By Chris Wright
Monday morning, praise the dawning. Here’s the round up…
Rumour No. 1: Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is reportedly closer than ever to an Anfield exit following his side’s 7th place finish in this year’s Premier League table, and Manchester City’s Arab owners have given the go-ahead for a £40 million move for the visibly dejected midfielder.
Rumour No. 2: Arsenal are eyeing up a surprise £5 million move for Manchester City winger Shaun Wright-Phillips .
The 28-year-old has failed to land a regular place in Roberto Mancini ‘s first team this season and is now looking for a move away from Eastlands to rescue his flagging career as, of the seven games he has started for City since Mancini took over, Wright-Phillips has found himself substituted in six of them.
The Best of the Rest: Atletico Bilbao have named their price for Chelsea and Real Madrid target Javi Martinez . The Basque club have announced that they