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Saturday's gossip column

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally

TRANSFER RUMOURS

England striker Peter Crouch could be on his way out of Liverpool in the summer after becoming an after-thought in boss Rafa Benitez's strategy. (Daily Mail)

Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan was at Ibrox on Thursday to watch Sporting Lisbon goalkeeper Rui Patricio and midfielder Miguel Veloso play Rangers. (Daily Mail).

Manchester City are the latest Premier League club showing an interest in taking Brazilian star Ronaldinho from Barcelona. (Daily Mail).

Chelsea manager Avram Grant is interested in Ajax's 25million-rated striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar. (Daily Mirror)

England defender Rio Ferdinand is set to sign a new five-year contract with Manchester United, keeping him at the club until he is 34. (Sun)

Italian giants Roma are the latest club to show interest in misfit Chelsea striker Andriy Shevchenko. (Daily Mail).

Wolves boss Mick McCarthy is eyeing up a move for 3m-rated Hearts defender Christophe Berra, 23, after watching him against Rangers. (Daily Mirror)

OTHER GOSSIP

Chelsea assistant manager Steve Clarke is ready to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of the season to pursue a managerial career. (Various)

Chelsea boss Avram Grant has implied that Frank Lampard is demanding more money than Chelsea are prepared to pay him as talks reach a head over a new contract. (Independent)

American goalkeeper Kasey Keller is willing to stay with Fulham even if they are relegated this season. (Daily Star)

AND FINALLY

West Brom's Belgian defender Carl Hoefkens is known by his team-mates as Wolverine because of his uncanny resemblance to the X-Men superhero. (Daily Star)

Barnsley's Robert Kozluk hung a joke sign on Chelsea's dressing room before their shock FA Cup win in the last round, that read: "Sorry, toilets out of order". (Sun)




see also
Friday's gossip column
04 Apr 08 |  Gossip
Thursday's gossip column
03 Apr 08 |  Gossip
Wednesday's gossip column
02 Apr 08 |  Gossip
Transfers - April 2008
01 Apr 08 |  Gossip


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