Gossip Column: Medel, Nastasic, Diaz, Coutinho, Eriksen, Rincon, Asamoah, Ibrahimovic, Mahrez


Friday, 11th August 2017

Gary Medel has finally left Inter Milan and will join Besiktas, the reigning Turkish Super League champions that already signed the likes of Pepe and Alvaro Negredo this summer.
ADN Radio

Inter are looking to add defensive depth after the departure of Medel and the potential exit of Jeison Murillo. One name they have been looking at is Matija Nastasic
Football Italia

…but current Chile international Paulo Diaz has also sneaked into the team’s agenda over the past few days.

Philippe Coutinho is ready to force a move away from Liverpool, and has handed a transfer request in an effort to join Barcelona this summer…

..however, the club’s owners have said the Brazilian is not going anywhere this summer.
Sky Sports

In case they fail to sign Coutinho, Barcelona have already set their sights on a replacement and would be keen to add Christian Eriksen from Tottenham Hotspur.
The Independent

Juventus are reportedly close to seal deals for Tomas Rincon and Kwadwo Asamoah. Rincon would join Torino on loan, while the Ghana international would be details away from joining Galatasaray on a permanent basis.
Mundo Deportivo

Jose Mourinho confirmed Manchester United are keen to re-sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic, as he would be the equivalent of a summer signing for The Red Devils.

AS Roma have given up on their pursuit of Riyad Mahrez, as the club’s sporting director, Monchi, confirmed they won’t make any more offers for the Leicester playmaker.
Mundo Deportivo