Ironically, the three key players in Ireland's penalty against France seem to be among the three biggest transfer sagas of the summer. Directly after the season, speculation grew about Shane Long's future. The French player who bundled him over - Paul Pogba - has been in a will he won't he that would be worthy of a story arc in a sitcom with Man United.
But Robbie Brady is where all the interest is. Leicester City, West Ham, Stoke, Sunderland, and West Brom are all interested in bringing the Norwich star back into the Premier League. All have been put off by the £20 million asking price that the Canaries have slapped on him.
But now there is a Premier League team who is willing to stump up the cash.
According to the Sun, Ronald Koeman wants the Irish left-footer for his new Everton team to get them into the top four. Brady is said to be Koeman's top target, and the Toffees are ready to pay the £20 million necessary to get the Dubliner to Merseyside.
There's still plenty of legs left in this Brady saga. Will it go on longer than Pogba's?
For those interested in a bet. Everton are still only 16/1 to be Brady's destination.
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