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Daily transfer news and rumours roundup - 31st May 2017

LA CORUNA, SPAIN - APRIL 26:  Alvaro Morata of Real Madrid celebrates after scoring goal during the La Liga match between RC Deportivo La Coruna and Real Madrid at Riazor Stadium on April 26, 2017 in La Coruna, Spain.  (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images)
Alvaro Morata might be tempted with a move to Manchester United
Sumedh Pande
Modified 31 May 2017, 21:00 IST

Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's latest transfer news and rumours roundup. Today's stories feature the latest update on some of the major happenings in world football which may change the complexion of a few clubs. So let's head right in and take a look at the speculation happening across Europe that made headlines on May 31, 2017:

Alvaro Morata in regular contact with the Special One

The Spanish striker is certain to leave Real Madrid this summer with Chelsea and AC Milan being the rumoured front-runners for his signature. But according to OK Diario, Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been in regular contact with Morata for persuading him to reject other offers and join his project at Old Trafford.

Mourinho has reportedly told the striker that under him, Morata can become "the best number 9 in the world". Real Madrid are expected to demand close to £50 million for the player mentioned. 

Arsenal's summer plans revealed

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 27: Arsene Wenger, Manager of Arsenal lifts The FA Cup after The Emirates FA Cup Final between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on May 27, 2017 in London, England.  (Photo by Ian Walton/Getty Images)
Arsene Wenger has signed a two-year extension to stay with the Gunners

After making a two-year contract extension official, Arsene Wenger is expected to receive a £100 million war chest to prepare his squad for the upcoming challenges. Daily Mirror reports that Wenger has set his sights on 31-year-old striker Carlos Bacca, Leicester City's Riyadh Mahrez and AS Monaco's Thomas Lemar.

Arsenal have already signed Sead Kolasinac from Schalke and are also preparing huge new deals for star duo - Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil. 


Thomas Tuchel's successor at Borussia Dortmund identified

MOENCHENGLADBACH, GERMANY - DECEMBER 11:  Head coach Lucien Favre of Borussia Moenchengladbach looks on prior to the UEFA Europa League group stage match between VfL Borussia Moenchengladbach and FC Zurich at Borussia Park on December 11, 2014 in Moenchengladbach, Germany.  (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
Favre’s side play expansive, free-flowing brand of football

After sacking Thomas Tuchel yesterday, Borussia Dortmund have already decided on who should be the next Dortmund manager. Daily Mail claims that Nice boss Lucian Favre is expected to take up the hot seat at Westfalenstadion next season as his playing style has been deemed as a perfect fit for Dortmund.

Favre also has the experience of managing in the Bundesliga before. He has managed Hertha Berlin and Borussia Monchengladbach in the past and also won the Bundesliga manager of the year award for the 2014/15 season. 

Real Madrid legend offered to Paris Saint-Germain

PORTO, PORTUGAL - DECEMBER 07:  Iker Casillas of FC Porto looks on during the UEFA Champions League match between FC Porto and Leicester City FC at Estadio do Dragao on December 7, 2016 in Porto, Porto.  (Photo by David Ramos/Getty Images)
The veteran might soon be moving to the French giants

It is being speculated that FC Porto and former Real Madrid player, Iker Casillas will be on the move this summer. After getting linked with Liverpool last week, L'equipe reports that the custodian has now been offered to PSG with the deal expected to be completed in the coming weeks.

The Parisians' sporting director Antero Henrique was the man who finalised Casillas' transfer from Madrid to Porto and now he is the one who is gunning for this move to happen.

Published 31 May 2017, 20:53 IST
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