Wednesday’s Transfer Rumour Frenzy! – Part 1

The Lord of The Ferg is disgusted with the state of the Old Trafford pitch and has demanded that it be re-turfed, before it adversely affects United’s title bid. (The Sun)

Derby have snubbed Newcastle who have come blustering in with a less than satisfactory opening offer for winger Giles Barnes. (Daily Telegraph)
…And Newcastle also want FC Brno’s Czech midfielder Luboš Kalouda and are locked in a battle with Juventus for his signature. (Times)

Newcastle are after Levante’s Brazilian defender Alvaro to shore up his weeping sore of a defence, but will have to beat off stong interest from Birmingham. (Various)

Manchester City boss Sven Goran Eriksson is after Portsmouth’s Zimbabwean striker Benjani Mwaruwari and is prepared to shower Harry Redknapp with £5m if he lets his star striker leave. (Daily Mail)

…And Harry Redknapp may sanction the sale of Benjani Mwaruwari if he manages to get his paws on Real Mallorca’s Argentinian striker Jonas Gutierrez, a player who seems to think it is ‘cool’ to throw a Spiderman mask on everytime he scores. (Various)

Man City’s Sven ‘Svengali’ Eriksson is plotting a raid on Valencia for Miguel Angel Angulo. (Daily Mail)

…And Eriksson is ready to ship off out of favour midfielder Ousmane Dabo to Siena on loan. (Various)

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