Gossip Column: Sanchez, Meunier, Coutinho, Tosun, Isco, Graham, Mascherano, Lainez

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Football Gossip Column

Sunday 29th October 2017

Manchester City are going to ‘punish’ Arsenal by not making a bid for Alexis Sanchez, 28, in January and sign him instead on a free transfer next summer.
Sunday Mirror 

That’s if Everton don’t nab the Chile international first. The managerless relegation-fighting Merseysiders believe the can tempt Sanchez in January.
Mail on Sunday

Manchester United are tracking 26-year-old right back Thomas Meunier of Paris St German.
Sunday Express

Barcelona have doubts about whether they can pay Liverpool midfielder Philippe Coutinho, 25, but are sure they can buy him for £132m if they shout “Look at my wad!” as they slap £75m down on the table in January.
Sunday Express

Roy Hodgson vowed to spend money in January and the Crystal Palace boss identified 26-year-old Besiktas striker Cenk Tosun as being worth every penny of £20m.
Mail on Sunday

Manchester City are confident they can tempt Isco, 25, to leave Real Madrid even though his new contract contains a release clause worth €750m.
Sunday Express

Sheffield United centre-back Sam Graham, 17, is wanted by Everton after the Toffees found out he fulfilled their main criteria for a signing: he has a pulse.
Liverpool Echo

Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano, 33, will join an MLS club at the end of this season. No mention of which one but David Beckham’s Miami franchise are hot favourites.
Sport