Liverpool Transfer News: Brendan Rodgers Eyeing A Move For Didier Drogba

Various media reports including The Sun are suggesting on Monday that Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is ready to turn his attentions to former Chelsea front man Didier Drogba, in an attempt to add the firepower needed up top to kick start their season.

Both Didier Drogba and fellow former blue Nic Anelka, both have a doubt surrounding their future with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua, after it emerged that the current chairman of the club will not invest anymore money in the club until he gains full control. Only owning 30% of the club with five other parties involved, he is said to be frustrated that no other party have been investing and he has threatened to pull out unless he gets full control.

Both players are on excess of over £200k a week with Shanghai so inevitably without the investment of the chairman, both Drogba and Anelka will not get paid, thus making them both free agents.

Rodgers is ready waiting to capitalise on this situation in an attempt to bolster his own attacking force, after a disastrous start to his career with Liverpool. Currently sitting rock bottom of the Premier League and allowing Andy Carrol to leave on loan to West Ham, they all of a sudden find themselves without many attacking options.

Deals fell through on transfer deadline day for both Clint Dempsey and Daniel Sturridge and now Rodgers only option is to look at the free agent list, these players can still sign with a club. 

Chelsea legend Drogba had been linked with a shock return to the Stamford Bridge club, but reports have stated this may not be possible now the player has moved on. Drogba himself would not rule out a return to the Premier League, but whether he would consider moving to a Chelsea rival, would really test his honour. 

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