Gossip Column: Courtois, Goretzka, Stepanenko, Harrison, Mateu, and, Bale


Football Gossip Column

Real Madrid were given a boost when Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 25, told the media that contract talks with the Blues were on hold until next summer when there will be less than one year left on his current deal.
Daily Mail

Arsenal will begin negotiations with Schalke 04 midfielder Leon Goretzka, 22, in January, with a view to signing him on a Bosman deal next summer.
Daily Mirror

David Moyes is about to get his first taste of transfer disappointment as West Ham United manager. TSG 1899 Hoffenheim are confident of landing Tara Stepanenko, 28, from Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder in the January window. It will become a familiar feeling for the Scot.

Jack Harrison, New York City and England Under-21 international has a big choice to make. It’s the Big Apple or King Power for the 21-year-old with Leicester City leading the charge for his services.

Mateu Jaume, 17, is the latest La Masia starlet to be courted by the great and the good. Manchester City, Bayern Munich, and Juventus are all stalking the Barcelona right-back.

Gareth Bale, 28, and SEVEN other Real Madrid players will be told to do one by the club next summer. Which is nice.
Manchester Evening News