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Chelsea to land Bale

Real Madrid are set to let Gareth Bale leave this summer, with Florentino Perez ready to offload the Welsh star to Chelsea, Don Balon reports. 

Chelsea are looking to cover the departure of Eden Hazard, who is reportedly headed to Real Madrid this summer, and Bale is now the answer. 

Monaco VP rejects Jardim, Fabinho rumours

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Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev has rejected claims Leonardo Jardim will leave the club at the end of the season.

Reports have linked Jardim with a switch to Premier League side Arsenal, where he would succeed former Monaco coach Arsene Wenger.

“That such rumours should be spread two or three days before a cup final seems strange to me. Still, everyone works in their own way.”

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Arsenal chasing a midfielder

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Arsenal are chasing a midfielder amid their battle to get Jack Wilshere signed to a new deal, The Telegraph reports. 

Sven Mislintat and his scouting team are searching to find replacements. 

Liverpool step up Brewster contract talks

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Liverpool have stepped up their efforts to tie down Under-17 World Cup Golden Boot winner Rhian Brewster, The Sun reports. 

The youngster is garnering interest from several top clubs in the Premier League and across Europe who would like to offer him his first professional deal. 

With his scholarship deal at Anfield coming to a close, the Reds are hoping to convince the 17-year-old to stay at the club. 

Willian is Barca’s backup plan for Griezmann

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Barcelona are looking at Chelsea’s Willian as a backup option should the club fail to land Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid, reports Don Balon

The Brazilian would come in at a cost of around €50 million, much less than what the French forward would cost. 

City growing confident of Isco deal

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Manchester City are growing increasingly confident that they can land Isco from Real Madrid this summer, The Mirror claims.

The Premier League side are willing to offer £75million for the midfielder and Pep Guardiola sees him as a chief target for the summer. 

Ashley to offload Newcastle after safety

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Mike Ashley will again try to offload Newcastle after the club secures safety in the Premier League, claims The Telegraph

The report claims that there has been interest from multiple parties over recent weeks, but talks are on hold until it is clear which division the club will be in next year. 

West Ham confident in landing Russian striker

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West Ham are confident of sealing a deal for Fyodor Smolov, The Mirror reports.

The club are looking at a £15million move for the Russia captain, who has 12 goals in 30 Russia caps.  

Dembele holding off on Spurs contract talks

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Mousa Dembele has cast doubt over his Tottenham future by failing to sign a new deal with the club, claims The Telegraph

The midfielder has been a staple of the Spurs midfield, but may leave the club this summer. 

Darwin Quintero close to MLS move

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Darwin Quintero arrived at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Wednesday night ahead of a move to Minnesota United, reports. 

The forward, who is set to become the first designated player in MNUFC history was greeted at the airport by Loons fans and was pictured holding up a team scarf. 

Man Utd make Ronaldo offer

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Manchester United have made an offer to Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo, according to Diario Gol

The report states Ronaldo is frustrated with Real president Florentino Perez, who has refused to sanction a new contract for the 33-year-old. 

And the Red Devils are hoping to take advantage by offering their former player a staggering €30 million per year to return to Old Trafford.