Gossip Column: De Gea, Costa, Can, Onyekuru, Sanchez, Mirallas, Van Dijk

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Football Gossip Column

Wednesday 6th September 2017

David De Gea, 26, asked Sergio Ramos to sort out his move from Manchester United to Real Madrid as his agent failed to do so. Whether it’s at ‘mates rates’ or for the usual 20% agent’s fee remains to be seen.
Diario Gol

Diego Costa, 28, is back in London and heading to Chelsea for a showdown with the club over his move to Atletico Madrid.
Daily Telegraph

Liverpool are trying an unusual tactic with contract negotiations. Emre Can, 23, will sign a new deal if there’s a release clause in the deal. The club says no, we’d rather let you walk away on a free than collect a fee.
Daily Star

Henry Onyekuru, 20, has no regrets about choosing Anderlecht over Celtic when he left Everton on loan this summer. The Nigerian international previously played for Eupen in the Juliper League.
Liverpool Echo

Manchester City may bid £20m for Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez, 28, in the January window.
ESPN

Fenerbahce want Everton striker Kevin Mirallas, 29, on a season-long loan deal with the option for a permanent move next summer.
TalkSPORT

Virgil Van Dijk, 26, agreed terms with two Premier League clubs this summer, believed to be Liverpool and Arsenal. Southampton didn’t.
Daily Mirror