Gossip Column: Rooney, Neymar, Allegri, Leno, Kluivert, and Leite


Football Gossip Column

Thursday 10th May 2018

Everton legend Wayne Rooney, 32, wants to join MLS side DC United in a £12.5m move this summer…
Daily Mail

…but DC United has yet to confirm this deal; they are “cautiously optimistic” about a deal being done.
Washington Post

Neymar Jr, 26, is ready to do the dirty on Paris St-Germain and has held talks with Real Madrid on the QT.
Daily Express

Still, PSG will land Fulham sensation Ryan Sessegnon, 17, this summer. Ahem.
Daily Mirror

Max Allegri will talk to Juventus about his future with Arsenal lurking if it all goes pear-shaped. He’s on the Gunners shortlist along with Patrick Vieira and Mikel Arteta.
Daily Telegraph

And that hasn’t stopped the Gunners from talking to US chat show host Jay Leno, sorry, Bayer Leverkusen goalkeeper Bernd Leno, 26, about replacing Petr Cech, 35.
Daily Express

Arsenal blinked first and Jack Wilshere, 26, is set to stay at the Emirates, signing a three-year deal – with an option of an extra year – worth £110,000 per week.
Daily Mirror

Ajax are ‘refreshing their squad’ this summer which is code for Justin Kluivert, 19, doing one to Roma

…and Matthijs de Ligt, 18, is also doing a runner with Bayern Munich, Barcelona, and Tottenham.

Liverpool are ‘leading the chase’ for Diogo Leite, 19, of Porto with Arsenal and Manchester City trailing behind. Of course they are.
The Guardian