Transfer Rumour Frenzy: Part 2

Rangers manager Walter Smith will throw his hat into the ring for the race to sign Everton’s James McFadden. The Ibrox club will have to contend with interest from Birmingham and Celtic, with Birmingham’s Alex McLeish ready to bid up to £5.5m to try and bag McFadden. (Sunday Herald)

Fulham gaffer Roy Hodgson is preparing a bid for AC Milan’s Croatian defender Dario Simic. (Sunday Mirror)
…And Roy Hodgson is set to try his luck with Celtic by bidding for their centre-half Bobo Balde. (Sunday People)

Portsmouth, Fulham and Wigan are all rabidly chasing Rangers striker Daniel Cousin, with the Ibrox club reportedly ready to sell. (Mail on Sunday)

Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov has confessed to close friends (who in turn told the Sunday Mirror) that he’d actually quite like a move to Manchester United. (Sunday Mirror)

Wigan Athletic manager Steve Bruce will join Sunderland boss Roy Keane in the race for Reading forward Leroy Lita. (News of the World)

Aston Villa manager Martin O’Neill wants to “do a Fergie” by copying what the Manchester United manager has already done and bring in Henrik Larsson on loan. (News of the World)

Spurs boss Juande Ramos will shell out £7m on Ajax ‘keeper Maarten Stekelenburg with Robinson heading for the exit door. (Mail on Sunday)
…And Juande Ramos is pondering a move for Espanyol centreback Jarque. (Mail on Sunday)

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