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Latest Transfer News – Friday 27 May 2016

dani-alves-barcelonaJose Mourinho has signed his contract to become the new Manager of Manchester United after concluding talks at a central London hotel with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward. (Sky Sports)

Mourinho will receive a bonus of £5m if he guides the Club to a Champions League win and £2.5m for a league title. (Independent)

Despite being seen in London, Mourinho travelled to Manchester on Thursday to take official photographs for his announcement on Friday. (Guardian)

Assistant manager Ryan Giggs’ future at United looks increasingly precarious with Mourinho insistent on bringing in his own staff. The Welshman is “very unhappy” about the idea of a lesser role. (Times – subscription required)

Chelsea will block any attempts by Mourinho to sign Brazilian Midfielder Willian, 27, who has been linked with a £60m move to the Red Devils. (Evening Standard)

Sporting Lisbon midfielder Joao Mario, 23, says he is focused on playing for Portugal at Euro 2016 after reported interest from Manchester United and Chelsea. (Daily Express)

United remain eager to re-sign Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 31, who still owns a house in Cheshire which he rents out. (Daily Telegraph)

The club are considering triggering a £54m release clause to sign Atletico Madrid’s 21-year-old midfielder Saul Niguez. (Independent)

Pep Guardiola is poised to make his first signing as Manchester City manager, with Borussia Dortmund’s 25-year-old midfielder Ilkay Gundogan nearing a £17.8m move. (Manchester Evening News)

Guardiola has told City chiefs the squad needs a £200m investment with eight new starting players required for a Premier League title challenge. (Daily Mirror)

City midfielder Yaya Toure, 33, has rejected offers of £30m from two Chinese Super League clubs and is also not interested in joining Serie A side Inter Milan. (Guardian)

Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has postponed contract talks for a second time and the 27-year-old says he is unwilling to discuss signing a new deal until after Euro 2016. (The Times)

Chelsea are confident of re-signing Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 23, for £65m, having sold him to the Toffees for £28m two years ago. (Daily Mirror)

Belgian striker Lukaku says he is ready to leave Goodison Park because he “wants to win titles”. (Daily Star)

Everton would have to make Ronald Koeman one of the highest paid bosses in the Premier League to have any chance of persuading him to become their next manager. The 53-year-old Dutchman is in the running to succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal in the next 18 months. (Liverpool Echo)

The Toffees are considering appointing former Arsenal winger Marc Overmars as a director of football, the same role the Dutchman currently holds with Ajax. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, 24, says he will remain at Stamford Bridge next season, despite interest from Real Madrid and Paris St-Germain.(Daily Express)

Incoming Blues manager Antonio Conte will attempt to break up the Brazilian clique in Chelsea’s squad, and could sell 24-year-old midfielder Oscar. (Daily Telegraph)

Premier League champions Leicester City look like making Sporting Gijon centre-back Luis Hernandez, 27, their first signing of the summer on a free transfer.(Leicester Mercury)

Liverpool have turned their attentions to Southampton’s £25m-rated winger Sadio Mane, 24, after Mario Gotze said he would prefer to stay at Bayern Munich.(Daily Star)

Liverpool and Wales midfielder Joe Allen, 26, who has been linked with Swansea, says if any interested clubs want to talk to him, he is “not going to pie them”.(Sun)

The agent of Martin Skrtel says the 31-year-old defender is “90% sure to leave Liverpool” this summer with Turkish side Besiktas a possible destination. (ESPN)

Swansea have made a move for AZ Alkmaar’s attacking midfielder Markus Henriksen, 23, who is valued at £6m by the Dutch club. (South Wales Evening Post)

Barcelona full-back Dani Alves, 33, is expected to announce he is joining Serie A champions Juventus on a free transfer signing three-year deal. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham have opened negotiations with Basel forward Breel Embolo, 19, after he scored 21 goals in 61 leagues appearances. (Daily Express)

Georginio Wijnaldum’s agent admits the Dutchman is considering his Newcastle future and could leave the club this summer. The 25-year-old has been linked with a £12m move to Roma. (Chronicle)

Roberto di Matteo is close to becoming the new Aston Villa manager after holding talks with chairman Steve Hollis and is expected to be offered the job in the coming days. (Birmingham Mail)

Bournemouth are leading the race to sign 18-year-old striker Mikael Ndjoli, who has not offered a professional contract by Millwall. (Bournemouth Echo)

Derby County have interviewed former Leicester City boss Nigel Pearson about becoming the club’s new manager.(The Times)



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