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Manchester United, Chelsea 'in talks over Gianluigi Donnarumma deal'

Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly keeping a close eye on AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Premier League giants Manchester United and Chelsea are reportedly keeping a close eye on AC Milan goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.

The Italian will see his current contract expire this summer and, with no deal agreed yet at the Serie A club, the 22-year-old is now considering his options. reports that Donnarumma's agent Mino Raiola has already held talks with both Manchester United and Chelsea about a possible free transfer to the Premier League.

AC Milan are believed to have offered the Italian number one a wage rise from £5m-a-season to £6.5m, however the keeper is understood to be wanting a deal worth around £8.5m.

Donnarumma would favour staying in his native Italy at the club he has been with since the age of 14, but if a deal cannot be agreed with Milan, then both United and Chelsea could battle it out for the highly-rated stopper.

Chelsea have spent big on goalkeepers in recent transfer windows, signing Kepa Arrizabalaga for a world-record £71m from Athletic Bilbao in 2018, before recruiting Edouard Mendy from Rennes for around £22m last summer.

Man United, meanwhile, have been linked with signing a new number one in recent months, with uncertainty over the futures of both David de Gea and Dean Henderson.

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· Team GB starlet Sky Brown - aged just 13 - takes part in the women's park event and has a realistic chance of picking up a medal too. Bombette Martin is Britain's other representative, while hosts Japan are among the favourites for gold (1am)

· Great Britain's women have more history in their sights heading into their semi-final against Netherlands - the team they beat in the 2016 gold medal match (2.30am)

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· Nick Miller is Britain's representative in the men's hammer throw final (12.15pm)
· The men's 800m final could be a wide-open affair (1.05pm)
· A thrilling men's 200m final is in store as the likes of Andre de Grasse, Noah Lyles and 17-year-old sensation Erriyon Knighton bid to succeed Usain Bolt as Olympic champion (1.55pm)

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