Paper Chase: Chelsea targets Di Maria

Published Mar. 30, 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...


Tottenham are planning for life after Harry Redknapp and preparing a move for Swansea boss Brendan Rodgers.

Alex Ferguson cranked up the mind games last night by suggesting Patrick Vieira could face an FA charge.

Terry Venables has urged the FA to get a move on and make Harry Redknapp England's new manager.

Roberto Mancini has set alarm bells ringing at Tottenham by admitting he is a big fan of midfielder Luka Modric.

West Brom boss Roy Hodgson is planning a cut-price raid on Rangers for Allan McGregor and Steven Naismith.


Emile Heskey is facing the Aston Villa axe this summer - after being told there will be no new contract talks until then.

John Heitinga admits he is eager to sign a new contract at Everton.

Joey Barton admits "careers are on the line" at struggling QPR.

Sunderland want to buy out the sell-on clause in James McClean's deal.

Chelsea are ready to splash £35million on Real Madrid's Angel Di Maria.


Fernando Torres is set to be offered a £45million way out of his Chelsea nightmare, with Russian side Anzhi Makhachkala weighing up an offer.

Martin O'Neill is plotting a £7million raid on his old club Aston Villa for Gabriel Agbonlahor.

Stoke striker Ricardo Fuller is being offered a new one-year deal.

West Brom are leading the hunt to sign Ghanaian midfielder Derek Boateng, who is set to quit the Ukraine after a racist bust-up.

Liverpool's director of football Damien Comolli is keen on starlet Cristian Tello - if Barcelona say he can go.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean is pleading with owners Venkys to give him money for old heads next season.


Terry Venables has called on the FA to appoint the next England manager as quickly as possible.

Fernando Torres' advisers have taken a sideswipe at axed Chelsea manager Andre-Villas Boas as it emerged he is a £35million target for mega-rich Anzhi Makhachkala.

Manchester City will attempt to tie their talisman David Silva to a new long-term contract this summer.

Kenny Dalglish insists Liverpool were not ripped off when they signed Andy Carroll.


Brendan Rodgers has jumped to the front of the queue of managers to whom Tottenham will turn if Harry Redknapp becomes the next England boss.

Chelsea's managerial uncertainty is poised to lead to over £60million worth of bids for unsettled players this summer - with Fernando Torres the number one target.

Derry City could rebuff an offer from Sunderland to buy out the 15 per cent sell-on clause they hold on rising star James McClean.

Blackburn manager Steve Kean has confirmed Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac is on his transfer radar - but only after survival has been sealed.


Sir Alex Ferguson believes Patrick Vieira should face an FA charge for his latest gig at Manchester United.

Fernando Torres' agent last night hinted the Spaniard could be on his way to Roma.

Martin Olsson is weighing up a £6million move to Galatasaray after deciding to quit Blackburn.


Brian Kennedy last night threw his weight behind Paul Murray's plan to buy Rangers.