Transfer news LIVE! Man United want Timber and Darwin Nunez, Tchouameni bid, Gnabry deal; Arsenal, Chelsea latest

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This week, the transfer window opens.

Tottenham are hoping to announce their first summer signing after Ivan Perisic successfully underwent a medical, though their attempts to sign Alessandro Bastoni have hit a stumbling block. In terms of departures, Spurs are willing to sell Harry Winks but also need to offload non-homegrown players too.

Robert Lewandowski, meanwhile, has made quite the statement. The Bayern Munich striker says his story with the club is “over” as links with a move to Barcelona continue. Bayern CEO Oliver Khan has hit back at those comments. In other news at the club, Serge Gnabry has reportedly been offered a new deal amid Arsenal links.

Sadio Mane has been lined up as his replacement at the Allianz Arena, although the Liverpool forward has reportedly NOT asked to leave Anfield despite claims to the contrary.

Over at Manchester United, Erik Ten Hag could be handed a war-chest of around £ 120m as he attempts what surely has to be quite the rebuild. Jurrien Timber and Darwin Nunes are targets.

The biggest move on the continent is expected to see Aurélien Tchouaméni join Real Madrid for around £ 75m.

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Man Utd in Timber talks

According to the Guardian, Manchester United have entered into talks with Ajax over signing Jurrien Timber.

The defender is expected to cost around £ 43m.

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Romelu Lukaku wants talks at Chelsea

Romelu Lukaku reportedly plans on holding talks with the Chelsea hierarchy after the club’s takeover was completed.

It’s been a miserable first season back in the Premier League for Lukaku, in which he finished as the club’s top scorer but also fell out of favor after a TV interview in which he revealed a desire to one day return to Inter Milan.

According to The Times, Lukaku is keen to speak to the club’s new hierarchy once it has been established under Todd Boehly to bring some clarity to the situation regarding his future.

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ICYMI: Tottenham open to selling Harry Winks

Tottenham have given the green light for Harry Winks to leave the club in the summer, despite facing a looming issue over homegrown players, writes Dan Kilpatrick.

Spurs are thought to want around £ 20million for Winks, 26, but are prepared to be open-minded about the package of a deal, and could settle for a lower fee plus add-ons, as managing director Fabio Paratici aims to revamp Antonio Conte’s squad this summer.

Southampton, Leicester and Newcastle are among the Premier League clubs to have shown an interest in the playmaker, who has Spanish heritage and may consider a move to La Liga or another major European league.

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Bernd Leno on the move?

Bernd Leno has struggled for minutes at Arsenal this season after Aaron Ramsdale’s impressive first season at the club and his time in north London could be coming to an end.

The Sun reports that the Gunners are willing to move the goalkeeper on this summer, potentially for just £ 8.5million as he enters the final year of his contract.

However, even that fee is being negotiated by Benfica as they look to strike a deal for Leno in the coming weeks.

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Man City not forcing Pep Guardiola contract talks

Manchester City chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak has insisted there is no rush to start contract negotiations with Pep Guardiola.

The City boss’ current deal runs out at the end of next season but Guardiola has claimed he will not disuss that potentially until the final few weeks of the contract. That does not concern the club’s hierarchy.

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Al Mubarak said: “It is a partnership that has done wonders over the years. It is approaching its seventh year and next year is going to be an exciting chapter of this partnership, and we’re enjoying every moment of it.

“We’re achieving great things together and this conversation will be had at the right time, at the right pace, and with the pace, time and framework that works for Pep.”

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ICYMI: Chelsea takeover finally completed

Chelsea’s takeover has officially been completed to bring an end to Roman Abramovich’s 19-year reign as owner and ensure the club can now look ahead to the transfer window.

It was confirmed last week that a final agreement had been reached to sell the club to a consortium led by Todd Boehly, and the transaction has now been completed ahead of the deadline of May 31 set by the Government.

In a statement released soon after the process was finally brought to an end, Boehly reiterated his commitment to the Chelsea fans and vowed to invest at all levels of the club.

“We are honored to become the new custodians of Chelsea Football Club,” Boehly said.

“We’re all in – 100% – every minute of every match. Our vision as owners is clear: we want to make the fans proud. Along with our commitment to developing the youth squad and acquiring the best talent, our plan of action is to invest in the Club for the long-term and build on Chelsea’s remarkable history of success. ”

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Manchester City eye Premier League duo

As we covered earlier, Manchester City city are still looking to make a couple of signings this summer.

The Telegraph reports that a new left-back and a central midfielder are the priorities in the transfer window for Pep Guardiola’s side.

Brighton’s Marc Cucurella and Leeds’ Kalvin Phillips are two players the Premier League champions are keen on and could pursue in the coming weeks.

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Inter Milan keen on Paulo Dybala

Inter Milan CEO Giuseppe Marotta has confirmed the club’s desire to sign Paulo Dybala this summer.

The 28-year-old is leaving Juventus this summer and his future is yet to be decided, but there are plenty of clubs in Serie A keen for him to stay in Italy and Inter are one of those.

“I do not know where Dybala will play next season,” Marotta said.

“The hope is that he plays for us. From our point of view, we aren’t worried. We do not have to do anything hastily. We have surely already done something in advance, staying ahead of it.

“You need creativity and courage to do certain things. It is clear that the core of the squad will stay. We are Inter and we always want to challenge for the biggest objectives. ”

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Kevin De Bruyne slams Nations League

A lot of transfer business might be delayed until after the upcoming international fixtures, when players can then turn their attention to the future.

Kevin De Bruyne has already confirmed he sees his long-term future at Manchester City, but the Belgium star is not looking forward to the Nations League at the end of a hectic season.

“For me, the Nations League is not important,” De Bruyne said.

“We have to play these games, but it feels like a campaign of friendly games. Just glorified friendslies after a long and tough season. I’m not looking forward to it.

“In 12 months we have three weeks of holiday. The people from outside do not understand how a player feels after a season. But they do not have to because it will not change anything. It does not even matter to mention it, nothing will change anyway. ”

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