Gossip Column: Neymar, Mahrez, Zaha, Cabaye, Mandzukic, Brewster, and Rooney

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Football Gossip Column

Sunday 13th May 2018

It’s like watching microbes spread in a petri dish. Neymar Jr, 26, is leaving Paris St-Germain in the summer and now Manchester United are preparing a bid for him. Which is in no way PSG’s way of telling Real Madrid to do one.
Sunday Mirror

One man leaving the Parc des Princes is Unai Emery. He’s heading to north London to bring his brand of spectacular European failure to Arsenal.
Sunday Express

Manchester City added Leicester City winger Riyad Mahrez, 27, to their shopping list, taking their spend in 24 hours to £110m.
Mail on Sunday

But Crystal Palace wideboy Wilfried Zaha, 25, is another option for Pep Guardiola and he’s available at the bog-standard £50m, £10m less than Leicester want for Mahrez.
Sunday Mirror

Meanwhile, the Eagles have stopped feeling glad all over because Yohan Cabaye, 32, has yet to sign a new deal and could do one this summer.
Sky Sports

Mario Mandzukic, 31, told Juventus he’s doing one because they want to re-sign Alvaro Morata, 25, this summer.
Sky Sports

Liverpool are reporting Borussia Monchengladbach for tapping up Rhian Brewster, 18. This Liverpool is in no way related to the Liverpool which paid £25m over the odds for Virgil Van Dyke, 26, to stop Southampton reporting them for the same offence.
Sunday Telegraph

Everton are laying on afternoon tea and cucumber sandwiches for Wayne Rooney’s agents to try and stop him doing a bunk.
Mail on Sunday