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Nani signs new five year deal

Luis Nani has put pen to paper on a new five year contract with Manchester United, the Metro understands.

The Portugal international, whose previous deal was set to expire at the end of this season, had been strongly linked with a move away from Old Trafford this summer with Arsenal, Roma, Juventus, Monaco and Paris Saint Germain all reportedly interested.

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United reject new Rooney bid from Chelsea

Manchester United have rejected a fresh bid from Chelsea for striker Wayne Rooney, Sky Sports understands.

The new offer, though to be in the region of £30m has been considered short shrift by the Premier League champions, who maintain that the England international is not for sale.

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Marchisio flattered by United interest

Juventus midfielder Claudio Marchisio has refused to rule out a move to Manchester United amid reports linking him to the Premier League champions, the Metro understands.

The Italy international has been earmarked by David Moyes as an alternative option to first-choice transfer target Cesc Fabregas, should a move for the former Arsenal captain fail to materialise.

The 27 year old has three years remaining on his contract with the Serie A champions, and has stated that he is happy with life in Turin, though the pull of Manchester United may prove too strong.

Meanwhile, United’s hopes of signing Luka Modric have been dealt a blow after Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti confirmed that the midfielder will be remaining at the Bernabeu.

The 27 year old, who only moved to Spain last summer, made thirty-three appearances in La Liga last season, and scored an incredible equaliser for Real in the Champions League last sixteen second leg victory at Old Trafford.

Arsenal had reportedly entered the race to sign the Croatia international, with his former club Tottenham Hotspur were reportedly interested in involving him in a swap deal that would see Gareth Bale move in the opposite direction, though his new manager has reiterated his importance to the Spanish club.

United won’t sell Rooney before buying first

Manchester United have told Chelsea to hold off making a second approach for Wayne Rooney until they have made a marquee signing of their own, according to the Daily Star.

The Blues saw their initial offer of £20m for the England international rebuffed by the Premier League champions, though Jose Mourinho is determined to get his man.

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