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Transfer news - latest update 11:00 BST

Forward Kasper Dolberg, 19, a target for Manchester United, Manchester City and Roma, does not want to leave Ajax. (Ajax TV via Goal)

Watford hope to sign winger Kamil Grosicki after new Hull City boss Leonid Slutsky failed to convince the 28-year-old to stay with the Tigers. (Watford Observer)

West Brom are aware of 29-year-old Inter Milan defender Andrea Ranocchia's availability, but would rather sign Middlesbrough's Ben Gibson, 24, Sunderland's Lamine Kone, 28, or 27-year-old Chris Smalling from Manchester United. (Birmingham Mail)

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez will give goalkeeper Tim Krul, 29, and forwards Henri Saivet, 26, Siem De Jong, 28, and Emmanuel Riviere, 27, a final chance to impress him in pre-season. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Tim Krul
Tim Krul spent last season on loan at Ajax and AZ Alkmaar

League One Walsall could receive £4m thanks to a sell-on clause if West Brom or Leicester complete a £20m deal for Watford striker Troy Deeney, 29. (Express and Star)

Aston Villa's 23-year-old defender Jordan Amavi looks set to join Spanish side Sevilla. (Birmingham Mail)

Swansea City have added 17-year-old midfielder Kees de Boer to their academy after he left Ajax. (Wales Online)

New Southampton boss Mauricio Pellegrino will announce his backroom team before they head to Austria for a pre-season trip on Monday. (Daily Echo)

Transfer news - previous update 07:00 BST

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 31, has been withdrawn from the club's tour of the US and will complete a free transfer by the end of the week back to Everton, who are also looking to sign Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud, 30, for £20m. (Sun)

United are looking to make a new bid for Inter Milan winger Ivan Perisic, 28, with the Serie A side willing to cash in on the £48m-rated Croat. (Sky Italia - in Italian)

United will make a final push to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, 24, this week, but the La Liga champions are refusing to lower £72m asking price. (Independent)

Roma defender Antonio Rudiger, 24, arrived in London to complete a £36m move to Premier League champions Chelsea. (Daily Mirror)

Chelsea are considering a move for Paris St-Germain goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, 24. (Transfermarketweb - via Daily Star)

Manchester City have rejected Newcastle's interest in a loan move for goalkeeper Joe Hart, 30. (Daily Mail)

Leicester boss Craig Shakespeare has made a £20m bid for Watford striker Troy Deeney, 29. (Daily Mirror)

Tottenham are keen to add Everton midfielder Ross Barkley, 23, to their squad but are not willing to pay the £50m asking price. (Sun)

Liverpool have made a £14.9m bid to sign 21-year-old Lyon defender Emanuel Mammana. (Sport Review)

Juventus have offered Brazil left-back Alex Sandro £84,000 a week in an attempt to keep him. Chelsea are ready to pay £61m for the 26-year-old, in what would be a world-record deal for a defender. (London Evening Standard)

Arsenal's 32-year-old midfielder Santi Cazorla, who has not played for the club since October 2016 because of an Achilles problem, may miss the whole of the 2017-18 season. (Daily Express)

Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin, 22, has told the club he wants to leave, but manager Arsene Wenger has rejected the request. Barcelona want to re-sign the player in a £35m deal. (Daily Express)

Tottenham are looking at signing Alfie Mawson, 23, from Swansea or fellow defender Ben Gibson, 24, from Middlesbrough as they want to sell 24-year-old centre-back Kevin Wimmer for £20m. (Daily Mirror)

Burnley have had an £8m bid for striker Britt Assombalonga, 24, rejected by Championship side Nottingham Forest. (Daily Mail)

The Clarets are close to signing full-back Charlie Taylor from Leeds. The 23-year-old is out of contract but the West Yorkshire side will be due a compensation fee. (Sky Sports)

Middlesbrough and Sunderland are considering a move for Leeds goalkeeper Rob Green, 37. (Yorkshire Evening Post)

Sunderland are close to securing season-long loan deals for Everton defenders Tyias Browning, 23, and Brendan Galloway, 21. (Sunderland Echo)

Crystal Palace are looking at signing Dutch defenders Joel Veltman, 25, and Kenny Tete, 21, from Ajax for a combined fee of around £10m. (Guardian)

Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce hopes the signing of John Terry will help the club impress more transfer targets - as they try to sign Stoke midfielder Glenn Whelan, 33, and Manchester United goalkeeper Sam Johnstone, 24. (Daily Star)

Newcastle United are considering a summer move for striker Andre Gray, 26, whose contract talks to stay at Burnley have hit difficulties. (Shields Gazette)

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Wayne Rooney attended a spin class in Liverpool
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Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney took part in a spin class at a cycling studio in Liverpool. (Rise Cycle on Twitter)

Former Liverpool striker Djibril Cisse, 35, has come out of retirement to sign a short-term contract with Swiss side Yverdon Sport. (Daily Mail)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says it will take the club 10 years to reach the levels of Barcelona, Real Madrid and other elite European clubs. (L'Esportiu - via Daily Telegraph)

Jurgen Klopp will lead Liverpool to the Premier League title and then one day join Bayern Munich, according to the club's former coach Ottmar Hitzfeld. (t-online.de - via Liverpool Echo)

The best of Tuesday's transfer news

Argentina forward Lionel Messi, 30, will sign a new Barcelona contract when he returns from his honeymoon later this month.(Goal)

Arsenal are planning a £70m double move for Sporting Lisbon's Portugal midfielders William Carvalho, 25, and Gelson Martins, 22. (A Bola, via Sun)

West Ham United want to bring 29-year-old Mexico and ex-Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez back to the Premier League from Bayer Leverkusen. (Daily Telegraph)

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