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Manchester United have agreed a fee of around £75m with Everton for striker Romelu Lukaku, senior club sources have told the BBC.

The 24-year-old Belgium international scored 25 Premier League goals last season.

United, who have been chasing Lukaku for most of the summer, will not now be pursuing their interest in Real Madrid's Alvaro Morata.

Everton sources say no deal or agreement has been reached.

Wayne Rooney is on the brink of making a sensational return to his former club, Everton, and The Sun reports he will be withdrawn from Manchester United’s squad for their pre-season tour to America.

Rooney exploded onto the national consciousness with two seasons at Goodison Park before joining United in a £20 million transfer just weeks after scoring four goals at Euro 2004.

But his career is set to come full circle, with The Sun reporting that United have granted Rooney, 31, a free transfer despite having two years left on his current contract, with Everton set to take on his wages of £250,000 per week.

Timothy Weah

Timothy Weah has followed in the footsteps of his Ballon d’Or-winning father George by signing a professional contract with Paris St-Germain.

The 17-year-old forward has signed a three-year deal with PSG, the club George represented from 1992 to 1995.

There have already been hints that it is a case of like father, like son.

The Champions League winners are monitoring the 18-year-old, but the president says his age means he will not be guaranteed a place in the team

Florentino Perez says Zinedine Zidane is interested in Kylian Mbappe, but admits it would be difficult to find a place for him at Real Madrid.

The 18-year-old striker has attracted Europe's top clubs after a sensational season with Ligue 1 champions Monaco.

Lionel Messi

The Argentine attacker is away with his wife after getting married on Friday, but will pen a fresh contract agreement upon his return to Catalunya.

Lionel Messi will sign a new Barcelona contract when he returns from his honeymoon in the middle of this month, Goal understands.

The Argentine attacker, who married long-time partner Antonela Roccuzzo in Rosario on Friday, was set to return to the Catalan capital with his family at the weekend, but will now not be back until around July 12.

John Terry

John Terry has signed for Aston Villa to continue his playing career beyond the age of 37 in the Championship.

Villa owner and chairman Dr Tony Xia confirmed the Chelsea legend’s arrival on Monday morning, tweeting: ‘Welcome JT to Birmingham city...Aston Villa! #UTV! @AVFCOfficial Announcement shortly!

Local rivals Birmingham City had also been chasing Terry before Steve Bruce convinced the 36-year-old to head for Villa Park — with Xia clearly poking fun at Villa’s neighbours in his tweet.

The 21-year-old winger is closing in on a summer move to the Gunners following an impressive season in Ligue 1 and Europe. Arsenal are closing in on the signing of Monaco starlet Thomas Lemar, Goal understands.

The 21-year-old is at the top of Arsene Wenger's summer wishlist after scoring 14 goals and recording 11 assists from the flanks last season.

Wenger was recently spotted in the French city of Nice alongside chief executive Ivan Gazidis, and the two have spent much of their summer so far working on deals for targets in Ligue 1.

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