Football transfer gossip: Conte, Rodriguez, Ronaldo, Oxlade-Chamberlain

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Transfers news - latest update (12:00 BST)

West Brom have resumed talks with Southampton over a £12m deal for 27-year-old striker Jay Rodriguez. (Daily Telegraph)

Wolves head coach Nuno Espirito Santo is set to make two more signings. (Birmingham Mail)

Huddersfield Town are preparing an offer for Auxerre's 21-year-old defensive midfielder Brahim Konate. (Get French Football News)

Goalkeeper Matz Sels is edging closer to leaving Newcastle United with Anderlecht hopeful of completing a loan deal for the 25-year-old. (Newcastle Chronicle)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is expected to push the need for quick signings when he meets club owner Roman Abramovich later this week. (Evening Standard)

Previous update (07:30 BST)

Chelsea will enter the race to sign Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Arsenal, with Liverpool and Manchester City also interested in the 23-year-old England midfielder. (Mirror)

Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, 32, will not hold Manchester United to ransom over his wage demands to make sure a transfer can go through this summer. (Sun)

Alternatively, Manchester United have serious reservations about re-signing the Portugal captain. (Daily Express)

And United manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a move for Ronaldo. (Daily Star)

Spanish champions Real Madrid have received no offers for any of their players - including Spain striker Alvaro Morata, a target for Manchester United - according to president Florentino Perez. (Onda Cero, via the Sun)

Manchester City are preparing a bid for Borussia Dortmund and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, 28.(Sky Sports)

West Ham could face a battle from Manchester United for Manchester City and England goalkeeper Joe Hart, 30. (Telegraph)

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is due to hold talks with owner Roman Abramovich and the Premier League champions are optimistic the Italian will extend his contract. (Telegraph)

The Blues are willing to increase the 47-year-old's salary to around £9.5m a year. (Daily Mail)

Dani Alves has told Juventus he wants to leave and reunite with his former manager Pep Guardiola at Manchester City.(Guardian)

Juventus have discussed terminating the contract of Alves by mutual consent. The 34-year-old's representatives have held talks with Manchester City over a potential move, while Chelsea have also been sounded out over a move for the Brazil full-back. (Daily Mail)

Southampton will speak to former Alaves coach Mauricio Pellegrino imminently and may appoint him as the club's new manager by the end of this week.(ESPN)

Nemanja Matic is keen on a move to Manchester United, so the 28-year-old Serbia midfielder can be reunited with former manager Jose Mourinho. (Sun)

Barcelona will re-sign 23-year-old Spain winger Gerard Deulofeu from Everton for £10.5m and are also pushing to sign 24-year-old Paris St-Germain and Italy midfielder Marco Verratti.(Daily Mail)

Everton have made a move for highly rated Netherlands Under-18 international defender Nathangelo Markelo, according to his club FC Volendam. (Liverpool Echo)

Swansea have held discussions with ex-Chelsea defender John Terry, 36, and remain hopeful they can persuade the former England captain to join the Welsh club next season.(Mirror)

Mohamed Salah is waiting to be given the go-ahead to fly to Merseyside as he looks to complete his protracted move from Roma to Liverpool. No date has been booked for the 25-year-old's medical and the club are yet to reach an agreement over a transfer fee for the Egypt winger.(Liverpool Echo)

Newcastle will complete a £9m deal for Porto and Cameroon striker Vincent Aboubakar, 25, and the Magpies have triggered an £8.7m clause to sign Eibar's French defender Florian Lejeune, 26.(Daily Star)

Former Arsenal defender and current Granada boss Tony Adams has been brought on board by a consortium of fans looking to buy Sunderland.(Daily Star)

Newly promoted Huddersfield are in advanced talks with Chelsea to sign 20-year-old midfielder Izzy Brown, who spent last season on loan at the club.(Telegraph)

Coventry City's 18-year-old defender Chris Camwell is running out of patience as he waits for a potential move from the League Two side to Stoke City.(Stoke Sentinel)

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The Daily Express say Manchester United have reservations about re-signing Cristiano Ronaldo


Peter Crouch

Stoke's lofty striker Peter Crouch has tweeted a picture feeding giraffes, with the 6ft 7in former England player adding: "Summer for me is about time with family". (Peter Crouch Twitter)

Wayne Rooney's Manchester United future might not be clear, but the England striker has already started pre-season training with the Old Trafford club. (ITV)

British singer Craig David surprised Manchester United and England defender Phil Jones by performing at his wedding. (Phil Jones Instagram)

Helena Costa has become the first female scout in the Bundesliga, as she takes up the position at Eintracht Frankfurt. (Bundesliga)

Bayern Munich have dismissed reports that they will be signing Cristiano Ronaldo, calling the rumour the "hoax of the day". (Bayern Munich)

Bayern Munich

Fortuna Koln, who plays in the third tier of German football, have offered Cristiano Ronaldo free beer for life if he joins them. Unfortunately for the club, the Real Madrid forward is teetotal. (Fortuna Koln Twitter)

Take That's Howard Donald cheekily wore a Manchester United shirt at the band's gig at Manchester City's Etihad Stadium on Sunday. (Manchester Evening News)

The best of Monday's transfer news

Chelsea are hopeful of finalising deals for Everton's Belgium forward Romelu Lukaku, 24, and 22-year-old Monaco and France midfielder Tiemoue Bayayoko "soon", while the arrival of Argentine goalkeeper Willy Caballero, 35, is expected to be confirmed on 1 July. (London Evening Standard)

Everton will move for Celtic's 20-year-old France Under-21 striker Moussa Dembele should Lukaku complete a move to Chelsea. (Daily Post)

Arsenal and Everton target Carlos Bacca, 30, is also interesting French side Marseille as the race for the Colombia striker's signature intensifies. (Talksport)

Newly promoted Brighton are in talks with German club Ingolstadt about signing Austria left-back Markus Suttner, 30. (The Argus)

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