Football

Gossip column: Laporte, Giroud, Aubameyang, Dzeko, Eder, Salah

Manchester City want Aymeric Laporte and are considering meeting Athletic Bilbao’s £60m release clause for the 23-year-old French centre-back. (Sun) Borussia Dortmund are demanding Arsenal’s France striker Olivier Giroud, 31, in part exchange for Gabon forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, or they will put the deal off until the summer. (Mirror) Chelsea are considering breaking their […]

Football

Gossip column: Sanchez, Ozil, Aubameyang, Dzeko, De Gea, Palmieri

Chile forward Alexis Sanchez has been pictured wearing a Manchester United kit for the first time as he edges closer to completing his move from Arsenal. (Metro) Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has suggested Sanchez’s move from Arsenal to United is money-motivated. (Telegraph) Wenger has also admitted the uncertainty over the 29-year-old’s future at Emirates Stadium […]

Formula

Formula 1 gossip: Alonso, Piquet, Rosberg, Hamilton, Sirotkin, Haas

Monday, 22 January Alonso won the world drivers’ title in 2005 and 2006 Fernando Alonso could have won more than his two world drivers’ titles but “there is always a mess wherever he is” as the McLaren racer “generates a lot of problems”, according to former champion Nelson Piquet. (theCheckeredFlag.co.uk via La Sexta) The retired […]

Football

Gossip column: Ronaldo, Aubameyang, Dzeko, Malcom, Mario

Real Madrid have told Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo that he can leave in the summer, with Paris St-Germain and Manchester United both interested in the 32-year-old. (Yahoo) Tottenham striker Harry Kane, 24, will be a target for Real Madrid in the summer, with the Spanish club prepared to pay £200m for the England striker. (Sunday […]

Football

Gossip column: Luis Enrique, Guardiola, Malcom, Hernandez, Eder

Former Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is being lined up to replace Antonio Conte as Chelsea manager in the summer, with former Blues defender Juliano Belletti as his director of football. (Star) And Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is the prime target for Paris St-Germain. (Mirror) Tottenham are expected to beat Arsenal to the signing of […]

Football

Gossip column: Sanchez, Batshuayi, Sturridge, Neymar, Hazard, Eriksen, Ozil

Manchester United’s deal to sign Chile forward Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal will be worth £180m after he agreed a four-and-a-half-year contract. (Telegraph) Sanchez’s Manchester United contract will earn the 29-year-old more than £400,000 a week. (Independent) Liverpool have told Sevilla they are not prepared to let them sign England striker Daniel Sturridge, 28, on loan […]

Football

Gossip column: Emerson, Mignolet, Walcott, Aubemeyang, Wight, Batshuayi

Wednesday 11:45 GMT Chelsea have enquired about Roma’s Brazil-born left-back Emerson Palmieri, 23, as they continue to be frustrated in their bid for Juventus’ 26-year-old Brazilian Alex Sandro. (Evening Standard) Spanish midfielder Inaki Williams, 23, who has attracted interest from Liverpool, has signed a contract with Athletic Bilbao until 2025 and will have a £96m […]