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Thursday's Transfer Talk Update: Gareth Bale, Neal Maupay, Romelu Lukaku

Thursday's Transfer Talk Update: Bale, Maupay, Lukaku
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Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.

The transfer window is open! Clubs around the UK and Europe are getting business done as they look to give themselves the best possible chance at success in the new season.

Thursday morning's headlines:

Zinedine Zidane reportedly vows to never field Gareth Bale again while both men are at Real Madrid. Read more.
A report claims that Brighton & Hove Albion lead West Ham United and two other clubs in the race to sign Brentford's £20m-rated striker Neal Maupay. Read more.
A report claims that Cristiano Ronaldo gave Juventus the green light to go after Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku. Read more.
Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is the subject of a £54.6m offer from Serie A side Napoli, according to a report. Read more.
A report claims that Monaco youngster Hannibal Mejbri is on his way to Manchester United in a deal that could rise to £9m. Read more.
The Welshman missed Real's trip to Germany after his proposed move to China fell through. Read more.
Manchester United-linked striker Moussa Dembele is told by Lyon boss Sylvinho that he will not be leaving the club this summer. Read more.
Bayern Munich youngster Torben Rhein is reportedly a target for Chelsea, but the Premier League side will bide their time before making a move. Read more.
Toby Alderweireld remains a target for Roma and talks are set to talk place between the Italian side and Tottenham Hotspur this week, according to a report. Read more.
A report claims that Manchester United have yet to make a formal approach for Barcelona defender Samuel Umtiti, suggesting that they are still in for Harry Maguire. Read more.
The 24-year-old is on the verge of completing a move to the Emirates Stadium. Read more.
Brazil international Phillippe Coutinho is unlikely to leave Barcelona this summer, according to a report. Read more.
The former Liverpool defender originally joined the MLS club last August. Read more.
The Dutchman has agreed terms on his first professional contract. Read more.
The 28-year-old played for England at this summer's Women's World Cup. Read more.
Danny Drinkwater will stay with Chelsea beyond the end of this summer's transfer window, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United will only allow Axel Tuanzebe to join Newcastle United this summer if a deal for Leicester City's Harry Maguire goes through, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester City revive their interest in Juventus defender Joao Cancelo, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United have an 'agreement in principle' to sign Sporting Lisbon midfielder Bruno Fernandes, according to a report. Read more.
Napoli and Atletico Madrid are both reportedly interested in signing Real Betis midfielder Giovani Lo Celso amid interest from Tottenham Hotspur. Read more.
The 20-year-old is the second stopper signed this summer by the club. Read more.
Raphael Varane says that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba would be a "fantastic" signing for Real Madrid amid rumours linking him with a move to the Bernabeu. Read more.
Romelu Lukaku has reportedly agreed a contract with Juventus but is waiting on Paulo Dybala to decide on his future before the deal can go ahead. Read more.
Arsenal are reportedly lining up a transfer deal deal that would see Juventus defender Daniele Rugani and midfielder Sami Khedira both move to the Emirates Stadium. Read more.
Everton reportedly lodge a £40m bid as they seek to hijack Malcom's transfer to Zenit St Petersburg from Barcelona this summer. Read more.
Sheffield United reportedly strike a £17m deal with Swansea City for the transfer of Oli McBurnie. Read more.
Napoli reportedly make contact with Inter Milan over the potential transfer of unwanted striker Mauro Icardi. Read more.
Roma reportedly turn their focus towards signing Liverpool defender Dejan Lovren after being priced out of a deal for Toby Alderweireld. Read more.
Malcom is reportedly closing in on a move to Zenit St Petersburg, with Arsenal set to miss out on the Barcelona winger's signature. Read more.
Arsenal are reportedly interested in signing Juventus defender Daniele Rugani on loan this summer despite seeing an initial bid rejected by the Italian champions. Read more.
Paris Saint-Germain are not willing to sell Neymar back to Barcelona this summer, according to a report. Read more.
Juventus forward Moise Kean rejects the chance to join Arsenal in favour of a move to Everton, according to a report. Read more.
Shkodran Mustafi is keen to stay with Arsenal this summer and fight for his spot in the team, according to a report. Read more.
Juventus forward Paulo Dybala could price himself out of a summer move to Manchester United, according to a report. Read more.
Could Dybala and Kean be joining these big names in leaving Italy for England? Read more.
The France international wants to return to his homeland. Read more.
Everton win the race to sign Brazilian teenager Reinier ahead of Liverpool and Manchester City, according to a report. Read more.
Paulo Dybala and Samuel Umtiti are currently being linked with a switch to Manchester United, but how could the pair slot into Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's starting lineup? Read more.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is unsure whether James Rodriguez will stay with the club this summer. Read more.
Dejan Lovren's agent met with AC Milan on Tuesday amid suggestions that the Italian side want the Liverpool defender, according to a report. Read more.
Manchester United prepare to battle Barcelona for the services of Marseille teenager Isaac Lihadji, according to a report. Read more.
Real Betis reportedly drop their asking price for full-back Junior Firpo - linked with Barcelona and Liverpool this summer - to £23m. Read more.
Sporting Lisbon deny that Manchester United have made an offer for Portugal international Bruno Fernandes. Read more.
The friendly victory was marred by confirmation of a lengthy lay-off for defender Eric Bailly. Read more.
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