Latest transfers speculations Friday 18.07.08

All the latest football gossip

Friday's gossip column

Dutch clubs Feyenoord and Heerenveen want to sign Newcastle goalkeeper Tim Krul.

Real Madrid are set to reject offers for Brazil star Robinho from Barcelona and Chelsea.

Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is convinced he will land Tottenham striker Dimitar Berbatov before the start of the season.

Ferguson has met United winger Cristiano Ronaldo for the first time in almost two months in a bid to stop the player joining Real Madrid.

Barcelona are poised to make a 24m bid for Berbatov after missing out on Arsenal's Emmanuel Adebayor.

Chelsea have rejected Barcelona's offer of a swap deal involving Samuel Eto'o and Blues forward Didier Drogba.

Liverpool will sell Andrei Voronin to a German club for around 3m to help finance the signing of Gareth Barry from Aston Villa.

Reading striker Dave Kitson is set to complete a 5m move to Stoke.

England goalkeeper Scott Carson will join West Brom from Liverpool after rejecting a move to Stoke.

Sunderland are closing in on the signing of Croatia striker Mladen Petric from Borussia Dortmund for around 5m.

Wigan plan to make Everton an improved offer for Andrew Johnson after having a 9m bid for the England striker rejected.

Niko Kranjar will stay at Portsmouth after snubbing a 12m move to Monaco.

Pompey rejected Monaco's offer for the Croatia midfielder.

Portsmouth defender Noe Pamarot has snubbed a move to Hull City.

Slavia Prague defender Marek Suchy says he is interested in a move to Ibrox.

Auxerre defender Gabriel Tamas says he expects to join Celtic by the end of the week.

Newcastle and Everton are locked in a 4m tug of war for Tottenham's Pascal Chimbonda.

Newcastle are looking at other targets after losing out to Benfica in the race to sign Argentine midfielder Pablo Aimar from Real Zaragoza.

Blackburn boss Paul Ince hopes to pull off the 3.5m signing of Chilean midfielder Carlos Villanueva from Audax Italiano.

Russian star Andrei Arshavin is worried his dream move to Barcelona from Zenit St Petersburg is on the brink of collapse.

Frank Lampard has told Inter Milan he will look elsewhere if his move to the Italian club from Chelsea is not completed soon.

Leeds are set to sign Wolves' Jay Bothroyd in a 300,000 deal.

Sheffield Wednesday have rejected a 1.75m bid from Wolves for defender Mark Beevers.

Newcastle have had a 2m bid for England left-back Stephen Warnock rejected by Blackburn.

Plymouth are keen to sign Crystal Palace striker Shefki Kuqi.

Rangers boss Walter Smith will offer Daniel Cousin to Cardiff in exchange for the Bluebirds' Dutch defender Glenn Loovens.

Ipswich want to sign former Manchester United wide man Quinton Fortune.

Claude Makelele will be the first big-name player to leave Chelsea under new boss Phil Scolari.

Sebastian Larsson will demand showdown talks with Birmingham City chairman David Gold to engineer a move away from St Andrews.

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

Goalkeeper Robert Green has revealed he feels "completely under-valued" at West Ham and is now considering his future at the club.

Sunderland manager Roy Keane has told chairman Niall Quinn he wants money to spend on top players.

Owen Hargreaves' long-term fitness is worrying Manchester United after the England midfielder pulled out of a pre-season trip to South Africa with a knee problem.

Kyle Lafferty and Steven Smith have been added to Rangers manager Walter Smith's growing injury list ahead of the Champions League qualifiers.

Cristiano Ronaldo hobbled into a nightclub on crutches and partied with stars including Paris Hilton.

West Ham stars are fuming at their tour from hell after a travel firm went bust. The Hammers squad are being flown economy class to their pre-season matches in Canada in two separate planes after being led to believe they were flying business class.