Gossip Column: Sokratis, Shaw, Sidibe, Willian, Favre, Tuchel, Richarlison, and Berahino

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Football Gossip Column

Friday 6th April 2018

Arsenal are getting philosophical about their defending and bringing in Borussia Dortmund centre-back Sokratis, 29, as a short-term fix.
Daily Mirror

Manchester United are favourites to sign Chelsea’s rapping midfielder Will.I.An, 29, and all because the Brazilian is nuts about Jose Mourinho.
Daily Mirror

It’s a week late for April’s Fools Day but Luke Shaw, 22, to Barcelona on loan. Really?
Daily Mail

Yes, really, because Djibril Sidibe, 25, is leaving Monaco on a midnight plane to Manchester to move to Old Trafford this summer.
Daily Mirror

Lucien Favre, OGC Nice jefe, is the latest name linked with the Arsenal job, mainly because he coached Granit Xhaka at Borussia Monchengladbach.
football.london

Mick McCarthy tossed his hat into the West Brom ring and the Baggies tossed it back, with a hastily scrawled “Thanks…but no, thanks” note attached.
Express and Star

He won’t be getting the Sunderland job either. Chris Coleman is staying on Wearside come what may. Or until he gets sacked.
Daily Mail

And that won’t happen now the Black Cats board know Thomas Tuchel is set to replace Unai Emery when a ‘failed to win the Champions League’-sized elbow knocks through the ‘Do One’ door at PSG.
ESPN

Watford striker Richarlison, 20, won’t be leaving Vicarage Road despite not scoring in 21 games.
Daily Mirror

Saido Berahino, 24, is heading toward the door marked ‘Do One’ as Stoke City dropped him for being late to an Under-23 match but not because he hasn’t scored since Moses was a boy. No…
Daily Telegraph