Football Transfer Gossip 30th August 2011

It starts to get a bit edgy when there is only a few days of the transfer window left, especially for sides that have done very little. A few teams will be looking to add quickly with so little time left with QPR, Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea likely to be the more proactive sides in the final 48 hours.

With Manchester United and Manchester City very much having completed their business, it is likely that there may just be a few departures but any big arrivals at this point seem unlikely.

Here is a compilation of today’s football transfer gossip.

Roma have emerged as big contenders for Tottenham Hotspur target Lassana Diarra.

More: talkSPORT

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is eyeing a move for Chelsea FC’s Florent Malouda as the 61 year old looks to make some quick adjustments in the final few days of the transfer window.

More: The Sun

Aston Villa are readying themselves to make a last minute bid for QPR playmaker Adel Taarabt.

More: Footybunker

Brazilian playmaker Kaka has insisted he is staying with Real Madrid, ruling out a move to Arsenal or Tottenham.

More: Metro

Wigan are reportedly looking to sign Tottenham’s out-of-favour winger Giovani Dos Santos.

More: Footybunker

First team coach of Manchester United Rene Meulensteen has not ruled out the possibility of signing Wesley Sneijder over the next few days.

More: Inside Futbol

Wigan are ready to tie up a deal to take Burnley striker, Jay Rodriguez, to the DW Stadium.

More: Footybunker

Chelsea have had an offer of cash plus player for Liverpool’s Raul Meireles rejected by the Anfield club.

More: Daily Mail

Blackburn Rovers have agreed a deal for Birmingham City defender Scott Dann worth £5m, beating off competition from QPR.

More: Daily Mail

Swansea are ready to make an improved £2m bid for Middlesbrough defender Matthew Bates.

More: Daily Mail

Chelseea are looking to make one last final offer of £40m plus a player for Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Luka Modric.

More: Caughtoffside

Sunderland manager Steve Bruce has decided to make a move for Celtic striker Georgios Samaras.

More: The Sun

Manchester City forward Craig Bellamy could yet remain at City with the likes of Everton, Spurs and Liverpool all still interested in his signature.

More: Daily Mail


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