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  • Representatives for Alvaro Morata met with Real Madrid on Monday morning to discuss the striker’s future.
  • Manchester United are hopeful of completing the signing of Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 24, before they fly to the United States for their pre-season tour on Sunday.
  • United boss Jose Mourinho is also preparing a big-money bid for Borussia Dortmund’s Spain defender Marc Bartra, 26.
  • West Ham United have held talks about signing Javier Hernandez from Bayer Leverkusen.

  • Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann is in talks with the club about a role as a first-team coach.
  • Arsenal forward Olivier Giroud could replace Romelu Lukaku at Everton if the Belgium striker leaves Goodison Park. Giroud, 30, is reportedly unsettled at Emirates Stadium and could move closer to an exit if the Gunners complete the signing of his France team-mate Alexandre Lacazette, 26.
  • Alexis Sanchez must leave Arsenal if he is to fulfil his ambition of winning the Champions League, Chile legend Ivan Zamorano.
  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has told the club’s board that they must re-sign Lukaku, 24, at any price this summer – even if it means meeting Everton’s £100m valuation.
  • Antonio Conte faces a battle to sign any of his defensive targets. Manchester City are interested in Roma’s 24-year-old Germany centre-back Antonio Rudiger, Barcelona are keen on Juventus and Italy defender Leonardo Bonucci, 30, and Juve have also made a fresh attempt to persuade Sandro to sign a new deal.

  • Chelsea striker Loic Remy is set to hold talks with Fenerbahce manager Aykut Kocaman over a move to Turkey.
  • James Rodriguez has vowed to stay at Real Madrid this summer after deciding that Manchester United are the only team he wants to join.
  • PSG have also made massive offers for James Rodriguez of Real Madrid and Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe in a bid to convince Marco Verratti to stay.
  • Verratti will arrive in Paris this week to officially tell PSG he wants to leave the club and move to Barcelona.
  • Manchester United and Paris St-Germain will meet the £174m release clause in Barcelona forward Neymar’s contract if the Brazil international chooses to leave the Spanish giants.
  • PSG are leading Arsenal in the  chase Juventus winger Juan Cuadrado, who will cost in excess of €30million.
  • PSG have reportedly been told they  must pay €100m for Philippe  Coutinho after they made an enquiry about the Liverpool star.
  • Arsenal are preparing a double £70m swoop for Sporting Lisbon for duo Gelson Martins and William Carvalho.
  • Juventus have made an improved bid for Real Madrid right-back Danilo and can expect to complete a deal for the player this week.

  • Chelsea have approached Real Madrid about their 25-year-old Brazil defender Danilo.
  • Roma have enquired about Real Madrid defender Nacho Fernandez and want him to sign as a replacement for Chelsea target Antonio Rudiger.
  • Inter Milan are chasing Barcelona defender Lucas Digne, Dalbert Henrique of Nice, and Jose Luis Gaya of Valencia.
  • Inter are keen to bring in attacking reinforcements and are said to be taking a closer look at Brazilian forward Luan. The Brazilian has also been linked with Liverpool and Stoke.

  • Lyon captain Maxime Gonalons is in Rome for a medical ahead of his move from the Ligue 1 side to Roma.
  • Marseille want one of Olivier Giroud, Carlos Bacca or Stevan Jovetic to play alongside Valere Germain next season.
  • Galatasaray are rivaling Real  Sociedad for unwanted Manchester United star Adnan Januzaj.

  • Leicester City are talking to Sevilla about the possible transfer of their captain, Vicente Iborra.
  • Tottenham are ready to meet the €40m buyout clause in Steven Nzonzi’s Sevilla contract.
  • Inter Milan are ready to rival any Liverpool move for RB Leipzig star Naby Keita.
  • Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has told the club to step up their pursuit of the RB Leipzig and Guinea midfielder Naby Keita, 22, who is set to have talks with his German club this week over his future.
  • New Inter boss Luciano Spalletti has been given the green light to embark on a huge summer spending spree in a bid to ensure the club challenge Juventus for the Serie A title next season.
  • Isco is stalling on a new deal with  Real Madrid, amid reports he is  wanted by both Manchester City  and Liverpool.
  • AC Milan will battle Lille for €14million-rated Santos star Thiago Maia.
  • Matthias Ginter, a transfer target for Spurs and Liverpool this summer, is on the verge of completing a move to Borussia Monchengladbach. The Bundesliga side are looking to fill the void left by Andreas Christensen returning to Chelsea after his two-year loan spell.

  • West Brom are negotiating with Bournemouth over the possible transfer of Marc Wilson.
  • Malaga have been in talks with Swansea City over a possible season-long loan deal for Borja Baston. The Spanish striker joined for a club  record £15.5mfrom Atletico Madrid in August, 2016, but only scored once.
  • Paris St-Germain’s 23-year-old Brazil defender Marquinhos, who is a target for Manchester City, has signed a new long-term deal with the French side.
  • Inter Milan are plan to try to sign PSG and Argentina winger Angel di Maria, 29, in a £43m deal.
  • Tottenham Hotspur have made a second offer of about 30m euros (£27m) for Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Adrien Silva, 28.
  • Benfica and Mexico forward Raul Jimenez, 26, is believed to be a target for Liverpool and West Ham and the Portuguese club are preparing to receive a “significant offer” for their record signing.
  • Manchester City keeper Claudio Bravo wants Arsenal forward and Chile team-mate Alexis Sanchez to join him at Etihad Stadium – but Juventus and Paris St-Germain have joined the race to sign the 28-year-old.

  • USA international Danny Williams is in advanced talks with Huddersfield.
  • Newly promoted Newcastle have entered the race for 30-year-old Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone.
  • Aston Villa full-back Aly Cissokho is in Turkey and is expected to sign for Goztepe.
  • Italian minnows Crotone are  plotting a shock move for Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic.
  • Kasey Palmer has agreed to re-sign for Huddersfield Town on a season-long loan after putting pen to paper on a new deal at Chelsea.
  • Birmingham City target Mitchell Dijks has moved closer to an Ajax exit after the 24-year-old left-back was left out of the Dutch club’s pre-season training camp.
  • West Brom think there may be some confusion on the pitch this season after they signed Jay Rodriguez, who looks like a few other Baggies players.
  • Oldham defender Ryan McLaughlin fooled fans on Twitter when he joked that he had “signed for Barcelona”.
  • Ex-Swansea City winger Roland Lamah paid a touching tribute to former team-mate Cheick Tiote after scoring for FC Dallas, by unveiling a T-shirt bearing a message in honour of the former Newcastle player, who died last month.
  • Videos have emerged of Barcelona striker Lionel Messi’s dancing skills as the 30-year-old took to the floor during his wedding to Antonella Roccuzzo.

  • A statue of Luis Suarez has been vandalised in his hometown of Salto in Uruguay, with a note left at the scene referencing Messi’s wedding.
  • Championship club Nottingham Forest have sent a letter and gift to the partners of all their players as a token of their “appreciation for the understanding and support” they show to their other halves during “what is a very demanding football season”.
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