Football Rumours Archive February 08 2008


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Liverpool 2 buy:

Sergio Aguero= £30 million (unlikely)

Micah Richards= 5 million+ Peter Crouch (likely)

David Villa= £25 million (likely cause Valencia want 2 sell players)

Lahm= £15 million (unlikely cause Man United will push the price up)

Garay= £10 million (if they need a CB)

Quaresma= £15 million (possible)

Gabriel Heinze (likely to go through)


Peter Crouch= part exchange to Manchester City

Sami Hyypia= free

Harry Kewell= free

Xabi Alonso= £18 million (maybe to Spain if at all)

Voronin= free

Kuyt= Waste of money, cut down price of 6 mill

  I have it from a very good source inside the Emirates that ther will be some of the most exiting faces in world football arrivinglook out for,

Hart (city)

Naldo (bremen)

Nasri (marselle)

Iniesta (FC Barcelona)

Giovani (FC Barcelona)

Quaresma (Porto)

Benzema (lyon)

this will mean that we will be losing,




Hleb (swap for Iniesta and Giovanni Arsenal will pay an FC Barcelona £12 million)

Song (loan)

Diaby (loan)

Wenger may cash in on injury–prone van Persie and Rosicky.

  To the guy who said about Carlos vela. chill down pal. Vela is a gunner boy. he is on loan at Osasuna. due to work permit prblm he never got a chance to play at Emirates. he is going to be at Emirates this Summer. also Arsenal is looking for left winger. modrica. Quaresma. benzema. menez. all of them cost high so less chance to be signed. Hleb, rocisky will not leave. Gilberto will leave and Nasri will come in. also Boruc. green. and couple of other keepers are been scouted. so Gunners are going to be better in future. money is not going to be prblm. but Wenger will not spend. every gunner fan know that.

  Mark McGhee new Manager Hearts signed sealed he will be delivered for start of new Season

  Liverpool will make 3 big name additions to the squad for next season's campaign.

Benitez is targeting Sergio Aguero for a reported £24 million fee rising on appearences.

On the left wing, David Silva will be introduced for £27 millioni.

Mascherano will make his move permenant for 17.1 million.

Wayne Bridge will also move permenantly to Liverpool for a fee of £8 million.

Michael Johnson will come in for around £8.5 million rising over the years

Leaving will be Xabi Alonso. Tottenham are interested but Alonso wants to go back to Spain and his price would be at around £15 million.

John Arne Riise will go for £6 million, Carson will complete his move to Villa for £10 million and Dirk Kuyt will also leave for around £6 million. Leto will make a £2.5 million move to a currently unknown club in Spain

  Arsend would not sign all the players listed only: are green or unknown keeper, sendrous to besold for Richards. in midfiekd dimitrov and Rosicky to besold Nasri to come striking gouffran benzema is too high and Bendtner to be sold

  Celtic Summer transfer news

Celtic could make a move for Peruvian wonder kid Reimond Manco. There may be probelms with a work permit but WGS feels they would be able persuade the relative authorities as this guy could be as good as Messi.

Also expect to see Fletcher from Man United as a replacement for Donati, who will head back to Italy. Scot Brown NEVER wanted to leave (just wishful thinking from the dark side.) and will partner Fletcher in central midfield

Celtic Bhoy

  Arsenal Transfer Links.

Arsene Wenger will not threat to swoop for Swiss International Tranquillo Barnetta and Johan Vonlanthen. Johan Vonlanthen has been watched closely by Arsenal scouts and a loan switch is possible with

view to permnent same forthe wicked winger Tranquillo Barnetta

  To the guy that said all the big clubs are chasing Osasuna loanee Vela, get real. He belongs to Arsenal and Wenger has already said that he will be recalled in the Summer and feature in the first team next year. And Hleb is going nowhere.

Now on to the real rumours– Gilberto will leave in the Summer, and his likely destination is Arsenal's retirement home, Pompey. Arsenal will be attached to every French player and other popular names on this list, Arsene's short list is Benzema, Huntelaar, and Micah Richards. He will sign two of those at most.

  For all you LFC fans out there hoping for the miracle DIC takeover forget about it. Between Hicks and Gillett they have about 7. 5 Billion USD making the financing of the new stadium about 10 percent of their total net worth. Money is not the problem. The real problem is fans who do not and will not understand how REAL business people operate.

1. Like any real business you need to have an alternative if your Senior Management is about to leave. Rafa made a threat, they looked for alternatives. Fans, remember Rafa did not make Liverpool FC, Liverpool FC made Rafa. So Rafa played his cards and was informed how the real world works.

2. Real business people make the best deal they can. $50 million each for Liverpool net for each simply is not enough as they know they will and can make more in owning the team. They know that the key is the new stadium. Add an extra 25,000 people for game and it is easy to see how LFC will be able to generate another 100 million USD per year – more than enough to pay for the new stadium and new purchases.

Simply stated, Hicks and Gillett will work in THEIR time, not yours and will work with Parry and Rafa to build something that will be successful long term rather than just for now. Show some patience and support rather than looking for something that on the surface looks great but in reality is a disaster waiting to happen.

As far as rumours go, Rafa will sign one winger in the Summer most likely someone we have not even thought of just like Skrtel. Do not expect any signings of anyone over 25 – this does not fit the long term plans.

  ManUnited these are the real transfers targets not no fantasy football team: Huntelaar or Berbatov in the Summer and Saha will go who ever wants him.

brown will sign new deal and veloso and bosingwa will be bought in

ManUnited 100 percent

  Hleb will not leave Arsenal this Summer as he is consistently their best technical midfielder. However, Rosicky may leave to join a big club in either the Spanish or Italian league. Arsenal are looking at Benzema and Gouffran as attacking options. Richards and Ramos are options for defense, both proving expensive investments. The Arsenal have the ££ available to afford big name players and Wenger will use this capital accordingly.

  Afc Bulletin \

Possable loan deal by FC ZuRich 4 Arsenal defender Djourou. Expect Arsene Wenger 2 use youngster Henri Landsbury this season as he's short on players.

  Sad news for the Liverpool fans

just read, FC Barcelona have decided to buy racing santadars young and bright tight defendor ezquil garay in the Summer, who was a definite choice of Rafa benetiz. the deal has been done, FC Barcelona will pay around £12.5 million euro to racing, and will sell veterans sylvinho, thuram, I do not like to say but Zambrotta too.

  Do not expect all the million signings posted here for Arsenal. The signings that will happen are Micah Richards and Gouffran of AC Cannes and expect Rosicky to leave and recalling Carlos Vela from Osasuna, did you ever see this guy in action, he is another Messi and even better just check on you tube and see what he has done to Sergio Ramos of Real Madrid.


  EFC boss David Moyes has drawn up a shortlist of players he would like to bring to the club. He was told in January he would not get vast amounts of cash as he will have to wait until the Summer to get a real transfer budget once the new Chang deal is finalised etc. Anyway I am not going to babble on about who we will sign because I am not going to kid anybody – why would I know what the manager is thinking? However I can confirm that several players rumoursed to be on this shortlist include:

Paul Robimson (Tottenham')

Villa Captain Gareth Barry,

Manny Fernandes (permament deal – Valencia),

Johann Vogel (free contract – Real Betis, )

Kevin Nolan (Bolton),

Justin Hoyte (Arsenal),

Andrei Arshavin (Zenit St. Petersburg),

Wayne Bridge (Chelsea),

Gianluca Zambrotta (FC Barcelona) and

Darren Fletcher and John O'Shea (Man United),

Scott Brown (Celtic)

  There is slight potential that Faubert could be on his way to Ibrox in the Summer, on a knock–down price after his outburst on club

  Tottenham rumours, expect big changes in the midfield with fring players as well as possibly some more established going (Tanio, Zokora, possibly Thudd or JJ as well). Ramos will go after Tiago again and go into Europe of a quality defensive midfield, possibly Poulsen. Also expect another forward, possibly two if Berba wants out, but not Freddie K and Seville want too much money. One more centre back will also join which Chimbonda leaving possibly to Seville


  Ok, First and foremost just want to clear up the talk of Carson going for '£1.5 mill' to Villa – never going to happen, if Gordon goes to Sunderland for 9. 5, I think it's safe to say it will be around about that figure, if Villa do not want to part with that kind of money then the likes of Tottenham and Pompey will no doubt be interested. Secondly Liverpool will not have the huge funds talked about constantly on this page for the likes of Benzema, Eto, Richards etc, the likely possibilties are K. Jones, Menez, Heinze, Hunterlaar and if Rafa is given a big chunk to spend on 1 or 2 names it maybe the Valencia duo Villa and Silva, due to Valencia drowning with Koeman and Liverpool in desperate need for a winger and a partner for El Nino.

  Man United rumours

Summer signing

sir Alex is open to the idea of having agbonlahor to his squad. he thinks that he's pace will suit to the United attack. the England friendly againts switzerland may have seen gab playing alongside Rooney and have a glimpse of what could been a great partnership unfortunately he was injured. expect a bid for agbolanhor with Saha going the other way + cash around 12 mil. if the bid fails, long time target Huntelaar will be pursue.

joLeon leScott is playing well for Everton that is why the United boss is ready to swoop Brown for leScott. he can play anywhere in the back four but his arrival means that he will be the replacement for Gary Neville.


  Could this be the scoop of the year so far? Rio Ferdinand to Arsenal or Chelsea in the Summer? Rio was seen being shown round a £6 million house in Westerham, Kent late last week. WOW, this is a genuine spot.

  Good to see the Newcastle are going to spend £70 million in the Summer. IN YOUR DREAMS. who will sign for a team that are not in Europe and who's "Messiah" will bail out when the going gets tough. BARCA to swap XAVI for ALONSO and bring back FABREGAS, HENRY back to Prem, probly with L, pool

  Man United will pay £15 million 4 Berbatov + Saha and they will pay City £17 million + Wes Brown 4 micah Richards Carrick 2 Newcastle 4 12 mil.

  Liverpool will sign Chelsea players Ashley Cole and Joe Cole in the Summer for a combined fee of £30 million. Goran Pandev will join them for £12 million.

Chelsea will look to replace them with Luka Modric (17 million) and Giorgio Chiellini (15 million) Drogba will leave to AC Milan for £20 million and Grant feels he has already replaced him with Anelka although he would also want to bring in Huntelaar in a £12 million deal.

Juve will then sign Liverpool full back John arne Riise for £6 million.

Man United will sign Berbatov for £20 million + Louis Saha.

Arsenal will sign Joe Hart for £8 million from Manchester City this Summer. They will also sign Vincent Kompany for a fee of around £6 million.

Eidur Gudjohnsen will go to Newcastle for £5 million who will also sign Tal Ben Haim for £5 million. Nicky Shorey will also make a £7 million move to St. James' Park with the Newcastle also signing Wes Brown on a free.

Tottenham will continue to build with Makelele a target for £2 million and also Harry Kewell on a free as well as Scott Carson for £8 million. Tiago and Rio Mavuba re also targets.

  I heard that in Summer Doncaster look to sign 3 player David Martin from Liverpool on loan and will hoskins for £400,000 and the great Doncaster legend Michael Mcindoe also ben Smith to Lincoln free and woods to Scunthorpe £250,000 also can we all stop havin a go at Scottish football they cannot help how terrible it is and there best team being about as good as Watford so leave off



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