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A Saudi Pro League club has Manchester City keeper Ederson in their sights, while Manchester United speak to the representatives of two managers…
Manchester City keeper Ederson is a target for Al-Ittihad and the Saudi Pro League side are willing to offer an initial £25m for the 30-year-old Brazil international. (Mail), external
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola is expected to bring his stint to the club to an end when his current contract runs out next summer. (Mail), external
Arsenal are interested in Stade Rennais winger Desire Doue, 18, and are prepared to compete with numerous clubs including Tottenham for his signature. (Mirror, external)
Manchester United have held talks with the representatives of Brentford manager Thomas Frank and former Chelsea boss Mauricio Pochettino, with Erik ten Hag at serious rick of being sacked. (Telegraph – subscription required), external
If United appoint Pochettino, he will look to bring midfielder Conor Gallagher and defender Trevoh Chalobah with him from Chelsea to Old Trafford. (Football Insider, external)
Frank has held meetings with Chelsea as they look for a manager, after parting company with Pochettino. (Christian Falk), external
Former Brighton manager Roberto de Zerbi is the fourth name on Chelsea's list in their search for a new manager, with Frank, Leicester City's Enzo Maresca and Ipswich Town's Kieran McKenna the others. (Mail), external
Leicester boss Maresca has rejected an approach from Sevilla as he wants to stay in the Premier League, and is waiting for a response from Chelsea after recent talks with the Stamford Bridge club. (Fabrizio Romano), external
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Manchester United are interested in teenage Blackburn striker Igor Tyjon, 16, as they track several young players for possible deals. (Sun, external)
Stoke midfielder Sol Sidibe, 17, is a target for Chelsea, AC Milan and Monaco after making his first-team breakthrough last season. (Mail, external)
Manchester United are set to wait until after the summer transfer window closes before securing England midfielder Kobbie Mainoo, 19, on an improved contract. (Telegraph – subscription required), external
Aston Villa have agreed a two-year deal, which has the option of a further year, with 30-year-old English midfielder Ross Barkley, who can leave Luton Town after their relegation from the Premier League. (Football Insider), external
Real Betis defender Chadi Riad, 20, is set to arrive in England for a medical ahead of a potential £12.7m move to Crystal Palace. (Mail, external)
Morocco midfielder Sofyan Amrabat, 27, says he will speak to Manchester United about his future, with the Old Trafford club having an option to turn his loan from Fiorentina into a permanent switch. (Ziggo Sport, via Metro), external
Denmark midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg, 28, is expected to leave Tottenham in search for more first-team football. (Football Insider), external
Fulham have made an 8m euro bid for Stuttgart and Congo forward Silas, 25, as negotiations between the two clubs continue. (CaughtOffside), external
German champions Bayer Leverkusen are close to signing Spanish midfielder Aleix Garcia, 26, from Girona for about 15-20m euros (£11.8m-£15.7m). (Sky Sports Germany), external
Burnley's list of possible replacements for manager Vincent Kompany, who is close to joining Bayern Munich, include former Chelsea boss Frank Lampard and ex-Nottingham Forest manager Steve Cooper. (Patreon, via Football League World), external
Norwich City are set to make a formal approach for FC Nordsjaelland manager Johannes Hoff Thorup as they look to appoint the 35-year-old as their head coach. (Sky Sports), external
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