THE January transfer window was a quiet month of business – but there is sure to be a flurry of deals in the summer.
Thoughts have already started to turn to the summer window, with Premier League clubs said to be already lining up moves.
Despite the fact the transfer window is currently closed, the speculation has continued, with Manchester United, Arsenal and West Bromwich Albion among the clubs to feature today.
Man United manager Louis van Gaal wants PSV Eindhoven winger Memphis Depay to be his first summer signing, with the Dutchman expected to cost £10m. (The Sun)
Arsenal held talks with St Etienne midfielder Loic Perrin last month, but opted not to sign the player. (talkSPORT)
West Bromwich Albion are furious with Saido Berahino after the striker gave an unauthorised interview in which he said he wanted to “move on to bigger things” in the summer. He is expected to be fined. (Express and Star)
The Baggies are set to abandon talks over a new contract for Berahino and plan to sell him in the summer. (Daily Telegraph)
Berahino’s West Brom team-mates have been angered with his behaviour, and have started to ignore him. (Daily Mirror)
West Ham United are set to again try to sign Queens Park Rangers defender Steven Caulker in the summer, if the Loftus Road club is relegated. (Daily Mirror)
New York City have turned down the chance to sign former Newcastle United forward Hatem Ben Arfa after his move to Nice collapsed. (Daily Mail)
Everton forward Kevin Mirallas has been quoted in the Belgian media as saying he is ready for a new challenge. (Liverpool Echo)
Stevan Jovetic’s future at Manchester City has been brought into question after they omitted him from their updated Champions League squad, with new signing Wilfried Bony taking his place. (The Times)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Newcastle and Sunderland.