Chelsea will be looking to launch a Premier League title challenge this season under new manager Antonio Conte.
And it appears they are prepared to spend big in the transfer market in a bid to overhaul their rivals.
That is just one of the stories to have made today's newspapers, with Liverpool, Newcastle United and Leicester City among the other clubs to feature.
Chelsea are planning a £57million move for Lazio winger Antonio Candreva and Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci. (The Sun)
Liverpool want to sign Newcastle winger Andros Townsend, who has a release clause of about £10.5million. (Daily Mirror)
Manchester City are also interested in Townsend. (Daily Telegraph)
Leicester are willing to pay £30million to land Watford striker Troy Deeney, having had two bids turned down. (Daily Telegraph)
N'Golo Kante looks set to leave the Premier League champions, though, with Leicester looking to replace him with an £11.5million deal for Nice midfielder Nampalys Mendy. (Daily Star)
West Bromwich Albion would like to sign Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko. (Birmingham Mail)
Everton have opened talks over a £16million deal for Porto striker Vincent Aboubakar. (Daily Mail)
Leicester and Everton are interested in Burnley defender Michael Keane, but the Premier League newcomers have not yet received a bid. (Burnley Express)
West Brom have offered £4million for Queens Park Rangers winger Matty Phillips. (Birmingham Mail)
Crystal Palace, Aston Villa and Norwich City are keen on Reading midfielder Aaron Tshibola. (Get Reading)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.