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Tuesday's gossip column

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally


1238 GMT: Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure will not be joining Manchester City after his agent Dimitri Seluk stated that "bigger clubs" are interested in the player.
Full story: Sky Sports

1007 GMT: Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has joined Everton manager David Moyes and Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill by saying that Old Firm pair Rangers and Celtic should be allowed to join the Premier League.
Full story: The Sun


Barcelona are closing in on a deal for Manchester City forward Robinho. Initially, the European Champions will pay a £6m "arrangement fee" to take the player on loan in January ahead of a permanent move in the summer.
Full story: The Sun

Alternatively, Robinho's reluctance to move on loan to the Nou Camp as opposed to a permanent deal could scupper the deal.
Full story: Daily Mail

City manager Mark Hughes is keen on bringing highly rated, 14-year-old QPR striker Raheem Sterling to Eastlands. Hughes is willing to offer the London club £1m plus two of his fringe players on loan.
Full story: Daily Mirror

After having their request for a 'stay' on the transfer ban imposed by Fifa for being found guilty of inducing Gaël Kakuta to break his contract, Chelsea have made Franck Ribery their top transfer target and hope to sign the Bayern Munich midfielder when the January window opens.
Full story: Daily Telegraph

However, Manchester United and Manchester City are set to rival Chelsea for the signing of Ribery after reports suggested Bayern Munich are ready to cash in on the French international.
Full story: Independent


Blackburn Rovers boss Sam Allardyce is chasing Hadjuk Split's Bosnian winger Senijad Ibricic.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester United are keeping tabs on Bordeaux striker Marouane Chamakh, who was courted by Sunderland, West Ham and Arsenal in the summer.
Full story: Daily Mail

Bolton are weighing up a £3m move for Everton striker James Vaughan, ending Derby's hopes of taking the player on loan.
Full story: Daily Mail


Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher believes he is being targeted by referees because of the comments made about him by Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger in September. Wenger accused one unnamed player, believed to be Fletcher, of constantly getting away with fouls against his side when the sides met at Old Trafford in August.
Full story: Various

Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner is set to undergo a hernia operation and faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea defender Ashley Cole faces a race against time to be fit to face former club Arsenal on 29 November. The England international played against Manchester United on Sunday with a depressed fracture of the tibia, which he aggravated during the match.
Full story: Daily Star

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure wants his younger brother, Barcelona midfielder Yaya, to join him at Eastlands.
Full story: Daily Star


Blackpool boss Ian Holloway wore a £12.99 charity shop suit for last Saturday's win over Scunthorpe as a forfeit dished out by his players. "Anybody who has been late or forgotten their kit faces a hearing and I was found guilty," said Holloway. (The Sun)

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

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