Saturday, August 25, 2012

Papertalks

»Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is considering a move for Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge if Andy Carroll leaves Anfield over the next few days.
»Chelsea have told Barcelona that defender David Luiz, 25, is not for sale at any price.
»Reading are in talks with West Ham about buying Hammers striker Carlton Cole for £5m.
J»uventus are back in talks with Manchester City over a deal for Edin Dzeko after their move for Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente collapsed.
»Stoke boss Tony Pulis will attempt to resurrect his loan move for Tottenham midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 25, next week.
»Brazilian striker Willian, 24, has begged his Ukrainian club Shakhtar Donetsk not to block his £20m move to Tottenham.
»Bolton have been reportedly asked to pay £3m if they want to sign Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing.
»Arsenal frontman Theo Walcott has reportedly began discussing a new five-year deal at the club that will make him one of the Gunners' top earners.
»Middlesbrough's Marvin Emnes and Blackpool's Tom Ince have emerged as leading targets for Swansea City.
»Norwich are believed to be closing in on the capture of Argentine ­international midfielder Lucas Biglia, 25.
»Liverpool striker Luis Suarez insists he has a nice side despite admitting he gets angry on the pitch.
»Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel believes the Premier League title race will be the toughest ever this season - but insists the Blues can clinch the crown.
»Blackburn are poised to agree a loan deal for Sunderland striker Connor Wickham, 19.
»Fulham boss Martin Jol says they can stop Robin van Persie tomorrow after blocking him out twice last season.
»Ferguson says the club's shopping for the transfer window has been concluded with the purchase of defender Alexander Buttner.
»Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini expects some transfer activity at his club in the next week but is refusing to give any details.
»Liverpool are set to complete the signing of midfielder Nuri Sahin from Real Madrid on a season-long loan from Real Madrid today.
»John O'Shea says Sunderland must be on their guard on Saturday against the set-piece threat from Black Cats old boy Ian Harte.
»Marvin Emnes and Tom Ince have emerged as leading targets for Michael Laudrup as Swansea City get set for a frantic final week in the transfer window.
»Darren Bent has declared himself fit to shoot down Everton after injuring his eye at West Ham.
»West Brom are targeting Blackburn left-back Martin Olsson as they look to land one more new signing before the end of the transfer window.
»Southampton have been linked with a move for Japanese centre half Maya Yoshida.
»Argentine midfielder Lucas Biglia is reportedly set to join Norwich City on loan from Anderlecht.
»Adam Federici has received the backing of Reading manager Brian McDermott after his poor start to life in the Premier League.
»Geoff Cameron says he has already passed his initiation test at Stoke ahead of Sunday's possible debut against Arsenal.
»Ferguson: I'm as excited as any Man Utd fan about Van Persie
»Wenger upset Arsenal missed out on Chelsea star Hazard
»Ex-Spurs boss Venables shocked by Dawson sale plans
»Liverpool ace Suarez: I had plenty of offers to leave
»Everton clinch Caen forward Niang transfer coup
»Arsenal boss Wenger: If I wanted Sahin we'd have signed him
»Bristol City on brink of signing Swansea veteran Monk
»Wigan chairman Whelan convinced Moses will thrive at Chelsea
»Man Utd boss Ferguson: No new offers for Berbatov
»Liverpool boss Rodgers tightlipped on move for Fulham attacker Dempsey
»QPR boss Hughes admits Marseille talks stalled for Barton
»QPR boss Hughes hints at move for Inter Milan keeper Julio Cesar
»Rennes complete loan deal for Villa's Makoun
»Norwich confirm signing of Tettey from Rennes
»QPR move for Tottenham's Dawson stalls over personal terms
»Fulham showing interest in West Brom's Odemwingie
»Man City's Mancini confident of snapping up Swansea's Sinclair
»Cardiff secure services of Smith from QPR
By Sbue
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