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18:25 GMT+3 28/06/2018
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Ronaldo's release clause slashed to €120m

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo has had his release clause slashed from €1 billion to just €120m (£105m/$140m), according to OK Diario .

The clause is not applicable to Spanish teams, ruling out a shock move to Barcelona, and Paris Saint-Germain is also allegedly forbidden in the small print.

The Spanish outlet reports that Ronaldo, who has reached the knockouts of this summer's World Cup with Portugal, has offers on the table from Manchester City, AC Milan, Arsenal and Chelsea.

Man Utd chase Kroos

Manchester United are looking to land Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos and are willing to spend big to get him, reports AS.

Jose Mourinho views Kroos as a player who can help bring the best out of Paul Pogba but know it may not be easy to pry the Germany international from Madrid.

The La Liga giants have no intention of letting Kroos leave and will demand his £442 million (€500m/$579m) release clause be paid.

Chelsea take the lead in Alisson chase

Chelsea have edged in front of Liverpool and Real Madrid in the race to sign Roma goalkeeper Alisson, reports Marca .

The Brazil international has been heavily linked with a big-money move this summer despite a reluctance to sell on the part of his current club.

Roma maintain that no formal offers have been received, but Chelsea are ready to pounce amid the uncertainty surrounding Thibaut Courtois' future.

Asensio going nowhere

Marco Asensio will not be leaving Real Madrid this summer, according to AS

The 22-year-old was not a full-time starter at the club last season, leading to rumours he could look to head elsewhere in search of regular starts. 

But Asensio is only thinking about continuing on with the Blancos, and the club have no plans to entertain offers for the Spain international. 

Fellaini to sign Man Utd deal

Marouane Fellaini is poised to bring the uncertainty surrounding his future to a close by signing a new two-year contract with Manchester United, reports The Telegraph .

The Belgium international appeared to be heading towards free agency, with AC Milan and Arsenal keen, but he is now set to extend his stay at Old Trafford.

Milinkovic-Savic delays future call

Lazio midfielder Sergej Milinkovic-Savic has said he would be happy to stay with the Biancocelesti amid speculation over a potential transfer to Juventus, but stopped short of giving any assurances over his future.

The Serbia international, who has also been linked with Real Madrid and Manchester United, is planning to take a post-World Cup break before making a decision on his next move.

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Liverpool agree Solanke fee

Liverpool have finally agreed a fee with Chelsea for Dominic Solanke – more than a year after the striker moved to Anfield.

Solanke made the switch to Merseyside last May after running down his contract at Stamford Bridge.

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Cuadrado to land new Juve deal

Juventus are hoping to tie Juan Cuadrado to fresh terms in an effort to fend off interest from Arsenal, claims Calciomercato .

The Colombia international winger, who has previously turned out in the Premier League for Chelsea, is in line for a contract extension through to 2022.

Athletic bid €20m for Azpilicueta 

Chelsea defender Cesar Azpilicueta wants to move back to Spain, with Athletic offering €20 million (£18m/$23m) for the 28-year-old, reports El Gol Digital.

Azpilicueta has become a fixture for the Blues since arriving in 2012 from Marseille, but is ready to return to his homeland. 

And Chelsea are willing to let Azpilicueta go, should they secure the services of Joao Miranda from Inter

Barcelona closing on De Jong

Barcelona have edged a step closer to signing Ajax midfielder Frenkie de Jong, with Mundo Deportivo   reporting that his agent is in Catalunya for talks.

Goal revealed recently that the 21-year-old has registered on the transfer radar at Camp Nou for some time , with it possible that a deal could soon be pushed through.

Burnley return unlikely for Ings

Burnley are not expected to bring Danny Ings back to Turf Moor from Liverpool, reports the Burnley Express .

Goal revealed on Tuesday that the England international forward is likely to leave Anfield this summer after three injury-hit years.

Mourinho keen on keeper Grant

Manchester United are preparing to bring in veteran Stoke goalkeeper Lee Grant to act as third-choice at Old Trafford, claims The Telegraph .

The 35-year-old will be snapped up on a free transfer and handed a one-year deal.

Tottenham make €26m offer for Plea

Tottenham have bid €26 million (£23m/$30m) for Nice striker Alassane Plea, according to RMC Sport.

The 25-year-old has developed into one of the top strikers in Ligue 1, scoring 21 goals in all competitions last season. 

Nice are preparing for Plea's departure, sounding out Las Palmas striker Loic Remy as a potential replacement. 

Martial, Morata & Icardi on Juve wish-list

Juventus have placed Anthony Martial, Alvaro Morata, and Mauro Icardi atop their summer wish-list, reports Tuttosport

With Emre Can having arrived to reinforce the squad's central midfield, the Serie A champions have now turned their attention toward improving their attacking options. 

Boga sparks transfer scramble

Sassuolo, Lille, Celta Vigo and Real Betis are among the clubs vying to secure Chelsea midfielder Jeremie Boga for next season, as all parties continue to weigh up their options, Goal understands.

Chelsea's position is that they would prefer to sanction another loan switch, but the 21-year-old feels that a permanent move would better serve his ongoing development.

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Southampton agree £16m Elyounoussi fee

Southampton have agreed a £16 million (€18m/$21m) fee for Basel forward Mohamed Elyounoussi, according to Sky Sports.

The 23-year-old scored 14 goals in 45 appearances last season, and can play either as a winger or a striker. He will be expected to help fill the void left by Dusan Tadic, who is moving to Ajax. 

Elyounoussi has been capped 16 times by Norway. 

Everton & Southampton move for Vestergaard

Everton and Southampton have both made bids for Borussia Monchengladbach defender Jannik Vestergaard, reports ESPN FC.

The 25-year-old has become a fixture in Germany, having also represented Hoffenheim and Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga

West Ham United and Watford are also looking into bidding for the Danish international, who made his country's World Cup squad but has yet to feature in Russia.

Valencia interested in €30m Meunier

Valencia are hoping to land Paris Saint-Germain right-back Thomas Meunier, according to Super Deporte.

The Belgium international has hinted he is open to leaving the French champions after his playing time diminished in 2017-18. 

The 26-year-old, who is currently starring for his country at the World Cup, would likely cost around €30 million (£27m/$35m). 

Juventus willing to meet €20m Godin clause

Juventus are looking for a new centre-back and are willing to meet Atletico Madrid star Diego Godin's €20 million (£18m/$23m) release clause, according to   

With Mehdi Benatia and Daniele Rugani potentially leaving the club, the Serie A champions have targeted the 32-year-old Uruguayan as a possible replacement. 

Atletico won't let Godin leave without a fight, however, and are set to begin discussions over a new contact with the defender.  

Bournemouth close in on £12m Brooks

Bournemouth are nearing the £12 million (€14m/$16m) signing of Sheffield United midfielder David Brooks, claims the Daily Mail.   

The 20-year old Wales international was a fixture for the Blades last season, scoring three goals and adding six assists in 33 appearances.

Everton eyeing Rebic

Everton are keeping an eye on Croatia star Ante Rebic, according to the Mirror

The Eintracht Frankfurt man scored nine goals in 28 appearances last season, and has helped his country to a perfect start at the World Cup. 

Rebic is also being watched by Tottenham.