Man Utd learn Boateng price
Manchester United have been told by Bayern Munich the price for Jerome Boateng is around £50 million (€56.9m/$66m), reports the Manchester Evening News .
Jose Mourinho is searching for centre-back help this summer and while talks continue over Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld, the manager is also looking at cheaper options.
Whereas the Spurs defender has been priced at £70m, Boateng, who Bayern will let leave this summer, could be had for much less.
Chelsea join Pjanic chase
Chelsea are ready to rival Barcelona for Juventus’ Miralem Pjanic, reports Corriere dello Sport .
Maurizio Sarri, who is expected to become Chelsea manager, views him as a possible replacement to Cesc Fabregas.
Nainggolan nears Inter move
Roma’s Radja Nainggolan is near a deal to join Inter in a cash plus player exchange, reports Sky Sports Italia.
Roma would receive €24 million (£21m/$28m), youth team player Nicolo Zaniolo and full-back Davide Santon.
Roma would then take the money from the swap to buy Paris Saint-Germain’s Javier Pastore for around €24m.
City near £50m Jorginho move
Manchester City are closing in on a deal worth around £50 million (€56.9m/$66m) for Napoli midfielder Jorginho, Goal understands.
Jorginho and his agent are poised to finalise the move after a payment structure between City and Napoli was agreed earlier this week.
City are still in talks with Leicester regarding a move for Riyad Mahrez, although there is a difference in opinion regarding the winger’s value.
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Loftus-Cheek to quit Chelsea
Ruben Loftus-Cheek has decided he must leave Chelsea if he is to further his career, reports the Daily Star .
The midfielder has previously admitted he needs to play to grow, and is frustrated by his lack of playing time under Antonio Conte.
He has decided to depart even if Conte is fired, and hopes the opportunity provided by his showings for England at the World Cup increase his market.
Leicester after identify Mahrez replacement
Leicester City are going to move on interest in Basel’s Mohamed Elyounoussi, according to ESPN FC .
The Foxes have been watching the Norway international for some time, but now face competition from Bayer Leverkusen for his services
The attacker is viewed by the Foxes as the ideal replacement for Riyad Mahrez, and Basel is prepared to receive several offers for him this summer.
Inter plot Suso raid from Milan
Inter are hoping help improve their attack by raiding local rivals Milan for Suso, reports Sky Sports Italia .
Suso has a €40 million (£35m/$46m) release clause, but it is can only be triggered by teams outside of Italy, meaning Inter will have to get Milan to agree a deal.
Gerrard nears deal with former Liverpool team-mate
Steven Gerrard and Rangers are closing in on a deal to sign former Liverpool full-back Jon Flanagan, reports the Daily Mail .
Flanagan was released by Liverpool after the expiration of his contract and is undergoing a medical with the Scottish Premiership side.
The defender, who received a 12-month community order after pleading guilty to assaulting his girlfriend, is expected to join the team for the preseason camp in Spain.
Cech turns down Napoli
Petr Cech has decided against going on loan to Napoli next season, reports Calciomercato .
Though Arsenal have signed Bernd Leno as their new top goalkeeper, leaving Cech the odd man out with the Gunners, he has backtracked on the idea of moving to the Serie A side.
Everton look to Wendell as Baines competition
Everton are interested in bringing in Bayer Leverkusen left-back Wendell as potential competition for Leighton Baines, reports the Daily Mail .
A Brazil youth international who has never received a senior cap, the 24-year-old Wendell is valued at £32 million (€36m/$42m) and has three years left on his current contract.
Inter want Chelsea defender on loan
Inter are hoping to secure the services of Chelsea defender Davide Zappacosta on loan for the coming season, reports the Daily Mail .
A difficult first season in the Premier League have left the Blues willing to eat a small loss on Zappacosta, as they look to sell the defender.
However, if they cannot recoup £17 million (€19$/$22m) of the £25m they paid, Chelsea will settle for sending him out on loan.
Watford to move on from Deeney
Watford captain Troy Deeney’s time with the club is coming to a close as the team looks to sell him for at least £10 million (€11m/$13m), reports the Daily Star .
While he is a popular man at the club, Deeney is coming off his worst Premier League season and manager Javi Garcia is looking to revamp his attack.
Relegated Stoke City are considered the front-runners for his signature at £15m.