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Tuesday's gossip column

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0950 GMT: The United States are keen on England's proposed training base for next year's World Cup. England boss Fabio Capello has been impressed with the Royal Bafokeng sports campus near Rustenburg but has delayed a final decision as he was unhappy with the grass on the training pitches.
Full story: Daily Mirror


Manchester City could make a £12m bid for Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm in January.
Full story: The Sun

Aston Villa striker John Carew is a £5m target for Turkish giants Fenerbahce.
Full story: Daily Mirror

West Ham boss Gianfranco Zola is planning to make a move for former Inter Milan striker Adriano, who is available on a free transfer from Brazilian side Flamengo.
Full story: The Sun

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has played down rumours of a move for Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko next summer.
Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham's out-of-favour striker Robbie Keane is a loan target for Celtic.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Portsmouth's Algerian midfielder Nadir Belhadj is frustrated at being on the bench and is willing to quit the club in January in order to make sure of a place at the World Cup.
Full story: The Sun

Wigan manager Roberto Martinez has arranged a behind-closed-doors match in order to take a look at Angola defender Francisco Zuela, who plays for Russian side FC Kuban.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Liverpool will complete the signing of highly-rated 16-year-old Kristján Gauti Emilsson later this week. The central defender, who plays for Icelandic champions FH, has also had trials with Manchester United and Rangers.
Full story: Daily Mail

Barcelona winger Jeffren Suarez, who was once a target for Arsenal, has been offered to Wigan, Blackburn and Everton. (Daily Mirror)

Nottingham Forest are to make a £2m offer for Plymouth striker Jamie Mackie. (The Sun)


England manager Fabio Capello will not allow David Beckham to act as an ambassador for the country's 2018 World Cup bid during next year's tournament in South Africa.
Full story: The Sun

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has apologised to his squad following reports of a bust-up with striker James Beattie after the 2-0 defeat by Arsenal.
Full story: Daily Mail

Football's governing body Fifa has stopped Aston Villa's signing of Australian midfielder Reece Caira. Fifa rules state that the 16-year-old cannot play until he is 18, in January 2011.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti says it is his midfield, and not goalkeeper Petr Cech, that is to blame for the defeat at Manchester City.
Full story: The Guardian


Arsenal midfielder Cesc Fabregas admits his side are facing an uphill battle this season, because they are too small. The side that took to the field against Stoke on Saturday had the shortest average height of any of the Premier League clubs.
Full story: The Sun

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

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