Beckham’s 12 touches captured on 19 cameras


London : Here's a sample of some of the gossip and transfer rumours from England's newspapers Sunday about Premier League clubs (with the publication(s) quoted in brackets):

Support TwoCircles

David Beckham's 12 touches of the ball in his short debut for Los Angeles Galaxy were captured by an incredible 19 cameras. (Sunday Express)

Real Madrid expects to land Chelsea winger Arjen Robben for around 21 million pounds this week. (Sunday Times)

Chelsea has put a 27-million pound price tag on German midfielder Michael Ballack to try and frighten off Real Madrid. (News of the World)

Arsenal could be ready to make an 11-million pound bid for Dinamo Zagreb midfielder Luka Modric. (News of the World)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to rule out a move for former Gunners striker Nicolas Anelka from Bolton Wanderers. (Sunday Mirror)

Arsenal is poised to sign Chelsea's 22-year-old French midfielder Lassana Diarra this week. (Sunday Mirror)

And Arsene Wenger is considering hiring former Newcastle boss Glenn Roeder as Arsenal's sporting director. (Mail on Sunday)

New Newcastle owner Mike Ashley is hoping to lure Kevin Keegan out of retirement to become the club's director of football. (Sunday Independent)

Newcastle United manager Sam Allardyce is trying to sign Abdoulaye Faye from his former club Bolton Wanderers. (People)

Newcastle will table a 3 million pound offer for Fulham's giant Papa Bouba Diop while there is doubts over landing Norwegian centre-half Brede Hangeland from FC Copenhagen. (People)

Lee Bowyer says he would welcome former Newcastle team-mate Kieron Dyer joining West Ham United – even though the two had an infamous on-field bust-up in 2005. (People)

Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs will be offered another one-year contract at the end of the season and then asked to become an ambassador for the club when he eventually retires. (Sunday Mirror)

Sunderland manager Roy Keane hopes to strike a loan deal with his former club Manchester United for goalkeeper Tomasz Kuszczak. (People)

Manchester City manager Sven-Goran Eriksson wants Nigeria international left-back Taye Taiwo from Marseille. (News of the World)

Portsmouth midfielder Sean Davis could be in for a return to Fulham as a replacement for Michael Brown, who is poised to join Wigan. (People)

Wigan striker Henri Camara could be on his way to either Portsmouth or Bolton. (People)

Aston Villa defender Liam Ridgewell is a transfer target for Birmingham, Fulham and Bolton Wanderers. (News of the World)

Tottenham Hotspur is ready to splash out eight million pounds on Swedish midfielder Kim Kallstrom from French champions Lyon. (Sunday Mirror)

Egyptian midfielder Hossam Ghaly expects to complete his move to Birmingham from Tottenham this week. (News of the World)