Ronaldo's buy-out clause slashed to $189 million

Marco Asensio is under contract with Real Madrid until 2023

If United do bid for the 28-year-old German global he won't come cheap. A deal for Alisson would surely see Thibaut Courtois leave Stamford Bridge - for either Real Madrid or Atletico Madrid.

The Brazilian has always been linked with Liverpool and Real Madrid, but Chelsea are close to agreeing a $81.4 million fee. The 22-year-old is under contract in Madrid until 2023, and has a release clause of €700m, meaning the Champions League winners have no obvious reason to sell Asensio. Today, Chelsea are closing-in on Alisson....

Marca report that Chelsea are the closest to signing the Brazil worldwide as they are near to matching his €70 million (£62m) valuation.

Egypt goalkeeper El Hadary becomes World Cup's oldest player
Neither Salah nor his agent commented on the report, which went viral in the football-mad country. He did play, and score, in the second match, a loss to hosts Russian Federation .

Voters go to the polls in elections in Turkey
Erdogan won 52.7 percent in Turkish presidential election after 96 percent of votes were counted in Turkey on June 24. More than 110,000 government workers have also been dismissed under a state of emergency after the coup.

OPEC to boost oil production by 1 million barrels per day
On the upside, Crude oil prices also have the expected 1.44 mbpd increase in demand (up to 98.16 mbpd in 2018) for a Bullish case. Crude prices in NY rose more than 3 percent to nearly $68 a barrel and rose about 2 percent in London to more than $74 a barrel.

Reports had linked Liverpool with an ambitious move to land the Spanish youngster this summer when he was less than convincing whilst being quizzed about his future in Spain. The CSKA Moscow star has been the subject of interest from the Italian club for much of the summer, as reported by Goal. This, in turn, opens the door for Manchester United to swoop in, and according to reports, a deal looks more likely than ever. Sarri is expected to replace Antonio Conte and Rugani's agent Davide Torchia said: "It's obvious to say that the Sarri issue must be resolved first".

Elsewhere, the Daily Mirror claims Everton are looking at Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney as a replacement for Leighton Baines, while West Brom are angry with Watford for offering just $1.3 million for Ben Foster, way short of their $13 million valuation. Former England captain Rooney joins the Major League Soccer (MLS) side on a three-and-a-half-year contract. "I have been really excited with the project DC have put together and what they presented to me - so that was the reason to come to DC".

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