Latest transfers speculations Sunday 09.03.08

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Sunday's gossip column

Arsenal midfielder Matthieu Flamini is wanted by AC Milan, who could move for him at the end of the season when his contract expires.

Meanwhile the Gunners are set to hand Cesc Fabregas a significant wage rise, to around 130,000 a week, to keep him at he club.

Manchester United want to sign Sporting Lisbon pair Bruno Pereirinha and Miguel Veloso.

Bryan Robson is set to join United as an official ambassador.

Liverpool striker Peter Crouch will reject a new deal unless Rafael Benitez leaves the club.

Bolton are hoping to sign Liverpool's 34-year-old defender Sami Hyypia, who is coming to the end of his contract at Anfield.

Manchester City will move for Juventus defender Georgio Chiellini at the end of the season.

Everton have made Lyon's Sweden midfielder Kim Kallstrom their top transfer target.

Arsenal are interested in 18-year-old Atletico Madrid midfielder Ignacio Camacho.

Chelsea are set to make a 10m summer swoop for Blackburn winger David Bentley.

Fulham's Jimmy Bullard is wanted by Aston Villa and Middlesbrough, who are prepared to pay 4m to capture the midfielder.

Boro boss Gareth Southgate has been handed 20m to bring in new players during the summer.

Chelsea are ready to make a 20m bid for Atletico Madrid's 19-year-old Argentine striker Sergio Aguero.

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez wants to bring in 20-year-old Mallorca striker Oscar Trejo on loan.

Blackburn manager Mark Hughes is monitoring 20-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Esteban Granero, who is on loan at Getafe.

West Ham and Bolton are fighting it out for the signature of 38-year-old keeper Santiago Canizares.

Tottenham face competition from Barcelona to sign Sevilla's Denmark international midfielder Christian Poulsen.

Fulham striker David Healy is wanted by Hull and Ipswich.

Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp will make a summer move for Newcastle's unsettled Australian international striker Mark Viduka.

Derby boss Paul Jewell is chasing Watford striker Nathan Ellington, who he had at Wigan.

Blackburn are on the trail of Fenerbahce's Ugun Bural and Porto defender Bruno Alves.

Coventry boss Chris Coleman wants to sign Derby midfielder Stephen Pearson on a loan deal.

Ipswich manager Jim Magilton is pursuing Sheffield Wednesday left-back Tommy Spurr.

Celtic winger Aiden McGeady is a target for Spanish side Espanyol.

Other gossip other than transfer news.............

Michael Owen is facing a desperate fight to save his international career, with new England boss Fabio Capello believed to rate the Newcastle striker as his fourth-choice forward.

But Bolton defender Gary Cahill has emerged as a surprise candidate to be given a chance in Capello's squad for the friendly against France later this month.

Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand is ready to commit himself to the club by signing a new contract that will keep him at Old Trafford for the rest of his career.

Chelsea coach Henk Ten Cate has accused his own players of deliberately leaking stories to the press in order to cause him embarrassment.

The Blues are considering making a sensational offer to former Barcelona midfielder Michael Laudrup to become their first-team coach next season, to replace Avram Grant.

Gretna are expected to go onto administration in the next 48 hours - and SPL chaos could quickly follow.

Former Everton and Middlesbrough defender Abel Xavier, famous for his crazy hairstyles, is set to light up the silver screen after winning the part of a detective in a movie called Without Fear.