John on brink of Hammers switch

BY foxsports • January 10, 2012

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...

DAILY MIRROR

Thierry Henry described it as a "dream come true" after completing a fairytale return for Arsenal.

Police have launched an investigation into a racist attack aimed at Louis Saha on Twitter.

Sir Alex Ferguson has rejected an approach from Welsh FA bosses to install Ryan Giggs as national manager.

Robbie Keane has trained with Aston Villa for the first time as his loan move edges closer.

Mark Hughes has been lured back into management by QPR - with a massive £30million transfer kitty.

FA chiefs will order Liverpool and Manchester United to ensure tensions do not boil over in their grudge FA Cup clash.

Wayne Rooney has hit back at Roberto Mancini's moan that he was responsible for getting Vincent Kompany sent off.

Newcastle will fight to keep Demba Ba this month - even if it means offering him a double-your-money pay rise.

Florent Malouda insists he will stay and fight for his place at Chelsea.

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp is making a fresh bid to sign French striker Loic Remy - but Marseille want £22million for their hitman.

Nick Barmby will today be confirmed as Hull manager on a 12-month deal.

Fulham will sign Northern Ireland kid Liam Donnelly when he turns 16. The Dungannon defender will move in March.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean is fighting to keep striker Ruben Rochina.

West Brom have made a £4million bid for Cardiff star Peter Whittingham.

Swansea have agreed a loan deal for Chelsea starlet Josh McEachran.

Bolton have made a daring raid for Argentine Juan Manuel Iturbe - the 18-year-old dubbed the new Lionel Messi.

Burnley and Derby are fighting it out for Sheffield United's Nick Montgomery.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce is ready to snap up French striker Yannick Sagbo.

Stoke manager Tony Pulis has given the 'Nigerian Peter Crouch' Michael Uchebo two days to earn a £1million move.

THE SUN

Thierry Henry capped his fairytale return to Arsenal with the winner to sink Leeds.

Wayne Rooney insists he did NOT wave an imaginary red card to help get Vincent Kompany sent off.

QPR expect to name Mark Hughes as their new boss within 24 hours - after promising him a £20million January kitty.

David Silva is set for a pay rise that will take his Manchester City wages to £200,000 a week.

William Gallas intends to quit Tottenham for Qatar or the United States.

West Ham hope to finalise a move for FC Dallas centre-back George John.

Newcastle striker Demba Ba says he would love to play for PSG.

FA bosses will write to Liverpool and Manchester United ahead of their powderkeg FA Cup clash.

Sir Alex Ferguson has knocked back an approach from Welsh FA chiefs to install Ryan Giggs as national boss.

DAILY STAR

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry took just 10 minutes to crown his remarkable return to the club with a goal to remember last night.

Angry Wayne Rooney slammed Roberto Mancini for accusing him of getting Vincent Kompany sent off.

Worried FA chiefs will write to Manchester United and Liverpool pleading for calm before their potentially explosive FA Cup fourth-round clash.

QPR are on the brink of making Mark Hughes their new boss - and are set to hand him an £8million transfer kitty.

Robbie Keane is on the verge of a loan move to Aston Villa after training with them for the first time.

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini wants talks with chairman Khaldoon Al-Mubarak about a new spending spree to keep the club in the title hunt.

Blackburn contract rebel Junior Hoilett is set to snub interest from Bolton and hold out for a move to a bigger club.

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas is ready to buy in bulk - with a bid for the Hulk.

Newcastle hotshot Demba Ba admits he would love to play for PSG.

DAILY MAIL

Thierry Henry took only 10 minutes to announce his return to Arsenal last night with a vintage goal that knocked Leeds out of the third round of the FA Cup.

The FA will write to Liverpool and Manchester United ahead of their FA Cup tie and ask them not to inflame a potentially explosive situation.

Mark Hughes is being offered a £20million transfer kitty by Tony Fernandes to keep QPR in the Premier League.

Daniel Sturridge's long-term Chelsea future is in doubt after it emerged talks over a contract extension have yet to be scheduled.

Blackburn have turned down a £2.5million bid from Turkey for midfielder Mauro Formica. Bursaspor, Kayserispor and Besiktas have all made enquiries but Rovers value him at £4million.

West Brom are pursuing Porto winger Cristian Rodriguez.

Manchester United are considering a move for Olympiacos right-back Vasilis Torosidis.

Doncaster will meet Billy Sharp over a new deal today after major shareholder Dick Watson and chairman John Ryan raised funds to try to keep him.

Swansea are willing to include Stephen Dobbie in a cash-plus-player offer for Bristol City's Nicky Maynard.

West Ham are trying to sign FC Dallas defender George John on loan.

Chris Coleman will resign as manager of Greek side Larissa this week. He is a contender for the Wales job.

Robbie Keane trained with Aston Villa yesterday ahead of his expected short-term loan move.

DAILY EXPRESS

Thierry Henry made a sensational return for Arsenal at the Emirates last night, turning back the clock to score a fine goal which knocked Leeds out of the FA Cup.

Mark Hughes has told QPR he needs £30million to pull them clear of relegation and chase an ambitious list of targets headed by Darren Bent and Didier Drogba.

Sir Alex Ferguson has backed Wayne Rooney in the row over Vincent Kompany's controversial red card in Sunday's Manchester derby.

West Brom will make a £4million offer to try to prise the Championship's star performer, Peter Whittingham, away from Cardiff this month.

Liverpool insist they have not touted Andy Carroll back to former club Newcastle.

Aston Villa are set to rubber-stamp the loan signing of Robbie Keane after the striker trained with them for the first time.

Demba Ba has promised Newcastle he will not look to exercise his £7million release clause and try to leave this month.

Chris Coleman has emerged as the favourite for the Wales job.

Swansea expect to complete the loan signing of Chelsea youngster Josh McEachran in time for him to make his debut against Arsenal on Sunday.

Blackburn contract rebel Junior Hoilett is set to snub interest from Bolton and hold out for a bigger move.

Tony Pulis has given 'Nigerian Peter Crouch' Michael Uchebo two days to earn a £1million move to Stoke.

THE TIMES

Thierry Henry enjoyed a fairytale return to English football last night by scoring the only goal of the game as Arsenal laboured to a 1-0 FA Cup win over Leeds United.

Mark Hughes sounded a note of caution last night over his seemingly imminent appointment as Queens Park Rangers manager, spelling out the need to be persuaded of the club's ambitions when discussions resume today.

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Arsenal rolled back the years last night, relying on Thierry Henry to settle the game by a scoreline etched into the club's history and songbooks.

Mark Hughes, who is expected to be announced as the new manager of Queens Park Rangers today, is planning a raft of signings including the exciting young Brazilian striker Henrique.

THE INDEPENDENT

Thierry Henry scored his 227th goal for Arsenal last night and said afterwards that he hoped "it won't be the last one".

Manchester City will today learn the outcome of their appeal against captain Vincent Kompany's controversial dismissal during the FA Cup tie with Manchester United, though last night all the signs were pointing to it failing.

THE GUARDIAN

The long stalemate was just a piece of scene setting. Thierry Henry decided an FA Cup tie after a five year absence from Arsenal and sent the side on to a meeting with Aston Villa in the fourth round.

Mark Hughes is set to take over as Queens Park Rangers and has been promised significant funds by the club's owner, Tony Fernandes, to strengthen his squad this month, with the England forward Darren Bent a principal target.

DAILY RECORD

Rangers manager Ally McCoist is ready to splash his entire transfer budget on Real Valladolid striker Javi Guerra.

Celtic can land new strike target Hamdi Salihi for a cut-price £500,000 - after Rapid Vienna coach Peter Schoettel confirmed the Albanian is set to leave.

Maritimo have all but ended Celtic's hopes of landing Baba Diawara by insisting even a £5million bid wouldn't persuade them to sell.


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