Transfer Rumours Latest

16 December 2008

As the January transfer window draws ever closer, the press are starting to have field days with Liverpool transfer speculation. Here, we round up the murmurings going on around Anfield today’¦

  • Juande Ramos and Arsene Wenger will enter a bidding war to take Liverpool’s Spanish midfield maestro Xabi Alonso to Real Madrid or Arsenal respectively. (
  • Rafa Benitez is interested in signing Hull City‘s Michael Turner as a replacement for Sami Hyypia, but may wait until the end of the season to make his move. (The People)
  • The Reds’ Jermaine Pennant has turned down the opportunity to join Stoke City or Blackburn Rovers, opting to stay at Anfield and fight for his place. (The Mirror)
  • Liverpool, Real Madrid, Arsenal and Tottenham are all in the hunt for Fulham defender Brede Hangeland, who’s future at Craven Cottage is uncertain according to manager Roy Hodgeson. (
  • Bayern Munich hope to beat Liverpool to the signing of Croatian international striker Ivica Olic, whose contract at Hamburg expires at the end of the season. (
  • Spurs boss Harry Redknapp is poised to table an £8million bid to sign Liverpool winger Ryan Babel, who has had a frustrating season trying to earn a regular first team place under Rafa Benitez. (The Mirror)
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