Wigan Athletic - Saturday Back Page Gossip
Vital Wigan takes a quick look at the stories making the headlines of the sports pages this Saturday morning
Everton are poised to sign Espanyol's £12m Spain winger Albert Riera from under the noses of Liverpool.
Alan Curbishley insists Anton Ferdinand is still part of his plans at West Ham, despite reports he was on his way to Sunderland.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is still working on bringing Spurs striker Dimitar Berbatov to Old Trafford, despite admitting he is less optimistic about the deal than two weeks ago.
Middlesbrough striker Mido is considering a loan move to Wigan, knowing boss Steve Bruce tried to sign him when he was at Birmingham.
Reading have called off a £2.5m move for Southampton defender Andrew Surman because they cannot strike a deal to sell James Harper to Middlesbrough.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits his side could struggle to make a Premier League title push if they suffer as many injuries as they did last season.
Andrei Arshavin could finally be on his way to Tottenham after Zenit St Petersburgh agreed to lower their £20m price tag.
Everton are also in pole position to sign Valencia's Serbia striker Nikola Zigic on loan.
Aston Villa boss Martin O'Neill insists Arsenal are not interested in signing England midfielder Gareth Barry.
Manchester City are lining up a move for Brazil midfielder Thiago Neves from Fluminese after seeing him impress at the Olympic Games.
Everton boss David Moyes admits he may struggle to field a strong enough team this season if he fails to make any decent signings before the transfer window closes.
Robinho took a step closer a move to Chelsea after the Brazilian urged Real Madrid to allow him a move to London.
Mikael Silvestre's arrival at Arsenal could hasten the exit of centre-back Philippe Senderos to either AC Milan or Newcastle.
Chelsea boss Luiz Felipe Scolari has left the door open for bids for Shaun Wright-Phillips by admitting he sees no problem in the club further trimming his squad.
Newcastle boss Kevin Keegan says the club could lose Michael Owen unless they soon tie him down to a new contract.
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