Arsenal, Liverpool, Chelsea and Man United made today’s transfer headlines

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WITH the transfer window closed, it might be reasonable to expect that transfer speculation would take a back seat.

However, attentions have already started to turn to the summer window, with clubs looking to assemble squads which will enable them to improve.

Today, the likes of Manchester United, Arsenal, Liverpool and Chelsea have made the headlines, and the summer already looks set to be busy.

Louis van Gaal has told Man United to sign AC Milan midfielder Nigel de Jong – formerly of Manchester City – in the summer. (Daily Express)

West Ham United are close to signing former Arsenal and Chelsea midfielder Lassana Diarra on a free transfer. (Metro)

Man United will try to sign Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris for £25m if they lose David de Gea to Real Madrid. (Daily Express)

Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling will not sign the current contract offer he has from the Anfield club. (talkSPORT)

Galatasaray midfielder Felipe Melo would welcome a move to Chelsea or Liverpool in the future. (Daily Express)

Defender Paddy McNair has signed a new contract at Man United. (Daily Mirror)

Borussia Monchengladbach are hopeful of turning Chelsea loanee Thorgan Hazard’s deal into a permanent one. (ESPN)

Harry Maguire has joined Wigan Athletic on loan from Hull City. (BBC)

Arsenal want to sign Lyon forward Nabil Fekir, but could face competition from Paris Saint-Germain. (The Sun)

Real Madrid are monitoring the progress of Tottenham striker Harry Kane. (Daily Mail)

The agent of Paul Pogba has confirmed the French midfielder could leave Juventus this summer, but thinks the likes of Chelsea, Man United or Real Madrid might have to break the world transfer record to get him. (Daily Mail)

Liverpool will try to sign Benfica midfielder Eduardo Salvio in the summer. (Metro)

Arsenal are set to beat Man United to the £1m signing of 16-year-old Valenciennes defender Dayot Upomecano. (Daily Mirror)

Man United have sent scouts to watch Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi, who is also a target of Liverpool. (Inside Futbol)

Liverpool and Arsenal are set to fight it out for the signing of Malaga keeper Guillermo Ochoa. (Daily Express)

Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.