…The first part of our daily transfer roundup.
Spurs look set to jump ahead of Man Utd and nab Hertha Belin’s Brazilian midfielder Gilberto. Tottenham boss Juande Ramos has had a £2.5million bid accepted for the 31 year-old left-sided player. (Daily Mail)
Everton boss David Moyes is after Portsmouth midfielder Sean Davis, Moyes tried to sign Davis back when he was a Fulham player – and now he is back to put in a bid of £2m for a player he obviously admires. (Daily Mail)
…Meanwhile, Everton have tied up midfielder Leon Osman and right-back Tony Hibbert on contracts lasting to 2012. (Various)
…Whilst Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp wants to swoop for West Ham striker Bobby Zamora from West Ham and ‘Arry isn’t fussed whether it is on loan or in a permanent deal. (Mirror)
Kevin Keegan wants to prise Micah Richards away from Man City by offering him more wages than Eriksson is prepared to give the young defender. (The Sun)
…And Kevin Keegan is plotting a swoop for a number of players, on his pretty bloody long ‘shortlist’, including Chelsea’s Shaun Wright-Phillips and Wayne Bridge, Tottenham’s Jermain Defoe, Blackburn’s David Bentley, Manchester United’s Wes Brown and Dundee United’s Barry Robson. (Guardian)
Tottenham gaffer Juande Ramos now wants to keep Jermain Defoe, despite previously telling Defoe that he could sling his hook. (Times)