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LIVE Transfer Talk: Premier League's Big Six prepare to battle over Maguire

Julien Laurens explains why Chelsea and Real Madrid think they are in a position of leverage against the other in the potential sale of Eden Hazard.

With the transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs set to open soon -- find out when the transfer window opens and closes across Europe's top leagues -- rest assured that Transfer Talk is scouring the world's media and setting correspondents loose to see what is on the agenda. You can click here to review all the latest transfers.

TOP STORY: Maguire in demand

Leicester City's Harry Maguire will play his final game for the club this weekend as Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester United prepare to battle for the £60 million-rated defender, according to the Sun.

That would break the record for the most expensive British defender, currently held by Kyle Walker and John Stones, who joined Manchester City for £50m each.

While United have had a long-standing interest in Maguire, rumours that Toby Alderweireld will be leaving Tottenham have Mauricio Pochettino looking at alternatives.

It's looking as though Maguire's next destination will be one of the Premier League's top six sides.

LIVE BLOG

20:30 BST: PSG's Brazilian defender Dani Alves said he has not made a decision on his future. "The only thing that I can say is that I have enough options. It is not something that I am thinking about. I want to fulfil my mission. I am under contract until the end of June with PSG," the ex-Barcelona man said after PSG's win over Angers on Saturday. "Until then, I will give 200 percent for the club. After that, we will sit down and make a decision. If I keep going with PSG, I will keep giving my best. If not, I will give my best elsewhere."

20:00 BST: Inter Miami CF co-owner Jorge Mas has said that the incoming MLS club has "targeted eight or nine players ...They're all international stars. They're all very well known. They all play in Europe. They all play on their national teams." The David Beckham-led project has been tied to players such as Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez and Robert Lewandowski.

19.30 BST: Leicester want to keep on-loan Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans, but the Belgium international told VTM Nieuws: "I expect I will return to Monaco in the summer unless something's moving. At the moment, there's nothing. I don't know what Monaco will be asking, so I can't talk about it."

18.59 BST: Ivan Rakitic is not happy about speculation that he could leave Barcelona and move to Inter Milan, the Mirror reports, adding that he has said he wants to stay with Barca for "many years."

18.03 BST: Reports in France suggest Newcastle have made an approach for Reims striker Remi Oudin, who is valued at around £10m and has also been linked with Watford.

17.08 BST: Mesut Ozil's agent has a message for those Arsenal fans concerned that the playmaker might leave -- don't worry. "Mesut bleeds Arsenal red, and respecting his contract is a certainty," Dr Erkut Sogut told Turkish Football. "He'll be staying at Arsenal until at least 2021. He has found a place where he feels welcome, and believes he has a lot more to give."

16.11 BST: Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone has said he is not worried by continuing speculation linking forward Antoine Griezmann with a move to Barcelona. "Ever since the topic came up, I always say the same: I see him well, happy, he's our captain and we give him all the affection we can, the importance he deserves," he said. We think he will stay with us. I'm not scared of losing him."

15.22 BST: Over to South London now, where Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson has said he wants some new faces in the summer. "We're looking next season to keep the nucleus of what we think is a good team and hopefully add to it because we know that staying in the league has been a fight and a struggle, and we need to make sure we're as well-equipped as we can be," he said.

14.37 BST: A mooted Juventus move for Roma defender Kostas Manolas has been put on hold, according to reports in Italy -- and that could let Manchester United in. Arsenal have also been linked with Manolas.

14.00 BST: Not a transfer as such, but an appointment that will shape a transfer or two -- Brendan Rodgers has made Lee Congerton, who worked with him at Celtic, the new Leicester head of recruitment.

13.27 BST: Antonio Conte will make a move for Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku if he becomes the new coach of Inter Milan, according to Corriere dello Sport.

12.44 BST: Everton manager Marco Silva has told the Liverpool Echo that the club have begun negotiations with Barcelona over a permanent deal for on-loan midfielder Andre Gomes. "His future is open and it is up to us the best we can do to sign him," Silva said. "I don't know all the details, but I think we already started to do something."

12.10 BST: Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has said rumours surrounding his future are "amusing" as he insisted on Saturday that he does not intend to leave the Bianconeri at the end of the season.

There was speculation during the week that Allegri had decided to leave Turin, but he dismissed that at a news conference ahead of Juve's trip to Roma on Sunday.

"I find it amusing reading and hearing everything," he said. "This morning, I was just thinking to myself -- if I'd not won some trophies these years, I would have been impaled somewhere.

"I find it amusing and it's part of the game. We've been champions for a month already. We'll have a meeting next week with the president and draw our conclusions like we do every year. I said before the return leg against Ajax that I was staying, and this is a fact."

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11.25 BST: Barcelona have already signed Frenkie de Jong, are favourites to bring in Matthijs de Ligt and are now being linked with a third Ajax player, according to Mundo Deportivo.

The Spanish outlet reports that midfielder Donny van de Beek is also a target. The 22-year-old Netherlands international has scored 11 goals this season, including the only goal in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal against Tottenham.

10.35 BST: Ander Herrera has confirmed he will leave Manchester United at the end of the season when his contract expires.

Spain international Herrera, 29, made the announcement in a farewell message posted on the club's Twitter account.

Sources have told ESPN FC that Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Juventus, Inter Milan and Barcelona are among the clubs interested in signing the midfielder as a free agent in the summer, with PSG the most strongly linked.

Herrera spent five years at Old Trafford after signing from Athletic Bilbao in 2014. He helped the club win the Europa League, FA Cup and League Cup in 2016-17 and claimed the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year award that season.

10.15 BST: Manchester United gave up their pursuit of Matthijs de Ligt before Ajax's run to the Champions League semifinals because of concerns about his weight, sources have told ESPN FC.

The 19-year-old defender is wanted by Barcelona after helping the Dutch giants to the brink of a first Champions League final since 1996 before Tottenham's stunning comeback on Wednesday night.

However, sources have told ESPN FC that prominent members of United's recruitment team voiced worries that De Ligt, who lined up against United in the 2017 Europa League final, was vulnerable to gaining weight because of concerns about his family history, leading the club to ditch their pursuit.

09.30 BST: Barcelona are due for an overhaul of their squad after yet another Champions League humbling, and  are confident they can do so without necessarily losing any of their big-name players, according to Sport.

The Spanish sport daily reports that sales of fringe players such as Malcom, Jasper Cillessen, Rafinha, Denis Suarez and Andre Gomes can bring in more than €100m if all are sold -- and that is before the potential exits of first-team stars such as Philippe Coutinho, Samuel Umtiti or Ivan Rakitic are factored in.

Barca coach Ernesto Valverde, whose future is the subject of speculation following Tuesday's shock European elimination with the 4-0 loss at Liverpool, will address the media later today.

PAPER TALK (by Steve Wright): Sancho staying in Germany

Jadon Sancho will not be moving to Manchester United in the summer, with Borussia Dortmund officials saying he will stay in Germany for at least one more season, the Sun reports.

Sancho, 19, is reportedly valued at around £100m and, while bids will almost certainly come in, Dortmund are "determined to resist approaches when the transfer window opens."

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A number of top Premier League clubs were reported to be interested in bringing Sancho back to England, none more so than Manchester United.

Sancho has scored 12 goals this season and earned a call-up to the England squad.

Spurs want Bolton's next big thing

Tottenham are among the clubs interested in 18-year-old midfielder Luca Connell, who will leave Bolton when the club goes into administration, according to the Sun.

Connell has also caught the eye of Wolves, Everton and Norwich, while Southampton and Brighton attempted to sign him in January but had two bids rejected.

But with Bolton now in debt amounting to as much as £41.6m, it's likely that they won't have much power in any transfer negotiations.

Tap-ins

- The Mirror cites Portuguese outlet A Bola as reporting that Benfica will offer forward Joao Felix a new contract worth £2.1m a year to fend off interest from Manchester United, Manchester City, Juventus and Real Madrid.

- Atletico Madrid face a decision over the future of on-loan Chelsea forward Alvaro Morata, according to AS, with the option to keep him on loan for another 12 months in exchange for €18m, buy him outright or send him back to West London.

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