Premier League rumours: Newcastle 'make bid' for Â£20m striker | Liverpool eye Â£40m star | Updates on Chelsea, Manchester United
With the Premier League season growing ever closer, Newcastle and their Premier League rivals continue to be linked with a host of players.
And reports today suggest that Newcastle are one of several teams to have launched a bid for a £20m-rated striker.
READ: Jonjo Shelvey has an important message for Newcastle United fansElsewhere, there are updates on a host of other teams from around the top flight as transfer activity hots up ahead of the August 9 deadline.
Here's the rumours doing the rounds today:
Newcastle United are one of several teams to have made a bid for Liverpool striker Danny Ings, according to reports. Crystal Palace, Leicester City and Southampton are also claimed to have submitted offers for the striker, who is valued at £20m by his current club (Times)
MORE: The Rafa Benitez quote which sums up Newcastle United's transfer businessJordan Pickford is Chelsea's top goalkeeping target should Thibaut Courtois leave Stamford Bridge this summer (Sky Sports)
Manchester United could be set to launch an £80m bid for Harry Maguire - a world record fee for a defender (Star)
Cheikhou Kouyate continues to interest Crystal Palace, with West Ham willing to listen to offers of around £10m (Sky Sports)
READ: What is the latest on Aleksandar Mitrovic?Liverpool are supposedly keen on a deal for Flamengo's Brazilian attacking midfielder Lucas Paqueta, who is valued at £40m (TeamTalk)
Willian looks set to join Manchester United in a a £66m deal from Chelsea (Express)
Arsenal full-back Hector Bellerin says that it would be 'crazy' to talk about leaving the club, despite interest from Barcelona and Manchester City (London Evening Standard)
Barcelona will open talks with West Ham over a £600,000 deal for winger Domingos Quina (Sky Sports)