MANCHESTER UNITED TRANSFER NEWS LIVE
Tuesday June 6
13:40: Everton forward Romelu Lukaku is reportedly set to snub Manchester United for Chelsea.
According to the Independent, United made an enquiry over the possibility of signing the Belgian, and while they were not given a firm “no”, the Old Trafford club were told that a deal with Chelsea is very close.
A deal is expected to cost upwards of £80m that will see the Belgian double his current £80,000-a-week wages.
13:15: Pepe joining Paris Saint-Germain from Real Madrid will not affect the future of Marquinhos, according to European football expert Gabriele Marcotti.
Rumours circulated yesterday Pepe was close to signing for the French side, but they have since refuted the claims.
Marcotti was asked if Manchester United could get Marquinhos this summer and whether a potential deal for Pepe could change the situation.
"The one thing that we know though for him to move from Paris Saint-Germain, Pepe is not there to be a long term solution, he's coming in for a year or two," he said on ESPN FC.
"So I think you still have to really force him away from Paris Saint-Germain.
"And that's going to cost a lot of money."
10.50: Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan was asked about Manchester United showing interest him.
He said: "It can be true. It can be not true."
The Belgian was strongly linked with a move to Chelsea last summer but the Red Devils are thought to be monitoring him this time round.
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However, Nainggolan isn't thinking about his future right now.
He added: "We'll see. I am going on vacation and then we will talk about it.
"My thoughts are to go on vacation and relax myself, I am not thinking about my future now."
Radja Nainggolan has been linked with a move to Manchester United
10.20: Manchester United have launched a £113million bid for Kylian Mbappe, according to reports in Spain.
It is also claimed Manchester City have tabled an offer worth £104m for the Monaco star.
Mbappe is the hottest property in Europe this summer after a stunning breakthrough season in Ligue 1.
Mbappe, 18, shone as Monaco won the title and reached the semi-finals of the Champions League.
He scored 15 league goals and six in Europe and is now valued at over £100m.
Real Madrid and Arsenal have been showing interest in the youngster but Spanish newspaper AS claim United have made a stunning £113m offer.
9.30: AC Milan are pressing Gianluigi Donnarumma for an answer on his future.
Reports in Italy claim Milan have set him a deadline of June 16 to decide if he will sign a new contract.
The teenage goalkeeper’s current deal runs until next summer and he has attracted interest from Manchester United and Manchester City.
8.15: Will Everton striker Romelu Lukaku be at Manchester United next season?
The Belgian says he has made a decision on his future but he's not giving the game away just yet and will keep us guessing a little longer.
"My agent knows what's going to happen," the 24-year-old told Sky Sports.
"I know what I want to do, and whenever something happens, you guys will know."
7.20: Manchester United are among a group of clubs chasing Bolton youngster Max Broughton.
The 16-year-old England youth midfielder is said to have impressed United scouts but is also on the radar of Tottenham and Everton.
The Daily Mail claim the trio have all shown interest in Broughton.
04:00: Manchester United have conceded defeat in their long-running pursuit of Cristiano Ronaldo, reports claim.
The Red Devils have wanted to bring the Portuguese superstar back to Old Trafford for the past four years.
But now such a deal has been deemed impossible, according to the Daily Star.
A United source told the paper: “Ronaldo has made it clear that he won’t ever come back to United. It could have happened at one stage, but not now.
“The club has now accepted a deal for him will never happen and has moved on.”
Manchester United know they won't be able to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo
01:20: Manchester United will reportedly have to fend off Bayern Munich to sign Romelu Lukaku.
Express Sport understands the Everton hitman is a top target for Jose Mourinho.
United have recently cooled their interest in Antoine Griezmann, but are still seeking a replacement for the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic.
Lukaku already rejected a new deal with Everton, and the Manchester Evening News claim Bayern are eyeing a deal.
The report suggests Lukaku’s father, Roger, is receptive to a move to Bayern for his son.
Manchester United face competition to sign Romelu Lukaku
Manchester United have been given hope in their pursuit of Tiemoue Bakayoko
01:05: United have been given a boost in their pursuit of Tiemoue Bakayoko, reports claim.
The Monaco star has been heavily linked with a move to the Premier League, with United and Chelsea credited with an interest.
Recent reports suggested Chelsea have begun talks and are hopeful of striking a deal.
Antonio Conte wants to bring in a dynamic, holding midfielder to help his squad cope with the dual demands of Premier League and Champions League football.
Tiemoue Bakayoko hasn't agreed a deal with Chelsea
But according to the Manchester Evening News, no agreement has been reached.
It is said United remain on alert and Anthony Martial could prove crucial to a potential move, as Bakayoko is friends with him from their Monaco days.
The Red Devils have also been in the hunt for Blues star Nemanja Matic.