Paper Chase: Liverpool eyes Tiote & Ozil

Each day we’ll bring you the very latest tabloid rumors as the biggest clubs around splash the cash to bolster their rosters. True or not, they’re always entertaining…


Liverpool has joined the chase for Newcastle’s £25million-rated midfielder Chieck Tiote.

Carlos Tevez has mocked Manchester City over their Champions League exit.

Harry Redknapp is in torment over becoming the next England boss.

Manchester United could get a shock Champions League reprieve after FIFA threatened to suspend the Swiss FA.

Portsmouth could go back into administration.

Premier League leader Manchester City has yet to open talks over a new contract with Roberto Mancini.

Gerard Houllier is tipping Kenny Dalglish to take Liverpool back into the Champions League this season and win the league in 2013.

Kyle Walker has no plans to leave Tottenham despite being linked with a host of Europe’s top clubs.

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has put Neymar top of his Christmas wishlist.

Manchester City will listen to offers for Wayne Bridge and Nedum Onouha, but will not let them leave on loan.

Fulham is considering a move for Sunderland midfielder Craig Gardner.

Bristol City will offer Albert Adomah an improved contract as it looks to ward off interest from Fulham.


Manchester United could be in line for a sensational Champions League return.

Carlos Tevez has been captured on YouTube gloating about Manchester City’s Champions League exit.

Sir Alex Ferguson has hailed Spurs as the currently the best team in the Premier League.

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero wants to return to boyhood club Independiente – but not until he is 29.

Aston Villa boss Alex McLeish has rewarded rising Aussie ace Chris Herd with a new contract.

Harry Redknapp says he will be breaking a promise to himself if he leaves Spurs without winning the title.


Blackburn boss Steve Kean faces the axe this week after another defeat.

Manchester United could be reinstated in the Champions League as FIFA threatened to suspend Switzerland from the world game.

Carlos Tevez has stooped to a new low by gloating over Manchester City’s Champions League exit.

Carlo Ancelotti is set to turn his back on the Premier League and return to management with PSG.

The wealthy French side are also targeting a move for Didier Drogba.

Aston Villa is set to reward Chris Herd’s form with a new long-term contract.

Blackburn Rovers is heading towards oblivion because their owners know nothing about the way football works, says Sam Allardyce.

Harry Redknapp has hinted he will not take the England job next summer by insisting he won’t leave Spurs until he has won the title.

Sir Alex Ferguson reckons Spurs have been the Premier League’s most impressive side this season.

Liverpool is monitoring Mesut Ozil’s situation at Real Madrid.

Danny Simpson has turned down Newcastle’s latest contract offer.

Newcastle and Sunderland are scrapping for the signature of Aston Villa defender James Collins.

Former Arsenal midfielder Alex Hleb is keen on a return to London, with QPR his likeliest destination.

Everton, Aston Villa, Bolton and Swansea are keen on bringing Keith Andrews from Blackburn on a free transfer.


Roberto Mancini celebrates his second anniversary as Manchester City boss with doubts over his long-term future as there are no immediate talks are planned over his contract.

Sunderland boss Martin O’Neill has backed calls for a winter break in English football.

Manchester United are playing down their chances of a Champions League reprieve.

Harry Redknapp has vowed to win the Premier League title with Spurs.

Sir Alex Ferguson says there is no need to panic over Manchester United’s injury problems.


Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal will be right back in the title race if it beats Manchester City today.

Steve Kean and Owen Coyle clash in a make-or-break showdown between Blackburn and Bolton on Tuesday that could see one of the under-fire managers sacked before Christmas.

David Beckham is closing in on a spot in the Great Britain Olympic squad, and a bumper deal with PSG.


Hibernian winger Ivan Sproule has called for top ref Craig Thomson to be sent to the First Division.

Gregg Wylde says Rangers need to raise their game after a scrappy 2-1 win over Inverness.

Hearts boss Paulo Sergio booted Andrew Driver out of Tynecastle after the rebel confirmed he doesn’t want to play for him.

Celtic will open talks in January aimed at landing in-form Fraser Forster on a permanent deal.