Paper Chase: United out to get Ganso

July 17, 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 is set to quit Manchester City this week, with Sergio Aguero replacing him.

Arsene Wenger has blasted Roberto Mancini for showing a lack of respect in his pursuit of Samir Nasri.

Gael Clichy has revealed he quit Arsenal for Manchester City because he was sick of being a loser.

The controversy surrounding Luka Modric's future took another dramatic twist yesterday when it emerged he has not submitted a written transfer request.

Holland coach Bert van Marwick says a move to Manchester United would do Wesley Sneijder "a lot of good".

Johan Cruyff has blasted Barcelona for dragging their heels over signing Cesc Fabregas.

Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich will make the final decision on whether or not to sign West Ham's Scott Parker next week.

Carlton Cole turned his back on a move to Stoke after the club wouldn't offer him the same wages as Kenwyne Jones.

Ji-Sung Park has dismissed claims that he's ready to quit Manchester United.

Richard Dunne says Aston Villa will land the best goalkeeper in the Premier League by signing Shay Given.

Steve McClaren is on a collision course with his Nottingham Forest chairman Nigel Wray after demanding more control on new signings.


Megabucks Malaga are going head to head with Corinthians in the £50million battle for Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez.

Manchester City are ready to spend almost £86million - on three players already at the club. Joe Hart, Vincent Kompany and Micah Richards will be rewarded with new contracts.

Arsene Wenger blasted Roberto Mancini after the Manchester City boss said he wanted to sign Samir Nasri.

Chelsea will now have to fork out £40million if they want to sign Porto striker Falcao.

Arsene Wenger wants to wrap up a deal for Newcastle's Jose Enrique as a first priority when he returns from Arsenal's tour of Asia.

Aston Villa have made a £7million bid for Scott Parker - but Chelsea remain favourites to sign him.

Wigan want Manchester United midfielder Darron Gibson on loan.

Richard Dunne reckons if anyone can replace Brad Friedel in the Aston Villa goal it is Shay Given.

Michael Dawson has saluted Daniel Levy over his point-blank refusal to sell Luka Modric to Chelsea.

Valencia star Juan Mata has refused to discuss a possible move to Arsenal or Tottenham.

West Ham have opened talks on a new deal for blossoming central defender James Tomkins.

Wigan boss Roberto Martinez is ready to renew his interest in Julio Arca - if Charles N'Zogbia leaves. He's also been told he must cough up £4.5million to land Paraguay striker Nelson Valdez.

Bolton are pondering a move for £4million-rated Middlesbrough midfielder Rhys Williams.

QPR midfielder Adel Taarabt is a target of French club PSG, who are putting together a £13.5million bid.

Leeds boss Simon Grayson is set to sign Arsenal's Sanchez Watt - for a third time.

Benni McCarthy is training with Ajax Cape Town.


Manchester City backed down on demanding £50million for Carlos Tevez as his fellow Argentine Sergio Aguero moved a step closer to joining Roberto Mancini's stars.

Gael Clichy has stuck the boot into Arsene Wenger by saying he quit Arsenal because he was sick of being a loser.

Craig Bellamy is ready to stay at Manchester City for the final year of his contract.

Arsenal have made a last-ditch attempt to keep Cesc Fabregas out of Barcelona's clutches by offering him a £14million two-year contract extension.

Park Ji-Sung has told Manchester United: "I'd like to stay at Old Trafford for life."

Furious Wayne Rooney insists he would welcome Wesley Sneijder or any other top player to Old Trafford - even if they earn more than him.

Chelsea are ready to make a final £22million bid for Anderlecht strike sensation Romelu Lukaku.

Manchester United are chasing Brazilian starlet Paulo Henrique Ganso - the midfielder dubbed the new Kaka.

Tottenham will not be bullied into selling Luka Modric - and may even report Chelsea for tapping him up.

Liverpool could be set to make a £10million move for Lee Cattermole, who is devastated at losing the Sunderland captaincy to John O'Shea.

Bolton have had a £5million bid for Barcelona winger Jeffren Suarez accepted - and is battling against three Spanish sides to sign him.

Neil Warnock is launching an ambitious bid to bring Peter Crouch back to QPR - and Tottenham are ready to listen to offers for the England striker.

Newcastle boss Alan Pardew wants Wayne Bridge - whether Jose Enrique goes or not.

Wigan are lining up Julio Arca to replace Charles N'Zogbia and have asked Manchester City to subsidise their loan move for Shaun Wright-Phillips.

Everton are considering a move for Marseille star Lucho Gonzalez after he let it be known he wanted to quit France.

Fulham have been given the chance to re-sign their former midfielder Steed Malbranque.

Emmanuel Eboue is being offered an escape route from Arsenal by Galatasaray.

Malaga want to take Roque Santa Cruz from Manchester City.

Blackburn boss Steve Kean wants Paraguay striker Nelson Valdez - as soon as his Copa America campaign ends.

West Ham have pulled the plug on signing Eidur Gudjohnsen.

Big-spending Leicester boss Sven-Goran Eriksson has former England striker Emile Heskey in his sights.

Peter Taylor is ready to become manager of Bahrain on a lucrative three-year contract.

Ipswich boss Paul Jewell is ready to raid Sheffield United for striker Ched Evans.

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray wants Brad Jones back in a loan swoop from Liverpool.


Sir Alex Ferguson still believes he can sign Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder for £30million.

Carlos Tevez is closer to his dream move back to South America with Manchester City ready to accept an increased £40million bid from Corinthians.

The Premier League may have passed him by but Giuseppe Rossi is on the verge of a £30million move to Italian giants Juventus.

Chelsea and Arsenal are going head to head in a battle to sign Anderlecht teen Romelu Lukaku.


Gael Clichy claims he turned down a lucrative new contract at Arsenal to join Manchester City because he was fed up with the failure of Arsene Wenger's team to win silverware.

Wesley Sneijder's wife could hold the key to breaking the deadlock in his proposed move to Manchester United as the couple have already appointed an agency to work on commercial deals in the English-speaking world.

Arsene Wenger has accused Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini of lacking respect after the Italian made his pursuit of Samir Nasri public.

Spurs striker Roman Pavlyuchenko has vowed to stay at White Hart Lane.

West Ham boss Sam Allardyce has pulled the plug on signing Eidur Gudjohnsen.


Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has confirmed he would like to sign Atletico Madrid's Sergio Aguero if his Argentina team-mate Carlos Tevez leaves the club.


Arsene Wenger has lashed out at Roberto Mancini, describing the Manchester City manager as "out of order" for publicly declaring his wish to sign Arsenal's Samir Nasri.


Chelsea suffered yet another snub yesterday when Neymar, the most-sought after young talent in world football, rejected their advances and agreed to join Real Madrid.


Rangers owner Craig Whyte is ready to hand manager Ally McCoist an additional £15million transfer boost.

Craig Bellamy remains a target for Celtic.

Frustrated Hibernian boss Colin Calderwood admits a deal for Cillian Sheridan has been left up in the air.