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Saturday's transfer news, rumours and gossip: Man Utd near Aaron Wan-Bissaka move, Arsenal target double defensive deal

Transfer deadline day summer 2019: The deals done so far

Manchester United are set to spend big this summer as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer looks to overhaul his underperforming squad. Crystal Palace's Aaron Wan-Bissaka is top of his transfer wishlist with the two clubs haggling over a fee which could eventually top £50m. They won't be stopping there, however, with Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes another key target.

Elsewhere, the likes of Liverpool, Barcelona and Bayern Munich look set to be disappointed in the chase for Matthijs De Ligt with the Ajax captain appearing to be closing in on a move to Juventus.

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Arsenal are meanwhile set to push on with their first signing of the summer with a bid for Bournemouth’s Ryan Fraser set to be lodged. Belgian international Yannick Carrasco is also an option being considered but money could be tight for Unai Emery and Co.

Champions Manchester City don't have any such problems and look set to strengthen an already stacked squad. Leicester City's Harry Maguire could arrive in a club record deal while Atletico Madrid's Rodri and Juve's Joao Cancelo appear near certainties to join him in what looks to be another busy summer at the Etihad.

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Good morning and welcome to The Independent's live coverage of the summer transfer window.

There's plenty top get stuck into so without further ado off we go.

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Crystal Palace are continuing to hold out for as much as £70m for Aaron Wan-Bissaka.

United had initially been hoping to prise the 22-year-old from Selhurst Park for £25m, and then £50m, but Palace have been steadfast in their stance.

They have no need to sell Wan-Bissaka so it will ultimately be up to United to match their valuation.

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Staying with Manchester United and the Red Devils appear to have moved ahead of Tottenham in the race for Sporting midfielder Bruno Fernandes.

The Portuguese international looks certain to leave the club this summer after a record-breaking season with some of Europe's top clubs lining up to sign him.

At the front of that queue appear to be United who are willing to pay whatever it takes to get the 24-year-old on board.

A Bola report that Tottenham's move for Fernandes hinges on Christian Eriksen leaving first which leaves United as clear frontrunners.

Fernandes' agent is understood to have met with United and that a formal offer to his client and Sporting is expected imminently.

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Matthijs De Ligt long search for a new club appears to finally be coming to an end.

Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona and Bayern Munich have all been chasing hard to secure the services of the Ajax captain this summer.

But De Telegraaf now suggest that it is Juventus who have won the race for the 19-year-old.

They say De Ligt is about to put pen to paper on a five-year deal that will pay him upwards of €15m a year.

A real statement of intent from the Serie A champions.

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Tottenham will demand Marco Asensio in any deal that takes Christian Eriksen to Real Madrid this summer.

The Danish international wants "a new challenge" with Real one of many suitors amongst the European elite.

But Spurs aren't ready to give up one of their star assets without a fight with The Sun claiming they want Spanish international in return for Eriksen, who only has a year left on his deal in North London.

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Adrien Rabiot won't be joining the Premier League this summer with Juventus appearing to have jumped ahead in the race to sign him.

The Paris Saint-Germain star is leaving the French champions this summer after choosing not to extend his contract.

A number of clubs, Manchester United and Tottenham included, were said to be interested in but Italian reports suggest that Juve have swooped in.

It is reported that the Frenchman will put pen to paper on a deal in Turin imminently.

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Emmanuel Adebayor could be on his way back to the Premier League.

The Sun report West Ham, Watford and Premier League new boys Sheffield United are all keen on the former Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City striker.

The Togolese international is available for free after being released by Turkish club Istanbul Basaksehir at the end of last season.

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Liverpool have entered the race for talented Paris FC striker Silas Wamangituka, according to reports in Portugal.

19-year-old Wamangituka had a fine campaign for Paris last season, scoring 11 goals in 32 Ligue 2 matches as Paris finished in the playoffs, eventually crashing out on penalties to Lens.

He has been linked with Braga, Marseille and Barcelona, with reports earlier in the season that Liverpool sent scouts to watch him in action.

And now Jornal de Notícias claim Liverpool are ready to make an offer for the rising star.

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Manchester United believe that David De Gea will sign a new deal with the club.

That's according to The Sun.

They say the Spanish international is set to pen a new contract worth upwards of £350,000 a week.

A massive boost to United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer if they can pull it off.

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Atletico Madrid are keen on signing Hector Bellerin from Arsenal this summer.

The Spanish side are in the middle of a significant rebuild with deals for Marcos Llorente and Joao Felix already on the cards.

The Daily Telegraph report that they want to add Bellerin and are willing to throw Spanish winger Vitolo in any deal.

It remains to be seen whether the Gunners would entertain any such offer for one of their star men.

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