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A source close to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has revealed that Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal submitted two bids in excess of £100 million for Gareth Bale this summer, though both were rejected by los Blancos.
Jack Wilshere is facing at least three weeks on the sidelines after picking up another ankle injury. The Arsenal midfielder is not expected to feature until September for the Gunners, and is unlikely to play for England either.
Manchester City have been told they can open talks with Kevin De Bruyne, but only once they have agreed to meet Wolfsburg's £50 million valuation. The German club publically insist he will stay, but privately admit they will accept a giant bid.
Chelsea have told Tottenham to name their price for Danny Rose. The Blues are desperate to sign a new left-back this summer and are ready to bid £15 million for the England defender as a deal for Baba Rahman continues to drag.
Angel Di Maria's move to Paris Saint-Germain has been delayed... because he was too tired to undergo his medical. The winger had been on a 20-hour flight from Argentina to Doha and was jetlagged, so his tests have been pushed back to Tuesday.
Chelsea are desperate to sign Everton defender John Stones and are refusing to give up despite having two previous bids knocked back. The Blues remain confident that a deal can be agreed for a player seen as the long term heir to John Terry.
Both Manchester United and Real Madrid are still keen to agree David de Gea's transfer before Saturday. The sides fear a backlash against the keeper at Old Trafford as uncertainty lingers, but the Red Devils will not lower their £28m asking price.
West Ham are on the verge of tying up a deal for Barcelona wonderkid Alen Halilovic. The 19-year-old is yet to make an appearance for the Catalans but is set to move to east London in a £5m deal, though Barca will retain a buyback clause.
Manchester United are set to follow up the imminent capture of Barca star Pedro with another raid on La Liga. The Red Devils, having missed out on Sergio Ramos, have been offered Pepe instead, who is likely to be left on the Real bench next season.
Tottenham are considering a bid for Koln midfielder Kevin Vogt, having already snapped up centre-back Kevin Wimmer from the German club. Mauricio Pochettino is keen to sign a defensive midfielder and is a fan of the 6ft4in German.