SPECULATION is beginning to increase ahead of the opening of the summer transfer window, with many of the Premier League’s top clubs linked with moves.
With the recent January window having proved relatively quiet, it is expected to be a busy summer of business.
Today, Arsenal, Liverpool and Everton have made the headlines, and the rumours are only set to get greater in the coming weeks.
Arsenal could sign Inter Milan midfielder Mateo Kovacic, with the Serie A club ready to sell the player. (Metro)
Glen Johnson is ready to follow Ashley Cole to Roma when his Liverpool contract expires in the summer. (Daily Mirror)
Wolfsburg could make a £33m bid for Everton striker Romelu Lukaku in the summer. (Daily Mirror)
Southampton are interested in taking 16-year-old Real Madrid midfielder Martin Odegaard on loan for next season. (The Sun)
Wales manager Chris Coleman has urged Gareth Bale to stay at Real Madrid. (The Sun)
Manchester City have made an enquiry for Wolfsburg midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, formerly of Chelsea. (London Evening Standard)
Meanwhile, it is quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.