Football Rumours Archive August 15 2006
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Corinthians have sacked there 3rd manager and Tevez and Mascherano want out as Corinthians are now rooted to the bottom of the Brazilian Série A. Manchester are favourites to pick up both of them while Chelsea could also bid.
To the guy who omitted J.Cole from the chelsea starting line-up after Tevez moved to chelsea, you are an idiot if you think that either robben or tevez is better than Joey. Ashley Cole will move to chelsea and Tevez might move to chelsea. Reyes will move to Real Madrid and with the money that Arsenal get by selling both Reyes and A.Cole they will bring in Abidal and Becks. It will be a fantastic move for Becks as he will be desperate to get back in the England team and coming to the premiereship can help him do that. Man Utd will buy Senna, Hargreaves will not be bought and before the transfer window closes they will buy Torres. IRK
I will inform you that David Beckham will not leave Real Madrid but sign a new 3 year deal. And Cappelo does want to keep him. Real madrid will get rid of a massive 15 players from there squad to make funds for the players they wants the players to be sold areMichel Salgado, Carlos Diogo, Oscar Minambres, Francisco Pavon, Ruben, Raul Bravo, Ivan Helguera, Alvaro Mejia, Pablo Garcia, Thomas Gravesen, Borja and Javier Portillo. Real Madrud are close on deals with Romas pair Mees, Ribery of marseile, Reyes of arsenal, Ribery of marseile and Diarra of Lyon. Real madrid still have not given up on Kaka and will oput in a massive 40 million pound bid for the brazilian even tho he is not eligable for chaampions leauges games for this season they have emerson anyway. C.ronaldo may be signed by Real in january if he cant get back to normal life in england after the wayne rooney incident. watch this space
In answer to the Kalou transfer to Chelsea, they got him due to a relation he has in his family. Either one of his parents or grandparents are of E.U nationality, making Kalou legible to work in England with no permit necisary. Sorry for the rubbish spelling, but I hope this answers your question
Rafa Benitez is exploring a few striking options for the forthcoming season. He is considering a new £10 million bid for Dirk Kuyt and could offer Jerzy Dudek in part-exchange. He is also considering Klaas Jan-Huntelaar for around £10 million + Kromkamp and he is also now considering a £6.5 million swoop for World Cup, Golden Shoe Winner, Miroslav Klose. Expect the new striker to arrive at Anfield on Thursday.
Newcastle will offload Albert Luque for around £6 million and Jean Allain Boumsong for around £4 million. Glen Roeder will then up his persuit for Feyenoord striker, Dirk Kuyt and offer a straight cash bid of £10 million.
All the rumours about John Arne Riise to Chavski are a load of rubbish. There is no chance Liverpool would sell him and especially to Chavski. The person who said about kalou's move to Chavski and his work permit, that is a very good point. Liverpool had to wait a year to get Mark Gonzales just because he hadn't played enough international games for Chile and because of Chile's ranking. Whereas Kalou who is what, 20, 21, and he surely hasnt played enough games for Cote d'Ivoire but he still moves to Chavski within days, very dodgy, but typical Chavski transfer deals.
i heard yesterday that liverpool are set to pull out of any deal involving dirk kuyt and instead turn their attention to Real Madrid striker Antonio Cassano. Kuyt will move to Newcastle by the end of the week and will be followed to the North East by Louis Saha who will join on a season long loan!! you heard it here first ! MC
I have heard from a close friend at Crystal Palace that David Nugent will be signed by the end of the transfer window. Bob Dowie is a great fan of his and and it looks inevitable. The transfer will be around 5-7 million.
I've just heard that Nugent is in talks with WBA, the clubs have agreed a price, thought to be in the region of £2.8 mil, increasing to £3.5m depending on appearances etc
If true, it's a big loss for PNE
My dad is really good friend with Sam Alaydace and they were chatting the other day about boltons transfers targets and Big sam said hes looking to put a bid in for David Nugent ( preston ) and Simon Whalley ( preston ) as they are short up front 100% true!
My parents have a holiday house in France and dad said he met a guy in a bar there who works for the French FA, he says that Claude Makalele and some other senior figures in the French squad will not be retiring after a good showing at the world cup, there is new faith in the team and the management and the squad are keen to stick together for the European Championships. He had some contacts at Lyon and claimed that Claude Makalele will make a shock move to Ligue 1 as a tailor made (albeit a more defensively minded) replacement for Diarra who will finally seal his on off move to Real Madrid before the end of next week.
Makalele is said to be unhappy with the treatment of his fellow French team mate William Gallas but mainly this is due to Mourinho admitting to him that he will be in and out of the side this year as he prepares to groom Essien into the holding midfielder's position. Makalele also sees this as a good way to extend his career by another season and hopefully make it to Euro 2008, as he is set to announce he will remain with the French team this week.
This is 100% true and also another sign of the gloom that hangs over the current Chelsea squad.
Robert Green will choose between Charlton and West Ham this week. Dowie is keen on the England shot stopper, but Hammers goalie Roy Carrol pulled up during the Olympiakos match and was subbed, leaving Jimmy Walker as the only fit senior keeper at the club. Dudek is a possible choice for Pardew but his wages are supposed to be off the scale. Millwall will try to sign several Irish and Scottish players having sent their scouts to the Derry v Gretna UEFA cup match last week. It's about all they can afford at the moment.
MAJOR GOONER NEWS Ashley Cole will finally leave Arsenal for Chelsea this week in a deal for around £22.5million?Jose Antonio Reyes will also be leaving,a deal to take him to Real Madrid has been sanctioned which involves Julio Baptista plus £8.5million coming to Arsenal.The money i believe has been earmarked for the signings of Curtis Davies(west brom),Owen Hargreaves(bayern munich)and either Robinho(real madrid)or Franck Ribery(marseille)?AW then believes he needs only two more players to complete his squad.These are a goalkeeper and Nuri Sahin(borussia dortmund)who will arrive next summer.
charlton athletic will sign robert green from norwich in time for the the opening game at upton park going the other way as part of the deal for green is danish keeper andersen will move to carrow road as part of the deal.with iain dowie's signings like jfh amdy faye and c bolanos and darren bent's staying a good season to come addicks to win against hammers!
LIVERPOOL are set to add two more new faces to thier squad before the transfer deadline, Rick parry has admitted they are still looking and could sell one or two to bring-in new players, It is understood the deal to bring Kuyt to Anfield has collapsed and Rafa is now trying to sign either Klose or Tevez, with owen Hargreaves to bolster the midfield.
Norwich have had two bids for robert green, the first from Charlton is 1.4 million plus stephan anderson the second is from the hammers they're trying to tempt Norwich by solving their centre forward problem by offering Boobt Zamora plus 1.2 million
Sunderland hope to have up to six new signings before Saturday, with Kevin Phillips and Alan Maybury due to sign for the Black Cats on Tuesday. Quinn has also yet again made improved offers for Spurs duo Andy Reid and Callum Davenport. His possible succession in signing the players hinge on whether Wigan will accept 1mil plus Reid and Danny Murphy for Pascal Chimbonda. Linvoy Primus has also been looked at, as has Danny Mills of Man City. Quinn also wants Reidy back by the end of September to relieve him of his managerial role. PC
looks like alan pardews big summer signings are now on there way:
green = 2m [bid accepted]
duscher = 5m
milner = loan [v2pd]
out: no more!
- - - - - - - carroll- - - - - - - -
pantsill- - ferdinand- - gabbidon- - konchesky
- - - - - - - duscher- - - - - - -
milner- - - - - - - - - - - etherington
- - - - - - - reo-coker- - - - - - -
- - - - harewood- - - ashton
Porto are interested in signing Dutch winger, Andy Van Der Meyde from Everton. Moyes would be happy to offload the winger, after disciplining him and after a fairly shakey and injury prone start at Goodison.
To all those liverpool fans who write of united, who finished above you last season? Anyway, here are some signings that will happen before the transfer deadline. .
senna - man united £4,000,000
green - charlton £2,500,000
muntari - portsmouth £5,700,000
fiore - charlton £2,000,000
These are some less likely but probable ones. .
gravesen - aston villa £4,000,000
kaka - real madrid £18,000,000 + ronaldo
adriano - man united £20,000,000
neill - roma/monaco £4,500,000
riquelme - real madrid £14,000,000
If Hearts lose to Rangers and are embaressed by AEK Athens, then Valdas' job as manager will be under threat - he will then be measured by how well they do in the UEFA cup. A replacement is already being considered, and that is Alex Miller, former managerof rivals Hibs - his success at Liverpool and expeirence greatly impresses owner Vladamir Romaonv - who is prepared to make him a £1 million a year offer - doubling if he wins the league. Informed by a remaining shareholder of this.
David Gill has made contact with Real with a move for David Beckham, United will not get Torres, Tevez or Adriano and may be forced to settle for Defoe.
The Stoke manager Tony Pulis will double his signings tally by the end of the week with the signatures of Aliou Cisse on a free from Portsmouth and also David Connelly from Wigan for a fee in the region of £800,000
After being turned down by Anelka + Forlan, Harry will turn his attention to Italian strikers Vincenzo Montella and Antonio Cassano
latest rumours for leicester city are maybury to sunderland half a million patrick kisnorbo to brum for a million and everton and wigan are ready to make a move for richard stearman ins are marc bircham 250,000 done deal announced on thursday kuqi from blackburn on a season long loan possible moves for stuart elliott from hulland, russell hoult from west brom
The right-winger saga at Valencia continues as the Spanish giants have made an about-face over AS Roma wide-man Amantino Mancini. Real Betis have been chasing the unfavoured Mario Regueiro all summer, and it seems that Valencia now want to use the left-sided player as a makeweight for Spanish national player Joaquin. Previously judged to be overpriced, Joaquin looks more reasonable now that Valencia have seen the demands for Simao and Mancini inflate before their eyes. Joaquin has stated he want to leave for Real Madrid, but the capital club have overlooked him in the transfer market. Meanwhile, Valencia have tabled a 10 million pound offer (so has Newcastle United, I know) and a six-year contract for Obafemi Martins after Espanyol deemed Luis Garcia 'untransferrable.' The stumbling block for Valencia will be their unwillingness to match the salary offers from the Premiership clubs contending for Martins signature.
West Ham United
West Ham will sign Robert Green within 3 days as backup/competition for Carrol. West Ham will also attempt to sign Barnetta from Bayer Leverkusen and Duscher from Deportivo but only Duscher will sign during the summer transfer window. Then Barnetta will sign in the january window for £5.5 million and also a central defender as cover.
Expect a new striker at Liverpool in the coming days. Things have been quiet at the moment but I have heard strong rumours about Dean Ashton. Can anybody clarify this?
Arsenal will fill the left back position with Eric Abidal of Lyon as a replacement fo Cashley Cole. They will also buy William Gallas and Franck Ribery to replace Reyes.
Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp is preparing a couple more changes at Fratton Park this week. Pompey have been linked with the likes of Nicolas Anelka, Obafemi Martins and Kanu, but they're rumoured to be interested in Bayern Munich striker Roy Makaay. January signing Benjani will be sold in a cut price deal after he failed to impress during the latter stages of last season, with French clubs St Etienne and Lens interested. Makaay is looking for a new challenge following a lengthy stint with Deportivo in Spain and Bayern in the Bundesliga. German international Lukas Podolski will become the first choice striker next season, putting Makaay's future in jeopardy.
Norwich are sueing the England set up, for the injury inflicted upon their Goalie Robert Green. The Club are blaming the national side, for Greens shock departure to West Ham this evening. They believe his value has decresed due to his injury. I know this because my father works in the ticket office at Carrow Road
these r 100% confirmed rumours
chelsea to sign cole next week if not lahm from bayern will be signed also martins to NUFC real to sign reyes
Tranquillo Barnetta MF Bayer Leverkusen West Ham United £4.8m
Chinedu Ogbuke ST Lyn Arsenal
Julio Baptista ST Real Madrid Arsenal
The Spanish giants could offer the Brazilian striker as part of a deal for Reyes
David Beckham to Arsenal after capello revealed that he wants to start cicinho in the right
Javier Saviola (Arg) ST Barcelona Bolton Wanderers or arsenal
u heard it first from me
To the guy that questioned the Kalou transfer, you are spot on with your comments also Kalou Jnr tried to gain a Dutch passport to allow him to play for Holland therefore turning his back on the Ivory Coast and his older brother. The funny thing is that Rita verdonk the Home Affairs minister would not allow Kalou's passport application to go through quickly just because it was a World Cup year. It all sounds very dodgy and the price was very cheap that Feyenoord agreed to. Smells fishy