TRANSFER rumours ahead of the summer window have increased significantly in recent weeks, with many Premier League clubs linked with big-money moves.
Liverpool appear to be a club in real need of strengthening, and according to a report in one of today’s newspapers, they are ready to add to their squad.
They are just one of the clubs to have made the headlines, though, with Arsenal, Manchester United and Chelsea among the others to feature.
If Raheem Sterling leaves for Manchester City, Liverpool will target moves for Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke, PSV Eindhoven’s Memphis Depay and Man City’s James Milner. (Daily Mirror)
The Anfield club are also closing in on the £22m signing of Real Madrid midfielder Denis Cheryshev, who is on loan at Villarreal. (Daily Express)
Man United are preparing a £100m bid for Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale. (Daily Telegraph)
Man City want to sign two forwards, with Sterling, Wolfsburg’s Kevin De Bruyne, Burnley’s Danny Ings and Southampton’s Jay Rodriguez on their shortlist. (Daily Express)
Arsenal are set to compete with Man United for the signing of Borussia Dortmund midfielder Ilkay Gundogan for £20m. (Daily Telegraph)
Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech will leave Stamford Bridge in the summer, and could join Arsenal or Paris Saint-Germain. (Daily Mirror)
Real Madrid have told Man United’s David de Gea they will find another goalkeeper to sign if he does not decide to join them this summer. (The Sun)
Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has given Nathaniel Clyne a 10-day deadline to decide on his future amid interest from Man United. (Daily Mail)
Chelsea are set to sign 19-year-old Brazilian midfielder Nathan for £4.5m from Atletico Paranaense. (London Evening Standard)
Swansea City are interested in FC Twente forward Luc Castaignos. (South Wales Evening Post)
Bournemouth are lining up a cut-price move for Celtic defender Charlie Mulgrew. (The Times)
Everton are set to land Man United’s Adnan Januzaj on a season-long loan deal. (The Sun)
Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela says he has no plans of a move back to Italy in the summer. (talkSPORT)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle United and Sunderland.