THE summer transfer window looks set to be a busy one, with Premier League clubs already being linked with big-money moves.
Speculation has been steadily increasing since the January window closed, and the talk is only likely to become greater over the coming weeks and months.
Today, Newcastle United, Liverpool and Arsenal have been among the clubs to make the headlines.
Liverpool are lining up a move for Newcastle right-back Daryl Janmaat as they seek a replacement for Glen Johnson, who is out of contract in the summer. (Daily Star)
Arsenal are considering making a bid for Borussia Dortmund playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who they have scouted closely. (Fichajes)
Nathaniel Clyne has set his heart on a move to Manchester United, and the right-back will turn down a new deal at Southampton. (The Sun)
Radamel Falcao has privately accepted his loan move from Monaco to Man United will not be made permanent in the summer, but he is keen to remain in the Premier League, with Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur possible destinations. (Daily Mirror)
Atletico Madrid are set to battle Tottenham for the signing of £15m-rated Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi. (The Sun)
Real Madrid will not make a summer bid for Man United’s £50m-rated goalkeeper David de Gea, with River Plate having confirmed they have an agreement to sell stopper Augusto Batalla to the European champions, with the deal initially a loan. (Daily Express)
Benfica are set to reduce the buyout clause in Eduardo Salvio’s contract, boosting Liverpool’s chances of signing him. (Ojogo)
Meanwhile, it is relatively quiet on the transfer front at Sunderland.