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Wednesday’s Transfer Rumours: Part 2!

The second swig from Caught Offside’s potent daily transfer pint…

Chelsea’s powerhouse Ivorian striker Didier Drogba has admitted that he would love to team up with Samuel Eto’o at Barcelona next season. (Various)

Fulham gaffer Roy Hodgson wants to snap up Teemu Tainio after Spurs boss Juande Ramos told the Finnish midfielder that he was finished as a Tottenham player. (Various)

Bolton gaffer Gary Megson is chewing his gum even faster than usual at the prospect of signing AZ Alkmaar defender Gretar Steinsson for £3m. (Daily Mail)

New Bayern Munich manager Jurgen Klinsmann doesn’t want Daniel van Buyten to leave the club, abruptly stopping Everton and Man City’s pursuit of the defender. (Daily Record)

Watford want to nab Arsenal nipper Armand Traore, they want to take the 18 year-old left back on loan. (Daily Star)

Russian midfield skillster Andrei Arshavin has indicated a desire to leave Russian champs Zenit St Petersburg and could be plying his trade in the Premier League very soon. Arshavin has a stark choice to make though, as Arsenal and Tottenham are after him. (The Independent)

Glasgow Rangers are stroking their collective chins and pondering a swoop for Sunderland’s Welsh Wonder, goalkeeper Darren Ward. (Daily Express)

Monaco want to steal away Middlesbrough’s Brazilian midfielder Fabio Rochemback. (The Independent)

The transfer of Senegalese midfielder Amdy Faye to Blackburn is hitting a snag because he has played for too many clubs, he currently plays for Rangers but is on loan from Charlton. Sparky Hughes will have a good chin wag with FIFA which should hopefully resolve the matter. (Various)

Wigan coach Steve Bruce has leapt ahead of Man City and Fulham and is set to snap up ex-Spurs left back, super Swede Erik Edman from Rennes. (Daily Mail)

Aston Villa manager Martin O’Neill fully believes that Martin Laursen put pen to paper on a new deal with the club. (The Guardian)

Birmingham boss Alex McLeish is poised to sign Argentina’s youth international Mauro Zarate. McLeish will initially land the young scamp on loan from Qatari club Al-Sadd. (The Sun)
…And Birmingham have also put in a final bid of £2.5m to Hibernian for defender David Murphy. (Daily Record)

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