Tottenham Have £28m Bid For Palermo Pair Accepted, Blackburn Plan Ambitious Swoop For Raul

Chris Wright

29th, June 2010

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By Chris Wright

Here’s the round-up…

Rumour No. 1: Tottenham have had a mahoosive £28 million double-bid accepted for highly-rated Palermo pair Simon Kjaer and Edinson Cavani .

Palermo chairman Maurizio Zamparini told Sky Italia ;

“Tottenham have bid €35million. An offer we cannot refuse, seeing as the two players have both said they want to leave.”

Both players have been attracting interest from right across Europe, with Manchester City, Inter Milan and Wolfsburg just a few of the names that have been linked with the Rosanero duo of late.

Rumour No. 2: Blackburn boss Sam Allardyce will turn to Real Madrid veteran Raul in his pursuit of a cut-price striker.

Manchester United, Schalke, Sampdoria and a couple of MLS sides are also being linked with a move for the 32-year-old Bernabeu legend, but Allardyce is hoping that former Real defender Michel Salgado will persuade the Spanish hitman to move to Ewood Park.

Best of the Rest: Manchester City chairman Gary Cook has flown out to Valencia to hold further talks with the Spanish club over the the transfer of David Silva .

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp and chairman Daniel Levy have put together a package that they hope

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