Transfer round-up: Arsenal Morata update, Chelsea’s Lukaku hint

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team logoReal Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has made a u-turn on his future and wants a transfer to Arsenal after becoming concerned over his likely lack of playing opportunities at the Bernabeu this season.

Full story: El Confidencial

team logoBut Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane believes he has won his battle with club president Florentino Perez to keep Alvaro Morata at the Bernabeu, dealing a blow to the Spanish striker’s Premier League suitors.

Full story: Daily Mirror

team logoJulian Draxler wants to leave Wolfsburg this summer and would prefer to join Arsenal over other interested party Juventus.

Full story: Sky Germany via Metro

team logoChelsea manager Antonio Conte looks to have hinted at possible imminent signings after rumours that the club has made a bid for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku.

Full story: London Evening Standard

team logoPaul Pogba may have broken Manchester United hearts after telling Italian football vloggers that he’s staying at Juventus this summer.

Full story: Metro

team logoRiyad Mahrez has ‘agreed’ a move to Arsenal from Leicester City this summer, according to unverified reports in his native Algeria.

Full story: Le Buteur

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