Friday, 7 August 2015

Football Gossip: De Gea, Balotelli, Salah, Szczesny, Valbuena, Gnabry

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David De Gea

David De Gea will not be considered for Tottenham clash, confirms van Gaal

Louis van Gaal has dropped David De Gea from Manchester United’s first game of the season against Tottenham Hotspur tomorrow after fears were raised over his state of mind.
‘De Gea will not play,’ confirmed Van Gaal. ‘A player is also a human being.
He cannot manage that. We will have to see who starts.’

Source: The Metro



Wojciech Szczesny

Szczesny says joining Roma is like “winning the lottery”

Wojciech Szczesny has described joining Roma on a season-long loan as like “winning the lottery” but insists he still has a long-term future at Arsenal.

Source: Evening Standard



Ashley Young

Ashley Young signs Man Utd contract extension

Manchester United have confirmed that winger Ashley Young has signed a new three-year contract with the club, with the option of a further year for the 30-year-old star.

Source: squawka.com



Mohamed Salah

Salah joins Roma on loan

Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah has joined Roma on a season-long loan, the Premier League side have announced. Salah, who joined Chelsea in January last year, became the first Egyptian to turn out for the Stamford Bridge outfit but has found regular football hard to come by.

Source: The Telegraph



Mario Balotelli

Balotelli rejects Dubai move

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has rejected the chance to move to Dubai side Al Ahli. The club spoke to his agent but were told he wants to play elsewhere.

Source: Daily Express



Jean Makoun

Makoun to join Eto'o in Turkey

Jean Makoun is expected to join Samuel Eto'o in Turkey. The former Aston Villa midfielder is expected to sign for Antalyaspor, after training with the team.

Source: L'Equipe



Alexandre Lacazette

Lacazette to stay at Lyon until 2019

Alexandre Lacazette will extend his contract for one season with Lyon, until 2019, with a salary of €4.2 million (£2.9m).

Source: L'Equipe



Xherdan Shaqiri

Shaqiri to stay at Inter

Xherdan Shaqiri could stay at Inter and may not return to the Bundesliga. The Nerazzurri have also lost interest in Wolfsburg's Ivan Perisic and will instead move for Manolo Gabbiadini.

Source: Gazzetta dello Sport






Mathieu Valbuena

Lyon want Valbuena

Lyon want Mathieu Valbuena with the French player keen to return in Ligue 1. However, his £2.3m per year salary could prove a a sticking point.

Source: L'Equipe



Ilkay Gundogan

Juventus still keen on Gundogan

Juventus want a midfielder before the start of the new season and remain interested in Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan.

Source: Tuttosport



David De Gea

Real Madrid cool De Gea interest

Real Madrid have cooled their interest in Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea due to the impressive performances of Keylor Navas and Kiko Casilla during pre-season.

Source: AS



Glenn Murray

Bournemouth lodge Murray bid

Bournemouth have offered Crystal Palace £3 million for striker Glenn Murray as they continue to bolster their squad ahead of their debut Premier League campaign.

Source: Daily Mail



Serge Gnabry

West Brom to take Gnabry on loan

West Brom are set to take Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry on a season-long loan deal with opportunities set to be limited for the Germany Under-21 international in north London.

Source: Daily Mail



Raul Jimenez

West Ham set to sign Raul Jimenez

West Ham are set to complete the loan signing of Atletico Madrid's Raul Jimenez after obtaining a work permit for the Mexico international. The Irons will pay £1.4 million as part of the deal.

Source: Daily Mail