Sports Transfer Market Live Update: Tuesday, 21st June 2016


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The coast seems to be getting clear on his future as he turned down an offer to work with the new boss. Yes, Ryan Giggs did turn Mourinho down. More gist on this and highlights of transfer news, rumours and speculations for today.


- Leicester City are preparing a new £30 million offer for Watford striker Troy Deeney. The Foxes have already seen two bids rejected. (The Sun)

- Antonio Conte wants to raid his native Italy for Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci and Lazio winger Antonio Candreva. The duo would cost around £57 million. (The Sun)

- Liverpool are planning a move for Newcastle United winger Andros Townsend. The 24-year-old has a £10.5 million buy-out clause in his contract. (Daily Mirror)

- Manchester City have agreed a deal to add ex-Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta to Pep Guardiola's coaching staff. (Daily Mail)

- Paris Saint-Germain are ready to offer Neymar a deal worth around €23 million a season, taking his earnings in line with Lionel Messi's. Barcelona can only afford to offer the Brazilian €15m. (Daily Mail)

- Everton have opened discussions with Porto over a £16 million move for striker Vincent Aboubakar, who they hope to partner up front with Romelu Lukaku despite Juventus scouting the Belgian during Euro 2016. (Daily Mail)

- Borussia Dortmund have rejected Manchester United's €25 million bid for Henrikh Mkhitaryan as they hold out for closer to €40m. The Bundesliga side will target Andre Schurrle as the midfielder's replacement should he leave. (Gianluca di Marzio)

- Arsenal have joined Chelsea in the race to sign Juventus striker Alvaro Morata, after their pursuit of Jamie Vardy came to an end due to the Leicester striker's reluctance to move. (Gianluca di Marzio)

- Champions League winners Real Madrid have opened talks to sign France midfielder Paul Pogba, 23, from Juventus, according to the player's agent. (Marca)

- Manchester United coach Ryan Giggs, who is expected to leave the club, is a contender for the manager's job at Championship side Nottingham Forest. (Mirror)

- Giggs may be overlooked for the job at the City Ground with Forest's owners hoping to appoint a foreign coach. They have contacted Spaniard and former Olympiakos boss Michel. (Nottingham Post)

- Manager Laurent Blanc will leave Paris St-Germain by the end of the week, says his agent. (Europe 1 via Guardian)

- Leicester City and France midfielder N'Golo Kante, 25, looks set to leave the Premier League champions with the Foxes targeting an £11.5m deal for Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy, 23. (Daily Star)

- Former Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, ex-Ajax head coach Frank de Boer and Andre Villas-Boas are in contention for the vacant AC Milan job.(La Gazzetta dello Sport)


Final shot for today…

- AC Milan striker Fernando Torres, 32, will sign a one-year deal with Atletico Madrid, where the Spaniard spent last year on loan from the Serie A side. (Marca)

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