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Transfer news and football gossip: Lukaku’s Man United exit stalls, Arsenal linked with Real Madrid star Marcelo, next Newcastle manager’s transfer budget revealed rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip from Friday’s papers and online…

Inter Milan are stalling on meeting Romelu Lukaku’s £75million price. The Manchester United striker’s agent said earlier this week Inter were ‘going all out’ to land him this summer, but the Italian club are reportedly struggling to raise the funds. (The Sun)

Manchester United are losing patience with David de Gea and have the Spanish goalkeeper a take-it-or-leave-it contract offer worth £350,000-a-week. (Daily Star)

United are now favourites to sign Leicester defender Harry Maguire this summer, as rivals Manchester City are now willing to meet the Foxes’ £90million asking price for the 26-year-old. (90Min)

Leicester will look to sign Burnley defender James Tarkowski, if Harry Maguire leaves the King Power Stadium, but will have to pay at least £40m to sign him. (Daily Mail)

Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes is set to undergo a medical with Man United. The 24-year-old is said to be keen on a move to Old Trafford after being ‘seduced’ by the Red Devils. (Jornal de Notícias)

Arsenal have been linked with a stunning move to sign Real Madrid star Marcelo. The 31-year-old Brazilian defender  has reportedly asked to leave the Bernabeu following the £47m arrival of Ferland Mendy. (Sport)

Arsenal are on the brink of completing a £26m deal for Saint-Etienne defender William Saliba before sending him back to the Ligue 1 club on loan for the forthcoming season. (Daily Mirror)

The Gunners have made contact with Gremioover the signing of Argentina international central defender Walter Kannemann, who is valued at around £12m. (Globo Esporte)

Liverpool centre-back Dejan Lovren could be set to leave Anfield, with AC Milan keen on bringing the 30-year-old Croatian to the San Siro. (Daily Mirror)

Newcastle will give their new manager a £100m transfer budget as they look to reinvest money generated by player sales. (Daily Star)

West Ham have stepped up their interest in Venezuela striker Salomon Rondon. The 29-year-old is expected to leave West Brom this summer after starring on loan for Newcastle last season, and the Hammers are preparing an improved bid. (Daily Star)

The Hammers are also trying to hijack Valencia’s move for 22-year-old Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez. (Sky Italia)

Inter Milan want to sign Wolves midfielder Ruben Neves, and will offer 23-year-old Portugal striker Andre Silva to the Premier League side in £40.3m swap deal. (Sport Mediaset)


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