Jose Mourinho Wants Vidic at Real Madrid, Daily Mail Says: Soccer Roundup

The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers, with clickable links to the Web.

Adios Vidic?

Jose Mourinho, the new Real Madrid Manager, wants to bring Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic to the Bernabeu, the Daily Mail reported.

Vidic’s agent Paolo Fabbri refused to confirm that his client will be staying at Old Trafford for the start of the season, the Mail said.

Fabiano Transfer

Luis Fabiano, the Brazil World Cup striker, has urged Tottenham Hotspur to make a transfer bid for him after failing to attract the interest of Manchester United and AC Milan, the Sun said.

“It’s only in the last few weeks I have understood just how big Spurs’ ambition is,” said the Seville striker, according to the Sun.

Jol to Fulham?

Martin Jol, the former Tottenham Hotspur manager, is the favorite to become the new Fulham boss, according to the Daily Mirror.

Robinho Release

Robinho, the out-of-favor Manchester City forward, is the subject of a 20 million pounds ($30.8 million) transfer bid from Shakhtar Donetsk, the Daily Mail said.

The Brazil striker was released on loan by City last season and is believed to want to leave Eastlands, the report said.

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