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Sunday's gossip column

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally


Manchester City will smash their own Premier League transfer record in January and buy 20-year-old Argentine striker Sergio Aguero from Atletico Madrid for 35m. (News of the World)

Meanwhile, City right-back Nedum Onuoha, who is frustrated at a lack of first-team opportunities, is a January transfer target for Blackburn. (News of the World)

Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill is leading the race to sign Sheffield United's 6m-rated 19-year-old defender Kyle Naughton. (News of the World)

Bolton, Everton and Tottenham are interested in Cardiff's 8m-rated winger Joe Ledley. (Various)

Everton are also poised to make a 6m bid for Napoli defender Fabiona Santacroce, but face competition from AC Milan and Barcelona. (News of the World)


Manchester United are ready to make Cristiano Ronaldo the highest-paid player in Premier League history by offering him a new 150,000-a-week contract to stop him joining Spanish giants Real Madrid. (Various)

New Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp will collect a 4m bonus if he keeps Spurs in the Premier League. (Sunday Mirror)

Former Leeds and Aston Villa manager David O'Leary is in the frame to succeed Iain Dowie as QPR boss. (Sunday Express)

Meanwhile, former West Ham and Charlton manager Alan Curbishley is being lined up as the next manager of Ipswich. (News of the World)

Former Bolton and Newcastle boss Sam Allardyce could head a consortium to buy Championship side Nottingham Forest. (News of the World)


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see also
Saturday's gossip column
01 Nov 08 |  Gossip
Friday's gossip column
31 Oct 08 |  Gossip
Thursday's gossip column
30 Oct 08 |  Gossip
Wednesday's gossip column
29 Oct 08 |  Gossip
Tuesday's gossip column
28 Oct 08 |  Gossip
Transfers - October 2008
31 Oct 08 |  Football

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