Ancelotti next at Chelsea? City linked to Haggui

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Every Wednesday The Grapevine on The Sport Review brings you all the very latest football gossip from the media, plus the most memorable quotes of the last seven days.


PREMIER LEAGUE ROUND-UP:

25-year-old Tunisian centre back Karim Haggui could move to the Premier League this summer after his agent declared his player wants a move away from Bayer Leverkusen. West Ham, Blackburn Rovers, Portsmouth and Newcastle United are amongst the clubs set to be interested. (Sport.co.uk)

Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has said that if he were to move away from Anfield he would choose the Italian or German league. The striker also stressed his desire to one day return to his form club, Athletico Madrid. (Daily Mail)

Bayern Munich coach Jurgen Klinsmann has quashed rumours linking France winger Franck Ribery with Manchester United by stating that will not be allowed to leave the club in the summer. (The Independent)

Manchester City are reportedly set to offer a £40,000-a-week contract to Daniel Sturridge. The 19-year-old striker had been linked with a move away from Manchester to the likes of Chelsea and Aston Villa. (Daily Star)

Roman Abramovich is reported to be expecting to bring in Carlo Ancelotti as the next manager of Chelsea after conceding he won’t be able to keep Guus Hiddink at Stamford Bridge beyond the end of this season. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool could enter the race for 19-year-old midfielder Fabian Delph in the summer transfer window. (Fans FC)


QUOTES OF THE WEEK:

“Our lives are quite boring. I spend a lot of time watching Coronation Street and Eastenders.”

Rio Ferdinand describes his hectic lifestyle

“It is not mind games, but maybe he is a little bit scared.”

Rafa Benitez sparks the latest round of Rafa vs Fergie

“It was intimidating the first few times coming up against them in the biggest stages of the competition — but now we know what to expect and we know how to go out and do the business.”

John Terry has no fear about travelling to Anfield on a Champions League night

“I suppose we are sick of the sight of each other really! But we both know what kind of games they will be and we all realise it will be tough.”

Jamie Carragher insists it’s the Reds that have the psychological advantage ahead of Chelsea clash

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