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Chelsea reach full agreement for Nkunku, Madrid ready £123m for Bellingham



Christopher Nkunku has attracted interest from many clubs across Europe Chelsea

Christopher Nkunku will be a Chelsea player next season after the Blues reached a full agreement with RB Leipzig to sign the 25-year-old France forward. (Football Insider)

Tottenham are interested in Aston Villa’s Emiliano Martinez and may make an offer for the Argentina goalkeeper, 30, in the coming weeks. (TyC Sports, via Goal)

La Liga president Javier Tebas says he wants to see Paris St-Germain’s France forward Kylian Mbappe, 24, play for Real Madrid. (Sport – in Spanish)

Brazil forward Neymar, 31, is not looking to leave PSG as he wants to finish his career with the French club. (Athletic)


Real Madrid representative recently visited Germany to meet Jude Bellingham and his family after making Borussia Dortmund’s England midfielder, 19, their priority target for next summer. (AS – in Spanish)

Real Madrid are willing to pay Dortmund 100m euros (£88m) for Bellingham, plus 40m (£35m) in add-ons. (Sport1, via Sport – in Spanish)

Jude Bellingham blamed Dortmund's loss on the refree who had fixed matches in the past Chelsea

Jude Bellingham has been monitored by Liverpool too

Manchester United will not risk a protracted pursuit of Tottenham and England striker Harry Kane, 29, in the summer, with the prospect of dealing with Spurs chairman Daniel Levy meaning they are focusing on alternative options, including Napoli’s Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, 24, and Juventus and Serbia striker Dusan Vlahovic, 23. (ESPN)

Tottenham have no intention of selling Kane this summer and will instead look to agree a new contract with the England captain. (Athletic – subscription required)

Arsenal, Chelsea and Newcastle United are interested in Barcelona’s 26-year-old Brazil forward Raphinha. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

Saudi Arabian and Major League Soccer teams are considering a move for England midfielder Jesse Lingard when the 30-year-old’s Nottingham Forest contract expires at the end of the season. (Football Insider)


Juventus could cancel 29-year-old France midfielder Paul Pogba’s contract this summer just a year after he returned to the club from Manchester United(Gazetta dello Sport – in Italian)

Paul Pogba's last appearance for France came in a 5-0 friendly win over South Africa in March

Manchester United could make another move this summer for one of their long-term targets, Inter Milan’s Netherlands defender Denzel Dumfries, 26. (Football Insider)

United are also planning to let Uruguay winger Facundo Pellistri, 21, go out on loan next season. (Manchester Evening News)

Former Germany midfielder Toni Kroos, 33, has decided to spend at least one more season with Real Madrid(Mundo Deportivo – in Spanish)


Ivory Coast winger Wilfried Zaha, 30, whose contract at Crystal Palace runs out in the summer, has been offered a £9m-a-season deal by Saudi Arabian side Al-Ittihad(Mail)

West Ham are set to challenge RB Leipzig and Atletico Madrid for the signing of Norwich City’s Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Sara, 23, this summer. (Football Insider)

West Ham are also leading the chase for Bournemouth’s Zimbabwe left-back Jordan Zemura, 23, who was dropped at the weekend over his contract situation. (90min)

Arsenal are yet to give up hope of keeping Ethan Nwaneri amid significant interest from Manchester City and Chelsea in the 15-year-old English midfielder. (Telegraph – subscription required)


Borussia Dortmund have decided to try to sell Belgium defender Thomas Meunier this summer, despite the 31-year-old having one more year on his contract. (Calciomercato – in Italian)

Fulham boss Marco Silva is emerging as the top contender to replace Antonio Conte as Tottenham coach. (Sun)

Former Real Madrid striker Raul, who is currently the club’s reserve-team coach, has established himself as a serious contender to replace Carlo Ancelotti as first-team boss when the Italian’s current contract ends in 2024. (AS – in Spanish)

All players in the West Ham squad face ‘significant pay cuts’ if the club is relegated from the Premier League this season. (Telegraph – subscription required)


Leicester have also inserted relegation wage reduction clauses into the contracts of their most recent signings. (Mail)

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