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Last Updated: Tuesday, 26 June 2007, 07:10 GMT 08:10 UK
Tuesday's gossip column
Transfer rumoursOther gossipAnd finally ...


Real Madrid and Barcelona are preparing the ground for bids for Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea are facing stiff competition from AC Milan for Brazilian wonderkid Alexandre Pato. (The Sun)

Manchester United will step up their interest in Barcelona striker Eidur Gudjohnsen following Thierry Henry's move to the Nou Camp. (Daily Mirror)

The move for Gudjohnsen is dependent on the successful sale of Alan Smith, Man Utd having accepted a 6m bid from Middlesbrough. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham striker Carlos Tevez admits he is interested in being Henry's replacement at Arsenal. (The Sun)

Charlton striker Darren Bent looks set to complete a 14m move to Tottenham in the next 48 hours. (Daily Star)

Bolton are preparing a 5m raid on Reading for Leroy Lita - with Nicolas Anelka likely to leave The Reebok. (Daily Star)

Preston striker David Nugent is waiting for interest from Everton after having talks with Sunderland and West Ham. (The Sun)

Manchester City will make a 4m bid to snatch Yossi Benayoun from under Liverpool's nose. (Daily Mirror)

Fulham striker Heidar Helguson could be returning to former club Watford. (The Times)

Sunderland boss Roy Keane has made an approach for Wigan's 6million-rated England Under-21 left-back Leighton Baines. (The Sun)

Liverpool outcast Djibril Cisse has been offered to Atletico Madrid in part exchange for Fernando Torres. (Daily Mirror)

Torres is ready to confront his Atletico bosses in an effort to break the deadlock over his propsed move to Anfield. (Daily Mail)

West Brom winger Zoltan Gera is back on Gareth Southgate's shopping list at Middlesbrough. (Daily Mirror)

Parma have made a 6m bid for Man Utd striker Giuseppe Rossi. (The Times)

Atletico Madrid want to sign Jose Antonio Reyes from Arsenal. (Daily Mirror)

Sunderland reject Tommy Miller has been offered a shock chance of Champions League football by Steaua Bucharest. (The Sun)

Portsmouth are in talks to sign Rennes' Nigeria forward John Utaka. (The Times)

Derby are trying to wrap up a 2m deal for West Ham winger Matt Etherington. (Daily Mirror, The Sun)

The Rams also want to sign Bolton's Portuguese striker Ricardo Vaz Te. (Daily Mail)

Birmingham are trying to sign midfielder Olivier Kapo from Juventus on a season-long loan. (Daily Mirror)

Ex-Chelsea midfielder Jody Morris, 29, will train with Charlton in a bid to earn a permanent deal at The Valley. (The Sun)

Luton want to sign 38-year-old striker Paul Furlong, who was released by QPR. (The Times)

Preston boss Paul Simpson has swooped for Leeds former captain Kevin Nicholls. (Daily Mirror)

Bordeaux have admitted that winger Julien Faubert is desperate to join Rangers. (Daily Record)

Celtic playmaker Shunsuke Nakamura seeks clarification on his contract amid reports he has a clause allowing him to leave the SPL champions for 1m. (Various).

Manchester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeicel may return to Falkirk after managerless City brought in another keeper. (Daily Express)

Celtic midfielder Thomas Gravesen is being tracked by Turkish club Besiktas. (Daily Mail)


Barcelona are closing in on Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger to replace Frank Rijkaard. (Daily Star)

Arsenal will offer Arsene Wenger a 50% pay rise in the hope that he signs a new contract in the next week. (The Sun)

Sven-Goran Eriksson intends to bring in current Sweden assistant manager Roland Andersson as his number two. (Various)

Portsmouth technical director Avram Grant will be named Chelsea's new sporting director on 1 July. (Independent)

Reading will continue contract talks with England left-back Nicky Shorey in a bid to put off interest from Newcastle and West Ham. (Guardian)

American tycoon Dan Williams will have talks with Blackburn today about a potential 67m takeover. (Daily Mirror)

Former Hearts boss John Robertson has emerged as the leading candidate to take over as manager of Derry City. (Daily Record)


Fifa and the FA will give Newcastle around 10m in compensation for the injury which sidelined Michael Owen for 10 months. (Various)

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