The FC panel remark on the continued rumours of Ronaldo’s exit from Madrid, and if that means Mbappe would fill his place.

Tuesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending…

MAN UNITEDManchester United manager Jose Mourinho is being investigated by a Spanish prosecutor for tax fraud totalling €3.3m between between 2011-12, according to a statement issued to ESPN FC.

– Manchester United are treating reports that Real Madrid’s Cristiano Ronaldo would welcome a return with caution amid concerns that the uncertainty surrounding him could delay a move for Alvaro Morata, sources have told ESPN FC.

REAL MADRID: Cristiano Ronaldo will testify in his tax fraud case on July 31, according to reports, having been accused of defrauding authorities of €14.7m and will give evidence in a Spanish court.

– Newly re-elected Real Madrid president Florentino Perez played down the possibility of a move for Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea and said no bids have been received for Alvaro Morata or James Rodriguez.

Perez admits his club are “following” striker Kylian Mbappe, but says the 18-year-old is still a Monaco player. He also said Ronaldo’s apparent dissatisfaction is “all very strange” but that both he and the club expect the superstar to stay at the Bernabeu this summer.

– Diego Maradona says he wishes Cristiano Ronaldo was Argentine, but still prefers Lionel Messi to lead the Albiceleste.

– Croatian prosecutors launched an investigation into suspected perjury against Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric on Monday for his testimony about his financial deals with a former Dinamo Zagreb director charged with embezzlement and tax fraud.

– Fabio Coentrao is expected to complete a move to Sporting Lisbon in the coming days, Perez has said.

MAN CITY: Manchester City are prepared to be patient in their bid to sign top attacking target Alexis Sanchez but are not ready to make a move for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, sources have told ESPN FC.

CONFEDERATIONS CUP: Germany coach Joachim Low said he never expected his new-look squad to be “perfect” after they were given a fright by Australia at the Confederations Cup on Monday.

– Australia coach Ange Postecoglou was puzzled to learn the reasons behind his side’s lack of “composure” in a sluggish start.

– Mexico international Hirving Lozano has said he is delighted to have signed for PSV Eindhoven from Pachuca and is ready to focus on the national team after a protracted transfer saga.

FIFA: “Extremely happy” FIFA president Gianni Infantino says VAR is “the future of modern football” despite a rash of criticism of the technology during Confederations Cup matches over the past three days.

ENGLAND: England Under-21 boss Aidy Boothroyd hailed his gutsy Young Lions after their comeback victory over Slovakia.

LIGUE 1: Nice coach Lucien Favre has said he believes there is “a possibility” that Mario Balotelli will stay with the Ligue 1 club.

ARSENAL: Arsenal striker Takuma Asano is set to spend another year on loan at Stuttgart, the German club have said.

EVERTON: Everton have strengthened their Premier League 2-winning squad by signing Netherlands Under-18 international Nathangelo Markelo from Dutch second division side FC Volendam on a three-year contract.

LIVERPOOL: Goalkeeper Loris Karius will not be leaving Liverpool, his agent has told Goal.

– Jurgen Klopp has challenged the youngsters in his Liverpool squad to become regular first-team players for the club.

PSG: AC Milan, Inter Milan and Juventus all want to sign Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Blaise Matuidi this summer, according to the player’s agent Mino Raiola.

– Paris Saint-Germain’s Lucas Moura has cast doubt on his future in the French capital by recognising that a move within Europe is possible this summer.

SERIE A: Torino president Urbano Cairo says there has been no contact with AC Milan over Andrea Belotti, while he has ruled out a return of Joe Hart to the Serie A club.

AC MILAN: Mino Raiola says AC Milan only have themselves to blame for Gianluigi Donnarumma’s decision not to extend his contract with the club.

– Donnarumma won’t be allowed to leave AC Milan this summer, club sporting director Massimiliano Mirabelli has confirmed.

MLS: Major League Soccer on Monday bought out the only outside investors in its media and marketing arm, Soccer United Marketing.

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