Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Real Madrid believe they can land £100m De Gea

Madrid believe they can land £100m De Gea

Real Madrid are optimistic they can sign David de Gea for £100 million (€113m/$134m), reports the Manchester Evening News.

The Manchester United goalkeeper has been a longstanding target for Madrid, who are looking to upgrade on Keylor Navas this summer. 

With his current deal set to expire in 2020, De Gea’s lack of a new contract at Old Trafford has Madrid president Florentino Perez optimistic he can land the Spain goalkeeper. 

Ajax set price for De Ligt & De Jong

Ajax have set their price for Barcelona targets Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie De Jong, according to Mundo Deportivo.

De Ligt, 18, has become one of the most sought-after young defenders in Europe, and will cost €60 million (£53m/$71m).

De Jong, a versatile 21-year-old midfielder, has also caught Barcelona’s eye and Ajax will demand €50m (£44m/$59m) for his services. 

Martial wants to leave Man Utd – agent

Anthony Martial is looking to leave Manchester United after three seasons at Old Trafford, according to the 22-year-old’s agent. 

The France international endured a difficult 2017-18 season at Old Trafford, with 12 of his 30 league appearances coming off the bench. 

Read what Martial’s agent had to say right here!

Tottenham make £15m Grealish bid

Tottenham have made an opening offer of £15 million (€17m/$20m) for Aston Villa star Jack Grealish, reports Sky Sports News.

The 22-year-old midfielder has also emerged as a target for Chelsea, Fulham and Leicester after a stellar season in the Championship. 

The Villains will likely hold out for at least double Tottenham’s bid if they are to sell Grealish. 

Pellegrini wants City wonderkid on loan

West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini is hoping to land teenage Manchester City star Brahim Diaz on loan, claims The Sun.

Pellegrini brought Diaz to City from Malaga when he was 14 and now at 18, the Spaniard is considered one of the stars of the future for Pep Guardiola’s side. 

With Manuel Lanzini out long term, Pellegrini is hoping the Spain U-21 midfielder will be able to step in as his replacement in 2018-19. 

Herrera wants talks with Mourinho 

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera wants to discuss his future at the club with manager Jose Mourinho, reports The Sun. 

The 28-year-old saw his role at the club reduced in 2017-18, and is concerned that Fred’s arrival from Shakhtar Donetsk could push him further down the pecking order. 

Herrera has 12 months left on his contract, and could negotiate a pre-contract with another team in January. 

West Ham nearing €25m Diop deal

West Ham are nearing a deal to sign 21-year-old defender Issa Diop from Toulouse, according to Sky Sports News.

The highly rated France U-23 captain would join the Hammers in a deal worth up to €25 million (£22m/$29m).

Barcelona, Arsenal and Tottenham have also been reported to be tracking Diop’s progress at the Ligue 1 side. 

Monaco land Lyon wonderkid in €20m deal

Monaco have reached an agreement to sign Lyon wonderkid Willem Geubbels for a fee worth €20 million (£18m/$24m), Goal understands. 

The 16-year-old is one of France’s top forward prospects, and made his first-team debut with Lyon in the 2017-18 season. 

Geubbels is now set to become the most expensive under-age player in French football history. 

Read the full story on Goal!

Dortmund interested in Mina

Borussia Dortmund are interested in signing Barcelona defender Yerry Mina, reports Mundo Deportivo. 

The 23-year-old Colombian only moved to Camp Nou in January, and the Catalans currently do not want to sell him. 

However, the club may need to free up a non-EU roster slot to incorporate Arthur Melo from Gremio, and could be forced to entertain offers for Mina. 

Golovin offered to Juventus

Representatives for CSKA Moscow star Alexsandar Golovin have offered their client to Juventus, reports

The 22-year-old midfielder has emerged as one of Russia’s top talents, and is set to play a starring role for his country at World Cup 2018. 

Arsenal and Chelsea have also been credited with an interest in Golovin.

Nice to offer Hart a lifeline

Ligue 1 side Nice are ready to make an offer for Manchester City outcast Joe Hart, reports the Daily Mail.

The 31-year-old has returned to City after spending the past two seasons on loan at Torino and West Ham, but likely has no future at the Etihad Stadium. 

Nice, managed by former City coach Patrick Vieira, could offer Hart the opportunity to start next season. 

Rafael nears Besiktas move

Lyon have reached an oral agreement with Besiktas for the transfer of full-back Rafael, reports L’Equipe.

The former Manchester United player has 12 months remaining on his contract, and will move to Turkey if the clubs can reach a final agreement. 

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Bayern open to Boateng offers

Bayern Munich are open to offers for centre-back Jerome Boateng. 

The Germany international has hinted at a desire to test himself abroad, and club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has admitted that the 29-year-old could be on his way this summer. 

Read the full story right here on Goal!