Thursday, May 14, 2009

Today's Latest Tabloid Transfer Gossip

With the current season still upon us.........and for at least half a dozen clubs or so it is certainly far from done & dusted, transfer rumours are already rife up and down the country, and also abroad in as far as which players 'may' be joining what clubs this Summer, in currently the most lucrative domestic league in the world.

Manchester United, Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Real Madrid, Chelsea, Chelsea, AC Milan, Aston Villa, Inter Milan, Blackburn Rovers, Tottenham Hotspur, Wigan Athletic, West Brom, Crystal Palace, QPR, Cardiff City, Birmingham City, Barnsley, Norwich, Stockport & Tranmere are all caught up in transfer gossip this morning.

Is your Club involved?

Here is a round up:

Manchester United are favourites to beat Liverpool in the £20m race for Wigan winger Antonio Valencia. Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are also interested in the Ecuadorian - The Sun

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez has his eye on former Manchester United striker Diego Forlan, who is now at Atletico Madrid - Daily Star

Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso, who has been linked with a host of top clubs, will not be leaving Anfield this summer, according to his agent - The Guardian

Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant believes the club would be making a mistake if they allow striker Didier Drogba to leave this summer - The Sun

But Drogba will depart and the club are lining up Arsenal's Emmanuel Adebayor as his replacement - Daily Mirror

Carlo Ancelotti will bid for Aston Villa's Ashley Young if the AC Milan coach takes the job as Blues boss this summer - The Sun

Chelsea will send Ricardo Quaresma back to Inter Milan but the Portugal winger is then likely to make a permanent switch to Benfica - The Sun

Current Chelsea boss Guus Hiddink has recommended the club go for £15m-rated CSKA Moscow striker Yuri Zhyrkov - The Sun

Blackburn striker Roque Santa Cruz will turn down Arsenal and Tottenham if he can secure a move to Manchester City or Liverpool - The Sun

But Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is determined to sign Cruz after putting the Paraguay forward top of his wanted list - Daily Mail

One player on his way to Blackburn is defender Gael Givet, who will complete a £4m permanent switch from Marseille. It will also pave the way for Stephen Warnock to leave Ewood Park - Daily Mirror

Striker Roman Pavlyuchenko says he expects to remain a Tottenham player next season, insisting he has received assurances over his future - The Independent

Newcastle manager Alan Shearer wants Wigan midfielder Paul Scharner - Daily Mirror

Crystal Palace are keeping an eye on Norwich's out-of-contract winger Lee Croft - Daily Star

Sheffield United and Blackburn are competing for the signature of Preston goalkeeper Andy Lonergan - The Sun

Bolton are ready to make a £4m bid for Middlesbrough midfielder Gary O'Neil - The Sun

Birmingham have cleared the way for goalkeeper Joe Hart's arrival on loan from Manchester City by loaning out Colin Doyle to Swansea - Daily Mirror

West Brom are set to beat Fulham to the signature of Stockport striker Oli Johnson - Daily Star

Coventry have turned their interest from Hearts winger Andrew Driver to former Sky Blues striker Gary McSheffrey, who is now at Birmingham - Daily Star

Cardiff are closing in on Norwich's 25-year-old midfielder Sammy Clingan - Daily Star

Kidderminster defender Mark Creighton is set to join Oxford - Daily Star

Tranmere's Charlie Barnet is wanted by Barnsley and Blackpool - Daily Mirror

QPR's Liam Miller has been linked with move to Cork City when his contract expires this summer - Daily Star

Striker Barry Hayles is in talks with Cheltenham and Walsall after being released by Leicester - Daily Star

Forward Lloyd Owusu is thinking over offers from Brighton and Adelaide after being released by Cheltenham - Daily Star

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