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Monday's gossip column

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally


Arsenal and Manchester United are battling it out to sign 15-year-old midfielder Dominic Vose, who is on Fulham's books. (Mirror)

Bolton want Chelsea's 19-year-old defender Jack Cork, who is currently on loan at Southampton. (Mirror)

David Beckham is lining up a second loan deal at AC Milan in the hope of securing a place in England's 2010 World Cup squad. The LA Galaxy midfielder joins the Italians in January, during the MLS close season, and will do it again a year on if it is a success. (Mirror)

QPR, Southampton and Cardiff are in competition to sign 1.5m-rated Leeds midfielder Bradley Johnson. (Mirror)

Doncaster are set to step up their bid to sign Hull's Dean Windass. (Star)


Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson wants to offer Cristiano Ronaldo a new deal to ensure he stays at the club. But chief executive David Gill does not want to increase the midfielder's 120,000-a-week wages. (Various)

Alan Pardew is hanging on to his job as Charlton boss only because the club cannot afford to pay off the remaining 18 months of his contract. (Various)


Arsenal and England midfielder Theo Walcott has revealed that his Mum believes the reason he grew up to be a good footballer is because he was breastfed as a child. (Mirror)

The barber responsible for Wayne Rooney's new shaven-headed look has been revealed as his Manchester United team-mate Rio Ferdinand. The central defender got the clippers out after Rooney got sick of jibes about his thinning hair. (The Sun)

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see also
Sunday's gossip column
02 Nov 08 |  Gossip
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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