Transfer news & rumours LIVE: Real Madrid prepare £150m Hazard bid

Madrid prepare £150m Hazard bid

Real Madrid are preparing a bid of £150 million (€170m/$198m) for Chelsea star Eden Hazard, reports the Daily Mail.

The Blancos are in the market for a big-name replacement for Cristiano Ronaldo, who officially joined Juventus this week.

And the club believe they can lure the 27-year-old, who has yet to pen fresh terms at Stamford Bridge.

Man Utd in advanced Bale talks

Manchester United are in advanced talks to sign Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, reports the Manchester Evening News.

Jose Mourinho has prioritised signing the Welshman, who complained of a lack of playing time following Madrid’s Champions League triumph in May. 

Bale is set for discussions with new Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui over his role for next season.

Barca make second bid for Willian

Barcelona have made a second bid for Chelsea winger Willian, believed to be worth up to £53 million (€60m/$70m), Sky Sports News reports. 

The La Liga champions have been looking to lure the Brazilian to Camp Nou for three months, and made an initial bid of £50m last week. 

Manchester Untied are also interested in signing the 29-year-old. 

Man Utd prepare huge Maguire offer

Manchester United are preparing a huge offer for Leicester City defender Harry Maguire, according to the Daily Mail.

The 25-year-old starred for England at the World Cup, seeing his stock rise even higher after a stellar first season with the Foxes. 

United will have to pay as much as £50 million ($66m) to convince Leicester to part with their prized asset. 

Rabiot wants to leave PSG

Barcelona target Adrien Rabiot has told Paris Saint-Germain he wants to leave the club, according to RMC Sport.

Reports in the Spanish media claim that the 23-year-old midfielder has already agreed to a contract with Barca, which would double his current wages.

PSG want to keep Rabiot, but with a year left on his current contract, they may be forced to sell if the price is right. 

PSG & Chelsea in for Bonucci

Paris Saint-Germain and Chelsea are both interested in signing AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci, reports Corriere dello Sport.

The 31-year-old only arrived in Milan last summer, but financial difficulties may force the Serie A club to sell quickly. 

Manchester United are also reported to be keen on the Italy international. 

Spurs open to selling Alderweireld

Tottenham are open to the idea of selling Toby Alderweireld to Manchester United, according to Yahoo Sport UK. 

United have been looking to purchase the 29-year-old this summer after he fell out of favour with Spurs last season. 

Though Tottenham have rebuffed Jose Mourinho’s side thus far, they have offered their Premier League rivals encouragement that a deal can be done. 

West Ham near £47m Anderson deal

West Ham are closing in on a club-record move for Lazio winger Felipe Anderson, according to The Sun.

The Hammers have been chasing the 25-year-old for weeks, and have reached a breakthrough with a bid of £41 million plus £6m in add-ons (€53m/$62m).

The deal would make Anderson West Ham’s record signing, more than doubling the fee the club paid for Issa Diop last month. 

Everton target Digne & Mina

Everton are looking to sign Barcelona defensive pair Yerry Mina and Lucas Digne, reports The Telegraph.

Goal reported on Tuesday that Everton were nearing a €24 million (£21m/$28m) move for Mina, who only arrived at Barca in January. 

Digne arrived at Barcelona from PSG in 2016, but the left-back has been unable to lock down a starting position in his time at the club. 

Fulham & Wolves to battle for Zinchenko

Newly-promoted duo Fulham and Wolves are set for a bidding war over Manchester City’s Oleksandr Zinchenko, according to The Telegraph. 

The 21-year-old featured at left-back for City last season, and can also play further up the field at left midfield.

Zinchenko is rated at £16 million ($21m), but a bidding war could drive his price up much higher. 

Ajax aim to sign Blind by Monday

Ajax are hoping to complete a deal for Daley Blind before Manchester United leave for their US tour on Monday, according to the Daily Mail.

Blind, 28, has fallen down the packing order at Old Trafford, and his former club are hoping to bring him back. 

Ajax, though are unwilling to pay the £15 million (€17m/$20m) United are asking, with the Dutch side looking to negotiate the fee down. 

Rooney: Everton wanted me to leave

Wayne Rooney has revealed that Everton “made it clear” that they wanted him to depart the club. 

Rooney completed a move to D.C. United last month, and is set to make his debut for the MLS side on Saturday. 

The 32-year-old made his Toffees return last summer, after a record-breaking career at Manchester United. 

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Palace look to sign Antonio

Crystal Palace are hoping to land Michail Antonio from West Ham, reports Sky Sports News.

Palace are considering a bid of £15 million ($20) for the 28-year-old winger.