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Arsenal join Nainggolan race

Arsenal are the latest club to show an interest in Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan, according to The Sun.

The Belgium international only recently signed a new deal with the Serie A outfit, but that has not stopped Chelsea and Manchester United from following his progress.

And now Arsenal have joined them, with prospective new manager Luis Enrique a big fan of Nainggolan from his time with the Giallorossi.

Madrid to move for Mbappe

Real Madrid are preparing a €200 million offer for PSG striker Kylian Mbappe, Don Balon reports.

The Blancos were hoping to land Mbappe last summer, but were beaten out by a €180m loan-to-buy offer from the Ligue 1 side. 

Now Madrid president Florentino Perez is hoping to entice PSG to sell the teenager by promising he will abandon his pursuit of Neymar if his club lands the France international. 

Bale refuses to rule out Bayern move

Gareth Bale has refused to rule out the possibility of joining Bayern Munich from Real Madrid this summer.

Bale has been linked with a move to Germany in the past, as his career in Spain continues to take a downward turn.

And, as Real prepare to face Bayern in the first leg of the Champions League semi-finals on Wednesday, he has stopped short of committing his future to the Spanish giants.

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Barcelona want Alonso as Pique replacement

Barcelona are preparing a move for Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso, Goal understands.

The Liga leaders see the Spaniard as a possible long-term replacement for Gerard Pique and, despite being primarily deployed at left-back for Chelsea, he has had experience playing centrally while at Fiorentina.

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Tuchel already has three PSG transfer targets

Thomas Tuchel has already lined up three players he wants to take to PSG when he takes charge of the club in the summer, Le Parisien reports.

The former Dortmund boss has not officially been named as Unai Emery's replacement, although newspaper reports continue to claim he has been chosen as the Spaniard's successor. 

And Tuchel has apparently identified three players he will look to sign when he takes charge, with Philipp Max, Omer Toprak and Max Meyer all being considered.

Spurs to demand £40m and Shaw for Rose

Manchester United will have to offer £40 million and Luke Shaw to land Tottenham left-back Danny Rose, according to The Sun.

Rose has suffered through injuries and poor form this season, but United are still keen on signing the 27-year-old this summer. 

But Spurs not only want Shaw, who is five years younger than Rose, they'll also demand a hefty transfer fee to part with the England international. 

Chelsea to resist offers for Morata and Bakayoko

Chelsea will not sell Alvaro Morata or Tiemoue Bakayoko this summer unless either player asks for a transfer, according to The Telegraph.

Both players have endured difficult opening seasons at Stamford Bridge, leading to speculation that the duo could be set for a swift departure. 

But Chelsea have learned from selling Kevin De Bruyne and Mohamed Salah too quickly, and are determined to remain patient with the striker and midfielder. 

Pochettino considers Madrid move

Mauricio Pochettino is considering leaving Tottenham and taking over as Real Madrid manager this summer, reports Yahoo Sport UK.  

Madrid president Florentino Perez is planning on sacking Zinedine Zidane should the Frenchman not bring home a third straight Champions League title.

And according to the report, Perez has made Pochettino his top candidate to replace Zidane should he depart his post. 

Man City to move for teenage defender

Pep Guardiola is hoping to bring Brazil U-20 defender Lucas Halter to Manchester City, reports the Mirror

Halter, who turns 18 next month, has already been involved with the first-team squad at Atletico Paranaense and is considered one of Brazil's top defensive prospects. 

Atletico Madrid and Roma have also registered an interest in Halter. 

PSG hoping to land new left-back

Paris Sanit-Germain are hoping to have a new starter at left-back next season, reports Le10Sport

The club aren't satisfied with the performance of Layvin Kurzawa or Yuri Berchiche this season, and have identified Alex Sandro of Juventus and Faouzi Ghoulam of Napoli as prime targets.

However, incoming manager Thomas Tuchel could also choose to make a move for Raphael Guerreiro, his former player at Borussia Dortmund. 

Arsenal believe they have Luis Enrique edge

Arsenal believe that a club connection to Barcelona will give them the advantage in the race for Luis Enrique, reports the Mirror

The former Blaugrana boss is a prime candidate to replace Arsene Wenger as Gunners manager, and he is demanding £15 million per year to sign. 

Arsenal head of football relations Raul Sanllehi was director of football at Barca when Luis Enrique was manager, which has the Gunners convinced they have a leg up in the race for the 47-year-old. 

Man City won't sell Stones

Manchester City will not sell defender John Stones this summer, according to the Manchester Evening News.

The England international has not started a Premier League game since January, leading to reports that he would be available on the market.

But City still consider the 23-year-old centre-back a crucial part of their future, and won't be entertaining offers for his services.

'I didn't want James to leave' - Zidane

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane says he did not want James Rodriguez to leave the club last summer. 

After falling down the pecking order at Madrid, the Colombian international departed on a two-year loan deal to Bayern Munich, with the Bundesliga champions having an option to buy. 

But with Madrid and Bayern set to meet in the Champions League semi-finals, Zidane has insisted he never had an issue with James.

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Paulinho price tag rising

Juventus may pull out of the race for Vasco da Gama teenager Paulinho due to his escalating price, Calciomercato reports.

The 17-year-old winger has drawn the attention of Manchester City, Borussia Dortmund, PSG and Bayern Munich.among others, and a bidding war could see his price tag reach as much as €30 million.

That figure would put off Juventus, who are interested in Paulinho but unwilling to shell out that much for the Brazil U-20 international. 

Wolves interested in Mangala

Wolves are hoping to land out-of-favour Manchester City defender Eliaquim Mangala this summer, according to The Sun.

Mangala went on loan to Everton in January, but only made two appearances before suffering a knee injury. 

And Wolves, who will be in the Premier League next season after winning the Championship this term, want to offer the 27-year-old a fresh start. 

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Ancelotti offered Italy job

Carlo Ancelotti has been offered the chance to take over as Italy national team manager, reports Sky Sports.

Ancelotti has been without a club since being sacked by Bayern Munich in September and has been linked with the opening at Arsenal, and potential openings at Chelsea and PSG. 

But the 58-year-old could end up with the Azzurri, who are looking to rebuild after shockingly failing to reach the 2018 World Cup.