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Man Utd transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from Old Trafford

July 7, 2017 9:00 PM
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Man Utd transfer news: The latest & LIVE player rumours from Old Trafford

Chelsea have shown their determination to land Romelu Lukaku by matching Manchester United's blockbuster bid for the Everton striker, according to the Telegraph .

The Belgium international had appeared on the verge of moving to Old Trafford after a £75 million offer was accepted by the Toffees.

But the Blues will not give up, although they stop short of equalling the sizeable agent's fees United have offered to Lukaku's representative, Mino Raiola.

Manchester United are stepping up talks over a deal to bring Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez to Old Trafford, reports The Independent .

Though the Red Devils have ended their interest in one Real player – Alvaro Morata – the club remain keen on another, with James being lined up to replace the seemingly Everton-bound Wayne Rooney in their squad.

Madrid are keen to create room in their squad for Monaco sensation Kylian Mbappe and value Colombia international James at €70 million.

Arsenal have made an improved €45 million offer for Thomas Lemar, but Monaco are expected to reject the latest bid for the winger, reports L'Equipe.

Manchester United, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid are all keeping an eye on Lemar’s situation as Arsenal consider making a third offer for the 21-year-old.

Manchester United could be about to resurrect their interest in Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier, according to the Daily Telegraph.

United's move for Chelsea target Romelu Lukaku has put their hopes of signing Nemanja Matic in doubt, and Dier is likely to be the alternative should it fall apart.

Manchester United could wait until January to make a bid for Benfica right-back Nelson Semedo, according to Correio da Manha.

Benfica’s current asking price of £44million is putting United off and the Premier League club are hoping the fee will be lowered in the New Year.

Arsenal are being kept informed about any developments regarding the future of Monaco midfielder Fabinho, according to France Football.

Manchester United have been heavily linked with the versatile Brazilian, but the Gunners are also weighing up the merits of a move.

Real Madrid would be prepared to part with Gareth Bale for £88 million, reports Diario Gol.

Manchester United have been linked with a move to bring the Wales international back to the Premier League and have been informed of how much it will take to make that happen.

Manchester United are ready to splash £100 million in an effort to trump Chelsea's move for Romelu Lukaku, reports the Sportsmail .

The sensational move would see the Everton striker become a world-record signing, surpassing Jose Mourinho's move for Paul Pogba last summer.

Manchester United would like to bring in Borussia Dortmund midfielder Julian Weigl after missing out on Tottenham's Eric Dier and Chelsea's Nemanja Matic, according to the Daily Mail.

The 21-year-old will be out of action until September after an injury in May, which has cooled speculation with other clubs and may cause any move to wait until the winter window.

Leicester City's Kasper Schmeichel could soon follow in his father's footsteps with a move to Manchester United, according to a report by The Sun .

The tabloid suggests the Foxes are looking to tie up a £20 million-plus deal for Gent and Croatia international goalkeeper Lovre Kalinic, which could pave the way for Schmeichel's exit.

Any deal, however, would hinge on whether David De Gea leaves Old Trafford during the summer transfer window.

Everton are set to complete a sensational double swoop as Wayne Rooney and Olivier Giroud prepare for a move to Goodison Park, according to The Sun.

Rooney has been hotly tipped to return to his former club, with Everton pledging to maintain his current wages if they can land him on a free.

And he could be joined by Giroud, who has been linked with a £20million move away from north London.

Inter star Ivan Perisic is set to snub an improved contract and hold out for a move to Manchester United, according to Premium Sport.

While Luciano Spalletti is determined to hold on to the player, not even a pay rise that would take him to €4 million annually may be enough to keep him away from Old Trafford.

Gareth Bale is not planning to leave Real Madrid following speculation linking the Wales international with a move to Manchester United, according to Sky Sports.

Reports have claimed that Madrid would be prepared to sell Bale in order to create room in their squad for Monaco teenager Kylian Mbappe.

However, Bale is happy at the Santiago Bernabeu and Madrid have no plans to let the forward leave in order to bring in new signings.

Jose Mourinho is not happy that Manchester United have been unable to lock down a number of their main transfer targets, according to the Guardian .

Moves for Nemanja Matic, Alvaro Morata and Ivan Perisic have stalled, with Mourinho frustrated that he will not have a full squad available as the club begin pre-season.

Manchester United are aiming to complete the signing of Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata before they travel to the United States on Sunday, reports the Manchester Evening News .

Morata is Jose Mourinho’s primary target to fill the No.9 role at United this summer following the departure of Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

A £60 million fee has been mooted for Morata and United hope to get the deal done before they head off to America to start their pre-season tour.

Everton are confident of bringing Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney back to Goodison Park during the transfer window, reports Talksport .

Rooney’s future at Old Trafford is uncertain as he is no longer a guaranteed starter and he has been linked with moves to China and Major League Soccer.

A return to his first club Everton has also been mooted and it is reportedly ‘almost inevitable’ that Rooney will head back to Merseyside this summer.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is considering an €80 million (£70.2m) double raid on Sporting Lisbon for Gelson Martins and William Carvalho, according to A Bola, via the Mirror .

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is considering a move for Borussia Dortmund defender Marc Bartra, reports AS .

Mourinho has already strengthened his defence this summer by signing Victor Lindelof from Benfica and sees former Barcelona centre-half Bartra as an ideal addition to his squad.

Jose Mourinho wants to keep Matteo Darmian and the Italy international will have to demand a move if he is to secure a return to Serie A this summer, according to ESPN .

Darmian has been linked with Inter and Juventus amid reports he wants to be playing regularly next season in order to secure his place in Italy’s World Cup squad.

However, Mourinho values Darmian’s versatility and the defender will need to make clear his desire to move, if United are to sell during the transfer window.

Pep Guardiola will allow Joe Hart to join Manchester United from Manchester City this summer, report the Daily Express .

United will be looking for a new goalkeeper if David de Gea joins Real Madrid, and Hart is valued at around £25 million.

Wayne Rooney wants £30m to leave Manchester United, according to The Sun .

The 31-year-old has a year left on his £300,000-per-week contract but has the option to trigger a 12-month extension.

United were planning to offer Rooney a £10m 'golden goodbye' but he can triple that if he stays.

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has called on the club to land him Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic, according to Diario Madridista .

French giants Paris Saint-Germain are also said to be considering a summer approach for the Croatia international.

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