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Premier League transfer news: Maguire, Pogba, van de Beek, Fernandes, Oblak, Wan-Bissaka

Man City and Man Utd will battle to sign Leicester defender Harry Maguire

Premier League transfer gossip and rumours

Maguire to Manchester?

Leicester City defender Harry Maguire looks likely to move to Manchester this summer - but will it be to City or United?

According to Sky Sports News Man City and Man Utd will go head-to-head in the transfer market this month to sign Maguire now that England’s Uefa Nations League campaign is over.

Leicester are not keen on selling the 26-year-old centre-half, but a source has told Sky Sports that the Foxes believe he’s worth around £80m.

Pogba not for sale

Paul Pogba’s future continues to make the headlines. Spanish newspaper AS reports that Manchester United have told Real Madrid the 26-year-old is not for sale and have refused to discuss a deal. That’s despite reports on Monday claiming that United had “opened talks” with the La Liga giants. 

Juve will sell to raise Pogba cash

Juventus are also keen on signing Paul Pogba. The Italians want to bring the French World Cup winner back to Turin and are ready to sell players in order to raise funds. Juve players who could be sold to fund a move for Pogba include Joao Cancelo, Douglas Costa, Juan Cuadrado, Mario Mandzukic and Mattia Perin. (Daily Mail

Van de Beek happy in Holland

Ajax midfielder Donny van de Beek insists that he’s happy to stay in Holland but admits you never know what the future holds. Linked with Manchester United, Tottenham, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Liverpool, the 22-year-old Dutch international said: “My situation is I have a contract with Ajax and I am really happy. You never know what is going to happen in the future but I can say nothing about that.” (Daily Mail

Fernandes open to big move

Sporting Lisbon and Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes says he’s not planning to leave but would speak to his club if he gets an opportunity “you can’t refuse”. The Manchester United and Liverpool target said: “I’m calm, I’m at a big club. I don’t need to move, I’m not trying to leave. If the opportunity comes to go to a team that you can’t refuse, I’ll talk to Sporting.” (Sport Mediaset)

Second bid for Wan-Bissaka?

Manchester United are expected to make a second bid for Crystal Palace right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka after seeing their initial £40m offer rejected. Palace reportedly want £60m for the defender. (Sky Sports News)

Oblak out?

Atletico Madrid goalkeeper Jan Oblak wants to leave the Spanish club this summer and would prefer a move to Manchester United over Paris Saint-Germain. The 26-year-old is keen on playing in the Premier League. (ESPN

Sakai age a concern for Spurs

Tottenham are interested in signing Marseille right-back Hiroki Sakai but his age, 29, is a concern for the north London club. (Sky Sports News

Villa eye Butland

Premier League new boys Aston Villa are ready to launch a £20m bid for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland. The Potters value the England international at £23m. (The Sun

Battle for Kessie

AC Milan midfielder Franck Kessie is on Arsenal’s radar. Milan need to balance their books because of Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules and will reportedly listen to offers of around £30m for the 22-year-old. Should the Gunners make a move for Kessie they will face competition from Tottenham and West Ham United. (The Sun)

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