Paper Chase: Man City targets Falcao

March 29, 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...


Manchester City are plotting a £42million raid for Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, with Edin Dzeko set to leave the Etihad Stadium.

Salomon Kalou was warned by Andre Villas-Boas that he would not play for Chelsea again unless he signed a new deal.


Stuart Pearce is in talks with Premier League bosses about who could make the England squad for Euro 2012 if he stays in charge.

Roberto Mancini looked to be feeling the heat of the Premier League title fight at training yesterday.

Rio Ferdinand and Patrick Vieira were involved in a war of words as the title race heats up.

PSG hope to land Arsenal misfit Marouane Chamakh for £5million.

Pavel Pogrebnyak has urged Fulham to hand him a permanent contract.

Tim Cahill reckons Everton will see off Liverpool in the FA Cup thanks to the magic of David Moyes.

Brendan Rodgers says Josh McEachran's loan move to Swansea has been a success despite a lack of first-team action.

Hard-up Portsmouth face having their electricity cut off.

Spurs want Ryan Nelsen to sign a one-year contract extension.


Stuart Pearce is stepping up preparations to lead England at Euro 2012.

Roberto Mancini and Mario Balotelli rowed at training as the title heat intensifies.

Rafa Benitez has warned Roberto Mancini to ignore Sir Alex Ferguson's mind games.

Lisbon hero Salomon Kalou claims former Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas treated him like a non-person.

Tim Cahill says Everton boss David Moyes is the transfer market's shrewdest operator.

Arsenal misfit Marouane Chamakh is a £6million target for big-spending Paris St Germain.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean made a surprise dash to France to chase Marseille striker Andre-Pierre Gignac.

Rotherham are keen to make Iain Dowie their new boss.


Stuart Pearce remains in pole position to lead England at Euro 2012.

Salomon Kalou is praying his Champions League heroics earn him a new deal at Chelsea.

Roberto Mancini was involved in a furious training ground bust-up with Mario Balotelli yesterday.

Pavel Pogrebnyak last night urged Fulham to hand him a permanent deal.

Gerard Houllier has told Kenny Dalglish he must land the league title to be considered a success at Liverpool.

Swansea are set to re-sign Tottenham defender Steven Caulker on loan.


West Brom technical director Dan Ashworth is the shock name on the FA's list of candidates to become the man to shape the future of English football.

Stuart Pearce is stepping up his preparations for Euro 2012 as he waits to discover whether he will be in charge in Poland and Ukraine.

Michael Owen fears his Manchester United career is over.


Rio Ferdinand has told Patrick Vieira to stop moaning.

Roberto Di Matteo has emerged as a contender to take over at Chelsea full-time after taking the team within 90 minutes of the Champions League semi-finals.

John Heitinga is in line for a new contract at Everton.

Arsenal midfielder Denilson could stay at Sao Paulo beyond his current season-long loan.

Tottenham may pull the plug on their attempts to sign Emmanuel Adebayor on a permanent deal.


Craig Whyte yesterday told Rangers' administrators he would rather see the club go into liquidation than sell his shares to Paul Murray's Blue Knights.

Graeme Souness could return to Ibrox if pal Brian Kennedy succeeds in his bid to buy Rangers.

Rangers are to collect a £250,000 compensation windfall from the January departure of Thomas Kind Bendiksen.