In The Press (22/04/09)

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

David Beckham could join Tottenham when the 2009 Major League Soccer season ends in October to maintain his match fitness for the 2010 World Cup finals. (The Sun)

Richard Dunne will join Sunderland this summer for £4m and the Black Cats also want West Brom midfield duo Jonathan Greening and James Morrison. (The Sun)

Darren Bent is also on Sunderland boss Ricky Sbragia's list of targets. (Daily Star)

Martin O'Neill will make a new defender his top priority if Martin Laursen is forced into retirement. The Danish centre-back needs another knee operation and could be out for nine months. (The Sun)

Joleon Lescott has emerged as a shock target for O'Neill, who has £10m to spend and is also considering a move for Manchester City defender Micah Richards. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal have been watching 17-year-old Paris St Germain defender Chris Mavinga. (Daily Mail)

Gianfranco Zola is giving a trial to Racing Santander teenager Lotam Zino. (Daily Mirror)

Blackburn Rovers and Wigan Athletic are battling it out to sign Bristol City midfielder Marvin Elliott. (Daily Star)

Wigan are close to agreeing a deal for Rosenborg midfielder Anthony Annan. (Daily Mail)


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