Football Rumours Archive December 15 2011


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2011 23:08:50
Hartlepool United will inform the successful applicant for the vacant managerial position on friday. He will then meet the players on monday morning morning before an announcement is made to the press.(4)(6)


14 Dec 2011 22:45:44
Doncaster will sign Matt Tubbs from Crawley, IF Billy Sharp leaves in January(13)(15)


14 Dec 2011 22:34:17
Hull City to sign billy sharp in jan(5)(27)This was reported on radio humberside recently. dont see it though. more likely michael turner and frazier campbell back in training at sunderland and in need of match practice. possible loan moves?Unfortunately as much as i rate hull as a club i dont think sharp would turn down the prem


14 Dec 2011 21:54:25
Alan smith to Notts County on loan, Mike Edwards to join Mansfield Town and a move by Nottingham Forest for Notts County captain Neal Bishop.(8)(20)


14 Dec 2011 21:40:10
Liverpool have a scout at craven cottage tonight watching John Utaka.(14)(36)The scout must have bloody good sight as fulham are playing OB, and John Utaka plays for french club MontpellierOr they're looking at Peter Utaka, John's brother who is also a Nigerian International. I'd suggest that before you make up a post you get the name of the player right. At least then it could be credible.John utaka was NOT playing, it was PETER UTAKA.John utaka? The same utaka that played for Pompey and was terrible? Defo his brother....


14 Dec 2011 20:18:08
I work for Hertsmere Borough Council - and I have heard on the Grapevine that Barnet FC are preparing to hold talks with Borehamwood FC with regards to a potential ground-share for the 2012-13 season, with club offices being relocated to the area on a temporary basis.(7)(8)


14 Dec 2011 20:04:37
North East Rumours


Modibo Maiga - £7M
Carlo Cudicini - Free
Ricky Lambert - £2.5M

Cheik Tiote - Chelsea, £13M
Leon Best - QPR, £3M
Tim Krul - Spurs, £7M


Stylian Petrov - £2M
Bobby Zamora - £6.5M
Gabriel Agbonlahor - £6M
Vedran Corluka - £5M
Stephen Warnock - £2.5M
Jack Butland - £750K

Ji Dong Won - Loan, Southampton
Matthew Kilgallon - £500K, Doncaster Rovers
Phil Bardsley - £4M, Stoke City
Simon Mignolet - £4.2M, PSV Eindhoven
T.Carson - £300K, Watford(11)(57)Im a wolves fan so just read this rumour as a mutual! Thought it was hilarious. Why on earth would any of those players you listed bar maybe corluka and butland wanna go to you? Im not being funny but you have splashed enough cash in the summer you should be more realistic and work with what you got. Oneil will sort you out.Higher wages?And more ambitious club with charismatic manager?It's better than going to Wolverhampton?Why would bardsley go to stoke?As a mutual what?Tiote 13 mil, warnock 2.5 mil REALLY ?!?!?!

you just made yourself look like a foolAs a mutual what? - I presume that the OP meant as a Nuetral!!Gabby agbonlahor to sunderland for 6 million? what person made that upIf hes worth 13 million, heskeys worth 50 million now?13mill for tiote haha u can get his boot for thatIf Carroll is 35million, then Tiote is easily 55million.


14 Dec 2011 19:14:39
As a Liverpool Fan . I would be disgusted if we where thinking about paying anywhere near 10 million for Jelavic . He plays for a club in financial trouble who may be in big trouble . He has scored 12 goals this season but 5 have come from the penalty spot and we have 2 fantastic penalty takers in Gerrard & Adams . He is no where near a 10 million striker . I would be asking some questions about king kenny if we pay that sort or money as i think we payed well over the odds for Danny Wilson when he had less than a year to go on his contract.

I think 10 million would could spend 10 million on a better quality player. Jelavic is a 6 million striker at most and the only Rangers player i would take would be the Goalie as i think Reina will move on soon.

some people just post total crp as i dont think anyone in the scottish league would be classed anywhere near 10 million.(12)(31)I've got to disagree with you about Jelavic. Nobody in Scotland or England thought Charlie Adam was a 10m player and look at him now. A player is only worth what a club want to pay for him.
FF81Jelavics doing more than lanky carrol 35mil is a joke and your moaning about 10milI don't think there's a player for Liverpool worth 10 million lolIm a celtic fan but i think jelavic is a cracking player, its not all about the goals with him he creates alot an has a great work rate, pool payed 35m for caroll an what has he done? if jejevic could do that playing with the likes of edu etc i cant imagine the impact he would have with service from the likes of gerrard etcTotally agree with original post, the top TEN players in the scottish sunday league are not worth 10m in total.I don't believe any player is worth 10m outside maybe messi and ronaldo but English teams are dictating the price for a player. When you have average players like Henderson going for 20+m and 35m for that big did Carroll that would tell me that jelavic and forrest are worth way more than 10m. I would rate hooper in that category.Adams? Tony?Clearly not many fans of the SPL, i would be happy if Liverpool signed Jelavic, cracking finnisher and i think he could be the perfect foil for Luis Suarez, there are a lot of good players in the SPL though, to name a few, Steve Dacis, Steven Naismith, Alan McGregor, Lee Wallace, Darren Cole, anthony stokes, gary hooper, Ki, Kayal, Izaguire, james Forrset, Zaliukas, , David Tempelton, Fyvie, Andy Webster, Graeme Shinnie, Danny Swanso, all of theese could play in the premier league, at varying levels of course, but certanily Davis, Izaguire, Ki, kayal, Jelavic and McGregor could all play in top 10/8/6 teams,Really Liverpool to pay over the odds for average players? never!!!I am the origional poster.
Carrol is a waist of space who is not worth a fraction of the 35 million payed but that does not take away that jelavic is not worth 10 million.

he's playing for a club from which i hear are so badly in trouble from HMRC that if found guilty which is the most likely outcome they could go out of buisness by the end of the season as they would not be able to pay the tax bill.

For what i have read on the internet the case will end 16th jan 2012 so any club wanting a rangers player would be mad to make an offer before then.

As for Jelavic he has scored 25 goals in 70 games for Rapid Vienna and 12 this season for rangers 5 from the spot . and only 2 for croatia thats not worth 10 million.CRAP RUMOUR BUT IT DOESNT MATTER WHERE U PLAY ITS HOW GOOD U R DALGLISH HANSEN LARRSON AND THE MOST UNDERETIMATED STIKER IN THE EPL STEVEN FLETCHERYou know nothing. How many times have you watched him?To base a value on a player mainly based on the league he plays in is utter pxsh! Big Jelly n Suarez would have 50-60 goals between them a season. Granted he's been a bit off the boil but he's coming back onto a game. When his confidence is high and playing with a better standard of player i think he could be a world class striker!A club can put any value they like on a
player if some one wants to pay is a different nmatterJelavic and suarez would tear up the defences in the epl, didn't liverpool once pay 20 million for keane? how did that go? 11 million for heskey? was that worth it for a player who scored less goals in 70 odd international caps than 2 goalkeepers scored in about the same amount. he is a goal scorer but he also holds the ball up well, has great close control and can also score with both his feet and his head. at the end of the day if rangers asking price is 10 million thats what you will have to pay to get himHenrik Larsson played for Celtic....does that mean that he wouldn't have been worth 10m in his prime as well? He's proven at both club and international level! I agree with the earlier post about Dalglish, Larsson & Hansen (I'll add Souness to that too)....if you're good enough, it doesn't matter where you're playing. Every player has to make a name for himself somewhereIm a Rangers & Liverpool fan and if Jela was to leave, I hope he goes to Anfield. He is a top drawer player, although admittedly playing in a sub-standard league. If the likes of Boumsong, Van Bronkhorst, Craig Gordon all left for 8-10m, Jela is defo worth that much. The original poster said that although Liverpool paid 35m for Carroll, it doesn't mean Jela is worth're right, it makes him worth about 50m lol. I do think Carroll could become a top player but Jela would be a quality foil for Suarez until Carroll proves his worth.Im a rangers fant but james forrest for celtics worth 12mil at least twice as good as henderson and pool paid 20Liverpool paid 35 million for a carroll who hardly plays international football behind rooney, crouch etc jelavic is a regular international and is all round a quality player! Rangers played Liverpool earlier this season and carroll started. Ross perry made carroll look like mince tbh, although a friendly carroll did nothing.ANDY CARROL! JORDAN HENDERSON! ROBBIE KEANE ... IT WOULDN'T BE THE FIRST TIME THEY OVERPAYED ... plus they payed 6m for bellamy and Jelavic is twice the player he is {Ed001's Note - Bellamy bought his contract out and moved on a free and Jelavic is not even half the player he is anyway.}Players who play in the spl are extremely under estimated! jelavic is a quality player, iam a celtic fan and when it was the old firm games i knew jelavic was the danger! snodgrass was in the scottish first division when he moved to england and look at him now! be serious guys!


14 Dec 2011 19:09:07
Billy sharp of doncaster rovers is subject to a bidding war thought to be between aston villa and wolves. The two midlands clubs are both keen to add sharp to their squads.
Aston villa are thought to be offering doncaster 3.1 million plus emile heskey on loan until the end of the season.
wolves are thought to be offering doncaster 3.25 million plus shot stopper carl ikeme who is currently on loan at rovers(12)(22)I dont know why you have made this ridiculous rumour up. Wolves already have Seb, doyler and fletcher, as well as keogh and vokes onloan for back up they dont need to buy players in the championship. doubt villa need him either get a grip of yourself!Keogh is making his move permanent to Leeds in January, vokes is staying at burnley and fletcher says he is happy to move to a bigger club plus wolves have made a temporary agreement with Doncaster for sharp so it's you that needs to get a grip!!All is true a part from Fletcher saying he wants to go to a bigger club.Villa have Djalo coming , we don't need rubbish championship strikers!`Heskey off back to leicester. hull city also in for billy sharpAlthough andy keogh and billy sharp were awesome together at Scunthorpe.At Wolves he would be guaranteed first team action and at villa he wouldn't
Doncaster need a keeper so ikeme would be a great addition to dony


14 Dec 2011 18:23:56
Stoke City are keen and willing to pay £7 million for burnley's Jay Rodriguez(12)(18)If true it convinces me more that what i have believed for years is true
football really has lost the plotAll these Jay Rod rumours are kind of ridiculous, he is an average Championship level striker at best. Not worth even 5 million in my books.


14 Dec 2011 18:11:47
Wolves Team After January Transfer Window:

New Formation: 4-3-3


Back 4:



Subs for each position:
GK-De Vries
Strikers-Vokes/Doyle/Ebanks-Blake(9)(40)You are clearly deluded , and I am a Wolves fan.Why is he/she deluded i think this could be right however jelavic may cost a bit much for wolves, another Wolves fanSo six attackers, with four defenders? you'd lose everygame, going forward you're not too bad, although Doyle needs to score more . You need to toughen up defensively, so at least two defenders are needed.Don't think this is from a wolves fan ridgewell at right back we have better right backs already I.e foley forde isn't a centre back he's a winger. Jelavic would never come here either.You have hardly got the money for Snodgrass.Who is valued as much as Jelavic.And he is on the bench.For Hammell a guy that cost half a million.This is why the person is deluded.And your not getting Jeleavic.We turned down 9 million for Liverpool for him.Why would he want to play for Wolves,who are nowhere near as big?And I am a Rangers fanI can see it, although Whelen would be a good signing, would he leave Stoke now Delap is on verge of retiring?! Jelavic would command a fee of about 7-13 Million, would Mick pay that when he got Fletcher, Doyle and Blake. He even let Vokes go out on loan to Burnley.
And I could go on.... especially craddock over Johnson? overall I agree with the previous post.The reason I say he / she is deluded is that according to that Wolves will sign seven players in the transfer window.This is not possible , bearing in mind the kind of money Rangers want for their striker.We need our defence sorted out and another DMF for when Henry is injured or to replace Henry in the long term.Its deluded on all levels. 1. Ridgwell is a LB 2. Why would we play 2 wingers and 3 strikers?? 3. Forde isnt a CB. the whole thing is laughable and that is before you get on to the names mentioned. From a wolves fan.Wish people would stop uploading their football manager teams on herePlus foley is back in the new year


14 Dec 2011 17:36:58
Phil Browns job became untanable at PNE(17)(9)Untanable? So he was unable to get a good colour? - Maybe he should have spent longer on the sunbed!? I think you mean Untenable! ;-)


14 Dec 2011 17:32:39

It's true. Apparently he stayed for a week in a caravan at Bridlington during the summer. He liked it that much he want's to play for Brid Town. If Bridlington turn him down he will try for Grimsby as it is close to his next favourite caravan site - Cleethorpes.(41)(17)Heard the exact same thing whilst I was in Simon's Souvenirs buying a stick of rock!Thought he was after joining up with dean windass at scarborough?


14 Dec 2011 17:31:02
arsenal new squard
gk Reina
dr. j hunt
dc alex
dc cahill(4)(45)Four players, they'll lose every gameSquad of four players! Wenger has finally lost it then eh!? Oh and Reina is going nowhere!Might need some outfield players!


14 Dec 2011 17:30:32
Wolves look to be facing tough competition from Everton and Newcastle to confirm the signature of Jelavic. Rangers are supposedly going to sell the striker for a fee of 10-20 million however only Wolves have been allowed to approach the striker.

Expect Jelavic to light up the premier league wherever he goes(4)(17)Why only Wolves ?Bull$hite jelavic the penalty king he wont get a game for wolves nevermind liverpoolU MATE WANT TO STAY CLEAR OF THAT BOOZE 20 MILL RFC ARE IN MELTDOWN U COULD GET JELLYFISH FOR 4 MILL IF U PYCRIN REPLY TO COMMENT 3

No, Jelavic would only move for a top 5 EPL team [from Jelavics mouth] and Rangers are accepting no less than 10m [from ally mccoists mouth]. Hmmm ... two of the main parties or you ... who to believe?


14 Dec 2011 17:29:28
Their is a rummer around the east stand at the hawthorns that due to sharner and odemwingie falling out with hogson due to their blast in their papers that hogson is after walters and palcios from stoke as replacements.(4)(12)All true I am afraid , Roy has upset some snr squad members.You actually spelt the most difficult word in this post correctly!!Walters is the 1st name on stoke's team sheet, I would hate to think how much he would cost 10m+, palacios is still struggling with fitness and his Stoke career hasn't got off the ground. This rumour is someone having a stefi Graf


14 Dec 2011 17:26:14
Out of favour Jimmy Bullard will be on his way out of Ipswich very soon. The highly paid but injury prone player is rapidly falling out of favour at the club and even some of his fellow players want to see the back of him. The last straw was his bust up with Paul Jewell over his refusal to relocate from his Cobham home(20)(9)Paul Jewell and Jimmy have rubbish this rumour publically already. Utter dross from a Budgie he has been dropped to bench due to his poor form and lack of fitnessWho cares? he's rubbish anyway


14 Dec 2011 17:04:12
Newcastle will be looking to sign up to 5 players in the January transfer window with Smith, Perch and Forster being sold on. In defence we will try to sign James Tomkins (£3m), Erik Pieters (£6m) and Yanga-Mbiwa (£5m). Up front we will be signing Modibo Maiga (£7m) and on the wing Knockaert (£2.5m) from Guingamp. Going out on loan will be Ferguson and Vuckic.
Our starting XI after January will be:
Simpson Yanga-Mbiwa Coloccini Pieters
Obertan Cabaye Tiote Gutierrez
Ben Arfa Maiga/Ba(13)(14)Tomkins aint going to happen nice tryYouve had your time at the top downhill now pards will lose the team spirit and youll finish bottom half of the tableNewcastle will finish in the top half of the table not like some of the crap teams pretending they are premier league standard when they are notMaiga has failed his medical and therefore wont be joining us. Keep an eye out for a bid for zaha from Palace!Why would we want tomkins? and why isn't Demba Ba in 'our starting XI' after january, yeah that's right the lad who's already got 2 hatricks in the prem this season.


14 Dec 2011 16:38:50
doncaster rovers are set to sign matt tubbs from crawley in january,
el-hadji diouf and pascal chimbonda are set to sign contracts until the end of the season and on loan keeper carl ikeme is also set to be extending his loan in january until the end of the season. Rovers are also planning an ambitious loan aproch for out of favour man utd striker michael owen as fergi and john ryan have alot of time and respect for each other(9)(16)


14 Dec 2011 16:33:34
Joe Lewis currently at peterborough contract up has been at QPR last week training and apparently impressing. expect a £1million+ move in Jan.(12)(15)Will sign but less than a mill out of contract in the summer


14 Dec 2011 16:31:01
Liverpool are lining up a january move for wolves striker steven fletcher who would be available in the region of 9 million. Kenny dalglish is also targeting wigan striker hugo rodellaga.
Chelsea are pondering to list waste of space striker fernando torres for £20 million. People who think he is going back to liverpool think again. most liverpool fans wouldnt want him back because of what he said when he left the club
LFC 4 lyf(16)(20)Torres swap for hazaard is my solution
rodallega would be a waste of money because he wont score and will stay on the bench and steven fletcher wouldnt get a 1st team place. Liverpool should target berbatov or zamora for strike forceFletcher worth 9 million, more like 19 millionFletcher was signed for 7.5 Million and has scored 16 in 23 games. I know Maths isn't a scousers strong point but surely you can work out he is around 15 Million + add onsBIG FLETCH 3TIMES THE PLAYER CARROLL IS WOLVES SHOULD ASK FOR 105 MILLION KING KENNY MADE 1 SERIOUS MISTAKE ON THAT PLONKERIf Fletchers worth 19m I must be worth at least a 1m and Im rubbish!


14 Dec 2011 16:27:56
"According to a report in Spanish newspaper Marca, Villa is available for transfer only 19 months into his four-year deal and has been touted to "the great English clubs, mainly Chelsea, Liverpool and Aston Villa". "

source:Telegraph(5)(30)Villa?Aston not think soo!!!Why would he leave the best club in the world? If i was Berbatov and they asked me to be a tea lady I would do it. Bit like Owen with Man UtdGreat club and villa in the same sentence !!! HA HA HA HA HA HA HAVilla has a broken leg.. would be a waste of money!


14 Dec 2011 16:23:15
Strong rumours with the club Keith Vaz is to buy top out the club as chairman has had enough with club under performing 20 mill is the rumoured amount(6)(8)I take it this is leicester city, i also heard this todayShould'nt this be on the banter page, mr vaz is worth about 20P, still it made me chuckle i suppose.I am both a colleague and an aquaintance of Mr Keith Vaz MP, and i can assure you that his personal wealth is'nt anywhere near that figure, and apart from that Mr Vaz is'nt even a big football fan and has no intention whatsoever of trying to buy Leicester City or any other club for that matter, in fact, Mr Vaz would be the man voted "The LEAST likely" to buy a stake in a football club of any kind.Spent all his money on silk cushions , no hang on ,that was money from his expenses, so he must still be loaded


14 Dec 2011 16:02:33
Up to 10 players will be released by Swindon, as Paolo has overspent and they need to sell before the backers will put more cash into the club.

Smith, Ferry, Caddis, Kennedy, Scott, Thompson, Pavett, Evans, Bodin and Cibocchi are rumoured to be on the way out. Ritchie will go too if the club get an offer of over 250k.

Meanwhile, Paolo himself could be gone by Jan 31st 2012.(10)(11)Smith no2 keeper, no others on book, Ferry Second name on the teamsheet, Caddis, captain and first name on the teamsheet, Kennedy,scott, thompson who cares, Ritchie, will go for a bid of 250k, yep we turned down a 400k bid on deadline day..... what a bunch of utter crap !!Must be an Oxford fan wrote this total rubbish


14 Dec 2011 15:59:29
Blackburn news - club not short of money, but owners will bail by May. New UK consortium coming in during the summer.(3)(15)


14 Dec 2011 15:58:44
Ross Allen will be joining Crawley in January, as suitors Swindon Town have financial problems.(6)(4)Financial Trouble? If you say so ;)What finanacial trouble another made up story by an Oxford fan. We were the only club out of L1&2 that made a profit last season.


14 Dec 2011 15:35:34
Phil Brown is set for a swift return to management by joining his first professional club Hartlepool(11)(6)


14 Dec 2011 15:05:34
ROONEY AGAIN GOING TO ASK FOR A TRANSFER AT THE END OF THE SEASON!!!(25)(18)Don't think soOH NO HE ISN'T - and stop shouting you moronOmg...neva gonna happenHe should leave that sinking ship before they finish 4th this season and then 6 next season!I hope he does then maybe SAF will finally buy some top class players!!


14 Dec 2011 14:45:20
Newcastle utd look to sign Lasandro Lopez in january transfer window(10)(21)He's a quality player, therefore Ashley won't buy him.


14 Dec 2011 12:40:58
Rangers will sign the following players either in january or as bosmans in the summer.

January IN
Konstantinos Mitroglou
Farid El Alagui
Craig Sibbald (Loaned back to falkirk)
Alan Smith
Craig Gordon/Timo Hildebrand
Sylvain Monsoreau
Moussa Doumbia (Free)
Willy Aubameyang

Bosmon signing in the summer
Gennaro Gattuso (Bosman)
Daniel Larsson(Bosman)
Carlos Cuellar (Bosman)
Wesley Verhoek (Bosman)

Maurice Edu 2.5mil
Nikica Jelavic 12-15mil
Steven Davis 5mil
Allan McGregor 10-15mil(5)(29)Your valuations are way out there scottish players and there never going to be the bestStay off the drugs m8, must be high as a kite if you think youll get 30 million for mcgregor and jelavicThey are coiming to take u away ahaaaJelavic to wolves for 10 millionEnglish people overrating themselves again ... 1st commentHe's not though, really, is he? he 's just stating the facts.Utter pish rangers aint gonna sell all our best players or we would never win another title, pure and utter pishJelavic 10m , u on Football manager 2012?How much did Gordon go to Sunderland for again!? Every chance Jelavic could go for 10M. Signed for best part of 5M was it? Oh and with the exception of McGregor, not scottish players, only based there just now pal(first reply)Many english need to stop comparing the spl to the championship or league 1. If they were all so succesful they would be a champions league winner and europa league who should both be english due to the stupid amount given for sponsors. The spl is given nothing for sponsors. If celtic and rangers were in the epl they would be easily in top 7/8 due to sponsors, do players values just triple for being in the epl? Seems to be. Example, Andy Carrol.


14 Dec 2011 12:08:49
Bolton Blackburn and everton are showing an intrest in Portsmouth defender Ben haim . His 36k a week contract with Portsmouth is set to end in the summer but is set to move in January on a free .(9)(14)Good player! But not worth 6k let alone 36k


14 Dec 2011 12:03:49
Barnsley linked with Donnys Brian Stock(15)(10)No they are not... the person presenter on Radio Sheffield suggested he would be a good signing for Barnsley suddenly they are linked...Stock IS LINKED to Burnley...unless you just cant spell !He wouldnt want to play with the dingles anyway lolNowhere to park his caravan ,they are not
allowed anywhere near the sacred shrine that is OAKWELL


14 Dec 2011 11:56:20


14 Dec 2011 09:38:14
Hi ed any rumours on plymouth argyle {Ed001's Note - not that I have heard sorry.}(2)(7)Lies ed.....plymouth are in talks to sign chris dagnall from Scunthorpe


14 dec 2011 09:36:11
any bristol city transfer news please,(3)(8)No,and who cares??


14 Dec 2011 09:33:58
Four players will leave Rangers in January as the cash strapped Scottish champions look to spend money when they sell and also ease financial problems.
USA midfielder Maurice Eu could sign a two and a half year deal with Italian side Chievo after they had a £4 million bid accepted. Edu is also keen on testing himself at a higher level than Scotland and sees Italy as his next step.
Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic, wanted by a number of top clubs, is subject of a £8 million bid from Tottenham. Harry Redknapp is keen on signing the striker as he sees him as the nideal striker partner for Rafael van der Vaart.
Northern Ireland midfielder Steven Davis is subject of a £4.5 million bid from West Brom but it is unsure whether Rangers will accept.
Goalkeeper Allan McGregor, who is wanted by a host of top European clubs, is in talks with Aston Villa after the Premier League side had a £11 million bid accepted late on Sunday night.(4)(23)Don't think villa are going to pay 11m for a mediocre keeper.Whered you get this junk from? shagger hasnt had a bid accepted, neither has mo, jella is likely at about 8mil but the rest sounds a load of old tosh.Please go back to playing your football manager tommy and concentrate on your own club,as stated in newspapers rangers are offering new contract to edu and possibly jelavicWhy would villa want mcgregor when they have a much better keeper in shay given.Total rubbish4 mill for edu ur nuts pal


14 Dec 2011 09:29:40
Fernando Torres to sign for Malaga
Carlos Tevez to Milan
Lukas Podolski to Arsenal(26)(37)DIDIER DROGBA to russian tycoons Anzhi Makhachkala in january 10million a yearTorres will not take that much of a step down!


14 Dec 2011 09:14:31
Southend united transfers?(1)(15)Shown the door:

Mohsni Bilel - last nights red card the final straw
Anthony Grant - lost it with Southend seriously needs a move
Kane Ferdinand - sold to Derby County or West Ham
JJ - shown the door, not wanted
Blair Sturrock - time's up, not delivered
Matt Paterson - wanted back at Stockport or various Scottish clubs
Ryan Hall - Sold to the biggest bidder
Harry Crawford - shown the door, not wanted

Coming In:

Timlin from Swindon - maybe, could be another club in for him now

I think that Sturrock will be left with a skeleton squad to see him through to the end of the season.Can't disagree and you can add to the list Lee Sawyer - shown the door, not given the chance to playHall wont be sold nor Kane. Where did you get that crap from?

West Ham intrested in Kane has died so he wont be going.

Hall is loving life at Southend and wants to see out his contract, this was from a sky interview.

Grant wont go either, the rest ill bar Sawyer.


14 Dec 2011 09:01:56
Paolo Di Canio has set his sights on Billy Kee from Burton and Luke Rooney,with Constable as a fall back option,Town will offer Connell in the deal to sign Kee. The club will sell Clarke to colchester, Timlin to Southend and Bodin to Torquay, expect Commazzi to have his contract Cancelled, Lanzano leaving in Jan, Magera and Esejas to also be offloaded. Jervis to return to Birmingham at the end of his loan, PDC is also keen to extend the loans of Ridehalgh and Fodderingham if they are unable to sign them on permanent deals.

The club wont sell Ritchie, caddis or flint unless the bids are silly money.(6)(9)Think we might have missed out a couple more that are on their way out, what about Devera, Thompson, Risser, Kerouche?Kerrouche wont go Risser maybe and i cant see Thompson going. I think a few clubs will be afterThe Burton striker. Cant see Di canio clearing out as many as you say i can see Magera-Risser-Jervis will go back top Birmingham unless we can get him for the rest of the season. I understand Burnley are going to bid for Ritchie and i cant see Flint going its his first season in league football but no doubt he is going to play at a higher level.


14 Dec 2011 08:57:43
Everton midfielder Ross Barkley is in talks with Chelsea after the Merseyside club accepted a bid worth around £17 million for the England under 21 player for a deal in January.(8)(33)Hope this is true but i feel that it may not be. Seems a bit much for himNot true he is signing a new contract this week


14 Dec 2011 08:55:17
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has confirmed rumours he has spoken to Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish about taking youngster Conor Coady on loan in January.(21)(6)


14 Dec 2011 08:53:44
USA captain Carlos Bocanegra is subject of a £3 million bid from Premier League side West Brom. The former Fulham player is currently plying his trade in Scotland with Rangers but would welcome a move to the the English top flight.(7)(21)Pure utter nonsenceHe just signed for 500k you person ... hmm signed and sold in a few months ... OK THEN FOOL


14 Dec 2011 08:52:24
Newcastle have signed 19 year old Saphir Sliti Taider on a pre contract from Serie A side Bologna in Italy.(10)(10)


14 Dec 2011 08:48:32
Tottenham have made a bid of around £3 million for former Italy under 21 striker Graziano Pelle from Serie A side Parma.(10)(9)


14 Dec 2011 08:47:03
Arsenal boss Arsene Wengers, has flown to Portugal to speak to Uwa Elderson Echiejile. The left full back is wanted by a host of European clubs after some very impressive defensive performances for Braga. The former Rennes defender is expected to be available for around £7 million.(10)(10)


14 Dec 2011 08:45:09
Turkish giants Galatasaray, are very close to signing Portugal under 21 midfielder David Simao, on loan from Portuguese side Benfica.(9)(4)


14 Dec 2011 08:43:39
Atletico Madrid are very close to signing Jeremy Mathieu from La Liga rivals Valencia. Valencia are looking to sell a number of players in January and the summer in order to try and sign Fernando Torres from Chelsea as they cannot yet afford the transfer fee.(9)(6)Rubbish, with Valencia's debts they could not afford to fund a move for Torres I also cant see them selling Mathieu as he has been a key player for them. Ath Madrid are also in somewhat of a form crisis as well whereas Valencia are 3rd in la liga


14 Dec 2011 08:41:41
Manchester United are in talks with Hamburg midfielder Gojko Kacar after the former Hertha Berlin player had a £11 million bid accepted.(10)(15)


14 Dec 2011 08:39:54
QPR have made a bid of around £6 million for Everton defender John Heitinga. Everton have made thier Duth international available after breakdown in contract talks.(10)(15)


14 Dec 2011 08:37:58
Fernando Torres is set to leave Chelsea for around £20 million in January as the English club sets to cut their losses. Valencia are keen to bring Torres to Spain on loan until the end of the season but it is unsure whether the La Liga side can stump up the £20 million asking price in the summer.(13)(15)Hey ed can manchester city sign fernando torres?? {Ed001's Note - they can sign anyone, but they won't sign Torres.}Ed, who do you think torres is most likely to go to, if he does leave the bridge? {Ed025's Note - he will go back to spain..I think Torres will go to Sunderland on a free transfer, we'll give them Asamoah Gyan for a trade. How good does that sound!I agree with you


14 Dec 2011 08:36:10
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is very close to agreeing a fee with Napoli for striker Ezequiel Lavezzi.(13)(29)Hopefully we'll get Lavezzi!


14 Dec 2011 04:33:52
Steven fletcher Top scorer at hibs , burnley and wolves he and his late dad season ticket holders for Liverpool dream nice would be Liverpool(15)(24)Give us 40 million for Fletch seeing as LFC paid 30 million for Carroll.Was it not 35 million? :)Fletcher was not a season ticket holder for Liverpool, he was for Chelsea but not Liverpool. get your facts right...He was for liverpool


14 Dec 2011 02:39:41
grant holt to newcastle in january a possibility,they nearly signed him in the summer(12)(23)He's happy at Norwich, still a big part of Lambert's plans..demonstrated by his starting last Saturday and burying a couple in the back of the Newcastle net.


14 Dec 2011 02:28:13
I was in carnaby street in london on monday and alan pardew walks past me talking about christopher samba on the phone.

apparently Newcastle have defence issues at the moment so this could make sence if the rumours are true about blackburn offloading players to raise funds?(10)(24)U fool, people make some trash up on here mind.I was in oxford street yesterday and saw paddington bear on the phone talking about what an person you are....It could well be made up but i reckon Samba would jump at the chance to get away from the sinking shipSamba, Cahill, Bassong all linked to the Toon, not suprised really. I'd take any of the above at the mo!Lol why would I lie on here? I might be wrong if I am then sorry! But he was standing right next to me when he said it!Why would Pardew talk about confidental targets in public? and if he did why would he refer to the player by name in a public place? also Newcastle with their owners would not sanction a high value transfer which it would take to get him in Jan. I think the guy who posted this is making this up!


14 Dec 2011 01:23:58
Rangers will sign the following players either in january or as bosmans in the summer.

Konstantinos Mitroglou
Farid El Alagui
Craig Sibbald (Loaned back to falkirk)
Carlos Cuellar (Bosman)
Alan Smith
Craig Gordon/Timo Hildebrand
Gennaro Gattuso (Bosman)
Daniel Larsson(Bosman)

Maurice Edu 2.5mil
Nikica Jelavic 9-10mil
Steven Davis 5mil
Allan McGregor 10-12mil(5)(26)LoL Greggs 12m, Jellyfish 10m.
5-6 mill tops on both there heads, and as for Edu hes been offered a new deal.This forum is always the place to look when I wanta chuckle during these cold wintry days lolMy god never laughed so much in ages nearly chocked on my coco pops what planet are you living on chappie as its clearly not earthIs this the same Alan McGregor that has had more howlers over the last year than any other keeper in Britain for Rangers and Scotland.

Can i have the name and adreess of your dealer!Mate Alan McGregor is the best Goalkeeper in scotland and how many games have rangers lost this season o I just 1 and how many goals have they conceeded 8 provess my point that he is a top goalkeeper.And Chris Humphrey from Motherwell.Rangers haven't lost a league game mateSorry to tell u this but rangers have lost 1 league game against Killy


14 Dec 2011 01:14:17
Aston Villa are close to signing Billy Sharp on a 3 year deal from Doncaster Rovers for an undisclosed fee thought to be in the region of £2.75 Million. It is rumoured that Heskey will be going in the other direction on a 'short term' loan.(6)(29)Bull st he,s joining leicesterThats a load of crap! He's joining Saints!


13 Dec 2011 22:23:17
Bolton boss Owen Coyle is set to sign Greg Young from Blue Square side Alfreton. Town accepted a bid from the Premier League side for the much wanted defender and the Doncaster born player will move in January.(14)(10)Me thinks Mr.Coyle is getting ready for the championshipMore like Conference league if this rumour is set to be true


13 Dec 2011 22:21:16
Chelsea, Manchester United and Tottenham are all chasing midfielder Kafoumba Coulibaly from Nice in France. The Ivory Coast player is expected to cost around £5 million and has told the French side he wants a move to the Premier League.(15)(11)H Really funny....We are down to the bare bones and SAF has to 'make room' for another player!


13 Dec 2011 22:19:11
Aston Villa, Sunderland and QPR are all chasing striker Danny Welbeck on loan from Manchester United. Welbeck is keen on staying at Old Trafford but manager Alex Ferguson is keen to make room for a new forward in January.(11)(38)Villa for the win!


13 Dec 2011 22:16:25
Stiliyan Petrov is set to leave Aston Villa in January for a three year deal at Greek side Panathinaikos.(17)(18)Villa have rubbished all reports he is leaving , dream on!


13 Dec 2011 22:14:06
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is very close to agreeing a fee with FC Copenhagen for striker Dame N'Doye. N'Doye has scored 50 goals in 90 games for the Danish side and has impressed Redknapp's scouts a number of times this year. Redknapp made a £7 million bid for the Senegal forward but has been told he must stump up £11 million ti sign the former Panathinaikos attacker.(8)(18)^^ Never happen.Dame edna would be chaper


13 Dec 2011 22:11:51
Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson is very keeon bringing defender Joleon Lescott from rivals Man City. Lescott is expected to reject an approach from United but Ferguson believes signing the former Wolves centre half could make them challenge that little bit more for the title this season.(10)(48)Get a grip! Why would United want that waste of space, Fergie wouldn't want to buy from city.


13 Dec 2011 22:08:16
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has made a bid to sign Olivier Giroud from French side Montpellier. Giroud is also wanted by Newcastle but the France forward is keen on a move to a Champions League side, of which the North London team fir the bill.(9)(17)


13 Dec 2011 22:06:28
Lewis McGugan is in talks with Everton after Nottingham Forest accepted a undisclosed bid for the midfielder.(15)(16)As long as we can get Ross Barkley on loan for the remainder of the season as part of the dealMcgugan is probably the last player forest want to leave, but when your commited to paying the dross that mcclaren signed for the next two years that's what happens.Everton aint got a dime and they owe to much


13 Dec 2011 22:04:38
Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is keen on signing attacker Jonas from La Liga side Valencia.(6)(19)


13 Dec 2011 22:03:21
Rich Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua, who have already spent money on bringing striker Nicholas Anelka to China, have made a bid worth £10 million for Vitesse forward Wilfried Bony. Bony is wanted by a number of Premier League sides after scoring 12 goals in 21 games in the Dutch top flight.(8)(14)


13 Dec 2011 21:58:00
Former Ipswich and Sheffield United player Alan Quinn, will join Plymouth Argyle on Thursday morning.(6)(13)


13 Dec 2011 21:56:03
Former Manchester United and Rangers midfielder Michael Stewart, is training with Blackpool in order of being offered a three month deal if he impresses. Stewart has got quite an impressive CV with spells in Scotland, England and Turkey and Ian Holloway seems quite impressed with the former Scotland midfielder.(8)(7)Dont remember Michael Stewart playing with Rangers .He was a youth player there then went to man united i think.Stewart was at hearts twice, hibs once....he is a puddin


13 Dec 2011 21:53:33
Richard Hughes is very close to signing a two year deal with League 1 side Bournemouth. Manager Lee Bradbury, is very friendly with Hughes after they were teammates at Portsmouth and will sign the former Scotland midfielder before the weekend.(6)(4)


13 Dec 2011 19:34:06
James Milner to join Chelsea in january(4)(6)Whats your source my friend?
cant understand whay


13 Dec 2011 18:35:27
West Ham have launched a bid to sign Japanese international Ryoichi Maeda, according to reports emanating from the Far East.

Nikkan Sports report that the Hammers have offered the striker, who spent his formative years in the United States and is currently contracted to J-League side Jubilo Iwata, a two-year contract.

However the major stumbling block appears to be Maeda's lack of involvement at interntional level in the last two years. A player must have featured in more than 75 per cent of his country's competitive fixtures during that period but Maeda has not fulfilled that particular criteria.

30-year-old Maeda is set to become a free agent shortly once his two year contract at the Yamaha Stadium expires. His availablility has also sparked interest from a number of fellow J-League clubs but he is thought to favour a move to Europe.

The player is said to have been watched by West Ham scouts when he featured in Japan's recent 4-0 World Cup qualifying win in Tajikistan last month. On as a second half substitute, he scored the third of Japan's four goals.(15)(14)


13 Dec 2011 18:31:32
Ed, have you heard any transfer news about west ham. Thanks please reply Ed {Ed002's Note - Sorry, nothing more than the press speculation.}(4)(19)


13 Dec 2011 18:33:14
Stoke to make a suprise bid for inzaghi, and i also believe they are interested in clyne from crystal palace, they are also interested in junior hoilett(11)(31)Like that will ever happen


13 Dec 2011 18:24:36
milos krasic to man united on six month loan(16)(32)


13 Dec 2011 17:42:09
Nathaniel Clyne to Man Utd
Moussa Sow to Tottenham
Bobby Zamora to QPR
Maurice Edu to Rangers or Blackburn
Maroune Chamakh to Bordeaux(25)(23)Dont think rangers are even stupid enough to buy their own playerMaurice Edu already plays for RangersRangers are skint so why would they buy there own player edu when all they have too do is extend his contract ya numptyHmmm ... that would be a good signing for rangers ... i've heard that craig whyte is going to buy the club from himself and ally mccoist will be sacked and then offered the managers position lol, think before you post


13 Dec 2011 17:39:43
Harry Redknapp has stated he is no longer interested in becoming the next England manager , it was between him & Roy Hodgson.With new contracts having stalled in the past with WBA & Hodgson.Hodgson is the clear favourite to be the new England manager after the 2012 European Championship.Steve Bruce is being touted as the next WBA manager as well as Rafa Benitez.(13)(25)Oh dear another Dingle trying to stir it. Harry said he was not interested in the job "at the moment". Bruce is going into sports training at Preston and Rafa would never go to the Hawthorns as we couldn't pay him enough!No way will Roy be leaving us ay it.I core believe dat Roy wud leave us ,Baggies ay we!Yeah right who you kidding? Redkrapp would bite the FAs hand off to become England manager for sure gov....Hodgson is rubbish , he can't manage on the big stage!Roy wud be gerat for the Englund job ay he.Not what Harry said at all, Levy just mentioned Harry's thoughts at this momentIf hodgson is new england manager were fed in europe let alone the world


13 Dec 2011 17:33:39
blackburn are looking to get papa boupa diop his brother (25) plays racing santander and said he wouldnt wont to turn the oppotunity down(2)(17)


13 Dec 2011 17:13:28
Spurs are looking at wolves hot-shot Steven fletcher, at around 15-20m but many top teams are also looking at him.(17)(32)If Andy Carroll is worth 30 million , Fletch is worth way more.For all you baggie rumour mongers - If he goes to spurs for a crazy amount, we'll be taking long off your hands to pair up with doyleFletcher? 15-20m? you're having a laugh! he's not worth 5m!Given the service Steve Fletcher will score at any level. Burnley supporter .DaveCan all premier league hotshots get it into there heads that FLETCHER WON'T MOVE!!!!!!


13 Dec 2011 17:06:59
According to Liverpool Uni these are the top and bottom 3 sets of fans in the prem, with noise, passion, away support etc etc included.


20.Arsenal.(32)(35)Im pretty sure wigan are meant to be first..... lolI'm pretty sure Wigan were omitted from the study due to not having any fansStoke are the loudest team f tottenhamDon't get angry guys, tottenham fans deserve sympathy and understanding to get over their problems.Is that there problem of being 3rd in the league and above their biggest rivals. I wish as an Ipswich fan that was our problems to. Deffo Agree Arsenal should be bottum they create no atmosphere at all worse then our fansTottenham? problems? I smell a jealous arsenal fans about!I think being i the top 10 has gone to Liverpools fans headsArsenal fan here, we're ste at home, but away from home we're top class IMO


13 Dec 2011 17:01:21
Everton are interested in Pavlyuchenko and Sebastian Bassong.(28)(16)How the hell can you buy players you aint got any money your skint and you owe to much


13 Dec 2011 16:40:41
Man United's transfer targets for January transfer window:
Wesley Sneijder
Javi Martinez
Sami Khedira
Mario Gotze
Cheick Tiote
Jack Rodwell
Javier Mascherano {Ed025's Note - you forgot the partridge in the pear tree!..(26)(39)Think they need a new keeper too. fergies eye for talent is gash wen it comes to keepers {Ed025's Note - schmichael...van der saar..??To be fair ed - post schmeichel united did have some real dross in goal. And VdS was an established goalkeeping superstar when he came {Ed025's Note - all managers make the odd mistake..SAF is just about the best there is mate..I said eye for talent, schmeical was already a name in europe and van der sar had played for ajax, juve and fulham, not exactly scouting network....... tim krul is a good example of eye for talent!!Stop playing football manager!Surely a manager usually signs a player recommended to him by the clubs scouting network!


13 Dec 2011 16:37:53
Overheard a conversation at Spurs agm today, Darren Eales the club secretary was talking about January targets to a board member. Expect Gary Cahill, Moussa Sow and Eden Hazard to join Tottenham Hotspur.(16)(33)Spurs spending 35 on hazard , have a day offTransfering on your team in fifa maybe mate, sure as hell not in the real world lolLol, just because we're targeting them don't mean they'll come. Still, we live in hopeI seriously doubt that, though maybe if he was talking close enough for anyone to hear the transfer plans he might have thought it useful to spread a little disinformationHazzard costs 50 million
cahill costs 20 million
sow costs 20-25 million
and how much has levy got to spend?


13 Dec 2011 16:15:25
West Ham boss Sam Allardyce was keen to sign Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka however with anelka going to china he will now make a january move for Everton striker Louis Saha for a fee of £2.5 million. He is sure he can keep Louis saha Fit & Thinks that If He Stays Fit He Will Have A 20 Goal A season Striker(9)(35)


13 Dec 2011 16:00:18
Wolves January Targets:
Liam Ridgewell
Ross McCormack
Robert Snodgass
Emmanuel Frimpong (loan)
Billy Sharp
Nedum Onuoha (loan)
Glen Whelan (loan)
Craig Gardner
Nikica Jelavić

Sam Vokes (loan)
Michael Kightly (loan)
Andy Keogh
Nenad Milijas (loan)
Matt Doherty (loan)(15)(8)Yesterdays news barring Nikica Jelavić.Snoddy and Ross are not going anywhere! Simple as that!

MOTOne of either snod, ross or howson going to leeds as part of deal for KeoghTypo in last post should have read from Leeds not to Leeds :)


13 Dec 2011 15:15:47
liverpool have offerd around 22m for wolves top goal scorer steven fletcher. he has banged in 15 in 22 starts and he has the highest shots to goal ratio in the world ATM(13)(38)22mill for fletcher 45 mill for xavi are you
going to sell anfield to fund itFreddie and the Dreamers were from Liverpool.Wrong , Ronaldo has the best goal - game ratio.Wrong - he didn't say game to goal ratio he said goal to shot ratio. Try reading it properly instead of trying to be cocky.22 million is about right for a player of his quality, but only if your liverpool, all other clubs would pay 5 million...By that math, andy caroll is actually worth close to 8mil. still waaaay too much!


13 Dec 2011 14:45:34
Chelsea and AVB look like they will be busy this January.
With Anelka already gone and Juve favourites to land Alex, Chelsea have already lined up replacements with a 7m bid plus Josh Mcecheran on loan for Gary Cahill from Bolton.
Plus an 8m bid for Chilean striker Vargas who will be loaned back to his club until June.
Another player who could be allowed to leave is Solomon Kalou, with Marseille very keen.
Which might mean a surprise bid for long-term target Pato.
Whatever deals are completed AVB is already looking at possible comings and goings.
Malouda, Hilario, Ferreria, kalou, and Drogba will leave and targets include Modric, Mountinho,Thiago, Hazrad and Shaquiri.
Exciting times ahead for Chelsea supporters.(9)(17)Modric will stay at spurs if they make CL next year.I didn't realise we were linked with Shaquiri? Even still i think Higuain should be added to the list, i believe he has been offered to us? Or something along those lines, whatever the situation i believe he is a target for us.And we've been linked with supposebly xavi and hulk


13 dec 2011 14:04:26
maiga having medical at newcastle(22)(13)


13 Dec 2011 13:40:57
santos and brazil foward neymar is linked with a £54million move to real madrid. even though santos president has told neymar if he moves they may make him cut his famous hair cut (fat chance...)(11)(23)


13 Dec 2011 13:04:43
Plymouth have agreed a deal to sign Stourbridge striker Ryan Rowe in January(13)(13)He is on the way to walsallWas on way to walsall, but plymouth have out bid them.


13 Dec 2011 12:56:55
Bristol rvs striker joe kuffour
will sign for Chalrton in january(6)(13)


13 Dec 2011 11:48:10
Antti Niemi to return to Southampton on a 6 month deal as cover for Davis ?(12)(31)Absolute tosh me old fruit.....COYRs


13 Dec 2011 09:31:36
Burton Albion striker Billy Kee will leave Burton Albion and join Derby County for a fee believed to be between £350,00 - £500,000(11)(18)Swindon wanted him but were told 350k wasnt enough !500,000 you are an idiotIsnt he on loan from man city?So he will be sold from 350 pounds to half a million TYPO


13 Dec 2011 09:28:49
middlesbrough intrested in keith andrews he is available on a free transfer in january ipswich and leeds also intrested(13)(12)Thats funny, we have accepted a 2 million bid from Swansea so why would he go on a freeIf you have accepted a 2 million bid from swansea then why have you left him on loan at ipswich where theres a chance of an injury that would ruin the deal?


12 Dec 2011 22:50:26
Hey ed sorry to be a pain but any players being heavily linked to stoke? {Ed001's Note - the only player I have heard heavily linked was Clyne, he is also being linked with Newcastle and Everton.}(5)(11)Also seen man utd are looking at himStoke= Land of the Giants.


12 Dec 2011 21:18:27
I don't usually go for wild speculation however apparently there is some truth that Torres may return to Liverpool on loan. The loan will be short tern as FSG are not to sure about him, given his drop in form.

Apparently both sides are testing the water however Chelsea will only loan the player out as there hope is that he rediscovers his scoring form, has a good Euro and then moves on.

I have not heard about Torres being unhappy at Chelsea however I have heard that AVB wants to restructure the squad next season with the majority of players being under 25.

Also heard that Torres's agent was seen at Anfield but that the planned meeting did not take place due to illness.

A move back to Liverpool is a strong possibility.(25)(44)Anelka sold Drogba at the African Nations I doubt we will sell TorresHow can anelka sell drogba at the african nations????He will never go back to Liverpool, why would you want him back after saying he was so happy to move to a big club and fulfill his dreams. He was a bit derisory towards the Pool when he left, we dont want him back...I heard he was trying to flog Essien there as well, he had his own little football car boot thang, goin on !Yess....


12 Dec 2011 21:12:21
Kilmarnock Manager Kenny Sheilds is in talks to sign Calum Elliot from Hearts in January.

The 24 year old will leave Hearts for free after the Edinburgh club agreed a financial package with the unpaid forwad.

Killie currently only have one recognised striker and supremo Michael Johnston is thought to be a keen admirer of the player.(9)(8)


12 Dec 2011 19:22:31
brighton plan to make an audacious bid to re-sign bobby zamora who has fallen out with fulham boss martin jol.(source the sun)(6)(43)Not happening, a team like Villa will go in for himBobby will come back to the albion but not yet hes still to young to play championship football for us.I would like to be proved wrong but not going to happen Im afraidDont you mean Bobby Davro?


12 Dec 2011 18:19:22
Saints will look to bring in 2 strikers in january, one will be permanent, the other will be a loan, permanently I'd love Charlie Austin, good proven championship goal scorer and he's only 22, on loan I'd like possibly Nick Blackman as he isn't a regular for Blackburn and he got a lot of pace which is what we lack up front. I'd also like Surman or Matt Phillips on the wing.(14)(19)Austin would do a job but that aint happeningTrouble with this rumour is that it's your very own rumour, straight from your little mind. You're not the boss or chairman!I'd like Messi, but am not sure we could play both him and Lallana...

More importantly I'd like some decent beer at half time... that's the signing I'm looking for, not that rubbish in a plastic bottle.So Saints fans who were slating Austin last season as they said he wasnt good enough for them now want him. He will end up one of the best strikers in the championship and is already the leading scorer at Burnley despite being out for a while with a shoulder injury caused by Kelvin Davies last season who inentionally took him out to injure him.Not sure how much of what you've written is true there^^Why does every southampton fan think that they are gonna get surman from norwich ? Why would he return to the championship when he's playing regularly in the prem.Ohh what a bitter Burnley fan.What does inentionally mean ?? a saints fan I like Austin, and cannot ever remember dissing him......COYRsAw diddums,it's a contact sport and sometimes clumsy contact is made by players of all teams.Grow up,things even out in the end.Your obviously a saints fan but Austin has a great habit of scoring against Saints and loved playing you lot when he played for us. we dicovered him you laughed at us at the time and now you want him. How the turncoat saints fans turn.No, he's a bitter Swindon fan talking carp and just 'cos 1 or 2 Saints fans want Surman for some reason, it doesn't mean the rest of us do. Personally, ignoring Walcott, Chamberlain and Bale, i think the return of Best, Mills (Leicester) and Blackstock would be more useful at the moment but bow to the far greater knowledge and experience of the great Nigel Adkins.Adkins is great at the moment as things are going for you but i still dont think you will go up automatically, you make make the play offs but i reckon you will end up 7th or 8th. If you did go up is Adkins the right man for the premier league as to me he is a Championship manager at best.20th in league 1 when appointed to top of the championship 12 months later. His sacked predecessor is now manager of Newcastle. He will be managing us in the prem next season.Is Adkins ready for the prem? stupid question, dont no that until he is there, was Moyes ready when he went to Everton?, he has done all right.


12 Dec 2011 17:26:37
W.B.A are being linked with Genk Defender Daniel Pudil ,The Czech defender could be available for £2,000,000 which has alerted the West Midlands side.(17)(14)


12 Dec 2011 16:54:28
Im hearing from a good source theres a number of clubs showing interest in swindon town captain Paul Caddis. Danny Wilson is an obvious admirer of the 23 yr old after signing him at current club swindon town. Sheff Utd Huddersfield and Birmingham as well as a few other championship clubs will show interest when january transfer window opens. Swindon wont let Caddis leave on the cheap and could ask for up to 600k for his services.(4)(8)Wilson will do at Sheff utd what he did with us have a good season and probably lose the play off final and then it will be down hill from there.
Caddis is a very good player and is better than L2 but i think alot of our players are committed to PDC nd getting the club back to L1 if we fail i can see Caddis going in the summer but not the january window. 600k is mickey mouse money for Caddis he is worth more than that as he's an international player as well.Celtic have a sell on clause with caddis also he's Never had a full international capWho said hes a full international i said international and captain of the under 21'sIf we dont go up, Caddis, Ritchie, Ferry, Flint and Kerouche will go, but none of them will be sold in Jan unless we get some silly bids, and I mean Silly, our aim is promotion, we learnt that by selling Austin in Jan last year it ended our chance of remaining in league 1, we are looking to add rooney and the burton striker as well as Benson...


12 Dec 2011 16:51:32
United linked to Juventes midfielder Arturo Vidal(16)(26)Hes only just moved there not going to happen, try again!Did they put a date? nope so could sign him next season as people no fergie don't like to spend in jan !! even tho he will
This time , and I could see this signing happening ,But sooner it was Milos karsic he is a proper playerNewcastle United or West Ham United?


12 Dec 2011 16:47:26
Everton are interested in Wolves Striker Fletcher and with a price tag of around 8.5m, this will go ahead with the money from the sale of Rodwell.
Fletcher is itching to play for a premier league team with aspirations

1) Everton have aspirations so they sell Rodwell a Young up and coming player huge aspirations they have, no money with debts of 80m
2) Fletcher goal to shots ratio was the highest in Europe last season ahead of your Rooney's, Villas the lot a top four Team deserve Fletcher and with 15 goals in 22 games for a struggling Team that speaks for itself. 8.5m is way to low, i would not sell for less than 15m with Rodellega being quoted as 12m and hasnt scored this season.(11)(30)Their debt is only around 40mThere is no way Wolves will sell Fletcher for 8.5 million.8.5 million for a player whos goal to shots ratio is higher than Rooney jog on toffeesDebt 30 mill. 8. 5 mill for a cart house, thanks, but no thanks.This post is an absolute joke do you think if we sold rodwell we would go and buy Fletcher a, and Rodallega is available for 5m in january due to his contract running out in the summer all in all just a very stupid post.Just a sad Everton fan dreaming, firstly everton are in debt, secondly fletcher is worth alot more than 8.5 million and finally fletcher is wolves through and through and he is happy at wolves, he will not move.If he wants a "premier league club with aspirations" I would have thought Wolves were ahead of EvertonFletch is best frontman in ukMoyes is the only thing keeping the toffees in the pl they have no money to what ever they sell will cover wages etc


12 Dec 2011 16:36:54
Arsenal Transfers:

Nasri (loan)

Arshavin(15)(49)Maybe podolski but that would be itIns no chance
Outs likelyHa ha ha, what are you on fella and where can i get some.Ins:

Ye ok mate and where do all of these strikers fit in are you going to drop van persie NO I dont think so, some people are so deluded.Benzema will NOT sign for the arse.EVER.Is this your wishlist?Pato has said he's going to Chelsea if they want him which they desperately do sooooo :)Are u playing football manager?!I AGREE FOR PODOLSKI AND BENZEMA. RVP IS INJURY PRONE AND BENZEMA CAN REPLACE HIM AS HE ISNT HAPPY AT RM. THEN PODOLSKI CURRENTLY PLAYS AS A SIDE FORWARD AT KOLN SO HE CAN FIT WITH ARSENAL'S STYLE STAIGHT AWAY. HE IS ALSO INTERESTED IN THE MOVE SO PODOLSKI IS REALLY LIKELYHa u must be mental !!

Arsenal could never sign these players, they arent very likely to have champions league football next season so why would any of the top players want to go anywhere near the emirates


12 Dec 2011 16:30:46
Crystal Palace boss Dougie Freedman has made official enquiries about Barnsley's Jacob Butterfield, Nottingham Forest's Luke Chambers and Colchester's Anthony Wordsworth(9)(25)Palace can,t afford jacob butterfield.Or Luke ChambersButterfield is going to palace, cant see that m8. he would go to a better club or stay !!Chambers & Butterfield are premiership bound


12 Dec 2011 16:16:54
robben link with chelsea(12)(49)Yeah the link is that he used to play for them.


12 Dec 2011 15:37:05
Chelsea will be allowed to sign either Pato or former Manchester City striker Robinho from AC Milan if the Italian club are successful in signing City's unsettled forward Carlos Tevez.

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is reportedly interested in bringing in Tottenham midfielder Sandro, who has been unable to secure a regular first-team place at White Hart Lane this term.(31)(23)Definatley Pato over Robinho, hes already shown he's not good in the premSandro won't go to man utdAnd berbatov and carrick would head back to whl in the dealSandro has been injured most of the season. If he goes anywhere it will be to A.C or Inter. Why would he go to Man Utd a club in turmoil.Pato has said that he'd love to play for Chelsea and Chelsea really want him soooo


12 Dec 2011 15:28:42
jason roberts to huddersfield town(10)(25)


12 Dec 2011 15:27:09
Fulham are ready to make a move for midfielder Mark Noble in the January transfer window.

Serie A side Lazio have made contact with Chelsea regarding a new year move for France ace Florent Malouda.

In January Harry Redknapp will use Pavlyuchenko as bait to capture Marseille star Loic Remy

Big spending French club 'PSG' are in the persuit of out of favour Ivory Coast defender Kolo Toure and are set to make a move when the transger window opens.(28)(10)Noble wont be goin anywhere we are all already short we will be adding not selling


12 Dec 2011 15:25:51
Charlton left back Evina is to go out on loan to Leyton Orient as he is being kept on the bench by the great form of Wiggins.

Charlton shall then re-sign Kelly Youga as cover for left back as he may finally return from injury.

Happy now Henry?(1)(8)Is Kelly Youga fit enough to cover Rhoys Wiggins? I dont think so.


12 Dec 2011 15:23:01
According to Nico's news in the current bun, Brighton are lining up to sign Bobby Zamora in Jan after an alleged bust up with Martin Jol at Fulham(6)(30)Wrong , Aston Villa are.Wrong again Real Madrid are, because they feel they dont have enough strike force


12 Dec 2011 15:20:42
Chelsea will let Ivory Coast international Saloman Kalou out on a free agent with Juventus and PSG battling to land him(23)(10)What a joke why would they do that when he is worth 10mHes not worth 10m especially since his contract expires in the summer, but he wont go on a free in jan


12 Dec 2011 14:53:18
Burton Albion are very close to signing Chris Arthur and Russell Anderson.
Arthur has just been released by League 2 rivals Northampton, after just two months at Sixfields and will sign a one year deal with Burton.
Former Scotland and Sunderland defender Anderson will sign a two year deal with Burton after his release from Derby.(4)(7)


12 Dec 2011 14:49:58
Peterborough boss Darren Ferguson has offered defender Ashley Westwood to join the club. Westwood has a wealth of experience and has been told he can sign a six month deal. Westwood has just been released by Northampton.(5)(12)


12 Dec 2011 13:55:21
Jos Mourinho has admitted in being an admirer of Liverpool striker Luis Suarez, the Argentinian has netted just under 10 goals this season and Mourinho admits "Suarez would be fantastic for Madrid"(19)(16)He is not Argentinean , next!Someone got it wrong suarez is not argentinan but uruguaianNot gonna happen, he's a barca fan.Just under 10 goals.?? that would be 9 then.!He is Uruguian not argentineFew more than just under 10Argentinian ? hahah, fantastic joke. if you are going to make something up atleast know what youre talking about


12 Dec 2011 13:53:36
Manchester City are set to make a surprise swoop for Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie, the Dutch man only has a year remaining on his contract at the Emirates and Wenger doesn't want to his his Captain for free. The signing will mean the end of Carlos Tevez's Manchester City campaign.(20)(8)Surprise?? its been mooted down here for some time but only if johnson its part of the deal!Do you think so really do you? You think it's the end for Carlos Tevez at City really wow....There is no place for him at cityThink the wow was sarcasm pal haha


12 Dec 2011 13:51:48
Tottenham Hotspurs are favourites to sign Bolton skipper Gary Cahil after Chelsea manager Andr Villas Boas has denyd interest in the England international. Spurs' had an initial bid rejected in Summer but Harry Redknapp is keen on capturing the Bolton Skipper(26)(9)Cahill and kaboul the future for spursRumours that Man Utd are interested aswell due to Vidic being out for the season


12 Dec 2011 13:46:53
Ipswich Town are prepared to offer a deal to Sheffield United midfielder Stephen Quinn, Stephen, who's brother Alan had a short spell at Ipswich insists he's content in Sheffield but Stephen Quinn is in Ipswich manager Paul Jewell's wish list.(5)(5)Rubbish! Quinn loves it at Sheff Utd. Ipswich arent that good, will stay while end of season and will probably move if we (sheff utd) dont get promotedIs he over 30? If he is Ipswich will sign him to join the Suffolk Dad's Arny


12 Dec 2011 13:38:33
Wigan and Fulham are interested in
Crawley town striker Tyronne


12 Dec 2011 13:35:47
ireland to stoke on loan in jan.(24)(7)This may be true but it wont be a loan as mcleish wants funds to do abit of business in jan himself.Ireland has massive wages of 65k p/w at VP.

He'll be sold (5-10m)Loan to celtic in jan, not stoke


12 Dec 2011 13:10:10
blackburn are going to make a 2.5 million bid for barnsley's jacob butterfield, and luke steele says if barnsley are in top 10 for new year he will stay till end of season.(7)(24)Have they got the money been told by their
bankers that if they dont deposit 10 mill in
to bank by january players wages will not be
paid .Seems they may be having as they
say cash flow problemsLuke steele is going nowere is had his fill of sitting on the bench in prem he loves it down at oakwell plus it would cost more than 2.5 mil just for steele the form he is in this seasonBlackburn are going down


12 Dec 2011 13:02:47
As part of his rehabilitation program, Arsenal have allowed Jack Wilshere to train with Watford in the new year. Watford and Arsenal both train at London Colney, and, should Wilshere be fit enough, will be invited to train with the Hornets around February.

Don't know whether a potential loan deal is involved to help regain fitness or if it's just training.(3)(29)Possible loan deal? For Wilshere? 1st choice for Gooners and England going on loan to Watford...that is so funny!!But he will have been out for half a year and like Ramsay will need to gain match fitness. I don't see any reason why they wouldn't do this deal for a monthPretty sure if hes fit enough to train with Watford hes fit enough to train with arsenal ?Ridiculous comment!!!!! jack is one of the first names on the team sheet never going to happen in a million years.find something better to do with your time.Lol to funny this transfer rumorWhy wouldn't he just train with Arsenal?


12 Dec 2011 12:39:12
Wolves will look for some promising young additions to the squad as they face a relegation battle.

Nathaniel Clyne will come in to compete for the Right and Left back slots from Palace for a deal in the region of 5 million and Jacob Butterfield will come as Mick's Barnsley connections allow us to get the jump on Everton for him.
This deal costs around 4 million + Sam Vokes on loan for the rest of the year. The knock down fee is due to Butterfield stalling on a new deal.

Frimpong could come in on loan, but Wenger would only move him if he could get cover for Song.(8)(16)Four mill plus vokes on loan give us 4mill
plus hamill on loan and its a done dealButterfields on a free at the end of the season so it wont be as much as 4 more like 2 so if ur gunna bull st do it correctly4 mill for Butterfield!! if hes worth that then Adam Hammill is worth 20 million, Apsolute Joke ...Butts not worth 4 mil but is not avilible on a free at the season due to is age so get your facts rite give us 4 mil ill give him a piggy back all the way


12 Dec 2011 11:16:57
millwall to get arter frum
bourmemouth in jan(2)(9)Unlikely - he signed a new, improved 3 year deal shortly into this season


12 Dec 2011 08:57:10
behind the scenes talks are ongonig ( albeit at bar-room rather than boardroom level at present ) between Liverpool and Chelsea for a straight swap of their respective No. 9s in January. Andy Carroll is seen as an ideal replacement for Drogba whilst Torres would instantly recapture his old magic playing in front of Gerrard and Suarez(16)(46)Why have you even bothered to write this? what a load of BS!Think you have spent too long in the bar room mateCarroll to replace Drogba? dear oh dear sounds like that bar room season went on way too longKopite, trying to wish away queen kennys blunder.HA.... what an bullshiiiit story... get some sense...torres is history in liverpool, carrol is bourgt for the future... he just need even more time to settle than mario gomez did in bayern munich. wait and see. Kenny know his plan. he got 9 players for 100mio and sold 3 players for 70mio..+ 19 youngsters. he is not done yet.Wot a load of rubbish why do u think chelsea brought lukaku ?Bought for the future man? Get a grip. He paid 35 MILLION POUNDS for this beer-swilling pie eater. King Kenny? Pah!!


12 Dec 2011 05:23:59
lampard link with real madrid ..........(35)(16)Ye but what i did not understand was saying swap deal , who could they swap? , kaka?Granero. 24 year old midfielder, creative and attack minded, i dont know much more about him than that.Why would Real Madrid want to sign a player who is finished? Especially in midfield where they are miles behind Barca.Like I said I don't know who the swap would be but do u not think a 24 year old player would take more lamps and money or is it real way of dropping a plyer thy not working ? This is a strange one {Ed002's Note - Granero is average at best and only worth a small amount.}REAL Betis Or villaREAL maybe but not MadridLampard is a good player not a has been yet he would fit in with real madrid for a year or 2 then go to ac milan or retire


12 Dec 2011 02:26:40
rumour is that dave jones will be the new manager of preston in jan(12)(21)We could do with a change now fans fed up football at the moment dire could be a change after mk dons beat us merry xmas to all pne fans and all footy supporters miksterI dont think they could afford to sack Brown and Dave Jones wouldnt lower himself to that level to sign for a club with no money and in freefall. Do they have xmas in preston


12 Dec 2011 00:52:04
It will cost Bolton owner Eddie Davies around £7m to sack Owen Coyle and his coaching staff according to radio reporter Stuart Hall (a good friend of Davies). Wanderers fans in for a long winter it seems.(16)(10)


11 Dec 2011 21:56:09
James Milner set to join Chelsea this january(22)(53)


11 Dec 2011 21:43:50
AVB has confirmed that the club are no longer looking to sign Gary Cahill which leaves Tottenham and Liverpool to duke it out for his signature.Chelsea will look to sign Diego Godin as a replacement for Alex who look's set to leave after Chelsea accepted his transfer request Bayern Munich,Juventus and PSG have all been credited with an interest in the Brazilian.(37)(9)


11 Dec 2011 20:03:37
Crystal Palace look to sign Taunton Town fc hero Hornsby for 1k in january, the 18 year old midfielder has 27 youth goals in 20 games and 6 assists in 3 first team games(18)(9)


11 Dec 2011 17:01:07
peterborough's paul taylor on his way 2 everton! u heard it here 1st(7)(20)Mate. Hush up and jog on.
There's a reason why no one else gas made this up like yourself.He's good but I don't think he is on his way to Everton!Hes about all everton can afford


11 Dec 2011 16:23:16
Man United to make a 25m move for Christian Eriksen(42)(32)Yea cos that's what United need, another winger! How about spending 25 mil on a centre back, centre midfielder, right back or keeper?!U do know eriksen is an attacking mid?25 million where is the money coming from, with all there debt dont make me laugh.Wake up having no money is getting old now if u had a clue about it u would not say anything , and sorry he plays out wide , man u need centre mid and link man , they good at back don't worry miss cleverly big time tho ?Just because Wikipedia says he is an attacking midfielder doesn't make it true! If you knew anything about footbal you would know he is a wide player!He is a central attacking midfielder!!! I know this because i live in Amsterdam and i support AjaxSo why does he play on the wing for Denmark?! Do they have that many amazing central midfielders they can afford to play him out wide?!Are you forgetting that Scholes, Gerrard and Joe Cole all played out on the wing for England? Sometimes the most technical player in a national team gets bumped into a problem position because they can cope with it the best.


11 Dec 2011 15:31:03
Chelsea targets this January
Milner(24)(57)Whos missing, this is your fifa team right?!?! load of rubbish.Since Chelsea have been struugling their fans have gone in to BS overdrive.... course you will champ!Why would Hart and Milner leave City for a pub team?!I may not like Chelsea, but pub team? really? They're 3rd in the PremierLeague and are in the Champions League, hardley a pub team.When was the last time you looked at the premier league table? Third, really?Chelsea have an aging squad and an unproven manager! They didn't exactly have a difficult CL group to qualify from! We will see tomorrow night which club is bigger!Pub team, all i can say is Champions league London clubs 2 Manchester 0^^ Chelski are 5th in the prem pal!Did you lot not have Hazard playing for you before?...... Mickey Hazard!AVB will turn it around just give him time Chelsea 3-1 winners tomarEven Chelsea wouldn't be stupid enough to waste time on players they know they can't get. They wasted last summer trying to get Modric. It would be a further waste of their time try for Modric again in January or for Walker and City sell Hart? Come onFirstly, all you manchester United and City fans, we might not be first and second but we're 4th so it might not be third but if you were any good at maths you'd know it's only a place less. And we qualified for the last 16 yeah but it was hardly any easier a group than Man. Utd's. and we've beaten Bayern Munich before, it's not hard. It's hardly a Pub team is it?
Secondly, I can see Pereira and Subotic happening, we need to replace that carp we call Luiz, I can see Milner seen as most of the time he's lucky for a game.
I can see Hazard and Falcao because Falcao because we want him and he wants to come to usand I'm sure a bit of russian money can tempt Lille to sell. The only other one's Tiote, he'd be a good signing actually.


11 Dec 2011 15:20:24
Reports over the last half an hour seem to be showing that Kennedy is ready to put pen to paper and sign a 2 year deal with Northampton town. Fee has not been agreed but reliable sources seem to be saying the deal is nearly wrapped up due to a conversation between on loan Chelsea goalkeeper Sam Walker and Kennedy himself.(3)(15)Not that reliable your sources then. I was with Jordan Kennedy at the time you state watching Sunderland v Blackburn ( Jordan is a Sunderland fanatic) and no conversation took place with sam Walker or anyone elseIf they have any sense they will sign him. He has bags of potential.


11 Dec 2011 14:58:55
Rumours still circulating Regarding the Jordan Kennedy move from Woking to Northampton town. Fee now rumoured to be within the region of 10-20,000 pounds.(14)(6)


11 Dec 2011 14:18:32
Inter Milan will be revamped though January and next summer with a new manger coming in next summer, believed to be Jorge Jesus of benfica, the January spending will start with the coup of Hazard and a new striker like Ba or Rossi even though he is injured, and a few young Brazilns like juan and casmeroi.
People who will be sold are snjder, lucio, stankiovioc and floran.(8)(31)Where will sendjer go? But I defo agree that Inter Milan need to step it up, like A.C Milan have with the likes of Robhino, Boateng and Aquianlla have done for them!


11 Dec 2011 14:16:33
I've heard from a reliable source that West Brom is interested in FC Krasnodar and Armenia National Team forward, Yura Movsisyan. {Ed001's Note - isn't he off to Norway?}(12)(17)


11 Dec 2011 14:14:22
Simon Cox was a rumour after he scored twice against Southampton in pre season. He said he wants first team football to get in the Ireland squad. I think he'd be a great addition. On loan until end of season then buy him once promoted. Would be great alongside super Ricky lambert.(25)(13)


11 Dec 2011 13:54:47
southampton are looking to bring in 2 strikers in jan, from jutkiewicz, sharp, maynard and ched evans now that barnards out long term leaving us 1 striker avalible,
possibly surman may return or neil kilkenny in midfield and after barts peformance yesterday expect a new keeper(22)(22)Not sure where you heard that Barnard is out long term, but he is over his injury and getting back to match fitness with the development squad, and was on the bench for the 2 games prior to saturdays game against BlackpoolYou wont get maynard


11 Dec 2011 13:43:32
Ipswich Town have been linked with a move for newcastles James Perch to solve their problems at right back.(6)(19)Newcastle have defensive problems themself can't see them letting a defender go out on loanPlease take him


11 Dec 2011 13:14:32
jacob butterfied to wolves 750k with kightly on loan
to barnsely.(12)(37)No were near enough money plus barnsley have plently of goals in them these days


11 Dec 2011 10:16:56
So much for Leicester signing Robert Koren in January. He's just signed a new contract for Hull City until 2013(13)(17)Contracts mean nothing these days lo


11 Dec 2011 02:01:58
Peterborough's Nicky Ajose to be loaned out to Exeter in January to regain his confidence and goal-scoring touch. Ferguson has admitted Ajose has been a disappointment since joining from man utd, and is unhappy with his huge shortage of goals at Scunthorpe. He is unwilling to use him in the Championship this year. Peterborough will persue their interest in Kane Ferdinand despite allegations that he will not be sold this winter.(8)(11)


10 Dec 2011 23:09:02
Huddersfield Towns young goalkeeper Alex Smithies could be sold in January to Premier League team West Brom for a fee of £2.5 million.(11)(23)I can't see it happening as he hasn't proved his fitness yet, but the money sounds good.2.5 million you having a laugh just because he been injured doesnt mean he will go for peanuts 4 million pound was talked about so keep dreamingThey just got foster though and he is better !You wont get 4 million for a league 1 keeper. Stop dreaming.But Huddersfield are coming up with Charlton, so he won't be a league 1 keeper for long! 4 mil does sound a lot of money though, when there are prem keepers moving for less.500,000 max is all hes worth


10 Dec 2011 22:25:54
Stoke City are enquiring about Thiago the Barcelona midfielder about a loan deal.(14)(39)Thiago isnt a clogger is he?So Huth and Shawcross can fire the ball over his head?Will improve his game and fitness.Stoke shouldn't bother!On 29 June 2011, Thiago signed a contract renewal keeping him at Barcelona until 30 June 2015, with a buyout clause of 90 million.


10 Dec 2011 22:10:59
pdc could quilt swindon today lets hope so(8)(24)I bought a new quilt the other day.Let me guess Rovers fan? Or just someone who is insanely jealous of STFC and PDC?I guess its an Oxford fan saying this as PDC comments taken out of context


10 Dec 2011 22:09:16
Norwich linked with man u reject Michael Owen!(23)(42)Why do we need a injury prone hasbeen.otbc


10 Dec 2011 21:32:40
senastional torres is being targeted by arsenal to partner van persie for around about 30 mil(15)(41)Lol sensationalChelsea would not sell him for 30m after buying him for 50mHow is he supposed to partner Van Persie when he will be playing in Madrid.I heard +arshavin? sensational!Torres is awful! They wouldn't get 30 quid for him!Rubbish. 30 mil is too much for a player who has hardly played because he's been so out of form and goals.
He needs to go back to spain on loan!
Maybe he's just got a little cold on the bench!
Arsenal also don't spend 30mil on anyone. Buy cheap sell high.


10 Dec 2011 21:24:50
Jamie Chandler will join Hartlepool in January. Even though Wadsworth has left the club, the current management team believe he can do a job for them and are happy to follow it through and sign him(4)(12)


10 Dec 2011 20:53:59
huddersfield town to get jon stead back(8)(17)


10 Dec 2011 20:17:28
Burnley Rumour Latest.

Michael Kightly from Wolves
Matt Richie from Swindon
Marc Pugh from Bournemouth
Shwan Jalal from Bournemouth
Justin Hoyte from Middlesbrough
Matt Bates from Middlesbrough


Dean Marney to Oldham
Brian Jensen to Burton
Mike Duff to Charlton(8)(25)"Mike Duff to Charlton" How comes every time someone is having a clear out they want to palm off their old rubbish on us? He's too old and nowhere near as good as what we have already, nonsense!Why would bates and hoyte swap a promotion chasing boro for a relegation scrap with burnley are u stipid m8Duff is about right. No chance of him coming here.
Jo Kuffour was linked today, laughable.
Wagstaff leaving, another joke.
Thes people have their holidays mixed up, it christmas, not Easter with April fools mixed in


10 Dec 2011 20:06:49
leicester to sign maynard and kebe in january with a couple of other players in pipe line after off loading some of svens flops(15)(25)Load of cobblersWhy would maynard go to a low club like you when he can go to the prem


10 Dec 2011 19:14:44
Hartlepool caretaker manager Mickey Barron has suggested that Pools bring in Craig Liddle from arch rivals darlington to assist with coaching. It goes back to a long standing friendship when they played together at Middlesbrough(4)(14)


10 Dec 2011 17:53:25
Mcleish to get rid of cuellar heskey Ireland Petrov and will replace them with djalo Ridgewell Guthrie Kranjcar(17)(36)I cant see us getting rid of petrov or heskey they are villas experience in the attacking half. I see us getting Djalo to ease pressure on benty and gabby, plus the fact he is mint. No ridgewell or krancjar. Maybe guthrie not sure on his situation with newcastle.Guthrie maybe, Petrov is our captain (so no!) and Heskey has been great recently!Guthrie is injured out for up to 6 weeks . He has been doing well for the Toon and has more than one year left on his contract. Ashley may want to cash in on him but if Tiote goes in the summer then we have no cover. So its very likely to happenGuthries contract is up at the end of season


10 Dec 2011 17:41:31
bristol city wanted to signed murray davison(11)(15)


10 Dec 2011 15:22:00
Southampton have been looking into the signing of Heurelho Gomes from Tottenham. Southampton are now tabling a 2 million bid for the 30 year old Brazilian shot stopper.

Southampton are also looking to add the 24 year old Bristol City striker, Nicky Maynard to their team for a fee of 3.4 million.

Southampton are also looking to peruse their interest in the 6 foot 7 centre back, Flint, from Swindon. It is believed that a 750,000 bid should be sufficient.

Raidi Jaidi, Tom Forecast, Ryan Dickson and Jonathan Forte will have their contracts terminated to make space for new faces.

You heard it here first(22)(32)Gomes? Really? Maynard's always linked. I think we can do better than Flint. No way is he worth that much anyway.2 mill , sorry no chance , might be erratic but on the day , top class !I think it would have to be closer to 5million tbhIve said it before n il say it again the oly brazilian the saints will get is a waxing!

you have not got all these funds you think you have. yes your owners are rich but the 1 that was interested is pushing up daisy's, just be realistic with your targets please.

tommo MOTGomes is thinking...where shall i go, back to Brazil or Southampton...Tough one there.If this post was accurate, which i doubt, it would total just over 6M. Ignoring the ownership issue, we rec'd 12M+ from Arsenal for Chamberlain. I understand your sentiment but Guly Do Prado is, in fact, Brazilian.Tommo, i agree we wont get Gomes and as a saints i would not want him but how the fk to you know we have not got the funds. Also these unrealistic rumours are from our jelous neighbours. We will defo buy a striker and maybe a centre back but how much Adkins will pay only himself and Cortese knows. COYRI would keep with that guy you had in goal yesterday, well, at least until we play you againYou havent seen Flint play so how do you know how good he is and you always get the impression with saints fans they think they have money like Man City get real you havent and all you hear about are you lot thinking you can buy who you want and forget you have a wage cap at your club.Maynard for 3.4 million!? In your dreams Buddy. He's worth around 5-6 Million, he needs to move to a lower prem team like Wolves, West Brom, Blackburn or QPR5-6 million with only a couple of months left on his contract? It is you my friend that is dream land!Saints have plenty of money. Did anyone read the article in one of the national newspapers where Cortese stated he doesn’t just expect to be promoted this year, he “want us to be champions. When we are promoted to the Premier League I don't want people to think of us as immediate candidates for relegation. I see Southampton as a top-six Premier League club.” He also regularly attends meetings/dinners with a number of fans and taking part in a Q/A. Every time has talked about his ambition for the club and desire to take the saints to the prem! If he wasn't interested why would he be prepared to turn down an offer to join a top Serie A team last year!It was an interview in the Sun. Pardew was sacked 'cos 'he didn't share the club's ambitions'. Adkins after the Blackpool game 'our desire is to win this league'.


10 Dec 2011 14:05:31
saints wheels are well and truly comin off haha(25)(24)So much so they are still top of the league, unless west ham win by two clear goals they still will be by the end of the day.Saints were prro today, be the first to admit but still top of the league, not to worried just yet, our season will be back on track next sunday COYRIts a pity youve got no wheels.Wheels are so far off we've increased the lead at the top of the tableWest Ham lost today does that mean there Bubble has burst (no pun intended) all you guys saying wheels fell off but no one taking advantage, if this is our purple patch and we are still top of the league then happy days, we are pretty poor at the moment be first to admit but if we can get to January and still be in the top two, then we will strenghen with a striker and maybe a centre half, sorry all you haters still looking good for us yet we are playing so poor. COYRThe original post was made before the end of the game. Bet they loved Rickies equaliser hahaPurple patch means doin well fell get your sayings right n then we'll talk. another thing ive said all season saints have a great 1st 13-15 players but no other depth which after the last few weeks has been evident. not saying the wheels have come off but the nuts look decidedly loose.

TOMMO MOTFirst of all just looking at the teams in the championship and not many have particuly great depth in there squads. I agree the nuts are loose but no one is taking advantage of our current poor run of form, i mean we drew today and went another point clear of West Ham 5 points clear of third, in January we will strengthen our squad, all i am saying is i would rarther be in Saints current position, loose wheels or not then any other team in the Championship.I'm a Pompey fan and I can't believe people are saying this! How exactly are the Saints wheels coming off? They drew with a top team today, and doing so they increased their lead at the top of the table. So, unfortunately ;), I don't think their wheels are coming off :(A purple patch is a good thing, not a bad thing. Soton are wobbling, that's plain to see and there's no point in trying to pretend otherwise. 1 win from the last 4 games, and needed an injury time goal to draw with a pretty rubbish Blackpool side. They may still be top, but that's courtesy of their early form and other sides inconsistency, it has nothing to do with their current form, unless someone is going to try to say that 4pts from 12 is a good thing?

They've let the 5pt lead slip and are now one game away from being overtaken, it would have happened on Sat but West Ham chose that day to have a brain fart, no matter, it's simply a question of when, not if. More important than Soton drawing is West Ham losing, that defeat has closed the gap between the top two and the chasing pack, it's wide open again, not that it was ever anything else before the halfway point of the season! All those predicting who will finish top need to calm down, far too early to even guess at it.

The team that comes through Christmas and the New Year fixtures with the best record will gain a huge advantage, it's far too close atm, the next few weeks will sort the men from the boys and then the real talking can begin, everything so far is nothing more than the undercard.Thankyou Pompey man,one of the few I think not stoked up with daft hatred by the press,someone who has a mind of their own.Happy Christmas.I think your the one that needs to calm down. No Saints fan above was predicting we would finish top but merely responding to the original post made in haste lol. They acknowledged our recent form has been poor but, like West Ham who have lost their last 2 games, it does not mean 'the wheels have come off'. In fact, your the only one predicting by saying 'when, not if'. We are top 'cos of our performance over 20 games not the last 4.
'Rubbish Blackpool side', 'chasing pack', 'early form', you sound like the Leicester fan who was predicting our demise a few months ago. After we had collected 7 points from 15 after losing to Leicester and Cardiff. We then couldn't beat the top teams apparently. Football is a funny ol' game, ain't it.The 18th is when the wheels well and truely will come off....Now that is a truely (sic) desperate predictionNo it's just facts you watch scumpty! ; )


10 Dec 2011 12:20:23
Edison Cavani to Real Madrid for 50m in January!(35)(25)Real Madrid don't really have the cash to be spending that kind of money on a striker in Jan and given they've already managed 49 goals in 14 games and are struggling to fit in Ronaldo, Higuain and Benzema it's pretty unlikely they'll be pursuing another striker in Jan


10 Dec 2011 10:38:03
Any BRISTOL CITY transfer news please,(7)(7)Brett pitman could be going back to afc bournemouth!Only Maynard and Adomah seem to be getting mentioned as leaving. Players coming in I've heard so far are; Sandaza (St. Johnstone - inevitably as he's St Johnstone's best player) Paul Heffernan (Kilmarnock) Micheal Antonio (Reading - on loan at Colchester) and Carl Dickinson (Watford) That's all I've heard so far, They're not amazing players but they could all do a decent job for us.Norwich have agreed a fee with Bristol City for Maynard, fee believed to be 4m with add ons - which depends on Norwich staying in the Premiership. Maynard should move in Jan.You aint got 4 million


10 Dec 2011 09:21:40
Jordan Rhodes to Celtic in January. Neil Lennon was spotted at the Huddersfield game against Charlton having a closer look at him(12)(16)It was smithies they are looking atThat was ages ago. Rhodes wont go to Scotland to many championship and EPL teams watching himThat will be hard when smithies wasnt even playingCeltic are apparently interested in both but won't be able to afford Rhodes or lure him north of the border.
Not the best game to go see Smithies though.
Seen as Bennet was in net.
Typical Scots! Can't afford 1 and other not playing. lmaoThey were there too look at smithies and a defender that plays for charlton personally dont think any off them will cut it in the epl bench warmers or squad players at best and none off them would be regular starters for the top championship sides or celtic or rangers, bottom half of the championship at best for them too be regulars.What was bennett doing in the net apart from picking the ball out lol, should he not have been in goal and going by that game was rhodes actually playing he was invisableChris Powell has rubbished the rumour about Michael Morrison being looked at .Septic are skint! Thats why they are looking at players in the third teir. The bad news for them is that they cant even afford to buy at that level.Wrong side of the city mate.its the blue mob that r skint due to years of mismanagement and reckless spendin.the hoops financially sound


10 Dec 2011 09:15:09
Falkirk's Farid el allagui is heading to england in january to talk to 3 championship clubs(9)(13)


10 Dec 2011 07:35:27
What's that coming over the hill.... Administration, ADMINISTRATION!! looks like it's the case for Crawley town as the chairman cannot keep funding goal bonus and other structures at the club including high wages. Claude Davis keep note!(21)(19)


10 Dec 2011 07:28:13
Millwall are checking out the availablity of a number of strikers to support DH. Generally KJ looks at young players who are likely to be released by Prem clubs or players who will be out of contract in the summer. Expect a season long loan or 2 in January.(10)(3)


10 Dec 2011 07:25:13
Reason for low amount of Millwall fans at Leeds? Incompetant arrangements made by safety officials at Leeds when Jody Morris equalized in injury time. Millwall fans are refusing to do a round the world trip to see the mighty Lions. UTW(6)(9)Erm no i dont think so pal it has something to do with the fact that you have to get upto services near sheffield before you can pick your tickets up to stop mindless thugs from spoiling the beautiful game. not just havin a go at you millwall fans as the same happens for leeds fans too. for me i think its a great thing. but as our away support shows we are willing to do that you lions are'nt.

tommo MOTAnd when the hell did jody morris equalise? we beat u 2-0


10 Dec 2011 01:50:23
Chelsea will bid for Falcao in January and offer Torres in part exchange, no club will pay close to what Chelsea paid for him given his recent form and Falcao is a top target due to not being cup tied in the champions league.(39)(22)


09 Dec 2011 22:44:22
Watford to sign Brett Pitman on loan with view to permament deal in january(2)(18)Loan window closed bonehead!
they will either sign him in Jan or not


09 Dec 2011 21:50:34
Chelsea will be the first team to be punished when the new financial rules start. Chelsea are in serious trouble, its ok having a sugar daddy to inflate a small club but when it comes to the new rules a team with such a small fanbase will suffer. Chelsea will be made an example of and quite right to.(27)(33)Uefa can't enforce jackUefa are a joke mate they couldn't spell enforceComing news from London arsenal football club have signed youngster Jon Spraggon for a fee of 5 million true news one and only ginger viperChelsea will buy modric from tottenham in exchange for lampard


09 Dec 2011 17:54:50
i have some news on every team in the premier league

Arsenal: Nasri in Frimpong and Chamach out
Aston Villa: Nzonzi in Agbonlahor out
Blackburn: Nzonzi out
Bolton: Chamach in Cahill out
Chelsea: Cahill in anelka and alex out
Everton: Anelka in Baines out
Fulham: Alex in Andy Johnson out
Liverpool: Adam Johnson in Carrol out
Man City: Modric in Adam Johnson and Nasri out
Man Utd: Bale in Berbatov out
other half will be released soon(16)(61)What are you talking about ? Spurs are going to sell 2 of there key players when they are sitting 3rd in the prem!
Jog on.Anelka to everton? considering hes just agreed to sign for that chinese side thats unlikelyMost are unbelievable...let see...Don't bother with the other half.... seriously!If the other half is as bad as this, don't waste your timeAnelka to everton,ye pal,put the drink down,hes goin to half his wages rather dan maybe trible dem elswhere,goodnite,its all about the moneyNzonzi for agbonlahor? agbonlahor is a villa fan through & through .. he keeps signing new longer contracts to prove it. Shut up idiot!Sorry but i agree that spurs wont sell their key players because it will affect them and they obviously dont want that and then i really dont think Agbonlahor will leaveWhy would man city sell nasri back to arsenal after just 6 months?!Mate not even half of those are beleivable, Bolton won't be able to pay for chamak, there attacks pretty decent for a club of their standard, there's no chance man city'll get Modric because they've said they can get better! And everton can't afford 150000 let alone Nicolas Anelka!Total rubbish we are all more dumber for reading this tripeThis is just ludacris talk


09 Dec 2011 16:46:11
Norwich City have been linked with Norwegian Striker - Mohammed Abdellaoue. Currently playing in Germany for Hannover, he has scored 18 in 36. Using his German connections, Paul Lambert is on the lookout for a proven goalscorer to bolster his attack in January.(14)(12)


09 Dec 2011 16:35:49
January transfers

Gary Cahill from Bolton to Tottenham
Nicolas Anelka from Chelsea to Sunderland
Dimitar Berbatov from United to Anzhi Makhachkala
Steven N'Zonzi from Blackburn to Aston Villa(14)(35)


09 Dec 2011 16:14:46
brentford are intrested in paul benson(6)(12)


09 Dec 2011 15:42:46
No chance mate!! Shane long only joined us at west brom in August, he's got plenty of time with us until we think about selling him, if we do buy I sure hope not. Besides, he's not worth £10, times that by 12 n halve it. If Torres is worth 50 million then surely long is worth at least ten more than that. If u want one of our players to play alongside your dog, take roman bednar, filth n crap r usually in the same place. Adam Johnson to Liverpool, clear off!! Htoo goid for you sorry, your best staying wiv stewart downing, technicality has never been a strong point for you guys in merseyside has it (no offence toffy's, I respect you)(3)(22)Long is st and isnt worth 60p let a lone 60 million what a daft albion fanAnd you paid how much for Carroll ?


09 Dec 2011 13:46:38
Ipswich are prepared to offer Doncaster another offer to take striker Billy Sharp to Portman Road in January, the Tractor Boys had a conjoiint offer of around £2.6m for Winger James Coppingger and Billy Sharp turned down. Whilst Paul Jewell remains under the owners plans Ipswich travel to Barnsley after a heavy 7 defeats on the bounce.(5)(8)Billy Sharp will NOT be joining ipswich. FACTHe doesnt want to play at portaloo rd. especially in league 1Thanks for the Budgie comment above. Just goes to show how little class Norwich fans have


09 Dec 2011 13:26:35
Ed,have you heard any transfer news regarding Sheffield Wednesday,you know what GM is like I can see quite a few ins and outs in January.I think Clinton Morrison & jermaine Johnson will both be on there way. {Ed002's Note - Nope.}(4)(7)I'm sure ive heard that the morrison deal to mk dons is all but done. As for Johnson, it would be a shame to see him go as ive enjoyed watching over the years but 3 clubs came in for him in the summer and were snubbed though he's not getting any games so unsure. O'Brien from Pompey has been mentioned so to ha Jacobs from Northampton but other than that, nothing!


09 Dec 2011 12:31:11
Southampton will be purchasing 2 strikers in January. I have been made aware these players will be Marvin Sordell and Nicky Maynard. Billy Sharp was a preference for NA but he will only go to a premier club.(10)(3)Southampton fans and Nicky Myanard god not this again!Maynard goin everton m8 must just be you that doesnt know thisNicky maynard to saints really? thats only the 5,000,000 time that rumour has been posted on here congratulations you win a prize!


09 Dec 2011 12:17:52
Nottingham forest are watching a defender from Wrexham Nat Knight percival and Fleetwood striker Jamie Vardy(10)(16)


09 Dec 2011 07:26:07
Norwich to sign promising 20 year old ian terry on a 2 year deal!!(7)(23)


09 Dec 2011 00:30:31
Crystal palace are looking to sign winger Michael Kightly in January. Palace also want to sign Alexsander Tunchev on a permanent basis from Leicester, after he impressed Dougie Freedman in a loan spell at Selhurst park earlier in the season.(13)(16)Tunchev is back in the Leicester side with Mills being suspended. Pearson is a big fan, good luck landing him now that Sven has vamoosed.Michael Kightly is under contract until 2014 so can CP afford the fee? Can CP afford to sign another good when fit player?Thing is, i support leicester and i have heard from a mate that jeffery schlupp will be leaving but i cant remember who he could be joining, i dont know if its true or not but tunchev is needed right now so i cant see him being sold by Pearson unless he can get more replacements. this year is exciting for the transfers


09 Dec 2011 00:21:50
Leicester Transfer Targets:

Nikica Jelavic- 6 Million- Rangers F.C
Marlon King- 2 Million- Birmingham City F.C
Sylvan Ebanks-Blake- 3.5 Million- Wolves
Nenad Milijas- 3 Million- Wolves
Nedum Onuoha- 3.5 Million- Man City
Luke Chambers- 4 Million- Nottingham Forest
Dickson Etuhu- 2 Million- Fulham FC(8)(39)Another leicester fan dreamingBuy ALL the players!How do you know he's a Leicester fan? Just some mug listing his own targets, nothing more.Jelavic Yes, Onuoha Yes the rest no thanks especially King Fat, Overated and a disruptive influence!Chambers isnt worth four million in your dreams sunshineWow, another 25 mill to go on top of the 10 wasted already, good work crisp munchers!You won't get jelavic for 6m sorry and plus he's to good for the championship.Chambers for 4Million, quick grab the cash and run, one of Forest's worst performers this season and that's saying something!!Chambers is out of contract at end of seasonWhy would they buy Chambers? He's out of contract in the summer.Jelavic wants to play the likes of man utd and chelsea not leeds utd and watford
king wont move
ebanks and milijas are regulars so wont move
onuoha want PREMIER LEAGUE action not championship wantabes
etuhu is a fulham regular so good luck with that
chambers probley move to the king power

Leicester will get 1 out the 7 they wantMilijas n ebanks Blake aren't regulars in the wolves team not sure Milijas would drop down a division but a very good player and Blakeys goals would defo get u out the championship and surprised no other team has put a decent offer in for him... All the best 2 very good playersFor everyone's info i am not a leicester fan, i am a wolves fan...the 2 wolves players SEB and milijas are being linked to a few clubs in january and i have my sources with Terry Connor (Wolves assistant manager) and the others iv heard in different places.Rangers rejected 9 MILLION from Liverpool for Jelavic.So un less they offer around 14 or 15 million he is going nowhere.Any EPL team could double that,if he does well.Just hope we add a next sell fee when he goes.I dont know who's more stupid, the person who makes all this crap up or the idiots that instantly believe it and then slag off the clubs fans as soon as a rumour comes up, if half of you fools were told the moon is made of cheese you'd believe it.....Try thinking!?!?!?Funny how 4 or 5 of them are actually genuine targets for WBA not leicester city, you stupid ttKing has only joined Birmingham a few months ago!


09 Dec 2011 00:16:49
millwall look for cummins


09 Dec 2011 00:08:53
millwall keen as townsend set
to leave spurs #(19)(11)



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