Man Utd Planning £20m Raid For Tottenhams’s Gareth Bale? Aston Villa Latest Club Linked With Carlton Cole

Chris Wright

22nd, April 2010


By Chris Wright

Good morning all you wonderful people. Here’s the round up…

Rumour No. 1: Manchester United are reportedly readying a £20 million offer for Tottenham’s in-form midfielder Gareth Bale a player they first tried to sign from Southampton in 2007.

Apparently, a deal for the 20-year-old Welshman could be discussed when the two sides meet in the Premier League this weekend.

Rumour No. 2: Aston Villa are the latest team to be linked with a summer move for £12-million-rated West Ham target man Carlton Cole .

Villa look set to lose John Carew to Fulham in the off-season and manager Martin O’Neill has earmarked Cole as the man he wants to bring in to partner Gabriel Agbonlahor next season, after finally running out of patience with Emile Heskey.

The Best of the Rest: I’ll leave it to your imagination as to which paper this particular rumour featured in this morning, but apparently Manchester City are to bring in Fernando

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