Gossip Column: Kovacic, Jorginho, Milinkovic-Savic, Pjaca, Vida, and Kenedy


Football Gossip Column

Tuesday 10th July 2018

Chelsea rapscallion Eden Hazard, a spritely 27, claimed Real Madrid “makes everyone dream” in a devastating critique of their dull playing style.

The Blues want Manchester City target and Napoli midfielder Jorginho, 26, and are willing to queue jump to get him.
Manchester Evening News

With Manchester City taking the opportunity to ask Real Madrid if Croatia midfielder Mateo Kovacic, 24, fancies a move to the Premier League.
Daily Mirror

Across the city, Manchester United met with Lazio for talks over Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 23, with Real Madrid eavesdropping.

Kenedy is taking his samba swagger to St James Park this week or at least that’s what Newcastle United hope. Another year-long loan deal from Chelsea is in the offing.
Newcastle Chronicle

Roma will listen to bids for Alisson Becker, 25, but according to the club’s sporting director Monchi, no-one has contacted them about the Brazil international.

Liverpool will need to send Juventus €25m if they want Marko Pjaca, 23. Seems reasonable…

… while their €18m bid for Pjaca’s countryman Domagoj Vida, 29, has been screwed up and thrown in the bin by Besiktas.

Everton are the latest club to be linked with Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha, 25. Why not – the Toffees are linked with everyone else.
Daily Mirror