Gossip Column: Ochoa, Pogba, Courtois, Oblak, N’Zonzi, Wanyama, and more…


Monday, 6th August 2018

Mexico international Guillermo Ochoa could be on the verge of leaving the Belgian Jupiler Pro League, as Napoli are reportedly interested in signing him. The Serie A giants are currently negotiating with Standard Liege after the first offer was rejected.
Medio Tiempo

Paul Pogba‘s agent, Mino Raiola, is currently negotiating his client’s exit from Manchester United. The midfielder would be keen on two destinations: FC Barcelona or Juventus.
Mundo Deportivo

Is Thibaut Courtois forcing a move to Real Madrid? Apparently, that’s the case as the Belgium international did not report to Chelsea‘s training on Monday. Could he finally be on his way to Spain?

If that’s the case, then The Blues have already identified his replacement since they would be ready to trigger Jan Oblak‘s €100m release clause to pry him away from Atletico Madrid.
Mundo Deportivo

AS Roma remain interested in Steven N’Zonzi, but they are not willing to overspend and if they can’t sign him, then they would turn their attention to Tottenham‘s Victor Wanyama.

Danny Welbeck is on his way out of Arsenal, as the forward has been told that he won’t be part of Unai Emery‘s plans for the 2018-19 season.
Evening Standard News

Manchester United are preparing a mega-bid for Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic. The Serie A side is expected to receive a fee around the €155m range.

One confirmed exit on Manchester United is the one of Axel Tuanzabe, who has been sent on a season-long loan deal to Championship side Aston Villa.
Aston Villa’s official website

Despite the interest around him, Willian once again reiterated that he is “happy at Chelsea“.
ESPN Brazil