Ferguson lines up Baines, Modric swoop

Ferguson lines up Baines, Modric swoop

Published Jun. 6, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

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...


Manchester United have blasted claims Shinji Kagawa has been signed only as a cynical money-making manoeuvre.

Gylfi Sigurdsson has opened the door to becoming Brendan Rodgers' first Liverpool signing.


Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has warned club chairman Daniel Levy that doubts over his future could affect their best players.

Ian Holloway was in talks with Swansea last night as Dennis Bergkamp and Michael Laudrup emerged in the race to succeed Brendan Rodgers.

QPR are eyeing £10million-rated Benoit Tremoulinas.

Steve Bruce will decide in the next 24 hours if he wants to be the new boss of Hull.

Roy Hodgson has messed up badly over the Rio Ferdinand affair, according to sources within Kick It Out.

Joey Barton faces the axe at QPR if he is found guilty of brawling in the street.


Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has lined up moves for Everton left-back Leighton Baines and ­Tottenham midfielder Luka Modric after signing Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa for an initial £12m.

Sven-Goran Eriksson last night claimed Roy Hodgson is a victim of a smear campaign over the Rio Ferdinand affair.

Joe Cole has been handed a Liverpool lifeline by Brendan Rodgers.

Arsenal fans were last night warned top scorer Robin van Persie's Emirates future is set to become a summer transfer saga.

Norwich hope to name Chris Hughton as their new boss and plan an official approach to Birmingham in the next 48 hours.

Sir Alex Ferguson has struck the first blow in trying to win back the title by signing Shinji Kagawa.

Bolton boss Owen Coyle has targeted Leicester's Matt Mills as Zat Knight stalls on a new contract.

Gylfi Sigurdsson is ready to ditch Swansea for Liverpool.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce wants to snap up Essex boy Michael Kightly.

Crystal Palace boss Dougie Freedman is snapping up target man Aaron Wilbraham on a free from Norwich.


Roy Hodgson and the FA came under fresh attack last night for snubbing Rio Ferdinand.

Joe Cole will be handed the opportunity to salvage his Liverpool career after new manager Brendan Rodgers offered him an Anfield lifeline.

Harry Redknapp last night warned Tottenham to settle his future - or risk destroying everything he has built at White Hart Lane.

Ivan Gazidis claims Arsenal will end their seven-year trophy drought with a bang next season.

Grant Holt looks set to be Aston Villa's new star signing as early as next week.

Nowich are expected to make their move to land Birmingham boss Chris Hughton today.

Danny Murphy is set to sign a new deal at Fulham.

Alan Pardew has lined up another Senegalese striker - Dame N'Doye - if Demba Ba quits Newcastle this summer.


England's footballers could be among those putting their careers and their health at risk at the European Championship over what has been described as painkiller "abuse" by FIFA's chief medical officer.

Gylfi Sigurdsson says he does not expect to stay at Swansea next season despite the club agreeing a fee with Hoffenheim.

QPR and Sunderland are keen on former Everton and Portsmouth midfielder Manuel Fernandes.

Napoli are showing interest in Everton and England left back Leighton Baines.


England fly to Poland today with the backlash against manager Roy Hodgson's decision to snub Rio Ferdinand intensifying.

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson leaped to the defence of Roy Hodgson last night and insisted that Rio Ferdinand has been left out of Euro 2012 for the valid football reason that he is not match fit.


Tottenham manager, Harry Redknapp, has urged the club to hurry up and offer him a new contract - if they think he is worth it.


Harry Redknapp became the latest figure to question Rio Ferdinand's absence from the European Championship finals last night and claimed that there is "obviously more to" Roy Hodgson's decision than the footballing reasons he has repeatedly cited.


Hearts are ready to swoop for one of Paulo Sergio's best pals if they can't agree a new deal with their manager.

Axed Alan Thompson insists he wants to reach an amicable settlement with Celtic because he loves the job.

Ally McCoist last night admitted he feels helpless as his Rangers squad becomes prey for English clubs taking advantage of the Ibrox financial meltdown.