Paper Chase: Spurs and United go Dutch

April 1, 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...


Gareth Bale has told Harry Redknapp he can't turn down the England job.

Arsenal will land Lukas Podolski after the £11m striker snubbed Manchester United.


Liverpool's owners want to know why Kenny Dalglish's mega-buys are doing so badly.

Brendan Rodgers has put a price on his own head - which would mean Swansea could get £5m if he is poached by Spurs.

Tottenham are closing in on an £8m summer deal for Real Madrid's Lassana Diara.

West Ham are after Kieran Richardson from Sunderland.


Brendan Rodgers has risked pricing himself out of the Tottenham job by having a £5m compensation clause written into his Swansea contract.

Yakubu is set to quit Blackburn in the summer even if they stay up.

Wolves are looking for a new boss with Malky Mackay and Dougie Freedman scrapping it out for the job.

Sunderland have made Manchester City winger Adam Johnson their number one summer target.

Chelsea will hold talks over a summer move for Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo.

PSG are still the front-runners to offer Carlos Tevez a route out of English football this summer.

John Obi Mikel admits no-one can be sure of their Chelsea futures.

Tottenham have joined the race for Dutch striker Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

Victor Moses will snub a new £20,000-a-week contract with Wigan.

Arsene Wenger wants to snap up French striker Olivier Giroud before Euro 2012.

Aston Villa are ready to move for Huddersfield striker Jordan Rhodes.


Manchester United have lined up a £15m deal for PSV Eindhoven's Kevin Strootman.

Arsenal have clinched the signing of Lukas Podolski. West Brom's Jonas Olsson is caught in a tug-of-war between Turkish clubs Galatasaray and Fenerbahce.


Roberto Mancini is booked in for talks this summer over a lucrative new deal at Manchester City.

Newcastle and Sunderland have been alerted that Manchester City may sell Adam Johnson in the summer.