Tuesday’s Transfer Rumours

Today’s turgid transfer twaddle…

Chelsea fat-boy Frank Lampard wants a new contract deal at least as porcine as his belly. The Chubster is asking for a £30m four-year deal, and if he doesn’t get it he’ll go somewhere where he can thank you very much. (Daily Express)

Chelsea and Tottenham are in a mad scramble for David Villa’s signature after the Valencia hot shot admitted he could be looking for pastures new. (Various)
…And Manchester United are also reportedly sniffing around David Villa with a view to signing him. (The Sun)
Manchester United are in another transfer scuffle, this time with Liverpool; both clubs are fighting to secure the scribbled signature of Stade Rennais midfielder Stephane Mbia. (Daily Star)

Sheffield United striker James Beattie has clearly had enough of slumming in in the Championship and wants to move back to the Premier League – Aston Villa are rumoured to be interested. (Daily Mirror)
…But Martin O’Neill’s club seem to be having less luck with Porto full-back Jose Bosingwa. The Portuguese club has poo-pooed a £6m bid from the Midlands club. (Daily Express)

Everton’s superstar youngster 17-year-old Jack Rodwell has signed a two year contract with the club -the maximum permitted at his age. (Various)
…And on loan midfielder Steven Pienaar, an absolute revelation, will sign for Everton in the next 48-hours – leaving Valencia and Arsenal to look elsewhere for a lightweight dreadlocked midfielder. (Daily Mail)

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