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What the Papers Say - Monday

What the Papers Say - Monday

Vital Wigan takes a quick look at the stories making the headlines of the sports pages this Monday morning

The Mirror

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has refused to rule out a move for Barcelona striker Thierry Henry, as Tottenham are stalling over the sale of Dimitar Berbatov.

AC Milan's Brazil star Kaka is set to join Chelsea before the end of the month in a world-record £78m deal.

Pompey boss Harry Redknapp has finally won the race to sign £6m defender Younes Kaboul from Tottenham.

Manchester City boss Mark Hughes is fuming after the club tried to sell Vedran Corluka and Stephen Ireland behind his back.

Pascal Chimbonda risked upsetting Sunderland boss Roy Keane by parking his car in the manager's space on his first day at his new club.

The Sun

Spurs boss Juande Ramos has told Berbatov he will make him stay at the club.

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has now decided he will see out the remaining two years on his contract at Stamford Bridge.

Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan is ready with a £5m bid for Rangers keeper Allan McGregor.

Vedran Corluka has insisted he wants to join Tottenham despite Manchester City issuing a statement saying he was staying at Eastlands.

Aston Villa are to make a move for Rangers defender Carlos Cuellar.

Former England skipper and Match of the Day presenter Gary Lineker says Cristiano Ronaldo is the most talented footballer he has ever seen.

Manchester City's Lee Martin is being tracked by Birmingham and Sheffield United.

Former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho reckons Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side are too young to win the title this season.

Stoke want to sign 6ft 8in Valencia hitman Nikola Zigic.

Sheffield United left-back Chris Armstrong is a target for Reading.

The Daily Mail

Everton boss David Moyes will also wrap up a deal for Newcastle striker Alan Smith this week.

Blackburn boss Paul Ince hopes to finalise a £2m deal for MK Dons skipper Keith Andrews.

Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra has refused to return to Thailand to face corruption charges, further harming his chances of releasing £800m of frozen assets.

Daily Telegraph

Arsenal are considering a move for Udinese's Gokhan Inler and Real Madrid's Ruben de la Red.

Jimmy Bullard is considering his future at Fulham because the club have stalled on a new deal.

Dubai International Capital are still interested in buying Liverpool from American owners George Gillett and Tom Hicks.

The Guardian

Everton are close to signing Brazilian striker Vagner Love.

Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan is a big fan of new signing Fabricio Coloccini's haircut. 'I like it - it's like mine and Terry Mac's in the 1970s. I can't say any more than that at the moment' said Keegan.

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Writer:Barry Worthington
Date:Monday August 11 2008
Time: 9:40AM


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