Gossip Column: Bale, Alisson, Donnarumma, Mbappe, Lookman, Fekir, and Milinkovic-Savic


Football Gossip Column

Monday 28th May 2018

Manchester United are the only Premier League club interested in signing Gareth Bale, 28, with Manchester City making their disinterest known.
The Guardian

But Bayern Munich are interested in the Real Madrid winger. 1, 2, 3, 4, Florentino Perez declares a bidding war…
Daily Telegraph

Jurgen Klopp is going to try a new tactic next season. His squad will consist of 24 goalkeepers and Mo Salah. Latest on the Liverpool ‘wanted’ list are Alisson, 25, of Roma, and Jan Oblak, also 25, of Atletico Madrid
Daily Mirror

…and they hope AC Milan shot-stopper extraordinaire Gianluigi Donnarumma, 19, will be forever known as Gianluigi Donnarunner.
La Republicca

Manchester City are a kind and thoughtful club. If Paris St-Germain get into FFP trouble, Pep and his band of merry rascals will be first in the queue to take Kylian Mbappe, 19, off their hands.
Manchester Evening News

The engine is revving, and RB Leipzig are ready to pull away having stolen Ademola Lookman, 20, from under Everton’s noses.
Liverpool Echo

But one man not moving to Merseyside is Lyon midfielder Nabil Fekir, 24, who claims he isn’t close to signing a deal with Liverpool, but nobody believes him really.
Sky Sports

It says here that Manchester United bid £96m for Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic, 23. They’ll make it all back in shirt sales, especially with the name printed on the back.

If you struggled to believe that, then goodness knows what you make of claims that Paul Pogba, 25, demanded a move back to Juventus.
Daily Express

Arsenal are set to hold talks with Freiburg defender Caglar Soyuncu, 22, but the Turkey international says no deal has been agreed. Which is the essence of not talking yet: nothing’s agreed.

Fulham want Auxerre midfielder Lamine Fomba, 20, and he wants the Premier League. It’s a marriage made in heaven.

And finally, Real Betis are talking to Manchester United Andreas Pereira, 22, who has been at Granada and Valencia for the past couple of seasons.
Daily Mirror