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Last Updated: Sunday, 25 February 2007, 11:44 GMT
Sunday's gossip column
Transfer rumoursOther gossipAnd finally...


Manchester United are preparing a summer move for Shunsuke Nakamura. (The People)

Juan Pablo Angel is considering a return to River Plate next season and Aston Villa are prepared to let the striker leave. (News of the World)

Fulham midfielder Papa Bouba Diop is being lined up for a move to West Ham if the Hammers escape the drop. (News of the World)

Argentinian defender Ezequiel Garay claims he is being tracked by Manchester United. (News of the World)

Blackburn are planning to give Southampton striker Gregorz Rasiak another chance in the Premiership. (News of the World)

Arsenal and Tottenham are eyeing Ghana midfielder Ahmed Barusso who is currently with Italian side Rimini. (News of the World)

Athletico Madrid have admitted that they expect Fernando Torres to exit the club leaving Manchester United in pole position to capture the Spain striker in a 27m deal. (News of the World)

AC Milan are on the verge of making a sensational swoop for Celtic keeper Artur Boruc. (Sunday Mail)

Arsenal are braced to make a 20m summer swoop for Barcelona's Samuel Eto'o. (Sunday Express, People)

But the unsettled Cameroon forward could also be a target for Chelsea, who would be prepared to offer a staggering 50m. (News of the World)

Middlesbrough are eyeing a 3m summer move for West Brom striker Diomansy Kamara. (Sunday Mirror)

Sunderland boss Roy Keane is ready to offer big money for striker Craig Bellamy if he is unloaded by Liverpool. (Sunday Mirror)

And he is also keen on taking Aston Villa's Aaron Hughes on loan for the rest of the season. (News of the World)

Liverpool midfielder Xabi Alonso has snubbed a bid by Barcelona to take him back to Spain. (News of the World)

Reading are aiming to take Bobby Zamora from West Ham at the end of the season. (People)

Former club Newcastle want to hijack Jonathan Woodgate's permanent move to Middlesbrough. (News of the World)

Manchester United could lure Celtic midfielder Shunsuke Nakamura to Old Trafford. (People)

Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp is interested in bringing former Tottenham and West Ham striker Fredi Kanoute back to the Premiership. (Sunday Express).

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho could hand Glen Johnson a second chance at Chelsea and bring him back from his loan spell at Portsmouth while shipping Paulo Ferreira out of Stamford Bridge at the end of the season. (People)

Manchester City, Tottenham and West Brom are keen on signing 19-year-old Newcastle defender Paul Huntington in the summer. (News of the World)

Kenny Milne, Jack Ross and Stephen O'Donnell have yet to accept offers of extended contracts with Falkirk. (Sunday Mail)


Gary Neville was dropped from the Manchester United team to face Fulham for swearing at boss Sir Alex Ferguson during the midweek match against Lille. (The People)

Theo Walcott will play in the Carling Cup final against Chelsea - but it will be his last game of the season. The winger will undergo surgery on his shoulder injury after the clash in Cardiff ruling him out for the rest of the campaign. (News of the World)

West Ham's new owners are considering taking legal action against the previous board over the signings of Javier Mascherano and Carlos Tevez. (News of the World)

Nicolas Anelka says he is happy to end his career with Bolton. (News of the World)

Roman Abramovic has signalled the end of Jose Mourinho's Chelsea reign by refusing to confirm he will still be the Blues manager next season. (News of the World)

Premiership chairmen will be forced to cutting ticket prices because fans have had enough of being ripped off. (The Observer)

Manchester United defender Mikael Silvestre has denied rumours he is to quit Old Trafford at the end of the season. (News of the World)

Atletico Madrid have opened the door for Manchester United to swoop for striker Fernando Torres. (News of the World)

Former player Ray Ranson has emerged as a possible contender in the 80m takeover battle for Manchester City. (Sunday Mirror)

Celtic striker Kenny Miller is taking a cocktail of 24 pills per day to play through the pain of infected wisdom teeth. (News of the World)

Livingston could be docked points by the Scottish Football League after tearing up defender Manu Dorado's contract. (News of the World)


Arsenal's teenage Brazilian star Denilson is to reward himself with a trip to Madame Tussauds if the Gunners win the Carling Cup final. (People)

Uefa are to launch an investigation after a Barcelona fan spat at Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard.

Liverpool defender John Arne Riise is struggling to repay debts of 1.5m in his native Norway. (Mail on Sunday)

AC Milan manager Carlo Ancelotti was caught out at Celtic last week by an eager official. The Italian was asked to put out his cigarette while in the dug-out after being told Parkhead was no-smoking. (Sunday Express)

The 'Nutter with the putter' Craig Bellamy was brought a book on anger management in the Liverpool Secret Santa at Christmas. (The People)

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