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Sunday's gossip column - transfers and rumours

TransfersOther gossipAnd finally

TRANSFER GOSSIP

Tottenham have placed a £150m price tag on Wales international Gareth Bale, 22.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Spurs midfielder Luka Modric, 26, is Manchester United's top summer transfer target with the Red Devils eyeing up a £50m move.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Belgian defender Jan Vertonghen, 24, has alerted Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester United that Ajax may be planning to sell him in the summer transfer window.
Full story: Metro

Liverpool are set to make an £8m bid for Real Madrid midfielder Esteban Granero, 24.
Full story: Caught Offside

Roma have lined up a loan move for Tottenham defender Verdan Corluka, 25.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Catania striker Maxi Lopez, 27, is reported to have agreed terms for a transfer to Fulham, but AC Milan are hoping to hijack the deal.
Full story: Metro

Lazio have joined Manchester United and Liverpool in the chase for Sporting Lisbon striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel, 22.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Stoke boss Tony Pulis has told striker Kenwyne Jones, 27, to forget about a £5m move to Saudi side Al-Hilal.
Full story: Sunday Express

Sunderland boss Martin O'Neill has conceded that the club are taking a calculated gamble in allowing goalkeeper Craig Gordon's contract to run down. The Scotland international, 29, who joined from Hearts in 2007 for £9m but has suffered numerous injuries, could be dispatched on loan to a Championship club to build fitness.
Full story: the Times (subscription required)

Spurs boss Harry Redknapp has blocked QPR's move for Croatian midfielder Niko Kranjcar, 27.
Full story: the Sun

Newcastle's hopes of landing James Tomkins, 22, for £4m are over after the defender signed a four-year contract extension at West Ham.
Full story: the People

Manchester United are in talks to sign Crystal Palace defender Nathaniel Clyne, 20, for £3m.
Full story: Manchester Evening News

OTHER GOSSIP

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp believes Manchester City counterpart Roberto Mancini must deliver results or face the sack.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish has hailed Robbie Keane's stunning two-goal display at Wolves and admitted he wants to sign the striker, 31, who is on loan from LA Galaxy, on a long-term deal.
Full story: Sunday Express

Liverpool boss Kenny Dalglish has threatened to get rid of his underperforming stars after they suffered a humiliating defeat at Bolton.
Full story: Mail on Sunday

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew wants Danny Guthrie, 24, and Fabricio Coloccini, 29, to sign contract extensions.
Full story: Sunday Mirror

Former Bolton manager Sammy Lee, 52, is ready to make a surprise return to Wanderers as youth-team coach in what will be his fourth job at the club.
Full story: the People

Stoke trio Peter Crouch, Matthew Etherington and Matthew Upson have been sounded out over the possibility of representing Great Britain at this summer's Olympic Games.
Full story: Stoke Sentinel

AND FINALLY

The early kick-off between Norwich and Chelsea on Saturday was a unique Premier League game, after the entire first half passed without a single foul.
Full story: Metro



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see also
Sunday's Scottish gossip
22 Jan 12 |  Scotland
Saturday's gossip column
21 Jan 12 |  Gossip
Saturday's Scottish gossip
21 Jan 12 |  Scotland
Friday's gossip column
20 Jan 12 |  Gossip
Friday's Scottish gossip
20 Jan 12 |  Scotland
Thursday's gossip column
19 Jan 12 |  Gossip
Thursday's Scottish gossip
19 Jan 12 |  Scotland
Wednesday's gossip column
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Wednesday's Scottish gossip
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Transfers - January 2012
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