Transfer news LIVE | Express Sport is on hand to bring you all the latest rumours and gossipTuesday, June 4Manchester United are embroiled in a £120million battle for Portugal starlet Joao FelixTwo Chinese Super League clubs want to sign Arsenal’s Pierre-Emerick AubameyangLiverpool tried to sign Kylian Mbappe before he joined to PSGReal Madrid want Eden Hazard signed up as soon as possible22:30 UPDATE: Hazard to Real Madrid claimChelsea star Eden Hazard deserves his move to Real Madrid, his Belgium team-mate Axel Witsel claims.”Of course [Hazard] is that good,” Witsel told Sky Sports News.”Eden is the type of guy who is always relaxed. He doesn’t think too much (about his future). “He’s just come here today. We spoke about everything but not about a transfer to Real Madrid because that is just Eden.”For me, as a player, he is one of the best with Cristiano [Ronaldo], [Lionel] Messi and Neymar.”If he goes to Real Madrid – and I hope so for him – he is going to show that to everyone.” Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal are keen to spend (Image: GETTY)21:10 UPDATE: Man Utd and Man City battleMan Utd or Man City will have to part with £85million if they want to sign Harry Maguire from Leicester.United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is set for a busy summer as he looks to strengthen his squad.Defence could be a priority with the Red Devils struggling at the back during the recent season.Maguire has been a long-term target having starred for England at last year’s World Cup.And TEAMtalk claim that Leicester will allow Maguire to leave if anyone meets their £85m asking price. Transfer news LIVE: Will Villa spend big? (Image: GETTY)20:15 UPDATE: Kane to leave Spurs?Harry Kane will leave Tottenham but not until NEXT year, reckons ESPN FC pundit Craig Burley.“I can see Harry Kane going but not this summer,” Burley said.“I think depending what happens with [Pochettino] will have a big bearing.“Harry Kane will leave Tottenham, I’ll be surprised if that doesn’t happen, for big money.“But I think another full season or thereabouts and full season fit and then Tottenham at some point will have to cash in.“He’s going to force their hand at some point.”19:10 UPDATE: Man Utd swap deal?Man Utd could land Juventus star Paulo Dybala or two other players in a shock transfer swap for a disgruntled Paul Pogba.Juventus have been alerted to Pogba’s situation as Real Madrid still need to shuffle a few of their players around before having the finances needed for a deal.While the Bernabeu is still Pogba’s number one choice of destination, he’d be open to moving back to Juventus if it meant he’d definitely leave Old Trafford this summer, according to the Independent.If he were to end up in Turin, United could benefit from a swap deal that may see Dybala head the other way. Transfer news LIVE: Liverpool are keen to spend (Image: GETTY)17:50 UPDATE: Liverpool exitsDaniel Sturridge and Alberto Moreno will leave Liverpool this summer.”The most important words to say to these two remarkable players is ‘thank you’,” Jurgen Klopp said.“They were here when I arrived as manager and during that period they – as much as anyone – helped to establish us as a team that would be heading in the right direction.“Without them we wouldn’t be the team and club we are in this moment.” Transfer news LIVE: Where will De Ligt go? (Image: GETTY)16:55 UPDATE: Man Utd deal closeMan Utd are close to agreeing a deal for Swansea winger Daniel James.According to the Evening Standard, United are close to a breakthrough in the deal for Swansea’s James, 21.They say James will be Solskjaer’s first summer signing but the deal was delayed as the clubs couldn’t agree on a fee.Monaco have since tried to sign the Wales international, forcing United to take action. Transfer News LIVE: Man Utd are close to agreeing a deal for Swansea winger Daniel James (Image: GETTY)15:55 UPDATE: Fulham planFulham are keen to sign Southampton’s Matt Targett this summer.Sky Sports claim the Championship side want to re-sign their former loan player.Southampton would only sell if a large offer comes in for the left-back.The 23-year-old impressed at Fulham during his season-long loan spell. Transfer news LIVE: Arsenal are keen to spend (Image: GETTY)15:05 UPDATE: Sarri misses homeMaurizio Sarri admitted he misses Italy amid growing reports he is hoping to leave Chelsea to become Juventus boss.In an interview with the Italian edition of Vanity Fair magazine, the Blues boss revealed his longing to return home in comments that will strengthen speculation that he is to join the Serie A champions.”For us Italians the call of home is strong,” Sarri told Vanity Fair. “I feel that something is missing. It has been a heavy year. I begin to feel the weight of distant friends and elderly parents I rarely see.”But at my age, I only make professional choices. I won’t be able to work for 20 years. It’s hard work, the bench.”When I return home to Tuscany I feel like a stranger. I have slept 30 nights there in the last few years.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)14:35 UPDATE: Ryan Hedges joins AberdeenBarnsley midfielder Ryan Hedges has agreed to join Aberdeen.Wales international Hedges, 23, was out of contract with newly-promoted Barnsley, who had offered him a new deal.”Barnsley Football Club can confirm that Ryan Hedges has decided against signing a new contract with the club and has decided to sign for Scottish Premier League [sic] side Aberdeen FC,” read a statement on Barnsley’s official website.Aberdeen confirmed on their official website that Hedges had agreed a pre-contract and would officially join the club on a three-year deal on July 1. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)14:00 UPDATE: Ralf Rangnick switchRB Leipzig sports director Ralf Rangnick has requested to leave his post at the end of the month and take over as the head of sport and development of soccer at Red Bull.Rangnick, who has held the position at Leipzig since 2012, has also coached the club at times, including in the past season when they finished third in the Bundesliga to secure a spot in next season’s Champions League group stage.”Ralf Rangnick becomes on July 1 at his own request the head of sport and development soccer at Red Bull,” RB Leipzig said in a statement.”The 60-year-old will be active in a consultancy role in this position at the soccer locations of New York, Brazil and Leipzig.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)13:45 UPDATE: Kyle Scott to NewcastleNewcastle are ready to take a chance on Chelsea midfielder Kyle Scott.Scott, 21, will leave Stamford Bridge when his contract expires at the end of the month.And according to The Sun – he’s heading straight for Newcastle.The report adds that manager Rafa Benitez wants Scott at St James’ Park despite the fact he’s never made a Premier League appearances for the Blues. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)13:30 UPDATE: Frank Lampard feeDerby will allow manager Frank Lampard to leave Pride Park… but it’ll cost sizeable amount!The former England midfielder led Derby to the brink of promotion to the Premier League only to fall at the final hurdle against Aston Villa.Express Sport understands Chelsea have targeted Lampard as Maurizio Sarri’s potential replacement.And the £4million Derby want as compensation for the remaining two years of the former Stamford Bridge hero’s contract is not expected to be an obstacle. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)13:15 UPDATE: Aubameyang off limitsArsenal will resist all offers for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.Reports claim the Gabon international will be the subject of mega-money offers from China this summer.But James Olley of the Evening Standard says the Gunners are ‘determined to resist any offers’ for the Premier League’s joint top scorer.The report adds that Aubameyang is content in north London and hasn’t shown any signs of wanting to leave. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)13:00 UPDATE: Done Deal – Jovic joins Real MadridFrankfurt striker Luka Jovic will join Real Madrid on a five-year deal pending a medical.The 21-year-old Jovic, who joined Frankfurt initially on loan in 2017 from Benfica, scored 17 goals in 32 Bundesliga matches last season and another 10 in 14 Europa League games.”On a sporting level he is a big loss for us,” said Frankfurt sports director Fredi Bobic. “His explosiveness and goal threat are now known around Europe.”“But it was clear that there was a limit to what kind of bid we could refuse. For Eintracht Frankfurt this is a good and important transfer. We wish Luka all the best in the future.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)12:45 UPDATE: Paul Pogba considering Juve returnPaul Pogba is reportedly open to moving back to Juventus despite interest from Real Madrid.Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane has made no attempt to hide his like of Pogba while Juve have been linked with a deal.And the Independent now claim Pogba is open to a third switch between the Red Devils and the Old Lady due to United’s struggles.It’s claimed that one of the reasons Pogba moved back to United three years ago was because he felt they were on the brink of a title challenge.But United haven’t come close to challenging for the title since the Frenchman has been back at the club. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)12:30 UPDATE: Thomas Meunier optionsThomas Meunier says he’ll consider leaving PSG as a free agent should the Ligue 1 champions not offer him a new contract.Meunier, who’s been linked with Arsenal and Manchester United, has 12 months left to run on his contract and PSG still haven’t made a decision on his future.Asked about the prospect of leaving next year, Meunier told Le Parisien: “It’s something that could suit me.”Quizzed on his potential suitors, the Belgian added: “There have been phone calls since January with interested clubs. There are a dozen clubs, all of which are in the top five of their leagues.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)12:15 UPDATE: Antoine Griezmann pay cutAtletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann is prepared to accept a hefty pay cut to secure a transfer to Barcelona.That’s according to the Daily Mail, who claim he’ll reduce his wages by £5.3million per-year to join Lionel Messi at the Nou Camp.That would still see the French international earn a whopping £15million per-season.Manchester United were hopeful of luring Griezmann to Old Trafford this summer, but the Daily Mail believe the Catalan giants are ‘on course’ to sign him when his release clause drops on July 1. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)12:00 UPDATE: Ben Chilwell reveals Pep commentsLeicester full-back and Manchester City target Ben Chilwell has revealed what Pep Guardiola said to him during May’s clash at the Etihad.The Foxes were beaten by Vincent Kompany’s incredible strike that night – but Pep didn’t overlook Chilwell’s display.”He (Guardiola) just said he thought I was a really talented player and he wanted me to keep playing well, getting up and down the pitch and never going away from it.”That was it and then he walked off to the next person he wanted to speak to.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)11:45 UPDATE: James Maddison’s a fan…Manchester United could hold a significant advantage over Liverpool in the battle to sign Leicester star James Maddison.It’s been reported that United have contacted Leicester about signing the £60million-rated attacker.And Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be further boosted because of Maddison’s allegiances.Speaking about who his footballing idol was growing up, Maddison told England’s YouTube channel: “Cristiano Ronaldo – I’m a Manchester United fan, he was my boy.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)11:30 UPDATE: Neymar’s next destinationNowhere. Neymar will not be allowed to leave Paris Saint-Germain for Barcelona this summer, according to reports.Neymar has been linked with a return to the Nou Camp this summer with the Catalan giants set for a busy summer.But according to Radio Monte Carlo Sport, PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has said Neymar will not be leaving the French capital.It’s claimed that Barcelona are only after the Brazilian because Lionel Messi wants him to return. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)11:15 UPDATE: Ruben Dias to Man UtdManchester United have added Benfica defender Ruben Dias to their shortlist of potential additions.The Red Devils manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is looking to bolster his defensive options with Kalidou Koulibaly and Matthijs de Ligt both linked.However, Dias could prove a cheaper and more realistic target say Portuguese publication A Bola.Dias, a 22-year-old centre-back, has a £53million release clause in his contract that could rise to £88m IF Benfica tie Dias to a new contract. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)11:00 UPDATE: Glenn Whelan axed by phoneAston Villa midfielder Glenn Whelan has revealed he learned he had been released by Premier League-bound Aston Villa from two missed calls after landing in Dublin.The 35-year-old, currently on international duty with the Republic of Ireland, was unavailable when manager Dean Smith called him days after the club’s Championship play-off final victory over Derby.Whelan said: “There was only one disappointment for me. I went away on the Tuesday with the family and when I landed back in here on Tuesday I had two missed calls, one from a journalist saying I’d been released and one from the manager to give him a call.”From that point of view it was disappointing, but something I expected to be honest.”10:45 UPDATE: Julen Lopetegui to SevillaSevilla have appointed Julen Lopetegui as their new manager.Lopetegui, 52, was axed by both Spain and Real Madrid in less than a month but returns to management after a year on the sidelines.Sevilla sacked previous manager Pablo Machin after their Europa League defeat to Slavia Prague – leaving Joaquin Caparros as interim boss. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)10:30 UPDATE: Raheem Sterling’s next stepJoining Barcelona or Real Madrid is the next logical for Raheem Sterling.That’s according to Tottenham legend Les Ferdinand, who believes the winger can reach the pinnacle of world football.“If he continues to have the success he’s having at Manchester City, then you could see a team like Real Madrid or Barcelona being the next stepping stone for him,” Ferdinand told talkSPORT.“When you look at some of the players playing for those teams at the moment, he’d certainly be in good company if he went to those football clubs.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)10:15 UPDATE: Koulibaly release clauseManchester United have received a knock back in their pursuit of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly.The Red Devils have persistently been linked with a move for the towering centre-back to remedy their defensive issues.But an approach this summer will cost more than the reported £85million United were prepared to pay.And that’s because chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis, Corriere dello Sport, will not accept anything below the player’s £133m release clause. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: BILD)10:00 UPDATE: Marko Arnautovic linksInter Milan are eager to sign West Ham forward Marko Arnautovic.The Sun claim newly installed manager Antonio Conte is a fan of the Austria international and wants him at the San Siro.It’s claimed Inter could secure Arnautovic for £30million.09:45 UPDATE: Matthijs de Ligt to Liverpool?!Liverpool have entered the race to sign Ajax superstar Matthijs de Ligt.That’s according to German newspaper Bild, who claim de Ligt could be Jurgen Klopp’s ‘next triumph’ after securing the Champions League title.Manchester United and Barcelona were considered favourites to sign the 19-year-old centre-back.However, De Ligt could soon be joining his Dutch colleague Virgil van Dijk at Anfield. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)09:30 UPDATE: Ander Herrera disrespectedAnder Herrera left Manchester United after the Premier League side offered him a disrespectful pay cut.Herrera, 29, has reportedly agreed to join PSG when his current deal at Old Trafford expires at the end of June.“I can tell you from more than one source, my information is that Herrera was actually proposed a pay cut by Manchester United to stay at the club – contrary to what you’ll have seen elsewhere, that he was demanding a massive increase to stay at the club,’ Castles told The Transfer Window podcast.“What actually happened, I’m reliably told, is they offered him a pay cut. He felt they disrespected him and then entered into negotiations with other clubs, including Paris St-Germain, he agreed a contract with Paris St-Germain and left.“It has been noted amongst Manchester United’s playing group that players like Chris Smalling or Phil Jones, English players, have been given pay rises and substantial long-term deals to stay at the club.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)09:15 UPDATE: Get De Rossi!Ian Wright wants Arsenal to sign Daniele De Rossi.The Gunners legend believed the Roma midfielder, who is now available on a free transfer, could prove useful and impart wisdom to youngster like Joe Willock.“Arsenal need to bring in De Rossi from Roma!” he wrote on Twitter.“We’ll get 15 games out of him, it won’t cost hardly any money, and the experience he could pass on to the likes of Willock and the other youngsters could be invaluable and money well spent.”Arsenal need to bring in De Rossi from Roma ! We’ll get 15 games out of him, it won’t cost hardly any money, and the experience he could pass on to the likes of Willock and the other youngsters could be invaluable and money well spent. ������— Ian Wright (@IanWright0) June 3, 201909:00 UPDATE: James Maddison backedPaul Pogba can be replaced by Leicester’s James Maddison if the Frenchman goes to Real Madrid, says transfer expert Duncan Castles.“I think if Manchester United can get a deal in place for James Maddison, that would be a very good way for them to go forward,” Castles told The Transfer Window podcast.“He had a very good first season in the Premier League, he’s English which is a huge attraction to any Premier League team, he could add that creativity in midfield.“I think importantly he could be the player to replace a lot of the creativity they’ll lose if Real Madrid get their way and sign Paul Pogba this summer.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)08:45 UPDATE: Bruno Fernandes offerManchester United are prepared to go all-out to sign Sporting Lisbon star Bruno Fernandes.According to the Daily Star, Ed Woodward is prepared to ‘sanction a deal’ worth £71million.Fernandes, who enjoyed a fantastic season in front of goal for Sporting Lisbon, is also wanted by Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City.However, it’s claimed United are ready to outbid City to get the deal over the line. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)08:30 UPDATE: Jurgen Klopp rubbishes Bayern linksJurgen Klopp has rubbished claims linking him with the Bayern Munich job.The Liverpool boss, who led his side to Champions League glory on Saturday, was tipped for the Bundesliga role by Bayern legend Franz Beckenbaeur.However, Klopp told German newspaper BILD: ‘I like Franz — and he likes me. But I have a long-term contract at Liverpool.“I would rather he said that than him saying and thinking that I cannot. Bayern and Borussia Dortmund have very good coaches. And what could be in five years or more, I do not know.” Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: REUTERS)08:15 UPDATE: David de Gea replacement foundManchester United have been told to pay £31million if they want to sign Lille goalkeeper Mike Maignan, according to reports.The Frenchman, 23, could come in to replace David de Gea whose contract situation at Old Trafford is still unresolved.De Gea’s deal is up at the end of next season and United risk losing him on a free if they cannot tie him down.And The Daily Record claim they have now enquired about Maignan because if the uncertainty surrounding their star’s future. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)08:00 UPDATE: Joao Felix transfer battleManchester United and Manchester City are embroiled in a £120million tug of war with Real Madrid for Portugal starlet Joao Felix.Both Premier League clubs will have scouts watching Benfica teenager Felix in Portugal’s Nations League semi-final against Switzerland in Porto on Wednesday night.Benfica want around £120million for Portugal’s latest footballing sensation, who United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has targeted as he begins the rebuilding of his team after a disappointing season.But Solskjaer faces fierce competition from Real Madrid, who are desperate to land the Benfica teenager – as well as City and Juventus. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)07:45 UPDATE: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang wantedArsenal are braced for money-spinning bids for striker and top scorer Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.That’s according to The Times, who claim Chinese Super League sides Guangzhou Evergrande and Shanghai SIPG are readying a lucrative contract offers.It’s claimed the pair will offer the 29-year-old a £300,000-a-week contract – £110,000 more then his current wages in north London.Arsenal’s failure to qualify for the Champions League means they will need to cut their outgoings and Aubameyang could be allowed to leave the Emirates Stadium.07:30 UPDATE: Liverpool tried to sign Kylian MbappeLiverpool tried to sign Kylian Mbappe before he joined to PSG, but couldn’t persuade him to move to Anfield.Liverpool wanted to buy French international Mbappe before his mega-money move to PSG.But the club couldn’t convince him that Anfield was the best sporting move to progress his career.Instead, he was dazzled by the riches in Paris, according to The Telegraph. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)07:15 UPDATE: Eden Hazard to Real MadridReal Madrid want Eden Hazard signed up as soon as possible, according to Goal.The Bernabeu side are eager to get the transfer over the line sooner rather than later and have sent a representative to London to meet with Chelsea director Marina Granovskaia.Negotiations between the two clubs have been ongoing for months but Real Madrid want to make an announcement this week after agreeing a price.Chelsea want £115million for the Belgian international, while Real hope to pay £89m. Transfer News: Man Utd, Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Barcelona gossip (Image: GETTY)07:00 UPDATE: Paul Pogba talksPaul Pogba could make a shock return to Juventus after they opened talks with Manchester United over a sensational reunion, reports say.Real Madrid were thought the be the frontrunners for his signature and are reportedly willing to offer up to five players in exchange to tie up the deal.However, Sky Sports Italy now claim Juve want him back in and that they are also open to a swap deal.United want at least £100million for the 25-year-old but might be tempted if Juve make the right players available as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is desperate to inject some fresh blood in to his struggling sqaud.