Villas-Boas in the frame for Tottenham

Villas-Boas in the frame for Tottenham

Published Jun. 20, 2012 1:00 a.m. ET

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...


Matchwinner Wayne Rooney believes England can win Euro 2012 after he headed them into the last eight.

German fans are being investigated by Uefa for a second time at the Euros after a "display of inappropriate banners and symbols and inappropriate chanting" against Denmark on Sunday.


Newcastle have been told by FC Twente boss Steve McClaren that they must double their £8m bid to have a chance of landing striker Luuk de Jong.

Toon boss Alan Pardew has had a £4m bid for France right-back Mathieu Debuchy snubbed by Lille.

West Ham have upped their bid for Norwich striker Grant Holt to £5.5m.

West Brom will make a take-it-or-leave-it offer to Birmingham for keeper Ben Foster.

Holland midfielder Nigel de Jong insists he plans to see out the last year of his Manchester City contract.


Wayne Rooney and a huge slice of luck fired England into the Euro 2012 quarter-finals against Ukraine last night.

Andre Villas-Boas will have further talks today about the Tottenham job.

Sunderland are looking to sign striker Louis Saha, 33, who is a free agent after being released by Spurs.


Wayne Rooney's header set up an England Euro 2012 quarter-final clash with Italy on Sunday.

Fernando Torres has warned Spain's Euro 2012 rivals that the best is yet to come from the holders.

Lee Clarke is set to become Birmingham's new boss after having a second interview.

Nigel de Jong, 27, could leave Manchester City before next season after just 11 starts in the last campaign.


Wayne Rooney marked his winning goal for England against Ukraine with a hairspray celebration.

Former Chelsea full-back Jose Bosingwa, 29, is interesting Barcelona and Juventus.

AC Milan are considering a move for Liverpool keeper Pepe Reina.

Chelsea will increase their bid for Wigan's Victor Moses after having an offer of £4m rejected.


Wayne Rooney wrote the perfect script by scoring on his return to send England through to the quarter-finals of Euro 2012.

Porto striker Hulk would be "happy" to make a move to Chelsea.


In the end, England qualified with something to spare and the prize for overhauling France at the top of Group D is a significant one. Italy will represent challenging opponents in the quarter-final on Sunday but the benefits of circumnavigating a date with Spain are plain and Roy Hodgson's players are entitled to think their aspirations of reaching the last four have just been dramatically enhanced

Tottenham Hotspur have held direct negotiations with Andre Villas-Boas and they are poised to offer him the manager's job.


When it comes to the never-ending debate about goalline technology and the painfully slow pace of its implementation, at least England can consider the debt to them paid in full.

Uefa has fined Croatia £65,000 for racially abusing Mario Balotelli - just a day after they handed Nicklas Bendtner a much tougher sanction for exposing underwear advertising.


The big man is back. Wayne Rooney is back with a bang, with a goal that headed England into the quarter-finals of this gripping Euro 2012 where they meet Italy on Sunday in Kiev

Victor Moses is ready to seek talks with Roberto Martinez about his future after Wigan yesterday accused Chelsea of making an "absolutely stupid" offer, of less than £4million, for the Nigeria international.


Wayne Rooney timed his return from suspension to perfection last night, his second-half goal taking England through to a European Championship quarter-final meeting with Italy in Kiev on Sunday.

Rio Ferdinand and Vincent Kompany have criticised UEFA for fining Croatia 80,000euros (£64,561) after their fans were found guilty of racially abusing Mario Balotelli during their European Championship game against Italy.


Celtic fans have turned up the heat on SPL chairmen after calling for a boycott of clubs who vote to allow a Rangers newco into the top flight.

Celtic are in pole position to sign Tranmere full-back Danny Holmes, 23, who has also been attracting interest from Rangers and Liverpool.

Rangers are at risk of losing five league titles over SPL charges revealed on Tuesday.

Ryan McGowan, 22, has pledged his future to Hearts despite interest from Championship clubs in England.