the pipe lines.
To DRTRUTH You should get your facts right mate.Man Utd were interested in Fernando Torres even before AW knew abt him.He was the first choice signing btw him and Rooney.They offered 27 mp + Forlan(check any website).ARSEnal were not even the second.Newcastle Tried to lure him afteer they failed to sign rooney.Arsenal interest arose in 2005
Latest news in the premiership is that Newcastle have made a £10 million bid
Hot Rumour is Aston Villa are looking to bring out of Contract Duncan Ferguson for one last season.
They are also being linked with another former Scottish international Mark Burchill.
Jonathan Woodgate could be surplus to requirements under Capello and could be linked to a loan move to Villa Park.
Other players being linked are Bobo Balde, Aiden McGeady, Fernando Ricksen, Kieran Richardson and Stephen Pearson.
Due to cash constraints O'leary will be forced to look at loan deals or out of contract players to bolster a very thin squad
2 the guy who said yaya toure wont go 2 celtic ahead of arsenal your having a laugh mate first of all its not snake mountain thats ibrox and celtic are 10 times bigger then arsenal.strachan is looking at naysmith and mcbride before the season starts 2 bolster the squad.
I'm good friends will Steve Tilson at southend United and he said we r about to sign a big player in league 1... Who is it??? Well its Lee Trundle Of Swansea... WATCH THIS SPACE!!!!
i live outside the ibrox and i saw darren fletcher going in the stadium. alex ferguson doesnt want fletcher anymore so he wants to move to scotland.
i also hasselbaink going in to the stadium, which cancels the rumours that he is going to celtic as he isnt a catholic.
mcfadden isnt going to Rangers because he is a celtic supporter.
one of my close friends is also a youth player at rangers and he says that they are expecting another 2 big signings by the end of july.
Lucas Neill to barcelona for 3 million pounds. Deal to be done by the end of july.
During their trip to South Africa Manchester United will wrap up the signing of Orlando Pirates' wonderkind Lebohang Mokoena for £500,000. The teenager will sign a four-year-deal but will first be loaned out to Ajaccio in order to get a feel for first team football at a higher level for a year.
Leicester City are set to replicate local rivals Coventry City's bid for promotion. Coventry's recent 'Operation Premiership' has led to 6 players joining the club. Leicester have just finished talks with Alliance and Leicester and they have confirmed a sponsporship deal for the next three years. With this Rob Kelly has been given £4 million to spend.
His targets are set to be
Nicklas Bendter on loan from Arsenal. Recent reserve outings last season caught the eye and Ryan Smith has recommend the club to Bendter.
Freddy Eastwood from Southend. 1 million and Elvis Hammond the other way.
Kevin Nicholls from Luton. 500k
Dan Harding from Leeds. 250k
Andy Reid from Spurs for a season loan
MAJOR ARSENAL NEWS Arsenal will make Franck Ribery(marseille)their second major signing of the summer.He will be given the #10 shirt and will be used as a striker by AW.Yaya Toure is desperate to join Kolo at Arsenal with Olympiakos now seemingly willing to sell?Stephen Appiah(fenebache)is also hoping for a move to the Gunners.A new centre back is also on the cards now that Sol Campbell has left,the two names in the frame are Curtis Davies(west brom)and Jaques Faty(stade rennes).Fernando Torres will not leave At.Madrid this season.A goalkeeper is another target but only if Buffon,Casillas or Yohann Pele are availible.
Just as the James McFadden story goes with rangers i.e he will not sign on for the Gers as he is Celtic daft etc, the same goes to the Celtic fans who think Scott Brown will sign on for them as he is Rangers daft and i am sure he wouldn.t sign for a team who is going to finish second in the SPL this season.PLG has placed a £1.8 million in for Scott Brown and also expect a war between Rangers and Celtic for the singing of Niko Kranjcar.Also on his way out of Ibrox is Fernando Ricksen for his "unacceptable" behaviour on the flight to Johanessburg. WATCH THIS SPACE
Rebrov move is almost certainly off - The Ukranian has decided a move to Hearts would be a backward step and has spurned the chance of considerably higher wages to stay in his native country with his family. Attention has now been turned to securing Walcotts laon deal with news that both Celtic and Birmingham City are looking to take the young internationl to their clubs for the seaosn. Giorgi Popkhadze looks to have sealed a permanent deal following his recent performances.
the rumours around the Stadium of Light is, that the New Sunderland Chairman has Offered Martin O'Neil A 3 Year Contract Worth 9Million and Big Sam (Boltons Manager) a 4 Year Contract Worth 10Million
100PER CENT TRUE. Tevez and Adriano are both on their way to chelsea, my friend has a box at the bridge and has this from a good source. Duff to sign a two yera exstension. jayjay
manchester united are on the verge of completing the signings of torres carrick and mascherano
CRYSTAL PALACE NEWS
COLLINS JOHN = 3MILL...
PETER WHITTINGHAM = 750K...
KEVIN NICHOLLS= 750K....
SCOTT FLINDERS = 500K...
CARL CORT = 1MILL...
Celtic are looking to bring wantaway Sol Campbell and because of this bobo balde is going to be shipped off somewhere for round £2 mil also Celtic are in talks with Denilson who has no club so will sign on a free contract like sol, petrov will end up stayin after his crupted agent is fired and celtic will sign Gravenson for the £2 mil made from bobo. with this celtic have a good experianced team ready to win the Champions League its al true mate
Newcastle to sign cavenaghi(4.5mill) joaquin(15mil) and David Villa (15mill)
Arsenal will,unusually,capture the signings of six players for the new season.
Wenger's summer signings: I.Casillas(8mil),L.Thuram(2mil),S.Appiah(swap/S.Campbell),T.Rosicky(7mil),F.Ribery(12mil),J.Saviola(4mil). (total-33mil).
Arsenal will play their 4-2-3-1 champions league formation in the premiership next season, for the introduction of these new players enables them to do so, providing vital backup.
Arsenal first team 06/07:
GK: I.Casillas (dunno what will happen to Lehmann...)
NUFC ARE IN THE VERGE OF COMPLETING THE SIGNING
TEAM FOR NEXT YEAR
CARR WOODY TAYLOR BRIDGE
SWP PARKER EMRE N'ZOGBIA
bellive it or not manchester united r making super changes in to there squad they will sell the following players:vanistlerooy(byern munich)20m
van der sar(ajax)1m evra(lyon)5.4m vidic(roma)7m
fletcher(everton)3m ronaldo(real madrid)22.56m
and they will bring the following players:gattuso(12m)torres(25m)pirlo(15m)simao(10m).
carrick will not go to man utd. expect a move for buffon.this gonna work out fine . watch this space.
I am a very close associate of Arsenal football club and Mr Wenger, i shouldnt be publishing this but i will anyway. The following players who Mr Wenger has shortlisted are the following:
-Ya Ya Toure
Mr Wenger is also awaiting to hear the verdict of the Italian courts, which should be out tomorrow 11/07/06 so he can put his tranfer plans into action.
Expect to see Ashley Cole signn for Real Madrid in the next week or so. He is currently out in Madrid and preparing for contract discussion and if successful should take his medical and sign.
Wenger will sign a few players this season, maybe not all in the summer as it dpeneds on the result of the italian trial, so expect some at christmas.
The main targets are Stephen Appiah who admitted on Sky Sports that "50 percent of me is coming to Arsenal",so he could be invovled in a deal with Sol going the other way, inorder to save some money to buy others like Frank Ribery.
Frank Ribery who also stated tha 'I'd love to play for a big club in England - and nothing would be more ideal than to be with a French coach,''and as wenger is the only french coach it looks like a come and get me plea that wenger will react to, so expect him to come for around £14million.
Yaya Toure is also a target and has admitted he won't play for Olympiacos again.
Buffon is also a massive target a very likely if Juventus are relagated so expect him to sign if they go down.
Other targets are Saviola, Klose, Kuyt(maybe)Sahin and Rio Mavuba and Curtis Davies
As previously rumoured, the New York Red Bulls are trying to sign Real Madrid's Ronaldo. In addition, the Red Bulls will make an offer to Sol Cambell and try to bring Zidane out of retirement to play alongside Youri Djorkeaff. USA Coach Bruce Arena will become the new manager of Red Bulls as well.
Ipswich own to bid 1 million plus Ian Westlake to take Andy Hughes and Carl Robinson to Portman Road. Hughes and Robinson are not popular with Norwich fans and they have both asked their agents to look for a move. Norwich want a left sided midfielder in return so the deal works for both parties.
i hear miroslav kolse will b cumin 2 toon in the nxt week or so sumwere in region ov £7M they will also get darren bent 4 £12.5M luca toni is goin 2 either inter milan or real madrid cesc fabregas is goin nowhere y wud AW get rid ov him itll b JA reyes hu will leave 4 the bernabeau
Just to correct the guy who said Arsene Wenger will bid for Liverpool youth player John Welsh, he plays for Hull City now, he was part of the deal to bring prodigy Paul Anderson to Anfield. This Paul Anderson looks like a real hot prospect. There was someone who said that Arsenal knew about Fernando Torres before Manchester United, this is true but they certainly didn't know about him before Rafa Benitez. Nobody knew about him before Benitez because Rafa spotted him when he was an assistant at Real Madrid, obviously a very good assistant aswell if he can spot such good talent. By the way, to anyone who doesn't think he is, Rafa still wants Villa, and people who talk about Valencia having first option on either Cisse or Morientes so we can have him for a price of 18 million are right.
to the person who said he is ferdinando torres's best freind,this site is about rumours that are true and not dreams you had last night,leon knight will NOT sign for swindon after intrest from 3 championship clubs barnsley,southend,ipswitch and two legue 1 clubs doncaster and brentford.doncaster will also sign jon forte on 6 month loan.
thanks for listening.
Newcastle United tranfer rumours:
They will sign Miroslav Klose for 7 million and Darren Bent for 10 million. Newcastle will try and sign Anelka on loan for the season and also Shearer has persuaded Roeder to make a bid for the young Ecuadorian winger Valencia who is worth about 1 million. Wayne Birdge is talks with Roeder about a 3 million move and Kuffour and Mexes are in advanced talks with him too.
There team for next season then
Ramage/Carr Taylor Kuffour Bridge
Milner Parker Emre N'Zogbia
My father is a friend of one of the offical advisors for the FA in italy and today it has secretly been said that juventus,Ac milan,lazio and florentina have all got relegated to the serie B and all the superstars at these clubs want out.
Arsenal have now aranged a deal for buffon and zambrotta who both have relagation release clauses of 5 and 6 million pounds.
Arsenal will also make summer swoops for yaya toure and baptista as hes unhappy at real madrid.(that makes a truely unstopable midfield)and also saviola upfront.that leaves wenger to sell cygan,reyes(swap deal for baptista),cole(not needed as zambrotta coming in),adebayor and gilbeto.
I heard that NUFC were going to sign Simao from a friend that lives near SJP.
zidane to new york red bulls
Norwich are to do a deal with an un-named foreign club which will see them take cash and a well recognised international 'keeper before the new season kicks off in exchange for Robert Green when he is fully fit towards the end of the year. Also double signing of experienced pair Danny Tiatto and Rufus Brevett from Leicester to be done within the week for around £705k combined fee.
PSV will accept the £10 million bid from Portsmouth for Jefferson Farfan.
Juan Pablo Angel, Milan Baros and Olof Mellberg will all head out the exit door at Aston Villa. David O'Leary will make about £15 million from the trio and will look at signing 4 - 5 players to reshape the only Midlands squad in the Premiership.
David Trezeguet is a £6 million target for PSV Eidenhoven.
Italy skipper Cannavarro will join Chelsea on a 3 year deal next week for around £8 million.
Allesandro Nesta could also be heading for the Premiership with Manchester United interested in the defender as well as remaning interested in £16 million Andrea Pirlo and £12 million Gennaro Gatusso!
Lillian Thuram will complete a switch to Fulham at the end of the week. He will sign a 2 year deal at Craven Cottage although Tottenham could spring a late interest.
Lille are to offer £2.5 million for Liverpool striker Florent Sinama-Pongolle.
Free Agent, David Thompson will return to Coventry City in the Championship to replace the departed Dennis Wise.
Mike Newell is hoping to fend off competition from Wolves and snap up Izale McCleod from MK Dons for around £1 million. Interest from Crystal Palace has cooled whilst McCleod is likely to choose Luton over Norwich due to living close to the Championship club. Danny Senda could be the other player coming into Luton Town.
Liverpool will sign two more players before the season starts. David Villa will sign first. Rafa will then know who he needs to sell to fund the deal for Daniel Alves. Both of these transfers are well on the way to completion and will be announced within the next ten days. The most likely players to go will be Kromkamp and Riise.
French under 20 international, Garra Dumbele, who`s home club is Auxerre, will be moving to Barnsley after a trial spell with the Championship outfit this week. The fast striker was on trial at Newcastle United but Glenn Roeder didn` think he would emulate Alan Shearer and has his mind on Charlton Athletic striker Darren Bent.
Kevin Lisbie will sign for Watford on Thursday in a deal worth around 500k,meanwhile Charlton will sign Javier Saviola and Izale Mcleod from Mk Dons
i have seen the rumours on here regarding matt fryatt going to birmingham city i would like to confirm these storys are correct he will join the blues for 1.75 million with add ons the paperwork is being finalised and should go through in the next 7 days bruce has been watching hi all season and made 3 personal checks on him last season
rvn will leave manchester united for real madrid for a fee in the region of 12-15 mill ronaldo is not going to madrid he will join barcelona for 20 million players joining man utd are aaron lennon gattuso and anelka unbeliavable i know but true
chelsea will sign ashley cole for 20 million its a done deal,also on there hit list is christian ronaldo but he will turn them down for a move to barca.everton will sign brett emerton from blackburn but are also looking at maniche who is a good friend of valente
nottingham forest are about to sign two players from local rivals leicester city elvis hammond and gareth williams the fee is thought to be in the region of 600,000 leicester are looking at marc bircham of qpr as a possible replacement.
bolton boss sam allardyce is on the point of quitting after a bust up with phil gartside over the lack of transfer activity at the reebok .big sam gave gartside a list of 5 top players he wanted to sign but bolton have failed with all of them leaving allardyce to question the ambition of the club.
to the guy who stated Huckerby would go to Coventry, It will not happen, I know Darren very well and he wishes to see his playing time out at Carrow Road as his wife and kids love the area and he loves the club and fans There is much going on behind closed doors in relation to transfers in to Carrow Road with 3 signings being announced by press conference on thursday or friday
Collins John could be on his way to Birmingham who have offered £3 million although Aston Villa are also intersted in the Fulham striker.
Sven Goran Errikson will become head coach of South Africa and lead the host nation of the 2010 world cup into the big tournament which will be held in Africa for the first ever time in 4 years time.
Can i just state, and on behalf of spurs, the club is not a breeding ground for the likes of Man U and other top 5 premiership clubs. Man u might have Carrick soon but there is no chance of Lennon going. I thought Man U were capable of producing unknown into quality or up and coming youngsters. There doesn't seem to be anymore Giggs or Beckhams coming through the ranks does there ?!?
to the person that said Wenger will make a shock move for Jonathen welsh, Please, please get your facts right. Welsh was sold too hull in a swap deal with Anderson a 17 year old striker (who may be played next season as he is classed as a hot prospect) last season. Also Appiah will be sold to arsenal but fenerbache want Campbell as part of the deal.
Jermain Defoe and Miroslav Klose or Nicholas Anelka or Juan Pablo Angel will head the Newcastle attack next season prior to Michael Owen's return. Glen Roeder also looks set to win the race to sign Liverpool's England left-back Steven Warnock on loan for the season. Glen Roeder may also pull of a great signing in Aldo Duscher from Deportivo and fend of Man U and West Ham interest. Nicholas Anelka may be a loan deal and Golden shoe winner Klose will probably reject a move to Newcastle. Duscher or the right-midfielder that comes in will have to fight with Peruvian, Nobby Solano for a place although James Milner may be kept.
Hi all USGooner here. I have it on good authority that Arsenal will sign the following...Ribery, Appiah, C Davies (replace Sol Campbell) and Y Toure. A few younger players will also come in. Expect Cole to stay as like Henry he sees the potential. I also expect a new GK and Almumunia / Cygan (stop laughing!!!) to leave. AW wants to bring at least a major trophy to the Grove by the end of next season.
The rumours of Shaun Wright Phillips being loaned to West Ham this season doesnt look likely as Chelsea expect 100% of his £60,000 pw paid for which West Ham can not afford.
Ross McCormack to sign on tuesday and Colin Healy to sign on thursday before pre season tour and one more signing to be made before new season
John Welsh is not a Liverpool youth player, and hasn't been for a long time! If Arsenal want him, they will have to check out Hull City! Liverpool to sign Benayoun...on relatively good authority.
the guy who says that celtic are trying to sign yaya toure your right about the possible signing because i have herd this from a relliable source. but you sed they petrov would be reluctant to move which is bull as he has handed in TWO tranfer requests with pompey almost certaint to sign him.naka has just signed a new deal and said he would see out his career in scotland and stachan sayin he wouldnt let maloney go for less than 10 million. but i have heard theough a reliable source again that a big name player will join in the summer! mon the hoops!!!!