Football Rumours Archive May 01 2011


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01 May 2011 23:41:43
Oxford are to sign Port Vale's wide midfielder Doug Loft on a free.


01 May 2011 23:33:58
Fabio Coentrao. Benfica > Liverpool (£14m)

Ashley Young. A.Villa > Liverpool (£16.5m)

David Ngog. Liverpool > Newcastle (£6.6m)

Joe Cole. Liverpool > Tottenham (£3.5m plus pay cut)

Christian Poulsen > Liverpool > FC Copenhagen (£2m)


01 May 2011 23:31:46
Aberdeen will sign Jimmy Ryan from Arrington Stanley. Ryan an attacking midfielder made the league 2 team of the year and is now out of contract.


01 May 2011 23:29:54
QPR will sign David Meyler from Sunderland to boost there midfield options.


01 May 2011 23:25:22
If wigan go down arsenal will buy mohamed diame for 5million as cover for alex song


01 May 2011 23:15:40
Arsenal squad 2012

Sagna vermaelen mertersacker clichy
Wilshire Ramsey nasri Walcott
Van Persie benzema


01 May 2011 22:50:38
Billy jones will sign for everton for free
Andy lonergan has agreed to sign for everton for 750k
Iain turner to sign for Preston from everton for free


01 May 2011 22:37:58
Manchester United 2011-12
De Gea

Rafael Vidic Ferdinand Evra

Valencia Rodwell Defour Giggs

Rooney Hernandez


01 May 2011 22:37:08
Manchester City 2011-12

Zabaleta Kompany Lescott Kolarov

Pastore Barry Toure

Pato Balotelli Silva


01 May 2011 22:37:06
Palace are in the market for a goal scoring striker, James Vaughan is the number 1 target, if that fails they will try to sign David Nugent of Pompey, Michael Own is also on their radar on a season long loan


01 May 2011 22:36:21
Dundee United will sign Man City Donal McDermott as a replacement for Craig Conway


01 May 2011 22:35:00
Motherwell John Sutton will sign for Hearts on a Bosman


01 May 2011 22:33:33
Hibs to sign Mark Byrne form Notts Forest. Byrne worked under Calderwood at Forest and was rated by the former Forest Manager.


01 May 2011 22:29:27
Hearing that Fulham have been watching Nacer Chadli for the past few matches and are lookog to offer up to £6million for the young winger.


01 May 2011 22:17:31
Crystal Palace will make David Nugent their top target in the summer, the Pompey hitman is out of contract and has been on Palaces radar for years


01 May 2011 21:50:34
Aston Villa 2011-12
Keiren Westwood

Walker Tomkins Dunne Figueroa

Albrighton Bradley Gibson Downing

Gervinho Bent


01 May 2011 21:49:03
Billy jones is free in the summer and st ledger will NOT leave pne for less than 2.5 million so before you send your rumours get the story right


01 May 2011 21:44:58
Arsenal 2011-12

Sagna Vermaelen Cahill Baines/Izaguirre

Ramsey Diaby Wilshere

Walcott Van Persie Nasri


01 May 2011 21:36:32
Arsenal in
psv hungarian left winger/ mata
mahamadou diarra
rosicky arshavin


01 May 2011 21:26:49
John Sutton is out of contract in the summer.So nobody will be paying £500 000 to get him.And has a few interested teams in the SPL.So does not need to find a league 1 team.Even if Peterburgh come up.He could find a bigger championship club easily.He is a big strong target man, is 6 feet 3.Could get goals at that level for anybody.


01 May 2011 21:07:58
There are rumours in london that VDV will go to glasgow as tottenham look to replace gomes. Some say rangers will pay 2mil plus mcgregor as VDV fancies one more pop at the champs league

Rangers would have to have another tax man scandal to be able to afford him for a day, considering that their players are on half and orange and a packet of watsits a week.


01 May 2011 21:02:05
Charlton are about to sign Sergio Zijler.The dutch striker has been reported to have had a medical at the valley and is discussing terms on a contract.


01 May 2011 20:58:48
Ipswich 2011/2012

Billy Jones St.Ledger Delaney (Not too sure yet)

Carson Leadbitter Bullard Wickham

Goodwillie Sharp

Goodwillie and Sharp to sign said to be around a combined total of 3million.

Billie Jones will be undisclosed and St Ledger for 1.5million.

No news on a new left back while Hull will sell Bullard for Peanuts as they want him off the wage bill.


01 May 2011 19:06:24
Gregory van der Wiel has turned down a new contract at Ajax and is keen to move to Sevilla in a deal worth around £7 million to the Holland international and around £14 million to Ajax.


01 May 2011 19:04:58
Robbie Keane will sign for QPR


01 May 2011 19:04:07
Derek Riordan is set to leave Hibernian on a free transfer and sign for Ipswich Town. Town want Riordan with him being a free transfer and see him as nothing to lose.


01 May 2011 19:02:05
Charlton about sign dagenham danny green this summer for 250k and also wimbledons danny kedwell


01 May 2011 19:01:49
Motherwell striker John Sutton, has held talks with Peterbrough United over a £500,000 move. Sutton is keen to be part of next years side at London Road with Dareen Ferguson promising him Championship football over the next two years.


01 May 2011 19:00:57
Freddie wilkes to sign for burnley fc on a free from chorley fc


01 May 2011 19:00:21
Millwall striker Steve Morison is keen on a move away from Millwall after the London club didn't get into the play offs. Morison has been tracked by Cardiff City and is keen in a move to the ambitius Welsh club.


01 May 2011 18:58:41
Belgian Timothy Derijck, who is wanted by Bolton, has signed a three year contract with Falmengo in Brazil. Derijck whose step uncle played for the Brazilian side has been recommended and is keen to move back to Europe when his contract is up.


01 May 2011 18:56:41
Shane Long has been contacted over a possible move to Wolves. The Rep of Ireland striker will only move to Wolves if they stay up. Long has also held talks with West Ham United and Celtic.


01 May 2011 18:54:01
Samuel Eto'o has been to the training ground of Valencia this last week about a possible move back to Spain. Eto'o has been linked with a move back to Spain due to him being transfer listed at Inter Milan.


01 May 2011 18:52:55
Swindon are not approaching anyone from Torquay United.

Mr Wray (Acting Chairman) said:

"Swindopn Town Football Club, will not be searching for anyone. If anyone wishes to apply for the job so be it. We wish a new Manager to want to come to Swindonn and be loyal to the fans and the Club".


01 May 2011 18:49:31
Aly Cissokho has held talks with Manchester United about a possible £12 million move from Lyon.


01 May 2011 18:48:30
Ezequiel Lavezzi, wanted in the past by Liverpool, has told Napoli he is keen on moving to another club. Inter Milan have recently got in touch with the Naples club and are keen to speak to Lavezzi themselves.


01 May 2011 18:44:18
Liverpool ins next year

gary cahill , ashley young ! def!

everton ins next year , sorry know one stupid enough to go there!

evertons outs ,
all the players want out!



01 May 2011 18:43:40
After a shocking stint at Birmingham, Alexander Hleb has signed a pre contract deal with West Ham United. Hleb will sign for West Ham no matter what league they are in next season and has been promised double his wages and bouncing back into the English top flight within the first time of asking.


01 May 2011 18:41:40
Andrew Johnson is getting frustrated with the lack of first team opportunities with Fulham and has held prem talks with Leeds United. The Yorkshire club want Johnson on a season long loan but a stumbling block could be his wages.


01 May 2011 18:38:54
Nedum Onuoha is set to turn down a three year contract with Sunderland and sign a two year contract with Aston Villa. Villa are keen to boost their squad for next season and have targeted 15 faces.


01 May 2011 18:36:45
Lukas Podolski is set to leave his hometown club of Cologne and sign for Bayern Munich, the club he left to join Cologne.


01 May 2011 18:35:13
Rui Patricio of Sporting Lisbon has held talks with Genoa over a £13 million move.


01 May 2011 18:34:08
Dani Osvaldo, who has recently been tracked by Tottenham, has signed a new contract with Espanyol. . but has held talks over the weekend with represntatives of Valencia. Valencia are keen to wrap up a £12 million deal for the Italian forward.


01 May 2011 18:31:48
Diego Forlan has recently held talks with Napoli regarding a summer swoop. Edinson Cavani could be set to leave and the Naples club see the Uruguay international as the ideal replacement.


01 May 2011 18:30:27
Leighton Baines is set to leave Everton and sign for Arsenal. Arsenal have offered £12 million for the England left back.


01 May 2011 18:29:30
Defender Anthony Gardner has confirmed he wants to agree a permanent contract with Crystal Palace for next season.

Gardner has spent the season on loan at Palace from Hull City and has played a key role in helping the club to preserve their Championship status.


01 May 2011 18:29:21
Highly rated youngster Romelu Lukaku, has held talks with Chelsea and Newcastle United but is ready to sign for FC Twente in Holland. Twente have offered Anderlecht £20 million whilst the two English clubs won't go any higher then £15 million.


01 May 2011 18:27:29
Yakubu, who is currently on loan at Leicester, looks set to leave Everton after the possibility of Peter Odemwingie coming in and is ready to sign a three year contract with Blackburn Rovers. Rovers have matched his £2 million price tag and Steve Kean is ready to sign the Nigerian international.


01 May 2011 18:25:45
Iker Muniain, who is being tracked by a number of Premier League teams, has handed in a transfer request after the youngster has fallen out with the Athletic Bilbao board. The winger has held talks with Athletic Madrid over a possible move next season.


01 May 2011 18:23:27
Peter Odemwingie is set to sign a four year contract with Everton after they've agreed a £10 million deal. David Moyes has been given £12 million to spend and the najority of it looks set to be spent on the Nigerian forward.


01 May 2011 18:22:56


01 May 2011 18:21:15
Shaun Wright-Phillips is frustrated with the lack of first team football at Manchester City and looks to secure a summer loan move to Aton Villa. Villa are clearly after a winger and Wright-Phillips tops the list.


01 May 2011 18:19:34
Gary Cahill is close to agreeing personal terms with Chelsea over a £17 million move. Cahill has stated that he is keen to move to a club with Champions League experience and wants to sign a three year contract.


01 May 2011 18:17:44
Wesley Sneijder is edging closer to a move away from Inter Milan after turning down a new contract. Sneijder is wanted Manchester United but has pinpointed Barcelona has his first choice.


01 May 2011 18:16:05
Dundee united are interested in sighning bojan djordjic from hungarian club videoton. houston is said try and tempt the club to sell the player with a £150.000 bid in the summer.


01 May 2011 18:13:19
Barnsley fc close to finalising contracts for Marlon Harewood, Paul Mcshane & Michael Brown
Manager Mark Robins frustrated nothing can be finalised until a proposed takeover is complete


01 May 2011 18:08:39
Liverpool take eden hazard bojan krkic Ashley Young Christian Eriksen
out : j.cole paul konchesky sotiris kyrgiakos poulsen milan jovanovic


01 May 2011 17:49:24
Bristol City
Billy Jones (preston)/Jordan Spence (West Ham)
David Norris (Ipswich)
Lewis Stevenson (Hibs)

Ivan Sproule (Hibs)
John Akinde (Yeovil)
Lee Johnson
Jamie McCallister (Aberdeen)
Nicky Hunt

Billy Jones was widley expected to sign at the end of the season after City had to bids rejected in January. However, Spence's fine form has convinced Millen to make him his primary target for the right back spot. Norris is also one of Millen main targets with Ipswich ready to allow him him to leave, if Jimmy Bullard signs. Caulker is also an ambitious target.


01 May 2011 17:32:56
Sproule is going back to Hibs on a free transfer.And Goodwillie is a EPL class.And far to good for a championship team.Birmingham City want him to play in the Europa league next year for them.And he has interest from a top flight German team.Along with 6 other English EPL teams.Smashing player but has a court case hanging over his head.If he beats that he will be in the EPL next year.Rangers want him to, and can offer him Champions league football.


01 May 2011 17:14:45
Argyle to be taken over and fallon, fletcher, zubar, clark to sign new 2 yr contacts and will move to sign button on full time basis nelson to leave liverpool for 250,000 and mason is wanted by wigan, wolves plymouth will move for huddersfield alan lee and spurs youngster john obika who came close to joining us last season but opted for crystal palace peter reid to bring his own staff in to and will make a move wootton who plays manchester united.


01 May 2011 17:12:04
There are rumours in london that VDV will go to glasgow as tottenham look to replace gomes. Some say rangers will pay 2mil plus mcgregor as VDV fancies one more pop at the champs league


01 May 2011 16:50:37
Norwich City to raid the SPL once they are promitted and sign

Cammy Bell
Lee Wallace
Murray Davidson
Craig Conway
David Goodwillie.


01 May 2011 16:36:35
Nottingham forest are planning to add Alexi Eremenko from Metalist. The attacking midfielder has been on loan at Kilmarnock. The other targets are Fabio Borini on a free transfer and Kris Boyd in a swap deal involving Paul Smith.

Aiming high then player on loan at KILMARNOCK and a Rangers and Boro reject


01 May 2011 16:22:39
Barnsley to offer Andy gray & Goran lovre plus 900k to sign doncaster rover striker Billy sharp.


01 May 2011 16:21:08
Liverpool ins

Jose Enrique - 7 million
Ashley young -16 million
Adam - 8 million
Downing - 12 million
Gary Cahill - 15 million
Lloris - 20 million [if reina leaves]
Sackho - 20 million
Wickham - 10 million
Bojan - 6 million
Marveeux - Free [nearly signed]
Total - 124 million 50 million budget plus sales

Liverpool outs

Konchesky - 3 million to fulham
Aqullani - 20 million to juventus or Ac milan
Reina - 30 million to Arsenal, Shakle or athletico madrid
Javanovic - 10 million to aston villa
Skyrtel - 12 million to Roma
Glen johnson to Juventus 15 million
Insua - 5 million to Genoa
Lucas 15 million to Napoli [ There big fans of lucas and with all our signings might not get a start]
Total 110 million


01 May 2011 16:13:50
Bristol city are trying to sign danny collins from stoke for 2 million


01 May 2011 16:02:02
Swindon to approach torquay united for permisson to talk to paul buckle about the vacancy at the county ground.should buckle leave torquay will turn to former player paul trollope to fill the suseqeuent vacany at plainmoor


01 May 2011 15:30:57
Charlton are set to offer Shaun Wright-Phillips a contract.The 29 year old has been seen at the valley discussing terms on a contract.


01 May 2011 15:26:15
Charlton athletic are set to offer Fabio Borini a contract at the end of the season as his contract runs out at cheslea.Fabio Borini said he will not be renewing his contract at chelsea because he wants to play first team football and he would like to move to another london club.


01 May 2011 15:24:31
Dnt make me laugh lonners is off to everton and st ledger is said he is stayin , at least get ur facts right before posting


01 May 2011 15:21:46
Charlton athletic are set to make a 3 million bid for Dean Parrett at the end of the season as he has impressed on loan at the valley from tottenham.


01 May 2011 15:12:43
Barnslley FC have released details of some of their current players to other club in a quest to sell or release in the summer:
-Jim O'Brien has recently held talks with Huddersfield Town over a £100,000 move but has stated he would like to stay at Oakwell
-Goran Lovre has flown to Sweden to hold talks with Halmstad. This has been the reason why he hasn't be a substitute for Barnsley in recent matches against Watford, Doncaster and Sheffield United.
-Martin Devaney is set for a switch to newly promoted Brighton.
-David Preece is set to be released and has been training has held talks with Boldklubben in the Danish second division.
-Hugo Colace has signed a two year deal with Al Hilal in Saudi Arabia. Each year in his contract is worth a lucrative £1.5 million.
-Kern Miller will sign a six month loan deal with Northampton Town.
-Andy Gray is keen on moving out of Barnsley after not settling back in Yorkshire and has attracted interest from Southampton.
-Hungarian side Ferencvaros, has got into contact with Barnsley over the possibility of taking Liam Dickinson on loan.


01 May 2011 15:08:41
Southampton to sign Preston pair Andy Lonergan and Sean St Ledger for a combined fee of £4million.



01 May 2011 14:23:41
Ryo Miyaichi on loan to Southampton next as part of the deal taking Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to Arsenal for £8million plus Oxlade-Chamberlain spending another season on loan to the Saints.



01 May 2011 14:18:19
Walter smith and mccoist stated bougherra has another year left on his contract and will play it out they will not sell


01 May 2011 14:16:20
Leyton Orient to sign Ricky Lambert for a fee of 1.5 million

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HA that's the funniest thing i've heard all day NO CHANCE! ! ! LOL


01 May 2011 14:14:45
Peter Lovenkrands to Blackburn for £2million.


01 May 2011 14:12:50
Leyton Orient to sign Ricky Lambert for a fee of 1.5 million


01 May 2011 14:08:07
Ins: Gennaro Gattuso (4.5million)
David Goodwillie (2.5million)
Alexi Eremenko (2 million)
Ricky van Wolfswinkel
Jean-Patrick Abouna Ndzana (500k)
Mame Biram Diouf (loan)
El Hadji Diouf (loan)
Ikechi Anya (500K)
Bruno (1m)
Breno (3.5m)

to whoever wrote this! Breno plays week in week out for bayern munich! he wouldn't leave to come to rangers and especially not for 3.5m!, Eremenko is available for 500000 (quote from paper on friday)! i doubt diouf sill come back on loan again as he does not get on with many of the players and why would we sign the other diouf from blackburn? david goodwillie will leave dundee united for 1.5m tops as there in dire need of funds! as for bruno, anya and ndzana who are these people and who do they play for and what positions?? also expect weiss to come back either on loan or a cheaper deal than expected! he loves the club and desperate to come back, theres no chance money spending man city will have a place for him in there team when they will no doubt be buying more and they can't comand a high transfer fee due to having so much money with a year left of his contract!


01 May 2011 14:03:16
Any truth in klose to everton? and anyone else ed? {Ed001's Note - I am trying to find out now mate, there was a post asking about it on the Everton site and I am looking into it before answering.}


01 May 2011 13:43:27
Ipswich 2011/12 In's & Out's;

Billy Sharp- 2.7 Mil
Billy Jones- Free
David Nugent- Free
Craig Dawson- Loan
Kane Ferdinard- £250,000 (Rising to £750,000)
Jimmy Bullard- 800,000
Mike Poilet- Free

Gareth McAuley- Contract Expired
Luke Hyam- Loan
Alan Quinn- Contract Expired
Darren O'Dea- Loan Expired
David Norris- Contract Expired
Billy Clark- Contract Expired
Reggie Lambe- Contract Expired
Tamas Priskin- 500,000
Ian McLoughlin- Contract Expired
Arran Lee-Barrett- Contract Expired


01 May 2011 13:32:23
Liverpool to sign Leighton Baines for £10million. Gary Cahill for £14million. Ashley Young for £20million and Nigel de Jong for £11million.

Liverpool are targeting the title next season. .


01 May 2011 13:09:30
Ipswich 2011/2012

O'Connor McAuley Deanley Samuel
Edwards Carson Bullard Puncheon
Nugdent Wickham


01 May 2011 12:24:12
Al Habsi to Wigan permanently in the summer for £1million what ever league they are in.



01 May 2011 12:21:19
Hull City new additions for next season

GK-D. Eihoff
CB-D. Ayala
CB-J. Hobbs
LB/CB-J. Dudgeon
LB-O. Wendt
CM-N. Danns

and hopefully an untried young Argentinian lad currently plying his trade in Spain called L. Messi if we have some pennies left?


01 May 2011 12:15:18
Now that Crystal Palace have secured their championship status their top priority is to make james vaughan signing permanent along with anthony gardner , meanwhile neil danns set to leave to join rivals leeds utd.


01 May 2011 12:09:32
Wally downs of west ham has been linked with the swindon town managers job


01 May 2011 12:03:02
Hey ed any ideas of who ipswich are signing in the summer? {Ed001's Note - we are currently working on putting together a section for the site in which we put anything we have heard in. Each club and each player will have their own page, so you can look there and see what we have heard. It is just difficult getting it started and we still need a name for the new section too!}


01 May 2011 12:00:28
Chelsea will beat Liverpool to the signing of James McCarthy. Chelsea see McCarthy as a long term replacement for Frank Lampard. A fee of £7.5 million plus chelsea youth player Conor Clifford will be the fee.


01 May 2011 11:56:47
We will definatley not get docked points! But the players we'll hopefully get are:

Carlton Cole = 2.5m
Mancienne = 4m
Scott Parker = 11m
Joe Cole = 8m
Kevin Doyle/Foley = 6m (put together)
Charles N'Zogbia = 2.5m

Champions of the league
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cole 5m
mancienne 5m
joe cole to nufc
parker 15m and not to you.
doyle/foley doyle is 7m on his own and foly is 2m
n'Zogbia is atleast 8m
you will get point reduction


01 May 2011 11:54:58
Chelsea to bid 30m for Luca Modric next month.

Add another 10ml at least if you want him one of if not the best in the prem at the minute.


01 May 2011 11:38:44
Wolves boss Mick McCarthy was looking Keith Tracey yesterday. He will be the replacement for Matt Jarvis


01 May 2011 11:30:43
4 players Liverpool will target whether they are in Europe or not:

Gary Cahill (15mil)
James McCarthy (7mil + Shelvey loan)
Jose Enrique (9mil)
Lee Chung Yong (9mil)


01 May 2011 11:01:11
I know someone involved very closely with Ipswich, and he has told me that connor wickham is signing for liverpool, while jason scotland will join millwall.


01 May 2011 09:33:01
We will definatley not get docked points! But the players we'll hopefully get are:

Carlton Cole = 2.5m
Mancienne = 4m
Scott Parker = 11m
Joe Cole = 8m
Kevin Doyle/Foley = 6m (put together)
Charles N'Zogbia = 2.5m

Champions of the league


01 May 2011 08:23:04
Victor Mosses to southampton if they get promoted - - 1.3m


01 May 2011 08:21:43
Nottingham forest are planning to add Alexi Eremenko from Metalist. The attacking midfielder has been on loan at Kilmarnock. The other targets are Fabio Borini on a free transfer and Kris Boyd in a swap deal involving Paul Smith.


01 May 2011 07:50:24
Sheffield United will sign non-league midfield dynamo Luke Johnson from North Walsham Town to aid with a push for a swift return back to The Championship.


01 May 2011 02:47:36
Chelsea to bid 30m for Luca Modric next month.Any truth to this Ed? {Ed002's Note - No.}


01 May 2011 01:00:14
Chelsea to bid 30m for Luca Modric next month.


01 May 2011 00:27:18
Vladimair Romanov has came out worldwide and said hearts will have 2 million to spend and alexi eremenko will sign for hearts and a three and a half year deal in my opinion it will be better than the old firm because he will just have to fall to the ground and get a penalty!


01 May 2011 00:15:20
Liverpool fc have launched a 20million pound bid for Bojan Krkič. I heard this from a close friend and what is your opinion of it ed? {Ed001's Note - good player but I can't see him costing 20m.}


30 Apr 2011 23:57:15
Nugent will sign for Ipswich Town in the summer



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