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Real Madrid will make a bid of up to £85m for 18-year-old Monaco forward Kylian Mbappe in order to beat Barcelona and Manchester United to the teenager’s signature. (L’Equipe – in French)

Chelsea will bid for 24-year-old Real Madrid forward Alvaro Morata in the summer. (El Confidencial, via Daily Star)

Real Madrid playmaker James Rodriguez, 25, wants to join Manchester United after falling out of favour under Zinedine Zidane. (Don Balon, via Daily Star)

But United will not be offered Morata or Rodriguez as part of any bid from the Spanish giants for goalkeeper David de Gea, 26. (OK Diario, via Daily Express)

De Gea has been told he can leave Old Trafford this summer by manager Jose Mourinho. (Marca)

Monaco have emerged as favourites to land Barcelona youngster Jordi Mboula.(Sport)

Serie A champions Juventus have formally approached Sampdoria over a possible transfer move for in-demand striker Patrik Schick.(Tuttosport)

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