Saturday Morning Round Up @ Drogba to Spurs, United starlet on the way out, plus AVB, McLeish, Magpies and more


News & Gossip:

Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp says he would be keen to take Chelsea striker Didier Drogba to White Hart Lane.
Full story: the Sun

The Spurs boss also compared Gary Cahill to midfielder Scott Parker.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has revealed that Portugal forward Yannick Djalo will join the club on trial.
Full story: Express & Star

Manchester United are facing a fight to keep hold of France Under-19 midfielder Paul Pogba.
Full story: talkSPORT

Greece international Georgios Fotakis’s agent says that he would be interested in a move to the Premier League with Blackburn.
Full story: Lancashire Telegraph

Manchester United’s veteran midfielder Ryan Giggs could be offered a 12-month contract extension if he decides to play on at Old Trafford.
Full story: the Sun

Gunners boss Arsene Wenger says he does not intend to make any signings during the January transfer window.
Full story: Daily Telegraph

Chelsea boss Andre Villas-Boas has identified Chelsea’s long-serving goalkeeper Petr Cech as one of a number of players who would be allowed to leave Stamford Bridge at the end of this season.
Full story: the Independent

French Ligue 1 side Marseille could approach Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou in the January transfer window.
Full story: talkSPORT

Sunderland defender Matt Kilgallon looks set to train with a series of Championship clubs in the coming weeks with a view to a January loan move.
Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

Manchester City defender Kolo Toure, a target for Paris Saint-Germain.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Chelsea manager Villas-Boas claims he will not be sacked as Blues boss whatever happens this season.
Full story: Daily Star

Bolton manager Owen Coyle believes Tottenham could rival the Manchester clubs for the Premier League title this season.
Full story: Bolton News

Blackburn manager Steve Kean is believed to have one game to save his job at Ewood Park.
Full story: Daily Mirror

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has vowed to come back stronger than ever.
Full story: Liverpool Echo

Norwich’s fit-again defender Zak Whitbread is under no illusions he faces a battle to reclaim his Premier League starting spot.
Full story: Eastern Daily Press

Newcastle manager Alan Pardew has revealed that he is to blame for conspiracy theories surrounding midfielder Cheick Tiote’s.
Full story: Newcastle Chronicle

Swansea manager Brendan Rodgers has hailed Leroy Lita as a striker who can frighten any defender in the land.
Full story: South Wales Evening Post

Arsenal manager Wenger says Abou Diaby is facing a crisis of confidence after his latest injury setback.
Full story: Evening Standard

Meanwhile, the Gunners boss has backed teenage midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to make a late charge for a place in England’s Euro 2012 squad.
Full story: Daily Mail

Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has warned striker Mario Balotelli to expect opponents to provoke him as the Premier League title race hots up.
Full story: the Guardian



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