Chelsea set to sign La Liga star as Liverpool chase £44m ace

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WITH the World Cup now over, transfer speculation is again dominating the football agenda.

Several big-money deals have already been done, and it looks set to be an extremely busy summer in the Premier League.

Arsenal, Manchester United, Chelsea and Liverpool are among the clubs to have made today’s headlines, with all of them looking to launch a Premier League title challenge next season.

Atletico Madrid left-back Filipe Luis is set to have a medical with Chelsea ahead of a £20m move. (Daily Express)

Liverpool could bid £44m for Borussia Dortmund forward Marco Reus. (Daily Express)

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal is interested in joining Man United, saying he would “love to play for one of the biggest clubs in the world”. (The Independent)

Man United could also sign Real Madrid’s Angel Di Maria, who has turned down a move to Paris Saint-Germain. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal are set to end their pursuit of Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, as the German was demanding a wage packet which would have seen him become the club’s highest-paid player. (Daily Mirror)

Sevilla manager Unai Emery is resigned to losing Liverpool target Alberto Moreno this summer. (talkSPORT)

Edinson Cavani has caught the attention of several Premier League clubs after telling his agent to investigate a move to England from PSG. (Sky Sports)

Aston Villa are set to sign Swansea City midfielder Ki Sung-Yueng, and let Yacouba Sylla leave. (Daily Mirror)

Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and West Ham United are expected to face transfer disappointment, with target Mathieu Valbuena set to join Dynamo Moscow from Marseille. (talkSPORT)

Southampton right-back Calum Chambers is high on Arsenal’s wanted list, with the Gunners also set to confirm the arrival of Newcastle United’s Mathieu Debuchy. (Daily Mail)

Rio Ferdinand is set to sign for Queens Park Rangers today after being released by Man United. (Sky Sports)

It is relatively quiet on the Sunderland front, meanwhile, although the Gazette today revealed Nacho Scocco is set to leave, and rejoin former club Newell’s Old Boys.

Newcastle, meanwhile, could announce the capture of Feyenoord right-back Daryl Janmaat today.