Gossip Column: Fred, Werner, Wilshere, Wenger, Jones, Vardy, and Neymar


Football Gossip Column

Wednesday 14th March 2018

Manchester City pulled out of the race for Fred, Shakhtar Donetsk’s 25-year-old midfield maestro, leaving the way clear for Manchester United. Well, you’ve got to let Jose Mourinho win something, haven’t you…
The Times

Liverpool are linked with RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner, 22. The Reds might find it cheaper to buy the club the way they are going…
The Independent

There’s always someone worse of than you, so the saying goes. Today it’s Jack Wilshere, 26, who can’t agree a new contract with Arsenal so may end up in the midfielders’ graveyard, or Everton as their fans call them.
Daily Mirror

Getting rid of the England international might be Arsene Wenger’s last act as Arsenal boss. Ivan Gazidis, the club’s CEO, wants to replace him this summer with Juventus boss Max Allegri
Daily Star

Sam Allardyce has an idea on how to quieten criticism of his Everton side. He’ll put the moaners in the same room as Manchester United defender Phil Jones, 26, and let him gurn them into submission.
The Times

That’s if Everton have any money left to spend. Steve Walsh, the Goodison Park director of football, wants the club to sign Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy, 31, which should make Cenk Tosun feel really wanted.
Liverpool Echo

Paris St Germain are bracing themselves for Neymar Jr, 25, to be less than a one-season wonder after his father admitted the striker has a future with the French champions-elect.