In The Press (26/04/08)

Catch up with all the latest gossip from the world of sport.

Tottenham have agreed to sign highly-rated Croatia midfielder Luka Modric for a fee believed to be £15.8million. (Various)

Fabio Capello is ready to name Rio Ferdinand as the new England captain. (Various)

Aston Villa are poised to offer England midfielder Gareth Barry a bumper new deal to stave off interest from Chelsea and Liverpool. (Various)

Rob Earnshaw will leave Derby in the summer and is likely to return to his former club Cardiff. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester United could lose out to Barcelona in the race to sign German full-back Philip Lahm. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal's Gilberto Silva has set his sights on a move to Italy with Roma interested in the Brazilian. (Various)


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