Gossip Column: Mourinho, Stones, Gaitan, Gundogan, Higuain

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Football Gossip Column

Football gossip & rumours: 23/05/16,

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has set his sights on a host of new signings:

First up linked with a move for Everton defender John Stones, 21. Next the Portuguese manager will line try and sign two fellow countrymen in midfielders Andre Gomes, 22, and Joao Mario, 23.

Mourinho has also reportedly told the United board that an experienced striker is a top transfer priority, with interest in Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 34, and Juventus and Italy forward Alvaro Morata, 23.
(Guardian)

away from Mourinho…

Despite United’s interest they look set to miss out on Benfica winger Nicolas Gaitan, 28, who is heading to Atletico Madrid this transfer window.
(Express)

Manchester City will tie up a deal this week for Borussia Dortmund and Germany midfielder Ilkay Gundogan, 26, for an initial £20m.
(Telegraph)

Gonzalo Higuain, 28, will snub interest from the Premier League and sign for newly crowned French champions PSG according to reports in Italy.
(Sun)

 

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