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Van Gaal keen on Strootman, Chambers set for Arsenal - Transfer Window LIVE
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12:56 BST

7/26/14

CLASICO CLEAROUT

Take a gander at Ben Hayward's special report on the stars who could be departing Real Madrid & Barcelona this summer...

12:36 BST

7/26/14

SWANSEA BURN!

Marseille forward Dimitri Payet rejected an offer from Swansea because they are not a "very big club".

“Am I attracted by Swansea's proposition? With all the respect I have for Swansea, I am absolutely not attracted,” he told L'Equipe. “Since the first contact between the club and my agent, I declined the offer. I want to go on at l’OM."

12:26 BST

7/26/14

12:23 BST

7/26/14

AVB ON JAMES

James Rodriguez will flourish at Real Madrid if he plays in his preferred No. 10 position, according to his former coach Andre Villas-Boas.

"In my opinion, the best position for James is in the No.10 spot, where he feels most comfortable," he said. "From that position not only can he finish the move himself, but he can also link up with a better-placed team-mate."

12:15 BST

7/26/14

CHAMBERS TALK

What do you lot make of Calum Chambers'proposed move then...

12:04 BST

7/26/14

12:02 BST

7/26/14

What do you make of Calum Chambers' proposed move to Arsenal?

11:59 BST

7/26/14

"99.9 PER CENT"

AC Milan chief Adriano Galliani has reiterated his intention of holding on to striker Mario Balotelli this summer, despite Silvio Berlusconi claiming that a £28m sale to Arsenal stalled after the World Cup.

"Balotelli never asked to be sold," he said. "He will stay at Milan. 100 per cent doesn't exist on the transfer market, but 99.9 per cent does."

11:50 BST

7/26/14

YOUNG LOVE

Ashley Young's future at Old Trafford may still be in doubt, but two goals against LA Galaxy can't have hurt Louis van Gaal's opinion of him - and the winger thinks Manchester United can thrive in a 3-5-2 formation.

“It was fluid," he told the club's official website. "There was a lot of space for us to get on the ball and LA Galaxy were not able to cope with that. We tried it in training and we have tried it in a match scenario. This will be the formation we take going forward."

11:44 BST

7/26/14

LIBERATION

Fresh off the news that Calum Chambers may become an Arsenal man soon, playmaker Santi Cazorla believes the Gunners’ FA Cup triumph last season has relieved the pressure on the squad ahead of the 2014-15 campaign.

Can Arsenal build on that success last season, or do they need more signings? Let us know on Twitter.

11:33 BST

7/26/14

What do you lot make of Southampton's summer business so far? Here's Goal man Harry Sherlock'stake on proceedings...

11:30 BST

7/26/14

New Borussia Dortmund signing Adrian Ramoshas been bedding in well with the Bundesliga club today...

11:19 BST

7/26/14

TRANSFER TALK

Champions League winners Real Madrid are currently hunting for new defenders, with manager Carlo Ancelotti keen to reinforce and upgrade his back-line. The primary candidates to be axed are left-backs Fabio Coentrao and Marcelo, according to Mundo Deportivo.

11:04 BST

7/26/14

EVERYBODY WANTS VERMAELEN

Barcelona are the latest club to show an interest in Arsenal captain Thomas Vermaelen, according to The Sun. The 28-year-old remains a target for Manchester United and should be available for around £13 million.

11:03 BST

7/26/14

DONE DEAL!

Bastia have signed PSG goalkeeper Alphonse Areola on a season-long loan deal. Claude Makelele will give the 21-year-old a chance to impress after a decent loan spell at Lens last term.

10:54 BST

7/26/14

TRANSFER TALK

Not content with Toni Kroos and the not insignificant splurge on James Rodriguez, Real Madrid have made signing a forward their next priority. Los Blancos want Monaco's Radamel Falcao on loan, says AS, though he will have to take a wage cut - and if that move fails they will instead bid for Chelsea forward Romelu Lukaku.

10:49 BST

7/26/14

PEP TALK

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed that he held a crisis meeting with Aaron Ramsey to help revive the young Welshman’s career.

“I sat down with Aaron and I told him, ‘I don’t think people don’t like you, but they don’t like your game at the moment’,” the Frenchman explained during the club’s pre-season tour of the United States.

"He had to come back to a more simple game... then you saw a different player, because he is intelligent, and when I came out of the meeting I knew this guy would come back.”

10:46 BST

7/26/14

TRANSFER TALK

Look away now, Liverpool fans... Brendan Rodgers' hopes of signing Xherdan Shaqiri are virtually over. The Swiss attacker wants to remain with Bayern Munich and can expect a bigger role after Toni Kroos' exit, with die Roten officials keen to extend his contract to 2018, says Blick.ch.

10:40 BST

7/26/14

TRANSFER TALK

Chelsea and QPR are on the tail of Uruguay under-18 striker Kevin Mendez., according to the Daily Mail. The Penarol forward, 18, was one of the stars of the Under-17 World Cup last year.

10:38 BST

7/26/14

THE BATTLE BEGINS!

Louis van Gaal says he will speak to Jose Mourinho privately after the Portuguese claimed signing Luke Shaw would have “killed” Chelsea.

“I don't have to answer, I don't think I have to discuss things with the media," Van Gaal said. "Its better to discuss it with Jose,” he told reporters in the build-up to United's pre-season clash with Roma."