Gossip Column: Pochettino, Low, Bielsa, Carvalho, Eriksen, Dembele, Griezmann, and Can

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Football Gossip Column

Saturday 2nd June 2018

So, not being the new Real Madrid head coach this morning are…

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino who while he said he would “have to listen” if Los Merengues approach him, also said he loves being at the North London club.
Daily Mirror

Joachim Low, Germany head coach, sniffed he’s not interested because he’s got a World Cup to win.
ESPN

Still, there’s always the Leeds United job. Paul Heckingbottom got a pointy elbow in the ribs which sent him spinning out the door and the board want Marcelo Bielsa – yes, that Marcelo Bielsa –to replace him.
Daily Telegraph

Meanwhile…

Sporting Lisbon are hawking William Carvalho, 26, around the Premier League with Everton interested.
Sky Sports

There are plenty of clubs interested in signing 26-year-old Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen claims his agent. No names mentioned but that’s because it would have taken too long for him to list them.
Evening Standard

John Terry, 37, will take his specialist brand of lumbering and aged defensive to Pride Park now his old mucker Frank Lampard Jr is in charge at Derby County
Daily Star

Emre Can, 24, is a soon-to-be-former Liverpool midfielder, having tied up a four-year deal with Juventus and only needs a medical to complete his move to Turin.
Calciomercato

Ousmane Dembele, 21, is ready to leave Barcelona but only for a permanent move. Which sort of wrecks Liverpool plans for loaning him for a couple of seasons.
Mundo Deportivo

Atletico Madrid frontman Antoine Griezmann, 27, is leaving to pursue a solo career with Barcelona as his new backing band. He just doesn’t to tell anyone today but will do before the World Cup starts.
FourFourTwo

West Ham have got ideas above their station and will sign a much sought-after the Fulham full-back called Ryan. Fredericks – not Sessegnon – 25, agreed a four-year contract and is telling the Cottagers he’s doing one.
Evening Standard

Those uppity Hammers are also talking to Paris St-Germain about Javier Pastore and it isn’t a prank call. Apparently, they will pay a fee rising to £17.5m for the 28-year-old who is tired of playing European football it seems.
Sky Sports

And finally, Roma are set to replace Liverpool-bound Alisson, 25, with Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 26. The German was previously linked to Arsenal.
Metro