Football News – Barry to Liverpool, Sven to Benfica, Ramos to Chelsea, Keegan to naughty corner

Ollie Irish

8th, May 2008

Pack it up, pack it in. Let the news begin
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Liverpool have made a cash-plus-players offer worth £10 million for Aston Villa skipper Gareth Barry. Martin O’Neill is not keen on receiving Rafa’s hand-me-downs. [BBC]
Newcastle United manager (and serial face-toucher) Kevin Keegan has been summoned for showdown talks with club owner Mike Ashley. The replica shirt-clad millionaire is unimpressed by KK’s assertion that the Magpies could not finish higher than fifth under him. [The Sun]

Sven Goran Eriksson is in talks with Benfica with a view to becoming their new manager when Thaksin Shinawatra finally puts him out of his misery at Manchester City. Sven-fica? [Football365]
Chelsea are mulling over multi-million pound move for Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos. The 22-year-old is high on the Blues shortlist for a new right-back. [Guardian]
Arsene Wenger is fuming with ‘greedy Mathieu Flamini’ after the Frenchman agreed to join AC Milan. [Mirror]
‘Ballers are against Big Brother-style doping regulations which would require them to inform testers of their whereabouts for one hour of every day. [Telegraph]
Liverpool are a mere two signings away from winning the title, according to Steven Gerrard. [Goal]

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