Footy News Jan 8, 2008

Transfer frenzied January is heating up

John Toshack’s favourite Welsh son Lily Robbie Savage is moving to, wait for it… high flying Derby. link

Jermain Defoe has still not got the message, having spent season after season warming the Spurs bench, Juande Ramos tried to make it crystal clear… Jermain “Ramos said ‘you can leave if you want to’. Yet I have no intention of leaving this club because I love it here.” Try writing it on a billboard Ramos. link

Bolton have rejected an offer by Chelsea for journeyman Nicolas Anelka. Whilst Anelka was already seen rubbing his hands with glee at the prospect of another transfer fee percentage, Bolton seem to be holding out for more than the suggested £12 million. link

Having failed to get a regular start at Chelsea, and more recently Arsenal, Lassana Diarra has attracted the eye of Sam Allardyce – nice pluck Sam…. link

Other Footy News

He’s out of jail, but Bad Boy Barton’s shrink won’t let him play football yet. “There are bail guidelines we are adhering to and we’re concentrating on the work we need to do, which is going well.” said the shrink after tightening Joey Barton‘s straitjacket. link

Manchester United want David Beckham to become the club’s global ambassador when he retires from playing. Ferguson is preparing by shooting football boots at the head of Jonny Evans. link

The articulate Martin Keown has voiced his support for Manuel Almunia becoming an England keeper. “I’m not dead against him playing for England when he becomes eligible”. Any chance you can recommend Steve McClaren to the Croatian’s whilst you’re at it Martin? link

WAG’s (wives and girlfriends)

Wayne Rooney‘s WAG Coleen has splashed out on a little post-Christmas present for herself! A floatation tank for £4,000. The tanks are said to help you keep your youthful looks, but doesn’t Wayne like the older looking woman? link

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