Gossip Column: Alisson, Shaqiri, Costa, Torreira, Rooney, Deulofeu & Golovin


Football Gossip Column

Tuesday, 12th June 2018

Roma goalkeeper Alisson says he is “very happy” in the Eternal City. Liverpool are willing to test that with a £57m bid already lodged with the Giallorossi…

…although they are unlikely to make an approach for the Brazilian according to, ahem, Sky sources…
Sky Sports

…which solves Alisson’s problem. He wants his future sorted before the World Cup starts et voila!

The quota of tubby Swiss internationals of Albanian origin who live on Merseyside will be upped to one this summer. Xherdan Shaqiri, 26, will move there if Liverpool twists his arm. Anyone who has been to Stoke will know that won’t take much doing…
Daily Mirror

Daughters, it’s safe to let your grandma’s out of their houses. Wayne Rooney, 32, is moving to DC United after new Everton boss decided the love affair was over.
Daily Mirror

Manchester City are apparently going to make Juventus an offer they can’t refuse over Douglas Costa. It’s not the 27-year-old winger the Bianconeri signed last week, but a doppelganger…
Manchester Evening News

It’s claimed Yaya Toure to West Ham United is a ‘done deal’. It’s claimed the earth is flat as well. Which one do you believe…?

Watford did the business for Gerard Deulofeu. He’s worth £11.5m according to Barcelona after they launched a sting operation on the Hornets…
Daily Telegraph

Arsenal are ready to sign someone who hasn’t played for Borussia Dortmund shocker. Lucas Torreira, 22, is the lucky chap and Sampdoria are willing to do the deal.

Meanwhile, CSKA Moscow have offered Arsenal Aleksandr Golovin, 22, on a plate, so long as they pick up the tab of €25m.