We rate the daily gossip: Arsenal already searching for Arsene Wenger’s replacement…Everton and Leicester chase latest Samba star

Date: Friday 17th February 2017 at 3:40 pm
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THE papers are all over the Arsene Wenger ‘will he stay, will he go’ story – and plenty more too. Here’s the daily gossip…rated accordingly.

Arsene Wenger is preparing to leave Arsenal at the end of the season – and make a complete break from the club in the process. Daily Mirror 5/10

Arsenal have begun actively working on the succession plan to Arsene Wenger ahead of his likely exit this summer. Daily Telegraph 8/10

Would make sense given the uncertainty of the situation.

He will probably leave in the summer – but he will never disassociate himself with the club which has been such a big part of his life.

Premier League duo Everton and Leicester are eyeing up a summer move for Hamburg’s Brazilian international midfielder Walace. Daily Mirror 2/10

Hamburg only bought the 21-year-old last month –for £8million from Gremio – so are unlikely to sell him so soon.

Forward Pedro has changed his mind and is looking to stay with Chelsea after all. The Sun 8/10

He might have hinted at a move but he’s become an integral part of the team who will be crowned champions in May.

Manchester United and Chelsea target James Rodriguez insists that he wants to extend his stay at Real Madrid. Metro 6/10

Why wouldn’t he? A move to Manchester United might tempt him though.

Chelsea are also keen on Torino forward Andrea Belotti, but Bayern Munich have made a bid for the talented 23-year-old. La Stampa, via Daily Express 6/10

Old news. But it certainly looks as though he’s on the move. Our money’s on Chelsea, given Antonio Conte’s influence. And his agent!






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