Manchester United transfer news and rumours: Alvaro Morata uncertain as Gareth Bale stays put

Alvaro Morata returned to Real Madrid last summer after the club activated a buy-back clause

All the latest Manchester United transfer news and rumours from across the British and European press on Monday, June 5.

Having tasted Champions League glory for the third time in four seasons, Gareth Bale has reiterated his intention to stay at Real Madrid, dealing a blow to Manchester United's hopes of signing him, according to the Daily Mirror.

Despite Bale's intention to stay, there could still be negotiations between Real and United this summer, with Sky Sports' Spanish football expert Guillem Balague claiming Jose Mourinho is willing to sell David de Gea in exchange for striker Alvaro Morata.

Real Madrid's Welsh striker Gareth Bale lifts the trophy after Real Madrid won the UEFA Champions League final football match between Juventus and Real Mad

Interestingly, Sport have run a story in which Morata's father fails to rule out the chances of his son leaving the Bernabeu.

The Spanish newspaper goes on to claim that, despite being linked with AC Milan, Manchester United have tabled a substantial bid that will see Morata move to Old Trafford.

Elsewhere, The Sun claim Paris Saint-Germain will go head to head with United in the race to sign £43.75m-rated Monaco star Fabinho.

Monaco defender Fabinho celebrates his goal against Manchester City

Could another Brazilian star be heading to Old Trafford instead? Well, Bild claim United are one of four clubs chasing Bayern Munich winger Douglas Costa, who would cost a reported €40m (£34.9m).

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By all accounts, there could be a summer of change at the Allianz Arena, where former United target, Renato Sanches, could be on the move.

Bild claim Marseille have lodged a formal offer for the Portugal international, who is also being chased by Monaco, 12 months on from moving to Bayern over United.

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