Chelsea make £38m bid while Arsenal and Man United line up big deals

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Chelsea are hoping to launch a Premier League title challenge this season after finishing a poor 10th last time out.

They have been linked with a number of players over recent weeks, and today, a Serie A defender is reportedly on their radar.

That is just one of the stories to have made the headlines, though, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Everton among the other clubs to feature.

Chelsea have made a £38million bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly. (Sky Italy)

Arsenal have spoken to the agent of Valencia defender Shkodran Mustafi. (Emanuele Giulianelli)

Paul Pogba is set to complete a world-record £112million move to Man United from Juventus. (The Sun)

Real Madrid are ready to turn their attentions to £30million-rated Newcastle United midfielder Moussa Sissoko. (Daily Telegraph)

Everton defender John Stones is set to seal a £50million transfer to Manchester City. (Daily Mail)

Juventus centre-back Leonardo Bonucci is a back-up option for Man City. (Daily Mirror)

Everton are preparing for life without Stones, and Sunderland defender Lamine Kone is a £14million possible replacement. (The Sun)

Stoke City are still interested in West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino. (talkSPORT)

Newcastle forward Ayoze Perez is wanted by Barcelona. (IB Times)

Leonardo Ulloa has told Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri he wants to complete a £10million switch to Swansea City. (The Sun)

Another target for the Swans is Sevilla striker Fernando Llorente, on loan. (IU Sport)

Wolverhampton Wanderers could beat Liverpool to the £20million signing of Benfica midfielder Anderson Talisca. (A Bola)

Southampton are interested in the £10million signing of Barcelona forward Cristian Tello and £5million capture of Malaga midfielder Recio. (The Sun)

Rafael van der Vaart could join Championship side Reading. (Get Reading)

Brighton and Hove Albion have made a £3.5million bid for Blackburn Rovers defender Shane Duffy. (Daily Mirror)