City or United: Bianchi lands at wrong Manchester training ground


London : Here’s a sample of some of the gossip and transfer rumours from England’s newspapers Sunday about Premier League clubs:

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Manchester City’s new striker Rolando Bianchi was picked up at his hotel and asked to be dropped off at the club’s training ground – but was dropped at Manchester United’s Carrington training base. (Sunday Express)

Manchester City’s Danny Mills is prepared to take a pay cut to ensure his loan spell at Hull becomes permanent. (News of the World)

Aston Villa’s new striker Marlon Harewood became annoyed when a local newspaper reporter asked him why he would have wanted to be a painter if he had not been a footballer. When told the information was on his website, Harewood muttered: “I’ll kill my brother”. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is threatening legal action against Real Madrid over an illegal approach for Cesc Fabregas. (News of the World)

Close friends and family are concerned about Wenger’s health as constant stress is taking its toll. (News of the World)

Arsenal has lined-up a swoop for Celtic keeper Artur Boruc as Jens Lehmann’s long-term successor. (People)

Jamie Carragher will not be persuaded to change his mind on his international retirement by England boss Steve McClaren. (Sunday Express)

Liverpool is ready to fork out five million pounds for Real Mallorca’s Argentina midfielder Jonas Gutierrez. (People)

Chelsea will make a 27 million-pound swoop for Porto’s Ricardo Quaresma if Arjen Robben moves to Real Madrid. (News of the World)

Newcastle United midfielder Kieron Dyer’s move to West Ham United was aborted after he failed a medical. (Sunday Mirror)

Newcastle manager Sam Allardyce was left fuming after three of his personal guests were barred from the directors’ box on his return to Bolton. (Vdaily Mirror)

Portsmouth manager Harry Redknapp has targeted Bolton’s French striker Nicolas Anelka. (Sunday Mirror)

Leicester chairman Milan Mandaric wants to bring striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink to the club after he became a free agent at Charlton Athletic. (People)

Bolton Wanderers hope to tie up a deal for Portsmouth defender Andy O’Brien. (People)

Derby County manger Billy Davies wants to tempt Darius Vassell away from Manchester City. (Sunday Mirror)

Fulham are considering a 600,000-pound move for Paris St Germain centre-back Sammy Traore. (News of the World)

Leeds United chairman Ken Bates is to appeal to the FA against the club’s 15-point deduction. (News of the World)