The transfer is expected to generate between £42m and £50m for Los Blancos, with the club having already identified replacements for the 26-year-old.
Below, we’ve rounded up all the latest rumors from Elland Road and the Premier League as clubs ramp up with the season just over a month away.
RB Leipzig’s Tyler Adams is one of three players Leeds have entered into talks with as they look to replace outgoing Kalvin Phillips. Red Bull Salzburg’s Mohamed Camara is also a player on Los Blancos’ target list. (Yorkshire Evening Post – MORE).
Leeds United have increased their interest in Strasbourg defender Gerzino Nyamsi, who is also being watched by Newcastle United and Napoli (Objective – MORE).
Raphinha, who is heavily linked with a move away from Elland, wants to wait and see if an offer from Barcelona arrives amid interest from Premier League clubs (Sports – MORE).
Meanwhile, Arsenal are to submit an improved offer for Raphinha after rejecting their first offer for the Brazilian (The Athletic – MORE).
Manchester City striker Gabriel Jesus is set to join Arsenal after signing a five-year deal at the Emirates Stadium (The Guardian – MORE).
West Ham United are interested in signing Southampton midfielder James Ward-Prowse. The Hammers have also made Jesse Lingard an offer with the Manchester United player set to become a free agent (Sky Sports – MORE).
Brandon Williams could be available for £10million this summer, with the defender’s future at Manchester United growing in doubt (Mail online – MORE).
Sadio Mane’s agent has denied the striker joined Bayern Munich because he wasn’t earning enough money at Liverpool (TVMondo, via Mirror – MORE).