Gossip Column: Pogba, Butland, Modric, Welbeck, Benkovic, and Wanyama

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re Football Gossip Column

Tuesday 7th August 2018

Paul Pogba, 25, wants to leave Manchester United because the poor lamb didn’t like Jose Mourinho’s criticism of him having a holiday. Just as well his agent has agreed terms with Barcelona.
Daily Mail

The Red Devils meanwhile have given Tottenham a ‘take it or leave it’ offer for Toby Alderweireld, 29.
Daily Mirror

Chelsea will activate Jan Oblak’s £89m release clause and bring the 25-year-old Atletico Madrid goalkeeper in to replace Real Madrid-bound Thibaut Courtois, 26.
Mundo Deportivo

Although Chelsea will find Stoke City and England goalkeeper Jack Butland, 25, a lot cheaper to buy. About £65m cheaper…
Sky Sports

Roma have seen something in Victor Wanyama, 27, and want to serenade the Tottenham midfielder all the way to the Eternal City.
Daily Mirror

Fulham are going all kinds of spend crazy. Calum Chambers, 23, is joining on loan from Arsenal and now they want to sign the Celtic defender, 27-year-old Dedryk Boyata. The Bhoys aren’t keen on selling though…
Daily Mail

Arsenal will listen to offers for Danny Welbeck, 27, and judging by the ones they accepted for Lucas Perez, 29, low ones are particularly welcome.
Evening Standard

Luka Modric, 32, wants to join Inter Milan but Real Madrid don’t want to sell. Who will win this battle of wills?
La Sexta

Everton will upset Lyon president Jean-Michel Aulas when they sign 25-year-old Bernard on a free transfer. Lyon seem to think he wants to join them instead.
Daily Mail

Mateo Kovacic, 24, stayed away from training to force a move out of Real Madrid. All we know is that it won’t be to Manchester United…
Marca

Leicester City want Filip Benkovic, 21, of Dinamo Zagreb. A £13m deal is in the offing.
Daily Mail