Sunday’s Transfer Rumour Frenzy! Part One

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The transfer window may have slapped shut but the rumours still slither out…

Manchester United are contemplating on a £15 million bid for FC Porto full back Jose Bosingwa in the summer. It is believed that Man United’s assistant manager Carlos Quieroz’s contacts with the club could help secure the deal for Man United at the end of the season. The 25-year old himself is buoyed by the fact that the Red Devils are interested in him. (various)

And Arsene Wenger also plans a summer raid on Porto, the Frenchman wants to bag £20m-rated midfielder Ricardo Quaresma. (The People)

In order to keep their young starlet tethered to the club, Manchester City are going to give 18-year-old striker Daniel Sturridge a whopping pay rise, hoping that showering the young lad in cash will keep him away from the evil Slugworth-style clutches of Chelsea and Arsenal. (News of the World)

Aston Villa boss Martin O’Neill is after Leicester City full-back Richard Stearman. (News of the World)

After flirting with the idea of signing Debry winger Giles Barnes in January, Newcastle will finally get their man in the summer for £3m. (The People)
…And newly hired Director of Football Dennis Wise wants to give his old mate Gianfranco Zola a job with the St James’ club, offering the Italian a position in the scouting team. (The People)

Liverpool boss Rafa Benitez is to have a summer clearout, sanctioning Xabi Alonso’s £15m return to Spain and also telling John Arne Riise, Peter Crouch, Harry Kewell and Andriy Voronin to pack their bags. (News of the World)
…And Peter Crouch will move to Man City with £12m and 19-year-old City midfielder Michael Johnson moving in the opposite direction. (The People)

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