Football transfer gossip: De Gea, Morata, Belotti, Lukaku, Mbappe, Ginter, Rodriguez, Puel

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Manchester United will make one final £60m offer to Real Madrid for striker Alvaro Morata, 24. Real are thought to want £78m but have decided against making United keeper David de Gea part of the deal. (Daily Mirror)

The Red Devils have had a £52.4m bid for Spain frontman Morata rejected by the Champions League winners. (Sky Sports)

De Gea, 26, will stay at United this summer after Real decided they will keep Keylor Navas and Kiko Casilla as their two keepers next season.(Marca)

United boss Jose Mourinho must activate the £87m release clause if he wants to sign Torino striker Andrea Belotti, 23, who scored 28 goals last season.(Manchester Evening News)

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Arsenal have made a bid for Real Madrid's Colombia attacking midfielder James Rodriguez, 25, but it is thought to be below the Spanish club's valuation of £69.8m. (El Chiringuito, via Daily Express)

Southampton manager Claude Puel is likely to be sacked but a decision will not be made until the club complete their search for a potential successor. (Telegraph)

Chelsea will offer £48m plus midfielder Nemanja Matic, 28, to sign 30-year-old Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci. (Sun)

The Premier League champions will offer Everton striker Romelu Lukaku, 24, a wage of more than £150,000 a week to secure an £80m return to Stamford Bridge. (Evening Standard)

Tottenham are keen to sign Borussia Dortmund defender Matthias Ginter, 23, who would be available for around £15m. (Independent)

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Monaco striker Kylian Mbappe, 18, will reject moves away from the club this summer and sign a new contract with the Ligue 1 champions. (Le Parisien - in French)

Real Madrid are reportedly prepared to sell former Tottenham winger Gareth Bale, 27, to pursue Mbappe. (Don Balon, via Daily Star)

Barcelona have made Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin, 22, their number one transfer target this summer and are preparing to make a £40m move. (Mirror)

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney, 31, has indicated he is not prepared to take a drop in salary to remain in England. (Daily Express)

Crystal Palace, West Brom, Brighton and Birmingham City are all interested in signing full-back Ferland Mendy from Le Havre. The 21-year-old is valued at £7m and has one year remaining on his contract. (Sky Sports)

Manchester City are ready to sell Fabian Delph this summer but want about £12m for the 27-year-old England midfielder. (Daily Telegraph)

West Brom are considering a move for Hull midfielder Tom Huddlestone, 30, who has a £2m release clause in his contract following relegation. (Sun)

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A petition has been launched by a Newcastle United fan calling for the club to retire the number 24 shirt after the death of former midfielder Cheick Tiote. (Change.Org)

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