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Sunday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Brazilian forward Robinho has not ruled out a return to Manchester City after this summer's World Cup in South Africa and tipped boss Roberto Mancini to guide the side to a Champions League place next season.
Full story: Daily Star

Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill wants James Milner to commit to one more season at Villa Park, in a repeat of the Gareth Barry saga from two years ago. Manchester City are currently refusing to meet the £30m price tag and O'Neill is adamant that he will not let the midfielder go for any less.
Full story: News of the World

Manchester United are considering using their Bulgarian striker Dimitar Berbatov as bait to land Wolfsburg's 24-year-old forward Edin Dzeko.
Full story: Caughtoffside.com

Arsenal have released French defender William Gallas after failing to reach an agreement over a new contract.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is to splash out £30m this summer, with Everton defender Phil Jagielka among his transfer targets. Full story: Mail on Sunday

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown believes Cesc Fabregas "will certainly leave" the Gunners for Barcelona and that manager Arsene Wenger will be powerless to stop the move happening.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

New Real Madrid manager Jose Mourinho is set to make a £30m bid to sign Manchester United's Serbian international defender Nemanja Vidic.
Full story: News of the World

Manchester City are lining up a £15m raid for Roma's 28-year-old French defender Phillipe Mexes.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez says he would only leave Ajax for the Premier League if Manchester United came calling. The 23-year-old scored 49 goals in 48 appearances for the Dutch side last season.
Full story: News of the World

CSKA Moscow's in-demand Serbian playmaker Milos Krasic, 25, has said he would prefer a move to Serie A rather than the Premier League.
Full story: Daily Star

Talks are set to begin between Tottenham and Aston Villa over a swap deal involving Robbie Keane heading to Villa Park, with Gabriel Agbonlahor going to the Spurs.
Full story: News of the World

Birmingham hope an improved bid of £5m will be enough to tempt Palermo to part with their 30-year-old striker Fabrizio Miccoli.
Full story: News of the World

Sunderland are planning a £7m raid on West Ham for their 31-year-old England centre-back Matthew Upson.
Full story: News of the World

Alessandro Diamanti could be on his way back to Italy in a loan move from West Ham to Parma. The 27-year-old scored eight goals in his first season at Upton Park following a £7m move from Livorno but has constantly been linked with a move back to his homeland.
Full story: News of the World

Celtic will try to sign Fulham striker Bobby Zamora, if boss Roy Hodgson, who has been linked with the vacant managerial position at Liverpool, leaves Craven Cottage.
Full story: The People

New Inter Milan manager Rafael Benitez is rumoured to be interested in attempting to lure Liverpool midfielders Alberto Aquilani and Lucas Leiva to Italy from his former club.
Full story: caughtoffside.com

OTHER GOSSIP

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson wants his future sorted out before he heads to the World Cup in South Africa to work as a media pundit - Liverpool plan talks with him in the next 48 hours.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

However, Fulham owner Mohamed Al Fayed is confident that he can keep 62-year-old Hodgson at the club he guided to last season's Europa League final.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Spurs manager Harry Redknapp has turned down £3m-a-year tax free to manage Dubai side Al Ahli and will instead sign a two-year contract extension at White Hart Lane.
Full story: News of the World

AND FINALLY

France captain Patrice Evra has blamed the vuvuzelas for his side's poor start to the World Cup in South Africa. The Manchester United full-back claims he is getting woken up at 6am by people playing the noisy trumpet-like instruments and that the players can't hear each other out on the pitch.
Full story: The People



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see also
Sunday's Scottish gossip
13 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Saturday's gossip column
12 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
12 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Friday's gossip column
10 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Friday's World Cup 2010 round-up
11 Jun 10 |  World Cup 2010
Friday's Scottish gossip
11 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Thursday's gossip column
10 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Thursday's Scottish gossip
10 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Wednesday's gossip column
09 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Wednesday's Scottish gossip
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