Deadline Day Gossip Column: Townsend, Moura, Fred, Slimani, Mitrovic


Football Gossip Column

2pm, Wednesday 31st January 2018

Leicester City is preparing for life after Riyad Mahrez, 26, and think Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend, 26, is the answer. Some Foxes fans are wondering if they are asking the right question…
Daily Mail

Tottenham are set to complete the signing of Lucas Moura, 25, from Paris St Germain after the Brazilian winger passed his medical earlier today.
Daily Telegraph

Manchester United are on the trail of Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fred, 24, but will struggle to complete the deal on deadline day.
Manchester Evening News

Newcastle United want to solve their goalscoring problems by landing 29-year-old Islam Slimani of Leicester City on loan but face competition from West Ham United.
The Chronicle

Anderlecht are ready to take former striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 23, from Newcastle United on loan.
Sky Sports

Southampton need to sign an attacker and Tottenham happen to have one going spare. Erik Lamela, 25, could move to St Mary’s this afternoon but AS Roma are also interested.
The Independent