Football Rumours Archive May 24 2010


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24 May 2010 22:53:52
Real Madrid have signed Angel Di Maria for £40 Million so any rumours of him playing else where are un true.


24 May 2010 22:44:39
Paul Lambert is ready to shake up the Norwich League One winning team by signing Michael Chopra and Darren Ambrose from their cash strapped clubs. Paul Lambert is good friends with Harry Redknapp and a loan move for Gio dos Santos has been agreed in principle. Chris Iwelumo is also on Lambert's shortlist.

If Fraser Forster isn't signed, Norwich will look to former Cardiff and Ipswich keeper Neil Alexander, who is now at Rangers.

Chris Martin maybe be sold if his value of 3 million is met which will provide even more to the hefty transfer kitty that Lambert has been assured.


24 May 2010 22:44:50
Ive tried to post before but didn't get friend works in madrid airport and has just seen jose been walked to a lir jet with arab gentlemen, plane is bound for london.last minute attempt by new owners of liverpool to get him to anfield.we, ll have to wait and see


24 May 2010 22:45:20
Darel russell is a good friend and he is definitely staying at norwich


24 May 2010 22:48:08
To the guy(The mighty newcastle fan) who said stoke play unattractive football. OUR team is better than yours, WE don't need Rory delap to stay up. And im pretty sure that a player like, O'hara, Kevin prince–boateng etc. would rather come to stoke than a newcastle team with a minute transfer kitty and they'd rather come to a team who has finished mid table in the EPL in there first two seasons, being the second team in the EPL history to break the first season points barrier, anyway good look next season when we absolutely batter you at the brit :).

Rumours for stoke:


Ryan taylor
Carlton cole(maybe)
South American and African youngsters!

Kitson–Bristol city
Beattie–West brom/Blackpool..


24 May 2010 22:48:31
Barnet have agreed on a fee for Livermore with leeds united. =(


24 May 2010 22:40:05
Hahaha the dirty toffees have won the race to sign drenthe, who were they racing?
Liverpool WILL sign, Banega & Mata not the mancs


24 May 2010 22:35:37
Aberdeen news!

Rory McArdle has signed a pre–contract and will sign full terms the first week in July. Jamie Langfield is very close to completing a move to the Championship so it is likely the Dons will need a new keeper but no targets have been identified yet. Offers are on the table to Kevin Kyle, Mark Wilson, Barry Douglas, Steven Smith and Mark Kerr but none are expected to sign. Replacement for Kerr could be Marc Laird who has been offered a deal which he will consider once Millwall have finished their season. Veteran striker Michael Ricketts has been invited to join on a pre–season tour of England tba which would be a trial. Two french guys also been mentioned but Ive never heard of them.


24 May 2010 22:35:42
Birmingham have opend talks with valencia about the possible signing of nikola zigic



24 May 2010 22:36:11
Any true man united rumours cos yesterday i saw david silva at old trafford discussin things with fergie , beckford to villa and aguero to united


24 May 2010 22:36:23
Big news from Villa Park. The Milner rumours are true, and he will be leaving this summer (which won't come as a surprise to many).

It probably won't also surprise many that Martin O'Neill will also be on his way.

What will surprise most is that Roy Hodgson has been contacted about replacing him. Randy Lerner recognizes the importance of maintaining Villa's profile as a predominately 'British' operation, and is willing to invest in Hodgson for both his emphasis on attacking football and contacts throughout Europe.

Hodgson is taking the offer seriously. There is a suggestion that, at 62, this might be his last big chance to challenge for the Premier League.

Just wait and see.


24 May 2010 22:26:42
Angel Di Maria to Man United for around £40 million
Jack Rodwell to Man United for about £20 million
David Silva to Man United for about £30 milion

Sebastion Frey to Arsenal for about £10 million
Yoann Gourcuff to Arsenal for around £20 million
Per Mertesacker to Arsenal for around £12 million

Yossi Benayoun to Chelsea for about £12 million
Sergio Aguero to Chelsea for about £40 million
Daniel Alves to Chelsea for around £30 million
James Milner to Chelsea for about £30 million

Certainly not all but just rumours heard out and about.


24 May 2010 22:28:07
I have heard that holloway wants to sign beattie for next season as he sees him as the man that can get his team the goals, anyone else heard this?

he would also be closer to home moving to blackpool


24 May 2010 22:31:30
Leicester city news–
spearing– loan again
waghorn– loan if bruce doesn't sign a striker
cleverly– loan?
mcnaughton– £400k
bruce– loan again
striker from championship?
lallana– £500k plus add ons
need another left back too

dyer– not good enough
kermorgant– not good enough
mcgivern– back to man city
brown– notts county
oakley– southampton/norwich


24 May 2010 22:23:52
Take over of lfc torres, gerrard, masch or yossi leaving..more young players and expect joe cole to hit other above 20
M players except one(guess)..few experienced free players..


24 May 2010 22:17:06
Richard Brodie had medical at hudderfield town today (monday) and expected to sign tomorrow or wednesday for upto 1–200k. sad to see him go but money will be useful.


24 May 2010 22:15:09
Blackpool will sign sylvan ebanks–blake in the next couple of weeks. sylvan is not happy with first team football at the molineux and would like to be re–managed under holloway (when he was at plymouth)


24 May 2010 22:11:38
Norwich City Fc, they are set to capture 3 players from 2 different League 2 Sides. I am not yet sure what side's, or players but will alert Norwich Fans if known.
They are expected to be costing the Canaries a combined total of £500k.


24 May 2010 22:05:41
SAFC highly possibles:–

Alan Hutton – hes fed up of Spurs messing him about and doesn't want to be messed about like Bent

Stephen Ireland –he was close to signing last summer

Nedum Onuoha – is likely to be first choice CB with Turner. Bruce has given up on Mensahs fitness probs

Peter Crouch – Jones going other way, Crouch reckons he'll get more starts at SOL

Jermaine Pennant – has done well abroad but wants to play in premier

Ferdinand – West Ham

Nosworthy – Blackpool

Murphy – Newcastle, Keane won't pay his wage demands

Other fringe players will also go if if Bruce can get rid but those still under contract are paid too much for most clubs!

Richardson is staying and will be regular LB he defenitely won't go to Newcastle who can't afford his wages anyway

Colback and Waghorn will get games next season and Bruce wants to develope them in the premier not championship!!

Roll on August


24 May 2010 22:09:02
My cousin's girlfriend's brother drinks down at the same pub as richard brodie's dad and he says brodie is due for talks with blackpool sometime this week


24 May 2010 21:49:32
Three of the transfer listed players at PNE are attracting interest from two clubs. Neil Mellor, Richard Chaplow and Darren Carter are being tracked by newly promoted Blackpool as they are looking for cheap players with Premiership experience. Alternatively, they are being lined up as a straight swap for Portsmouth striker David Nugent, who would relish a return to his former club.


24 May 2010 21:49:46
Blackpool Rumours:

Boaz Myhill (Hull City) – £3.0M
Steven Taylor (Manchester City) – £1.5M
Bernard Mendy (Free Agent) – Free
Chris Baird (Fulham) – £2M
Steve Caldwell (Burnley) – £3M
Lee Wallace (Hearts) – £2.5M
Chris Eagles (Burnley) – £3.5M
Lee Bowyer (Birmingham) – £1.5M
Nigel Reo–Coker (Aston Villa) – £6M
James Beattie (Stoke) – £1.5M
Jason Roberts (Blackburn) – Free


24 May 2010 21:44:32
We have secured the signing of York City defender Dave MCGurk and we are also looking at Darren Potter of Sheff Wed. though they are holding out for more cash and another unidentified forward. Carrol is off to Everton.


24 May 2010 21:43:50
Released Norwich City defender Gary Doherty is set to sign for Watford not the only departure from Norwich as Russell is set to sign for Leeds united within the next 48 Hours. Meanwhile back down at Carrow Road Forster will re sign aswell as the signings of Billy Paynter, Jimmy Abdou and Robert Koren will be confirmed.


24 May 2010 21:39:35
"Any True West Bromwich Albion Rumours? No False Please""""""""!"

When will people learn there's no such thing as a 'true rumour'?!


24 May 2010 21:36:07
Sunderland Transfer Rumours:

Darren Bent (Arsenal 19M)
Kieran Richadson (Liverpool 7M)
David Healy (Ipswich 0.5M)
Anton Ferdinand (West Ham 6M)
Total: 32.5M

Manyor Figueroa (Wigan 4.5M)
John Mensah (Lyon 5M)
Jamie O'Hara (Spurs 6.5M)
Alan Hutton (Spurs 7M)
Jermaine Lens (PSV 4.5M)
David Wheater (Boro 4M)
Total: 30.5M


24 May 2010 21:25:26
Arsenal are chasing Sao Paulo midfielder Hernanes in a deal believed to be worth around 15 million pounds


24 May 2010 21:19:07
Blackpool INS.

Coleman (back on loan)
Sidibe (1m)
Snodgrass (1–2m)
Ledley (prefer first team football, bpool over lpool)
Boas Myhill
Abdoulaye Faye


24 May 2010 21:20:05
Southampton Rumours:

Apparently Southampton are the club that has agreed a deal for Southend's Simon Francis. Due to there problems at RB.
But this is what i have heard from a friend. This is not Confirmed but could happen.
Wouldn't be Surprised if its Brighton who have signed him after Saints took Inigo Calderon from them. Makes Sense!


24 May 2010 21:20:25
Some big rumours for the top premiership sides which will happen this summer Tottenham–Joe Cole, Craig Bellamy, Manchester United–David Silva, Miguel Veloso, Chelsea–Yossi Benayoun, Bastian Schweinsteiger Arsenal–Steven Piennar, Brede Hangeland Everton–Eduardo, Shaun Wright Phillips Liverpool–Juan Mata, Stephen Ireland Manchester City–Jerome Boateng, Diego Aston Villa–Jermaine Jenas, Nikola Zigic Birmingham–Paul Koncheskey, Steven Fletcher Fulham–Paul Scharner, Steve Sidwell Stoke City–Emile Heskey, Nedum Onuoha West Ham–Nadir Belhadj, Kevin Prince Boateng Sunderland–Ryan Babel, Alan Hutton


24 May 2010 21:14:38
100% true! I walked out of the Burnley FC gym today and i saw 3 massive mercedes drive slowly past, inside the middle one was none other than..Chris Iwelumo from Wolves. i presume that a deal is going to be done with cash+iwelumo for steven fletcher. you heard it here first!

this is 100% true because i saw it with my own eyes


24 May 2010 21:10:12
Honest sunderland rumours please.


24 May 2010 21:12:35
Aston Villa are looking to land Leon Osman from Everton for a free of 7 million pounds as well as Dirk Kuyt from Liverpool for a fee of 12 million pounds.


24 May 2010 21:05:57
My work mate who is a good friend of neil lennon was with him on satardy in a glasgow bar. He told him he would be appointed celtic boss as soon as mowbray and his team were paid off. this was then reported in the papers the next day. He also said that they were looking to bring back craig bellamy on a season long lone deal, but his wage demands would probley be far to high. this is not made up it is an actual FACT.


24 May 2010 21:06:53
Rangers fc rumours anyone?


24 May 2010 20:47:24
Any decent a realistic rumours of barnlsey fc, and no silly dee dar comments thanxs the dog bfc


24 May 2010 20:50:32
Southampton are leading the chase to sign Southend Right Back Simon Francis, a bid has been ACCEPTED from an unamed League 1 club

Source = SkySports/Football/LeagueOne


24 May 2010 21:01:13
Norwich are set to sign david marshall as Fraser Forster will not re sign for Norwich on loan next season. Marshall has a buy back price in his contract for around £400k


24 May 2010 20:40:56
Boing Boing !!!

Any True West Bromwich Albion Rumours? No False Please""""""""!


24 May 2010 20:46:28


briand – ST – 2.5M – RENNES
gattuso – CM – LOAN – AC MILAN
goodwillie – ST – 1.5M – DUNDEE UTD
conway – LW – 1.5M – DUNDEE UTD
wilshere – CM – LOAN – ARSENAL

mcartur will not join he wants to test himself in england possibly wigan/west brom/west ham/blackpool


beasley – LW – FREE – FREE AGENT – DONE
wilson – CB – 2.5–4M – LIVERPOOL


24 May 2010 20:32:32
Any swansea rumours?


24 May 2010 20:27:17
Fulham have made a bid of 5M for Zigic. If he opts for a move to Aston Villa, Fulham hope to land Heskey for 2.5M.


24 May 2010 20:24:35
Bristol City are set to sign Gary Hooper



24 May 2010 20:13:35
To Newcastle fans who link the whole of the Premier to themselves, Mike Ashley and Chris Hughton have already stated NO money will be used to bolster the squad..Get it into your thick heads!

Onto other general rumours –

Manchester City to have a mass clearout; including Santa Cruz (Aston Villa), Onouha (Sunderland), De Jong (Arsenal) and Ireland (Also Sunderland).

Manchester United will have another relatively quiet Summer, although expect bids for a few Valencia players (Mata and Banega), one major bid will be for Yoann Gourcuff after the World up.

Chelsea will, as already mentioned, make a cheeky bid for Kaka and a suprise move for Pedro Rodriguez of Barcelona. Ancelotti will be looking to offload aging stars: Ballack, Paulo Ferreira, Belleti and maybe Carvalho.


24 May 2010 20:08:13
Any safc rumours


24 May 2010 19:51:11
NUFC fans?

I have some news on good authority, since I have spoken to a friend who has been in the board room recently:

Mike Ashley doesn't want to spend too much money, but will give £5m in transfer fees. He will allow loan deals (Wages) and any free players. He is also planning to install some form of wage cap of 25k for new arrivals.

With the £5m, Chris Hughton will target James Perch, Chris Gunter and Onuoha. Onuoha would be a replacement for Danny Simpson at right back with Simpson becoming cover– while James Perch could be a vital utility man being reliable, not injury prone and being able to play across the back four and in midfield while Gunter would be one for the future.

The combined fee would be around 5 to 6 million with Ashley satisifed to make up a spare million or so. Hughton was earlier prepared to blow his entire budget on Jermaine Jenas but his agent told him off the record that he would not be interested. Hughton will also try to add Tom Cleverly and Jack Wilshere on season long loans


24 May 2010 19:50:18
Nufc Rumours ?


24 May 2010 19:47:13
Everton have won the race to sign Real Madrid player Royson Drenthe


24 May 2010 19:48:18
The long running saga of the yanks who run Liverpool has finally come to an end. A deal was finalised at the weekend and the two Americans have agreed to it. Kirdi who is fronting the bid for a Saudi Billionaire will play a role in the running of the club. Also Andy Lynch will work in the commercial area. Will Rafa still be there? I don't know, however, there will be two jobs in Milan.

The most important thing for LFC fans is that the people that have brought disaster to your club have gone. When will it be confirmed? I have been told beginning of June.



24 May 2010 19:42:44
Gary Hooper is set to sign for Celtic after being shown around the stadium and training complex if he is convinced by Neil Lennon he will be a regular first team player.Diomansy Kamara set to snub Celtic and go to PSG instead.


24 May 2010 19:39:05
Arsenal News!

Arsenal qill not sign any more strikers, we have VP Bendtner and now Chamakh, along with Eduardo and Vela. assuming at least one of them stays.

We will sign Cahill and Shaun Wright Philips( Wenger has decided he needs another English player or 2). Regardless of whether Fabregas leaves. Rosicky has barely played 90 mins all of last season, he always got subbed. Walcott still learning. SWP will be good cover.

New goalkeeper will be either Hart or Buffon.

Another new CB will be Metersacker.

Trust me.

The King


24 May 2010 19:36:56
Middlesborough are set to announce the signing of Darren Pratley from Swansea City. The tireless midfielder is believed to be the subject of a bid around £3.25m.



24 May 2010 19:35:08
Exeter city player Ryan Harley is wanted by 3 championship sides and 2 of the 3 relegated Championship sides. Despite all the rumours it is likely that Harley will stay at Exeter after they rejected a bid from arch rivals Plymouth Argyle


24 May 2010 19:33:27
Breaking Rumour!!

Trust me this is from a very reliable source.

Man Utd are to re sign Diego Forlan.

The King


24 May 2010 19:31:48
Manchester United are targeting Inter Milan's Wesley Sneijder, he has apparently hinted to friends that now he has won everything with Inter he could be ready for a new challenge and England is his next preferred destination more accurately Manchester United according to Utrecht's local paper! Could this be that little gem that Fergie has up his sleeve?


24 May 2010 19:30:41
Preston North End looking to sign Plymouth Argyle player Damien Johnson. I heard the fee was about £400k


24 May 2010 19:25:21
My friend works in marketing at Leeds. He doesn't know everything that goes on but gave me the following info from around the club, accepts some of it may be hearsay etc etc:

– Hooper will not be joining (Leeds not offering enough wage–wise) – was pretty certain on this one

– Sharp deal close (expect end of week). Donny fans wake up to reality, if he wants to progress in his career then he's not going to join a opt for a dead end club like yourselves. He wants the Premiership not the JPT.

– Beckford to sign for Everton, deal done long before now.

– Kisnorbo/Snodgrass OF COURSE staying at Elland Road. Not sure why it's even rumoured that either would leave, both supposedly amused by rumours of their departures.

– Leeds chasing Sanchez Watt on a season loan, Wenger apparently not keen but Sanzhez much more so.


24 May 2010 19:02:39
There really is a lot of rubbish on this website. Im a Liverpool fan who doesn't at all think for one second were be buying players such as Higuain, Joe Cole, Mata, or even Turan. All these players will be to expensive except cole who is a free but im sure he won't wanna be playing europa league football.


Jovanovic (done deal)
Zigic 6/8mil
Van der Vaart 9mil
Richards 7mil
Ireland 6mil
Schmiechel free


24 May 2010 19:08:14
Una qué broma: Just heard a rumour from a friend that steven gerrard will be going to real madrid after the world cup with players VDV and higuain in exchange, with some cash maybe also – 'va la cogida usted mismo!'

LOAD OF RUBBISH SENOR! Higuain finished 2nd top scorer in la liga (1 behind Messi), he is 22 and seen as the future of Real Madrid. Why would Real sell him to a club playing in the Europa League next season AND £16m cash in exchange for the overrated Javier Mascherano? Do the Liverpool fans living in dreamland realise they are laughed at all around the world and not just in England?
Mourinho will not sell Higuain! Kaka looks as though he could be moved on to Chelsea to give Jose the extra funds he needs to land his top targets – Tevez, Gerrard, Ashley Cole and Maicon. Such is his arrogance, that he will not be fazed by the whole Atletico/Real rivalry and also make a cheeky bid for Torres. Despite all his claims that he would never sign for Real, Torres knows that Madrid will be a major force under Mourinho. They are also one of the few clubs that could actually afford to broker the deal. A return to Spain would appeal to Torres, but will it be heart or head that determines whether he will be a Barca or Real player next season? Drenthe, van der Vaart, Lassana Diarra, Metzelder, Guti and Raul will all be sold/released.


24 May 2010 19:12:55
Now that Norwich have signed Andrew Crofts, Swindon Town manager could make a move for Norwich midfielder Owain Tudur Jones to add some much needed height to the engine room


24 May 2010 19:24:04

Nothing will get sorted at the club for at least the next 2 weeks as chairman derek shaw is currently sunning himself on holiday.


24 May 2010 18:55:06
(remember, these are rumours)
Joe Cole?


24 May 2010 18:48:11
!! –––Man Utd News––– !!

I have heard from a close source that man utd manager sir alex ferguson is considering bringing benfica pair Angel Di Maria and Oscar Cardozo to the theatre of dreams in the summer for a combined fee belived to be in the region of £45,000,000 – £50,000,000. If anybody has any more information on this to let me no because I think this will happen in the summer before the world cup, and also that will be it in the summer if these 2 players make the big move to the OT. There might be a few young players brought in like. Haris Vuckic, Romelu Lukaku, Neymar, Eric Dier, Christian Eriksen and Sergio Canales, expect 1 or mayb even 2 off these to be brought in to help the reserves and also break into the 1st team.. I also heard that SAF is interested in Fotballs next star winner Ben Greenhalgh who is currently playing for inter milan and could be ready to make a bid for him. I am new to this site an always have good information on transfers. I will keep use posted on what i am hearing.


.Trust Me.


24 May 2010 18:50:48
hogson wants back in the europa l nxt season after coming so close and will spend and sell big to get there.

Robert Koren – West Brom – Free
Mladan Petric – Hamburg – 7m
Jonathan Zebina – Juventes – 2m
Karim Ziani – Wolfsburg – 4m
Gabriel Paletta – Banfield – 3m
David Marshall – Cardiff – 1m
Lenny Pidgeley – Carlisle – 400k
Luke Young – A Villa – 2.5m
Nathan Eccleston – Liverpool – Loan
Bernard Mendy – Hull – Free
Marc Wilson – Portsmouth – 1.2m
Frederique Piquoinne – Lyon – 3.5m
Total: 24.6m

Stephen Kelly – Blackpool – 800k
Paul Koncheskey – Birmingham – 2m
Chris Baird – West Brom – 1.3m
Andrew Johnson – Newcastle – 4m
Erik Nevland – Viking FK – Free
David Stockdale – Cardiff – 300k
Andranik – Peterbrough – 200k
Diomansy Kamara – West Ham – 3m
Bjorn Helge Riise – Roma – 2.5m
Pascal Zubebuhler – Basel – 100k
Eddie Johnson – Derby – 400k
Fredrik Stoor – Debrecen – 1m
Toni Kallio – S United – 500k
Kagisho Dikgacoi – Lazio – 800k
David Elm – Molde – 400k
Total: 17.3m


24 May 2010 18:54:04
Arsenal fans get over it Fabregas has his bags packed and is on his way to Barca.I hate seeing great players leave the premiership i love watching them every week and il also be annoyed if Torres Gerrard Lampard Cole go to Spain or Italy or where ever the papers have them going.
On a brighter note for Arsenal fans i have heard some of the signings that could possible go through.
Wenger is touted to be going back to 4–4–2 as the 4–3–3 was for Cesc.He loved the freedom of it.
Sagna is Juve's top target this summer and the deal could involve Bufffon going the other way because according to Italian newspapers he want to play Champions league and Juve have a deal with Fiorentina for Frey.Arsene will lose Gallas Silvestre and Senderos on the free so wants 2 CBs.Micah Richards has become a top target because he can play RB and CB and Man City are willing to off load players. Cahill is the next target as AW see's him as a younger Sol Campbell and he does not need to worry about their prices going sky high because they arent in the England squad.To replace Fabregas will be David Silva apparently an 18million bid has been accepted in the advent that Fabregas leaves.If you also recall Wengers comment about players leaving Madrid (i.e Sneijder and Robben) he said he may just hang about Madrid and pick up what players they will allow to leave. VanDerVaat was his top target but with Jose coming he may not allow this to happen.If not then Chamakh's former team mate Gourcuff will go to Arsenal as he is annoyed that Blanc has left to become the French boss after the world cup.
So Sagna for Buffon
Cesc for 40 million Which will get AW Silva and either VDV or Gourcuff.
20 million of his 30 million budget will go to Richards and Cahill leaving the other 10 to be used in the increased wage bill.


24 May 2010 18:28:14
Billy Sharp HAS been in talks with Leeds, deal should be concluded by the end of the week. Leeds have also agreed a fee with Scthorpe for Gary Hooper who is due at Thorpe Arch shortly for talks.

Neill Collins is a done deal.


24 May 2010 18:36:58
Kyle Naughton will sign for Leeds United from Spurs on a season long loan, the deal will be confirmed once the former Sheffield United player gets back from his holiday, same goes for Montgomery.

Hooper won't be signing Scunny want too much for him and Ken Bates is reluctant to spend money on transfer fees, he's got to paint the East Stand and get rid of rogue rabbits at Thorp Arch.

Leeds also tried to sign Darren Ambrose from Palace but couldn't (wouldn't) match the 17k offered by QPR.


24 May 2010 18:38:25
Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is ready to offer striker Dimitar Berbatov as part of a £28m–deal for Wolfsburg forward Edin Dzeko.
They are also looking at Ben Arfa, Silva and VDV


24 May 2010 18:40:17
Celtic FC news

Expect Celtic to announce severe debt problems in the next few weeks. A dramatic reduction in support and playing staff is to be expected with the failure to recoup any champions league money (last 2 years) and the dwindling sponsorship deals in the SPL. Furthermore the addition of the management consistently changing and a severe reduction in season ticket sales has now almost brought the Glasgow giants to their knees. I also have it on good authority that a key Irish investor is looking to withdraw his interest and invest in one of either two RED clubs on the EPL.

Key players such as Boruc, Brown, Maloney and McGeady will be sold off to balance the books whilst young first division and lower tier SPL players will be drawn in to develop through the ranks.

Watch this space.


24 May 2010 18:43:41
Man City will tie up a deal with Milner after the Mexico game while the player is in England the fee is £18m & Santa Cruz. City also set to steal Pienaar this week also the fee is around £10m & Bellamy. Mancini is keen to tie up deals for players before the world cup so City are going to be very busy during the next 2 weeks or so. A lot of cash plus player deals to get rid of the dead wood and 2 biggggg signings for £40m £50m.


24 May 2010 18:02:46
BIG BIG LFC NEWS.I know someone from a team not far from liverpool, who is a well respected man within his club, and he has said the takeover from liverpool will happen in the next couple of weeks, he is in the know and i trust what this man says as he has given true and accurate info in the past.He said it will all be done in a couple of weeks so expect an announcement in the 1st week of june just before the world cup, and expect some transfer activity straight away..didn t say who was takin over or what players wat rafa wants sorry. £££THE DODD IN THE KNOW, REMEMBER THE NAME££££


24 May 2010 18:09:13
Any PNE rumours?


24 May 2010 18:10:15
Leeds rumours anyone?
that are reliable


24 May 2010 18:11:50
Ipswich Town boss Roy Keane is again reported to be ready to make Cardiff City a £3 million offer for striker Michael Chopra, in the wake of the Bluebirds' failure to win the play–offs.


24 May 2010 18:15:31
Newcastle United Fan Here !

Transfers ins :

Hunt (Hull)
Giovanni (Hull)
Whilshire (Arsenal)
Vela (Arsenal)
Bullard (Hull)
Koren (Free Agent)
O`hara (Tottenham)

Transfers Out :

Leon Best (Coventry)
Pancrete (P.S.G)
Nicky Butt (Sadly – Retired)
Ranger (Middlesbrough)

Newcastle United To stay anyone disagree ?
Newcastle Untill I Die !! :) :) :) :–)


24 May 2010 18:19:17
Any rumours on who will replace Mourinho at Inter? I know he hasn't left but looks likely he'll leave to Real Madrid. Also rumours on replacement for Leonardo at AC Milan.


24 May 2010 17:52:49
Aston Villa will see if they can get Joe Cole, very possible.

Nigic To also sign for Villa


24 May 2010 17:58:36
Any qpr rumours ?


24 May 2010 17:31:29
––––––––––––ARSENAL TRANSFER NEWS –––––––––––––


Sebastien Frey – £8M – He has hinted that he is leaving Fiorentina and Arsenal are leading the race to sign him. Manchester United have ruled out a move for a GK, so it is between Arsenal and Juventus. Frey won't move to Juventus unless Buffon leaves, and he won't be going to Arsenal or United, so he may end up at City.

Per Mertesacker – £14M – He looks the most likely and the biggest bargain around. Chiellini would be better, but he is left footed and a right – left foot partnership worked well with Vermaelen and Gallas. If Chiellini were to sign though it would be for £16M.

Yoann Gourcuff – £18M/David Silva – £17M – They are likely to come, and with Fabregas leaving soon, maybe next summer, he would be keen to get either of these players before they get snapped up. This would mean we would sign either and then they would play with Fabregas next season, and after that Fabregas will get sold if Barcelona have the money. Ramsey would then replace Fabregas, and Wilshere will go out to the Wing.

Net Spend – £22M – £25M

Outs this summer:

Silvestre – Free
Senderos – Free
Gallas – Free
Traore – £4M
Almunia – £3M
Rosicky – £6M
Szcenscy – Loan
Wilshere – Loan
Vela – Loan


24 May 2010 17:25:04
I'm sorry, did someone just say Leeds are to sign Chris Brunt from WBA?! It's not April Fools Day mate, Brunt is a first team player at a Premiership club, so why would he go to a side who WILL struggle in the Championship next season.

Onto some realistic news, WBA to sign Marc Wilson, James Beattie and Lee Grant.


24 May 2010 17:16:46
First off. People saying Vuckic is going to Man United or Chelsea. this is UNTRUE. hes staying at Newcastle and will be part of thier first team next year. Steven Taylor WILL pen a new 5 year contract in the next few weeks and will not be leaving as no one will meet his £12Million price tag Hughton has put on him. Now all these ( Duluded ) leeds fans saying Smith and Ameobi are going to them. Dont talk st. Smith has said he wants to end his career at Newcastle and is taking a £20,000 pay cut to sign a new long term deal this summer. Ameobi wants another chance at the prem and leeds are in the championship so obviously he won't be leaving. Nolan is going no where as he will be made vice captain with Steven Taylor made captain. Now for the REAL transfers

Newcastle in.
Onouha £2million ( Man City )
Austin £1million (Swindon Town )
Ebondo ( free done deal ) (French club )
cleverley ( loan done deal with view to a £2million pernament deal ) ( Man utd )
Patrick van aanholt ( loan ) (Chelsea )
Whickham £3million+ player in loan deal whickham will be loaned back aswell ( Ipswich )
Vela ( loan done deal ) (Arsenal )
Fletcher £2million ( burnley )
Kasper Schmicheal ( free ) as Forster will be loaned out for one more year before becoming number 1 Schmicheal will replace be our 2nd choice with harper being released and krul out on loan in the 2011/2012 season

Boyd ( free )
whilshire ( loan )
poulsen £3million
Ukra £2.5million
Hooper £1million + Leon best
Forster ( loan – Norwich )
Ranger ( Loan – Ipswich part of the whickham deal )
Whickham ( loan – ipswich )
R.Taylor £3million ( Stoke )
Zambletor ( Young italian striker) £2million (Italian club )
Xisco £1.5million ( Spannish club )
Tozer £1million ( League 1 club )
Best ( part of the hooper deal ) .

These are true and will happen in late june early july time.


24 May 2010 17:10:09

24 May 2010 16:47:54
Chris Lines to Southampton has not been done yet but Lee Holmes will be apart of the deal and maybe Paul Wotton.

Thank you for getting back to me so quickly. Do you know this for sure after hearing it from your end?

Is Holmes a good player? I always knew he was highly rated but don't know too much about him now.


24 May 2010 17:14:05
It appears that German agent Tim Hager is trying to talk one of his major prospects, Sylvain Marveaux, out of a move to Chelsea in favour of moving to Germany – probably as a replacement for Toni Kroos who is returning to Bayern Munich after a very successful year on loan at Bayer Leverkusen. Marveaux is currently at Rennes who Chelsea maintain a good relationship with – primarily due to petr Cech. It makes no sense to me at all that Hagr would wish to do this – but a nifty little rumour in any case. Sharkey.


24 May 2010 17:06:24

Leicester City rumours
Nathan Delfouneso – 700k – Aston Villa

No way Villa would sell Nathan, reason i know Nathan, he's my friend from Ninestiles School, i know his dad Braker. MON said he's the future of villa.



24 May 2010 17:04:33
Portsmouth has sent an inquiry to the Bulgarian Chernomorets asking for the possibility for Branimir Kostadinov, the former striker of FC Hearts, to join them on loan througout the next season.

The 21 year old player has made an extraordinarily strong season in his homecountry, after leaving Scotland, scoring 16 goals in 26 games. Kostadinov is national player and a participant in the U19 European Championship two years ago. He is famous with his speed and his excellent finishing touch.

Portsmouth's interest towards the Bulgarian is not the first one.


24 May 2010 16:47:54
Chris Lines to Southampton has not been done yet but Lee Holmes will be apart of the deal and maybe Paul Wotton.


24 May 2010 16:48:48
New Liverpool owners want to get ride of Yossi before complete the takeover

Agreement has reached but the Arab investors don't want any Israeli player in his team when deal announced

Yossi made transfer request and will be sold to Chelsea before end of the week , Takeover will be announced on 1 June


24 May 2010 16:50:09

SAUL – LAS PALMAS – £300,000
SAMUEL – LAS PALMAS – £600,000
plus £100,000


24 May 2010 16:43:06
Southampton News:

Inigo Calderon (Brighton) – Free
Graeme Murty (Unattached) – Free
Ryan Dickson (Brentford) – Free
Stephen Hunt (Notts County) – £200K
Andrew Surman (Wolves) – £600K
Neil Danns (Crystal Palace) – £1M
Michail Antonio (Reading) – £500K
Simeon Jackson (Gillingham) – £750K


24 May 2010 16:37:45
"liverpool are a has been team" ?? after one bad season ??, this from a villa fan whos team are a "never have been" team??. anyway adriano will for the 10000th time join liverpool. joe cole thinking over a move to a spanish team or spurs and liverpool in the uk. this was the case 2 weeks ago don't know if he has now chosen which club.
mike d


24 May 2010 16:38:28
Is alan smith actually coming back to leeds?
because i love the man and would love to see him playing in a leeds shirt again.
any more leeds rumours?


24 May 2010 16:33:54
Apologies to fellow City fans I may have excited. I was passing on information from my source, he still expects it to happen in the next few days, so patience is a virtue. A false dawn today, but he told me to expect the signings soon. A few fiddly contract matters to be sorted. Thanks!


24 May 2010 16:35:02
Billy Sharp will never join Leeds United (SCUM) he will join DRFC as this is a prefered destination. Marlon Harewood has not been seen at thorpe arch because he has been training with Doncaster Rovers. I know this as i am good friends with his cousin David. He loves the club the players and the manager.


24 May 2010 16:37:43
Arsenal rumours:
in: Gourcuff £17.5m
Frey £8m
Mertesacker £15m
Chamakh Free (done)
Sakho £5m +Traore

out: Gallas Free
Silvestre Free
Senderos Free
Merida Free
Traore P/E
Fabregas £44m
Eduardo £8m

loans: Wilshere, Fabianski, Vela, Nordtveit
promotions: Szczesny, Bartley, Botelho, E–Thomas, Lansbury, Simpson.

total spent: –£6.5m


24 May 2010 16:27:17


24 May 2010 16:22:00

Craig Brown in talks over mentoring neil lennon for next season.


24 May 2010 16:22:14
Gary Hooper Says it is between celtic and newcastle to were he goes this season but says h wants to go go to celtic as his mate Micky O'Connor is sign up there for 1/4 of a million


24 May 2010 16:22:19
He's coming home,
He's coming home,
He's coming,
Enoch's coming home!

DirtyLeeds > Wancoe


24 May 2010 16:21:18
"I'm 100% committed to Southampton, I've got two years left here and I'm definitely going to be here for at least the next year and hopefully a few more."–

Adam Lallana speaking in July 2009


24 May 2010 16:19:52
Notts County look to sign several fringe premier league players, in an attempt to gain league security and move up the league. Daryl Murphy, Hayden Mullens, Victor Anichebe have all been linked. Notts County would prefer loan moves but will be open to signing them, if the price is right.


24 May 2010 16:20:51
Leicester City rumours
Nathan Delfouneso – 700k – Aston Villa
Kevin Phillips – Free – Birmingham City
Martyn Waghorn – Loan – Sunderland
James Vaughan – 1m – Everton
Michael Doyle – 600k – Coventry City
Jay Spearing – 750k (rising to 1m) – Liverpool
Alex Bruce – 500k – Ipswich Town

DJ Campbell – 1.6m – Blackpool
Wayne Brown – 500k – Notts County
James Wesolowski – 400k – Peterborough Utd
Yann Kermorgant – 500k – Leeds Utd


24 May 2010 16:12:32
Could be somthing but a relative works at arsenal and there are rumors that Steven N'Zonzi's agent is in the building.


24 May 2010 16:15:07
Avram Grant to be offered a 2 year deal at West Ham Utd, early this week as they look to seal the deal before other clubs become attracted. The likes of Inter Milan, Real Madrid, Hull, Burnley and Colchester Utd have been linked with the former Chelsea and Portsmouth manager


24 May 2010 16:16:35
"Recent examples of Israeli staff playing for Arab owners include Man City owned by United Arab Emirates businessman Dr Sulaiman Al Fahim whilst Tal Ben Haim was a player".

Tal Ben Haim was signed in July 2008. Al Fahim took over Man City in Sept. 2008. They couldn't do anything about Ben Haim because they didn't have enough time in the transfer window. As soon as the window opened in Jan 2009, Ben Haim was loaned out to Sunderland on 1st Feb. He was then sold to Portsmouth in Aug. 2009.
Mascherano was thrown in to the "Yossi to Chelsea" rumour just to hide the truth.


24 May 2010 16:17:43
Angel Di Maria a main target for Man United at the moment as Sir Alex views him as the missing link in the team. So expect to see Angel Di Maria to Man United at around £35 million also as he is a massive Man United fan and has made clear his desire to make the move to Old Trafford.


24 May 2010 16:17:58
Just seen Gary Hooper in the Leeds United club shop at Elland Road, he was trying on some merchandise and was being led away by two senior looking men into the stadium for a photo shoot.
I expect this signing to be announced tomorow, if not immediately.


24 May 2010 16:19:37
Southampton fans, quick question.

I understand that you are very interested in Bristol Rovers midfielder Chris Lines and have spoken to him about a move.

I have heard whispers that Rovers wish for Lee Holmes to be part of any transfer, plus cash.

Have you guys heard anything about this and know whether this is true. One Saints fan posted on here that Rovers were signing Holmes for 150K, but I was told that it would be part of the Lines transfer.

Can anyone shed any light on this from your end? Thanks.


24 May 2010 16:08:54
Barcelona know full well that there is no legal or even moral obligation to be taken into account regarding Arsenal's exploiting the anomoly between Spanish and British employment laws that allowed them to offer Fabregas a full contract when they could not. They are simply playing the game in the negotiating of a deal where they want to turn fringe players into a ready made "fee".
Toure was originally the prime candidate, mainly due to the difficulties that the club has had with his agent rather than his value to the squad, but he does not want to leave. Do not expect Chgrynskiy to be undervalued as they invested €25m in him only last summer and see him a a long term CB partnership with Pique. Few players will leave Barca by choice – and why would they – and despite what we may think of the Permiership or Arsenal, few would actually find Arsenal an attractive propositon by comparison.
Barcelona and Fabregas have prepared the ground and will make their move after the WC, and word in Spain is that a cash fee of €50–€55m will probably be accepted.


24 May 2010 15:55:41
Alan Smith to resign for Leeds United

The former Manchester United player has agree'd to cut his wages from £50,000 a week at Newcastle to £12,000 at Leeds

The fee for the transfer will be announced as undisclosed

As a good friend of Alan i would like to ask those on WACCOE to forgive him


24 May 2010 15:57:50
Westbrom intrested in maynard , ibanez a defender from athletico madrid , james beatie, steven hunt , 2 loans also likely and a few portsmoth players


24 May 2010 16:00:21
"The process of bringing in new investment and reducing our current debt will create a context whereby we can seriously get back on track the stadium project" – Comments made by Christian Purslow on January 13th 2010.

"The good news is that all potential investors are attracted to Liverpool by the prospect of building a new stadium and participating in the transformation in the value of the club associated with that project". Another Purslow comment February 2010.

"The stadium is absolutely central to the club's strategic development because with a new stadium comes a transformation in the financial resources of Liverpool that can be ploughed back into the core of our activity – which is our playing squad".

Just a message to all Liverpool fans who are throwing rumours around about so called ins and out of our club this coming silly season. 22million pound has been spent on planning a stadium that Martin Broughton describes as "ready to go to tender". Isn't it a tad pathetic that a club of our stature and history is branding itself around a stadium that has been designed to satisfy them Cowboys at present. On this notion, bringing players in and selling players has nothing to do with the takeover situation at all. Torres, Gerrard, Mascherano and so forth are not going to hold their laurels on the limited budget that we will be dealing with this summer merely because the focus of the new owners seems to be on developing a new stadium. New ownership will change nothing on the short term and the prospectus that the club seems to be presenting focuses solely upon using the staduim as a smokescreen and a catalyst in order to sell the club – meaning more money will be spent on design and planning etc. This is a rumour site and realism needs to be respected. Many words and numbers spring to mind on this point; Roman Abramovich, Chelsea, 41, 841. Are owners with a new stadium focus necessary? No!

In – Jovanovic, Mata, Wilson, Shelvey, Hennessey, Banega.

Out – Benayoun, Aurelio, Riera, Plessis, Spearing, Mascherano.


24 May 2010 15:53:41
Herd that craig brown is going to celtic hope not

kris boyd to some turkey team


24 May 2010 15:45:39
Neil Lennon will not be getting celtic job as it is down to two on the shortlist either mark hughes or roy keane, favourite expected to be keane and lennon to assist until keane moves on to better things(TRUE STORY)
Brown and mcGeady going nowhere and robbie keane to be captain of the hoops.


24 May 2010 15:51:24
Dare Vrsic loan move to Leeds is looking to be Hijacked by Norwich and Ipswich, but Leeds still the Favorites to get him

Phillips of Wycombe is in Ukraine with the England u19s team, so i can't see our anybody saw him Norwich


24 May 2010 15:40:42
Av just been informed that ex aberdeen starlet and reject craig higgins is on the move to dundee utd from cowdenbeath for £50,000. boy has a sweet left peg and utd fans should watch this space


24 May 2010 15:40:43
My sources tell me that Michael Chopra will be penning a deal this week with Birmingham after cardiff failed to reach the primier league.
the deal will be somewhere in the region of £5m.



24 May 2010 15:38:32
Instead of watching the England game tonight Ashley Cole has travelled to spain and not sure where in spain hes going but looks like he is going to see some birds or to have a little talk with mourinho


24 May 2010 15:38:40
Liverpool(Not Villa) will be signing Connor Wickham from Ipswich ;)


24 May 2010 15:39:27
The Pienaar deal is expected to happen unless he signs a new contract. He wants a short term contract but will keep an open mind to any possible moves.


24 May 2010 15:40:11
Neither Adriano or Vagner Love will sign for Liverpool as they both struggle with alcohol problems


24 May 2010 15:40:36
Scottish transfer news;

hearts to sign charlie mulgrew as a replacement for lee wallace who is off to wolves for £2million.

Aberdeen to sign brian kerr from falkirk and croatian striker diego zahora on a free.

Jim Duffy to be next manager of st.mirren.


24 May 2010 15:28:48
Liverpool takeover will be done within the next 14 days.preliminary talks started just under 3 weeks ago with , syrian yahya kirdi.
after positive talks he went back to the middle east and also to do work for a major worldwide charity.
the deal should have been done on may 18th but the current owners shopped around before this and found that kirdi's offer was by far the best offer for them.this led to kirdi questioning his own advances and gillet and hick's methods in dealing with it.
however on monday morning a deal was struck and the offer accepted, and lawyers are now drawing up the neccesary peperwork to make it official.
the talk of the stadium and hicks wanting his own crew doing the job are true but a compromise was reached early today.


24 May 2010 15:30:17
Leeds to sign=tyson
derby to sign=lefondre
doncaster to sign=Rene Gartler
sheff wed to sign=s jackson

belive what you want, make a note


24 May 2010 15:32:50
Norwich City ins:

Forster one more season on loan from Newcastle

i wouldn't rule out Rickie Lambert Joining Norwich Because he has admitted he like Wes Hoolahan and Grant Holt and would like to play with them one day

and A.Fernandez from chivas or some team like that has apprently landed in london to sign for norwich


24 May 2010 15:33:31
IN REPLY TO:"This is to JAMES007 earlier, you posted that you had some interesting news about Abromavic, but you couldnt post it on the site.Y NOT??can you post it now?.or at least say were you heard about it

I shall post about it in detail soon.
With the new Arab owners wanting Yossi out, Yossi actually had the upper hand. LFC could have received £8M from a club in Russia but Yossi turned down a move. Liverpool then turned to West Ham. Avram Grant then spoke to Abramovich about the Arab/Yossi situation. Abramovich wants the Arabs to know that Yossi will move to a bigger club than LFC (his words, not mine) and not suffer due to their takeover. This is not Ancelotti's decision but he is OK about it. Liverpool agreed to Yossi's transfer in order to prevent it becoming a potential "stumbling block" in the takeover.
There is more to it about Abramovich but I can't talk about it at the moment.
–JAMES 007–


24 May 2010 15:33:40
Ya the buzz in South Africa(besides The WC) is if Pienaar gets 1st team football in either Spurs or Man United.


24 May 2010 15:33:41
Bristol city signing all will be sealed by june 1st
sawyer (free)
harper (free)
sharp 1–2 mill
danny wilson season long loan from liverpool

maynard 5.5 mill west brom
elliot 1.5 newcastle
macca – p'boro 125k
lee johnson – p'boro 450k
akinde loan – p, boro


24 May 2010 15:16:10
Fabregas Latest:

Barca have not so much made an offer today but have made contact with arsenal when they informed the Gunners hierachy they are not wanting to spend more than £30m on Fab. They are willing to offer players on top of this. They are (obviously not all of them but a choice for Arsenal):

Dmitro Chingrinskiy (CB)
Rafael Marquez (utility player)
Alex Hleb (ex–gunner)
and kids offered together – Marc Marquez, Jonathan Dos Santos (younger brother of Spurs flop Giovanni)

BUT, Arsenal don't want any player exchange and are holding out for a bigger fee £70m.

Deal may be reached at 55m euros (£47.3m)

Ins: Yoann Gourcuff
Hatem Ben Arfa
Gary Cahill
Rob Green or Andriy Pyatov

Outs: Fab (possibly)
kids on loan to get experience


24 May 2010 15:14:16
Billy Sharp is not signing for Leeds was talking to him on Saturday night in Sheffield was in Vodka Rev with James Beattie. He won't be signing for anyone over the next few weeks as he is currenlty on his Stag do getting married then off on holiday. He has been training at United up until now overcoming his injury. All facts!


24 May 2010 15:11:44
Colchester are set to appoint Jim Magilton as manager before the start of June. Magilton will then seal a Season long loan deal for Blackpool Striker Billy Clarke and he will also sign Kevin Lisbie on a 2 year deal costing around £225,000.


24 May 2010 14:58:08
Carrow Road Press Conference looks likely to be postponed, Rhodes is being a little awkward in talks, going to take a little bit of time. It is happening, just not looking like today is the day. Apologies.


24 May 2010 15:00:47
Birmingham City are taking a close look at Southampton's Adam Lallana.


24 May 2010 15:01:31
News in South Africa is that steven PIENAAR will sign for Man Utd after World Cup but has now turned all focus on getting Bafana through to 2nd round of WC.



24 May 2010 15:02:08
Rumour has it that Hangeland under going a medical at Arsenal. Fee 8–10m. Unconfirmed but could be a good signing.



24 May 2010 14:54:59
Do not expect the new breed of owners to sell up on the cheap (i.e. H&G, Glazer, etc). They are in it for the long haul, waiting for the Premier League negotiated TV deal to eventually break up and the Spanish style returns from individual TV deals can be achieved. That is when the big returns really kick in, and yellow and green scarves and pointless pre–match marches are hardly going to worry them when the big prize is just around the corner. My contact from one of the banks involved has confirmed that whilst buyers may have been in the wings, they are not willing to pay the major premium being demanded as the current owners know that time is on their side.


24 May 2010 14:54:36
Leeds will sign Chris Brunt from West Brom and Robert Snodgrass will not be leaving Leeds


24 May 2010 14:51:06
Craig dawson and adam le fondre to join from rochdale (done deal!)
neil danns and montgommery deffo joining leeds this summer,
wojiech szczensy and paul connoly to come to elland road
any more true leeds rumours


24 May 2010 14:47:41
Barca have bid 30m for cesc. Wenger is expecting in the region of 60m euros, unless wenger can get what he wants, deals unlikely to happen.

Arsenal have also contacted psg over the availability of Sakho, who is also wanted by Man Utd.


24 May 2010 14:46:37
Heard a rumour that Vagner Love going to Liverpool!


24 May 2010 14:45:10
For Sale at Hull;
Jimmy Bullard – Celtic & Newcastle (Loan or 3m)
Boaz Myhill – Tottenham 1–2m
Bernard Mendy – free
George boateng – free
Geovanni – Stoke, Fulham, WBA, Newcastle & Athens 3m
Daniel Cousin – Burnley 1m
Kamil Zayatte – Arsenal, Bolton & Stoke 3m
Steve Hunt – Birmingham, Newcastle & Aston Villa 3m
Jamie Devitt – loan

In at the club;
Nobody as 40m in debt


24 May 2010 14:43:42
Any more man united true rumours


24 May 2010 14:21:38

Good and bad news folks!

BAD news: Beckford is definitely off to either Blackpool or Everton; he just needs to choose between first team football or a higher wage. Snodgrass will NOT be going to Celtic; but WILL be leaving. The favourites are Notts Forest; but the deal is far from signed, and a few other Championship sides are after him. Howson is also attracting a few teams sniffing around him..

GOOD news: If Snodgrass goes to Forest, Grayson will end up with Joe Garner from Forest; not sure if it would be a permanent signing or loan. We are also very close to signing Billy Sharp – and would have an amazing strikeforce! Boyd from Peterboro' is also being touted as a replacement for Snodgrass, but we face steep competition. Expect a bid for a young premiership GK as well!


24 May 2010 14:22:00
Most Likely Leeds Transfers In:
Luke Steele GK from Barnsley
Paul Connoly RB from Derby
Neil Collins CB from Preston – Permanent Deal
Ryan Dickson LB from Brentford
Nick Montgomery CM from Sheff Utd
Michael Doyle CM from Coventry – Permanent Deal
Neil Danns MID from C Palace
Billy Sharp FWD from Sheff Utd
Adam Le Fondre FWD from Rotherham

Outside Chances:
Derek Geary
Ian Harte
Alan Smith
Darren Ambrose
Shola Ameobi
Simeon Jackson


24 May 2010 14:28:05
Any true Leeds rumours anyone?


24 May 2010 14:33:50
Steve Sidwell Aston Villa to Fulham


24 May 2010 14:34:32
One more thing I forgot to mention. The players HAVE been informed about the new owners. Rafa's position is still 50/50 as the new owners have not yet decided.

IN REPLY TO:"well if you want anyone to believe u, u kinda do need to prove it !!

I'm trying to disclose as much info as possible but not in the hope that people will believe me. You have "freedom of choice". You can choose to believe it or regard it as fiction.
–JAMES 007–


24 May 2010 14:19:41
Beckford to leave to villa united to sign David silva from valencia to swap with park plus 8million tosic may leave for cologne,
hunterlarr to join rooney upfront next season from ac milan and alexander hleb as he is out of contract


24 May 2010 14:17:57
EFC: Pienaar talks have not stalled, just both sides negotiating hard (as you would, of course expect). Arteta and Baines next to sign contract extensions. Do not expect any big signings other than tying up the existing squad, unless Yobo aand Yakubu can be replaced.


24 May 2010 14:05:50
Leeds to sign billy sharp and shola ameobi to boost up the attackin options,
alan smith to rejoin leeds and also montgommery and neil danns to bolster the midfield,
to strengthen defence paul connoly and ian harte to come to elland road


24 May 2010 13:58:22
Nathan Delfouneso could be heading out of Villa Park on a loan deal, either to newly promoted Blackpool or a Championship team (probably Norwich). This is dependent on the quantity of Villa's strikerforce for the next season, with the loan deal only going ahead if there are at least four strikers ahead of Delfouneso in the pecking order. Beckford and Zigic are being linked to join up with Heskey, Carew (assuming he doesn't leave) and Agbonlahor. Villa are also interested in signing Connor Wickham from Ipswich but see him as a long term prospect rather than a first team player for next season.


24 May 2010 13:55:16
Liverpool ins:

James Milner 20 million + Riera or a different player according to a liverpudlian journalist in birmingham.

Humberto Suazo – 3 million from Monterrey + Lauri Dalla Valle on loan deal for a season


24 May 2010 13:53:25
Arsenal transfers;

Kevin Doyle–10mil

Gallas–psg free
almunia–real zaragoza
merida–athletico madrid


24 May 2010 13:39:29
"Just had official confirmation from my source its Rhodes and Phillips in talks. Will be press conference at 3.30 if all goes to plan, but held off otherwise. Lambert wants to announce the pair of them together."

I can vouch for this as i've seen phillips around the city!


24 May 2010 13:39:49
I would like to add to the comments of James 007 and Mr Broughton about the takover of LFC. I work at an unnamed bank and have heard that the bid has been agreed and the finer points are now being worked on. I am not in the team working on the deal nor in a sufficiently seperior position to know any details I'm afraid bit expect news within a fortnight. However, I have been led to believe that the club are not making any substantial moves in the tramsfer market until the takeover is concluded apart from trying to retain key players.


24 May 2010 13:40:20
Anyone got any news about rangers on players going in and out and a new owner and if walter smith is staying on or not thank .


24 May 2010 13:42:28
Liverpool to bid for either diego forlan or milito ( inter ) strong sources tell me also a experienced cb dut to skyrtel leaving and kyriakos ( not good enuff) exspect to see cannavaro or rafeal marquez


24 May 2010 13:43:10
Joey barton is goin to wigan for 5 mil


24 May 2010 13:36:53
Outs :
benayoun 15 million to inter
babel 10 million to bayen
riera out to valencia
degen to young boys 1.7 million
mascherano 32 million to barca/ real
total =58.5

James milner 24 million
Steve finnan free
kolarov 9 million
banega 8.5 million
raul free
adriano free
Upson 6 million
giampaolo pazzini 11 million
total =58.5
net spend = 0
new investment to be announced soon


24 May 2010 13:42:42
"Fully expect to see Akinfeev on a free in January. "

He isn't out of contract until January 2013.


24 May 2010 13:33:00
Gary dotherty – MK dons–free transfer


24 May 2010 13:33:43
I can confirm that curently there are no firm offers for Liverpool football club – although there are two interested parties they have been put–off by H&G asking price believed to be over £600million. Rumours about Yossi Benayoun leaving because of a potential arab takeover are misleading and unfounded – there are jewish player/s playing under arab owners and arab players playing under israeli manager in the premier league recently with no problems.


24 May 2010 13:33:59

Firstly, As I'm sure you are all aware Fergie has said Berba will not be leaving. So don't expect United to sign any strikers.
(Rooney, Berba, Owen, Diouf, Hernandez, Macheda, Welbeck)

Secondly, Fergie has also said that United will sign 1 player this summer, 2 at best. The dead cert signing this summer will be a winger. With Nani and Valencia we have two quality wingers, but both prefer the right. With the ageing Giggs looking like the only natural left winger left in the squad if Tosic is sold, expect a natural left winger to come in. One of Silva/Young/Ben Arfa/Di Maria. 

As for anymore signings, only going to happen if Fergie can get a good price for Carrick/Ando, probably Carrick, and if so expect one of Gourcuff/Modric/Milner/Rodwell. Although I can see Rodwell coming next year. 

Vidic/Evra won't leave this year, probable next year, with another young CB coming in to be understudy to Rio/Evans alongside Smalling. 

Fully expect to see Akinfeev on a free in January. 



24 May 2010 13:34:54
Charlton Athletic`s Christian Daily joining Dundee Utd in player swap for Gary Kenneth plus £20,000

Done Deal !


24 May 2010 13:19:51
Just had official confirmation from my source its Rhodes and Phillips in talks. Will be press conference at 3.30 if all goes to plan, but held off otherwise. Lambert wants to announce the pair of them together.


24 May 2010 13:24:37
Colchester press conference tomorrow to announce Glenn Roeder as new gaffer.


24 May 2010 13:09:55
Stock – Doncaster
Lines – Bristol Rovers
Dickson – Brentford
Francis – Southend
Calderon – Brighton
Ward – Coventry
Jackson – Gillingham
Rooney – Macclesfield
Danns – Crystal Palace


24 May 2010 13:10:19
More news on Carrow Road press conference, there's mild complications with contract talks, so it may be held off until tomorrow. My source informs me that it is to announce the signing of Matt Phillips from Wycombe. I'll keep you posted.


24 May 2010 13:13:38
Hearing further updates from my Carrow Road press conference source, it's apparently a double signing of Matt Philllips and a Huddersfield Town player, who he expects is either Jordan Rhodes and Anthony Pilkington. Lambert is interested in both of them. Still on for 3.30, though, may be pushed back.


24 May 2010 13:03:47
Liverpool Rumours

Adriano – Flamengo – Free
Juan Mata – Valencia – £18m
Ever Banega – Valencia – £7m
James Milner – Aston Villa – £22m
Danny Wilson – Rangers – £2.75m –
Kriztian Nemeth – Loan Return
Javier Mascherano – £35m – Barcelona/Real Madrid
Yossi Benayoun – £10m – Chelsea/Roma
Albert Riera – £8m – Sevilla/Villareal/Zenit/Lok. Moscow
Phillip Degen – £1.5m – Bundeliga
Damien Plessis – £1m – PSG
Jay Spearing – £750k – Leicester (Buy Back Clause £1.5m)
David N'Gog – Valencia – Loan (Mata+Banega deal)

Expect news regarding a takeover in the next 2 weeks, the above transfer dealings are based on current ownership


24 May 2010 12:55:34
To the person who said
Man Utd:
Gosling– £9m

surely you don't mean Dan Gosling from Everton as On 31 March 2010, Gosling was ruled out for nine months after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his knee.

Newcastle United rumours

Frazer Forster Norwich loan
Shola Ameobi Leeds
Nile Ranger Leeds/Ipswich loan
Brad Inman loan Championship side
Ryan Donaldson loan to championship side

Meanwhile, there will be no windfall for Newcastle from any potential move from Aston Villa involving former United midfielder James Milner after the player's agent Mick McGuire confirmed there was no sell–on clause included in the £12million deal which took him to Villa Park in August 2008.


24 May 2010 12:57:04
I have heard a rumour that United will be buying Vuckic from Newcastle for a small fee and will loan him back til January maybe even longer, Newcastle will get Macheda or Diouf for a season long loan! James (18) and Welbeck (19) will go out on loan to Preston and there is a host of clubs wanting to take United's cleverly on loan, he is only 20 and will have a great career at United! Other loan outs could include Oliver Gill (19), Corry Evans (19) and even Paul Pogba, Pogba is just 17 and is already good enough to play in the first team although Fergie will not want to rush his development, you will see him in Carling cup games for sure!

If you have been lucky enough to see him play for the academy and reserves you will appreciate how similar he is to Viera, Pogba will be a huge talent! He will be a first teamer by his 19th birthday!

United's youth coming through is nothing short of amazing, United have a bright future with or without loads of money! United are an attacking midfielder come second striker away from walking the league next season!


24 May 2010 12:57:07
IN REPLY TO: "Sadly in this world of modern day celebrity etc, religion still plays a certain factor, and sadly Yossi being Jewish, feels he will be surplus to requirements when Arabic owners come in, hence the move to Chelsea.
Mr Broughton"

Not true. It has nothing to do with Yossi feeling he will be surplus to requirements. The new owners are looking at promoting LFC in the Middle East/Gulf region in a very big way. They feel that having Yossi at the club would be an obstacle in attracting new supporters in the region.
I have some interesting info on Abramovich but I can't post it at the moment. My fellow LFC supprters can celebrate now that the Yanks are out.
–JAMES 007–


24 May 2010 12:43:07
Transfers that have been done from around England:

Matthew Upson to Arsenal – £7m + Wilshere season loan to West Ham
Yoann Gourcuff to Manchester United – £11m + Zoran Tosic
Karim Benzema to Manchester City – £33m
Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona – £47m + Yaya Toure
Joe Cole to Aston Villa – Free transfer
Carlos Vela to Newcastle – Season loan
Nicky Bailey to Fulham – £1.5m
Kevin Phillips to West Brom – Free transfer
Michael Chopra to Burnley – £3m + Stephen Jordan
Billy Sharp to Leeds – £750k
Jermaine Beckford to West Ham – Free transfer
Billy Paynter to PNE – Free transfer (If Swindon lose in playoffs, if not he will stay)
Jordan Rhodes to Norwich – £1m + Gary Doherty

Work for an agenting company, so can confirm these are all set to be announced soon.


i don't know about the others but as a Burnley fan i can tell you that Stephen Jordan has been released so this list is full of crap :)


24 May 2010 12:46:37




24 May 2010 12:53:40
As a big Newcastle fan, I'll honestly say we ain't signing any great player. O'hara at best

The Stoke fan on about delap.. Keep him! Toon don't want him. All he can do is throw a ball.. Effective at times, but boring and he's not that great at anything else

I'll admit toon are probs finishing 16th–ish but Stoke are about on par with us so it's definatly not a step down!

enbondo(bad spelling)
cleverley –loan
wilshire –loan
vela –loan


ranger –loan
lua lua –loan
Forster –loan


24 May 2010 12:54:30
Arsenal to sign:

Sakho: 8–10 million or 5 million + Traore (Left–footer to replace Silvestre)

One of:

Mertersacker 15 million
Zapata 12 million
Van Der Wiel 10 million
Marchena 5 million
Taylor 8 million
Cahill 15 million
Tasci 10 million

One of thses Right–footers will replace Gallas

If Fabregas leaves (and it will only be for a fee of 60–75 million Euros) Wenger will rake Barca for every last euro.

One of:

Gourcuff 17.5–20 million
Ozil 15–20 million
David Silva 25–30 million
Javi Martinez 30 million
Ander Herrera 15 million

Will replace Fabregas

Inter will strengthen to defend their CL crown next season, Owner Moratti will gift the team 3 new signings

Kolarov–15 million
Toure/Veloso 20/15 million
Aguero/Cavani 35–40/25 million

Real Madrid will look to spend again with Mourinho in charge

Dzeko 40 million
Gerrard 25–30 million
Javi Martinez 30 million
Ashley Cole/Patrice Evra/Kolarov/Vargas 25/30/15/20 million

Gerrard Deal will be met with some resistance but it will all depend on the player's desire which is yet to be determined, Cole would be interested in a link–up with Mourinho but Chelsea will want top dollar as for Man Utd and Evra it will near impossible as Freguson will not want to lose one of their best players. Kolarov to be at the head of two–way tug–of war between Inter and Madrid. Raul, Guti and Drenthe to be shipped out. Mourinho is a big fan of Van Der Vaart and will want him to stay but Gago and Granero could leave.


24 May 2010 12:37:25
James 007, you are correct on two frontsbut as usual the devil is in the detail..
First off the date for the takeover I've been told ranges on from 4/5 days to maybe two weeks at least, sadly this is standard procedure, after the completion of due diligence the parties involved awiat for the deal to be ratified etc, and considering that they are happy with the deal they will then proceed to kick the muppets out.

Sadly though their is some issue with the proposed stadium, hicks is basically insisting that the new stadium be built with the contractors he initially consulted, which coincidentally he has a vested interest in.but the other party involved is none to happy that he will be trying to milk more money of watch this one unfold.

Sadly in this world of modern day celebrity etc, religion still plays a certain factor, and sadly yossi being Jewish, feels he will be surplus to requirements when Arabic owners come in, hence the move to Chelsea.
It's sad to see this involved in football but the truth is yossi, is a deeply religious man, and he put his faith first and foremost and didn't want to make it an in all fairness kudos to him, great footballer and an even better gentleman for avoiding conflict.

Sadly James I am sticking my neck out, but my contacts are adament that shiek Mohammed is still in the hunt, although qia are pushing I'm genuinely at a loss at the momment to say which way it is goingso please James feel free to share your info.

And by the way James, I apologize if you feel I was being sarcastic when I called you friend, I wasn't. I was genuinely meaningful in my respect to you for posting like me what you hear, again my aplogies.

Mr Broughton


24 May 2010 12:36:41
Liverpool will anounce the. Depatures of mascherano, benayoun, riera and lucas by the end of june. –ncomming as replacments will be banega, turan and bently.


24 May 2010 12:32:28
Newcastle United from inside::


Ameobi Leeds
Ryan Taylor Birmingham
Nolan Blackburn
Smith Stoke


Boyd Rangers
cleverly Man U loan
wiltshire Arsenal loan
Richardson Sderland
Tompkins West Ham
Perch Notts Forest


24 May 2010 12:32:47
Liverpool fc are set to make a enquiry for manchester city lb sylviniho before he signs a new deal at eastlands


24 May 2010 12:28:01

Joe Cole – Chelsea – Free
Nikola Zigix – Valencia – £6m
Milan Jovanovic – Standard – Free
Jonjo Shelvey – Charlton – £1.8m
Danny Wilson – Rangers – £4m
Stephen Ireland – Man City – £7m
Reto Ziegler – Sampdoria – £3m

Riera – Hamburg – £6m
Itandje – Valenciennes – £1m
Nabil El Zhar – Huddersfield – £250,000
Fabio Aurelio – Olympiokos – Free
Phillip Degen – Stuttgart – £1.5m
Yossi Benayoun – Chelsea – £6m
Jay Spearing – Leicester – £300,000


24 May 2010 12:23:34
Not sure what is in the water in Newcastle but Delap to go to a team that will do wonders to stay up shows that they still live in desperate hope. Sunderland maybe but why would a player at a club with no debts, improving every season etc even consider going to a side who think that crowds win games. You will do well to come 17th. Delap has just pledged his future to Stoke– get your facts right. CCC players about Newcastle' s limit these days.

A few outs at Stoke but in the real world the only ones that the Geordies could attract are the unwanted reserves.

As for your 52000 crowds.who are OFFICIALLY the loudest fans in the country again. Fact of life– passionate fans rubbish. Deluded Cartoon army

Beattie to Brum but wages a problem

Kitson wanted by West Brom but not willing to pay the asking price.

Dickinson to Leeds

Sorensen interesting Wolfsburg


24 May 2010 12:16:27
Grant mccann to peterborough from scthorpe done deal


24 May 2010 12:00:55
Kyle bartley back to sheffield united on season loan


24 May 2010 12:06:38
I can tell you that Liverpool have accepted a bid for Yossi Benayoun. I don't know which club or the fee, but it has been rumoured that he was going to Chelsea so it might be them.

Any Liverpool fan who believes they will be signing big players is mistaken, simply there is no money and expect departures in the summer not players coming in.


24 May 2010 12:11:36

Billy Sharp
Nick Montgomery
Neil Collins
Angel Rangel
James Coppinger
Brian Stock
George Boyd




24 May 2010 11:50:06
Could someone please give me some hearts fc rumours ? and keep them real please


24 May 2010 11:53:40
Nottingham Forest Possible Transfers
Darren Pratley – Swansea – 2mill
Corry Evans – Man Utd – Loan
Darren Ambrose – Crystal Palace – 1.5mill
Peter Whittingham + Jay Bothroyd – Cardiff – 4mill
Patrick van aanholt – Chelsea – Loan
Robert Snodgrass – Leeds – Swap + money
Dele Adebola – Free
Paul Anderson – Blackpool – 1.5 mill
Nathan Tyson – Leeds – Swap for snodgrass
Paul Smith – Notts county – 200k


24 May 2010 11:55:29
Its Official Heiko Westermann is moving to MCFC for 5.5m after the world cup. Here are some more ins and outs




24 May 2010 11:58:56
MOURINHO will make LB his main priority this summer. His two targets are Ashley COLE and Patrice EVRA. Cole is more likely and has a history with Mourinho, he is also willing to move to Spain to escape the breakdown of his marriage. He knows that he cannot speak to another woman in this country now without the media speculating on his motives. Whilst Evra will be the costlier option, Utd would find it hard to turn down a substantial bid due to their financial predicament. The deal would only be on however, should Evra push for it. Ferguson will dig his heels in, loathe to lose another player to the Bernabeu in successive seasons.

Liverpool fans can forget the deluded rumours that Higuain and a chunk of cash will broker a deal for Mascherano. Madrid are not interested in Mascherano and the player will stay at Anfield. Mourinho will however push for a deal for Steven Gerrard, who seems eager to extend his injury plagued career by playing his last few seasons in the Madrid sunshine. Higuain will not be sold. Mourinho will target a forward in January should Benzema and Higuain be failing, but both will be given the chance to prove their worth before a decision is made either way.

Maicon and Sneijder will both be on the radar. Sneijder could be an embarrassing affair however as Madrid only sold the player last summer to Inter for £13m having bought him from Ajax for £18m 2 yrs earlier. It would take a good £25m to lure him back.

Guti, Raul, Metzelder, van der Vaart all out and should Chelsea agree a fee, Kaka could well be on his way as part of the deal for Ashley Cole. Ricardo Carvalho will also join as a squad player.


24 May 2010 11:59:15
A lot has happened over the weekend. I had promised that I would post as soon as I receive MAJOR news. G&H have accepted a bid and LFC takeover is only days away. I have been told this morning that the owners–to–be (from the Middle East) do not want Yossi Benayoun. This is not Rafa's decision and has nothing to do with football. There's A LOT more to this story. I shall post about it as soon as the deal has been signed.
–JAMES 007–

P.S. Mr Broughton my dear friend. If your sources are genuine then you should be able to confirm this or you can stick your neck out and refute my claim.


24 May 2010 11:41:31
There's a press conference at carrow road at 3:30 today to announce a new signing..

watch this space..


24 May 2010 11:41:58
Any wigan athletic news?

ins and outs??


24 May 2010 11:42:21
Sheffield Wednesday want Ipswich Town striker Pablo Counago. Tudgay could be going the other way.


24 May 2010 11:42:49
Why are all u guys sayin zlatan is going 2 the prem when he says a few days ago it rains to much in england ?
i think he will b going back 2 italy or maby germany if somebody buys ribery ?any rumours on celtic yet ?


24 May 2010 11:36:17
Have received interest from Blackpool in Jobi McAnuff & are keen to unload him, as he has high wages & doesn't give enough to the team.


24 May 2010 11:34:26
Just heard a rumour from a friend that steven gerrard will be going to real madrid after the world cup with players VDV and higuain in exchange, with some cash maybe also.


24 May 2010 11:30:21
Need real man utd rumours please


24 May 2010 11:27:18
Cant see monty leaving the lane for leeds mccabe has orderd a personal meeting with him when he gets back from his holiday as he did with morgan and he ended up signing for another 3 years. its in the sheffield star.


24 May 2010 11:24:26
Leeds United news:

Grayson is lining up Yann Kermorgant, Shola Ameobi and Jon Eustace for their promotion push in the CCC.

Billy Sharp expected to sign, but only if Leeds can match his wage at Sheffield United.

Nick Montgomery deal has collasped as the house he bought in Leeds was burnt down over the weekend, and he doesn't have the money to buy a new one.

Billy Paynter turned down a deal from Leeds, and will sign a new 4–year deal with Swindon.

Mike Grella to go on loan until 1st January to Valencia, as their physio is his uncle.

Tresor Kandol to sign for Walsall, Andy Robinson will move back to Swansea and Casper Ankergren is moving to Brighton.


24 May 2010 11:20:07
Ipswich look set to miss out on getting Brendan Rodgers as there assistant as he is now in talks with Manchester City, Mancini want to add the former Reading and Watford boss to him coaching staff at eastlands.

I work with in the club at Ipswich and I have heard that Ipswich and Cardiff have been in negotiations since last December regarding there striker Micheal Chopra with the deal only taking place if Cardiff fail to get promoted. Roy Keane wants to add to his striking options with Scthorpe's Garry Hooper also somebody that he has been monitoring.

Other players that have been mentioned are George Boyd of Peterborough and Shaun Derry of Crystal Palace.


24 May 2010 11:05:09
Will people stop saying benayoun is going to Chelsea . He said he wants to retire at anfield ! Even If he was to leave it would be more like 15 million not 6.

Chelsea :
pato 30 million
pirlo 12 million
kaka 40 million
new cb


gorcuff 16.5 million
chamck done
Steven Taylor 8 million
sebastion Frey 9 million
van der wiel 11 million

Milner 24 million
mata 9million + riera
banega 8.5 million
higuain p/ex
kolarov 9 million

mascherano 12 mil+ higuain

Real Madrid
David silva
shock signing forlan


24 May 2010 11:05:15
So man utd are going to get:
di maria(38m), ribery(65m), messi(free, just because he sweats too much in blue shorts, and won't prefer to play without shorts either) , modric(25m), d.silva(25m), kaka(60m), milner(23m), fabregas(45m), rodwell(15m), lampard(20m), drogba(20m), torres(60m),
, xavi(40m), &so on
and they are expected to make this money by the sale of berbatov(500m–dingdanda fc)&i also heard they are going to start a league of their own, so that they can win it every season!!

happy man utd fans!!now please don't interfere

chelsea wiil sign pato, a right winger(too urgent, they played sturridge there, though sturridge had to play with his unfavoured foot), they'll get kaka for a.cole, lampard will stay(he has said in his autobiography"totally frank" how he loves chelsea, also inspiring words by his dad about chelsea fans),
dzagoev&aguero are linked

liverpool will sign mata, jovanovic, .and they don't need too much signings if gerrard&torres stay(very likely).if they both could find form, then none will be able to stop them.

arsenal will sign melo, subotic(main target), y.toure.sorry you'll lose fabregas

thats all rumours..


24 May 2010 11:09:26
Not Going Anywhere –
Rickie Lambert.
Adam Lallana.

Reason being that the club are not in need of money and both players have commited their future to the club whilst also it's beleived that they are on high wage contracts anyway.

Out –
Jason Puncheon – Celtic (2mil)
Joseph Mills – Reading (500k)

In –
Calderon (Brighton) (Free)
Alex Smithies (Huddersfield) (1mil)
Michail Antonio (Reading) (500k)


24 May 2010 10:53:45
Newcastle united rumours:

Firstly to the person who claimed newcastle fans were over the top, a player would rather play infront of 52,000 fans then the britania, where long ball unattractive boring football is played. Stoke without delap = relegation

Tom Cleverly– loan
o'hara– 5mil
Vela– loan
Kevin prince boateng– loan
Senderos– Free
Bullard– 3mil
Mendy– Free
Hooper– 2mil
Austin 1mil
ebondo– free
Onouha– 4mil

Smith– leeds
Nolan– Blackburn
Shola– leeds
Forster– norwich (LOAN)
Ranger– Ipswich (LOAN)
Butt– released
Pancrate– released

Keeping you in the know


24 May 2010 10:59:06
I'm a Leeds fan and would love to hear all the Leeds rumours you guys have.

Anyway i can tell you the team that have won the Beckford 'race' is Aston Villa as some of you have stated.


24 May 2010 11:01:15
Lfc eyeing up mata and forward zigic of valencia in cash + riera deal


24 May 2010 11:03:47
Jose to take over at madrid before the world cup. His main concern is the madrid back line. Maicon will be brought for £25m with Maicon playing right back and Ramos moving into the center with Pepe. Aly ciccoko will be brought in for 9m+Drenth. The right winger Jose wants is non other than Joe Cole who will come in on a free. Macherano will come in for 5m+Higuain+VDV. Di Maria is a done deal and will cost £30m. Finally, the striker that will broght will be Drogba for £25m. Kaka will be sold to chelsea for £40m
Team Next Season
Cole–Masherno–Alonso–Di Maria


24 May 2010 10:45:21
The rumours amuse me, firstly Arsenal will not sign Yaya Toure as Wenger has had opportunities to sign him & never has. Similarly, Wenger will not resign Upson, who had a poor season at West Ham. I expect a goalkeeper, a centre back or two & a replacement for Fabregas to be signed. As is Wenger's normal policy, these will be players with a long term future. So expect a goalkeeper, such as Hart or Lloris, A tall centre back such as Per Mertesacker & a Midfield player such as Yoann Gourcuff. My own choices would be – Neuer, Chellini, Mertesacker & Melo.
Have received interest from Blackpool & are keen to unload him, as he has high wages & doesn't give enough to the team.


24 May 2010 10:10:32
Transfers that have been done from around England:

Matthew Upson to Arsenal – £7m + Wilshere season loan to West Ham
Yoann Gourcuff to Manchester United – £11m + Zoran Tosic
Karim Benzema to Manchester City – £33m
Cesc Fabregas to Barcelona – £47m + Yaya Toure
Joe Cole to Aston Villa – Free transfer
Carlos Vela to Newcastle – Season loan
Nicky Bailey to Fulham – £1.5m
Kevin Phillips to West Brom – Free transfer
Michael Chopra to Burnley – £3m + Stephen Jordan
Billy Sharp to Leeds – £750k
Jermaine Beckford to West Ham – Free transfer
Billy Paynter to PNE – Free transfer (If Swindon lose in playoffs, if not he will stay)
Jordan Rhodes to Norwich – £1m + Gary Doherty

Work for an agenting company, so can confirm these are all set to be announced soon.



24 May 2010 10:11:28
Aston Villa set to sign Nikola Zigic of Valencia! done deal!


24 May 2010 10:17:23
Aston Villa to sign Nikola Zigic and Miguel from Valencia. Also Robbie Keane has been linked to Villa


24 May 2010 10:20:01
Liverpool to put in offers for Higuain, Stankovic and Ibrahimovic


24 May 2010 10:22:34

Adam Lallana – Reading swap deal
Paul Wotton – Plymouth 250k
Lee Molyneaux – Portvale 200k

Michail Antonio – Reading +(undisclosed)
Marc Wilson – Portsmouth ($800k + Promo Bonus)
Neill Danns – Crystal Palace (1.2m)
Alex Bruce – Ipswich medical Weds


24 May 2010 10:28:14
Chelsea have made a bit for aren robben to make a return to the premiship once again rumours are herd for 30 million


24 May 2010 10:30:36
Could people stop saying that Liverpool will use money from dossena/vorinon deals because it was all used to pay off some debt. Onto the rumours, gerrard, torres and mascherano are going nowhere, we all no something is happening behind the scenes with the takeover and our main players like reina will commit to the club. Rafa can only spend what he makes in sales until the take over is done but no idea wen this will be so expect free's and some more young talent.



24 May 2010 09:48:05
Aston Villa negotiating with Valencia over Nikola Zigic and Miguel. Carew is leaving club or maybe already left.


24 May 2010 09:50:29
Gerrard n Torres are staying at Liverpool Next season. The only big player sale will be Masch due to the well publicised family problems. This will be for £30–35 mill depending on whether Jose really wants him at Real. The talk of De Rossi is a smokescreen to try and lower Masch's valuation, similar to what they tried with Alonso.

Albert, Degen, Cavalieri, El Zhar, Aurielio, Yossi, Spearing and Darby are all potential outs. El Zhar, Spearing and Darby may be kept for home grown status, while Yossi may be trying to architecht a move due to lack of starts. Expect this to bring in around £20 mill (total for all 8 as some will be frees) and free up alot of cash for wages.

Lucas to take up Masch role with Banega £9 mill coming in to Alonso role. Aquilani will stay unless £15 mill offer made. Is so, expect a bid for VDV £10–12 Mill and or Milner £24 Mill.

This gives Rafa a max of £43 mill to play with for LB, RW and striker. Kolarov could come in for £10 mill, wright–phillips for £8 mill/ Ireland £10 mill, leaving Rafa between £23–25 mill for a striker. This could be Carlton Cole for around £12 mill leaving the option to bring in Micah Richards as back–up right back/CB for £10.

£2–3 mill for Hennesy as back up.

The club has already spent £6 mill on youth this summer. The future looks bright, the future is Liverpool.

Stewie Griffin (what the duece)


24 May 2010 09:56:21
Talk of Giovanni Trapattoni for Celtic role is dismissed by Irish sources
David silva has said he wants to join man u and ferguson is ready to bid 17.5mil which valencia have said would be accepted if for any reason man u fail to sign silva, joe cole could be coming to old trafford on a free if marco boreillo has a good wc then ferguson is gonna try and sign him for 18mil the price may rise and if ac milan get dzeko it would be likely that they will sell boreillo is seen as the ideal partner to wayne rooney because he is a target u may also sign get modric in a player(carrick) + 5mil spurs are interested in the former midfielder / nacho novo has signed a 2yr contract with sporting gijon /ribery has signed a new 5yr contract with bayern munich so he will be staying /Chelsea Midfielder Deco has held talks with Fluminense /jack rodwell could be joining man u for 15mil if modric doesnt/ if torres is sold liverpool are gonna bid for sampdoria's italian striker giampaolo pazzini/ stoke are set to bid 2mil for villa emile heskey and west hams mark noble/wolves will offer hull 5.2mil for stephen hunt/burnley have put a 7mil price tag on steven fletcher/jose mourinho could bring a.cole–lampard–drogba–milito–gerrard to real madrid/ barca are ready to bid 20mil +ibrahimovich for torres/wolf burg are 'demanding'at least 25mil from milan for dzeko/jerome boateng is set to join man city/s.reid is joining celtic for free/ if a, cole goes to madrid kolarov is seen as his replacement/ lots of rumours


24 May 2010 10:04:04
Liverpool have tied up deals for Juan Mata and Ever Banega. The deal involves 22m plus Albert Riera. Mata will occupy the left and Ever will control the game with Aquilani. Joe Cole has also signed for Liverpool, the deal will be announced after the World Cup. Milan Jovanovic will be announced next Thursday, before Serbia go to the World Cup. Javier Mascherano has agreed to join Real Madrid, in exchange for Gonzalo Higuain


24 May 2010 09:32:30

Nikola Zigic – 6m (Valencia)

Stephen Hunt – 3.5m (Hull City FC)

Latest rumours I have heard. I'll send an update soon!

Bromsgrove Brummie :)


24 May 2010 09:32:50
Any true Burnley rumours ?


24 May 2010 09:35:53
Blackpool set to tie up permanent deal for Leicester's DJ Campbell this week, for a fee believed to be between £1–2m.


24 May 2010 09:37:39
Ok here is what could happen regarding the big clubs in the premier league, im not sure if they will all happen but these seem likely:

man united:
james milner £20 million from aston villa
anderson £12 million

robinho £24 million from man city
bastian schweinsteiger £17 million from bayern munich
deco free
joe cole free

marouane chamakh free from bordeaux (done)
mamadou sakho £8 million from PSG
sebastian frey £13 million from fiorentina
brede hangeland £14 million from fulham
william gallas free
philipe senderos free
lukasz fabianski loan
fran merida loan

others to come later


24 May 2010 09:40:23
Any bristol city news


24 May 2010 09:46:26
Rafael Benitez is going to take a gamble on a volatile chubby Brazilian who could be bad for team morale and the dressing room but on the other hand could also be a great signing , Roma have offered Adriano a contract but apparently he does not want to return to Italy and he has not signed a new contract in Brazil so he will be a free agent by the end of the month , Arsene Wenger is also weighing up whether or not to try and land the striker.


24 May 2010 09:23:17
Chelsea are splashing the cash this summer to buy Alexandre Pato for 50 million and Fernando Torres for 60 million



24 May 2010 09:07:50
Agree, lfc has no funds to attract big name players, expect raul, shelvey, or jovanovic (if he still wants to play for the club)


24 May 2010 08:47:24
Kaka may be gracing the premier league next year as Mourinho is willing to offer Chelsea the man they missed out on last summer in exchange for Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard, Chelsea are looking at also signing Aleksandar Kolarov, Yaya Toure, and Yossi Benayoun.I'm sure Chelsea fans would love to see Kaka playing at Stamford Bridge but at the expense of probably the best left back in the world and a 20 goal a season attacking player I don't think so , I can't really see this happening however if Lampard and Cole want to join Jose in Spain then maybe it would be better for Chelsea than taking cash.


24 May 2010 08:52:23
To the guy/Gal who said Newcastle aint a good side you dun what you talking about. Newcastle Top Class Fans Top Class Stadium Just unlucky with greedy useless ownerships who dun wanna put up the cash. I bet your a man utd/Chelsea/Man city fan who needs billionaires to turn them into a side.

K.Boyd (possible)
I.Klasnic (rumour)
J.O'Hara (possible)
T.Cleverley (loan)
J.Wiltshire (loan)


24 May 2010 08:54:01
James007 any more rumours on the takeover please. Can we all dream of a better future.


24 May 2010 09:01:41
Poor Chelsea and Man City. They have the money but not too many players want to play for them. Milos Krasic, David Silva, Neven Subotic, Steve Mandanda, Luis Fabiano, Luis Suarez and more have issued come–and–get me plea's to SAF. It's the same with Liverpool and Arsenal. Unfortunately these clubs don't have the money to buy all of them.


24 May 2010 08:20:09
Some interesting rumours going around this morning apparently Birmingham have given up their chase for Carlton Cole as they are not willing to pay anymore than £10million and have now offered Valencia £6million for 6ft7 front man Nikola Zigic also Liverpool are apparently looking to bring John Arne Riise back to Anfield and are hoping to land him for around £5million, Steven Piennar who has been linked with Liverpool, Tottenham and Arsenal in recent weeks has rejected a new contract while Jack Rodwell agrees a new 5 year deal ending speculation he might end up at United or Chelsea by the end of the Summer, it looks like Luca Toni will be playing for West Ham next year, Chelsea are set to offer Michael Ballack a new 2 year deal and have made a bid for Yossi Benayoun which indicates they have accepted Joe Cole will not be back next season but where will he go is the question, he can pick basically anywhere in England with Tottenham, Arsenal, West Ham, Liverpool and both Manchester Clubs are all chasing his signature, looks like James Milner wants to stay at Villa Park for some reason and Man City are lining up a bid for what it appears is their second choice in Juventus midfielder Diego, Mourinho is planning on making a £40million Roma raid for midfielder Daniele De Rossi and a£20million bid for Chelsea full back Ashley Cole when he takes the reigns at the Bernabau, Arsene Wenger is looking to sign Steven Taylor to replace outgoing William Gallas , Barcelona are still chasing Fabregas but a deal is looking increasingly unlikely as the valuations are so different and neither side seem to be budging , Barca value Cesc at a mere £30million where Arsenal value him at close to double that figure , Barca are going to turn their attention to Javi Martinez should they fail in their pursuit of Fabregas and finally Tottenham are winning the race to sign Arda Turan , thats a lot of transfer rumours for one day half of it probably isn't true because the amount of different players being linked with different clubs these days is ridiculous just try and see the believable ones and I suppose its whatever sells the papers.


24 May 2010 08:30:37
Birmingham have bid £6m for Nikola Zigic of Valencia!


24 May 2010 08:32:30
Yossi's quote.'Ancelotti wants me for next season and now everything depends on Liverpool. Chelsea will have to pay some £6m but I believe that in the end I'll be moving there.'


24 May 2010 08:40:02
Arsenal have put a £12m bid in for Hangelaand with Fulham expected to agree £15m. Wenger has always liked him, now has European experience and player wants the move.

Wenger has also kept an eye on the Oneoha situation and may take him for £3–4m. He's English, young but PL experienced and tall – good backup along with Djourou who is always injured.

If these happen, Campbell will go to Celtic as he doesn't want to be 5th choice in last year of career, with reserve players promoted if necessary.

If Fabregas leaves, expect Melo and Hazard, with Jack Wilshere featuring more.

If a goalkeeper is bought, Almunia (unless he's happy being no' 2) and Fabianski will leave, with Mannone and Schezny (quality young GK on loan last season) being promoted to 2 and 3.


24 May 2010 05:28:37
Celtic to sign Cowie from Watford


24 May 2010 06:19:44
From a faairly reliable source, Olly is looking to take Ebanks Blake to Blackpool.


24 May 2010 06:41:30
Word from a very reliable source confirms Neil Lennon is the new Celtic manager on an initial one year contract. His first signing will be Gary Hooper from Scthorpe who was given the tour of Parkhead and Lennoxtown last week.


24 May 2010 07:18:40
Whos this new boy leeds have signed mullholland ? anybody no anything about him


24 May 2010 07:29:55
Celtic transfer rumours

gary hooper at lennoxtown thursday nite for talks



24 May 2010 07:49:48
Leicester City look set to make attacker Rob Young their second signing of the season after the capture of promising youngster Joe Jones.

Sources have claimed that the 22–year–old could agree terms today (Monday) and join the club on a 6 month contract.


24 May 2010 03:28:25
Gourcuff to arsenal to join his bordeaux teamate chamakh, Sebastien Frey one of arsenal goalkeeper targets.If fabregas out wenger tryin to get David Silva from valencia


24 May 2010 04:29:56
Jose Mourinho has made Daniell De Rossi his number one target for the summer as he is looking for a combabtive midfielder to complement Xabi Alonso which will allow the rest of the players ahead of them to go and attack , Real Madrid will have to pay Roma something in the region of £40million to prize the midfielder away, Mourinho is also looking at Ashley Cole.


24 May 2010 04:55:45
James Milner is staying at Aston Villa this year and will move to Anfield next Summer, he has a soft spot for Liverpool and said he will only leave Villa for Liverpool or Leeds if they ever get back into the premiership.Mancheste City are going to turn there attention to Brazilian playmaker Diego.


24 May 2010 04:59:57
They will pay mowberys settlements in the next few days.
Trapattoni will be the new manager
crainey or st ledger
snodgrass (if mcgeady goes)


24 May 2010 05:10:17
Valencia are finally feeling the pinch and many of there star players are leaving, Baraja has today left for Real Zarazorga , David Villa has joined Barcelona, David Silva is up for sale with Real Madrid and Manchester United battling it out for his signature and it looks as though Juan Mata will be moving to Liverpool in a player plus cash deal also a number of premier league clubs are looking at Nikola Zigic.


24 May 2010 05:27:46
More SPL players heading south this summer.
Dundee Utd's Conway and Swanson wanted by Middlesbrough and Cardiff respectively.
St Mirren's Dorman and Kilmarnock's Kyle off to Championship clubs again Cardiff interested in both players.
Hearts Goncalves and Kingston off to Championship, Norwich credited with wanting to sign both players.
Reynolds (Motherwell), Wallace (Hearts) Roirdan (Hibs) all poised to move to Championship clubs.


24 May 2010 01:58:50
Yossi Benayoun won't be leaving Liverpool for Chelsea , he hasn't said he wants to leave . In fact he actually said that he wants to retire at anfield , but he was afraid he might be sold in the summer . This won't happen, yossi was one of the positives from a very demoralising season. Even if he was to leave it would be for at least 15 million .

mata 9 mil+ riera
milner 24 mil
jovanovic free
kolarov 8 mil
heskey 2 mil
raul free
Finnan free
Wilson 2.7 mil
babel 10 million
degen 1.3 million
mascherano 30 million
San jose 2.3 million

total 43.6 mil
net spend =2.1 mil

rafa will go to inter if it is offered to him
gerrard will stay for the rest of his career
torres will definately be wearing his number 9 Liverpool jersey next season.


24 May 2010 02:05:45
'To the bloke who wanted to know something about stoke middle table united.

Delap to go to newcastle for 3 million

then stoke to go down! new season!'

Delap has recently signed a new contract and Newcastle 'relegation' Utd hardly a tempting place to play :–) I see the Geordies are still deluded that they are a good side.

Beattie is not going to Barnsley get a grip. Birmingham and West Brom are welcome to him as he looks for the best deal from either.

Carlton Cole will join Stoke if West Ham lower the ridiculous price.


24 May 2010 01:28:36
For all you Man City fans :–

The likes of Robinho, Jo, Valeri Bojinov and Benjani could all depart this summer – although it is not like City need the revenue. Expect a potentially lengthy negotiation battle with Villa over Milner, with the midfielder's current club reluctant to sell to a rival. Hamburg's Jerome Boateng looks a likely arrival and would help to address the aforementioned defensive issues. Inevitably, City will be linked with a move for a striker, with Inter Milan's Mario Balotelli an unsettled customer at the Serie A champions.


24 May 2010 01:02:31
I have just heard that the red knights have recieved positive news on their bid to buy out the Glazers. I don't have details in what the development is yet, but my best guess is that the Glazers have set a fee which they would be willing to sell for. If this is the case then i would expect negotians over the next few days but a possible deal could be done sooner rather than later if this is the case.

I'll hope to bring you man.utd fans some more news on this story if i can get any, as i said the details are a bit sketchy and the words used were "The red knights have recieved positive news"

I'll update if i can find out any more details.



24 May 2010 01:05:45
I have just heard that Benayoun is currently in contract negotiations with Chelsea. At the moment i don't have a transfer fee but it would appear Benayoun is on his way out of Anfield.


24 May 2010 01:06:44
Breaking news!!
arsene wenger finally pulls his finger out and is spending some money

Chamackh– bordeaux –done
hazard–lille–downpayment to sign next summer
felipe melo – juve
gary cahill – bolton
arda turan– gala
mexes –roma
Yoann Gourcuff–bordeaux
hart– man city
richards– man city
Steven Defour– standar leige

after world cup depending on fabregas wenger wants either david silva–valencia or bojan as replacement


24 May 2010 00:57:33
Cecs Faberagas won't move to barcelona unless they meet Arsenals asking price of aroud £50m

Ashley Cole is already Jose Mourinho's top target once his move to Real Madrid is completed


24 May 2010 00:46:45
100% true Liverpool have accepted a bid of £6.5million from Chelsea for 29 year old playmaker Yossi Benayoun, Chelsea are also said to be weighing up a £20million bid for Javier Mascherano however Liverpool have said they will not sell the midfielder and he has said he wants to move to Spain so if he does move on I don't think he will want to move to Stamford Bridge.Albert Riera is also expected to wrap up another £6.5million deal this time to Stuttgart later this week.Juventus have made a second bid for Alberto Aquilani and things are looking a little strange down at Anfield at the moment, it looks like there is going to be a lot of players out but Rafa has reiterated his desire to keep the spine of the team but would Aquilani not fall into that bracket, Rafa is apparently willing to let him go and is lining up Stephen Ireland as a replacement, Fabio Aurelio is leaving on a bosman and a number of other players futures are up in the air so we will just have to wait and see what happens hopefully investment comes in soon so Rafa can get some of his top targets like Mata, Kolarov and Milner but I can't see these players coming in without investment.


24 May 2010 00:34:42
Milner may go to city after city are lining up a £20m bid plus either Stephen Ireland, Shaun Wright–Phillips or nedum onuoha

however it's bin reported that milner has said he wants to move to Liverpool


24 May 2010 00:38:07
Barnsley to sign
Adam le fondre
Ross mcormack
And mark


24 May 2010 00:24:26
In reply to this
"23 May 2010 23:19:45
Arsenal to take a punt on Aiden McGeady. At 9 million Wenger thinks this could be a bargin for a pacey, skillfull young player.

Trapitoni (maybe wrong spelling) to work with Neil Lennon on a part time basis. Should be announced Tueday/Wednesday. Not exactly a huge secret."

get real mate, i'm a Celtic fan but there is no way Arsenal would sign McGeady, he'll goto someone like birmingham, they are said to have bid £8M in the last window and an offer of anything like that again would be accepted. I like the guy but he has no end product, he can dance past players ofr fun but doesn't have a killer final ball.

Heard the same info about Trapatoni coming in as a director of football role, Dermond Desmond already pays his wages for the ROI.


24 May 2010 00:29:53
Not sure if this will get posted but I have bad news for all Liverpool supposters who thinks they will get any Madrid players. When Mourinho takes over at Madrid he will not be doing any business with Rafa at Liverpool. so we can forget any players from Real Madrid. Which is a shame. Vdv and Higuain would have been good signings. The only way we would do business is with a swap for Gerrard. as for me I would like us to sign Joe Cole and Dzeko, kjaer, these will be highly unlikely though.


24 May 2010 00:09:04
Arsene wenger is going to bring hatem ben arfa and gourcuff out fabregas and eduardo


23 May 2010 23:36:16
Man United are stepping up the chase for Milos Krasic and Paolo Sarabia.


23 May 2010 23:27:58
Celtic Rumours
Lennon will be in charge of the Celtic first team next season, not sure what his title will be though. Mowbray & grant are currently still on garden leave and havent been sacked by the club, this has been confirmed today by the LMA. It seems that celtic & mowbray/grant can't agree a settlement deal, this would explain why Lennon hanst been offically named as manager.
Mowbray & grant will either need to agree to a smaller settlement fee or sit out of football next season.
Lennon is currently involve on a supporters Q&A tours with Peter Lawell, these is no way this would happen if he wasnt going to be involved next year.

Players rumoured to be incoming targets are:

Stokes – Hibs
S. Reid – Free
Hooper – Scthorpe
M.Wilson –Pompy
Landry looked to be staying after his loan deal, Lennon has said he would love to get Keane although i don't think Keane would fancy moving to the SPL for anything other than a short term loan.

Celtic would be happy to sell most of the current squad for any decent offer although only S Brown & Mcgeady have any decent value

Rangers rumours
rangers are supposed to have given ellis 7 days to make his takeover bid, however with the investigation by the tax office still ongoing its difficult to see anyone buying rangers without knowing if they are going to get hit with the rumoured £20M tax bill.
walter smith ( yes he does actually have a surname) is expected to walk away and mccoist will take over, he will have around £5M to use for new players and to offer new deals to all the players out of contract, nacho" i also said no to rangers) novo has turned down a new deal at ibrox and went back to spain, boyd is expected to leave with several offiers on the table for england & turkey, he has said he will decide whilst on holiday over the next 2 weeks.
James McAurthur from Accies won't be joining rangers as he will get about £15K a week at wigan.

Other SPL
Dont expect to see much cash gettign spent by the other SPL clubs as none of them have any money. Hibs & Dundee Utd will spend a little however most clubs are cutting costs so only loan deals or frees transfers will happen


23 May 2010 23:19:45
Arsenal to take a punt on Aiden McGeady. At 9 million Wenger thinks this could be a bargin for a pacey, skillfull young player.

Trapitoni (maybe wrong spelling) to work with Neil Lennon on a part time basis. Should be announced Tueday/Wednesday. Not exactly a huge secret.


23 May 2010 23:17:49
Is it true that the red knights are in a meeting tonight to try a buy man utd football club will they do it kev the man utd fan


23 May 2010 23:15:34
Liverpool to sign higuain If madrid are willing to sell as they got first refusal As part of the Alonso deal
Also Liverpool Will try a bid for either Lassana Diarra or Van der vart they will free the money up by selling mascherano to madrid for £35 milion and use £25 million on higuain and £15 million on one of the other two. the other £5 million needed is from the dossena and voronin sales in january
Ynwa in red


23 May 2010 23:03:48
These may not be true but this is what iv heard.
Barnsley will try and sign james beattie on loan till end of season and also will try and sign novak from hudds and derek riodan from hibbs.


23 May 2010 23:10:10
Lufc Rumours

Leeds Look In Pole Position To Sign Billy Sharp After Doncaster Rovers Bid Was Turned Down. However , It All Depends On The Meeting With Billy And Sheff Utd.

and Beckford will leave on a Free! Snoddgrass Is NOT leaving And Kisnorbo Is NOT!!


23 May 2010 23:10:28
Any other spl/hibs rumors?: In reply to this

It has broken tonight that hibs may have tied up a 2 year contract with paul hartley which is a massive shock and the player may not be accepted by all fans after his exploits at hearts.
Also hibs are looking at: Richard Keogh, Michael Hart, Garry O'Connor, Murray Davidson, Helgi Danielsson, Zander Diamond and Kevin Kyle.

Going out from the hibees could be:

Colin nish (200k)– Barnsley/Aberdeen
Derek Riordan (1million)– Derby County
Graeme Smith– Released


23 May 2010 22:56:00
BLACKPOOL rumours are now rife Ollie will not go the way he did at Leicester real possibilities
DJ Campbell done a tidy job
Jamie Ohara would like a season loan
Scott Sinclair known him since a boy
Beatie unlikely as ego bigger than Ollie's
He also likes a beast at the back so standby for a big stopper type coming in.
Blackpool will be a great place for top club loans as it negates the onward wage bill should they go straight back down.


23 May 2010 22:59:13
Who ever said caldwell from burnley to blackpool for 2.5 million, is a load of rubbish, he has been released same as beckford.

Bothroyd, Chopra, Whittingham, Ledley all set to leave as didn't make it to PL.

Barnsley to sign either, ben sahar, danny goodwillie, colin nish or derek riordan.

Also Barnsley looking to get james beattie on loan from stoke, plus colace could be swapped for becchio.


23 May 2010 23:01:33
Billy sharp is not going to Leeds.stop saying everythings a done deal when it's not.
he has just come back from holiday and admitted donny had a bid rejected and that he will talk to sheff utd in a few days and that donny stated they will do their best to get them back.

Thanks for your time Leeds


23 May 2010 23:01:38
Man Utd:
Gosling– £9m
Kuranyi– Free

Vidic– Real Madrid £21m

Sound unlikely but i heard it was a done deal after Cardiff lost to Blackpool
Ledley– Free
Granero– £6.25m
Krasic – £14m

Torres– £50m Barcelona
Gerrard– £30m Real Madrid

Schweinstiger (sorry about the spelling) £12m
Olic £15m
Steven Taylor £8m
Agbonlahor £14
Kasper Schmicheal Free

Stoch – Newcastle on loan
Deco – Fluminese

West Ham:
Heskey £3m
O'Hara £2.75m
David James Free
Piquionne £3m

Cole – Birmingham £9m
Upson – Fulham £10m



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