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Man Utd to put Pogba in Kroos deal

Manchester United are willing to offer Paul Pogba and a sizeable transfer fee for Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos, according to Don Balon.

The Red Devils are readying themselves for a summer rebuild and are prepared to part with their £89 million record signing.

Jose Mourinho is, however, looking to bring in Kroos as a replacement and will only let Pogba go if Madrid open themselves up to a deal for the World Cup winner.

Arsenal eyeing Dembele

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants to make Barcelona winger Ousmane Dembele his first signing, reports Don Balon.

The France international only moved to Camp Nou in the summer of 2017 but struggled for form and fitness in his debut campaign and may be allowed to move on if a tempting offer is tabled.

Man City to offer €80m for Isco

Manchester City are readying an €80 million (£70m/$93m) bid for Real Madrid playmaker Isco, claims Mundo Deportivo.

The Spain international has been a long-standing target for Pep Guardiola and he believes that he can finally get his man amid reports of unrest at the Santiago Bernabeu.

No Martial in Alderweireld agreement

Manchester United are not prepared to include Anthony Martial in any deal for Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld, reports ESPN.

It had been claimed that the France international forward would be used as a makeweight by the Red Devils in their efforts to land a highly-rated Belgian centre-half.

Gunners to get Lichtsteiner

Arsenal are in advanced talks to sign defender Stephan Lichtsteiner on a two-year contract, Goal understands.

Lichtsteiner, who is approaching the end of his contract at Juventus, has been targeted by the Gunners as they look to bolster their defence this summer, with Hector Bellerin currently the club’s only natural right-back.

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Chelsea closing on Sarri

Chelsea are closing in on agreeing a £5 million-per-year contract with prospective new manager Maurizio Sarri.

Goal understands the Blues have agreed to pay the £8m ($11m) release clause in Sarri’s contract with Napoli, which still requires paying despite Sarri having been replaced by Carlo Ancelotti on Wednesday.

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Mourinho to make Cancelo move

Manchester United will seek to bolster their full-back options this summer with a £30 million ($40m) move for Valencia’s Joao Cancelo, claims The Mirror.

The Portugal international spent the 2017-18 campaign on loan at Inter, who hold a purchase option, but the Red Devils are hoping to nip in and beat the Serie A side to the punch.

Sarri sets out Chelsea targets

Maurizio Sarri is planning to raid Napoli for up to four players if he takes the reins at Chelsea, reports the Evening Standard.

Goal has revealed that the Blues are closing in on a deal for the highly-rated coach, and he will look to return to his former club for Elseid Hysaj, Raul Albiol, Piotr Zielinski and Kalidou Koulibaly.

Juve plan to keep Costa

Juventus fully intend to complete a permanent deal for Douglas Costa this summer, claims Calciomercato, despite interest from Manchester rivals United and City.

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The Premier League duo are said to be planning £80 million ($106m) bids, but the Serie A champions will push through a prior agreement with Bayern Munich for the on-loan Brazilian.

Mascarell to return to Real

Real Madrid have decided to activate a buy-back clause in the contract of Oscar Mascarell, claims Diario Gol.

The holding midfielder was sold to Eintracht Frankfurt in 2016 but, after impressing in Germany, is set to be brought back to the Santiago Bernabeu.