Paper Talk graphic with Newcastle's Anthony Gordon

Transfer rumours and football gossip: Anthony Gordon, Jadon Sancho, Callum Wilson

The latest rumours and gossip from Thursday's back pages, including Scotland's bid to convince Anthony Gordon to switch international allegiance.

Scotland are hoping to persuade Anthony Gordon to switch his allegiances to the Tartan Army after Gareth Southgate's latest snub in again omitting the Newcastle winger from the England squad. (Daily Express)

Meanwhile, Gordon's club Newcastle are weighing up January moves for Bayer Leverkusen and Germany's £20m-rated defender Jonathan Tah, 27, and Sporting Lisbon's Ivory Coast centre-back Ousmane Diomande, 19. (The Sun)

On the injury front, Magpies and England striker Callum Wilson faces between four to six weeks out with a hamstring issue. (The Athletic)

Safer Gambling Week

Elsewhere, Manchester United outcast Jadon Sancho is wanted by Saudi side Al Hilal in the January transfer window, while the Red Devils are upping their interest in Benfica wonderkid Joao Neves. (The Sun)

But the Premier League giants are refusing to let Sancho leave Old Trafford on the cheap - despite Erik ten Hag wanting rid of the exiled winger. (Daily Mirror)

Crystal Palace are among the Premier League clubs monitoring Celtic midfielder Matt O'Riley. (The Sun)

Former Rangers star Ryan Kent has been linked with a quickfire return to Ibrox despite only leaving the Scottish Premiership side for Turkish outfit Fenerbahce in the summer. (Scottish Sun)

Chelsea are ready to rival Arsenal for the signature of Corinthians' teenage Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Moscardo. (Evening Standard)

The Blues are not in talks to purchase the former Earls Court Exhibition Centre site for a potential relocation from Stamford Bridge, according to the company overseeing the multi-billion pound redevelopment project. (The Athletic)

Arsenal, meanwhile, have claimed Poland centre-back Jakub Kiwior is "untouchable" amid interest from Italian giants AC Milan and Roma. (The Sun)

Bayer Leverkusen full-back Alex Grimaldo has opened the door to a future move to Real Madrid - despite spending eight years at El Clasico rivals Barcelona. (The Athletic)

ALSO READ: Georgia v Scotland betting tips

More from Sporting Life

Safer gambling

We are committed in our support of safer gambling. Recommended bets are advised to over-18s and we strongly encourage readers to wager only what they can afford to lose.

If you are concerned about your gambling, please call the National Gambling Helpline / GamCare on 0808 8020 133.

Further support and information can be found at and

Like what you've read?


Sporting Life
Join for free!
Access to exclusive features all for FREE - No monthly subscription fee
Race Replays
My stable horse tracker
giftOffers and prize draws
newsExclusive content