Gossip Column: Fekir, Alisson, Lichtsteiner, Silva, Shaqiri, and Silva

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Football Gossip Column

Monday 4th June 2018

Not a good weekend for Liverpool. It began to go pear-shaped when the agent of Lyon Nabil Fekir, 24, was a no-show…
Liverpool Echo

…and then Roma goalkeeper Alisson, 25, let it be known he was going to wait for Real Madrid and turn down the opportunity to live on Merseyside.
Daily Mail

Stephan Lichtsteiner, 34, is running down his contract with Juventus but hasn’t yet done a deal with Arsenal.
Evening Standard

Santi Cazorla, 33, is training with Alaves and has the option of training with Villarreal when pre-season begins.
Evening Standard

Huddersfield Town are getting all keen on staying in the Premier League and think AC Milan striker Andre Silva, 22, is the man to help them.
Sky Sports

Stoke City knew it was coming: Xherdan Shaqiri, 26, confirmed he’s going to do one this summer.
Stoke Sentinel

Leicester City, Southampton, and West Ham United are the trio of Premier League clubs tracking Lazio winger Felipe Anderson, 25. The only surprise is that Everton aren’t sniffing around. Oh…
Leicester Mercury

For Hornets, Watford are certainly busy little bees. They’ve only gone and signed Adam Masina, 24, for €10m from Bologna.
Watford Observer

And finally, Paddy McNair is wanted by Brighton. Their first bid of £2m was turned down with Sunderland valuing the 23-year-old at more than double that amount.
Sunderland Echo