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Monday's gossip column

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally


Tottenham are hoping to sign Valencia's Vicente in the January transfer window with the left-sided midfielder reported to be keen to leave the Spanish club. (Spanish radio station Cadena Ser)

Newcastle United are willing to splash out £5m for Leeds forward Jermaine Beckford. (The Sun)

West Brom are looking to sign Coventry forward Leon Best, 23, on loan ahead of a permanent deal in January.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Bolton are set to release Andy O'Brien in the next transfer window if the 30-year-old centre-half wants to join a Championship club.
Full story: Daily Mirror


Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson could be in trouble with the Football Association for expressing his displeasure over referee Martin Atkinson after Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Chelsea.

Disputing the free-kick that led to John Terry's headed goal and the failure to see Didier Drogba's foul on Wes Brown, Ferguson said: "You lose faith in the refereeing sometimes." (Various)
Full story: Guardian

Hull chairman Adam Pearson could be set to give manager Phil Brown until the end of the season to prove himself.

With many predicting Brown's sacking on the back of Hull's poor run, the recently appointed chief said: "If you stay strong and dig in, then I think it is a decent solution."

Full story: Daily Mirror

Former Middlesbrough boss Gareth Southgate is being lined up to return to employment as manager at Brighton and Hove Albion. (The Sun)

Former Scotland football captain Colin Hendry has signed up for the new TV series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here! The 43-year-old's wife, Denise, died in July.
Full story: The Sun


Former Manchester United winger Lee Sharpe has revealed in a forthcoming book that David Beckham used to do everything for him.

On his former Old Trafford team-mate, Sharpe says: "He'd clean my shoes, make me cups of tea and even came in to one of my fan club afternoons." (The Sun)

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see also
Transfers - November 2009
30 Nov 09 |  Football
Sunday's gossip column
08 Nov 09 |  Gossip
Saturday's gossip column
07 Nov 09 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
07 Nov 09 |  Scottish Premier
Friday's gossip column
06 Nov 09 |  Gossip
Friday's Scottish gossip
06 Nov 09 |  Scottish Premier

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