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De Jong pick Bayern over Man Utd, Tottenham bid £14m for Depay



Frenkie de Jong has joined Barcelona from Ajax for 86million euros

Netherlands international Frenkie de Jong is opposed to joining Manchester United or any English club, but the 25-year-old Barcelona midfielder would consider a move to Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich. (Sport – in Spanish)

Bayern Munich have put in a fresh offer of £59.5m and £8.5m in add-ons for Juventus and Netherlands centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, 22, as negotiations between the clubs reach their final stages. (Goal)

Tottenham are prepared to pay 17m euros (£14.4m) for Barcelona forward Memphis Depay, but the Spanish club want 20m euros (£17m), although the 28-year-old is also reluctant to leave the Nou Camp. (Sport – in Spanish)

Barcelona’s board have held talks with Depay to establish whether the former Manchester United player intends to stay or go. (Fabrizio Romano)


Bayern Munich chief executive Oliver Kahn has described Tottenham and England forward Harry Kane, 28, as “an absolute top striker” and “a dream of the future” after they agreed to sell Robert Lewandowski, 33, to Barcelona(Star)

Barcelona have turned their attention to bringing in 23-year-old Sevilla and France defender Jules Kounde, who has also been linked with Chelsea, after reaching a deal for Poland striker Lewandowski. (Marca)

West Ham have made an undisclosed offer for Hertha Berlin defender Jordan Torunarigha. The 24-year-old German was the subject of a 2m euro (£1.7m) bid from Belgian side Gent, where he spent the season on loan, but the Bundesliga club value him at 5m euros (£4.2m). (Voetbal Nieuws – in Dutch) 

Chelsea and Albania striker Armando Broja will join West Ham on a season-long loan. The Hammers wanted to sign the 20-year-old on a permanent deal but the Blues were reluctant to sell the player who spent last season on loan at Southampton(Mail)

English centre-back Levi Colwill, 19, will look to leave Chelsea if the Stamford Bridge club sign more defenders this summer. (Athletic – subscription required)


PortsmouthHibernian and Motherwell are competing to sign free agent Terell Thomas after the Saint Lucia defender, 26, was released from his contract by Reading(Hampshire Live)

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