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2:00 AM SGT 27/6/18
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Barca put off by €80m Milinkovic-Savic fee


Barcelona have been put off making an approach for Sergej Milinkovic-Savic by Lazio’s €80 million asking price, according to Mundo Deportivo.

Milinkovic-Savic is a midfielder in demand, with Manchester United, Juventus and Real Madrid all reportedly interest in the Serbia international.

Following Andres Iniesta’s departure, Barca are in the market for a new midfielder, but will not be pursuing their interest in Milinkovic-Savic.


Asensio will discuss Liverpool links after World Cup


Real Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio plans to sort out his club future after Spain's World Cup campaign, amid reported interest from Liverpool.

Asensio started the 2017-18 season strongly, scoring in both legs of the Supercopa de Espana triumph over Barcelona, but struggled to retain a place in Zinedine Zidane's star-studded side.

The 22-year-old signed a six-year contract, which reportedly includes a €700 million (£616m/$816m) buyout clause, at the Santiago Bernabeu last September, but has been linked with a close-season switch to Anfield.

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No bids for Liverpool & Madrid target Alisson


Roma have yet to receive an offer for in-demand goalkeeper Alisson, claims Monchi, despite the Brazil international being heavily linked with Liverpool and Real Madrid .

It appeared as though a switch to Spain was on the cards at one stage, with James Pallotta suggesting that a €78 million (£69m/$91m) deal was close.

The Roma president has since claimed that he was joking and that those in the Italian capital have no intention of parting with a prized asset.

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Fellaini sets date for announcement on future


Manchester United midfielder Marouane Fellaini will reveal a decision over his future on Sunday, saying there is "no need to wait until the end of the World Cup".

The Belgium international will become a free agent on July 1 if it transpires that he has not signed a new contract at Old Trafford, and a move away from the club would bring his five-year stay in Manchester to an end.

AC Milan sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli said Fellaini could be a target for the Italian giants and the player did little to cool speculation over his next destination when speaking in Russia ahead of Belgium's Group G match against England on Thursday.

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Man Utd offered Verratti in Pogba deal


Manchester United have been offered Marco Verratti and cash by Paris Saint-Germain if the Red Devils agree to part with Paul Pogba, reports The Sun.

The Italy international had been tipped to sign a new lucrative contract with the Ligue 1 champions, but could now be on the move.

Pogba, meanwhile, has been linked with a summer switch away from Old Trafford after struggling to justify an £89 million ($118m) transfer fee.


Rooney close to D.C. United move


Wayne Rooney is set to join MLS side D.C. United on a two-year contract, Sky Sports says.

Rooney already has a visa and work permit, and is expected in the United States by the end of the week after United and Everton reached an agreement.

The striker will be ready to train with his new team-mates and start playing right away.


Southampton snap up Armstrong in £7m deal


Southampton have announced the signing of midfielder Stuart Armstrong, who has joined the Premier League club from Celtic.

Armstrong has signed a four-year deal at St Mary's, with the fee for the 26-year-old reported to be £7 million ($9m).

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Pastore joins Roma


Roma have completed the signing of Javier Pastore from Paris Saint-Germain for €24.7 million (£21.7m/$28.2m).

The Argentina international had been looking for an escape from the French capital after being dropped to the bench for most of last season.

The 29-year-old former Palermo star opted for a return to Serie A, signing a five-year contract with Eusebio Di Francesco's team.

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Dortmund splash out on Diallo as Sokratis cover


Abdou Diallo has become Borussia Dortmund's second-most expensive signing after his arrival from Mainz on a five-year contract was confirmed.

Dortmund are understood to have shelled out €28 million (£25m/$33m) to snare the centre-back, eclipsing their outlay for Henrikh Mkhitaryan but falling short of the €30m (£26m/$35m) spent on Andre Schurrle in 2016.

Diallo impressed in his solitary season for Mainz, making 30 appearances in all competitions following his arrival from Monaco for a reported fee of just €5m.

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Phil Neville's son joins Man Utd


Phil Neville's son, Harvey, has joined Manchester United.

Harvey was previously with Valencia's youth team, with Neville Sr having worked there as assistant to his brother, Gary, but it has now been confirmed that he will continue his fledgling career with United.

Phil Neville made 386 appearances for the club during his playing days.

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No bids for Sturridge, Ings set to leave Liverpool


Liverpool have yet to receive a formal bid for striker Daniel Sturridge this summer.

The Reds value Sturridge at £15 million (€17m/$20m), but no club has yet submitted an offer for the England international; Sevilla and Fenerbahce have registered their interest, however.

Elsewhere, Danny Ings is set to leave this summer, as he seeks first-team football elsewhere. He has made just 25 appearances since he moved to the club from Burnley in 2015.

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Thiago tight-lipped on future amid Barcelona links


Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara has refused to answer questions on his future, as he continues to be linked with Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Thiago joined Bayern from Barca in 2013, but Camp Nou coach Ernesto Valverde is reported to have identified hiim as a key target this summer, as he bids to add depth to his midfield following Iniesta's departure.

Several outlets claim Bayern are willing to negotiate, and Real Madrid are also said to be monitoring developments.

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Inter sign Nainggolan from Roma


Inter Milan have signed Radja Nainggolan from Roma, the club have confirmed.

The Belgian midfielder moves to Inter after making 203 Serie A appearances for Roma, who he joined from Cagliari, initially on loan, in 2014.

Nainggolan will be reunited with coach Luciano Spalletti at San Siro – the pair previously worked together in the Italian capital – ahead of the Nerazzurri's return to the Champions League.

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Chelsea seal Sarri agreement


Chelsea have reached a deal with Napoli to bring Maurizio Sarri in as their new manager, with The Express claiming that a £4.5 million ($6m) release clause has been paid.

The Italian has already drawn up a list of transfer targets, with Juventus defender Daniele Rugani set to be his first signing at Stamford Bridge.


Dortmund poach Klopp scout


Borussia Dortmund have appointed Sebastian Frank as a scout, after luring him away from Liverpool, per Bild .

He previously scouted Germany for Liverpool, and was also a member of Leicester City's backroom team when they won the Premier League title.


Merino to join Real Sociedad


Mikel Merino is set to join Real Sociedad from Newcastle United, reports Marca .

The Spanish central midfielder will move to La Liga for a fee of around €12 million (£10.5m/$14m) and will sign a five-year deal.


Alex Sandro asking price set


Juventus will demand £52.8 million ($70m) in any deal for Alex Sandro, reports Sport Mediaset .

The Brazil international full-back has been heavily linked with a move to England, with Manchester United and Chelsea both said to be keen.


Madrid turn attention to Herrera


New Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui is keen to take Porto midfielder Hector Herrera to the Santiago Bernabeu, claims Don Balon .

The 28-year-old has impressed at World Cup 2018 with Mexico, with those in the Spanish capital among those to have taken note of his talent.


Arsenal end Dunk interest


Arsenal have, according to The Mirror , ended their interest in Brighton defender Lewis Dunk.

Arsene Wenger was said to be plotting a summer raid for the 26-year-old centre-half, but Unai Emery is pursuing other targets and will not be putting an offer to the Seagulls.


Man Utd face Kovacic fight


Manchester United remain keen on Real Madrid midfielder Mateo Kovacic but are set to face resistance from Real Madrid, claims the Daily Mail .

The Croatia international is eager to find regular first team football this summer, but the Blancos consider him to be an important part of their squad.


Loftus-Cheek will not be sold


Chelsea will not sanction a permanent move for Ruben Loftus-Cheek, reports The Telegraph , but are willing to listen to loan offers.

The England international spent the 2017-18 campaign with Crystal Palace and could make a similar move this summer.


Barca to rival Real for Quintero


Barcelona are ready to battle with Clasico rivals Real Madrid for the signing of Juan Quintero, according to El Gol Digital .

The Colombia international midfielder has already been contacted by the Blancos, but those at Camp Nou are ready to join the chase for a talented playmaker.


Emery eyeing Banega


Arsenal boss Unai Emery is keen to bring Ever Banega to Emirates Stadium, reports Estadio Deportivo .

The former Sevilla boss is planning a raid on his former employers at Sevilla for the experienced Argentina international midfielder.


Interest mounting in Dawson


West Brom defender Craig Dawson is looking for a move after suffering relegation out of the Premier League, with The Mirror suggesting that several clubs are eager to do a deal.

Burnley have made their interest known, but a transfer scramble is set to be sparked once a first formal offer is tabled.