Premier League transfer news: David de Gea, Hector Bellerin, Emre Can

Transfer gossip, talking points and managerial mutterings

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Manchester United and Spain goalkeeper David de Gea
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Premier League transfer news and rumours

Mourinho tells Real: hands off De Gea

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has told Real Madrid to search for another goalkeeper and end their interest in David de Gea.

The Spanish stopper has long been linked with Real, but Mourinho believes the 27-year-old will remain at Old Trafford.

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“I think he will stay,” said Mourinho. “I don’t know what Real Madrid’s intentions are, but if I were them, I would think of another player.” (Daily Express)

Bellerin faces Arsenal exit

Spanish full-back Hector Bellerin could be sacrificed by Arsenal to help the north London club fund the rebuilding of their squad. Bellerin is valued at £50m and the Gunners will listen to offers for the 22-year-old this summer. (Daily Mail)

Gianluigi Donnarumma: AC Milan to Chelsea

AC Milan’s teenage goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma is being lined up to replace Chelsea’s Thibaut Courtois - should he leave Stamford Bridge. Courtois is a target for Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain and even though he is in talks with Chelsea over a new contract, the Blues may be forced to sell the Belgian if a deal is not signed. It’s reported that Donnarumma, 19, is ready to leave Milan this summer. (talkSPORT)

Stefan de Vrij: Lazio to Liverpool/Inter Milan

Inter Milan have left the “door ajar” for Liverpool to swoop after the Italian club failed to confirm if they were set to sign Lazio star Stefan de Vrij. The Dutch defender is available on a free transfer at the end of the season and it had looked like Inter were in pole position to sign him. However, Inter sporting director Piero Ausilio said: “I cannot confirm something like that. I can only talk about Inter and our players.” (Daily Star)

Kenedy: Chelsea to Newcastle

Newcastle United boss Rafa Benitez wants to sign Kenedy on a permanent deal this summer. The Brazilian, who scored twice in Newcastle’s 3-0 win over Southampton at the weekend, is currently on loan from Chelsea until the end the season. He could cost Newcastle up to £15m. (Daily Mirror)

Emre Can: Liverpool to Real Madrid/Bayern Munich/Juventus

Italian giants Juventus fear they could miss out on signing Emre Can this summer after it emerged that Bayern Munich and Real Madrid are also interested in the German. Midfielder Can is out of contract at the end of the season, but the 24-year-old could extend his stay at Liverpool. (Daily Express)

Michy Batshuayi: Chelsea to Borussia Dortmund

Since joining Borussia Dortmund on loan from Chelsea in January, Michy Batshuayi has scored seven goals in nine games. His form in front of goal has impressed Dortmund team-mate Marco Reus, who says he would like to see the striker remain at the Bundesliga club. “I would be very happy if Michy stays,” said Reus. “He showed how important he can be for us. I hope we finish the season in a Champions League place.” (Sky Sports via Bild)

Premier League news and talking points

Arsenal target Allegri to replace Wenger

Massimiliano Allegri is wanted by Arsenal to replace long-serving boss Arsene Wenger. Allegri has impressed the Arsenal board and they were “blown away” by how he masterminded Juventus’ Champions League victory over Tottenham. (Daily Star)

Pardew will ‘slog on’ at West Brom

It’s believed that Alan Pardew will remain as West Brom manager despite the Premier League’s bottom side expecting to name a new boss in the summer. After just one win in 16 matches, Pardew is a “dead man walking” at West Brom and Graham Potter and Michael Appleton are among the names being lined up to take over. (Daily Mirror)

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