Turbulent summer + autumn of discontent = rumors aplenty about January transfer targets. According to reports, El Madrigal will be a beehive of activity. Below is a sampling of the recent rumors, starting in the back and moving forward.
Bruno Soriano to Manchester United is the rumor that will not die. And I certainly wish it would. Interest from Barcelona will drive up the price, at least. But losing him and Santi Cazorla in the same season would be a cruel blow to Villarreal lifers.
We have posted some other gems, including our interest in talented Schalke midfielder José Manuel Jurado. The rest either are untested or over the hill, in my opinion.
To our readers: Do any names stand out? What does the rumor mill suggest about the club's direction? And what of bigger names like Giuseppe Rossi and Borja Valero?