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Saturday’s Big Transfer Rumours

A steaming pile of weekend transfer rumours courtesy of Sportingo…

Liverpool’s lanky paperclip of a striker has had enough of the transfer guff being spoken about him and he has reiterated his desire to stay at the club. This will come as a disappointment to Sven Goran Eriksson, who was said to be monitoring events at Anfield. (Various)

Despite Jurgen Klinsmann’s declaration that he doesn’t want Daniel Van Buyten to leave Bayern Munich, clubs are still lining up to “have a word” with the defender. The latest club to make a move for the Beligian international is Kevin Keegan’s Newcastle. (The Sun)

A long queue of admirers for midfielder Oliver Kapo is forming outside St Andrews but Portsmouth are trying to leap ahead of frontrunners Sunderland and Wigan with a £3m bid. (Mirror)

Young Manchester United defender Ryan Shawcross has “disappointed” The Lord of the Ferg by signing for Stoke in a package worth £2million. (The Sun)

Tottenham are pondering opening up their massive transfer wallet and pulling out £9m to sign Juventus’ ex-Chelsea midfielder Tiago. (Sun)
…And Tottenham are sniffing around Udinese’s 26 year-old Andrea Dossena who can play at either left-back or left wing. (Times)
…Whilst 23-year-old winger Wayne Routledge thinks that Tottenham want too much dosh for him and that is scaring off potential suitors like QPR, Crystal Palace and Watford. Routledge said: “I’m valued at a price by Spurs and clubs aren’t willing to pay that. I need a compromise.” (The Sun)

Fulham boss Roy Hodgson is after Werder Bremen midfielder Leon Andreason, the word on the street is that the Dane has been spied at the Cottagers’ training ground. (Times)
…And Fulham are also trailing Lazio defender Guglielmo Stendardo, but will have to beat away interest from Birmingham. (Daily Mirror)
…But Hodgson’s £5m move for Watford’s Marlon King could be scuppered because of the gnarly state of King’s right knee. (Mirror)

Portsmouth boss ‘Arry Redknapp has moeved to take French defender Lucien Aubrey on loan from Lens with a view to a permanent move. (Express)

Roy Keane has sanctioned the shipping out of Stephen Wright on loan to Hull for six months. (Mirror)

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