Gossip Column: Neymar, Rooney, Jorginho, Bellerin, Chiesa, Kane, and Brewster’s Millions

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Football Gossip Column

Saturday 12th May 2018

Neymar Jr., 26, can play in the same line-up as Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, says Zinedine Zidane. How long before that’s taken as the cue for ‘Real Madrid ready to sell star to Paris St-Germain’ stories? Hmmm…
Goal

Real Madrid ready…just kidding. Wayne Rooney, 32, is waiting to see if Everton give Sam Allardyce, 63, the elbow before deciding on his future.
The Guardian

Newly-promoted Wolves are signing anything with a pulse and pretty soon that’s going to become an optional extra. CSKA Moscow striker Ahmed Musa, 25, is the latest to catch their eye.
Birmingham Mail

Manchester City will be given a ‘free run’ at Napoli midfielder Jorginho, 26, with Manchester United sniffing ‘he’s not that good anyway’.
Manchester Evening News

Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin, 23, said “Wotcha geezer, ‘ow’s it ‘anging? Sign for Manchester United? Leave it aht, I’m staying at Arsenal!” in his chirpy cockney style.
Sky Sports

Tottenham and Chelsea will have to pay through the nose for Federico Chiesa, 20 – and son of Fiorentina and Parma legend, Enrico – after the Viola let it be known they are so loaded they don’t have to sell him. Crucially, they didn’t say they wouldn’t…
Calciomercato

Soon-to-be-former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger knows a thing or two about selling his best players, reckons Tottenham will be forced to see Harry ‘he’s one of our own but grew up an Arsenal fan’ Kane, 24, to pay for their new ground.
Evening Standard

Liverpool forward Rhian Brewster’s worth millions to the Reds. That’s if Borussia Monchengladbach or RB Leipzig turn their interest into a genuine offer for the England Under-17 World Cup winner.
Daily Mirror

Maybe we should be talking about Wagner’s millions? David, Huddersfield Town boss and saviour, is set for a new contract, along with a £2.5m bonus for keeping the Terriers up.
Daily Telegraph