Overnight transfer talk
Ousmane Dembele and Kalidou Koulibaly share the transfer spotlight with Kalvin Phillips.
Barcelona winger Dembele is reportedly willing to join Chelsea, having also been linked with Manchester United and Arsenal over the past 12 months.
But the France star will demand more regular starts at Stamford Bridge.
He played the full 90 minutes just nine times for Barca last season.
It comes as Blues’ striker Romelu Lukaku edges closer to an Inter Milan return.
Napoli lynchpin Koulibaly is another prime Chelsea target to have also been on the Old Trafford radar.
But the Italian club’s boss Luciano Spaletti has reportedly threatened to RESIGN if the Senegal centre-back leaves this summer.
Meanwhile, Wolves want £45million for French left-back Rayan Ait-Nouri — eyed by Manchester City and Chelsea.
But the same two clubs are pondering an alternative – in Brighton’s Marc Cucurella.
Manchester United are said to have joined Borussia Dortmund, Newcastle and West Ham in the race for Hoffenheim’s Germany defender David Raum.
And Tottenham must pay at least £34million to land Bayer Leverkusen centre back Piero Hincapie.
Finally, Prem champs City colul tie up a deal for Leeds’ England midfielder Phillips this month.