We shall not dwell too long on the fact that your daily rumour needs are about to be met, simply because, there are plenty to get on with.
Manchester United feature again, Arsenal’s backup keeper is set for the exit door alongside Chelsea’s scapegoat Spaniard, while Liverpool are keen backup between the sticks.
Read it all and so much more below, as here are your 90min rumours lovelies in all their speculated glory.
United Eyeing Frankfurt Ace Should Romelu Lukaku Head to Italy
It wouldn’t be #thegoss without kicking proceedings off with something United related, and today doesn’t disappoint.
Making the rounds in recent weeks is the future of Romelu Lukaku at Old Trafford. The Belgian appears likely to fall victim of the club’s miserable season, with a move to Serie A gathering heat.
David Ospina Set for Permanent Napoli With Arsenal Desperate for Funds
One of the summer’s worse kept secrets isn’t surrounding a player transfer, but instead around the pitiful transfer budget Arsenal have to contend with this summer. Some good news for the Gunners, however, is that David Ospina looks set to make his loan deal at Napoli permanent, according to Il Matino.
The news, as relayed by Calcio Napoli 1926, is that a fee in the region of
Boom boom, shake the room.
Marcos Alonso Set for Chelsea Exit as Atletico Eye Defensive Reinforcements
Last season Marcos Alonso made the PFA Team of the Year, fast forward 12 months and the Spaniard is being hounded out of west London by Chelsea fans. And, in fairness, he’s been pretty rubbish this year.
Atletico are ‘confident’ of a deal, as per the Mirror, with the 28-year-old having flown out to Madrid last Friday, with Diego Simeone clutching at straws in the left back department. Lucas Hernandez joined Bayern Munich and Filipe Luis called time on his Rojiblancos career, leaving the Spanish outfit pretty thin on the ground at the back.
No fee has been touted yet, but this is a deal that seemingly benefits both parties rather well, it must be said.
Liverpool Make ‘Initial Enquiry’ Over Neil Etheridge With Duo Set for Exit Door
Alisson ain’t budging from that number one spot, that’s for sure. However, those eager for a cheeky cup game every now and then have a battle on their hands at Liverpool, with Jurgen Klopp keeping tabs on Cardiff’s relegated stopper.
Neil Etheridge caught the eye this season with some decent displays in between the sticks for the Bluebirds, recording the joint-most penalty saves in the division. Whatever stat the Reds had their eye on, it seems to be enough to warrant a move for the
Newly-promoted Aston Villa are also keen, say Wales Online, so Etheridge might be left with the decision of money over playing time, and vice versa.
Inter Have Bid for Danilo ‘Instantly’ Turned Down By Man City
Tottenham & Man Utd Battling it Out for Norwich City Starlet
Since it was revealed that the Red Devils want to incorporate a young British core in their side, every half-decent player born on these shores is getting his name thrown around. This time it is Norwich star Ben Godfrey, whose ability to play both in defence and attack has caught Mauricio Pochettino’s eye, with those at Old Trafford already having been keeping tabs on the 21-year-old – courtesy of the Daily Mail.
Spurs’ scouts are ‘impressed’ with what they’ve seen of Godfrey this campaign, while United were alerted to the youngster via Rio Ferdinand – who
Southampton Knocked Back in Their Efforts to Sign Birmingham Forward
Charlie Austin is set to call time on his Saints career, the Mail add, so forward reinforcements are at the forefront of Ralph Hasenhuttl’s summer plans.
Watford Offer Big Money for Serbian Centre Back – Although Work Permit Issues Arise
Ten football nerd points for anyone who has heard of him (Watford hierarchy are ineligible).
Either way, Serbian publication Telegraf claim the Hornets are supposedly offering Partizan Belgrade