Gossip Column: Courtois, De Gea, Mertens, Reus, Tosun, Carrillo,


Football Gossip Column

Saturday 7th October 2017

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibault Courtois, 25, is causing concern at Stamford Bridge as his new deal remains unsigned. The Belgian international is keen to move to Real Madrid instead.


But David De Gea isn’t taking it lying down. The 26-year-old Manchester United goalkeeper is “pestering” his Spanish international team-mate Sergio Ramos over a move to Real Madrid.

Daily Star

Napoli striker Dries Mertens, 30, is already attracting Premier League attention from Arsenal but now Manchester United are running the rule over him.

Calcio Mercato

Liverpool face competition from Inter Milan for Marco Reus, the 28-year-old Borussia Dortmund midfielder.


There isn’t a striker worthy of the name whom Crystal Palace haven’t been linked with in recent weeks. Now it’s the turn of Besiktas and Turkey international Cenk Tosun, 26.

Croydon Advertiser

Andre Carrillo, 26, wants to swap the bright lights of Lisbon for the floodlights of Vicarage Road. The Peruvian is currently impressing on his season-long loan from Benfica.

Watford Observer