Real Madrid transfer news LIVE: Man Utd swap deal, Chelsea offer, Salah makes decision
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Tuesday, June 13
De Gea-Ronaldo swap deal?
Manchester United star David De Gea could be heading to Real Madrid in a sensational swap deal involving Cristiano Ronaldo, reports in Spain claim.
The Old Trafford No 1 is a long-term target for Real, with the goalkeeper almost joining the Spanish giants in 2015.
And according to Spanish news outlet Don Balon, Real Madrid have proposed a stunning swap deal to United involving De Gea and Ronaldo.
Real feel they can get De Gea AND £88m (€100m) for Portugal talisman Ronaldo.
United are said to be willing to lose their goalkeeper if it brings Ronaldo back to Old Trafford.
Julen Lopetegui appointed Real Madrid manager
Julen Lopetegui has been appointed as Real Madrid’s new manager.
The Spain head coach will join up with his new club after the World Cup.
“Julen Lopetegui will be the Real Madrid coach after the celebration of the 2018 World Cup,” a statement from Real read.
“Real Madrid C. F. announce that Julen Lopetegui will be the coach of the first team during the next three seasons.
“Julen Lopetegui will join the club after Spain’s participation in the World Cup, after two years leading the national team.”
Lopetegui, 51, played briefly as a goalkeeper for Real during his footballing days and also spent three seasons at Barcelona.
Chelsea want Asensio
Chelsea have made an offer for Real Madrid star Marco Asensio, reports in Spain claim.
The attacker has been linked with a move away from the Bernabeu in recent months.
And according to Spanish news outlet Diario Gol, Asensio is a target for Chelsea this summer.
They say the Blues have made an offer for the Spain international, with Chelsea desperate to land Asensio.
Diario Gol add that the Real winger is open to heading to Stamford Bridge this summer, however, Asensio has asked Chelsea if he can decide on his future after the World Cup in Russia.
Salah makes decision
Mohamed Salah has no interest in joining Real Madrid this summer, reports in Spain claim.
The Liverpool ace has been tipped to leave Anfield this summer, despite only joining the Reds last year.
Real Madrid and Barcelona are chasing the 25-year-old, who won the Premier League Golden Boot this season.
However, according to Spanish outlet Diario Gol, Salah will not join Real this summer.
They say the Egypt star has no intention of heading to the Bernabeu.
Diario Gol add that Salah does not forgive Real captain Sergio Ramos for injuring him in the Champions League final last month – and the winger wants revenge.