TRANSFER RUMOURS: Chelsea, Arsenal, Tottenham, Everton, Bolton , Manchester City, Middlesbrough

In today’s piping hot batch of rumours ‘Boro boss Gareth Southgate hunts for somebody, anybody to play up-front for his team while Sven is linked with every player with a pulse…

NEW DEALS! Chelsea’s Avram Grant is set to be given a spanking new £8.25million deal to stay with the Stamford Bridge outfit until 2010. While Everton’s manager David Moyes is nattering with the Everton bigwigs about penning a new £15million 5 year deal. (News of the World)

…Meanwhile Everton Chairman Bill Kenwright has admitted that he is looking high and low for new investment, but hasn’t found the right person…yet. (Daily Express)
‘Boro are thinking about bringing Everton cast-off James Beattie back from the Championship wilderness. Manager Gareth Southgate hopes the former goal machine can fill the gaping chasm in his threadbare strikeforce. (People)

…But Southgate might not be around to buy Beattie, apparenty the poor blighter is just 2 games away from the chop. (News of the World)

A trio of hard-core rumours from the Sunday Mirror today…Cesc Fabregas claims that he wants to stay with Arsenal forever and ever and ever, and isn’t about to jump ship and head for Barcelona. (Sunday Mirror)

…Whilst down at Stamford Bridge, the boardroom is apparently split over whether or not to try and bag Ronaldinho – what’s all this balderdash about a boardroom split anyway surely Roman Abramovich has the final say. (Sunday Mirror)

…And talking of primising Brazilians whose careers have been blighted by the lure of the party. Apparently Manchester City have been offered goal-horse Adriano on a silver platter marked ‘loan’ – as long as Sven sends Ronaldo Bianchi over to Inter Milan in exchange. (Sunday Mirror)

…And Man City’s Sven is just one of many vultures circling around Anfield with menace – the Swede is planning to swoop for Liverpool’s Javier Mascherano, but he’ll have to beat off dogged interest from Barca. (People)

…And sticking his Swedish fingers and toes in as many transfer pies as pssible Sven is also after Tottenham’s Paul Robinson and Dimitar Berbatov. (News of the World)

… Not content with that rumour, Sven is also trailing Palermo’s antipodean midfielder Marco Bresciano, and he is willing to grease the Italian Club’s palms with £5million in order to make it happen. (Sunday Express)

… Juande Ramos cuts a tragic figure this Sunday as his favourite striker Fredi Kanoute has told him that he doesn’t want to join his Spanish Sours revolution. (People)

… Fresh from Kanoute’s untimely rejection, Juande Ramos is moving for a player in a position that Tottenham actually need – the lad’s name is Dani Jarque, he’s a 24-year-old defender, and he plays for Espanyol. (News of the World)

If Bolton are to let Nic Anelka leave in the transfer window they’ll want £15million for the moaning ninny to help them feel better about the whole thing. (People)

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