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Friday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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1243 GMT: Arsenal have been told by Nice they must pay £13m if they want to sign France's 23-year-old striker Loic Remy.
Full story: Daily Mail

1024 GMT: Fulham's attempts to take on Al-Ittihad's Egyptian star striker Mohamed Nagy have ended in failure. (Sky Sports)

0945 GMT: Birmingham are about to smash the club transfer record with the £11m signing of Estudiantes striker Mauro Boselli.
Full story: Daily Mirror


Middlesbrough have placed a £9m price tag on Adam Johnson with Manchester City closing in on the winger. The former England Under-21 star requested permission to speak to the Eastlands club earlier this week.
Full story: Daily Express

AC Milan are adamant striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar will not be moving to the Premier League before the end of the month. Arsenal, Everton, West Ham and Tottenham had been interested in signing the Netherlands international.
Full story: The Sun

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Tottenham have rejected an £8m bid from Birmingham for striker Roman Pavlyuchenko. The north London club are keen to recoup as much of the £14m they paid for the Russia international.
Full story: Daily Mail

Spurs have demanded £10m for the Russian, plus another £3m in add-ons with the Blues refusing to stump up the £13m being asked for in total.
Full story: Guardian

Newcastle have joined the list of clubs wanting to sign Crystal Palace forward Victor Moses by matching the £1.5m bid being offered by West Brom. Nottingham Forest are also interested in the highly rated striker.
Full story: The Times

Goalkeeper Asmir Begovic looks set to join Portsmouth team-mate Younes Kaboul at Tottenham as the south coast club attempt to raise funds to address their £60m financial crisis.
Full story: Daily Mail

Sunderland have made a £1.5m move for Manchester City striker Benjani after the Zimbabwe centre-forward had looked close to sealing a transfer to West Ham.
Full story: Daily Mail

Birmingham are keen on securing the services of Aruna Dindane on loan from Lens after the move of the Ivory Coast striker to Bolton fell through. The French club are eyeing a £4m deal.
Full story: Daily Mail

Celtic are planning to add a defender and a striker before the transfer window closes, with the club set to increase their £2.5m offer for Preston North End centre-back Sean St Ledger.
Full story: Guardian


Manchester City's owners in Abu Dhabi are considering offloading chief executive Garry Cook in the summer having become increasingly frustrated over his leadership style and publicity gaffes.
Full story: The Guardian

Hull City are desperate to address their £10m debt and rising wage bill and chairman Adam Pearson has said the club will listen to offers for all of his players.
Full story: Daily Star

Portsmouth boss Avram Grant is considering walking out at Fratton Park after defender Younes Kaboul and Asmir Begovic were sold to help raise funds. The Israeli insisted last month no player would be sold without his prior approval.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon faces another three weeks on the sidelines because of a groin strain. The England international has not played since 28 December.
Full story: Guardian

Despite loaning Robinho to Brazilian club Santos, Manchester City must pay about £70,000 to fund the striker's wages, with Santos searching for sponsors to help fund the remaining £35,000.
Full story: The Times


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see also
Transfers - January 2010
27 Jan 10 |  Football
Friday's Scottish gossip
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Thursday's gossip column
28 Jan 10 |  Gossip
Thursday's Scottish gossip
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Wednesday's gossip column
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Wednesday's Scottish gossip
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Tuesday's gossip column
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Tuesday's Scottish gossip
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