Football Rumours Archive May 11 2010


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11 May 2010 22:48:22

LFC will not be having any major signings anytime soon– best case would be in Jan as by the time the club is sold and funds released the World Cup will have started and it is very rare for any big signings to be done prior to the World Cup ( Values usually increase for the big players during the tournment ).
If Rafa ( which I would love to see gone ) had any sign of funds why in God's earth would he have already just signed 2 free transfers and 1 player for 1.7m. ( he spent a lot more before on crap players when he didn't seem to have any money ).
Look forward to more of the same as he will try to bulid from mostly english , cheap players hoping to generate money in the future.

TrueRed73 – fingers crossed as we are in for a rocky ride !!!


11 May 2010 22:42:05
Stephen Caldwell to Forest in the summer.


11 May 2010 22:30:57
Gallas will not be joining Everton my source is genuine, and Beckford is on a free so would not cost £4.5 m.

EDITOR..i think this is his dream team


11 May 2010 22:24:19
I have just received news from my source that the Syrian/Arab interest and the Chinese interest in LFC is just a way for them to get free publicity. Neither are in the running. I have confirmed news that the person who is closest to a deal for the club is one of the Ambani brothers from India (a company called Reliance). Not sure which brother as my source could not disclose. Due diligence was completed last week. He said an announcement will be made before the World Cup kicks off.
–James 007–


11 May 2010 21:58:10
My nephew is the head greenkeeper at loch lomond golf course and is a good friend of the manager of the course. various spl managers and players pass through the doors daily. i have it on good authority that the celtic job will go to neil lennon with giovanni trappatoni mentoring him in a co–manager arrangement. trappatoni will be funded by majority shareholder dermott desmond. some of the signing targets are said to include: ross mccormack, chris eagles and a swoop to bring kevin kyle along the m77 from kilmarnock. also look out for one box office italian signing from trappatoni which will also be more than likely funded by desmond. rangers will need to sell to but new owner or not. the hierarchy have begun negotiations to bring chris maguire from aberdeen and will also be entering the bidding for dundee united centre back garry kenneth when danny wilson leaves for anfield. other possible targets also include jon daly, jim obrien and laryea kingston. dele adebola is top of dundee uniteds summer wishlist and other europa league qaulifiers hibs will be looking to strengthen with swoops for demarcus beasley of rangers and nacho novo. kilmarnock will be looking to restructure after narrowly avoiding the drop. they will look down a division with 2 deals all but complete for particks paul cairney and ayr uniteds ryan borris. stmirren will also tie up summer deals for burton obrien, colin nish, jose quitongo and lee hughes of oldham athletic.


11 May 2010 22:02:40
Shola Ameobi – Newcastle to Leeds 1.5 mil
Darren Bent – Sunderland to Man City 25 mil
Marlon Harewood – Free to Newcastle (unfortunately)


11 May 2010 22:12:01
Any decent Real Madrid rumours?
Like Perotti, Navas, pedro Leon, Di Maria??


11 May 2010 22:22:18
To all the clowns out there saying beckford is going anywhere for 4 plus mill is rubbish as he is a free transfer at the end of the season. other people saying dorrans is going anywhere for figures below 4mill is also rubbish its going to take a large offer in the regions of 10–12mill, allthough ive heard rumours about RDM going to west ham?

albion ins/rumours/what id like;

schmeical – free – rumour
richard wright – free – rumour
bullard – 5mill – rumour
tuncay – 3mill – rumour
beattie – 5mill – id like
jelle van damme – 4mill –rumour
reid – free – in
tamas – 800k – in
boateng – 500k – id like
nicky shorey – loan – id like
andy johnson – loan – rumour
conouago or summat from zartagova – rumour
daniel sturridge – loan – rumour


11 May 2010 21:42:49
Everton News !
these rumours are very strong and have a 70/30 chance that these will happen in the summer

yobo – 7m – lyon, villerreal
j.vaughn – 4m – leicester city ( if they get promoted )
l.jutkiewicz – 2m – motherwell
total money recieved – 13m + 5m already in bank =18m

beckford – 4.5m from leeds united
j bullard – 4m from hull city
park ji sung – 8m from man united
gallas free from arsenal
total spent 16m


from a loyal leicester fan, if we have 4mil to spend it'll be on waghorn not vaughn


11 May 2010 21:44:19
Look it up benzima wants 200/000 a week if he is to move to united, or any outher club FACT


11 May 2010 21:46:43
To the guy who said the following:

To the silly Manchester city guy who posted that city have approached Liverpool informally about 2 players an LFC were interested, how is that informal ?? It isn't a true story but, surely it's formal if it's through te club .
now on to some true things

Please don't resort to name calling, calling someone "silly" and then claiming to know about top level financial discussions between a consortium and a bank makes you look – well "silly" to be honest.

It is 100% possible for a club to make an "informal" approach for a player, when an offer is made official it is faxed to the selling club, with terms and conditions of the offer etc.. a phone call between owners / directors / chairmen is not official it's just a sounding out of possibilities etc..

I'm not claiming this rumour is 100%, it's only what I picked up from various places so you can either believe it or not (I kind of think that you won't) but my intentions are just to share a rumour on a rumour website and not spout "true things" as if I am someone who knows when in fact I dont.. There is a common misconception on the internet that if you put words like "fact" or "true" in a sentence then it automatically becomes true!

I hope Liverpool keep their top players and even find a buyer and build on their current squad, football should be played on the pitch and not in the boardroom!

If you believe all the Liverpool rumours posted on here by people who 100% know what is going on at the club then it seems that the club is being bought by a consortium of 1 man (who is of Arabic/Chinese/Russian/South African decent) who will give Rafa (who has already been sacked) an unlimited amount of cash which is not more than £25m to spend.. Confused? You should be..


11 May 2010 21:30:46
Leeds United

Simon looks to consolidate and push straight away it is realistic to say there are some big out's and in's.

Caper Ankergren – Not good enough to step up
Richard Naylor – Although Capt is getting on
Jason Crowe – Not impressed this season
Ady White – Season Loan
Rui Marques
Alan Sheenan – To Charlton
Bradley Johnson – L1 player can't keep consistent enough to step to next level
Andy Robinson – Tranmere
Paul Dickov – Release
Tresor Kandol
Tom Elliot – Loan
Mike Grealla – Loan

Jamaine Beckford – Although he has apparently singed a pre season deal with Everton (Est 2M) he is still in contact talks with release clauses and Captaincy promise.

GK Jamie Ashdown – Portsmouth £100,000
RB Tom Spurr – Shef Wed – £150,000
CB Chris Morgan – Shef Utd – £150,000
CB Niel Collins – Permanent
CM Nick Montgomery – Shef Utd – Free
CM Mikey Doyle – Permanent
LW Sanchez Watts – Season Loan
ST Ricky Lambert – Southampton – 2M
ST Nicky Maynard – Bristol City – 1.5M

Other Roumours are
GK Lee Camp – Nottingham Forest
GK Boaz Myhill – Hull
Def Joel Ward – Portsmouth
CM Alan Smith – Newcastle
CM Chris McCann – Burnley
Mid Paul Anderson – Nottingham Forest
Mid Martin Woods – Doncaster
Mid Marc Wilson – Portsmouth
ST David Nugent – Portsmouth
ST Simon Cox – WBA
ST Billy Paynter – Swindon
ST Gary Hooper – Scthorp

This will is most of Grayson wish list.

Oh and too the lad before that said Howson, Snodgrass(met him last week said he is going no where, Becchio and Kilkenny were all going to leave, stop dreaming they are regular big first teamers!

Ta for now


11 May 2010 21:35:45
To the person looking for Barcelona rumours I have heard they are going to sell Thierry Henry to New York Red Bulls and Abidal to Juventus, I have heard they are going to try take 2 Arsenal players to the Nou Camp namely Gael Clichy and Andrey Arshavin, Barca will not be bringing Cesc Fabregas in until next year, they are also now leading the race to sign Santos wonderkid Neymar.Despite a dissmal season Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not be leaving the Nou camp, this is all I have for the minute.


11 May 2010 21:07:31
"Kevin Kyranyi will be signed on a free if Berbatov stays"

keep up, he is in advanced talks, if not already signed for cska or dinamo moscow


11 May 2010 21:12:02
Liverpool will aim to sign:

Either Mamadou Niang (9mil) or Salomon Kalou (13mil) or Eljero Elia (11mil)

Juan Mata (17mil) Arda Turan (12mil) Mezut Ozil (17mil) or Martiv Petrov (free) if the financial situation is just desperate.

Aleksandar Kolarov (13mil) Taye Taiwo (7.5mil) or Cristian Ansaldi (4.5mil)

Danny Wilson (2mil)
Milan Jovanovic (free)

and Possibly Joe Cole (free)

Either Vasilis Torosidis (4mil) or Onouha (4mil)

GK: Either Hennessey (2.5mil) Federici (2mil) Dida (free) Cudicini (0.5mil)


11 May 2010 21:16:37
1.Craig Gordon
13.Ben Foster (MAN UNITED) £2,000,000
24.Trevor Carson

2.Alan Hutton (TOTTENHAM) £3,000,000
12.Andreas Hinkel (CELTIC) £2,000,000
4.Michael Turner
5.Anton Ferdinand
22.Paulo Da Silva
23.John Mensah (LYON) FREE
27.Matthew Kilgallon
3.George McCartney
21.Nadir Belhadj (PORTSMOUTH) £2, 500,000

14.Lee Chung–Yong (BOLTON) £4, 500,000
16.Jordan Henderson
6.Lee Cattermole
7.Bolo Zenden
8.Christian Riveros (CRUZ AZUL) FREE–DONE DEAL
15.Liam Noble
18.David Meyler
19.Lorik Cana
29.Jack Colback
10.Kieran Richardson
32.Chris Cohen (NOTTINGHAM FOREST) £1, 500,000

9.Frazier Campbell
11.Darren Bent
17.Kenwyne Jones
20.Franco Di Santo (CHELSEA) £2,000,000


11 May 2010 21:21:24
Gerrard does not want to leave his beloved LFC but will leave only if the club requires the money, this he will do not because he wants to but because he but his desire to help the club.
Torres is 60% to sign for Barca a lot however depends on whether or not the club changes hands and the right investors come in.


11 May 2010 20:53:13
Wolves signings:

In –
Aruna Dindane 3 Million
Jelle Van Damme 4.5 Million
Curtis Davis 4 Million
Michael Mancienne Loan
Jermaine Lens 3 Million
Glyfi Siggurdsson 2.5 Million

Out –
Stefan Maierhofer – 1.5 Million
Chris Iwelumo – 800k
Greg Halford – 1 million
Stephen Ward – 400k
Dave Edwards – 2 Million


11 May 2010 21:03:13
Liverpool will make 4 big–ish signings. The rest will be mostly squad boosters. They want:

Mamadou Niang (8mil) 50k 4yrs
Aleksandar Kolarov (12mil) 55k 5yrs
Juan Manuel Mata (17mil) 65k 5yrs
Joe Cole (free) 90k 4yrs

Danny Wilson (2mil) 10k
Milan Jovanovic (free) 50k
Jonjo Shelvey (1.7mil) 5k
Vasilis Torosidis (4mil) 25k
Wayne Hennessey (2.5mil) 15k

Albert Riera (6mil) 35k
Ryan Babel (9mil) 40k
Yossi Benayoun (9mil) 40k
Nabil El Zhar (1.5mil) 5k
Mikel San Jose (3mil) 5k
Philipp Degen (1mil) 15k
Diego Cavalieri (3mil) 15k
Fabio Aurelio (free) 30k
Charles Itjande (free) 10k

If Inter Milan blow Liverpool out the water by signing Kolarov, Benitez will look to sign either Taiwo or Ansaldi. Taiwo, though worth around 10mil, could be gotten for around 6mil as he has only 1 year left on his contract. Ansaldi could be signed for 4–5mil.


11 May 2010 21:04:46
Lee Crook will put pen to paper tomorrow with Plymouth Argyle becoming there first of many new signings


11 May 2010 20:31:13
Any real Barcelona's transfer rumors for this summer?


11 May 2010 20:15:00
Wrexham are set to sign ex–Bristol City forward Lee Trundle on a two year contract, Trundle will combine playing with a coaching role to make his first steps into full time coaching/management. Trundle had rejected approaches from Walsall, Chesterfield and Yeovil to re–sign for the Robins.


11 May 2010 20:16:11
Donny Rumours
Burch Lincoln
Rooney and Hayes Inverness
Shackell Wolves
Gillet Southampton

Donny Dave ;)


11 May 2010 20:16:19
OK LFC news just in:–

Rafa will be offered an exit deal tomorrow (Wednesday).The deal will be to leave immediately and receive £6m in staged compensation payments.

Part of the exit deal will be Rafa agreeing not to slag the club off, until after a new owner in in place.

If Rafa doesn't take the offer, he may well be sacked. This will not happen tomorrow. I have no idea if Rafa will accept the offer because I'm not him.

He is already aware of the deal, tomorrow is the 'official' proposal. Rafa will leave the club within 10 days from the last game of the season.

I have no news on the take over other than I hope it happens soon and is to fit and proper custodians of our great club.


11 May 2010 19:59:36
Gus McPherson expected to be interview for the vacant Celtic managers position.


11 May 2010 20:14:19
Just heard rafa will be asked to step down tomorrow, wednesday 12th.

He will be offered a staggered a compensation package, dont know if he will accept the deal.


11 May 2010 19:51:40
Aston villa and Birmingham are going To put bids in for portugese international and inter Milan winger this summer. But Liverpool could make a surprise bid. Dnt know how much will cost.


11 May 2010 19:12:05
I posted the rumour last time also bt don't know that why it wasnt posted Any ways telling the same thing now in summary.

either of these:
1)Ochoa:great youngster, has a great future
2)Akinfeev: less chances as he would be signed by chelsea due to Roman Abramovich influence at CSKA
3)LLoris:could be in with 5 mil plus Anderson.

1)SMALLING: signed for 10 million
2)Maicon: Might be signed bt very slight possibilities.. Would come if Mourinho comes after a year or so

2 mid–fielders will be signed
1 out of these 3 will signed
James Milner for 25 million euro or Luka Modric for 25 to 30 million euro or Gourcuff for the same price tag..

the other one will be eithe David Silva at 27 million euro or Angel Di Maria at approx 30 to 35 million euro

either one will sign:
1)Fabiano: 18 million euro
2)David Villa: 25 to 30 million euro
3)Benzema: 35 Million euro but his wage demand of 200,000 Euro are very high
4)Dzeko: An outside chances for him are also possible..

Note:Acoording to me Maicon, Milner/Gourcuff and Benzema should be signed at low wages, if does not agree than Fabiano..

Red Devil


11 May 2010 19:16:41
The latest Chinese link with the takeover at LFC is a no–go as the chap is only worth about $150m. So unless there is a consortium involved or it is a smokescreen for the Chinese Wall Street broker I think this is a non–starter. As it stands the Syrians, Dubai (The Sheikh) and the Chinese are the most credible stories. The difficulty is not the price as the media is suggesting but due diligence by LFC on the protracted buyers' plans. Broughton wants to be sure that the the new owners will start the building work asap as well as provide a decent wedge for squad strengthening. The takeover will happen sooner rather than later as Liverpool FC are haemorraginig money daily.

Rafa has submitted his "wish" list for buys and sales as follows without regard for his budget:

IN one of each:
Central Defence: Kjaer (£12m), Cahill (£12m), Shawcross (£12m)
Left Back: Taiwo (£12m), Vargas (£12m), Cissokho (£9m)
Left Wing: Turan (£12m), Mata (£18m), Silva (£25m), Joe Cole (FREE)
Midfield: Martinez (£15m), Banega (£10m)
Strikers: Aguero (£35m), Forlan (£18m), Crouch (£12m)

OUT (£55m raised):
Benayoun (£7m), El Zahr (£1m), Degen (£1m), Skrtel (£8m), Aurelio (FREE), Babel (£8m), Cavalieri (£4m), San Jose (£2m), Aquilani (£15m), Riera (£7m), Plessis (£2m) and Itandje (FREE).

It all depends on the timing of the takeover and whether the new owners want Rafa in charge.


11 May 2010 19:17:56
Southampton Squad 2010/ 2011
1 Kelvin Davis
2 Dan Harding
3 Tommy Spurr – Sheff Wed
4 Jon Otsemebor
5 Simon Francis – Southend
6 Jose Fonte
7 Rickie Lambert
8 Brian Stock –Doncaster
9 Lee Barnard
10 Dean Hammond (C)
11 Adam Lallana
12 Scott Arfield – Falkirk
13 Bartosz Bialkowski
14 Neil Danns – Crystal Palace
15 Radhi Jaidi
16 Jason Puncheon
17 Papa Waigo N'Diaye – Permanent
18 Paul Wotton
19 Morgan Schneiderlin
20 Tamas Priskin – Ipswich
21 Roy O'Donovan – Sunderland
22 Etienne Esajas – Sheff Wed
23 Lloyd James
24 Elliot Ward – Coventry
25 Inigo Calderon – Brighton
26 Dan Seaborne
27 Aaron Martin
28 Joseph Mills
29 Oscar Gobern
30 Stephen Hunt – Notts County
31 Callum McNish
32 David Connolly
33 Alex Oxlade–Chamberlain
34 Tommy Forecast
37 Michail Antonio


11 May 2010 19:26:10

Kelvin Davis
Bartoz Bialkowski

Inigo Calderon (BRIGHTON) – FREE
Tommy Spurr (SHEFF WED) – £600K

Jose Fonte
Aaron Martin
Radhi Jaidi
Daniel Seaborne

Joseph Mills
Dan Harding

Jason Puncheon
Scott Arfield (FALKIRK) – £900K

Dean Hammond
Morgan Schneiderlin
Hayden Mullins (PORTSMOUTH) – £1.2M
Brian Stock (DONCASTER ROVERS) – £1M

Adam Lallana
Michail Antonio (READING) – LOAN

Lee Barnard
David Connolly
Rickie Lambert
Tamas Priskin (IPSWICH TOWN) – £1M
Simeon Jackson (GILLINGHAM) – £800K


11 May 2010 19:31:35
David villa has signed for barca, will be presented next wednesday after the league has finished!


11 May 2010 18:59:29
Summer 2010 rumours/opinions and facts .. Part 1: EPL. Chelsea : ancelotti has proven himself to abramovich and will be given the 'green light' to make big changes at the bridge. Leaving will be : Deco, bosingwa (inter), Alex(milan p/ex), Joe cole, Ashley cole (City), Anelka(milan p/ex), carvahlo, belleti and ballack. Transfers into the brigde are as follows: Pato, T.Silva, Pirlo(£60million + Anelka, Alex) Scott parker, Angel di maria, maicon , lukau(£11 million) Suarez and Perroti , de federico and hernanes . Liverpool: Ráfa will keep his throne for one more season atleast to prove himself to the new owner (Sheìkh mohhamed) by winning the fa cup or europa leauge and finishing in top 4. Leaving will be : Riera(valencia, p/ex), benayoun(galatSaray p/ex), plessis(p/ex), aurelio, kuyt, skrtêl, Babel (loan), spearing, degen and el zhar. Becoming part of the anfield additon will be : Juan mata (£12 million+ riera), Gonzalò higuain (£23 million + ? Skrtêl), Joe cole, kolarov and Turan (£12 million + benayoun), neymar..and few young players will be brought in also. All may not happen but the Pato, silva, pirlo is all but subject too medical and the mata and higuain deals WILL be announced on June 1st and June 3rd.


11 May 2010 18:33:15
Bristol city to sign liverpool keeper charles intanje on a free.. nicky maynard – stoke with kitson + 3 mill a part of the deal


11 May 2010 18:34:36
Man Utd News:

Lets be sensible if we can, Sir Alex has said that he'll sign 1 maybe 2 more so lets not get silly with ten 25M+ signings it ain't gonna happen this ain't football manager. lets look at the team and whats happened this year, we're unlucky in europe and took chelsea to the last game of the season and we've bled in several youngster(Evans, Gibson, Rafael) next season we'll be bleeding through several more(Fabio, Smalling, Macheda). So we'll just be getting rid of the dead wood and tweak here and there and we'll be in great shape. Carrick will be moving on after a couple of bad performances and not impossing himself enough in the important games(Bayern Munich), Anderson will be given another year to prove himself. Sir Alex has faith in Foster but he may decide to leave to get first team football, and Berbatov's future is also in the balance Sir Alex hasn't been impressed with his performances and he'll be sold if an acceptable offer is received but other than that expect him to be at Old Trafford. So this summer expect to see an attacking midfielder and a striker but who depends on weather Berbatov leaves.

So expect to see one of:

Van Der Vaart

fee will be between 12–25M

don't expect to see a new winger we have Valencia Park Obertan and Nani who this year is in the top 10 for assist in the prem so i think its time to get off his back he's a top quality winger and United fans only problem is that he's not Ronaldo.

Kevin Kyranyi will be signed on a free if Berbatov stays if he leaves then one of:

Luis Fabiano or Mirko Vucinic
for between 14–18M

Don't expect a new keeper as VDS is staying another year and will be first choice and a top keeper will not be happy to be second choice. if Foster leaves then Kasper Schmeicheal will sign on a free to fight it out with Tomaz kusczcak or Ben Amos will be premoted. A keeper maybe signed in January depending on the situation at the time.


11 May 2010 18:37:17
So wenger has said a number of times "we will not buy more than 3 players, probably 2" the important word here? BUY. this means he will BUY 2/3 players and others will arrive on free. the 2 singings will be joe hart or sebastian frey along with diakhte, sakho, subotic(unlikely), zapata or hangeland(unlikely)
the 3rd (which is a possibility not a certainty) will be in the DM department, probably nzonzi, melo, parker or yaya(unlikely)
the freebees will be chamakh(completed today, signed tomorrow, medical june). wenger will also go for guti, j. cole and a youngster named jojo benamon (don't ask me but he sounds quite cool)
30m is available, GK will cost 10m, defender up to 12m =22m
5m spent on contracts for freebees(costs up to 3m to create a contract) i predict chamakh(obviously) and j. cole
anyway 3m is remaining, if wenger does want a DM it will cost around 10m, therefore traore(3m) simpson(2m) and almunia(2m) will be sold.
if a DM is not wanted, expect a cheeky pre deal to be agreed with lille for hazard – this would be 3m paid to them this summer with a further 15m paid in jan or next summer on an agreement that they would not sell to anyone else.
summary – i expect frey(10m) sakho(10m) nzonzi(7m) chamakh(free) j. cole(free) and 3m to lille for the pre deal for hazard.


11 May 2010 18:37:49
Gareth Bale and Luka Modric to a world–class club, simple as that.


11 May 2010 18:38:00
Wigan Athletic –


Mario Melchiot
Paul Scharner
Jason Koumas (Blackpool)
Rachid Bouaouzan (FC Twente)
Joe Holt (Bury)
Mike Pollitt
Richard Kingston
Hugo Rodallega (Aston Villa) £8.5m & Nickey Shorey

IN –

Nickey Shorey (linked with Rodallega deal)
Jamie O'hara (Tottenham)
Aruna Dindane (Portsmouth)
Benik Afobe & Henri Lansbury (Arsenal)
Charlie Adam (Blackpool) / John Fleck (Rangers)
Alex Smithies (Huddersfield)
James McArther (Hamilton)


11 May 2010 18:41:35
I work at notts county these names are keep being mentioned ricky lambert , bradley –w–phillips nathan tyson and paul smith


11 May 2010 18:47:37
To the person who posted this

11 May 2010 15:08:32
SPL News :–

Killie will compensate for the loss of Kevin Kyle to Wolves by bringing in Birmingham striker Garry O'Connor on loan..........Celtic are set to seal the signing of Robbie Keane on a permanent deal, shellign out the best part of £4million, with Aiden McGeady joining Spurs as part of the deal.

Im a Wolves fan Kevin Kyle to wolves cut it out if I remember right it was wolves he played for before joining you and he couldnt hit a barn door while in the championship, no wolves fan understands super mick but he will not make the mistake ov resigning kyle.

the is only one club robbie keane will sign for and that's wolves

now to my predictions have got this really funny fealing Wolves will be turning into Reading rejects / reserves sidwell, hunt, shorey possiable targets


11 May 2010 18:49:01
True Southampton Rumours for the 2010/2011 Season:
Tommy Spurr – Sheff Wed – 500k
Elliot Ward – Coventry – Free
Stephen Hunt – Notts County – 100k
Inigo Calderon – Brighton – Free
Simon Francis – Southend – 200k

Brian Stock – Doncaster – £1m
Scott Arfield – Falkirk – 800k
Neil Danns – C Palace – £1.2m
Etienne Esajas – Sheff Wed – Free

Tamas Priskin – Ipswich – 900k
Roy O'Donovan – Sunderland – 200k


11 May 2010 18:23:54
To the silly Manchester city guy who posted that city have approached Liverpool informally about 2 players an LFC were interested, how is that informal ?? It isn't a true story but, surely it's formal if it's through te club ..
now on to some true things

Please post this !
A Chinese gaming tycoon is in deep talks with barcap ( barclays captal ) un shanghai an martin broughton over conferences. They have had masive increase in profits and have spread over to the stock Market in America and are now expanding over to the USA. I don't know what the terms are but I would assume they would be a new stadium, and a big kitty and clear majority of the debt .

That what I've hear anyway ! :)

torres and gerrard to stay and possibility of milner higuain tevez mata etc

but banega will definately sign for 9 million


11 May 2010 18:28:01
Southampton Movement:

Inigo Calderon (Brighton) – FREE
Hayden Mullins (Pompey) – £1.2M
Scott Arfield (Falkirk) – £800K
Tamas Priskin (Ipswich) – £1M
Simeon Jackson (Gillingham) – £750K


11 May 2010 18:16:24
Liverpool have today offered Lucas plus £4million in a cash plus player deal to Valencia and the player they want in exchange is not David Villa, David Silva, Juan Mata or even Nikola Zigic as we have all heard these names linked on numerous occasions, it is for a promising young Argentine midfielder called Ever Banega{valued at £12million} who is apparently unhappy in Valencia and would be open to a move. Rafael Benitez had been looking towards Javi Martinez of Athletic Bilbao but with the club now looking for around £18million for the spanish youngster he has decided to look elsewhere.If Ever Banega does move to Liverpool he will be joining an increasingly strong Argentine contingent at Anfield with fellow internationals Emiliano Insua, Maxi Rodriguez, Javier Mascherano and Gerardo Bruna.


11 May 2010 17:58:21
I am an Exeter fan living in Chudleigh, I was speaking to David James the other day whilst walking the dogs and he is possibly on his way to Bristol City, he lives in Chudleigh which is around 88 miles from Bristol, he has spoken to Coppell already and will speak again after the WC finals.


11 May 2010 18:00:19
It looks like I caused a right storm posting the Torres and Gerrard to MCFC rumour! Sorry but it's only what's going about on various forums etc..

As a city fan I don't want either of them to be honest, Gerrard is Liverpool through and through and he comes with personal life "baggage" and Torres looks like his knees are shot?

Anyway, as for why would Liverpool strengthen a prem team by selling them 2 players – money.. Simples.

The transfers probably won't happen but I think that City are testing the waters to see if the money troubles at Liverpool can make things happen.

Which would you rather see – 2 players sold and still have a club or the banks pull the plug and Liverpool "do a Portsmouth"? and don't think that the banks wouldn't do it, history and trophies mean nothing in the world of banking. (presuming your club isn't sold and the debts wiped out of course)

I really hope the mess at Liverpool is sorted out, Liverpool and City fans have never really got on but no real football fan wants to see a team go down the tubes!

Another rumour (that I had forgotten about) was doing the rounds in January.. Apparently City's owners had found a big name signing to replace Robinho but the player put off the deal at the last minute to stay at his current club until the end of the season.. Any guesses at who? (and no I don't think it's a Liverpool player!)


11 May 2010 18:01:27
Any Southampton transfer movement


11 May 2010 18:02:11
Hibs Rumours

The guy nearly got things right about Hibs : Stokes – he's going to take the yellow brick road (also known as the M8) to one of the great unwashed Old Firm replacing either Keane or Boyd.
O'Connor is a done deal and will team up with Riordan again
Keogh apparently has impressed Hibs scouts and has been targetted over the last month, and they tell me he's a good lad in the dressing room.
But Lee Wallace ?. I don't think so and they won't get him for £1.2m anyway.
There was a rumour about Sproule coming back, but I don't know if Hartley would want to come back anyway as he's pretty much a regular down at Bristol.
Yeah, and the 2 Moroccans will go, if only because they can't play during the month of Ramadan, so the manager will have to bring in a playmaker to replace Zemamma ( although he's injured just now and it might be difficult to move him on ).
The big goalkeeper will have to go along with Stevenson ( probably to Aberdeen ) Cregg to Hamilton / Killie, and Arfield isn't good enough or big enough for Hibs


11 May 2010 17:31:07
Gold brothers have contacted albion for rdm, and still chasing dorrens cash plus nouble. albion chairman has already contacted chris coleman as replacement..others players touted are, beckford, hooper, savage!, butt, we are the original yo–yo club!!


11 May 2010 17:09:25
Heard a rumour from a freind ricky lambert of southampton is going to celtic this summer don't no how true but that's what i was told


11 May 2010 17:10:56
Arsenal Signings

Arsenal are definitely getting Marouane Chamakh and it looks like they will be getting Yaya Toure. He has always been a big fan of Arsenal. He doesn't really feature for the Barcelona squad and he has said in the past he would move to Arsenal. There was lots of talk about this move last year and now Wenger knows he needs the experience. Yaya said he wants it sorted before the summer so that means he's likely to move and his preferred destination is Arsenal. The Arsenal squad would be a lot better with just these 2 signings.

Although, i think we need to buy a good goalkeeper such as Joe Hart or Rene Adler and maybe a centre back just incase Campbell or Gallas got injured. I think Sol Campbell has done a fantastic job. He wins everything, no one gets past him, he's been solid. He's the heart of the Arsenal defence.


11 May 2010 17:13:55
Benzema on loan with a view to a permanent in 2011
Modric or Milner around £25m
and David Silva for around £25m

Smalling and 'Chicarito' Hernandez have signed already and
Dodo, Vermijl, Villalba and Azeez will join them.

Gray, Cathcart, Zieler, Heaton, Brandy and Hewson

Possebon, Welbeck, James and Gill to leave on loan

Akinfeev in Jan for free



11 May 2010 17:05:20
Why don't you all start to grow up and stop posting rumours that are not true. Why would Torres leave Liverpool for a team also not competing in C.L (MCFC). Also, gerrard as more or less decided to go to madrid with Jose taking over from Pellagrino. It does look like Rafa is staying for at least one more season unless the new buyers want someone else. According to a close contact, we are only looking at weeks rather than months for a buyer to be confirmed.


11 May 2010 16:56:39
Celtic will give the job to neil lennon and he is going to raid aston villa for 3 players.

coming in will be

Stan Petrov = villa = 6.5 million
Curtis Davies = villa = loan
Nicky Shorey = villa = loan
Gary Hooper = sctorphe = 2.2 million
Micky O'Connor = sctorphe = 1.4 million
Ricky Lambert = southhampton = 2 million
landry n'gumeo = nancy = 1.8 million
D kamara = fulham= loan
Martin Petrov = man city = free

going out will be

Lee Naylor = WBA = FREE
Marc Crosas = malaga loan
Robbie Keane = spurs
Edson Braafeild = munich
Scott Brown = Sunderland = 4.8 MILLION
Stevie Mc Manus = wigan = 1.5 million
Mark Wilson = reading = loan
Shuan Maloney = blackpool = 2 million

a load of young olayers will go on loan aswell but the big news is that lennon will ask larsson to be his assistant as johan is going to manage a team in sweden larsson was asked before but says he didn't want to ruin what he and the fans had if it wasn't a success but larsson has a load of faith in lennon and thinks he can save celtic and win da league nxt year mon the celtic


11 May 2010 16:52:52
David Moyes may not be able to get Everton Champions league football but he wouldn't leave for Celtic, and no way on this planet would Tim Cahill and Phil Jagielka be coming to Celtic. And Santos Laguana are Mexican not Brazillian and Douglas Costa has signed for Shakhtar.

Neil Lennon will be unveiled as Celtic manager soon and the players he is rumoured to be interested in are:
Marc Janko
Michael Bradley
Gary Hooper
Marcus Pedersen
Joe Ledley
Mobido Diakite


11 May 2010 16:43:30
Southampton Rumours:

Scott Arfield (Falkirk) – £700k
Hayden Mullins (Pompey) – £1m
Brian Stock (Donny) – £1m
Inigo Calderon (Brighton) – FREE
Papa Waigo N'Diaye (Fiorentina) – £300k
Simeon Jackson (Gillingham) – £800k
Tamas Priskin (Ipswich Town) – £1m
Michail Antonio (Reading) – LOAN
Ryan Dickson (Brentford) – £500k

Paul Wotton
Daniel Seaborne
Jon Ostemobor
Chris Perry


11 May 2010 16:27:54
A few City stories from my mate( ex pro – lower leagues, now a scout, not for City though)
Torres– bid has been/will be placed for a large amount. Basically up to the player now as Liverpool will accept
Gerrard – As above but highly unlikely to happen
Ashley Young is a big target of Mancini as is Milner but the latter is very unlikely
Most other targets are from abroad – Balotelli, Higuain, Maicon Di Maria etc.
Suprise signings will be players from Italy/Spain that are up and coming youngsters and pretty much unknowns
SWP, Superman and Bellamy all staying, Onuoha, RSC, Garrido going
And to my fellow city fan who posted

"A lot has been said on here about various City players leaving (Hart, Wright–Phillips, Richards etc) but you need to stop and look at those names. They are ENGLISH internationals (okay Hart isn't yet) "

Sorry mate but Joe is an England International ( v Trinidad 1/6/08


11 May 2010 16:21:21
Rumours on Manchester City FC

The club will be looking to sign 3 first team players and a lot of high class backup as they know there squad will be tested to push for the league and europa league next season. The premier league is definatly a possibilty for them. One player believed to be out of the club is Gareth Barry who has "done a tidy job but not pulled out any trees" according to one member of the city team. Another is SWP who is going to arsenal along with Micah. Ireland to stay. The INS are as follows;

Cristian Ansaldi (DR)– Rubin Kazan – £4m
Jerome Boateng (DC)– Hamburg – £11m
Rafeal Van Der Vaart (AMC)– Real Madrid – 14m
Mario Gomez (ST)– Bayern Munchen– £21.76m
Yoann Gourcuff (MC)– Girodins de Bordeux – £27.5m
Tales (AMC) – International – £4.3m
Carlos Labrín (DL) – Huachipito – £1m
Douglas Costa (AMC) – SHaktar Donetsk – £19m

Possible Outs;

Stephen Ireland
Micah Richards
Vincent Kompany
Martin Petrov


11 May 2010 16:22:31
To the guy who wrote :
Now before all the Liverpool fans turn into keyboard warriors, just think about it for a minute, your club is financially screwed at the moment, Torres has been played when he should have been rested and Gerrard hasn't been himself all season so if you can take £70m – £100m from MCFC's owners to ease your finances AND rebuild then it's not exactly a bad thing?
I'm a MCFC fan and even I can see that this deal would be better for you than us! Giving our prem rivals £100m to play with isn't what I would do but what do I know?

So by giving Liverpool's prem rivals our best two players is going to be better for Liverpool than Man City. I really don't see that at all as Gerrard and Torres are on the same wavelength and everyone knows a working partnership is worth its weight in Gold. Toshack – Keegan, Shearer – Sutton, Cole – Yorke etc etc. Plus we are in debt and all the money would not be used to re–build it would be used to line Americans pockets.

Although I can possibly see a big name player being sold and our two most saleable assests are Gerrard and Torres. However why would so many good young talents be signing and looking at Liverpool without our major stars here to look up to? We either have something in the pipeline or the main stars are staying put. Sadly the yanks are bleeding our club dry even though they sold their respective NFL and NHL teams, but this goes to show they sell when they have made enough return on their investment. There management has been a total disaster too just look at Tom Hicks jnr and his email reply to a Liverpool fan, their lack of communication between each other as they publicy fell out or the attempt to recruit Klinsmann.

I can see why Benitez has been blasted in the press but the players have got to be blamed too. Tactics are only good if the players stick to them. Dont get me wrong Benitez has been wrong on more than one occasion but a mix of a bad start, no proper backup for Torres, no one to replace Alonso and key players being injured has cost us..but look what we did with all that bad luck and misguidance we still finished above Everton and still finished in Europe. Its hard to take when we did so well last year but this is Liverpool and we have been here before and survived we wrote the book and copy righted the t–shirt.

For players coming in the i am hoping for :

Joe Cole on a Free
Mata or Turan – possible part ex with Babel or Benayoun
Jovanovic – Already completed
Taiwo – Only a possibility due to the lack of funds available.
Dida – Free agent in the summer

Then a few more younger signings to complete the youth ranks.



11 May 2010 16:19:23
Leeds united

ins: montgomery & ward (sheff utd)
mcsheffrey (birmingham)
r. wright (ipswich)
lowry (villa)
maynard (b. city)
koumas (wigan)
mclean (peterborough)
watt (arsenal season lone)

out: ankergen released
rui marquez released


11 May 2010 16:18:57
Any swindon town fc rumors

what i have heard so far is
boyata (loan)
cox (loan)
mullins 100k
stock 500k

bodin(bath city) loan
timlin (southend)loan
easton(notts c) loan
preicard(carlise) 3 month loan

any one got any more?


11 May 2010 16:08:07
Marcus Tudgay is off to the lane.

Blackwell out and Craig Short taking his position as new manager.

Milner and oates to sign for owls


11 May 2010 15:58:49

Dubai based Ex–Syrian international Kirdi heading a consortium to buy Liverpool FC for £450million, Talks are at an advanced stage.


11 May 2010 16:01:40
Although Lennon has not officially been given the Celtic job he has been looking at a number of players to join and a list of those he feels have to leave. Players he is interested in are Davis and Shorey from Villa, both probably loan deals. Hooper from Scthorpe, Wallace of Hearts, O'Conner and McFadden from Birmingham, McCormack, Sendersos from Arsenal and a Lubo type player such as a Riquelme. He would also prefer to keep a hold of Kamara and N'Guemo if possible.
Keane will not be returning whoever the manager is and Lenny doesn't rate Braafheid. He is though keen to keep his star men, of Boruc, Brown and McGeady. Players allowed to leave Parkhead will be, Naylor, McCourt, McManus, Samaras, Huchison, Ferry, Mizuno and perhaps a few others depending who arrives.

Over at the other side of Glasgow, if Ellis does take over Rangers he will keep Walter Smith and allow him to keep most of the money he receives from some of the sales of his big stars. The good money says Bougherra will be leaving for 5m+ and Boyd will reduce the wage bill. Wilson also looks on his way to Liverpool for around 2m+. McGregor or Davis may also leave but only if a very good offer does come in for them.
Smith knows what hes doing so will scoure the SPL for most of his targets. Goodwillie for around 1.5m is a top target, Webster will be like a new signing returning from Utd and Craig Conway is being looked at as a replacement for the departing Novo. Leigh Griffiths from Dundee is also a potential target for around 1m. Stokes, Bamba, Dorman, Arfield are all possibilities.



11 May 2010 16:02:17
LFC takeover:

Lots of stuff coming out today (11th) about interested parties being in serious talks with Broughton about buying the club. These bidders are trying to get in quickly and want to get their bid accepted before other, better financed parties enter the fray. However, they also realise the benefits of a quick deal in terms of the current transfer market.


11 May 2010 15:51:20
Hearts signing news;

Rudi Skacel will return along with Bruno Aguiar.
Leigh Griffiths from Dundee
Kevin Kyle to link up with Jefferies again
Mark Kerr agreed transfer from Aberdeen
Murray Davidson from St Johnstone
Graham Bayne from Dunfermline


11 May 2010 15:45:50
Rangers ins

David Goodwillie
James mcarthur
David nugent


Nacho novo
beasly ( done)

rumours also say smith out and craig brown in


11 May 2010 15:33:17
Any spurs new!!!real news please??


11 May 2010 15:35:01
McClaren's conections to Ferguson will ensure a quick sale of Edin Dzeko




11 May 2010 15:08:32
SPL News :–

Killie will compensate for the loss of Kevin Kyle to Wolves by bringing in Birmingham striker Garry O'Connor on loan. Chris Maguire will make his move from Aberdeen permanent after impressing in a loan spell.
They will also move for upcoming Johnstone Burgh left back Neil Dinnen, after watching him in a recent match.

Killie INS : –

Maguire (Aberdeen) £150k
O'Connor(Birmingham) (loan)
Dinnen (J.Burgh) Free

OUT :–

Kyle (Wolves) Free
Severin (West Brom) Free

In other news, fellow relegation battlers St.Mirren will sack Gus MacPherson, and bring in Bruce Rioch.

Celtic are set to seal the signing of Robbie Keane on a permanent deal, shellign out the best part of £4million, with Aiden McGeady joining Spurs as part of the deal.


11 May 2010 15:13:28
To the guy who posted this:

Now Leeds United have being promoted and are officially a massive club again and they are definately going to be promoted back to the PL for the first time in 7 years so Simon Grayson will look to make a squad strong enough to compete for the title.

The Ins Will be:
– Frederico Macheda – £2M (Man Utd)
– Danny Welbeck – £3M (Man Utd)
– Paul Anderson – £1M (Nott'm Forest)
– Lee Grant – £750k (Sheff Wed)
– Charlie Adam – £2M (Blackpool)
– Graham Dorrans – £2M (WBA)
– Rob Kozluk – FREE (Barnsley)
– Anderson – FREE (Barnsley)

The Outs Will Be:
– Jermain Beckford – FREE (WBA)
– Luciano Becchio – 250K (Scthorpe)
– Johnny Howson – 500K (Bristol City)
– Robert Snodgrass – 500K (Huddersfield)
– Casper Ankergren – RETIRING
– Neil Kilkenny – 300K (Middlesborough)
– Richard Naylor – 250K (Colchester)

come mate do you even watch football?? dorrans for 2 million?? after the season he has had and the fact that west ham have already bid 4 million and seen it get rejected there is noway that's happening! its going to take big money from a club to take dorrans anywhere, the west brom fans say hes the best midfielder at the club since bryan robson and he went for a british record fee back in the day! 8–12 million is a likely fee should he go!

plus with everton, villa linked with beckford then west brom is an unlikely destination as well!!

charlie adam will cost more than 2 million also due to the season he has had! especially if blackpool got promotion!

other rumours,

milner and possibly dzeko to sign for man united.

and does anyone have any motherwell rumours??


11 May 2010 14:52:25
Chinese multi millonair looking at liverpool but wants talks about legal side and future dealing in english soccer he is talking to carson yuonge [b, ham]
abuot these pitfalls and not getting a rosey picture
b, ham have brought in a very strong team of legal people trying to sort out the hidden debt left by the previous board that's what the hold up is with the liverpool talks


11 May 2010 14:48:49
To Person who posted
Rangers News;
Ameobi £3.5mill
Nugent free
Khizanishvili £1mill
Boumsong £2mill
Mulgrew £850
Godwillie £1m
McArthur £900
Hutton £3mill
Smith £3mill
Scharner free

Rangers have no money unless they can find a buyer.
will not be payin big wages or big signing on fees so rules out any player coming up from Premiership team
Mulgrew is available on a bosman
McArthur on his way down south most likely Wigan for £1.5mill.


11 May 2010 14:29:49
Roy Keane to quit Ipswich to become West Ham First team coach.


11 May 2010 14:15:04
Gooner in Reality
Gallas and Silvestre look like theyr off leaving Arsenal with only 3 centre backs in Djourou, Vermaelen and Gallas. I expect Wenger to only sign 1 new centre back and will also tell us that having Djourou back next season is like another signing. trust me that's how Wenger thinks. I expect to see one of Bartley or Nordveit make some Carling Cup appearances also.
No players in attack will come. centre midfield we now have Fabregas, Denilson, Diaby, Rosicky, Lansbury (promoted), Ramsey and Song. that's 7 players already fighting for 3 spots. 8 players if u include Nasri who I personally feel shoud play in the middle next to Fabregas. would be a partnership as good Xavi and Iniesta. no additions needed.
players in attack we have our wide boys Arshavin, Wilshere (no loan), Walcott, Nasri, Eboue (also RB cover), Vela. 6 players fighting for 2 spots. no additions needed.
Centre forwards we have Van Persie (expect to see a few games with him on the right next season like he does for Holland, when Chamakh starts), Chamakh, Bendtner and Eduardo.4 players for 1 spot. no additions needed.
the keeper decision i feel hasnt been decided yet.
so in summary Wenger will bring only 1 more player after chamakh which is a defender. 2 signings in total unless Wenger buys a new keeper to make it 3. Arsenal will be making only small changes trust me. its the Arsene way.
Wozza the realist


11 May 2010 13:55:10
Arsenal News

Ok so the silly season is here once again, so far we've been linked with anyone who can kick a ball, but if you look realistically at who's really available then it narrows the search:

From the following lists I'd expect bids for one of each, maybe 2 depending on who leaves.

Joe Hart/Rob Green/Hugo Lorris/Gigi Buffon/Igor Akinfeev/Manuel Neurer.

1. Hart will be over priced although he's had a great season, and if he's not signed before the world cup his price will be astronomical if he plays well.

2. Green will probably be the one, as Zola's gone, there is an air of uncertainty at Upton park, and he knows it's his last chance to play for one of the big clubs..this is the signing I'd expect to see happen.

3. Lorris, ok so he's French, and has had an exceptional season, but again a price tag of 12m should scare wenger enough into not bidding.

4. Buffon, if you read all the tabloids he's already signed for us, rubbish, this guy if he does come to England will be playing on the blue half of Manchester, which could see Hart move on , or even Given. We'll never see him in an arsenal jersey. FACT!

5. Akinfeev, UTD bound.

6. Neurer, recently injured so no bid will be made.

So with all that in mind, I'd say Green or Hart.

Neven Subotic/Mamadou Sakho/Gary Cahill/Brede Hangland/Greg Van Der Weil/Matthew Upson.

1. Subotic will be the one all the big boys fight it out for this summer, he's had another great season in Germany and with reports of inter, barca and Madrid already about to bid, we can forget about him ever showing up at the grove. Add to that that he's totally over priced, there are reports of 25 to 30 million in some circles.
2. Sakho, now this guy fits the bill, he's young quick, captain of his team, and French, him and the verminator would make some partnership, touted at 8 million, we paid 10 for Vermaelen, so I'd expect this guy to be with us before the WC kicks off.
3. Cahill, English, probably in the WC squad, so he won't be signing for us, plus with a price tag of 20 million, wenger will never spend that, plus he's not even that good.
4. Hangeland, this is the guy wenger wanted before he bought Vermaelen, so don't be surprised to see another bid for him, whether its successful is anyone's guess.
5. Ven Der Weil, again anyone's guess, he'll only be bought if we sell either Eboue or Sagna.
6. Upson, with West Ham in the ste they're in, this could happen, he apparently wants another crack at a big club, as he has said himself he still has to prove himself, whether its arsenal or somewhere else, we'll find out soon enough.

To summarise then, we might just buy 2 defenders, who knows, and if we do i hope its Sakho and Hangeland.

Scott Parker/Fillipe Melo/Yaya Toure/Joe Cole/Shaun Wright Phillips/Eden Hazard/ArdaTuran/Yohann Cabaye.

1. Parker, the press this week has been speculating that with Zola's immanent exit, that most of the big names would jump ship, and this may be the case, and he'd be an excellent buy, at 29 he's hitting his peak, and this would probably be the best time to buy him. Here's hoping, he'd add the much needed steel thought the midfield.
2. Melo, this one has been running its course for the last 3 seasons, i think at this stage if wenger really wanted him, he'd have gone out and got him, so don't expect this to happen, a pipe dream. Excellent player though.
3. Toure, again this one has done the rounds for a while, wenger had him on trial and turned him down or was it his passport or something like that who cares, if he's not good enough for Barcelona, then he can take a hike.
4. Cole, a boyhood Arsenal fan, and on a free, this is the one signing i hope happens, we haven't had a proper winger since Pires; get your cheque book out Arsene. Make this happen.
5. Wright–Phillips, a bid of 5 million will apparently see him at the emirates next year, for that money I'd run to Manchester with the cheque, would be a good buy, always reliable and you know what you're going to get from him, and with his father watching.
6. Hazard, the Marque signing of the season, this is a done deal from all you read, and it better be, cause this guy is going to be something special, get him now before the mancs(blue and red) and the Russian mafia down the road do.
7. Turan, Liverpool bound..yeah right..he's really going to go to the scousers after the season they've had, he'll be playing for Juventus next season watch this space.
8. Cabaye, now this is the holding midfielder we need, he small, has exceptional skill can score and is as tough as nails, plus he's French so moving to London shouldn't prove a problem with the language..specially at arsenal.

So from the 8 above I'd expect to see Hazard and Cabaye and they both play for Lille, but i'd rather see Cole and Parker..but who am i to argue, as long as he buys someone.

And finally onto the Forwards

Louis Suarez/Kevin Doyle/Mario Balotelli/Marouane Chamackh/Klaus Jan Huntelaar/

1. Suarez, this guy is going to sell for probably 30 million after the world cup, so that's us out of the running, still we can dream. Absolute class act.
2. Doyle, simply put not good enough and with Bentdner we've enough height and heading ability..i know i know, but he'll get better i promise.
3. Balotelli, super Mario, is the type of player we need, full of speed, confidence and arrogance, can't understand why he doesn't get on with Jose?, 18 million should clinch it, worth a punt.
4. Chamackh, in the bag. Done deal, sorted..etc
5. Huntelaar, he'll stay at Milan or probably end up playing for Ajax if Suarez is transferred, still if he's available at a small price don't be surprised to see him in the red and white next year.

Finished at last, phew, only hope this gets posted, so Chamackh in the bag and maybe one more if Eduardo leaves, possibly Ballotelli.

But in the end who knowsArsene Knows that's who.


11 May 2010 14:06:25
The DANNY WELBECK loan to FULHAM has just taken a new turn.

A number of PREMIERSHIP and 1 CHAMPIONSHIP club have asked for permission from MAN UTD to talk to the striker about a season long loan deal to their clubs.

DANNY has already dimissed a return to PNE as his relationship with the manager had become strained and PNE could not afford to pay the wages other teams are now offering.

BLACKBURN and WOLVES have both requested permission to talk to Danny as well as NEWCASTLE offering him a FULL PREMIERSHIP WAGE for the year long loan.


11 May 2010 13:37:30
Liverpool plan to buy Banega from Valencia, Wilson from Rangers, and Karim Aït–Fana and Franck Tabanou from Montpellier and Toulouse– seen as the best 2 youngsters in France. Total of £15m for the lot– £6m Banega, £3m Wilson, and £3m each for the French kids. All fit with buy young and cheap policy the club will adopt until any takeover.

Any other purchases funded by sales, but don't expect much action.


11 May 2010 13:48:05
Any rummors about who birmingham are looking to sign cheers


11 May 2010 13:34:56
It's funny when most fans said that Liverpool and Man U will buy so many players that will cost more than 25m and above for a player. Both club have huge debts and there is no way that they will buy one player for that price. Having Yanks as owners(more to business minded than love for the club) will not invest such a huge transfer money for both managers. FACT!.







11 May 2010 13:27:36
breaking news
troy deeney has agreed a 3 year deal at birmingham city
medical taking place tomorrow at birmingham at 11am!


11 May 2010 13:29:26
Some very interesting stuff coming from various sources about a deal involving 2 Liverpool players to MCFC.

From what I understand MCFC have approached Liverpool (informally) about signing both Torres and Gerrard!

Liverpool (because of their current debt problem) have been very open to the idea although there is a lot of stuff that needs to happen (the players need to agree, wages, terms etc) and it may not happen at all..

Now before all the Liverpool fans turn into keyboard warriors, just think about it for a minute, your club is financially screwed at the moment, Torres has been played when he should have been rested and Gerrard hasn't been himself all season so if you can take £70m – £100m from MCFC's owners to ease your finances AND rebuild then it's not exactly a bad thing?
I'm a MCFC fan and even I can see that this deal would be better for you than us! Giving our prem rivals £100m to play with isn't what I would do but what do I know?

Other MCFC rumours:

A lot has been said on here about various City players leaving (Hart, Wright–Phillips, Richards etc) but you need to stop and look at those names.. They are ENGLISH internationals (okay Hart isn't yet) and ENGLISH internationals will be highly sort after as the 6+5 rule comes in and teams have to field homegrown players. There is no way on earth that any prem manager is going to get rid of the majority of his homegrown / english players and replace them with foreign players and be left with a team that doesn't qualify under the 6+5 rule.

The value of English players is going to sky rocket very soon in the prem!


11 May 2010 13:20:43
Hibs are known to be interested in Zander Diamond from Aberdeen with Colin Nish used as bait plus £100K, John Rankin will join old team Inverness CT for £100K with Hibs moving for Scot Arfieild from Falkirk in a move to be woth a reported £375K, Gary O'Connor will join from Birmingham along with David Murphy on a one year loan deal.


11 May 2010 13:12:06
Fulham to sign anderson from manu £13mil, and carlton cole from west ham for 8mil+ davies, fulham have 20mil–25mil transfer kitty and only a centre back will be signed but the club want it to be a free transfer or very small fee or loan, curtis davis at villa maybe?


11 May 2010 12:51:57
Sheffield Wednesday –

Adam Le Fondre £750k – Rotherham
Sean Dyson £100k – Dearne (non–League)
Richard Brodie £500k – York City
Paul Gallagher £750k – Leicester
Chris Sedgewick free – Preston

Grant £2m – Bristol City
Tudgay £1.5m – Burnley
Potter £250k – Barnsley


11 May 2010 12:55:18
Buffon seen at Heathrow on his way to Arsenal for a contract worth 90k per week n for an udisc fee


11 May 2010 12:48:48
Big news that will be revealed soon enough is that Clichy is off to Barca. The negotiations will no doubt involve Yaya but AW is not as keen as his agent :P

AW will sign Sakho and Melo and is interested in Wright–Phillips and Cole to bolster the squad.

Gallas has 2 weeks to decide. If he leaves for Roma (not everton as i've heard people suggest) AW will need to make advances for another centre back which will be Upson or Cahill. Keepers aren't changing, we will just have to hope that Arsene is right about Fabianski!


11 May 2010 12:31:37
McClaren's conections to Ferguson will ensure a quick sale of Edin Dzeko


11 May 2010 12:25:07
Newcastle In :

O'Hara – Season Loan
Gamst Pedersen – Free
Petrov – Free
Robert Pires – Free (1 Season Contract)
Diego Costa – Free from Real Valladolid
Tal Ben–Haim – Very Cheap
Humberto Suazo – £10m Monterrey ( £ from sales)
Beye – Free
Harewood – Free

Out :

Smith – Leeds 1.5m
Butt – Released
Xisco – Who Cares
Ranger – Sunderland 2.5m
Carroll – Birmingham or Villa 8m


11 May 2010 12:15:33
Rangers News:

Shola Ameobi £3.5 million
David Nugent(free)
Zurab Khizanishvili £1million
Jean Alain Boumsong £2million
Charlie Mulgrew £850,000
David Goodwullie£1million
James Mcarthur £900,000
Allan Hutton £3million
Allan Smith £3million
Paul Scharner(free)


11 May 2010 12:12:17
Luke Moore to sign for Preston North End.


11 May 2010 11:56:54
Following yesterdays reports that Jeff Bonser was stepping down as Walsall chairman, I now have more reports that he has contacted ex–aston villa chairman, and close friend Doug Ellis. Dougie has been seen at Walsall games since he left his post at Aston Villa.

He will inject £4 Million into the Walsall squad, Hutchings will be given his marching orders and Paul Ince will take over as manager.

Following this Troy Deeney will NOT be going anywhere. But only if Doug Ellis does complete his takeover in 11 days.


11 May 2010 11:54:37
Newcastle are chasing Chile International Humberto Suazo!

They are hoping he does not do too well during the world cup so he stays off the radar of the big clubs!


11 May 2010 11:55:40
Southampton f.c to sign jamie ward and darcy blake!! truth


11 May 2010 11:46:07

Just been to oakwell and whilst there i saw ishmail miller and simon cox getting out of there car, probably coming in on loan. Also their is talk of heinz muller coming back to oakwell, billy paynter wil sign within the next couple of weeks if swindon don't reach the champoinship.
Going out will be andy gray and iain hume to championship teams.

By reece blackwell


11 May 2010 11:48:31
As reported in The Hartlepool Mail:
Manchester City to bid £20m for Darren Bent.


11 May 2010 11:37:14
Mangagerial merry go round to happen soon. First time I have posted although I am ITK at a premier league club.

Mark Hughes to be manager of Villa with O'Neill going to Liverpool. I know this as heard from somebody who is going to be on Hughes coaching staff


11 May 2010 11:35:25
Preston to sign the following players.

Paul Hayes – Sc11nthorpe United (Done Deal)
Matty James – Manchester United (In the process)
Bradley Orr – Bristol City
Claude Davis – Crystal Palace
Ritchie De Laet – Manchester United
Robert Snodgrass – Leeds United
Tom Cleverley – Manchester United
Nicki Butt – Newcastle United
Danny Welbeck – Manchester United


11 May 2010 11:29:19
All the following will happen

mancienne to wolves
joe cole to villa
jermaine beckford to west ham
kris boyd to west brom


11 May 2010 11:24:33
West Brom new signings will include::




11 May 2010 11:25:16
Hibernian News:

Garry O'Connor to sign for £200k plus John Rankin to Birmingham to shore up the engine room.

Hibs are also to move for upcoming Pollok star Chris Brophy. Who has netted 34 goals this season from the left side of midfield.

Sol Bamba will move to Fulham for £1.6M
Paul Hanlon will join Bundesliga new boys St. Pauli for £1M

Hibs will replace these two Central defensive rocks by bringing in :

Zander Diamond and Ritchie Foster (Aberdeen) £300k

David Van Zanten will also rejoin former club Hibs after impressing at Hamilton.

Anthony Stokes will join Celtic for £4.5M with Paul Caddis and Pat McCourt moving in the other direction.


11 May 2010 11:04:16
Insiders close to Hicks have some interesting Liverpool news. Liverpool will see some investment from a rich Arab sheikh who has no interest in a controlling stake but wants to see the club do well. They are going to replace Benitez with Dick Advocaat, who plans on loading up the club with Dutch including Drenthe, Van der Vaart, and Georginio Wijnaldum.


11 May 2010 10:46:11
Confirmed, almunia + 4m to villareal for diego lopez.other facts, gary cahill 12m +wilshere on loan, chamakh and dabo free.hazard, savic, wellington silva, lacina traore to come next year, no dfm in as diaby(back to dfm), song, eastmond, galindo(done) and denilson ll step up their game.finally vela, mannone, merida+ other youths on loan, leaving ll be gallas, silvestre, almunia, senderous and traore.AW to spend 16–20m this season for players coming and 20m for those coming next year.all payments made this year so he won't lose out on any player especially hazard and lacina traore..sidney


11 May 2010 10:49:00
Everton News !
these rumours are very strong and have a 70/30 chance that these will happen in the summer

yobo – 7m – lyon, villerreal
j.vaughn – 4m – leicester city ( if they get promoted )
l.jutkiewicz – 2m – motherwell
total money recieved – 13m + 5m already in bank =18m

beckford – 4.5m from leeds united
j bullard – 4m from hull city
park ji sung – 8m from man united
gallas free from arsenal
total spent 16m



11 May 2010 10:51:26
The guy who said derek riordan to barnsley for 400k. You are completley wrong. The hibs chairman will accept no less than 1 million pounds.

Scottish Rumours

Colin Nish plus cash to aberdeen with Zander Diamond going to hibs.
Hibs will also sign Richard Keogh (Free Transfer), Scott Arfield (Falkirk– 200k), Michael Hart (Free Transfer) and Garry O'Connor (Free Transfer)

Hearts are selling: Driver, Goncalves, Wallace and have released club legend christian nade and they will sign a few scottish lower league players.


11 May 2010 10:54:54
Manager go round
Coventy Coleman Gone Mohbray in
Cardiff depending on playoffs Jones out Holloway in
Plymouth Mariner gone sideways Cotterill in


11 May 2010 10:32:34
Rob koluk to sign for pompy on a 3 k a week deal


11 May 2010 10:33:15
Barnsley to loan danny rose from tottenham


11 May 2010 10:35:04
Villa is in the offing
Asturian striker expected to wear the Barça shirt after the club became champion against Valladolid.


11 May 2010 10:35:46

Van der Sar will play one final season at OT 2010/11 before retiring and taking a coaching role back in Holland. Ben Foster will indeed be sold, before the world cup, to Birmingham City although if Rob Green leaves the Hammers, don't be surprised to see them make a bid. Fee will be £5–6million. TK has to make a decision whether he wants to fight for the jersey, as SAF will sign a new keeper this summer.

Rene Adler, of Bayer Leverkusen. Leverkusen are sniffing around Zoran Tosic, and SAF wants to offer £7million plus the Serbian winger to get his man.



11 May 2010 10:41:38
Sheffield Wednesday are going to cash in on every decent asset they still have in order to rebuild the team for the fight back to the CCC!

on there way out are: Lee Grant, Marcus Tudgay, Jermaine Johnson and Potter for small fees

then frees:
Gray (mostly due to high wages)

As a result ins:
a load of free transfers (ex Preston) who are past there best but who Father ted thinks will do the job in League 1!


11 May 2010 10:27:43
Bristol city to sign anderson de silva as he wa released from barnsley fc


11 May 2010 10:27:53
Dave Jones to be appointed as West Ham manager is Cardiff fail to gain promotion from the play offs.


11 May 2010 10:24:22
Sheff u will sign iain hume from barnsley 4 600k


11 May 2010 10:26:04
First time posting so go easy lol
Just heard a rumour don't know if its an old one but not read about
It on hear so I hope I am not repeating anything.

Just heard from a sourse that Rafael Benítez has just sold his house to Phil Jagielka so good news for everton fans a great player is defo staying and
Depends on which side of the fence you sit it could be good news or bad news but looks dofo that rafa is leaving. If anyone else has heard this be great
Hear of it cheers


11 May 2010 10:14:23
Barnsley fc

will sign billy paynter if swindon don't go up
and anthony kay will return to oakwell


11 May 2010 10:14:34
Not more than two players coming in at manu
1 striker– mostly dzeko or fabiano
benzema dint come last year won't come this year
berbatov staying unless manu recieve huge bid

1 midfielder– silva most likely but angel di maria a possibility, joe cole unlikely
rodwell a good choice but may come after a year milner
modric and bale won't come coz totenham in champions league
carrick will be leaving anderson might leave if huge bid received
kaka won't come

no goalkeepers this year vds for 1 more year
foster will leave


11 May 2010 10:08:29
Newcastle are making the Chile International Star Humberto Suazo their main target this summer.

Newcastle are hoping he does not do too well at the World Cup as he may attract bigger fish!


11 May 2010 10:08:35
david googwille to sign next week
also derek riordan will sign soon after a 400k bidhas been accepted

hugo colace will sign soon
dicko will sign a 3 year deal as stoke have accepted a 450k bid a shotton will sign on a 1 year loan
tom cleverley from man u will sign on a 1 year loan


11 May 2010 10:11:37
Man City are very close to signing Boateng of Hamburg


11 May 2010 09:51:54
Now Leeds United have being promoted and are officially a massive club again and they are definately going to be promoted back to the PL for the first time in 7 years so Simon Grayson will look to make a squad strong enough to compete for the title.

The Ins Will be:
– Frederico Macheda – £2M (Man Utd)
– Danny Welbeck – £3M (Man Utd)
– Paul Anderson – £1M (Nott'm Forest)
– Lee Grant – £750k (Sheff Wed)
– Charlie Adam – £2M (Blackpool)
– Graham Dorrans – £2M (WBA)
– Rob Kozluk – FREE (Barnsley)
– Anderson – FREE (Barnsley)

The Outs Will Be:
– Jermain Beckford – FREE (WBA)
– Luciano Becchio – 250K (Scthorpe)
– Johnny Howson – 500K (Bristol City)
– Robert Snodgrass – 500K (Huddersfield)
– Casper Ankergren – RETIRING
– Neil Kilkenny – 300K (Middlesborough)
– Richard Naylor – 250K (Colchester)


11 May 2010 09:52:42
The reasons behind Rafa Benitez' agent saying that Benitez wishes to stay at Liverpool are simply that other opportunities are not available to him, and that he wishes to protect his position regarding any payment he may be entitled to if leaving the club.

Last week Juventus made it absolutely clear that they would not be dictated to and that the contractual terms being requested by Benitez' representatives were entirely unacceptable. Having spoken with a colleague in Italy, I understand that since the tentative offer from Juventus was withdrawn, Quilon has approached both Milanese clubs wishing to open "informal" discussions over potential opportunities should, as expected, Leonardo or Mourinho depart.

Benitez apparent believes that he will be entitled to some, if not all, of the severance payment regardless of the conditions that lead to his departure. There is little doubt that a payment would be due if his contract were terminated by Liverpool – and no doubt that the club will go to all necessary lengths to avoid this happening. Benitez seen to be courting other clubs may be sufficient for Liverpool to perhaps take some action to edge the manger towards the door. What I am thinking of is a Director of Football, or similar, being appointed above Benitez with the justification that the club must protect itself – given the manager is very publicly encouraging interest from other clubs.

Gigi Delneri will almost certainly be the new manager of Juventus. I will also stick my neck out and say that I reckon Inter will have Benitez as their manager by the start of next season.



11 May 2010 09:57:30
Damarcus beasley in talks with barnsley over a possible move after he confirmed he would leave rangers this summer


11 May 2010 09:36:28
Just to let anyone know who may or may not want to post anything about "brazillian wonderkid" Douglas Costa – yes Doncaster fan I am talking to you.

Douglas Costa PLAYED for Gremio of Brazil (so a link with Santos Laguna who are a Mexican club probably wouldn't help in this deal) until January of this year and then moved, very expensively, to Shakhtar Donetsk.

Nothing wrong with your rumour I am just concerned that everyone else who reads this site is laughing at you as much I am.

Berbatov – one more season
Anderson – will come of age this season
Gourcuff in for 21 million


11 May 2010 09:37:46
Does any one, know who newcastle will be singing with us having no money ?


11 May 2010 09:39:06
Tony mowbray will be named as new Coventry manager in next few days.Jason Koumas to follow him.


11 May 2010 09:27:58
Scott parker to lfc to replace gerrard when he goes to madrid with jose, it won't go away that MON will be new lfc boss he only wants job if he can bring milner and agbonlahor with him but if truth be known does anyone really know what is happening to our wonderful club that i think the yanks and the waiter are destroying roll on takeover and put us all out of our misery

Y_N_W_A 96


11 May 2010 09:19:42
Watford striker Heidar Helguson could be forced into army duty


11 May 2010 08:46:06
Wenger said from the very beginning, maximum of 3 players will come in.. those players will not be playing for world cup but must be experienced.

Wenger will sign a striker, def mid, and a defender
Striker – Chamakh
Def mid – Felipe Melo or Capoue Etienne
Def – Diakhate or Sakho or Diakhate

Not more than 3 players will leave.
Gallas and Merida are the most likely ones to leave.
Gallas wouldn't accept lower salary, Merida's talent will be a waste to stay with Arsenal and sit on the bench..

As we know, Arsenal is playing 4–3–3

Front 3 will be:
Van Persie, Chamakh, Arshavin, Eduardo, Walcott, Bendtner, and vela

Mid 3 will be:
Fabregas, Nasri, Rosicky, Diaby, Eboue, Song, Denilson, Ramsey, Wilshere, (Melo or Etienne)

Back 4 will be:
Vermaelen, (Diakhate or Sakho or Subotic), Campbel, Silverstre, Djourou, Nordtveit, Clichy, Traore, Sagna, Gibbs

Some good backups from reserve team:
Sunu, Simpson Watt, Randall, Barazite, Eastmond, Gilbert, Hoyte

As for keeper, Wenger WILL stick with Almunia.. he didn't think Arsenal's problem lies on the keeper, he said it was the defence. And Wenger also said Eduardo is part of the plan, so he will not leave.

I personally think rumours regarding yaya toure, swp, ballack(lol), joe cole, eden hazard are not going to happen.


11 May 2010 08:22:29
News to all fellow gooners! Arsene did not originally want to bring in many more than Chamakh but Gazidis has gone public about Arsenal's funds. They have enough money and Wenger will take this as a hint to look into a few players. They will need to strengthen up the defense. It looks as if he won't buy a keeper, but he has his eyes open. As much as we all would LOVE the likes of a Gigi Buffon or Julio Caesar, it is not looking good. Although Fabianski has told reporters that he knows his mistakes and you can bet he will be trained hard, if he isn't loaned out. Almunia will stay number one if there is no one else coming in as GK. If the defense weakens by way of Gallas and Silvestre(almost certainly) leaving, then he will be keen to find one or two backs.
ALL Arsenal supporters must realize that Wenger is keeping out of the transfer window so they do not become a Portsmouth or Crystal Palace. Most managers care about this very moment, Wenger cares about the club's future as well.

Dream Squad:
GK – Buffon, Fabianski(loan), Szczesny, Mannone –
DF – Sagna, Gallas, (Micah Richards – Man City), Vermaelen, Song, Djourou, Clichy, Eboue, Traore, Gibbs, Campbell, Nordtveit –
MF – Fabregas, Diaby, Nasri, Walcott, Rosicky, Ramsey, Denilson, Merida, Wilshire – ST– Bentdner, Chamakh (free) V. Persie, Arshavin, Eduardo, Vela, Sunu, (Tuncay Sanli – Stoke)

and bring up some of the reserves i.e. Emmanuel–Thomas, Hoyte, Boateng, Botelho, Randall, Freeman, Watt, Coquelin, Eastmond, Murphy, Frimpong. a couple if not a few will be loaned out.

All in all, with Chamakh being free, I don't think a few additions like a player like Buffon and Richards would hurt Arsenal's "sufficient funds" at all. Plus, Tuncay doesn't seem to be happy at Stoke, and it's obvious that he has more talent than Stoke is capable of. I could see all of these players in Arsenal red pretty easily.

Eduardo, Gallas, Sagna, and Vela will stay.


11 May 2010 08:24:42
Chelsea will re–sign Scott Parker in the summer. Impressed with his form, Ancelotti is keen to strengthen his midfield with the World Cup hopeful.


11 May 2010 08:27:58
Despite what other Arsenal fans are saying, I've been told by sources at the club that we're signing Kasper Schmeichal on a free transfer. It's 100% I trust these sources with my life!


11 May 2010 08:33:59
Franck Ribery to sign for Man City in the next few weeks. He's keen to work with Mancini and has been promised the club will win the Premiership in the next two years. I'm a City fan, I've been selling Programmes for the past fifteen years and I've been informed of this by a good friend, I have no reason to doubt him. I look forward to seeing this in the papers in the next few weeks, CITY 'TILL I DIE.


11 May 2010 08:34:43
Jason Koumas, Shola Ameobi and Nick Montgomery were all at Thrope Arch yeaterday evening in talks with leeds.

Grayson also keen on bringing in Lee Hendrie who is set to be released from Derby County following a loan spell at Brighton..


11 May 2010 08:36:36
Man. United are to sign Landon Donovan this transfer window as well as Benzema, Scott Parker and Steven Taylor. Berbatov, Carrick and Wes Brown will also leave along with Ben Foster, who is desperate for first team football.


11 May 2010 08:42:31
I have recently been informed that Arsenal FC will be moving in to buy a few players this summer, despite what the manager says. They will buy Chamakh (free), Joe Hart (8 million), Gary Cahill (10 million) and Felipe Melo (7 million). There will also be a large sell–out of players. Silvestre (free), Senderos (free), Merida (free), Denilson (6 million), Eduardo (12 million), Almunia (4 million), Fabianski (3 million) and Clichy (20 million). This will leave Arsenal with 20 million to spare, which will be used to bring in either a top class player, or to improve the medical staff at the club.


11 May 2010 08:42:37
West Ham are to go on a mass spending spree in the summer, they will sign Thomas Muller from Bayern Munich, Jermaine Beckford from Leeds, Wes Brown and Ben Forster from Man. United with Scott Parker going the other way, Steven Taylor from Newcastle, Wade Elliot from Burnley and Jamie O'Hara from Spurs. Leaving will be Rob Green to Arsenal, Matthew Upson to Villa, as was said Parker to Man Utd, Faubert to Sevilla, Stanislas to Newcastle, Carlton Cole to Everton while Benny McCarthy, Ilan, Spector and Diamanti will also depart. This is the only information I have at present, I'll keep you posted!


11 May 2010 08:44:48
Hi fellow Canaries, I've been informed we'll make a move for Archie Thompson playing at Melbourne Victory. He's a natural goal scorer and Lambert is sure he's just what we'll need. He's expected to provide perfect competition for Grant Holt and Super Chrissy Martin.


11 May 2010 04:30:36

Mark Mutley McGee is ready to make a bid for Hibs striker Colin Nish, the forward said he would welcome a move away from Easter Road after all the abuse he has suffered from the fans. From THE BIG MAN (always in the know)


11 May 2010 04:55:41
Friend at work just flew back from northern ireland and rumour flying around is that frank lampard is to follox the special one to real madrid next season! Stretching it out, but the northern ireland connection to his missus, christina bleakley and spain to his ex and mother to his child? Dont know but does she live in spain again? Although I thought she was a barca girl??


11 May 2010 06:08:24
LFC . I work for Barcap and wanted to just set out a few straightner's! I think there are a lot of false lfc postings from rival fans on here! So many fical fans as well. Anyway as I mentioned before, I work for Barcap and have done for years and the set out to sell LFC is top priority. Although only my managers know exactly all the fine details of the selling of the club! What I know and can confirm to everyone is there are currently 8 interested parties in discussions to purchase the club outright. Two US Groups..Three Far East Groups..Two Middle Eastern Groups and One Indian. There is no shortage of taker's and this rubbish that's being banded about by the media that the price required and being discussed is £800 million!!!! is absolute nonsense!! Maybe $7–800million The figures in talks are actually between £400 – 550 million. I don't know the more complex and finer details and it's not in my pay scale to do so. All I can say is Broughton has been appointed to p


11 May 2010 07:09:56
David Villa will sign for Barcelona next week after La Liga has finished. Laporta is also going to push hard for Fabregas with 2 serious offers being considered. Laporta sees these two signings as a gift to the Club before he departs for the new Presidential elections.


11 May 2010 07:46:14
After becoming wise to Doncaster Rovers elegant and technical style of football, president of Brazilian side Santos Laguna, has formed an affilliate with the
to the guy that said this
"Championship club in order to create awareness of the Brazillian clubs top youngsters, whilst giving the players experience of playing in a demanding and physical league and working under one of the best man managers in English football. Douglas Costa, a target of Manchester United, will be the first youngster arriving at the Keepmoat stadium on a season long loan which can be terminated upon acceptance of any big offers for the Brazillian wonderkid.

Free agent, Juninho, formerly of Middlesborough will also join the club as a player coach and mentor to the arrivees from Santos Laguna, helping the players settle and adapt in the loan spells."

im not sure if this is your atemtp at a joke but at least get your facts right. santos laguna are a team in the mexican division and santos fc are the brazilian ones, and douglas costa signed for shakthar donestk.

milner, silva, dzeko, lloris to united
aguero, shweinsteiger, hamsik to chelsea
hazard, zapata, chamack to arsenal
cheap crap players to liverpoll.
everyone with legs to man city


11 May 2010 07:52:26
Leeds United boss Simon Grayson is keen to add Jamie Cureton to his squad after promotion. The Leeds Manager is keen to add experience to his squad, and believes Cureton will prove crucial in aiming to survive in the Championship. The Norwich striker will be out of contract in the summer and available on a free transfer.


11 May 2010 07:57:42
I saw ricky lambert down out st marys stadium, i ask them if he is staying with the saints, he ssaid yes i lov this club, i have just got a house closer to the club, cause im settling down with my family.

also i have hear that they might be 5 or more new players by the beingging of next season,

some of the players that are linked with saints

Roy O'Donovan, Darcy Blake, Luke Varney, Inigo Calderon, Stephen Hunt, Hayden Mullins, Michail Antonio, Lee Trundle, Jamie Ward

good player to a amazing club,



11 May 2010 08:09:27
Norwich City News: Fraser Forster will rejoin on a season–long loan. The Geordie stopper is keen to return to City, rather than spend a season on the bench at the Toon. Lambert is expected to make moves for Billy Paynter or Derek Riordan in order to strengthen his strike force. In midfield, the Canaries are keen to re–sign Sammy Clingan. The Northern Ireland international was not keen to leave Carrow Road in the first place and Lambert believes the midfielder will add a new dimension as City look to adapt to Championship life. In defence, Tommy Spurr will join from Sheffield Wednesday as will Gordon Greer from Swindon Town. There will not be mass changes with players going out: McVeigh, Cureton, Tudur–Jones will go and Rose and Elliot's loans will not be made permanent. I know this as my brother works at Colney and has informed me of this. It's going to be an interesting summer fellow Canaries!


11 May 2010 08:15:16
Rickie lambert to sign for bristol city for 3 million


11 May 2010 02:00:41
Liverpool WILL sign matty upson its bin done before the season ended


11 May 2010 04:01:46
Well here we go rumour counter rumour, Arsene has said Almunia will not be the No 1 goalkeeper next season fact, who then Flapianski not a chance Vito might be the choice at a later date if he can continue improvement. We lost points through indescisive goalkeeping Arsene has seen how other top clubs have a clear advantage in this area Cech, Van der Sar and Reina all top class, in will come a top proven goalkeeper you will see Hugo Lloris tops that list right now. And those who say he will halt the progress of the younger goalkeepers well if they are good enough then they will replace him, but they need to show that and ARSENE is always keen to give young players a chance to shine.

Bangkok Gooner


11 May 2010 04:15:59

Hibs set to sign ex Aberdeen defender Michael Hart after being released from Preston North End. From THE BIG MAN (always in the know)


11 May 2010 01:26:21
Sorry arsenal fans but you guys need to stop dreaming. I am an arsenal fan but AW said that he doesn't want to strengthen the goalie position. He will buy a defender or two and of course Chamakh. Also no more than 2 or 3 will leave the club. The only way that AW will sign more players is if arshavin decides to go. That will make a chain reaction including the signing of hazard to replace him.So..
Chamakh – free
a defender
another one possibly
Not fabianski
Not almunia
Dudu, Gilbert, senderos, silvestre(coach), gallas?

All deals will be done by the Emirates Cup guaranteed


11 May 2010 00:22:45
Ben foster close to signing for Birmingham city for around £4 million according to BBC reports also Jerome Boateng moving to Manchester City for £11million from Hamburg


11 May 2010 00:25:30
After becoming wise to Doncaster Rovers elegant and technical style of football, president of Brazilian side Santos Laguna, has formed an affilliate with the Championship club in order to create awareness of the Brazillian clubs top youngsters, whilst giving the players experience of playing in a demanding and physical league and working under one of the best man managers in English football. Douglas Costa, a target of Manchester United, will be the first youngster arriving at the Keepmoat stadium on a season long loan which can be terminated upon acceptance of any big offers for the Brazillian wonderkid.

Free agent, Juninho, formerly of Middlesborough will also join the club as a player coach and mentor to the arrivees from Santos Laguna, helping the players settle and adapt in the loan spells.


11 May 2010 00:29:29
Chelsea, Man City, and Man Utd are all looking at Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, 22.

Liverpool expect to sign Rangers defender Danny Wilson, in the next 48 hours for £2.5m.

Birmingham are planning a 6m bid for out of favour Man Utd keeper Ben Foster.

Arsenal will make a bid in the region of 5m for Shaun Wright–Phillips in the summer.

Everton are also targeting £3m–rated 1860 Munich striker Peniel Mlapa and are also weighing up a deal for midfielder Aleksandar Ignjovski as they push for a top 6 finish next year.

Wolves, Fulham and Birmingham and Leeds are looking at out 17–year–old Shrewsbury forward Tom Bradshaw.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson will make a bid for Sheffield United forward Jamie Ward this week, with the offer likely to be worth about £400,000, midfielder Nick Montgomery will also be on his way to Leeds.

Tottenham are considering an £18m bid for Sevilla striker Luis Fabiano as manager Harry Redknapp targets a world–class forward to boost the club's chances in the Champions League next season, and possibly a top 2 finish. With Harry Redknapp at the helm, expect Tottenham to become a dominant force in English football.

Manchester City are weighing up an offer for Sunderland's £20m–rated striker Darren Bent as manager Roberto Mancini looks to shake up his forward line for next season.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is planning a summer clear–out, with Dimitar Berbatov, Michael Carrick and Anderson all likely to be shown the door.

There will not many huge changes at Leeds this summer:

You can expect youngster Will Hatfield to be offered a professional contract and will be on the fringes of the first team.

Tommy Spurr will be one of Grayson's targets at RB.
Jamie Ward is set to join Leeds for around £400,000
Nick Montgomery will also join on a free from the Blunts.
Grayson will also be after a new keeper, with Portsmouth's Jamie Ashdown top of the list.
Sanchez Watt will be signed on a season loan – Arsenal
And finally Neil Collins will be signed from Preston for around £100,000

Youngster Aidy White will go out on loan to a L1 club to gain first team experience, along with Mike Grella as he adapts to English football.

Expect a top 8 finish for Leeds as they look to consolidate their position in the Championship.


11 May 2010 00:02:11
Apparantly alex ferguson and Arsene Wenger are in discussions to form a progressive coalition and rip the premier league title from Chelseas grip!

Politics sucks so onto rumours

higuain to Utd after world cup with Madrid likely to sign Torres despite his previous insistance that he would never play for Real. Torres is dissilusioned with the scouse fiasco and everyone has their price!


11 May 2010 00:03:22
Could please some one out there give us some LFC takeover latest and if Rafa is staying or going? We all know Stevie G is going and i hope with every LFC fans best wishes. He's stayed and been loyal for 10 years. Takeover latest has to be 100% post if your facts are true and why? Blair Mayne YNWA


11 May 2010 00:00:22
Danny fox to west brom from burnley and david nugent will be signin for newcastle


10 May 2010 23:58:10
4 players in at Arsenal, who will ditch all the dead wood.
leaving will be silvestre senderos gallas merida traore eduardo simpson.
arriving will be chamakh, cahill, a DCM and Hazard.
unfortunately no GK, but fabianski will have a season on loan, and szczesny will become second choice behind almunia.
out on loan will go fabianski wilshere vela galindo.
almunia szczesny mannone
sagna eboue clichy gibbs botelho
cahill vermaelen djourou campbell nordtveit
song DCM eastmond e–thomas
fabregas diaby ramsey rosicky lansbury
nasri walcott arshavin hazard wellington
vpersie chamakh bendtner sunu


10 May 2010 23:28:45
Polish striker Lukas Jutkiewicz is a target for Norwich. Paul Lambert has had him watched recently and could be Norwich's first summer signing. Motherwell are believed to be rivals, however. Lambert is also believed to be keeping tabs on MK Dons Jermaine Easter.


10 May 2010 23:39:34
Norwich City News!

Paul Lambert is hoping to use his scottish contacts to tempt out of contract Rangers striker Nacho Novo to Carrow Road, It is thought that it is a straight fight between Norwich and Middlesborough for his services.


10 May 2010 23:11:37
To all fellow gooners.. I have it on very very good authoritie that Mr Wenger has NO intention of entering the market for a new keeper. He still feels flapi–anski is going to come good. I'm also told that other than chamnik (?) there will only be 1 other position to be looked at. Not 100% sure of where it is.. So sorry folks, wenger is keeping his wallet and our dreams shut.


10 May 2010 22:57:40

Pat Stanton's son wee 'Pishy' Stanton is to sign from Cowdenbeath U19'S.

Colin Nish and £800,000 to Aberdeen in return for Zander Diamond.

Derek Riordan will move to Blackpool for £1.1 million.

Veteran sweeper Rob Jones returns for £250,000.


10 May 2010 23:00:54
Man United


10 May 2010 23:00:55
My friend saw Steven gerrard a couple of days ago and asked him if he was leaving liverpool.he said .no I would never leave the club that's the last thing on my mind, I also belive that torres will go nowhere as he wants to see out another 2 seasons before a move back to Spain to be with his family



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