wantaway

wantaway

(ˈwɒntəˌweɪ)
n
(Soccer)
a. a footballer who wants a transfer to another club
b. (as modifier): a wantaway player.
vb
(Soccer) (intr, adverb) (of a footballer) to want a transfer to another club
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INTER Milan have submitted a new and improved bid for Romelu Lukaku in a hope to finally sign the wantaway Manchester United frontman, according to reports yesterday.
Rennes will not be signing Arsenal's wantaway defenderLaurent Koscielny,the French club's president has declared.
The Eagles remain interested in Arsenal misfit Carl Jenkinson - though not as part of any swap deal for wantaway star man Wilfried Zaha.
Bryan Robson believes agents have too much influence on modern players and the Manchester United great hopes wantaway midfielder Paul Pogba continues to knuckle down amid ongoing transfer speculation.
DAVID DE GEA is ready to agree a new PS350,000-aweek contract to give Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer a boost as he battles to keep wantaway Paul Pogba.
Mourinho's alternatives to Sanchez are Anthony Martial and Rashford, the wantaway and - at times - the wayward.
The league, though, made slight tweaks to the reported deal between the KaTropa and the Elasto Painters which centered on the wantaway guard.
SOUTHAMPTON and Swansea's bosses have hit out at their wantaway stars short-changing supporters by missing Saturday's Premier League season opener at St Mary's.
RAFA Benitez is prepared to keep wantaway Newcastle United stars at St James' Park if it is in the best interests of the club - even if it takes them one or two months to come to terms with playing in the Championship.
Bony is set to leave MANCHESTER CITY when Pep Guardiola arrives and Toffees boss Roberto Martinez sees him as an ideal replacement for his wantaway star.
But the wantaway forward has now deleted both posts in a hint that he is finally starting to calm down and realise the error of his ways.
Le Parisien says PSG see Kroos as a replacement for wantaway midfielder Thiago Motta.