Gossip Column: Joao Mario, Saul Niguez, Toure, Mane, Embolo


Football Gossip Column

Football gossip & rumours: 27/05/16,

Now that Jose Mourinho has been officially appointed Manchester United manager he will begin pursuing his transfer targets, with Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario, 23, high on his wishlist.

Saul Niguez, 21, of Atlectico Madrid is also believed to be on Moruinho’s transfer list, with United set to trigger the midfielders £54m release clause.

Manchester City and Ivory Coast international Yaya Toure, 35, has rejected several moves away from the club, including Inter Milan and a lucrative offer from China.

Liverpool have been dealt a blow with transfer target Mario Gotze, 23, stating his desire to stay at Bayern Munich. They have now turned their attentions to Southampton‘s Sadio Mane, 24, expecting to bid £25m to land the forward.

Basel striker Breel Embolo, 19, is wanted by Tottenham, who are preparing a £20m bid for the inform player, having scored 21 goals in 61 games.


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