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Transfer rumours: Lewandowski, De Ligt, De Jong, Ronaldo, Kounde, Balotelli

Robert Lewandowski will complete his move to Barcelona this weekend, after Bayern Munich verbally accepted an increased offer worth 50m euros (£42.5m) for the Poland striker, 33. (Guardian)

After selling Lewandowski, Bayern will increase their bid to Juventus for the Netherlands defender Matthijs de Ligt, 22, who has already agreed personal terms for a five-year contract. (Nicolo Schira)

Manchester United are convinced Frenkie de Jong is committed to joining the club despite reports in Spain that the Netherlands midfielder, 25, is desperate to stay at Barcelona. (Sun)

Cristiano Ronaldo has rejected the chance to join a Saudi Arabian club for £250m in wages but the Portugal forward, 37, still wants to leave Manchester United. (Mail)

Chelsea have revived their interest in Sevilla's France defender Jules Kounde, 23, after Manchester City decided against selling 27-year-old Netherlands defender Nathan Ake to Thomas Tuchel's side. (Guardian)

West Ham have stepped up their pursuit of Albania forward Armando Broja by making a £25m offer to Chelsea for the 20-year-old, plus £5m in potential add-ons. (Guardian)

Broja, who spent last season on loan at Southampton, remains a target for Newcastle United but their boss Eddie Howe has warned of difficulties over "high prices and limited availability" as he looks to strengthen his side. (Mirror)

West Ham have also made a third offer to Lille for Belgium midfielder Amadou Onana, 20, thought to be about £32.3m plus add-ons. (Sky Sports)

Atletico Madrid and Marseille are looking to sign William Saliba, with the 21-year-old France defender set to ask for a permanent transfer this summer if he is not guaranteed a starting place at Arsenal. (Independent)

Chelsea have been monitoring Lens' right-sided wing-back Jonathan Clauss for more than a year but Manchester United have now approached the 29-year-old France international. (Standard)

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Former Manchester United forward Jesse Lingard, 29, is considering a move to Saudi Arabia, where he could earn £10m per year. The England player's United contract expired last month. (Daily Star)

Reims' French striker Hugo Ekitike, 20, and Lille's Portugal midfielder Renato Sanches, 24, will be the next two signings for Paris St-Germain. (Le Parisien - in French)

Chelsea's hopes of signing Bayern Munich's Serge Gnabry have been dealt a blow after the 27-year-old Germany forward opted to stay at the Bundesliga club. (Football London)

England Under-21 defender Djed Spence has undergone a medical at Tottenham, with Spurs having agreed to pay Middlesbrough £12.5m for the 21-year-old right-back, plus a potential £7.5m in add-ons. (Sun)

Paris St-Germain have set a price of 6m euros (£5.1m) with a sell-on clause of 25% for French midfielder Edouard Michut, 19, who has been targeted by Celtic. (Independent)

Everton are in negotiations with relegated Burnley to sign Ivory Coast winger Maxwel Cornet, 25, who scored nine times in 26 Premier League appearances for the Clarets. (The Athletic)

Arsenal are hopeful of reaching an agreement to sign Manchester City's versatile Ukraine player Oleksandr Zinchenko, 25. (ESPN)

Arsenal are to step up attempts to get England winger Bukayo Saka to sign a new contract amid concerns that Manchester City view the 20-year-old as a replacement for Raheem Sterling. (Mail)

But the Gunners are prepared to sell Nicolas Pepe for less than the £72m club-record fee they paid for him, with the 27-year-old Ivory Coast winger no longer part of manager Mikel Arteta's plans. (Diario de Sevilla - in Spanish)

Chelsea are close to signing Chicago Fire's United States Under-20 goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina after agreeing personal terms with the 18-year-old. (Fabrizio Romano)

Flamengo have opened talks over signing former Chelsea and Brazil forward Oscar, 30, from Shanghai Port on a deal until January 2023. (Fabrizio Romano)

Swiss side Sion are in talks with former Italy striker Mario Balotelli, 31, over a move from Turkish club Adana Demirspor. (Blick - in German)

AC Milan are close to announcing a new contract for 40-year-old Sweden forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic. (Football Italia)

Toronto FC have completed the signing of Italy winger Federico Bernardeschi, 28, on a free transfer from Juventus. (Goal)

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