Latest Football News 

  • ​Spain’s Prosecutor’s Office in Madrid has filed a tax fraud lawsuit against Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.
  • Ronaldo is being prosecuted for allegedly defrauding the Spanish authorities of more than 3 times the amount as Lionel Messi, 14.7 million euros between 2011 and 2014.

  • Manchester United have made a “very important offer” for Alvaro Morata, the Real Madrid striker’s agent has said.

  • Everton have agreed a fee totalling £30m with Sunderland for goalkeeper Jordan Pickford.
  • Manchester United target Antoine Griezmann has agreed to extend his contract with Atletico Madrid until June 2022, according to the Spanish club’s president Enrique Cerezo. The 26-year-old’s release clause of €100 million is to remain the same.
  • Manchester City are set to begin talks with Tottenham over the potential signing of Kyle Walker, and hope to strike a deal for as little over £40m as possible.
  • Former Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, has started talks over a move to LA Galaxy.
  • Inter Milan and Croatia forward Ivan Perisic, 28, says he is interested in a move to Manchester United.
  • Arsenal have been told to pay 55 million euros (£48.7m) plus 12million euros (£10.6m) in add-ons if they want to sign Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, 26.

  • Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, fears the Gunners will block him moving to Manchester City – leaving Bayern Munich as the Chile international’s only option.
  • Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is to be allowed to retain all of his backroom staff for next season by the club’s hierarchy.
  • Chelsea boss Antonio Conte turned down an incredible 10-year contract offer at Inter Milan.
  • Antonio Conte has told Cesc Fabregas, 30, that he is part of his plans at Stamford Bridge, with fellow midfielder Nemanja Matic, 28, more likely to be sold.
  • Diego Costa, 28, is prepared to go on loan for the first half of next season in order to secure a transfer to Atletico Madrid.

  • Chelsea could make a £45m move for Napoli striker Lorenzo Insigne, 26, if they lose playmaker Eden Hazard, 26, to Real Madrid.
  • The Blues are not willing to meet the £70m asking price for Real Madrid’s Colombia attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, 25.
  • Liverpool have rejected a £1m offer from Championship side Derby County for 24-year-old defender Andre Wisdom.
  • Liverpool’s Brazil forward Philippe Coutinho, 25, has described speculation linking him with a move to Spanish giants Barcelona as “complicated”
  • Juventus are interested in signing Leicester’s Algeria winger Riyad Mahrez, 26
  • Tottenham are keen on the Foxes’ 20-year-old England Under-21 forward Demarai Gray.

  • Nantes president Waldemar Kita has confirmed former Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri is one of four candidates to be the French club’s next manager.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are aiming to scupper Manchester United’s hopes of signing Andrea Belotti by beginning negotiations for the 23-year-old Torino and Italy forward.
  • Marco Verratti will try to push through a move away from the Parc Des Princes this summer.
  • Javier Pastore, another PSG maestro, is contemplating leaving the club with both Milan teams interested in bringing him back to Serie A.

  • AC Milan want to bring Fiorentina attacker Nikola Kalinic to the San Siro. The Croatian striker is valued at close to the €30million mark and Milan manager Vincenzo Montella is a keen admirer.
  • Ajax want about 30m euros (£26.5m) for 24-year-old midfielder Davy Klaassen, who has been linked with Everton.

  • Malaga striker Sandro Ramirez had already passed his medical for a move to Atletico Madrid before the club’s transfer ban put that deal in danger. The former Barcelona attacker travelled to England on Sunday to negotiate terms with Everton.
  • Everton are eyeing a move for Saint-Etienne’s Guinea defender Florentin Pogba, 26, the elder brother of Manchester United midfielder Paul.
  • Championship side Aston Villa are keen to sign former Chelsea and England captain John Terry, 36.
  • Former Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic hopes ex-Blues central defender John Terry, 36, will join him at Bournemouth this summer.

  • Arsenal have reportedly seen bid of £10.6million for Simon Kjaer rejected by Fenerbahce. Fener have upped their asking price from £13M to £17M.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are ready to make Real Madrid an ‘offer they can’t refuse’ in an attempt to beat Manchester United to the signing of Gareth Bale.
  • Manchester United have ended their efforts to bring Fabinho to the club this summer – and will instead focus their energies on signing Nemanja Matic from Chelsea.

  • Chelsea and Manchester United both want Borussia Dortmund defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos.
  • Real Sociedad have ramped up negotiations to sign Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj.
  • Barcelona have an eight-player shortlist of Douglas Costa, Philippe Coutinho, Riyad Mahrez, Vitolo, Gelson Martins, Ismaila Sarr and Gerard Deulofeu, to strengthen their wide options.
  • Real Madrid centre-back Pepe is on the verge of sealing a free-transfer move to PSG.
  • New Zenit St Petersburg boss Roberto Mancini has been linked with a move for Roma midfielder Leandro Paredes.
  • Juventus are moving ahead in the race to sign Fiorentina play-maker Federico Bernardeschi, who is also being tracked by Chelsea and Manchester United.
  • Lazio are interested in taking AC Milan’s French striker M’Baye Niang.
  • Nice have snubbed a second offer from Roma of around £22m for Arsenal and Tottenham target Jean-Michael Seri.
  • Southampton have agreed a £250,000 fee to sign Barnsley right-back Jason McCarthy.
  • Stoke are closing in on promising Hull left-back Josh Tymon.
  • Joe Hart will have to lower his wages by £75,000 to seal a loan move to West Ham.
  • Crystal Palace missed out on hiring Marco Silva partly because chairman Steve Parish was on holiday.
  • Brighton Huddersfield and Celtic are in a three-way tussle to sign Spurs’ Josh Onomah on loan.
  • Reported Tottenham and Everton  target Hakan Calhanoglu ‘wants to play in England or Italy’.
  • Southampton want to sign Lech Poznan central defender Jan Bednarek, 21, in what could be a record deal for a Polish club.
  • Newcastle United are of interest to a Chinese consortium for a potential takeover.
  • Newcastle striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, 22, admits he could leave the club this summer if the right offer come in for him, with Turkish club Fenerbahce being linked with the Serbia international.
  • New Middlesbrough manager Garry Monk is planning talks to try to persuade centre-back Ben Gibson, 24, to stay with the club as they try to win promotion back into the Premier League at the first attempt.
  • Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, 19, says he is undecided about whether to join Brighton or Newcastle on loan.
  • Hull City boss Leonid Slutsky wants to make Chelsea defender Tomas Kalas his first signing. The Czech international, 24, impressed on loan at Fulham last season.
  • Burnley winger George Boyd, 31, is set to leave on a free transfer this summer and has been linked with Derby County.
  • Stoke have had no interest in defender Philipp Wollscheid and may have to lower their demands or subsidise his wages if they want to offload the 28-year-old.
  • A picture of Lionel Messi in Ibiza has fans asking what is wrong with his unusually shaped knee.
  • Sweden midfielder Sebastian Larsson is believed to have been offered a new deal by Sunderland but the out-of-contract 32-year-old will wait to see what other offers he gets before deciding on his future.
  • Roma legend Francesco Totti has told reporters he is going on holiday for two years.
  • A Mexican second-tier side have been ridiculed by supporters after announcing the signing of a player called Andres Iniestra.
  • Athletic Bilbao defender Yeray Alvarez has left Spain’s under-21 squad after a medical check-up revealed that his testicular cancer has returned, his club announced on Tuesday.
  • South Korea president Moon Jae-in has suggested North Korea could be part of a bid from several countries in north-east Asia to co-host the 2030 World Cup.

  • Tottenham pair Dele Alli and Harry Kane are both individually worth more than Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, according to a new report.
  • Huddersfield Town’s stadium is set for a debut on video game Fifa later this year.
  • Former Tottenham captain Gary Mabbutt has returned home from hospital after undergoing heart surgery.
  • A memorial service will be held at Chinese club Beijing Enterprises on Tuesday for former Newcastle United player Cheick Tiote.
  • Gabriel Heinze says he was once knocked out by former Manchester United team-mate Roy Keane during their time at Old Trafford.

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  • ​Real Madrid’s Spain striker Alvaro Morata, 24, has agreed to join United and is waiting for the two clubs to agree a fee of around £60m before making the move to Old Trafford.

  • Morata’s representative, Juanma Lopez, had talks with Real Madrid representatives on Friday to pave the way for the former Juventus player’s move to United.
  • Sweden defender Victor Lindelof will complete a £35million five year move to Manchester United on Wednesday.
  • Manchester United have made a bid of £70m for Torino’s 23-year-old Italy forward Andrea Belotti.

  • AC Milan are reluctant to meet Diego Costa’s wages of £200,000-plus a week as the Chelsea striker seeks a new club after being told he is no longer part of Antonio Conte’s plans.
  • Chelsea must pay Juventus £52m for Brazil defender Alex Sandro, 26, who has three years left on his contract with the champions of Italy.

  • Inter Milan want £44m for Manchester United target Ivan Perisic.
  • Zenit St Petersburg have reportedly  joined the race to sign Tottenham  and Juventus target Douglas Costa  this summer.
  • Manchester United are interested in beating Liverpool to the signing of Sporting Lisbon forward Gelson Martins.
  • West Ham are trying to sign £17m-rated Chelsea forward Bertrand Traore. 

  • But the Hammers face competition from fellow top-flight side Everton for Bertrand Traore, while Borussia Monchengladbach, Lille, Lyon and Schalke are also interested in him.
  • West Ham boss Slaven Bilic is weighing up a £7.5m move for Toulouse forward Martin Braithwaite.
  • Tottenham are eyeing PSG full-back Serge Aurier as a replacement for Man City target Kyle Walker.
  • Arsenal are fighting to keep starlet Chris Willock with Manchester City circling as his contract expiry nears.
  • Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, says his agent “will see” to his future as he concentrates on playing for Chile in the Confederations Cup.
  • Liverpool starlet Joe Gomez is a target for new Premier League rivals Brighton.
  • Newly promoted Brighton will listen to offers for Northern Ireland midfielder Oliver Norwood, 26, just one year after signing him from Reading.
  • Sunderland keeper Jordan Pickford will consider an offer from Everton – but only once his England U21 duty is over.
  • Black Cats owner Ellis Short wants to sell the club and the Stadium of Light oufit are in positive talks with a prospective German consortium.
  • Former Sunderland and England striker Kevin Phillips, 43, is the new favourite to take charge of the Black Cats.
  • Sean Dyche remains the favourite for the Crystal Palace job despite them sounding out Frank de Boer.
  • Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk held talks with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp and received videos on how he would be used in the Reds team prior to the Anfield club ending their interest in the 25-year-old.
  • Premier League newcomers Huddersfield will try to sign Leeds United’s New Zealand forward Chris Wood, 25, for £15m.
  • Leicester City are close to signing non-league defender Sam Hughes, 20, from National League side Chester for £125,000.
  • Newcastle United are closing in on the £8.7m signing of French defender Florian Lejeune, 26, from Spanish club Eibar.
  • Newcastle United’s Scotland defender Grant Hanley, 25, and Middlesbrough’s Spanish defender Daniel Ayala, 26, are both wanted by Sheffield Wednesday.
  • Premier League newcomers Huddersfield will try to sign Leeds United’s New Zealand forward Chris Wood, 25, for £15m.
  • Reading hope manager Jaap Stam will sign a new two-year contract when he returns from holiday.
  • Bolton want to sign Newcastle United winger Sammy Ameobi, 25, after the former England Under-21 international’s successful loan at Wanderers in 2016-17.
  • Aston Villa have had a £500,000 bid for Stoke’s Republic of Ireland midfielder Glenn Whelan, 33, turned down but the Championship club remain confident a deal can be done.
  • Boxing champion and Everton fan Tony Bellew says his next fight will be against whichever manager lures striker Romelu Lukaku away from Goodison Park
  • Fans of Premier League clubs can  expect fewer Saturday afternoon  kick-offs but more matches on  television from the 2019-20  season.

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  • ​Leicester’s Nigeria striker Ahmed Musa, 24, has agreed a deal with Fenerbahce and is expected to complete a £17.4m move to the Turkish club.
  • Manchester United’s pursuit of Alvaro Morata has intensified. The Real Madrid striker is reportedly top of the  summer wishlist at Old  Trafford after the club released Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The news comes the same day Morata’s agent, Juanma Lopez, claimed he did not know whether the striker would be in Spain next season.

  • Morata may have agreed a deal to join Manchester United.
  • Liverpool transfer target Marco Asensio has revealed he has no plans to leave Real Madrid. The 21-year-old playmaker, who scored in the Champions League final win over Juventus, wants to become a starter for Zinedine Zidane’s sideand earn “a lot of minutes”.
  • Barcelona are planning to offer Lionel Messi a blockbuster deal that includes a stunning €400million release clause.
  • Chelsea want to sign Everton’s Senegal midfielder Idrissa Gueye, 27, but the Toffees are not interested in selling.
  • Leonardo Bonucci’s agent was  spotted in London last week as  talk of a move to Chelsea hots up.
  • However, Leonardo Bonucci says rumours he is set to join Chelsea are purely media speculation.
  • AC Milan are reported to be interested in signing former Arsenal and Liverpool target Andre Silva from Porto.

  • AC Milan have reached an agreement with Andrea Conti over the player’s summer move to the San Siro
  • Chelsea’s Diego Costa, 28, is in talks over a £40m move to AC Milan after the Spain forward revealed the Premier League champions want to sell him.
  • Blues boss Antonio Conte’s decision to get rid of his top-scorer by text, and Costa going public on the private exchange, has shocked the Chelsea board and is set to cost the club millions.
  • Costa has pleaded with Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to save his career at Stamford Bridge.
  • Bayern Munich will offer Arsenal’s 28-year-old Chile forward Alexis Sanchez £350,000 a week as they look to beat Manchester City to his signature.
  • Arsenal are confident Spain defender Hector Bellerin, 22, will stay at the club despite reports he could move to Barcelona this summer.
  • Juventus hope to land Bayern Munich’s Douglas Costa, a top target for the Turin-based club, but know any deal hinges on the Bundesliga champions signing Alexis Sanchez. Massimiliano Allegri reportedly considers the Brazilian to have the perfect profile for his system.
  • The Serie A champions have also targeted Sevilla midfielder Steven N’Zonzi. It’s another summer of change at the Spanish club and Juventus feel they can take advantage of this with a €25million offer for the midfielder.
  • Juve are set to be busy in the market. As well as Costa and N’Zonzi they’re also interested in Keita Balde Diao, and are prepared to go to war with AC Milan for his signature.
  • Porto have accepted a settlement agreement that includes a €700,000 fine and a restriction on the number of players in their Champions League squad from next season after failing to comply with Financial Fair Play regulations.
  • Iker Casillas’ representatives have offered the Porto goalkeeper’s services to a number of La Liga clubs, including Sevilla. The former Real Madrid shot-stopper was linked with a move to the Premier League in May but it appears as though a return to Spain may be on the cards.
  • Borussia Monchengladbach look to be closing in on the signature of BSC Young Boys midfielder Denis Zakaria. The 20-year-old appears set to pen a deal with the Bundesliga outfit until 2022 as the club look to fill the Mahmoud Dahoud shaped hole in their midfield.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are confident of landing long-time Chelsea  transfer targetJames Rodriguez. The 25-year-old Colombian wants to leave Real Madrid in search of first-team football and the Ligue 1 giants feel their existing relationship with Rodriguez’s club and agent Jorge Mendes puts them at the front of the queue for his signature.
  • PSG are very interested in signing Manchester United target Jan Oblak from Atletico Madrid and are ready to pay €75million.
  • Monaco forward Valere Germain is a transfer target for Ligue 1 rivals Marseille. The two clubs have been in negotiations for a number of weeks and the lure of first-team football appears to have been enough to convince the striker to move.
  • Sevilla’s president says the Spanish club are in negotiations to sign Manchester City’s 31-year-old winger Jesus Navas, and they would also like to sign City forward Nolito, 30.
  • Claudio Ranieri and Frank de Boer are in talks with Crystal Palace about their manager’s job.
  • Former Arsenal midfielder Patrick Vieira, 40, is in pole position to take over as new manager of French club Saint-Etienne.
  • Southampton will not let Netherlands defender Virgil van Dijk, 25, leave for less than £70m. Chelsea and Manchester City are interested after Liverpool pulled out of the race.
  • Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 31, is considering seeing out the remaining year of his £250,000-a-week contract at the club instead of taking a pay-cut to join Everton.
  • Hoffenheim have extended the contract of their highly-rated head coach Julian Nagelsmann until 2021.
  • Brighton and Hove Albion have agreed a fee with Valencia for Australian goalkeeper Matthew Ryan, who spent last season on loan in Belgium at Genk.
  • Brighton, Newcastle, Watford and Stoke are interested in signing Arsenal’s England defender Kieran Gibbs, 27, although the Gunners could be forced to lower their £15m asking price.
  • Norwich City will sign Darmstadt’s Bosnia and Herzegovina midfielder Mario Vrancic, 28, for around £650,000. Vrancic made 23 appearances as Darmstadt finished bottom of the Bundesliga in 2016-17.
  • A football fan spoiled his general election ballot paper by scrawling ‘Wenger Out’ on it in reference to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger.
  • FIFA will not take any action against Saudi Arabia after their national team declined to participate in a minute’s silence in memory of last weekend’s deadly attacks in London.

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  • ​Southampton are set to sack manager Claude Puel and target former Borussia Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel as his replacement.

  • Real Madrid have rejected a £52.4m (€60m) offer for striker Alvaro Morata from Manchester United.
  • Manchester United are interested in signing Borussia Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
  • Real will receive a bid for Cristiano Ronaldo worth €180 million, with Manchester United, Paris Saint-Germain and Monaco among the sides battling for the star. There is also interest from China.
  • Jermain Defoe has confirmed he will leave Sunderland and rejoin former club Bournemouth once his summer break is over.
  • Liverpool are ready to pay Real Madrid’s £52 million asking price for James Rodriguez.

  • Mohamed Salah has underlined his wish to join Liverpool this summer after posing for a photo alongside fans holding up the club’s shirt.
  • The Reds will refuse to pay over the odds for Roma winger Mohamed Salah, 24.
  • Monaco are set to tie down 18-year-old striker Kylian Mbappe to a new contract.
  • Mario Balotelli will be a Borussia Dortmund player next season, according to the 26-year-old former Nice striker’s agent.
  • Former Chelsea captain John Terry, 36, has held talks with Eddie Howe over a £100,000-a-week move to Bournemouth.
  • Brighton have withdrawn their interest in former England skipper Terry because of the defender’s wage demands.
  • Arsenal are hopeful of securing the £50m signing of Lyon’s France striker Alexandre Lacazette, 26, with the offer of a £200,000-a-week contract.
  • Olivier Giroud has warned he will not tolerate another season sitting on the Arsenal bench.

  • Romelu Lukaku is set for a dramatic return to Chelsea– three years after they sold him.
  • Sevilla are interested in Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi, 23.
  • Manchester United hope to seal the transfer of winger Ivan Perisic, 28, for well below his market value because of Inter Milan’s pressure to bring in £26m by 30 June to meet Financial Fair Play regulations.
  • United will reportedly listen to offers of just £8m for Adnan Januzaj this summer.
  • Manchester City have joined the race for Juventus full-back Alex Sandro.
  • City want to sign four full-backs this summer, with England international Bertrand, Tottenham’s Kyle Walker, 27, and Monaco’s Benjamin Mendy, 22, all on their shortlist.

  • Liverpool are set to miss out on  Swiss defender Ricardo Rodriguez,  who is reportedly flying to Italy to  finalise a £15m move to AC Milan.
  • The Red’s attempts to sign Virgil van Dijk have suffered a hefty knockback after a ‘fuming’ Southampton reportedly raised their asking price to £75million.
  • Daniele De Rossi has said he does not expect to play beyond the end of his Roma contract in 2019 and could join Gianluigi Buffon in retiring from international duty after the 2018 World Cup.
  • Emil Forsberg will not be leaving RB Leipzig this summer, the club’s director of football Ralf Rangnick has insisted.
  • Manchester United target Victor Lindelof has downplayed speculation linking him with a move to Old Trafford this summer.
  • Real Madrid have reportedly cooled their interest in Chelsea star Eden Hazard, and now will go all out to sign Kylian Mbappe instead.
  • Inter Milan legend Javier Zanetti has revealed Manchester United wanted to sign him during Sir Alex Ferguson’s time in charge.
  • Ajax are considering a move for Reading boss Jaap Stam after manager Peter Bosz joined Borussia Dortmund.
  • Elite players need at least six days between matches if they are to reduce the risk of injury, according to new research.
  • Southampton owner Katharina Liebherr has become embroiled in an investigation by the German tax authorities that could increase the pressure on her to sell the Premier League club.

  • West Ham are locked in talks for £4m-rated Mexican winger Jurgen Damm.
  • Everton manager Ronald Koeman will be allowed to spend a club record amount in the summer transfer window, with the Dutchman also set to offload a number of highly paid players.
  • Aleksandar Mitrovic is likely to become the first victim of Rafa Benitez’s summer shake-up at Newcastle.
  • Nottingham Forest and Birmingham are interested in taking former Everton midfielder Lee Carsley, 43, on as a coach.
  • Cambridge United beat Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund and Lyon to win a European trophy… at under-9 level.

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  • ​Real forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, has told Manchester United that he will never rejoin them.

  • Arsenal have confirmed that Bosnia-Herzegovina international Sead Kolasinac will join the club on a free transfer when his contract at Schalke expires on June 30.

  • The 30 year old left-back will become an Arsenal player on 1 July when the transfer window opens.
  • Bayern Munich have joined Manchester United and Chelsea in the race to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 24.
  • Romelu Lukaku says he and his agent “have an agreement” with another club, telling Sky Sports that he intends to remain in the Premier League.
  • Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 24, is Manchester United’s top transfer target as Belgium international Lukaku and Torino striker Andrea Belotti, 23, are too expensive.
  • Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane and defender Sergio Ramos, 31, do not believe the club need to make a move for Manchester United keeper David de Gea, 26.
  • Arsene Wenger has been spotted in Nice with chief executive Ivan Gazidis as speculation mounts that the Gunners could make a move for 18-year-old Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe.
  • But Real Madrid have made a world-record £118m bid for the France international.

  • Manchester United have reportedly launched a £113million bid to beat their rivals to the signing of Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe.
  • The Gunners are close to agreeing a new deal with winger Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, 23.
  • Real Madrid defender Pepe, 34, is set to leave the Spanish giants and sign a two-year contract with Paris St-Germain.
  • He is angry with Real because they only offered him a one-year extension. He admitted that he did have an offer from PSG, but also Inter and clubs from England.
  • Real Madrid’s victorious Champions League and La Liga squad are expected to share the biggest bonus in football history – around £2m each.
  • Fernando Torres is close to a move to Mexican club Queretaro from Atletico Madrid.
  • Barcelona are refusing to pay €50m (around £44m) for Benfica full-back Nelson Semedo. The Spanish club are keen to make a deal, but only if the asking price is lowered.
  • Barcelona are trying to help Neymar acquire a Spanish passport this summer, so they can then sign more non-EU players. Previously linked with a €150m (around £131) move to PSG, he is currently in America enjoying the NBA Finals.
  • Lionel Messi has told new boss  Valverde that the club should target one of Philippe Coutinho or Riyad Mahrez to enhance their creativity, with PSG star Marco Verratti another name the Argentine has suggested.
  • Hector Bellerin has admitted that it “fills him with joy” to hear of links to Barcelona
  • “I don’t think there are many players who say no to Barcelona,” Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen has said while on international duty with Denmark. However, he does say that in two or three years he could stay at Spurs if they continue to progress.
  • Fabio Coentrao is set to move on loan to Sporting this summer, with Real Madrid paying 90% of the defender’s wages. 
  • So the Portuguese club only need to pay €350,000 (around £305,000) for the season.
  • If Milan can’t land Alvaro Morata after Manchester United got involved with the Spanish striker, they will make a bid for Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, linked with a move to Paris Saint-Germain.
  • Juventus have picked out the three targets that could help Max Allegri stay in Turin. Monaco’s Fabinho, Douglas Costa of Bayern Munich andLazio forward Keita Balde. Their budget is set at €128m (around £111m).
  • Dortmund, under new boss Peter Bosz, are set to make a €15m (around £13m) move for Arsenal target Maximilian Philipp. The deal will include a plus a €5m (around £4m) bonus for the 23-year-old midfielder.
  • Napoli are interested in Udinese full-back Silvan Widmer as a replacement for Liverpool-bound  Faouzi Ghoulam.
  • Radja Naingollan has refused to rule out a summer move to Manchester United amid reports he has emerged as a £50million target for Jose Mourinho.
  • Chelsea target Kostas Manolas will renew his contract at Roma.
  • Roma have targeted a move for Sassuolo star Domenico Berardi to replace Liverpool-bound winger Mohamed Salah.
  • After a trip to visit with Inter Milan’s Chinese owners, Luciano Spalletti is set to dip into the transfer market and two targets are supposedly PSG’s Adrien Rabiot and Fiorentina’s Fernando Bernardeschi.
  • Arsenal and Tottenham have joined Manchester City in the pursuit of Monaco full-back Djibril Sidibe.
  • Paris Saint-Germain are looking at the possibility of joining Arsenal in the race for Monaco striket Kylian Mbappe.
  • Hoffenheim have reportedly joined Liverpool and Tottenham in the race to sign Schalke forward Max Meyer.
  • Emre Can’s agents have again proposed the Liverpool midfielder for a move to Juventus.
  • Manchester City have made a significant step in their pursuit of Southampton left-back Ryan Bertrand.
  • United have Joe Hart on their shortlist of potential goalkeeping options should they sell David de Gea to Real Madrid.
  • Manchester United and Chelsea are both showing an interest in signing Juventus forward Paulo Dybala.
  • Everton boss Ronald Koeman wants Spanish forward Gerard Deulofeu to return to Goodison Park
  • West Brom have been boosted in their pursuit of Valencia striker Alvaro Negredo, 31, after the Spaniard revealed his desire to remain in the Premier League following a loan spell at Middlesbrough.
  • Manchester United, Tottenham and Everton are all showing interest in 16-year-old Bolton Wanderers midfielder Max Broughton.
  • Newcastle United have won the race to sign Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham, 19, on loan.
  • Chelsea manager Antonio Conte still hopes to land Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci, 30, after spells together with Juve and Italy.

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  • ​Chelsea forward Eden Hazard will miss the start of the Premier League season after having surgery on a broken ankle.

  • Real Madrid have switched their focus from signing Chelsea star Eden Hazard to reported Arsenal target Kylian Mbappe.
  • Everton have told Chelsea they would like Michy Batshuayi as part of any deal to take Romelu Lukaku back to Stamford Bridge.
  • Everton are ready to rival Fiorentina for the signature of Genoa striker Giovanni Simeone,

  • Manchester United are said to be monitoring developments amid reports Bayern Munich’s Renato Sanches could be on the move this summer.
  • Anthony Martial’s agent has poured scorn on speculation linking the Manchester United forward with an exit this summer.
  • Barcelona hope Lionel Messi’s friendship with Angel Di Maria can help them beat Juventus to the signing of the PSG star. Ernesto Valverde plans to bring the player to the club as a replacement for reported Arsenal target Arda Turan.
  • Barcelona, however, could instead sign Borussia Dortmund star Ousemane Dembele. The departure of coach Thomas Tuchel and the imminent sale of Pierre-Emerick  Aubameyang have convinced the 20-year-old to move to Spain.
  • Barca are in pole position to sign Hector Bellerin from Arsenal after it was claimed Manchester City do not want to spend the €50m (£43.7m) fee needed to sign him.
  • Barcelona are set to decide on the future of Gerard Deulofeu by the end of June. The Everton player, who spent the second half of the season on loan at AC Milan, wants to concentrate on the UEFA U21 championships, which end on June 30, before making a decision.
  • Lazio have given an ultimatum to  their Juventus, Liverpool & AC Milan  target Keita Balde and told him that they want a definite answer on his  future by the end of the week.
  • Everton may end their interest in Lazio’s Dutch defender Stefan de Vrij amid concerns over his fitness.

  • PSG are readying an approach to make Juventus coach Max Allegri their new boss and are willing to hand him €10m-a-year (£8.7m) contract to tempt him with a move to the French capital.
  • AC Milan hope to seal moves for Lucas Biglia of Lazio and Ricardo Rodriguez, the Wolfsburg left-back, this week.
  • The family of Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma have told the teenager to sign a new deal at the club. The 18-year-old has been the subject of huge transfer speculation but his parents are keen for him to stay with the club who have nurtured him in their youth academy.
  • Former Italy striker Antonio Cassano will join Hellas Verona this summer, having spent the past season frozen out at Sampdoria.
  • Juventus have agreed a deal in principle to sign Wojciech Szczesny for €16m (around £14m) from Arsenal. The Italian champions have reached agreement with the Poland international over a four-year contract worth £3.5m per season.
  • Francesco Totti could receive an offer to extend his playing career in Italy, if he is willing to first undergo a trial with Serie B-bound Pescara.

  • Juventus, Manchester City, Manchester United and PSG have all expressed an interest in Douglas Costa, with Bayern Munich ready to accept €40m (£34.9m) for the Brazilian winger.
  • Benfica will sell left-back Fernando Marcal this summer, with Fenerbahce emerging as his most likely destination.
  • AC Milan are considering making a bid for Chelsea striker Diego Costa after Alvaro Morata ruled out a return to Serie A.
  • Liverpool have agreed personal terms with Mohamed Salah but are yet to agree a fee with Roma.
  • Liverpool will meet Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette’s representatives in a bid to beat Manchester United to the 26-year-old’s signature.

  • The Reds are interested in Red Bull Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita but the German club insist they will not sell the 22-year-old.
  • Leipzig forward Timo Werner, 21, is also a target for Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp.
  • Manchester City have held talks with Tottenham and are confident of completing a £40m move for 27-year-old right-back Kyle Walker.
  • Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo has confirmed that he is leaving the club after four years.
  • Arsene Wenger has told fans to expect no more than three signings this summer.
  • Celtic hope to sign on-loan Manchester City midfielder Patrick Roberts, 20, on a permanent deal.
  • Stoke winger Ramadan Sobhi was the unfortunate victim of an Egyptian prank show – the 20-year-old thought he was drowning in quicksand and about to be eaten by a Komodo dragon.
  • Birmingham City manager Harry Redknapp could sign former Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane on a free transfer after watching the 37-year-old in Michael Carrick’s testimonial game.
  • Ex-Russia boss Leonid Slutsky, who has been strongly linked with Hull City, says Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich is helping him get a job in England.
  • Wolves are set to miss out on 21-year-old Rio Ave midfielder Filip Krovinovic to Benfica.
  • Everton have been linked with a move for Chelsea full back Baba Rahman – but fresh claims suggest a potential deal could fall through because of the Ghanaian’s injury issues.
  • England have reached the U20 World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 24 years after beating Mexico 1-0 in a manic quarter-final.
  • Crystal Palace are preparing for a summer transfer window battle with Leicester City in the race to sign Anderlecht defender Kara Mbodji.
  • It is realistic that Crystal Palace could break the norm and appoint a foreign manager, according to former Eagles owner Simon Jordan.
  • Swansea City are being linked with a move for £12m-rated PSV defender Santiago Arias.
  • Simon Grayson has been installed as the new favourite for the Sunderland manager’s job.
  • However, Aberdeen are braced for an approach from Sunderland for manager Derek McInnes over the next 48 hours.
  • Newcastle United are said to have an interest in Sporting Lisbon left-back Marvin Zeegelaar.
  • Former Tottenham Hotspur captain Gary Mabbutt is to have heart surgery, the Premier League club said on Monday.

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  • ​Real Madrid are open to negotiating with Manchester United for Gareth Bale, 27, this summer, with the La Liga champions keen on replacing the forward with Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe, 18, or Chelsea’s Eden Hazard, 26.
  • United are prepared to part with a world record £100million to bring Bale back to the Premiership. 
  • Gareth Bale has told teammates he’s open to a Manchester United move.
  • Hazard has ruled out leaving Chelsea for two more years and will be offered a new £300,000-a-week deal.
  • Meanwhile, the Blues are weighing up a bid for 34-year-old Juventus defender Dani Alves.

  • Antoine Griezmann, 26, turned down a ‘now or never’ ultimatum from Manchester United to stay at Atletico Madrid.
  • However, Ryan Giggs reckons  United could still sign the player  this summer.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic, 35, has been told by Manchester United that he won’t be offered a new contract for next season.
  • United could use former Everton forward Wayne Rooney, 31, in a player-plus-cash deal for striker Romelu Lukaku, 24.

  • Jose Mourinho is keen on bringing Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane, 24, to United, which could pave the way for goalkeeper David de Gea to move the other way.
  • Real Madrid are expected to make a formal bid for De Gea, 26, after the Champions League final.
  • Cristiano Ronaldo says David de Gea is a “very good” goalkeeper but has given his backing to Real Madrid No 1 Keylor Navas.
  • Gianluigi Donnarumma is resisting a new contract at AC Milan because he wants to have an exit route should the new project under Chinese ownership not pay off. That has alerted Manchester United, who are wary of a possible David de Gea departure.

  • Inter will sell Manchester United target Ivan Perisic if there is an offer of €50m (£43.7m). But Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain are also interested in the Croatian.
  • Juventus have agreed a deal with Arsenal to sign Wojciech Szczesny for €16m (£14m). He is seen as the long-term heir to Gianluigi Buffon.
  • Bayern Munich are confident of signing 28-year-old Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez.
  • Paris Saint-Germain have cooled their interest in Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez. They are not willing to pay the €320,000 (£280,000) weekly salary he asked for.
  • However, Arsene Wenger has again reiterated that Arsenal have no intention of selling Alexis Sanchez or Mesut Ozil.
  • Juventus have agreed a deal with Arsenal to sign Wojciech Szczesny for €16m (£14m). He is seen as the long-term heir to Gianluigi Buffon.
  • Gunners goalkeeper David Ospina, 28, could complete a transfer to Turkish side Fenerbahce next week.
  • Arsenal are willing to take a £4m loss on forward Lucas Perez after signing the 28-year-old for £17m 12 months ago.
  • Benjamin Mendy, Kyle Walker, Virgil van Dijk, Alexis Sanchez and Kasper Dolberg are all Manchester City transfer  targets. If they pull off the deals they want, Pep Guardiola’s side are likely to outspend all of the Bundesliga teams put together this summer.

  • Manchester City are closing in on a deal to sign Monaco defender Benjamin Mendy, 22, but an agreement has not yet been reached.
  • Torino are close to agreeing a four-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. The 30-year-old will replace Joe Hart, whose loan spell in Italy will not be made permanent.
  • Borussia Dortmund and Chelsea are set to test Celtic’s resolve with moves for £30m-rated striker Moussa Dembele, 20.
  • AC Milan are in talks to sign the Celtic striker Dembele.

  • Ajax coach Peter Bosz is set to be the new Borussia Dortmund coach, replacing Thomas Tuchel.

  • Inter Milan are expected to name Luciano Spalletti as their new coach next week.
  • With Jorge Sampaoli leaving for Argentina, all the signs pointed to former Celta Vigo manager Eduardo Berizzo taking charge. Despite his presence at the training ground and giving the okay to re-signing Jesus Navas, he is thought to be disappointed with the offer the club has made him and may look elsewhere.

  • AC Milan have completed the signing of Atalanta midfielder Franck Kessie, who was on the radar of several Premier League clubs, on a two-year loan deal with an obligation to buy the player.
  • Milan have agreed terms with Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 24, but are yet to agree a fee for the Spain international.
  • Atletico Madrid are “very close” to sealing a January 2018 deal for Chelsea star Diego Costa, according to reports in Spain.
  • Frustrated Chelsea are ready to abandon their pursuit of Tiemoue Bakayoko to focus on Lyon’s  Corentin Tolisso.
  • Mario Balotelli will be a Marseille transfer target if they fail to sign Bafetimbi Gomis permanently from Swansea.
  • Nigerian striker Henry Onyekuru has confirmed that Arsenal have made an offer to secure his services.  The 19-year-old had a breakthrough campaign in the Belgian top-flight in 2016-17, scoring 24 goals in all competitions for Eupen.
  • Hector Bellerin is Barcelona’s main transfer  targetto strengthen at right-back. But a deal is complicated by Arsenal wanting to involve Arda Turan in any negotiations. The Catalan club would rather sell him to the lucrative Chinese market.
  • Arsene Wenger has admitted  Arsenal are interested in signing  Leicester winger Riyad Mahrez.
  • Victor Lindelof insists his ‘focus is on Benfica’ amid renewed Manchester United interest.
  • Liverpool have priced Crystal Palace out of a move for defender Mamadou Sakho after asking for £30m for the 27-year-old.
  • Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish has played down a summer move for the Liverpool defender.
  • Arsenal will reportedly rival neighbours Tottenham and Juventus for Monaco forward Thomas Lemar this summer.
  • Barcelona are in advanced talks to sign Nelsen Semedo from Benfica.
  • Liverpool, Roma and Juventus have all made approaches for Barcelona’s Rafinha.
  • Barcelona have put a £26million asking price on the head of the Brazil midfielder.
  • Liverpool are continuing negotiations to sign Mohamed Salah from Roma and are also interested in acquiring forward Keita Balde Diao from Lazio.
  • Liverpool will nearly double Mohamed Salah’s wages as they  look to close a deal for one of their  prime summer transfer targets.  Liverpool had a £28m rejected on  Thursday.
  • Representatives from Cruz Azul will fly to Spain on Wednesday to try and convince Fernando Torres to make the move to Mexico.
  • West Ham’s highly-rated teenage prospect Reece Oxford is joining German top-flight club Borussia Monchengladbach on a season-long loan.
  • Burnley are prepared to offer manager Sean Dyche a new contract to stop him joining Crystal Palace this summer.
  • Newcastle are ready to offer goalkeeper Willy Caballero, 35, a contract when he leaves Manchester City this summer if Napoli’s demands are excessive for number one target Pepe Reina, 34.
  • Aly Malle, 19, has left Watford to join Italian side Udinese on a five-year deal, having only signed for the Hornets last summer.
  • Burnley are eyeing Reading defender Liam Moore as a potential replacement for £25m Michael Keane.
  • West Ham have joined Watford and newly-promoted Newcastle in the £7.7m chase for relegated Hull’s Poland international winger Kamil Grosicki.
  • West Brom boss Tony Pulis has joined Premier League rivals in a battle for Arsenal full-back Kieran Gibbs.
  • Brighton are ready to make a £2m move for Fulham midfielder Kevin McDonald.
  • Adnan Januzaj will be told by Manchester United next week that he has no future at the club, with both Marseille and Lyon showing the strongest interest.
  • Chelsea’s teenage goalscorer Tammy Abraham will hear from Brighton and Newcastle before the striker makes a decision on where he is going on loan next season.
  • Swansea City are set to offer midfielder Leon Britton a one-year contract extension after his pivotal role in keeping the club in the Premier League last season.
  • Miguel Layun is on his way out of Porto and is a Roma, Espanyol and Newcastle transfer target. The 28-year-old former Watford full-back wants to play in Europe and has ruled out playing for another Portuguese club.
  • Nolito is a Sevilla transfer target. But Manchester City want to sell him permanently, while the Spanish club want a loan deal.
  • Carlton Cole has denied reports his spell in Indonesia is over after playing just 105 minutes for Persib Bandung.
  • Italian football might have looked very different over the last two decades if an impressionable 12-year-old had not been captivated by the Cameroon goalkeeper at the 1990 World Cup.
  • Gianluigi Buffon played as an attacker back then but the performances of Thomas N’Kono – playing in his third World Cup – inspired him to try life as a goalkeeper.
  • “All the eyes of the world were on players like Diego Maradona and Gary Lineker, but I was mesmerised by Thomas N’Kono,” said Buffon.