Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
Tom

Today's Gossip

Recommended Posts

TRANSFER GOSSIP

 

Mark Hughes will be handed a whopping £200m transfer kitty by Manchester City's Arab backers ahead of the January transfer window. (Daily Mirror)

 

David Moyes has warned Tottenham off making an approach for Everton striker Yakubu. (Daily Mail)

 

Chelsea are planning a swoop for Spurs' 19-year-old playmaker Giovani Dos Santos in January. (Sun)

 

But Scolari says he will not "panic buy" in January, despite injuries and suspensions building up within his Chelsea squad. (Daily Express)

 

Young striker Daniel Sturridge could leave Manchester City for nothing after contract talks stumbled. (Sun)

 

Wigan striker Zaki is the shock name on Real Madrid's January shopping list. (Daily Mirror)

 

Meanwhile, CSKA Moscow's Brazilian striker Vagner Love has issued a come-and-get-me plea to Real, insisting he does not want a move to Everton despite David Moyes' interest. (Guardian)

 

Joe Kinnear, boss at Newcastle, has told Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp to forget a bid for goalkeeper Shay Given in January. (Times)

 

Back to top

 

OTHER GOSSIP

 

Fabio Capello will hand a shock England call-up to Chelsea youngster Michael Mancienne, on loan at Wolves, when he names his squad for Wednesday's game against Germany - but there will be no David Beckham. (Sun)

 

Capello will drop Portsmouth goalkeeper David James in favour of a young rival, over fears England are "over-reliant" on the veteran England stopper. (Independent)

 

Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill has slammed the friendly between England and Germany as "pointless". (Daily Express)

 

Ian Holloway heads the list of candidates to replace Maurice Malpas at Swindon. (Daily Mail)

 

Peter Taylor, boss at Wycombe, has emerged as a candidate to replace Aidy Boothroyd at Watford. (Daily Express)

 

Sunderland have rubbished reports that Roy Keane has suddenly quit as manager. The speculation on Friday caused bookies to suspend betting on Keane's future with the club, but the Black Cats described it as "absolute nonsense". (Various)

 

Rafa Benitez has told star striker Fernando Torres that he has no automatic starting place at Liverpool. (Various)

 

Elano has been fined £40,000 following his outburst complaining about a lack of first-team football at Manchester City earlier in the week. (Various)

 

Arsenal youngster Jack Wilshere will be fast-tracked into the England Under-21 set-up, at just 16 years of age, in the spring. (Various)

 

Tony Adams has told Sylvain Distin to "just do your job and play" after Distin voiced concerns about the future of Portsmouth in midweek. (Daily Mail)

 

Dimitar Berbatov wants to mend relations with Spurs fans ahead of Manchester United's trip to White Hart Lane next month. "They showed me the way in English football, I will never have anything bad to say about the club," said the Bulgarian. (Sun)

 

Morten Gamst Pedersen, forgotten man at Blackburn, has told manager Paul Ince he is determined to fight his way back into the team and "play all the time". (Daily Star)

 

Dean Windass and Hull City team-mate Marlon King have "shaken hands and moved on", according to Windass, following an incident in a casino in the early hours of Wednesday. (Daily Mail)

 

Former England star Terry Butcher says he will never forgive Maradona, newly installed as coach of Argentina, for his "Hand of God" goal at the 1986 World Cup. (Times)

 

Portsmouth goalkeeper David James has waded into the controversy surrounding Sir Trevor Brooking's comments about football development in the UK, accusing the Football Association of "under-using" the former England star. (Daily Star)

Wigan boss Steve Bruce says he has not given up hope of one day managing Newcastle United, and admits regretting turning down the opportunity in 2004. (Guardian)

 

Back to top

 

AND FINALLY

 

Tony Adams has revealed that while manager at Wycombe he lost out on a player because the club refused to pay the £90 the player wanted for a TV licence. (Daily Mail)

 

Stoke boss Tony Pulis will hand over a bottle of red wine to Manchester United counterpart Sir Alex Ferguson as a "peace offering" ahead of the Potters' game at Old Trafford. (Various)

 

Ferguson nearly emigrated to Canada to follow a career in toolmaking after reaching an impasse as a young striker at St Johnstone. (Various)

 

Bolton star Kevin Nolan fears his Liverpool-supporting builders will wreck his new house if he helps halt the Reds' title challenge when the teams meet at the Reebok Stadium. (Sun)

 

Aston Villa midfielder Steve Sidwell has his wedding vows tattooed onto his back. (Times)

 

Liverpool forward Ryan Babel has a recording studio at his house and has put out a number of rap records under the name Rio. Sample lyrics: "I can't even spend all my money, keep your daughter inside or you will be my family." (Guardian)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Mark Hughes will be handed a whopping £200m transfer kitty by Manchester City's Arab backers ahead of the January transfer window. (Daily Mirror)

 

Hughes gets £200m and Ashley wouldn't give Keegan a penny. :angry:

 

 

Joe Kinnear, boss at Newcastle, has told Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp to forget a bid for goalkeeper Shay Given in January. (Times)

Wise and Ashley drawing up the deal as we speak then. :(

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

Sign in to follow this  

Recent tweets

Toontastic Facebook

Donate to Toontastic

Keeping the lights on since... well ages ago
TT-Staff


×