Transfer round-up: Arsenal ready to pay £34.2m to sign striker, Man United’s Pogba update

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team logoManchester United will sign Paul Pogba this summer but only if his first-choice move to Real Madrid does not materialise and the Red Devils meet his wage demands of £250,000 a week.

Full story: The Guardian

team logoValencia have rejected a £40m bid from Chelsea for 22-year-old midfielder Andre Gomes as Antonio Conte prepares to take over at Stamford Bridge.

Full story: The Daily Mirror

team logoArsene Wenger is prepared to pay £34.2m to trigger Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette’s release clause in Arsenal’s search for a new forward.

Full story: The Telegraph

team logoBlaise Matuidi has been given time off from France’s Euro 2016 campaign to secure a move to Manchester United.

Full story: The Independent

team logoTottenham are set to complete the £16m signing of AZ Alkmaar striker Vincent Janssen as Mauricio Pochettino prepares his side for a return to the Champions League.

Full story: The Sun

team logoArsenal are planning to compete with Chelsea to sign 23-year-old Spain striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, who are holding out for £57m.

Full story: The London Evening Standard

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