Transfer News LIVE updates: Bale to Man Utd, Liverpool deal claim, Chelsea eye £31m swoop

Transfer News LIVE updates: Bale to Man Utd, Liverpool deal claim, Chelsea eye £31m swoop   Monday May 07 130pm: Manchester United are the favourites to sign Gareth Bale this summer

The Wales winger has constantly been tipped to leave Spain and return to England in the near future Bookies Coral make United the 2-1 favourites to sign the 28-year-old this summer from Real Coral’s John Hill told Starsport: “Despite scoring in El Clasico, Gareth Bale continues to be linked with a move away from Real Madrid” 930am: Manchester United or Liverpool would win the Premier League title if they signed Chelsea’s N’Golo Kante, Garth Crooks has said

United and Liverpool will finish the current campaign a long way behind Manchester City but Crooks believes the France international could make all the difference next term He said: “Kante has won two Premier League titles with two different clubs and I dare say if he moved to Manchester United or Liverpool, the title would move there too” 815am: Real Madrid like Liverpool target Nabil Fekir as an alternative to Mohamed Salah, according to El Gol Digital The Spanish giants are hunting a replacement for Gareth Bale and have been heavily linked with a swoop for Salah

But Liverpool are asking for a fee in excess of £176m (€200m) so cheaper options are being looked at Lyon forward Fekir has emerged as a potential target because he fits the profile 400am: Crystal Palace will be at the “front of the queue” to sign Ruben Loftus-Cheek in the summer, according to manager Roy Hodgson           Sunday May 06 Manchester United will let Chelsea sign Anthony Martial – but only if they get Willian in an £80m deal in return One player that has not impressed Jose Mourinho is Martial, who has endured an inconsistent campaign

He looks likely to go, and with Chelsea interested, the Mirror say Mourinho is plotting an exchange deal Willian, 29, is valued at £40m and United would also want another £40m in cash for Martial to head to Stamford Bridge If owner Roman Abramovich sees it as good business, he will approve a move regardless of who his manager is Wilfried Zaha is a summer target for Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester City – and he is ready to leave Crystal Palace, according to The Sun He wants European football now, with City, Liverpool and Chelsea all able to offer that

The Champions League finalists want to add support to Mohamed Salah, Roberto Firmino and Sadio Mane in their frontline However, Chelsea have also shown interest in taking Zaha across London City have him on a list of forward targets too, with Riyad Mahrez also on their radar following a failed January swoop He did not deny interest in either star, although Zaha, who counts as a homegrown player too, would be a cheaper option at £50m 8

50pm: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp reportedly has one issue with pursuing Roma goalkeeper Alisson         The Reds boss said: During the game we agreed a deal? I would be surprised about that”         Is he on the market? he said when asked about the £135m player   7pm: Philippe Coutinho has reportedly urged Barcelona to snap up Liverpool star Emre Can The German is out of contract at the end of the season and is being pursued by a number of European heavyweights, including Juventus and Manchester City

Reports in Spain have suggested that Barca are keen to add steel to their midfield, with Javier Mascherano leaving and Sergi Samper failing to make an impression And according toDon Balon, a Spanish outlet famous for its outlandish transfer claims, Coutinho has told chiefs to make a move for Can 530pm: Chelsea youngster Callum Hudson-Odoi is a shock transfer target for European giants Real Madrid, Barcelona and Juventus The 17-year-old is one of the most promising prospects in the Blues’ academy but it is thought he may seek a move in order to develop as a player

While Chelsea would prefer to send him out on loan, they may be tempted to sell should they receive a sizeable offer And according to Goal, Hudson-Odoi could have a handful of Europe’s elite to choose from The report claims that fierce La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid are keen to bring him to Spain Juventus also hold an interest, as do Villarreal 4

30pm: Mohamed Salah has reportedly already chosen his squad number at Real Madrid Reports in Spain have suggested that an approach from Real is imminent, with Florentino Perez keen to mastermind a swap deal including Welsh outcast Gareth Bale And according to Don Balon, a Spanish outlet famous for its outlandish transfer claims, Salah has demanded the No11 shirt The number is currently occupied by Bale but even if he does not move to Liverpool, the 28-year-old is expected to leave the Bernabeu this summer, with Tottenham and Manchester United keen to sign him

345pm: Sergio Ramos has reportedly approved a swap deal that will see Mohamed Salah join Real Madrid Salah’s form has led to speculation surrounding his future, with suggestions that Real are keen to bring him to the Bernabeu Reports in Spain have suggested that Salah remains their number one target as club president Florentino Perez plots a major squad overhaul And according toDon Balon, a Spanish outlet famous for its outlandish transfer claims, Ramos is keen for Salah to join Real’s star-studded line up

The La Liga giants are reportedly plotting to propose a swap deal in order to get their man, with Welsh outcast Gareth Bale set to move the other way 3pm:Liverpool star Mohamed Salah has revealed the real reason he left Chelsea He said: “In my mind, I don’t want to be someone sitting on the bench and waiting to be number four or five or play two minutes and say, ‘He’s still in the big club’ “It doesn’t work I went to Fiorentina, and then after I went to Rome

I had two-and-a-half seasons there in both clubs “I did very good there And when I had a chance to come back, I said, ‘Yeah, it’s time to come back to England’” 11:30am: Neymar is convinced now is the time to push for a Real Madrid move According to Spanish media outletDiario Gol, a return to La Liga could be on

It’s suggested Neymar’s father believes Real is the ideal next step for his son The influential forward realises he needs to tread carefully though Diario Golsay keeping Cristiano Ronaldo on side will be key Neymar doesn’t want the Portuguese superstar to feel threatened – even though he secretly views himself as Ronaldo’s heir 9

30am:Liverpool star Simon Mignolet could be packing his bags this summer The Belgium international has lost the No 1 jersey to Loris Karius in recent months And according toThe Sun, Mignolet could be on his way out once the season ends It’s suggested a move to Jurgen Klopp’s former club – Borussia Dortmund – might be on the cards

830am: Barcelona outcast Gerard Deulofeu has told Dani Ceballos that Lionel Messi is forcing him out The ex-Everton winger jumped at the chance to make a Premier League return after joining Watford on loan in January He’d been a peripheral figure in Catalonia Deulofeu managed just 10 appearances for Barca having returned to his boyhood club in the summer

And according to Spanish media outlet Diario Gol, he’s been complaining to Real Madrid ace Ceballos about his treatment The duo are close pals from their time together in the Spain national team set-up and Deulofeu has spilt the beans He reportedly hasn’t clicked with Messi either on the pitch or in the dressing room 7am: Anthony Martial’s future will be determined on the World Cup stage