Football Rumours Archive August 16 2006
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FIRST CURTIS DAVIES WILL NOT SIGN FOR ARSENAL HE SIGNED A NEW FOUR YEAR DEAL ABOUT A MONTH AGO.NOW MAN UTD WILL SIGN IN D NEXT FEW DAYS DIARRA IS OVERRATED AND NOT WORTH WHATLYON WANT FOR HIM
I've heard that norwich rejected a £6m offer in December for rob green, and now it looks like he is leaving for just £2m. This figure is misleading however, as there are a lot of hidden bonuses there, such as a deal agreed to sign zamora for just 500k in january, and a massive 35% sell-on clause. We will also be offered to pick one of a catalogue of young west ham players on loan for the season
liverpool probaly wont sign any strikers this season da only player mr.benitez will sign is owen hardgreaves or n probaly 1 or 2 highly rated youngsters the next season after mr.benitez will be very busy in the transfer market he will do a double deal daniel alves and fernendo torres he will also sign jan klass huntlear. . . . . .more 2 follow
Man United will sign
diarra 20 - 25 mil
adriano 20 - 35 mil
kerlon - 5 mil
carrick allready done
kusczak allready done
we let go saha and that's it forza united and Juventus!
I just want to clarify something. To get a work permit you have to play 75 % of your countries internationals in the past 3 years. Mark Gonzlez played 100% for chillie but he wasn't given one because chilie weren't ranked high enough and he had only played one season in la liga. He was simply judged not good enough. Kalou is yet to play international football so chances are abramovich was handing out brown envelopes. I hope chelsea did something illegal because combine this with all the tapping up they do, surely they must get points deducted.
Real Madrid are preparing to let Guti join Arsenal in part-exchange for the deal that will take Jose Antonio Reyes to the Bernebeau. Capello has also given up on Xabi Alonso, Arjen Robben, Cesc Fabregas, Christiano Ronaldo and Ricardo Kaka. He will now try to persue a deal to sign Mohammadou Diarra from Lyon.
Nicholas Anekla will be martin o neills first signing as aston villa boss. He will come in a deal that also includes fenerbaches appiah and the price for both is said to be 12 mill. Matthew Upson is next on the managers wish list, closely followed by liverpools harry kewell. This will be all for this transfer window but after lerner settles in expect big signings in january.
Bolton look set to sign Nicholas Anelka next week. Newcastle will capture Dirk Kuyt for £10 million and Liverpool look set to land Miroslav Klose for £7 million. Portsmouth and Newcastle will have to bid it out for Obafemi Martins.
Charlton will sign james milner this week, not sure if its loan or permanent. Blacburn will sign danny murphy from spurs, who will finally tie up a deal for chimbonda. Cole will not go to chelsea and real have cooled their interest too. Bolton will sign Appiah and maybe David Trezuguet, but he is expected to return to monaco. Aston villa will sign steed malbronque and luis boa morte from fulham. Liverpool will sign dean ashton in a deal involving harry kewell.
To all those who keep speculating whether Real Madrid will sell Beckham and to who (Arsenal being touted). Beckham recently signed a 4 year contract with Madrid, based predominantly on his selling power in the far east. The profit Madrid will make from this far exceeds any paltry transfer fee they'd ask. So Arsenal fans, stop dreaming. In all liklihood, you'll get Baptista, who's failed to make any impact, in return for Reyes. Forget any cash plus payer deal because Madrid won't accept a loss, particularly when they still owe the Bank of Spain in excess of €250 million. The person who said Utd are leading the hunt to sign Tevez and Mascherano is spot on. Ferguson is waiting til the last week of August to swoop.
when reyes leaves 2 go 2 real madrid wenger will use that money 2 swoop julio baptista or robinho more likely 2 be julio also becks will leave real since he wants 2 get back in2 the england squad not sayin that it's arsenal but there is a possibility and also since arsenal need another replacement 4 that idiot ashley cole wenger is monitoring eric abidal of lyon.Arsenal are not getting ribery since he feels he owes the fans of marsseille and arsenal will bring in young dutchman romeo castelen 4 3.5 million since wenger thinks he is van persie's ideal partner.If u are wondering who romeo castelen is ill tell you he is actually from an ivory coast background but born in holland he is 22 years old.You may not have heard but wenger has been monitoring him since last november.Definetly 2 arsenal romeo castelen eric abidal Mayyybeeees Julio baptista/robiho becks
Manchester United to sign Marcos Senna, Owen Hagreaves and one of Adriano, Carlos Tevez or Torres before the transfer window closes.
MAN U ARE 2 GET ADRIANO(30MILLION) OR (TEVEZ 15-20 MILLION)SENNA (4MILLION) OR( HARGREAVES 7 MILLION) OR DIARRA 15 MILLION AND MAY GET HUNTELAAR IF THEY FIAL TO SIGN ADRIANO OR TEVEZ TRUST ME ON THIS I NO THE GOSSIP FROM MAN U
Senna will only sign if diarra & mascherano deals falls through. . . . Hargreaves will not sign as he is valued at 14 mil by munich. . . diarra much the better player would cost 4-5 mil extra but wud be worth it as he is a brilliant player. . . .better than essien. . . .tevez is still a possibility tho unlikely. . . .sir alex may look to mascherano if diarra falls through. . .diarra is first choice
MAN U WILL GET ADRIANO TEVEZ OR HUNTELAAR FOR UPFRONT ) THEY WILL GET HARGREAVES DIARRA OR SENNA FOR MIDFIELID) THEY MIGHT GET AYALA FROM VALENCIA BECAUSE THEY NEDD MORE EXPERICENCE AT BACK AND THEY HAVE ALREADY SIGNED KUSZCZAK (GOALKEEPER) FROM WEST BROM. MANU ARE GANGSTA
Liverpool FC - Harry Kewell is set to move to West Ham, as part of an exchange deal which will include Dean Ashton plus a fee (to West Ham) of £5m. Harry has resigned himself to the fact that he is now 3rd choice for the left hand side at Liverpool and that no other premiership club will match his wages - Will complete by friday.
Also, Matthew Killgallon from Leeds will sign by the end of the week, for a fee in the region of £2.5m - potemtial of pongo going the other way, either on a perm deal or loan,
My Friend are shareholders at none other then newcastle,, they have assured me that talk about graveson is total non-sense, he is to old and ony has 3 yrs tops on him, GR is keen 2 bring in reo-coker from WHU and David Dunn from Blackburn, as for the strikers everyone is linkin NUFC with. . . Martins will be off to tottenham wit defoe goin to united, SAF is keen on bringin in defoe as he and carrick did well 2geva last season, Kuyt is to much of a risk at the price his club are askin for so FS has pulled the plug, GR has earmarked either Dean Ashton Or Darren Bent n will Be Lugue Behind 1 Of Them. .
Newcastle Team Next Yr. . .
Bridge, Moore, Bramble, Carr
Emre Reo-coker Dyer (wen Fit)
YELLOW FEATHER ITS BEEN INTERESTING READING SOME OF YOUR "RUMOURS" RECENTLY, ESPECIALLY THOSE THAT APPEAR THE DAY AFTER A TRANSFER HAS HAPPENED, OR THE STORY IS IN THE SPORTS PAGES. . . COME ON PEOPLE, GIVE IT UP. A FEW MONTHS AGO, I TOLD YOU ALL ABOUT A CONTACT OF MINE WHO HAD SEEN BECKHAM WITH 2 SUITS FROM ARSENAL IN A TOP LONDON HOTEL, JUST BEFORE THE WORLD CUP IN FACT, WELL, IT LOOKS LIKE A £6M MOVE TO THE EMIRATES IS ON, EXPECT AN ANNOUNCEMENT BY THE END OF AUGUST. COLE HAS ACCEPTED PERSONAL TERMS WITH CHELSKI AND ARSENAL ARE SET TO ACCEPT £21M FOR HIM, THIS ALSO WILL BE DONE AND DUSTED BY THE END OF THE MONTH. THE MONEY FROM THE COLE DEAL WILL ALLOW WENGER TO PUT IN A BID FOR CURTIS DAVIS, £8M AND WITH REYES ALMOST DEF GOING TO REAL FOR £20M+, OR £12M & BAPTISTA, THEN EXPECT A BID FOR REO-COKER £8M OR OWEN HARGREEVS £8M. THE SITUATION AT CORINTHIANS IS INTRESTING, TEVEZ IS GETTING VERY FRUSTRATED AND MAY PUT IN A REQUEST TO LEAVE, FOLLOWED QUICKLY BY MASCHERANO, BOTH MAN SPEW AND CHELSKI ARE FAVOURITES FOR THERE SIGNATURES, BUT WILEY OLD WENGER MAY HAVE A LITTLE SAY IN WHERE THEY END UP. BE BACK SOON WITH MORE "PROPER" RUMOURS. YELLOW FEATHER
aston villa are set to make the biggest swoops of the transfer market. first of all they will sell gareth barry and kevin philips to portsmouth and sunderland. mon will swoop all of the following players:
owen hargreaves 8m (byern munchen)
antonio cassano 6m (relmadrid)
shaun wright phlips 10m (chelsea)
roberto ayala 4m velencia)
wayne bridge 3m (chelsea)
van bommel 5m (barcalona)
horneta nilmar 8m (corinthians)
ze roberto (bossman)
michel salgado (real madrid)3m saviola(barcalona)3m
outs:lee hendrie (sheffield utd) 2m
gareth barry(portsmouth) 8m
kevin philips(sunderland) 5m
juan pablo angel (boca joniors)7m
mark denaley(cardiff city) 700k
line up for the 2006/07 season
COME ON VILLA!!!!!!!! CHAMPIONS LEAGUE HEAR WE COME. AT THIS RATE WER GONNA BE CHAMPIONS LEAGUE REGULARS
Omg newcastle have pulled out of the deal for martins coz it turns out he played for nigeira youth team along side babayoro whos 27 ??? which will make martins 27 aswell they are now looking into it as we speak either way its a bit strange any one got an answer to this problem ?
cum on Man utd
Norwich to strengthen with cash from Green's move to West Ham. Marcus Bent from Charlton is to become a surprise signing for £1.5m. A reserve left back and goalkeeper are also targetted.
Dr Truth here, as usual(mind you, I was the first person to start saying this) when you post a rumour writing it with a bit of class i.e correct spelling, suitable punctuation and correct grammar will only add to it. Onto the rumours, I have some very interesting food for thought. All this talk of David Beckham leaving the boys from Madrid is all false. Understand this. During Beckham's days in Manchester, United were the richest club in the world. They were also generating the highest amounts of money every year ending June. As soo nas Beckham made the switch, Real Madrid have leap-frogged United to the first place. See where I am going? For those of you who don't, what I'm trying to say is that David Beckham is a money maker. Regardless of whether he is playing well or not, he still sells shirts. Real Madrid need this money. Why? Because the number of players that they have bought lately at exaggerated prices has exceeded the limit yet their returns on the pitch are fruitless e.g Walter Samuel, Julio Baptista, Antonio Cassano. Beckham's marketable side can recoup these 'losses'. So I hope that brings an end to any rumours of Beckham leaving the Bernabau. Another interesting thing I am finding out is that Chelsea are beginning to reconsider whether Michael Ballack was a good investment. Why? Ballack apparently is already showing that he is injury prone. He limped out of the World Cup at some stage, he limped out in the Community Shield, and he tends to have nggles in training. There are concerns that he may not be able to handle the physique the Premiership offers. If for every knock or bump he recieves leads to him limping off the pitch, then he will spend the better part of his time at Chelsea in the phsio's room. Sources tell me that Wenger is having a crisis in midfield. He has a whole bunch of midfielders but none of them(apart from the injured Diaby) has the aggro, aggression and style Patrick Vieira. If he tries to bring in another midfielder like Vieira,
it would destroy the morale of the other midfielders. Thanks for reading. Dr Truth speaks the truth.
Liverpoolfc will sign 2 high profile players by the middle of next week: Trust me on this.
We may not sign the main striker before january,thatis because of the first result leg against Haifa. Liverpoolfc were expected to be in a comfertable position going into the second leg, hence a more or less a guaranteed passage into the group stages. Giving liverpool and Rafa much needed revenue for transfer purposes. Rafa has the problem in taking the chance to wait and see what happens in the second leg and if we reach the group stages, Rafa will get the extra money needed to purhase the player he really wants which despite all the speculation only he knows who the players are; being 1 striker and 1 midfielder or defender.
Rafa could buy cheaper options now or opt for loan deals till Jan or end of season.Whatever he decides will be known by Thursday next week 24/09/06. The 2 players I expect to be unveiled are David Villa and Daniel alves which what I know has a 90% chance of happeing.
I will get back next week. L.F.C pigeon
From the guy who told me Duff would join before sepculation even started, he told me that IF chelsea get Cole, Bridge will be a Toon player for 4Mill! BUT Cole is already speaking to Chelsea and Bridge has been spotted up the North East. Now Kuyt has stated he would love a move to the Toon and with Liverpool not having interest anymore, GR will be looking to seal a deal within 3-4 days, a fee around 8Mill. GR still looking at Gravesen, Martins and to the guy who said GR is look to fill in the Right-Mid with Beckham is right! My brother is in Spain and its all over the Madrid papers that Beckham will join Newcastle along with Gravesen and reunite with Owen. I am unsure about Martins, though ive heard Liverpool and Arsenal will try and rival Newcastle for him. Remember some old speculations, GR is still looking at SWP if beckhams move collapses (A loan deal) If Kuyt or Martins don't come GR will try and get Defoe OR Adriano!! a fee is unknown. But I can tell you on Monday Gravesen and a striker and Bridge will be Newcastle Players. And for Arsenal fans Reyes is GOING to Madrid by the end of the Transfer window for about 7Mill.
GOONER NEWS Arsenal have started talks with Owen Hargreaves advisors about a move to the Gunners.AW has been an admirer for some time and believes that Hargreaves is the missing link in the Gunners midfield.Cristian Chivu(as roma)is the centre back that Arsenal are chasing as Chivu can also play at left back?Reyes deal should be completed in the next 48hrs with Julio Baptista plus around £6.5million in cash?Ashley Cole will be a Chelsea player by the weekend,Arsenal will compromise with a fee of £21.5million.Franck Ribery's move to Arsenal could be back on if the Gunners up there bid to £16.5million.
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Steve Coppell was at the Palace v Leeds game and is set to make bids for Killgallon,Mcanuff and Tom Soares who was in the Reading academy as a youngster and was also born in Reading. We wont necessarily sign these players but have made bids for them. Totalling 6m.
Liverpool will complete a move for Antonio Cassano on Friday Afternoon. This will be after Anotonio Reyes moves to Madrid. Real do not want to let Cassano go until they know they have got there replacement. MC
Lucas Neill has signed for Liverpool for definite. His agent has said that it is a done deal as long as he passes the medical. It will be in the news within the next few days.
Watford are to up their bid for Carlos Edwards to £1.5 million in the next few days. The Luton Town and Trinidadian winger is prepared to make the short switch to Vicarage Road and Premiership football. Luton Town will recieve up to £2 million, if Watford retain Premiership status but will also have the option to buy back the winger for £1.5 million after a year, if Watford are relegated.
Nuno Maniche wants to rejoin the Premiership and Everton, Aston Villa and Portsmouth will be interested in the Portugal midfielder who was one of the most impressive players at the World Cup. Expect him to make a transfer back to the Premiership in the next 2 weeks.
28 year old QPR skipper, Marc Bircham is set to join Championship rivals Luton Town next week on a 4 year deal at Kenilworth Road. Newell will then look to add 1 more striker prior to the end of the transfer window. He is also searching for a winger ahead of Carlos Edward's possible departure.
Martin O'Neil wants to sign a top class strike partner for Milan Baros and will join the race to sign Nicholas Anelka from Fenerbache.
With Everton defender Tony Hibbert out for a while David Moyes could turn to Manchester City's experienced rightback Danny Mills who will have limited opportunities with the signing of Defender Hatem Trabelsi and Jihai Sun. Moyes is prepared to offer up to five hundred thousand to one million pounds for a two year deal with an extra one if he impreses.
Reading are hoping to complete the signing of Kris Boyd in time for their match against Middlesborough on Saturday. The Rangers striker wants to leave Ibrox as he is disappointed at not being in new manager Paul Le Guen's plans.
Rangers accepted Reading's £800k bid on Monday and Boyd will meet with Steve Coppell to discuss terms on Thursday.
Reading will wrap up the signings of Andre Bikey (season long loan) from Locomotive Moscow and Kris Boyd (£783k) from Rangers on Friday.
As an Arsenal fan I have heard some very depressing news this evening-both Ashley Cole and Jose Antonio Reyes will leave the club before the end of the transfer window-but only just before the end of it-this has been sanctioned by the Arsenal board so that they have an excuse-"we havent had enough time to find replacements" for not spending any more money on transfers this summer.By putting the blame on the actions on the two players leaving so late,the board hope to escape a back lah from fans who will be rightly annoyed that the team has lost two more international players and not replaced.The truth is the club have no additional funds for transfers at present and the profits on the sale of these two will go into clearing the stadium debt.Its a sorry state but one we gooners must get used to for the next 2-3 seasons.
Aston Villa want to snap up Owen Hargreaves for £10 million and Stilian Petrov for £6 million. Juan Pablo Angel looks set for the exit door, and Martin O'Neil has been told he can splash up to £30 million between now and the end of the transfer window. O'Neil also wants Ayala and Martins and believes he can seriously attract big names.
Obafemi Martins seems to be the hottest commodity on the market these days despite the fact that Portsmouth and Newcastle have started to fall off in the chase. Rumours suggest that Internazionale have urged Valencia to formalize their 12 million Euro bid which could well be accepted by the Milanese. Just like the Simao saga however, Valencia will have trouble negotiating with the footballer's agent over wage demands. Oba is thought to be willing to consider a pay reduction for Valencia if they make the group stages of the Champions League. Speaking of Simao, it is also rumoured, in Las Provincias, that the player is has reconsidered his stance on the salary offer from Valencia, again provided Valencia progress in the CL. If he were to ask me, I would say that its too late; you don't get three strikes in football.
Now that dean ashton will be out until christmas at least alan pardew will be on the look out for a new stirker to replace ashton until he is fit again. This will be either theo walcott on loan from arsenal or dirk kuyt on loan or florent sinama-pongolle on a permanent deal worth £2 million pound deal rising to 2.5 million.
manchester united will buy owen hargreaves for 10 mill if this fails then SAF will go for senna for bout 4 mill SAF is lookin at a bid for Adriano or Tevez
Crystal Palace news!
Wayne Routledge could be on his way back, but only on a season long loan.
Birmingham's midfield youngster Neil Kilkenny will join before the deadline, he is now disillusioned with life in Birmingham with not being used or even considered in the squad, a deal will be done with Palace swapping John Maken and paying a fee for the youngster
Boro Fans News!! Sylvain Distin will finallysign forus for afeebelievedto be around £3.75M -£4.25M no more as Southgatesaid he would ofusedyoungers rather than panic buying and be priced out of deals! Other newsinclued southgate giving up onemerton and turning hisinterest toW.B.A Right Winger Zoltan gera. . Gareth Soutgatehad willhave hisscouts watching him!!! Also Southgate may move for Leon Bestfor an undisclosed fee from Southampton. Allthis is true!
A.Cole will not be moving to Chelsea as Arsenal are asking for too much money. Instead they will turn their attentions to Lahm of Bayern. Bayern will probably want at least 15 million for their defender, and because it is Chelsea do not be surprised if they ask for more. Also Liverpool will bid 10 million for Kuyt. Expect to see a bid from Man Utd for Hargreaves and a striker which will be either Torres or Adriano. Rooney and Tevez are too similar players so I do not expect to see a bid for him unless it is a cut price.
I have on good authority - as my brothers best mate works at the old trafford ticket office, that united will in fact baulk at the £ 10 million villereal are demanding for the 30 year old senna, and will opt for owen hargreaves. anh 8 million pound bid will be launched in the next few days - but no striker will be signed. ferguson will rely on a ( talented ) kid, a 33 year old , an injury prone striker and a player who has just come back from a broken leg to deliver the 30 goals. ideally i would like to see torres or adriano alongside rooney - but it appears funds simply arent available for that scale of signing.
. . .ARSENAL NEWS. . before i give u my rumour i just wanna say how disgusted i am wiv mclaren for droppin becks y not drop lampard hu didnt do ne fing at da WC nd beckham scored and set up goals its wrong!Reyes 2 Real 4 Beckham and Hargreaves to come in from da money from Cole who will go chelsea 4 20 mil and january expect to see davies or abidal lehmann eboue toure davies clichy beckham hargreaves fabregas rosicky walcott henry u watch!!
chealsea to sign lahm next week for 15 million also manchester united set 2 sign defoe 4 17 mllion and senna 4 4million.
Ashley cole to chelski for £23.5m by friday. The offer has been increased even though mourinho said that himself and Mr. abramhovic had agreed not to pay more than £16m for the wantaway left back.
J.A.Reyes to complete his deal to the Bernebeau on Thursday in a straight money deal around £14m as capello doesnt want to lose any players, so nor baptista or robinho will be going the opposite way.
With the £37.5m that arsenal receive from reyes and cole he will sign;
Shilla Illiasu - £500k
Kaboul - £3.75m
Nuri Sahin - FREE
AW may also lodge a bid for Becks.