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  • Signing Lionel Messi is a dream for Real Madrid president Florentino Perez. He tried to persuade the Argentine to join them last summer after Messi was prosecuted for tax fraud, as did Manchester City.
  • Arsenal have held further talks with Lyon about 26-year-old striker Alexandre Lacazette, who would be a club-record £49m signing.

  • The Gunners have made a £44m bid for France international Alexandre Lacazette and his arrival could mean compatriot Olivier Giroud, 30, leaving the club.
  • Lyon have lined up Arsenal’s Olivier Giroud and Real Madrid’s Mariano Diaz as possible replacements for Lacazette.
  • Paris St-Germain are preparing a bid in excess of £60m for Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero, 29.
  • Manchester United are making progress in their pursuit of 24-year-old striker Alvaro Morata but have yet to agree a fee with Real Madrid.
  • United have received a Renato Sanches transfer boost with Bayern Munich slashing his price-tag from £30.5m to £23million.
  • Wayne Rooney, 31, is struggling to find a new club, with suitors unwilling to meet his transfer fee or salary demands.

  • Bayern Munich want to sign Atletico Madrid’s 23-year-old Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco, who is valued at 50m euros (£43m).
  • Borussia Dortmund defender Matthias Ginter is a Tottenham transfer target, but Hoffenheim have also made a bid for the 23-year-old.
  • Cologne striker Anthony Modeste’s proposed move to China may fall through as his agent has asked for too much money.
  • Zenit are on the verge of splashing out €70 million for Kostas Manolas and Leandro Paredes as the club looks to pull off a double swoop of the Roma stars.
  • Brazil midfielder Paulinho has revealed that his agent is in talks with Barcelona over a potential move to the Catalan club.
  • Chelsea want Swansea striker Fernando Llorente as a replacement for Michy Batshuayi.

  • Monaco star Tiemoue Bakayoko is set to undergo a medical at Chelsea next week.
  • The Blues are happy to allow striker Loic Remy to leave for a reduced fee.
  • Manchester City will insist on a buy-back clause in any deal for 20-year-old striker Kelechi Iheanacho, who is a target for West Ham and Leicester City.
  • Juventus have contacted Ivan Perisic’s representatives to see if the player would be keen on a move.

  • Dani Alves has tried to convince Paulo Dybala to join him at Manchester City.
  • Jesus Navas’ return to Sevilla has hit a stumbling block in contract negotiations. The Andalusian side have offered a three-year deal, but the former Manchester City winger’s representatives want a year more.
  • Real Madrid midfielder Marcos Llorente, who spent last season on loan at Alaves, is set for another temporary move away from the Bernabeu, with Real Betis interested. Alaves would also like him for another year.
  • Neymar has talked up a potential move to the Nou Camp for Barcelona transfer target Marco Verratti. He said: “Of course I would like him to come to Barcelona. I would love it, he’s a great player, he’s a footballer of incredible technical quality.”

  • Chelsea will make £2.3m from Mohamed Salah’s move to Liverpool through a sell-on clause negotiated with his former club Roma.
  • Liverpool are plotting a bid for Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe should he prefer a move to England.
  • Tottenham are expected to pay the €30m (£26.2m) asking price Sporting Lisbon have put on midfielder Adrien Silva.
  • Everton boss Ronald Koeman is  plotting a move for Andre Gray as  striker enters final 12 months of  his Burnley deal.
  • Everton’s 23-year-old winger Gerard Deulofeu is a target for Italian side Roma.
  • Stoke City have warned Arsenal not to pursue 24-year-old goalkeeper Jack Butland.
  • Galatasaray have made a bid for Chelsea midfielder Mario Pasalic. The 22-year-old moved to Stamford Bridge in 2014 from Croatian side Hajduk Split but has never made a first-team appearance.
  • Manchester United’s 16-year-old midfielder Angel Gomes has been training with retired Salford boxer Jamie Moore as he prepares for the new season at Old Trafford.
  • French goalkeeper Steve Mandanda is refusing to return to Crystal Palace for pre-season training under new boss Frank de Boer, claiming he has been “disrespected” by the club.
  • Brighton are the first team to move for Middlesbrough midfielder Stewart Downing, 32, who has been told by Garry Monk he can leave the Riverside.

  • Newcastle are closing on Benfica and Greece midfielder Andreas Samaris in a £17.5m deal.
  • Burnley boss Sean Dyche is planning an £8m raid for Huddersfield striker Nahki Wells.
  • Watford are upset after the FA rejected a work permit for Venezuelan Adalberto Penaranda for a second time.
  • RB Leipzig must “live with the fact they are destroying the dreams” of Emil Forsberg, according to his agent, as the midfielder pushes for a move to Arsenal.
  • Middlesbrough defender Ben Gibson is still keen to leave the club despite an attempt by new manager Garry Monk to keep him on Teesside.
  • Mike Ashley has sold his Rangers shares to Club 1872 and Julian Wolhardt.
  • Howard Webb will be an interested Bundesliga spectator with his partner Bibiana Steinhausset to make history by becoming the first woman to referee a German top flight game next season
  • West Ham’s Michail Antonio had to book an extra seat on his Las Vegas stag do this month. He was forced to invite a physio along to help him recover from a hamstring problem.
  • Swiss-based analysts have come up with an algorithm to produce estimated player transfer fees. But Swansea City fans won’t be happy – Gylfi Sigurdsson is apparently worth less than half of his club’s price tag.

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  • Manchester United are close to announcing their second signing, believed to be Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic. United have dismissed the claims however.
  • Chelsea have beaten Manchester United to signing Ajax’s 16-year-old striker Daishawn Redan.
  • United hold an interest in Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba but there is an acceptance on both sides that a deal will be difficult to complete this summer.
  • Monaco midfielder Fabinho has admitted he would be tempted by a move to Manchester United.

  • Fabinho will draw a transfer fee of at least €45 million.
  • Ousmane Dembele wants to leave Borussia Dortmund following the sacking of manager Thomas Tuchel.
  • Barcelona are prepared to wait to sign Borussia Dortmund sensation Ousmane Dembele. The winger is also a Manchester United  transfer target, but the Catalan giants hope to win his signature after allowing him to develop over two or three seasons in Germany.
  • Arsenal are in danger of breaching Premier League wage control rules if Chile forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, and Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil, 28, sign new contracts.

  • The Gunners are prepared to pay up to €60 million in order to secure the services of Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette.
  • Barcelona have ended their interest in Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin.
  • Everton are becoming increasingly frustrated at the red tape blocking their capture of Sandro Ramirez.

  • Inter Milan have rejected a bid from Everton for midfielder Marcelo Brozovic.
  • Marcelo will consider his future if Cristiano Ronaldo is allowed to leave Real Madrid.
  • Real Madrid have denied reports Jose Mourinho signed a contract with the club before leaving Inter Milan in 2010.
  • Jose Mourinho is hatching a secret plan to bring Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane.
  • Manchester United’s Italian full-back Matteo Darmian, 27, has phoned manager Jose Mourinho and asked him to push through his move to Juventus with a World Cup on the horizon.
  • Chelsea are closing in on Southampton centre-back Virgil van Dijk.

  • Antonio Conte’s side are closing in on a £100m  double swoop for Juventus stars Leonardo Bonucci and Alex Sandro.
  • Serge Gnabry recently joined German champions Bayern Munich, though he may not spend the 2017/18 campaign in Bavaria. It is believed he could be made available for a loan to further his development, with Hoffenheim leading the chase.
  • Juventus are considering a move for Bayern Munich starlet Renato Sanches.
  • The Italian champions are favourites to land versatile Fiorentina attacker Federico Bernardeschi in what would be a controversial transfer between rivals. The Italian is currently representing his country at the European Under-21 Championship but could move at the tournament’s conclusion.

  • Tottenham have contacted Fiorentina regarding a move for their 25-year-old midfielder Matias Vecino.
  • Spurs are also ready to make a £17.5m move for Germany and Schalke under-21 winger Max Meyer.
  • And the North London club are set to hand new five-year deal to England right-back Kieran Trippier. The 26-year-old still has three years left on his current contract.
  • Liverpool have been told Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28, will cost £63m if they want to bring him to Anfield this summer.
  • Juventus defender Dani Alves says “everyone knows my admiration for Pep Guardiola” as speculation continues regarding his future.
  • The Turin giants could be at risk of losing 17-year-old forward Moise Kean on a free transfer if the club do not deliver on the fleet of tractors they are said to owe his father.

  • Manchester United are on the verge of their latest summer signing, have agreed to recruit scouting manager Javier Ribalta from Juventus.
  • Paul Pogba has been using his summer break to take a starring role in a new music video for US rap artists Desiigner.
  • United have made a €70 million bid for Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos.
  • Tottenham Hotspur are keen on Spanish winger Suso. The AC Milan star enjoyed an exceptional 2016/17 campaign in Italy, and Mauricio Pochettino is now targeting the 23-year-old’s signature. Competition may come from Napoli, however.
  • Marseille are interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Moussa Sissoko.
  • Kyle Walker remains Manchester City’s top target at right-back despite Dani Alves’ imminent arrival.
  • Sevilla and Napoli both want Celta Vigo full back Jonny Castro.
  • Wesley Sneijder has been linked with a shock move to Bologna.
  • Chelsea striker Bertrand Traore is on the brink of a move to Lyon for £16m having impressed on loan at Ajax last season.
  • Lille right-back Stephane Corchia has emerged as a Watford transfer target. The France international is also sought after by Turkish club Besiktas, however.

  • Huddersfield are set to smash their record transfer fee with an £11.5 million bid for Montpellier striker Steve Mounie. Mounie, 22, scored 15 goals for the Ligue 1 club in 2016-17 and has attracted interest Leicester City, West Brom and West Ham.
  • Watford have turned their attentions to Middlesbrough defender George Friend, 29, after refusing to meet Arsenal’s £15m valuation for Kieran Gibbs, 27.
  • Leeds United have completed the signing of Mateusz Klich from FC Twente on a three-year contract.
  • Premier League newcomers Brighton’s hopes of signing Ingolstadt’s £2m-rated Austria left-back Markus Suttner, 30, have suffered a setback after the German club said they were not prepared to let him go.
  • Newcastle United are poised to sign Eibar’s French defender Florian Lejeune, 26, after activating his 10m euro (£8.78m) release clause.
  • The Toons are currently in talks with Italian side Hellas Verona to sign midfielder Romulo this summer.
  • Burnley are hoping to ward off opposition from Premier League rivals West Brom to land Leeds United left-back Charlie Taylor, 23.

  • Stoke chairman Peter Coates insists the club have “no plans to sell” 25-year-old winger Xherdan Shaqiri this summer.
  • Nottingham Forest striker Apostolos Vellios, 25, is understood to have to returned to Greece to complete a move to Olympiakos.
  • Ronald de Boer believes twin brother Frank will attempt to introduce the playing philosophies of Ajax and Barcelona if he takes over at Crystal Palace.
  • The new wife of Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini posted this picture of their wedding cake.

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  • Real Madrid are considering a summer move for Alexis Sanchez as a possible replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Paris Saint-Germain will put a bid in the region of €150m on the table today for Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Manchester United would be Cristiano Ronaldo’s only choice if he opted for a Premier League return, according to the 32-year-old’s advisers.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo is apparently having second thoughts over leaving Real Madrid having been left impressed with president Florentino Perez’s public statements over his future
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic is keen on moving to Real Madrid following his release by Manchester United.

  • However, Real are concerned about the prospect of adding a personality to the squad which could disrupt the harmony within the dressing room.
  • Manchester United have not given up in their effort to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, but may have to pay up to £90 million.
  • James Rodriguez is holding out for a move to Manchester United after turning down AC Milan.
  • Jose Mourinho’s hopes of bringing the player he “loves” to Manchester United have been seemingly denied after Besiktas said they expected him back in Turkey next season.
  • Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona to join Manchester City in the summer of 2016 following his punishment for tax fraud.
  • Jorge Mendes met with Barcelona representatives on Tuesday over the potential arrivals at the club of Valencia’s Joao Cancelo and Benfica’s  Nelson Semedo. The Benfica full-back has interest in Manchester too with both United and City keen on acquiring the 23-year-old.

  • Barcelona are set to sign Brazil midfielder Lucas Lima, 26, who is out of contract at Santos in December.
  • Arsenal have told Barcelona that defender Hector Bellerin, 22, is not for sale and are confident the Spaniard will stay this summer.
  • And the North London club have opened talks with midfielder Aaron Ramsey, 26, over a contract extension to avoid further uncertainty over his future.
  • Besiktas have made an offer for  striker Olivier Giroud and Arsenal  man says: “I would join.”
  • Arsene Wenger says that striker Olivier Giroud, 30, remains a key player in his squad.
  • The Gunners have turned down a £4million offer from Juventus for goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
  • Juan Cuadrado who is being  linked with a move to Arsenal  does not want to leave Juventus.
  • Juventus will offer Juan Cuadrado to Paris Saint-Germain in exchange for Man Utd traget Blaise Matuidi.

  • Manchester City are monitoring young Genoa striker Pietro Pellegri, 16.
  • Tottenham want £45m for England defender Kyle Walker, 27, who is a target for Manchester City.
  • Atletico Madrid and Chelsea have started talks over a £50 million deal for Diego Costa to return to the Liga club.
  • Swansea are close to winning the race for Chelsea’s sought-after young striker Tammy Abraham on a season-long loan.
  • And the Welsh outfit have also asked Fenerbahce about the availability of former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel, 32.
  • Lyon are interested in signing Manchester City centre-back Eliaquim Mangala. The Frenchman spent time on loan at Valencia last season and is surplus to requirements at City.
  • Juventus star Leonardo Bonucci has said that reports suggesting he had a furious half-time bust-up with team-mate Paulo Dybala in last month’s Champions League Final are rubbish.
  • Douglas Costa’s proposed move from Bayern Munich to Juventus is on hold until the German club find a replacement.
  • Gerard Deulofeu’s agent says it is “extremely difficult” for him to be an AC Milan player again next season.
  • Milan are short in their valuation of €10m Juventus goalkeeper Neto.
  • Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic says his club’s summer transfer plans hinge on whether Andrea Belotti is sold or not, and he is interested in the opportunity to coach Mario Balotelli again.

  • New Inter  boss Luciano Spalletti wants to sign Borja Valero from Fiorentina to bolster his midfield options.
  • Mainz are interested in experienced goalkeeper Rene Adler, who currently plays for Hamburg. The 32-year-old could become first-choice keeper for the team with Jonas Lossi moving on from the club.
  • Bojan Krkic may still have a future at Stoke City, says chief executive Tony Scholes. The playmaker, 26, has been linked with various Spanish clubs after a half-season loan to Mainz.
  • Wesley Sneijder could be the next European football star to head to MLS and Montreal Impact.
  • New Liverpool signing Mohamed Salah is keen on becoming the Reds’ new number nine.
  • Chelsea are planning to loan out 22-year-old centre-back Kurt Zouma this summer as they look to sign Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci, 30, and Southampton’s Virgil van Dijk, 25.

  • West Brom are set to offer defender Jonny Evans, 29, a £100,000-a-week contract, which will make him the best paid player in the club’s history.
  • Watford winger Nordin Amrabat, 30, has been linked with a move to La Liga side Deportivo La Coruna.
  • Huddersfield boss David Wagner is set to sign Reading’s 28-year-old midfielder Danny Williams.
  • West Ham have begun talks over a new deal with midfielder Pedro Obiang, 25, as they look to fend off interest from Everton, Sevilla and AC Milan.
  • West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan has offered a £25,000 reward to find the ‘Essex Spiderman’ who broke into his mansion last Sunday.
  • Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha has bought a number of horses as he plans to conquer Royal Ascot as well as the Premier League.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo has shrugged off talk of his future to appear in a Save the Children video for World Refugee Day.
  • The Bundesliga has announced new kick-off times for the 2017-18 season, including Friday and Monday night games.

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  • ​Manchester United are reluctant to try to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid.

  • United fear that Ronaldo’s alleged desire to leave could be merely a way to extract a better deal from Madrid, and therefore do not want to spend the summer negotiating for a player they can never sign.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, will not hold Manchester United to ransom over his wage demands to make sure a transfer can go through this summer.
  • Ronaldo will testify in a case in which he is accused of hiding income from the tax authorities on July 31
  • Real Madrid are considering a move for Chelsea midfielder N’Golo Kante.

  • Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has confirmed interest in Monaco star Kylian Mbappe – but they have not made an offer.
  • Perez has revealed that Real Madrid have made no contact with Manchester United over David de Gea.
  • Madrid have received no offers for any of their players – including Spain striker Alvaro Morata, a target for Manchester United.
  • PSG winger Lucas Moura is open to a move to both Manchester United and Liverpool.
  • The French giants have made AC Milan’s Gianluigi Donnarumma their No 1 goalkeeping target. Having failed to sign Tottenham Hotspur’sHugo Lloris or Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak, the 18-year-old Italian is the French club’s first priority.

  • PSG are also looking at Diego Simeone’s son, Giovanni, in a bid to bolster their attacking options.
  • The Genoa striker, who scored 12 goals in Serie A last season, is seen as a potential supporting act to Edinson Cavani.
  • Manchester United will not increase their €30 million (£26.4m) for Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perisic and are confident of concluding a deal. Inter are holding out for €50m (£44m) for the Croatian.
  • Inter Milan have asked about the situation of Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta, whose contract expires in the summer of 2018.
  • Chelsea have agreed a £150,000-a-week deal to bring Romelu Lukaku back to the club from Everton.
  • The Blues are willing to increase Antonio Conte’s salary to around £9.5m a year.
  • Chelsea are monitoring Riyad Mahrez’s situation as Antonio Conte looks to add attacking talent to his squad.
  • Chelsea defender Kurt Zouma is set to spend next season out on loan, with Lyon and Nice interested in the France international.
  • Juventus are the latest side to show an interest in Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin.

  • Napoli are back in the race to sign Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny.
  • Roma are closing in on Feyenoord left-back Rick Karsdorp.
  • Juventus have been told by Jose Mourinho that Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian is not for sale.
  • The Old lady are also considering AC Milan’s Mattia De Sciglio as a potential replacement for Manchester City target Dani Alves.
  • AC Milan are close to signing 23-year-old Atalanta full-back Andrea Conti.
  • Barcelona are interested in making a record-breaking move for Borussia Dortmund star Ousmane Dembele. The move likely would become the largest sale in Bundesliga history, besting the €75 million Manchester City paid for Kevin De Bruyne in 2015.

  • Manchester United have reportedly struck a deal with Benfica to sign attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca.
  • Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is interested in a reunion with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
  • Chelsea remain interested in Middlesbrough winger Adama Traore.
  • Juventus have joined Liverpool and Chelsea in the race for Porto starlet Ruben Neves.
  • Liverpool have had an opening  £36million offer for Kalidou  Koulibaly rejected by Napoli.
  • PSG winger Lucas Moura is open to a move to both Manchester United and Liverpool.
  • Atletico Madrid are believed to have made an opening offer of €30m for Chelsea striker Diego Costa.
  • Inter Milan are reported to be making a move for Atalanta playmaker Papu Gomez.
  • Everton have made a move for highly rated Netherlands Under-18 international defender Nathangelo Markelo.

  • Southampton will speak to former Alaves coach Mauricio Pellegrino imminently and may appoint him as the club’s new manager by the end of this week.
  • Manchester City winger Nolito is set to return to Spain after just one season in the Premier League. Sevilla president Jose Castro mentioned the player’s name several times during a recent radio interview, confirming that talks were in progress.
  • Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United future might not be clear, but the England striker has already started pre-season training with the Old Trafford club.
  • Newcastle will complete a £9m deal for Porto and Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar, 25, and the Magpies have triggered an £8.7m clause to sign Eibar’s French defender Florian Lejeune, 26.
  • Swansea have held discussions with ex-Chelsea defender John Terry, 36, and remain hopeful they can persuade the former England captain to join the Welsh club next season.
  • West Brom have resumed talks with Southampton over a £12m deal for 27-year-old striker Jay Rodriguez.
  • Goalkeeper Matz Sels is edging closer to leaving Newcastle United with Anderlecht hopeful of completing a loan deal for the 25-year-old.
  • Aston Villa forward Carles Gil has agreed personal terms with La Liga side Real Betis.
  • Newly promoted Huddersfield are in advanced talks with Chelsea to sign 20-year-old midfielder Izzy Brown, who spent last season on loan at the club.
  • Huddersfield Town are preparing an offer for Auxerre’s 21-year-old defensive midfielder Brahim Konate.
  • Former Arsenal defender and current Granada boss Tony Adams has been brought on board by a consortium of fans looking to buy Sunderland.
  • Fortuna Koln, who plays in the third tier of German football, have offered Cristiano Ronaldo free beer for life if he joins them. Unfortunately for the club, the Real Madrid forward is teetotal.
  • Helena Costa has become the first female scout in the Bundesliga, as she takes up the position at Eintracht Frankfurt.
  • Stoke’s lofty striker Peter Crouch has tweeted a picture feeding giraffes, with the 6ft 7in former England player adding: “Summer for me is about time with family”.
  • British singer Craig David surprised Manchester United and England defender Phil Jones by performing at his wedding.

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  • ​Antonio Conte is close to agreeing to sign a new contract at Chelsea after positive talks.

  • Kylian Mbappe has made it clear to Monaco that he wants to join Real Madrid.
  • Chelsea are hopeful of finalising deals for Everton’s Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 24, and 22-year-old Monaco and France midfielder Tiemoue Bayayoko “soon”, while the arrival of Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero, 35, is expected to be confirmed on 1 July.

  • Manchester City are closely monitoring Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
  • Emerick Aubameyang had made a move to Liverpool his No 1 option.
  • Pep Guardiola wants to take former Barcelona defender Dani Alves to Manchester City.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s agent Mino  Raiola has revealed the Swede could play in Serie A next season.

  • AC Milan have picked Bernd Leno as their first candidate to replace Gianluigi Donnarumma.
  • Juventus have targeted a move for PSG’s Serge Aurier as they prepare for life without Brazilian full-back Dani Alves, who is closing on a move to Manchester City.
  • PSV have agreed a deal to sign Mexico winger Hirving Lozano from Pachuca.
  • Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has dismissed reports linking Cristiano Ronaldo with the Bundesliga champions as “completely unfounded,” while suggesting the rumours “must be consigned to the realms of fantasy.”
  • Manchester United and Bayern Munich will scout Celtic’s 14-year-old starlet Karamoko Dembele at a youth tournament this summer.
  • Borussia Dortmund are plotting a move for Barcelona’s Lee Seung-Woo.
  • Barcelona are preparing to offer Rafinha Alcantara to Arsenal as part of a swap deal for Hector Bellerin.
  • Miralem Pjanic has become Barcelona’s back-up option should they fail to sign Marco Verratti from Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Barcelona defender Jeremy Mathieu has travelled to Portugal to finalise a move to Sporting Lisbon.
  • Arsenal are preparing a €30 million offer to sign Arda Turan from Barcelona.
  • Arsenal are set to appoint former Liverpool high performance manager Darren Burgess. The 43-year-old is currently employed by Australian Rules Football (AFL) club Port Adelaide but the AFL Footy Show reported he will leave them midseason.
  • Arsenal midfielder Alex-Oxlade Chamberlain is a target for Chelsea, Liverpool and Manchester City.
  • Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho does not want his compatriot Cristiano Ronaldo as he feels he is a player in decline.
  • Wayne Rooney is attracting interest from clubs in Italy, Spain, Turkey and the United States as well as China, but the 31-year-old England captain could still stay at the Old Trafford club.
  • Pepe has called on Cristiano Ronaldo to join him at Paris Saint-Germain as the forward looks to quit Real Madrid.
  • Manchester United are set to make a renewed offer to sign Nelson Semedo from Benfica after already bringing in his former team-mate Victor Lindelof.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have cooled their interest in James Rodriguez as they are ramping up their efforts to sign Kylian Mbappe. Reports suggest PSG could go as high as €125m (£109m) to land their man.
  • Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid have finalised an agreement for the transfer of defender Theo Hernandez to the European champions. The deal will see Real pay €26million(£22.7m), €2m (£1.7m) more than the value of the full-back’s buyout clause.
  • AC Milan are to set up a meeting  with Nikola Kalinic after reportedly agreeing a fee with Fiorentina for  the striker.
  • Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma fancies a move to Real Madrid, according to his agent Mino Raiola.
  • Juventus are ready to offer Fiorentina €40M for Italian winger Federico Bernardeschi, who has also been linked with Chelsea and Manchester United.
  • Fiorentina midfielder Milan Badelj is the subject of interest from Borussia Dortmund.
  • Lazio will target Lyon defensive midfielder Maxime Gonalons to replace Lucas Biglia.
  • Arsenal and Everton target Carlos Bacca, 30, is also interesting French side Marseille as the race for the Colombia striker’s signature intensifies.
  • Reported suitors have been told by AC Milan that Carlos Bacca will cost €20million.
  • Everton will move for Celtic’s 20-year-old France Under-21 striker Moussa Dembele should Lukaku complete a move to Chelsea.
  • Manchester City playmaker David Silva, 31, says he would retire if he won the Champions League, the one trophy that has eluded him in his career.
  • Wayne Rooney is attracting interest from clubs in Italy, Spain, Turkey and the United States as well as China, but the 31-year-old England captain could still stay at the Old Trafford club.
  • Roma have started negotiations with Feyenoord for right-back Rick Karsdorp.
  • Liverpool have contacted Monaco over a possible deal for in-demand winger Thomas Lemar.
  • Barcelona are to activate a buyback clause in Everton and Spain winger Gerard Deulofeu’s contract which will see the Goodison Park club receive about £10.5m.
  • Marco Asensio could ask to leave Real Madrid if the club sign players that could limit his playing time, with Arsenal, Liverpool and Juventus having enquired about the 21-year-old Spain attacking midfielder.
  • Leicester City are set to confirm the appointment of Michael Appleton as Craig Shakespeare’s assistant and are considering a second bid for West Brom and Northern Ireland defender Jonny Evans, 29.
  • Arsenal striker Takuma Asano, 22, will stay on loan at German club Stuttgart next season instead of returning to the Gunners as the Japan forward does not meet work permit guidelines.
  • Southampton are keen on Austria defender Kevin Wimmer, 24, but want Tottenham to reduce their £20m asking price.
  • Chelsea’s 24-year-old Czech Republic defender Tomas Kalas, 24, is high on new Hull City boss Leonid Slutsky’s list of targets.
  • Newly promoted Brighton are in talks with German club Ingolstadt about signing Austria left-back Markus Suttner, 30.
  • Chinese Super League clubs face a  100% tax on signingsas their mid-season transfer window opens on Monday.
  • The country’s Football Association (CFA) is proposing the measure for loss-making clubs in order to try to curb the league’s extravagant spending.

Ronaldo beg super-agent for Manchester United return

Cristiano Ronaldo has reportedly told his agent to seal a dream return to Manchester United this summer.

United will offer Spain goalkeeper David de Gea, 26, and £183m in exchange for Portugal forward Ronaldo, 32, and his Real Madrid team-mate Alvaro Morata, the 24-year-old Spain striker.

Alternatively, United will offer De Gea and £175m for Ronaldo and will pursue Morata in a separate deal.

If De Gea goes to Madrid, then United could move for AC Milan’s Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, 18, as a replacement.

United, along with Chelsea, PSG and Bayern Munich are all keen on the prolific Portugal star, with the French outfit ready to to offer £122m to land him plus a staggering salary of £26m per year.

Ronaldo, however, favours a return to return to United and has instructed his representative, fellow Portuguese super-agent Jorge Mendes, to do everything in his power to make it reality after ignoring pleas from Real boss Zinedine Zidane to reconsider his position.
The Chinese transfer window opens on Monday and the biggest prize is Cristiano Ronaldo.

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  • ​Zlatan Ibrahimovic is back at Manchester United and vowing to be fit by November, creating the intriguing possibility of the Sweden international being offered a short-term contract by United.
  • Chelsea are set to hijack Alvaro Morata’s transfer to Manchester United with a surprise bid for the Real Madrid forward.

  • The Blues could turn to Luis Enrique should Antonio Conte walk out as Chelsea boss over a transfer fallout.
  • However, Chelsea will step up contract talks in a bid to keep boss Antonio Conte.
  • Crystal Palace are expected to launch one last bid to tempt Sean Dyche to take over as their new manager.
  • Southampton want to appoint a new manager within 10 days – in good time before pre-season starts on 29 June – with Frank de Boer and Mauricio Pellegrino the two frontrunners.
  • Alternatively, Southampton are poised to recruit Mauricio Pellegrino as their new boss.
  • The Saints however have no interest in appointing Ryan Giggs as their new manager.
  • Belgium manager Roberto Martinez has been approached about the vacant manager’s role at Southampton.
  • AC Milan are set to make Joe Hart their Gigio Donnarumma replacement.
  • Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has said they “have a duty” to consider signing a player as talented as Gianluigi Donnarumma if he is available, and confirmed they are close to signing Douglas Costa from Bayern Munich.
  • Manchester City will have to pay £500,000-a-week to unwanted trio Joe Hart, Samir Nasri and Wilfried Bony unless they offload them this summer.
  • Chelsea have agreed to sell Bertrand Traore to Lyon for £16.6m after he impressed on loan at Ajax last season.
  • Former Chelsea defender John Terry, 36, has been playing golf with Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce.

  • Manchester United are in talks with Lyon to sign Alexandre Lacazette.
  • United are weighing up a move for highly-rated Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney.
  • Liverpool has joined Manchester City in the race to sign Monaco full-back Benjamin Mendy.
  • The Reds are close to sealing a £35m deal with Roma for their 25-year-old Egypt and former Chelsea winger Mohamed Salah.
  • Roma have joined Serie A rivals Inter in the hunt for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian.
  • Juventus has pulled out of the race to sign Marco Verratti.
  • Marco Verratti has told Paris Saint-Germain that he has no interest in returning to the club after his holiday and wants to sign for Barcelona.
  • Arsenal are set to beat Everton to the £18m signing of Sander Berge, a 19-year-old Norwegian midfielder who plays for Belgian club Genk.
  • Arsenal defender Hector Bellerin has promised to donate £50 to victims of the Grenfell Tower fire for every minute he plays in Spain’s Under-21 European Championship campaign.
  • Gunners midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has grown frustrated at the club and could push for a summer exit.
  • Everton will have to pay Swansea £40m if they want to sign 27-year-old Iceland attacking midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson.
  • Malaga’s 21-year-old ex-Barcelona forward Sandro Ramirez has passed a medical at Everton and is on the verge of completing a £5m move to Goodison Park.
  • Bayern Munich are stunned by Alexis Sanchez’s wage demands (£420,000 a week) and suspect he’s trying to force a move to Manchester City.
  • Bayern hope to beat City to the signing of the England defender and will offer Walker £150,000 a week.
  • Leicester and West Brom are set for a transfer scrap over Man Utd star Chris Smalling.
  • Tottenham could move for Manchester United’s Chris Smalling, 27, with boss Mauricio Pochettino wanting cover at centre-back.
  • Spurs are to bid £15m for Swansea defender Alfie Mawson who could replace Toby Alderweireld at the back.
  • West Ham are trying to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.

  • Liverpool could be about to smash their transfer record [£61.3m (€70m)] with an ambitious bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
  • Juventus could turn their focus to Emre Can and Nemanja Matic should the proposed deal for Sevilla’s Steven N’Zonzi become too complicated.
  • Monaco have completed the signing of Barcelona teenager Jordi Mboula, with the French side activating the forward’s €3m (£2.6m) release clause. The departure of the top goalscorer in last season’s UEFA Youth League has rocked the Catalans.
  • Atletico Madrid will make a move to re-sign former striker Diego Costa from Chelsea this week despite their transfer ban.
  • Inter Milan have moved closer to completing a deal for Milan Skriniar. Discussions have taken place with Sampdoria, but the San Siro club are now pushing ahead with their efforts to sign the defender.
  • Inter continue their quest to sign Roma defender Antonio Rudiger.
  • Juventus look to also be in  pole-position to sign Lazio forward Keita Balde.
  • AC Milan are in negotiations with Juventus for Brazilian goalkeeper Neto.
  • Milan’s quest to sign Lazio midfielder Lucas Biglia looks to have run into trouble.
  • Lazio are closing in on a deal for Atalanta play-maker Papu Gomez.
  • Bayern Munich and Manchester City are interested in signing Ivan Rakitic.
  • Alvaro Morata’s transfer to Manchester United is so advanced that Real Madrid still expect to sell the striker in the coming week, despite Ronaldo’s announcement that he wishes to leave the club. Morata himself expects the deal to be closed soon.
  • New Lille manager Marcelo Bielsa has enquired about Crystal Palace’s Steve Mandanda, with the former Marseille goalkeeper keen to leave the Premier League club after just one season.
  • Turkish giants Fenerbahce confirmed they are on the brink of signing Morocco midfielder Nabil Dirar from French Ligue 1 champions Monaco.
  • Celtic have made a €5.5m (£4.8m) offer for Lens defender Jean-Kevin Duverne, with the Scottish champions keen to get a deal for the 19-year-old over the line as other interested clubs start to circle.
  • Defender Philipp Wollscheid is set to leave Wolfsburg and return to Stoke City, with the Bundesliga club refusing to take up the option to sign the player permanently after spending last season on loan.
  • Ed Woodward reportedly has a list of four “fantasy signings” that he would like to bring to Manchester United if possible.
  • James Robson of the Manchester Evening News claims that Woodward has a shortlist of ‘fantasy’ signings, including one of Ronaldo’s teammates. He writes:
  • “Ronaldo is in a bracket of fantasy signings Woodward dreams of delivering to investors on the New York Stock Exchange that also includes Gareth Bale, Neymar and Thomas Muller.”
  • Ex-Manchester United forward Eric Cantona has criticised Antonio Conte over his handling of Spain forward Diego Costa. In reference to the text message he sent Costa, Cantona told the Chelsea manager: “Don’t ruin a team with your thumbs!”
  • Liverpool are still interested in signing Sporting Lisbon’s 22-year-old winger Gelson Martins, who the Portuguese club value at £44m.
  • Bournemouth are set to make a £6m move for Liverpool youngster Ryan Kent and also want Joe Gomez on loan.
  • Loris Karius is wanted by German club Augsburg, which is giving Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp a headache.
  • Galatasaray are keen on taking Manchester City defender Jason Denayer back to Turkey.
  • West Ham’s Enner Valencia is poised to quit the club to return to Mexico with Tigers UANL.
  • Sunderland will be forced to pay £9.2m to Inter Milan for Argentina attacking midfielder Ricky Alvarez, 29, after losing a court case.
  • Willy Caballero’s agent says the 35-year-old former Manchester City keeper does have an offer from Newcastle, but he has doubts over moving to the “cold but pretty” north-east.
  • Garry Monk has been handed an eight-figure war chest to fire Middlesbrough back into the Premier League, and he will use it to make a raid on former club Leeds.
  • Premier League new boys Huddersfield and Brighton both want Toulouse striker Ola Toivonen. The Swedish international, who can also play in midfield, is up for grabs for £3m.
  • Sunderland owner Ellis Short will sell the club for a cut-price of £85m after relegation.