Premier League rumours: Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane on Manchester United's radar

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Manchester United are stepping up their pursuit of Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane. French outlet Le 10 Sport claims several teams are chasing the signature of the 23-year-old.

The Times says Louis van Gaal will lose out on more than £1 million of his annual salary at United if his side fail to qualify for next season's Champions League. Apparently, more than half of his £8 million annual package is based on a series of performance-related, loyalty and image rights clauses.

The Times says Louis van Gaal will lose out on more than £1 million of his annual salary if Manchester United fail to qualify for next season's Champions League
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The Daily Mail says Harry Kane is expected to sign a new deal which will double his £50,000-a-week salary and smash Tottenham's existing ceiling of about £80,000 per week.

The Sun claims Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is ready to hand in a transfer request.

The Sun claims Thibaut Courtois is ready to hand in a transfer request
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Arsenal are preparing a raid for Dutch striker Vincent Janssen as they look to overhaul their squad this summer, according to the Daily Mirror.