23/06/2010 – Transfer Talk

23 06 2010

Chelsea have offered £10m for Benfica’s Brazilian defender David Luiz. Manchester City and Real Madrid are also interested in the 23-year-old.

Newcastle have made a surprise move to sign Bolton left-back Jlloyd Samuel as they look to strengthen their side for the Premier League next season.

Newcastle manager Chris Hughton is set to make a £1m bid for Algeria goalkeeper Rais M’Bolhi.

Brazil striker Robinho, whose loan agreement between Manchester City and Santos ends in August, will be told on Wednesday he can leave the Eastlands club.

Birmingham manager Alex McLeish has ruled himself out of the running to sign Rangers striker Kris Boyd and Celtic winger Aiden McGeady.

Birmingham and Fulham are both interested in Ivory Coast midfielder Cheik Tiote.

South Africa striker Katlego Mphela is wanted by Birmingham.

Tottenham winger Giovani dos Santos is a target for Italian side Genoa.

Everton are eyeing up a £5m deal for Italy Under-21 defender Angelo Ogbonna, who plays for Torino.

Blackpool are set to pull out of a permanent move for striker Stephen Dobbie, who has been on loan from Swansea, as they are not happy with the £500,000 asking price.

Fulham will turn to former Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson if boss Roy Hodgson leaves for Liverpool or England.

Former Celtic boss Tony Mowbray and ex Wales midfielder Gary Speed are in line for the vacant manager’s job at Hull. The club have cooled their interest in former Portsmouth manager Paul Hart.

Stoke are chasing NEC Nijmegen left-back Youssef El Akchaoui.

QPR have pulled out of a deal for Crystal Palace winger Darren Ambrose.

Middlesbrough look set to win the race to sign Scunthorpe striker Gary Hooper for around £2.5million.

Manchester City are after Palermo midfielder Edinson Cavani, who is rated in the £20million bracket.

Billy Sharp is on his way to Burnley in a £1million deal.

Liverpool Football Club related rumours:

Barcelona are determined to sign Fernando Torres from Liverpool but say they will not pay more than £38m for the Spain striker.

Liverpool managing director Christian Purslow says no players will be allowed to leave Anfield until a new manager is appointed and gives the go-ahead.

Serbia striker Milan Jovanovic has hinted that he might pull out of his move to Liverpool and follow former Reds boss Rafael Benitez to Inter Milan. Jovanovic, whose contract with Standard Liege ended this summer, signed a pre-contract deal with the Anfield club in February.

For full stories head over to the BBC website

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