Paper Chase: City to offload Dzeko

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…


Roy Hodgson has apologized after throwing away a black armband worn in memory of West Brom legend Ray Barlow.

Ben Foster is in the middle of an increasingly heated tug of war between West Brom and Birmingham.

Liverpool refused to loan Jonjo Shelvey back to Blackpool as they were angry about Ian Holloway talking up the move.

David Fox says Paul Lambert is deliberately keeping the players in the dark about their futures.

Pompey boss Michael Appleton has branded out of shape strikers Kanu and Benjani as "past it".


Darren Fletcher is optimistic he will return from a chronic bowel condition next season.

Anders Lindegaard may not play again this season in his battle to come back from damaged ankle ligaments.

Mick McCarthy is leaving the door open for a sensational return as Wolves manager.

Arsenal are keen on Fiorentina ace Riccardo Montolivo.

Leon Britton has agreed a three-year contract at Swansea.

Swindon chairman Jeremy Wray admits Paulo Di Canio will leave if a bigger club comes in for him.


Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson insists beating Manchester City to the title would be his sweetest win of all.

Roberto Di Matteo has warned his Chelsea squad not to give themselves another mission impossible in Europe.


Arsenal will offer Alex Song a bumper pay-rise to commit his long-term future to the club.

Joe Cole has emerged as one of Paris St Germain’s top transfer targets this summer.

Manchester City will offload Edin Dzeko in the summer in a move that has already alerted Juventus and Real Madrid.

Newcastle are monitoring Lens youngster Geoffrey Kondogbia.

Liverpool are offering trials to Bright Gyenfi, James Akaminko and Nurudeen Amed.

Aston Villa are interested in Spartak Moscow’s Artem Dzyuba.


Jordan Henderson has delivered a blunt appraisal of his first season at Liverpool.

Papiss Cisse is targeting Champions League football with Newcastle next season.


Chelsea are prepared to make Laurent Blanc the highest-paid manager in Britain if the France coach is interested in taking charge at Stamford Bridge this summer.


Neil Lennon is set for an SFA battle after he was charged with using foul language towards referee Calum Murray.