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Saturday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally


1900 GMT: Wigan in talks with striker Victor Moses after agreeing fee with Crystal Palace. (Sky)

1745 GMT: West Ham co-owner David Sullivan says the club hope to sign a Brazilian striker on Monday. (Sky)

0900 GMT: Sunderland boss Steve Bruce has defended the club following Wigan counterpart Roberto Martinez's criticism of their pursuit of defender Maynor Figueroa. (Press Association)


Liverpool winger Ryan Babel has been informed by manager Rafael Benitez that he will not be sold before the January transfer window closes on Monday.
Full story: The Times

Birningham have, meanwhile, made a fresh inquiry for Babel and had an improved £9m bid for Roman Pavlyuchenko turned down by Tottenham.
Full story: Daily Mail

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan will not prevent Maynor Figueroa leaving for "a good club" despite the Honduras international signing a new contract on Friday.
Full story: Daily Mail

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has made a fresh offer for Marouane Chamakh in a bid to snap up the Bordeaux striker on a pre-contract.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester City have made a £7m move for Parma midfielder McDonald Mariga.
Full story: Daily Mail

Wolves have held talks with Blackburn Rovers striker Jason Roberts and hope to conclude a £2m deal.
Full story: Daily Mail

David Dunn has urged Blackburn to bring in James Beattie from Stoke as Benni McCarthy's replacement. (Daily Mirror)
Full story: Daily Mirror


John Terry faces an anxious wait to discover if further damaging revelations regarding his private life will cost him the England captaincy. (Various)

Rafael Benitez has warned Liverpool that they must deliver on a string of promises if he is not to be lured away by Juventus in the summer.
Full story: Daily Mail

Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has suggested that the way he man-manages his thirtysomethings at the club will hold the key to the club's hopes of winning the Premier League title.
Full story: The Guardian

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has warned his players to be wary of Wayne Rooney's gamesmanship in Sunday's league match between the Gunners and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium.
Full story: Daily Mail

Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon has suffered a fresh setback and could need a hernia operation only four months before the start of the World Cup.
Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has demanded that the club's fans end their obscene taunts directed at Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger.
Full story: Daily Mail

West Ham are to hand Tottenham a £5,000 bill for putting up Eidur Gudjohnsen in a plush London hotel and paying for a medical before he opted for a last-minute move to Spurs.
Full story: Sun

Martin O'Neill is furious with Arsenal chief Arsene Wenger for labelling Aston Villa a long ball team after the goalless draw between the sides in mid-week at Villa Park.
Full story: Daily Mirror


Boss Roberto Mancini is so sure about his Manchester City future he is looking for a house in the area.
Full story: Independent

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

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