Gossip Column: Pogba, Icardi, Alisson, Malcom, Hazard, Kluivert, Richarlison, and Di Maria


Football Gossip Column

Friday 16th February 2018

Former Manchester United captain Paul Ince blames the signing of Alexis Sanchez, 29, for the drop in form of Paul Pogba, 24, rather than the French international being over-rated.
Daily Mirror

What Mrs Icardi wants…is for her husband to move to Manchester United and leave Inter Milan, although Real Madrid were very interested in him last summer.
Corriere dello Sport

Liverpool must find £62m if they want Roma goalkeeper Alisson, 26. The Reds want to tie off a deal before the summer when they expect plenty of competition for his signature.
Sky Sports

Course you can, Malcom. The 20-year-old Bordeaux winger is in the middle of a tug-of-love between Arsenal and Tottenham.

Leicester City are keen on Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder Thorgan Hazard, 24. Chelsea might not be happy having two other Hazard brothers on their books.

Don’t go to England, live in Spain! Not an advert from the Valencia tourist board, but the fatherly advice given to Justin Kluivert, 18. As if Patrick Kluivert knows anything about football…

Richarlison, 20, believes he is good, Chelsea good. The Watford striker hasn’t said “No” to a move to Stamford Bridge although the Blues haven’t asked either. It’s London so Arsenal and Tottenham are interested. Naturally.
Evening Standard

Taxi for Angel di Maria and Thiago Silva! The thirty-somethings are on their way out of Paris St-Germain after their wives had a pop at Unai Emery after their husbands were dropped for the trip to Real Madrid.