Newcastle United and their Premier League rivals continue to be linked with a host of players.
With the transfer window well and truly underway, all 20 top flight sides are keen to strengthen ahead of the new campaign.
And reports today suggest that Rafa Benitez could have been handed some hope in his pursuit of a former Barcelona man, while Manchester United are fighting to keep hold of one of their star players.
Here's the news in the headlines today:
Newcastle United are reportedly still keen on Middlesbrough attacker Adama Traore, with Boro prepared to sell their Spanish star to help fund future transfers.Tony Pulis is keen to bring in two new players and is willing to part with Traore to secure the new additions. Such news could provide a boost for Benitez, while Chelsea and Monaco are also said to be interested (TEAMtalk)
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Reports continue to suggest that Benitez could also be set for a reunion with defender Martin Skrtel (Aspor)
Goalkeeper David de Gea could be allowed to leave Manchester United for Real Madrid, but only if the Red Devils can bring in Atletico Madrid's Jan Oblak as a replacement (Diario Gol)
Chelsea target Gonzalo Higuain has claimed that the Premier League interests him a lot (Mail)
New Arsenal boss Unai Emery is keen to strengthen his backline with the signing of RB Leipzig's Lukas Klostermann (Bild)
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Liverpool are keen on Bayer Leverkusen's £22m-rated goalkeeper Bernd Leno (Bild)
Tottenham's pursuit of Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha is set to end after they were quoted £70m for the winger (Mail)
West Ham remain in talks to sign £44m-rated winger Felipe Anderson from Lazio, despite reportedly seeing a bid rejected last week (Sky Sports)
Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is also interesting the Hammers and is available on a free transfer (Mail)