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  • Having already beaten Chelsea to the  signing of Romelu Lukaku, Manchester United are set to hijack another transfer from the Blues by landing Monaco’s Tiemoue Bakayoko.
  • Jose Mourinho is looking to rub salt in the wounds of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte by snapping up James Rodriguez from Real Madrid.
  • James Rodriguez wants to finalise his move away from Real Madrid within the next 48 hours to ensure he doesn’t have to travel to the United States on Tuesday for the club’s pre-season tour.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, could be handed a new deal by United when he recovers from a knee injury.
  • Arsenal have agreed personal terms of £90,000 a week with Thomas Lemar, but have still to reach a deal with Monaco for the winger.

  • Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, will be allowed to join Paris St-Germain or Bayern Munich – but not Premier League rivals Manchester City.
  • The Gunners have told Manchester City they want £80 million for Alexis Sanchez.
  • Arsene Wenger has marked Inter midfielder Marcelo Brozovic as a summer target as he looks to reinforce his Arsenal midfield.
  • Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, who has been linked with a move to Manchester United, liked a post on  Instagram by United midfielder Paul Pogba, who was shaking hands and dancing with Old Trafford-bound Romelu Lukaku.
  • Romelu Lukaku has revealed in an exclusive interview with ESPN FC that he is delighted to be joining “the biggest club in the world” ahead of his move to Manchester United.

  • Lukaku has told ESPN FC that Zlatan Ibrahimovic “wrote his history” at Manchester United but said he would fill the Old Trafford striking role in his own way.
  • Jose Mourinho sent a welcome message to Lukaku days before the striker opted to join the club.
  • Antonio Conte will return to Chelsea on Monday and immediately seek talks after the club failed to re-sign striker Romelu Lukaku, 24, from Everton.

  • Besiktas have emerged as a loan option for Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
  • Liverpool have been offered the chance to sign Real Madrid attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, 25, but the Merseyside club are not willing to pay £66m.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo will remain at Real Madrid ahead of the 2017-18 campaign.
  • Gareth Bale does not want to sign  for Paris Saint-Germain and would  only consider a move to Manchester United.
    • Dani Ceballos has agreed a six-year contract with Real Madrid and is set to complete an €18 million move.
    • Barcelona have agreed personal terms with Guangzhou Evergrande midfielder Paulinho worth €5 million a year, which means he will be taking a paycut to join the La Liga club.
    • Monaco are determined to ensure they receive their maximum valuation of Fabinho after reports in France claimed they had rejected an improved bid by Paris Saint-Germain.
    • Paris St-Germain have convinced full-back Dani Alves, 34, to reject Manchester City and join them on a free transfer after leaving Juventus.
    • Celta Vigo are considering an approach for Borussia Dortmund winger Emre Mor, who has also been linked with Liverpool.
    • Tottenham say midfielder Eric Dier, 23, is not for sale at any price after the England international was linked with a £50m move to Manchester United.
    • Newcastle United want Manchester City’s Fabian Delph, 27, but may have to contend with Stoke City for the midfielder’s signature.
    • Rafa Benitez side have been in talks to sign Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore, 21, who could cost up to £20m.
    • New Crystal Palace manager Frank de Boer wants to sign out-of-favour Barcelona centre-back Thomas Vermaelen. The 31-year-old Belgium international spent last season on loan at Roma.
    • Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk has told the club he will only accept a move to Liverpool.
    • Former Republic of Ireland international Robbie Keane, 37, is interested in a move to Championship side Birmingham. The striker is available on a free transfer after leaving MLS side LA Galaxy.
    • Ronaldinho and Ryan Giggs are among football stars in Pakistan for a series of seven-a-side exhibition matches. 
    • Former France players Robert Pires and Nicolas Anelka, along with ex-England goalkeeper David James, are also taking part, with Roberto Carlos expected to arrive later ahead of the first match in Karachi.
    • Former England defender Sol Campbell is so frustrated by the refusal of clubs to give him a manager’s job – or even an interview – that he is willing to “start at a non-league club” and work without a salary.
    • Former Liverpool striker Robbie Fowler says United’s move for Lukaku is a “last-minute deal” and he is “baffled” by the transfer.
    • An Everton fan has uploaded a  video on Twittersaying he “ended up partying” with the club’s new signing Davy Klaassen.
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