Paper Chase: Man City eye Scott Parker

Paper Chase: Man City eye Scott Parker

Published Aug. 23, 2011 9:08 a.m. ET

Each day during the summer transfer window 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...


Sir Alex Ferguson beamed with pride after seeing his Manchester United youngsters - inspired by Danny Welbeck - rip Tottenham apart with three second-half goals at Old Trafford last night.

Arsenal face having Arsene Wenger banned from the touchlines for two European games and are furious after their chance to appeal was delayed. As of last night, UEFA had failed to send through the relevant document required for the club to act.


Manchester City have made an enquiry for West Ham's Scott Parker.

Fulham have been told they must double their offer for FC Twente's Nacer Cahdli.

Leeds wantaway forward Max Gradel has confirmed Fulham are rivalling West Ham and Leicester for his signature.


Sir Alex Ferguson gave his Man United kids the hairdryer treatment at half-time. And the boys came out as men to blow away Tottenham.

Arsene Wenger is going into battle over his new two-match touchline ban from UEFA.

Udinese star Antonio Di Natale says Arsenal are in crisis heading into tomorrow's Champions League showdown.

Kevin Nolan wants Joey Barton to join him at West Ham United.

Read Madrid expect Lassana Diarra to join Tottenham within the next 24 hours.

Newcastle may be reported to UEFA in their bid for Modibo Maiga.

Chelsea new boy Juan Mata turned down Arsenal and Tottenham to join the Andre Villas-Boas revolution at Chelsea.

Florent Malouda says Roman Abramovich was wrong to sack Carlo Ancelotti last season.




Arsene Wenger's attempts to recruit desperately needed reinforcements to bolster his faltering side may rest on Arsenal's abilities to reach the Champions League group stages.


Manchester United offered a tantalising glimpse of what the future may hold in store as one of the youngest teams in the club's history brushed aside Tottenham Hotspur at Old Trafford last night.

Arsene Wenger is planning to defy Roberto Mancini and name Samir Nasri in his squad for Arsenal's Champions League play-off second leg against Udinese tomorrow evening.


Sir Alex Ferguson hailed match-winner Danny Welbeck as Man United demolished Tottenham with a stunning second-half performance.

Arsenal are demanding UEFA hear their appeal to Arsene Wenger's touchline ban before tomorrow's Champions League play-off crunch with Udinese.

Emmanuel Adebayor wants Spurs to spell out their ambition before moving back to the London club.

Samir Nasri's £23million move to Man City could collapse if Arsene Wenger picks him against Udinese tomorrow night.

Chelsea's new signing Juan Mata will return to Spain today to say farewell to his former Valencia team-mates.


The season is barely begun but Manchester United set off in pursuit of a 20th league title with a familiar persistence.


Danny Welbeck took centre stage for Manchester United at Old Trafford last night.

Arsene Wenger has astonishingly told new skipper Robin van Persie he is happy with his Arsenal squad.

Shaun Wright-Philips will join Bolton for £2.5million this week - if the stumbling block over his wages can be overcome.

Wolves manager Mick McCarthy insists Wolves' star Kevin Doyle is not for sale.

Swansea winger Nathan Dyer ended speculation about his future by signing a new three-year deal with the club.


Sir Alex Ferguson's fledgling stars grew up last night at Old Trafford.

Juan Mata jetted into London yesterday to complete his £26million move to Chelsea from Valencia.

John Carew has told West Ham they need to keep Scott Parker and Carlton Cole if they want to return to the Premier League.

Mick McCarthy is weighing up a move for Hull midfielder Jimmy Bullard, who is a free agent.

Kenny Dalglish has accepted some of the responsibility for Andy Carroll's underwhelming start to life at Liverpool.


Ominous, very ominous. The kids are more than all right. Sir Alex Ferguson put his faith in youth last night was rewarded with a fine goal from Danny Welbeck, good shifts from Tom Cleverley and particularly Phil Jones and a clean sheet for David De Gea.


Ally McCoist was stunned last night when UEFA booted out Steven Whittaker's three-game ban - because he was red-carded for Scotland nearly a year ago.