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Last Updated: Thursday, 27 December 2007, 07:51 GMT
Thursday's gossip column
Transfer rumoursOther gossipAnd finally ...

TRANSFER RUMOURS

Dinamo Zagreb president Zdravko Mamic is in London for talks with several clubs including Manchester City, Tottenham and Chelsea over the transfer of Luka Modric. (The Times)

Derby want to bring striker Arturo Lupoli back to Pride Park from Italian side Fiorentina. (The Sun)

AC Milan striker Ronaldo is set for a return to his native Brazil with Flamengo. (The Sun)

Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has given Iraqi midfielder Nashat Akram a 10-day trial. (The Sun)

Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann will decide in the next 72 hours whether to take up an offer from German club Wolfsburg. (Daily Mail)

Aston Villa and Bolton are likely to edge out Newcastle after being linked with a move for Sporting Braga defender Alberto Rodriguez. (Daily Mail)

Bolton will finalise a deal for Israel midfielder Tamir Cohen when the January transfer window opens. (Daily Mail)

Sheffield United boss Bryan Robson will raid his former club Manchester United for defender Phil Bardsley. (Daily Mirror)

Aston Villa's Shaun Maloney will not return to Scotland. (Daily Mirror)

Villa team-mate Gary Cahill is being chased by Sunderland, Wigan and Sheffield United. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea boss Avram Grant will be forced into spending in the January transfer window because of a mounting selection crisis. (Daily Mirror)

Alex McLeish wants to bring compatriots Kris Boyd and James McFadden to Birmingham. (The Sun)

Aston Villa defender Olof Mellberg will leave in January if Martin O'Neill secures the signing of Jose Bosingwa from Porto or Valencia's Miguel. (The Sun)

Manchester United are favourites to sign Alan Hutton from Rangers on a 6m deal. (The Sun)

Rangers winger Chris Burke will snub offers to go on loan as he attempts to win a regular start. (Daily Express)

Spanish Second Division promotion hopefuls Cadiz hope to sign Kilmarnock forward David Fernandez. (The Sun)

OTHER GOSSIP

Manchester City boss Sven-Goran Eriksson is keen to keep Micah Richards at the club for the rest of his career and has offered the defender a new 2.3m-a-year contract. (Various)

Chris Coleman is expected to be replaced as Real Sociedad manager by Javier Irueta after the club's presidential elections on 4 January. (Daily Mail)

AND FINALLY

Elano's friends in Ukraine are mystified by the Brazilian's scintillating form with Manchester City and do not recognise the former Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder when watching him on TV. (Various)



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