Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has an extra incentive to reach a third Champions League final in four years, because the game will be played in his hometown of Cardiff.
ARSENAL are reportedly making a late swoop for Deportivo La Coruna striker Lucas Perez - snatching him from under Everton's nose.
ARSENAL have reportedly added Villarreal's Mateo Musacchio to their list of potential new defenders.
GERARD PIQUE has admitted he would give Cesc Fabregas his full support if he chose to sign for Real Madrid.
Antoine Griezmann insists he deserves to be nominated alongside Cristiano Ronaldo as one of the best players in Europe after a stunning season for both club and country.
Sunderland are in talks to sign defender Javier Manquillo from Atletico Madrid on a season-long loan, according to Sky sources.
REAL MADIRD midfielder Isco has reportedly rejected a move to Juventus, which could have a knock-on effect for Chelsea.
LIVERPOOL have reportedly enquired about James Rodriguez's availability - but Real Madrid don't believe the Reds can afford him.