Football Rumours Archive May 05 2010


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05 May 2010 22:44:41
1st o fall y do ppl keep sayin that silva 2 manu he wants 2 cum liverpool. rafa to go mourinho or king kenny 2 take over


05 May 2010 22:39:10
Mancini to get the sack after failing to qualify for the CL. Expect a player clear–out also. City will spend like they did last year but will lose huge on players sold as the inflated market of last year is not going to happen again.


05 May 2010 22:42:01
1.Doris De Vries
17.David Cornell
30.Tony Warner FREE

22.Angel Rangel
26.Albert Serran
2.Ashley Williams
5.Chris Morgan (PETERBROUGH) £400,000
16.Garry Monk
23.Gustavo Lazzaretti (VITORIA GUIMARES) FREE
39.James Burgin
43.David Edgar (BURNLEY) £700,000
3.Tommy Spurr (SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY) £1,000,000
21.Frederico Bessone

7.David Cotterill
12.Nathan Dyer
4.Michael Brown (PORTSMOUTH) FREE
6.Ferre Bodde
15.Jordi Lopez
20.Shaun MacDonald
24.Joe Allen
25.Matthew Collins
8.George Boyd (PETERBROUGH) £1, 500,000
10.Andrea Orlandi

9.Craig Beattie
11.Cedric Van der Gun
28.Sam Vokes (WOLVES) LOAN
32.Charlie Austin (SWINDON) £1,000,000 + PLAYERS
36.Casey Thomas

Alan Tate (SWINDON) Part of Charlie Austin Deal
Shefki Kuqi (CRYSTAL PALACE) £200,000
Besian Idrijaz RELEASED
Mark Gower (BLAKPOOL) £200,000
Thomas Butler (SWINDON) Part of Charlie Austin Deal
Ashley Richards (NEWPORT) LOAN
Guillem Bauza (SALAMANCA) £100,000
Gorka Pintado (DUNDEE UTD) £350,000
Darren Pratley (WIGAN) 5,000,000


05 May 2010 22:24:11
Rumour has it that Rangers' potential buyer is considering pulling out due to the number of key players that could potentially leave in the summer and Ellis is not willing to allow more than a 10 million transfer budget. The players in question include Boyd, McGregor, Bougherra, Davis, Wilson, Weir, Papac, Miller and Lafferty, with at least 6 of these players (Boyd, Wilson, Bougherra, McGregor, Weir and Papac) certain to leave in addition to fringe players like Steven Smith and Andreas Velicka who are actively seeking moves away from the club. It is thought that losing important players would greatly affect the possibility of silverware owing to lack of quality and squad depth and therefore Ellis now believes investment into the club is too much of a risk to take.


05 May 2010 22:25:20
Arsenal will sign Hugo Lloris, Brede Hangeland, Yaya Toure and Maroune Chamakh in the summer whilst mikeal silvestre, Philipe Senderos, Lukasz Fabianski and Edaurdo will leave


05 May 2010 22:15:46
Todays Celtic internet and paper talk:

Gary Hooper (2.7 million)
Kieran Gibbs (Aiden McGeady, and 6.5 million to Celtic swap deal)
Ivan Ramis (4.6 million)
Edson Braafheid (3 million)
Anthony Stokes (2 million)
Diomansy Kamara (3.8 million)
Landry N'Guemo (1.7 million)
Tinga (2 million)
Jeffren (Loan)

Mark Wilson (Hibernian)
Lee Naylor (Wolves/West Ham)
Giorgios Samaras (Burnley/West Brom/Panathinaikos)
Aiden McGeady (Arsenal/Birmingham/Tottenham)
Zheng Zhi (Preston/Burnley)
Artur Boruc (Arsenal/Bayern/Olympiakos)
Koki Mizuno (Loan, ICT)


05 May 2010 21:48:22
Knickerdropperglory here –

Norwich are looking to bolster their strikeforce for next season. Spurs will buy Chris Martin for £3m, payment will come in the form of Adel Taarabt plus £1m. Martin's replacement will be Anthony Stokes from Hibs for £1m.

Jamie Cureton will be released, however Lee Hughes will be brought in as cover from Notts County.

Fraser Forster will return on loan from Newcastle in goal for Norwich. Forster will compete with David Crawford, who will sign from Alloa Athletic, for the number one jersey next term.

This is all the information I have at the moment.


05 May 2010 21:50:29
Pne team next season

jones ledger mawene davidson
coutts butt james
treacy nugent hayes (welbeck)


05 May 2010 22:01:05
No more Torres to city rumours please


05 May 2010 21:21:20
I have heard that ellis will have control of glasgow rangers by 15th may and will offer mr smith a £10m transfer kitty which will mostly be used on contract renewals depending who leaves and as rangers will be bought there will be no need to sell unless the player wants to leave . i do believe as rangers are short onsquad players i think 2 defenders are reuired and a decent winger with a bit of trickery . also boyd to stay 50/50 he was told at january when offered deal that if a offer came in for him he would be sold .


05 May 2010 21:27:19
Paul Lambert will wait till after the summer break before making any enquiries. However he has already suggested the addition of around 7 players. It is believed that Lambert is looking for 1 or 2 experienced players to help bolster the team in the championship. On his wish list are:
Fraser Forster(loan deal)
Danny Coyne set to be released by Middlesbrough at the end of the season.

Tommy Spurr
Albert Adomah
Nicky Bailey
Matt Phillips
Clive Platt
Paul Furlong
or Adam Lefondre


05 May 2010 21:35:13
Liverpool FC Most Popular Rumours
Rafas agent has came out and said that Rafa wants to stay so therefore rafa is staying.
He will have meetings with Boughton this week supposedly. Hopefully to confirm that Boughton will make sure that the new owners will guraentee building the stadium and Transfer funds available + sales + New sponsor money(20Mill).
Players rumoured to be rafas main targets are:
Kolarov= LB ~ 7Mill
Turan= LM ~ 15Mill
Higuain= ST ~ 28Mill
Van Der Vaart= CAM ~ &Mill
Cahill= CB ~ 12Mill
Silva= Wing ~ 25Mill Unlikely cause he'll prob want UCL football.
Youth– british
Getting rid of Riera and Plessis El Zhar ect.
Leading runner for takeover apparently Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum by himself. Net worth 14Billion

The Ladwig


05 May 2010 21:37:45
Birmingham City FC
Argentinian Strike Force – Mauro Zarate & Mauro Boselli will come but owners got to agree joint 35m transfer fees, wages & signing on;

Nathaniel Clyne – Crystal Palace 2m
Danny Wilson – Rangers 3m
Levan Kenia – Schalke 5m
Pedro Lopez – Getafe 8m
Paul Robinson – Blackburn 4m


05 May 2010 20:58:15
Barnsley Rumours

Mark beavers–Sheffield Wednesday
Adam Le Fondre–Rotherham
Elliot Ward–Coventry
Carl Dickinson–Stoke
Ryan Shotton–Stoke–Loan
James O`Brien–Motherwell
John Parkin–PNE


05 May 2010 21:02:18
Does anyone no any good/bad news for preston??


05 May 2010 21:03:55
With Arsene Wenger wanting to buy experience and having 45 mill to spend to start of with he will look to these players

Buffon– said hes interested in a move to the premier league and only interseted in top 3 clubs but with united have van de sar and chelsea have cech
arsenal seems to be his only real option– 25 mill

Metzelder– available on a free wants to leave madrid due to wanting 1st team football– Free

Joe Cole– with his contract running out and not assured of 1st team football cole would be looking to leave chelsea and arsenal would be a team hes interseted in– Free

Chamakh– Been confirmed by the player himself and basicly by wenger– Free

total– 25 mill


05 May 2010 21:08:47
As for buffon an rob green joinin arsenal as stated below utter nonsense as neither would sit on the bench green is going to germay. Anthony stokes is going to be arrivin in the prem with one of the newly promoted sides chris coleman in talks already with burnley an likely to agree a contract. Everton news pienarr could possibly be leavin goodison if the price is right were holdin out for 30 million dependin on how he performs at world cup


05 May 2010 21:09:27
Dont know if anybody has written in about Rafa's missus. It was on the local footy show in Dubai via an email from a viewer that Rafa's missus has failed to renew her membership of some posh golf club, think it started with a "B" can't recall the name. A sign that Rafa is due to up sticks at the end of the season?


05 May 2010 20:40:36
Alan Smith back to leeds with jermaine beckford heading to newcastle

tony mowbray to be the new burnley manager about 2 weeks after the final game of the season when brian laws gets sacked

marlon king to blackpool on a pay as you play deal (when he gets released)

man utd to sign a goalkeeper – most probably akinfeev or diego lopez from villereal and a striker – david villa if he doesn't go to barca and nani to be given the number 7 shirt and a new contract owen will be given a new one year deal as a pay as you play and rafael to be a first team regular next season and carrick heading out and replaced by modric or raul garcia form atletico


05 May 2010 20:40:48

Jones S.t Ledger (captain) Gerrard Davidson

Zheng Zhi Coutts Scholes Wallace

Nugent Welbeck

subs:parkin , james , traecy , Mawene , Henderson , Hayes , Cleverley



05 May 2010 20:43:38
You heard it here first
bale & modric to man u with berba& carrick back to spurs
tevez to madrid
yaya toure to city and dindane from pompey also to city


05 May 2010 20:46:16
The manager merry–go–round will begin after the La Liga season. If Real do not win the league then Pellegrini will be sacked. Mourinho will be the number 1 target and will make the move to Spain. Inter will hire Rafa Benitez. Juventus will appoint Bernd Schuster. Liverpool will be in for Van Basten. These are all top targets and all hinge on Mourinho. If he decides to stay in Italy then Juve will bring in Rafa and Liverpool will choose between Schuster and Van Basten.


05 May 2010 20:49:45
Celtic to sigh Gary Hooper for 4.7 Million


05 May 2010 20:52:48
Colchester are close to signing gary doherty from norwich on a free transfer, also colchester hope to seal a deal for waghorn in the next few weeks.


05 May 2010 20:19:40
Does anyone believe MUFC will be signing all the players mentioned on here .some will come but not the ones being mentioned.

Buffon too old to warrant a 15– 20m price
akinveev will come for free in jan

vidic real madrid 20m no more due to 2 yrs left on contract

evra barca 25m although real might make offer

carrick 10 – 12m – villa everton spurs

anderson 10m lyon good riddence talentless sap

berbatov 18 –20m milan or bayern

tosic 5m germany

wellbeck and diouf loaned PNE

brown 4m spurs

foster 5m spurs or hammers


05 May 2010 20:25:47
Paul Lambert of Norwich City is looking too bolster his League One Championship winning team with mainly attackers. He is very interested in Sheffield Wednesdays Jermaine Johnson, and Crystal Palace Darren Ambrose. Having spoken to both clubs already the news is that Wednesday will be happy to let Johnson go at the right price. On the table Lambert is thinking of offering 300k and the services of Luke Daley & Paul McVeigh for one season.

Palace however are not looking too sell Ambrose but Lambert may be given more funds by the board in order to try and lure them too sell.

Others on his shortlist are: Ian Harte, Vincent Pericard, Adam Le Fondre, & Stwarz Katortion of Wisla Krakow and Freddie Eastwood.

Should some of these deals go through, to enable this, on the way out will be Jamie Cureton, George Francomb, Anthony McNamee and Michael Rose & Stephen Elliots loan deals will not be made permanent.

However, top on Lamberts list is Fraser Forster but Newcastle feel he could be their Number 2 next year and unlikely too let him go.

I am not a Norwich fan but work near Colney and this is 100% the truth.


05 May 2010 20:26:12
I'm a Southampton fan and for all you guys who don't follow the Saints we have the best Chairman England and he is willing to spend £10 million this summer. £10 million in League One! This is why we are being linked with likes of Darren Ambrose, Neil Danns, Nicky Maynard, Gary Hooper, Brian Stocks..

Southampton FC Outs:
Wotton – Plymouth
Perry – Free
Pulis – Free
Gillett – Free
Murty – Free
Ostemober – Free
White – Bournemouth
Connolly – Free

Lambert has said he's saying, Lallana is staying for a year but if we don't get promoted next year he said he will leave. Lee Barnard, Jose Fonte, Dean Hammond will not leave.


05 May 2010 20:16:15
Gerrard is going to barcelona as i have said b4..I am a liverpool fan and can't name my source.


05 May 2010 20:05:10
I know someone who's grandad is a man united scout (he scouted rafael and fabio!) apparently he's just come back from a global scouting session and these are a few names I heard hes keeping tabs on and noted them to sir alex
Marnick vermijl
Luis fabiano (I know hes old but nobody too old to be scouted!)
Yoann gourcuff
Hatem ben arfa
David silva

Many thanks


05 May 2010 20:05:24

INS: Kolorov, Van Der Vaart, Arda Turan, Milan Jovanovic, (Again POSSIBLY Gonzalo Higuain)

Outs: Phillip Degen, Ryan Babel, Fabio Aurelio, Dirk Kuyt, Damien Plessis, Kriztian Nemeth!
Money spent= All from transfers out!..
Rafa Benitez to definately stay!..Good news for Liverpool!.


05 May 2010 19:54:56
It's with great pleasure that I announce Derek Riordan will leave Hibernian this summer and join Barnsley.


05 May 2010 19:50:16
This should hit the papers by the weekend;
MAN UTD wonder striker DANNY WELBECK will join FULHAM in a 12 month loan deal.

ROY HODGSON is a long term admirer of the player and see's WELBECK as a perfect strike partner/replacement to BOBBY ZAMORA and is discussing terms with Danny over the next few days.

This may upset Fergie Jr at PRESTON NORTH END who was also expecting to sign the player.

WELBECK see's this as an opportunity of playing in the prem with a manager like HODGSON as too good a chance to miss and will turn to the club to make his name.

If he does impress, a full transfer should be on offer before the end of the year.


05 May 2010 19:51:06
Any PNE Rumours Anyone Plz?


05 May 2010 19:30:44
Norwich City will look to bolster their attacking threat by signing Christoph Smartinez and Ricardo Laborde from the Columbian Categoría Primera A league club Atlético Huila.

It is well known that Norwich have been scouting the Columbian league in order to find new talent, and it is thought a bid of £500,000 for the pair will be accepted from the club in the next week.


05 May 2010 19:33:33
Just heard that rafa is to meet with broughton tomorrow and that additional bandwitch has been provided for Make of it what u will.
(king kenny in for last game me thinks).
anto red in the knoW


05 May 2010 19:34:21
people talking rubbish, saying they are related to united in some way. i am, not joking.
berbatov out – if reasonably priced higauin OR benzema
carrick out – replaced by modric OR milner and jack rodwell
if valencia decrease the price of silva to no more the 20 mil then could be worth a deal.
and the all important defencive midfielder – maybe angel di maria
we need a right back but SAF believes rafael will develop into a superstar and no transfer.


05 May 2010 19:15:32
Ian harte will join his former club leeds united has been seen at thorpe arch


05 May 2010 19:18:52
Saints and Norwich fans are you serious. In fact, is there anyone you are not going to sign. ideas above your station spring to mind.

Whilst I cannot definitively say that Mark Yeates will not be loaned out, I really don't think this is even a remote possibility. Why on earth would SUFC loan out a player who scored and made two assists in the last match of the season.

Wake up and smell the coffee.


05 May 2010 19:23:06
Notts county to replace luke rodgers whos off to usa with francis jeffers from sheff wed


05 May 2010 19:29:38
Who wrote this cack:

'Im a season ticket holder at everton and the word on the terreces is we're close to doing a double deal for el hadj diouf and Roberts. Rodwell will be on his way though with spurs willing to offer money upfront and robbie keane'

What utter rubbish. If you had ever been near GP you would know that Diouf would never be signed, he hates us we hate him as he's an ex red and a truly awful man, Roberts is not good enough, we have 4 strikers have just signed Joao Silva and look to be signing Beckford. As for Rodwell being swapped for Robbie Keane, I think you mean Pienaar, as that is what was reported in today's rags. Latest rumour is that Moyes is going to have a word with Donovan whilst at the world cup with the beeb.



05 May 2010 18:53:43
Right first of all clearly with regards to liverpool everyone here chats rubbish and lies and its absolutely HILARIOUS its like the rest of us havent got access to bbc sport gossip column. MY COUSIN AT ANFIELD MY DAD IS RAFA ? LOOOOOOOL SHUT UP CHILDREN U PATHETIC LIAARS


– reira
– kuyt probs

oh and gerrard and torres isn't leaving lol torres doesn't hate rafa and gerrard is a true scouse he istn a traitor

liverpool to get 3rd or 2nd next season


05 May 2010 18:58:20
People keep posting ridiculous rumours that are blatantly obvious that it won't happen and untrue.
Liverpool FC – Torres will not go to Chelsea for £70 million nor will Gerrard leave. There's been a lot of talk of Rafa going, but his agent insists that he's staying, so don't get your hopes up.
Chelsea FC. Not too many changes, depending on if they win the league. ( Obviously will ) so if they do, Ancolotti will probably keep more or less the same players. Maybe 2/3 to be added, to toughen up the squad for the champions league.
Man City – Kaka will not be joining them even if they get the champions league spot, but expect them to spend big on world cup players and the crazy price tags.
Arsenal FC – Chamakh FREE. He talked about it openly so that's a done deal. Expect Wenger to get 2/3 players max. depending on who leaves. The only uncertainty is Gallas as he has not signed a new contract. Arshavin will NOT leave, he said that he'll show the arsenal fans his best next season, so that clearly shows he's staying. Eduardo will NOT leave too. And nor will Fabregas to Barca nor Clichy.

Seriously before people start posting crazy stupid stuff like Wenger is going to buy 6/7 players. Its obvious he wont. He has never done it and never will ! I got all my info. Mainly through the clubs websites and their links and what the managers hint. What Magazines say its totally false most of the time.

No.1 Gooner.


05 May 2010 19:11:10
From a reliable source:

West Brom are close to agreeing a deal with Hull for Jimmy Bullard and Stephen Hunt.

100% true.


05 May 2010 18:39:11
Cardiff City want to sign Danny Fox, Jason Koumas, Waghorn and Michael Brown if they get promoted


05 May 2010 18:10:35
Rafael Benitez is said to want assurances over transfer budgets and structure of the club before deciding whether to stay or leave Liverpool. As a Liverpool fan, I would like him to stay as long as he has the support of the board and players. As a fan, I want to see the Liverpool of last season, where we were actually good to watch, this year Rafa has been too defensive and this will need to change if we want to be in the top four challenging for the league.

What Rafa has been told I hear is concentrate on attracting Bosman signings for now, whilst the ownership is up in the air – where as Rafa wants to bid for players whose value will rise after the World Cup – Van Der Vaart in particular. Benitez is looking to Dida (Milan) to replace the departing Diego Cavalieri (To Brazil or Portugal – £4m). Rafa has also looked at Hamit Altintop(Bayern–RB/CM/RM), Kevin Kuranyi(Schalke–CF), Marko Pantelic(Ajax–CF), and most exciting Joe Cole! A last ditch attempt was made for Maroune Chamakh, but he has agreed to join Arsenal. Leaving the club, if Rafa stays, are Albert Riera, Phillip Degen, Diego Cavalieri and Yossi Benayoun, raising £20m. Steven Gerrard will have a decision to make as to whether to join Jose Mourinho at Real Madrid, if a bid close to £50m is made! Fernando Torres will stay, but if another season like this occurs, he will leave for Italy.


05 May 2010 18:25:26
Burnley News:

Brian Laws will be sacked with in the next two weeks and will be replaced by Tony Mowbray.

Brendan Flood will be trying to sell most of his shares before the start of next season.

The training ground will under go redevelopment during the summer.

All players out of contract will be offered new 1–2yr deals, the contracts are being sorted by Barry Kilby due to the future departure of Brian Laws.

James Morrison – £1.75m
Charlie Austin – £1m
Alex Smithies – £1.2m
Zoran Tosic – Season Loan
Craig Eastmond – Season Loan
Plus youths.


05 May 2010 18:27:33
Couple of Everton whispers.. Man city maybe interested in Arteta. Cant see this going any further with the bad blood generated through the lescott sale, also arteta has said he would like to re–pay everton's loyality when they stuck by him through his injury.
Also. Everton, Fulham and Birmingham have enquired about Andre Dede Ayew. Ghana U–20 star has shone brightly for his club Marseille and U–20 torny. Agents said that clubs wanted to tie up deal before World Cup as they fear he'll shine and value will go up.
Also. Pienaar has hinted he would like to stay with Everton.
Also. Fellaini looking to be fit for August


05 May 2010 18:28:39
Sheffield Wednesday are expected to loose alot of first team talent this campaign. Here are the nearly complete moves:

– Marcus Tudgay –––––––––– 750k–––––––––Burnley
– Lee Grant –––––––––– 1M –––––––––QPR
– Mark Beevers –––––––––– 750k –––––––––Barnsley
– Tommy Spurr –––––––––– 500k –––––––––Sheff Utd
– Jermaine johnson ––––––– 500k –––––––––Norwich

It has being established that the club will not be able to afford any incoming players because the club is putting all income into reducing the huge debt. The club has missed out on £3M tv money all championship clubs are to recieve and also the £1M parachute payments from WBA and newcastle.


05 May 2010 18:29:30
Just herd from a reliable source that luke moore will be joining norwich from WBA on season long loan also jason koumas to sign a 2 year deal with norwich over the next coming weeks. You herd it here first.


05 May 2010 18:29:39
The Southampton rumours make me laugh!! Is their anyone you don't think that you are buying. Dont tell me ronaldhino is coming too.

SWFC outs

Frank simek
Leon clarke
Franny jeffers
Etienne esajas


05 May 2010 18:02:05
Gary McSheffrey to leeds for free, if they go up, done since jan
Sanchez Watt back to leeds on loan next seaon if they go up or not
Jermaine Beckford may yet still be at leeds next season, if they go up.
Davide Somma to play in first team next season.

Andrey Arshavin, Eduardo, Tomas Rosicky is not leaving ARSENAL!! to leave will be Manuel Almunia, Philippe Senderos.

Luka Modric is man u number one target not James Milner, or the others ppl keep writing about.

and joe cole will sign a new deal with chelsea sorry to piss on everyone's bonfire!


05 May 2010 18:02:22
Sagna–Inter Millan
Hart–Man City
Van der Wiel
Possible Outs–Almunia, Fabianski, Diaby
Ins–De rossi, Onouha, Sissoko

Other definet tranfers
Mourinho–Real Madrid
A.Cole–Real Madrid
Gerrard–Real Madrid
Maicon–Real Madrid
Ribery–Real Madrid
Lassana Diarra–Spurs
David Villa–Barcalona
Thierry Henry–New York Red Bulls
Deco–A.C Millan
Berbatov–Bayern Munich
Di Maria–Man City
Jerome Boateng–Man City
Milner–Man United
Pepe–A.C Millan
Keane–Aston Villa
Smalling–Man United
Hleb–Aston Villa
Hernandez–Man United


05 May 2010 18:07:10
Southampton fc Rumours

Claude Davis, Darren Ambrose and Neil Danns (combined 3.7 million)
Kris Commoms , Rob Hulse (combined 4 million)
Roy O'Donovan 300k
Scott Arfield 1.5 million


9.5 million


05 May 2010 18:07:16
As a big Saints fan, I find some of the rumours posted on here over the top and laughable. As much as I would love to see the likes of Darren Ambrose join the club, why would any player capable of playing at a decent level drop down a league. The fact we are lucky enough to have a rich owner, does not mean we can attract any player we want.As for David Wheater, I do not think so.
I am not in the know, but I think we have a chance of signing Brian Stock, because a lot of his family live in Hampshire.


05 May 2010 18:08:45
Saints FC line–up 2010/11:







05 May 2010 18:10:34

Teale and McEveley and going to join Southampton along with Hulse AND Commons.

Derby 4 ever


05 May 2010 17:51:34
Norwich will sign..

Leroy Lita (boro) 300k
Mark Yeates (sheff utd – loan with option to buy in jan)
Kyle Walker on loan from spurs for a season
Derek Riordan from Hibs 500k
Frazer Forster (loan again from tooooon)
Gary Mchseffrey for £1m
Darren Purse 250k


05 May 2010 17:46:54
I hear Norwich are going to sign Robbie Blake & sammy Clingan


05 May 2010 17:49:21
Wolves to sign Garry Hooper 4.5 million 100% fact very close inside info


05 May 2010 17:38:33
janaovic, free
pathelic, free (ajax)
j.cole, free
mata, 12m + riera
kolarov, 12m
shelvey, 2m
and 15m on young english talent



05 May 2010 17:36:01
Southampton FC Rumours:

Kris Commons and Rob Hulse (Derby) £4m Combined
Claude Davis (Crystal Palace) £500k
Tommy Spurr (Sheffield Wednesday) £700k
Hayden Mullins (Portsmouth) £1.2m


05 May 2010 17:36:12
Chamakh – FREE
Buffon – 10 million
Kjaer – 10 million
R Green – 8 million
Melo – 15 million
Cole – FREE

Vela – loan


05 May 2010 17:25:08
Im a season ticket holder at everton and the word on the terreces is we're close to doing a double deal for el hadj diouf and Roberts. Rodwell will be on his way though with spurs willing to offer money upfront and robbie keane


05 May 2010 17:26:28
Major new investment in line for Norwich City

Likely signings are:

Aleksander Lukovic – Udinese (Serbian Defender)
Harry Kewell – Galatasary (Australian Striker)
Leroy Lita – Middlesborough
and the most exciting..
Ricky Lambert – Southampton


05 May 2010 17:26:38
This is the season off movement within the team off ARSENAL!! (about time)

Chamakh –free
Green– 5 million
m. Diarra– 7million
bojan– 5 million plus clichy
Cahill– 10 million plus vela+wilkshire on loan of a season.


05 May 2010 17:26:49
Southampton FC Rumours:

Ryan Dickson (Brentford) £400k
Hayden Mullins (Portsmouth) £1.2m
Roy O'Donovan (Sunderland) £400k
Michail Antonio (Reading) LOAN
Papa Waigo N'Diaye (Fiorentina) £500k
Rob Hulse (Derby) £1m
Darren Ambrose (Crystal Palace) £2m + Lee Holmes
Claude Davis (Crystal Palace) £500k


05 May 2010 17:28:45
EPL Big 3 Rumours

Chelsea Ins

Bruno Alves
Javi Martinez
Van Der Vaart

Chelsea Outs

Joe Cole
Ashley Cole

Man Utd Ins

David Luiz

Man Utd Outs


Arsenal Ins


Arsenal Outs


Gooner N1


05 May 2010 17:32:00
According to Argentinian Newspaper Ole, Real Madrid and Benfica have reached an agreement for Angel Di Maria.

– ManCity Mike


05 May 2010 17:33:48
David Nugent to return to PNE is a done deal.Plus many more big deals to happen at Deepdale this summer.


05 May 2010 17:35:21
Leicester City Transfer News.
Robbie Neilson–Norwich–£750,000
Steve Howard–Millwall–£1,000,000
Matt Oakley–Coventry–£1, 500,000
All loans return to parent club
Kevin Phillips–Birmingham–£500,000
Hermann Hreidersson–Portsmouth–£1,000,000
Jamie O'Hara–Spurs–£1, 500,000
Michael Brown–Portsmouth–£500,000
Charlie Adam(if blackpool stay down and LCFC go up)–Blackpool–£2,000,000


05 May 2010 17:07:20
Burnley rumours ?


05 May 2010 17:16:40
Guys, get realistic about United. Have a little faith in SAF and realise that this was a year when SAF had to blood youngsters and decide on who to keep and who to sell for the next great team (something ive posted time and time again). SAF's interviews should make ppl realise that some players are gonna be leaving for sure. and given the fact that United have been signing unexpected players over the years its not going to be any big superstars this summer at OT, except maybe a striker

Outs – Carrick, Berbatov, Foster (permanently), Owen (if a bid upwards of 4M were to arrive)
Obertan, Diouf, Welbeck, Fabio, De Laet (loan)

Ins – Joe Cole (free), Hernandez, Smalling.. these are definitely happening. Apart from this, expect one striker and one creative midfielder – one of Dzeko/Alexis Sanchez and one of Milner/Silva/Gourcuff (one of these will be the blockbuster signing). Apart from this, we will either get Akinfeev for a free in Jan or for a direct swap with Kuszczak now itself.

Forget about Kaka and the other hoopla. Kaka is too old and too expensive and simply not the kind of player United are going to be buying!!


05 May 2010 17:19:48
Any Southampton Rumours?


05 May 2010 17:20:09
Southampton Lineup 2010/11 season


T Spurr J Fonte D Wheater D Harding

K Commons B Stock D Hammond A Lallana

R Lambert S Jackson

B Bialkowski J Mills L Barnard J Pucheon K Lisbie S Arfield


05 May 2010 16:57:33
To the idiot who said this.

Norwich defender Gary Doherty is out of contract in the summer and will move to Plymouth once it expires, he was going to move in Januray but decided he wanted to see out his Norwich contract first.

Gary Doherty was voted in the team of the season. He is only 30 years old which for a centre half is not bad. I'll admit he isn't the fastest but he has chipped in half a dozen goals this season, playing exclusively as a centre half and not a centre forward as he did in his earlier career.

Another point is that Gary has only played for Luton, Spurs and Norwich which would mean he has probably wouldn't move hundreds of miles to play for Plymouth. If he was to go look at maybe Peterborough or MK Dons.

I don't know anything about any possible investment but the owner of Asia Airways Tony Fernandes has popped up a lot in the past.


05 May 2010 16:58:48
Heard from a very reliable source within the emirates that carlos vela will either be joining fulham or bolton on loan in the summer. partly because eduardo won't be leaving and the fact that chamakh has just confirmed he will be joining the emirates, meaning vela will probably get no playing time at all, all season unless a injury crysis accurs.
if your interesting in the chamakh confirmation he is a quote of him confirming his move to arsenal from an interview.

"I count the days, 11 short days. As time passes, it feels weird. I feel many emotions, " Chamakh told the French newspaper L'Equipe."I am delighted to join the English football atmosphere, it is something amazing. I love Arsenal's game. I know I will have to adapt but I know the short passing game."In February, I made my decision. A departure clause [in a potential new Bordeaux contract] was not logical after refusing Arsenal last summer."Chamakh has been with Bordeaux for a decade and helped them reach the quarter–finals of the Champions League."For my last matches with Bordeaux I can feel a lot of emotion, but I am leaving for a new challenge. At Bordeaux I was the club's child. In London, I won't be a kid anymore. I have grown, I have things to prove and I am motivated to achieve it."


05 May 2010 16:50:44
To the guy who wrote this shte

"Liverpool to sign 5 players in the summer: a left back, a left winger 2 strikers and shelvey included, plus a goalie if reina goes 2 barca. the signings will be left back belhadj from portsmouth £3mil, left winger pederson free transfer if contract not signed+babel loan, 2 strikers will be bojan and inzaghi for £7.5mil and £1mil each and the goalie will be 1 of the 2 young keepers from athletico madrid"

Are you serious man, very unlikey targets, why do we need bojan when we have pacheco, inzaghi is old! Perderson(he'd be on a bosman so why would we loan them Babel) Belhadj may come in with his fellow countryman Bougherra. I Just don't see Belhadj a first team LB at liverpool. Keepers Reina has just signed a six year deal, and don't expect him to be going anywhere, Cava is off tho, we are looking Dida as a back up as we need experience as we have a good few youth keepers.
Where did you get your information from?



05 May 2010 16:49:01
Whoever put liverpool 2 sign inzahgi bojan belhadj and pedersen speaks rubbish inzahgi is 35 for god sake why would we want him? left back is between kolarov and taiwo and wot does rafa need pedersen for? if he does leave blackburn it will b to turkey some where or celtic. turan or mata are rafas top targets if he stays that is also coming in will be jovanovic c.cole maybe j.cole if we are lucky kolarov turan and shelvey why would reina go to barca he has just sighned a 6 year deal dumbo does that not mean anything to you?


05 May 2010 16:41:26
LFC NEWS too joker who thinks lfc may by another goalie if Reina leaves for Barca. Get a grip he has signed long term contract and is very happy in England and Liverpool.Some other LFC news have this on a whisper from T Henry girlfriend that Mr Henry is thinking over a move too Liverpool after world cup he wants last shot at Prem will be 2 year deal and does not matter who is charge he is seen too be icon so good for club.As i say its whisper and he will have serious amount of offers(money wise) from other clubs but LFC his PREFFERED DESTINATION


05 May 2010 16:41:28

VDS / Kuszczak / Foster til JAN (Akinfeev JAN)

Neville / Brown / O'Shea / Evra / Vidic / Rio / Evans

Gibson / Scholes / Giggs / Hargreaves / Fletcher / Park / Nani / Valencia / Anderson / Carrick / (Milner or Modric)

Owen / Rooney / Hernendez / Berbatov

ADDITIONAL PLAYERS REGISTERED (Can also be used as they are under 21 and were born after 01/01/89!)


Rafael / Fabio / Smalling / Gill

C Evans / Cleverly

Welbeck / Macheda

United will sell Tosic, Cathcart, Gray, Zieler!

Definitely out on loans as they do not fit in the United squad will be Diouf, Obertan, De Laet!

Amos and James can be registered as squad additions but will continue out on loan!

Ben Foster will be sent out on loan if Akinfeev arrives in January!



05 May 2010 16:42:18
Arsenal have signed gianluigi buffon


05 May 2010 16:37:28
Gold and s will spend a good wedge on westham , because this is there club.. investment is on its way eastern E. POOR AND LAZY players are on there way 7/10 . INS joe cole and m carrick are coming home, 2 top strikers in and 2 wingers 1 is swp and that leaves 2 defends wheater is one they are trying for , green is going , ben forster will come. next season will be the start of some thing, , , , ps next manager is av grant , that is a cert .


05 May 2010 16:24:37
The delude saints fan who thinks they are going to sign everyone from Hooper to S darby, what have you been sniffing. And Billy payter for 1.5 million, no way. he is out of contract so is available on a free. Darby will be back on loan at Swindon next season part of a deal with Liverpool ongoing.


05 May 2010 16:23:10
Liverpool to sign 5 players in the summer: a left back, a left winger 2 strikers and shelvey included, plus a goalie if reina goes 2 barca. the signings will be left back belhadj from portsmouth £3mil, left winger pederson free transfer if contract not signed+babel loan, 2 strikers will be bojan and inzaghi for £7.5mil and £1mil each and the goalie will be 1 of the 2 young keepers from athletico madrid


05 May 2010 16:18:11
Sheff utd rumours??


05 May 2010 16:07:02

Newcastle to sign Carlos Vela on loan from Arsenal and Nickey Shorey from Villa


05 May 2010 15:40:39
Regarding the Zarate/LFC rumour, the comment

"The biggest surprise will be the signing of Mauro Zarate. A clause in his contract has stated that since he has been left out of the team so often, he will be allowed to leave on a FREE. However he will demand a signing on fee of around 6mil"

I don't know how many games zarate has played this year but any "established" player who plays less than 10% of the competitive games his team plays is allowed to rip up his contract under FIFA rules.

In part its to stop restraint of trade whereby players in duispute with their club get left in the reserves.


05 May 2010 15:42:49
Preston North End
Danny Welbeck–Loan
Matt James–Loan
Tom Cleverley–Loan
Paul Hayes–Free
Grant Mccann–400k
Nile Ranger–Loan
Craig Morgan–350k
Adam Hammill–700k

Shumi–let go for free
Mellor–500k derby leeds or watford
Carter–Leeds or Reading
Brown–Doncaster, Derby
Nolan–Shef wed


05 May 2010 15:55:49

just one big change next season, united will buy milner or modric, which will immediately see carrick drop to the bench, hargreaves will rotate with scholes in that all important controlling spot!



05 May 2010 15:24:27
First of all, who ever said that Welbeck is leaving Man Utd is sorely mistaken. SAF wants to mould him into becoming the new Wayne Rooney. Luka Modric will not join Man Utd this summer because SAF is looking to use the money from the Berbatov transfer to buy a new striker.
Kaka is also looking like a huge possibility


05 May 2010 15:29:47
To all that are saying that Benzema will sign for us, NOT HAPPENING
Says He want to become a fixture at Real! Let him rot on the Bench there

Kaka is an unlikely buy as SAF won't meet Real's asking price should they sell!!
David Silva looks like he will shun Barca and Madrid as he want to play in England and has said he would like to play for United.(slim chance but we hope to get him)
Gourcuff should be the answer to our midfield crisis as he has talent and eye for goal with good passing the we are craving. Hamsik seems to be leaning to Inter(unfortunatly)
Podolski is simply a lost striker waiting for a chance to shine again on a big stage.

The Buys Should Read.

Ochoa – 7.5 mil release clause (rotate with VDS until end of season)
Chiellini – 25 mil (if we lose Vidic only 0.0000001% chance)
David Silva – 25 mil (should the footballing GODS smile on us and Silva stays true to his word)
Gourcuff – 17.5 mil release clause
Podolski – 8 mil + Tosic

Berbatov – 18 mil AC/Munich (infuriatingly unreliable)
Carrick – 13 mil Newcastle/(not showing that he deserves a team spot)
Foster – 5 mil Birmingham
Owen – 6 mil Villa

Transfers out = 42 mil
transfers in = 58 mil
Spending = 16 mil

Lineup for next season:

van der Sar(1)/Ochoa(12)

Rafael(21) _ Ferdinand(5)_ Vidic(15) Evra(3)


Nani(17)/Valencia(25) David Silva(7)

Podolski(20) Rooney(10)_

Evans (23)_, Oshea(22)_, Brown (6)_, Neville(2)_, Scholes(18)_, Giggs(11)_, Anderson(8)_, Park(13), Hernandez(9), Obertan(26), Gibson (28)_

Smalling(31)_ and Macheda(27)_ don't have to be Registered as they are under 21
_ at the end signifies Home Grown Status(12 to Qualify for both EPL and CL)


05 May 2010 15:07:09
Players In – Buffon, Joe Hart, Robert Green, Gary Cahill, Steven Taylor, James Milner, Joe Cole, Chamakh, Hamsik, Bojan
Players Out –Almunia, Fabianski, Senderos, Gallas, Silvestre, Rosicky, Eduardo


05 May 2010 15:09:02
22 Year Old Sheff Weds Left back Tommy Spurr to join Leeds in summer transfer window.


05 May 2010 15:09:57
Beckford To Newcastle


05 May 2010 15:04:08
I work at Carrington training ground and the following rumours have been circulating amongst the other members of staff:

Berbatov is definately on the way out with Bayern Munich prepared to take him back to Germany in a deal involving Ribery moving the other way

Carrick may also move on with Hargreaves' return to fitness with Aston Villa ready to pounce should they lose either Milner or Young

Man Utd will turn down a huge offer from Real Madrid for Vidic

Micheal Owen will remain at the club and be released at the end of his contract next season if he doesn't prove his fitness and form

The club are looking to Brazil for their next batch of young talent

any more news I will post as soon as I know


05 May 2010 15:01:27

VDS / Kuszczak / Foster til JAN (Akinfeev JAN)

Neville / Brown / O'Shea / Evra / Vidic / Rio / Smalling

Gibson / Scholes / Giggs / Hargreaves / Fletcher / Park / Nani / Valencia / Obertan / Carrick / (Milner or Modric)

Owen / Rooney / Hernendez / Berbatov

ADDITIONAL PLAYERS REGISTERED (Can also be used as they were born after 01/01/88 and have been at United for a minimum of two years!


Rafael / Fabio / J Evans / De Laet / Gill

Anderson / C Evans / Cleverly

Welbeck / Macheda

United will sell Tosic, Cathcart, Gray, Zieler!

Possibly sent out on loan will be Fabio, Cleverly and C Evans!

Definitely out on loans will be Diouf, Amos and James!

Ben Foster will be sold in January or sent out on loan when or if Akinfeev arrives!



05 May 2010 14:52:05
Isnt it about time LFC fans stopped writing stupid things, how can you possibly know what is going to take place when..
1) no investment has been secured as yet.
2) no–one knows who the manager will be next season.
3) players might no want to join LFC with no CL football and an uncertain future.


you seem to be claiming what players are doing before they undoubtly know themselves.


05 May 2010 14:43:51
Kenny Dalglish will be appointed manager of Liverpool on a one year deal, with Ian Rush his assisstant. Dalglish still will head the academy but will also run the first team squad.


05 May 2010 14:38:34
Man City: Bellamy, Santa Cruz, Robinho (LOAN – no interested buyers), Tevez, Vieira OUT – Hart (Loan Return), Chiellini, Torres (bid will fail), Hleb, Benzema + others IN

Liverpool: Benitez (Juve), Babel (Gala), Torres (Barca/Chelsea), Riera (Valencia), Skrtel, Gerrard (Real), Degen OUT – Hodgson (Fulham), Dorrans (WBA), Shelvey , C.Cole, Parker IN

Arsenal: Fabianksi, Sagna (JUve), Eduardo (Lyon), Merida (Atl Madrid), Simpson (QPR), Traore, Gallas (Roma), Rosicky (Everton) OUT – Adler, Van Der Wiel, Pazzini, Hazard, Cahill, Savic, M.Diarra, Cole IN

Man Utd: Scholes, Neville, Tosic, Berbatov OUT – Milner, Rodwell IN

Chelsea: Kalou, Ballack, Carvalho, Ferreira, Cole, Deco OUT
Di Maria, Torres (between Chelsea and Barca), Pjanic, Kaka or Aguero IN

Real Madrid: Kaka, Metzelder, Drenthe, Lassana Diarra, Mahamadou Diarra OUT Carvalho, Maicon, Gerrard, Tevez IN Mourinho to take over as Manager – Benzema will be offered to Man City as part of the Tevez transfer. Higuain will only be sold if a deal can be reached for David Silva (Valencia will have to lower their price considerably).

Aston Villa

Barcelona: Henry (to MLS) OUT Torres or Silva IN Very little else will happen at Camp Nou due to their failure to reach CL Final and their huge layout for Ibrahimovic last summer. The squad is big enough as it is. Arshavin rumours purely media speculation. There is no opening for him – Iniesta, Xavi, Bojan, Pedro, Messi, Assulin etc. and why would Barca pay £20m+ for someone to become a squad player?


05 May 2010 14:38:48
Phillip Lahm's agent has said phillip would welcome a move to liverpool fc in the summer.


05 May 2010 14:26:36
Henri lansbury, craig eastmond and mannone all to wba on loan next season from arsenal


05 May 2010 14:25:31
Carlos vela will be a bolton player next season.he has struggled to make the impact at arsenal tht many expected but the problem could very well be he jus hasnt had the game time and experience of playing consecutive premiership games.vela will go on a seson loan and may be followed by wilshere who could sign another loan deal at bolton.wenger will decide in the summer wot to do with jack but its obvious that hes a rly good player already n will eventualy become a top top player!


05 May 2010 14:21:29


Sebastien Frey £8million
Simon Kjaer £12million
Eden Hazard £14million
Marouane Chamakh FREE


05 May 2010 14:17:08
Notts county to sign robbie savage and nathan tyson this summer


05 May 2010 14:18:20
Arsenal will spend big on a player this summer..step forward mario ballotelli.this is 100% nailed on.wenger will splash upto 18 million euros on the hotshot despite his poor attitude.wenger has stated on many occasions tht mario is the next big thing and in all fairness he will most likly make him 1 of the best players in the world in the next 3 years.
eden hazard is also a target and if real n barce don't come knocking then he will also be joinig.


05 May 2010 14:02:06
Big news at the bridge..abramovic will sit down with ancelotti after saturday to discuss the plus and negatives of the season.
if abramovic n ancelotti agree on all the aspect then there will b funds of a plenty this summer 4 ancelotti to spend.
pato n aguero are the two big big names who av benn monitored 4 a long time and atleast 1 will sign.likly aguero! another player in a the bridge nxt season will be lames milner.its been all talk of utd n arsenal chasing milner bt he will come in to fill the void of joe cole.another big target is roma midfielder derossi!


05 May 2010 14:06:29
Morinio willl be at real nxt year 100% he will take with him maicon and lucio and possibly even a shok move 4 etoo!! steven gerrard will be a real player nxt year .granero will move to liverpool as part of the package.another morinio target is ashley cole!

maicon ramos lucio a.cole
gerrard kaka
ronaldo higuain etoo


05 May 2010 14:08:04
Aguero (40million pounds) , Pablo Hernandez (18million) , Torres or Thiago Silva and Pato (70million pounds) to Chelsea FC.
Both for 70 million pounds (Pato and Thiago Silva)


05 May 2010 13:47:07

Thought I would share some transfer news.

Jay McEverly to Ipswich / Forest – Free
Leon Clarke to Bristol City – Free
Nicky Maynard to Forest / Wolves – £4mil
Marcus Tudgay to Burnley – £1mil
George Boyd to Forest – 1.5mil
Pechisolodo – Derby – Manager
Jonathon Walters – Stoke city – £3mil
Prattley – Forest – £1.75mil
Charlie Adam to Forest £2mil
Siguardsson to Newcastle – £2mil
Joel Lynch Loan to Carlisle.
Jon Macken to Derby County Free
Delroy Facey to Derby Couny Free
DJ Campbell to Blackpool Nominal fee.


05 May 2010 13:58:56
I've recently heard a rumour of Carlos Vela making a season long loan to championship side Watford.

After the successful loan spell of Lansbury AW is happy to see more of his young prospects join the championship side..

I've also heard rumblings of 1 more linked with joining Watford but I won't say names until I have more concrete information.


05 May 2010 13:21:05
Norwich defender Gary Doherty is out of contract in the summer and will move to Plymouth once it expires, he was going to move in Januray but decided he wanted to see out his Norwich contract first.


05 May 2010 13:02:17
Rodwell and modric to united by sep 1st


05 May 2010 13:07:04
I have it from a reliable source that Seven Gerrard has already signed a pre contract with Real Madrid 2 months ago.


05 May 2010 13:15:23
05 May 2010 08:41:57
Mike Ashley will only change his wage structure for one player who he sees as the new Beardsley, Joe Cole. A chance to see Joe at centre stage where he wants to be even if it was for a season is enough for Ashley as he could then sell him, if needed, and make a profit. i know that this sounds like it should be on the joke of the day page but hey. also if Houghton can not cut it back in the Prem, Martin Jol will make his return to England!

ShoutE your man with the beads – Seriously hope you are NOT a Newcastle fan, but if you are – despite the fact he's just become the first Manager since KK to win you anything and that he's been at the club a year now, you still can't spell his name. Its Hughton – not Houghton. And Joe Cole won't leave London unless it's for Man Utd – Arsenal favourites to sign him should he rebuke Chelsea. Utd are his third choice, Spurs providing they get CL football.


05 May 2010 13:16:48
Newcastle Rumours ?


05 May 2010 12:32:47
May aswel say it because everybody else has said he's signing for there club..gary hooper is signing for leicester this summer! also jack hobbs will never go to forest.


05 May 2010 12:07:12
Kjear/Cahill Vermaelen
Sagna Clichy
Fabregas Nasri
Walcott Van Persie Arshavin

Subs: Fabianski (Don't know why), Kjear, Melo, Diaby, Eboue, Bendtner, ??? (Another striker), Rosicky, Gibbs, Campbell, Denilson, Ramsey (When fit),

Silvestre, Senderos, Gallas, Troare, Merida, Eduardo, Simpson will leave.
Wilshere loaned to Bolton until January, Vela loaned out to get first team experience.


05 May 2010 11:57:17
Liverpool are lining up bids for 6 British players if they get funds from new investors. For the first team, it is just Alan Hutton (4.5mil) and Gary Cahill (14.5mil). For the reserce and youth team, they want Danny Wilson (2.5mil) Connor Wickham (3.5mil rising to 5mil) and a 7mil (rising to 10mil) move on Wigan duo James McCarthy and Victor moses but Liverpool are prepared to see the 2 of them remain at Wigan next season. Shelvey has already signed of course.

Also for the youth/reserve team, Benitez (who will stay as manager) wants Pablo Sarabia from Madrid who he can sign with a compensation package (approx 240k)

Benitez wants another 4 players for the first team:

Aleksandar Kolarov (12mil + Plessis)
Juan Mata (18mil)
Luis Fabiano (12mil)

The biggest surprise will be the signing of Mauro Zarate. A clause in his contract has stated that since he has been left out of the team so often, he will be allowed to leave on a FREE. However he will demand a signing on fee of around 6mil.


05 May 2010 11:46:35
Birmingham this season will buy Aiden McGeady, Ben Foster, Paul Konchesky, Nikola Zigic, Morten Gamst– Pedrsen, James McCarthur, David Wheater and Kris Boyd plus will get the return of Chucho and Gregory Vignal trust me on this one!!


05 May 2010 11:40:25

Sources from within the club are suggesting wenger has already signed 2players with another 3 players yet to be confirmed.

Chamack is done
Yohann Pele is done

Simon Kjaer – 9m
Eden Hazard– 14m
Felipe Melo–11m

The latter 3, are yet to be confirmed but are at an advanced stage.



Capmbell and Gallas will stay for another year!!

Come August you will see how factual my rumours are.

Jay H


05 May 2010 11:41:03
I'm not goin to lie and say i know this will happen because I don't but what I do know is what I get told most of the time happens. Ok so firstly. If Jose leaves inter then he will be heading to real but only under conditions that he has full controll of his transfers. If accepted his main target is no other than stevie g who he tried to sign every transfer window for Chelsea, also had enquired about signing during his time at inter but gerrard made it clear Italy was a no go. Don't know if gerrard would go BUT if he does then where does that leave liverpool?? Reina. Remember gerrard stating reina will make a great team captin then pepe signing a new contract. Torres. Don't know if it's true but the opration could of waited til after the world cup but after bein taken off he spat his dummy out and demanded it be done as soon as. Which would leave him fully fit for the WC and then fully fit to join his new team(barca). Rafa. Would he have any say in these two happining?? I don't know. But if the board do sell his best talents and with juve already interested and with Jose leaving an opening at inter then Italy he will go.
I'm not saying this is all true but things i have heard

What a load of rubbish this really is. Let's get this straight once and for all. When the season is over and decisions have been made regarding the ownership of the club, then and only then will the players futures be decided. There is no way that any of Liverpools stars will leave until the sale of the club is complete. The reason being that it devalues the club and any prospective buyer will want to make those decisions and not the outgoing owners. Please stop posting this total BS and pretending to be Liverpool fans, most of you are probably United supporters. Nothing will happen other than Bosman transfers till the sale is completed.

In addition to this to all of those saying Liverpool have no money to spend. Yes you are correct at the moment, but once again depending on the new owners this could change and the funds could be small or significant. Nobody knows yet. All I can say is that the sale will be complete before the end of the World Cup, the yanks would never have got a 6 month loan extension if that was the case and that expires around the end of September.


05 May 2010 11:33:41
Again if you are familiar with my posts then you will know that 90% of my rumours do actually happen. So write this down and look back at it if a September.

Right Rangers will find it difficult to hold onto some of their stars this year. A number of Premier League clubs are interested in striker Kris Boyd (Everton, Villa, Fulham, Stoke) John Fleck is also attracting attention from big EPL clubs like Liverpool, Man Utd and Arsenal. If Keane does not stay with Celtic then expect him to be a Spurs or Villa player next season.

Real Madrid are interested in Tevez and Barca will make a bid for Torres in the summer. However there's no need to panic Liverpool fans because I'm pretty sure El Nino will be at Anfield next season. If Barca fail to sign Torres then Guardiola will try and bring Robinhio to the Nou Camp. Benitez will stay at Anfield on 2 conditions, He will only stay on Merseyside if new owners come in and if they give him money. If given the money then expect some top Spanish players heading to Anfield.



05 May 2010 11:29:03
Chamakh has confirmed he will be at Arsenal next season


05 May 2010 11:14:49
To the person that said – "Kevin Kuranyi has agreed a deal with Liverpool, following Milan Jovanovic deciding to play with Milan instead. Kuranyi has signed on a free contract worth 79k per week on a 4 year deal". That is not true. I know this for a fact. You are also wrong about Jovanovic going to Milan. The Serbian international said this about his move to Merseyside: "I opted to sign for Liverpool because they're one of the biggest teams around in Europe. They're definitely among the 10 biggest sides. I'm absolutely delighted that the deal is completed. From now on, I can focus on Standard Liege again. I want to leave the club in a good way." I hope that this settles any Jovanovic rumours.


05 May 2010 10:50:13
I'm not goin to lie and say i know this will happen because I don't but what I do know is what I get told most of the time happens. Ok so firstly. If Jose leaves inter then he will be heading to real but only under conditions that he has full controll of his transfers. If accepted his main target is no other than stevie g who he tried to sign every transfer window for Chelsea, also had enquired about signing during his time at inter but gerrard made it clear Italy was a no go. Don't know if gerrard would go BUT if he does then where does that leave liverpool?? Reina. Remember gerrard stating reina will make a great team captin then pepe signing a new contract. Torres. Don't know if it's true but the opration could of waited til after the world cup but after bein taken off he spat his dummy out and demanded it be done as soon as. Which would leave him fully fit for the WC and then fully fit to join his new team(barca). Rafa. Would he have any say in these two happining?? I don't know. But if the board do sell his best talents and with juve already interested and with Jose leaving an opening at inter then Italy he will go.
I'm not saying this is all true but things i have heard


05 May 2010 10:39:25
MILOS KRASIC CSKA Moscow to Manchester United


05 May 2010 10:08:12
Barnsley fc

jim obrain is a done deal as so is david goodwillie

le fondre will sign for 600k
hugo will sign next week
marcus tudgey will turn into a red when the transer windows opens for 1 mill
as will beevers for 600k
billy panter will also sign if swindon don't go up for 1.5 mil
shooten is coming bk on lone
and dick will sign for 450k


05 May 2010 10:07:04
:) :) :) Nottingham Forest Rumours :) :) :)

BD and ND have put their heads together and sorted in advance the moves Forest will make in the Summer. Much like Birmingham did last year, Forest will be investing in and making bids for the top performers in the Championship in order to increase the squad size, rather than just one or two marquee signings. Moves will be made for all these players regardless of how the playoffs go, although obviously if Forest don't get up then some of these will be out of reach.

Radoslaw Majewski – Polonia Warsaw
Darren Pratley – Swansea
Ashley Williams – Swansea
Jack Hobbs – Leicester
Gylfi Sigurdsson – Reading
Peter Whittingham – Cardiff
George Boyd – Peterborough
Nicky Maynard – Bristol City
Charlie Adam – Blackpool
Charlie Austin – Swindon

If Forest do get promoted, ND has promised BD the funds to go out and get these players, although there are no prices as obviously different clubs are in different situations and everything's negotiable, but a Premiership move would be too tempting for those 10. BD would likely not be satisfied by that however, and will want to make headlines with one or two if we're in the big time. This would most likely be Nicky Shorey when he returns to Aston Villa, although BD might give it a go even if Forest stay in the Championship.



05 May 2010 09:59:38
Could Yossi Benayoun's expressed concerns for his future be a signal that a future Middle Eastern owner of the Club, say a Sheik, would see an Israeli national as superfluous to requirements and he would be on his way ?


05 May 2010 10:01:43
To the geordie dreamer that said joe cole to newcastle haha you avn a laugh mate!! you might sign cheryl cole and she might do a better job in the prem than half your team. Now to the big spending northeast team


05 May 2010 09:37:51
In poland its reported that pawel brozek is signing for bristol city for 3 million euros


05 May 2010 09:40:22
Hi i am a borrusia m'glad fan we heard that rob friend our canadian striker is joing bristol city for 2 mill


05 May 2010 09:43:51
Bristol city ins

gary hooper
dave kitson
ivar ingrimarsson
luke varney
brian stock


05 May 2010 09:13:56
There is about to be a transfer merry go round between Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton:–
1. It has all started with United's interest in Luka Modric. Discussions are moving in the right direction with both parties looking at about 18–20mil plus ben foster deal.
2.Spurs want to replace modric with pienaar.
3.Everton are looking at possible deal for Michael Carrick, (sale) and obertan(loan).Zoran tosic will move to colgne permanently on 7mil fee.
4.AC Milan are willing to pay upto 20mil for berbatov as they will have cash from the pato sale.
5.Saf will definitely recruit a striker which will be benzema/higuain/dzeko for around 25mil.
6.Danny welbeck is also involved in a move to spurs with a possible 5mil fee with harry redknapp looking to sell pavlyuchenko to everton.
7.Chelsea are actively pursuing aguero pato and thiago silva while are keeping a close eye on torres.
8.Barca and real madrid are on collision course for villa, silva, ribery. Barca may well bid for torres with bojan involved in the deal.

These are rumours and not all of this will happen but i can assure you that the united, spurs and everton merry go round is progressing.


05 May 2010 09:18:42
Kevin Kuranyi(free), Pablo Hernandez(15m), Joe Cole(free), Aleksandar Kolarov(12m), James Tomkins(5m) and Juan Mata(18m) will join Liverpool this summer. Leaving will be Albert Riera(7.5m), Ryan Babel(9m), Martin Skrtel(9m), Mikel San Jose(3m), Damien Plessis(1m) Nabil El Zhar(2.5m), and Philipp Degen(3m) will all leave this summer


05 May 2010 09:25:13
As a toon fan unfortunately I cannot see any top names coming, I had to laugh at the suggestion of swp, santa cruz etc but then joe cole well I have only got back on my seat. Dream on!!!
Taylor out – and good riddance – £8M
Likely to pick up scraps from relegated sides, and loan signings. Krul , Ranger, Kadar and Vukic to be blooded get more games next season. No doubt bids in for players that have already been sold plenty of Chronicle headlines waiting.
Sidwell or Reo–Coker £4M
Harewood free
Wilshire on loan
Cleverley on loan view to buy


05 May 2010 08:48:41
Man United News –

Kaka is defo signing for man u. He will be the big signing.

Berbatov IS staying as is owen.

Why we getting pipe dreams and acting like we will sell 7 players and sign 6–9? SAF never does this. He will buy 1 big(Kaka) and 3 kids (deals already done).

Remember the name – ezp


05 May 2010 08:41:57
Mike Ashley will only change his wage structure for one player who he sees as the new Beardsley, Joe Cole. A chance to see Joe at centre stage where he wants to be even if it was for a season is enough for Ashley as he could then sell him, if needed, and make a profit. i know that this sounds like it should be on the joke of the day page but hey. also if Houghton can not cut it back in the Prem, Martin Jol will make his return to England!!!

ShoutE your man with the beads


05 May 2010 07:46:15
Rafa lined 4 free transfers and he will meet Broughton 2day to know his budget
if Broughton confirm that he will have limited budget 15m + sales so Rafa will gave green light to conclude all 4 free tranfers

Milan Jovanović
Marko Pantelic
Joe cole

all 4 transfers will complete in next 3 weeks
Rafa other confrmed targets : Kolarof ( 12m ) , Mata ( 16m ) or Turan ( 14m ) , VDV ( 7m )

Gerrard and Torres and Mascherano will stay
Rafa will stay , he want to stay and the board don't want to sack him

No new owners b4 end of summer so ignore all the lies in media and no big transfers IN or OUT

Rafa problem not the owners or the money , Rafa know new owners will come 100% but he want to know what his budget exactly to move fast to conclude the free deals if he will have limited budget and he want to spend all the player sales this summer and NO , Torres and Gerrard sales not in Rafa mind so ignore all the lies and rumours , no truth in that , Babel ( or Yussi ) and Riera and Cavalieri and Degen will leave only

there is No 15 players IN and 15 OUT , 4 or 5 will leave and 6 or 7 at most will come

new contracts will signs in summer to Skrtel and Maschi and Carra , The New doctor will asses Aurelio condition and may be Liverpool will gave him another year ( Pay as you play ) as cover to LB and LW and CM


05 May 2010 07:55:55
degan 3 m
el zhar 4 m
babel 10 m
benayoun 13 m
riera 9 m
ngog loan 1.75 m

silva 18 m
korlov 10 m
turan 9 m


05 May 2010 08:03:59
Southampton FC transfer talk.

Players in:
Hayden Muillins – Portsmouth – 1.2m
Elliot Ward –Coventry City –free
Rob Hulse – Derby – 750k
Brett Pitman – Bournemouth – 350k
Neil Danns – Crystal Palace – 1m
Brian Stock – Doncaster – 800k
Gary Hooper – Scun7horpe – 1.2m
Richard Wright – Ipswich – free
Papa Waigo – Fiorentina – 500k
Ian Sharps – Rotherham Utd – 400k

Players out:
Morgan Schneiderlin – Fulham – 1.4m
Paul Wotton – released
Chris Perry – released
Jamie White – Bournemouth – part of Pitman deal
Radhi Jaidi – released
Graeme Murty – Brighton – free
Michael Poke – Torquay – free
Oscar Gobern – MK Dons – 150k
Lee Barnard – Hull City – 1.5m
Lee Molyenuex – Port Vale – free
Anthony Pulis – released
Lee Holmes – Aldershot – free


05 May 2010 08:09:03
More news from Ian Rush.

Liverpool's move for westwood is dead in the water now Chris Coleman has been sacked. Ray Ranson won't do any transfers until the new boss (Tony Mowbray or Nigel Eccles) is in place.


05 May 2010 08:17:31
To the dreamer who wrote that the mags would get SWP, Keane & santa cruz. Good luck I hope you get them. Have a think about how you will feel at the start of next season when you have sold 2 of your 4 premiership players. To fund some of the top tallent from the championship. your chairman has a track record for selling your best players. He's great.
Outs S. taylor (5m), colochini (6m)

in mido (free) Harewood (1.25m) D.Nugent 0.5


05 May 2010 07:24:15
The only reason why Mourinho would come to EPL is his rude and arrogant personality.
He wants to show everyone he is the best manager in the world (which he propably is) and would want to make SAF blush by taking over Liverpool IF they really can invest heavily!

He also wants to hit out at Barca, so the Real Madrid option is pretty obvious.

Concidering his arrogant (genius) personality and his desire to return to EPL, why couldn't the Liverpool rumour be true?

Surely not coming to Liverpool if no huge invests are made.

Some Tottenham rumours:
No big changes coming as Redknapp has said.
If Keane will be sold, then another striker will be bought. Midfield is strong, and Sandro already coming – nothing big coming.
1 top quality CB coming due to Woodgate and King being so injury prone.
Gary Cahill 13m

The price range and quality of the players depending on the champions league situation.
Top striker to come if we make it to Champions league.
Suarez 21m


05 May 2010 07:35:50
Neil Kilkenny (from Leeds United)
Gary Hooper (from Scthorpe)(Done Deal)
Kris Commons from Derby County
Kevin Lisbie (from Ipswich)
Simeon Jackson (from Gillingham)
Brian Stock (from Doncaster)
Marlon Harewood (from Aston Villa)
Steven Darby (L)


05 May 2010 04:12:55
West Ham United

David Sullivan and David Gold are in talks with rich European investors about buying the other 50% shares in the club and inject signifant funds for transfers, the finances at the club would be healthy when–if this goes through as planned in June.


05 May 2010 04:17:26
I have seen a majority of manchester united rumours and by seeing all this and the comments made by Sir ALEX FERGUSON that his side just needs somt Teeaking here and there means that thei will at max 3 signings, according to me these can be:
!1) Goal Keeper– It is mostly unlikely to sign Igor Akinfeev as his likely destination is chelsea because of high influence of Roman Abraomvich At CSKA
the GOAL KEEPER would be either of these two
–––– Hugo Lloris:17 million or 5 million + Anderson
–––– Adler: 12 million

SAF will not sign a RB as he has extended the contract of Neville by a year so that he can furnish the raw talent RAFAEL DA SILVA.

IN MIDFELD SAF is surely signing James Milner as he has the capability to play both as CM as well AS a winger which is what mostly appreciated by Red Devils

The last signing will be a striker and according to me it will be Klass Huntellar which will be a direct swap for Berbatov or 2 million + Berbatov But the latest interest is Higuain at 25 million to 30 million euro with first consideration od vidic next season



05 May 2010 06:52:13
Any Southampton fc rumours plz


05 May 2010 07:17:25
Hayden Mullins and Jermaine Johnson to sign for southampton in summer


05 May 2010 00:35:57

SAF has nothing to spend but realises the squad needs improving so will be looking to sell a number of players.

Carrick looks set to be moving on and might make the shift to Arsenal as AW likes his style of play. The fee would be around about £11 million. Tosic will definitely leave. Blackburn and Rangers are both interested in his services. £5–6 million would do the trick which prices Rangers out of the move. Neville, Scholes and Giggs have no intention of retiring. Foster will probably leave for West Ham, with Robert Green on the move, a £6 million move will probably be enough. Berbatov will probably be on his bike (finally) with AC Milan and Valencia both interested in a move which would cost them £18–23 million. Owen and Brown might leave for £7 million and £8 million respectively. £61 million to spend now.

Dzeko and Benzema are being looked at as potential strikers. £17 million and £19 million respectively. Frey for £11 million, is a likely target, as is Defour for £8 million. A surprising target is Graeme Dorrans of WBA who SAF thinks will become better than Darren Fletcher. £6 million is the figure and expect these to happen.

The Trump Card


05 May 2010 00:34:06
Kevin Kuranyi has agreed a deal with Liverpool, following Milan Jovanovic deciding to play with Milan instead. Kuranyi has signed on a free contract worth 79k per week on a 4 year deal. As Fergie wants to buy younger players, Liverpool have become front runners to sign Joe Cole on a free as well. Cole is becoming frustrated at Chelsea and is ready to be part of the rebuilding process at Anfield. Although he is holding out for 120k at Chelsea, he is ready to accept 85k at Liverpool following their season of demise. Dida has also agreed to come to Liverpool after Cavalieri will be out at the end of the season. Cava has agreed a 5m deal with Benfica to become their new number one and Dida will become back up to Reina for free. Aleksandar Kolarov will also sign for Liverpool, as one of only two transfers that will cost anything. The Serbian will cost 14m. The other costing transfer arriving at Anfield will be Juan Mata, coming in for 18m. If Benayoun leaves, then Pablo Hernandez will come in for 15m


04 May 2010 22:35:46
Where is gary hooper actually going ?


04 May 2010 22:59:07
Majewski has DEFINITELY signed for Forest today! I don't know anyone at the club – you can read it on his blog! B;ackpool v Forest is gonna be one hell of tough semi final for us. Blackpool have done really well this season – if only then charlie adam rumours had come true in jan!



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