Live Transfer Updates – Real Madrid boss denies Neymar links, Koscielny’s agent speaks out, West Ham’s compensation for sacking Pellegrini

Live Transfer Updates (September 5) – Real Madrid boss denies Neymar links, Koscielny’s agent speaks out, West Ham’s compensation for sacking Pellegrini

Real Madrid manager Julen Lopetegui has played down transfer links to Paris St-Germain’s Brazil forward Neymar, 26, and 19-year-old France striker Kylian Mbappe. (Express)

Seven of Europe’s biggest clubs – including Premier League sides Manchester City, Chelsea, Manchester United and Liverpool – have spent more than 1bn euros (£900m) in transfer fees on players since 2010. (Mail)

Manchester United are considering a move for Atletico Madrid’s 22-year-old France defender Lucas Hernandez. (Star)

Sporting Lisbon could end Aston Villa’s hopes of re-signing 37-year-old former England captain John Terry if presidential candidate Pedro Madeira Rodrigues wins the upcoming election at the Portuguese club. (Mirror)

John Terry

France World Cup-winning defender Benjamin Pavard, 22, has denied he has reached any sort of agreement to join Bayern Munich from Stuttgart. (Sky Sports)

Chelsea’s 25-year-old Spain striker Alvaro Morata says last season was “a disaster” for him. (Marca)

Leicester and England defender Harry Maguire, 25, says Manchester United did make a summer move for him – but he still owes the Foxes. (Mirror)

West Ham would have to pay £15m in compensation to Manuel Pellegrini if they were to sack their Chilean manager. (Times)

Premier League officials are set to stage their first “multi-match” top-flight trial of video assistant refereeing later this month. (Telegraph)

Jordan Henderson

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson says he still needs to improve after the 28-year-old England midfielder signed a new five-year contract at Anfield. (Sky Sports)

Arsenal are being linked with a surprise move for 33-year-old Brazilian Filipe Luis, the Atletico Madrid and former Chelsea defender, in January. (Mirror)

Laurent Koscielny’s agent says the 32-year-old France defender was considering leaving the Gunners before injuring his Achilles in May. (Daily Star)

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