Football Rumours Archive May 31 2007
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Wesley Sjneider will join Liverpool to replace Alonso in the middle. Although not the same player, Wesley will give more options goiing forward and can play on the right and left. Rafa will also sign Malouda (9mil) and Alves (16mil) The main striker will be Tevez for 25mil and then Alexandre Pato for the future for 12mil. At the back Kaladze will sign and he can play as a more defensive left back to Aurelio and Riise. There will not be any other major signings. Sissoko will stay
Hibs have kept a close eye on several European players and are close to a deal on two of them, both young players currently with French clubs. The search for a first–choice goalkeeper may see Celtic's Mark Brown sign for the Easter Road outfit. – CD
Southampton FC to sell the following players to pay–off debts and reduce their wage bill as it seems the takeover has fallen through:
Gareth Bale – Spurs for £5 Millon + add ons (done)
Grezgor Rasiak – £1.5 Million – possibly Blackburn
Kenwyne Jones – £1.5 Million or thereabouts
Bradley Wright–Phillips – £500K?
Inigio Idiakez – Free to QPR
Kelvin Davies – £750K?
Alexander Ostlund – back to Sweden
Djamel Belmadi – released
Michael Svensson – retired
Pele – back to Portugal
it looks as though Saganowski won't be joining permanently either – but maybe on loan again
the Saints spent £7 Million last season in a gamble on promotion – but it didn't come off – so the players above are being shipped out to be replaced by youth players, loans, and free transfers
expect to see Josh Dutton–Black, Lloyd James, Adam Lallana, Martin Cranie, Leon best and David McGodrick feature in the first team this coming season
Julien Brellier to join a free from Hearts to take the holding midfielder role
possible loans include Guthrie and Hammill from Liverpool, Barnard from Spurs and the return of Matt Mills from Man City on loan
also Skacel will play at left back and Baird and right back next season
mid table mediocrity looms large for the Saints unfortunately
Reading FC Rumours
Robbie Fowler spotted at the Madejski stadium this morning talking to Kevin Dillon (Assistant Manager. No deal as of yet as waged are believed to be a problem.
One signing that is complete is the £3.2mill caputure of West Brom playmaker Jason Koumas. Expect the signing to be announced next week. This was confirmed to me by a friend of mine that works in the ticket office.
Also expect Bas Savage to sign on the dotted line as well as Paul Holsgrove who will add some much needed pace to midfield
Tony Mowbray's failure to take West Brom to the Premiership looks set to cost him the services of players such as Davies, Corin, Gera, Ellington and Greening. Mowbray though is already planning replacements with Seip (Plymouth), Buzsaky (Plymouth), Cureton (Colchester), Whaley (Preston) and Hendrie (Villa) included on his shortlist.
Blues fan here.
Been told that we're getting rid of three players all to Sheff wed.
Julian Gray, Sam Oji&Neil Danns.
Blues to get jerome Thomas from Charlton any day now, possibly Stuart Parnaby.
Phil Jagelkia was seen at the Academy of Light (Sunderland) yesterday 29/ 05/ 07 so expect to sign for Sunderland shortly
Roy Keane will help Sunderland's Premiership aspirations by bringing in some well needed exprience. Expect the likes of Nicky Butt, Teddy Sheringham, Neil Lennon, Gavin McCann, Jussi Jaaskalinen and Andy Todd at The Stadium of Light next season. Also Keane will put some youth and pace into the side by signing some of the likes of Jason Koumas, David Nugent (swap, definet, Paul Mcshane and Micheal Kightly. People like Stern John, Stan Varga, Clive Clarke, Arnau, Marton Fulop and the 3 already released (cunningham, t. Miller and mocquet) will be leaving to make way for the fresh faces.
The guy who said Reyes, Walcott and Almunia were "Mindless signings" for Wenger.
You obviously know nothing of football. Reyes was the prem's 2nd highest goal–assisting player. Walcott was only 17 when bought. Almunia has never disappointed when playing first team football.
Maybe Your Villa could take them (and Cygan) on loan. might improve your chances of getting that Uefa cup place.
As for Arsenal signings. Eto'o swap with Henry, plus Arsenal geting cash.
Arsenal will then use this cash for Ribery, Nasri or Nani. Already available cash will be used to capture Michah Richards and Nigel Reo–Coker. That is all. This WILL happen. –AP–
My aunt (yes, that's right) works at Chelsea and emailed me a list of Jose Mourhino's targets, and players he's prepared to let go. This is absolute gospel and I'm taking it to the papers later today.
TARGETS: Torres (Ath Madrid), Alex (PSV), Lennon (Spurs), Gosling (Plymouth), Richards (Man City), E'to (Barca), Deco (Barca), Owen (Newcastle) !
PEPARED TO SELL: Lampard (Real Madrid/ Barca), Shevchenko (Milan/ PSG), Wright–Phillips (Spurs/ Liverpool/ Arsenal), Crespo (Inter) .
OUT ON LOAN: Sinclair (Plymouth/ Derby/ Wigan), Sahar (Plymouth/ Fulham/ Watford), Hutchinson
Baggies to sell Curtis Davis to Villa or Arsenal. Leon Barnett to replace him. Also leaving will be Gera to a Euro team like Porto! Finally Kev will go home to the S. O. L
Typical Moan U supporter.
"Where are all The manu United rumours I don't see any why are we United fans letting teams like Plymouth Everton Liverpool and Arsenal take over the rumours website no1 cares about them I know I don't I'm going to give u manu rumours now". Just crawl back under whatever rock in Sussex (that's south of the country for your information) you came out of&let REAL football fans read about the latest rumours! Great use of punctuation by the way. Pat the Hatter
Tim Krul, the young goalkeeper at Newcastle United will enter negotiations with Hibernain as assistant manager Tommy Craig uses his contacts to get a free transfer.
I have heard from one of the consortium members at Sunderland that Roy Keane has approached Diego Forlan for a second time. – 100%
COVENTRY CITY RUMOURS
Set to sign in the next few weeks:
Jamal Campbell Ryce
Signings: Nicky Butt (1m)
Artur Boruc (4m)
James McFadden (1.5m)
Jonny Evans (Loan)
Shola Ameobi (2m)
Shunshuke Nakamura (6m)
Sami Hyypia (Free)
Danny Simpson (loan)
Derek Geary (500k)
Team 07/ 08
Djibril Cisse to Benfica in a player plus cash deal for Simao seems acceptable to all but Cisse, though he may be persuaded as he is still young and will have a further move in him yet to Spain or England. His agent has stated (and I believe Cisse said this too) he wants a CL team from England or Spain. He must be havin a laugh! Hes nowhere near as good as he thinks. Running fast and jumping high are good to beat a player to a ball, but if your useless when you have it then there's no point. He'l get found out soon enough! I think he'd do fine at Benfica, he's good enough for them. Not that he'l admit it.
Carlos Edwards spotted at Villa Park !
Hearts goalkeeper Criag Gordon has enterd into talks with Premiership clubs Aston Villa and Middlesborough after both clubs had £6M bids accepted
Luca Toni=Done Deal
Franck Ribery=In Talks
Roque Santa Cruz=Roma–confirmation soon
Cladio Pizzaro=Juventus–In Talks
France Ligue 1:
It looks like their domination will continue when this deal goes through:
Kader Keita and Matheiu Bodmer from Lille for 20Euros.
Alou Diarra is in avanced talks with Juventus.
these are not rumours check their websites in the coming weeks these deals are already done or on the way 100%
POZ: 16 remember the name guys!
To the guy with a fetish for caps, it has been stated that Walter valued Scott Brown at £3.4 mil and that was the offer made, not that the money was not there. remember we are around 2 years behind Celtic in terms of playing staff. so Celtic only need to bring in 3–4 players max, whereas we need to bring in double that amount of players. anyway most of the player that will be brought into Ibrox will be real good squad players with the right attitude. couple of continental imports but mainly Scottish players and boyhood Gers fans. naismith will be the first name announced next week, then Whittaker and Beasley. in all likelyhood mcCulloch will also be signed but not sure what for. in fairness I reckon that Gow will be our most valued signing playing off boydie. follow follow
We are most likely to sign Mancini (12mil) This of course brings the end of Zenden (free) and Gonzalez (5mil) Kewell will rotate with him.
On the right we are chasing Dani Alves (16mil) and Mancini can also play there.
We are still chasing Tevez and we will sign soon him for 25mil.
Rafa will go for a young striker just in case of injuries. This is Billy Sharp (3mil) of Scunthorpe United. Good player.
Liverpool will pull out of the deal to sign Milito and go for Kaladze (5mil) who can play at CB and is a more defensive option to Riise and Aurelio at LB.
Aston Villa players that will sign this summer.
these are not rumours they are facts, wait and see
Bellamy 7.5 million
Reo Coker 6.5 million
Cudicini 1.8 million
Luke Young 2.7 million
Joey Barton 6 million
and the suprise signings of sol Campbell and Jermaine Defoe
outs will be mcann Hendrie djembax2 Sorensen Davis and Aaron Hughes.
Nugent will team up with Billy Davies at Derby, along with Claud Davis.
Glenn Little to Return to Burnley from Reading and also Gary Cahill on a season long Loan to return from Villa.
Expect a sensational takeover bid shortly for GLASGOW RANGERS, A consortium of Rangers minded business men which includes an ex–pat American billionaire are ready to make an offer that David Murray cannot refuse. Negotations are at a delicate level, hence the level of inactivity in the present transfer market but be assured big changes in coaching and playing staff are coming at Ibrox which will shock Scottish football.
Plymouth Argyle will release 18–year old striker Rueben Reid after a series of disciplinary problems.
Scotland international Christian Dailly is discussing terms at Plymouth Argyle and is set to complete a £350k switch next week from West Ham.
Eric Djemba–Djemba has passed a medical at Norwich City and will be unveiled on Tuesday 5th June.
Celtic Fans think they are singing world superstars well I'm Sorry but you're not! I am in the financial business and Celtic are not as well off as you think. Scott Brown has already come in and a fee of £12 Million was spent (Transfer Fee, Add ons, Wages) already. Celtic only have another £5–£6 Million to spend which will get One Quality player (Appiah / Barton) and spend the rest on Steven Whittaker (Basicly done deal) and Jimmy Hasselbaink.
Rangers will obviously not be spending big and are nowhere near Celtic in terms of finances. David Murray will not push out the boat for Alan Smith because simply Rangers can't afford or attract him to the SPL at his age. Carlos Cuellar looks to be a done deal, if not a loan deal for Gerard Pique is on the cards but prob only for 6 months. A striker will be chosen from Bosko Balaban / Koevermans / Fowler and 2 definite signings are Naismith and McCulloch.
Hearts will sign Gavin Rae, Stephen Hughes, Tommy Miller and some Lithuanians n russians which are unknown yet but definitely probable.
Hibs will sign Dorus De Vries though face competition from Rangers.
Aberdeen will sign 2 Dutch Players.
Kilmarnock will look about the First Division and make loan moves for Celtic and Rangers reserves (Furman, Lennon, Shinnie, Sheridan, o'brien)
Over n Out!
Arsenal had a verbal agreement with West Ham to sign Reo–Coker for £10mil this summer. But due to Denilsons improvement this deal is unlikely.
Also, The Gunners have got an agreement with Mexican team Atlas to sign LWM/ LB Guardado. This will go through when he gets a work permit.
Carlos Vela is another Mexican player, but he was signed last summer. He did not get a work permit, so he went out on loan. He now has a permit, so expect to see him in the first team next season.
GK–Lehmann/ Fabianski (undisc)
LB–Clichy/ Abidal (£4mil)
RM–Rosicky/ Martin Petrov (Free)
CM–Denilson/ Diaby/ Gilberto
LM–Hleb/ Ribery (£10mil)
LS–van Persie/ Adebayor/ Babel (£5mil)
Guardado (£2mil) + Vela (Already Owned) will make the overall cost £21mil, but this will reduced to by selling
Reyes (£8mil +Martin Petrov) Athletico Madrid
Flamini (£2.5mil) Juventus
Ljungberg (£4mil) West Ham/ Pompey
Senderos (4mil) Hamburg SV
Lupoli (£2mil) Fiorentina
Poom (£0.5mil) Watford
Overall. Ins – 6 – £21mil
Outs – 6 – £21mil
BIG BIG Arsenal Rumours
This is no joke and its the deals are happening as we speak. I don't know whether to be happy or cry. Arsenal will sell Thierry Henry to Barcelona FC for £17 million&Samuel Eto'o. Also Arsenal will buy Fernando Torres for £15 million&Jose Antonio Reyes. Looks like Arsenal will have an incredible strike force next season unfortunately without Henry. 100% going to happen, just wait and see ;) .
GoOnEr 4 LyF
WALSALL have managed to pull off two massive signings this summer with Port Vale striker Leon Constantine and LINCOLN CITY midfielder Lee Frecklington.
Former Saddler's Kris Taylor and Hector Sam will be signing for DARLINGTON and LINCOLN respectively, meanwhile Mark Wright will be on his way to SHREWSBURY and Craig Pead will join promoted BRISTOL ROVERS.
Also Walsall youngsters Troy Deeney and Netan Sansara will be joining Shrewsbury on a season long loan deal, while goalkeepers James McKeown and Rene GilMartin will be offered out on a season long loan.
Chelsea have signed sporting lisbon midfielder Joao Mountinho for £10,000, 000.
To this man Bryguy1541 (Best in Business) to use that tag line is a insult to people who really no !
Asenal will never let Reyes go on a free. FACT. he will leave most likley Spain for 6m min: but dnt rule out Bayern pting in a bid in the near future.
As for Ribery being done for a month that's rubish, esp as u said it involved Hleb and poom, I asume u mean the same mart Poom that joined Watford nearly a month ago ! and as a die hard West Ham fan, Reo Coker is 100% not going Man United, they don't want him and neva have. its out of 4 teams, Everton, Spurs, A. villa and Arsenal !
And you linked Gallas to Bolton, dont talk rubbish ! Funny stuff !
And on a dif note to the bloke who "pretends" to be both Dave Nugent and kevin Davies and leave messages saying u were not at White Hart Lane, funny stuff u fooled us all. haha.
No your stuff before u talk rubbish !
heres a few more for your that r true and not:
Lee Hughes ( jailbird) – Oldham
Roberto Carlos – West Ham ( neva going to happen)
Luke Young– West Ham ( not going to happen)
Scott Parker–West Ham ( it will happen, I now need to eat my hat )
Nani–Spurs/ Man United ( definately to one of these 2clubs)
Berbatov–Spurs ( staying put, Fact )
Etherington – B'HAM/ Sunderland ( definately not Wigan)
Shorey– West Ham ( 5m at least plus future payments)
Bellamy– A. Villa/ Blackburn ( mst likley Villa )
Pizzaro–Rangers ( hahahaha publicty stunt )
I post more lter, it will be a very busy summer for transfers ! Buddy
To the person or person's who keep suggesting that several United players are heading to Sunderland on loan, are you at all aware with all your inside sorces that you can only loan a single player to a club from the same league
I have this information on very good authority, however, I'm unwilling to reveal the source. (It's not something stupid like my cousin's best friend's father is a scout or anything like that)
This is the rumours:
Many of the names that have been linked with Liverpool over the past few months have actually been considered by Rafa, he's shortened his list now because he wants to act quickly to beat his competitiors. He does not want Quaresma or Villa.
Gabriel Milito will almost definitely be the defensive purchase over the summer. Simao is ahead of Daniel Alves on the list for the right wing, while it's between Malouda and David Silva for the left wing. One striker (along with Voronin) will be brought in, it will be one of Eto'o, Torres or Tevez. My money is on Eto'o.
Liverpool will sign Florent Malouda, Simao, Chivu, Tevez and Amauri over the summer
Barnsley are to beat Hull City to the signing of Sheffield United CB Chris Lucketti
This is from a very reliable source
Birmingham, Derby, Blackburn, WBA to make a move for St Ledger of Preston also could include West Ham. Sunderland and Charlton.
Steve Bruce at Brum wants St Ledger after missing out on him last summer and being impressed with St Ledger's good performances this year in the Championship which lead to him being called up for the Republic of Ireland.
Had a phone call today from a mate who has a young girl in a private school in Liverpool and a certain Thierry Henry has been asking about schools in the Liverpool area. Rumour yes, no smoke without fire.
Everton to have massive summer clearout bringing in a load of fresh new faces to strengthen the squad and compete in Europe and hopefully bring Moyes his first trophy!
Wright/ Pistone (released)
Valente (nominal fee)
Andy Van Der Meyde (1.8m)
James McFadden (2–3m)
James Beattie (3m)
Paola Ibanez (3m)
Leighton Baines (4m)
Phil Jageilka (4m)
Nigel Reo–Coker (6m)
Manuel Fernandes (loan view to buy 8m)
Charles N'Zogbia (1.5m)
David Nuggent (5m)
SPL side FalKirk are hot on the heels of Derby midfield dynamo Seth Johnson. How unlikely this may seem he is unsetlled in the area and is looking for a move with Scotland being his preffered destination. It is reported hot prospect Darren Barr will be used in a swap deal.
Fulham will sign David Healy very soon. Russell Anderesons agent has been down at Motspur Park to have a look around, more on that when I get it. Expect Michael Brown to be sold and Steven Davis to come in whilst also expect vast improvements in Fulhams youth academy, with Sanchez striving to improve it. DSTM indaknow.
Hearts are set to close deals this week for the following players.
Plymouth Argyle have pulled out of the race to sign Oldham striker Chris Porter after interest from Middlesbrough has pushed up the asking price beyond Argyle's budget. Ian Holloway had initial agreed a £500k deal with Nick Chadwick going in the opposite direction, however The Latics are now demanding in excess of £750k after Boro's enquiry. Holloway has said, "no thankyou" and informed Oldham boss John Sheridan he must now pay £150k for Chadwick after a six–month loan deal.
Argyle have agreed terms with York City midfielder EManuel Panther and he is expected to be paraded on Friday along with Gillingham wide–man Matty Jarvis who is set to sign a 3–year deal with a fee due to be set by tribunal.
Kevin Gallen, released by QPR, will not be offered a permanent deal at Home Park and is set to sign a 1–year contract at Luton Town.
Finally, Argyle have received record bid from Chelsea for their England U17 Internal midfielder Dan Gosling. He spend 3 days training with them last season and the club's Youth management were impressed with him. Chelsea have monitored him and sent scounts out to watch him play for England recently. They have offered an initial £750k and will loan him back to Argyle for a season. The deal also includes a sell–on Clause.
Arsenal to sign Richards £10 million and Eboue will move up to midfield. Quaresma is on his way to the Emirates whilst Flamini, Gilberto are leaving.
Lehmann going as fall out with Wenger over fabianski signing and talks with gordon to be next signing.
My son plays for the Blackpool youth and said he saw Robbie Fowler at the clubs training ground.
Apparently Robbie doesn't want to move too far away and after Blackpool's promotion he's all set!
To the guy who said Rangers couldn't afford Brown. absolute rubbish, Smith wasn't willing to pay 4.4m on a maybe. Stevie Thompson to come back. get real just plain fantasy. Rangers will attempt to sign Webster, McCulloch, Naismith (Killie), Ferindouno (st Etienne), McFadden (Everton), Pizarro (Bayern), Smith (Man U) . these are all subject to who goes and who is willing to play in the SPL. Pizarro and Smith have been approached but remains to be seen whether they will get better offers elsewhere, rumour has it they will for sure. That's reality. I have a mate in the press.
Earnshaw to Brum for £4m + Cameron Jerome. Jerome and Sharp to be the new city strikeforce, granty thinks they'll score 60goals between them next season. 100% guaranteed, I used to be Steve Bruce's chauffeur when he was the Norwich Captain and still work connected to the club.
Billy Sharpe has a number of options avaliable to him when he returns from his holiday at the weekend.
Wolves have offered Scunthorpe an initial fee of £2.2m, with an additional fee if he scores 20+ goals next season, and with more money going Scunthorpe's way if Wolves secure promotion to the Premiership.
He also has offers from Norwich City, Sheffield Wednesday and Preston North End to consider, plus an offer made by Scunthorpe in an attempt to keep him.
The chance to reunite with his former strike partner Andy Keogh and with no other interested clubs able to compete financially – Wolves seem favourites to secure his signature.
Crystal Palace are talks to sign Neil Lennon and teddey Sheringham and could also see jeff Hughes from Lincoln coming in . 100% true.
Middlesbrough Boss Gareth Southgate will make a combined bid of 9.5 million for baggies pair Diomansy Kamara&Jason Koumas whilst keeping tabs on West Ham flop Pantsil.
Crystal Palace trio dougie freedman, Gary borrdwale and David wilkinson will sign new deals.
Dougie Freedman will become a player/ coach at Crystal Palace.
Neil Lennon will sign a two year deal with Palace and will become a player/ ass manager
WHUF Reo–Coker will probaly sign 4 Aston Villa and not AFC, with NUFC manager Allardyce making a move 4 Spur's Defoe probaly means Michael Owen will leave NUFC . So don't be suprised if Owen sign's 4 AFC, as 4 Alumnia moving 2 LFC ? might just see Scott Carson moving 2 AFC .
Jason Koumas and Rob Earnshaw are on their way to Reading.
Neil Lennon will sign for the Royals on a 2 year deal with the option of a third year.
two LM: Maluda 9 Silva 12 done deals
LB: Lahm? RM: Mancini?
two of them: Tevez?Amauri?PATO? some youth
After Stuggart completed their move for yildray Basturk from Hertha Berlin the Bundesliga champions have now set their sights on Guadajara? foward Omar Bravo the mexican is being tapped up by his Mexican National squad members Ricardo Osorio and Pavel Pardo !
Rafa has been keeping his cards close to his chest, but not close enough I saw one of his top scouts at the last 4 Inter Milan games keeping a keen eye on the out of favour Adriano
Martin O'Neill wants to add Phillipp Lahm to his flock. He wants to keep Freddy Bouma as back up, but sees the way forward as a Lahm Bouma combination at left back.
I'm getting a tad perturbed by people suggesting that Billy Sharp won't sign for Wednesday because we aren't a big enough or good enough club and other clubs offer a better stepping stone to the Premiership! It's pure rubbish! We are the biggest and most progressive club he's been linked with. We have the manager that gave him his big chance at the helm and we put together a very good season last year without spending countless millions of pounds (and remaining in the championship!) ! Madjid went to the Premiership (albeit briefly) and Simek is now being touted as well as Brunt, Whelan and Wood. Other than Kightly and Nugent I'm not seeing a great deal of rumours about pleyers from our rivals in this war!
Anyways on to business. Billy Sharp from what I have heard from people drinking with the lad in Dronfield (just outside Sheff) the other weekend is that he won't sign for Wednesday not because other clubs are more attractive but because he's a blade – end of! Money can change minds but it sounded pretty final from what I'm told.
Everton to complete the signing of Phil Jageilka for 4m by the end of the week and then move for Matty Taylor 5m, Frankie Simec 3m or glen Johnson on loan, Reo–Coker 7m if this deal falls through expect a move for Joey Barton 3–5m, Nuggent 5m, Leighton Baines 4m, Charles N'Zogbia 1.5m and Fernandes on loan.
To the EVERTON FAN who said charles n'zogbia will be signing for you for the price of £1 million hahaha don't make me laugh man mate good young quality players liek Charlie arnet just given away rumours had it that Arsenal were willing to payin excess of 6–7 million for his services! so if you think your gona get wor Charlie for 1 million then yeah keep dreaming!
Leighton Baines– 6 million
Tal Ben Haim– free
Joey Barton– 5.5 million
Derek Boateng– 1 million
Gudjohnson– (this is a maybe) 5–7 million
Beckham– on loan from october (still may happen)
Oba Martins– Juventus 13 million
Scott Parker– West Ham 8 million
Babayaro– don't know where or price but will leave
Carr– Sunderland 1 million
Charles N'Zogbia– Arsenal 6.5 million
Tim Krul– loan to championship
Rangers signings to date: Gow, Broadfoot, Darcheville and Efrem.
Rangers signings before the end of the transfer window: Feinduono 1mill+swap, Hart 700k, McCulloch 1mill, Richard Wright free, Steven Naismith 1.5mill
Rangers outs: Hemdani + Sionko swap, Murray 600k Wolves, Novo 350k Cardiff, Svensson, Papac and Sebo 1.5mill to PSG.
On the final day of the window, Rangers will sign 1 'quality' player.
Bayern Munich Ins and Outs:
Tomas Ufalusi (Fiorentina)
Marcell Jansen (Borussia Monchengladbach)
Hamit Altintop (Fc Schalke 04)
Jose Sosa (Estudiantes)
Franck Ribery (Marseille)
Jan Schaldraff (Alemannia Aachen)
Luca Toni (Fiorentina)
Hasan Salihamidzic (Juventus)
Sebastian Deisler (Retirement) –Personal
Owen Hargreaves (Manchester United)
Mehmet Scholl (Retirement)
Claudio Pizarro (Juventus)
Roy Makaay (Celtic)
Ali Karimi (Al Ittihad)
Roque Santa Cruz (Roma)
I have a very good source in Munich so all these deals will happen as you well know most have already occured.
Im just waiting on the Ribery'Makaay and Ufalusi deals to come Through you will see.
ps I hope Everton do not play Bayern in the Uefa cup!
My unlce is a close friend of Martin Ferguson (Sir Alex's brother) he let it slip to him that that Celtics Artur Boruc is close to agreeing a Four (4) year deal at Old Trafford
Man U Rumours
Fergie is going to make a bid for Klaas Jan Huntelaar. Him and 4 other Man United representatives were in Amsterdam last week to see him play in the Dutch Play Off game. Expect to sign for about 12–15m.
A winger will be signed but I don't think it will be Nani like everyone else says. It will be either Quaresma or Anderson from Porto. Fergie has been extensively scouting Porto towards the end of the season but I'm not sure which player he's looking at. Expect to sign someone for 10–15m.
It looks like Heinze will go so look for another defender to come in. We have cover for Evra so perhaps a right back. Miguel? Van den Borre?
I think he will sell Saha, Richardson and Heinze for about 15–20m between them.
Expect Tal Ben Haim to rejoin Sam at Newcastle. Also with more funds than he ever had at Bolton expect him to sign Curtis Davis 2 more defenders a striker and 2 midfielders.
NEWCASTLE ALL THE WAY
Coventry are showing interest in Ipswich striker Alan Lee but a transfer fee is major stumbling block, Jim Magilton is keen on Adebola so it is highly likely that any deal will involve a fee plus Adebola to Ipswich. Magilton is also hoping to secure ex–loanee Simon Walton on a permanent deal but funds are lacking especially because Franny Jeffers and Richard Wright are his top transfer priorities. If Darren Bent gets sold then the money from the sell–on fee will be used to fund Walton plus Matt Bates on a season long–loan from Boro
I have it on good authority that Huddersfield are to sign Gary Alexander of Leyton Orient as he has turned down the contract offer from the club and Andy Ritchie see's him as a excellent player. Huddersfield are also sniffing round Dean Sinclair of Barnet and Rob Kozluk who was recently released by Sheffield United. I have sources within Huddersfield Town Football Club so all of the rumours are 100% true.
Anyone who thinks Freddy Eastwood will move is having a bubble. I know first hand that Freddy's dad didn't even want him to return to football after West Ham released him.
Although Freddy is a pikey, he is a local lad and WON'T move away from his Billericay land he owns.
Rumours of transfers regarding Super Chels!
Ins– Steve Sidwell
– Alex (Free)
– Pizzaro (Free)
– M. Richards (10m)
Outs– Khalid Boularouz (5m)
– Geremi (4m) M'Boro
– Maka (possible)
– SWP (10m – Possible)
– Crespo (Loan – Inter)
Squad: Cech/ Carlo/ Hilario
M. Richards/ Johnson/ Ferreira
Terry/ ALex/ Carvalho/ M. Richards
A. Cole/ Bridgey
Lampard/ Sidwell/ Essien/ Ballack
Mikel/ Diarra/ Maka
J. COle/ Robben/ SWP
Drogba/ Shevchenko/ Pizzaro/ Kalou
Confitmation Rafa will definently resign when he returns from holiday! new LFC manager suggestions – deschamps, rijkaard, dare I say sven lol!