Football gossip - Four big names up for sale at Man United

Jose Mourinho plotting a clear out
Jose Mourinho plotting a clear out

With the Euros now completed, the transfer market and the football rumour mill has been cranked up another level.

The biggest rumour of all comes from journalist Duncan Castles, writing for Scotland's Daily Record.

Castles, who has broken many Mourinho stories in the past, writes that Juan Mata, Marcos Rojo, Daley Blind and Bastian Schweinsteiger are available for sale after the new Manchester United boss decided he didn't need them.

With Mata already sold once before by Mourinho, when he was at Chelsea, it is no surprise to see him up for sale.

The removal of the other three, all brought in by Louis van Gaal, suggests that the Special One is looking to significantly change the make up of the club's squad.

Mourinho already has three new men signed up (Eric Bailly, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrikh Mkhitaryan) and the pursuit of Paul Pogba continues, despite a suggestion in recent days that the French midfielder may yet stay at Juventus.