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Rumours on Tuesday 2nd December

last updated Tuesday 02nd December 2008, 9:32 AM

Latest football rumours from today's newspapers.

  • Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is at the centre of a fresh tug-of-war between the Blues and Inter Milan. (The Sun)

  • Everton are lining up a shock move for 37-year-old striker Henrik Larsson, who is a free agent after ending the Swedish season at Helsingborg. (Various)

  • Arsenal are weighing up a £6m move for Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure, the brother of Gunners defender Kolo. (The Sun)

  • Liverpool and Manchester United have their eyes on Argentina midfielder Franco Zuculini. (Sun)

  • Aston Villa manager Martin O'Neill will be handed £18m to sign a new striker in January. (Daily Mirror)

  • Manchester City's Robinho has urged the club to buy Brazilian defenders Kleber and Thiago Silva. (Various)

  • Arsenal defender Armand Traore, who is on loan at Portsmouth, is wanted by Middlesbrough. (Mirror)

  • West Ham have failed to sign Juventus striker Sebastian Giovinco as the Italians see the 20-year-old as part of their first-team plans. (Mirror)

  • Blackburn striker Robbie Fowler, 38, is wanted by Grimsby when his contract expires in January. (Daily Star)

  • West Brom boss Tony Mowbray is lining up a £1m bid for Doncaster midfielder Brian Stock. (Various)

  • Wigan striker Marlon King is eager to make his loan move to Hull a permanent switch in January. (Daily Star)

  • Hull defender Wayne Brown, 31, has been assured he does have a future at the club. (Star)

  • Ajax forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar will reject a move to the Premier League in favour of joining Real Madrid in a £17m switch. (Various)

  • Plymouth and MK Dons will battle it out to sign QPR defender Zesh Rehman in January. (Star)

  • Oldham striker Lee Hughes will be allowed to leave if any club matches a £400,000 get-out clause in his contract. (Star)
  • Roy Keane could have only three games left as Sunderland manager - if he goes on to lose a fifth successive league game, his position could be untenable. (Various)

  • Sheffield United want more than £30m compensation from West Ham over the Carlos Tevez affair. (Daily Star)

  • Ipswich are poised to approach Alan Curbishley about succeeding manager Jim Magilton. (Daily Mirror)

  • Leeds boss Gary McAllister will be sacked at the end of the season if he fails to win promotion. (Daily Star)

  • Former Scunthorpe and Walsall boss Richard Money is one of the favourites to be the new Crewe manager. (Daily Star)

  • Hearts players face a fresh row with Tynecastle bosses over missing win bonus money after receiving their wages late for the second time this season. (Daily Record)

  • Livingston manager Roberto Landi found out news of his sacking by logging on to the club's website. (Daily Express)
  • Birmingham will spend more than £100,000 to give all their season ticket holders free entry to their FA Cup match against Wolves as a thank you gesture for their support. (Daily Mail)

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