Saturday’s Transfer Rumour Frenzy!

Some more transfer heresy and hearsay….

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is after Congolese defensive “wonderkid” Paul Jose Mpoklu but will have to beat off interest from Tottenham in the 15-year-old. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has promised that he’ll be staying at Arsenal for twenty more years. (Daily Star)
…Russsian fat cat billionaire Alisher Usmanov has moved one step closer to gobbling up the Gunners after he increased his holding in the club. (Daily Express)

Chelsea’s 18-year-old Israeli striker Ben Sahar will be shipped off to Championship side Sheffield Wednesday on-loan. (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle gaffer Kevin Keegan has drawn up a wish-list of players that he wants to bring to St James’ park. Included in this list is Man United defender Wes Brown, Chelsea left-back Wayne Bridge and West Ham’s striker Dean Ashton. Whether he can actually bag any of these players remains an open question, but KK has decided to put this on the back-burner until safety is secured. (The Sun)

Ex-Fulham boss Chris Coleman could return to English football by taking the Coventry City hot seat. (Daily Express)

Reading manager Steve Coppell is after the jewel in the MLS crown, 18-year-old US international striker Jozy Altidore. However, poaching the youngster from New York Red Bulls will be tough for Reading, as Real Madrid are also after the youngster. (Daily Mirror)

Preston manager Alan Irvine wants striker David Nugent to leave his belly flop of a career move at Portsmouth and return to Deepdale. (Daily Star)

West Ham United have sent left back Joe Widdowson to Rotherham for a month. He has already been on loan at Carlisle earlier in the season and has been sent to Rotherham for more first team experience. (Various)

AC Milan’s legendary goal-bagging striker Ronaldo is facing more problems connected to his injured left knee. “The Phenomenon” is worried that the fact that his knees are completely buggered may have an adverse effect on getting a top up on his current Milan contract which runs out in the summer. (The Independent)

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