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Monday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Wolves boss Mick McCarthy hopes to have Michael Mancienne on loan from Chelsea again next season. The 22-year-old made 33 appearances last season as Wolves finished a respectable 15th in the Premier League. (Birmingham Mail)


Manchester United could make a move for Raul after the 32-year-old striker admitted he is likely to leave Real Madrid after 17 years at the Bernabeu.
Full story: imScouting

Real Madrid have beaten Manchester City to the signing of Brazil right-back Maicon, the 28-year-old having played for new Real boss Jose Mourinho at Inter Milan last season.
Full story: the Sun

West Ham boss Avram Grant has cooled his interest in free agent Juan Roman Riquelme. The 32-year-old former Barcelona, Villarreal and Boca Juniors midfielder would demand a £50,000-a-week deal.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Everton manager David Moyes is keen to sign Landon Donovan on a permanent deal after the United States forward had a loan spell at Goodison Park last season. (Daily Express)

West Bromwich Albion are hopeful of signing Sunderland goalkeeper Marton Fulop, with a host of other clubs, including Olympiakos, interested in the 27-year-old.
Full story: Daily Mail

Lazio are ready and willing to offer £8m to land Portsmouth duo Nadir Belhadj and Kevin-Prince Boateng.
Full story: Daily Mail

Burnley hope to tie up a £1m deal for Sheffield United striker Billy Sharp but Leeds United and Doncaster Rovers will crank up their interest in the 24-year-old.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Middlesbrough boss Gordon Strachan is eyeing further signings as Nicky Bailey looks set to complete a £1.4m move from Charlton.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Hull midfielder Jimmy Bullard has been given permission to talk to Celtic about a possible loan move.
Full story: Daily Star

Liverpool midfielder Javier Mascherano will not be leaving Anfield to join former Reds boss Rafael Benitez at Inter Milan after the Italian club refused to pay the £30m asking price.
Full story: Daily Star


Fabio Capello will only remain as England manager if he has the unequivocal support of the Football Association following Sunday's 4-1 defeat by Germany.
Full story: Daily Telegraph

Referee Jorge Larrionda, one of the men who failed to spot that Frank Lampard's first-half shot had crossed the line, was involved in a similar incident six years ago when Brazil striker Adriano was denied a goal during a World Cup qualifier against Colombia.
Full story: Daily Mail

Javi Martinez is set to step in for Xavi Alonso if the Spain midfielder fails to recover from a sprained ankle in time to face Portugal tomorrow, leaving Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas on the bench once more. (Daily Express)

Former Manchester City boss Mark Hughes has been offered the manager's job at Dubai club Al Ahli
Full story: Daily Mail

England midfielder Joe Cole will decide on his club future within the next two weeks, with Inter Milan the latest team to show an interest. Chelsea announced earlier this month that Cole would be leaving on a free transfer this summer.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Fulham manager Roy Hodgson has told club officials at Anfield that he will not become the next Liverpool manager unless he is guaranteed a transfer kitty.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce has told defender Zurab Khizaishvili he has no future at Ewood Park.
Full story: Sky Sports


England have received sympathy from an unlikely source following Sunday's loss to Germany. Diego Maradona, scorer of the infamous 'Hand of God' goal against England in the 1986 World Cup, has expressed sympathy towards England after officials failed to spot Frank Lampard's shot had crossed the line.
Full story: Daily Telegraph

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see also
Monday's World Cup round-up
28 Jun 10 |  World Cup 2010
Monday's Scottish gossip
28 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Sunday's gossip column
26 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Sunday's Scottish gossip
27 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Saturday's gossip column
25 Jun 10 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
26 Jun 10 |  Scottish Premier
Transfers - June 2010
21 Jun 10 |  Football

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