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Sunday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

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Manchester City face another fight to hold on to Carlos Tevez, with Inter Milan coach Leonardo keen to sign the striker for £25m in the summer. The Argentine handed in a transfer request at Eastlands earlier this season.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Real Madrid will make their move for Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard in the summer with manager Jose Mourinho to be handed a £25m kitty to land the England 30-year-old star.
Full story: The People

Stoke City boss Tony Pulis will renew his bid to sign Liverpool's Greek defender Sotirios Kyrgiakos.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Chelsea and Real Madrid are set to fight it out for the services of Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery. The Frenchman is contracted until 2015.
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With Edwin van der Sar retiring at the end of the season, Manchester United have stepped up their quest to find a new goalkeeper as they battle with Bayern Munich over Schalke 04 and Germany's number one Manuel Neuer, valued at £22m.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is keen to bring in Portuguese international centre-back Pepe from Real Madrid to beef up his defence.
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Sir Alex Ferguson is looking to sign up Argentine wonder boy Juan Manuel Iturbe. Dubbed the new Lionel Messi, the striker is set to go to Portuguese club Porto when he turns 18 but insiders claims the move will be short-term.
Full story: The People

Newcastle are keeping close tabs on Ajax and Moroccan striker Mounir El Hamdaoui as they being their search for a replacement for offloaded Andy Carroll.
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Manchester City are in talks with representatives of Barcelona right-back Dani Alves as they prepare a £42m bid for the 27-year-old.
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Chelsea are hoping to make another attempt at landing Newcastle defensive midfielder Cheik Tiote in three months after failing to sign the 24-year-old Ivory Coast star in the latest transfer window.
Full story: News of the World - subscription only


Mike Ashley has no intention of selling Newcastle United and has re-affirmed his commitment to staying in charge at St James' Park.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Frustrated Spurs forward Roman Pavlyuchenko has warned manager Harry Redknapp he will quit the club if he is kept on the bench.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Some of Chelsea's biggest stars could face a potential tax bill of almost £12m after the club announced that the taxman is investigating their image rights contracts.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

New Chelsea signing Fernando Torres has claimed his desire to leave Liverpool was motivated by the Anfield club breaking promises made to him about investment in the team.
Full story: Sunday Telegraph

Former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez is being shortlisted to take over at crisis club Juventus after a miserable time in charge of Inter Milan.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed he would like Serb Dragan Stojkovic to replace him at the Emirates. The Yugoslavia legend played under the Frenchman at Nagoya Grampus Eight in Japan. "Our ideas are the same and we both strive for perfect football," Wenger said.
Full story: News of the World - subscription only


West Ham striker Benni McCarthy has been fined almost £200,000 by the club for failing to meet fitness targets as he struggles with his weight.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

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see also
Sunday's Scottish gossip
06 Feb 11 |  Scotland
Saturday's gossip column
05 Feb 11 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
05 Feb 11 |  Scotland
Friday's gossip column
04 Feb 11 |  Gossip
Friday's Scottish gossip
04 Feb 11 |  Scotland
Transfers - February 2011
01 Feb 11 |  Football
Transfers - January 2011
31 Jan 11 |  Football

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