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Football news and transfer gossip: Manchester United want Bayern Munich winger Kingsley Coman, West Ham step –

July 26, 2020
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Manchester Unitedare interested in signing Bayern Munich forward Kingsley Coman. The Red Devils would be interested in either a permanent deal or a loan move for the 24-year-old, who is thought to be keen on a move to Old Trafford. Coman has won the league title in eight consecutive seasons while playing for Paris Saint-Germain, Juventus and Bayern.FULL STORY

United have previously shown interest in Barcelona teenager Ansu Fati with some reports suggesting they’ve had multiple bids turned down. Barca will try and tie the forward down to a new deal to ward off anymore interest. The 17-year-old has scored seven times in 24 LaLiga appearances this season (Sport)

Barcelona starlet Fati has already made a huge impression at the Camp Nou


Barcelona starlet Fati has already made a huge impression at the Camp Nou

Ledley King is in discussions to join Jose Mourinho’s backroom staff atTottenham. The former centre-back spent his entire playing career at Spurs racking 323 appearances before retiring in 2012 amid chronic knee problems. King has been working as an ambassador for the club for the last eight years but could be about to into the role that will be vacant when tactical analyst Ricardo Formosinho leaves at the end of the season. (Telegraph)

Roma have published a picture of on-loan Manchester United defender Chris Smalling in their kit for next season. Negotiations are still ongoing between the clubs but the image is an indication of their confidence of striking a deal. (Corriere Dello Sport)

Chris Smalling has made 34 appearances this season for Roma

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Chris Smalling has made 34 appearances this season for Roma

United will not extend the loan deals of Smalling at Roma or Alexis Sanchez at Inter Milan this summer. The club want both players to leave on a permanent deal. Both Smalling and Sanchez look rejuvenated since their moves to Italy for the 2019/20 season and Roma and Inter Milan are interested in permanent transfers.(Sky Sports)

Real Madrid will try to raise £163million through player sales this summer. These are said to include Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and Luka Jovic. Dani Ceballos has also been linked with a permanent move to Arsenal as Madrid look to give Zinedine Zidane funds to land his targets. (Marca)

“I reckon there are better keepers in Sunday League!” – Chelsea fan Andy Jacobs is no fan of Kepa Arrizabalaga

West Hamare stepping up their interest in Brentford star Said Benrahma. The winger has 17 goals in the Championship this season as the Bees came agonisingly close to automatic promotion. On the final day of the season they were beaten by Barnsley when a win would have sealed a place in the Premier League. The Hammers are said to be hoping Benrahma could have a similar impact to Dimitri Payet. (The Times)