Chelsea still chasing Morata despite Real Madrid return

Chelsea still chasing Morata despite Real Madrid return

Published Jun. 28, 2016 7:08 a.m. ET

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Chelsea are still chasing Alvaro Morata's signature despite the Spaniard's £23m return to Real Madrid.

They have also had a third bid for Roma's Belgium midfielder Radja Nainggolan, 28, turned down.


Meanwhile, Blues defender Baba Rahman, 21, is a target for Italian side Lazio who are ready to make a £13m bid for the Ghana international, who cost £21.7m last summer.

Crystal Palace have had a club-record £32m bid accepted by Marseille for Belgium forward Michy Bathsuayi.

Hull boss Steve Bruce is considering making a move for Augsburg's Paraguay striker Raul Bobadilla, 29, who is valued at over £5m by his German club.

Ronald Koeman wants Fulham goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to become his new No.1 at Everton.

Leicester will make a £7m move for Norwich winger Robbie Brady

Southampton insisted that Liverpool agree a deal that could break their existing transfer record in order to sign the striker Sadio Mane, who will be the club's most expensive signing of all time if the targets laid out for him in the agreement between the two clubs are achieved.

A very drunk Englishman broke into a French policeman's house thinking it was his hotel and got pepper sprayed - and a five-month suspended jail sentence.

Chelsea will reportedly consider other midfield targets after Roma rejected a third bid of £33m for Radja Nainggolan.

Meanwhile, Lazio are reportedly readying a £13m bid for Chelsea left-back Baba Rahman.

Ronald Koeman is reportedly set to team up with goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg again at Everton.

Christian Benteke has admitted he gave Belgium team-mate Eden Hazard a few goalscoring tips at half-time in their game against Hungary.

Southampton are closing in on the appointment of former Nice manager Claude Puel.

Manchester United have turned their attentions to signing Fenerbahce midfielder Ozan Tufan.

Paris St-German have reportedly had a £20m bid for Grzegorz Krychowiak rejected.

Liverpool have until July 1 to activate Nani's £7.05m release clause with Fenerbahce, according to reports.

Real Madrid are planning to send striker Jese, 23, out on loan this season, despite interest from Chelsea and Manchester United for a permanent deal.

Middlesbrough are on the verge of completing a stunning £12m deal for Dutch midfielder Marten de Roon.

Crystal Palace have had a £32m offer for Michy Batshuayi accepted by Marseilles, according to reports.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan is prepared to pay part of his own £26m transfer fee as he tries to force through a move to Manchester United.

Arsenal have made an offer for striker Gabriel Barbosa, 19, who has a £40m release clause in his contract with Brazilian club Santos.

West Ham are willing to allow defender James Tomkins leave - but have slapped an £11m price tag on his head.

Leicester are on the verge of signing Nampalys Mendy after a £13m deal was struck with Nice.

Besiktas winger Gokhan Tore is on the verge of a £10m move to West Ham

Liverpool will let 19-year old Sergi Canos leave for Bristol City for £2.5m

Chelsea are set to join Everton in the race to sign Zenit St Petersburg midfielder Axel Witsel, 27, who is at Euro 2016 with Belgium.

Manchester City are set to beat Manchester United and Benfica to sign winger Marlos Moreno, 19, from Colombian side Atletic Nacional for £8m.

Belgium's Eden Hazard is one of the greatest and at the same level as Gareth Bale, claims Toby Alderweireld ahead of the Wales Euro 2016 clash.

Fulham have joined the battle to sign £11m Crystal Palace striker Dwight Gayle.

Manchester United have expressed interest in signing Valencia's 14-year-old striker Ferhat Cogalan.

Stoke are trying to sign 19-year old Egyptian striker Ramadan Sobhi from Al Ahly.

Argentina striker Sergio Aguero is expecting other team-mates to follow in Lionel Messi's footsteps and retire from international football.

Darren Randolph has begged West Ham to pull out all the stops to keep French star Dimitri Payet.

Brendan Rodgers snubbed the chance to sign Sadio Mane when he was manager at Liverpool two years ago.

Bournemouth have accepted a £2m offer from Bristol City for Lee Tomlin.

Hull will abandon their attempts to sign Ross McCormack and offer £5m for Augsburg forward Raul Bobadilla.

Crystal Palace have agreed a £31.6m fee with Marseille for 22-year-old Belgium striker Michy Batshuayi.

Meanwhile, Newcastle winger Andros Townsend also remains on Palace's wanted list

Bayern Munich have been impressed by the form of Eric Dier for England at Euro 2016 and are preparing an offer for the Spurs midfielder.


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