MAN UTD MAKE MARQUINHOS BID

Memphis Depay Marquinhos PSG Lyon Ligue 1 19032017

Manchester United have made a €70 million bid for Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos, according to Globo Esporte.

The Red Devils have long been admirers of the Brazil international, but face competition from Barcelona and Juventus for his signature.

DEMBELE WANTS DORTMUND EXIT

HD Ousmane Dembele Borussia Dortmund

Ousmane Dembele wants to leave Borussia Dortmund following the sacking of manager Thomas Tuchel, according to Eurosport.

The France international does not want to join Barcelona, however, with Chelsea and Manchester United both now on alert as to his availability.

FABINHO TO COST AT LEAST €45M

Fabinho Monaco

Monaco midfielder Fabinho will draw a transfer fee of at least €45 million, according to Calcio Mercato.

Juventus, Manchester United, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain are interested in signing the 23-year-old Brazilian.

MAN UTD KEEN ON ALBA

Jordi Alba Osasuna Barcelona LaLiga Santander

Manchester United are targeting a move for Barcelona defender Jordi Alba, according to ESPN.

Jose Mourinho is looking for a new left-back this summer, but a move for Spain international Alba could prove difficult with the player settled at Camp Nou.

MAN UTD BID FOR GOMES REJECTED

Andre Gomes Barcelona Osasuna LaLiga 26042017

Manchester United have had a bid of £31 million for Barcelona midfielder Andre Gomes rejected, according to Catalunya Radio via The Sun.

United had been holding talks with the Portugal international’s agent, Jorge Mendes, but have failed to agree a fee with the Camp Nou outfit.

JAMES FAVOURS MAN UTD MOVE

James Rodriguez Real Madrid Barcelona LaLiga 23042017

James Rodriguez has received offers from Manchester United and Chelsea, with Ok Diario claiming that Old Trafford is his preferred destination.

The Colombia international playmaker is considering a move away from Real Madrid this summer as he seeks more regular game time.

MAN UTD TO FOCUS ON MORATA

Alvaro Morata Real Madrid

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Ronaldo’s reported u-turn on his future with Real Madrid has forced Manchester United to focus on signing Alvaro Morata from the Spanish side instead, according to The Sun.

Jose Mourinho’s side have an offer of £60 million ready for the Spanish striker and think they can land him before the start of their pre-season tour.

JUVE APPROACH DARMIAN

Matteo Darmian Manchester United Europa League 2016-17

Juventus have made the first steps in their attempts to sign Matteo Darmian, having contacted the Manchester United defender’s agent, Sky Sport Italy claim.

The Serie A champions reportedly have made the right-back their top target to replace Dani Alves, who is set to join Mancester City. Jose Mourinho wants to keep the former Torino star, but Juve are already making advances to bring him back to Italy, with Sky claiming they are confident of meeting his wage demands.

MAN UTD AGREE JANUZAJ FEE

Adnan Januzaj Manchester United 18082015

Manchester United have agreed an €11 million (£9.7m) fee to sell Adnan Januzaj to Real Sociedad, according to France Football.

Januzaj spent last season on loan at Sunderland and is not part of Jose Mourinho’s long-term plans at United, with the winger having just a year left on his contract.

MAN UTD HOLD LEWANDOWSKI TALKS

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Manchester United have held talks with Robert Lewandowski’s agent in a bid to bring the Bayern Munich striker to the Premier League, according to Sky Sports.

Chelsea are also being linked with a move for Lewandowski, who reportedly would prefer a move to London, but United have joined them in the hunt for the Poland international.

Lewandowski’s agent revealed earlier in the week the player’s disappointment with Bayern that he was not given the support to finish as the top scorer in the Bundesliga last season.

RONALDO IN MADRID EXIT U-TURN

Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal

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, AS reports.

Ronaldo was reportedly considering leaving the Bernabeu after being accused of tax evasion, with Perez having spoke on Monday to defend the Portuguese.

And the 32-year-old, who is at the Confederations Cup, has seemingly been convinced by the president’s comments and is now considering changing his mind over a Madrid exit.

MAN UTD WANT £90M LUKAKU

Romelu Lukaku Everton

Manchester United have not given up in their effort to sign Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, but may have to pay up to £90 million, say the Mirror.

The Belgian was said to have had agreed a deal with Chelsea ahead of a move, though United, and Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, remain in the chase to secure his signature.

Lukaku scored 25 Premier League goals last season for Ronald Koeman’s Toffees but has revealed his desire to play in the Champions League next term.

MOURINHO DECIDES AGAINST RONALDO

Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid

Jose Mourinho has dismissed rumours linking Cristiano Ronaldo with a return to Manchester United this summer and is instead focused on completing a deal for his Real Madrid team-mate Alvaro Morata.

The United boss is keen to reunite with the Spain international, according to the Express, having handed the 24-year-old his Real debut back in 2010 while in charge of Los Blancos.

United will have to fork out around £65 million for Morata, though the fee is significantly short of the £175m which they would have to pay for Ronaldo.

MAN UTD WON’T BUDGE ON PERISIC

Ivan Perisic Inter

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Manchester United will not increase their €30 million (£26.4m) for Inter Milan midfielder Ivan Perisic and are confident of concluding a deal, according to Calciomercato.com.

Inter are holding out for €50m (£44m) for the Croatian, but United have no plans to move from their original offer, with the Italian club needing to raise €30m by the end of June to meet Financial Fair Play regulations.

JUVE WANT DARMIAN TO REPLACE ALVES

Matteo Darmian Manchester United Europa League 2016-17

uventus are considering a move for Manchester United right-back Matteo Darmian as a replacement for Dani Alves, according to Gazzetta .

Alves has agreed a two-year contract to join Manchester City , after just one season at Juventus, and the Italian champions are looking at the likes of Darmian and Arsenal’s Hector Bellerin as possible new signings.

MATIC KEEN ON MAN UTD MOVE

Nemanja Matic Chelsea

Chelsea midfielder Nemanja Matic is interested in a reunion with his former manager Jose Mourinho at Manchester United, according to   The Sun .

Matic is one of the options Mourinho is considering for the defensive midfield role at Old Trafford and the Serbian reportedly feels he is no longer wanted by Chelsea boss Antonio Conte.

MAN UTD HAVE RONALDO DOUBTS

Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid

Manchester United are reluctant to try to sign Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, according to the Daily Express .

The 32-year-old is said to be eager to leave Real Madrid, but Jose Mourinho’s side have doubts about entering the race to sign their former player. 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.

MAN UTD TO MAKE SEMEDO BID

Nelson Semedo Benfica

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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, according to O Jogo .

Benfica are demanding €40 million for Semedo, with the right-back also having been linked with Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Manchester City and Paris Saint-Germain.

PEPE URGES RONALDO TO JOIN PSG

Pepe Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Sporting Gijon La Liga 26112016

Pepe has called on Cristiano Ronaldo to join him at Paris Saint-Germain as the forward looks to quit Real Madrid, according to the  El Transistor   programme.

Ronaldo is currently with Pepe at the Confederations Cup with the Portugal squad, and the defender has been discussing the future with his club and international team-mate.

It is widely expected that Pepe will sign for PSG and he has urged Ronaldo, who is reportedly interested in a return to Manchester United, to follow him to the Parc des Princes.

SPURS & ARSENAL IN SMALLING BATTLE

Chris Smalling Man Utd 2017

Tottenham are ready to battle it out with arch-rivals Arsenal for Manchester United defender Chris Smalling, according to The Sun .

The signing of Victor Lindelof means Smalling is expected to be sold by United and he is wanted by Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino, who is ready to offload Kevin Wimmer amid interest from Southampton in the Austrian defender.

UTD & BAYERN TO SCOUT DEMBELE

Karamoko Dembele Celtic Scotland 2016

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Manchester United and Bayern Munich will scout Celtic’s 14-year-old starlet Karamoko Dembele at a youth tournament this summer, The Sun  report .

The youngster will compete in a youth tournament in Sheffield this summer, where United and Bayern will get the chance to see him in action again.

MAN UTD PLOT RONALDO OFFER

Cristiano Ronaldo Portugal

Manchester United are planning an offer of £175 million plus goalkeeper David de Gea for Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, according to the  Daily Mirror .

Portugal captain Ronaldo wants to leave Spain this summer, and the Old Trafford side are desperate to bring him back to the Premier League.

They are even willing to allow De Gea finally move to Santiago Bernabeu as part of the deal.

RONALDO TELLS ZIDANE HE WANTS TO LEAVE

Cristiano Ronaldo Zinedine Zidane Real Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo has told Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane that he wants to leave Spain because he is unhappy with his treatment in the country, according to Cope .

The Portuguese superstar, who has been linked with Manchester United and Paris Saint-Germain, told Zidane that he hasn’t got any specific offers to move to another club.

Ronaldo has agreed to hold further talks with Zidane following the end of the Confederations Cup in Russia.

MAN UTD OFFER MATUIDI CONTRACT

Blaise Matuidi PSG

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Manchester United have offered Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi a contract which trumps his current deal at Parc des Princes, according to PSG United, via Get French Football News .

United are in the market for a new midfielder and are considering an approach for Matuidi, who will reportedly look to leave PSG if he isn’t handed a contract extension and guarantees over how much he will play.

REDS TO MAKE NEW MARTINS BID

Gelson Martins Sporting CP

Liverpool are ready to make an improved £44 million offer for Sporting Lisbon winger Gelson Martins, according to A Bola .

Martins, who has also been linked with Manchester United, has already been the subject of one failed bid from Liverpool and the Premier League club are planning further talks with Sporting.

RONALDO WANTS MAN UTD RETURN

Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo’s priority is to return to Manchester United and he has asked his agent Jorge Mendes to do ‘everything he can’ to make it happen, according toGianluca Di Marzio .

Paris Saint-Germain are ready to spend whatever it takes to sign the Real Madrid star, but Ronaldo, who reportedly no longer wants to play in Spain due to a dispute over a tax bill, would prefer to return to Old Trafford, where he spent six hugely successful years earlier in his career.

CHELSEA PLOT MORATA MOVE

Alvaro Morata Real Madrid La Liga

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Chelsea are set to hijack Alvaro Morata’s transfer to Manchester United with a surprise bid for the Real Madrid forward, according to the Daily Mirror .

Diego Costa’s expected departure from the Premier League champions means Antonio Conte needs a new, top-class striker and Blues owner Roman Abramovich has sanctioned a £70 million bid.

MAN UTD TURN TO LACAZETTE

Alexandre Lacazette Lyon Ligue 1

Manchester United are in talks with Lyon to sign Alexandre Lacazette, according to L’Equipe, as a back-up in case their efforts to sign Real Madrid’s Alvaro Morata fail.

Lyon are demanding £50 million for their star striker, with Arsenal leading the race to sign him, but Man Utd join the likes of Chelsea, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool and Atletico Madrid in sniffing around.

MOURINHO KEEN ON TIERNEY

Kieran Tierney, Scotland training

Manchester United are weighing up a move for highly-rated Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, the Daily Star reports.

The 20-year-old has publicly pledged his loyalty to the Glasgow outfit, but a big-money offer from the Red Devils could be enough to turn the heads of both of the club and the player as Jose Mourinho looks to strengthen his backline.

ROMA JOIN DARMIAN HUNT

Matteo Darmian Manchester United

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Roma have joined Serie A rivals Inter in the hunt for Manchester United full-back Matteo Darmian, according to Corriere dello Sport .

The Italy international enjoyed a strong finish to the 2016-17 season under Jose Mourinho, but was not always a first choice and could soon be heading home.