Gossip Column: Walcott, Keita, Dendoncker, Sessegnon, Sakho, Arter, Elhpick and Boly

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Football Gossip Column

Thursday 11th January 2018

Arsenal want £30m for Theo Walcott, 28, which hasn’t deterred Southampton or Everton from showing an interest.
Liverpool Echo

Liverpool could land Naby Keita, 22, this winter if they send RB Leipzig €15-20m, as well as the €55m already agreed. That Coutinho cash is burning a hole in their pocket…
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Anderlecht midfielder Leander Dendoncker, 22, heard of West Ham’s interest and is desperate for Manchester United to stump up £27m to save him from that fate.
Manchester Evening News

Ryan Sessegnon, 17, won’t be leaving Fulham this month according to the club’s vice-chairman Tony Khan. Manchester United and Tottenham are packing their suitcases with used £5 notes to test that resolve.
Daily Telegraph

Crystal Palace overtures toward West Ham striker Diafra Sakho, 28, are working and he’ll be swapping the East End for Sarf of the River by the end of the week.
Daily Mirror

David Moyes likes the cut of his jib so West Ham are ready to stump up the £15m Bournemouth want for 28-year-old Harry Arter.
Daily Mirror

Aston Villa defender Tommy Elphick, 30, is a target for Millwall after Steve Bruce let it be known that his former captain could leave this month. Or rather, he didn’t deny it so we assume Tommy can rock on.
Birmingham Mail

Wolves fans can hone their “Woolly Bully” chants after the club let it be known that Willy Boly, 26, is their #1 target if they win promotion this season. Porto will be pleased.
Express & Star