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11:35 AM EDT 5/31/18
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Klopp wants Dembele at Liverpool

Jurgen Klopp wants Ousmane Dembele to join Liverpool on loan next season, according to Mundo Deportivo .

Klopp believes Dembele has the speed and skill to function well in his attack, but faces an uphill road to land him as Liverpool prefer to spend their transfer budget elsewhere.

The attacker also is not interested in a temporary move, but Klopp is hoping for the opportunity to get a personal meeting with him to change his mind.

Mou not going to blow budget on Bale

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is not prepared to spend £200 million in capturing Gareth Bale from Real Madrid, the Sun reports.

Vice chairman Ed Woodward is keen for the Red Devils to move for the hero of the recent Champions League final but the Portuguese does not want the money to come from his transfer kitty.

There are players he is more interested in that Bale, including Fred and Sergej Milinkovic-Savic.

Stoke demand £30 million for Butland

Relegated Stoke City are demanding £30 million for England internationak Jack Butland, reports the Sun .

Butland would like to remain in the Premier League to keep his England place, but has to deal with Stoke having to pay 20 per cent of the fee to Birmingham as part of a sell-on clause.

That means Stoke are want a fee comparable to one one Jordan Pickford fetched last summer, but may have trouble getting that in this market.

Everton to revive interest in Van Aanholt

Everton may revive interest in defender Patrick van Aanholt despite the departure of his former manager Sam Allardyce, reports the Daily Mail .

Though Allardyce is gone, the club’s director of football, Marcel Brands, is a fan of Van Aanholt’s ability to get forward.

Everton also are considering Danny Rose and Luke Shaw, but neither option appears likely to land with the Toffees.

Arsenal want Balotelli

Arsenal could make a move for Mario Balotelli, according to La Gazetta dello Sport .

The Italy international will be a free agent at the end of June, when his contract at Nice expires, and has been linked with a move back to his homeland.

However, the Gunners are hopeful they might be able to talk the striker in a switch to the Emirates Stadium.

Borussia Dortmund and Marseille are also interested in him.

Chelsea enter Lewandowski chase

Chelsea are set to enter the £80 million ($106m) race to land Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski, reports the Daily Express

The Poland star's agent, Pini Zahavi, admitted that he is ready to leave the Bundesliga champions , and the west London outfit are ready to pounce.

Owner Roman Abramovich and Zahavi have a good relationship, and despite the coaching change expected at Stamford Bridge, the Premier League side believe they can beat out PSG, Manchester United and a host of others for the 29-year-old. 

Bayern, Spurs and Atletico Madrid chase Thauvin

Marseille attacker Florian Thuavin is the subject of interest from a number of Europe's biggest clubs this summer, including Bayern Munich, Tottenham and Atletico Madrid, reports.

After a prolific season with OM, the former Newcastle man has caught the eye of scouts but does not have leaving Stade Velodrome in his head. Indeed, he could even extend his contract.

Tuchel wants Dembele at PSG

Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele is wanted at Paris Saint-Germain by new boss Thomas Tuchel, according to Mundo Deportivo .

The forward, who signed for Barca last summer, played under Tuchel at Borussia Dortmund and is still wanted by the Spanish side, who view him as a massive talent. 

But, with Antoine Griezmann set to move to Camp Nou this summer, offloading Dembele may be the best financial option for the Catalans, with the Ligue 1 champions able to pay a massive fee to land the 21-year-old. 

Liverpool and Madrid to battle for Courtois

Chelsea are ready to let Thibaut Courtois leave the club this summer, with Liverpool and Real Madrid lined up as the two potential landing spots, reports  Gianluca Di Marzio .

Liverpool are looking for a replacement for Loris Karius after his horror show in the Champions League final, while Madrid have been looking for a replacement for Keylor Navas for some time.

And Courtois, who is yet to agree a contract extension at Stamford Bridge, has emerged as a target for both clubs.

Arsenal closing in on PSG youngster

Aresenal are closing in on Paris Saint-Germain teenager Yacine Adli, L'Equipe claims. 

The 17-year-old midfielder has caught the eye of several big clubs, including Bayern Munich and Real Madrid, but the sporting project at Arsenal and the chance at playing time early on have convinced the youngster to move to London. 

Mourinho spotted scouting Arnautovic

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho was on hand to watch Marko Arnautovic and Austria take on Russia in an international friendly.

The West Ham striker has been linked with a move to Manchester as depth for Romelu Lukaku, and Mourinho watched on as he laid on an assist for Austria's winning goal. 

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Zaha to be offered new contract

Crystal Palace are set to offer Wilfried Zaha a new deal to fight off interest in their star man, The Guardian claims. 

Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool are all monitoring the forward, who scored nine goals this season in 29 appearances. 

Because of that Palace are set to offer a bumper deal despite having signed the 25-year-old to a five-year contract last summer. 

Simeone wants Aguero back at Atletico

With Antoine Griezmann set to join Barcelona this summer, Diego Simeone has decided on Sergio Aguero as the ideal replacement, according to Don Balon .

The former Atleti striker is tired of his lack of prominence in the Manchester City side under Pep Guardiola, but Simeone could face competition from Real Madrid. 

Angel di Maria is considered another option should the Spanish side fail to land Aguero. 

Pjanic to replace Modric at Madrid

Luka Modric is considering leaving Real Madrid this summer and Florentino Perez is moving to line up Miralem Pjanic as his replacement, reports Don Balon .

The report claims that Modric could be used is a player-plus-cash deal to land Pjanic, with Juventus asking for €80 million (£70m/$93m) for their midfield ace. 

Liverpool make £53m Fekir bid

Liverpool have made a €60 million (£53m/$70m) offer for Lyon's Nabil Fekir,  Le Parisien reports. 

However, the report states that the offer does not meet Lyon's expectations, and though Fekir would like his future decided ahead of the World Cup, he may be forced to wait until a better offer arrives. 

Hart rejects Sporting offer

Joe Hart has rejected the chance to revive his career with Portuguese club Sporting, according to the Daily Mail

The Manchester City goalkeeper is determined to stay in the Premier League and fight for a starting spot next season.

Arnautovic not for sale this summer

West Ham are not willing to let club-record signing Marko Arnautovic leave this summer despite interest from Jose Mourinho and Manchester United, the Evening Standard reports.

The London club consider the Austrian off limits to any team after he scored 11 times in the Premier League last season. 

Fredericks to join West Ham on a free

Fulham full-back Ryan Fredericks is set to sign with West Ham on a free transfer despite the Cottagers earning promotion, the Daily Mail reports.

The 25-year-old could be Manuel Pellegrini's first signing as he looks to land several new players early in the transfer window. 

Roma moving for Alex Meret

Roma have made contact with Udinese goalkeeper Alex Meret, according to  Gianluca Di Marzio .

The 21-year-old would be the club's backup option, with Łukasz Skorupski set to leave the club this summer.