Thursday 25th June transfer News
12.27 Bordeaux defender Souleymane Diawara
has confirmed that he wants to join Ligue 1 rivals Marseille.12.21 Djibril Cisse
is on the cusp of completing his switch to Panathanikos as he prepares to take his medical with the Greek outfit.
12.13 Kelvin Langmead
has committed his long-term future to Shrewsbury Town by signing a new two-year deal.12.10 Stoke City
are in talks with West Ham over a deal for striker Dean Ashton. Interesting one this one; the guy's clearly a class act when fit but getting him on the pitch has been a problem over the past couple of years. We'll bring you more News
as and when it comes in.12.05 Blackburn
could replace Roque Santa Cruz with Oscar Cardozo according to reports in Portugal.11.49
The Catalan press are reporting that Barcelona are preparing a 45million euros bid for Valencia striker David Villa,
which could open the door for Samuel Eto'o to leave Camp Nou for the Premier League this summer.11.43 Darlington
are reported to have entered the running to sign Michael Bridges, who spent last season on loan with Carlisle from Hull City but has so far been unable to agree a permanent move to Brunton Park.11.13 Blackburn midfielder Brett Emerton
insists the departure of striker Roque Santa Cruz to Manchester City will not have a detrimental effect on the squad. Rovers have been linked with a possible swoop for Benfica striker Oscar Cardozo, who plays alongside Santa Cruz for Paraguay at international level.11.01 Inter Milan
centre-back Nicolas Burdisso has denied speculation linking him with a move to Chelsea this summer after reports in Italy claimed the Serie A champions had included the defender in a swap offer for Blues' Portugal international Ricardo Carvalho.10.49 FC Twente striker Marko Arnautovic
cannot wait to finalise his move to Inter Milan having already agreed terms with the Serie A champions.10.13 Derby
have completed the signing of Lee Croft on a three-year contract, with the winger arriving on a free transfer following his exit from Norwich in the wake of their relegation.10.09 French goalkeeper Mickael Landreau
has confirmed that he is set to join Lille from Paris St Germain.
10.07 Shrewsbury Town
manager Paul Simpson has ruled out the possibility of West Brom goalkeeper Luke Daniels returning to the ProStar Stadium.10.00 Brighton & Hove Albion
are set to seal the double capture of Stockport duo Gary Dicker and James Tunnicliffe.9.53 Real Madrid
have contacted Lyon regarding the availability of Karim Benzema, according to the French club's director of communications Olivier Blanc.
manager Ian Holloway remains hopeful that a deal can be done to bring Rangers midfielder Charlie Adam back to the club.
9.29 Philippe Mexes'
agent has played down reports linking the Roma defender with a move to Chelsea.9.21 Wigan Athletic
chairman Dave Whelan has confirmed Antonio Valencia will have the final say on where his future lies, with Manchester United and Real Madrid in the running for his services.9.17 Roma midfielder Simone Perrotta's
agent has claimed that Bundesliga duo Bayern Munich and Wolfsburg are keen to sign the Italy international.9.07
Reports are reaching us from Italy that Manchester City are ready to rival Chelsea as they battle to sign Inter Milan defender Maicon.9.01 Chilean
whizzkid Eduardo Vargas has invited the Old Firm to make moves for him, claiming a move to Glasgow would help make him a 'complete striker'.8.39 Real Madrid
are reported to have finalised a deal for Valencia defender Raul Albiol with the Spanish side's summer spending showing no signs of coming to an end.8.31 Dundee United
manager Craig Levein wants to keep Morgaro Gomis - but admits he expects the midfielder to join a big club in the future.8.10 Glenn Loovens
says he has no interest in a summer switch away from Celtic after the Dutch defender, who joined the Bhoys from Cardiff last August, was linked with a move to Premier League newcomers Birmingham.
7.29 Bolton Wanderers
are keen on signing South Korean youngster Lee Chung-yong, according to the player's agent.7.27 Carlos Tevez's
adviser Kia Joorabchian has hinted Manchester City are in pole position to sign the Argentina international, although Chelsea and another mystery club are also in the running.7.23 Brazil
claim that Manchester United's attempts to take talented youngster Douglas Costa on a 20-day trial period have been rejected by the Brazilian starlet's club Gremio.7.10 Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas,
who is quoted as hitting out at the Gunners' 'impotence' and suggesting he would not be against the possibility of a move to Real Madrid.