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  • ​Manchester United are ready to spend more than £100m to sign Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale, 27.

  • They are also ready to spend £100m for 18-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe.

  • Antoine Griezmann has confirmed he will stay at Atletico Madrid this summer and it would be a “dirty move” to leave after their transfer ban was upheld.
  • Jose Mourinho is willing to sell David de Gea to Real Madrid for just £22m in part exchange for Alvaro Morata.
  • AC Milan transfer target Alvaro Morata has stated he does not plan to leave Real Madrid this summer. Speaking after his side’s Champions League victory, the striker said: “No, I certainly won’t be in Italy. I want to continue here and it’s difficult. I can only tell you what I read in the papers, I know nothing else.”
  • Valencia have reportedly earmarked Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera as one of their main targets this summer, with their boss Marcelino asking the club’s owner Peter Lim to launch a £30m-plus bid.

  • Manchester City have had an initial offer for defender Benjamin Mendy, 22, rejected by Monaco.
  • Former Manchester City hitman Mario Balotelli is wanted by both Borussia Dortmund and Olympique Marseille, according to his agent Mino Raiola.
  • New Zenit St Petersburg boss Roberto Mancini wants to reunite with controversial striker Mario Balotelli.
  • Jeremy Mathieu and Arda Turan are both set to depart Barcelona this summer. The former has been offered a deal with Marseille, though clubs in Turkey are also said to be interested. The latter has been an Arsenal transfer  target for some time, but has also had proposals from Chinese football.

  • Arda Turan, 30, has agreed a move to Arsenal, but the Gunners are yet to agree a transfer fee for the Turkey international.
  • Sandro Ramirez could be Atletico Madrid’s first signing of the 2017/18 season. The club recently had a transfer ban upheld, meaning players cannot join them this summer, but they could still negotiate for the forward to join them early next year.
  • Sandro, a reported target for Arsenal and Everton, has undergone a medical at Atletico Madrid.
  • Liverpool remain hopeful of reaching a contract solution with Emre Can despite an approach from Juventus for the Germany midfielder.
  • The Reds are ready to steal a march on Premier League rivals Arsenal and Manchester United by snatching £50m-rated Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette from under their noses.

  • Crystal Palace goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is set to return to Marseille this summer. The shot-stopper suffered with injuries last term and is no longer No.1 for the Eagles, but could rejuvenate his career back in France.
  • Nice have made a £6.8m move to rival Arsenal for Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru.
  • Arsenal have handed Arsene Wenger £150m to turn the Gunners into a title-challenging side next season.
  • The Gunners are ready to make a real statement of intent and increase their offer for Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe to a world record £95m.
  • Arsenal could have signed £100m-rated Kylian Mbappe for just £230,000 after talks last year.
  • Tottenham want to re-sign Adam Smith from Bournemouth as Kyle Walker’s replacement.

  • Leicester City have made an enquiry for £30m-rated Swansea midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.
  • Everton are reportedly weighing up making a shock move for Leicester hitman Jamie Vardy as they line up a replacement for Romelu Lukaku.
  • Leicester City striker Jamie Vardy has spent more than £100,000 of his own money in a bid to find the next non-league star.
  • Everton have joined Sevilla and Liverpool in the race to sign £10m-rated Anderlecht striker Lukasz Teodorczyk.
  • The Toffees are keen on 25-year-old West Ham midfielder Pedro Obiang.
  • West Ham are keen on a deal to sign Lincoln City FA Cup hero Sean Raggett for a bargain £350,000.
  • West Ham’s flexible defender Havard Nordveit could be set for a return to Germany. After a disappointing season in English football, the Norwegian may join Hoffenheim, who finished fourth in the Bundesliga.
  • Manchester United will announce the signing of Benfica and Sweden defender Victor Lindelof, 22, for £30m next week.
  • AC Milan’s rebuilding project is set to continue with the signing of Lucas Biglia. The Rossoneri have already confirmed the additions of Mateo Musacchio and Franck Kessie, and reports suggest they will soon add the Lazio captain to their ranks having agreed a transfer fee of €21m (£18m) plus €4m (£3.5m) bonuses.
  • While they have been linked with Jean-Michael Seri recently, Paris Saint-Germain’s preferred midfield target is Fabinho. The 23-year-old Brazilian is contracted to Monaco until 2021, but has a release clause of €50m (£44m).
  • Lille manager Marcelo Bielsa scouted Nicolas Pepe on the final day of the season and liked what he saw. The 22-year-old scored three goals in 11 Ligue 1 starts for Angers, who are looking for a bid of at least €10m (£8.7m). The forward is also wanted by Newcastle United.
  • Florian Lejeune will become the second player to join Rafa Benitez’s Toon revolution, with the Eibar centre-half joining Newcastle in a £8.7m deal next month.
  • Reece Oxford is set to join Borussia Monchengladbach on a season-long loan to gain more first-team experience.
  • Chelsea forward Eden Hazard says he would have to listen if Real Madrid try to tempt him away from Stamford Bridge.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo says he feels as young as ever after guiding Real Madrid to more Champions League glory.
  • Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane has admitted he came close to joining Manchester United last year.
  • Real Madrid are said to be retraining their sights on Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin.

  • Thomas Tuchel will not become the  new coach of Bayer Leverkusen this  summer, his agent has confirmed.
  • Arsenal are to offer central defender Rob Holding a new contract after he was signed from Bolton last summer for £2.1m
  • Former Middlesbrough striker Fabrizio Ravanelli wants to become the club’s next manager and has asked chairman Steve Gibson to call him.
  • However, Middlesbrough have lined up a management team of Garry Monk and James Beattie to guide the Teesiders back to the Premier League.
  • Reece Oxford is set to join Borussia Monchengladbach on a season-long loan to gain more first-team experience.
  • Anderlecht are standing firm against Everton as they are determined to keep hold of Leander Dendoncker.
  • Lazio winger Keita Balde, 22, will turn down a move to Liverpool in favour of signing for Juventus.
  • Watford are considering a move for 22-year-old Montpellier forward Steve Mounie, who is also a target for West Brom.
  • Swansea and Burnley are locked in £1.5m summer scrap for Barnsley defender Andy Yiadom.
  • Celtic continue to be linked with a move for Sunderland man Fabio Borini, who worked with Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers at Swansea Liverpool and Chelsea.

  • Former Leeds United and Swansea City manager Garry Monk is now favourite to take over at Hull City rather than Crystal Palace.
  • Rangers goalkeeper Wes Foderingham was mistaken for France left-back Gael Clichy on a plane, so played along and told the inquisitive passenger he was on his way to sign for the Scottish club.
  • David Beckham has moved a giant leap forward in creating his MLS franchise dream after being granted permission to buy the last piece of land needed to build a stadium in Miami.
  • Thousands of football fans were watching a live relay of Juventus’ Champions League final against Real Madrid in Cardiff when a bang was heard and rumours of an explosion spread.
  • The former Bundesliga team 1860 Munich face demotion to Germany’s fourth or fifth tier after failing to meet a deadline for a third-division licence.
  • Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk is reportedly ready to snub Liverpool and Chelsea and join Manchester City this summer.

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