THE Premier League title race took another twist at the weekend, with Liverpool taking the lead and Chelsea slipping to defeat at Crystal Palace.
While both clubs remain locked in a battle at the top, it appears their attentions are already beginning to turn to the summer transfer window.
This morning’s national newspapers are full of stories linking some of the Premier League’s clubs with summer transfers, with speculation starting to hot up.
Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole – who has been out of favour for much of this season – is set to be offered a big-money deal by Real Madrid. (The Sun)
Liverpool are targeting a move for Southampton defender Dejan Lovren, who they tried to sign last summer. (Daily Mirror)
Borussia Dortmund could re-sign Manchester United midfielder Shinji Kagawa on loan. (Daily Mirror)
Wilfried Zaha could also be on his way out of Old Trafford for as little as £5m. (The Sun)
Chelsea are looking to revamp their forward line, with the futures of Demba Ba, Fernando Torres and Romelu Lukaku called into question. (The Guardian)
Nuremberg striker Josip Drmic has denied a move to Arsenal has been agreed. (Sky Sports)
Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti could take over from David Moyes at Man United. (Daily Star)
Liverpool and Man United are both in the race to sign Bayern Munich defender Jerome Boateng. (Bild)