Paper Chase: Rovers in for Raul

BY foxsports • July 21, 2011

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...


Carlos Tevez faces humiliation at Manchester City as the club pressed ahead with a deal for Sergio Aguero last night.

Blackburn is making a remarkable move for Schalke striker Raul.

Chelsea last night made a £15million bid for Anderlecht star Romelu Lukaku - but the striker has hinted the Blues might not be his first choice.

Cesc Fabregas has made an emotional plea to Arsene Wenger to let him join Barcelona.

Nicolas Anelka is ready to run down his Chelsea contract and secure a lucrative free transfer next summer.

Aston Villa is set to table a fresh bid for Wigan winger Charles N'Zogbia.

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has confirmed his interest in signing Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor on loan.

Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi has put Chelsea and Manchester City on alert after stalling on a new contract.

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini is lining up a shock swoop for Bournemouth striker Danny Ings.

Blackburn is ready to sell striker Nikola Kalinic to Ukrainian side Dnipro.

Wigan striker Mauro Boselli is expected to complete a move back to Estudiantes by the weekend.

Bolton chairman Phil Gartside is ready to fly home early from the US to tie up an ambitious £5million swoop for Barcelona forward Jeffren Suarez.

Arsenal's hopes of landing Juan Mata were revived last night as Valencia admitted he is for sale after all.

Alberto Aquilani could be forced to stay at Liverpool next season as his high wages may prevent him joining Fiorentina.

Dougie Freedman is giving Antonio Pedroza Whitham the chance to join Crystal Palace - after the bitter end to the striker's dream of joining Tottenham.

Real Madrid has made a shock move to hijack Aston Villa's bid to sign Le Havre's Gueida Fofana.

Swansea has made a £1.5million bid for Nottingham Forest goalkeeper Lee Camp - but will have to offer more.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is ready to sell Jay Emmanuel-Thomas - but he wants £1million for the forward.

Birmingham wants to sign Newcastle striker Nile Ranger on loan.

Kenny Miller will leave Bursaspor to join Cardiff.


Carlos Tevez still wants to quit Manchester City - despite the collapse of his £40million move to Corinthians.

Arsene Wenger is under pressure from Arsenal's board to start spending.

Harry Redknapp has pleaded for patience from Tottenham 'genius' Luka Modric.

Southampton is willing to sell Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain - but only on their terms.

John Arne Riise insists Liverpool fans wanted him back before he agreed to join Fulham last week.

Nicolas Anelka last night insisted he will not be forced out of Chelsea.

Newcastle is back in the hunt for PSG forward Mevlut Erdinc.

Matt Taylor has flown home from Bolton's pre-season tour of the USA to seal a move to West Ham.

West Brom last night talked to Owen Hargreaves about a possible pay-as-you-play deal.

Wolves wants to take Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing on loan for the season.

QPR is set to make former Ipswich goalkeeper Brian Murphy their third summer buy.

Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani could be on his way to Fiorentina.


Manchester City is lining up an £80million double bid for Sergio Aguero and Wesley Sneijder.

Goal-line technology could be introduced in the Premier League as early as next season.

Chelsea are desperately trying to beat Manchester City in the battle for Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi.

Fiorentina wants to end Alberto Aquilani's Anfield nightmare - but Liverpool is not keen on another loan deal.

Owen Hargreaves held talks with West Brom in the US last night over a move to the club.

Wigan winger Charles N'Zogbia is stalling on a move to Aston Villa in the hope of joining Sunderland.

Darren Bent admits Aston Villa will find it impossible to replace Ashley Young and Stewart Downing.

Swansea has launched a final bid to sign Fulham goalkeeper David Stockdale on loan.

Malaga has bid £15million for QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt.

Ipswich have failed with bid for Millwall winger James Henry, Nottingham Forest midfielder Guy Moussi and Cardiff's Peter Whittingham.

Reading striker Noel Hunt has ruled out a move to West Ham.


Inter Milan has challenged Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson to back up his interest in Wesley Sneijder with hard cash.

Carlos Tevez has been told to return to training at Manchester City but can expect to lose the captaincy and his place in the team as the club close in on Sergio Aguero.

Romelu Lukaku was closing in on his dream move to Chelsea last night after the Blues tabled an £18million bid for the Anderlecht striker.

Steve Kean was facing fresh turmoil at Blackburn last night as it emerged he may have to cash in on defender Christopher Samba.

Kenny Miller looks set to join Cardiff today unless Rangers increase their offer for the Bursaspor striker.

Swansea have made an improved £2.5million bid for Swansea goalkeeper David Stockdale.

Birmingham has enquired about Doncaster striker Billy Sharp.

West Brom is still interested in talking to Owen Hargreaves about a move to the club.


Sergio Aguero is still the number one target for Manchester City despite the collapse of Carlos Tevez's £40million move to Corinthians.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is under pressure to make a move for a defender after failing with a £10million bid for Phil Jagielka.

Wigan has lined up Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips to replace Charles N'Zogbia.

Liverpool midfielder Jay Spearing could join Wolves on a season-long loan deal.

Rio Ferdinand believes the new faces at Manchester United will see the club continue to be winners for seasons to come.


Manchester City will press ahead with its attempt to sign Sergio Aguero despite the breakdown of Carlos Tevez's proposed move to Corinthians.


Juventus, Inter Milan and Real Madrid are all considering moves for Carlos Tevez after his switch to Corinthians broke down yesterday


Rangers boss Ally McCoist was bracing himself for another painful blow last night as Kenny Miller made his way across Europe to sign for Cardiff.

Belgian goalkeeper Stijn Stijnen's move to Celtic could be back on.