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Tuesday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Liverpool have been given the green light to make a £17m bid for Sevilla's 25-year-old striker Alvaro Negredo.
Full story: Talksport

Manchester United are planning a £25m move for Barcelona's 22-year-old defensive midfielder Sergio Busquets.
Full story: Caughtoffside.com

Italian side Napoli have told Manchester City that their 22-year-old Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is not for sale, at any cost. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentis said: " I wouldn't even sell him for 50m euros. I would say no if Manchester City wanted him."
Full story: Daily Mirror

Manchester City full-back Wayne Bridge will sign a loan deal with West Ham in time to face Arsenal in the Premier League on Saturday. The Hammers have agreed to meet the full cost of Bridge's £70,000-a-week wages.
Full story: Daily Star

Former England captain David Beckham, 35, is willing to take a pay cut to force through a loan move from Los Angeles Galaxy to Tottenham.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp is planning a surprise bid for Everton's 33-year-old full-back Phil Neville.
Full story: Daily Mail

Spurs are interested in Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar, 28, and the Toffees could agree a swap deal for striker Robbie Keane with the north London club.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea are also pondering a £3m bid for South African Pienaar.
Full story: Daily Mail

However, the Blues look set to be pipped by Inter Milan in the race to sign Sao Paulo forward Lucas Piazon. The 15-year-old Brazilian has been dubbed the "new Kaka".
Full story: Talksport

Aston Villa have raised their bid for Blackpool skipper Charlie Adam to £3.5m as they battle with Midlands rivals Birmingham to sign the 25-year-old midfielder.
Full story: Daily Mail

Fulham want to sign Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips in a £4m deal, although the 29-year-old would have to take a drop in wages to move to Craven Cottage.
Full story: the Sun

Arsenal goalkeeper Manuel Almunia has told friends that his future lies away from the Emirates and Turkish side Galatasaray look to be favourites to sign him.
Full story: Daily Star

Wolves have turned their attention to Portsmouth midfielder Michael Brown after failing to capture Steve Sidwell from Midlands rivals Aston Villa.
Full story: Metro.co.uk

OTHER GOSSIP

Argentina legend Diego Maradona will hold talks next month about managing an English club - and Blackburn could be favourites to land him.
Full story: the Sun

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish says his West Ham counterpart Avram Grant should ask Karren Brady to stop discussing his team.
Full story: Daily Mirror

OTHER GOSSIP

Just how good are the players in the Premier League? Not that good, according to 50,000 professional players, managers and journalists from around the globe. For the first time, Fifa's team of the year did not include one English-based player. The team was made up of six Barcelona players, three Inter Milan stars and two Real Madrid players.
Full story: the Sun



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see also
Monday's gossip column
10 Jan 11 |  Gossip
Monday's Scottish gossip
10 Jan 11 |  Scotland
Sunday's gossip column
09 Jan 11 |  Gossip
Sunday's Scottish gossip
09 Jan 11 |  Scotland
Transfers - January 2011
31 Jan 11 |  Football


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