Gossip: Alexis to PSG, Zaha to Tottenham…

Date published: Monday 6th March 2017 12:13

We can start in only one place and that is with Alexis Sanchez leaving Arsenal this summer. The consensus is that he is bound for PSG, who are apparently willing to pay him £300,000 a week as they bid to join Real Madrid, Barcelona and Bayern Munich as a true European force.

Juventus retain a long-standing interest in Sanchez but the Daily Mirror say ‘he is reluctant to go back to Italy – while he would only return to Spain if it was a huge offer, amid doubts over Atletico Madrid’s interest’.

You can read more here about his alleged bust-up with Arsene Wenger and some of his Arsenal teammates that led to him being dropped for Saturday’s 3-1 defeat to Liverpool.


It looks like Tottenham will finally land Wilfried Zaha this summer, with the Daily Mirror claiming that Mauricio Pochettino is ‘confident’ that the £30m-rated winger will become a Spurs player after failed moves in the last two transfer windows.

Zaha can expect a significant increase on his £40,000-a-week wages as well as the chance to play genuinely attacking football at Tottenham, who really do need an injection of pace. RB Leipzig are also said to be interested in Zaha but the Crystal Palace winger will opt for the short hop across London.


Reports in France say Arsenal, Borussia Dortmund, Manchester City and Atletico Madrid are interested in Lyon goal machine Alexandre Lacazette…Chelsea and Manchester City target Leonardo Bonucci says he wants to see out his current contract at Juventus…Benfica’s Swedish international centre-back Victor Lindelof is set to stay at the Portuguese club amid interest from Manchester United…Paris St-Germain midfielder Marco Verratti says he wants to stay with the French champions and win the Champions League with them.

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