Gossip Column: Hudson-Odoi, Higuain, Icardi, Llorente, Doherty, Medel, Almiron and More, More, More


Football Gossip Column

Wednesday 9th January 2019

Bayern Munich aren’t easily dissuaded, Chelsea aren’t easily persuaded. It’s now £35m for Callum Hudson-Odoi, 18,  This one has got legs to it…
The Guardian

Nor are Chelsea – the Blues are still confident of landing AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain, 31,…

…But Inter Milan striker Mauro Icardi, 25, is first-choice for Blues owner Roman Abramovich in the January window.
Daily Mirror

Abba weren’t the only one yearning for Fernando; Athletic Bilbao feel the same way about Spurs striker Fernando Llorente, 33.
Daily Mirror

Tottenham, meanwhile, are ready to sign someone and Matt Doherty, Wolves 26-year-old full-back is that man. Except he’s going nowhere as the Black Country club prepare a double-your-money offer.
Irish Independent

A transfer saga which has been running longer than the Archers may come to an end with West Ham making a better offer for Besiktas midfielder Gary Medel, 31.
Sport Witness

Newcastle United are set to end their interest in Atlanta United midfielder Miguel Almiron, 24. The Paraguay international thinks they are a goldmine and everyone knows the British mining industry died long ago.

Chelsea and AS Monaco are yet to agree a fee for 31-year-old Cesc Fabregas so the Spaniard’s tears at the weekend might have been wasted.
Evening Standard

Atletico Madrid told Manchester United to do one when they made an offer for Diego Godin, 32.
Tutto Mercato Web

And United reluctantly conceded defeat on signing Napoli central defender Kalidou Koulibaly, 27, this winter. Next summer, however, they face competition from Real Madrid.

Fulham want to solve their defensive woes by signing Marseille winger Clinton N’Jie, 25. Newcastle, Burnley and Cardiff are also interested.
Daily Mail

Inter Milan striker Gabriel Barbosa, 22, has gone from the world’s most wanted striker to West Ham transfer target in 12 months…
Daily Mirror

It’s been a while since mentioned them but Everton are stalking Porto midfielder Yacine Brahimi, 28, and saw him score a goal.
Daily Mirror