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Wednesday, May 16

Manchester United plan for Ronaldo

16:20: are preparing two avenues to get to Cristiano Ronaldo this summer, according to reports.

United have been linked with Ronaldo for months, with the player supposedly open to leaving Real.

The transfer window in England opens on Thursday and United could make a first attempt to re-sign the Portugal superstar.

And Spanish publication Diario Gol claim Jose Mourinho has two plans to sign Ronaldo.

The first is to include Paul Pogba in a deal.

And the second would be a straight £142m bid for Ronaldo.

Arsenal to appoint Arteta

16:00: Arsenal are on the verge of appointing Mikel Arteta as their new manager.

The Telegraph claim the deal is close to being wrapped up.

Former Arsenal star Arteta has spent the last two years coaching at Manchester City.

He will likely be given a relatively slim £50m transfer budget for the summer.

Liverpool never wanted Mahrez

15:25: Liverpool were never really keen on landing Riyad Mahrez in January.

The Leicester winger was linked to Liverpool when the Reds sold Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona.

But the Liverpool Echo claim Jurgen Klopp wasn’t interested in a deal.

Manchester City made a late move to sign Mahrez before the transfer deadline but it was rejected by Leicester.

Neymar wants Chelsea star

15:00: Neymar wants PSG to sign Thibaut Courtois from this summer – in order to keep him happy in Paris.

Neymar is linked with a move to Real Madrid this summer – less than 12 months on from his £200m switch from Barcelona to PSG.

Spanish outlet Don Balon claim the Brazilian has made his demands to new PSG manager Thomas Tuchel.

The include the signings of Courtois, Real Madrid’s Casemiro and Samuel Umtiti of Barcelona.