Liverpool line up deal for Serie A ace while Man United target Argentine

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LIVERPOOL’S form has picked up significantly in recent weeks, and the Reds now look set to battle for a Champions League place.

However, next season it is thought they will be targeting the Premier League title again, and according to a report in one of today’s newspapers, they have identified at least one summer transfer target.

That is just one of the stories to have made today’s headlines, with Manchester United, Manchester City and Swansea City among the other clubs to feature prominently.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has been spotted in Rome as he tries to seal a summer move for Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic. (Daily Mail)

Man United are set to take advantage of a possible change in work permit rules to sign Benfica’s Argentine winger Salvio, who is also wanted by Liverpool and Arsenal. (Daily Star)

Everton striker Romelu Lukaku says he will eventually want to leave Goodison Park to join a ‘top club’. (The Sun)

Man City will have to pay £40m if they are to sign Porto midfielder Yacine Brahimi. (talkSPORT)

Swansea hope to land Stuttgart midfielder Alexandru Maxim and Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic. (South Wales Evening Post)

Carlton Cole says a shouting match he had with West Ham United manager Sam Allardyce after his deadline day move to West Bromwich Albion collapsed cleared the air. (Daily Mail)

Real Madrid are considering bringing Alvaro Morata back to the club from Juventus, with Liverpool, Arsenal and Man United also interested in the striker. (Daily Express)

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