Football Transfer Gossip and Rumours 29th November 2011

Drogba wants to stay at Chelsea but there is interest abroad for his signatureWith the festive season just around the corner, December is the time when gossip and rumours really start to come into full swing and millions of pounds are used to tempt teams into dismantling their teams halfway through a season.

There seems to be some teams that are still linked with players despite quotes having been made that no purchases will made in January, Arsenal top that list but you just never know what Arsene Wenger haas up his sleeve. Newcastle United are another side that could do without the transfer window as they look to continue the New Year in the top four with Alan Pardew himself claiming the window is something all managers could really do without.

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

Liverpool are looking to snatch current Everton loanee Royston Drenthe with the impressive midfielder on loan from Real Madrid.

More: Footylatest

Underfire Sunderland manager Steve Bruce is to discuss his future this week with the clubs owner Ellis Short after a very poor start to the season despite good money spent.

More: Guardian

Another manager under pressure at the moment is Blackburn Rovers Steve Kean who has stated he will be happy to meet with the fans calling for his head if they wish to do so.

More: Lancashire Telegraph

Arsenal hitman Robin van Persie is still being touted as the next top target of Manchester City as they prepared a massive bid for the Dutchman in January.

More: FootballTransferTavern

Tottenham have agreed to take young DC United winger Andy Najar on trial as he prepares for the new MLS season.

More: Metro

Manchester United are contemplating a move for AZ Alkmaar winger Rasmus Elm in January.

More: Daily Star

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba wants to stay at Stamford Bridge but has been advised there is interest from clubs abroad.

More: Daily Mirror


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