Welcome to the complete round-up of transfer rumors and confirmed news for the day.Ai??TheHardTackleAi??brings you the top five transfer rumors, verdicts and more. Christopher Samba on the verge of joining Tottenham Hotspurs Tottenham have made a bid for Blackburn’s Christopher Samba. Verdict:Ai?? The addition of Samba in January would be a cracker of a signing for Spurs. Why? First, Harry Redknapp is a great admirer of the Congo defender. Secondly, he needs a towering figure at the back. At 27, Samba has the agility and a stout physical presence that match with the clubai??i??s policy of buying experienced PL players from lower teams who are good enough to play for them. Also, Gallas and King are getting old. There is also a growing interest for him from the QPR camp, especially after the arrival of Mark Hughes who actually bought him during his coaching days at Blackburn Rovers. But it is understood that Blackburn is resigned to lose him and […]

Paul Scholes' arrival left everybody in a shock up and down the footballing world. But there are several players linked with a move to United in the winter. Will Sir Alex open his cheque book or has he done his bit in the window. TheHardTackle casts a birds eye view on United's transfer activity and the players linked.