Chelsea consider £50m and £67m bids while Liverpool set to sign ex-Arsenal star

.
.

Chelsea have been desperately trying to strengthen their squad so far this summer following last season's awful Premier League title defence.

Today, they have been linked with two big-money bids as the speculation begins to hot up.

They are just one of the clubs to have made the headlines, though, with Liverpool, Manchester United and West Ham United among the other clubs to feature.

Chelsea are considering making a £50million bid to re-sign Romelu Lukaku from Everton, but the Toffees value the striker at £65million. (Liverpool Echo)

Liverpool are set to sign former Arsenal goalkeeper Alex Manninger on a one-year contract. (Liverpool Echo)

The agent of Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba could receive £20million if he joins Man United. (Daily Mail)

However, the man in question, Mino Raiola, insists no deal has yet been done. (The Sun)

Chelsea must pay £67million to land Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham have been given a boost after transfer target Mario Gomez announced he was leaving Besiktas. (Daily Express)

Manchester City are in a strong position to sign Man United, Barcelona and Real Madrid target Gabriel Jesus from Palmeiras. (Manchester Evening News)

Newcastle United midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum is set to join Liverpool on their pre-season tour in California this weekend after agreeing a five-year deal worth £75,000-a-week. (Daily Mirror)

Eric Dier is to be offered a £70,000-a-week five-year contract to extend his stay at Tottenham Hotspur, making him one of the club's best-paid players. (Daily Telegraph)

Chelsea are to make a £41.61million bid for Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani. (Le 10 Sport)

West Bromwich Albion have not yet made an offer for Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark, who has a £5million release clause. (Birmingham Mail)

Lille midfielder Sofiane Boufal is a target for Watford. (Watford Observer)

Crystal Palace are interested in signing Al-Ahli striker Moussa Sow on loan. (L'Equipe)

West Brom are expected to return with a second bid for Leicester City winger Jeffrey Schlupp after having a £9million offer turned down. (Leicester Mercury)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.