Transfer news LIVE updates – follow all the latest from across the worldManchester United could lose David de Gea for FREE with PSG considering their optionsArsenal want to sign another bargain FrenchmanChelsea are going to keep two exiled stars if their transfer ban is upheld11.10 UPDATE: Kompany announces next stepVincent Kompany has announced he will take over as player-manager at Anderlecht.He wrote on Facebook: “Not so long ago, I took a call from RSC Anderlecht. Quite unexpectedly, they offered me the position of Player-Manager.“Michael and Frank explained to me in detail how they saw it working in practice. They had thought it through.“Mr. Coucke, the owner, pledged full support: time, budget, framework, staff, facilities …“I was left not only impressed, but also intrigued by this sign of confidence in me. It got me thinking.“The end of this season couldn’t be more memorable. I have lived the dream here. I have learned so much the last 3 years. From an incredible manager.“Pep Guardiola reignited my love for the game. I’ve witnessed, participated, analyzed, absorbed, studied. Man City play the football I want to play. It is the football I want to teach and to see played.” Transfer news: Vincent Kompany is joining Anderlecht (Image: GETTY)10.40 UPDATE: De Bruyne might want showdown talksKevin de Bruyne could seek assurances he will play more next season in showdown talks with Pep Guardiola, according to Danny Murphy.“He is City’s best player full stop – he showed that yesterday after coming on – and while Pep Guardiola can point to three trophies, it was still a risk in my eyes not to play de Bruyne in those final few weeks of the season,” he wrote in his column for the Daily Mail.“I can only imagine it had something to do with protecting his fitness but he was on the bench for an awful long time, and I wonder if someone as good as him might seek assurances about whether Pep will play him more next season.“No matter how good Gundogan, Bernardo Silva, David Silva and all City’s other midfield players are, de Bruyne takes them up an extra level.” Transfer news: Kevin de Bruyne could seek talks over his future (Image: GETTY)10.00 UPDATE: Man Utd to sign Stoke youngsterManchester United are set to make a signing on the recommendation of Darren Fletcher, according to the Sun.Irish centre-back Nathan Collins, who has featured in the Championship for Stoke, is now expected to join United this summer.The 18-year-old made his first-team debut at the end of the season and Fletcher thinks he has all the attributes to make it in the big-time.Collins is 6ft 4ins tall and is capped at age-group level for Ireland. Fletcher reportedly thinks he’s already good enough for the Manchester United first team. Transfer news: Nathan Collins could join Manchester United this summer (Image: GETTY)09.50 UPDATE: Bale can go for FREEReal Madrid are ready to let Gareth Bale leave for free if anyone will take on his wages – according to the Sunday Times.Bale’s future remains unclear after Zinedine Zidane refused to deny he could leave the club this summer.Zidane is thought to want Bale out to help fund a rebuild this summer, but now it appears he just wants his stunning wages off the balance sheet.Bale has been linked with Tottenham and Manchester United but neither would be willing to pay his wages in full. Transfer news: Gareth Bale could leave Real Madrid for FREE this summer (Image: GETTY)09.30 UPDATE: City confirm Kompany exitManchester City have confirmed captain Vincent Kompany is leaving the club after 11 years.City won the treble with Kompany playing a pivotal role at the heart of defence.He helped them seal a 6-0 win over Watford at Wembley yesterday to become the first side to win the domestic treble.And he leaves after four titles, three FA Cups and four League Cups. Transfer news: Vincent Kompany is leaving Manchester City (Image: GETTY)08.45 UPDATE: Wolves want RondonWolves want to land West Brom striker Salomon Rondon after his loan move at Newcastle.Rondon impressed Wolves chiefs and this term and they want him to bolster their front line.Several clubs – including West Ham and Everton – are also in the hunt for the hit-man who scored 11 Premier League goals on loan at Newcastle last term. Rafa Benitez would be keen to re-sign the forward.But the fact Rondon is 29 has counted against triggering the £16.5million buy-out clause in his Hawthorns deal as Newcastle are not keen on paying cash for players with little sell-on value.Wolves would have no problem meeting that figure as they seek back-up for last season’s leading scorer Raul Jiminez. Transfer news: All the latest news and gossip (Image: GETTY) Transfer news: Wolves are keen on a deal for Salomon Rondon (Image: GETTY)08.30 UPDATE: Lossl set for EvertonEverton are closing in on a deal for Jonas Lossl after he left Huddersfield, according to Sky Sports.The Danish goalkeeper would likely go in as No 2 to Jordan Pickford as Marco Silva looks for cover.Maarten Stekelenburg is set to leave Everton this summer in search of regular football and Everton want Lossl to replace him.Lossl was relegated with Huddersfield but has left the club. Transfer news: Everton are closing in on the goalkeeper (Image: GETTY)08.15 UPDATE: Bale future still uncertainGareth Bale’s future remains uncertain after Zinedine Zidane spoke yesterday.The Real Madrid boss added to the uncertainty by refusing to back him to stay beyond the summer.”He’ll be part of the squad tomorrow and that’s all I can tell you,” Zidane said on Bale. “You’ll see the team that we put out. I don’t know whether this will be his last game.”We’re at the end of the season and next year there’ll be changes, but I don’t know whether this will be his last game or not.” Transfer news: Gareth Bale’s future remains uncertain (Image: GETTY)07.45 UPDATE: Ed Woodward wants John Murtagh as new directorManchester United sources believe Ed Woodward is flying the flag for John Murtagh to be the club’s new transfer kingpin.Manchester United are carrying out a major restructure after another dismal season and appointing a sporting director is at the heart of it.Top of the responsibility list is dealing with new signings and ensuring United have a long-term plan to resurrect their status from fallen giants.Mike Phelan, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s No.2, and Rio Ferdinand had both been mooted as possibilities. Darren Fletcher, too, has been mentioned for the job.But Old Trafford sources say Murtagh, currently head of youth development, is a leading contender because he has support from executive vice-chairman Woodward. Transfer news: Ed Woodward is believed to favour John Murtagh as the new transfer guru at Man Utd (Image: GETTY)07.20 UPDATE: Man City eye Sebastiano EspositoManchester City have joined the clutch of clubs who have been scouting Inter Milan youngster Sebastiano Esposito at the European Under-17 Championships.Esposito has scored four times in helping Italy reach the final of the tournament in Dublin and City have been paying close attention to him.Liverpool, who missed out to City in the Premier League title race, are also keen on Esposito, who is only under contract until 2021 with Inter because of Italian rules which limit under 17’s to just three year deals.Jurgen Klopp’s academy scouts have been impressed with reports about Esposito and like City are now weighing up making a move for him. Transfer news: Manchester City are keen on Sebastiano Esposito (Image: GETTY)07.00 UPDATE: Coutinho’s last La Liga game?Philippe Coutinho could play his final La Liga match today as Barcelona complete their domestic season away at Eibar.Barcelona still have the Copa del Rey final to play against Valencia next weekend, but if Coutinho is on the move this summer, this would be his final league game.Coutinho has struggled to nail down a place in Ernesto Valverde’s side and has been linked with a return to England.And Jamie Carragher thinks Liverpool should consider a move to bring him back. Transfer news: Philippe Coutinho may have already played his last Nou Camp game (Image: GETTY)06.45 UPDATE: PSG make bold De Gea movePSG are set to ask David de Gea to see out his Manchester United contract so they can get him for free.The United goalkeeper has one year left on his deal and his future is up in the air.PSG are among the sides keen on signing him and Express Sports understands they are looking to land him for free next summer.United have told De Gea they will NOT pay him £400,000 a week to put him level with Alexis Sanchez and he is stalling on their current offer.06.20 UPDATE: Arsenal eye bargain moveArsenal want to sign Ligue 1 prospect Alexis Claude-Maurice from Lorient.The 20-year-old France youth international has been watched by Unai Emery’s scouting department and has bagged 14 goals this termm.The young forward would be Arsenal’s second signing from Lorient under Emery after the capture of Matteo Guendouzi last summer.Guendouzi has been well-received at the Emirates and Arsenal would hope for the same from Claude-Maurice. 6.00 UPDATE: Chelsea double dealChelsea are set to retain both Kurt Zouma and Tammy Abraham – if their ban transfer ban remains in place.The duo are on loan at Everton and Aston Villa but will return this summer and could be involved in the Chelsea squad next season, according to the Sun.Both players have impressed this year and could into the first team fold whoever the manager is.Mason Mount, Tiemoue Bakayoko and Reece James are among the others who may be given a chance.

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