Real Madrid won't sell Raphael Varane to Manchester United if they don't increase their bid. United are offering €45m for Raphaël Varane. Los Blancos hope to sell him for at least €50m. A deal is close, according to Radio Marca.
Arsenal are willing to offer Leicester a number of players as they explore whether it will be possible to sign James Maddison this summer. The Gunners would allow a fringe player such as winger Reiss Nelson to move in the opposite direction to sweeten the deal, claims Daily Star.
The final agreement between Roma and Arsenal is close for Granit Xhaka. The Swiss midfielder is applying pressure on Arsenal to let him leave, with Jose Mourinho also pushing for a move to be completed.
Arsenal are now set to beat Tottenham Hotspurs and West Ham to the signing of Tammy Abraham. The deal will be an initial loan with an obligation to pay Chelsea £40m for a permanent transfer. [@andydillon70]
Chelsea have enquired about signing Sassuolo striker Domenico Berardi, according to Sport Italia.
Chelsea want Robert Lewandowski if they fail to sign Erling Haaland this summer, according to Bild. They've held talks with his agent and the numbers that they are offering, are 'interesting' for Lewandowski's camp.
Chelsea are stepping up their plans to sign Romelu Lukaku this summer, with Erling Haaland 99% sure to stay at Dortmund.[@andydillon70]
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